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B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the…

B-CU, SBA team up to offer free entrepreneurship certificate program

Staff reports – Bethune-Cookman University and the U.S. Small Business Administration North Florida are offering an Entrepreneurship…

B-CU’s young track stars shine at North Carolina meet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jan. 10 was a big day for Bethune-Cookman’s track and field underclass…

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Football will hold its end of the season banquet Saturday, Jan.…

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‘We must celebrate and we must act’

‘We must celebrate and we must act’ Volusia leaders urge attendees at MLK events to keep pressing for change BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “What a beautiful day to be in this place and at this time, to celebrate a good man,”…

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

A major feat for longtime Votran driver Bernard Huggins becomes second operator with 3 million-mile safety record SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES It took him about 40 years to do it, but Votran operator Bernard Huggins now can claim he HAS driven three…

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do…

Candidates file paperwork for Thrasher’s seat

Candidates file paperwork for Thrasher’s seat THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA John Thrasher’s departure this month from the Florida Senate has caused candidates to line up to run in special elections for his Senate seat and two House seats, according to filings…

World AIDS Day events planned in Volusia

World AIDS Day events planned in Volusia There are a number of events planned for World AIDS Day in Volusia County. This year’s World AIDS Day theme is “Focus, Partner, and Achieve: an AIDS-free Generation.” World AIDS Day is held on 1 December…

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month Upcoming events will set a standard for a can-do attitude of excellence representing a variety of interests. “I am excited about this opportunity to speak on Black history from antiquity to the present and beyond,” said…

The culture, the history, the hospitality: Remembering 2000 trip to Cuba

The culture, the history, the hospitality: Remembering 2000 trip to Cuba Since President Barack Obama decided to end the 50-year embargo against Cuba, I reached a decision to rewrite my May 18, 2000, Daytona Times story. A 10-day tour of Cuba replicates Kodak moments of a mix…

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments

Palm Coast becomes destination for sports tournaments SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Coming off the USA Rugby Women’s Collegiate Fall Championship and the US Club Soccer’s showcase last month, the City of Palm Coast is predicting a sunny outlook for sports tournaments and sports-related…

AAUW members get lesson about hospice

AAUW members get lesson about hospice Members were on the inside track of learning about “Sharing the Hospice Journey” for the November meeting at the Flagler County American Association of University Women (AAUW). Diane Adams, Community Relations coordinator of Halifax Health-Hospice of…

Local residents add their voices to national protests

Local residents add their voices to national protests The Florida Friends for Obama are pulling for an America that works for all and not a nation where police officers can use excessive fear and force to shoot and kill unarmed Black men. “A Call…

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 center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC…

B-CU’s young track stars shine at North Carolina meet

B-CU’s young track stars  shine at North Carolina meet SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jan. 10 was a big day for Bethune-Cookman’s track and field underclass women at the Joe Hilton Open on the campus of the University of North Carolina, securing three of B-CU’s eight…

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet

Wildcats to celebrate football team at Jan. 17 banquet SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman Football will hold its end of the season banquet Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village Hotel. The event will honor the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion…

Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14

Racing legends parade, fun run set for Feb. 14 In addition to the roar at the race track, race fans can marvel at some of the legends of racing during the fourth annual Historic Racing Legends Beach/Road Course Parade at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 14 in…

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing

Former tire changer sues Michael Waltrip Racing BY JOE MARUSAK CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (TNS) A former top tire changer for Michael Waltrip Racing sued the Cornelius, N.C.-based motorsports team on Tuesday, claiming he was fired a day before undergoing surgery for a shoulder injury…

FOCUS

FOCUS Palm Coast cultural arts grant application period open The City of Palm Coast offers a Cultural Arts Financial Assistance Matching Grant program to provide funding for cultural arts programs and/or events that are conducted within the…

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources

Want to quit smoking? Health department has free resources SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A new year is a new opportunity to set health goals and stick with them. For many, it is a chance to quit tobacco. Fortunately, Volusia County residents don’t have to do…

Community News

Community News Volusia council to consider beach ordinance The Volusia County Council will consider a proposed ordinance change to increase beach vehicular access fees at 9:05 a.m. at its Jan. 22 meeting in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration…

Community

Community ‘Bridge the Gap’ meeting in DeLand on Jan. 12 A public meeting to “Bridge the Gap’’ in the community will be held at the Chisholm Center in DeLand on Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m. The public…

EVENTS

EVENTS Palm Coast’s Christmas tree, electronics recycling event set for Jan. 10 Mark your calendars for Palm Coast’s annual Christmas Tree Recycling Event on Saturday, Jan. 10. Recycle your Christmas tree and receive a free three-gallon evergreen…

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