Tag Archive | Politics

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 […]

The Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor: my journey – their path.

I’ve had the privilege and/or intrigue to interview and write about some of life’s most compelling subjects and people. Professionally, sometimes the journalistic pitch is simply driven by the power of a dollar and for writers, that power has fallen off the cliff along with everyone else’s imagined wealth. Authors, poets, novelists  – all writers […]

Murderess Ruby McCollum: “Shut up & Serve Time.”

Murderess Ruby McCollum: “Shut up & Serve Time.”

There are few historical treasures unearthed by mankind that rival the intrigue conjured by the discovery of King Tut’s tomb or pure diamond’s excavated from Africa’s darkest mine. While cultural anthropologists deserve any and all preservation credit due, my life has been perpetually changed by the recent discovery of the historical, dark, and unequivocally riveting […]

U.S. Army Leader: Sgt. 1st Class Linda Herron

U.S. Army Leader: Sgt. 1st Class Linda Herron

Sergeant First Class – E7   Battalion S1 NCOIC Ft. Stewart, GA Supervises and Manages the Battalion’s Human Resources Shop. Reserve Army: 2 years Active Duty Army: 29 years Retired: September 20, 2007 Recalled to active Duty: January 11, 2008 Two Overseas Tours of Duty: West Cairo, Egypt (1994-95) and Ft.Buchanan, Puerto Rico (1997-2000). Happy Birthday […]

Florida Governor Rick Scott Cuts Air

Floridians will lose their alienable right to breathe thanks to Governor Rick Scott. It appears that air is the latest culprit to suffer the governor’s magnificent machete as he swings without aiming to cut-off funding for everything from aid for the disabled, medicare and medicaid, funding for HBCU’s, teacher’s compensation, high-speed rail, and just last […]

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 […]