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Flagler Deltas host first Jabberwock pageant

Flagler Deltas host first Jabberwock pageant

The Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority held its first Jabberwock Pageant on April 28 at the Beasley Elementary School Auditorium in Palatka. Ten young ladies ages 5 to 18 years old competed in age-relative categories for the title of Miss Jabberwock. A variety show consisted of cultural expression and talent […]

A 70th birthday, then a marriage

A 70th birthday, then a marriage

Charlotte Walls and William Prince celebrated Charlotte’s 70th birthday in January 2010. She and her gentleman caller gathered among guests for a spectacular party, which took place at the African-American Cultural Society. The evening was unforgettable, especially since Charlotte looked so much younger than 70 and exemplified the phrase that “70 is the new 50.” […]

Bunnell church presents ‘Saturday Night Live’

Bunnell church presents ‘Saturday Night Live’

A display of talent showed up at “Saturday Night Live” over in Bunnell recently at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, where the Rev. Patrick A. Wilkerson is the pastor. The Youth Ministry, under youth director Monique Johnson, sponsored the gospel fervor of vocalists, other musicians and liturgical dancers. “Saturday Night Live” was presided by Lisa […]

Palm Coast retirees celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Palm Coast retirees celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

James T. Lee popped the question, and soon the former Elva Roberson walked down the aisle as his bride at Burtonwood Air Force Base, England, on April 12, 1952. They met in 1949 at Brown Memorial Church in Brooklyn. The couple enjoyed a romantic cruise recently in the Eastern Caribbean and celebrated their 60th wedding […]

Flagler NAACP joined protest for justice

Flagler NAACP joined protest for justice

Calling for neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman’s arrest in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, the NAACP Florida State Conference evoked a protest march and rally Saturday, eliciting over 1,000 people. A delegation of Flagler County’s NAACP, Volusia County residents and students at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) was part of those converging on the Sanford Police […]

‘Faith, family, friends’ is focus of surprise birthday party

‘Faith, family, friends’ is focus of surprise birthday party

Loretta Pete’s 70th birthday was a popular draw, as a surprise birthday party was set up for the Palm Coast resident. The party made for an unforgettable experience. Pete was surprised when her guests shouted, “Surprise!” at Vince Carter’s, a Daytona Beach venue of upscale cuisine and entertainment. Daytona Beach native Vince Carter, a NBA […]

Sorority hosts forum to empower young Black males

Sorority hosts forum to empower young Black males

The Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority captured a scene of Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence (EMBODI) through a Day of IMPACT (Inspiring and Mobilizing Public Service Advocates for Community Transformation). The forum sparked the dialogue of the African-American male crisis through a recent collaboration of the sorority, […]

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

Flagler NAACP launches voter registration drive

BY JEROLINE McCARTHY DAYTONA TIMES The Flagler County NAACP has launched a voter registration drive in sync with the NAACP’s Washington Bureau in its efforts to register 300,000 new voters across the nation. “Within the past year, many states have enacted measures, which will have the result of restricting access to the voting booth,” noted […]