Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

WPUL now also on FM

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES WPUL-AM 1590 La Jefa (“The Boss”), Volusia County’s only Black-owned radio station, can now also be heard at 100.7 FM. WPUL’s first day on local airwaves was Sept. 1, 1988. A group of investors, including Daytona Times fo...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Voter registration deadline for primary is Feb. 18

PHOTO COURTESY BY ALLEN EYESTONE/PALMBEACHPOST.COM/TNS BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The presidential election isn’t until November, but the deadline to register to vote in Florida’s Presidential Preference Primary is fast approaching. Those wishin...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Father Lopez basketball team heading into playoffs

The Father Lopez Green Wave team is once again headed to the playoffs. The team is ranked No. 1 in Class 3A MaxPreps rankings.PHOTOS COURTESY OF FATHER LOPEZ CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Father Lopez Catholic High School G...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

More than ‘a vote’

I believe those of us who are more chronically advanced, politically oriented or who, out of a sense of obligation to our predecessors, routinely vote with the regularity of “Old Faithful,” sometimes fail to understand that others haven’t learned or...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Students to ‘become’ MLK

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Feb. 29 will be a special day for Daytona Times Publisher Charles W. Cherry II. “For the last two years, I’ve been trying to work with local organizations to put on a live production featuring speeches of Dr. Martin Luthe...

Southeast / Florida - 4 months ago

Black News Channel launches from Tallahassee

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, talks with former Rep. J.C. Watts, R-Okla., during a forum in Dirksen with Insight America titled “Prisoner Reentry, Recidivism, and Communities of Color,” to discuss the Second Chance Act, which helps pr...