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Update: Election Day continues in Daytona Beach

Update: Election Day continues in Daytona Beach

Ashley Thomas, Daytona Times – As of the publishing of this article, Volusians have just over an hour left to get to the polls if they wish to cast their ballots in this year’s election. In Daytona Beach, various polling locations have had voters standing in lines for upwards of two hours with lines in […]

Election Day in Daytona Beach

Election Day in Daytona Beach

Ashley Thomas, Daytona Times – Voters in Volusia County began casting their ballots Election Day morning meeting a chill in the air and bouts of precipitation. At one Daytona Beach location, the John H. Dickerson Community Center, 293 voters had already cast their ballot by 10 a.m. and hundreds more stood in the line which […]

Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree stumps for Obama in Florida

Harvard Professor Charles Ogletree stumps for Obama in Florida

 BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES harperjames59@yahoo.com Not many people can say they are a confidant of the president of the United States of America. Harvard Professor Dr. Charles Ogletree is in that elite group and was in Daytona Beach last Friday stomping for President Barack Obama, whom he taught as a student in the late […]

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

SOUTH DAYTONA – The South Daytona Fire Department will help City residents who need assistance in getting to the polls on Tuesday Nov. 6.  For information please call Sandi Smitherman at 322-3033 or Jeanne Willard at 322-3026.

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Special to the Daytona Times – Nearly 300 felons were taken off the streets in Volusia County during a coordinated statewide sweep organized by the Florida Sheriffs Association. A total of 43 Sheriffs’ Offices in Florida participated in “Operation Felon Sweep,” an aggressive initiative that focused on combating violent crime, rounding up wanted felons and […]

Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

STAFF REPORTS Today marks the eighth and final day of early voting in Volusia County, FL. Voters have until 7 p.m. to be in line to cast their ballots at one of the five early voting locations in the county. Throughout the past month efforts from Democrat, Republican and non-partisan efforts have held campaign events […]

Hadley and Mainland too much for Seabreeze; make playoffs

Hadley and Mainland too much for Seabreeze; make playoffs

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A stingy defense and big plays from Cameron ‘Squirt’ Hadley lifted Mainland past arch rival Seabreeze 27-9 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona last night. The win put Mainland (6-3,. 3-1) in the playoffs as they are the district 9-6A runner up while Seabreeze’s (5-5, 2-2) season came to an end. […]

City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

  Ghouls, ghosts and goblins of all ages are welcome to the City of Daytona Beach’s annual “Fall Festival” on Monday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Derbyshire Park, 849 Derbyshire Road. Admission is FREE and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Featuring carnival games, inflatable bouncers and slides and […]

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a 12-year-old Deltona boy who has been missing since Tuesday evening. Adriel Thomas had left a friend’s house and was supposed to ride his bicycle three blocks back to his home. But about two hours later when Thomas had still not arrived home, […]

First Lady Michelle Obama coming to Daytona Beach Nov. 1

First Lady Michelle Obama coming to Daytona Beach Nov. 1

TAMPA – On Thursday, November 1, First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Florida, where she will speak to grassroots supporters in Jacksonville, Daytona Beach, and Miami. With early voting underway in Florida, the First Lady will speak about what’s at stake in this election for Floridians and ask them to help organize their communities […]