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‘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 […]

Learn how to make holiday decorations from your yard

Learn how to make holiday decorations from your yard

Learn how to create holiday decorations from natural materials found in your yard at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Linda Landrum, a master gardener with the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension, will demonstrate how to make a holiday arrangement, grape […]

Stunned, disappointed, worried

Stunned, disappointed, worried

Local Blacks express their feelings about Donald Trump’s presidential win BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Real estate tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump shocked the world when he was elected president of the United States on Tuesday. Trump defeated Democrat and Secretary of State Hilary Clinton in one of the biggest upset in history. […]

Henry siblings win city, state seats

Henry siblings win city, state seats

Judge Shirley Green among winners in local election BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While the nation is still recovering from the surprise election of Donald Trump for president of the United States, there were key local races that made history as well. The 2016 general election on Tuesday was another historic night for the Henry […]

‘The Dickerson Center and Daytona Beach make presidents’

‘The Dickerson Center and Daytona Beach make presidents’

Clinton visits city as race tightens BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the 2016 presidential campaign suddenly tightened up last week with the revelation that the FBI would reopen its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s misuse of classified emails, the campaign made a last-minute detour to Daytona Beach to energize Florida’s Black voters. The focus was […]