Saturday, August 8, 2020

Volusia closer to building homeless shelter

Volusia Safe Harbor would provide 200 additional beds for males and females BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach could have fewer homeless persons living on its...

Arts, crafts and culture

Museum wraps up summer camp The African American Museum in DeLand’s summer camp started June 12 and ends this week. During their time at the...

Wynn to lead international Black morticians group

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Alexander C. Wynn, III, the owner of Gainous-Wynn Funeral Home in Daytona Beach, was elected president of the National Funeral...

NASCAR bans Confederate flag at events, on property

BY DAVID WELLHAM ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS NASCAR announced Wednesday afternoon a ban on displays of the Confederate flag at NASCAR events and on NASCAR property. “The presence of...

Howard students head to Puerto Rico for hurricane recovery

Editor’s note: Tatyana Hopkins is a multimedia journalist with the Washington Informer. Through stories stories, photos and videos, she is chronicling the Howard students...

JUST GETTING BY

Beyond health concerns, other problems are wreaking havoc on the lives of area residents because of the coronavirus. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While the death toll...

B-CU center to provide free sickle cell screenings in April, May

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University’s Odessa Chambliss Center for Health Equity is sponsoring free sickle cell screenings for the community in April...

Volusia extends deadline for Section 8 applicants

Volusia County residents who applied for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program through the county are asked to contact the county’s Community Assistance...

An overdue honor for ‘Buddy’ Young

Daytona Beach park named after late commissioner BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Family and friends of the late Daytona Beach Commissioner Rufus “Buddy’’ Young Jr. as...

Bestselling author to visit Holly Hill bookstore

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When Jaclyn Gary opened her bookstore in Holly Hill last year, one of her goals was to bring in bestselling authors. Gary...