DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- L. Ronald Durham, one of greater Daytona Beach's foremost black ministers, was just 17 years old when he learned in his history class back in Passaic, N.J. that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had been assassinated while standing on the balcony of a hotel in Memphis, Tenn. That was 50 years ago today.
Multimedia: Zenaida Denizac of Deltona frustrated power not fully restored in Puerto Rico 6 months after Hurricane Maria
DELTONA, Fla. -- More than six months after Hurricane Maria walloped Puerto Rico, thousands still remain without electrical power, and that has Zenaida Denizac feeling frustrated, even with reports there may be the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel.
Plight of loved ones, including children unaccounted for in Puerto Rico, hits home for my wife & her close-knit family members here in Central Florida
SANFORD, Fla. -- My wife, Sera King-Frederick, is a native of Ponce, Puerto Rico, who was raised in Aguada, both communiities on the western side of the island.
She and other family members here in Sanford, Lake Mary and Orlando, have had very little contact with literally dozens of loved ones on the island, many of them forced to feek shelter, their homes reduced to rubble.
First-term Deltona Commisioner Brian Soukup resigns; cites issues with city administration & special interests
DELTONA, Fla. -- First-term Deltona Commissioner Brian Soukup had a busy day on Monday: First he submitted his resignation from the district 5 seat on the commission he won in the 2014 elections. He submitted the resignation to the City. Then he posted it on Facebook. Then he apperared in a video on YouTube reinforcing the reasons he cited in the resignation letter.
By HENRY FREDERICK
DELTONA, Fla. -- With daily temperatures hovering around 90 degrees, it’s hard to think about working outside. But it’s already time to start laying the groundwork for your fall vegetable garden.
Joe Sewards will offer tips on getting ready for the fall vegetable season from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Lyonia Environmental Center, 2150 Eustace Ave., Deltona.