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Daytona State to host FAFSA assistance day

Daytona State to host FAFSA assistance day

Students, both returning and first-time-in-college, will find a clear path to applying for federal tuition assistance during a free statewide event known as College Goal (Saturday) Sunday or CGS!Florida, part of the national CGS project. On Saturday, March 1, Daytona State College will host the only local CGS event, from noon to 4 p.m. on […]

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Halifax Health to present inaugural marathon On March 29, Halifax Health will present the inaugural Live Your Life Well Tomoka Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K in partnership with Final Mile Race Management and the Ormond Beach Mayor’s Health and Fitness Challenge. “Halifax Health is pleased to announce this inaugural event.  We think it fits perfectly […]

Do Americans still believe in Obama?

Do Americans still believe in Obama?

Blacks express hope he can achieve his State of the Union goals BY KELLY-ANN BROWN TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE In the wake of President Obama’s State of the Union Address, it remains unclear whether or not U.S. voters are receptive to his plans for the nation’s future. The president addressed the United States Congress last […]

Daytonan recalls days of segregation, integration

Daytonan recalls days of segregation, integration

Carlton Scarlett guided students through work at school, restaurant Editor’s note: The Daytona Times is starting a new series, celebrating the life and legacy of men and women who have made significant contributions to their community. Today, we highlight Carlton Scarlett, who recently celebrated his 85th birthday. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “I don’t […]

‘A pretty awesome experience’

‘A pretty awesome experience’

Black families have rewarding time at Rolex 24 at Daytona BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Action, entertainment and family fun describe the Rolex 24 at Daytona races held last weekend at Daytona International Speedway. “There were flames shooting out on the sides!” nine-year-old Nathan Douglass exclaimed as he gave a play-by-play of a crash […]

Recent B-CU grad trying to start semi-pro league in Volusia

Recent B-CU grad trying to start semi-pro league in Volusia

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Mario Mack, a recent Bethune-Cookman University graduate, said he was surprised when he learned the Greater Daytona Beach area didn’t have a semi-professional basketball league. Upon finding this out, the 24-year-old has joined with other sports enthusiasts to develop the Volusia County Basketball League. “I have two passions in […]

Sanford author to discuss civil rights on Feb. 1 at Daytona library

Sanford author to discuss civil rights on Feb. 1 at Daytona library

Sarasota-based author Liz Coursen returns to the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island for two programs on Feb. 1. At 10 a.m., she will share information from her book, “The Complete Biography Workbook” and demonstrate how to use this information for participation in the upcoming Harvesting History project. Harvesting History, which will begin in […]

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Port Orange gears up for Freemanville Day Ceremony The 11th Annual Freemanville Day Ceremony is Feb. 11 in Port Orange. The ceremony will be held at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, 941 N. Orange Ave., beginning at 4 p.m. Each year, the City of Port Orange honors its African-American heritage, and hosts the ceremony in […]

Employers find returns when they invest in workplace wellness

Employers find returns when they invest in workplace wellness

BY LORRAINE MIRABELLA THE BALTIMORE SUN/MCT Janis Smith feels a lot healthier — and more confident — since shedding 65 pounds in six months, and that has helped in her job leading employee training for 1st Mariner Bank. “Being in front of a classroom of people … I don’t feel like everyone is looking at […]

A bit of relief for unemployed

A bit of relief for unemployed

Area residents could be eligible for temporary benefits payments due to website glitch BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Thousands of unemployed Floridians dealing with the state’s unusable $63 million Connect unemployment website soon may see some relief. Florida officials announced they will pay thousands of unemployed workers throughout the state who have had their […]