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Sheriff's office to host five sites for drug take-back day

Sheriff's office to host five sites for drug take-back day

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office will establish five drop-off points this Saturday as part of a national effort to help residents dispose of unwanted, unused and expired prescription drugs. The five drop-off sites, at Sheriff’s district offices in DeLand, Deltona, DeBary, Holly Hill and New Smyrna Beach, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday’s […]

B-CU can't comeback against Tennessee State

B-CU can't comeback against Tennessee State

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman’s comeback bid fell short as they lost to Tennessee State 21-14. It was the Hall of Fame game for the Wildcats as they had a weekend of activities including inducting 12 former coaches, athletes and humanitarians the previous night. TSU led 21-0 in the second quarter after a pair of […]

Warner wears down Lopez

Warner wears down Lopez

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Father Lopez came ready to play but Warner Christian Academy won 52-14 in the district 3-2A opener for both teams in South Daytona tonight. Drew Eckels threw for over 300 yards with and two touchdowns to lead Warner. He also ran for a score. Bentlee Critcher had more than 100 yards […]

Mainland outlasts Deland

Mainland outlasts Deland

BY ANDREAS BUTLER, DAYTONA TIMES – In an early battle for local supremacy that pitted the eastside of Volusia county against the westside, Mainland topped DeLand 19-3 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. Father Lopez transfer Anthony Ludovico had a big night running for more than 150 yards with two touchdowns to lead Mainland. […]

Atlantic holds off Gateway in kickoff classic

Atlantic holds off Gateway in kickoff classic

By Andreas Butler, Daytona Times – One final defensive stand helped Atlantic hold off Kissimmee Gateway high 27-22 at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach tonight. Gateway had the ball one last time in the redzone and had gotten to the six-yard line with a shot to win, but Atlantic’s Demonte Kemp and Xavier Scott sacked […]

Volusia unofficial results: Daytona Beach Mayor race to go to run-off

Volusia unofficial results: Daytona Beach Mayor race to go to run-off

Staff Reports –  As of 9 p.m. election night, the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections unofficial results showed Edith Shelly ahead of Derrick Henry by 460 votes followed by Gwen Azama-Edwards and Fred Hoffman. If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote plus 1, then a run-off election will be held. Find live […]

Just over an hour left for Daytona Beach residents to cast their ballot

Just over an hour left for Daytona Beach residents to cast their ballot

Staff reports – Volusia County’s registered voters have been going to the polls to early vote since Aug. 4. Those who did not early vote or use vote by mail have until 7 p.m. tonight to cast their ballot. On the primary ballot, residents are voting for candidates for United States senator; U.S. representative in […]

Police investigate death of Bethune-Cookman student

Police investigate death of Bethune-Cookman student

McClatchy/Tribune – ORLANDO, Fla.  – A 23-year-old Bethune-Cookman University student died early Sunday after collapsing at a party, Daytona Beach police said Monday. Primas Foulks arrived at the party at Lake Forest Apartments drunk and had a cup of alcohol in his hand, a police report states. He began to vomit and sweat, and friends tried […]

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

Bethune-Cookman names interim president

DAYTONA BEACH – Dr. Larry R. Handfield, chairman of the Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) board of trustees, today announced the university has selected Dr. Edison Jackson as interim president, effective May 14, 2012. The university will host a reception on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, to introduce Jackson to the B-CU family and the community, at the […]

Daytona City Commission meeting May 2

Daytona City Commission meeting May 2

The next meeting of the Daytona Beach City Commission is Wednesday, May 2, at 6 p.m., in City Hall, 301 S. Ridgewood Avenue in DaytonaBeach. The agenda for this meeting is now available online at: http://agenda.codb.us/public/MeetingView.aspx?MeetingID=169&MinutesMeetingID=-1. You can watch all City Commission meetings LIVE on DBTV-Channel 199 on Bright House Networks (in Daytona Beach only) or online.   In addition, video […]