BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Daytona Times has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or...

Hard work pays off for Campbell Middle

The school’s grade goes from ‘D’ to ‘C’ with major support from the community. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Campbell Middle School received an “C’’ grade last...

Putting baking skills to the test

Local chef competes on Food Network’s new desserts competition show BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On most days, Andra Chisholm can be found creating mouthwatering desserts in...

Activist says B-CU targeted her over petitions; wants apology

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Norma Bland, a longtime local community and civil rights activist, is upset with Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU). Bland is angry about being directly...

AKA chapter celebrates 15th anniversary

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) recently celebrated its15th anniversary with an all-white party and dinner at the Halifax...

Locals also leery about health care plan

Residents and doctor weigh in on senators’ controversial bill. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Sam Shields is physically disabled and receives health care through Medicaid, a government...

Arts, crafts and culture

Museum wraps up summer camp The African American Museum in DeLand’s summer camp started June 12 and ends this week. During their time at the...

Hukill reflects on cancer battle, legislative year

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSSEE – Sen. Dorothy Hukill says she spent more time watching the Legislature this year, even though she...

Kids learn to fish, bond with police officers

Kids learn to fish, bond with police officers BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Mason Falle is only 5 years old, but he’ll have a great fish story...

A new look for Joe Harris Park

The city is hoping the historic site will be a place for families, not crime. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Joe Harris Park, located between Mary McLeod...

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