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BREAKING: Bethune-Cookman University names new president

BREAKING: Bethune-Cookman University names new president

Staff reports – Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees on Wednesday unanimously named Dr. Edison Jackson to the permanent position of president. Jackson had served as the school’s interim president. Read the full story in this week’s Daytona Times.

Today: Gillette invades Daytona Beach Spring Break to offer free shaves and products

Today: Gillette invades Daytona Beach Spring Break to offer free shaves and products

Special to the Daytona Times – Gillette recently conducted a national survey via a live social experiment and reported that 85% of women across the country declared they prefer to kiss a guy who’s smooth shaven. Furthermore, two out of three women said men will have better luck with them if they are smooth shaven. […]

UPDATE: Daytona Beach police chief injured while making Bike Week arrest

UPDATE: Daytona Beach police chief injured while making Bike Week arrest

Associated Press –  Beach police say their chief was injured while making an arrest during Bike Week. The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that Police Chief Mike Chitwood was treated at hospital for a broken right hand and finger, deep cuts to his finger and a gash on his forehead. According to a police report, Michael Dangelo of […]

Daytona Beach Police Chief in hospital after fight

Daytona Beach Police Chief in hospital after fight

Staff and wire reports – Mike Chitwood, the Daytona Beach Police Chief, had to be hospitalized after he was attacked on Main Street early Saturday evening during Bike Week 2013 on Main Street. An unidentified man approached the chief saying he knew his rights and that he could arrest any officer at any time via citizen’s […]

Stetson named Presidential Award Finalist for community service

Stetson named Presidential Award Finalist for community service

DeLand, Fla. – Stetson University is one of 14 universities named a Presidential Award Finalist in the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Stetson’s selection to the Honor Roll is the highest federal […]

Daytona teen shot in head has died; violence march planned for March 16

Daytona teen shot in head has died; violence march planned for March 16

BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                        DAYTONA TIMES                                                                                               butleramj@yahoo.com Jiron Dent, the Daytona Beach teenager who was shot in the head on Tuesday, has died. The 17-year-old was a passenger in a stolen car in the Madison Heights subdivision when shot, according to Daytona Beach officers. Dent died Thursday from his injuries and two suspects in the […]

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Wildcats sweep Rattlers

Andreas Butler, Daytonatimes.com: DAYTONA BEACH -Florida’s two largest HBCU’s squared off on the diamond with Bethune-Cookman taking a double header from Florida A&M in windy conditions at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in downtown Daytona Beach today. It was teh Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) opener for both teams. Scott Garner pitched a complete game shutout for B-CU […]

Lady Wildcats win home finale

Lady Wildcats win home finale

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman finally got the ball in the basket with a 67-53 win over Savannah State in Moore Gymnasium on Monday. “We needed to stop the bleeding from our last two losses. We didn’t shoot well in those games but we did shoot the ball well tonight,” said B-CU head coach, Vanessa […]

Stewart wins at Daytona after scary last-lap crash

Stewart wins at Daytona after scary last-lap crash

By Jenna Fryer, DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — As emergency workers tended to injured fans and ambulance sirens wailed in the background, a somber Tony Stewart skipped the traditional post-race victory celebration following the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. A last-lap accident sent rookie Kyle Larson’s car sailing into the fence […]

NFL legend Ray Lewis named honorary starter for 55th annual Daytona 500

NFL legend Ray Lewis named honorary starter for 55th annual Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – All-Pro NFL linebacker Ray Lewis will wave the green flag as honorary starter of the 55thannual Daytona 500 set for 1:00 p.m. ET Sunday at historic Daytona International Speedway. Lewis, a University of Miami product, led the Baltimore Ravens to a win in Super Bowl XLVII earlier this month.  The 13-time […]