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‘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 […]

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 […]

Greater Friendship Squad in action

Greater Friendship Squad in action

The Squad Youth Ministry of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Daytona Beach held its first kickball competition on Saturday. The competition was between the youth and some of the older men in the church, also known as The Brotherhood. The Squad’s motto is “It’s not who we are, it’s what we do.’’ The next […]

First pass debris removal complete for unincorporated Flagler County

First pass debris removal complete for unincorporated Flagler County

Flagler County is expecting to complete its first pass of debris removal throughout the unincorporated areas of the county by the close of business Friday. The county’s contractor, Crowder Gulf, began removing debris left in the wake of Hurricane Matthew on Oct. 10. Currently efforts are being concentrated in the Town of Beverly Beach, which […]

FOCUS

FOCUS

Volusia planning teen trip to Busch Gardens Children ages 11 to 15 can enjoy a county-sponsored trip to Busch Gardens Friday, Dec. 17. The trip is coordinated by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division, which will provide adult chaperones. Students at Holly Hill School may register with Ms. Render. Those who don’t attend Holly […]

How to feed your holiday guests on the cheap

How to feed your holiday guests on the cheap

BY CAMERON HUDDLESTON GOBANKINGRATES.COM TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE The holidays are about spending time with friends and family. But hosting a holiday dinner for your loved ones can be costly. Consumers are expected to spend more than $100 on food and candy for the holiday season this year, according to the National Retail Federation. That’s just […]

Marching Wildcats among the bands selected for Atlanta showcase

Marching Wildcats among the bands selected for Atlanta showcase

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Students, alumni and fans of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) rocked the vote for an epic lineup of bands to perform in the 15th Anniversary Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) Invitational Showcase on Jan. 28 at the Georgia Dome. The 2017 lineup features bands that have historically performed […]

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 […]

Longtime area congressman defeated by political newcomer

Longtime area congressman defeated by political newcomer

FROM WIRE REPORTS Political novice Stephanie Murphy, with a powerful financial push from national Democrats, including U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, ousted veteran U.S. Rep. John Mica, a Winter Park Republican who was seeking his 13th term in Congress. Democrats targeted Mica because court-ordered redistricting had reshaped his district to include a sizable portion […]