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B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

B-CU handles FIU; FSU next on schedule

BCUATHLETICS.COM Anthony Jordan ran for 150 yards and a touchdown to lead Bethune-Cookman to its first victory ever over an FBS opponent, defeating Florida International 34-13. Bethune-Cookman (3-0) improved to 3-0 all-time against Florida International (0-3) and the win extends the Wildcats’ regular season win streak to 10 games over the past two seasons. Florida […]

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

Tennis, anyone? USTA regional championships heading to Daytona Beach

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced that the  USTA Florida Section will host USTA/ITA Regional Championships in late September for NAIA tennis men’s and women’s teams in Daytona Beach. “Local clubs, USTA 10 and Under Tennis programs and whole tennis communities are encouraged to […]

Senior Oasis program expands to Scarlett Golden center

Senior Oasis program expands to Scarlett Golden center

Adults who are 55 and older can now be part of  the Senior Oasis program at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. The seniors meet there Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The program will include monthly luncheons, dinner dances, day trips, musicals, overnight excursions and even cruises. Participants […]

B-CU student dies in motorcycle accident

B-CU student dies in motorcycle accident

Bethune-Cookman University issued the following press release today: “The Bethune-Cookman University family is deeply saddened by the loss of one of its students. On Sunday night, the Wildcat Nation lost Juan David Munoz, a junior business major and outstanding tennis player for B-CU. Juan, 20, was driving a motorcycle on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard […]

DB City Commission to vote on tax increase

DB City Commission to vote on tax increase

City manager, previous commissions blamed for double-digit hike BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Daytona Beach Vision Plan’s Community Vision Statement states that the city “move(s) in harmony with… a focus on a bright future with an expanded economy, a living experience enriched by world class cultural, recreational and educational opportunities available to everyone […]

No time to play

No time to play

Butts, III returns to city BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Standing at the podium at Bethune-Cookman University’s Performing Arts Center (PAC), Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III recalled the last time he spoke at B-CU. It was in 2004. “Last time I was here was for Brother Cherry,” said Butts, who eulogized Daytona Times […]

MIDTOWN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER

MIDTOWN CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER

Junior chefs at work Cathy Fowler, who taught a culinary class at Bethune-Cookman University and is a New York Restaurant School graduate, will teach children on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Center. Registration begins September 16; call Katherine Moore at 386-671-5542 for more info.

Orange Avenue streetscape cost increases $3 million

Orange Avenue streetscape cost increases $3 million

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Daytona Beach city officials are now projecting the Orange Avenue streetscape project will cost $22 million – $3 million more than residents were told at their last public meeting in February. This is according to information provided to the Daytona Times from Daytona Beach Public Information Officer Susan Cerbone. […]

Construction begins on Northwood Village II

Construction begins on Northwood Village II

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach’s board members and staff welcomed the construction of its newest development. Ground was broken September 5 on Northwood Village II. A 27-unit property will be constructed and located on 1.93 acres in unincorporated Volusia County. The total cost of construction […]

First Church offers youth activities, parenting seminar

First Church offers youth activities, parenting seminar

For years, First Church has been using the motto, “The Church Where the Spirit Flows,” which best describes Jesus’ five purposes for His church and putting in use the acronym FLOWS: Fellowship, Learning, Outreach, Worship, and Service. Each service, program, event, and ministry has been designed to fulfill one of the purposes. And so, I’ve […]