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NAACP to tackle crime during Feb. 25 forum

NAACP to tackle crime during Feb. 25 forum

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Daytona Beach branch of the NAACP is hosting a community forum on Thursday, Feb. 25, which will include discussion on local crime prevention and public safety. The forum will begin at 6 p.m. at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 580 George Engram Blvd. Cynthia Slater, president of the local NAACP, has […]

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Sunshine House tour set for March 2 The Children’s Home Society of Florida, North Coastal Division, will host a tour of the Sunshine House on Wednesday, March 2, at noon. Sunshine House provides services to siblings and children with special needs within the foster care system. During the tour, guests can: •Check out the newly […]

Is child support taxable income?

Is child support taxable income?

BY CASEY BOND RUTH SURREAL GOBANKINGRATES.COM In 2013, the most recent year for which data is available, the amount of child support owed in the United States was $32.9 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Of that, $22.5 billion was received, the bureau said in a January report. Whether you are on the paying […]

Black in exclusive club of Rolls-Royce dealers

Black in exclusive club of Rolls-Royce dealers

Leap of faith led Thomas Moorehead to grand success in auto sales industry BY ERIC EASTER URBAN NEWS SERVICE The first African-American Rolls-Royce car dealer got there through hard work and perseverance, but only after disappointing his family. Thomas Moorehead’s parents thought the key to respectability was a Ph.D. Both teachers, they lived by an […]

Analysts warn against long-term auto loan trend

Analysts warn against long-term auto loan trend

BY RICK POPELY CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) After a year of record new-vehicle sales, automakers, dealers, and the banks and finance companies that issue car loans are jubilantly exchanging high-fives. Analysts list several reasons for record sales of 17.5 million vehicles in 2015, including an improving economy and job market, low interest rates, cheap gas and […]

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

B-CU mourns shooting death of student; suspect turns himself in

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Five months after the tragic death of two female students at the hands of a shooter, the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) family is mourning the death of student Don’Kevious Johnson, who died after being shot in the head early Saturday (Feb. 13) at a party at the Indigo Lakes Golf Club in […]

RNC takes message of equality to B-CU

RNC takes message of equality to B-CU

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Just days before the primary in New Hampshire, Bethune-Cookman University created its own political buzz with an appearance on campus of Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and other GOP heavyweights. Priebus attended the fourth annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards Luncheon held on Feb. 4 at B-CU, which honored former Housing […]

‘Hot Lead, Cold Steel’ and much more

‘Hot Lead, Cold Steel’ and much more

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month recognitions and events throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. Blacks in Civil War exhibit “Hot Lead, Cold Steel, Americans in uniform from Harper’s Ferry to Appomattox’’ is now on display at the African American Museum of Arts in DeLand. ’’The photographic exhibition is dedicated […]

Emmett Till exhibit on display at local church

Emmett Till exhibit on display at local church

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF In “Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till,’’ Simeon Wright recounts that he was in Money, Miss., when his cousin Emmett whistled at White cashier Carolyn Bryan. Wright was 12 at the time. He recalls that he was sharing a bed with his 14-year-old cousin when two […]

Remembering Rev. Carl Brinkley as a pastor, deputy, CEO

Remembering Rev. Carl Brinkley as a pastor, deputy, CEO

Editor’s note: The Daytona Times interviewed the Rev. Carl Brinkley in February 2013 as part of a Black History Month series on residents who had made great strides locally and nationally. Rev. Brinkley died on Feb. 2 at age 90. Here are excerpts from that interview. See his obituary on Page 2. BY DAYTONA TIMES […]