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FUTURES Foundation honors 38 students

FUTURES Foundation honors 38 students

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Outstanding juniors representing Volusia County public schools were honored at a graduation reception and recognition event sponsored by Giles Electric Company, Stetson University Greenfeather and FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools on April 10 at the Museum of Arts & Sciences. The 38 students are participants in the Tomorrow’s Leaders […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic’s alumni narrowly defeats faculty in game for coach BY ANDREAS BUTLER                                                                                 DAYTONA TIMES The Alumni beat the Faculty 87-85 in a charity basketball game at Atlantic High in Port Orange on April 13. The game was a benefit for Coach Herman Perry, Atlantic’s assistant girls basketball coach, who recently suffered a stroke and […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic to host alumni game for coach who had stroke BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Atlantic High School girls basketball team will hold an alumni game to help longtime assistant coach Herman Perry, who recently suffered a massive stroke. Perry is currently in rehabilitation. The game will be held at Atlantic High in Port […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Father Lopez’ baseball team having success this season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Father Lopez Catholic High School baseball team is quietly putting together a solid season. The Green Wave is off to a 9-6 start but hasn’t garnered much attention. “I’m excited about where we are. We are doing well but can do […]

Tuskegee Airmen, exhibit coming back to Volusia

Tuskegee Airmen, exhibit coming back to Volusia

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Tuskegee Airmen are set to return to Daytona Beach next month. The legendary Black pilot war heroes will be on hand for the ‘The Rise Above Tuskegee Airmen Red Tail Traveling Exhibit,’’ which tells their story. The exhibit will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 3-4 […]

Volusia votes to take HAAA board appointment from only Black rep

Volusia votes to take HAAA board appointment from only Black rep

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Council’s only Black representative is upset that a majority of her council members voted Feb. 28 to reduce the number of people she can appoint to the Halifax Area Advertising Authority (HAAA). The vote of the council comes as attorney Ted Doran, who County Council At-large Member Joyce […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Mainland’s lone Black baseball player about helping team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marquise Edwards is a junior at Mainland High School who has a 3.0 grade point average with math as his favorite subject. Edwards also plays first base and pitcher for the Buccaneers baseball team where he is the only Black player. Ironically, […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spruce Creek’s star pitcher out for the season BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek, the defending Class 8A state champions, took a big blow to defending its title with the lost of star pitcher Kyle Marsh for the rest of the season. The junior pitcher broke a kneecap while playing basketball on Monday and […]

Volusia health expert named interim chief for state’s Bureau of Communicable Diseases

Volusia health expert named interim chief for state’s Bureau of Communicable Diseases

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Celeste Philip, assistant director for Public Health for the Volusia Department of Health has been named Interim Bureau Chief for the newly formed Bureau of Communicable Diseases for the Florida Department of Health. In the Volusia position, she was responsible for environmental health, WIC and nutrition, tobacco prevention and […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Marsh leads Spruce Creek past New Smyrna BY ANDREA BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Kyle Marsh pitched five shutout innings and struck out 11 batters to lead Spruce Creek past previously unbeaten New Smyrna Beach 6-0 on March 8. “I didn’t have my stuff the first couple of batters, but I settled down and all my pitches […]