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AACS to host New Year’s Eve gala

AACS to host New Year’s Eve gala

The African-American Cultural Society’s Ways & Means Committee is mixing up a New Year’s Eve gala, reclaiming the favorites of 1960, 1970s and the present with deejay Donald Bryant. It begins Dec. 31, 8 p.m., at the African-American Cultural Society. Edward Tucker Caterers will whip up a Caesar salad, shrimp cocktail, country pigs feet, prime […]

Transit Retirees working on holiday dance, MLK service

Transit Retirees working on holiday dance, MLK service

Anticipated holiday events have been a Christmas party and a holiday scholarship dinner dance. The evening events have been sponsored by the New York City Transit Retirees of Palm Coast and the Afro-American Caribbean Heritage Organization (AACHO), respectively. The dinner dance gives us a lot to do. It’s detailed at the bottom of the Palm […]

School board hears presentations on Disproportionate Minority Contact

School board hears presentations on Disproportionate Minority Contact

Cheryl Massaro has a mindset of giving purpose and challenging various organizations to understand what Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) means. Among the presentations made at a recent workshop of the Flagler County School Board was Massaro’s. She’s the Circuit 7 Board chair for the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), serving Putnam, Volusia, St. Johns, and […]

Civil rights workers weigh in on Flagler’s school district issues

Civil rights workers weigh in on Flagler’s school district issues

Flagler County Public Schools has failed to pull it together since forewarned in March at a NAACP meeting that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) would not wait too long before filing a complaint. Flash forward: On July 24, the SPLC forwarded a letter to the federal Office of Civil Rights (OCR). The letter in […]

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Resident’s weight loss leads to celebrity treatment

Because life offers a myriad of opportunities, let’s spotlight Daytona State College instructor Lakeisha Riddle Byrd and how an opportunity allowed her to make it to the top. It’s news for your body and the way the Walden University master’s alumna earned a share of $25 million in free products, prizes and vacations. The Daytona […]

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 […]