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VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Football kicks off this week with Classic exhibitions BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES School started on Monday in Volusia County, which also brings us to the high school football season. Local teams will compete in Kickoff Classic exhibitions on Aug. 24 and commence the regular season with games starting Aug. 31. There are 15 schools […]

Henry, Shelley among Tuesday’s winners

Henry, Shelley among Tuesday’s winners

A few glitches, some surprises as Volusia voters go to polls FROM STAFF REPORTS The 2012 primary election in Volusia County came and went with mixed results. A new Daytona Beach mayor was not determined, incumbent school board member Al Williams hung on to his seat, the race for Volusia County Chair took an unexpected […]

Students will see more officers on their way to school

Students will see more officers on their way to school

Volusia adding more law enforcement to ensure safety of walkers, riders BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Twenty-seven Volusia County students were involved in incidents with vehicles during last year’s school year. When schools open across the county on Monday, students will notice more law enforcement as Volusia’s sheriff announced that more officers will be added […]

Volusia unofficial results: Daytona Beach Mayor race to go to run-off

Volusia unofficial results: Daytona Beach Mayor race to go to run-off

Staff Reports -  As of 9 p.m. election night, the Volusia County Supervisor of Elections unofficial results showed Edith Shelly ahead of Derrick Henry by 460 votes followed by Gwen Azama-Edwards and Fred Hoffman. If no candidate receives at least 50% of the vote plus 1, then a run-off election will be held. Find live […]

Just over an hour left for Daytona Beach residents to cast their ballot

Just over an hour left for Daytona Beach residents to cast their ballot

Staff reports – Volusia County’s registered voters have been going to the polls to early vote since Aug. 4. Those who did not early vote or use vote by mail have until 7 p.m. tonight to cast their ballot. On the primary ballot, residents are voting for candidates for United States senator; U.S. representative in […]

Will Black voters decide this election?

Will Black voters decide this election?

None of the candidates can afford to overlook potential impact of African-American vote, professor says BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County’s registered voters have been going to the polls to early vote since Aug. 4. They have until Saturday, Aug. 11 to vote during regular early voting hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]

Meeting to focus on land-use change near DeLand SunRail station

Meeting to focus on land-use change near DeLand SunRail station

Volusia County staff members will conduct a public workshop to provide an overview of the proposed large-scale comprehensive plan amendment (CPA 12-1-1) to change the future land use designations from urban low intensity and industrial designations to the activity center designation for the area next to the DeLand area SunRail commuter rail station. The workshop […]

Volusia County launches Art in Public Places website

Volusia County launches Art in Public Places website

Volusia County has launched a new website that showcases more than 200 pieces of art purchased through the Art in Public Places program in the last 22 years. The art, which ranges from monumental murals and bronze sculptures to classical oil paintings, is on display in 16 public buildings and outdoor areas. It can now […]

Blanks seeks to be first Black elections chief

Blanks seeks to be first Black elections chief

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES History would be made in Volusia County if Beaulah Blanks is elected its first Black supervisor of elections. She has a tough challenge ahead of her though as she faces incumbent Ann McFall, current Volusia County Councilman Andy Kelly and DeLand community activist Theresa Apgar. Blanks, an attorney and former […]

HAAA loses 2 members;  Cusack to appoint 1 to board

HAAA loses 2 members; Cusack to appoint 1 to board

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Two members of the Halifax Area Advertising Authority (HAAA) have resigned and one of the new appointments will have to be made by Volusia County Vice Chair Joyce Cusack. This is another opportunity for Cusack to place another Black on the board, which did not have any on it prior […]