Since it was canceled last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic, organizers want this year’s Malcolm X Day Community Celebration to be bigger and better than ever.
The number of new Covid-19 resident cases reported in Volusia County was at 95 in the past 24 hours, pushing the total to 42,942, there have been 768 non-residents infected, but no new deaths, as of 9 a.m. Thursday, May 13, according to the Florida Department of Health.
Civic and business leaders from New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater and Oak Hill will gather Monday, May 17, for an Economic Development Summit they hope will generate a fresh wave of economic growth initiatives for Southeast Volusia County.
The development of Riverwalk Park continues.
Daytona Beach Police Department
Health offices offer walk-in Covid-19 vaccinations
Arts & Entertainment
One Daytona will be the setting for Corvette owners to display their iconic sports cars Saturday, May 15, when the Ponce Inlet Corvette Club hosts “Vettes at One Daytona.”
Lake Helen will host its annual Lake Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 15, sponsored by the League for Better Living’s Lake Committee.
The Surrogate Band returns to the Athens Theatre Friday, May 14, and Saturday, May 15, with the ultimate tribute to Pink Floyd.
Daytona Jazz Weekend will be hosted by Keiko Matsui and presented by the Florida Smooth Jazz Foundation May 20 to 23 at OneDaytona.
It’s that time of year again and this hurricane season may be a little busy, so let’s get ready.
•Down the Hatch: Upcoming performers are Sean Holcomb, 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 14; Rick Jeffreys, 12:30 p.m, and Cat 4 Band, 6 p.m. Saturday, May 15; Silver Creek, 12:30 p.m. and Bret Messer, 6 p.m. Sunday, May 16; and Jim Chevailer, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 20, at 4894 Front St., Ponce Inlet. …
Daytona Beach pools
When I launched the Green Peanut, my plan was to fish the west side of the klinker islands that lie in the Halifax River, four miles north of the big Granada bridge of Ormond Beach.