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B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats beat Aggies on Homecoming By ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University used an effective running game and ball hawk defense to beat North Carolina A&T University 28-12 in front of a homecoming crowd of 10,181 at Municipal Stadium this past week. Quentin Williams ran for 111 yards with two scores while throwing for 128 […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

New Smyrna edges Mainland By ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marcus Johnson’s 31- yard touchdown pass to Dexter Dixon with 14.8 seconds remaining lifted New Smyrna Beach to a 23-21 win over Mainland in a key district 9-6A matchup at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex this past week. “I saw that we had one-on-one coverage. […]

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

Pierson – The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services, Inc. to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients Wednesday, Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our […]

B-CU wins 28-12 over North Carolina A&T

B-CU wins 28-12 over North Carolina A&T

Quentin Williams threw for 128 yards with a touchdown and ran for 128 more with two scores to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 28-12 win over North Carolina A&T in front of 10,181 fans on homecoming at Municipal Stadium. The Wildcats defense held the Aggies to 163 total yards and forced three turnovers. B-CU gained 310 […]

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

By Andreas Butler Daytona Times Desmond Mitchell threw a touchdown pass to Dexter Dixon with 14 seconds remaining to lift New Smyrna Beach to a 24-21 win over Mainland in a key district 9-6A matchup. Mainland had rallied from a 17 point deficit to take a 21-17 lead when Cameron Hadley threw a touchdown pass […]

LOSS OF A LEADER

LOSS OF A LEADER

Volusia County School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams will be remembered as dedicated educator, administrator and family man BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County community will come together at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Basilica of St. Paul Catholic Church to remember School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams, who died unexpectedly Monday at Halifax […]

Reaching out to young voters

Reaching out to young voters

Candidates have their say at Daytona State College’s meet and greet BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Candidates and their representatives filed into Daytona State College’s main campus Wednesday afternoon for a meet and greet. Candidate Day 2012 served as an opportunity for candidates, students and visitors to interact with each another and discuss issues affecting […]

Elections probe zooms in on financial records of county council candidate

Elections probe zooms in on financial records of county council candidate

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times has learned the Florida Elections Commission (FEC) has launched an investigation against Volusia County Council candidate Nancy Epps pertaining to a complaint filed against her by a former mayor of Ponce Inlet. Epps also is a former mayor of Ponce Inlet and is running against incumbent Volusia […]

Remembering the life of ‘Mrs. No. 1’

Remembering the life of ‘Mrs. No. 1’

Minnie McCrary, popular teacher, remembered for work in classroom and community BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Although Minnie McCrary distinguished herself as a popular teacher at several Volusia County Schools, many in the area called her “Mrs. No. 1.’’ She was married to former Volusia County School Board member Earl McCrary, who before being elected […]

Daytona preparing for first Light Up Midtown

Daytona preparing for first Light Up Midtown

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES A gospel extravaganza, step show, health fair and business and home decorating contest will be among the activities taking place during Daytona’s first “Light Up Midtown” Celebration. The Light Up Midtown Committee had its first meeting this week at the Peninsula Club to plan a number of events that will […]