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Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

Free baseball clinic with Hall of Famers takes place Saturday at park

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A free baseball clinic, sponsored by the KinderVision Foundation, will take place Saturday at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach from 1-4 p.m. for kids 6-15. Former Major League Baseball players will offer advice during the clinic. The clinic will be followed at the ballpark by the Greatest Save Hall […]

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

B-CU students hold vigil for tennis player who died in accident

Hundreds of Bethune-Cookman University students gathered Sunday night at the school for a candlelight vigil for fellow student Juan Munoz from Columbia who was killed Sept. 15 in a motorcycle accident. Munoz, a junior business major, also was on B-CU’s tennis team and was called by the university an “outstanding tennis player.’’ He was driving […]

Daytona State offers fall open houses, showcases

Daytona State offers fall open houses, showcases

FROM STAFF REPORTS Fall is traditionally the season for high school seniors and juniors to start making their college selections. Daytona State College invites students, parents and families to choose an open house close to home. The open houses help any future student explore a college education, choose ways to advance their career or re-tool […]

Second annual HIV/AIDS provider forum set for Nov. 21

Second annual HIV/AIDS provider forum set for Nov. 21

The Partnership for Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Planning (PCHAP) is hosting its second annual provider forum. This is a forum for professionals in all fields who are working with HIV positive individuals. It gives your organization a platform to talk about what you do and showcase your new programs or successes.  You will learn about complementary services and […]

Founder of Frederick Douglass Republicans to speak in Holly Hill

Founder of Frederick Douglass Republicans to speak in Holly Hill

FROM STAFF REPORTS KCarl Smith, founder of Frederick Douglass Republicans, will speak at a free forum on Friday, Sept. 27 at Sica Hall Community Center, 1065 Daytona Avenue in Holly Hill. The event starts at 7 p.m. Smith, who is based in Alabama, is described as “an unyielding defender of the Constitution and Liberty.’’ He […]

Free swap meet scheduled Oct. 18 and 19 in Daytona

Free swap meet scheduled Oct. 18 and 19 in Daytona

A free community swap meet is scheduled Oct. 18 and 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pyramid Community Café, 868 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. Donated items can be dropped off Oct. 7 through 10 and Oct. 14 and 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. or call 386-322-6102, ext. 7. […]

Oct. 3 meeting to focus on Daytona Beach Shores waterline flushing project

Oct. 3 meeting to focus on Daytona Beach Shores waterline flushing project

For residents, property managers and maintenance personnel, an informational meeting is scheduled on Oct. 3 to discuss the planned waterline flushing project along the eastern side of South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores. The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the Daytona Beach Shores City Council Chambers, 3048 S. Atlantic […]

College students to be paid to work at area schools

College students to be paid to work at area schools

FROM STAFF REPORTS College students are needed to tutor in the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) Program at selected area Volusia County middle and high schools. AVID is an internationally recognized program designed to help students enroll in a four-year college. Tutors earn $9.29 per hour or higher for tutoring college-bound students under the direct […]

Historian to discuss early settlements in Florida

Historian to discuss early settlements in Florida

Historian J. Michael Francis, Ph.D., will present “Before Jamestown: Europeans, Africans and Native Americans in La Florida, 1513 to 1607” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Learn about the 16th-century colonization of Florida, which began almost a century before Jamestown was founded. […]

Not too late to bid on Speedway project

Not too late to bid on Speedway project

Daytona International Speedway schedules second outreach for local, minority contractors on Oct. 16 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A spokesman for the Daytona International Speedway confirmed recently that DIS has received bids from minority-owned businesses for the $400 million “Daytona Rising” renovation project. However, no subcontractors have been hired yet. Blacks and other minorities will […]