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Volusia School Board seeks input for budget reductions

Volusia School Board seeks input for budget reductions

DELAND— The School District of Volusia County is in the process of gathering input from all stakeholders for budget saving ideas and suggestions.  During the last five fiscal years, Volusia County Schools lost more than $80 million in state funding and made extensive budget reductions.  The school district is now facing a minimum $25 million […]

Violence takes life of 23-year-old in Daytona

Violence takes life of 23-year-old in Daytona

By ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A Black man was shot and killed in Daytona Beach Saturday night. Police confirmed that they responded to the Dec. 1,  9-1-1 call  around 6:49 p.m. and upon arrival to the scene,  found a 23-year-old Black male who had succumb to a gunshot wound. The victim, Rayshard Mitchell had been […]

Midtown lights up the night

Midtown lights up the night

By Ashley Thomas DAYTONA TIMES   The first “Light Up Midtown” event held Saturday night at Daisy Stocking Park featured a health-fair, HIV/AIDS testing, face painting, food, fun and a dance contest. The evening ended with the lighting of a 25-foot tree decorated with metallic garland, lights and star. “It’s beautiful,” exclaimed five-year-old Kortney Turner, […]

University ends Warner’s title run

University ends Warner’s title run

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Jeremiah Hamlin ran for two critical touchdowns in the fourth quarter to held Jacksonville University Christian edge Warner Christian 26-21 in in the Class 2A Semi-Final in South Daytona tonight. The Christians used a bruising running game and stout defense en route to the win. Warner’s defense was also stout […]