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New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

Pierson – The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services, Inc. to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients Wednesday, Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our […]

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia  School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Staff Reports – The Volusia County community is mourning the death of School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams who died on Oct. 1 at Halifax Health Medical Center. Williams was 70. Visitation is scheduled Friday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Basilica of St. Paul Catholic Church, 317 Mullaly St., Daytona Beach. […]

BREAKING NEWS:    Dr. Al Williams, chairman of Volusia County’s School Board, dies

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Al Williams, chairman of Volusia County’s School Board, dies

Staff reports – The Volusia County community is mourning the death this morning of School Board Chairman Dr. Al Williams. He reportedly died at Halifax Medical Center on Monday morning.  Williams was 70. In a report published by the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Williams explained that School Board Vice Chairwoman Judy Conte was conducting last month’s […]

Sheriff’s Office to host five sites for drug take-back day

Sheriff’s Office to host five sites for drug take-back day

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will establish five drop-off points this Saturday as part of a national effort to help residents dispose of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs. The five drop-off sites, at Sheriff’s district offices in DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Holly Hill and New Smyrna Beach, will be open […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Blowouts highlight district play in fifth week of prep football COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES New Smyrna Beach remained unbeaten by ripping Pine Ridge 54-7 in the district 9-6A opener for both teams. Marcus Johnson threw for 224 yards with four scores to lead New Smyrna. Frankie Viera scored Pine Ridge’s lone touchdown. James […]

Sheriff’s office to host five sites for drug take-back day

Sheriff’s office to host five sites for drug take-back day

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will establish five drop-off points this Saturday as part of a national effort to help residents dispose of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs. The five drop-off sites, at Sheriff’s district offices in DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Holly Hill and New Smyrna Beach, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday’s […]

Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Volusia County Beach Safety division has launched a smart-phone application to help residents and visitors get quick access to important beach information. The app is free and available for download for both iPhone and Android devices through the iTunes store and Google Play, respectively. The Beach Navigator app was developed by Solodev, the county’s web […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Blowouts, close games highlight week 4 of prep football Mainland and Trinity win big; DeLand rallies past Seabreeze COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School finally got its offense going as the football team racked up 436 yards to beat Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast 35-0. The Buccaneers defense forced two turnovers and […]

McFall under fire from state for misinformation to resident

McFall under fire from state for misinformation to resident

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall has come under fire from the state’s Division of Elections for mailing out incorrect information to prospective new registered voters. Maureen Durham, a Volusia County third-party registrant contacted Maria Matthews, chief of the Bureau of Voter Registration Services, Florida Division of Elections, about […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Warner pulls away from Lopez BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Warner Christian Academy wore down Father Lopez Catholic High School 52-14 in South Daytona last week. Drew Eckels threw for over 329 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score to lead Warner. Father Lopez came out ready to play. The team held the […]