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Don’t spend it all at the mall

Don’t spend it all at the mall

Local businesses are hoping the national #BuyBlack campaign catches on here this holiday season. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A #BuyBlack campaign seems to be catching on this year, much to the joy of African-American business owners. Last month, Essence magazine reported that #BuyBlack has seen a takeoff. African-Americans are the largest consumer group of […]

Trove of talent at Midtown Music Studio

Trove of talent at Midtown Music Studio

Open house at Daytona center brings out talented musicians from all genres FROM STAFF REPORTS A musical open house event was held the afternoon of Dec. 4 at the Midtown Music Studio located inside the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center at 925 George W Engram Blvd. The center is owned and operated by the City […]

Network expanding services to help  HIV/AIDS patients

Network expanding services to help HIV/AIDS patients

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Outreach Community Care Network in Daytona Beach provides services for HIV, AIDS and hepatitis C patients. The community-based organization, located at 240 N. Frederick Ave., held a World AIDS Day event on Dec. 1 that was open to the public. “It is more about putting awareness out in the community. […]

Christmas play written by local resident to be staged Dec. 10, 11

Christmas play written by local resident to be staged Dec. 10, 11

A free Christmas play, “16 to Life,’’ will be presented this weekend at Daytona Christian Center, 1801 S. Nova Road, Suite 308, South Daytona. The drama, written by Sharonda Faison, will be staged on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. The doors will open 30 minutes before the […]

Focus

Focus

Senior prom is Dec. 16 The Light Up Midtown Senior Prom will be held on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. An incorrect date appeared in last week’s Daytona Times. The free senior event, for ages 55, and older, will be held from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. […]

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will graduate more than 200 students and bestow doctorate degrees upon three key influencers at Saturday’s fall commencement ceremony. The university will honor Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, local businessman Bert Reames and automotive connoisseur Thomas A. Moorehead for their business accomplishments and commitments to service. The fall commencement ceremony is […]

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway has added a prestigious new event to its 2016 calendar – the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4 – which is being held in North America for the first time in history. The Ferrari World Finals were held at the Daytona International Speedway from Dec. 1 to 4. It was the first […]

‘It could happen anywhere’

‘It could happen anywhere’

Local college students says they feel safe on campuses despite incidents like the one this week at Ohio State. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Abdul Razik Ali Artan was shot and killed by police after he attacked and injured 11 students at Ohio State University on Monday morning. Artan, a student at the school, injured […]

The blessing of a box of food

The blessing of a box of food

Times photographer, others help families, children’s center Daytona Times photographer Duane C. Fernandez Sr., who also is president of the Team Hardnotts University Youth Awareness Program Inc., donated $500 to the Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center last month for 10 boxes of Thanksgiving food that went to One Step At A Time Holy Ghost Filled […]

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s once again time for the real senior prom. The free prom for senior citizens is part of Light Up Midtown activities, which will kick off on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd. […]

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