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Tears and cheers at youth event at White House

Tears and cheers at youth event at White House

Students in National Arts and Humanities Youth Program received plenty of hugs, accolades and encouragement from first lady BY AYANNA ALEXANDER TRICE EDNEY NEWS SERVICE Children from all over the nation, some who had never ventured past their street corners and others who had never traveled outside their cities, stood in the White House and […]

Coretta Scott King memoir to be released in January

Coretta Scott King memoir to be released in January

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Toward the end of her life, Coretta Scott King, commissioned the Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds to writer her memoir. The wife of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. also was the founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center). The book, “My Life, My Love, […]

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

‘We’re thankful to all be here’

Residents hit by hurricane struggling to restore homes but grateful it wasn’t worse BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES During this holiday season, there are many reasons to give thanks. While area residents are still dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew that ripped up the area early in October, some expressed this week how thankful […]

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

FLORIDA CLASSIC 2016

Bragging rights again for Wildcats The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats were victorious for the sixth year in a row after their win last Saturday over the Florida A&M University Rattlers in the annual Florida Classic in Orlando. The Wildcats defeated their longtime instate rival 39-19 in front of a crowd of 45,372 at Camping World Stadium, […]

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience

Black jobless rate double the number Whites experience BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE Black workers lost ground last month, as the unemployment rate increased from 8.3 percent in September to 8.6 percent in October, according to the latest jobs report from the Labor Department. October was a bad month for Black workers, in general. Not […]

Daytona swears in commissioners

Daytona swears in commissioners

Daytona Beach’s swearing in of recently elected city commission members took place on Wednesday, Nov. 16, prior to the regular meeting. Dannette Henry, took the oath of office as a new commission meeting. Dannette (Zone 5) replaces her brother, Patrick, who was elected to the state House of Representatives District 26 seat. Aaron Delgado also […]

Bank employees help to clean up Hope House

Bank employees help to clean up Hope House

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Instead of spending their Friday morning at the bank, Wells Fargo employees ended their workweek clearing debris from Hurricane Matthew around the outside of the Eric Christopher DeVriese, Jr. Hope House for homeless and unaccompanied teens. “Hurricane Matthew impacted so many people across Northeast Florida,” said Lori Dahm, Southeast Corporate […]

Community News

Community News

Ocean Center to host Light up Volusia The Ocean Center will host the sixth annual Light up Volusia from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26, on the east plaza of the convention center. The public is invited to kick off the holiday season with this free event. Highlights of the event will include the […]

Miami Heat to retire Shaq’s No. 32 during Dec. 22 game

Miami Heat to retire Shaq’s No. 32 during Dec. 22 game

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS The Los Angeles Lakers essentially gifted the Miami Heat championship possibilities with the 2004 trade of Shaquille O’Neal. So perhaps it’s only fitting that the Heat announced Monday that the team will retire O’Neal’s No. 32 Heat jersey when the Lakers visit AmericanAirlines Arena on Dec. 22. The halftime ceremony […]

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Where homeless can get a Thanksgiving meal

Salvation Army, Greek Orthodox Church to provide holiday dinners BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The homeless in the Daytona Beach area have at least two places to get a hot meal on Thanksgiving Day. The Salvation Army at 560 Ballough Road in Daytona Beach will be having its Thanksgiving Day dinner from 11 a.m. until […]