Friday, April 23, 2021

Morris Brown College nears reaccreditation after 20 years

BY JEFF AMY ASSOCIATED PRESS A historically Black college that barely skirted death during 20 years without accreditation is near regaining that seal of approval. Atlanta’s Morris...

Votran plans public meetings on schedule changes

Votran has two public meetings scheduled to inform residents of upcoming service changes that may impact some users. Meetings are planned from 11 a.m....

Affordable housing committee to meet April 19

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, April 19, in the Hope Place cafeteria, 1340 Wright St., Daytona Beach. Members will...
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Friends group seeks crayon donations

Members of the Friends of Deltona Library are joining the nationwide Crayon Initiative to put creativity into the hands of kids who are facing...

Florida House could open door to pre-game prayers

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Amid a long-running legal battle, the Florida House appears poised to pass a bill that would allow high-school speakers to offer...

Applause for Lee Elder echoed again throughout Augusta National

BY CHRIS VIVLAMORE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS AUGUSTA, Ga. — Lee Elder had a clear path to the first tee at Augusta National. Arriving again, 46 years after he...

B-CU’s basketball coach accepts job at George Mason University

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has announced the departure of Vanessa Blair-Lewis, head women’s basketball coach. She is leaving to accept the head...

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

BY AMR NABIL AND NINIEK KARMINI ASSOCIATED PRESS MECCA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on...

Florida evangelicals on COVID-19 vaccine

Is it the right thing to do or mark of the beast? BY DAVID FLESHLER SUN SENTINEL/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE — At River West Palm Beach Church, Pastor...

Embry-Riddle’s Research Park to support business and job growth

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s  Research Park, which has so far served 22 companies and generated 104 high-paying, fulltime jobs, will soon...