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Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Husband Louie and I basked in excitement – waiting with others – for Ketterlinus Gymnasium’s doors to open and listen to Vice President Joe Biden there Saturday in St. Augustine. The campaign stop tuned in more than 950 people, many of whom came from Palm Coast. The vice president’s bullet points for the Obama-Biden ticket stipulate […]

Women’s group to present Raz-Ma-Tazz and All That Jazz

Women’s group to present Raz-Ma-Tazz and All That Jazz

The Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. will present “Raz-Ma-tazz and All That Jazz 2012” on Nov. 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. The event, which will take place at the Center for Civic Engagement at Bethune-Cookman University, is a fundraiser for the group’s annual Black History Brain Bowl and […]

DAYTONA BRIEFS

DAYTONA BRIEFS

Daytona State to conduct open auditions for the musical “All Shook Up” The School of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will conduct open auditions for “All Shook Up,” a fun rock musical based on the music of Elvis Presley, at 3 p.m. Nov. 7, and at 6 p.m. on Nov. 8. Auditions […]

Student loan problems mirror those of mortgages

Student loan problems mirror those of mortgages

An adage counsels, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” When it comes to consumer debt, that advice is also a truism. After years of mortgage borrowers complaining about servicing – or the lack thereof – it appears that problems student loan borrowers face are remarkably similar. With student loan debt topping […]

Campaign of lies continue

Campaign of lies continue

As we have seen during three presidential debates and in his campaign speeches, Mitt Romney will say anything – even when he knows it is untrue – in his effort to dislodge President Obama from the White House. Romney charged in the second presidential debate that “it took the president 14 days before he called […]

Cuba begins the road to success

Cuba begins the road to success

The National Black Chamber of Commerce has been studying the evolution of Cuba for 14 years. The evolution has been slow as we entered the 21st century but recently there have been some major economic developments. Last November, Cuban residents were given the right to personal property. They can now buy and sell homes. Beginning […]

The death of affirmative action

The death of affirmative action

“We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary.” – Justice Sandra Day O’ Connor, 2003.” The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments regarding a longstanding racial controversy. So, in the traditional form of our time in America, the Black descendants of slaves will still be losers […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

‘Tremendous victory’ for Wildcats over Norfolk BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman handled Norfolk State 48-3 in front of a home crowd of 6,234 this past week. “It was a tremendous victory. It was a great job done by our players and our coaching staff. We kept our focus coming off a bye week,” said […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Johnson and Clark lift NSB to district title BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Two big fourth-quarter plays rallied New Smyrna Beach past Seabreeze 21-14 at Municipal Stadium this past week. The New Smyrna Barracudas clinched the district 6-9A title while the Sandcrabs now must beat Pine Ridge and Mainland the next two weeks to make […]

Investigation clears Henry of elections charges

Investigation clears Henry of elections charges

Mayoral candidate responds to dropped inquiry by State Attorney’s Office BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES There’s insufficient evidence to show that Derrick Henry violated election laws in his campaign for mayor, the State Attorney’s office has concluded. “After a thorough investigation by the Office of R.J. Larizza, State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit, a […]