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B-CU students join global protest

In a video appeal, young adults implore: Stop. Don’t shoot. We are Bethune women and  Cookman…

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel

BY JAMES A DAVIS JR. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Sunday, Aug. 10, Mt. Carmel Missionary…

B-CU unveils new programs, degree offerings

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson unveiled the goals of the institution…

Watten returns to lead Wildcats softball

BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University welcomed back Laura Watten Tuesday as head…

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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…

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MORE BRIEFS Volusia, cities updating local mitigation strategy Volusia County government and the county’s 16 municipalities are updating the 2009 Local Mitigation Strategy, which focuses on reducing the risk of death, injury and property damage due to hazards…

Election signs are on the way

Election signs are on the way Not to worry. The races in Volusia are heating up. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES It’s that time of year again. Election season. However, residents in Daytona Beach may have noticed there aren’t a relatively…

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…

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning A university research study regarding emergency tornado notification found that most residents who received a warning about Palm Coast’s Starlight Tornado last December took no action to protect themselves. That is one of six key findings…

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…

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…

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,…

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel

Wildcats football team worships at Mt. Carmel BY JAMES A DAVIS JR. SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Sunday, Aug. 10, Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church of Daytona Beach and the entire Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats football team worshipped together at the church’s annual Deacon-Deaconess…

Allmendinger offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race

Allmendinger  offers tribute to fallen racer after Watkins Glen race SPECIAL TO THE TIMES WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. –  The theatrics and fireworks of NASCAR’s brand of road-course racing was omnipresent as usual at Watkins Glen International, but so was an underlying solemn tone of remembrance after…

Stewart cancels plans to race at Indiana track

Stewart cancels plans to race at Indiana track BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (MCT) In a statement issued Monday, Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway officials confirmed NASCAR driver Tony Stewart has pulled out of a scheduled race at the .375-mile dirt track planned for Saturday night.…

Watten returns to lead Wildcats softball

Watten returns to lead Wildcats softball BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Bethune-Cookman University welcomed back Laura Watten Tuesday as head softball coach. Watten is the most successful coach in the program’s history and already is a member of the B-CU…

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace

Another NASCAR win this season for Wallace Black racecar driver excelled last month at Eldora Speedway NASCAR WIRE SERVICES In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won the 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic on July 23. Wallace, a NASCAR…

Briefs

Briefs CareerSource Flagler Volusia seeking long-term unemployed for new program In an effort to connect businesses with local unemployed talent, CarrerSource Flagler Volusia is offering a new program called Paid Work Experience. This program will provide up…

Community News

Community News Volunteers sought to read to students in Flagler, Volusia The United Way and Flagler Volunteer Services are seeking ReadingPals volunteers to read to pre-k through third grade students at local public schools for one hour a…

BRIEFS

BRIEFS Church to hold B-CU Day The New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church family will host its second annual Bethune-Cookman University Day on Aug. 17 at 10:45 a.m. Pastor Melvin C. Dawson, a B-CU alumnus, will be…

Community News

Community News Votran, Elections Office partner to give free ride to the poll Votran and the Volusia County Elections Office are partnering to offer free rides to the polls for registered voters. Transportation to early voting sites, primary…

Teacher gives insight on historically Black school

Teacher gives insight on historically Black school Dorothy Moore to join alumni of Campbell Street Elementary for Aug. 23 reunion Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about Campbell Street Elementary, a historically Black grade school in Daytona Beach that…

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