Sunday, January 26, 2020

Hospice organization reaches out to Blacks

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES While November is usually remembered with turkey and pies as the kickoff to the holiday season, it also is National...

Addressing the violence in a peaceful way

Community events are focusing on seeking solutions, understanding BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Recent shootings across the nation have intensified local efforts to address violence. On July 17,...

Strong finish for Black candidates

Local incumbents Cusack, Henry, Taylor hold on to their seats BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The city, county and state held onto their Black representatives in...

A birthday splash

Kimia Gibson was showered with affection during a celebration of her 6th birthday at the Ormond Beach Splash Park on Memorial Day. Kimia, the...

Volusia to unveil historical state markers for Black schools

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Council will unveil the state historical markers for two schools that provided education for African-American youth from...

New group presses B-CU for answers

The Concerned Citizens Committee, made up primarily of alumni, are concerned about Board of Trustees’ actions, lack of transparency and the status of a...

Daytona finally fills fire chief vacancy

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES After a yearlong vacancy, City Manager Jim Chisholm has appointed Dru R. Driscoll as Daytona Beach’s new fire chief. Driscoll began...

Having their say on homelessness

City, county leaders answer questions about shelter, housing during community forum BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Homelessness continues to be a blemish on American society. It’s also...

Engineer and diver shares history with ERAU students

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) got a rare treat on Monday. Erik Denson, a NASA electric engineer, accomplished underwater...

Holly Hill officers to read 
to preschoolers as part 
of literacy program

Each month, four Holly Hill police officers will visit assigned early learning programs in Holly Hill to read stories to children ages 3 to...