Friday, September 25, 2020

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...

HISTORIC NASA MISSION

Black woman to join International Space Station crew  BY MURI ASSUNCAO NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/TNS Astronaut Jeanette Epps is getting ready to shatter a long-standing glass ceiling...

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,...

Orlando’s Amway Center to be polling site

BY ROY PARRY ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – With a push from the Orlando Magic, Amway Center is about to become the largest early-voting site in Orange...

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...

Votran announces Labor Day route changes

Votran will operate a limited service schedule on Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day. Riders are encouraged to plan their travel in advance to...

Kids invited to join ECHO Rangers

Children in grades 1-5 are invited to join Volusia County’s ECHO Rangers, an educational program that focuses on the county’s ecological, cultural, heritage and...