Friday, July 3, 2020

LANDMARKS & LEGACY

Buildings and parks in Daytona Beach are named after some of the city’s most influential residents. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the country reflects this month...

Unanimous support for Embry-Riddle’s new president

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. P. Barry Butler, executive vice president and provost at the University of Iowa, as its...

Artist to present Black history event with West Indian focus

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Black history and West Indian culture will be featured at Weldon Ryan’s “Art of Carnival’’ presentation this week. An opening ceremony of...

Shootings spark concern from police, residents

According to police, the incidents were  domestic disputes that got out of hand. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Shootings this week at two Daytona Beach apartment complexes...

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...

Volusia to unveil historical state markers for Black schools

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Council will unveil the state historical markers for two schools that provided education for African-American youth from...

Local youth receive free dental care

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF As part of the annual Give Kids A Smile event on Feb. 3, 16 local children received free, comprehensive dental care...

‘WE CAN’T GO BACKWARDS’

Local Muslims reflect on immigration ban, direction of country BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local Muslims had plenty to say this week about President Donald Trump’s executive...

Art exhibit at Golden center closes

The City of Daytona Beach hosted a closing reception on Jan. 27 for the popular art exhibit “Bridging the Waters – West Meets East”...

Black History Month events: Exhibits, festivals and films

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Here’s a roundup of Black History Month events that are happening locally. Many are free to the public. ‘Divided Soul’ exhibit The “Divided Soul’’...