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Deltas give scholarships to Flagler students

Deltas give scholarships to Flagler students

Recipients exemplified excellence in awards for scholarships The Palm Coast Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The 2014 recipients are Andjie Jeudy of Flagler Palm Coast High School (FPC), Crystal Buchanan of Matanzas High School (MHS), Marcus Polite, FPC; and Widline Guillaume, MHS. The administrative liaisons were Lalita Thomas, chapter president; […]

Lucas to be honored at Strapp golf tournament

Lucas to be honored at Strapp golf tournament

The 11th annual Elisha J. Strapp Invitational Golf Scholarship Tournament hosted by the Greater Friendship Scholarship Ministry will be held June 7 at the LPGA International Golf Course, 1000 Champions Drive, Daytona Beach. Celebrating 11 years, the community and education 2014 tournament honoree is Harold V. Lucas, Jr. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. with a […]

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Palm Coast plans Memorial Day Ceremony at Heroes park On Monday, the City of Palm Coast will have a public Memorial Day Ceremony to remember the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. The ceremony will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Heroes Memorial Park, 2860 Palm Coast Pkwy. NW, Palm […]

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Votran will have limited service on Memorial Day Votran will operate a limited service schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. West Volusia routes 22, 24 and the Route 60 will not operate. Connecting SunRail Routes 30, 31, 32 and 33 will not operate, as there will be no SunRail service on Memorial Day. Route 20 […]

More self-reliance needed in Africa

More self-reliance needed in Africa

The recent kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls has been all over the news which is a good thing. We need to take the emotion out of this issue and have a heart-to-heart talk with the leadership of Africa. I am very aware that Africa is not a country, but a continent made up of 54 […]

Boko Haram’s crime against the future

Boko Haram’s crime against the future

Will the parents of at least 276 Nigerian girls kidnapped more than a month ago by the terrorist gang, Boko Haram, ever see their daughters alive again? That agonizing question has provoked intense diplomatic efforts involving the governments of the United States and several European and African countries, and an international, social-media-driven campaign to rescue […]

The browning of public schools after ‘Brown’

The browning of public schools after ‘Brown’

This is the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision outlawing “separate but equal” schools. And like most major anniversaries, incorrect information surfaces as purported fact, doing a disservice to the accomplishment being celebrated as well as truth itself. In this instance, some have asserted that because of re-segregation, […]

Africans should bring specific agenda to U.S.

Africans should bring specific agenda to U.S.

President Barack Obama has invited 47 African Heads of State to come to Washington August 5-6 a summit around U.S. – Africa Trade. He invited leaders from across the African continent with the aim of strengthening ties with one of the world’s fastest growing regions.  The summit is also a direct follow-up on the president’s […]

How economy impacts young college grads

How economy impacts young college grads

Blacks with degrees have harder time finding employment than Whites, new report shows BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Blacks with college degrees continue to fare worse than college-educated Whites in the labor market, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). The report titled “The Class of 2014: The […]

Military tightens up on recruiting process

Military tightens up on recruiting process

BY RICK MONTGOMERY KANSAS CITY STAR/MCT KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Army Sgt. 1st Class Terrence Hoard must reach potential recruits early to set them straight. They think anybody can enlist. Many see the military as a last resort in a tough job market — but always an option, the youth assume. Truth is, the Class […]