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University to kick off violence prevention series with Lucille O’Neal

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University graduate Lucille O’Neal will be the keynote speaker…

B-CU renovating building erected in 1941

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University President Edison Jackson, Board of Trustees, students and…

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the…

B-CU, SBA team up to offer free entrepreneurship certificate program

Staff reports – Bethune-Cookman University and the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida are offering an Entrepreneurship…

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Volusia increases daily beach vehicle access fee to $10

Volusia increases daily beach vehicle access fee to $10 The Volusia County Council has approved ordinance changes that increase vehicular beach fees for the first time in 20 years. The fees will become effective Feb. 1. The new fees are $10 for a daily pass,…

‘We must celebrate and we must act’

‘We must celebrate and we must act’ Volusia leaders urge attendees at MLK events to keep pressing for change BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “What a beautiful day to be in this place and at this time, to celebrate a good man,”…

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

A major feat for longtime Votran driver Bernard Huggins becomes second operator with 3 million-mile safety record SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES It took him about 40 years to do it, but Votran operator Bernard Huggins now can claim he HAS driven three…

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do…

Candidates file paperwork for Thrasher’s seat

Candidates file paperwork for Thrasher’s seat THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA John Thrasher’s departure this month from the Florida Senate has caused candidates to line up to run in special elections for his Senate seat and two House seats, according to filings…

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County A recipe for making up a good charter school exemplifies a recent third annual fund-raising dinner for Palm Harbor Academy, with jazz chanteuse Linda Cole performing, and attended by diverse, affluent individuals whose achievements have made…

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month Upcoming events will set a standard for a can-do attitude of excellence representing a variety of interests. “I am excited about this opportunity to speak on Black history from antiquity to the present and beyond,” said…

The culture, the history, the hospitality: Remembering 2000 trip to Cuba

The culture, the history, the hospitality: Remembering 2000 trip to Cuba Since President Barack Obama decided to end the 50-year embargo against Cuba, I reached a decision to rewrite my May 18, 2000, Daytona Times story. A 10-day tour of Cuba replicates Kodak moments of a mix…

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Coming off the USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate Fall Championship and the US Club Soccer’s showcase last month, the City of Palm Coast is predicting a sunny outlook for sports tournaments and sports-related…

AAUW members get lesson about hospice

AAUW members get lesson about hospice Members were on the inside track of learning about “Sharing the Hospice Journey” for the November meeting at the Flagler County American Association of University Women (AAUW). Diane Adams, Community Relations coordinator of Halifax Health-Hospice of…

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe SundayServe is an annual outreach event in which United Methodist churches across the Central Florida area work together to accomplish service projects in their communities. The main goals of the event are to encourage churches to…

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts…

Community News

Community News Volusia’s Community Assistance Division plans public meetings Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will hold three publi meetings to provide information about the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs. The meetings…

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…

Lady Wildcats rack up another conference win

Lady Wildcats rack up another conference win SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Kailyn Williams posted a double-double effort of 12 points and 14 rebounds as Bethune-Cookman defeated Howard, 61-53 in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball action inside Moore Gymnasium on Monday evening. For…

Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center

Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys Florida Fest return to Ocean Center SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Daytona Beach 100 and USA Volleyball Boys’ Florida Fest are spiking their way into the Volusia County Ocean Center Jan. 30 through Feb. 1. The events are among the few volleyball…

NFL launches YouTube channel

NFL launches YouTube channel BY PARESH DAVE LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The National Football League and YouTube launched a new video channel Monday that will bring just about everything except live games to tablets, smartphones and computers. The channel will…

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out

Tony Stewart says dirt tracks are out BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) In news that took no one by surprise, Tony Stewart indicated on Tuesday that he won’t be competing on dirt tracks any time soon. “I’m not going to be in…

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC…

FOCUS

FOCUS B-CU to host Black men and boys ‘Day of Dialogue’ Bethune-Cookman University will host the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys “Day of Dialogue” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on…

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona

American Quilter’s Society to convene in Daytona American Quilter’s Society, the largest quilting membership organization in the world, is bringing its AQS QuiltWeek event to the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach Feb. 24-27, 2016. The events also are booked at the county-run convention…

Community News

Community News Stetson Jazz Ensemble to perform at library on Valentine’s Day Stetson University’s Jazz Ensemble will trace the history of jazz during a free performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library…

FOCUS

FOCUS Palm Coast cultural arts grant application period open The City of Palm Coast offers a Cultural Arts Financial Assistance Matching Grant program to provide funding for cultural arts programs and/or events that are conducted within the…

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do…

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