Thursday, July 9, 2020

A birthday splash

Kimia Gibson was showered with affection during a celebration of her 6th birthday at the Ormond Beach Splash Park on Memorial Day. Kimia, the...

Dawson-Bethune adds fire to Williamson’s campaign

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Council At-Large candidate Percy Williamson has named Muriel “Mandy” Dawson-Bethune – a former state representative and state senator who...

‘It is not a game or a conspiracy’

“Don’t be a hero. The only heroes are the health care professionals. The bottom line is COVID-19 is real. ‘’ – Stacy M. Brown, Senior...

Daytona adjusts to COVID-19

Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr., presents a pictorial view of local residents and conditions in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Photos Courtesy:...

Daytona exploring metal detectors for City Hall

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach is exploring installing metal detectors at City Hall. People going to pay water bills, register their kids...

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...

Sorority honors ‘professor, mentor, sister’

Dr. Cleo Higgins, longtime educator at Bethune-Cookman, honored at gala BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For more than 40 years, Dr. Cleo S. Higgins was an esteemed...

THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES

B-CU alumni protest as Grimes seeks funds to turn things around. PHOTOS BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM...

County earmarks $8 million for COVID-19 rent, mortgage and food aid

Volusia County rolled out two new programs Tuesday to help local residents suffering financial impacts from the COVID-19 crisis, earmarking $5 million for emergency...

Juneteenth celebration continues in DeLand at JAMFest

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The commemoration of Juneteenth continues this Saturday in DeLand with JAMFest – June Arts and Multicultural Festival. Hosted onsite by the...