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Pannell to oversee Daytona’s athletic programs

Pannell to oversee Daytona’s athletic programs

FROM STAFF REPORTS The City of Daytona Beach announced this week the hiring of Jacquelyn Pannell as its new athletic manager. She replaces Hilary Rowley, who retired after 39 years with the city. Pannell, a Daytona Beach resident, will oversee the city’s athletic programs including coordinating events at Municipal Stadium and other city-owned properties. She […]

College presidents: Government crisis still impacting students

College presidents: Government crisis still impacting students

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Some college students who depend on financial aid may not be able to attend classes next year or first-generation students may not get money to attend school in the fall if the government can’t solve its problems. That’s according to Dr. Wendy B. Libby, president of Stetson University, who participated […]

‘Everybody’s Birthday Party’ celebrates residents at Ormond senior center

‘Everybody’s Birthday Party’ celebrates residents at Ormond senior center

Thelma Gandy’s “Everybody’s Birthday Party” expressed wishing all sorts of wonderful things, and calling for a party in Ormond Beach. Gandy put the right ingredients together in a combined birthday party for residents of Madison Glen Senior Development, where Gandy lives. This happened in the activity room of the apartment complex. “I sincerely believe having […]

Mystery writers workshop set for Nov. 13

Mystery writers workshop set for Nov. 13

Learn how to write a riveting page-turner during a Mystery Writers Workshop at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Florida authors Veronica Hart, Joan King and Lois Gerber will begin the workshop with a writing exercise, then move on to a discussion of […]

Daytona Delta clean team ready to work

Daytona Delta clean team ready to work

Members of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. took on the task of “Keeping The City Clean.’’ The sorority is responsible for picking up trash and keeping  clean LPGA Boulevard quarterly.  Pictured from left to right are LaShan Mallory, Sadie McConner, Cynthia Polk Johnson, Eleanor Jackson, Carolyn Martin and President […]

Briefs

Briefs

Tools and appliances sale scheduled Nov. 2 The Men of Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church will host a Tools and Appliances Yard Sale & Fish Fry in the church yard from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The location is 317 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. For more information, call 386-255-7222. Sign […]

Terrible parenting linked to rise in suicides by children

Terrible parenting linked to rise in suicides by children

Hardly a week goes by when there is not a tragic story of a teenager committing suicide. Tragic as these deaths are, there is absolutely no causation between bullying and suicide. The media’s simplistic and sensational coverage of these teenage deaths are very problematic in this regard. Suicide is never, let me repeat, suicide is […]

Too much government dependency

Too much government dependency

Rather than gloat over the Republicans getting their clocks cleaned in the government shutdown fiasco, it’s worth Blacks taking time to note our dependency on government. In some form, more than half of Americans rely on the government – 165 million out of 308 million. Of these, 107 million Americans rely on welfare, 46 million […]

Wagner out to steal green grass, dollars

Wagner out to steal green grass, dollars

GREG GIMBERT GUEST COLUMNIST Last week, Volusia County Councilman Joshua Wagner wrote a guest editorial entitled “Volusia County has benefited off backs, dimes of Daytona’s Blacks.” –Greg Gimbert, a community activist, wrote a response to Wagner’s commentary. The truth about politicians is that there is only one color.  It is not Black or White, it’s […]

‘Entitlement programs’ serve elderly and poor

‘Entitlement programs’ serve elderly and poor

Republicans have made it clear that their next budget goal is to slash so-called entitlement programs. Democrats have failed to explain to the public that the misnamed programs are valuable and prevent millions of Americans, many of them elderly or children, from living in poverty. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) issued a […]