Thursday, August 13, 2020

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...

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...

‘We were prepared’

Tropical storm spares Volusia and Flagler BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Minimal damage was reported from Tropical Storm Isaias in Volusia and Flagler counties. Volusia County reported...

DECISION TIME

Early voting in the primaries is now under way. Some local leaders are encouraging voters to mail in their ballots. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The 2020...

Storm has minor impact on area

Tropical Storm Isaias passed the coast early Monday morning on its trek to the north, having minor impact on the Volusia County and surrounding...

More rent, mortgage help available for residents

On Aug. 4, the Volusia County Council allocated an additional $2.5 million to help local residents struggling to make their housing payments due to...

HUM seeking volunteers to help fill grocery bags

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES When the COVID-19 pandemic reached Volusia County and thousands of residents lost their jobs, Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) saw its...