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Daytona native wants to be voted favorite driver in K&N Pro Series East

Daytona native wants to be voted favorite driver in K&N Pro Series East

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES For the sixth consecutive year, fans can vote online for the most popular driver of the year award in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. NASCAR K&N Pro Series is considered the premier training ground for drivers and crews looking to make it to one of NASCAR’s three national series. […]

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

Wildcats extend MEAC winning streak to 15 games

FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Anthony Jordan rushed for two first quarter touchdowns, Isidore Jackson added 65 yards and another score as Bethune-Cookman held Howard University to 182 total yards en route to a 27-6 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory Saturday at Greene Stadium. The No. 16/13 Wildcats (5-1 overall, 2-0 MEAC) extended their conference-winning streak to 15 […]

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

B-CU freshmen shine in softball team’s opener

FROM WIRE REPORTS The opening day of fall ball proved to be a freshman showcase as Bethune-Cookman split a doubleheader with Embry-Riddle Sunday. Sabrina Anguiano threw four innings of shutout relief while Jessica Valenzuela’s two-run triple in the eighth broke open a 1-1 tie as the Wildcats posted a 5-1 victory. In game two, Destinee […]

Daytona Beach Pop Warner team wears pink to bring attention to breast cancer

Daytona Beach Pop Warner team wears pink to bring attention to breast cancer

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Members of the Daytona Beach Pop Warner League played the Falcons of Flagler Palm Coast this past Saturday. To bring attention to breast cancer, the players wore pink socks and the cheerleaders pink outfits. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This Saturday, the team will play the Deltona Wolves […]

Grand marshals for  B-CU homecoming  parade to include Henrys

Grand marshals for B-CU homecoming parade to include Henrys

FROM STAFF REPORTS A weeklong of activities for Bethune-Cookman University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday, Oct. 18, with the Tastes of Culture around the World event. It will culminate with a football game on Saturday, Oct. 26 with the Wildcats playing South Carolina State at Municipal Stadium beginning at 4 p.m. This year’s […]

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

Extreme Entrepreneurship tour coming to Daytona State

FROM STAFF REPORTS Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners seeking to re-energize can participate in the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour coming to Daytona State College on Nov. 13. The national touring event will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in the Mori Hosseini Center on the college’s Daytona Beach campus, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. […]

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Oct. 23 meeting in Palm Coast to address house-purchasing grant

Time is running out to participate in the City of Palm Coast’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program  in which eligible homebuyers can receive federal grant funding to buy and rehab a foreclosed or distressed home. The city will have an informational meeting about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Flagler County […]

Military officers to meet at Oct. 24 luncheon

Military officers to meet at Oct. 24 luncheon

The Halifax and Flagler Area Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America’s (MOAA) luncheon meeting is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Halifax River Yacht Club. The social hour is 11 a.m. with lunch at noon. The speaker will be Colonel Mike Prendergast (United States Army, Retired), Executive Director of the Florida Department of […]

Activist sparks question again over fire chief job

Activist sparks question again over fire chief job

Interim chief doesn’t meet minimum qualifications to hold the position BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Questions still are being raised about why Daytona Beach City Manager Jim Chisholm has not hired a permanent fire chief. The Daytona Times also has learned that Interim Fire Chief Dru Driscoll does not meet minimum qualifications to hold the […]

Bessie Marshall, popular coach, educator will be eulogized Saturday

Bessie Marshall, popular coach, educator will be eulogized Saturday

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Funeral services for popular coach and teacher Bessie Carol Murphy Marshall will take place at 1 p.m. Oct. 12 at Gertrude Heyn Memorial Chapel on Bethune-Cookman University’s campus. Marshall died Oct. 3 at Halifax- Health Medical Center. She was 76. Marshall retired as an educator with the Volusia County Public […]