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Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

Irrigation of lawns now limited to one day a week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Landscape irrigation is now limited to one day a week in 18 counties of the St. Johns River Water Management District, including Volusia County and Port Orange. Plants and grass need less water in cooler months and watering restrictions ensure the efficient use of water for lawn and landscape irrigation. […]

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

Daytona State photographers donating positive images to Vince Carter Sanctuary

At its Nov. 10 reception, the Vince Carter Sanctuary in Bunnell wlll showcase a permanent exhibit presented by the Daytona State College’s Southeaster Center for Photographic Studies. Photography students, faculty and alumni have donated 37 images to the sanctuary. They include sweeping landscapes, children at play and other superlative vignettes of life, love and nature. […]

Daytona State College adds night courses in auto body and collision repair

Daytona State College adds night courses in auto body and collision repair

Car buffs looking to break into the auto collision repair industry can now get their training during evening classes at Daytona State College beginning in January 2016. The new night courses leading to a vocational certificate in Auto Body and Collision Repair will be offered at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College (ATC) off Williamson Blvd. […]

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

College’s symphonic band to honor veterans

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Paying tribute to the remaining veterans from the “Greatest Generation,” the Daytona State College Symphonic Band takes the stage for its Sunday, Oct. 18, performance at the college’s News-Journal Center, presenting the American Premiere of  “Trombonico,’’ a three-movement work that takes, from among others, inspiration for the music of Tommy […]

Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim

Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim

PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Flames continue to spread following last week’s Daytona Times report that Fire Department Lieutenant Larry Stoney said he has filed an EEOC complaint against the city. Last week, the Daytona Times reported Stoney’s claim that he was denied appointment as fire chief, and that a less qualified White male was appointed […]

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

Free SAT/ACT prep workshop takes place Saturday at Daytona State

For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT or ACT exams, Daytona State College has scheduled a half-day free workshop to help students feel more confident before they take the actual tests. The free SAT/ACT prep workshop, hosted by Daytona State’s College of Education and TRiO Educational Talent Search, will […]

Daytona State program to feature member of Florida Highwaymen

Daytona State program to feature member of Florida Highwaymen

On Sept. 22, the Daytona State College Foundation’s Wisdom in Senior Education (WISE) program will feature R. L. Lewis, one of the 26 African-American painters who emerged during the 1950s and 1960s to become known as the Florida Highwaymen. In 2009, Lewis captivated a WISE audience of nearly 250 people who came to hear his […]

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

Daytona State offering ‘one-stop shop’ enrollment on Saturday

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Time’s getting short to sign up for fall classes at Daytona State College (DSC). Students can “one-stop shop” at DSC’s Fall Enrollment Day on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Daytona Beach Campus, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event makes it easy to complete everything from application to registration, […]

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Shirley B. Lee, retired executive vice president of Bethune-Cookman University, died June 21 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach. She was 96. She was a community pillar and accomplished academic who dedicated herself to Bethune-Cookman in 1945 as a faculty member and held numerous positions at the […]

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor Carl Payne, who is most noted for his roles as “Cockroach’’ on “The Cosby Show’’ and “Cole Brown’’ on “Martin,’’ will star in a comedic stage play on July 25 in DeLand. Andre Darby’s play, “My Prodigal Child,’’ will be performed at 5 p.m. at the DeLand High School Auditorium. Darby, the younger brother […]