A HOLIDAY TREAT FOR SENIORS

PHOTOS BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR.HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY.COM Hundreds attend real senior prom in Daytona They dined. They danced. They caught up with friends. They made new ones. Local residents...

Government finance officers honor New Smyrna director

The Government Finance Officers Association has presented New Smyrna Finance Director Althea Philord-Bradley with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for...

Annual Hurston festival starts Jan. 20 in Eatonville

The 29th Annual Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts and Humanities (ZORA! Festival), takes place Jan 20-28. ZORA! Festival is a multi-day, multi-disciplinary event...

Ormond forum to focus on school violence

“Hard Conversations: Dealing with Violence in Our Schools’’ is the theme of a community forum scheduled Friday, March 9, in Ormond Beach. A community forum...

BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Daytona Times has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or...

Bethune Park to receive historic recognition

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Council will place two historical markers at Mary McLeod Bethune Park in New Smyrna Beach during a ceremony...

A lesson in Florida’s Black heritage

B-CU students and local senior citizens spend a day exploring African-American history on the east coast. FROM STAFF REPORTS To celebrate the close of Black History...

Black candidates discuss platforms, pick up checks

Collins brings donors, contenders together BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF On Tuesday, three African-American candidates for political office spoke with a small room full of financial...

Facility manager at Flagler center receives leadership award

Elijah Emanuel, facility manager for the Carver Center in Flagler County, has been named the 2017 Northeast Florida Community Action Agency’s “Outstanding Community Leadership...

Suicide rate declines in Volusia, but remains higher than state

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Suicide is on the decline in Volusia County but rates remain consistently higher than the state’s, according to a report...

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