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‘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 […]

Commissioner, activist clash over ‘freedom of speech’

Commissioner, activist clash over ‘freedom of speech’

Charges of racism heat up city commission meeting BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF A clash between Zone 5’s city commissioner and a community activist over “freedom of speech” during the public comment segment of a Daytona Beach City Commission meeting prompted Daytona Beach’s mayor to weigh in on the conflict, which got heated during […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Coach to serve as Keynote for Baccalaureate Bishop “Coach” George E. Butts, Sr. will be the keynote speaker for Atlantic High School’s Baccalaureate.  Coach Butts is the head coach of the Lady Sharks Varsity Basketball Team and has been an employee of Volusia County Schools for more than 25 years.  He is also the pastor […]

Coca-Cola to spend $2 billion for Florida oranges

Coca-Cola to spend $2 billion for Florida oranges

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s citrus growers anticipate the largest planting of orange trees in a quarter century because of a soft drink company. The Coca-Cola Company is going to buy $2 billion worth of oranges to supply its Simply and Minute Maid juice brands, a purchase that will allow growers teamed with […]

Speedway effort on life support

Speedway effort on life support

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida: TALLAHASSEE - A long third down conversion is needed to keep the Dolphins drive alive. And there’s no way to stop the clock. The House speaker made it clear Thursday that the Miami Dolphins have an “uphill” effort to get hotel bed tax dollars for stadium improvements. The […]

Cusack caught off guard by re-election opponent

Cusack caught off guard by re-election opponent

Fellow Volusia County Council member Pat Northey will challenge incumbent for at-large seat BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack filed paperwork last week to run again for the at-large seat she has held since 2010. Cusack, the only Black on the council, told the Daytona Times Wednesday she was caught off […]