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Hope House resident’s accomplishments celebrated

Hope House resident’s accomplishments celebrated

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Food Brings Hope celebrates and congratulates residents of the Eric Christopher DeVriese, Jr. Hope House for reaching personal and academic goals during their stay at the residence for unaccompanied and homeless youth. The doors to the Hope House opened in January 2014 and has provided for and benefited 12 unaccompanied […]

Community News

Community News

Love Fest set for Aug. 27 The Third Annual Love Fest is scheduled for Aug. 27 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 849 Derbyshire Road in Daytona Beach. This is a free community event, which is about restoring unity in the community through community partnership awareness. Free food, haircuts and health screenings will be […]

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WhereU app helping users buy Black

WhereU app helping users buy Black

Search engine and GPS-driven directory helps people find Black-owned businesses in dozens of U.S. cities. BY CURTIS BUNN URBAN NEWS SERVICE Business runs through Dionne Mahaffey’s veins. Her father was an entrepreneur as she grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. So, it was almost inevitable that Mahaffey, a business psychologist and self-described “techie,” would develop WhereU. […]

Veteran journalist George E. Curry dies at 69

Veteran journalist George E. Curry dies at 69

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER & DAYTONA TIMES STAFF  Renowned journalist George E. Curry died late Saturday evening (Aug. 20), according to his family. Curry also was an author, motivational speaker and media coach. He was 69. The cause of death was not immediately available. But in April 2015, he wrote about having a heart attack […]

Time to let your vote be your voice

Time to let your vote be your voice

Where to cast ballots early in Flagler, Volusia DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For those who have made up their minds about the candidates and are eager to vote in Volusia County, they can do so starting Monday. Early voting started on Aug. 15 in Flagler County. Early voting in Volusia is Aug. 20-27 for the Aug. […]

MEAC/SWAC Challenge coming to Daytona Beach

MEAC/SWAC Challenge coming to Daytona Beach

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Since 2008, the annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge has been played in Orlando. This year, the HBCU conferences’ battle will be in Daytona Beach with the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats taking on the Alcorn State University Braves. The game, owned and operated by ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, showcases teams from the […]

A proper burial for Billy Jackson

A proper burial for Billy Jackson

Family, Dozier School survivors pay respects to Daytona Beach teen who died 64 years ago BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Billy Jackson’s life ended way too soon. He died in 1952 at age 13 while a ward of the Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, a small city in North Florida. While the cause […]

Bikes and backpacks

Bikes and backpacks

Local motorcycle clubs held their first community backpack giveaway on Saturday at the Islamic Center of Daytona Beach. Participating motorcycle clubs included We Hot Throttle Divas, Divine Divas, Xfactor, Steel Stallions, Sunchasers and Down – N- Dirty. More than 300 backpacks were distributed. (DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)

Community News

Community News

Flagler seeking nominations for Veteran of the Year Flagler County’s Veterans Services Office is asking for nominations for its Veteran of the Year award, which will be presented on Veterans Day. The award will be presented to a living Flagler County veteran who has not only served his or her country with honor, but has […]