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Conservatives conspire against latest jobs report

Conservatives conspire against latest jobs report

The birther issue – the preposterous idea that President Obama was not born in the United States – was finally put to rest, but that has not prevented conservative conspiracy buffs from seeing a plot behind the falling unemployment numbers. Conservatives, led by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, have been pounding Obama for maintaining an […]

Is the Obama administration hurting minority businesses?

Is the Obama administration hurting minority businesses?

The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce.  It was started during the Richard Nixon administration. President Nixon gave a lot of attention to minority affairs. Along with this, he allowed Arthur A. Fletcher to implement Affirmative Action.  The president was proud of this new agency and adequately […]

Princeton Review lists Stetson University Business School among nation’s best

Princeton Review lists Stetson University Business School among nation’s best

Stetson University’s School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s “Best 296 Business Schools” in a new guidebook released Oct. 9 by The Princeton Review. The education services company compiles its guidebook of top business schools annually based on input from more than 19,000 students in Master of Business Administration programs accredited […]

Halloween festivities set for Daytona International Speedway tours

Halloween festivities set for Daytona International Speedway tours

SPECIAL TO THE  DAYTONA TIMES Ghosts and goblins will be on the prowl as Daytona International Speedway gets in the Halloween spirit with its All-Access track tours at the “World Center of Racing.” Beginning Oct. 22 through Oct. 29, the All-Access tour, the 90-minute tour of Daytona International Speedway, will have a Halloween theme with […]

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. […]

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 […]