Politics

Daytona Fire department hit with EEOC complaint

    Fire department hit with EEOC complaint September 24, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Daytona Lt. Larry Stoney says he was racially discriminated against in city’s 2013 selection of chief BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach Fire Department Lt. Larry Stoney said he has filed an Equal […]

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 […]

“100 Beds by Christmas Mr. Mayor.”

Daytona residents continue to advocate for homeless August 13, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Public advocates for homelessness were armed with picket signs and fury at the Aug. 5. Daytona Beach commission meeting. The messages Mayor Derrick L. Henry and six city commissioners were forced to view […]

      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 […]

A Felon’s “Fair Chance”

A felon’s fair chance July 23, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  A Daytona Beach resident tells of his plight for gainful employment and the impact the city’s new ‘Ban the Box’ policy will have on others looking for work. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The sun, sand and surf brought convicted felon […]

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 […]