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BREAKING NEWS:    Dr. Al Williams, chairman of Volusia County’s School Board, dies

BREAKING NEWS: Dr. Al Williams, chairman of Volusia County’s School Board, dies

Staff reports – The Volusia County community is mourning the death this morning of School Board Chairman Dr. Al Williams. He reportedly died at Halifax Medical Center on Monday morning.  Williams was 70. In a report published by the Daytona Beach News-Journal, Williams explained that School Board Vice Chairwoman Judy Conte was conducting last month’s […]

Seabreeze blasts Titusville

Seabreeze blasts Titusville

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Justin Sampson returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown to ignite Seabreeze to a 59-14 win over Titusville high at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach tonight. The running back duo of Tre Rodriguez and Charles Nelson both ran for over 100 yards and had two touchdowns a piece while Connor […]

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 […]