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Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Former Vince Carter chef buys Midtown restaurant

Owner of soul food spot in Daytona plans to open chain of restaurants BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Busy Bee Too Cafe, known for soul food and Georgia sweet tea, has been taken over by Nathaniel Anthony, who formally was a manager at Vince Carter’s restaurant in Daytona Beach. Anthony purchased the restaurant […]

Daytona group visits Kenya; returns home with mission on their mind FROM STAFF REPORTS The Daytona Beach Chapter of the Links, Inc. and Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church are partnering to undertake a project to help empower women and girls, and, ultimately, the economies in their communities and in Kenya, Africa. The journey for this […]

Four city zones idea gets nowhere

Four city zones idea gets nowhere

Kimmons says reducing Daytona districts would mean better resources for all residents BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach commissioners dove into a list of around three-dozen charter changes for over two hours at their last meeting. The changes came from the city’s Charter Review Committee and input from Daytona Beach residents. The commissioners […]

A winning smile

A winning smile

Aric Almirola takes a selfie with a fan on Saturday at the Daytona International Speedway. Almirola, who was born in Fort Walton Beach, won the rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 race on Sunday. Click here for story and more photos. ( DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTS PHOTOGRAPHY)

Crossdressers pass off phony currency as real deal

Crossdressers pass off phony currency as real deal

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES You may want to give your bills the onceover while Daytona Beach police officers identify and apprehend two men who passed off counterfeit currency as authentic at the CVS Pharmacy on LPGA Boulevard. The two men exchanged the money for merchandise on June 20. Video surveillance may make it […]

Cyber camp gives students a peek into high-paying field

Cyber camp gives students a peek into high-paying field

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Forty students from schools throughout Central Florida became junior cyber sleuths June 23-26, participating in a virtual world of fun, learning and interactive challenges at Daytona State College’s second annual summer cyber camp. The students, ranging from high school freshmen to seniors, were introduced to beginner and intermediate computer […]

Report: All students benefit by having minority teachers

Report: All students benefit by having minority teachers

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Despite the cry from people of color for more teachers who look like them, both Whites and Blacks benefit from a more diverse teaching force, according to a study by Center of American Progress (CAP). “A study of the relationship between the presence of African-American teachers in […]

Possible Black majority at Daytona City Hall

Possible Black majority at Daytona City Hall

Election of  Miller and Moore would create another historic commission for Daytona Beach BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A previous commissioner and a longtime political insider are vying for two open seats on the Daytona Beach City Commission. Steve Miller, who served on the commission from 1993-1995 in Zone 5, is seeking to unseat […]

No repeat of 2009 on Orange Avenue

No repeat of 2009 on Orange Avenue

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “It’s a great day in Daytona Beach and a great day in Zone 6,” Paula Reed, Daytona Beach City Commissioner said last week at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Orange Avenue Reconstruction Project held at James Huger Park on Orange Avenue. The project is more than 20 years in […]

Beaten, branded and abused: Black girls disproportionately victims of trafficking

Beaten, branded and abused: Black girls disproportionately victims of trafficking

Editor’s note:  This is part one of a three-part series on sexual slavery and Black America. It follows a special edition last year that explored the subject. Sex trafficking plagues young Black girls and a growing legion of advocates is working to help rescue children who’ve been pimped out and to prevent others from being […]