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Fears to share stories about Blacks in Civil War

Fears to share stories about Blacks in Civil War

Historical re-enactor Mary Fears will share stories of Blacks who played little-known but important roles in the Civil War during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Port Orange Regional Library. The Ormond Beach resident will shed light on the contributions made by Mary Peake, who educated freed slaves; Robert Smalls, […]

Butts to preach at Allen Chapel’s Homecoming service

Butts to preach at Allen Chapel’s Homecoming service

Bishop Samuel L. Butts, presiding prelate of the Church of God In Christ of East Central Florida and senior pastor of Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Daytona Beach, will be the guest preacher at Allen Chapel AME Church’s Homecoming service at 9:45 a.m. on Nov. 10. Butts also is the founder […]

Deputies hosting live Facebook chat on cyberspace dangers

Deputies hosting live Facebook chat on cyberspace dangers

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will take its cyber-safety message directly to the online community with the agency’s first live Facebook chat. The one-hour event called Cyber Safety for Kids & Teens: What Every Parent Should Know will take place from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Sheriff’s Sgt. Jay […]

Sheriff’s Office has sites to drop off drugs on Saturday

Sheriff’s Office has sites to drop off drugs on Saturday

FROM STAFF REPORTS Residents can clean out their medicine cabinets and get rid of unwanted, unused and expired drugs this Saturday. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will join with law enforcement agencies around the country in a national prescription drug take-back event. The Sheriff’s Office will be manning five drop-off sites throughout the county. The […]

Registration deadline extended to Oct. 25 for Senior Games in Palm Coast

Registration deadline extended to Oct. 25 for Senior Games in Palm Coast

The City of Palm Coast has extended the deadline to Friday, Oct. 25, to sign up for the Ormond Beach Senior Games sports events to be held in Palm Coast and Bunnell. In addition, an online registration option has been added to make registration easy. Archery, dance, horseshoes and powerlifting will be held in Flagler. […]

Rose Marie Bryon Center to hold ball, silent auction

Rose Marie Bryon Center to hold ball, silent auction

FROM STAFF REPORTS The first Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center semi-annual ball/silent auction will be held Saturday, Nov 2,  6:30 p.m., at the Pelican Bay Golf & Country Club, Grand Ball Room, 350 Pelican Bay Drive, Daytona Beach. “Our communitywide celebration seeks to raise funds for the Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center, which is the […]

Barnes to preach at Greater Friendship’s 113th anniversary

Barnes to preach at Greater Friendship’s 113th anniversary

The Rev. Willie C. Barnes will be the featured speaker at the 113th anniversary of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach on Oct. 27 during the 11 a.m. service.  Greater Friendship is located at 539 George W Engram Blvd. Barnes is the pastor of Macedonia Baptist Church in Eatonville. He graduated from the […]

Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists

Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES In conjunction with activities surrounding the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday in January 2014, the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Education Center is having its first Black History Month Juried Art Exhibition. The competition is open to all Florida artists 18 years and older. All work must […]

Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

FROM STAFF REPORTS Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners seeking to re-energize can participate in the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour coming to Daytona State College on Nov. 13. The national touring event will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Mori Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. […]