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Church will continue to offer free hot meals and hope

Church will continue to offer free hot meals and hope

Hope Fellowship is extending its Tuesday ‘We Feed’ program. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Just before going to work on Tuesday afternoons, Howard Boyd stops by Hope Fellowship Church in Daytona Beach for a free hot meal. Since June 6, the church has been providing free meals every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. […]

More Motown  in Midtown

More Motown in Midtown

The Midtown Motown concert series continued on July 8 with the Two Timers band as well as Luther Vandross songs by Eric Harris. A large crowd enjoyed the free performances at Cypress Park in Daytona Beach. The next concert in the series is Aug. 12 featuring Linda Cole and a Temptations tribute band. (PHOTOS BY […]

Community News

Community News

Free school physicals available from health department Parents of school-aged children can get no-cost school physicals at Florida Department of Health (DOH) locations in Volusia County. Students must be current on vaccinations to receive physicals at no cost. Child immunizations always are offered at no cost at DOH-Volusia locations. Appointments are needed for school physicals […]

5 money-making skills that don’t take long

5 money-making skills that don’t take long

Some certifications only take months of classroom work BY VALENCIA HIGUERA GOBANKINGRATES.COM/TNS Learning a new business skill is an excellent way to break into an industry, make yourself more attractive to employers, or earn more money and responsibility in your current career. But between work, family and life, the thought of spending years in a […]

The best credit cards for building credit

The best credit cards for building credit

BY LESLIE MCFADDEN BANKRATE.COM/TNS It’s not always easy to get a credit card if you have little or no credit history. But it is possible. You’ll likely have to get a card that is priced for higher-risk consumers. Cards in this credit category tend to have lower credit limits, high interest rates and even annual […]

Are you ever too old for a reverse mortgage loan?

Are you ever too old for a reverse mortgage loan?

BY MARCIE GEFFNER BANKRATE.COM/TNS The minimum age for homeowners to take out a reverse mortgage loan is 62. But what about the maximum age? Is anyone ever too old for this type of home loan? How it works Reverse mortgage loans allow borrowers to tap the equity in their home. No payments are required until […]

How to get your  vehicle ready for  summer road trip

How to get your vehicle ready for summer road trip

BY PATRICK CLARKE TRAVELPULSE/TNS Nearly 75 percent of Americans plan to take a road trip at some point this year, with many of those travelers hitting the highway this summer. No matter the destination or the route you take to get there, a successful trip is contingent on having a dependable vehicle. With some help […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Daytona Times has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or was the result of a specially called Board of Trustees meeting which took place on campus  July 11. It is also unclear whether the retirement is effective immediately. Sources have told […]

Hard work pays off for Campbell Middle

Hard work pays off for Campbell Middle

The school’s grade goes from ‘D’ to ‘C’ with major support from the community. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Campbell Middle School received an “C’’ grade last week from the Florida Department of Education. While that was an improvement over the past few years, the school’s principal has his sights on moving that up to […]

Putting baking skills to the test

Putting baking skills to the test

Local chef competes on Food Network’s new desserts competition show BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On most days, Andra Chisholm can be found creating mouthwatering desserts in the coffee shop at Daytona State College’s main campus in Daytona Beach. She also is the head baker in the Culinary and Hospitality Department, where that job includes […]