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‘March Against the Madness’ takes place Saturday Restoring Hope and the City of Daytona Beach will present: “March Against the Madness,” a movement to rally around issues that threaten the city. This year’s march and rally will spotlight the rampant, yet sensitive issues of gun violence, gang violence and domestic abuse. On May 18, members […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Softball team falls in MEAC tournament; baseball up to bat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman concluded its season with losses to #23 South Florida 7-3 on May 7 and then ranked #30 the University of Central Florida 4-0 on May 8. The Wildcats now shift their attention to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament in […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

How baseball teams fared in playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                DAYTONA TIMES Father Lopez had its run at a state title end with a 7-5 loss to defending state champion Jacksonville Providence in the Class 3A Regional Finals on May 11. The game was suspended due to rain the previous day and resumed the next. […]

‘Mama, what would I do without you?

‘Mama, what would I do without you?

America celebrates Mothers’ Day on Sunday By Hazel Trice Edney and Akua Aboagye Trice Edney News Wire On May 6, Kiona Daniels celebrated her Grandmother Ella’s 98th birthday. This weekend, she will join millions across the nation in celebration of Mother’s Day, May 12. As young as 5 years old, Twan Woods would wake up at […]

SENIOR OASIS / HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!

SENIOR OASIS / HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!

Supermodels at the Dickerson Center Senior Oasis, a group that meets every Wednesday at the John H. Dickerson Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., held a special luncheon for mothers who are senior citizens and its annual Fashion Show and Hat Parade. Senior Oasis is open to all seniors. For more information, call 386-671-5823.

Organizers announce march route, gun buyback

Organizers announce march route, gun buyback

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Police Department confirmed this week that a gun buyback is scheduled for May 18 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  at Hope Fellowship Church. That’s the same day a “March Against the Madness” of gun violence, gang violence and domestic abuse is planned. “DBPD will exchange gift […]

Reed forming Watch groups for Zone 6

Reed forming Watch groups for Zone 6

Wants citizens’ help in setting goals BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Zone 6 City Commissioner Paula Reed is calling on the residents in her zone to get involved and become members of two Neighborhood Watch groups she is helping to get started. “I can’t do this alone,” Reed said in an interview this week announcing […]

Public invited to ‘Youth On Move’ at Daisy Stocking Park May 18

Public invited to ‘Youth On Move’ at Daisy Stocking Park May 18

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Second Avenue Merchants Association (SAMA) along with C-Style Entertainment and Promotions  hosting “Youth on the Move” on May 18. “Youth on the Move” is a a free event that will be held at Daisy Stocking Park in Daytona Beach from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  This event will focus […]

Boys & Girls Club moving to Dickerson Center

Boys & Girls Club moving to Dickerson Center

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Children participating in the Palmetto Park Boys and Girls Club of Volusia/Flagler County will no longer have to do extracurricular activities amongst the clotheslines at their current location on Whitney Street in Palmetto Park. Daytona Beach’s elected officials, during last week’s city commission meeting, approved a lease agreement with the […]

Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

“Any time you, young girls, have a dream, fulfill that dream…Don’t give up. Don’t let nobody come in your life and tell you what you can’t do, what you can’t be,” said Halliemae Jenkins. “So, let me tell you, young girls…Whatever you believe, that’s what you become…You, young girls, save your body, cherish your body… […]