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Young NASCAR driver motivated to succeed

Young NASCAR driver motivated to succeed

BY LELAND STEIN III SPECIAL TO THE NNPA An African-American male is breaking barriers in one of the most segregated sports – NASCAR. The young Black driver is Darrell Wallace Jr. He said he’s gotten a lot of support from the racing community, but he’s also had to deal with some prejudice. Wallace, 18, said […]

Wade still important, but Heat now James’ team

Wade still important, but Heat now James’ team

BY AL IANNAZZONE NEWSDAY (MCT) OKLAHOMA CITY – Dwyane Wade feels most comfortable with the ball in his hands, being able to make plays for the Heat. He still relishes doing that, but he’s had to give up some of that and much more to LeBron James. Wade remains hugely important to Miami, but the […]

City to beef up vetting process

City to beef up vetting process

Background checks coming for future members of boards BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach residents interested in serving on one of the city’s boards soon will be subjected to criminal background checks. Assistant City Manager Betty Goodman confirmed to the Daytona Times this week that Daytona Beach is restructuring the application and the process, […]

Former state senator to speak at B-CU graduation

Former state senator to speak at B-CU graduation

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Former Florida Sen. Anthony C. “Tony” Hill will be Bethune-Cookman University’s commencement speaker on Saturday. Hill also will be receiving an honorary Doctor of Law degree from the university. The graduation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ocean Center, 101 North Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. “It is our […]

B-CU mourns death of marching band member

B-CU mourns death of marching band member

By ANDREAS BUTLER AND ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Bethune-Cookman University family mourned the death of a 23-year-old marching band member this week after he died at a house party near the campus. Grief counselors were on campus Monday to help students and faculty in need of support after the May 6 death of sophomore […]

PEOPLE SPEAK

PEOPLE SPEAK

COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLE Bethune-Cookman University introduced Dr. Edison Jackson as its interim president on Tuesday. Jackson will take over for Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed, who retires on May 13. The Daytona Times asked the readers: What are your thoughts on the new interim president coming in? What would you like to see a new […]

Fields draws no opposition; prepares for second judicial term

Fields draws no opposition; prepares for second judicial term

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Court Judge Dawn P. Fields was among eight circuit and three county judges in the Seventh Judicial Circuit who drew no opposition last month during the qualifying period. This will be Fields’ second six-year term. She was first elected to the bench in 2006. Before becoming a judge, […]

Speedway to celebrate NASCAR Day on May 18

Speedway to celebrate NASCAR Day on May 18

Daytona International Speedway will celebrate its ninth annual NASCAR Day on May 18. Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Daytona International Speedway will celebrate NASCAR Day in front of the Tours and Ticket Office with lunch, raffle prizes and music. In addition, the Florida Blood Centers will be on site for a blood drive from […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Daytona GOP headquarters party takes place Monday The “Grand Opening Party” (GOP) of the new 2012 Daytona GOP campaign headquarters will take place on Monday, May 14 at 11 a.m. The event will take place at Suite 118, 661 Beville Road in South Daytona, in the Contemporary Plaza between US 1 and Nova Road. For […]

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Community Calendar for week ending May 16

Post office food drive is May 12 The United States Postal Service is sponsoring a community food drive to take place at your mailbox May 12. The drive asks community members to place non-perishable food in a plastic bag at their mailbox to benefit people in need in Volusia and Flagler counties. Chisholm Center to […]