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VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Warner Christian’s title hopes ended BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Jeremiah Hamlin ran for 114 yards and scored three touchdowns – including two critical fourth-quarter touchdown runs – to help Jacksonville University Christian beat Warner Christian 26-21 in the Class 2A semifinals. The game was a defensive battle with big offensive plays sprinkled throughout, but […]

Bumpy roads finally getting attention

Bumpy roads finally getting attention

Overhaul of Orange Avenue, ISB streetscape to begin in 2013 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach residents who drive down several major thoroughfares throughout the city need to start thinking now about changing their routes or leaving home early as construction is expected to begin soon on revamping and overhauling the streets. “We have […]

WORLD AIDS DAY 2012

WORLD AIDS DAY 2012

Many don’t know they have disease Tubman-King Church to host awareness program Dec. 5 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Eighty-one people with HIV and 57 with AIDS were diagnosed in 2011 locally, according to the Volusia County Health Department. Patrick Forand is the HIV/AIDS program coordinator for both Volusia and Flagler counties, and has held […]

Early voting starts Dec. 8 for school board seat

Early voting starts Dec. 8 for school board seat

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Early voting will begin Saturday, Dec. 8, in the special election to replace Volusia County School Board member Al Williams who died unexpectedly on Oct. 1. Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall told the Daytona Times this week that registered voters who want to vote early in person will […]

Christmas tree lighting to be highlight of Saturday Midtown event

Christmas tree lighting to be highlight of Saturday Midtown event

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the first time, there will be a Christmas tree lighting in Daisy Stocking Park. The tree was delivered Wednesday to the park with a lighting service planned Saturday, Dec. 1, as part of the Light Up Midtown Health Fair. The fair kicks off a series of events in the […]

Group recommends new HIV testing guidelines

Group recommends new HIV testing guidelines

NNPA NEWS SERVICE LOS ANGELES – This week, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent group under the umbrella of the Department of Health and Human Services, recommended routine testing for HIV of all people ages 15-64. The recommendation, recently posted online, comes six years after a panel at the Centers for Disease Control […]

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Because life offers a myriad of opportunities, let’s spotlight Daytona State College instructor Lakeisha Riddle Byrd and how an opportunity allowed her to make it to the top. It’s news for your body and the way the Walden University master’s alumna earned a share of $25 million in free products, prizes and vacations. The Daytona […]

College students on smoking: No longer the cool thing to do

College students on smoking: No longer the cool thing to do

BY KENDRELL PINKSTON SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Smoking? Who smokes, I sure don’t. Cigarettes are just not what today’s generation is raving about. On popular social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, it is rare to see someone post a picture or tweet about smoking a cigarette. I have never seen a Facebook status […]

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ missing contributions by Blacks

Spielberg’s ‘Lincoln’ missing contributions by Blacks

“‘Negro History’ is the missing segment of world history.” Carter G. Woodson Carter G. Woodson was right when he essentially said that Black history is the missing pages of world history. Never was such so true than in the movie, “Lincoln.” While I, as a “weekend historian,” was impressed by Daniel Day Lewis’ portrayal of […]

Black radio used to be rock of our culture

Black radio used to be rock of our culture

“Historically, Black radio … fulfilled all functions Black people needed … but now it’s time to take a serious look and right the wrong of the mess we call Black radio today,” says Todd Steven Burroughs, a lecturer in the Communication Studies Department at Morgan State University. Burroughs is demanding that the Federal Communications Commission […]