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YSG welcomes community partnerships

YSG welcomes community partnerships

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The coordinator of Daytona Beach’s premier cultural and educational center is seeking individuals and businesses who are interested in offering programs to area residents. Terry Johnson, recreation coordinator for the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center along with his assistant Katherine Moore, are urging community members to stop by […]

A last look at action on the boulevard

A last look at action on the boulevard

By Ashley D. Thomas Daytona Times Bike Week has come and gone in Daytona Beach and though official numbers haven’t been released, 500,000 is the number most officials report as the amount of visitors who flooded into town on Harleys, Kawasakis and Suzukis, riding cruisers, sports bikes, scooters and three-wheeled trikes. Motorcycle clubs and enthusiasts […]

Beirut Memorial at the State Capitol charges through first committee

Beirut Memorial at the State Capitol charges through first committee

Staff reports Florida State Representative Dwayne L. Taylor passed HB 801- The Beirut Memorial, out of Veteran & Military Affairs Subcommittee, the first of three committee stops on March 12. The Beirut Memorial will honor the lives of 241 US Marines, Sailors, and Soldiers who lost their lives in the barracks car bombing of October […]

Shepherd to take seat among flock

Shepherd to take seat among flock

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church members will receive the final message from Dr. L. Ronald Durham as their pastor on April 5, Easter Sunday. “I have come to that point in the ministry where I feel like I have accomplished a great deal in the city of Daytona Beach […]

Legislative briefs

Legislative briefs

Guns on campus measure one vote away from House floor Legislation that would allow Floridians with concealed-weapons licenses to carry guns at state colleges and universities is one step away from the House floor after gaining bipartisan approval Wednesday from the Higher Education and Workforce Subcommittee on an 11-2 vote. The measure (HB 4005), which […]

Seminar helps aspiring writers turn words into chapters

Seminar helps aspiring writers turn words into chapters

“The Writer 2 Author Seminar” offered the perfect words to birth the books waiting inside the aspiring writers. The free seminar was held recently at the Palm Coast Days Inn. Newly published author Orjanette Bryant and her sponsors shared information from experts. The seminar steered writers in the right direction to having their literary works […]

Community News

Community News

Easter Seals plans Autism Resource Fair on April 2 Easter Seals of Volusia and Flagler Counties is hosting an Autism Resource Fair in recognition of World Autism Day on April 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. The event will offer activities, learning opportunities and refreshments. It will be held at 1219 Dunn Ave., Daytona Beach, […]

Festival to showcase two Black films

Festival to showcase two Black films

The Friends of the Daytona Beach Library and Cinematique will present a two-day film festival featuring African-American productions. The films will be shown at the Cinematique Theater, 242 S. Beach St., Daytona Beach. They are: • “Johnny Tough”: 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28. This 1974 “blaxploitation” film focuses on a young African-American boy who continually […]

Community unites to save cemetery

Community unites to save cemetery

Miami’s first Black millionaire among elite buried at Lincoln Memorial BY ERICK JOHSON NNPA NEWS SERVICE The remains of D.A. Dorsey, Miami’s first Black millionaire, lie in Brownsville’s Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in a dirty mausoleum, where squatters broke the glass windows on the doors and left their tattered clothes on the floor. Located at 3001 […]

Veteran to speak at Daytona State luncheon

Veteran to speak at Daytona State luncheon

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Daytona State College’s Center for Women and Men Advisory Board of Directors will celebrate the work and achievements of women during its annual luncheon  on Tuesday, March 31, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hosseini Center on the Daytona Beach Campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. This year’s […]