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B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic…

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman fourth-year Head Baseball Coach Jason Beverlin announced the signing of his 2014-15 early…

Wildcats football team finishes second in sports media poll

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – The Bethune-Cookman football team finished in second place in the…

Lady Wildcat posts career high; gets MEAC basketball honor

The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats earned their second weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season after a…

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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…

World AIDS Day events planned in Volusia

World AIDS Day events planned in Volusia There are a number of events planned for World AIDS Day in Volusia County. This year’s World AIDS Day theme is “Focus, Partner, and Achieve: an AIDS-free Generation.” World AIDS Day is held on 1 December…

Hospice organization reaches out to Blacks

Hospice organization reaches out to Blacks BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES While November is usually remembered with turkey and pies as the kickoff to the holiday season, it also is National Hospice Awareness Month. Halifax Health-Hospice, which has been in Volusia…

Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia

Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is advising residents to take precautions due to increased mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Volusia County. A suspect human case of West Nile illness has been confirmed…

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County public school students are gearing up to fight influenza with assistance from former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli. The partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Volusia…

Local residents add their voices to national protests

Local residents add their voices to national protests The Florida Friends for Obama are pulling for an America that works for all and not a nation where police officers can use excessive fear and force to shoot and kill unarmed Black men. “A Call…

Fire prevention tips from Palm Coast Fire Department

Fire prevention tips from Palm Coast Fire Department The Palm Coast Fire Department is offering fire prevention tips to keep wreaths green at all of the city’s fire stations. Project Green Wreath is a fire prevention program that runs through December. Large wreaths have…

Writers, readers coming together again at F.R.E.SH. Book Festival

Writers, readers coming together again at F.R.E.SH. Book Festival There’s reason to traipse off to Daytona Beach for the Fourth Annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival that welcomes readers and writers alike for a literary gathering. Donna M. Gray Banks draws support from her neighbors in Palm…

Flagler NAACP’s protest filled with prayers for Ferguson

Flagler NAACP’s protest filled with prayers for Ferguson There’s a disconnect to the grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo, of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Specific issues broached a peaceful protest by the Flagler…

Nurses in Flagler planning cruise to Bahamas

Nurses in Flagler planning cruise to Bahamas Try filling up on entertainment of a plethora of offerings sailing the “Carnival Liberty.” Be up for fun in a getaway to Freeport, Nassau and Half Moon Cay in the Bahama Islands. The Registered Professional Nurses of Flagler County has…

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…

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9

B-CU starts track and field season Jan. 9 SPECIAL TO THE TIMES After some schedule adjustments to maximize opportunities for the defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) men’s champion Wildcats, Bethune-Cookman Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Donald Cooper announced the 2014-15 indoor…

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer

Bryant passes Jordan as NBA’s third leading scorer BY MIKE BRESNAHAN LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — For all the hardware he’d accumulated in his life — championship rings, MVP trophies, All-Star awards — one peculiar item heralded the imminent appearance of the NBA’s…

Friends throw surprise party for Ray and Janay Rice

Friends throw surprise party for Ray and Janay Rice FROM WIRE REPORTS Friends of Ray and Janay Rice threw them a surprise party Monday night to celebrate being in Baltimore for seven years. He may not be on the city’s NFL team anymore, but it…

Mariota makes history as first Oregon player to win Heisman

Mariota makes history as first Oregon player to win Heisman BY CHRIS DUFRESNE LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Marcus Mariota lights up a field more than he does a room. The soft-spoken Oregon quarterback is humble, respectful and next to unquotable after games. Maybe, though, given the…

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team

B-CU adds 11 players to baseball team SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman fourth-year Head Baseball Coach Jason Beverlin announced the signing of his 2014-15 early class to National Letters of Intent on Tuesday, welcoming a class of 11 to Daytona Beach for the 2015-16 school…

Events

Events Fruits and vegetables  available at fair Daytona Beach residents are invited to take part in a fresh fruit and vegetable distribution on Dec. 13 at the “Light Up Midtown” Health Fair. The Midtown Redevelopment Area has…

EVENTS

EVENTS Dance of the Century A “Dance of the Century,” will be held Dec. 13 from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Dickerson Center, 308 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The dance will feature the Love Band…

Community News

Community News Deadline is Monday to sign up for Palm Coast parade Organizations and businesses that want to participate in the City of Palm Coast’s Starlight Holiday Parade & Event in December should sign up now. The deadline…

Where to find some treats on Halloween

Where to find some treats on Halloween Alternatives for neighborhood trick-or-treating are plentiful throughout the Greater Daytona Beach area. Round up the little (and big) monsters and have some fun. • First Baptist Church of South Daytona in partnership with South Daytona Christian…

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Free screenings available locally for the uninsured and underinsured ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease – the second-leading cause of death in…

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