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Remembering Dr. Charles Allen Cusack: Businessman, educator, musician

Remembering Dr. Charles Allen Cusack: Businessman, educator, musician

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Charles Allen Cusack, a funeral home director, musician and music teacher was remembered this month as a man who persevered and excelled despite a lifelong battle with sickle cell anemia. Cusack died on Feb. 8. On Feb. 16, family and friends said their goodbyes at a service at The […]

Focus

Focus

Flagler job fair set for March 3 Daytona State College’s Flagler/Palm Coast Campus will host the fourth annual Flagler County Job Fair on Friday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Flagler County Department of Economic Opportunity, CareerSource Flagler/Volusia, Daytona State and the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, more than 40 […]

Community News

Community News

County to hold workshops for business vendors Volusia County’s Purchasing and Contracts Division will hold two workshops for vendors who want to learn how to do business with the county. The workshops will be in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, from 5:30 to 7:30 […]

LANDMARKS & LEGACY

LANDMARKS & LEGACY

Buildings and parks in Daytona Beach are named after some of the city’s most influential residents. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the country reflects this month on African-Americans who have made great contributions to nationally, it’s important to remember the area residents who made their marks. Some have parks and buildings named in their […]

Unanimous support for Embry-Riddle’s new president

Unanimous support for Embry-Riddle’s new president

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. P. Barry Butler, executive vice president and provost at the University of Iowa, as its sixth president. During a Feb. 14 meeting at the university’s headquarters in Daytona Beach, the board unanimously appointed Butler to the position after he received across-the-board support from a search committee […]

Artist to present Black history event with West Indian focus

Artist to present Black history event with West Indian focus

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Black history and West Indian culture will be featured at Weldon Ryan’s “Art of Carnival’’ presentation this week. An opening ceremony of the “Art of Carnival’’ exhibit will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 18 at Ryan’s Calypso Fine Art Gallery, located at 4601 E. Moody Blvd., inside of […]

Breaking barriers

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Click here for look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and law.

Tryouts start Feb. 18 for summer lifeguards

Tryouts start Feb. 18 for summer lifeguards

Volusia County’s Beach Safety Division plans to hire 150 part-time lifeguards to help keep beachgoers safe this summer. Swim tryouts will be on these Saturdays: •Feb. 18: 8 to 11 a.m. at the Port Orange YMCA, 4701 City Center Parkway, Port Orange; and noon to 3 p.m. at the Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George W. […]

Daytona AKAs donate backpacks

Daytona AKAs donate backpacks

The members of the Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently donated backpacks recently to the Rising Stars Learning Center in Daytona Beach. Sorority members filled the backpacks with school supplies, socks and gloves. Sorority members Barbara Gamble, Shelia Payne and Eyvette Presley passed out the bags. Roslyn Smith, far right, is […]

Sorority emphasizes STEM at ‘Hidden Figures’ event

Sorority emphasizes STEM at ‘Hidden Figures’ event

Members of the Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently hosted a private viewing party of the movie “Hidden Figures” at the Epic Theatre of Palm Coast for students in the Flagler County Schools African American Mentoring Program, A-Game Camp and ASCEND Network. The film stressed the contributions and significance of women […]