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Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. revels to have filled 190 chapter-collected backpacks with school supplies for distribution by local organizations throughout Flagler and the surrounding counties. Thirty-one sorors worked feverishly to ensure that students affiliated with these organizations would become recipients of the endeavor. The Rev. Theresa Waters is […]

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

Ken Burns’ series at library focuses on jazz

The Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island will show two episodes of Ken Burns’documentary series “Jazz” this month. The acclaimed series features musical selections and interviews with early jazz performers, including Sidney Bechet, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman. The selected episodes, which cover the development of jazz through 1928, will be shown […]

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Paying tribute to the remaining veterans from the “Greatest Generation,” the Daytona State College Symphonic Band takes the stage for its Sunday, Oct. 18, performance at the college’s News-Journal Center, presenting the American Premiere of  “Trombonico,’’ a three-movement work that takes, from among others, inspiration for the music of Tommy […]

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Museum presentation to focus on spiders and their kin

Stetson University’s Gillespie Museum will host Florida naturalist John Serrao and his presentation, “Our Amazing Arachnids – Florida’s Spiders and Their Kin,” on Thursday, Oct. 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This presentation is part of the museum’s Science Café series, where the scientist and nonscientist alike can enjoy thoughtful discussion and light refreshments in the […]

NAACP begins training for voter registration drives

NAACP begins training for voter registration drives

PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County-Daytona Beach Branch of the NAACP and the Volusia County Department of Elections met at the Dickerson Center on Sept. 26 to prepare the branch to operate voter registration drives for the upcoming 2016 elections. Cynthia Slater, president of the local branch, was joined by approximately 25 branch members […]

B-CU Legacy Awards Gala set for Oct. 21

B-CU Legacy Awards Gala set for Oct. 21

PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University will present its Mary McLeod Bethune Legacy Awards Gala on Oct. 21 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ocean Center, 101 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. Originated by B-CU President Edison O. Jackson, the gathering is now one of the university’s leading fundraisers. According to the school, the 2014 Legacy […]

State to pay legal fees in mistaken paternity case

State to pay legal fees in mistaken paternity case

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA After wrongfully pursuing a paternity case against a man whose name was chosen in “some random fashion,’’ the Florida Department of Revenue is required to pay his attorney’s fees, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday. A three-judge panel of the 3rd District Court of Appeal overturned a circuit judge’s […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Allen Chapel planning health, wellness fair The Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church Commission on Health and Wellness has planned its third annual health fair for Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd, Daytona Beach. Admission is free. The theme is:  “Achieve Optimum Health Through Mind, Body, and […]

Fire department hit with EEOC complaint

Fire department hit with EEOC complaint

Daytona Lt. Larry Stoney says he was racially discriminated against in city’s 2013 selection of chief BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Fire Department Lt. Larry Stoney said he has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) claim against the city, citing that he was racially discriminated against when he was denied the appointment […]

REMEMBERING TIMESHA AND DIONA

REMEMBERING TIMESHA AND DIONA

B-CU pays tribute to two slain students during campus memorial BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University family paid tribute to Timesha “Lisa” Carswell and Diona McDonald Wednesday during a moving memorial service held on campus. Carswell, 21, and McDonald, 19, died on Sept. 17 after being fatally shot by 27-year-old York Zed Bodden, […]