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Daytona State debuts children’s theater with ‘The Jungle Book’

Daytona State debuts children’s theater with ‘The Jungle Book’

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES In July, the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College will bring to life tales from “The Jungle Book’’ by Rudyard Kipling. Through mask, puppetry, dance, mime and music, audiences will be transported to mystical India and the tale of the young “man-cub,” Mowgli. Raised by […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Water remains safe to drink during treatment On May 22, Daytona Beach began flushing and treating its water distribution system by switching the disinfectant used from chloramines to a free chlorine. The city does this on a regular basis to improve the quality of its drinking water. While some customers (including South Daytona water customers) […]

Lifting Oklahoma tornado victims up in prayer

Lifting Oklahoma tornado victims up in prayer

Local churches, clergy come together Wednesday for special service at Tubman-King BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Even though they didn’t know the victims, clergy and members of Daytona Beach’s Black churches gathered Wednesday to offer up prayers for those affected by the massive tornado in Oklahoma. A prayer service, organized by the Daytona Beach Black […]

‘Never, never give up’

‘Never, never give up’

This is just one of the pearls of wisdom shared with hundreds of B-CU graduates at their May 11 commencement BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A college graduate’s first job after receiving his diploma was at a supermarket. On his first day on the job, the store manager gave him a broom to sweep the […]

A Bronson update

A Bronson update

Children share experience of taking care of former Bethune-Cookman president and wife BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “Hello, my friend” is an expression likely to have been heard when encountering Bethune-Cookman College President Emeritus Dr. Oswald P. Bronson. Bronson, who was president of the school for 29 years – from 1975 to 2004 – turns […]

Chitwood discusses crises, crash with public relations pros

Chitwood discusses crises, crash with public relations pros

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Joie Chitwood III has had more than his fair share of public relations nightmares during his reign at the Daytona International Speedway. First, he was hired in August 2010 to replace popular former track president Robin Braig, which caught many in the industry off guard. Potholes on the track, a […]

Area high schools hold graduation ceremonies

Area high schools hold graduation ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies will be held for area high schools beginning May 30 and ending June 2.  Admission will be $3 per person.  Parking will be $5 for ceremonies held at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. Tickets will be presold at each of the high schools.  Below is a list of the district’s graduation ceremonies and […]

Daytona State College graduates 4,200

Daytona State College graduates 4,200

Daytona State College held its graduation ceremonies on Monday. A total 4,200 graduates were celebrated, ranging from bachelor’s to associate degrees as certificates as well as adult education graduations in a separate ceremony. Dental assisting graduates gathered in groups, bonded strongly from their program experience. (COURTESY OF DAYTONA STATE COLLEGE)

682 receive degrees from Stetson University

682 receive degrees from Stetson University

Stetson University conferred bachelor’s and master’s degrees to 682 graduates on May 11, during two commencement ceremonies at the Edmunds Center, 143 E. Pennsylvania Ave., DeLand. Stetson also presented several awards during the commencements to outstanding students and exemplary faculty. Harry Price, left, is shown with Terry Farrell and Beth Paul. Price, associate professor of […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

‘March Against the Madness’ takes place Saturday Restoring Hope and the City of Daytona Beach will present: “March Against the Madness,” a movement to rally around issues that threaten the city. This year’s march and rally will spotlight the rampant, yet sensitive issues of gun violence, gang violence and domestic abuse. On May 18, members […]