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50 senators urge NFL to endorse name change of Redskins

50 senators urge NFL to endorse name change of Redskins

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Fifty U.S. senators have signed on to a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that calls on the National Football League (NFL) to formally endorse a name change of the Washington football franchise. The call to action marks the largest Congressional endorsement of a name change for the football team […]

Poised to make a difference in DeLand

Poised to make a difference in DeLand

Ex-wife of man run over by officer, career counselor seek commission seat in DeLand BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Rallies, meet and greets and eventual town hall Q&A’s are all on the schedules of DeLand’s Krystal Brown and Jessica Davis. The two are vying for DeLand’s City Commission Seat 3. Unlike Daytona Beach, where […]

Appreciation day for women in public service

Appreciation day for women in public service

Stewart Memorial honors elected officials during annual Women’s Day BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Elected and appointed officials throughout Volusia County flocked to Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church in Daytona Beach to celebrate its annual Women’s Day on Sunday. Senator Dorothy Hukill, past and present Volusia County Council members including Freddye Moore, Joyce Cusack […]

Scholarships await students who remain drug-free

Scholarships await students who remain drug-free

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools held its Take Stock in Children (TSIC) New Contract Signing and Senior Recognition Ceremony May 15. Volusia County Judge Dawn Fields presided over the swearing-in ceremony and shared words of encouragement with the new enrollees and their parents. The program assists ambitious, […]

FSU presidential search shortlisted to Thrasher

FSU presidential search shortlisted to Thrasher

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Powerful Sen. John Thrasher’s desire to be the next president of Florida State University has caused a search committee to “pause” the process so it can interview him for the position. Search consultant Bill Funk told committee members on Wednesday that the “irregular” step is needed because the […]

Art collection on display at YSG Center

Art collection on display at YSG Center

The thought-provoking works of talented artist Doreen Hardie are currently on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden (YSG) Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. Her collection titled Serenity, Art that Speaks To the Soul, will be on display through July 11. Admission is free and the YSG community center is open Monday through Friday from […]

Trooper loses appeal in lawmaker ticket case

Trooper loses appeal in lawmaker ticket case

With no explanation, a state appeals court Tuesday ruled against a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who challenged a 120-hour suspension because he contended he was unfairly disciplined for giving breaks on speeding tickets to lawmakers. Trooper Charles Swindle said he was following a longstanding unwritten policy when he gave less-expensive tickets for nonmoving violations – […]

Deltas give scholarships to Flagler students

Deltas give scholarships to Flagler students

Recipients exemplified excellence in awards for scholarships The Palm Coast Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The 2014 recipients are Andjie Jeudy of Flagler Palm Coast High School (FPC), Crystal Buchanan of Matanzas High School (MHS), Marcus Polite, FPC; and Widline Guillaume, MHS. The administrative liaisons were Lalita Thomas, chapter president; […]

Lucas to be honored at Strapp golf tournament

Lucas to be honored at Strapp golf tournament

The 11th annual Elisha J. Strapp Invitational Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 7 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. Celebrating 11 years, the community and education 2014 tournament honoree is Harold V. Lucas, Jr. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with a […]

BRIEFS

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Palm Coast plans Memorial Day Ceremony at Heroes park On Monday, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Memorial Day Ceremony to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm […]