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How to choose the right look for any occasion

How to choose the right look for any occasion

BY DELANEY GEORGE DATA NEWS WEEKLY/ NNPA NEWS SERVICE Fashion is not just the clothes, the hair, the shoes or the accessories. Fashion is every little element combined that makes “the look.” Makeup is one of those crucial elements that can make or break your desired look. While going natural is acceptable, a little makeup […]

Ruffles return – but keep them simple

Ruffles return – but keep them simple

BY ELIZABETH WELLINGTON PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE They’re baaaack. But you won’t find them in a lacy frenzy. Their flounce is simple this spring: We are talking one layer — two layers, tops. Ruffles, fashion’s wavy extra, add trademark feminine flair to unsuspecting silky blouses, the bottom of cropped jackets, and along the hemline […]

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to resign effective immediately. The NAACP, alumni, students as well as Daytona Beach residents have expressed outrage over the university’s decision to have U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as its […]

Putting the pressure on B-CU

Putting the pressure on B-CU

Choice of DeVos as graduation speaker riles up residents, students, alum BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Their message was loud and clear: “Say hell no to DeVos!’’ Led by the Volusia County/Daytona Beach NAACP, local residents and community leaders as well as some Bethune-Cookman University alumni and students marched in front of the campus on […]

‘They welcome everyone’

‘They welcome everyone’

Local Muslims provide entertainment, education at annual community event BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The local Muslim community got together with the Greater Daytona community last Saturday for a day of fun and dialogue. The Muslim Women’s Association (WMA) of Daytona Beach held its annual Community Outreach Program on April 29 at the Islamic Center […]

Oklahoma businessman to address NAACP banquet next month

Oklahoma businessman to address NAACP banquet next month

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Clifton Taulbert, an author, entrepreneur and business consultant, will be the speaker at the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP’s 44th Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet. It will be held Saturday, June 10, at the Hilton Daytona Beach Resort, 100 N. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. The  banquet is the local NAACP’s premier […]

Kids hang out with officers at Daytona event

Kids hang out with officers at Daytona event

The Daytona Beach Police Department and the City of Daytona Beach held its first Daytona 100 Bike Ride and Community Day on April 29 at the John H. Dickerson Center. According to the police department, its purpose was “to foster positive interaction’’ between the youth and law enforcement.’’ Kids of all ages participated in the […]

Focus

Focus

MLK’s niece to speak in DeLand Lighthouse Christian Preparatory Academy will present Brunch with Alveda King on Saturday, May 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. King, the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will discuss building unity in the community though education service. The former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, is […]

Cpmmunity News

Cpmmunity News

Flagler enacts countywide ban The Flagler County Board of County Commissioners enacted a burn ban at its regular meeting on Monday and declared a state of local emergency to do so. ‘I think we need to get the word out to our residents that things such as charcoal barbecues are not allowed to be used,” […]

Volusia County Fire Rescue issues burn ban

Volusia County Fire Rescue issues burn ban

Volusia County Fire Rescue has issued an outdoor burn ban due to the ongoing dry conditions. The ban, which took effect on April 28, applies to the county’s unincorporated areas, Oak Hill, Lake Helen and Pierson. Under the burn ban, all outdoor burning, unless authorized by the Florida Forest Service, is prohibited. This includes the […]