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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 […]

First Church service highlights ‘Gifted Women of God’

First Church service highlights ‘Gifted Women of God’

Churchwomen echoed sentiments of taking part in the Women’s Day service. They later sat with guests for an enjoyable repast and were decked out in stylish fashion, reflecting the colors of blue and white to celebrate Women’s Day. They are the women of First Church with the appropriate banner, “Gifted Women of God” from II […]

Women show off their crowns at Women’s Day luncheon

Women show off their crowns at Women’s Day luncheon

Guests were wowed at the second annual Women’s Day Hattitude Luncheon provided by women at the First Church, which included “just-like-Mama-made’’ turkey, ham, meatballs and the trimmings. The models, who stepped out for a perfect fit with commentator Vivian Rowe, were Ruby Sims, Maxine Josey, Ernestine Logan, Dr. Leila Hardison, Ann Clark, Annie Carby and Gloria […]

Flagler NAACP to host golf tourney on Aug. 11

Flagler NAACP to host golf tourney on Aug. 11

NAACP Golf Chairman Harry Davis has plotted his course for the 11th Annual Jacqueline A. Browne Memorial Golf Tournament slated for Aug. 11 at Pine Lakes. In addition, he is set to receive sponsorships of $500, $350, $100 and $50 from organizations and individuals for the local branch’s efforts of promoting educational, social and economic […]

Ormond student recognized by prestigious honor society

Ormond student recognized by prestigious honor society

Kathleen T. Owens’ outstanding achievement in academics has earned her membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), a prestigious honor society headquartered in the District of Columbia. The Ormond Beach resident, on the Dean’s List, is a student at Kaplan University located in Des Moines, Iowa. Owens is the daughter of former Palm […]