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AFTER THE STORM:

AFTER THE STORM:

THE DAMAGE MATTHEW LEFT BEHIND Serious damage to homes and businesses. Downed power lines and trees. Some flooding. Major power outages. Here’s a glance at some of the destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew last weekend around Volusia County. The images were captured by Daytona Times Photographer Duane C. Fernandez Sr., whose own home was damaged […]

Daytona waives permit fees for storm-related repairs

Daytona waives permit fees for storm-related repairs

Construction permit fees are being waived by the City of Daytona Beach for emergency storm-related repairs caused by Hurricane Matthew. Types of repair include roofing, exterior doors and windows, siding, mechanical, plumbing and electrical. Although the fees are waived, completed permit applications are still required, including licensing requirements. Permit fees will be waived through Friday, […]

BREAKING NEWS-Flagler County cuts off all access to beachside

BREAKING NEWS-Flagler County cuts off all access to beachside

Here’s a Hurricane Matthew update issued by Flagler County on Friday afternoon. Effective immediately, Flagler County is cutting off all access to beachside portions of the county. “This is not a curfew.  No one will be permitted to enter the barrier island,” said Steve Garten, Flagler County public safety emergency manager. “This will be enforced […]

BREAKING NEWS- Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips

BREAKING NEWS- Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips

Volusia County issues post-storm cleanup safety tips Daytona Beach – After Hurricane Matthew has passed, failure to remove contaminated materials can be a health risk. If there is flooding, water must be removed as quickly as possible since it may contain material from overflowing sewage systems. If flood water containing sewage has gotten into the […]

BREAKING NEWS: Hotlines still available during Hurricane Matthew

BREAKING NEWS: Hotlines still available during Hurricane Matthew

Volusia County Citizens Information Center (CIC): 866-345-0345 United Way 2-1-1 First Call for Help: 2-1-1 or 386-253-0564. New Smyrna Beach Citizens Information Center: 386-424-2113 and (386) 424-2114. The Daytona Times will update conditions an emergency information in real-time as it becomes available. Follow us on Twitter at @daytonatimes.com. #matthew #DaytonaBeach

BREAKING NEWS: ‘World’s Most Famous Beach’ disappears from view

BREAKING NEWS: ‘World’s Most Famous Beach’ disappears from view

As Hurricane Matthew makes its way through the Sunshine State, Daytona Beach is getting hit hard. Weather Channel meteorologist Jen Carfagno is on the scene at the Daytona Beach Plaza Resort and Spa located at 600 N. Atlantic Avenue, directly on the beach. In a screen shot taken more than two hours ago, the shoreline […]

Political newcomer touts ability over age

Political newcomer touts ability over age

Myke Tairu facing Dannette Henry for Zone 5 Daytona commission seat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While the nation focuses on the presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, there are key offices at stake locally. One is the Daytona Beach City Commission Zone 5 race between first-time office seekers. Community organizer Mikyal “Myke’’ […]

MR. AND MRS. KEDRICK EUGENE EMANUEL

MR. AND MRS. KEDRICK EUGENE EMANUEL

We’re in this love together Bunnell native Kedrick Emanuel married Karia Lynn Moody of Lithonia, Ga., in a lavish evening ceremony in Atlanta on Oct. 2. Pictured are (left to right) his parents Elijah and Hattie Emanuel; the newlyweds; her parents, C. David Moody, Jr., and wife Karla; and Daytona Times Publisher Charles W. Cherry […]

College launches initiative to rid student hunger and homelessness

College launches initiative to rid student hunger and homelessness

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College (DSC) is launching a comprehensive initiative to eliminate hunger and homelessness among its students as part of the college’s ongoing work to remove barriers to academic success. The college has unveiled a 10-step plan, developed as a collaborative effort among college faculty, staff, President Tom LoBasso and […]

Carter preps for his 19th season with the NBA

Carter preps for his 19th season with the NBA

BY JOSH ROBBINS ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Vince Carter never dreamed he would play this long. But there he was Monday night, suiting up as his Memphis Grizzlies faced the Orlando Magic in the preseason opener for both teams. This will be his 19th NBA season. His goal is to play through the 2017-18 […]