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Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival returns next month, one of the authors featured will be filmmaker and director Booker T. Mattison. Mattison will be screening his short films while in Daytona Beach next month. He also will be a featured author on Jan. 13 and 14 at the Sixth Annual […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Fraternity to host Black and Gold gala The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will be holding its annual Black and Gold Legacy Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3. A reception begins at 6 p.m. and the gala starts at 7 p.m. The black-tie affair will be held at Bethune- Cookman University’s Center […]

Ultimate classic car show

Ultimate classic car show

The 43rd annual Daytona Turkey Run Car show was held Nov. 24-27 in the infield of the Daytona International Speedway. More than 7,000 vintage, classic, muscle cars and trucks were displayed. According to its website, www.turkeyrun.com, the Daytona Turkey Run is the largest combined car show and swamp meet in the country. It attracts car […]

‘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 […]