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Resurrection service at News-Journal Center Hope Fellowship Church invites the public to Resurrection Sunday service at the News-Journal Center, 221 N. Beach St., on March 31 at 10 a.m. Bishop Derek Triplett will deliver the sermon. More information: 386-226-1122. Musical at Harbor Baptist An Easter musical celebration, entitled “It Is Finished,” tells the meaning and […]

Today: Gillette invades Daytona Beach Spring Break to offer free shaves and products

Today: Gillette invades Daytona Beach Spring Break to offer free shaves and products

Special to the Daytona Times – Gillette recently conducted a national survey via a live social experiment and reported that 85% of women across the country declared they prefer to kiss a guy who’s smooth shaven. Furthermore, two out of three women said men will have better luck with them if they are smooth shaven. […]

Greater Friendship to fast, pray in preparation for Spring Revival

Greater Friendship to fast, pray in preparation for Spring Revival

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will begin fasting and praying next week for five days building up to its annual Spring Revival, which will run from March 11-13. Dr. Darien K. Bolden of Jacksonville, senior pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Fernandina Beach, and the president of the Moderators Auxiliary […]

Free Losing 2 Gain wellness expo takes place Saturday at B-CU

Free Losing 2 Gain wellness expo takes place Saturday at B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Losing 2 Gain Health and Wellness Expo is scheduled March 2 at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement on International   Speedway Boulevard. The event is being sponsored by the school’s Office of Intramural & Recreational Programs and is free and open to the public. Cynthia Gray, who works for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Emergency Operations, 9-1-1 center open house set for Saturday Spacious, state-of-the-art and sturdy are some of the words being used to describe the county’s new Emergency Operations and Sheriff’s Communications Center, which will be unveiled during a public open house from 1 to 4 p.m. March 2. Residents are invited to tour the $21 million, […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Environmental center to host Women’s Day celebration Women can learn about yoga, nutrition, business etiquette and more during a Women’s Day celebration scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 9 at the Lyonia Environmental Center. Free events include: • Guided hikes: 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Environmental specialists will lead leisurely tours through the […]

Stetson’s Black History events to include lecture by Connecticut Supreme Court justice

Stetson’s Black History events to include lecture by Connecticut Supreme Court justice

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES As part of Stetson University’s celebration of Black History Month, the Honorable Lubbie Harper Jr., a Supreme Court justice in Connecticut, will speak at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the DeLand campus. The keynote address is titled, “Social Justice – An Ongoing Search/A Never Ending Challenge.” The public […]

ECHO grant workshop

ECHO grant workshop

The Volusia County Council has extended the application deadline for the 2012-13 Environmental, Cultural, Historical and Outdoor Recreation (ECHO) grants program to May 1. This extension will provide organizations the opportunity to apply for a new grant and/or reapply with a grant that previously was deemed deficient or ineligible. Organizations that did not attend a […]

Freedom Rider to speak at Stetson on Tuesday

Freedom Rider to speak at Stetson on Tuesday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. was a 21-year-old Tennessee State University student and the drum major in the marching band in 1961 when he made the life-altering decision to become a Freedom Rider. In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Patton will be speaking at Stetson University on Jan. 22 […]

Candlelight vigil for homeless set for Saturday in downtown Daytona

Candlelight vigil for homeless set for Saturday in downtown Daytona

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A candlelight vigil for the homeless is taking place Jan. 19 starting at 6 p.m. on the corner of International Speedway Boulevard and Beach Street in Downtown Daytona Beach. The public is invited to attend. The vigil is being organized by members of Occupy Daytona and H.O.M.E, a nonprofit organization […]