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UNITED AGAINST HATE

UNITED AGAINST HATE

Indivisible Volusia will host anti-hate rally on Friday in Daytona Beach BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The White supremacist “Unite the Right’’ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend has set the nation on edge. Since the violent Charlottesville rally that ended in three deaths and multiple injuries, rallies denouncing the hate groups are popping up […]

OUT AND ABOUT

OUT AND ABOUT

Motown and more Residents enjoyed some old-school music on Saturday at Cypress Park during the second-to-the last Midtown Motown concert hosted by the City of Daytona Beach. Saturday’s concert featured a Temptations Tribute Band. The Midtown Motown Concert series features six weekends of free concerts and family events. Games and activities are available for the […]

Facility manager at Flagler center receives leadership award

Facility manager at Flagler center receives leadership award

Elijah Emanuel, facility manager for the Carver Center in Flagler County, has been named the 2017 Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Outstanding Community Leadership Award” winner. Flagler County Human Resources Director Joe Mayer, a board member of the agency, nominated Emanuel. “Certainly a highlight of being part of the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency is […]

Cherry to speak at New Mount Zion, on talk show

Cherry to speak at New Mount Zion, on talk show

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Daytona Times and Florida Courier Publisher Charles W. Cherry II will speak at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church’s “Back to School Sunday” service on Aug. 27. Members of the consolidated African-American Class of 1978 of Mainland and Seabreeze High Schools will preside at the service. The theme is spiritual […]

Countdown to first day of school

Countdown to first day of school

Parent, school officials offer insight on getting ready for students’ returns BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES School starts on Monday in Volusia County and parents, students, teachers, faculty, staff, administrators are busy with last-minute preparations. One of those parents is Jenece Giddens, a single mom of three kids who works as a bus driver for […]

Free school clothes for 50 kids

Free school clothes for 50 kids

Dickerson library group uses funds from event for new uniforms for local students BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While many organizations have given away backpacks and school supplies, one community group decided to help local kids with their back-to-school needs by giving away new clothes. The Friends of the John H. Dickerson Heritage Library gave […]

Halifax Health honors registered nurses

Halifax Health honors registered nurses

Halifax Health recently honored two registered nurses – Jackie Rivers and Kathy Chorjel – as winners of the community health system’s DAISY Award, which recognizes exemplary nurses. Rivers is a registered nurse and Daytona Beach native who was born at Halifax Health Medical Center. She began working for Halifax Health in 1987 as a unit […]

Megabus now making stops in Daytona

Megabus now making stops in Daytona

Local residents are pleased to have an alternate transportation service BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For local residents looking for another mode of travel out of town, Megabus began providing services in Daytona Beach on Wednesday. The Daytona Beach City Commission approved an agreement with Megabus at its July 19 regular meeting. Both parties are […]

Tournament to honor residents gone too soon due to violence

Tournament to honor residents gone too soon due to violence

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For years, VITAS Healthcare of Volusia-Flagler County has found a way to honor those who have lost their lives to violence and their families. This year’s “Gone Too Soon: Your Life Matters” basketball tournament will take place on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mainland High […]

Art for all ages

Art for all ages

Moises Suriel shares his love of art with children and adults at exhibit opening BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For the next few months, area residents can check out Moises Suriel’s paintings at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center. The grand opening for the exhibit was July 28 and Suriel, who lives in Connecticut, […]

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