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Mayor favors scrapping fees for Pop Warner

Mayor favors scrapping fees for Pop Warner

Association’s commissioner say program is vital to keep kids active and out of trouble BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry said he thinks the city should not be charging the Daytona Beach Pop Warner Association a usage fee to practice and compete on the fields at Derbyshire Park. For the first […]

Sprucing up new center

Sprucing up new center

NASCAR donates trees to Scarlett-Golden facility BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach city staff and elected officials were among about 50 people planting approximately 70 trees Wednesday at the site of the new Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center. City leaders included Daytona Assistant City Manager Betty Goodman, Commissioners Carl W. Lentz IV, Pam […]

Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

Cuban filmmaker visits B-CU

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES World-renowned Cuban filmmaker Gloria Rolando, who has produced her films and documentaries in Cuba for more than two decades, was on Bethune-Cookman University’s campus last week. Her visit was facilitated by Dr. Alberto Jones of the Caribbean-American Children Fund and B-CU history professor Raphael Jackson. Rolando previewed her 2004 documentary […]

Boyd leaves CVB to take job with Halifax Health

Boyd leaves CVB to take job with Halifax Health

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Tangela Boyd resigned last week from the Daytona Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) to take a job with Halifax Health, according to a spokesman from the CVB. Boyd served as CVB’s in-market communication manager for 14 years, according to a memo sent out by Shawn Abbatessa, CVB’s market […]

Department of Health recognizes National Immunization Week

Department of Health recognizes National Immunization Week

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health (DOH) recognizes National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) April 20-27. The Department reminds parents about the benefits of immunizing children against vaccine-preventable diseases. Immunizations are one of the most effective ways to protect infants and children from potentially serious diseases. “In recent years vaccines have been very successful in […]

CORRECTION

CORRECTION

In the April 18 issue of the Daytona Times, a story on the ordination of Pastor Harold Ford incorrectly identified Bishop Will Potter, M.D., of Mt. Christian Assembly, Daytona Beach. In addition, Harold Ford has been named pastor of Choice Worship Center, not the senior pastor. He and his wife, Prophetess Dr. Deborah Ford, who […]

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Vikki Taylor, public relations journalist for the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, communicates that ongoing work and services are provided by the sorority for youth. It is her hope that our readers will know what the sorority is doing for the young ladies they are serving. She states that their […]

The Boston Marathon’s media frenzy

The Boston Marathon’s media frenzy

I am a certified news junkie, but even I had to step away from the oversaturated media coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. Anyone who has covered crimes on a smaller scale than the twin explosions in Boston knows that investigators don’t have instant answers for everything and it’s ridiculous to think that in a […]

Black leaders have sold out

Black leaders have sold out

Once again the Black community has been shown how irrelevant they have become in the U.S.  Most of the blame can be laid at the feet of the media appointed Black leadership for selling out their people. And we’ve gotten nothing in return. At least Judas Iscariot had sense enough to get 30 pieces of […]

Student loan borrowers need enforcement and repayment flexibility

Student loan borrowers need enforcement and repayment flexibility

Earlier this year, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) asked for public comments on private student loan debt affordability. By the April 8 deadline, more than 4,300 organizations and consumers answered. The volume of these requests suggests that the more than $1 trillion of debt already incurred by student loans is on the minds of […]