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Flagler NAACP members and friends tee off again next month

Flagler NAACP members and friends tee off again next month

Have you heard the golf buzz? Area golfers have been invited for fun at the 14th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament, a four-person scramble, on Aug. 8 at the Grand Club of Cypress Knoll Golf Course, 53 Easthampton Boulevard, Palm Coast. Don’t miss another moment to sign up. The Flagler County NAACP is […]

Palm Coast’s AACS to host Juneteeth event Saturday

Palm Coast’s AACS to host Juneteeth event Saturday

The African American Cultural Society again will host a Juneteenth observance on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at The Cultural Center, 4422 US 1 North, Palm Coast. All are welcome to join this free cultural event partially supported by the City of Palm Coast. While the day’s program begins at noon, vendors will be available at […]

Judge favors Flagler on vacation rental ordinance

Judge favors Flagler on vacation rental ordinance

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES A Seventh Judicial Circuit Judge on Monday ruled in favor of Flagler County on its short-term vacation rental ordinance. The ordinance was approved on Feb. 9 by the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners. Attorneys representing 30 Cinnamon Beach Way and Vacation Rental Pros Management in March filed a request […]

Women’s conference focuses on ‘Pursuing God’s Will’

Women’s conference focuses on ‘Pursuing God’s Will’

A recent women’s conference made a comeback at the United Evangelical & Missionary Outreach Church, where the Rev. Noris Henry is pastor. Pacesetters pulled off calling women everywhere to one of the oldest churches in Palm Coast. The United Evangelical & Missionary Outreach Church is located at 99 Old Kings Road North. They elaborated on […]

Local students gearing up for national ‘Olympics of the Mind’

Local students gearing up for national ‘Olympics of the Mind’

Attention-grabbing talent emerged to contend before a small setting at a recent ACT-SO Competition, much like at the NAACP 106th National Convention in Philadelphia come July 11. It was more about students facing the judges rather than assembling in front of a crowd. The gathering met at the African American Cultural Society to cheer talented […]

AACS helps to finance one of first Afrocentric labyrinths in US

AACS helps to finance one of first Afrocentric labyrinths in US

Almetto Howey Alexander’s labyrinth project gleaned financial support from the African American Cultural Society (AACS) members, and Alexander’s recent letter answered back her gratitude. Dear Members of the African American Cultural Society of Palm Coast, “It’s been in my heart for some time now to put pen and paper to my thoughts of collectively and […]

Mothers reflect on sacrifices made and the acts of appreciation received

Mothers reflect on sacrifices made and the acts of appreciation received

On Mother’s Day – celebrated last Sunday and every day – we’re thankful for our mother’s love, wisdom and the lessons that were learned. It is said that “God could not be everywhere, and therefore, he made mothers.” Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) Lyricist Julia Ward Howe, who penned “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” saw a need during […]

Flagler NAACP members learn about pensions for veterans

Flagler NAACP members learn about pensions for veterans

Community members, showing up at a Flagler NAACP meeting, were met by a presentation of little-known benefits that were available to wartime veterans and their spouses. The meeting was recently called to order by Branch President Linda Sharpe Haywood at the African American Cultural Society. Holsey Moorman, retired National Guard Brig. Gen./Veterans Affairs Chair, called […]

Yacht Club’s fashion show to help victims of violence

Yacht Club’s fashion show to help victims of violence

An annual fashion show, sponsored by the Palm Coast Yacht Club, was held at the club on April 15. More than 100 persons attended, and the fashions were the ultrawearables from Macy’s Department Store in the Volusia Mall of Daytona Beach. Flagler County Commissioner Nate McLaughlin and Brenda Damiani of the Palm Coast Yacht Club shared the […]

Folk singer educates local children on Australian culture

Folk singer educates local children on Australian culture

The Palm Coast Arts Foundation affirms the mission of bringing the arts to children and to such a degree that Australian folk singer Seona McDowell sketches for children a background of Australia, the island-continent. She plays the guitar and explains the continent through social studies, making the subject come alive, using students as demonstrators – like […]