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Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Beach conditions, lifeguard locations: There’s now an app for that

Volusia County Beach Safety division has launched a smart-phone application to help residents and visitors get quick access to important beach information. The app is free and available for download for both iPhone and Android devices through the iTunes store and Google Play, respectively. The Beach Navigator app was developed by Solodev, the county’s web […]

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Church plans Wednesday prayer, meditation time The instrumentalists of Music for Prayer and Meditation and the Port Orange Ministerial Association invite the public to a half hour of music each Wednesday from 12:15 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. at All Saints Lutheran Church, 751 Dunlawton Avenue in Port Orange. The half hour is an opportunity to […]

Winds of change must blow through Daytona

Winds of change must blow through Daytona

THE DAYTONA TIMES EDITORIAL BOARD The future of the city is in the hands of those who are registered to vote on Nov. 6. It will be the Black vote that makes the difference. Currently there are more than 12,000 Black voters registered to vote in this city of 60,000. A little more than 20,000 […]

Perception becomes reality when people labeled

Perception becomes reality when people labeled

DR. WILLIE J. KIMMONS READER COMMENTARY This is in response to an hour interview I had with Mr. Andrew Gant, a 28 year-old, White male staff writer at the Daytona Beach News-Journal. The interview was centered on voters’ absentee ballots and the matching of individuals’ signatures. Mr. Gant’s perception of me was simply that I […]

Time to pull back from ‘fiscal cliff’

Time to pull back from ‘fiscal cliff’

Ignorance is not bliss. However, there are too many of us who are ignoring the discussion about a legislative maneuver known as “sequestration.” This is also known by a more descriptive term – “fiscal cliff.” Unless this is updated, all financial rules and budgeting will come to a halt on December 31, 2012. Let me […]

Taking a broader worldview

Taking a broader worldview

Every four years in the U.S., we have our presidential elections. I have worked on three such campaigns and the one thing that is certain is uncertainty. Presidential campaigns are planned down to the most minute detail. In most cases, the winner will be the person who can best respond to the uncertainties of a […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU competitive, but team loses to Miami again BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman battled, but fell to the University of Miami 38-10. “We made too many mistakes. That’s the bottom line. Miami is a good football team. No disrespect to Miami, but we did some things that hurt us from winning,” said B-CU’s Head […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Blowouts, close games highlight week 4 of prep football Mainland and Trinity win big; DeLand rallies past Seabreeze COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland High School finally got its offense going as the football team racked up 436 yards to beat Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast 35-0. The Buccaneers defense forced two turnovers and […]

State NAACP to confer in Daytona

State NAACP to confer in Daytona

Public invited to opening night at Allen Chapel AME BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A public mass meeting will be held at Allen Chapel AME Church on Sept. 20, the opening night of the Florida State Conference of the NAACP’S 73rd annual convention. The convention is taking place in Daytona Beach, says the organization’s local […]

Community Development Corporation throws block party for residents

Community Development Corporation throws block party for residents

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents in the Daytona Beach community enjoyed free food and entertainment on Sept. 9 at a block party on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard put together by the Central Florida Community Development Corporation. The party, held from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., was held in several stages – an early […]