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Cultural society helps local kids have a happy holiday

Cultural society helps local kids have a happy holiday

At the end of the day, special emphasis was placed on children when the African American Cultural Society (AACS) marked the 20th anniversary of Christmas gift-giving for the less fortunate of Bunnell, Espanola, Flagler Beach and Palm Coast. Chairman June Bethel and the Christmas Gift-Giving Committee recently expended a hearty welcome with festive, holiday decorations, […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

B-CU students to trace musical roots at Daytona Beach library Jan. 18 Join Bethune-Cookman University music students on a journey tracing the “Impact of our musical roots” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Using a combination of narration and musical performance, the […]

Extend emergency unemployment insurance

Extend emergency unemployment insurance

In the last few days of the year, most Americans are wrapping up their holiday celebrations and pondering the promise of 2014. But millions of Americans who have been struggling the longest to find work in our slowly recovering economy are now facing deep uncertainty and despair instead of a Happy New Year. The budget […]

Civil war looming in South Sudan

Civil war looming in South Sudan

The escalating crisis in the South Sudan, a country only constituted in 2011, has brought with it growing concerns that a nation-state formed with such hope may now be on the verge of civil war. The crisis involves a factional struggle between the President (Salva Kiir) and the dismissed vice president (Riek Machar). Tensions have […]

No cavalry for South Sudan

No cavalry for South Sudan

Once again, another part of the world has been thrown into turmoil. This is happening more and more since former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton thought her job was to party and tour the world with a seemingly endless budget. Go everywhere, talk and smile and wave to the minions but don’t even think about […]

Winners, losers of 2013

Winners, losers of 2013

Well, it’s that time of year once again for me to pick my biggest winners and losers for 2013.  Unlike most of the year end lists, mine will not be based on polling data, or popularity. Rather, it’s from the lens of a businessman. Based on the contribution of time, money, or intangible capital, did […]

Resolve to quit smoking this year?

Resolve to quit smoking this year?

Tobacco Free Florida offers free services via Internet, in person About 1.9 milllion Floridians are expected to want to give up smoking in 2014. To assist those who want to quit, the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida program is encouraging tobacco users to seek help through the state’s free and easy resources. Using […]

Volusia health department giving flu vaccine to pregnant women

Volusia health department giving flu vaccine to pregnant women

The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County announced that temporary payment has been authorized for Medicaid recipients who are pregnant and age 21 and older. This step is being taken due to the increased impact that influenza infections are having on pregnant women and their babies in Florida. The Medicaid reimbursement rate will be […]

OUR TOP 10 STORIES

OUR TOP 10 STORIES

The Daytona Times staff chose the top 10 of the hundreds of stories our newspaper staff reviewed, covered or wrote this year. Factors considered include newsworthiness, local relevance, uniqueness, and emotional impact. 1  Jackson becomes sixth president of B-CU Dr. Edison Jackson was chosen by Bethune-Cookman University’s board of trustees to take over for former […]

Local photographer shares images of Sanford taken during trial

Local photographer shares images of Sanford taken during trial

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The overcut grass and sad low-hanging branches told a story of despair at the home labeled 1507 shot through the lens of photographer Duane Fernandez, Sr. Perhaps a foreclosure? Perhaps an abandoned home? The story and reason behind the shot goes much further than abandonment, desolation or bank ownership. It […]