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Volusians react to outcome of presidential, local races

Volusians react to outcome of presidential, local races

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Residents in this area’s Black community were pleased with election results although GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney edged President Barack Obama by 1.22 percent in the county and defeated the incumbent by 2,853 votes. “I think its time to keep moving forward and finish some of the things that the […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Hadley leads Mainland past Seabreeze and to playoffs BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Big plays from Cameron “Squirt’’ Hadley lifted Mainland past archrival Seabreeze 27-9 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach last week. The win put the Buccaneers in the playoffs as the district 9-6A runner-up while the Sandcrabs’ season came to an end. “Things […]

VOLUSIA VOTES

VOLUSIA VOTES

HERE’S A GLANCE AT ACTIVITY IN THE COUNTY DURING EARLY VOTING AND ON ELECTION DAY  

Henry, Reed among Daytona Beach winners

Henry, Reed among Daytona Beach winners

By Ashley Thomas, DAYTONA TIMES – Derrick Henry, the former Daytona Beach City Commissioner who promised to “listen, before I ask to be heard” handily won the Daytona Beach mayoral race last night with a 10 percent edge over candidate Edith Shelley, the current zone 1 city commissioner. Unofficial results from the Volusia Supervisor of […]

Long night ahead for vote count in Volusia County

Long night ahead for vote count in Volusia County

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES   Volusia County votes are coming in slowly this Election Day as Supervisor of Elections Ann McFall explained to a room of about a dozen people that issues with 19 polling locations are calling for a long night. “We had 400 absentee ballots come in just tonight,” said McFall, referring […]

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

Help for South Daytona residents to get to polls

SOUTH DAYTONA – The South Daytona Fire Department will help City residents who need assistance in getting to the polls on Tuesday Nov. 6.  For information please call Sandi Smitherman at 322-3033 or Jeanne Willard at 322-3026.

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Volusia deputies make 290 arrests during state felon sweep

Special to the Daytona Times – Nearly 300 felons were taken off the streets in Volusia County during a coordinated statewide sweep organized by the Florida Sheriffs Association. A total of 43 Sheriffs’ Offices in Florida participated in “Operation Felon Sweep,” an aggressive initiative that focused on combating violent crime, rounding up wanted felons and […]

Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

Final day of Early Voting in Daytona

STAFF REPORTS Today marks the eighth and final day of early voting in Volusia County, FL. Voters have until 7 p.m. to be in line to cast their ballots at one of the five early voting locations in the county. Throughout the past month efforts from Democrat, Republican and non-partisan efforts have held campaign events […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Hurricane Sandy affects high school games COMPILED BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Hurricane Sandy didn’t touch land in Florida but brought plenty of wind and a little rain. The storm also affected local high school football games this past week. New Smyrna had its home game with Orange Park Fleming Island scheduled for last Thursday […]

City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

City hosts Fall Festival on Halloween night

  Ghouls, ghosts and goblins of all ages are welcome to the City of Daytona Beach’s annual “Fall Festival” on Monday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., in Derbyshire Park, 849 Derbyshire Road. Admission is FREE and children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Featuring carnival games, inflatable bouncers and slides and […]