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Professional harpist returns to Daytona for Dec. 4 show Harpist Angelica Hairston will return to Daytona Beach on Sunday, Dec. 4, for a concert with the Bel Canto Singers of Daytona. The concert is titled “Christmas with Bel Canto Singers.” Hairston is one in a small number of African-American professional harpists in the country. This […]

‘The Dickerson Center and Daytona Beach make presidents’

‘The Dickerson Center and Daytona Beach make presidents’

Clinton visits city as race tightens BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the 2016 presidential campaign suddenly tightened up last week with the revelation that the FBI would reopen its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s misuse of classified emails, the campaign made a last-minute detour to Daytona Beach to energize Florida’s Black voters. The focus was […]

John Lewis tells students: ‘Everything is on the line’

John Lewis tells students: ‘Everything is on the line’

Civil rights icon urges Blacks to vote during rally with B-CU students BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When Bethune-Cookman University students marched to the Daytona Beach City Island Regional Library on Tuesday to vote, one of the country’s greatest civil rights leaders marched right along with them. Congressman John Lewis of Georgia, who risked his […]

EARLY VOTING SITES

EARLY VOTING SITES

Early voting continues in Volusia County through Nov. 5. Voting hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Election Day, the hours also are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Volusia County •Daytona Beach City Island Regional Library, 105 East Magnolia Ave. •New Smyrna Beach Public Library, 1001 South Dixie Freeway •Deltona Regional Library, […]

Volusia to name ballfield after late baseball coach

Volusia to name ballfield after late baseball coach

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County will name a Little League field after the late Jesse Fred Johnson Sr. during a dedication ceremony at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Chuck Lennon Park, 5000 Greenfield Dairy Road, DeLeon Springs. Volusia County Council members will unveil a plaque in Johnson’s honor as friends and relatives […]

Disaster Recovery Center opens at health department

Disaster Recovery Center opens at health department

A temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) has opened at the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County, 1845 Holsonback Drive, Daytona Beach. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. This center is available for people who want to meet in person with a FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) or Small Business Administrative […]

At AACS anniversary, former Orlando chief focuses on reasons we need to vote

At AACS anniversary, former Orlando chief focuses on reasons we need to vote

Valdez B. Demings, popularly known as Val Demings, is a strong presence and the most likely candidate to be the keynote speaker for the African American Cultural Society’s 25th anniversary. This event was the second of the celebrations, and this one was held Oct. 23 at the Pirates Theater at Matanzas High School. It was […]

Howard University, NNPA poll thousands of Black voters

Howard University, NNPA poll thousands of Black voters

More than 21,200 calls were made nationwide from Oct. 23 to Oct. 30. In a historic effort to measure the pulse of African-American voters, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) partnered with Howard University to conduct the first scientific poll focused on the Black community taken during the 2016 election cycle. “The NNPA was pleased […]

COMMUNITY NEWS

COMMUNITY NEWS

Razz-A-Matazz and All That Jazz scheduled for Nov. 13 The Daytona Beach Section of the National Council of Negro Women will present “Razz-A-Matazz and All that Jazz 2016” from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov.  13. The event will take place in the President’s Banquet Center at the Center for Civic Engagement at Bethune-Cookman […]

‘West Meets East’ at Golden center

‘West Meets East’ at Golden center

“Bridging The Waters – West Meets East,” an art exhibit, is now on display at the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. A reception featuring the artists – Michael Massenburg of Los Angeles and Ronald Kelly of Orlando – was held at the center on Oct. 28. The reception was sponsored by […]