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‘On the wings of love’ Saxophonist Gerald Albright and vocalist Jeffrey Osborne gave their all at an energetic concert at Peabody Auditorium on Oct. 22. Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr. was there. (DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR. / HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Insurance claims in Florida from Hurricane Matthew have reached $549 million, according to numbers posted Monday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The majority of the claims are from residential property owners. The latest figures also show a slowdown in new claims being filed. As of Oct. 24, […]

Community says farewell to Huger

Community says farewell to Huger

Trailblazer buried next to wife BY ANDREAS BUTLER       DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Dr. Kevin James called Dr. James “Jimmy” Huger, Sr. a true leader. “Huger was a leader amongst leaders. He is in heaven now, not with the angels but the archangels, the ones with authority. He loved authority. He would give you his […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Two more local Zika cases in Miami-Dade State health officials said Tuesday six more cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus have been found in Florida, with two involving people getting infected in Miami-Dade County. The overall number of Zika cases in Florida increased to 1,064, with 171 involving people infected in the state, according to […]

Dr. James Huger:  In his own words

Dr. James Huger: In his own words

During a 2012 excusive interview with the Daytona Times, the icon reflected on his years at Bethune-Cookman, helping MLK and running for local office. In an exclusive interview with Daytona Times writer James Harper in April 2012, Dr. James “Jimmy’’ Huger recounted his eventful life. Huger first moved to Daytona Beach from West Palm Beach, […]

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The elevator at the Maley Apartments in Daytona Beach has not worked since Hurricane Matthew blew through two weekends ago. Many residents can’t leave the building or the floor that they live on at the 12-story high rise on 600 S. Beach St. Bessie Brown thinks the situation could have […]

Students can get help with FAFSA at Saturday event

Students can get help with FAFSA at Saturday event

Returning and first-time-in-college students will find a clear path to applying for federal tuition assistance during a free statewide event hosted locally by Daytona State College. College Goal (Saturday) Sunday, or CGS!Florida, is part of the national CGS project and will take place locally on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in […]

Free concert to feature B-CU Gospel Choir

Free concert to feature B-CU Gospel Choir

The community is invited to a free concert featuring the Bethune-Cookman University Inspirational Gospel Choir at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, at Tomoka Christian Church, 1450 Hand Ave., Ormond Beach. An optional meal of a grilled hamburger or cheeseburger, chips or salad, drink, and cookie will be offered for $6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. […]

New Smyrna Church planning Soul Food Festival

New Smyrna Church planning Soul Food Festival

The Allen Chapel AME Church of New Smyrna Beach will celebrate its 126 years of ministry during a Soul Food Festival on Saturday, Nov. 5. The menu will include chicken, ribs, oxtails, fish, neck bones and rice, collard greens lima beans, squash, cabbage and more. Dinners will be sold for $15. Live music will be […]

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

More than 75,000 insurance claims have been filed in Florida after Hurricane Matthew hit the East Coast this month, with the estimated losses up to $454 million, according to numbers on the state Office of Insurance Regulation website Wednesday. Volusia County had the highest number of claims filed, with 22,244. Another 12,274 claims had been […]