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Set up or just carelessness?

Set up or just carelessness?

Henry denies wrongdoing in recent primary; elections supervisor ponders if someone’s out to get candidate BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s elections supervisor is concerned that someone might be trying to “set up” a Daytona Beach mayoral candidate. Ann McFall said misinformation about Daytona Beach mayoral candidate Derrick Henry was printed in the Daytona […]

Chubby Checker to bring ‘The Twist’ to DeLand

Chubby Checker to bring ‘The Twist’ to DeLand

Tickets on sale for Oct. 11 event to benefit hospital SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Get ready to twist again! Tickets are now available for legendary singer and performer Chubby Checker’s “Twisting Thru the Decades” concert at the Athens Theater, 124 North Florida Ave., in downtown DeLand. The concert is Oct. 11 at 7:30 p.m. […]

Boys sought to be disciples in community project

Boys sought to be disciples in community project

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A community project geared toward steering boys in grades 4 through 9 in the right direction will be taking place every Sunday during the month of September beginning Sept. 9, according to the organizer of what is called the Disciple Boys Community Project. Daytonan Mary Fears says this is the […]

NAACP, others planning response to ruling on block reducing early voting days

NAACP, others planning response to ruling on block reducing early voting days

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Attorneys for advocacy groups are discussing a response to judges’ findings relating to a lawsuit in which a federal court upheld the U.S. Justice Department’s decision to block reducing the number of early voting days in five of Florida’s 67 counties. Florida’s 62 other counties are not protected by the […]

Anthony Azama promoted at Miami University in Ohio

Anthony Azama promoted at Miami University in Ohio

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona native Anthony J. Azama has been promoted to Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing, Sales and Licensing at Miami University in Oxford Ohio. In addition to overseeing the marketing and sales staff, Azama will become the sports administrator for the Miami men’s basketball. “Anthony’s commitment to Miami’s athletic department for the last six […]

Longtime Bethune-Cookman employee Reola Robinson dies

Longtime Bethune-Cookman employee Reola Robinson dies

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Known as Momma ReRe to many in the Greater Daytona Beach area, Reola Tucker Robinson died Aug. 16. She was 85. Robinson’s funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. on Sept. 1 at   Shady Grove Baptist Church with Elder Robert L. Thomas presiding. Viewing will be Aug. 31 from […]

Hope Food Pantry marks first year of operation

Hope Food Pantry marks first year of operation

The Hope Food Pantry celebrated its first year in operation on Aug. 18. The pantry, located at 1200 Ninth St. in Holly Hill, first opened its doors on Aug. 9, 2011. The pantry registered 55 families in its first month of operation. To date, 370 families and 988 individuals have been served.  Twenty-five bags of food […]

Allen Chapel to host AME conference

Allen Chapel to host AME conference

The 113th session of the Central Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will take place Sept. 11-14 at the Allen Chapel AME Church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd.,  Daytona Beach. More than 1,000 delegates, laypersons, and youth from throughout Central Florida are expected to attend the four-day event. The conference will feature a number […]

Fabric-cutting party to raise awareness about domestic violence, bullying

Fabric-cutting party to raise awareness about domestic violence, bullying

The Sewing Garret of South Daytona is hosting a fabric-cutting party Sept. 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 949 Beville Road. The purpose of the party is to cut and create purple ribbons that will be distributed to local businesses for display in October, National Domestic Violence Awareness month and National Bullying Prevention […]

Art House Cinema celebrates 20th anniversary

Art House Cinema celebrates 20th anniversary

Cinematique of Daytona, Volusia County’s only dedicated Art House Cinema, is celebrating 20 years with an open house on Aug. 31.  Beginning at 4 p.m., the Daytona Beach Regional Chamber will make the milestone official with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Immediately following, the theater doors will open to show some of the cinema upgrades. Admission is […]