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Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

STAFF REPORTS Today marks the eighth and final day of early voting in Volusia County, FL. Voters have until 7 p.m. to be in line to cast their ballots at one of the five early voting locations in the county. Throughout the past month efforts from Democrat, Republican and non-partisan efforts have held campaign events […]

Hadley and Mainland too much for Seabreeze; make playoffs

Hadley and Mainland too much for Seabreeze; make playoffs

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A stingy defense and big plays from Cameron ‘Squirt’ Hadley lifted Mainland past arch rival Seabreeze 27-9 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona last night. The win put Mainland (6-3,. 3-1) in the playoffs as they are the district 9-6A runner up while Seabreeze’s (5-5, 2-2) season came to an end. […]

DAYTONA TIMES POLITICAL RECOMMENDATIONS

DAYTONA TIMES POLITICAL RECOMMENDATIONS

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For the past 12 years, the Daytona Times and WPUL-AM 1590 have maintained a consistent editorial policy of not recommending candidates who chose not to promote their candidacies through our media when they have media budgets available. The decision not to utilize the city’s long-time, well-established Black-owned media says to […]

SPECIAL ELECTION ISSUE

SPECIAL ELECTION ISSUE

More candidates share views in Times questionnaire In this week’s issue, the Daytona Times presents more comments from candidates in races in Volusia County. See pages 3, 7, 9 and 10 for responses. Daytona Beach mayoral, city commission and sheriff’s candidates appeared in last week’s issue. THE QUESTIONS Question 1: What will be your priorities […]

SOULS TO THE POLLS 2012

SOULS TO THE POLLS 2012

Church members ‘let it shine’ at poll BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. L. Ronald Durham said to hundreds at the Courthouse Annex in Daytona Beach: “When I cast my vote, I’m gonna let it shine.” Then Durham, who organized a Souls to the Polls march in Daytona Beach last Sunday, broke out singing “This […]

Attorney for Trayvon’s parents to speak at MLK banquet

Attorney for Trayvon’s parents to speak at MLK banquet

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Attorney Benjamin Crump, whose Tallahasee-based firm represents Trayvon Martin’s parents, will be the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King Banquet on Jan. 17 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Dr. L. Ronald Durham, chairman of the local Martin Luther King celebration committee, confirmed this week the selection of […]

Thousands of B-CU students march to vote too

Thousands of B-CU students march to vote too

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, interim president of Bethune-Cookman University, said the estimated 2,000 students marching to the polls on Monday would be called the unsung heroes of future generations. Jackson marched with the students to the early voting site at the Volusia County Library at City Island on Magnolia Avenue. “It’s […]

Wright files to run for school board seat again

Wright files to run for school board seat again

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Ida Duncan Wright, a Bethune-Cookman University business instructor who lost to School Board Chairman Al Williams in August, has officially filed to run for the seat left vacant due to his passing. A primary is scheduled for Dec. 18 for the District 2 seat that includes most of Daytona Beach, […]

Fashion show turns seniors into runway models

Fashion show turns seniors into runway models

Models hit the scene in the activity room of Madison Glen Apartments, an Ormond Beach development for the independent living of seniors. They’ve experienced an active senior community through the happenings weekly. “Fashion Show 2012” was on the scene recently with chairman/coordinator Thelma L. Gandy, a former Palm Coast resident. Dressmaker details – by Mistress […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats jump to first place in conference BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman beat North Carolina Central University (NCCU) 42-17 in front of 5,738 fans on Senior Day to take sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) this past week. The Wildcats’ potent running game gained 274 of their total 443 […]