Wednesday, January 20, 2021

A summer of earning, learning

Youth take away more than cash from city’s employment program BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Keishon Smith will be in his dorm room at Florida A&M...

City departments compete for bragging rights

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Ducking and dodging was the name of the game as the Daytona Beach Police Department was pitted against the Leisure...

Millions to catch a break with new FICO score calculation

BY GREGORY KARP CHICAGO TRIBUNE (MCT) The formula for calculating the most widely used credit score soon will change to lessen the impact of bad medical...

Teacher gives insight on historically Black school

Dorothy Moore to join alumni of Campbell Street Elementary for Aug. 23 reunion Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about Campbell...

Summer break wraps up with Aug. 16 Community Unity Festival

FROM STAFF REPORTS Students attending Volusia County’s public schools head back to the classroom on Monday, Aug. 18. To ensure that they have one last...

Longtime educator Dr. Russell Mootry Jr. dies at 67

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Times has received word that Dr. Russell Mootry Jr., a former Bethune-Cookman University and longtime local political commentator,...

Half-cent tax extension support passes, heads to ballot

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A yes vote came from the Daytona Beach City Commission Aug. 6 joining Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach and Ormond...

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

A university research study regarding emergency tornado notification found that most residents who received a warning about Palm Coast’s Starlight Tornado last December took...

Miami jury convicts last two defendants in Medicare scam

BY JAY WEAVER THE MIAMI HERALD (MCT) MIAMI — The nation’s biggest mental health scam against Medicare — totaling $200 million in false billings —...

Changes to loan program could help Blacks

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON  – This fall, the Department of Education plans to announce changes to PLUS loans that officials say will make...