Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Ax Handle Saturday

Mr. Pearson received several calls on the morning of August 27, 1960 about very suspicious and unsettling activities in Hemming Park. He contacted Arnett Girardeau and Ulysses Beatty and asked them to ride with him downtown to Hemming Park. “As we...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

John Lewis Final Words

Congressman John Lewis, who died on July 17, wrote this essay shortly before his death. He wanted it to be published on the day of his funeral. While my time here has now come to an end, I want you to know that in the last days and hours of m...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Census takers will hit the streets in mid-August

Local census takers will be knocking on doors next month. Didn’t complete your census form? Expect a knock on your door soon. Starting in mid-August, census takers across the nation will visit homes that haven’t responded to the 2020 Census. So far,...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

It’s what Trump does; not what he says

There are 100 days before the election, and President Trump is behind in the polls. “We’ve been fooled by the polls before. Listen, Trump has got a number of tricks up his sleeve to suppress the vote, to try to postpone the election, blaming the coro...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Kindred hospice seeks volunteers

Kindred Hospice is seeking patient care and administrative volunteers in the Volusia/Flagler area. Volunteers receive specific training to help improve the quality of life for others. From providing companionship at a patient’s bedside, to running er...

Southeast / Florida - 2 weeks ago

Ormond Beach to distribute sandbags

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The city of Ormond Beach is encouraging residents to prepare for hurricane season by picking up their sandbags early. A self-serve sand pile and fillable sandbags will be available all month, beginning Saturday, Aug. 1, a...