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Times to be among honorees at local NAACP banquet

Times to be among honorees at local NAACP banquet

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times will be among the local companies honored later this month by the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP. Local branch president Cynthia Slater said the recipients, who will be honored during the 40th Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet on May 24, “have worked and dedicated their time to […]

Yvonne Scarlett-Golden center to open June 8 with ceremony, tour

Yvonne Scarlett-Golden center to open June 8 with ceremony, tour

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The doors of the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center officially will open June 8 with a special ceremony. Daytona Beach’s Leisure Services Director Percy Williamson told the Daytona Times this week that the center will open at 9 a.m. with a program. The first Black mayor’s family members have […]

Justice Quince to addressB-CU grads

Justice Quince to addressB-CU grads

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES At Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement next week, 417 seniors are scheduled to graduate. The graduating Wildcats will receive well wishes and some sage advice from one of the state’s judicial pioneers – Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the Ocean […]

Young man gets 12 years in 2011 shooting death at Pilot Motel

Young man gets 12 years in 2011 shooting death at Pilot Motel

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Darshawn Broadwater was sentenced by Circuit Judge R. Michael Hutcheson Tuesday to 12 years in prison with two-year credit for his role in the shooting death of 19-year-old Donnell “D.J.’’ Ellis at a Holly Hill motel on April 16, 2011. The Daytona Times first reported on this case in the […]

Deltas tackle litter on boulevards

Deltas tackle litter on boulevards

Members of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently were seen sprucing up LPGA and Williamson Boulevards last month. The sorority chose the thoroughfares as part of the Adopt-A Road-Cleanup program. Shown above are sorority members Tracey Edwards, Eleanor Jackson and Juanita Collins.

A gathering of Centipedes

A gathering of Centipedes

Campbell High School graduates from the Class of 1963 are shown during a reunion April 19 in Daytona Beach. The weekend gathering of graduates from the then-all-Black high school featured a banquet at the Daytona Resort and Conference Center. Keynote speaker was Congressman David Scott of Georgia (seated front right), an alumnus of the class.

Daytona State extends registration hours

Daytona State extends registration hours

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES To increase opportunities for new and returning students, Daytona State College announces extended registration, advising and testing hours beginning May 13 at all of its campuses. To ensure the best availability of classes, students should complete their registrations as early as possible. Summer classes start May 20 and July 1. […]

Proceeds from Huger golf  tourney to help six 2013 graduates

Proceeds from Huger golf tourney to help six 2013 graduates

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES About 80 golfers participated in the second annual Jimmy Huger Scholarship Golf Tournament held April 27 at the Daytona Beach Golf Club. The event was sponsored by Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, which Huger is a member of and once served as the organization’s general secretary. […]

Pastor, president reflects on Heyn Chapel during dedication service

Pastor, president reflects on Heyn Chapel during dedication service

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES It has been nearly 100 years since White Hall was built on Bethune-Cookman’s campus. White Hall, named for Thomas H. White Sewing Machine Company and longtime friend of school founder Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, was built in 1916 and contains the Gertrude Hotchiss Heyn Memorial Chapel. Heyn, who was the […]

Daytona State nursing students to be inducted into national honor society

Daytona State nursing students to be inducted into national honor society

Spring commencement for all grads set for May 13 FROM STAFF REPORTS Daytona State College will induct its inaugural class of the Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society of Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) during a May 6 ceremony that begins at 5 p.m. in the Hosseini Center (Building 1200) on the Daytona Beach Campus. Spring 2013 […]