Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Fireworks, COVID-19 are a bad mix

‘With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in Florida, now is not the time to join in a large celebration. The coronavirus can spread even during outdoor parties. – Howard Bailey Volusia County fire chief SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES It’s a...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Red, White and Black

By Derrick Johnson, NAACP President and CEO by Derrick Johnson An astonishing amount has happened in the weeks since the slow-motion execution of George Floyd. In every state and around the world, people of all colors, genders, and ages have joined t...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Literary spotlight: What to read while you wait

Editor’s note: Donna Gray-Banks is the author of Ila’s Diamonds I, II and III and the host of “A F.R.E.S.H. Conversation’’ on Joy 106.3 FM. BY DONNA M. GRAY-BANKS SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES As we continue to live safe and stay in place, here are mo...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

B-CU changing athletic conference

FROM MEAC TO SWAC Bethune-Cookman University is leaving the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) for the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). The Wildcats have been a member of MEAC since 1979 and has won 64 championships during that span. PHOT...