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Library to present ‘Medicare 101’

Library to present ‘Medicare 101’

If you’re turning 65 within the next three months, Judy Hahn, SHINE counselor for Volusia County, can help you navigate the system during a free program at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island. She will explain what is covered under Medicare, how individual parts differ from Medicare […]

82 sites to participate in summer food program

82 sites to participate in summer food program

Volusia County’s Human Services Office will sponsor a Summer Food Service Program for children at 82 sites from June 10 through Aug. 16. The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, provides nutritionally balanced meals regardless of race, color, sex, disability or national origin during summer vacation when school breakfasts and lunches are not […]

Former Volusia health department administrator appointed to state post

Former Volusia health department administrator appointed to state post

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Celeste Philip has been named the Interim Deputy Secretary for Health and Deputy State Health Officer for Children’s Medical Services (CMS). She is assuming the role from Dr. Dennis Cookro, who is retiring. Philip previously served the Florida Department of Health as medical director in Volusia County and Interim Bureau Chief […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring football games highlight end-of-year prep action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite six turnovers, Mainland still beat Orange City University 28-12 in its spring game on May 25. Anthony Williams had 224 total yards and three total touchdowns for the Buccaneers. Kaylo Hannah also had 99 receiving yards and Adrian Killins added both a […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Trinity falls in state title game; Lopez wins spring football game BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                DAYTONA TIMES Deltona Trinity Christian Academy fell to Miami Westwood Christian 9-3 in the Class 2A state championship game on May 16. Trinity committed six errors in the game while Westwood stole nine bases. Jason Gutierrez pitched five innings and gave […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

How baseball teams fared in playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                DAYTONA TIMES Father Lopez had its run at a state title end with a 7-5 loss to defending state champion Jacksonville Providence in the Class 3A Regional Finals on May 11. The game was suspended due to rain the previous day and resumed the next. […]

County to provide grant information, seek public input

County to provide grant information, seek public input

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will provide information about three grant programs during a public workshop May 15 at 2 p.m. at the Volusia County Health Department, 1825 Holsonback Drive. Staff will give overviews and discuss estimated funding levels for the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program and Emergency Solutions Grant. Residents and […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats softball grinds out season, win division ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Wins have been hard to come by for the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats softball team, but the wins that they have are big ones. B-CU finished the regular season at 17-33 overall and 11-3 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They won the MEAC South […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Locals made All-State hoops teams; baseball, softball playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Ronnie Williams and Destiny Woodward were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops.com Class 4A All-State First Team. Williams, a senior forward/center, averaged 20.3 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.1 blocks and 3.2 steals per game for the Sharks this past […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Howard takes over Atlantic boys basketball program BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES David Howard was named the head coach of Atlantic High School’s boys basketball program on Monday. Howard takes over the program after Kyle Lefebvre stepped down on April 4. In one season Lefebvre, led the Sharks to a 9-13 record. In Howard’s mind, […]