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Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

Want to buy a home? This fair’s for you

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytonans in the market to purchase or refinance a home in the next 24 months will find a wealth of knowledge through programs coordinated by the City of Daytona Beach, churches and local businesses through April. Emory Counts, the city’s Economic/Community Development and Fair Housing coordinator says a number […]

Missionaries bless  B-CU students with shoeboxes filled with canned goods, toiletries

Missionaries bless B-CU students with shoeboxes filled with canned goods, toiletries

Coming up next is a shoebox project for the Women’s Missionary Society (WMS) of the First Church of Palm Coast, the Rev. Gillard S. Glover, pastor. Women’s Missionary Society President Mattie DeVore, Nellie Davis and Davis’ son, Anthony Chapman, met recently with Dr. Deanna Wathington to deliver shoeboxes full of toiletries and non-perishables. The boxes will benefit […]

Community News

Community News

Black Clergy Alliance conference takes place April 17-18 The Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance will present its annual ministerial two-day conference April 17 and 18 in association with Bethune-Cookman University. The conference, at B-CU’s chapel, will include a youth session on April 17 at 7 p.m. by Pastor Derrick L. McRae of The Experience Christian […]

Getting into the swing of Summer Safety

Getting into the swing of Summer Safety

From Family Features Summer is a time of playground fun, swimming, boating, biking, camping and other outdoor activities. Unfortu­nately, these activities can lead to a higher risk of injuries. In fact, according to the Safe Kids U.S. Summer Ranking Report, summer is known as “trauma season” among U.S. public health and medical professionals because unintentional […]

B-CU won’t let shooting taint image

B-CU won’t let shooting taint image

President defends university, criticizes media during prayer vigil on campus BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Following the April 3 shooting of four Bethune-Cookman University students at an off-campus party, local and national media are being criticized for incorrectly referring to the party as a school-sponsored event. It was not. B-CU President Edison O. Jackson […]

EASTER WEEKEND 2015

EASTER WEEKEND 2015

Easter Sunday finery Dressing up and going to church was a priority all over Daytona Beach’s Black community during last week’s Resurrection Sunday celebration. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II / FLORIDA COURIER) Click here for a full page of pictures.

Musician, broadcaster Jarvis L. Smith dies at 34

Musician, broadcaster Jarvis L. Smith dies at 34

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Jarvis L. Smith, a well-known organist and broadcaster who spearheaded the construction of Daytona Beach’s latest FM radio station, died suddenly on April 6. He was 34. A determination of the cause of his death is pending. Child entrepreneur Born July 15, 1980 in Daytona Beach, Smith is the great-grandson […]

Republicans win special elections sparked by Thrasher’s resignation

Republicans win special elections sparked by Thrasher’s resignation

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Republicans easily won a trio of Northeast Florida legislative seats Tuesday during special elections triggered by the resignation last year of former Sen. John Thrasher, R-St. Augustine, to become president of Florida State University. Given the GOP’s dominance in the region and the significant fundraising […]

Limit on beach driving sparks outrage

Limit on beach driving sparks outrage

Daytona commission votes against resolution to keep vehicles off stretch of shore By ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Taking cars off the beach didn’t get very far during Wednesday night’s Daytona Beach Commission meeting. After much back and forth, the commission voted 4-3 against a resolution, then voted yes on another resolution presented by Commissioner […]

Where to find Easter eggs this Sunday

Where to find Easter eggs this Sunday

All over the Greater Daytona Beach area, plans are hatching for Easter fun. Here’s a partial list of events between April 3 and 5. Easter egg hunts An egg hunt will be held in New Smyrna Beach at the Old Fort Park, 210 Sams Ave. at noon. It’s for ages 2-12. There will also be […]