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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 […]

‘Mama, what would I do without you?

‘Mama, what would I do without you?

America celebrates Mothers’ Day on Sunday By Hazel Trice Edney and Akua Aboagye Trice Edney News Wire On May 6, Kiona Daniels celebrated her Grandmother Ella’s 98th birthday. This weekend, she will join millions across the nation in celebration of Mother’s Day, May 12. As young as 5 years old, Twan Woods would wake up at […]

SENIOR OASIS / HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!

SENIOR OASIS / HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!

Supermodels at the Dickerson Center Senior Oasis, a group that meets every Wednesday at the John H. Dickerson Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., held a special luncheon for mothers who are senior citizens and its annual Fashion Show and Hat Parade. Senior Oasis is open to all seniors. For more information, call 386-671-5823.

Organizers announce march route, gun buyback

Organizers announce march route, gun buyback

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Police Department confirmed this week that a gun buyback is scheduled for May 18 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  at Hope Fellowship Church. That’s the same day a “March Against the Madness” of gun violence, gang violence and domestic abuse is planned. “DBPD will exchange gift […]

Reed forming Watch groups for Zone 6

Reed forming Watch groups for Zone 6

Wants citizens’ help in setting goals BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Zone 6 City Commissioner Paula Reed is calling on the residents in her zone to get involved and become members of two Neighborhood Watch groups she is helping to get started. “I can’t do this alone,” Reed said in an interview this week announcing […]

Boys & Girls Club moving to Dickerson Center

Boys & Girls Club moving to Dickerson Center

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Children participating in the Palmetto Park Boys and Girls Club of Volusia/Flagler County will no longer have to do extracurricular activities amongst the clotheslines at their current location on Whitney Street in Palmetto Park. Daytona Beach’s elected officials, during last week’s city commission meeting, approved a lease agreement with the […]