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Kimmons, Green, Tairu

Kimmons, Green, Tairu

The Daytona Times makes recommendations to voters in three particular races of interest BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF First, the two elephants in the room: Dr. Willie Kimmons’ alleged sexual assault charge and Dannette Henry’s community activism inexperience and the family “coattails.” Dr. Willie Kimmons for Volusia County Council Just last week, local prosecutors decided […]

DAYTONA TIMES / OUT AND ABOUT

DAYTONA TIMES / OUT AND ABOUT

‘On the wings of love’ Saxophonist Gerald Albright and vocalist Jeffrey Osborne gave their all at an energetic concert at Peabody Auditorium on Oct. 22. Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr. was there. (DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR. / HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM)

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

Volusia files the highest number of Matthew claims

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Insurance claims in Florida from Hurricane Matthew have reached $549 million, according to numbers posted Monday by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The majority of the claims are from residential property owners. The latest figures also show a slowdown in new claims being filed. As of Oct. 24, […]

Community says farewell to Huger

Community says farewell to Huger

Trailblazer buried next to wife BY ANDREAS BUTLER       DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Dr. Kevin James called Dr. James “Jimmy” Huger, Sr. a true leader. “Huger was a leader amongst leaders. He is in heaven now, not with the angels but the archangels, the ones with authority. He loved authority. He would give you his […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Two more local Zika cases in Miami-Dade State health officials said Tuesday six more cases of the mosquito-borne Zika virus have been found in Florida, with two involving people getting infected in Miami-Dade County. The overall number of Zika cases in Florida increased to 1,064, with 171 involving people infected in the state, according to […]

‘Motown & Mo’ brings the house down again

‘Motown & Mo’ brings the house down again

“In 1979, this act had a No. 1 hit on the R&B singles chart that eventually went platinum. It sold eight million copies worldwide. If you’re ready, and you know who they are, put your hands together for McFadden & Whitehead,” said commentator, musician, and Bethune-Cookman University student Jarred Armstrong. Lead singers Michael Wyatt with […]

Everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy

Everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy

BY CHARLES PLATKIN FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM / TNS There is still a lot of confusion about nutrition and other health issues during pregnancy. To dispel some of the many myths and rumors, we did a bit of research and also reached out to a renowned expert, Dr. Taraneh Shirazian, an assistant professor of obstetrics and […]

Dr. James Huger:  In his own words

Dr. James Huger: In his own words

During a 2012 excusive interview with the Daytona Times, the icon reflected on his years at Bethune-Cookman, helping MLK and running for local office. In an exclusive interview with Daytona Times writer James Harper in April 2012, Dr. James “Jimmy’’ Huger recounted his eventful life. Huger first moved to Daytona Beach from West Palm Beach, […]

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

Residents furious about the time it’s taking to fix broken elevator

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The elevator at the Maley Apartments in Daytona Beach has not worked since Hurricane Matthew blew through two weekends ago. Many residents can’t leave the building or the floor that they live on at the 12-story high rise on 600 S. Beach St. Bessie Brown thinks the situation could have […]

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

Hurricane Matthew claims top 75,000

More than 75,000 insurance claims have been filed in Florida after Hurricane Matthew hit the East Coast this month, with the estimated losses up to $454 million, according to numbers on the state Office of Insurance Regulation website Wednesday. Volusia County had the highest number of claims filed, with 22,244. Another 12,274 claims had been […]