Home » Archives by category » NEWS (Page 4)
B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

B-CU to host daily tours for new residence halls

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) is hosting daily tours next week for its new Thomas and Joyce Hanks Moorehead Residential Life Center. Phase one of the residence hall will house an additional 1,200 students on campus, according to B-CU. A reveal week kicks off Sunday, April 17, with a “Remember Midway” panel discussion featuring various community and […]

Community News

Community News

Volusia to hold workshops for prospective vendors Volusia County’s Purchasing and Contracts Division will hold two workshops for vendors who want to learn how to do business with the county. The workshops will be in the first-floor training rooms of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand, from 9 to 11 […]

Students learn about homebuilding and teamwork during tour

Students learn about homebuilding and teamwork during tour

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Over 125 middle school students were treated as VIPs during a recent construction tour of ICI Homes’ Plantation Bay community in Ormond Beach.   “I have never seen the framing of a home before,” said Sara Gordon, a sixth grader at Holly Hill K-8 School. “It was really cool to […]

A fresh start for Volusia felons

A fresh start for Volusia felons

Local authorities hope for great turnout at Operation Safe Surrender BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Black Clergy Alliance and the Daytona Beach Police Department wants local residents to take advantage of Operation Safe Surrender. The event will take place at Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ on April 12 from 10 a.m. […]

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Stepping Out of the Box for cancer research

Women’s empowerment team hosts DeLand event COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF April 2 marked the second annual Out of the Box Fashion Show sponsored by Cameron Enterprises, LLC; Deliverance Outreach Ministries, Mitzi’s First Impression Hair Salon; and Kimeca’s Design Element. The first names of the organizations and ministries make up the women’s empowerment team called […]

Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

Volusia cities’ improvement coalition hosting environmental conference

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF An Environmental Justice Conference geared toward non-profit organizations, governments, community stakeholders, students, scholars, artists and environmental health professionals is scheduled for April 20 in New Smyrna Beach. Dr. Deanna Wathington, executive dean of Bethune-Cookman University’s College of Health Sciences, will discuss how the environment affects health at the free conference, […]

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

B-CU to present opera, jazz and more during free Spring Concert

Highlights from the popular folk opera “Porgy and Bess’’ will be presented Sunday, April 10, by Bethune-Cookman University’ s Concert Chorale. The songs will be performed during the university’s Spring Concert at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center, 698 W. International Speedway Blvd. The Concert Chorale, directed by Damon Dandridge, and the Symphonic Band, […]

‘Legendary Ladies of Literature’ the focus of April 28 workshop

‘Legendary Ladies of Literature’ the focus of April 28 workshop

The F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival Workshop 2016, sponsored by the City of Daytona Beach, takes place April 28 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George Engram Blvd. The workshop starts at 6 p.m. The theme is “Legendary Ladies of Literature’’ and will feature authors Kathleen Cormack and Ann Jeffries. It also will feature Angie […]

New Smyrna to host Health Fair and Senior Summit

New Smyrna to host Health Fair and Senior Summit

Vendors interested in reaching out to New Smyrna Beach senior citizens are encouraged to participate in the city’s annual Health Fair and Senior Summit. The free event will be from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 19, at the Alonzo “Babe’’ James Community Center, 201 N. Myrtle Ave., New Smyrna Beach. The deadline for […]

The man behind My Brother’s Keeper

The man behind My Brother’s Keeper

Broderick Johnson is President Obama’s adviser and chair of program for boys and men of color BY MICHAEL H. COTTMAN URBAN NEWS SERVICE Broderick Johnson sees young Black men on America’s streets taking long drags off short smokes. “It’s the idleness,” said Johnson, a Baltimore native and adviser to President Barack Obama. “No jobs — […]