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B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

FROM STAFF REPORTS Calvin Stafford, 19, always knew he wanted to be an accountant but had no idea how he would get a job in the corporate arena. “I plan to get my CPA, and all of that is great. But I really had no plan on how to get an internship in a Fortune […]

Daddy’s home, but what comes next?

Daddy’s home, but what comes next?

Conference focuses on Black dads and their struggle to reconnect after incarceration BY LA’RISA LYNCH NNPA NEWS SERVICE CHICAGO – Black men locked up in Illinois prisons make up more than half the population and 63 percent of them are fathers with minor children. Wesley Cooke was one of them. He was just a teenager […]

Votran makes schedule changes to accommodate SunRail

Votran makes schedule changes to accommodate SunRail

Votran has made several route and time changes to provide feeder service to the DeBary SunRail station. Four buses will transport riders to and from the SunRail station from 4:15 to 9 a.m. and 3:15 to 8:30 p.m. weekdays. SunRail 30 and 32 will operate using existing Votran bus stops. SunRail 31 and 33 are […]

Bethune-Cookman grad releases book on Miami corruption

Bethune-Cookman grad releases book on Miami corruption

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Author Thomas Barr has spent over a decade working in government.  Now he taps that experience in the first of a planned series of fiction books that portray Miami’s political, business and entertainment cultures.  The book is entitled “Overlords Karma: Miami’s Urban Chronicles Volume I” and is a biopic of the […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Halifax Urban Ministries collecting food Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) is accepting nonperishable food through May 30 at any Bank of America, Check On Hold or Volusia County library. HUM will distribute over 500 tons of food in the Feed a Family homeless prevention program. For more information, visit www.halifaxurbanministries.org. Public Safety Coordinating Council to meet […]

The high cost of generic medicine

The high cost of generic medicine

Some drugs that were cheap to get just a few years ago have skyrocketed BY JIM FUQUAY FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM/MCT Pharmacist Larry Cowan can flip through his records and spot the generic drugs that have taken big price jumps in the past year or so. There’s digoxin, a heart medicine that he used to buy […]

A matter of life and death

A matter of life and death

Nearly 35 percent of the more than 95,000 people on the national waiting list for a kidney transplant are African-American. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Minnie Mayes, a frequent visitor to Daytona Beach, is a caregiver and licensed practical nurse (LPN). She has assisted hundreds of ill and elderly patients throughout her career but […]

B-CU VP named president of Missouri HBCU

B-CU VP named president of Missouri HBCU

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES After a national search and community input, the Harris-Stowe State University Board of Regents has appointed Bethune-Cookman University senior vice president for administration and student services as the new president of the Missouri institution. Dr. Dwuan Warmark will be come president of the university effective July 14. Harris Stowe […]

More than a golf tournament

More than a golf tournament

Event named for Huger raises thousands for area students BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Over $12,000 was raised on Saturday at the third annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament. The funds will go to area high school seniors in Volusia and Flagler counties. The event, in honor of the well-known 99-year-old community and civil […]

Henry trying to woo football fans to watch NAIA championship game in Daytona

Henry trying to woo football fans to watch NAIA championship game in Daytona

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach will host the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) football championship game in December at Municipal Stadium and Mayor Derrick Henry already is promoting it to those interested in watching some good football. He can be seen encouraging tourists to visit the area in a YouTube video […]