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Scholarships await students who remain drug-free

Scholarships await students who remain drug-free

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools held its Take Stock in Children (TSIC) New Contract Signing and Senior Recognition Ceremony May 15. Volusia County Judge Dawn Fields presided over the swearing-in ceremony and shared words of encouragement with the new enrollees and their parents. The program assists ambitious, […]

FSU presidential search shortlisted to Thrasher

FSU presidential search shortlisted to Thrasher

BY JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Powerful Sen. John Thrasher’s desire to be the next president of Florida State University has caused a search committee to “pause” the process so it can interview him for the position. Search consultant Bill Funk told committee members on Wednesday that the “irregular” step is needed because the […]

Art collection on display at YSG Center

Art collection on display at YSG Center

The thought-provoking works of talented artist Doreen Hardie are currently on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden (YSG) Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St. Her collection titled Serenity, Art that Speaks To the Soul, will be on display through July 11. Admission is free and the YSG community center is open Monday through Friday from […]

Trooper loses appeal in lawmaker ticket case

Trooper loses appeal in lawmaker ticket case

With no explanation, a state appeals court Tuesday ruled against a Florida Highway Patrol trooper who challenged a 120-hour suspension because he contended he was unfairly disciplined for giving breaks on speeding tickets to lawmakers. Trooper Charles Swindle said he was following a longstanding unwritten policy when he gave less-expensive tickets for nonmoving violations – […]

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Palm Coast plans Memorial Day Ceremony at Heroes park On Monday, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Memorial Day Ceremony to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm […]

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Votran will have limited service on Memorial Day Votran will operate a limited service schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. West Volusia routes 22, 24 and the Route 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail Routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate, as there will be no SunRail service on Memorial Day. Route 20 […]

How economy impacts young college grads

How economy impacts young college grads

Blacks with degrees have harder time finding employment than Whites, new report shows BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Blacks with college degrees continue to fare worse than college-educated Whites in the labor market, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). The report titled “The Class of 2014: The […]

Military tightens up on recruiting process

Military tightens up on recruiting process

BY RICK MONTGOMERY KANSAS CITY STAR/MCT KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Army Sgt. 1st Class Terrence Hoard must reach potential recruits early to set them straight. They think anybody can enlist. Many see the military as a last resort in a tough job market — but always an option, the youth assume. Truth is, the Class […]

Alleged ‘johns’ targeted in local prostitution sweep

Alleged ‘johns’ targeted in local prostitution sweep

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Fourteen men were arrested last weekend in what the Daytona Beach Police Department called “a reverse prostitution” operation. It was termed “reverse” because instead of going after the prostitutes, the officers targeted the customers they serve, popularly known as “johns.” The sting follows an operation held three days prior […]

A ‘Wildcat roar’ at B-CU commencement

A ‘Wildcat roar’ at B-CU commencement

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES More than 350 Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are now the proud owners of a new bachelor or master’s degrees, including three honorary degrees given to Joe Petrock (Doctor of Laws), and Larry C. Little and Dr. J. Stanley Marshall (Doctor of Humane Letters). “We are proud of our graduates. Let’s […]