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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 […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Holiday hoops tournaments highlight prep sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Tyler Jenkins had 24 points to lead Halifax Academy past Warner Christian Academy 64-55 in the championship game of the inaugural Halifax Invitational Tournament at Hinson Middle School in Daytona Beach. Travis Walker added 15 points and LaShawn Wilder 13 for the Knights […]

Applicants sought for Volusia’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Applicants sought for Volusia’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Residents interested in recommending initiatives to facilitate affordable housing in Volusia County are encouraged to apply for membership on the county’s Affordable Housing Advisory Committee. The committee is composed of 11 members who are involved in specific aspects of affordable housing. Representatives are needed from the real estate and essential service professions and the county’s […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Holiday tournaments highlight local prep basketball action COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES In a marquee girls basketball matchup, Atlantic survived DeLand 63-60 in Port Orange on Dec. 14. The game featured two stars in Atlantic’s Ronni Williams and DeLand’s Tyeshia Moore. Williams, the state’s top recruit had 11 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks […]