Tuesday, April 7, 2020

SHUTTING IT DOWN

Local and state officials are making tough decisions about the coronavirus, some that aren’t setting well with business owners. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The COVID-19 (coronavirus)...

Midtown activities shut down early

BIKE WEEK 2020 Bikers make their way down Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard on Friday, March 13. Effective Saturday morning, the City of Daytona Beach revoked...

Public housing residents don’t have to worry right now about evictions

BY ALEXIA MCKAY DAYTONA TIMES The Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach has issued an announcement meant to calm the concerns of public housing...

Jail safer than outside world, US says as release bids mount

BY CHRISTIAN BERTHELSEN AND CHRIS DOLMETSCH BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS Jail and prison inmates across the U.S. are asking judges to release them from custody because of the risk...

B-CU and Senator Bracy announce state’s investment in HBCUs

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University will be joined by Florida State Sen. Randolph Bracy (D-Ocoee) and host a press conference Friday, March 21...

A GOOD RUN

Silver Dollar Motorcycle Club founding member reflects on club’s glory days BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES For as long Bike Week has existed in Daytona Beach, motorcycles...

‘A great coach’

‘Rip’ Collins dies at 104 BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Coach Samuel James “Rip” Collins, the legendary local coach, died March 7 at Halifax Health Medical Center...

Volusia issues update on coronavirus safety

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES As the concern over coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) grows in Central Florida, Volusia County and its partner agencies are taking...

‘SOMETHING TO WATCH’

Despite coronavirus, large crowds are anticipated for the second weekend of Bike Week. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Despite coronavirus concerns, Bike Week in Volusia County is...

Bringing history to life

Mrs. Mary Fears (center) poses with members of the Voices of Pride-Re-enactors on Friday after production of “The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass...