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Tim Tebow should be with Jaguars, Magic Johnson says

Tim Tebow should be with Jaguars, Magic Johnson says

BY MIKE BIANCHI ORLANDO SENTINEL / MCT ORLANDO – Even Magic Johnson knows what should be done. “If the Jaguars are going to only score two points,” Johnson tweeted Sunday, “they might as well call Tim Tebow!” It’s pretty sad when an NBA legend who now owns a Major League Baseball team in Los Angeles […]

Dolphins get win, but not any answers

Dolphins get win, but not any answers

BY DAVE HYDE SUN SENTINEL/ MCT CLEVELAND – They got the win. They didn’t get answers. And the biggest one was the first out of the locker room Sunday, leaving celebrating teammates behind to walk down a stadium concourse with his face set in stone. “Ask coach,” Mike Wallace said, the words coming with steam […]

Revis not much of a factor vs. Jets

Revis not much of a factor vs. Jets

BY BARBARA BARKER NEWSDAY / MCT EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – It didn’t happen the way anyone would have scripted it. In fact, with all the noise that was being made over Geno Smith’s coronation, it was hard to notice that it happened at all. But it did happen. Darrelle Revis played his first football game […]

No lighting up inside HUD homes

No lighting up inside HUD homes

Daytona Beach Housing Authority will ban smoking in all units on Oct. 1 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has encouraged housing authorities since 2009 to adopt smoke-free housing. The assistant deputy director of the Daytona Beach Housing Authority confirmed this week to the Daytona Times that a […]

City wants park named after Young

City wants park named after Young

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The new naming policy for properties or facilities owned by Daytona was tested during a city commission meeting Wednesday night. Daytona Beach Mayor Derrick Henry wanted to make good on a promise made to Madeline Young, the widow of former Zone 5 Commissioner Rufus “Buddy” Young. Henry had informed City […]

READY TO STEP

READY TO STEP

Midtown Center to be site of HYPE stepping classes HYPE stands for Helping Youth Prepare for Eternity. Stepping classes start Sept. 17 for children 9 to 17 at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center in Daytona Beach. The classes will be conducted by Marvin Eans, 33, from Indianapolis, Ind., who relocated to Daytona Beach recently […]

Black lieutenant among 53 who applied for fire chief job

Black lieutenant among 53 who applied for fire chief job

Daytona city manager hasn’t narrowed list of applicants BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES It’s been exactly four months this week since Daytona Beach stopped taking applications to replace Fire Chief Jim Bland who retired earlier this year only to turn around and take the same position in Holly Hill. “The Daytona Beach Fire Chief’s job […]

Epps pays fine; admits to violations during 2012 county council bid

Epps pays fine; admits to violations during 2012 county council bid

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Elections Commission (FEC) investigation against former Volusia County Council candidate Nancy Epps pertaining to a complaint filed against her a year ago by a former mayor of Ponce Inlet has concluded. According to a document obtained by the Daytona Times dated Aug. 29, the FEC agreed and determined […]

Carver High school remembers past, celebrates present, embraces future

Carver High school remembers past, celebrates present, embraces future

I’m back after a long summer vacation. I’ve rolled up my sleeves writing about a recent class reunion of the George Washington Carver High School alumni. The theme was “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future.” Almost 70 students reconnected with their school days and personal accomplishments since graduating in the 1960s prior […]

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

DeLand resident to speak at writing conference in Canada

FROM STAFF REPORTS Dr. Marcia Riley, a DeLand resident, has been chosen as a presenter at the International PLAIN 2013 Conference in Vancouver next month. The Oct. 10-13 conference attracts hundreds of writers, editors, teachers, professors, entrepreneurs, corporate managers, government employees, consultants, students and other supporters of clear communication. Riley was raised by her grandparents […]