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Flagler students available to work on tresses

Flagler students available to work on tresses

Beauty takes the crown when it comes to Adrienne Harvey opening up about the cosmetology program at Flagler Technical Institute. Harvey has passion for teaching skills and maintaining hair. She keeps it moving through the career and technical division of continuing education for the Flagler County school system. She is the daughter of retired Flagler […]

Cultural Society members relax on world’s largest ship

Cultural Society members relax on world’s largest ship

Seventy-five members and friends of the African- American Cultural Society (AACS) spent a recent seven-day cruise aboard the “Allure of the Seas,” owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. AACS treasurer Lynda H. Baten is the travel coordinator for vacation excitement through the Travel Leaders network. It was an exhilarating cruise to Labadee, Haiti; Falmouth, Jamaica; […]

Church message focuses on manhood

Church message focuses on manhood

Because God guides and guards us every step of the way, men at the First Church of Palm Coast heard it preached recently that when man is living in partnership with God, it’s about who God created man to be. Referring to when God said, “Let us make man in our image,” the Rev. G. […]

Fashion show turns seniors into runway models

Fashion show turns seniors into runway models

Models hit the scene in the activity room of Madison Glen Apartments, an Ormond Beach development for the independent living of seniors. They’ve experienced an active senior community through the happenings weekly. “Fashion Show 2012” was on the scene recently with chairman/coordinator Thelma L. Gandy, a former Palm Coast resident. Dressmaker details – by Mistress […]

Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Flagler well-represented during campaign stop

Husband Louie and I basked in excitement – waiting with others – for Ketterlinus Gymnasium’s doors to open and listen to Vice President Joe Biden there Saturday in St. Augustine. The campaign stop tuned in more than 950 people, many of whom came from Palm Coast. The vice president’s bullet points for the Obama-Biden ticket stipulate […]

Cultural Society pays off building early

Cultural Society pays off building early

Here’s a toast to celebrating the symbolic mortgage burning that took place Saturday at the African-American Cultural Society (AACS). Members raised their champagne glasses after arriving “at the very important destination. At that stop, the mortgage payments for their beautiful building had left the train.” They threw the bash, enjoying a buffet and dance music […]

Motown show returns for 15th year

Motown show returns for 15th year

Motown continues to make history with a rhythmic blend of soul classics, R&B, pop, traditional jazz, other music genres. Promoters have established a throwback of the record label, rekindling the old-school jams for a 15th year and opening in Palm Coast at Flagler Auditorium. Motown & Mo’ is produced by City Lites LLC, characteristic of local […]

Golf tournament to benefit mentoring program

Golf tournament to benefit mentoring program

“Mentoring occurs when a mature adult advises and provides guidance and advocacy for pre-adolescents and adolescents.” Conforming with the principle “in the ongoing, one-on-one relationship, the mentor helps the mentee to address his concerns, needs, education, and career aspirations over an extended period of time.” Subsequently, members of the African-American Mentor Program (AAMP) have provided the […]

Deputies crack down on motorists passing stopped buses

Deputies crack down on motorists passing stopped buses

Volusia County Sheriff’s Office – Little more than one month into the school year, Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies are stepping up traffic enforcement to protect students getting on and off school buses. Already, deputies working a pair of special operations have cited 23 drivers for illegally passing stopped school buses, in violation of state law. […]

‘The Melting Pot’ stirs up questions about different cultures

‘The Melting Pot’ stirs up questions about different cultures

In “The Melting Pot’’ in Ashe’ VII, Part 1, trials and tribulations made up what’s significant about the different ethnic groups coming to America. It’s a play and script written by dance coach Barbara Solomon, who doubles as the Ashe’ chair for the African American Cultural Society. Solomon’s songs, dance and narratives make way for […]