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Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

Residents get second chance through Operation Safe Surrender

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Persons with an outstanding warrants will have a chance to clear up past troubles on Tuesday, April 12, during the Operation Safe Surrender program from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ, 511 Fremont Ave., Daytona Beach. Members of the clergy, police and […]

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

Butts Miracle Temple to honor overseer

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Overseer Mother Willie Mae Butts will celebrate 55 years of ministry on March 18 and 19 at Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ, 636 Hawk St., Daytona Beach. Service times are 7 p.m. on Friday, March 18 and 5 p.m. on March 19. Special guests will include Pastor Patricia […]

Bank distributes Financial Literacy Grants through FUTURES Foundation

Bank distributes Financial Literacy Grants through FUTURES Foundation

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES SunTrust Bank recently awarded $16,780 in Financial Literacy Grants to seven school projects across Volusia County which combine entrepreneurism and financial literacy. SunTrust funded a total of $25,000 through FUTURES Foundation, which facilitated the application process for this school year’s grants. The remaining funds shall be distributed during the 2016-17 school […]

Focus

Focus

Bike Week to impact Votran service Bike Week brings heavy traffic, and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will occur from March 4 through 13. Detours are subject to change without notice. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations […]

Midway in spotlight as month comes to close

Midway in spotlight as month comes to close

Longtime resident’s project highlights once-thriving Black community BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Percy Williamson’s project highlighting Daytona Beach’s historically Black Midway comes to fruition Sunday night. “Beyond Midway – The Evolution of An African-American Neighborhood’’ airs at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 on WDSC TV 15, Daytona State College’s channel. The documentary, the brainchild of Williamson, a […]

107 and doing just fine

107 and doing just fine

Mrs. Elizabeth Durant celebrates birthday surrounded by friends at activity center in DeLand BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF At age 107, Mrs. Elizabeth Durant keeps busy. Most of her days are spent at Sender Retreat Adult Activity Center. There are plenty of activities there for Mrs. Durant and the other seniors who attend the day facility […]

NASCAR honors Black journalists organization at diversity event

NASCAR honors Black journalists organization at diversity event

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) was honored by NASCAR at the Daytona International Speedway in the lead up to the Daytona 500 last week. NABJ is the recipient of the 2016 NASCAR Diversity Institution Award. NABJ President Sarah Glover and Sports Task Force Member Ricky Clemmons were presented with the award during a Feb. 19 luncheon. […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS

Exhibits focusing on Blacks around a little longer The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit tells the tragic story of Emmitt Till, the Chicago 14-year-old who was brutally beaten and murdered in 1955 in Money Miss. The Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit, organized by Delta State University, is at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach until […]

Events

Events

All-male symposium is Monday at B-CU Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in partnership with Bethune-Cookman’s Male Initiative will host “Anything and Everything That Affects & Effects Males’’ at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 at B-CU’s Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Terence Culver and Mike Williams. For […]

Another shooting, another memorial service

Another shooting, another memorial service

B-CU pays tribute to student fatally shot at off-campus event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF “Your life matters.’’ A simple sentence that carries a lot of weight.  It was pronounced by local retired Judge Hubert Grimes Wednesday at a service at Bethune-Cookman University in memory of Don’Kevious Johnson, a student from Belle Glade who died from […]