Leaving school job, but not students

Vickie Presley retires after 36 years in Volusia district BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Vickie Presley, area superintendent for Volusia County Schools, retired on Jan. 5 after...

‘You are the people with the power’

Defiant state attorney calls for ‘focus’ at West Volusia NAACP banquet BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Stay focused and be engaged was the message from Central Florida...

Local observances focus on the past and the future

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Festivals, ceremonies and workshops celebrating and recollecting the accomplishments of Blacks in Volusia County are at the helm of this...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Remembering Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became a world-renowned educator, civil and human rights leader, champion for women and young people, and...

Retired educator from Daytona off to the Olympics

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach native Carrie Harris Allen recently retired as a high school principal in California. A sports fanatic, she chose the...

B-CU signs 28 new players for football team

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Bethune-Cookman University’s football program announced the signing of 28 student-athletes on Wednesday, National Signing Day. The Signing Day headquarters was...

Traditional parental roles changing; impacts African-American families

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE A cache of new research from the Pew Center paints a picture of the modern American family — a picture...

‘Push forward and activate’

NASCAR driver Jesse Iwuji gives pep talk to kids at Dickerson Center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES One of the country’s few Black professional racecar drivers spent...

City tries to calm nerves about park

Daytona denies giving Joe Harris Park to B-CU, but residents aren’t convinced BY ANDREAS BUTLER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach owns Joe...

Cherry to speak at New Mount Zion, on talk show

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Daytona Times and Florida Courier Publisher Charles W. Cherry II will speak at New Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church’s “Back...

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