City removes Confederate markers from park

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach is following the lead of many Southern cities by moving controversial Confederate reminders. On Aug. 18, city...

Remembering Hobson Bethune

Retired U.S. Marine Hobson Bethune was memorialized on Aug. 5 at a service at the Gertrude Heyn Chapel at Bethune-Cookman University. A wake was...

Celebrating their baldness

Bazaar honors Alopecians and cancer survivors Angie and Bartee Productions, the City of Daytona Beach and F.R.E.S.H. Book Festivals collaborated to bring awareness to alopecia, a...

Warner Christian Academy enhances athletic field

Warner Christian Academy renovated the athletic field used for football and soccer this summer. Ryan Williams, the school’s athletic director stated, “I am very excited...

Create a plan for safety

FAMILY FEATURES Disasters can happen anywhere and at any time, and the emergency situations that follow can typically involve lifealtering decisions, actions and consequences. No...

Focus

Paugh becomes deputy chief in New Smyrna Jessica Paugh became the deputy police chief in New Smyrna Beach on Aug. 11. Paugh is originally from New...

Genealogical Society 
to meet Saturday

The East Central Florida Chapter of the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society will resume its monthly meetings at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Bethune-Cookman University Library, 640 Dr. Mary...

Sharpton rallies local Black Democrats

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Al Sharpton urged a gathering of Black Democrats to keep fighting for equality and justice. The civil rights leader was...

Daytona Dream Center hosts back-to-school cookout

The Daytona Dream Center, an outreach ministry of Ormond Beach’s Calvary Christian Center, held a back-to-school cookout on Aug. 5 for homeless families with...

Ready to take his talent countywide

Longtime city worker Percy Williamson retiring, running for Volusia County Council BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Percy Williamson is leaving his longtime Daytona Beach job and has...

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