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Ambassador Rice unfairly targeted

Ambassador Rice unfairly targeted

All U.S. United Nations ambassadors sit in a perpetual hot seat. That comes with the assignment and to be periodically involved in public controversies is not out of the ordinary. Yet with the growing unprincipled and ultra-partisan attacks on the integrity, intelligence and competence of U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, those who believe in freedom, justice, […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Missed opportunities doom Wildcats BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman lost to Coastal Carolina 24-14 in front of 5,465 fans at Municipal Stadium in the first round of the FCS playoffs this past week. “I am proud of this team. We had a great season. We have really built this program up to prominence over […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Mainland and Warner playoff runs continue COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Scott Wampler’s 47-yard field goal attempt fell short as time expired and Mainland held off Winter Haven 34-33 in the Class 6A regional semifinal. Cameron “Squirt’’ Hadley threw for 280 yards with two touchdowns and ran for 159 with a score to lead […]

Car buyers snapping up cheaper loans

Car buyers snapping up cheaper loans

BY DONNA GEHRKE-WHITE SUN SENTINEL (MCT) Record-low interest rates have propped up a slow-to-recover housing industry. Even lower rates are helping the auto finance industry explode, with many firms seeing exponential growth — and consumers getting great deals. Many drivers who have been riding out the recession in older vehicles are now racing out to […]

Florida consumers’ confidence dips after election

Florida consumers’ confidence dips after election

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida consumers’ confidence dropped in November after spiking to new highs in the previous two months, likely driven by gloom among those disappointed by the election, according to a University of Florida survey released Tuesday. The consumer confidence rating of 76 this month was down four points from October, the university’s […]

‘Voices of Inspiration’ art at Peabody

‘Voices of Inspiration’ art at Peabody

“Meditative Drawings: A Creative Practice Blending Spirituality and Art” by Carol Bertrand will be on display next month in the  Rose Room Gallery, Peabody Auditorium, 600 Auditorium Blvd., Daytona Beach.  The artist’s “Voices of Inspiration” paintings and drawings (shown below) will be on view from Dec. 5 through January 2. Free and open to the […]

A day of prayer, unity

A day of prayer, unity

Area religious leaders coming together again for World AIDS Day BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Religious leaders from Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths will again participate in an interfaith service for prayer and healing for those living with HIV/AIDS as Volusia County residents get ready to shine the spotlight on the disease as World AIDS […]

Making history: Henry sworn in as first Black male mayor

Making history: Henry sworn in as first Black male mayor

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF It was standing room only at the Daytona Beach City Commission chambers on Nov. 14 as educator and former commissioner Derrick Henry was sworn in as the city’s first Black male mayor. He follows in the footsteps of the first Black Mayor Yvonne Scarlett-Golden, who died in 2006 and […]

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 […]