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DaVita surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with food, money

DaVita surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with food, money

FROM STAFF REPORTS The staff from DaVita Healthcare Labs located in DeLand surprised Halifax Urban Ministries in Daytona Beach last month with over three shopping carts of donated food, diapers and baby items valued at more than $600 plus a cash donation of $115. The items were used to help prevent homelessness of struggling area […]

African-American Actors Take Center Stage at 2013 Tony Awards by Marc Morial

African-American Actors Take Center Stage at 2013 Tony Awards by Marc Morial

“I’m the sole surviving member of my immediate family. I’ve asked myself over and over again why. I now know why.” Cicely Tyson, 2013 Tony Award, Best Actress in a Play On June 9th, Cicely Tyson became only the third African-American woman in the 67-year history of the Tony Awards to win top honors for […]

Child Poverty is the Real Scandal

Child Poverty is the Real Scandal

Washington is descending into another silly season. Let’s end this diversion of dust and smoke as partisans hype mock “scandals” for political profit. The real scandals — like that of children in poverty — are simply being ignored. In this rich nation, nearly 8 million children under the age of 18 are being raised in […]

Marriage material? Church seminar to help single women figure it out

Marriage material? Church seminar to help single women figure it out

By ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A workshop and seminar for women who are ready for their significant others to – as Beyonce sings – “put a ring on it,” is being held next week at Hope Fellowship Church. The free workshop titled “Marriage Material” is the first in a three-part series focused on women aged […]

Local flu activity diagnosed as mild; vaccine still urged

Local flu activity diagnosed as mild; vaccine still urged

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Even though many areas across the country are experiencing an early flu season with high levels of influenza-like illnesses, Volusia County’s Health Department Director says that is not the case in Daytona Beach. “We are seeing mild flu activity in Volusia County,” said Dr. Bonnie J. Sorensen, director of the […]

Wildcats maul Spartans

Wildcats maul Spartans

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Quentin Williams threw for a career high 157 yards with two touchdowns in just one half of action to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 48-3 win over Norfolk State on Saturday’s Biker Classic. The Wildcats used a ball hawk defense that recorded three turnovers and scored a touchdown when DJ Howard returned […]

Highschool sports: New Smyrna rallies against Seabreeze

Highschool sports: New Smyrna rallies against Seabreeze

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marcus Johnson threw three touchdown passes including two to James Clark in the fourth quarter as New Smyrna Beach rallied to beat Seabreeze 21-14 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. The win gave the Barracudas the district 9-6A title while Seabreeze must now beat Pine Ridge and Mainland the next […]

Now the real work begins

Now the real work begins

The 2012 Democratic National Convention was an exuberant celebration of President Obama, his accomplishments, and the many ways his presidency has made us better off than we were four years ago. Between a stirring and incandescent speech by First Lady Michelle Obama, and an impassioned charge by former President Bill Clinton, the delegates were roused […]

Empowerment and Deliverance Conference

Empowerment and Deliverance Conference

Healing Heart’s Personal Touch Ministries Inc. Presents their 2012 Women’s Conference on April 26-28. Refined, Refreshed and Renewed: Freed from the inside out is a three day conference of Empowerment and Deliverance to Engage, Educate and Equip women with the tools needed to move forward in their purpose. Thursday’s event will be held at Daisy […]

Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

By Tamar Lush and Greg Bluestein, Associated Press: SANFORD, Fla. — Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, experts say.

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