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Daytona State Faculty Senate honors staffers

Daytona State Faculty Senate honors staffers

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Daytona State College’s Faculty Senate has awarded peers and staff with annual recognition for outstanding service to students and their professions. This year, six faculty and one staff member earned accolades from the college’s Faculty Senate. Additionally, two recently retired faculty received professor emeritus titles at Daytona State College (DSC). […]

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Doctor dispenses medicine, compassion

Daytona Beach physician discusses patients’ trust, high cost of health care BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Loretha King, a primary care physician at Florida Health Care Plans in Daytona Beach, knew she wanted to be a doctor at a very young age. King, who has an extensive career in health care – having been […]

Not one for the record books

Not one for the record books

The unfinished MEAC/SWAC Challenge will have no negative financial implications for the universities, conferences or ESPN. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It’s as if the 2016 MEAC/SWAC Challenge never happened. Inclement weather caused the highly anticipated HBCU football matchup to be canceled and there will be no makeup game. It does not count in the […]

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

B-CU to honor senator, trustees, business leaders

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University is preparing to honor Florida Senator Arthenia Joyner as well as longtime B-CU trustees and supporters on Oct. 19 at Bethune-Cookman University’s fourth annual Legacy Awards Gala. Joyner will receive the university’s Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Lifetime Achievement Award. Other honorees are Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Board of Trustees […]

Are all these drugs for seniors necessary?

Are all these drugs for seniors necessary?

An increasing number of elderly patients nationwide are on multiple medications to treat chronic diseases, raising their chances of dangerous drug interactions and serious side effects. BY ANNA GORMAN AND HEIDI DE MARCO KAISER HEALTH NEWS/TNS SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Dominick Bailey sat at his computer, scrutinizing the medication lists of patients in the geriatric […]

NASCAR, Daytona community loses ‘special woman’

NASCAR, Daytona community loses ‘special woman’

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF NASCAR matriarch Betty Jane France was remembered this week as a great mother, grandmother, friend, community leader and philanthropist. France died Monday at age 78.  She was the executive vice president and assistant treasurer of NASCAR as well as the chairwoman emeritus of The NASCAR Foundation. A public memorial service […]

A good election day for Henrys

A good election day for Henrys

Daytona siblings get the most votes in their respective races. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For the Henry family, the 2016 primary was a pretty special day. Mayor Derrick Henry was re-elected and his two siblings also made strides in their races. His brother, Daytona Beach Commissioner, Patrick Henry, won the Democratic race for the […]

Keeping an eye on the storm

Keeping an eye on the storm

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Tropical Depression 9 was upgraded to Tropical Storm Hermine on Wednesday afternoon, reaching sustained winds of 40 miles per hour around its center. The storm has been brewing in the Gulf of Mexico most of the week while dropping rain and wind across Florida. It is estimated to be able […]

Embry-Riddle’s free Speakers Series kicks off Sept. 12

Embry-Riddle’s free Speakers Series kicks off Sept. 12

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES From the story of the legendary Wright brothers by Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, to Florida and Daytona Beach history, cybersecurity, foreign policy challenges and national politics, Embry-Riddle invites the public to attend its fall 2016 Speakers Series. Marc Bernier, special assistant to Embry-Riddle president and host of “The Marc […]

Mylan will sell generic version of EpiPen

Mylan will sell generic version of EpiPen

BY MARTHA FOURCADE BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Mylan NV, the drugmaker under fire for pricing its EpiPen emergency allergy shots at $600, said it will introduce a generic version in coming weeks that will halve the price. The generic EpiPen will be identical to the branded product, including device functionality and drug formulation, and cost $300 per […]