Politics

City of Daytona hit with second EEOC complaint

    Huger files EEOC claim against city November 5, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Widely distributed email supports claim BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES In a complaint dated Oct. 7, Thomas Huger – the 63-year old son of Daytona Beach’s first Black city commissioner, James Huger – charged […]

Public Shooter? “Run, Hide, Fight”

Dealing with danger in public places http://daytonatimes.com/2015/08/dealing-with-danger-in-public-places/ August 13, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Seminar teaches residents how to increase chances of surviving shooting BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood grew up believing there were two places he always would be protected – school and church. For […]

      Daytona chief formally seeks body-cam funds August 6, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Daytona Beach Police Department has applied for grant funding that would allow it to purchase more body cameras for local law enforcement. Earlier this year, 112 Daytona […]

Retired Sergeant’s passion is military history

Teaching Black military history is retiree’s passion July 23, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Daytona native spends spare time educating civilians about past wars and contributions made by African-Americans BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Retired Army Master Sergeant Hubert C. Jackson tried his best to avoid a military career […]

Crips & Bloods transition from Gangs to God!

Ex-gang members to pray and preach at ‘Soul City’ July 16, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Former Bloods and Crips to share message of salvation on July 26 at a Daytona Beach public housing complex. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Crips and the Bloods are rival gangs immortalized by rap music […]

‘Ban the Box’ is official in Daytona

‘Ban the Box’ is official in Daytona July 9, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The City of Daytona Beach officially implemented its Fair Chance / Ban the Box Policy during a regular commission meeting this month. The policy went into effect on July 1 […]

Confederate flag will fly at Speedway.

                                                                                                  Confederate flag will fly at Speedway July 2, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS, SPORTS Posted by 9admin9 DIS to offer flag swap at weekend races BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Last week, NASCAR Chairman Bill France announced that the Confederate flag would be banned from the sanctioning body’s races. But on […]