Saturday, September 26, 2020

New COVID-19 test site opens in DeLand

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) will offer COVID-19 testing beginning Friday, Aug. 14, at the Volusia County...

A MONUMENTAL CONNECTOR

Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge opens The Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge that crosses over the Halifax River to connect East Volusia’s mainland with its...

THE HOME STRETCH

Some city and county races will be decided on Tuesday as area residents head to the polls. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The 2020 primary election is...

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...