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Libraries to host ‘Medicare 101’ programs

Libraries to host ‘Medicare 101’ programs

Residents who are enrolled in Medicare or will qualify within the next few months are invited to free “Medicare 101” programs at three public libraries in August. The programs will be presented by the nonprofit organization SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders). A representative will explain what is covered under Medicare, how individual parts […]

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How to get your kids involved in cleaning

How to get your kids involved in cleaning

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Chores are an important part of teaching children about responsibility. By encouraging kids to be accountable for completing everyday chores, even at an early age, you might be surprised at their willingness to share in the household duties. Here are some tips on how to get the kids involved in creating a […]

Community to celebrate Campbell Elementary

Community to celebrate Campbell Elementary

Committee searches for memorabilia, pictures BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF A local organizing committee of Campbell Elementary alumni who attended the school from 1962 to 1969 will celebrate the school’s legacy with a banquet recognizing and memorializing the school’s faculty and staff. The banquet, set for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m., will be at […]

Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Owner of soul food spot in Daytona plans to open chain of restaurants BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Busy Bee Too Cafe, known for soul food and Georgia sweet tea, has been taken over by Nathaniel Anthony, who formally was a manager at Vince Carter’s restaurant in Daytona Beach. Anthony purchased the restaurant […]

Daytona group visits Kenya; returns home with mission on their mind FROM STAFF REPORTS The Daytona Beach Chapter of the Links, Inc. and Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church are partnering to undertake a project to help empower women and girls, and, ultimately, the economies in their communities and in Kenya, Africa. The journey for this […]

Beatrice Ritchie turns 100

Beatrice Ritchie turns 100

Born July 4, 1914 in Culpepper, Virginia to Archie and Ardeemer West, Beatrice Ritchie celebrated her 100th birthday at Allen Chapel A.M.E Church on July 11. Fondly called Bea, she went to high school during the Great Depression, marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights era, and worked for the federal […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Saturday is sign-up day at Daytona State New and returning students can “sign up for classes, financial aid, etc.  in one visit to Daytona State College on Saturday, July 19. Registration for fall semester is as simple as stopping by the Daytona Beach Campus for Enrollment Day to complete everything from admission to registration and […]

Labor group withdraws UNCF support over $25 million by Koch brothers

Labor group withdraws UNCF support over $25 million by Koch brothers

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Lee Saunders, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has discontinued supplying scholarships to the United Negro College Fund because it accepted a $25 million donation from ultra-conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch and UNCF President Michael Lomax apparent support for the brothers’ […]

Four city zones idea gets nowhere

Four city zones idea gets nowhere

Kimmons says reducing Daytona districts would mean better resources for all residents BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach commissioners dove into a list of around three-dozen charter changes for over two hours at their last meeting. The changes came from the city’s Charter Review Committee and input from Daytona Beach residents. The commissioners […]