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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 […]

Atlantic returns to Final Four

Atlantic returns to Final Four

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Port Orange- A stifling defense help Atlantic dominate Ocala Trinity Catholic 48-23 to win the 2-4A Regional Final on Saturday night. The win propelled the Sharks girl’s basketball team to the Class 4A State Final Four. It will be the second time in the past three seasons that the Sharks made […]

Ida Wright wins Volusia County School Board District Two seat

Ida Wright wins Volusia County School Board District Two seat

Staff Reports – Ida Duncan Wright has won the Volusia County School Board District Two seat according to counts from the Volusia Supervisor of Elections Office. Wright, a Bethune-Cookman University instructor, defeated Kathy Williams, retired educator and widow of incumbent School Board member Al Williams for his school board seat. Out of 66334 registered voters […]

Wildcats survive Warriors

Wildcats survive Warriors

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It wasn’t pretty but Bethune-Cookman clawed out a 85-72 win over NAIA opponent Webber International today. Adrien Coleman posted 18 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists to get the first  recorded triple double in school history for B-CU. Alex Smith also had a career night for the Wildcats with 24 […]