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Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership to meet May 22


Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership to meet May 22


The Tobacco Free Volusia County Partnership will meet at 4 p.m. Monday, May 22, at the Department of Health in Volusia County, 1845 Holsonback Drive room 516C, Daytona Beach. Dr. Diana Lee, Partnership chair, will discuss how employers can save money by legally only hiring non-smokers, worksite changes to help employees stop using tobacco and […]

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to resign effective immediately. The NAACP, alumni, students as well as Daytona Beach residents have expressed outrage over the university’s decision to have U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as its […]

Volusia County Fire Rescue issues burn ban

Volusia County Fire Rescue issues burn ban

Volusia County Fire Rescue has issued an outdoor burn ban due to the ongoing dry conditions. The ban, which took effect on April 28, applies to the county’s unincorporated areas, Oak Hill, Lake Helen and Pierson. Under the burn ban, all outdoor burning, unless authorized by the Florida Forest Service, is prohibited. This includes the […]

Volusia health department to offer services at CMS

Volusia health department to offer services at CMS

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Starting May 1, the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) will begin serving families from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays at Children’s Medical Services (CMS), 421 S. Keech St., Daytona Beach. Services available at the CMS location include the Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC), dental […]

Focus

Focus

Allen Chapel to be site of housing fair A Housing Fair & Financial Wellness Clinic hosted by Mid-Florida Housing Partnership will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 580 W. George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. The fair will be to assist area residents interested in home ownership. […]

Report highlights health shortcomings

Report highlights health shortcomings

Volusia ranks No. 42 out of 67 counties in Florida when it comes to overall health. The county was at 40 a year ago. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County has taken a step back when it comes to health. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin recently released its 2017 […]

April 8 deadline to submit Section 8 applications

April 8 deadline to submit Section 8 applications

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will accept pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list from April 6 to 11:59 p.m. April 8. Applications must be submitted online at www.volusia.org/section8. Interested persons can apply from a personal computer, mobile phone or tablet. Public-use computers are available at […]

Community News

Community News

Votran to host Triple Crown Roadeo Votran will host the annual Florida Triple Crown Bus Roadeo April 28 and 29 at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach. The roadeo is a statewide skills competitions for bus operators and maintenance technicians. A bus driving obstacle course will be set up inside the Ocean Center from 3 […]

Volusia plans summer camps for kids

Volusia plans summer camps for kids

Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division will coordinate summer day camps at 16 locations across the county. The camps will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday from June 5 through July 28. Staff members will lead supervised activities, indoor and outdoor games, field trips, arts and crafts, and a […]

Human Services board to meet April 18

Human Services board to meet April 18

Volusia County’s Human Services Advisory Board will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the United Way of Volusia-Flagler Counties, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. The meeting will include an election of officers, reports on the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and other programs, CSBG financial summaries, client satisfaction survey results, availability […]

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