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Everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy

Everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy

BY CHARLES PLATKIN FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM / TNS There is still a lot of confusion about nutrition and other health issues during pregnancy. To dispel some of the many myths and rumors, we did a bit of research and also reached out to a renowned expert, Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of obstetrics and […]

Dr. James Huger:  In his own words

Dr. James Huger: In his own words

During a 2012 excusive interview with the Daytona Times, the icon reflected on his years at Bethune-Cookman, helping MLK and running for local office. In an exclusive interview with Daytona Times writer James Harper in April 2012, Dr. James “Jimmy’’ Huger recounted his eventful life. Huger first moved to Daytona Beach from West Palm Beach, […]

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The elevator at the Maley Apartments in Daytona Beach has not worked since Hurricane Matthew blew through two weekends ago. Many residents can’t leave the building or the floor that they live on at the 12-story high rise on 600 S. Beach St. Bessie Brown thinks the situation could have […]

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

More than 75,000 insurance claims have been filed in Florida after Hurricane Matthew hit the East Coast this month, with the estimated losses up to $454 million, according to numbers on the state Office of Insurance Regulation website Wednesday. Volusia County had the highest number of claims filed, with 22,244. Another 12,274 claims had been […]

College to host public safety job fair on Oct. 21

College to host public safety job fair on Oct. 21

Daytona State College’s School of Emergency Services will host one of Florida’s largest public safety job fairs featuring recruiters for firefighters, law enforcement, corrections, emergency medical services, EVAC and more on Friday, Oct. 21, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Daytona State’s Advanced Technology College. More than 60 agency representatives will be on hand […]

AACS kicks off 25th anniversary celebration with ‘Family Feud’ show about center’s history

AACS kicks off 25th anniversary celebration with ‘Family Feud’ show about center’s history

The African American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS) showcased its 25th anniversary, bringing to light the here-and-now with meaning, and headlining speaker John Winston. The anniversary included “The Youth Cultural Challenge” with teams facing off like the daytime TV game show “Family Feud.” Edward H. Brown Jr., program chair, got a grip on having teammates and […]

Dr. Huger made his mark on Daytona Beach and the world

Dr. Huger made his mark on Daytona Beach and the world

Here is a timeline of some of the major accomplishments of Dr. James Huger. Dr. Huger was born on Jan. 4, 1914 in West Palm Beach. His father was a well known minister there. He graduated from Bethune-Cookman College in 1937 (then a junior college) and earned an associate degree. He also earned a high […]

Storm didn’t put a damper on Biketoberfest fun

Storm didn’t put a damper on Biketoberfest fun

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The 2016 Biketoberfest roared through Volusia County and Daytona Beach last week as thousands of bikers descended upon the area. Like always, Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard (MMB Boulevard), formerly Second Avenue, was the hub of biker activity in the Black community. What is referred to as “The Avenue’’ or “The […]

FEMA to residents: Beware of fraud, scams and price gouging

FEMA to residents: Beware of fraud, scams and price gouging

Editor’s note: This article was submitted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). State and federal recovery officials are encouraging Florida residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on survivors vulnerable due to the recent hurricanes. They […]

Declaration amended to include Flagler residents

Declaration amended to include Flagler residents

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) amended its Major Disaster Declaration late Monday to include individual assistance for Flagler County to assist residents with expenses related to Hurricane Matthew. “This is great news,” said Flagler County Commission Chair Barbara Revels. “This will help those who don’t have the means to get back on their feet […]