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B-CU mourns death of marching band member

B-CU mourns death of marching band member

By ANDREAS BUTLER AND ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University family mourned the death of a 23-year-old marching band member this week after he died at a house party near the campus. Grief counselors were on campus Monday to help students and faculty in need of support after the May 6 death of sophomore […]

PEOPLE SPEAK

PEOPLE SPEAK

COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLE Bethune-Cookman University introduced Dr. Edison Jackson as its interim president on Tuesday. Jackson will take over for Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, who retires on May 13. The Daytona Times asked the readers: What are your thoughts on the new interim president coming in? What would you like to see a new […]

Fields draws no opposition; prepares for second judicial term

Fields draws no opposition; prepares for second judicial term

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Court Judge Dawn P. Fields was among eight circuit and three county judges in the Seventh Judicial Circuit who drew no opposition last month during the qualifying period. This will be Fields’ second six-year term. She was first elected to the bench in 2006. Before becoming a judge, […]

Speedway to celebrate NASCAR Day on May 18

Speedway to celebrate NASCAR Day on May 18

Daytona International Speedway will celebrate its ninth annual NASCAR Day on May 18. Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Daytona International Speedway will celebrate NASCAR Day in front of the Tours and Ticket Office with lunch, raffle prizes and music. In addition, the Florida Blood Centers will be on site for a blood drive from […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Daytona GOP headquarters party takes place Monday The “Grand Opening Party” (GOP) of the new 2012 Daytona GOP campaign headquarters will take place on Monday, May 14 at 11 a.m. The event will take place at Suite 118, 661 Beville Road in South Daytona, in the Contemporary Plaza between US 1 and Nova Road. For […]

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Post office food drive is May 12 The United States Postal Service is sponsoring a community food drive to take place at your mailbox May 12. The drive asks community members to place non-perishable food in a plastic bag at their mailbox to benefit people in need in Volusia and Flagler counties. Chisholm Center to […]

Nurse launches Global Women’s Health Network

Nurse launches Global Women’s Health Network

Yvonne V. Maylor has fulfilled her mission of getting a domestic non-profit corporation off the ground and has launched her Global Women’s Health Network. She assists unemployed and uninsured women through the company lines in health and allied services. Maylor has paved the way by presenting workshops to discipline against HIV and AIDS, high blood pressure, […]

A safe harbor for the homeless

A safe harbor for the homeless

Five-year-old Kamari and his 3-year-old brother, Shamarr, clown around in the dining room of the YWCA Family Center in Columbus, Ohio. They and their mother, Stekeshia Harris, slept on cots in the shelter’s library for their first three nights there because there were so many homeless families needing shelter, a 330 percent increase from two years […]

The time is right for reparations

The time is right for reparations

The issue of reparations for African people in general and in particular for more than 45 million Black Americans is an issue that began as a divisive topic. But it now receives support from a board cross-section of Blacks in America. There are some who want to table a national discussion of reparations in the […]

Moving from words to action

Moving from words to action

I often quote famous Black people, as I am sure most of us do.  We refer to their writings and their speeches, citing their words of wisdom and deriving inspiration from their knowledge. I often think about how we recite the words of famous Black people after they have passed away.  It’s sad to think […]