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B-CU defeats FAMU in baseball series

BY MIKE MORRELL SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Florida A&M’s (11-19, 8-6) late inning rally falls short…

Recent B-CU grad trying to start semi-pro league in Volusia

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Mario Mack, a recent Bethune-Cookman University graduate, said he was…

B-CU’s Williams excels again as MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman women’s basketball team earned its second conference…

B-CU partners with hospital to help residents manage diabetes, heart disease

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has partnered with Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center…

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SunRail to start with free rides

SunRail to start with free rides County Council members seek expansion to Daytona Beach BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES SunRail officials have announced that passengers will ride Central Florida’s new commuter rail system free for two weeks beginning the first day…

Makeover of Volusia Mall starts this month

Makeover of Volusia Mall starts this month 13 of the 17 contractors for the project are supposed to be local firms BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The owner and manager of Volusia Mall announced Wednesday that the shopping center is getting a…

Libraries plan finance programs for Money Smart Week

Libraries plan finance programs for Money Smart Week Volusia County libraries will host special financial programs in recognition of Money Smart Week, April 5 to 12. These free programs will address a variety of topics including investing, retirement, credit, debt and savings. Money Smart…

County launching beach safety mentoring program for teens

County launching beach safety mentoring program for teens Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division is launching a Lifeguard Trainee Mentoring Program for 16-year-olds who want to prepare for jobs as tower guards. Trainees will shadow and assist seasoned tower guards, but will not assist in…

Volusia health department giving flu vaccine to pregnant women

Volusia health department giving flu vaccine to pregnant women The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County announced that temporary payment has been authorized for Medicaid recipients who are pregnant and age 21 and older. This step is being taken due to the increased impact…

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27 The Flagler County NAACP has asked indulgence in attending the 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, April 27, 6 p.m., at the Hammock Beach Resort. They boast of fine dining, dancing and music provided by Darnel Butler…

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day Adding to a theme, the Rev. Mattie Riley Hayes gave meaning to certain Scriptures that kicked off a prayer breakfast as a first of three events for Women’s Day. At the focus of the events is…

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’ A local sorority has positioned itself with sharing the focus and progress of young males. Vikki Taylor has communicated that members of the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently presented…

Five Flagler youth to compete in ACT-SO competition

Five Flagler youth to compete in ACT-SO competition Since they brought home a medalist before – namely, Xavier Ryan and his bronze medal in photography – they are on the move with five finalists for racking up more at the 105th Annual NAACP National Convention…

Flagler NAACP to showcase youth at ACT-SO banquet

Flagler NAACP to showcase youth at ACT-SO banquet The Flagler NAACP ACT-SO Awards Banquet, taking place March 16, 3 p.m., at the African American Cultural Society, 4422 North U.S. 1, will showcase first-place winners of the Olympics of the Mind Competition who will advance…

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars Peter Nyong’o captures worldwide attention in selfie with celebs FROM STAFF REPORTS His sister snagged an Oscar on Sunday for her gripping portrayal of Patsey in “12 Years A Slave,’’ but Peter Nyong’o captured his share…

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand

Covidien celebrates 50th year in DeLand Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack, Florida State Rep. Dwayne Taylor and State Sen. Dorothy Hukill were among other community leaders and the employees of Covidien celebrating the company’s 50th anniversary in DeLand on Oct. 26. Covidien’s…

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Marcia Riley, a DeLand resident, has been chosen as a presenter at the International PLAIN 2013 Conference in Vancouver next month. The Oct. 10-13 conference attracts hundreds of writers, editors, teachers, professors,…

DeLand center hosts fitness day

DeLand center hosts fitness day The Greater Union Life Center Healthy West Volusia Initiative held a Community Fitness Day at the Chisholm Community Center in DeLand on May 11. The event was sponsored by DeLand Commissioner Vonzelle Johnson; the DeLand Alumnae…

Stetson named Presidential Award Finalist for community service

Stetson named Presidential Award Finalist for community service DeLand, Fla. - Stetson University is one of 14 universities named a Presidential Award Finalist in the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of…

Mourning, Richardson to join Basketball Hall of Fame

Mourning, Richardson to join Basketball Hall of Fame BY SHANON RYAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/MCT ARLINGTON, Texas — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its incoming group that includes former NBA stars Alonzo Mourning, Mitch Richmond and coach Gary Williams. Coach Nolan Richardson and…

‘We made them look like the Miami Heat’

‘We made them look like the Miami Heat’ Notre Dame overpowered by UConn in NCAA championship game BY PHILIP HERSH CHICAGO TRIBUNE/MCT NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Muffet McGraw wound up feeling nothing but awe. The Irish coach expressed it while shaking hands with her bitter…

B-CU defeats FAMU in baseball series

B-CU defeats FAMU in baseball series BY MIKE MORRELL SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Florida A&M’s (11-19, 8-6) late inning rally falls short against Bethune-Cookman as the Rattlers fall 4-2 in Sunday’s finale at Jackie Robinson Ballpark. FAMU scored two runs and left…

Familiar foes facing off in Final Four

Familiar foes facing off in Final Four Florida Gators and UConn have rematch Saturday at 6:09 p.m. BY EDGAR THOMPSON ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT GAINESVILLE – It has been 30 games — and 30 wins — since the Florida Gators lost on a buzzer-beater at…

Busch holds off Johnson to win STP 500 in Virginia

Busch holds off Johnson to win STP 500 in Virginia BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kurt Busch was not seeking redemption, just a victory. He found both in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, 35, who has been involved in a number…

City of Palm Coast offers egg hunt events April 18, 19

City of Palm Coast offers egg hunt events April 18, 19 Families will have the opportunity to celebrate the Easter holiday with two fun and free activities – one geared toward children and one for teenagers – offered by the City of Palm Coast’s Parks & Recreation…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Head Start taking applications for 2014-15 school year Mid Florida Community Services, Inc. Head Start program is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Head Start is a federally funded preschool program that promotes the school…

Halifax Health-Hospice to present ‘Hearts & Hooves Retreat

Halifax Health-Hospice to present ‘Hearts & Hooves Retreat Halifax Health–Hospice Begin Again Children’s Grief Center will present its next Hearts & Hooves retreat on April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  One of Halifax Health – Hospice’s signature programs, Hearts & Hooves is a camp…

Jazz and blues singer to perform at library

Jazz and blues singer to perform at library Jazz and blues vocalist Sybil Gage will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Her performance will include pre-war blues, vaudeville, traditional jazz and original…

Summer camp scholarships available

Summer camp scholarships available Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children and children with special needs through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children ages 5 to 12 who meet residency and income requirements are encouraged to apply…

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