Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Black Press honors Harris as Newsmaker of the Year

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) received the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) 2018 Newsmaker of the Year Award last...

A time for accolades and unity

Fears, Reed, grads among honorees at annual NAACP banquet in Daytona BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach/Volusia County NAACP celebrated its legacy as a champion...

New Smyrna passes ‘weed’ ordinance

People caught with a small amount of pot could get a small fine, not jail time. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The New Smryna Beach City Commission...

Gray-Banks named New Smyrna Beach’s top employee

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Donna Gray-Banks has been named the City of New Smyrna Beach’s employee of the year. Banks, community resource coordinator, is just the...

DAYTONA TIMES RECOMMENDATION-Percy Williamson for Florida House District 26

Editor’s note – This is the first of a series of recommendations that the Daytona Times staff will make for upcoming elections. BY THE DAYTONA...

Durham’s appointment ‘undermines Black people’

That was the statement offered by the local NAACP president on Daytona’s hiring of the minister and community leader. The mayor begs to differ. BY...

Palm Terrace improvements in place

Principal, district shares plans to turn school around DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM Rachel Hazel, interim chief academic...

Times sponsors Black History event

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Daytona Times is the presenting sponsor of a spoken word event entitled, “The Trumpet of Conscience: Dr. Martin Luther...

B-CU gets financial boost from state legislators

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Florida’s three private historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are getting some much needed financial support. The Florida Legislature has designated $33...

JUST DO IT

The city and state finally have set up a free COVID-19 testing in Daytona’s Black community. Now residents are urged to show up. BY ANDREAS...