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WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

WILDCATS IN THE COMMUNITY

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

Jenkins ready to take team all the way

B-CU football coach says goal is to win national title this season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With the 2012 football campaign around the corner, Bethune-Cookman University held its B-CU held Media Day on Sunday, Aug. 12. Head Coach Brian Jenkins stressed keeping his team living in the moment. “We have to learn to stay […]

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

B-CU VOLLEYBALL PREVIEW

Gardner and Davis lead retooled squad BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman held a Media Day for its volleyball team for the first time on Sunday. Isaac Raphael, the second-year head coach, looked calm while answering questions from the media. “I’m thankful that you are here. We didn’t have this last year. Practice started out […]

Daytona Beach Police Department offering up to $5,000 reward

Daytona Beach Police Department offering up to $5,000 reward

The Daytona Beach Police Department is are offering up to $5,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect(s) involved. August 14, 2012   Re:     Armed Robbery   Location:  701 Earl Street (Ocean Walk Parking Garage)   Date of Incident: July 31, 2012   Time:  1:34 AM   Police Report Number: 20120014277 […]

Will Black voters decide this election?

Will Black voters decide this election?

None of the candidates can afford to overlook potential impact of African-American vote, professor says BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s registered voters have been going to the polls to early vote since Aug. 4. They have until Saturday, Aug. 11 to vote during regular early voting hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]

Daytona Beach mayoral candidates share why they should be elected

Daytona Beach mayoral candidates share why they should be elected

Editor’s note: Both the electronic pdfs and the ‘hard copies’ of this week’s Daytona Times incorrectly identify Patrick Henry as his brother, mayoral candidate Derrick Henry. We apologize for the error, which has been corrected in this story and will be corrected on next week’s front page.  BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach residents […]

Daytona Times political recommendations

Daytona Times political recommendations

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Since the year 2000 campaign year, the Daytona Times, the Florida Courier and WPUL-AM 1590 have maintained a consistent editorial policy of not recommending candidates – whether national, state or local and regardless of race – who chose not to promote their candidacies through our media when they have media […]

PEOPLE SPEAK

PEOPLE SPEAK

The Aug. 14  primary election is upon us and numerous offices are up for grabs. Some key local elections include Daytona Beach Mayor, Volusia County Council 2, Volusia County Supervisor of Elections and Volusia County Clerk of Court. Some races will be decided while others will be decided during the general election on Nov. 6. […]

Anti-poverty programs have been successful

Anti-poverty programs have been successful

Conservatives continue to assert that anti-poverty programs have failed when, in fact, they have saved millions of people from plunging into poverty. On July 23, 2012, Mary Katherine, in an appearance on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor,” said, “(W)e’ve spent $17 trillion on the war on poverty since it began. Originally the plan was to […]

Does upward mobility exist anymore?

Does upward mobility exist anymore?

A new poll reveals that many Americans are questioning their prospects for “upward mobility.”  The high level of pessimism is reflected among respondents in a recent poll conducted by The Hill newspaper that found half (47 percent) of likely voters believe it’s impossible for them to become wealthy during the course of their lifetime. The […]