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City makes good on promise to Midtown businesses

City makes good on promise to Midtown businesses

Critical section of Orange Avenue reopened; overtime speeds up work on reconstruction project BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES After bringing their pleas for help before the Daytona Beach City Commission, businesses along Orange Avenue can heave a sigh of relief as traffic leading to several shopping plazas has been restored. A critical commercial section […]

Business, professional women to meet Oct. 14

Business, professional women to meet Oct. 14

The Halifax Business and Professional Women’s Club (BPW/Halifax) will host its monthly business meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at Vince Carter’s Restaurant at 2150 LPGA Boulevard, Daytona Beach. Following networking from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Joyce Case, program director of the Health Planning Council of NorthEast Florida, will present a program titled, “Taking the […]

Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Owner of soul food spot in Daytona plans to open chain of restaurants BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Busy Bee Too Cafe, known for soul food and Georgia sweet tea, has been taken over by Nathaniel Anthony, who formally was a manager at Vince Carter’s restaurant in Daytona Beach. Anthony purchased the restaurant […]

Labor group withdraws UNCF support over $25 million by Koch brothers

Labor group withdraws UNCF support over $25 million by Koch brothers

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has discontinued supplying scholarships to the United Negro College Fund because it accepted a $25 million donation from ultra-conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch and UNCF President Michael Lomax apparent support for the brothers’ […]

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 […]

A Hard Head Makes a Soft Behind

A Hard Head Makes a Soft Behind

“Stop that! I’m not going to tell you again.” I am sure many of you have heard your parents say those words more than once. Why? Because you always repeated what they told you not to do, right? Now that we are adults ourselves, some of us who are consciously aware of the state of […]

Economic Lessons of the Past by James Clingman

Economic Lessons of the Past by James Clingman

“I was tired of giving in.” Rosa Parks It is always interesting to reflect on certain events that took place in days gone by, especially when it comes to economic issues. In my entrepreneurship classes I often use the example of the Montgomery Bus Boycott to illustrate a very important lesson we could (and should) take […]

Financial Resources for Women in Business

Financial Resources for Women in Business

For a number of years, I taught college courses on entrepreneurship and small business management to students who aspired to become successful business owners. I applauded my students for recognizing early on that successful businesses require more than a great idea. Even if you have the “next big thing,” it is imperative for you to […]