Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Bubba Wallace: ‘Somebody tied a noose’

BY ALEX ANDREJEV CHARLOTTE OBSERVER/TNS CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Bubba Wallace said he was “pissed.” I’m mad because people are trying to test my character and the person...

MARKING THE MOMENT

Mayor presents proclamation to Juneteenth committee BY ALEXIA MCKAY DAYTONA TIMES A live Juneteenth observance did not happen this year in Daytona Beach; nonetheless Mayor Derrick Henry...

‘SAFEGUARD YOURSELF’

Masks aren’t mandatory in all public places, but local leaders are encouraging residents to wear them. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES  Despite businesses and government services reopening,...

Masks now required when visiting Daytona City Hall

On June 17, Daytona Beach commissioners adopted a resolution requiring visitors entering City Hall or other city facilities to wear a face covering to...

Black workers more likely to face retaliation for raising virus concerns

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE As more corporations jump into the fray, offering statements of support for African Americans in the aftermath of the police...

Daytona Times photojournalist’s new documentary focuses on injustice and racism

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES “Fighting for Justice,” a new documentary by Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr., will make its debut on Saturday, July...

A FOCUS ON VOTING

A few weeks are left for new voters to register for the August primary. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The primary election is creeping up on us...

Hundreds participate in ‘I Can’t Breathe’ protest in Daytona

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES About 500 people participated in the "I Can't Breathe’’ protest in Daytona Beach the evening of June 11. The peaceful event was...

From cold symptoms to coronavirus

DeLand City Commissioner Jessica Davis shares her journey of coping with COVID-19 BY JESSICA DAVIS SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Around May 7, I began feeling fatigued...

NASCAR bans Confederate flag at events, on property

BY DAVID WELLHAM ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS NASCAR announced Wednesday afternoon a ban on displays of the Confederate flag at NASCAR events and on NASCAR property. “The presence of...