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Congress acting worse than children

Congress acting worse than children

Since the government was forced to shut down on Oct. 1, one of the most common refrains has been that some members of Congress are acting like children — or, more accurately, worse than most children. Even 5-year-olds understand that quitting the game and taking the ball home because the other team won’t give you […]

Daytona library added as site to get health care questions answered

Daytona library added as site to get health care questions answered

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island has been added as a site where questions about the Affordable Care Act can be answered. As first reported in the Daytona Times this month, 82,000 Volusia County residents who have no health insurance have six months to get insurance or could […]

Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists

Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES In conjunction with activities surrounding the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday in January 2014, the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Education Center is having its first Black History Month Juried Art Exhibition. The competition is open to all Florida artists 18 years and older. All work must […]

Daytona native wants to be voted favorite driver in K&N Pro Series East

Daytona native wants to be voted favorite driver in K&N Pro Series East

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the sixth consecutive year, fans can vote online for the most popular driver of the year award in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. NASCAR K&N Pro Series is considered the premier training ground for drivers and crews looking to make it to one of NASCAR’s three national series. […]

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Anthony Jordan rushed for two first quarter touchdowns, Isidore Jackson added 65 yards and another score as Bethune-Cookman held Howard University to 182 total yards en route to a 27-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory Saturday at Greene Stadium. The No. 16/13 Wildcats (5-1 overall, 2-0 MEAC) extended their conference-winning streak to 15 […]

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

FROM WIRE REPORTS The opening day of fall ball proved to be a freshman showcase as Bethune-Cookman split a doubleheader with Embry-Riddle Sunday. Sabrina Anguiano threw four innings of shutout relief while Jessica Valenzuela’s two-run triple in the eighth broke open a 1-1 tie as the Wildcats posted a 5-1 victory. In game two, Destinee […]

Daytona Beach Pop Warner team wears pink to bring attention to breast cancer

Daytona Beach Pop Warner team wears pink to bring attention to breast cancer

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Members of the Daytona Beach Pop Warner League played the Falcons of Flagler Palm Coast this past Saturday. To bring attention to breast cancer, the players wore pink socks and the cheerleaders pink outfits. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This Saturday, the team will play the Deltona Wolves […]

Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

FROM STAFF REPORTS Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners seeking to re-energize can participate in the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour coming to Daytona State College on Nov. 13. The national touring event will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Mori Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. […]

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Time is running out to participate in the City of Palm Coast’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program  in which eligible homebuyers can receive federal grant funding to buy and rehab a foreclosed or distressed home. The city will have an informational meeting about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Flagler County […]