Friday, April 23, 2021

Legendary pilots inspire hundreds, share stories during Red Tail exhibit

BY JAMES HARPER, DAYTONA TIMES: Three examples of perseverance landed in Daytona Beach Tuesday to speak during the Rise Above Red Tail Squadron Traveling Exhibit. Pilots Charles...

Sanford trying to rebound from bad feelings, shattered trust

Editors note: This is one in an occasional series on race in Sanford in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing. BY MARTIN E. COMAS ORLANDO...

How Midtown could look in 50 years

Residents urged to attend Jan. 7 workshop on implementing city’s master plan BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Imagine a town center square in Daytona Beach located at...

No-shows by most elected officials irk F.A.I.T.H.

Few that show up pledge to do something about Volusia’s jobless and homeless issues BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES STAFF More than 2,000 Volusia County residents packed...

Daytona International Speedway

Week for fireworks, races Fans clamor to photograph driver Jeff Gordon before the start of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International...

Center holding Black history competition for Florida artists

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES In conjunction with activities surrounding the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday in January 2014, the Yvonne Scarlett Golden...

Sobering numbers continue for Blacks, HIV/AIDS

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is Feb. 7.  Initially observed in 1999, the 2014 theme is “I Am My Brother’s and...

BRIEFS

Open Books, Open Minds’ conference coming to Daytona The 30th Annual Florida Literacy Conference will be held at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, May...

Half-cent tax extension support passes, heads to ballot

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A yes vote came from the Daytona Beach City Commission Aug. 6 joining Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach and Ormond...

History is made

Davis becomes first Black female commissioner in DeLand BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, was sworn in as the...