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‘New phase, new hair’ for RG3

‘New phase, new hair’ for RG3

EURWEB.COM Announcing “new phase, new hair,” Robert Griffin III showed showed off his new cornrows Monday afternoon at Washington Redskins training camp in Richmond, Va. The quarterback joked with reporters that he wanted a new look while preparing for the 2013 season. He ditched his old, loose braids for the tighter look. “The guys love […]

Public housing residents win scholarships

Public housing residents win scholarships

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Scholarships were awarded Aug. 7 to two Daytona Beach students from the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) at the organization’s annual awards banquet in Orlando. The local winners were Cheyenne Avery, a recent Spruce Creek High School graduate and Dontavius King, a recent Mainland Senior High graduate.  […]

DBPD hosts Night Out event at new center

DBPD hosts Night Out event at new center

More than 100 people turned out for the Daytona Beach Police Department’s National Night Out on Aug. 6 at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center. National Night Out programs culminate annually on the first Tuesday of August, according to the National Night Out website. Attendees were given information by vendors as well as […]

NAACP, Black clergy: No sweetheart deal for officer

NAACP, Black clergy: No sweetheart deal for officer

Slater, Durham concerned about action for Volusia’s Todd Snipes whose Facebook page included derogatory remark about slain teen BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The local NAACP and Black pastors are threatening action “should Volusia County be moved to offer a ‘sweetheart deal’” to beach patrol officer Todd Snipes in the form of early retirement as […]

Closing out summer with Community Unity Festival

Closing out summer with Community Unity Festival

Aug. 17 event also will be fundraiser for Bryon Center FROM STAFF REPORTS Live music, food and fun for the entire family are in store for those attending the Aug. 17  Community Unity Festival scheduled from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Daisy Stocking Park. Hosted by Daytona Beach Commissioner Paula Reed, the Community Unity […]

Private firm begins hiring for custodial jobs at schools

Private firm begins hiring for custodial jobs at schools

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A jobs fair for custodial workers in Volusia County Schools took place Aug. 6 and 7 at Mainland High School in Daytona Beach and Galaxy Middle School in DeLand. The fair was conducted by Aramark, a private firm chosen by the county earlier this year to perform their custodial services. […]

Local photographer teaching youth to shoot with cameras, not guns

Local photographer teaching youth to shoot with cameras, not guns

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Photographer Duane Fernandez, Sr. is working to increase appreciation of the arts by helping to expose youth to photography as a hobby or profession. Fernandez, who also takes photos for the Daytona Times, graduated with a photography degree from Daytona State University. Along with capturing local events, Fernandez took numerous […]

An evening with an artist

An evening with an artist

Artist  Weldon Ryan greeted about 100 visitors at a reception in his honor July 26 at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Center Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. Ryan’s artwork replaced Anthony Armstrong, who was the first artist to have his work on display at the center, which opened to the public last month. Ryan was born […]

City gives away backpacks, supplies

City gives away backpacks, supplies

Hundreds turned out at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center Saturday for the city’s annual Mayor’s Back Pack Give Away Backpacks and other supplies were given to students ages 5 – 18 as long as they were accompanied by guardian. Another giveaway is planned Saturday at the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Martin Luther […]

Zumba instructor hosting supplies giveaway

Zumba instructor hosting supplies giveaway

Monica Adolphe, a Zumba instructor at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach, is sponsoring a backpack and supplies giveaway on Aug. 10 at the Baritz Club, 308 Pearl St. (behind Joe Harris Park.) Supplies will be given out starting at 8 a.m. until they run out. The giveaway is sponsored by G-2-E Investments, […]