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Study: More Daytonans living in rentals

Study: More Daytonans living in rentals

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach is doing more than its fair share to meet housing needs for low-income families, according to Joel Ivey of the Ivey Planning Group. The company produced a study for the city to provide an inventory and analysis of Daytona Beach’s workforce housing supply and projected demand. Ivey’s study […]

League of Women Voters speaks out about voter registration incident

League of Women Voters speaks out about voter registration incident

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The League of Women voters has a history of not being bullied or intimidated, said Deirdre Macnab, the organization’s Florida president, in reference to an incident in Volusia County last month when a member of a conservative group was videotaping volunteers and threatening to sue those who were volunteering. “I’m […]

Daytona man robbed, stabbed at Daytona restaurant

Daytona man robbed, stabbed at Daytona restaurant

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Adrian Rodriquez walked into Tropical Gourmet Jamaican Restaurant to get lunch on Oct. 5 and left a short while later with multiple stab wounds that put him in the hospital. The incident occurred about 11:42 a.m. at the Daytona Beach restaurant located at 1063 Mason Ave. Police arrived on the […]

Princeton Review lists Stetson University Business School among nation’s best

Princeton Review lists Stetson University Business School among nation’s best

Stetson University’s School of Business Administration has been named one of the nation’s “Best 296 Business Schools” in a new guidebook released Oct. 9 by The Princeton Review. The education services company compiles its guidebook of top business schools annually based on input from more than 19,000 students in Master of Business Administration programs accredited […]

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

New Smyrna Beach rallies ahead of Mainland

By Andreas Butler Daytona Times Desmond Mitchell threw a touchdown pass to Dexter Dixon with 14 seconds remaining to lift New Smyrna Beach to a 24-21 win over Mainland in a key district 9-6A matchup. Mainland had rallied from a 17 point deficit to take a 21-17 lead when Cameron Hadley threw a touchdown pass […]

LOSS OF A LEADER

LOSS OF A LEADER

Volusia County School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams will be remembered as dedicated educator, administrator and family man BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County community will come together at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Basilica of St. Paul Catholic Church to remember School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams, who died unexpectedly Monday at Halifax […]

Reaching out to young voters

Reaching out to young voters

Candidates have their say at Daytona State College’s meet and greet BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Candidates and their representatives filed into Daytona State College’s main campus Wednesday afternoon for a meet and greet. Candidate Day 2012 served as an opportunity for candidates, students and visitors to interact with each another and discuss issues affecting […]

Elections probe zooms in on financial records of county council candidate

Elections probe zooms in on financial records of county council candidate

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times has learned the Florida Elections Commission (FEC) has launched an investigation against Volusia County Council candidate Nancy Epps pertaining to a complaint filed against her by a former mayor of Ponce Inlet. Epps also is a former mayor of Ponce Inlet and is running against incumbent Volusia […]

Remembering the life of ‘Mrs. No. 1’

Remembering the life of ‘Mrs. No. 1’

Minnie McCrary, popular teacher, remembered for work in classroom and community BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Although Minnie McCrary distinguished herself as a popular teacher at several Volusia County Schools, many in the area called her “Mrs. No. 1.’’ She was married to former Volusia County School Board member Earl McCrary, who before being elected […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

County introduces online permit service Volusia County has launched the first phase of Connect Live Permits, a new service that expands public access to growth management information. This new service allows anyone to research permits, developments, complaints and contractor licenses from their home and office computers. Searches may be done 24 hours a day, seven […]