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B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Road not kind to Wildcats’ volleyball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman failed to pick up a win in three games at the East Carolina University Classic in Greenville, N.C., this past weekend. Mistakes doomed B-CU in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-10) loss to the University of Charlotte to open the tournament. The Wildcats […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic holds off Gateway in Kickoff Classic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Xavier Scott and Demonte Kemp sacked Gateway’s Anthony Gonzalez as time expired to preserve a 27-22 win over Kissimmee Gateway high at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach this past week. “We challenged our kids. That is where all the wind sprints and […]

Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office

Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office

WHAT’S ON VOLUSIA MAGAZINE THIS WEEK?  Volusia Magazine – Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office during a retrospect event Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected county chair, and members of the Volusia County Council looked back on eight years of county progress during a retrospect event in front […]

Crime at public housing gets attention

Crime at public housing gets attention

Residents at Windsor, Maley have complained about prostitution, drugs, robberies at apartments in Daytona Beach BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Residents of the Windsor and Maley apartments say they have been living in fear because of crime. The apartment complexes are operated by the Daytona Beach Housing Authority. Leroy Fletcher spoke on behalf of residents […]

Sanford trying to rebound from bad feelings, shattered trust

Sanford trying to rebound from bad feelings, shattered trust

Editors note: This is one in an occasional series on race in Sanford in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing. BY MARTIN E. COMAS ORLANDO SENTINEL (MCT) In the heart of Sanford’s poorest and largest Black enclave – a stone’s throw from decaying homes, broken sidewalks and vacant lots – stands the city’s new, […]

Record rain attracting record mosquitoes

Record rain attracting record mosquitoes

Volusia councilman planning workshop at Dickerson Center to address issue BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Record rainfall in the Greater Daytona Beach area has Volusia County Council Member Josh Wagner worried about an infestation of mosquitoes. Wagner, who represents Daytona Beach, said this week he will be organizing a workshop at the John H. Dickerson […]

Daytona schedules two budget review meetings in August

Daytona schedules two budget review meetings in August

Find out about next year’s proposed property tax rate and other important financial decisions about Daytona Beach government at 6 p.m. Aug. 28 at the Daytona Beach Police Department headquarters, 129 Valor Blvd., and 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Schnebly Community Center, 1001 N. Atlantic Ave. Residents are encouraged to attend and learn more […]

Domestic Abuse Council announces first purple parade

Domestic Abuse Council announces first purple parade

Participants are encouraged to wear purple for a chance to win a Purple Passion Award as the Domestic Abuse Council holds its first Purple Parade. The purpose of the parade is to raise awareness and critical funds for prevention of bullying and domestic violence. The parade, which is actually a two-mile walk, will take place […]

Electric utility question on November ballot

Electric utility question on November ballot

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The South Daytona City Council has approved a resolution calling for a special city election to be held on Nov. 6 to determine whether the city is authorized to form a municipal electric utility and to deliver municipal electric services. On Aug. 14, voters approved an amendment to the city charter […]

‘Capital punishment’ in the workplace

‘Capital punishment’ in the workplace

In employment law, they speak about a termination or firing as being the “capital punishment” of employment relations. This may sound dramatic – unless you have been fired.  And, truth be told, if you do not have a labor union, you are really up the creek if you are terminated. I have a friend who […]