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Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

Sheriff’s Office searching for missing 12-year-old

The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a 12-year-old Deltona boy who has been missing since Tuesday evening. Adriel Thomas had left a friend’s house and was supposed to ride his bicycle three blocks back to his home. But about two hours later when Thomas had still not arrived home, […]

Race between Volusia sheriff, Seminole deputy heats up

Race between Volusia sheriff, Seminole deputy heats up

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Sheriff Ben Johnson is accusing his challenger Seminole County Deputy Wendell Bradford of lying in public about what he has accomplished in Volusia County. “That’s getting into credibility. Is that what you want for your sheriff, (someone) that’s not going to tell you the truth,” questioned Johnson. He […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Johnson and Clark lift NSB to district title BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Two big fourth-quarter plays rallied New Smyrna Beach past Seabreeze 21-14 at Municipal Stadium this past week. The New Smyrna Barracudas clinched the district 6-9A title while the Sandcrabs now must beat Pine Ridge and Mainland the next two weeks to make […]

Storm moves up prep football games

Storm moves up prep football games

ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The threat of Tropical Storm Sandy coming to Florida has opted many high schools to move Friday night football games to Thursday. The storm isn’t expected to hit Florida but is expected to be a Hurricane and bring tropical storm force winds to Brevard, Volusia and Flagler Counties on Friday. Local teams […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Atlantic’s Ronni Williams to pick college next month BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ronni Williams, Atlantic High School basketball star will announce which college she will play for on Nov. 9 at 1:50 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. “She will make her decision at that time in the school’s gymnasium,” confirmed George Butts, Atlantic’s head […]

On-line cyber sting operation yields 23 arrests in Volusia County

On-line cyber sting operation yields 23 arrests in Volusia County

Special to the Daytona Times – First, nearly two dozen men used modern technology to groom their intended victims. Then, they traveled as far as 120 miles to Volusia County to have sex with a child. For others, though, the trip was much shorter — many of them already live right here in Volusia County. […]

New WIC office opens in Pierson

New WIC office opens in Pierson

The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients on Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our clients to have […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

New Smyrna edges Mainland By ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Marcus Johnson’s 31- yard touchdown pass to Dexter Dixon with 14.8 seconds remaining lifted New Smyrna Beach to a 23-21 win over Mainland in a key district 9-6A matchup at the New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex this past week. “I saw that we had one-on-one coverage. […]

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

New WIC office opens in Pierson to serve eligible mothers and children

Pierson – The Volusia County Health Department has partnered with the Family Health Source Medical Centers of Northeast Florida Health Services, Inc. to open a new Special Supplemental Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program office in Pierson. The office began seeing clients Wednesday, Oct. 3. “The opening of our new WIC office allows our […]

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia  School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Funeral scheduled Saturday for Volusia School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams

Staff Reports – The Volusia County community is mourning the death of School Board Chairman Dr. Alfred Williams who died on Oct. 1 at Halifax Health Medical Center. Williams was 70. Visitation is scheduled Friday, Oct. 5, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Basilica of St. Paul Catholic Church, 317 Mullaly St., Daytona Beach. […]