Thursday, April 9, 2020

‘Best Class Reunion Ever’ brings together grads from four high schools

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Summer under Florida’s sun welcomes a host of holiday fun and barbecues, but 15 years ago, Vonda Kimble, a 1981 graduate...

Johnson a finalist for Florida principal of the year

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dr. Earl Johnson, principal of Matanzas High School in Flagler County, has been named a finalist for the Florida Department of...

Embry-Riddle to debut program in aerospace physiology

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES This fall, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will launch a unique undergraduate aerospace physiology program in collaboration with Florida Hospital for students...

Longtime educator Dr. Russell Mootry Jr. dies at 67

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times has received word that Dr. Russell Mootry Jr., a former Bethune-Cookman University and longtime local political commentator,...

Restaurant owner gives his account of shooting

Three recovering after being shot at popular eatery on International Speedway Boulevard. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A firing led to three people being shot at Crab...

Kimmons, Green, Tairu

The Daytona Times makes recommendations to voters in three particular races of interest BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF First, the two elephants in the room: Dr....

A summit for seniors

Health event included art class, workshop and line dancing The City of New Smyrna Beach and VITAS Healthcare were the sponsors of the fourth Senior Summit...

B-CU, Smithsonian partnership to provide national exposure for students, university

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has formed a partnership with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) that...

B-CU provost named president of Virginia HBCU

Dr. Makola Abdullah was chosen as 14th leader of Virginia State University. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES When Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) conferred more than 220 degrees at...

Conference connects students at HBCUs to White House

BY GRACE TOOHEY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Shaw University senior Bryann Guyton spent the first half of her week in the nation’s capital as an...