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A ‘Wildcat roar’ at B-CU commencement

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES More than 350 Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are now the proud…

B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

FROM STAFF REPORTS Calvin Stafford, 19, always knew he wanted to be an accountant but had…

Festival celebrates accomplishments of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune

FROM STAFF REPORTS The inaugural Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival was held April 6-13.…

B-CU defeats FAMU in baseball series

BY MIKE MORRELL SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Florida A&M’s (11-19, 8-6) late inning rally falls short…

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Partnership Plans tobacco prevention education for Volusia youth

Partnership Plans tobacco prevention education for Volusia youth SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The Tobacco Free Florida – Volusia County Partnership will have an informational session on tobacco prevention education for schools at its next meeting on Monday, July 28, at 4 p.m. at the…

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday

Human Services Advisory Board to meet Tuesday Volusia County’s Human Services Advisory Board will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the United Way office, 3747 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach. Members will discuss upcoming community meetings, review the Community Services…

Santiago hosting One Volusia event on June 27

Santiago hosting One Volusia event on June 27 On June 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bill France Room of the International Speedway, Rep. David Santiago will host his second annual One Volusia Event. The featured speaker will be Lt. Gov. Carlos…

Advisory committee to discuss bridge design July 1

Advisory committee to discuss bridge design July 1 Volusia County’s Project Advisory Committee will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, to discuss the design aspects of the replacement for the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. The meeting will be in the…

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…

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A.…

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights The full impact of a demonstration by Black farmers called on President Bill Clinton to assure fair treatment on behalf of the farmers in agricultural lending programs. The public display had opened an examination of all…

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls This news piece speaks of success as the acclaim we all can seek to have. “Success: You Can Get It If You Want It, If You Work For It” targeted Judge Shirley A. Green’s keynote address…

Students benefit from reality shows

Students benefit from reality shows The Youth Black History Reality Show Committee has made its mark as an avenue of giving away scholarships. It was an avenue of influence by graduating students qualified by essays, participation in Youth Black History Reality…

First Church starts Saturday youth program in July

First Church starts Saturday youth program in July “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – President John F. Kennedy Even while it is late, it is yet a bustling time to involve children in a Saturday…

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…

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Marcia Riley, a DeLand resident, has been chosen as a presenter at the International PLAIN 2013 Conference in Vancouver next month. The Oct. 10-13 conference attracts hundreds of writers, editors, teachers, professors,…

DeLand center hosts fitness day

DeLand center hosts fitness day The Greater Union Life Center Healthy West Volusia Initiative held a Community Fitness Day at the Chisholm Community Center in DeLand on May 11. The event was sponsored by DeLand Commissioner Vonzelle Johnson; the DeLand Alumnae…

Dungy says he would not have drafted Michael Sam

Dungy says he would not have drafted Michael Sam BY TOD PALMER KANSAS CITY STAR (MCT) It’s a storyline that’s bound to be scrutinized — even over-scrutinized — during Rams training camp, as the roster cuts are made and, if Michael Sam sticks on the…

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A.…

Goal of soccer program to help special-needs kids

Goal of soccer program to help special-needs kids BY ALEXANDRA TORREALBA MIAMI HERALD (MCT) The conclusion of the World Cup has not ended soccer fever throughout South Florida, especially among smaller fans. Oscar Amuz, a passionate soccer trainer born in Uruguay, is devoted, body…

A winning smile

A winning smile Aric Almirola takes a selfie with a fan on Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway. Almirola, who was born in Fort Walton Beach, won the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 race on Sunday. Click here for story…

Plenty of rain, wrecks at the racetrack

Plenty of rain, wrecks at the racetrack Opinions differ on shortened Coke Zero 400 BY DAVID SCOTT CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT One thing is certain at the conclusion of a rain-shortened race: The winner thinks it was called at the right time, and those who…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS B-CU dean to speak Sunday at Greater New Zion Men and Women’s Day will be observed at the Greater New Zion Primitive Baptist Church on July 27. Guest speaker for the 11 a.m. service will be…

Campbell Elementary banquet tickets available

Campbell Elementary banquet tickets available Campbell Elementary alumni who attended the school from 1962 to 1969 will celebrate the school’s legacy with a banquet recognizing and memorializing the school’s faculty and staff. The banquet, set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 2…

Libraries to host ‘Medicare 101’ programs

Libraries to host ‘Medicare 101’ programs Residents who are enrolled in Medicare or will qualify within the next few months are invited to free “Medicare 101” programs at three public libraries in August. The programs will be presented by the nonprofit organization…

Partnership Plans tobacco prevention education for Volusia youth

Partnership Plans tobacco prevention education for Volusia youth SPECIAL TO THE COURIER The Tobacco Free Florida – Volusia County Partnership will have an informational session on tobacco prevention education for schools at its next meeting on Monday, July 28, at 4 p.m. at the…

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A.…

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