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Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner

Holley vying to be Flagler’s first Black commissioner

BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES Howard Holley is seeking to make history in Flagler County. He’s a longtime Republican turned Independent running for Flagler County Commissioner, District 2. He faces Frank Meeker in the November election. If he wins, he will be the first Black and first Independent elected to the commission. Holley is CEO […]

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23

Flagler NAACP to host Candidates Forum on Oct. 23

The Flagler County Branch (FCB) NAACP will sponsor a Candidates Forum on Oct. 23, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast. The non-partisan forum is free and open to the public. It will present candidates for the Flagler Board of County Commissioners, Palm Coast City Council, […]

Flagler NAACP commends members, hears ‘rising voice’

Flagler NAACP commends members, hears ‘rising voice’

Commemorations focused on Marie Winston McCray with the Flagler NAACP President’s Award; Larry L. Gaines, outstanding service to the branch, and the late Dr. Monroe Allen Gilbert, outstanding service to the community. The branch awards by Linda Sharpe Haywood, president, were presented Saturday at a luncheon at Halifax Plantation Golf Club, Ormond Beach. John Winston was […]

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo

Salamander Hotels and Resorts CEO Sheila Johnson and Orlando Magic Executive Vice President Charles Freeman will be the keynote speakers at the fourth annual Palm Coast BAC Business Expo on Friday, Nov. 7. “Be In It to Win It” is the theme for the 2014 BAC Business Expo, set for 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

Flagler AAUW to host candidate forum

Flagler AAUW to host candidate forum

The Flagler County Branch of the American Association of University Women will present a candidate forum at 11 a.m. Oct. 11 at Cypress Knoll Golf Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast. Learn about the candidates running for office in the November election. A representative from the League of Women Voters also will talk about the […]

Two evenings of Motown coming to Flagler

Two evenings of Motown coming to Flagler

I’m back from my summer vacation and writing of the surefire hit, “Motown & Mo,’ ” in its 17th season on Oct. 10, 7 p.m., and Oct. 11, 5 p.m., at Flagler Auditorium. A throwback of the record label rallies artists to engage in theatrics, setting music to lip sync. It rekindles the old school […]

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

Research: Most residents ignored Palm Coast tornado warning

A university research study regarding emergency tornado notification found that most residents who received a warning about Palm Coast’s Starlight Tornado last December took no action to protect themselves. That is one of six key findings of a University of Missouri-Columbia research study regarding emergency tornado notification. The research was conducted in February with the […]

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

Flagler NAACP to host memorial golf tournament

The Flagler County NAACP will sponsor the 13th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Pine Course of the Grand Club, 400 Pine Lakes Parkway, Palm Coast. The late Jacqueline A. Browne revitalized the dormant Flagler County branch in 2000 after being approached by individuals experiencing bias. Browne, an educator, […]

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

Former government manager tells of experience working for farmers’ rights

The full impact of a demonstration by Black farmers called on President Bill Clinton to assure fair treatment on behalf of the farmers in agricultural lending programs. The public display had opened an examination of all fronts within the USDA. That was 1996 and a suit was filed in court against Secretary of Agriculture Dan […]

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

‘Success: You can get it if you want it,’ judge tells girls

This news piece speaks of success as the acclaim we all can seek to have. “Success: You Can Get It If You Want It, If You Work For It” targeted Judge Shirley A. Green’s keynote address with a backdrop ending the year for the African-American Mentoring Program For Girls (AAMP-Girls). It sustained interest in Judge […]

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