City removes Confederate markers from park

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach is following the lead of many Southern cities by moving controversial Confederate reminders. On Aug. 18, city...

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...

BET celebrates Black women at awards show

BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWS WIRE During a star-studded showcase of social activism, creativity and courage, BET celebrated the achievements of Black women and girls at...

Forum addresses racism on college campuses

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE AND FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Congressional Democrats, led by Rep. Bobby Scott (D-Va.), the ranking member on the House Committee on...

FPL opens Palm Coast service center

  BEW Local 1066 Vice President Jay J. Davis, Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Vice President of Distribution Operations Bryan Olnick, Palm Coast Mayor...

State parks will be free on Veterans Day

Florida Governor Rick Scott announced on Wednesday that state parks will offer free admission for all families and visitors on Veterans Day, which is...

IT’S A BLESSING TO BE A BLESSING

Churches come to the rescue for residents who need help with Thanksgiving meals. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the holidays begin, many people are in need...

Program provides sage information to local seniors

The State of Florida saves millions of dollars with dedicated volunteers conducting investigations and assessments of nursing homes, in addition to assisting through SHINE...

Entrepreneur motivates others to find success in business, life

Leslie Giscombe stands at the intersection of owning his business and epitomizing the office of president of the African American Entrepreneurs Club. The journey has...

Who’s running? A list of local candidates

Who’s running? A list of local candidates BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local politicians are gearing up for the primary election, which will take place on Aug....

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