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A LEGACY OF LOVE

A LEGACY OF LOVE

B-CU building’s rotunda named in honor of trustee and his late wife BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES About 100 people gathered on the lawn of Bethune-Cookman’s University’s College of Liberal Arts on Oct. 9 for a dedication of the Wilson Memorial Rotunda in honor of B-CU Trustee Rufus L. Wilson, and his late wife, Janice […]

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

Health experts: Get flu shots by Halloween

COMPILED BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County is urging residents to get vaccinated against influenza by the end of October to reduce the risk of illness this flu season. The flu shot is recommended annually for all Floridians six months of age and older. “The flu shot is […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Embry-Riddle plans Oct. 30 Halloween Carnival Parents looking for a safe way to spook and scare their little ones are invited to join Embry-Riddle students and staff at the Daytona Beach Campus for the school’s annual Halloween Carnival on Friday, Oct. 30. Family-friendly activities will include trick-or-treating, face painting, balloon animals, carnival games, a bounce […]

Community News

Community News

Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarships available at Daytona State Three  students will receive $1,500 scholarships on Thursday, Nov. 12, when Daytona State College’s L. Gale Lemerand Center for Entrepreneurship will be announced during the center’s fall speaker series event. Applications are being accepted now for the L. Gale Lemerand Entrepreneurial Speaker Series Scholarship. One scholarship will […]

Votran makes scheduling changes for Biketoberfest

Votran makes scheduling changes for Biketoberfest

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES In response to anticipated traffic congestion during the upcoming Biketoberfest, some Votran routes have been changed. Schedule delays will occur from Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18. “Heavy event traffic is anticipated and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations,” said Steve Sherrer, Votran’s general […]

Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

‘God Belongs in My City’ movement demonstrates diversity and unity through prayer walks BY PENNY DICKERSON      DAYTONA TIMES In the aftermath of another deadly shooting massacre that fixated the nation on the state of Oregon and the many prayers and vigils for the victims, local residents demonstrated a show of unity through a prayer […]

National business challenge open to local women

National business challenge open to local women

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has been selected as one of several host sites for the semifinal rounds of a women’s business challenge competition titled “The Innovate HER Challenge.” The national competition allows individuals and small businesses to compete at the national level for cash prizes totaling over $70,000.  The Small Business Administration’s […]

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES New York-based poet Julie Patton owns a lyrical brand of artistry that cannot be described in a vacuum. She is improvisational and both performer and permaculturist.  An award-winning author, Patton also is a seasoned instructor of international acclaim. Fans, followers and poetry enthusiasts can experience her particular brand of poetry […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Black Minds Matter concert is Oct. 31 at Allen Chapel Black Minds Matter is a grassroots initiative designed to prepare 21st century African-American youth leaders in the areas of art, education and political activism. Through engagement in cultural events, speaker presentations and the Black Minds Matter Concert Series (with an emphasis on gospel, blues and jazz,) the […]

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Wading into a controversial issue in the health-care industry, the state insurance consumer advocate will bring together key groups Oct. 15 to discuss what is known as “balance billing.” Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James on Monday announced the forum, which is expected to include groups such as the Florida Medical […]