BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times will be among the local companies honored later this month by the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP. Local branch president Cynthia Slater said the recipients, who will be honored during the 40th Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet on May 24, “have worked and dedicated their time to […]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The doors of the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center officially will open June 8 with a special ceremony. Daytona Beach’s Leisure Services Director Percy Williamson told the Daytona Times this week that the center will open at 9 a.m. with a program. The first Black mayor’s family members have […]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES At Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement next week, 417 seniors are scheduled to graduate. The graduating Wildcats will receive well wishes and some sage advice from one of the state’s judicial pioneers – Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the Ocean […]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Darshawn Broadwater was sentenced by Circuit Judge R. Michael Hutcheson Tuesday to 12 years in prison with two-year credit for his role in the shooting death of 19-year-old Donnell “D.J.’’ Ellis at a Holly Hill motel on April 16, 2011. The Daytona Times first reported on this case in the […]
Members of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently were seen sprucing up LPGA and Williamson Boulevards last month. The sorority chose the thoroughfares as part of the Adopt-A Road-Cleanup program. Shown above are sorority members Tracey Edwards, Eleanor Jackson and Juanita Collins.
Campbell High School graduates from the Class of 1963 are shown during a reunion April 19 in Daytona Beach. The weekend gathering of graduates from the then-all-Black high school featured a banquet at the Daytona Resort and Conference Center. Keynote speaker was Congressman David Scott of Georgia (seated front right), an alumnus of the class.
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day in May with the theme “Christian Women Empowered by Faith through the Ages.” A Walk for Health will be held Saturday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at the Bethune-Cookman University Prayer Garden and Walking Path (located behind the Bethune Foundation). […]
Volunteer Theresa Mc-Keon embraced a picture of Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, as a concern for cancer. It began in 1985 with a kick off by Dr. Gordy Klatt walking a track, and within 24 hours, raised $27,000. McKeon said the surgeon wanted to honor cancer patients and support their cause. […]
SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES To increase opportunities for new and returning students, Daytona State College announces extended registration, advising and testing hours beginning May 13 at all of its campuses. To ensure the best availability of classes, students should complete their registrations as early as possible. Summer classes start May 20 and July 1. […]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES About 80 golfers participated in the second annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament held April 27 at the Daytona Beach Golf Club. The event was sponsored by Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, which Huger is a member of and once served as the organization’s general secretary. […]