Monday, August 10, 2020

Health department offering free COVID-19 testing

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia) began free, COVID-19 testing to the public on July 8. Testing will be available by appointment...

New police chief plans to boost outreach in Black community

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Police Department is under a new command. Longtime Daytona Beach Police Officer Craig “Spike’’ Capri was sworn in as...

Snowden Case: Is VP Cheney the Pot Calling the Kettle Black?

NEWS ANALYSIS "But over time that awareness of wrongdoing sort of builds up and you feel compelled to talk about (it)… eventually you realize that...

HONORING AN AREA LEGEND

The ‘Thin Man’ Watts Festival draws hundreds of music fans from around the state BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The legacy of jazz in DeLand was once...

A teachable moment about racism

The New Smyrna Beach man who was given a ‘hateful’ letter hopes it gets more Black voters to the polls. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES At age...

From Ghana to Jamaica, here’s how African cultures celebrate Christmas

BY MARTIN JOHNSON THE ROOT Some of the Christmas celebrations around the world resemble those everywhere, with food, family and good times. Others are quite different,...

FPL opens Palm Coast service center

  BEW Local 1066 Vice President Jay J. Davis, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Vice President of Distribution Operations Bryan Olnick, Palm Coast Mayor...

Education, unity focus of Muslim event

Annual program allows residents to learn about religion, meet local members DAYTONA TIMES STAFF As it has done for years, the Muslim Women’s Association of Daytona...

Poised to help B-CU go the next level

Joe Petrock, new board of trustees chairman, gives an exclusive interview to the Daytona Times on his vision for the university. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr....

Volusia County allocates more rent, mortgage assistance

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES DELAND – The Volusia County Council allocated another $5 million on Tuesday in emergency rent and mortgage assistance to help...