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And the winner is ….Gov. Chris Christie

And the winner is ….Gov. Chris Christie

When the dust settles on this year’s presidential election, the real winner will prove to be Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie is finishing his first term as governor and will be seeking re-election in 2013. He has built a reputation as a rare no-nonsense, straight-talking politician. The public claims they want an honest […]

Student loans cause 36 million to drop out of college

Student loans cause 36 million to drop out of college

According to a new report, since 2009, 36 million Americans have attended college without earning a degree. Consequently, 850,000 individual private loans valued at more than $8 billion are now in default. With high and variable interest rates, these loans can cost students more in repayment than the actual cost of tuition. From 2005 to […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Despite some gridiron drama in Maryland, Wildcats defeat Morgan State COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman stayed on top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) with a 24-13 win last week over Morgan State in Baltimore, Md. B-CU Coach Brian Jenkins and defensive back Dion Hanks were ejected from the game. Jenkins was ejected […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Hadley leads Mainland past Seabreeze and to playoffs BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Big plays from Cameron “Squirt’’ Hadley lifted Mainland past archrival Seabreeze 27-9 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach last week. The win put the Buccaneers in the playoffs as the district 9-6A runner-up while the Sandcrabs’ season came to an end. “Things […]

VOLUSIA VOTES

VOLUSIA VOTES

HERE’S A GLANCE AT ACTIVITY IN THE COUNTY DURING EARLY VOTING AND ON ELECTION DAY  

FASHION FORWARD

FASHION FORWARD

Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist church member Narcissus Brown proves that even in her 90s she can still strut on the runway. A fashion show sponsored by the Women’s Missionary Union of the church in Daytona Beach took place Oct. 21 at Belk department store in the Pavilion in Port Orange. Other models included the church’s pastor, Dr. L. Ronald […]

‘Law & Order’ conference open to the public

‘Law & Order’ conference open to the public

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University’s Department of Mass Communications will be hosting its 18th annual Mass Communications Conference titled “B-CU Law & Order” on Nov. 9. The conference will provide students and area professionals the opportunity to come together and discuss a wide range of topics that will ultimately help those entering the […]

Community News

Community News

Deltona to celebrate 50th anniversary The City of Deltona Parks & Recreation has scheduled Deltona’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert with AP60 (American Pop 60), who will perform all the top hits from the 1960s. The event is from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Deltona Amphitheater, 2150 Eustace Ave. The city’s premier […]

DAYTONA TIMES POLITICAL RECOMMENDATIONS

DAYTONA TIMES POLITICAL RECOMMENDATIONS

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For the past 12 years, the Daytona Times and WPUL-AM 1590 have maintained a consistent editorial policy of not recommending candidates who chose not to promote their candidacies through our media when they have media budgets available. The decision not to utilize the city’s long-time, well-established Black-owned media says to […]

SPECIAL ELECTION ISSUE

SPECIAL ELECTION ISSUE

More candidates share views in Times questionnaire In this week’s issue, the Daytona Times presents more comments from candidates in races in Volusia County. See pages 3, 7, 9 and 10 for responses. Daytona Beach mayoral, city commission and sheriff’s candidates appeared in last week’s issue. THE QUESTIONS Question 1: What will be your priorities […]