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National HIV Testing Day to be recognized June 27

National HIV Testing Day to be recognized June 27

FROM STAFF REPORTS An estimated 1.1 million people are living with HIV in the United States and almost one in five don’t know they are infected. Thanks to better treatments, people with HIV are now living longer — and with a better quality of life — than ever before. Getting tested is the first step […]

Sorority to present eight debutantes at biennial event

Sorority to present eight debutantes at biennial event

The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Gamma Mu Omega Chapter, will present eight young women to society at its biennial Debutante Cotillion and Scholarship Gala. The event will be 6:30 p.m.  Saturday, June 21, at the Shores Resort and Spa, 2637 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores. The eight young ladies are:  Bri’elle Black, a […]

Community News

Community News

Human Services to host public meeting June 23 Volusia County’s Human Services office will host a public meeting to provide information about services provided, identify gaps in service, and elect a community representative and alternate to serve on the Human Services Advisory Board. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 23, in the […]

South Daytona to host Business Scavenger Hunt

South Daytona to host Business Scavenger Hunt

Area residents can go “hunting” for a chance to win prizes and help local businesses. The City of South Daytona and the Port Orange/South Daytona Chamber of Commerce will host an inaugural U.S. 1 Business Scavenger Hunt, June 24 through 28. The rules are simple and it could mean a chance to win a gift […]

PLAY IT SAFE

PLAY IT SAFE

Tips to keep kids safe all summer long From Family Features Summer is a time of playground fun, camping, swimming and other outdoor activities. When kids are outdoors, their sense of adventure and curiosity soars, which can, unfortunately, lead to a higher risk of injuries. In fact, according to the Safe Kids Worldwide organization, each […]

Road to Midtown is getting smoother

Road to Midtown is getting smoother

Paving starting soon on MLK Boulevard; board seeking parks and recreation board to help area kids BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Commissioner Paula Reed announced that the paving of Martin Luther King Boulevard from Orange Avenue to Shady Place soon will be a reality during the Midtown Redevelopment Area Board’s June 10 meeting. Although […]

MAINLAND AND SEABREEZE SR. HIGHS

MAINLAND AND SEABREEZE SR. HIGHS

Back together again after 40 years The African-American graduates of the Classes of 1974 of Mainland Senior and Seabreeze Senior High Schools (as they were then known) had a weekend of activities celebrating the 40th anniversary of their respective graduations. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II/DAYTONA TIMES) Click here to see a page of pictures.

Counseling ministry hosting free family life conference

Counseling ministry hosting free family life conference

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES One to One Family Christian Counseling will be celebrating 17 years of nurturing and ministering to families by hosting a Family Life Conference this week. The conference is June 12-13 at 6:30 p.m. nightly at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 539 George W. Engram Blvd. The Rev. Anthony P. Church, […]

Secret shoppers fall for scam

Secret shoppers fall for scam

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office issued an alert after two local residents recently discovered they had been scammed with offers to complete mystery shopping jobs. Between them, the victims were taken by a variation of the fake check scam for more than $2,000. It seemed like a great job […]

Deltas honor longtime member Loretta Wright at Hats Off luncheon

Deltas honor longtime member Loretta Wright at Hats Off luncheon

FROM STAFF REPORTS The ladies of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., held their annual Hats on luncheon June 7 honoring senior citizens for their contributions to the community. Hats were on for Delta Dear Loretta Osgood Wright, who served for many years as chairperson of the luncheon following former […]