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Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – Four Bethune-Cookman University football players have been named to the 2013 Boxtorow All-America football team. Nick Addison, Andrew Edouard, Jarkevis Fields and Alex Monroe each earned postseason honors. Following the third Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoff appearance in four years under head coach Brian Jenkins, Bethune-Cookman was announced […]

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats picked up their first weekly conference honoree of the 2013-14 campaign on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as Defensive Player of the Week. Earning the first weekly award of her career, and first of the season […]

Mayweather, others react  to Broner’s beatdown

Mayweather, others react to Broner’s beatdown

EURWEB.COM Boxer Adrien “The Problem” Broner was defeated Saturday night in San Antonio by Argentina’s Marcos Maidana. Naturally, because Broner, who had never been beaten before, is known for talking a lot of smack, was the object of intense Twitter scrutiny. Yep, everybody had something to say about Broner’s first defeat. But what about his mentor, […]

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

BY OMAR KELLY SUN SENTINEL/MCT MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have come to an agreement that will keep the team’s former starting offensive guard on the team’s suspended list for the rest of the season. According to a league source, the Dolphins will continue to pay Incognito, who is at the center […]

Two Blacks on list for Grimes’ circuit seat

Two Blacks on list for Grimes’ circuit seat

Governor sent six names as replacement for Seventh Judicial Circuit Court judge BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Two Black women are among the six nominees for the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court judge. The position opened because of the retirement of Judge Hubert L. Grimes, 60, the first Black judge in Volusia County. He was elected […]

Midtown lights up for the holidays

Midtown lights up for the holidays

Parade, health fair begin celebration in Black community FROM STAFF REPORTS Winners of the “Light Up Midtown” event held last weekend will be recognized at Daytona Beach’s Dec. 17 city commission meeting. Businesses and residents that were simply asked to “Light Up Midtown” with festive decorations are encouraged to light up the community throughout the […]

Ministry giving away food, shoes

Ministry giving away food, shoes

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The youth group at Tomoka Christian Church is donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to those who attend the Unity in the Community event on Sunday at Masonova Plaza. The shoes are for anyone who is in need, from children to adults. Pastors John and Lisa Polite along with Ministries for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

MLK scholarship application extended The MLK and Trayvon Martin scholarship application deadline has been extended to Dec. 20 for high school seniors. Students can pick up applications from their high school guidance counselor or visit the website at www.mlkdaytonabeach.org ••• Christmas cantata at New St. James The seniors at New St. James Missionary Baptist Church […]

The taxman cometh

The taxman cometh

When the taxman cometh, Black dollars “goeth.” Where will they goeth? Down a myriad of paths in pursuit of new items such as furniture, cars, clothing, and other niceties. But first, unless you do your own tax return or get it done for free by someone, Black dollars goeth to tax preparation firms, the vast […]

Booker deserves a presidential honor

Booker deserves a presidential honor

At the White House, President Barack Obama recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 luminary recipients. Along with the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is considered the highest civilian award in the United States. The award recognizes those individuals who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or […]