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College presidents: Government crisis still impacting students

College presidents: Government crisis still impacting students

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Some college students who depend on financial aid may not be able to attend classes next year or first-generation students may not get money to attend school in the fall if the government can’t solve its problems. That’s according to Dr. Wendy B. Libby, president of Stetson University, who participated […]

Mystery writers workshop set for Nov. 13

Mystery writers workshop set for Nov. 13

Learn how to write a riveting page-turner during a Mystery Writers Workshop at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. Florida authors Veronica Hart, Joan King and Lois Gerber will begin the workshop with a writing exercise, then move on to a discussion of […]

Daytona Delta clean team ready to work

Daytona Delta clean team ready to work

Members of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. took on the task of “Keeping The City Clean.’’ The sorority is responsible for picking up trash and keeping  clean LPGA Boulevard quarterly.  Pictured from left to right are LaShan Mallory, Sadie McConner, Cynthia Polk Johnson, Eleanor Jackson, Carolyn Martin and President […]

Briefs

Briefs

Tools and appliances sale scheduled Nov. 2 The Men of Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church will host a Tools and Appliances Yard Sale & Fish Fry in the church yard from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The location is 317 N. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. For more information, call 386-255-7222. Sign […]

Ormond Beach museum to honor veterans

Ormond Beach museum to honor veterans

The Ormond Memorial Art Museum is inviting the public to its annual Veterans Day Tribute on Monday, Nov. 11. The tribute will begin at 11 a.m. The ceremony will include music by the Bethune-Cookman University Tuba Euphonium Brass Ensemble under the direction of Matt Simmons, the presentation of colors by the AFROTC of Embry Riddle […]

Volusia artist’s work on display at Yvonne Scarlett-Golden center

Volusia artist’s work on display at Yvonne Scarlett-Golden center

An exhibition by award-winning artist Margaret Schnebly Hodge is now on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center, 1000 Vine St., Daytona Beach. The exhibition will be on display through Jan. 10, 2014. Hodge is a lifetime resident of Volusia County whose mother, Peggy Schnebly, worked for the city for 35 years. The […]

More Briefs

More Briefs

Foster parents forums scheduled this month The state is facing a critical shortage of foster parents. One area non-profit is trying to help them solve the problem. Open Hearts Family Services of Volusia and Flagler Counties is a program operated by the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home in Deltona. The non-profit is actively recruiting foster […]

Fears to share stories about Blacks in Civil War

Fears to share stories about Blacks in Civil War

Historical re-enactor Mary Fears will share stories of Blacks who played little-known but important roles in the Civil War during a free presentation at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at the Port Orange Regional Library. The Ormond Beach resident will shed light on the contributions made by Mary Peake, who educated freed slaves; Robert Smalls, […]

Butts to preach at Allen Chapel’s Homecoming service

Butts to preach at Allen Chapel’s Homecoming service

Bishop Samuel L. Butts, presiding prelate of the Church of God In Christ of East Central Florida and senior pastor of Butts Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Daytona Beach, will be the guest preacher at Allen Chapel AME Church’s Homecoming service at 9:45 a.m. on Nov. 10. Butts also is the founder […]

Cleaning up their community

Cleaning up their community

Turie T. Small Elementary School’s PTA and Dr. Earl Johnson, principal, held a Community Cleanup Day on Oct. 19. Students, teachers and PTA members from the elementary school in Daytona Bach as well as volunteers from Bethune-Cookman University and the University of Central Florida participated in the event. There will be another Community Cleanup Day […]