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Program teaches teens how to avoid car crashes

Program teaches teens how to avoid car crashes

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Vehicle crashes are the No. 1 killer of U.S. teenagers from ages 15 to 20, with more than 5,000 teens involved in a fatal crash each year and an additional 196,000 injured. Tire Rack Street Survival is trying to reduce that number through safety driving programs held around the country. […]

A day we will never forget

A day we will never forget

A program at Daytona Memorial Park was among the 9/11 tributes. Americans paused on Sunday to pay tribute to the thousands who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001. Never Forget tributes commemorated the memories of the nearly 3,000 who died and the thousands who were injured. Fifteen-year anniversary observances also honored the first responders […]

Daisy Hamilton Williams will be remembered at Saturday service

Daisy Hamilton Williams will be remembered at Saturday service

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Volusia County residents will pay tribute to Daisy Hamilton Williams on Saturday at a funeral service at Shiloh Baptist Church in Daytona Beach. Williams, 76, a longtime Volusia County educator, community leader and Daytona Times newspaper columnist, died on Sept. 5 at her home. Williams wrote the “Community News’’ column for […]

Carter’s foundation honors community leaders at gala

Carter’s foundation honors community leaders at gala

The Embassy of Hope Foundation presented L. Gale Lemerand and Joe Petrock its Embassy of Hope Foundation Hall of Fame Award on Aug. 27 during the Vince Carter Charity Gala. “Gayle Lemerand and Joe Petrock exemplify my foundation’s mission of helping those less fortunate and giving of themselves for the betterment of our community,” said […]

Community honors 9/11 victims, heroes

Community honors 9/11 victims, heroes

A Never Forget Tribute at Daytona Memorial Park on Sunday was one of the area’s 9/11 observances held to remember the victims and heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Thousands of flags were on display at the park during the 15th anniversary service to honor the lives lost on 9/11. Nearly 3,000 died […]

Curator shares insight on Black History museum

Curator shares insight on Black History museum

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The new Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture contains an exhibit that features slave cabins, one that curator and museum specialist Mary Elliott called powerful. Almost as powerful, however, is Elliott’s recounting of the vital input and assistance by one local citizen who inspired many seniors and […]

Community News

Community News

Friday is deadline to sign up for Deltona festival Deltona will celebrate the cultures that make up the city at its second annual Festival of Nations. On Sept. 24, residents and visitors will gather at the Dewey O. Boster Sports Complex, 1200 Saxon Blvd., for a day of free, non-stop music, dance and food from […]

Daytona State Faculty Senate honors staffers

Daytona State Faculty Senate honors staffers

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College’s Faculty Senate has awarded peers and staff with annual recognition for outstanding service to students and their professions. This year, six faculty and one staff member earned accolades from the college’s Faculty Senate. Additionally, two recently retired faculty received professor emeritus titles at Daytona State College (DSC). […]

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Daytona Beach physician discusses patients’ trust, high cost of health care BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Loretha King, a primary care physician at Florida Health Care Plans in Daytona Beach, knew she wanted to be a doctor at a very young age. King, who has an extensive career in health care – having been […]

Not one for the record books

Not one for the record books

The unfinished MEAC/SWAC Challenge will have no negative financial implications for the universities, conferences or ESPN. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It’s as if the 2016 MEAC/SWAC Challenge never happened. Inclement weather caused the highly anticipated HBCU football matchup to be canceled and there will be no makeup game. It does not count in the […]