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‘We’re thankful to all be here’

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

Residents hit by hurricane struggling to restore homes but grateful it wasn’t worse BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During this holiday season, there are many reasons to give thanks. While area residents are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that ripped up the area early in October, some expressed this week how thankful […]

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

Bragging rights again for Wildcats The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats were victorious for the sixth year in a row after their win last Saturday over the Florida A&M University Rattlers in the annual Florida Classic in Orlando. The Wildcats defeated their longtime instate rival 39-19 in front of a crowd of 45,372 at Camping World Stadium, […]

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. October was a bad month for Black workers, in general. Not […]

Daytona swears in commissioners

Daytona swears in commissioners

Daytona Beach’s swearing in of recently elected city commission members took place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, prior to the regular meeting. Dannette Henry, took the oath of office as a new commission meeting. Dannette (Zone 5) replaces her brother, Patrick, who was elected to the state House of Representatives District 26 seat. Aaron Delgado also […]

Events

Events

Durham to speak on Trump at Sunday service The Rev. Dr. Ronald Durham will be the guest speaker at New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church on Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. service. The sermon title is “Trump’’ and will focus on the recent election of Donald Trump as president of the United States. The public […]

Bank employees help to clean up Hope House

Bank employees help to clean up Hope House

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Instead of spending their Friday morning at the bank, Wells Fargo employees ended their workweek clearing debris from Hurricane Matthew around the outside of the Eric Christopher DeVriese, Jr. Hope House for homeless and unaccompanied teens. “Hurricane Matthew impacted so many people across Northeast Florida,” said Lori Dahm, Southeast Corporate […]

When fun fulfills a purpose

When fun fulfills a purpose

Family Features Parents know there is a small window of time to make a meaningful, positive impact on children and shape who they may become as adults. A large portion of that influence comes at home, but it often also involves school, friends and extracurricular activities, many of which can help families make the most […]

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

Wildcats whip Rattlers for sixth year in a row

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 39-19 in front of an announced crowd of 45,327 fans at Camping World Stadium in Orlando to win the Florida Blue Florida Classic. It is the sixth straight win for the Wildcats, making it their longest in the rivalry and series. The games have historically been […]

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Salvation Army, Greek Orthodox Church to provide holiday dinners BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The homeless in the Daytona Beach area have at least two places to get a hot meal on Thanksgiving Day. The Salvation Army at 560 Ballough Road in Daytona Beach will be having its Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11 a.m. until […]

‘A safe place for the children to serve Christ’

‘A safe place for the children to serve Christ’

Rose Marie Bryon Center celebrates 70th anniversary BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center has been a staple in Daytona’s Black community for decades. On Nov. 10, the center held a celebration for its 70th anniversary with about 350 people in attendance. The center is located at 725 South St. “Everyone […]