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Veterans honored for service

Veterans honored for service

John Steele, Eli Graham and James Huger were honored Nov. 11, Veterans Day, as Montfort Point Marines during a special program at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach. Proclamations were read from the city of Daytona Beach and the local NAACP branch. The Montford Point Marines were a group of Blacks who broke the color […]

Stetson buying University Inn; will renovate to house students

Stetson buying University Inn; will renovate to house students

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES When Stetson University came to Hina and Sara Patel, principal owners/operators of the University Inn, and expressed an interest in leasing the property for up to three years for the university’s planned increase in undergraduate student population, they told Stetson Vice President for Business and Chief Financial Officer Bob Huth that […]

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Beauty takes the crown when it comes to Adrienne Harvey opening up about the cosmetology program at Flagler Technical Institute. Harvey has passion for teaching skills and maintaining hair. She keeps it moving through the career and technical division of continuing education for the Flagler County school system. She is the daughter of retired Flagler […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Ocean Center presents second annual Light Up Volusia Nights On Nov. 24, the Ocean Center will present the second annual Light Up Volusia Nights from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. on the east lawn of the Ocean Center and the Ocean Center Ballroom. The Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Al Smith Productions […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats hold Rattlers; playoffs next BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman edged archrival Florida A&M 21-16 in the Florida Classic in Orlando on Saturday. The No. 22 Wildcats will move on to the playoffs. The Wildcats will host the Big South Champion Coastal Carolina (7-4) in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Nov. […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Mainland and Warner advance on the gridiron COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland upsets Lake Gibson Cameron “Squirt’’ Hadley threw for 387 yards with five touchdowns and returned a 67-yard punt for a score to lead Mainland past previously unbeaten Lakeland Lake Gibson 49-42. Sam White also had eight catches for 260 receiving yards […]

Thanksgiving should come before ‘Thanksgetting’

Thanksgiving should come before ‘Thanksgetting’

Millions of Black American families observed Thanksgiving this week.  We have much to be thankful and grateful for. Yet we should also be cognizant of the challenges and struggles that lie ahead in the pathway to future economic empowerment and social sustainability not only in America, but throughout a changing world. In other words, this […]

Income inequality grows in U.S.

Income inequality grows in U.S.

The threat of an impending fiscal cliff has sparked intense conversations about whether upper income citizens are paying their fair share of taxes. But equally important – and perhaps more important in the long term – is the issue of income inequality. A new report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the […]

Falling off the fiscal cliff

Falling off the fiscal cliff

Will we jump from the cliff?  Congress and the president will determine whether we fall, jump, or back away from the cliff.  While I trust they will get together and make the right decision, I think we should be prepared for the worst case scenario. How do we prepare?  First of all, learn what the […]

Williams’ widow seeks school board seat

Williams’ widow seeks school board seat

Dr. Kathy Williams will face husband’s former opponent in District 2 race BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Kathy Williams has declared her candidacy for the Volusia County School Board District 2 seat left vacant due to the death of her husband, Dr. Al Williams. Williams will be running against Bethune-Cookman University educator Ida Duncan […]