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Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

Three services to mark Durham’s 10th anniversary

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Area ministers and choirs will help Dr. L. Ronald Durham celebrate his 10th anniversary as pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach during three different services beginning Thursday Aug. 16. The celebration ends on Sunday Aug. 18 with the Rev. Al Sharpton, president of the National Action […]

Trying to take a bite out of crime

Trying to take a bite out of crime

Bryon Center needs community to keep doors open

Bryon Center needs community to keep doors open

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Janet Bryant, the Rose Marie Bryon Center’s director, said community’s help is needed to keep the doors open. The first Rose Marie Bryon Bi-Annual Alumni Reunion Dinner Dance/Silent Auction will be held Friday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd., […]

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetic Conference 2013 set at Choice Christian Center

Prophetess Deborah Ford, senior pastor of Choice Christian Worship Center along with her husband co-pastor Harold Ford, will be presenting Prophetic Conference 2013 Aug. 16-17. “A Clarion Call, Let the Prophets speak” is the theme of the conference, which will take place at 327 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. The event is free. […]

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

Police department plans gun buyback on Aug. 22

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the second time this year, Daytona Beach police will be offering gift cards for guns with no questions asked. The gun surrender will take place on Thursday, Aug. 22 at the Dickerson Community Center, 308 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Daytona Beach. The event will be from […]

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

Volusia Flagler YMCA hosts open house at Midtown center

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Volusia Flagler Family YMCA and the City of Daytona Beach hosted an open house on July 30 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center/Cypress Aquatic Center. The purpose of the gathering was to educate the community about YMCA programs at the center and to solicit input on what additional programs might […]

Triplett to host Aug. 15 gathering of Black boys and men

Triplett to host Aug. 15 gathering of Black boys and men

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bishop Derek Triplett of Hope Fellowship is asking Black male youth and men to come together once again at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center on Aug. 15. This time the discussion will center on “The Value of Black Men in America.’’ A similar talk took place last month at the […]

Harpers celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

Harpers celebrate 55th wedding anniversary

Ann and Arthur Harper were married in Holly Hill on Aug. 16, 1958. They have two living children, James and Tammie. James is senior writer for the Daytona Times. Tammie works for Good Samaritan Nursing Home. Their first-born daughter, Pricilla, died in 1960. Arthur Harper was born near Metta, Ga., while his wife was born […]

Public housing residents win scholarships

Public housing residents win scholarships

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Scholarships were awarded Aug. 7 to two Daytona Beach students from the Florida Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (FAHRO) at the organization’s annual awards banquet in Orlando. The local winners were Cheyenne Avery, a recent Spruce Creek High School graduate and Dontavius King, a recent Mainland Senior High graduate.  […]

DBPD hosts Night Out event at new center

DBPD hosts Night Out event at new center

More than 100 people turned out for the Daytona Beach Police Department’s National Night Out on Aug. 6 at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural and Educational Center. National Night Out programs culminate annually on the first Tuesday of August, according to the National Night Out website. Attendees were given information by vendors as well as […]