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Magic and Cookie say their marriage is stronger than ever

Magic and Cookie say their marriage is stronger than ever

EURWEB.COM Magic Johnson’s work schedule may be jam packed with balancing various task, but the former NBA all-star admits that his marriage is stronger than ever with no sign of the professional interfering with the personal. In a recent issue of Ebony, Johnson and his wife, Cookie, addressed topics ranging from Donald Sterling to wealth […]

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

B-CU center named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats notched their fourth weekly conference honors of the 2014-15 season as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the honorees on Monday afternoon, tabbing Kailyn Williams as MEAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. A redshirt sophomore center, Williams (6-5, New Orleans), […]

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

A major feat for longtime Votran driver

Bernard Huggins becomes second operator with 3 million-mile safety record SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES It took him about 40 years to do it, but Votran operator Bernard Huggins now can claim he HAS driven three million miles without a preventable accident. In achieving the rare safe driver achievement, Huggins becomes only the second Votran […]

More Community News

More Community News

Bus system’s fare increase takes effect Feb. 2 Beginning Feb. 2, Votran riders will face a modest fare increase, the second of a two-part phased fare hike. The first phase of the rate increase became effective in February 2014. Votran is increasing fares to help offset substantially higher operating costs. Even with the increase, Votran fares remain […]

One City, One Vision, Two Years

One City, One Vision, Two Years

Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry talks about his first two years in office BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Nearly 14,000 residents voted in 2012 to elect Derrick Henry as the second Black mayor of Daytona Beach. The former Zone 5 city commissioner recently sat down with the Daytona Times to discuss his first two […]

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., 1929-1968

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., 1929-1968

‘Honor, educate and celebrate’ Local MLK celebrations will include march,  banquet, worship service ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “Honor, educate and celebrate” is the theme of this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations in Daytona Beach. The Rev. John T. Long, pastor of Tubman-King Community Church, is the chairperson of MLK Celebration for Florida, […]

Portion of Orange Avenue to be closed for about two months

Portion of Orange Avenue to be closed for about two months

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Orange Avenue, from Caroline Street to Reva Street, will be closed to through traffic through about mid-March due to the $17.6 million dollar Orange Avenue Reconstruction Project. The project has been underway since June of 2014. The roadway’s base and surface are being rebuilt. New water, sewer and drainage systems are being installed, […]

Focus

Focus

Hospital names Fowler as director of Patient Financial Services Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center has named Katrina D. Fowler as director of Patient Financial Services. In this role, Fowler is responsible for directing the operational, financial and personnel functions of the patient business office, including billing, cash posting, collections, customer service, accounts receivable vendor management, […]

Daytona Beach honors its officers

Daytona Beach honors its officers

Daytona Beach law enforcement and their supporters gathered at the Museum of Arts and Sciences for the annual Daytona Beach Police Law Enforcement Service Awards on Jan. 9. After giving remembrance to officers killed in the line of duty, a moment of silence was offered for the men and women who serve in Daytona Beach […]

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month

Experts to reflect on Black history, social justice this month

Upcoming events will set a standard for a can-do attitude of excellence representing a variety of interests. “I am excited about this opportunity to speak on Black history from antiquity to the present and beyond,” said Edward H. Brown, Jr. “With the coming of the 86th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birth, coupled with […]