Thursday, August 13, 2020

COVID-19 emergency repair available to homeowners

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will accept emergency repair applications from homeowners who have experienced a financial loss due to COVID-19. Applications will be...

Volusia extends summer food program

With the delayed start of the school year, Volusia County’s Human Services Office is extending its Summer Food Service Program through Aug. 21. Thirty-two...

Why Breonna Taylor on the cover of O is a big deal

BY CHRISTEN A. JOHNSON CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS For the first time in 20 years, O, the Oprah Magazine is having someone other than Oprah Winfrey on the...

‘The Rock’ and partners buy XFL for $15 million

BY CHUCK SCHILKEN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS The Rock is now an owner of the XFL. Actor and former professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson has teamed with business partner...

WBA International Title fight is Aug.15 at Ocean Center

Argentina native Alberto Palmetta and New York native TreSean Wiggins are preparing for a WBA International Title fight on Aug. 15 at the Ocean...

Local youth sports making a slow return

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Youth sports are trying to make a comeback. Last month, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) in Florida started back competition. Local AAU...

CARES Act funds available for nonprofits

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division has received funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) to help not-forprofit...

Volusia teachers can apply for Farm Bureau grants

The Volusia County Farm Bureau has $2,000 set aside for mini grants up to $200 each. Grants are available for Volusia County educators, grades...

Libraries introduce online book club

With in-person book clubs on hold, the Volusia County Public Library system has a free, online book club that will allow residents to share...

School tax ‘holiday’ offers breaks on computers

BY JIM TURNER AND TOM URBAN NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Retailers reeling from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic hope Floridians will indulge...