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B-CU drama: The local winners, losers

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF In random order, here’s who’s up and who’s down in Daytona…

DEFIANT GRADS TAKE A STAND

Boos, jeers greet commencement speaker DeVos BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Lexis Melo was one of…

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr.…

An open letter to the students, friends and supporters of Bethune-Cookman University

My alma mater Bethune-Cookman, a historically black university in Florida, has invited U.S. Education Secretary Betsy…

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Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas

Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Eight Project SEARCH Volusia County students received their high school diplomas on May 26 during a ceremony held in the auditorium at Halifax Health Medical Center of Daytona Beach honoring the…

Program provides sage information to local seniors

Program provides sage information to local seniors The State of Florida saves millions of dollars with dedicated volunteers conducting investigations and assessments of nursing homes, in addition to assisting through SHINE and Meals on Wheels. SHINE is highlighted down the line. Meals on…

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’

DeLand theater to present ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ The Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand will present “Driving Miss Daisy’ starting Feb. 17. The 1989 Academy Award winning film starred Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy. After crashing her car, Daisy Werthan, an elderly, sharp tongued,…

Former NFL players share their expertise

Former NFL players share their expertise Bruce McNorton’s football clinic brings out kids, coaches, former pro players BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES About 200 local youngsters participated in the annual Bruce McNorton Football Clinic held June 1-2 at the Derbyshire Sports Complex…

‘Cornbread’ returns to Midtown center on Thursday

‘Cornbread’ returns to Midtown center on Thursday Vincent Taylor and his character, “Cornbread,’’ will return on Thursday, June 29, to the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 W. George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. The 1 p.m. event is free and open to the…

America’s prison-to profit pipeline must be stopped

America’s prison-to profit pipeline must be stopped

There is the adage that Nero fiddled while Rome burned, and I fear it is the adage that…

Trump administration plays ‘night games’


Trump administration plays ‘night games’


I’ve always heard that, “What goes on in the dark comes out in the light.” That statement is…

A time for accolades and unity

A time for accolades and unity

Fears, Reed, grads among honorees at annual NAACP banquet in Daytona BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona…

The Safari Lounge: The place for good times

The Safari Lounge:  The place for good times

Ferguson recaps his experience as owner of the popular nightspot, which closed down last month. BY ANDREAS BUTLER…