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City approves renaming Derbyshire athletic fields after Lucas

City approves renaming Derbyshire athletic fields after Lucas

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach City Commission voted 5-2 Wednesday night to rename the athletic fields at Derbyshire Park & Sports Complex, the “Harold V. Lucas, Jr. Athletic Fields.’’ Mayor Derrick Henry and Zone 5 City Commissioner Patrick Henry, who represents the area where Derbyshire Park is located, voted against the item. […]

Durham to pray at Speedway again

Durham to pray at Speedway again

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

B-CU student to appear Saturday on game show

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES This Saturday, Bethune-Cookman University student Ketrina Childs will be featured on the seventh annual “Ford Black College Quiz Game Show.’’ The show, a program that focuses on higher learning and African-American history, is now in local syndication. It will be airing in the Daytona Beach area on WRDQ  on Feb. […]

Church-based center helps migrant workers

Church-based center helps migrant workers

Rural communities of Spuds, Elkton and Armstrong are at the heart of the SEA Community Help Resource Center’s support to farm and migrant workers in St. Johns County. The mission began more than 10 years ago as an outreach at the First Baptist Church of Armstrong. It has evolved as the SEA Community Help Resource […]

Sorority, community volunteers help to spruce up Espanola youth center

Sorority, community volunteers help to spruce up Espanola youth center

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and community volunteers commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a day of service revitalizing the St. Paul’s Youth Center (formerly known as the All Kids Are First Old Schoolhouse) in Espanola. Sorority members and […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

AIDS conference to be held in March The Minority AIDS Network of Volusia/Flagler is hosting the “I Am My Brother/Sister’s Keeper” Conference from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. March 30. The conference will take place at Bethune-Cookman University’s L. Gale Lemerand School of Nursing, 739 W. International Speedway Blvd., in Daytona Beach. The keynote speaker […]

Preventing gun deaths requires action

Preventing gun deaths requires action

This is an important conversation for our children, for our communities, for Democrats and Republicans. Speaking is difficult but I need to say something important. Violence is a big problem. Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something. It will be hard. But the time is now. You must act. Be […]

Blacks moved to the back of the line – again

Blacks moved to the back of the line – again

Many of us have heard the saying, “If you’re White you’re all right; if you’re Yellow you’re fine and mellow; if you’re Brown, stick around; but if you’re Black get the h— on back.” Well, as Claud Anderson has said for years, “If Black folks didn’t get anything when we were in second place, what […]

Claim all of your credits, deductions this tax season

Claim all of your credits, deductions this tax season

When W-2 forms begin arriving in the mail, it’s a sure sign that tax season has again returned. This year, however, there will be a slight delay for tax filers. Due to the lateness of tax law changes made by Congress, IRS will begin processing returns on January 30. This date will apply regardless of […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Johnson lifts Wildcats past Rattlers in overtime BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ricky Johnson’s basket with one second remaining lifted Bethune-Cookman past Florida A&M 67-65 in overtime at Moore Gymnasium last week. “We ran that play the last game. I saw an opening and was able to get the ball in the hoop. Coach has […]