A lesson on soaring against the odds

Famed Tuskegee Airman tells students to never give up BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES It has been more than 70 years since Retired U.S. Air Force...

Are all these drugs for seniors necessary?

An increasing number of elderly patients nationwide are on multiple medications to treat chronic diseases, raising their chances of dangerous drug interactions and serious...

A facelift for Westside Elementary

School in Black neighborhood to get new classrooms and cafeteria BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A school in Daytona Beach’s Black community soon will be given a...

Hurricane washes out local football games, damages facilities

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local sporting events were not spared by Hurricane Matthew as many were delayed or cancelled. The storm damaged the Daytona Beach Municipal...

Family, friends, food and football

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES B-CU diehard fans relate Classic fun and frustrations The Florida Classic annually attracts tens of thousands of fans to the football game...

NASCAR honors Black journalists organization at diversity event

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) was honored by NASCAR at the Daytona International Speedway in the lead up to the Daytona 500 last week. NABJ...

Stop, Frisk and Swab: America’s DNA Database

Alonzo King American criminal justice entered a new era when the U.S. Supreme Court decided recently that law enforcement could take DNA samples from arrestees....

Bishop and historian to participate in book festival

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF A local bishop and the first-ever diarist to a president are two of the authors participating in this weekend’s F.R.E.S.H. Book...

State NAACP VP to Flagler crowd: ‘Somebody’s got to stand up’

Branch President Linda Sharpe Matthews and the Flagler County NAACP Executive Committee had the presence of mind to invite Don Brown to be keynote...

Black businesses take a hit from Irma

Recovery slow for some businesses, government offices. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The recovery from Hurricane Irma continues as residents and businesses and government entities are cleaning...

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