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Health fair to kick off Light Up Midtown

Health fair to kick off Light Up Midtown

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES About 30 vendors will be participating in the Light Up Midtown Health Fair on Dec. 1 at Daisy Stocking Park in Daytona Beach. It will kick off a series of events scheduled every Saturday in December. Charles Bryant, who works for the Daytona Beach Redevelopment Department, said the Light Up […]

Senior Oasis luncheon: Plenty of turkey, dressing and fun

Senior Oasis luncheon: Plenty of turkey, dressing and fun

Participants in the John H. Dickerson Center’s Senior Oasis program were treated to an early Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 14. Seniors dined on turkey and dressing with all the trimmings plus ham, macaroni and cheese, and a variety of desserts. Tubman-King Community Church Pastor John Long, who is also employed by VITAS, was present along […]

Transportation industry a route to success for many Black men

Transportation industry a route to success for many Black men

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Jeffrey Brooks began his career in the transportation industry, the encouraging words of his parents echoed in his ears: “Go get a good job, a good job that you can retire from with a pension.” Now, 30 years later, Brooks, the administrative vice president and […]

Veterans honored for service

Veterans honored for service

John Steele, Eli Graham and James Huger were honored Nov. 11, Veterans Day, as Montfort Point Marines during a special program at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach. Proclamations were read from the city of Daytona Beach and the local NAACP branch. The Montford Point Marines were a group of Blacks who broke the color […]

Stetson buying University Inn; will renovate to house students

Stetson buying University Inn; will renovate to house students

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES When Stetson University came to Hina and Sara Patel, principal owners/operators of the University Inn, and expressed an interest in leasing the property for up to three years for the university’s planned increase in undergraduate student population, they told Stetson Vice President for Business and Chief Financial Officer Bob Huth that […]

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Beauty takes the crown when it comes to Adrienne Harvey opening up about the cosmetology program at Flagler Technical Institute. Harvey has passion for teaching skills and maintaining hair. She keeps it moving through the career and technical division of continuing education for the Flagler County school system. She is the daughter of retired Flagler […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Ocean Center presents second annual Light Up Volusia Nights On Nov. 24, the Ocean Center will present the second annual Light Up Volusia Nights from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. on the east lawn of the Ocean Center and the Ocean Center Ballroom. The Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and Al Smith Productions […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats hold Rattlers; playoffs next BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman edged archrival Florida A&M 21-16 in the Florida Classic in Orlando on Saturday. The No. 22 Wildcats will move on to the playoffs. The Wildcats will host the Big South Champion Coastal Carolina (7-4) in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Nov. […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Mainland and Warner advance on the gridiron COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mainland upsets Lake Gibson Cameron “Squirt’’ Hadley threw for 387 yards with five touchdowns and returned a 67-yard punt for a score to lead Mainland past previously unbeaten Lakeland Lake Gibson 49-42. Sam White also had eight catches for 260 receiving yards […]

Thanksgiving should come before ‘Thanksgetting’

Thanksgiving should come before ‘Thanksgetting’

Millions of Black American families observed Thanksgiving this week.  We have much to be thankful and grateful for. Yet we should also be cognizant of the challenges and struggles that lie ahead in the pathway to future economic empowerment and social sustainability not only in America, but throughout a changing world. In other words, this […]