Friday, April 23, 2021

Bethune-Cookman University names interim president

Bethune-Cookman University names interim president SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Hiram C. Powell, Ph.D., has been named Interim President of Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) after a vote...
law enforcement

New anti-riot law has local activists on edge

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that makes it illegal for protesters to riot, loot, burn or...
Helene Wetherington

Volusia’s new emergency management director starts in May

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES On April 20, the Volusia County Council confirmed Helene Wetherington, disaster recovery director for Monroe County, as Volusia’s next emergency...
jubilant crowd

‘PREPARED FOR ANYTHING’

There were no local protests immediately after the Chauvin verdict, but law enforcement officers say they were ready. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While millions across the...
Derek Chauvin

Chauvin found guilty of murdering George Floyd

BY AMY FORLITI, STEPHEN GROVES and TAMMY WEBBER ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning...

Morris Brown College nears reaccreditation after 20 years

BY JEFF AMY ASSOCIATED PRESS A historically Black college that barely skirted death during 20 years without accreditation is near regaining that seal of approval. Atlanta’s Morris...
For Rent

Housing Authority to pay cash bonuses to landlords

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach (HACDB) is providing cash bonuses of up to $400 per rental...
Michael Lloyd

A Black male entrepreneur on the move

Daytona native is a finalist for investment contest BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Michael Lloyd learned the secrets of making and marketing a great sauce from his...
risk is very low

‘THE RISK IS VERY LOW’

A local health department official stresses that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine blood clot cases are ‘extremely rare.’ BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES On Tuesday, federal...

U.S. recommends ‘pause’ for J&J vaccine over clot reports

BY ZEKE MILLER AND LAURAN NEERGAARD ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The U.S. is recommending a "pause" in administration of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine...