OBITUARIES

Rev. Carl Brinkley Funeral services for Rev. Carl Franklin Brinkley, 90, of Daytona Beach, who passed on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at his home, will...

Local youth participate in YMCA 5K at Speedway

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Nearly 200 kids from around Volusia County were joined by YMCA staff and volunteers on Feb. 7 during the inaugural 5-2-1-0...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

By Gregory Clay McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We...

Focus

Coming soon: ‘Carmen Jones’ The 1954 classic movie “Carmen Jones,’’ starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, will be shown Feb. 23 at the Daytona Beach...

Leaving school job, but not students

Vickie Presley retires after 36 years in Volusia district BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Vickie Presley, area superintendent for Volusia County Schools, retired on Jan. 5 after...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Remembering Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became a world-renowned educator, civil and human rights leader, champion for women and young people, and...

Black History Month salutes include recognition for local icon

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month recognitions and events planned throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. WESH honors Huger, others WESH...

Focus

Racing association to show Pryor film Feb. 7 The Motor Racing Heritage Association (MRHA) will show the Richard Pryor film “Greased Lightning’’ at Cinematique at...

Community News

Library showing classic Black films this month At 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Ben Trotter, a library assistant and film school graduate, shows a popular classic...

NAACP focuses on morale at city meeting

Branch leaders meet with Chisholm; Slater says commissioners should step up. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Since October, Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP President Cynthia Slater has been...

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