Thursday, July 9, 2020

Big issues to watch during legislative session

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSE – Florida lawmakers are poised to return to Tallahassee for the March 7 start of the 2017...

DeLand principal excels
 at turning around school

DeLand principal excels
 at turning around school BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In four years, Principal Dwayne Copeland turned Edith I. Starke Elementary School in DeLand from...

Daytona to stop asking about criminal convictions

City announces plan to ban checkbox from job applications BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach joined a growing number of cities around the country this week...

PRAYERS AT POLICE STATION

Officers, officials, clergy and residents honor mass shooting victims at Daytona vigil. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAYTONA BEACH...
Yvonne Scarlett-Golden birthday tribute

Daytona pays tribute to first Black mayor

REMEMBERING A LOCAL ICON Area residents were treated to tributes, music and cake on Saturday during a birthday celebration in honor of Yvonne Scarlett-Golden, Daytona...

Area hospitals halt most visitations

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Halifax Health has implemented a new visitation policy for its Daytona Beach, Port Orange and Deltona hospitals in response to...

Volusia to offer $3,000 grants to local small businesses to offset COVID-19 impacts

Volusia County opened the application window on Thursday, May 14, on a $10 million grant program to help small businesses recover financially from the...

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...

Halifax Health honors registered nurses

Halifax Health recently honored two registered nurses – Jackie Rivers and Kathy Chorjel – as winners of the community health system’s DAISY Award, which...

Celebrating their baldness

Bazaar honors Alopecians and cancer survivors Angie and Bartee Productions, the City of Daytona Beach and F.R.E.S.H. Book Festivals collaborated to bring awareness to alopecia, a...