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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 […]

B-CU wins 28-12 over North Carolina A&T

B-CU wins 28-12 over North Carolina A&T

Quentin Williams threw for 128 yards with a touchdown and ran for 128 more with two scores to lead Bethune-Cookman to a 28-12 win over North Carolina A&T in front of 10,181 fans on homecoming at Municipal Stadium. The Wildcats defense held the Aggies to 163 total yards and forced three turnovers. B-CU gained 310 […]

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

By Andreas Butler Daytona Times Desmond Mitchell threw a touchdown pass to Dexter Dixon with 14 seconds remaining to lift New Smyrna Beach to a 24-21 win over Mainland in a key district 9-6A matchup. Mainland had rallied from a 17 point deficit to take a 21-17 lead when Cameron Hadley threw a touchdown pass […]

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia  School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Staff Reports – The Volusia County community is mourning the death of School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams who died on Oct. 1 at Halifax Health Medical Center. Williams was 70. Visitation is scheduled Friday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Basilica of St. Paul Catholic Church, 317 Mullaly St., Daytona Beach. […]

More than 35 candidates set for Oct. 3 Candidate Day 2012, presented by Daytona State’s Student Government

More than 35 candidates set for Oct. 3 Candidate Day 2012, presented by Daytona State’s Student Government

DAYTONA BEACH – A few hours before the first presidential debate for 2012, the public and Daytona State College students and staff will have a chance to hear from more than 35 local, state and national representatives for this season’s elections on Wednesday, Oct. 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Daytona Beach […]

Bethune-Cookman University convenes first Board of Trustees meeting

Bethune-Cookman University convenes first Board of Trustees meeting

Daytona Beach – After a productive three day session, the Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees concluded its first meeting of the year under the leadership of John W. Harrington.  The 32 member board gathered on the Daytona Beach Campus to discuss the university’s strategic direction. Concluding its proceedings on Friday, September 28, the board was […]

Deputies crack down on motorists passing stopped buses

Deputies crack down on motorists passing stopped buses

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office – Little more than one month into the school year, Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies are stepping up traffic enforcement to protect students getting on and off school buses. Already, deputies working a pair of special operations have cited 23 drivers for illegally passing stopped school buses, in violation of state law. […]