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‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The first “Out of the Box’’ fashion show for over 200 locals in the DeLand community was held April 18 at the Chisholm Community Center. Dr. Primrose Cameron of Cameron Enterprises, Alicia Monroe of Deliverance Outreach Ministries as well as Mitzy Caine and Kimeca Caine of Mitzy’s First Impressions […]

Police and residents coming together

Police and residents coming together

Community forum on Saturday will address improving communication between locals and law enforcement BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A forum to promote a more clear line of communication between Daytona Beach residents and law enforcement will be held Saturday. The event, organized by Johnnie Ponder and sponsored by the City of Daytona Beach, will […]

Spring cleaning project by teens

Spring cleaning project by teens

Campbell Middle students paint local residence as community service activity BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES TeenZone students from Campbell Middle School gave up a recent Saturday to paint and landscape the outside of a home located near their school. “In the spirit of Mrs. (Forough) Hosseini, the kids did a great job demonstrating the […]

Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytonans in the market to purchase or refinance a home in the next 24 months will find a wealth of knowledge through programs coordinated by the City of Daytona Beach, churches and local businesses through April. Emory Counts, the city’s Economic/Community Development and Fair Housing coordinator says a number […]

Journalists connect with PR, business professionals during event at Speedway

Journalists connect with PR, business professionals during event at Speedway

Representatives from area media outlets participated in Media Day 2015 at the Daytona International Speedway on April 14. The event was presented by the Florida Public Relations Association – Volusia/Flagler Chapter. Flagler and Volusia County governments, several cities as well as area businesses took the opportunity to share their information with local public relations professionals […]

Community News

Community News

Black Clergy Alliance conference takes place April 17-18 The Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance will present its annual ministerial two-day conference April 17 and 18 in association with Bethune-Cookman University. The conference, at B-CU’s chapel, will include a youth session on April 17 at 7 p.m. by Pastor Derrick L. McRae of The Experience Christian […]

Wounded veterans to be honored during Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend

Wounded veterans to be honored during Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Injured veterans will be honored for their contributions April 23-25 at the Ninth Annual Defending Freedom Warrior Weekend in DeLand. It will be presented by Complete Parachute Solutions. The three-day, family-friendly event will include barbecues, skydiving viewing, a downtown DeLand block party and golf tournament. In a weekend highlight, several […]

Getting into the swing of Summer Safety

Getting into the swing of Summer Safety

From Family Features Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortu­nately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries. In fact, according to the Safe Kids U.S. Summer Ranking Report, summer is known as “trauma season” among U.S. public health and medical professionals because unintentional […]

B-CU won’t let shooting taint image

B-CU won’t let shooting taint image

President defends university, criticizes media during prayer vigil on campus BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Following the April 3 shooting of four Bethune-Cookman University students at an off-campus party, local and national media are being criticized for incorrectly referring to the party as a school-sponsored event. It was not. B-CU President Edison O. Jackson […]

EASTER WEEKEND 2015

EASTER WEEKEND 2015

Easter Sunday finery Dressing up and going to church was a priority all over Daytona Beach’s Black community during last week’s Resurrection Sunday celebration. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II / FLORIDA COURIER) Click here for a full page of pictures.