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AIDS conference to be held in March The Minority AIDS Network of Volusia/Flagler is hosting the “I Am My Brother/Sister’s Keeper” Conference from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 30. The conference will take place at Bethune-Cookman University’s L. Gale Lemerand School of Nursing, 739 W. International Speedway Blvd., in Daytona Beach. The keynote speaker […]

Preventing gun deaths requires action

Preventing gun deaths requires action

This is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for Democrats and Republicans. Speaking is difficult but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something. It will be hard. But the time is now. You must act. Be […]

Blacks moved to the back of the line – again

Blacks moved to the back of the line – again

Many of us have heard the saying, “If you’re White you’re all right; if you’re Yellow you’re fine and mellow; if you’re Brown, stick around; but if you’re Black get the h— on back.” Well, as Claud Anderson has said for years, “If Black folks didn’t get anything when we were in second place, what […]

Claim all of your credits, deductions this tax season

Claim all of your credits, deductions this tax season

When W-2 forms begin arriving in the mail, it’s a sure sign that tax season has again returned. This year, however, there will be a slight delay for tax filers. Due to the lateness of tax law changes made by Congress, IRS will begin processing returns on January 30. This date will apply regardless of […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Exciting high school hoops postseason COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Destiny Woodard scored 28 points and Ronni Williams had 19 points with 10 rebounds to lead Atlantic High School past Orlando Lake Highland Prep 64-50 for the district 7-4A title. The Sharks beat Orlando Jones High 50-44 in the semifinal. Williams had 21 points […]

Residents could be in for a bumpy ride

Residents could be in for a bumpy ride

Dozens of speed bumps in the works for Daytona, but one local merchant isn’t keen on the selection process BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Several dozen speed bumps are scheduled to be installed on Daytona Beach streets this year. City residents also can request speed bumps for their streets, which concerns a member of the […]

SECOND TIME AROUND

SECOND TIME AROUND

Daytonans were among many who traveled to D.C. this month for the president’s inauguration BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Local residents were among the hundreds of thousands in Washington last week for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama. Many in the crowd were parents and grandparents who were determined that their children and grandchildren […]

‘Street gossip’ won’t stop renaming request by Lucas

‘Street gossip’ won’t stop renaming request by Lucas

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “Street gossip” will not stop the process of the renaming the athletic fields at Derbyshire Park after educator and coach Harold V. Lucas from going before the Daytona Beach City Commission, says the city’s leisure services director. Defamatory statements were allegedly made about Lucas during a city commission meeting last […]

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

B-CU band again performs at Honda ‘House Party’ in ATL

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Fans, students and alumni packed the Georgia Dome in Atlanta last Saturday to witness performances by eight of the nation’s top marching bands from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCU) at the one-of-a-kind “House Party,” known as the Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase. The Bethune-Cookman University Marching Wildcats […]