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Health department issues swimming advisory for Main Street beach area SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The Florida Department of Health in Volusia County has issued a swimming...

Holiday shopping habits vary with generation

BY KYLE ARNOLD AND CAITLIN DINEEN ORLANDO SENTINEL (TNS) Everyone approaches shopping for the holidays a little bit differently. From when they start shopping to who they’re...

Businessmen make strategic deposit into Black-owned bank

BY HAZEL TRICE EDNEY TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE In a strategic effort to continue the movement of “Black-on-Black economics” - circulating dollars in the Black community...

Prepaid debit card companies aim to replace bank accounts

BY JAMES RUFUS KOREN LO ANGELES TIMES (TNS) When Steve Streit conceived the prepaid debit card, he had something very specific in mind: a way to...

Merchants losing power, patience with road project

Orange Avenue project called ‘slow and sloppy’ DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Since construction began on Orange Avenue last year, business owners in the area have complained about...

‘Jingle Bell Rock’ and so much more

City hosts holiday health fair, concert Local residents seeking a way to get into the Christmas spirit found it the evening of Dec. 12 at...

Documentary takes a close look at life in Midway

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF A documentary is in the works that explores Daytona Beach’s African-American community. The film will include a community forum that took place...

B-CU graduates 246 students; honors civil rights martyrs

DAYTONA TIMES STAFF History was made by Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) on Dec. 12 when 246 students were bestowed 246 degrees during the fall commencement.  It...

The cancer treatment that worked for Carter

In clinical trials, about 24 percent of those who received a late-stage melanoma drug experienced tumor shrinkage. BY VIRGINIA ANDERSON ATLANTA JOURNAL- CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA — Jimmy Carter...

Deaths skyrocket among African teens With HIV

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE A report released this month by the children’s rights agency UNICEF states that AIDS is the No. 1 killer of adolescents...

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