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‘It could happen anywhere’

‘It could happen anywhere’

Local college students says they feel safe on campuses despite incidents like the one this week at Ohio State. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Abdul Razik Ali Artan was shot and killed by police after he attacked and injured 11 students at Ohio State University on Monday morning. Artan, a student at the school, injured […]

The blessing of a box of food

The blessing of a box of food

Times photographer, others help families, children’s center Daytona Times photographer Duane C. Fernandez Sr., who also is president of the Team Hardnotts University Youth Awareness Program Inc., donated $500 to the Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center last month for 10 boxes of Thanksgiving food that went to One Step At A Time Holy Ghost Filled […]

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

Light Up Midtown returns with senior prom and health fair

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The holiday season is upon us, which means it’s once again time for the real senior prom. The free prom for senior citizens is part of Light Up Midtown activities, which will kick off on Friday, Dec. 9, at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George W. Engram Blvd. […]

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival returns next month, one of the authors featured will be filmmaker and director Booker T. Mattison. Mattison will be screening his short films while in Daytona Beach next month. He also will be a featured author on Jan. 13 and 14 at the Sixth Annual […]

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

Residents hit by hurricane struggling to restore homes but grateful it wasn’t worse BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During this holiday season, there are many reasons to give thanks. While area residents are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that ripped up the area early in October, some expressed this week how thankful […]

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

Bragging rights again for Wildcats The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats were victorious for the sixth year in a row after their win last Saturday over the Florida A&M University Rattlers in the annual Florida Classic in Orlando. The Wildcats defeated their longtime instate rival 39-19 in front of a crowd of 45,372 at Camping World Stadium, […]

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. October was a bad month for Black workers, in general. Not […]

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Salvation Army, Greek Orthodox Church to provide holiday dinners BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The homeless in the Daytona Beach area have at least two places to get a hot meal on Thanksgiving Day. The Salvation Army at 560 Ballough Road in Daytona Beach will be having its Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11 a.m. until […]

‘A safe place for the children to serve Christ’

‘A safe place for the children to serve Christ’

Rose Marie Bryon Center celebrates 70th anniversary BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Rose Marie Bryon Children’s Center has been a staple in Daytona’s Black community for decades. On Nov. 10, the center held a celebration for its 70th anniversary with about 350 people in attendance. The center is located at 725 South St. “Everyone […]

Volusia schedules last pickup for storm debris

Volusia schedules last pickup for storm debris

Volusia County is preparing for the second and final pass for storm-related debris collection on county maintained roads resulting from Hurricane Matthew. The second and final pass will begin Monday, Nov. 28, and does not include private roads. Volusia County residents should have all storm-related debris out on the public right-of-way by Nov. 28 to […]

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