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Flagler NAACP’s protest filled with prayers for Ferguson

Flagler NAACP’s protest filled with prayers for Ferguson

There’s a disconnect to the grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting in Ferguson, Mo, of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Specific issues broached a peaceful protest by the Flagler County NAACP in the August killing of the Black teen. Protests erupted across the country, much like this recent […]

Nurses in Flagler planning cruise to Bahamas

Nurses in Flagler planning cruise to Bahamas

Try filling up on entertainment of a plethora of offerings sailing the “Carnival Liberty.” Be up for fun in a getaway to Freeport, Nassau and Half Moon Cay in the Bahama Islands. The Registered Professional Nurses of Flagler County has Gloria Singleton on board to promote the cruise so that others can know what the organization is about. Singleton, […]

Hospice organization reaches out to Blacks

Hospice organization reaches out to Blacks

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES While November is usually remembered with turkey and pies as the kickoff to the holiday season, it also is National Hospice Awareness Month. Halifax Health-Hospice, which has been in Volusia and Flagler counties for 30 years, recently hired Dr. Ronald L. Durham in an effort to reach out to […]

Mt. Calvary men honor church’s creator of programs

Mt. Calvary men honor church’s creator of programs

With an attitude of gratitude, the Men’s Fellowship Ministry “gave thanks in all circumstances (I Thessalonians 5:18)” and rewarded the labor of Anne Phillips. The inner attitude of giving God thanks was recognized at the Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, the pastoral leadership of the Rev. Edwin Coffie. A dozen roses was presented to Phillips, having […]

‘A long time coming’ for new Palm Coast City Hall

‘A long time coming’ for new Palm Coast City Hall

A groundbreaking ceremony for a $6.9-million waterfront City Hall provided a unique opportunity to celebrate the construction in the City of Palm Coast. It was the recent pronouncement by Mayor Jon Netts that Phase I construction will begin this month in Central Park, north of the lake on Lake Avenue in Town Center. A crowd […]

‘Sensational Collection’ shines at fashion show presented by Links

‘Sensational Collection’ shines at fashion show presented by Links

The male models were dapper and the females sensuous for “The Sensational Collection” at the “Sepia Fashion Revue 2014,” designer couture fashioned by The Vogue-Esquire Models of Chicago. The show is produced and directed by Carlton Hamilton, and the assistant director is his wife, Fannie, one of the models that grace the runway. The Daytona Beach […]

Sorority shows off latest styles at scholarship luncheon

Sorority shows off latest styles at scholarship luncheon

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Ivy Community Foundation landed a class act for the 2014 Fall Harvest Fashion Show, unearthing fashions from Ormond Beach with thanks to Patchington, White House Black Market and Jacksonville’s K&G Fashion Superstore. Popular trends turned up designers Perry Ellis, Anne Klein and Jones New York; […]

Ada Harvey: Retired from teaching but not from learning

Ada Harvey: Retired from teaching but not from learning

Retired science teacher Ada Harvey continues to cultivate her interest in the advanced scientific fields of biotechnology and molecular Biology. Prior to retiring in 2010 from the Flagler County School District and Flagler Palm Coast High School, Harvey taught biology, biotechnology and genetics. Between 1993 and 2005, she applied for and received numerous summer science […]

Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner

Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner

BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES Howard Holley is seeking to make history in Flagler County. He’s a longtime Republican turned Independent running for Flagler County Commissioner, District 2. He faces Frank Meeker in the November election. If he wins, he will be the first Black and first Independent elected to the commission. Holley is CEO […]

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23

The Flagler County Branch (FCB) NAACP will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Oct. 23, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. The non-partisan forum is free and open to the public. It will present candidates for the Flagler Board of County Commissioners, Palm Coast City Council, […]