Bethune-Cookman alumna finding success with innovative ‘Purse Props’

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Some women call them “handbags’’ while older generations prefer the more dated moniker, “pocketbooks.’’ The more fashionable millennial term is is...

B-CU provost named president of Virginia HBCU

Dr. Makola Abdullah was chosen as 14th leader of Virginia State University. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES When Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) conferred more than 220 degrees at...

A senior prom for, well, real seniors

Daytona holiday event attracts hundreds to Midtown center DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Hundreds of area seniors stepped out for an evening of fun that’s usually celebrated during...

From Ghana to Jamaica, here’s how African cultures celebrate Christmas

BY MARTIN JOHNSON THE ROOT Some of the Christmas celebrations around the world resemble those everywhere, with food, family and good times. Others are quite different,...

Cocoa pastor to speak at New Smyrna’s MLK banquet

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES “Honoring Our Past, Celebrating Our Future’’ is the apt theme for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet to be...

Reconstruction project impacts City Hall too

The City of Daytona Beach has experienced its own problems relating to the reconstruction of Orange Avenue after a water main was severed. According to...

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The Links host Christmas Holiday Affair The Daytona Beach Chapter of the Links, Inc., recently held a holiday party at LPGA International in Daytona Beach....

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Health department issues swimming advisory for Main Street beach area SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County has issued a swimming...

Merchants losing power, patience with road project

Orange Avenue project called ‘slow and sloppy’ DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Since construction began on Orange Avenue last year, business owners in the area have complained about...

‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and so much more

City hosts holiday health fair, concert Local residents seeking a way to get into the Christmas spirit found it the evening of Dec. 12 at...

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