Monday, March 30, 2020

Public housing residents don’t have to worry right now about evictions

BY ALEXIA MCKAY DAYTONA TIMES The Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach has issued an announcement meant to calm the concerns of public housing...

Section 8 applicants asked to contact county

Volusia County residents who applied for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program through the county are asked to contact the county’s Community Assistance...

Summer camp scholarships available

Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children who are entering grades 1-6 and are between...

Jail safer than outside world, US says as release bids mount

BY CHRISTIAN BERTHELSEN AND CHRIS DOLMETSCH BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Jail and prison inmates across the U.S. are asking judges to release them from custody because of the risk...

Coronavirus puts a hold on games, Kentucky Derby

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The sports world has halted with the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The National Basketball Association (NBA) suspended the season on March...

Just 31 percent vote in Volusia County primary

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite the rise of coronavirus cases, the Florida Preferential Primary Election went as planned on Tuesday. In the primary, Florida voters chose...
JEROLINE MCCARTHY

Youth Black History Reality Show highlights culture of Africa

Young performers joined the chorus of Black historians who showed that the African American experience did not begin with slavery. The participants in “The Beginning...Before...

How to prepare for purchasing and closing on a home

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Once you’ve found the right property, learn what you can expect ahead of the actual purchase and closing. You’ve reviewed your...

Bike Week in Black community comes to an early halt

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF On March 13, Daytona Beach Mayor announced that the city had revoked Bike Week permits. While the traffic and activity slowed in...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...