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B-CU cornerback earns MEAC’s top defensive player title

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman cornerback Thomas Finnie was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of…

Bethune-Cookman raises $2.5 million at gala

BY KEISHA PICKETT SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University raised nearly $2.5 million at Tuesday night’s…

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B-CU fans gathered for Homecoming enjoy hanging out at Municipal Stadium before the football game for…

Wildcats didn’t disappoint: Team wins big in Homecoming game against Howard

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats whipped the Howard University Bison 49-12 in front of 10,247 fans at Municipal…

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Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia

Human West Nile Virus case now confirmed in Volusia The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is advising residents to take precautions due to increased mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Volusia County. A suspect human case of West Nile illness has been confirmed…

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu

Former NFL player Tony Boselli teaches kids how to tackle the flu BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County public school students are gearing up to fight influenza with assistance from former Jacksonville Jaguars player Tony Boselli. The partnership between the Florida Department of Health in Volusia…

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race

Recount completed, Cusack faces Northey in Volusia at-large race BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Canvassing Board has finished the machine recount in the Volusia County Council at-large election. As reported in last week’s Daytona Times, the state-mandated recount for the hotly…

Black counselor makes history in DeLand

Black counselor makes history in DeLand Davis defeats Brown for District 3 seat; recount in Volusia at large contest BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, made local history Tuesday night when she was elected…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Votran will have limited service on Labor Day Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. • West Volusia…

Ada Harvey: Retired from teaching but not from learning

Ada Harvey: Retired from teaching but not from learning Retired science teacher Ada Harvey continues to cultivate her interest in the advanced scientific fields of biotechnology and molecular Biology. Prior to retiring in 2010 from the Flagler County School District and Flagler Palm Coast High…

Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner

Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES Howard Holley is seeking to make history in Flagler County. He’s a longtime Republican turned Independent running for Flagler County Commissioner, District 2. He faces Frank Meeker in the November election.…

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23 The Flagler County Branch (FCB) NAACP will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Oct. 23, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. The non-partisan forum is free…

Flagler NAACP commends members, hears ‘rising voice’

Flagler NAACP commends members, hears ‘rising voice’ Commemorations focused on Marie Winston McCray with the Flagler NAACP President’s Award; Larry L. Gaines, outstanding service to the branch, and the late Dr. Monroe Allen Gilbert, outstanding service to the community. The branch awards by…

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo Salamander Hotels and Resorts CEO Sheila Johnson and Orlando Magic Executive Vice President Charles Freeman will be the keynote speakers at the fourth annual Palm Coast BAC Business Expo on Friday, Nov. 7. “Be In It…

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe

Trinity Unity Methodist of DeLand observing SundayServe SundayServe is an annual outreach event in which United Methodist churches across the Central Florida area work together to accomplish service projects in their communities. The main goals of the event are to encourage churches to…

Election results too close to call

Election results too close to call As of 8:35 p.m., 100 of 125 precincts have reported election results for the 2014 Primary Election. The polls closed at 7 p.m.   Some problems When we delivered our equipment yesterday, 4 of the 125 precincts…

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…

B-CU cornerback earns MEAC’s top defensive player title

B-CU cornerback earns MEAC’s top defensive player title SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman cornerback Thomas Finnie was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week (MEAC), announced Monday afternoon from the league[s office in Norfolk, Va. Finnie, a senior cornerback from Miami, had…

Ray Rice still has some folks rooting for him

Ray Rice still has some folks rooting for him BY DOUG DONOVAN BALTIMORE SUN (MCT) Ray Rice might forever be a pariah to many for knocking out his fiancee in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino in February. Thousands of Ravens fans lined up…

Wildcats didn’t disappoint: Team wins big in Homecoming game against Howard

Wildcats didn’t disappoint: Team wins big in Homecoming game against Howard The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats whipped the Howard University Bison 49-12 in front of 10,247 fans at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Saturday. After a week of barbecues, dances, parties, pep rallies and alumni events, the Wildcats…

Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence

Black women challenge NFL on domestic violence BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the National Football League continues to grapple with its policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, Black women have stepped forward to ensure the NFL gets it…

Richard Sherman and family defy Black athlete stereotypes

Richard Sherman and family defy Black athlete stereotypes EURWEB.COM There are some good stories that have come out of the NFL this year. There’s Devon Still and his team, the Cincinnati Bengals, supporting his cancer-stricken daughter and cancer research and there’s Super Bowl champion Richard…

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Free screenings available locally for the uninsured and underinsured ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease – the second-leading cause of death in…

Harpist to play at church, concert

Harpist to play at church, concert BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Angelica Hairston will be a special guest harpist at the morning service of United Presbyterian Church on Oct. 26 at 11 a.m. The church is at 730 Beville Road. Hairston…

Community Events

Community Events Daytona to host free basketball clinic next week The City of Daytona Beach will offer a free basketball clinic on Monday, Oct. 20 through Thursday, Oct. 23. The clinic is open to elementary, middle and high…

College showing civil rights film to commemorate anniversary

College showing civil rights film to commemorate anniversary Join Daytona State College professor of history, Leonard Lempel, and guest colleagues for discussions immediately following each film in the series: “Civil Rights – The Long Freedom Struggle.” This film series commemorates the 100th anniversary of…

Community News

Community News Daytona State continues among top 100 Community College Week, one of the nation’s leading publications focusing on higher education institutions that offer two-year associate degrees, has named Daytona State College among its list of top 100…

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