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Johnson ready to lead Dems in Volusia

Johnson ready to lead Dems in Volusia

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES About 80 Volusia County Democrats were present last week as Vonzelle Johnson conducted his first meeting as chairman. Johnson is the first Black to be elected to lead the county’s Democratic Party. He told the Daytona Times this week that several people him approached him about running for the position. […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Exciting high school hoops postseason COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Destiny Woodard scored 28 points and Ronni Williams had 19 points with 10 rebounds to lead Atlantic High School past Orlando Lake Highland Prep 64-50 for the district 7-4A title. The Sharks beat Orlando Jones High 50-44 in the semifinal. Williams had 21 points […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Atlantic can’t keep up with Mainland BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local storied programs Mainland and Atlantic squared off at Atlantic High in Port Orange last week with Mainland leaving with a 67-50 victory. Mainland won state titles in 1995, 1996 and 1998 while Atlantic made the Final Four in 2007. The Mainland Buccaneers’ speed […]

Swearing-in time for Wright moved up

Swearing-in time for Wright moved up

FROM STAFF REPORTS Ida Duncan Wright will be sworn in as the newest member of the Volusia County School Board Jan. 29 at 9 a.m. at the DeLand Administrative Complex Board Room, 200 North Clara Avenue, DeLand. The next regular School Board meeting will be held on that same day starting at 4 p.m. as […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Spruce Creek basketball team young but fighting BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Spruce Creek Hawks boy’s basketball is only 8-11 but the team has been battling hard all season. The Hawks have a young squad with four freshman and four sophomores on their roster. “Our young guys have played a lot which will help […]

Wright to join school board in Volusia on Jan. 29

Wright to join school board in Volusia on Jan. 29

FROM STAFF REPORTS Ida Duncan Wright will be sworn in as the newest member of the Volusia County School Board on Jan. 29. In a runoff election, Wright easily defeated challenger retired educator Kathy Williams, wife of the late Al Williams, who died Oct. 1 2012, after winning re-election on Aug. 16 against Wright. Wright, […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Lots of talent on Mainland’s basketball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The boys basketball team at Mainland High School is off to an 11-6 start this season with a young but talented squad. “As a coach you expect more, but we are in pretty good standing. We now have our guys back from football, […]

Ida Wright wins Volusia County School Board District Two seat

Ida Wright wins Volusia County School Board District Two seat

Staff Reports – Ida Duncan Wright has won the Volusia County School Board District Two seat according to counts from the Volusia Supervisor of Elections Office. Wright, a Bethune-Cookman University instructor, defeated Kathy Williams, retired educator and widow of incumbent School Board member Al Williams for his school board seat. Out of 66334 registered voters […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Father Lopez shines during holiday Showdown BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The boys basketball team at Father Lopez won their own New Year’s Showdown tournament last week. “In any tournament, you want to stay sharp and play good competition. The plan is for it to benefit you down the road,” stated Eddie Miller, Father Lopez’s […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Holiday hoops highlight high school action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic High School girls finished third and the boys fifth in their own tournament. Ronni Williams posted 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Atlantic past Perry Central (Hazard, Ky.) 52-39 in the consolation game. Destiny Woodard added 17 for the Sharks. Williams (31 […]