Wildcats softball grinds out season, win division ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Wins have been hard to come by for the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats softball team, but the wins that they have are big ones. B-CU finished the regular season at 17-33 overall and 11-3 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). They won the MEAC South [...]
Locals made All-State hoops teams; baseball, softball playoffs COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Ronnie Williams and Destiny Woodward were named to the Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/SourceHoops.com Class 4A All-State First Team. Williams, a senior forward/center, averaged 20.3 points, 10.7 rebounds, 3.1 blocks and 3.2 steals per game for the Sharks this past [...]
Fellow Volusia County Council member Pat Northey will challenge incumbent for at-large seat BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Councilwoman Joyce Cusack filed paperwork last week to run again for the at-large seat she has held since 2010. Cusack, the only Black on the council, told the Daytona Times Wednesday she was caught off [...]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times will be among the local companies honored later this month by the Volusia County-Daytona Beach NAACP. Local branch president Cynthia Slater said the recipients, who will be honored during the 40th Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet on May 24, “have worked and dedicated their time to [...]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The doors of the Yvonne Scarlett-Golden Cultural and Educational Center officially will open June 8 with a special ceremony. Daytona Beach’s Leisure Services Director Percy Williamson told the Daytona Times this week that the center will open at 9 a.m. with a program. The first Black mayor’s family members have [...]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES At Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement next week, 417 seniors are scheduled to graduate. The graduating Wildcats will receive well wishes and some sage advice from one of the state’s judicial pioneers – Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. on May 11 at the Ocean [...]
BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Darshawn Broadwater was sentenced by Circuit Judge R. Michael Hutcheson Tuesday to 12 years in prison with two-year credit for his role in the shooting death of 19-year-old Donnell “D.J.’’ Ellis at a Holly Hill motel on April 16, 2011. The Daytona Times first reported on this case in the [...]
Members of the Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently were seen sprucing up LPGA and Williamson Boulevards last month. The sorority chose the thoroughfares as part of the Adopt-A Road-Cleanup program. Shown above are sorority members Tracey Edwards, Eleanor Jackson and Juanita Collins.
Campbell High School graduates from the Class of 1963 are shown during a reunion April 19 in Daytona Beach. The weekend gathering of graduates from the then-all-Black high school featured a banquet at the Daytona Resort and Conference Center. Keynote speaker was Congressman David Scott of Georgia (seated front right), an alumnus of the class.
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day in May with the theme “Christian Women Empowered by Faith through the Ages.” A Walk for Health will be held Saturday, May 4 at 4 p.m. at the Bethune-Cookman University Prayer Garden and Walking Path (located behind the Bethune Foundation). [...]