Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 6 days ago

Local Links Convene in Indy for Annual Confab

Shown are members of local Jacksonville area Links’ Chapters in attendance: (L-R) Melissa Adams, Dr. Elizabeth Yates, Kenyonn Demps, Sylvia Perry, Pam Prier, Terri Stepter, Ruth Waters and Lisa Moore. Shown are members of local Jacksonville area L...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Sold Out Show Goes On After Chris Brown’s Arrest

Posted on 09 July 2018. CHRIS BROWN   A 29-year-old popular entertainer was arrested Thursday night. Chris Brown was released after he posted a $2,000 bond. Friday night, Brown performed to a sold-out crowd of screaming fans at Mid-Florida Amphith...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Trump Weighs Top Picks For Supreme Court

Posted on 09 July 2018. President Trump said he was “close” to choosing a Supreme Court nominee Sunday after a weekend at his New Jersey golf club evaluating four leading candidates and mulling the likely response of key senators and his core supp...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Teenager Dies After Fireworks Explode

Posted on 09 July 2018. JOSEPH M. KING 2/13/2002 — 7/6/2018   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   A teenager was fatally injured after fireworks exploded in his hand. The accident took place last Thursday night. Officers with the Tampa Police...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

IB Students Continue to Dominate Scores

Posted on 09 July 2018. JEFF EAKINS, Superintendent of the Hillsborough County Public Schools District   Hillsborough County Public Schools High School International Baccalaureate (IB) students rank higher than their peers nationwide and around th...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Man Faces Attempted Murder Charge In Shooting

Posted on 09 July 2018. QUINTON T. CHEATHAM                Police arrested a 26-year-old man recently and charged him with attempted second-degree murder. He is accused shooting at a man as he walked down the street. Deputies with the Pinellas Cou...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Man Charged With Sexual Battery Of 85-Year-Old

Posted on 09 July 2018. ROBERTO KIRKLAND   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 35-year-old man and charged him with sexual battery. He is accused of assaulting an 85-year-old man who lives in Sun City Center. According to polic...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

What is True Independence to Freedom For All?

By Bobby R. Henry, Sr. Special to The Florida/Georgia Star As some of her citizens here in the United States begin to prepare for the celebration in recognition of “Independence Day”, I would like to bring to the forefront of conversations conc...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

Ella Ruth Mckinnon Thompson Turns 106

By Yvonne Hicks That’s correct. One hundred six years of happy birthdays. One hundred six years of smiles and accolades. One hundred six years of memories. One hundred six years of love. One hundred six years of making it through life… the love...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

“For Whom Shall I Pray”

A Letter to the President By Miles Jaye Dear Mr. President, Franklin Roosevelt said, “I ask that our people devote themselves in a continuance of prayer. As we rise to each new day, and again when each day is spent, let words of prayer be on ou...