West Volusia NAACP honors Starke principal

Dwayne Coleman one of local leaders honored at banquet BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Dwayne Copeland, who has been a Volusia County Schools educator for nearly 20...

A Speedway surprise for veterans

Service men and women receive free tickets to race, autographed memorabilia Daytona 500 Champion Joey Logano and longtime Daytona International Speedway ticket holders surprised 22...

Juneteenth festival in Daytona an annual day for entertainment and education

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Local residents can celebrate African-American history for free on Saturday at the 15th annual Juneteenth Family Festival at the Cypress Park...

B-CU mourns death of former quarterback, football and basketball coach

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Raymon Thornton, one of the top quarterbacks in Bethune-Cookman history and a member of the University’s Athletics Hall of Fame...

STEM majors receiving up to $25,000 a year for college

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – When Morgan Grayned opened the envelope from the Buick Achievers’ scholarship program and learned that she would receive...

Blacks ‘segregated’ in low-paying retail jobs

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – More than 1.9 million Black Americans work in retail, accounting for 11 percent of the industry’s total workforce....

Daytona to stop asking about criminal convictions

City announces plan to ban checkbox from job applications BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach joined a growing number of cities around the country this week...

Professor’s new book examines Dr. Bethune’s activism in Florida

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The contributions of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune will be given literary homage in a new book by Dr. Ashley Robertson, curator,...

Say a prayer for Leah

Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still is seeking prayers for his 5-year-old daughter, Leah, who has been battling cancer for a year. The girl...

‘PURSUING LIBERTY IN THE FACE OF INJUSTICE’

That was the theme of the Volusia County-NAACP’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet held May 30 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront...

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