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A ‘Wildcat roar’ at B-CU commencement

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES More than 350 Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are now the proud…

B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

FROM STAFF REPORTS Calvin Stafford, 19, always knew he wanted to be an accountant but had…

Festival celebrates accomplishments of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

FROM STAFF REPORTS The inaugural Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival was held April 6-13.…

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…

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Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday Volusia County’s Human Services Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the United Way office, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Members will discuss upcoming community meetings, review the Community Services…

Santiago hosting One Volusia event on June 27

Santiago hosting One Volusia event on June 27 On June 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bill France Room of the International Speedway, Rep. David Santiago will host his second annual One Volusia Event. The featured speaker will be Lt. Gov. Carlos…

Advisory committee to discuss bridge design July 1

Advisory committee to discuss bridge design July 1 Volusia County’s Project Advisory Committee will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, to discuss the design aspects of the replacement for the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. The meeting will be in the…

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…

Supreme Court won’t hear local public input case

Supreme Court won’t hear local public input case NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to take up a case that focused on questions about the public’s right to participate in government meetings. Justices issued a brief order saying they…

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights The full impact of a demonstration by Black farmers called on President Bill Clinton to assure fair treatment on behalf of the farmers in agricultural lending programs. The public display had opened an examination of all…

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls This news piece speaks of success as the acclaim we all can seek to have. “Success: You Can Get It If You Want It, If You Work For It” targeted Judge Shirley A. Green’s keynote address…

Students benefit from reality shows

Students benefit from reality shows The Youth Black History Reality Show Committee has made its mark as an avenue of giving away scholarships. It was an avenue of influence by graduating students qualified by essays, participation in Youth Black History Reality…

First Church starts Saturday youth program in July

First Church starts Saturday youth program in July “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – President John F. Kennedy Even while it is late, it is yet a bustling time to involve children in a Saturday…

99-year-old to be honored at July 3 luncheon

99-year-old to be honored at July 3 luncheon How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life, you will…

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…

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…

A winning smile

A winning smile Aric Almirola takes a selfie with a fan on Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway. Almirola, who was born in Fort Walton Beach, won the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 race on Sunday. Click here for story…

Plenty of rain, wrecks at the racetrack

Plenty of rain, wrecks at the racetrack Opinions differ on shortened Coke Zero 400 BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT One thing is certain at the conclusion of a rain-shortened race: The winner thinks it was called at the right time, and those who…

Another win for Black driver

Another win for Black driver Darrell Wallace Jr. wins second NASCAR  race FROM WIRE REPORTS Darrell “Bubba’’ Wallace Jr. won his second career victory last Saturday in his 29th career start. He raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck victory,…

DIS makeover could include NFL, college games, concerts

DIS makeover could include NFL, college games, concerts BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT Joie Chitwood is a man on the move these days. Catch him if you can. He is calling from Charlotte, N.C., on a Tuesday morning, taking a quick break from updating…

Sam makes history again – signs contract with Rams

Sam makes history again – signs contract with Rams EURWEB.COM Michael Sam made history when signing his contract as a rookie player with the St. Louis Rams. Sam is already the first openly gay athlete selected in the NFL Draft. The former University of Missouri linebacker is…

Community to celebrate Campbell Elementary

Community to celebrate Campbell Elementary Committee searches for memorabilia, pictures BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF A local organizing committee of Campbell Elementary alumni who attended the school from 1962 to 1969 will celebrate the school’s legacy with a banquet recognizing and…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Saturday is sign-up day at Daytona State New and returning students can “sign up for classes, financial aid, etc.  in one visit to Daytona State College on Saturday, July 19. Registration for fall semester is as…

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday Volusia County’s Human Services Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the United Way office, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Members will discuss upcoming community meetings, review the Community Services…

Community News

Community News Fireworks at DIS Fireworks explode following the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, July 6, 2013. For details about this week’s Coke Zero 400 and activities at DIS, visit www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com. Port Orange’s July…

Community News

Community News Independence Day ceremony to be held at Palm Coast’s Heroes Park On Friday, July 4, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Independence Day Ceremony titled “By Dawn’s Early Light.” The ceremony will begin…

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