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Death Notices

Death Notices

Gilda Carter Funeral Services for Ms. Gilda Elaine West Carter, 59, Daytona Beach, who passed on November 15, 2015, will be 11 a.m., Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ.  Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Calling hours will be from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Friday (Nov. 27) at […]

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

No playoffs for B-CU despite stellar season

COMPILED BY JAHSON LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES In his final game as a Wildcat, senior quarterback Quentin Williams gave another star performance and earned the Most Valuable Player award for Bethune-Cookman University in Saturday’s Florida Classic game against Florida A&M University. He completed 15 of 18 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns while rushing for […]

DAYTONA TIMES OUT AND ABOUT

DAYTONA TIMES OUT AND ABOUT

A great day to be a Wildcat The home team won big. The marching band showed out. Early tailgaters got a chance to enjoy their friends, family and food before the rain came. Saturday was a great day to be a Wildcat. Here’s a glance at some of the students, alumni and faithful fans who […]

City worker fired after discrimination claims

City worker fired after discrimination claims

Terminated Public Works manager says panel that interviewed Huger was ‘tainted’ BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES In a sign of continuing turmoil inside Daytona Beach City Hall, one high-level administrator quit and another was fired in the wake of recent Daytona Times reports detailing complaints of lack of employment diversity in the city’s top management. […]

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

2015 FLORIDA BLUE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Let’s Go, Wildcats! Expect plenty of trash talking this weekend as the Wildcats look for their fifth win in a row against their in-state rival. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Let’s Go, Wildcats! It’s the fight song of Bethune-Cookman University, a battle cry led by the Marching Wildcats fans that always gets fans on their feet. […]

Farmers gathering toys for local kids

Farmers gathering toys for local kids

Volusia Young Farmers and Ranchers along with Volusia County Farm Bureau are collecting new, unwrapped toys from now until Dec. 15. Toys will be given to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program where they will be distributed to local families. With every five-toy donation, a toy giver will receive a raffle ticket […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Port Orange to swear in new police chief next month Port Orange has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony for its new police chief for Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. Chief Thomas Grimaldi was selected in September to replace current Chief of Police Gerald M. Monahan, Jr., who is retiring at the end of November after […]

DEATH NOTICES

DEATH NOTICES

Pearl Burson Weaver Funeral services for Ms. Pearl Burson Weaver, 76, of Daytona Beach, who passed on November 13, 2015, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 21 at Daytona Deliverance Church of God with Elder Henry Burson, Jr., officiating.  Interment will follow in Volusia Memorial Park.  Calling hours will be from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. […]

Superintendent awards creativity grant to Edgewater teacher

Superintendent awards creativity grant to Edgewater teacher

FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools recently named this year’s recipient of the Superintendent’s Mini-Grant Creativity Award at a celebration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Superintendent Tom Russell presented Semoia Reid, a music teacher at Edgewater Public Elementary School, with the annual Superintendent’s Mini-Grant Award for her project “STEM-Mulating Minds Through Music!” Reid is a Bethune-Cookman […]

Reed presses for review of city’s hiring practices

Reed presses for review of city’s hiring practices

NAACP letter, EEOC complaints fuel request for equity analysis at City of Daytona Beach BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Alleged discrimination at the City of Daytona Beach continues to advance as a priority for African-American leadership, city employees and citizens. On the heels of two officially filed EEOC complaints, Cynthia Slater, president of the Volusia […]