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 […]

City of Daytona lacks diversity!

    NAACP to city: Where’s the diversity? October 29, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Branch president wants commission to do full review of hiring and promotion practices BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The voice of the Volusia County-Daytona Beach branch of the NAACP was robust and firm during […]

Retired Fire Chief supports EEOC claim

    Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim October 1, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA STATE, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Flames continue to spread following last week’s Daytona Times report that Fire Department Lieutenant Larry Stoney said he has filed an EEOC complaint against the city. ‘Your leadership should represent the demographic […]

Whistleblower fired after city discrimination complaint

    City worker fired after discrimination claims November 19, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Terminated Public Works manager says panel that interviewed Huger was ‘tainted’ BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES In a sign of continuing turmoil inside Daytona Beach City Hall, one high-level administrator quit and another was […]

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 […]