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Police chief urges residents to be proactive during holidays

Police chief urges residents to be proactive during holidays

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Law enforcement authorities are urging Daytona Beach residents to be vigilant of crime activity during the holiday season. Crowded shopping malls, wrapped presents and people in a generous spirit are attractive targets for criminals. While this might be the most joyous time of year for many residents, nothing could ruin the […]

1,200 pairs of shoes given away

1,200 pairs of shoes given away

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Ministries for Christ Outreach held its end-of-the year Unity in the Community event Saturday in conjunction with Kicks for Christmas. The event held at the Masonova Plaza in Daytona Beach had a record-breaking crowd of  more than 1,500 people in attendance. Attendees came from Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Orlando and Palm […]

New hepatitis drug could save millions of lives

New hepatitis drug could save millions of lives

BY MICHAEL MCGEE NNPA NEWS SERVICE A new drug is on the horizon that scientists say will save millions of lives. If approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration, it may be here before 2013 comes to a close. Dr. Parvez Mantry, medical director of the Hepatobiliary Tumor Program at Methodist Dallas Medical, […]

Postal deadline is quickly approaching

Postal deadline is quickly approaching

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Post offices nationwide will be open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve this holiday season, but be sure to pack your patience along with your packages before heading to your local office. United States Postal Service (USPS) officials say it takes extra hours and staffing to make sure everything is […]

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Museum to host Kwanzaa celebration The African American Museum of the Arts will host a free Kwanzaa event titled A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture on Dec. 28 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. A film presentation of the black candle (Unity) will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the Kwanzaa celebration beginning at […]

Lyonia Environmental Center plans nature hikes, classes

Lyonia Environmental Center plans nature hikes, classes

Learning comes “naturally” at the Lyonia Environmental Center, which is planning 31 hikes and educational programs in January. Upcoming programs include:   Scrub strolls: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Monday and Friday. Environmental specialists will lead free hikes through Lyonia Preserve. Participants should wear closed-toe shoes, bring water, and be prepared to hike on unpaved […]

Two Blacks on list for Grimes’ circuit seat

Two Blacks on list for Grimes’ circuit seat

Governor sent six names as replacement for Seventh Judicial Circuit Court judge BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Two Black women are among the six nominees for the Seventh Judicial Circuit Court judge. The position opened because of the retirement of Judge Hubert L. Grimes, 60, the first Black judge in Volusia County. He was elected […]

Midtown lights up for the holidays

Midtown lights up for the holidays

Parade, health fair begin celebration in Black community FROM STAFF REPORTS Winners of the “Light Up Midtown” event held last weekend will be recognized at Daytona Beach’s Dec. 17 city commission meeting. Businesses and residents that were simply asked to “Light Up Midtown” with festive decorations are encouraged to light up the community throughout the […]

Ministry giving away food, shoes

Ministry giving away food, shoes

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The youth group at Tomoka Christian Church is donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to those who attend the Unity in the Community event on Sunday at Masonova Plaza. The shoes are for anyone who is in need, from children to adults. Pastors John and Lisa Polite along with Ministries for […]

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MLK scholarship application extended The MLK and Trayvon Martin scholarship application deadline has been extended to Dec. 20 for high school seniors. Students can pick up applications from their high school guidance counselor or visit the website at www.mlkdaytonabeach.org ••• Christmas cantata at New St. James The seniors at New St. James Missionary Baptist Church […]