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Bunnell church presents ‘Saturday Night Live’

Bunnell church presents ‘Saturday Night Live’

A display of talent showed up at “Saturday Night Live” over in Bunnell recently at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, where the Rev. Patrick A. Wilkerson is the pastor. The Youth Ministry, under youth director Monique Johnson, sponsored the gospel fervor of vocalists, other musicians and liturgical dancers. “Saturday Night Live” was presided by Lisa […]

‘Jammin’ in the Park’ returns this month to Edgewater

‘Jammin’ in the Park’ returns this month to Edgewater

The New Smyrna Beach High School Barracuda Band and the City of Edgewater will host the third annual “Jammin’ in the Park” event. It takes place April 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Hawks Park, 1108 S. Ridgewood Ave, Edgewater For two years, “Jammin’ in the Park” has entertained Southeast Volusia County with […]

Questions for presidential candidates

Questions for presidential candidates

It is a foregone conclusion that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee. It’s down to Romney and President Obama as opponents in November. The entertainment is over.  Let’s get down to business. Consider what either candidate might do in three areas: • Jobs – The unemployment rate ticked down just a […]

Time to revive the National Civil Rights Commission

Time to revive the National Civil Rights Commission

According to statistics compiled by Kali Akuno and Arlene Eisen on behalf of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, the Black Left Unity Network and the US Human Rights Network, police or private security people have slain 17 other African-Americans since Trayvon Martin’s death. Across the country, people are questioning the promise of “liberty and justice […]

Don’t be scammed by unscrupulous car dealers

Don’t be scammed by unscrupulous car dealers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) convened a series of forums last year that explored abusive auto lending practices. The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), a participant in those roundtables, has issued a new research report on deceitful practices that take advantage of unsuspecting customers. The report, “Deal or No Deal: How Yo-Yo Scams Rig the […]

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

The African-American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS), in the person of its president Ed Pinto, Jr., and the Palm Coast/Flagler County Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, through its president Dr. Pamela Jackson-Smith, have established a partnership to benefit African-American males. These organizations have wisely determined the need to step out as a “vanguard” and help […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

DeLand football coach quits; district softball tournament in full swin BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ryan Smith has resigned as head football coach at DeLand High School. Smith plans to apply for the head coaching position at Taylor County High School in Perry. Taylor’s head coach, Price Scott, left for the defensive coordinator position at […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats track and field have big day; baseball sweeps Rattlers BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman topped Albany State University in both the men and women’s standings in windy conditions at the B-CU Beach Invitational at Seabreeze High last week. “Winning always boosts your confidence. Running in front of the home crowd was also good. […]

Libraries planning workshops during Money Smart Week

Libraries planning workshops during Money Smart Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Four Volusia County libraries will host financial workshops in recognition of Money Smart Week, April 21 to 28. The free programs will address a variety of topics, including personal budgeting, couponing, credit scores, mortgages and foreclosures, job hunting and personal marketing, and small business development. Money Smart Week, sponsored by […]

Cusack upset over police chief’s comments

Cusack upset over police chief’s comments

Appointment of Indian hotel owner to HAAA board raises allegations of discrimination BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Comments made recently by Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood has upset Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack and she has the support of at least two of her colleagues on the board, including its chairman. “It’s racist,” said […]