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Midtown Motown returns

Midtown Motown returns

The City of Daytona Beach’s 2017 summer concert series kicked off April 8 at Cypress Park, 981 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. The concert, featuring Glenn Wiley and The Love Band, included food vendors. The free event continues at 7 p.m. May 13 with Bartee and the Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose. The series will […]

Community News

Community News

Airport plans community appreciation day Daytona Beach International Airport will host a Community Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 22, to thank the community for its support and patronage. Attendees will learn about the many flights out of Daytona Beach on American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue, as well as the amenities and […]

Out and about on Easter weekend

Out and about on Easter weekend

Area residents who wanted to partake in Easter events had plenty to choose from over the holiday weekends. There were many Easter egg hunts for the kids as well as services that reflected on the meaning of the Christian holiday. As it’s done in the past, the Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance hosted “The Seven […]

New Smyrna passes ‘weed’ ordinance

New Smyrna passes ‘weed’ ordinance

People caught with a small amount of pot could get a small fine, not jail time. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The New Smryna Beach City Commission passed a city ordinance Tuesday night making possession of marijuana less than 20 grams a misdemeanor violation. The commission passed the measure with a 3-2 vote with Mayor […]

SERVING IN TALLAHASSEE

SERVING IN TALLAHASSEE

Checking on their young man Genesis Robinson, a legislative assistant to first-term State Representative Patrick Henry, is flanked by his grandmother Johnola Robinson and mother Demetrice Robinson. Both visited him during last week’s Florida Legislative Black Caucus conference in Tallahassee. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II /  DAYTONA TIMES)

Where to observe Good Friday and Easter

Where to observe Good Friday and Easter

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For area residents who want to participate in Easter services, there’s a plethora of special events scheduled. Here’s a list of just some of the services sent to the Daytona Times. Good Friday On April 14 at noon, the Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance will host “The Seven Last Words of […]

Delta Sigma Theta to present Miss Jabberwock 2017 on April 22

Delta Sigma Theta to present Miss Jabberwock 2017 on April 22

The Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has scheduled its Miss Jabberwock 2017 for 7 p.m. on April 22 at the Mainland High School Performing Arts Center, Daytona Beach. The theme is “Verses & Flow Rhythm and Rhyme: Get Up! It’s Jabberwock Time.’’ Four girls are vying for the title of Little […]

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries BY JAMES HARPER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Twenty boxes of clothes and toiletries were presented this month to the Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) from a South Daytona company. Ginny Kent, HUM director of development and community relations, was contacted by CallCore Media last […]

Report highlights health shortcomings

Report highlights health shortcomings

Volusia ranks No. 42 out of 67 counties in Florida when it comes to overall health. The county was at 40 a year ago. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County has taken a step back when it comes to health. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin recently released its 2017 […]

Area churches preparing for busy Holy Week

Area churches preparing for busy Holy Week

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Easter is April 16 and there are plenty of activities and services for residents leading up to the Christian holiday. Holy Week, the week leading up to Easter Sunday, will include services hosted by the Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance. On Good Friday, April 14, the alliance will host its […]