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Summer program options for kids  still available

Summer program options for kids still available

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the school year officially set to end next week, parents are looking for things for their kids to do during the summer. Have no fear. There are summer camps and programs still available. Summer camps and programs are designed to provide constructive activities for the youth and could ease […]

Campbell’s media center named in honor of former principal

Campbell’s media center named in honor of former principal

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The media center at Campbell Middle School is now the “Vickie J. Presley Media Complex.’’ The honor for Presley came on Monday, May 23, during a dedication and naming ceremony at the Daytona Beach school. Presley is the retired area superintendent for Volusia County Schools and former principal of Campbell […]

New museum tells story of Black history and America

New museum tells story of Black history and America

Building will include variety of artifacts – from iconic family treasures to Black Lives Matter paraphernalia BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS WIRE When the National Museum of African American History and Culture opens in September, Lonnie Bunch, the museum’s founding director said that it will not only tell us a great deal of information about […]

Local boys and girls to profit from steak dinner

Local boys and girls to profit from steak dinner

About 800 people attended the Steak & Steak Dinner on May 26 presented by the Boys & Girls Club of Volusia/Flagler Counties. The event was held at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort. Chicago-based businessman Stedman Graham was the speaker. Graham is a chairman and CEO of S. Graham & Associates, a management and marketing consulting […]

Preparing to honor those who served

Preparing to honor those who served

Veteran is encouraging Blacks to attend local events honoring soldiers during Memorial Day weekend. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Memorial Day is designed to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for this nation. All across the country, the day is filled with ceremonies, parades and events. The Daytona Times caught up with one local […]

DeLand ponders homeless solutions; moves forward on expanding shelter

DeLand ponders homeless solutions; moves forward on expanding shelter

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach has had scenes of homeless people sleeping and camping outside of the Volusia County building on Beach Street. Holly Hill recently had residents protest Halifax Urban Ministries’ plan to turn the closed Hurst Elementary School into Hope Place a homeless sanctuary for families. One local municipality seems to […]

A free checkup for young athletes

A free checkup for young athletes

Family First Health Center provides physicals for kids eager to play sports COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Delicia M. Haynes, founder and CEO of the Family First Health Center, presented the center’s seventh annual free sports physicals event on May 21. She was assisted by Dr. Andria Klioze and Dr. Karla McNish of the […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

Alpha Kappa Alpha to present Debutante Cotillion on June 4

The Gamma Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will present seven young ladies to society during its biennial Debutante Cotillion on Saturday, June 4. The event will take place at 6 p.m. at the Museum of Arts and Sciences, 325 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach. Tickets are $25. The goal of the program […]

FUTURES Foundation announces new officers

FUTURES Foundation announces new officers

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools has announced its 2016-17 officers who take office effective July 1:  President John Guthrie of Halifax Health; President-Elect Paula Gregory, CPA, Weston & Gregory CPAs; Vice President Susan Mendez of Duke Energy; Treasurer Cory Domayer, CPA, of Florida Hospital Flagler; Secretary Jeff Brok of […]

More dialogue about crime, police and trust

More dialogue about crime, police and trust

Judge, officers discuss issues and initiatives with Daytona residents BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Organizers of a law enforcement and community relations forum held May 14 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center were pleased with the turnout but want to see more residents engaged in dialogue about crime in the area. The forum focused […]