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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 […]

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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, […]

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‘Think Pink’ event in DeLand to honor life and loved ones A “Think Pink!” breast cancer awareness event is 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Volusia County Farmers Market, 3050 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Vendors and extension agents will explain the importance of Florida-cut foliage in celebrating life and remembering loved ones. Attendees […]

Orange Avenue work still crippling stores

Orange Avenue work still crippling stores

Store owners say the city’s slow construction project has led to a huge drop in customers. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Minority businesses report profit losses as steep as 40 percent during the ongoing construction of Orange Avenue from Nova Road to Beach Street. The problem is twofold: Cars can’t navigate signage leading to complex […]

Quincy Culver remembered as businessman, church leader

Quincy Culver remembered as businessman, church leader

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Funeral Services for Mr. Quincy Lee Culver, Sr., were held Aug. 28 at New St. James Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach with the Rev. Craig L. Robinson, pastor, delivering the eulogy. Mr. Quincy died Aug. 21 at Halifax Health Hospice, Port Orange, after a short illness. He was 86. […]