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,...

TAKING IRMA SERIOUSLY

Residents heed state’s warning and prepares early for hurricane BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Like other Floridians, local residents were taking Hurricane Irma seriously and had begun...

Poll focuses on perceptions about sickle cell disease

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE A new poll about sickle cell disease (SCD), presented by the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Pfizer revealed that...

NAACP focuses on millennials for future growth

BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWSWIRE As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the NAACP, leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization...

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,...

Health department issues tips on staying safe after storm

Here are tips on how to protect your family after the hurricane from the Florida Department of Health in Orange County. Preventing foodborne diseases •People should...

UF/Volusia Extension offers homebuyer classes

The University of Florida/Volusia County Extension will present classes to help potential homebuyers qualify for the federal down payment and closing cost assistance programs...

Volusia ranks 15th in state in drug poisoning deaths

According to a new public health data brief released by the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, Volusia County ranks 15th in Florida...

Focus

Paugh becomes deputy chief in New Smyrna Jessica Paugh became the deputy police chief in New Smyrna Beach on Aug. 11. Paugh is originally from New...

Severe storm prep

Storm season may bring welcome rain, but some storms are strong enough to pack a dangerous punch. Planning ahead for this year’s wicked weather...

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