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At AACS anniversary, former Orlando chief focuses on reasons we need to vote

At AACS anniversary, former Orlando chief focuses on reasons we need to vote

Valdez B. Demings, popularly known as Val Demings, is a strong presence and the most likely candidate to be the keynote speaker for the African American Cultural Society’s 25th anniversary. This event was the second of the celebrations, and this one was held Oct. 23 at the Pirates Theater at Matanzas High School. It was […]

Howard University, NNPA poll thousands of Black voters

Howard University, NNPA poll thousands of Black voters

More than 21,200 calls were made nationwide from Oct. 23 to Oct. 30. In a historic effort to measure the pulse of African-American voters, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) partnered with Howard University to conduct the first scientific poll focused on the Black community taken during the 2016 election cycle. “The NNPA was pleased […]

COMMUNITY NEWS

COMMUNITY NEWS

Razz-A-Matazz and All That Jazz scheduled for Nov. 13 The Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women will present “Razz-A-Matazz and All that Jazz 2016” from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov.  13. The event will take place in the President’s Banquet Center at the Center for Civic Engagement at Bethune-Cookman […]

‘West Meets East’ at Golden center

‘West Meets East’ at Golden center

“Bridging The Waters – West Meets East,” an art exhibit, is now on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. A reception featuring the artists – Michael Massenburg of Los Angeles and Ronald Kelly of Orlando – was held at the center on Oct. 28. The reception was sponsored by […]

Kimmons, Green, Tairu

Kimmons, Green, Tairu

The Daytona Times makes recommendations to voters in three particular races of interest BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF First, the two elephants in the room: Dr. Willie Kimmons’ alleged sexual assault charge and Dannette Henry’s community activism inexperience and the family “coattails.” Dr. Willie Kimmons for Volusia County Council Just last week, local prosecutors decided […]

DAYTONA TIMES / OUT AND ABOUT

DAYTONA TIMES / OUT AND ABOUT

‘On the wings of love’ Saxophonist Gerald Albright and vocalist Jeffrey Osborne gave their all at an energetic concert at Peabody Auditorium on Oct. 22. Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr. was there. (DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR. / HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Insurance claims in Florida from Hurricane Matthew have reached $549 million, according to numbers posted Monday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The majority of the claims are from residential property owners. The latest figures also show a slowdown in new claims being filed. As of Oct. 24, […]

Community says farewell to Huger

Community says farewell to Huger

Trailblazer buried next to wife BY ANDREAS BUTLER       DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Dr. Kevin James called Dr. James “Jimmy” Huger, Sr. a true leader. “Huger was a leader amongst leaders. He is in heaven now, not with the angels but the archangels, the ones with authority. He loved authority. He would give you his […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Two more local Zika cases in Miami-Dade State health officials said Tuesday six more cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus have been found in Florida, with two involving people getting infected in Miami-Dade County. The overall number of Zika cases in Florida increased to 1,064, with 171 involving people infected in the state, according to […]

‘Motown & Mo’ brings the house down again

‘Motown & Mo’ brings the house down again

“In 1979, this act had a No. 1 hit on the R&B singles chart that eventually went platinum. It sold eight million copies worldwide. If you’re ready, and you know who they are, put your hands together for McFadden & Whitehead,” said commentator, musician, and Bethune-Cookman University student Jarred Armstrong. Lead singers Michael Wyatt with […]