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‘Divided Soul’ on display at Golden center

‘Divided Soul’ on display at Golden center

An opening event was held on Feb. 24 at the Yvonne Scarlet Golden Education and Cultural Center in Daytona Beach for the “Divided Soul’’ art showcase by Anthony Armstrong. The artist’s work will be on display at the center through May 19. The center is located at 1000 Vine Street. “This is our 11th art […]

Campbell middle students inducted into honor society

Campbell middle students inducted into honor society

Members of the Campbell Middle School Spartan Chapter recently were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. The annual induction ceremony was held on Feb. 23 with more than 300 attendees. Special guests included the City of Daytona Beach Police Honor Guard; Ida Wright of the Volusia County School Board; Susan Freeman, Volusia County Schools […]

Celebrating Women all year long

Celebrating Women all year long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements.  The month was a step up from Women’s History Week, which had been recognized, first in Sonoma, Calif., in the late 1970s, and then a few years later nationally. While March provides some […]

Discussion to follow screening of Baldwin documentary

Discussion to follow screening of Baldwin documentary

The Cinematique Theater in Daytona Beach will be showing the Academy Award-nominated film “I Am Not Your Negro,’’ which is about the renowned author James Baldwin, from March 3-16. On March 5 at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., there will be two screenings of the documentary and a community discussion led by representatives from Bethune-Cookman […]

Outreach seeks student essays for Memorial Day ceremony

Outreach seeks student essays for Memorial Day ceremony

Lohman Community Outreach will host its annual youth essay contest next month titled “The True Meaning of Memorial Day.” The contest, open to all Volusia County middle and high school students, was established to create an educational awareness involving youth in Volusia communities so that they can learn more about the service and sacrifice of […]

Community News

Community News

Attorney to discuss estate planning Daytona Beach attorney Michael Pyle will discuss basic estate planning at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave. He will address wills, trusts, probate, power of attorney, and health care designation documents. Reservations are not required for this free […]

Landmarks help keep their memories alive

Landmarks help keep their memories alive

Streets bear name of men who donated much time and talent to Daytona Beach community. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Last week, the Daytona Times noted some local parks and buildings named after some of the area’s most prominent Black residents. The focus this week is on streets named after African-Americans who made an impact […]

‘Push forward and activate’

‘Push forward and activate’

NASCAR driver Jesse Iwuji gives pep talk to kids at Dickerson Center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES One of the country’s few Black professional racecar drivers spent time Tuesday with kids in Daytona Beach’s Black community. Jesse Iwuji, a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West driver, stopped by the Boys and Girls Club at the John […]

Volusia has openings on advisory boards

Volusia has openings on advisory boards

The Volusia County Council is seeking applicants for positions on 12 advisory boards that research and make recommendations on a variety of topics, including growth management, services for children and families, licensing for contractors, tourism marketing, funding for cultural organizations, and other important issues affecting the community. The county has openings on these advisory boards: […]

Remembering Dr. Charles Allen Cusack: Businessman, educator, musician

Remembering Dr. Charles Allen Cusack: Businessman, educator, musician

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Charles Allen Cusack, a funeral home director, musician and music teacher was remembered this month as a man who persevered and excelled despite a lifelong battle with sickle cell anemia. Cusack died on Feb. 8. On Feb. 16, family and friends said their goodbyes at a service at The […]