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Ice Bucket Challenge: Can it be replicated?

Ice Bucket Challenge: Can it be replicated?

Research experts believe ALS Association campaign could have a ‘rising tide lifts all boats’ effect BY MARTHA ROSS SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (MCT) SAN JOSE, Calif. — In today’s world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the jackpot — and created a social media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit. […]

What a difference bodycams make

What a difference bodycams make

Incidents in Daytona show importance of police officers using body cameras BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Members of the Daytona Beach Police Department responded to a call on Sept. 25, 2013 around 2:45 a.m. in reference to a domestic dispute. The officers kicked down a door and saw 32-year-old Jermaine Green with a knife […]

Black counselor makes history in DeLand

Black counselor makes history in DeLand

Davis defeats Brown for District 3 seat; recount in Volusia at large contest BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, made local history Tuesday night when she was elected the first African-American female to the DeLand City Commission’s District 3 seat. Davis handily won the seat with 72.69 […]

Challenge accepted! College presidents complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Challenge accepted! College presidents complete ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Local university presidents have shown their support for a cause and have the video to prove it. Bethune-Cookman University president Dr. Edison O. Jackson accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) president Dr. John P. Johnson on Aug. 25 amid cheers from new and returning […]

Love Fest focuses on fun, fellowship and worship

Love Fest focuses on fun, fellowship and worship

Mind of Christ Ministries held its first Love Fest event featuring Christian musical artists performing hip-hop, traditional and gospel music for seven hours on Aug. 23 at Daisy Stocking Park. The Love Fest theme was “Breaking the Chain of Silence.” The group designed the event to “bring the community together for a day of “fun, fellowship […]

Miller to appeal judge’s ruling on Zone 3 residency

Miller to appeal judge’s ruling on Zone 3 residency

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Steve Miller, who was a candidate for the Zone 3 Daytona Beach City Commission seat, says he will appeal a ruling that takes him off the Nov. 4 ballot. Circuit Court Judge William Parson ruled Monday at a hearing that Miller had failed to prove that he has lived […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Votran will have limited service on Labor Day Votran will operate on a limited service schedule Monday, Sept. 1. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to avoid possible travel conflicts. • West Volusia routes 22, 24 and 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail Routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate […]

Complete Nutrition for Women

Complete Nutrition for Women

Vitamins and supplements to promote health From Family Features With so many different choices in the vitamin aisle, many women find it difficult to choose the right ones to fit their personal needs. As a woman, keeping your body healthy is an important task. Whether you are in your child-bearing years, taking folic acid for […]

Students of color now match  White school enrollment

Students of color now match White school enrollment

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and middle school students of color will equal the percentage of White students, according to Department of Education projections. White student enrollment has steadily declined, as have birth rates among […]

The Art of Barbecuing

The Art of Barbecuing

From Family Features Americans love barbecuing. There’s something great about inviting friends and family over, firing up the grill, sitting back and eating a juicy burger with veggies in the backyard. In fact, nearly six out of 10 Americans plan to grill more than 15 times this summer, according to a survey conducted by Bank […]