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National Council of Negro Women recognizes Brain Bowl winners

National Council of Negro Women recognizes Brain Bowl winners

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The top spot in the eight annual National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) Black History Brain Bowl staged recently at Daytona State College went to a team of students from Seabreeze High School. The team, coached by educator Agnes Ingram, was comprised of the following students: Andrew W. Baker, Hugh […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Volusia to start taking applications this month for summer camp scholarships Summer camp scholarships are available to income-eligible children and children with special needs through Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division. Families with children ages 5 through 14 who meet residency and income requirements are encouraged to apply for scholarships. To be eligible, 5-year-old children must […]

BIKE WEEK 2013

BIKE WEEK 2013

Getting ready for a roaring good time Flashy bikes, tasty food, good music. Thousands of people will descend on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune boulevards this weekend. Click here for a sneak peak at what to expect during Bike Week 2013. Daytona Times staff writer and photojournalist Ashley Thomas was […]

Daytona teen shot in head has died; violence march planned for March 16

Daytona teen shot in head has died; violence march planned for March 16

BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                        DAYTONA TIMES                                                                                               butleramj@yahoo.com Jiron Dent, the Daytona Beach teenager who was shot in the head on Tuesday, has died. The 17-year-old was a passenger in a stolen car in the Madison Heights subdivision when shot, according to Daytona Beach officers. Dent died Thursday from his injuries and two suspects in the […]

Family of teen shot in head: ‘Stop the violence’

Family of teen shot in head: ‘Stop the violence’

Argument over car leads to another critical injury of young Black male Editor’s note: Jiron Dent, the young man highlighted in this story has since died. See update of story here. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An argument over a stolen vehicle left a teenager critically wounded in the Madison Heights subdivision of Daytona Beach […]

Black Bikers ready to roar into the city

Black Bikers ready to roar into the city

Vendors, entertainment planned along MLK and Bethune boulevards BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Hundreds of thousands of bikers will be invading Daytona Beach March 8-16 and among them will be a number of Black bikers, including members of the Steel Stallions of Central Florida Motorcycle club. The club was established in 2007 and today many […]

Will Blacks get in on Speedway construction action?

Will Blacks get in on Speedway construction action?

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Black, Hispanic or female business owners would like to do work on major construction projects. They just have to figure out how to get in the door. Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood announced last month that $250 million will be spent for a complete overhaul of the Speedway’s frontstretch […]

Sisters raised in Daytona about the business of helping others

Sisters raised in Daytona about the business of helping others

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Two sisters, born and raised in Daytona Beach, are entrepreneurs who are trying to help others be successful in business. Even though Debra Barrs-Paul and Daphne Latimore now live in different cities and states, their work involves starting businesses and helping businesses to be successful. Paul-Barrs moved back to Daytona […]

Expect Votran delays and route changes during Bike Week

Expect Votran delays and route changes during Bike Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bike Week brings heavy traffic and Votran riders should expect some delays, interruptions and possible route deviations. Schedule delays will begin Wednesday, March 13, and will continue to occur through Sunday, March 17. “Votran will make every effort to notify customers as soon as the detours and route deviations are […]

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Andreas Butler, Daytonatimes.com: DAYTONA BEACH -Florida’s two largest HBCU’s squared off on the diamond with Bethune-Cookman taking a double header from Florida A&M in windy conditions at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in downtown Daytona Beach today. It was teh Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener for both teams. Scott Garner pitched a complete game shutout for B-CU […]