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Busch holds off Johnson to win STP 500 in Virginia

Busch holds off Johnson to win STP 500 in Virginia

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/MCT MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Kurt Busch was not seeking redemption, just a victory. He found both in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Busch, 35, who has been involved in a number of controversies on and off the track during his career, found his way back to a top-level organization this […]

A lesson on civil rights in Daytona Beach

A lesson on civil rights in Daytona Beach

Journalists and educators reflect on movement, power of the Black press 50 years ago BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been the topic of several events this year at the Daytona Beach Regional Library, including a panel discussion held Saturday, March […]

Local charities to receive over 35K from golf tournament

Local charities to receive over 35K from golf tournament

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The 35th Annual Mayor’s Charity Pro-Am Golf Tournament was held March 21 at the Daytona Beach Golf Club on Wilder Avenue. Participating were 134 golfers, who raised money for Mayor Derrick Henry’s designated charities – the Keech Street Children’s Clinic and the Rose Marie Bryan House in Daytona Beach. […]

Daytona State students will travel to Haiti to observe, work at school

Daytona State students will travel to Haiti to observe, work at school

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A group of Daytona State College students will travel to Haiti this spring to help make a difference in the lives of children attending a “little sister school” there. The group will travel to College Susan Schuenke, a pre-K through grade 13 school in the city of Cap Haitian May 29 […]

Public asked to weigh in on memorial bridge

Public asked to weigh in on memorial bridge

Public input is being sought by the Volusia County’s Project Advisory Committee on the design aspects for the replacement of the Tom Staed Veterans Memorial Bridge. The project extends from City Island Parkway east along Orange Avenue/Silver Beach Avenue to South Peninsula Drive connecting the island to the beach side in Daytona Beach. In addition […]

Huger golf tournament takes place April 19

Huger golf tournament takes place April 19

The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. will present its third annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament April 19 with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Huger is a longtime member of the fraternity. The tournament will be held at the Daytona Beach Golf Club, 600 Wilder Blvd. Proceeds from the […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Jazz and blues singer to perform at NSB library Jazz and blues vocalist Sybil Gage will perform at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway. Her performance will include pre-war blues, vaudeville, traditional jazz and original compositions. Born and raised in New Orleans, Gage had front-row […]

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

A local sorority has positioned itself with sharing the focus and progress of young males. Vikki Taylor has communicated that members of the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently presented their Annual EMBODI Day of Impact. The theme was “Navigating the Game of Life.” Empowering Males to Build Opportunities […]

EVENTS

EVENTS

College students to perform at Riverfront Music Festival Daytona State College performing arts and music production students will showcase their talents on Beach Street as part of the Riverfront Music Festival slated for Saturday, March 22, from 1 to 8 p.m. The free event will feature music, food and an eclectic selection of arts and […]

Daytona State seeking actors for ‘Once on This Island’

Daytona State seeking actors for ‘Once on This Island’

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will conduct open auditions for “Once on This Island’’ at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 11, at the News-Journal Center at 221 N. Beach St., Daytona Beach. In addition, the open audition is an opportunity for both theater and non-theater majors to […]