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Rescued Nigerian girls need funds to attend college in US

Rescued Nigerian girls need funds to attend college in US

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS WIRE WASHINGTON – This month, teenagers across the nation prepare to make the transition from high school to college and at least two of the survivors of the Boko Haram mass kidnapping in Chibok, Nigeria, last year could be joining them – if they can raise the money. Emmanuel Ogebe, […]

Children’s programs resume Monday at library

Children’s programs resume Monday at library

The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island will kick off its fall season of preschool and family programs beginning Aug. 24. Upcoming programs include: •Baby tales: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents or caregivers can enjoy music, stories, finger rhymes and playtime. •Preschool storytime: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Activities […]

Kids, adults savor end of summer at Community Unity Festival

Kids, adults savor end of summer at Community Unity Festival

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Community Unity Festival at Daisy Stocking Park on Aug. 15 had something for everyone. The Second Avenue Merchants Association sponsored activities for youth ages 4-12.  It was the last weekend of summer fun for many students in public school, who return to the classrooms on Monday, Aug. 24. The festival […]

Community News

Community News

Port Orange to conduct annual water treatment maintenance Special to the Daytona Times The Port Orange Utilities Department will perform its annual flushing of the water distribution system beginning Monday, Aug. 24. The treatment is done to improve water quality and is referred to as the “annual flushing and treating of the Water Distribution System.” […]

Dealing with danger in public places

Dealing with danger in public places

Seminar teaches residents how to increase chances of surviving shooting BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood grew up believing there were two places he always would be protected – school and church. For recreation, movie theaters were favored. Today, none of them are safe havens and in the past three […]

Community Unity Festival will have activities for all ages

Community Unity Festival will have activities for all ages

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The second annual Community Unity Festival is offering local residents one last chance for free summer fun this Saturday, Aug. 16 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Daisy Stocking Park, 555 Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd. The City of Daytona Beach and a host of corporate and community sponsors welcome […]

Daytona residents continue to advocate for homeless

Daytona residents continue to advocate for homeless

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Public advocates for homelessness were armed with picket signs and fury at the Aug. 5. Daytona Beach commission meeting. The messages Mayor Derrick L. Henry and six city commissioners were forced to view until the near two-hour session convened read three poignant words each: “Housing Not Handcuffs;” “Shelter Can’t Wait;” […]

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Time’s getting short to sign up for fall classes at Daytona State College (DSC). Students can “one-stop shop” at DSC’s Fall Enrollment Day on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Daytona Beach Campus, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event makes it easy to complete everything from application to registration, […]

Memorial service is Saturday in Atlanta for Beau Hardeman

Memorial service is Saturday in Atlanta for Beau Hardeman

Former Daytona Beach resident Beaureguarde “Beau’’ Hardeman has died after a bout with cancer. Hardeman had been living in Atlanta for years, where he was a respected chess coach. He was retired from AT&T. Plans are being made for a bus to Atlanta for his memorial service on Saturday, Aug. 15. The service is at […]

Boz Scaggs to perform Nov. 7 at Peabody

Boz Scaggs to perform Nov. 7 at Peabody

Singer and guitarist Boz Scaggs will perform at The Peabody Saturday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. The blue-eyed soul singer Boz Scaggs is a singer, songwriter and guitarist. He gained fame in the 1960s as a guitarist and one-time lead singer with the Steve Miller Band, and in the 1970s with several solo Top 20 […]