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City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

  Ghouls, ghosts and goblins of all ages are welcome to the City of Daytona Beach’s annual “Fall Festival” on Monday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Derbyshire Park, 849 Derbyshire Road. Admission is FREE and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Featuring carnival games, inflatable bouncers and slides and […]

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a 12-year-old Deltona boy who has been missing since Tuesday evening. Adriel Thomas had left a friend’s house and was supposed to ride his bicycle three blocks back to his home. But about two hours later when Thomas had still not arrived home, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama coming to Daytona Beach Nov. 1

First Lady Michelle Obama coming to Daytona Beach Nov. 1

TAMPA – On Thursday, November 1, First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Florida, where she will speak to grassroots supporters in Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, and Miami. With early voting underway in Florida, the First Lady will speak about what’s at stake in this election for Floridians and ask them to help organize their communities […]

Wildcats top Eagles

Wildcats top Eagles

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman took sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a 42-17 win over North Carolina Central today. The Wildcats ran for 274 yards and had 443 yards of offense. Isidore Jackson led the B-CU ground attack with 158 yards and two touchdowns. B-CU’s defense also held  NCCU […]

Updated: Last glance before the polls

Updated: Last glance before the polls

Local candidates share their views in Times questionnaire BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF What will be your priorities or top issues you will focus on if elected? It’s the first question posed to candidates who are seeking elected office in Daytona Beach and Volusia County. A detailed questionnaire was submitted by the Daytona Times to […]

Much prayer, patience may be needed at Sunday’s Soul to the Polls

Much prayer, patience may be needed at Sunday’s Soul to the Polls

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Church members who plan to participate in Sunday’s “Souls to the Polls” march in Daytona Beach should be prepared to wait in a long line for hours. Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall says she will not be adding extra voting machines at the site to accommodate what is […]

Retired teacher, funeral home co-owner Theresa Gainous laid to rest

Retired teacher, funeral home co-owner Theresa Gainous laid to rest

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A “Celebration of Life’’ service was held Wednesday for Theresa Vivian Crosslin Gainous, a retired Daytona Beach teacher and former owner of R.J. Gainous Funeral Home. Mrs. Gainous died on Oct. 11 in her home. She was 90 years old. The service took place at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church […]

Race between Volusia sheriff, Seminole deputy heats up

Race between Volusia sheriff, Seminole deputy heats up

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson is accusing his challenger Seminole County Deputy Wendell Bradford of lying in public about what he has accomplished in Volusia County. “That’s getting into credibility. Is that what you want for your sheriff, (someone) that’s not going to tell you the truth,” questioned Johnson. He […]

Storm moves up prep football games

Storm moves up prep football games

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The threat of Tropical Storm Sandy coming to Florida has opted many high schools to move Friday night football games to Thursday. The storm isn’t expected to hit Florida but is expected to be a hurricane and bring tropical storm force winds to Brevard, Volusia and Flagler counties on Friday. (Note: […]

Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Husband Louie and I basked in excitement – waiting with others – for Ketterlinus Gymnasium’s doors to open and listen to Vice President Joe Biden there Saturday in St. Augustine. The campaign stop tuned in more than 950 people, many of whom came from Palm Coast. The vice president’s bullet points for the Obama-Biden ticket stipulate […]

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