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Senior prom is Dec. 16 The Light Up Midtown Senior Prom will be held on Friday, Dec. 16, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. An incorrect date appeared in last week’s Daytona Times. The free senior event, for ages 55, and older, will be held from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. […]

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

B-CU graduation set for Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will graduate more than 200 students and bestow doctorate degrees upon three key influencers at Saturday’s fall commencement ceremony. The university will honor Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, local businessman Bert Reames and automotive connoisseur Thomas A. Moorehead for their business accomplishments and commitments to service. The fall commencement ceremony is […]

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway hosts Ferrari World Finals

Daytona International Speedway has added a prestigious new event to its 2016 calendar – the Ferrari World Finals on Dec. 1-4 – which is being held in North America for the first time in history. The Ferrari World Finals were held at the Daytona International Speedway from Dec. 1 to 4. It was the first […]

‘It could happen anywhere’

‘It could happen anywhere’

Local college students says they feel safe on campuses despite incidents like the one this week at Ohio State. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Abdul Razik Ali Artan was shot and killed by police after he attacked and injured 11 students at Ohio State University on Monday morning. Artan, a student at the school, injured […]

The blessing of a box of food

The blessing of a box of food

Times photographer, others help families, children’s center Daytona Times photographer Duane C. Fernandez Sr., who also is president of the Team Hardnotts University Youth Awareness Program Inc., donated $500 to the Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center last month for 10 boxes of Thanksgiving food that went to One Step At A Time Holy Ghost Filled […]

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s once again time for the real senior prom. The free prom for senior citizens is part of Light Up Midtown activities, which will kick off on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd. […]

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival returns next month, one of the authors featured will be filmmaker and director Booker T. Mattison. Mattison will be screening his short films while in Daytona Beach next month. He also will be a featured author on Jan. 13 and 14 at the Sixth Annual […]

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Fraternity to host Black and Gold gala The Beta Delta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will be holding its annual Black and Gold Legacy Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3. A reception begins at 6 p.m. and the gala starts at 7 p.m. The black-tie affair will be held at Bethune- Cookman University’s Center […]

Ultimate classic car show

Ultimate classic car show

The 43rd annual Daytona Turkey Run Car show was held Nov. 24-27 in the infield of the Daytona International Speedway. More than 7,000 vintage, classic, muscle cars and trucks were displayed. According to its website, www.turkeyrun.com, the Daytona Turkey Run is the largest combined car show and swamp meet in the country. It attracts car […]

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

Residents hit by hurricane struggling to restore homes but grateful it wasn’t worse BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During this holiday season, there are many reasons to give thanks. While area residents are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that ripped up the area early in October, some expressed this week how thankful […]