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Black History Month salutes include recognition for local icon

Black History Month salutes include recognition for local icon

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month recognitions and events planned throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. WESH honors Huger, others WESH 2 News is honoring Black Central Floridians this month who have made significant historical contributions. Daytona Beach’s Dr. James Huger is one of the seven featured. Huger, the city’s […]

Focus

Focus

Racing association to show Pryor film Feb. 7 The Motor Racing Heritage Association (MRHA) will show the Richard Pryor film “Greased Lightning’’ at Cinematique at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 as a fund raiser for its own new film about racing history. The event will end by 4:30. The movie is the life story […]

Community News

Community News

Library showing classic Black films this month At 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Ben Trotter, a library assistant and film school graduate, shows a popular classic movie at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Upcoming movies include “Intruder in the Dust,” Feb. 9, and “Carmen Jones,’’ Feb. 23. […]

Exhibits, festivals in the works for Black History Month

Exhibits, festivals in the works for Black History Month

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month activities planned throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. Black Cowboys exhibit A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the traveling exhibit: “Florida’s Black Cowboys: Past and Present” is scheduled at 11 a.m. Feb. 1 at Matanzas High School. The exhibit, presented by the Florida […]

Daytona police to host survival workshop Saturday

Daytona police to host survival workshop Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES A lone gunman targets innocent people in a church, school, mall, office building or movie theater. Once considered extremely rare, these horrific tragedies are becoming more frequent. Response techniques for first responders – law enforcement and emergency medical services – have evolved to be able to better identify and neutralize the […]

Community

Community

Library to show classic Black films this month At 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Ben Trotter, a library assistant and film school graduate, shows a popular classic movie at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. He and his friends explain why each movie was selected, describe interesting facts […]

Palm Coast hosting USTA tournament

Palm Coast hosting USTA tournament

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES See the rising stars of men’s tennis from around the world Friday, Jan. 29, through Sunday, Feb. 7, at the USTA Pro Circuit Men’s Futures Tournament at the Palm Coast Tennis Center, 1290 Belle Terre Parkway. This is the City of Palm Coast’s seventh year hosting the tournament. Making stops in […]

Discussions at libraries to focus on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Discussions at libraries to focus on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

“To Kill a Mockingbird,’’ the 1960 Pulitzer Prize winner by Harper Lee, was selected by the Volusia County Public Library system to be the subject of its six-week Big Read program. The library system has scheduled 21 book discussions at library branches and other public venues. Library staff and guest moderators will lead “To Kill […]

Celebrating MLK with marches, meals

Celebrating MLK with marches, meals

Breakfasts, banquet, worship services and other festivities scheduled locally to honor King. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Area residents can take part in a number of events this weekend to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. before and on his official holiday. Dr. Edison Jackson, president of Bethune-Cookman University, will be […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Mainland-Seabreeze Class of 1974 plans birthday celebrations The Mainland-Seabreeze Class of 1974 will celebrate birthdays throughout 2016. A birthday celebration for class members born in January will be held on Friday, Jan. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at 1834 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach. The theme is “Our Time in the ‘70s and ‘80s,” and is […]