DAYTONA BEACH – Dr. Larry R. Handfield, chairman of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees, today announced the university has selected Dr. Edison Jackson as interim president, effective May 14, 2012. The university will host a reception on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to introduce Jackson to the B-CU family and the community, at the […]
The next meeting of the Daytona Beach City Commission is Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m., in City Hall, 301 S. Ridgewood Avenue in DaytonaBeach. The agenda for this meeting is now available online at: http://agenda.codb.us/public/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=169&MinutesMeetingID=-1. You can watch all City Commission meetings LIVE on DBTV-Channel 199 on Bright House Networks (in Daytona Beach only) or online. In addition, video […]
Daytona Beach – A team of eight engineering students from the Daytona Beach campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University that designed and built a new kind of water purifier has been named one of the 15 winners of the 2012 People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) national competition sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As winners, […]
Daytona Beach – Following the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees spring meeting, Dr. Larry R. Handfield is again serving as chairman of the board. After temporarily yielding leadership to fellow alumnus and first vice chairman Dr. Lee Rhyant inJanuary, Handfield has returned to the board. The B-CU board of trustees and President Trudie Kibbe […]
Healing Heart’s Personal Touch Ministries Inc. Presents their 2012 Women’s Conference on April 26-28. Refined, Refreshed and Renewed: Freed from the inside out is a three day conference of Empowerment and Deliverance to Engage, Educate and Equip women with the tools needed to move forward in their purpose. Thursday’s event will be held at Daisy […]
Deaths by suicide are the third leading cause of death in 15- to 24-year olds and the second leading cause of death among college students. Although there is a general acknowledgement that it is a major problem, many lack a specific suicide prevention initiative on their campuses or in their organizations to help combat the […]
The Run for the Roses, “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports” – the Kentucky Derby, is coming to Daytona Beach, on the Cinematique Theater screen. Saturday May 5, doors open at 11 a.m. The Kentucky Derby is perhaps the most popular horse race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in […]
By Tamar Lush and Greg Bluestein, Associated Press: SANFORD, Fla. — Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, experts say.