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Storm moves up prep football games

Storm moves up prep football games

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The threat of Tropical Storm Sandy coming to Florida has opted many high schools to move Friday night football games to Thursday. The storm isn’t expected to hit Florida but is expected to be a Hurricane and bring tropical storm force winds to Brevard, Volusia and Flagler Counties on Friday. Local teams […]

Investigation clears Henry of elections charges

Investigation clears Henry of elections charges

Mayoral candidate responds to dropped inquiry by State Attorney’s Office BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES There’s insufficient evidence to show that Derrick Henry violated election laws in his campaign for mayor, the State Attorney’s office has concluded. “After a thorough investigation by the Office of R.J. Larizza, State Attorney of the 7th Judicial Circuit, a […]

An alternate sport for Midtown kids

An alternate sport for Midtown kids

Tony Cowell ready to make difference as karate teacher BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES When Tony Cowell isn’t driving trucks for a living, the Daytona Beach resident is teaching karate. Cowell says he teaches karate to bring awareness about the sport and to get more of the community and inner-city children involved in something that’s […]

14 churches are ready to march to the polls

14 churches are ready to march to the polls

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. L. Ronald Durham said plans are full steam ahead for a combined churches’  “Souls to the Polls” march scheduled Sunday, Oct. 28. A planning meeting took place at Greater Friendship Baptist Church on Oct. 11. Durham said local pastors or their representatives attended the meeting along with staff members […]

Police chief, pastor to participate in fashion show to help college, homeless

Police chief, pastor to participate in fashion show to help college, homeless

A fashion show sponsored by the Women’s Missionary Union of Greater Friendship Church of Daytona Beach is scheduled to feature Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood as well as the church’s pastors and other local professionals. The event takes place Sunday, Oct. 21, at Belk’s Pavilion in Port Orange. Pat Bennett, an organizer of the […]

Daytona Briefs

Daytona Briefs

Fords present Prophetic Conference 2012 The Choice Christian Workshop Center, under the direction of Prophetess Deborah Ford and Deacon Harold Ford, will present Prophetic Conference 2012. The theme of the event, which will take place Oct. 25-27, is “A Time for Impartation.’’ The church is located at 327 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. […]

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. […]

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 […]

School board chair, mentor, friend

School board chair, mentor, friend

Speakers remember Dr. Al Williams as ‘wonderful man, wonderful friend’ BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Holding back tears, Alan Williams recalled how his father told him and his brother, Anthony, to persist until they succeed. This was the second time Alan had to attend a funeral of a family member. In January, his brother passed […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2012

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2012

Rain or shine, the party had to go on Inclement weather didn’t dampen the spirit of these Wildcats who gathered to chow down on some good food, laugh and reminisce with family and friends, and watch their favorite team claw the competition. Click here for a review of Saturday’s Homecoming win for Bethune-Cookman. (PHOTOS BY […]