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Stewart-Marchman Act’s project increases capacity

Stewart-Marchman Act’s project increases capacity

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Stewart-Marchman Act’s (SMA) Project WARM recently relocated to the Vince Carter Sanctuary in Bunnell.  With that move the program expanded its capacity for women’s residential beds for addiction treatment. There are now 52 beds, with 32 slots designated for women who are pregnant, postpartum, and/or parenting young children. Children under six […]

Seabreeze’s Class of 1973 plans reunion

Seabreeze’s Class of 1973 plans reunion

A 40th reunion for Seabreeze Senior High’s Class of 1973 is scheduled for June 28-30. The event will be hosted by Sandra Sims-Strachan and Dr. Melinda Tanner-Hamilton. The reunion will be held at the Hilton Daytona Bach Oceanfront Resort, 100 N Atlantic Ave. A happy hour is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, […]

Flagler NAACP dinner focuses on fighting for next generation

Flagler NAACP dinner focuses on fighting for next generation

The Flagler County NAACP held a black-tie Freedom Fund Dinner that it sponsored to show support for the NAACP’s Washington bureau. It was a “bling-bling” affair attended by almost 200 guests at the elegant Hammock Beach Resort and developing the strategy laid out by Leon W. Russell, vice chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors. […]

Words of wisdom to 2013 graduating class

Words of wisdom to 2013 graduating class

PATRICIA BENNETT GUEST COMMENTARY The truth is that it’s really not what others say to you or about you graduates that determines your future; it’s what you say to yourself after the other person is finished talking. We’re reminded in Proverbs that “life is in the power of the tongue and those who love it […]

Obama should have ‘audacity’ to end war on drugs

Obama should have ‘audacity’ to end war on drugs

RON DANIELS NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST The Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW) is gearing up for a Day of Direct Action June 17 in Washington, D.C. to demand an end to the War on Drugs and mass incarceration  and call on President Obama to invest in marginalized urban inner-city Black communities across the […]

Demanding more from ourselves

Demanding more from ourselves

Frederick Douglass’ words –  “Power concedes nothing without a demand” – have been haunting me lately, because of the pressing issues we face in today’s political world, the dire economic straits in which many of our families find themselves, and the ever-present social problems Black people deal with every day.  The key word in that […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Learn how to do business with the county Volusia County’s Purchasing and Contracts Division will hold two workshops for vendors wanting to learn how to do business with the county, demonstrating how to register as a vendor; submit bids, proposals and quotes; and discuss state and local ordinances relevant when working with the county. County […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

No NCAA action for baseball team Savannah State wins MEAC showdown and automatic bid to tournament BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It comes as no surprise that Bethune-Cookman won’t play in the NCAA regional baseball tournament. B-CU didn’t receive an at-large bid during the selection show on Monday. The Wildcats knew they had a slim […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring football games highlight end-of-year prep action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite six turnovers, Mainland still beat Orange City University 28-12 in its spring game on May 25. Anthony Williams had 224 total yards and three total touchdowns for the Buccaneers. Kaylo Hannah also had 99 receiving yards and Adrian Killins added both a […]

Keeping food on table to get harder for Black families

Keeping food on table to get harder for Black families

Amendment would bar convicted murderers, many others from ever receiving food stamps BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Both the House and Senate have passed bills that would reduce funding of the Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly called food stamps, but the extent of the cuts will not become known until negotiators […]