Home » Entries posted by admin (Page 73)
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 […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha spreads holiday cheer to foster kids in Flagler

Alpha Kappa Alpha spreads holiday cheer to foster kids in Flagler

Remembering the reason for the season as giving, the Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority, Inc., donated 25 gift bags containing clothing and toys. The gifts included bicycles, skateboards, scooters, leap pads, books and games for the foster children served through the Flagler County division of the Community Partnership for Children. The children […]

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO PASSED ON IN 2013

REMEMBERING THOSE WHO PASSED ON IN 2013

Former Daytona Beach mayor and popular area football coach Baron Henry “Bud” Asher died at home on July 5. He was 88. Dr. Jake Charles Miller, an educator and author, died Jan. 5 at age 83. Aver Geneva Gray, a retired licensed clinical social worker and former columnist for the Daytona Times, died on July […]

Breach at Target stores exposes holes in credit, debit system

Breach at Target stores exposes holes in credit, debit system

BY SEAN SPOSITO ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/MCT The criminals who cracked Target’s defenses, stealing debit and credit card information of as many as 40 million shoppers who swiped at the retailer’s stores, exposed a major vulnerability in the way Americans pay. “The credit card system is inherently broken,” said Jeremiah Grossman, the chief technology officer of Web-application […]

Dream ticket: Hillary, Michelle

Dream ticket: Hillary, Michelle

The 2016 national elections are not that far away. It is timely and important that we not wait until then to begin having constructive discussions about who should be given the opportunity and responsibility to succeed President Barack Obama. The questions of the future of politics, economics and equal justice should never be avoided. Even […]

What a Christ-mess

What a Christ-mess

Christmas is supposed to be a joyous time of the year.  But, political correctness has turned Christmas into Christmess. One way of dissecting the word is Christ-Mas, which in Spanish would be more Christ.  If we had more of Christ, I am quite sure we would not have so much deviancy in our society –  […]

Pope wants end to economic inequality

Pope wants end to economic inequality

Throughout history, the eradication of poverty has been a professed goal of most progressive-minded political and religious leaders. Voices ranging from Jesus, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., Franklin Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson and Nelson Mandela have asserted in their own way the right of every man, woman and child to have the basics of food, […]

What color is your  Santa Claus?

What color is your Santa Claus?

In case you haven’t noticed, ‘tis the season … to have another controversy illuminating America’s race-driven fault lines. This time we can thank Fox News’ talk-show host Megyn Kelly for responding to a December 12 essay by writer Aisha Harris on Slate.com that criticized what Harris said was the outdated notion of Santa Claus as […]

10 good movies of 2013

10 good movies of 2013

‘Fruitvale Station’ and ‘Slave’ on critic’s list of top films this year BY ROGER MOORE MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE This has been one of those years that makes you think whatever Oscar does, a consensus has pretty much been reached among critics and various critics’ groups about which films will pull down best picture Oscar nominations. […]

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

James tops list of NBA jersey sales

BY TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer MIAMI – Reigning NBA MVP LeBron James was relaxing with his wife not long ago when he looked around and was stunned to see someone wearing his Miami Heat No. 6 jersey. They were on their honeymoon in Venice. “It’s kind of crazy, honestly,’’ James said. “There’s a `wow’ […]