Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A BRIGHTER FUTURE

Bethune-Cookman’s leadership expresses joy and relief about restored accreditation. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) recently received some long-awaited good news. The Southern Association of Colleges...

Floridians encouraged to make in-state travel plans

BY JIM TURNER MIAMI HERALD/TNS TALLAHASSEE –Florida’s tourism-marketing agency wants Floridians to become in-state travelers as the crucial hospitality industry tries to rebound amid the COVID-19...

High school football makes slow comeback

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES School is back after much anticipation and so is high school football. Most football teams are practicing while a few are...

Lots of rumbling and grumbling

Local leaders respond about Truck Meet after getting plenty of complaints COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Daytona Truck Meet drew thousands of truck enthusiasts to...

BLACK LAWMAKERS OPPOSE PRIMARY ELECTION CHANGE

BT JIM TURNER NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA  TALLAHASSEE --- Leaders of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus and a non-profit group sounded off Tuesday against a proposal...

B-CU off probation; will maintain accreditation

FROM STAFF REPORTS After two years of being placed on probation relating to “governance and financial sustainability", Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) will maintain its accreditation with...

‘WORKING SO FAR’

Volusia parents and teachers give good reports about students’ return to the classrooms. The school district announces a COVID-19 data dashboard. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES...

Former Volusia teacher to lead FEA

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s top teacher’s union got a new leader on Aug. 1 after its president for the past two years, Fedrick Ingram,...

NAACP leaders reflect on low Black voter turnout

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Office has reported that 106,739 voters cast ballots during the 2020 primary with voter turnout...

Mr. & Ms. Mentoring hosts back-to-school event for at-risk kids

A back-to-school event was held on Aug. 31 by Mr. & Ms. Mentoring, a nonprofit mental health intervention program for atrisk youth, at the...