Local News for Daytona Beach, Florida


Volusia County distributing more face masks

To continue to help residents stayed protected from the coronavirus, Volusia County Government has begun distributing another 100,000 surgical face masks. Residents may stop by these locations and pick up two masks per person during regular operating hours: Daytona Beach Regional Library, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach DeLand Regional Library, 130 E. Howry Ave., READ MORE.

A massive message on masks by Daytona’s AKAs

The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKAs) is sponsoring a billboard on the corner of International Speedway and Fentress boulevards to encourage residents to wear masks to fight the spread of COVID-19. The billboard sponsored by the Daytona Beach organization will run through Jan. 24. The “Wear A Mask for Community READ MORE.

Local MLK Day celebrated creatively

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES There were plenty of creative events around the Daytona Beach area last weekend to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Healing Project (CHP) led a parade of more than 40 cars down Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard on Monday, the official MLK holiday. The Midtown Community Development Corporation held READ MORE.

Votran announces Beach Street service changes

Beginning Sunday, Jan. 17, Votran will make several route adjustments in downtown Daytona Beach due to the conclusion of the Beach Street streetscape project. Monday through Saturday daytime service Route 1 The route will resume service over the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge (Orange Avenue Bridge). Service will operate on Beach Street between Dr. Mary READ MORE.