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More progress on B-CU campus

More progress on B-CU campus

University officially opens state-of-the art athletic training center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than 100 Bethune-Cookman University administrators, staffers, coaches, athletes, students, community residents, local political leaders witnessed history on Sept. 21 as the school dedicated its Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. The new state-of-the-art facility is located on campus at the corner […]

‘Somebody ought to say something’

‘Somebody ought to say something’

NAACP leader challenges state members, residents during talk about attack on voters’ rights BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “Somebody ought to say something” was repeated over and over again by the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers during a public meeting on Sept. 20 during the state convention of the Florida NAACP. Rivers was the main speaker […]

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Though the room was filled with mostly women, Black men were urged at the Florida State NAACP convention to “follow our women into the voting booth.” Michael Eric Dyson, the author of “Why I Love Black Women’’ and 17 other books is a Georgetown College professor and MSNBC pundit. He […]

Sheriff’s office to host five sites for drug take-back day

Sheriff’s office to host five sites for drug take-back day

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will establish five drop-off points this Saturday as part of a national effort to help residents dispose of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs. The five drop-off sites, at Sheriff’s district offices in DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Holly Hill and New Smyrna Beach, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday’s […]

Black preachers organizing march to polls

Black preachers organizing march to polls

Church members will unite, walk to library on Oct. 28 to vote early BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Members of a Daytona Beach Black clergy group are planning a large march to the polls the first Sunday of early voting for the general election. Dr. L. Ronald Durham, pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, […]

‘Akeelah and the Bee’ star stumps for Obama during visit to B-CU

‘Akeelah and the Bee’ star stumps for Obama during visit to B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES There were squeals and applause as Keke Palmer entered the room on Sept. 15 to talk to hundreds of Bethune-Cookman University students. During a visit to the university, Palmer, 19, spoke on behalf of President’s Obama’s campaign, urging students to register to vote and support her candidate. “We are the […]

B-CU to induct 12 into inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

B-CU to induct 12 into inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame

Sept. 22 ceremony takes place same day as dedication of athletic center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONATIMES Bethune-Cookman University will open the Larry R Handfield Athletic Training Center on Sept. 22, the same day 12 Wildcats will be inducted into the school’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame. A dedication ceremony of the center is scheduled Sept. […]

State NAACP to confer in Daytona

State NAACP to confer in Daytona

Public invited to opening night at Allen Chapel AME BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A public mass meeting will be held at Allen Chapel AME Church on Sept. 20, the opening night of the Florida State Conference of the NAACP’S 73rd annual convention. The convention is taking place in Daytona Beach, says the organization’s local […]

Community Development Corporation throws block party for residents

Community Development Corporation throws block party for residents

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents in the Daytona Beach community enjoyed free food and entertainment on Sept. 9 at a block party on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard put together by the Central Florida Community Development Corporation. The party, held from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., was held in several stages – an early […]

Shooting in park rocks community

Shooting in park rocks community

Parents concerned about kids’ safety; star prep athlete involved in incident BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A fight between two young men turned into a shootout on Monday evening at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach. Gunshots were fired at 6:37 p.m. with an estimated 300 to 350 people in the park. Officers arrived on the […]