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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 […]

Wildcats top Eagles

Wildcats top Eagles

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman took sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with a 42-17 win over North Carolina Central today. The Wildcats ran for 274 yards and had 443 yards of offense. Isidore Jackson led the B-CU ground attack with 158 yards and two touchdowns. B-CU’s defense also held  NCCU […]

Storm moves up prep football games

Storm moves up prep football games

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The threat of Tropical Storm Sandy coming to Florida has opted many high schools to move Friday night football games to Thursday. The storm isn’t expected to hit Florida but is expected to be a Hurricane and bring tropical storm force winds to Brevard, Volusia and Flagler Counties on Friday. Local teams […]

Wildcats maul Spartans

Wildcats maul Spartans

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Quentin Williams threw for a career high 157 yards with two touchdowns in just one half of action to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 48-3 win over Norfolk State on Saturday’s Biker Classic. The Wildcats used a ball hawk defense that recorded three turnovers and scored a touchdown when DJ Howard returned […]

Highschool sports: New Smyrna rallies against Seabreeze

Highschool sports: New Smyrna rallies against Seabreeze

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marcus Johnson threw three touchdown passes including two to James Clark in the fourth quarter as New Smyrna Beach rallied to beat Seabreeze 21-14 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. The win gave the Barracudas the district 9-6A title while Seabreeze must now beat Pine Ridge and Mainland the next […]

Roc the Mic series returns to BCU, Roland Martin to speak

Roc the Mic series returns to BCU, Roland Martin to speak

Staff Reports – Roland Martin will take the stage at Bethune-Cookman University to take part in the school’s “Roc the Mic” series Wednesday. The radio personality, journalist and television personality announced to his over 150 thousand Twitter followers of his visit to the school saying: “All of Bethune Cookman & Daytona Beach, Fla! I’m speaking […]

On-line cyber sting operation yields 23 arrests in Volusia County

On-line cyber sting operation yields 23 arrests in Volusia County

Special to the Daytona Times – First, nearly two dozen men used modern technology to groom their intended victims. Then, they traveled as far as 120 miles to Volusia County to have sex with a child. For others, though, the trip was much shorter — many of them already live right here in Volusia County. […]

Warner tops Crystal River

Warner tops Crystal River

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marcus Dixon ran for 181 yards with two touchdowns to lead Warner Christian Academy to a 21-7 win over Crystal River on Homecoming, Friday night. The Class 2A Eagles got a big win over the Class 5A Pirates Oct. 12, mainly due to the play of its defense. Warner’s defense led […]

The Downtown Daytona Beach Food Truck Rally is coming to town

The Downtown Daytona Beach Food Truck Rally is coming to town

Food truck craze continues in downtown Daytona Beach Al Smith Productions is pleased to announce The Downtown Daytona Beach Food Truck Rally is returning to City Island Park. The rally will take place on City Island Park, Sunday, October 28 from 5pm – 8pm. The food trucks will feature an array of creative and delicious cuisines […]

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

Pierson – The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services, Inc. to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients Wednesday, Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our […]