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Port Orange continues history series

Port Orange continues history series

Port Orange’s History Lecture Series continues with a lecture about the historic landmark – the Chapel at Grace Episcopal Church on Oct. 11. The lecture begins at 1 p.m. and will be held at the Adult Center Annex, 3738 Halifax Drive. As one of Port Orange’s undiscovered landmarks, the Chapel at Grace Episcopal Church also […]

Hospice seeking volunteers to make lap blankets

Hospice seeking volunteers to make lap blankets

Haven Hospice is looking for generous people willing to sew, crochet, or knit lap blankets for hospice patients. The maximum size is limited at 40” x 50” because of wheelchair usage. Patriotic-themed blankets would be appreciated by veteran patients. This project ends Dec.15 and will hopefully result in 200 donated lap blankets ready to bring […]

Perfect start to season doesn’t hide FSU’s flaws

Perfect start to season doesn’t hide FSU’s flaws

BY PATRIK NOHE MIAMI HERALD (MCT) TALLAHASSEE — Florida State knew what it was getting into on Saturday, knew it was going to get Boston College’s best shot. The No. 8 Seminoles bested the Eagles 48-34 and the main story line as FSU departed Boston on Saturday evening was a near-miraculous last-second touchdown pass that […]

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

Volleyball’s Jimenez makes school history with 1,000 digs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Jennifer Jimenez became the first Bethune-Cookman player in program history Tuesday to register 1,000 career digs in the Lady Cats’ 3-0 (25-13,25-12,25-21) recent loss to Florida Gulf Coast in Historic Moore Gymnasium. The senior from Merritt Island, who is already B-CU’s all-time digs leader, reached 1,000 with her third dig in […]

Walter McCoy to lead county’s Couch Potato Running Club

Walter McCoy to lead county’s Couch Potato Running Club

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Couch potatoes can get up and running with a six-week fitness program led by Olympic sprinter Walter McCoy and sponsored by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. McCoy will lead participants through exercises, walking and jogging from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from Oct. 15 through Nov. 21 […]

Mayor ‘shaken up’ over shooting at dad’s home

Mayor ‘shaken up’ over shooting at dad’s home

Daytona police shoot suspect who allegedly tried to stab woman BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A shooting by police early Wednesday morning at the home of Daytona Beach mayor’s father has led to an investigation by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE). The FDLE is investigating two Daytona Beach police officers involved in the […]

Another place to learn and grow

Another place to learn and grow

Dickerson Center Boys & Girls Club holds grand opening BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Lime green, black, blue, teal, grey, orange, red and gold. Those were the colors of the T-shirts hundreds of youth from across Volusia and Flagler County wore Monday at the John H. Dickerson Center during the official grand opening of the […]

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

New dining experience opens for BCU students, area residents

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The aroma of collard greens, ham and sweet potatoes permeated the air. Hamburgers were frying on the grill and pizza was being baked in the oven. There is a station for salads. Desserts are plentiful and smorgasbords of other treats are waiting. And the cherry on top is it’s all […]

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A free baseball clinic, sponsored by the KinderVision Foundation, will take place Saturday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach from 1-4 p.m. for kids 6-15. Former Major League Baseball players will offer advice during the clinic. The clinic will be followed at the ballpark by the Greatest Save Hall […]

Pioneer paratrooper to be honored at Onyx Awards

Pioneer paratrooper to be honored at Onyx Awards

Walter Morris was the first chosen for an all-Black 555th Parachute Infantry Company during World War II. The company became a battalion and later merged with the elite 82nd Airborne Division. The division unified the U.S. Army in 1947, a whole year prior to President Truman’s integrating the Armed Forces by Executive Order. The 555th […]