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Love Fest focuses on fun, fellowship and worship

Love Fest focuses on fun, fellowship and worship

Mind of Christ Ministries held its first Love Fest event featuring Christian musical artists performing hip-hop, traditional and gospel music for seven hours on Aug. 23 at Daisy Stocking Park. The Love Fest theme was “Breaking the Chain of Silence.” The group designed the event to “bring the community together for a day of “fun, fellowship […]

Miller to appeal judge’s ruling on Zone 3 residency

Miller to appeal judge’s ruling on Zone 3 residency

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Steve Miller, who was a candidate for the Zone 3 Daytona Beach City Commission seat, says he will appeal a ruling that takes him off the Nov. 4 ballot. Circuit Court Judge William Parson ruled Monday at a hearing that Miller had failed to prove that he has lived […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Votran will have limited service on Labor Day Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. • West Volusia routes 22, 24 and 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail Routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate […]

Complete Nutrition for Women

Complete Nutrition for Women

Vitamins and supplements to promote health From Family Features With so many different choices in the vitamin aisle, many women find it difficult to choose the right ones to fit their personal needs. As a woman, keeping your body healthy is an important task. Whether you are in your child-bearing years, taking folic acid for […]

The killing of Black men continues

The killing of Black men continues

DR. RON DANIELS TRICEEDNEYWIRE When will it stop? The police killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager in the streets of Ferguson, Mo., coming on the heels of the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed Black man by a policeman’s choke hold in Staten Island, N.Y. is yet another painful, traumatic reminder of the long […]

Profiting from the grief in Ferguson

Profiting from the grief in Ferguson

CHRIS B. BENNETT SPECIAL TO THE NNPA We are all outraged by the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. People all across the country have taken to the streets, social media and many other forms of protest to show their outrage. The one question that I have as I watch video accounts of […]

The elephant in the room

The elephant in the room

LINDA SMITH GUEST COLUMNIST The recent incident in Ferguson, Missouri has once again brought the issue of race and police brutality to the forefront.  It highlights the fear and devaluation of young Black men in America and what “profile” police have arbitrarily assigned to them – animalistic and barbaric; thug, dumb, etc. Regardless of age, […]

Do’s and don’ts of charge-off debts

Do’s and don’ts of charge-off debts

With 19 of the nation’s banks annually selling $37 billion in charged-off debts, the absence of clear guidelines for banks and debt collectors has led to many consumers facing lawsuits, harassing telephone calls and threats over debts that they may not even owe. Even worse, debt collectors have coerced or sued the wrong people, overstated […]

Students of color now match  White school enrollment

Students of color now match White school enrollment

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and middle school students of color will equal the percentage of White students, according to Department of Education projections. White student enrollment has steadily declined, as have birth rates among […]

The Art of Barbecuing

The Art of Barbecuing

From Family Features Americans love barbecuing. There’s something great about inviting friends and family over, firing up the grill, sitting back and eating a juicy burger with veggies in the backyard. In fact, nearly six out of 10 Americans plan to grill more than 15 times this summer, according to a survey conducted by Bank […]