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FASHION FORWARD

FASHION FORWARD

Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist church member Narcissus Brown proves that even in her 90s she can still strut on the runway. A fashion show sponsored by the Women’s Missionary Union of the church in Daytona Beach took place Oct. 21 at Belk department store in the Pavilion in Port Orange. Other models included the church’s pastor, Dr. L. Ronald […]

‘Law & Order’ conference open to the public

‘Law & Order’ conference open to the public

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s Department of Mass Communications will be hosting its 18th annual Mass Communications Conference titled “B-CU Law & Order” on Nov. 9. The conference will provide students and area professionals the opportunity to come together and discuss a wide range of topics that will ultimately help those entering the […]

Community News

Community News

Deltona to celebrate 50th anniversary The City of Deltona Parks & Recreation has scheduled Deltona’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert with AP60 (American Pop 60), who will perform all the top hits from the 1960s. The event is from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Deltona Amphitheater, 2150 Eustace Ave. The city’s premier […]

Henry, Reed among Daytona Beach winners

Henry, Reed among Daytona Beach winners

By Ashley Thomas, DAYTONA TIMES – Derrick Henry, the former Daytona Beach City Commissioner who promised to “listen, before I ask to be heard” handily won the Daytona Beach mayoral race last night with a 10 percent edge over candidate Edith Shelley, the current zone 1 city commissioner. Unofficial results from the Volusia Supervisor of […]

Long night ahead for vote count in Volusia County

Long night ahead for vote count in Volusia County

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES   Volusia County votes are coming in slowly this Election Day as Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall explained to a room of about a dozen people that issues with 19 polling locations are calling for a long night. “We had 400 absentee ballots come in just tonight,” said McFall, referring […]

Update: Election Day continues in Daytona Beach

Update: Election Day continues in Daytona Beach

Ashley Thomas, Daytona Times – As of the publishing of this article, Volusians have just over an hour left to get to the polls if they wish to cast their ballots in this year’s election. In Daytona Beach, various polling locations have had voters standing in lines for upwards of two hours with lines in […]

Election Day in Daytona Beach

Election Day in Daytona Beach

Ashley Thomas, Daytona Times – Voters in Volusia County began casting their ballots Election Day morning meeting a chill in the air and bouts of precipitation. At one Daytona Beach location, the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 293 voters had already cast their ballot by 10 a.m. and hundreds more stood in the line which […]

Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree stumps for Obama in Florida

Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree stumps for Obama in Florida

 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES harperjames59@yahoo.com Not many people can say they are a confidant of the president of the United States of America. Harvard Professor Dr. Charles Ogletree is in that elite group and was in Daytona Beach last Friday stomping for President Barack Obama, whom he taught as a student in the late […]

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

SOUTH DAYTONA – The South Daytona Fire Department will help City residents who need assistance in getting to the polls on Tuesday Nov. 6.  For information please call Sandi Smitherman at 322-3033 or Jeanne Willard at 322-3026.

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Special to the Daytona Times – Nearly 300 felons were taken off the streets in Volusia County during a coordinated statewide sweep organized by the Florida Sheriffs Association. A total of 43 Sheriffs’ Offices in Florida participated in “Operation Felon Sweep,” an aggressive initiative that focused on combating violent crime, rounding up wanted felons and […]