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Flagler woman invited to see godmother Shirley Chisholm honored by Obama

Flagler woman invited to see godmother Shirley Chisholm honored by Obama

Marya Bosley was invited to share the national stage upon President Barack Obama’s bestowal of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to recipients Nov. 24 at the White House. The president conferred the nation’s highest civilian honor to 17 “individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, […]

Sepia Fashion Revue brings dazzling designs to area stage

Sepia Fashion Revue brings dazzling designs to area stage

The Daytona Beach Chapter of The Links, Inc. held the passport of fashion, showcasing high-fashion models for “The Runway Report” adored by style-conscious people across the globe. The Sepia Fashion Revue provided a platform to go bold with fashions from designers, setting the stage for the Vogue-Esquire Models of Chicago. The models were patterned by […]

Palm Coast celebrates opening of lakefront City Hall

Palm Coast celebrates opening of lakefront City Hall

The next chapter in the City of Palm Coast was celebrated with hundreds attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony, inaugurating a lakefront City Hall in Town Center at 160 Lake Ave. City, county and neighboring officials came together on Nov. 3 with residents for the grand opening of the $9.15 million, two-story office building, longingly awaited after […]

African American Cultural Society honors dutiful members at annual awards luncheon

African American Cultural Society honors dutiful members at annual awards luncheon

Stephanie Robinson rolled out the acts of achievement for a presentation of the 2015 Awards Luncheon that recently paid tribute to the members of the African American Cultural Society (AACS). They were the best achievers chosen by Awards Chairman Robinson and the committee: Walter Boone, Loretta Bryant, along with AACS President Stephanie Ecklin. The late President […]

Flagler County offering free ‘storm spotters’ class

Flagler County offering free ‘storm spotters’ class

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Flagler County Emergency Services and the National Weather Service will host a Skywarn Storm Spotter class on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m. The class will be taught by a meteorologist with the National Weather Service and will cover everything from cloud formations to thunderstorm development to visual predictions. It will […]

Author on mission to educate and empower youth through collection of animated stories

Author on mission to educate and empower youth through collection of animated stories

In a social climate where the value of Black lives in America is often questioned, one author has elected to draw on history to remind today’s youth of their powerful origins. Barbara Solomon, founder of Adzua Arts and author of the “Princess Kamala’’ book series, has for several years dedicated her work to creating animated […]

Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

Pastor tells how young Zion Baptist helping the lost, rejected

The Rev. Charlene Cothran, pastor of Zion Baptist Church of Palm Coast, recently weighed in on the fruit of the Lord’s branch at Zion, uniquely planted in 2013. “Two years later, here we are in our new sanctuary…” said Pastor Cothran, “and God has really blessed us. He’s laying a wonderful foundation of a loving family.” […]

NAACP learns how flagship program works at schools

NAACP learns how flagship program works at schools

Members of the Flagler County NAACP through dialogue pressed for opportunities on the same playing field for all students in the Flagler County schools. This happened at a recent NAACP meeting at the African American Cultural Society. However, part and parcel will only be addressed here regarding the discussion. “We want to be sure we are preparing […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. revels to have filled 190 chapter-collected backpacks with school supplies for distribution by local organizations throughout Flagler and the surrounding counties. Thirty-one sorors worked feverishly to ensure that students affiliated with these organizations would become recipients of the endeavor. The Rev. Theresa Waters is […]

‘Motown & Mo’ to dazzle Palm Coast

‘Motown & Mo’ to dazzle Palm Coast

“Motown & Mo’” will deserve big “props” following performances of talented voices and style during its 18th season, Oct. 16, 7 p.m., and Oct. 17, 5 p.m. Cast members are working at Palm Coast Community Center for celebrity appearances, mimicking the superstars of Motown and beyond, in addition to engaging theatrics and setting lip sync […]