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Fashion, talent show in Ormond to help build facilities in Africa

Fashion, talent show in Ormond to help build facilities in Africa

A fashion and talent show displaying singing, dancing, comedy, poetry, music and acrobats will be held Feb. 17 at the Calvary Christian Center Gymnasium in Ormond Beach at 7 p.m. The show, Africa’s Got Talent, which seeks to benefit infrastructure in Africa, will be judged by audience members who will cast their votes for their […]

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

BY JEROLINE McCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES The Flagler County NAACP has launched a voter registration drive in sync with the NAACP’s Washington Bureau in its efforts to register 300,000 new voters across the nation. “Within the past year, many states have enacted measures, which will have the result of restricting access to the voting booth,” noted […]

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections

Bruno eyes Senate; Northey wants to be Supervisor of Elections BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Two Volusia County Council members have announced their intentions to run for different offices to continue their public service. Volusia County Chairman Frank Bruno says he will be running for the Florida Senate District 7 seat while Volusia County Council […]

B-CU instructor wants to make difference as school board member

B-CU instructor wants to make difference as school board member

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Ida Wright believes public education is the greatest opportunity for many children to have a bright future. This is one of the reasons the Bethune-Cookman University instructor has decided to enter the political arena for the first time and run for the Volusia County District 2 school board seat. Wright […]

Pastor running for District 2 county seat

Pastor running for District 2 county seat

Rev. Tyrone Brown said he has received calls asking him not to seek office BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Tyrone Brown, pastor of Cathedral of Faith Ministries of Daytona Beach, is running again for the Volusia County Council seat 2. Brown will compete in the November election against incumbent Councilman Joshua Wagner and […]

Fordham making another attempt at school board

Fordham making another attempt at school board

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A Bethune-Cookman University professor has thrown his hat into the ring again to run for a Volusia County school board seat. Because of redistricting, Dr. Walter Fordham will be running in Zone 4 instead of Zone 2. In the past, he has sought the Zone 2 seat. Other announced candidates […]

Local elections taking shape

Local elections taking shape

A number of Black candidates will be running for city, county school board seats BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES harperjames59@yahoo.com The 2012 election season seems to be in full gear with a number of can- didates announcing bids for city, county and school board seats. Elections this year will include a high number of local […]

Florida’s Finest, 2-3-12

Florida’s Finest, 2-3-12

Daytona State Law Enforcement Academy to honor new graduates

Daytona State Law Enforcement Academy to honor new graduates

The Law Enforcement Academy at Daytona State College will honor 29 graduates during a commencement ceremony to be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6, at the News-Journal Center, located at 221 N. Beach St. in downtown Daytona Beach. College President Carol Eaton, along with faculty and administrators with Daytona State’s College of Health, […]

Capacity attendance expected for sold out Taste of the 24 event during the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Capacity attendance expected for sold out Taste of the 24 event during the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona

For the third year in a row, the Daytona State College Foundation’s Taste of the 24 is sold out. More than 1300 guests will enjoy a delicious blend of food and fast cars, with access all weekend long to the endurance race and Sprint FANZONE, during the 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. […]