Local News for Daytona Beach, Florida



Church members get positive reaction from city leaders in effort to get historic church on national registry. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than a dozen members of Mt. Bethel Institutional Baptist Church of Daytona Beach flooded City Hall chambers on Monday to press for assistance in getting the 134-year-old church on historical registries.  Church READ MORE.

Events to raise awareness about sickle cell anemia

Kiona Griffin is the CEO of the Levi Long Sickle Cell Association. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Kiona Griffin is working hard to bring more awareness about sickle cell disease and to help local residents impacted by it.  September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month and the Levi Long Sickle Cell Association in Daytona Beach READ MORE.

DeLand library hosts book sale

The Friends of the DeLand Library will host its monthly book sale at the DeLand Regional Library from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10; 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11; and 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12. The sale will be in the library’s auditorium, 130 E. Howry Ave., DeLand READ MORE.

Daytona Beach Looks to Improve Motorcycle Safety

Daytona Beach ranks third out 101 mid-sized Florida cities in serious motorcycle-involved crashes. In 2017, there were 237 motorcycle crashes with 12 people killed. Last year, there were 227 motorcycle crashes, and six people were killed. City commission expected to sign off on $55K FDOT grant. Read the rest of the article on facebook.com READ MORE.