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Learn how to download free e-books

Learn how to download free e-books

Would you like to learn how to download free e-books onto your e-reader, tablet or mobile device? The Daytona Beach Regional Library – City Island will offer three workshops to help library patrons use the OverDrive service, which powers its downloadable media: • Kindle e-reader class: 11 a.m. May 16. This class is geared toward Kindle […]

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Community Calendar (week ending May 9)

Historical Society to meet The South Daytona Historical Society will meet May 7 at 6 p.m. at the Piggotte Community Center, 504 Big Tree Road. The meeting is Open to the public. Those wishing to share South Daytona memories and memorabilia are encouraged to attend. More information: 386-334-5634. Daytona Cubs in action The Daytona Cubs are […]

Every Republican in Congress fails Blacks

Every Republican in Congress fails Blacks

The new “NAACP Report Card” for the first session of the 112th Congress is out. The NAACP graded members of Congress on votes taken on such issues as repealing funding for healthcare reform, judicial nominations, deep budget cuts, job creation and criminal justice reform. It shows that every graded Republican member of the House and […]

Let’s talk about the ‘war for women’

Let’s talk about the ‘war for women’

We have been hearing a lot about the “war against women (Republicans) and the “war with women” (Secret Service), but I want to talk about the “war for women (Democrats). Shortly after Barack Obama became president, he established the White House Council on Women and Girls. We knew he was interested in a different kind […]

Disappearing interest in the Philippines

Disappearing interest in the Philippines

I received the call on a beautiful Sunday morning from a good friend.  What I expected to be a normal call turned into something else. This particular April day was the anniversary of the disappearance of a relative of my friend, a fact that she wanted to share with me.  It also turns out that […]

The Affordable Health Care Act

The Affordable Health Care Act

DR. ELSIE SCOTT TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM On March 26, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments about the constitutionality of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires all citizens to have a certain minimum of health insurance coverage or pay a fine. At the heart of the argument against the mandate is whether […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU softball, baseball teams tighten grip on MEAC races BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a battle of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) South Division’s top teams, Bethune-Cookman University took two of three games from Savannah State University to hold on to the division lead. Savannah State (21-22, 9-3) opened the series by winning the […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL  SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring sports action continues BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Warner Christian Academy’s Bentlee Critcher placed fourth in the 110m hurdles at the Class 1A state championships to pace all medalists. Father Lopez’ Chanel Coco finished sixth in the shot put and Peter Thorp sixth in the 100m hurdles. Spruce Creeks’ boys finished fourth and girls […]

Daytona City Commission meeting May 2

Daytona City Commission meeting May 2

The next meeting of the Daytona Beach City Commission is Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m., in City Hall, 301 S. Ridgewood Avenue in DaytonaBeach. The agenda for this meeting is now available online at: http://agenda.codb.us/public/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=169&MinutesMeetingID=-1. You can watch all City Commission meetings LIVE on DBTV-Channel 199 on Bright House Networks (in Daytona Beach only) or online.   In addition, video […]

Embry-Riddle students named among winners of national competition

Embry-Riddle students named among winners of national competition

Daytona Beach – A team of eight engineering students from the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that designed and built a new kind of water purifier has been named one of the 15 winners of the 2012 People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) national competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As winners, […]