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What’s next for Joe Harris Park?

What’s next for Joe Harris Park?

Rumors abound that park will go to B-CU BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Cynthia Slater, president of the Volusia County-Daytona Beach branch of the NAACP, is trying to get to the bottom of rumors that Joe Harris Park may be the subject of a deal between the city of Daytona Beach and Bethune-Cookman University that will […]

Local attorney appointed to Florida commission

Local attorney appointed to Florida commission

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Attorney Ekecia Grayson Taylor has been appointed to serve a three-year term as a member of the Florida Commission on the Status of Women. Taylor recently was appointed to the position by Florida House Speaker Steve Crisafulli. “This statewide commission seeks to support women in achieving their fullest potential by studying […]

What to know before you head out to vote

What to know before you head out to vote

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Florida’s registered voters will cast votes on Tuesday for their preferred presidential candidate. The nation has been captivated by the broadcasts of election campaigns by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton along with the grassroots efforts of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. Political pundits have weighed in heavily as the two sparred one […]

Atlantic High, Ormond Beach Middle teams win Black History Brain Bowl

Atlantic High, Ormond Beach Middle teams win Black History Brain Bowl

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES High school students representing Atlantic High School in Port Orange and a team of students from Ormond Beach Middle School were the big winners at the annual Black History Brain Bowl sponsored by the Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. on Feb. 27. Prizes for […]

Salute to Dr. Seuss

Salute to Dr. Seuss

The birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was celebrated on March 2 at Turie T. Elementary School as part of Read Across America Day. The afternoon was filled with guest readers, special crafts and snacks – all connected in some way to Dr. Seuss and the many characters he brought to life. Above, Volusia […]

Focus

Focus

Tryouts for lifeguards Saturday Volusia County Beach Safety and Ocean Rescue is hiring lifeguards for the summer. Tryouts will be held March 12 at the Cypress Aquatic Center, 981 George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach, from 8 a.m. to noon. They will continue at the Port Orange YMCA from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. On March […]

Community News

Community News

Charter Review Commission to meet March 14 Volusia County’s Charter Review Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the second-floor Dennis R. McGee Room at the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach. Members will discuss the Volusia Growth Management Commission. For more information about the commission and to view […]

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur to speak at Daytona State

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Chris Gilpin, a 2002 Daytona State College graduate who turned a $1 winning lottery ticket into a thriving tech startup, will be the featured speaker on Tuesday, April 12, during the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Daytona State College. The free […]

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

NAACP forum an opportunity to air concerns

Crime, diversity, education among issues discussed at Daytona event BY FELIX REYES JR. SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Crime, education and the lack of positive activities for youth in Daytona Beach all were addressed last week during a community forum that brought together the NAACP, residents as well as city and county leaders. The forum […]

BIKE WEEK 2016

BIKE WEEK 2016

Lots of motorcycles, lots of fun Activities are underway for the 10-day Bike Week. That means plenty of flashy bikes, lots of activities and great food. According to to the official Bike Week organizers, the event is “filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more.’’ It was established […]