Beaten, branded and abused: Black girls disproportionately victims of trafficking

Editor’s note:  This is part one of a three-part series on sexual slavery and Black America. It follows a special edition last year that...

Daytonan making living by going organic

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The family of Gainey’s Farm Fresh Produce has been farming outside of Gainesville since the early 1900s. Now Seabreeze High...

An evening of grace and elegance

Local Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter presents biennial Debutante Cotillion SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Tristen Johnson, daughter of Rufus and Teresa Johnson, was crowned Miss Cotillion during...

Orange Avenue overhaul under way

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach broke ground Thursday morning in front of the Dickerson Center signifying the beginning of the...

With an eye on Apple or Microsoft, 2014 grad picks UF for undergrad

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES It’s easy to say that Spruce Creek graduate Chesalon Taylor had a lot on his plate during his high school...

Daytona moves forward on charter

Report makes recommendations on how city operates over next 10 years BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Former Daytona Beach Mayor Glenn Ritchey, chairman of the city’s...

Lest we forget: Civil Rights Act the focus of NAACP banquet

The Volusia County Daytona Beach 41st Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet was held June 14 at the Hilton Beach Oceanfront Resort. Barbara Arnwine,...

City hires teens for summer recreation program

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Thirty local teens will be working full time this summer thanks to a student work program offered by the City...

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...

Road to Midtown is getting smoother

Paving starting soon on MLK Boulevard; board seeking parks and recreation board to help area kids BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Commissioner Paula Reed announced that...

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