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Students Working Against Tobacco commend Speedway for smoke-free grandstands

Students Working Against Tobacco commend Speedway for smoke-free grandstands

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Teens from across Northeast Florida came together on June 19 to recognize Daytona International Speedway for making the speedway’s grandstands smoke-free. The teens from 21 surrounding counties are part of Students Working against Tobacco (SWAT). They also challenged other sporting and entertainment venues in the state to follow the example […]

Weekend of support for foster parents

Weekend of support for foster parents

Conference to draw thousands statewide to Daytona June 22-24 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Showing support to foster parents is the main priority of the Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Annual Conference, which takes place in Daytona Beach this weekend. John Harrell, spokesman for the Northeast Region of the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) […]

Daytona urges stores to stop selling flavored tobacco

Daytona urges stores to stop selling flavored tobacco

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach commissioners voted on a resolution this month urging retailers to stop the sale and marketing of flavored tobacco products within city limits. Susan Cerbone, Daytona Beach public information officer, said one of the reasons the commissioners supported the resolution is because “tobacco use is the number one cause […]

Deltas ‘Remembering the Times’ at June 30 Jabberwork

Deltas ‘Remembering the Times’ at June 30 Jabberwork

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A musical variety show consisting of music, song and dance will take place during this year’s Jabberwock 2012. The theme for the event sponsored by the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta, is “Remembering the Times.” Jabbberwock 2012 is scheduled to take place on Saturday, June 30, at […]

Gamma Mu Omega to present 13 debutantes at cotillion

Gamma Mu Omega to present 13 debutantes at cotillion

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Gamma Mu Omega Chapter, will present 13 young women to society at its biennial Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Gala on June 23 at The Shores Resort and Spa. The goal of Gamma Mu Omega’s debutante program is to provide activities that will enhance the development of outstanding young women in the […]

B-CU receives $50,000 from Coca-Cola Foundation

B-CU receives $50,000 from Coca-Cola Foundation

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University is one of 17 colleges and universities that will share grants totaling $5 million as part of the Coca-Cola First Generation College Scholarship Program. The $50,000 grant will benefit four B-CU students who are the first in their immediate family to attend college. Texas Southern University, Morehouse College and Fayetteville […]

Celebrating freedom

Celebrating freedom

Annual Juneteenth Festival attracts thousands to Cypress Street Park Thousands turned on Saturday for the 12th Annual Juneteenth Celebration sponsored by the city of Daytona Beach. The scent of barbecue ribs filled the air. Children ran around unattended – having a good time riding live animals, climbing rock walls, bouncing on inflatables and on a […]

Local pioneers to receive highest U.S. honor

Local pioneers to receive highest U.S. honor

Dr. James Huger will be among the six area residents to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor this month in D.C. for World War II contributions. BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Four Volusia County residents and two residents of Flagler County have been invited to receive Congressional Medals of Honor this month in Washington, D.C. […]

A celebration for Centipedes.

A celebration for Centipedes.

July reunion scheduled for Campbell Street High classes from 1929 to 1971 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Graduates of the old Campbell Street High School, which was the all-Black high school in Daytona Beach from 1929 until 1969 will be celebrating their eighth Homecoming Celebration July 26-29 at the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center. […]

Plenty of candidates for Volusia election

Plenty of candidates for Volusia election

Voter registration for primary ends July 16 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Qualifying is over, and Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall’s next task is to produce a ballot. Approximately 80 races will be on the ballot, including local, county, state and national competitions. The only surprise entrant into a race is attorney and […]