Friday, April 23, 2021

Naomi McLaurin, 102, remembered as great cook, encourager

Naomi Tinnin McLaurin died on April 30 at age 102. The Rev. Edwin...

Greater Friendship pastor has plans to help youth, seniors, vets

BY JAMES HARPER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Michael A. Chambers says his roots are planted and he’s ready to take Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist...

Daphne Cooper returns to AACS for June 7 show

COURTESY OF A DANTE PRODUCTION Daphne Cooper brings her sultry, witty, crowd-pleasing lines and comedic persona.

Greater New Zion honors Troutman for decades of service

Darnell L. Troutman, a native and lifelong resident of Daytona Beach, was honored on July 23 at Greater New Zion Primitive Baptist Church for...

Flagler board votes to shut down The Sheltering Tree

The Sheltering Tree, Flagler County’s only cold weather shelter, was shut down by Bunnell’s zoning board on...

Palm Coast church planning anniversary

The First A.M.E. Church (First Church) in Palm Coast will celebrate its 25th anniversary during a Sept. 17 service at 4 p.m. The church...

West Volusia NAACP draws 500-plus to 29th banquet

PHOTOS BY CHARLES W. CHERRY II Deltona District 3 City Commissioner Maritza Avila-Vazquez, banquet speaker Hubert Grimes, Deltona City Manager Jane...

THE RELIGION CORNER: Healthy Mind, Body & Spirit

Lyndia Grant COURTESY PHOTO Philippians 4:8 reminds us, “…Think on these things; things that are virtuous, of good report and praise worthy….” As I celebrate the first anniversary...

Allen Chapel A.M.E. member honored in Ohio

Tyrone Presley, a member of Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in Daytona Beach, recently was recognized at the 35th Biennial Session of the Connectional Lay...

Pastor of Tampa church that held two large Sunday services arrested

BY TONY MARRERO TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS The pastor of a Tampa megachurch who held two services on Sunday for scores of worshippers was arrested Monday for...