Mom uses art to educate and inspire

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Shyriaka “Shy’’ Morris is an artist, entrepreneur and community activist. The 41-year-old divorced mother of four has a degree in early childhood...

Juneteenth festival in Daytona an annual day for entertainment and education

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Local residents can celebrate African-American history for free on Saturday at the 15th annual Juneteenth Family Festival at the Cypress Park...

Stetson student steals scene at Oscars

Peter Nyong’o captures worldwide attention in selfie with celebs FROM STAFF REPORTS His sister snagged an Oscar on Sunday for her gripping portrayal of Patsey in...

University poll shows support for statues

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA As local communities and state leaders debate the fate of statues and memorials related to the Confederacy, a new poll...

B-CU will graduate 325 on May 13

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University is preparing to graduate 325 students at its 2015 Spring Commencement at noon on Wednesday, May 13 at...

A.M.E. pastor reflects on Charleston tragedy

Allen Chapel’s Mugala wants to see ongoing dialogue on race BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Nathan Mugala had just driven to his Daytona Beach home...

HBCU leaders get face time with Trump

B-CU’s Jackson was among the presidents who met Monday with Trump, who pledged support to the Black institutions. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, Bethune-Cookman...

OUR TOP 10 STORIES

The Daytona Times staff chose the top 10 of the hundreds of stories our newspaper staff reviewed, covered or wrote this year. Factors considered...

One new company, 400 new jobs

Distribution center expected to hire hundreds on Saturday BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach residents ranked a lack of jobs as a top concern in...

Daytona gets mixed grades in Florida NAACP report card

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach received an “A’’ for employment diversity but an overall grade of an F in a report...

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