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Study: More Daytonans living in rentals

Study: More Daytonans living in rentals

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach is doing more than its fair share to meet housing needs for low-income families, according to Joel Ivey of the Ivey Planning Group. The company produced a study for the city to provide an inventory and analysis of Daytona Beach’s workforce housing supply and projected demand. Ivey’s study […]

League of Women Voters speaks out about voter registration incident

League of Women Voters speaks out about voter registration incident

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The League of Women voters has a history of not being bullied or intimidated, said Deirdre Macnab, the organization’s Florida president, in reference to an incident in Volusia County last month when a member of a conservative group was videotaping volunteers and threatening to sue those who were volunteering. “I’m […]

Daytona man robbed, stabbed at Daytona restaurant

Daytona man robbed, stabbed at Daytona restaurant

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Adrian Rodriquez walked into Tropical Gourmet Jamaican Restaurant to get lunch on Oct. 5 and left a short while later with multiple stab wounds that put him in the hospital. The incident occurred about 11:42 a.m. at the Daytona Beach restaurant located at 1063 Mason Ave. Police arrived on the […]

Motown show returns for 15th year

Motown show returns for 15th year

Motown continues to make history with a rhythmic blend of soul classics, R&B, pop, traditional jazz, other music genres. Promoters have established a throwback of the record label, rekindling the old-school jams for a 15th year and opening in Palm Coast at Flagler Auditorium. Motown & Mo’ is produced by City Lites LLC, characteristic of local […]

New WIC office opens in Pierson

New WIC office opens in Pierson

The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients on Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our clients to have […]

Black and White in the NFL

Black and White in the NFL

When Dez Bryant signed his $8.6 million rookie contract with the Cowboys, his teammates stuck him with a $54,896 restaurant bill because Bryant is a multimillion-dollar moneymaker on a money-making National Football League team. Jerry Jones owns the Dallas Cowboys and signs the checks that Dez receives. Jones has a net worth of $2 billion […]

Republicans begin to play race card

Republicans begin to play race card

Have you ever known that something was going to happen, but still was shocked when it actually happened?  Well, to my dismay, I have just had that happen to me. I have been telling my fellow Republicans for months that by October, our party would start playing the race card in an effort to gin […]

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 […]