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Jacksonville and Palm Coast youth unite for spirit-filled hip-hop worship

Jacksonville and Palm Coast youth unite for spirit-filled hip-hop worship

Let’s look back on initiating growth for the Youth Entertainment Ministry. The trends of the times garnered attention for the 10 a.m. service Sunday at the First Church of Palm Coast. They were the intensifying thrust of the talented and gifted – young people who love the Lord, and who need to be provided for. […]

Seminar helps aspiring writers turn words into chapters

Seminar helps aspiring writers turn words into chapters

“The Writer 2 Author Seminar” offered the perfect words to birth the books waiting inside the aspiring writers. The free seminar was held recently at the Palm Coast Days Inn. Newly published author Orjanette Bryant and her sponsors shared information from experts. The seminar steered writers in the right direction to having their literary works […]

Flagler NAACP conference to focus on parental involvement

Flagler NAACP conference to focus on parental involvement

Palm Coast residents are in a whirlwind of activities and looking to do something different leading to development and change. Education Chair Martine R. Wallenberg has announced “A Parental Involvement Conference: Supporting Our Children of Color’’ presented by the Flagler NAACP on March 13, 6 to 8 p.m., at the Palm Coast Community Center, 305 […]

23 graduate from Palm Coast Citizens Academy

23 graduate from Palm Coast Citizens Academy

Twenty-three Palm Coast residents recently graduated from the Palm Coast Citizens Academy, a comprehensive program designed to educate interested residents about the operation and workings of their City government. The graduating class – the 33rd in the program’s history – spent five weeks learning about City departments and visiting City Offices, the Palm Coast Community […]

AACS leadership responds to mandate on African-American history courses

AACS leadership responds to mandate on African-American history courses

Robert Whiting has enough reach to cover a recent mandate on the African-American history courses offered in the public schools. Whiting just completed his tenure as a director for the board at the African American Cultural Society (AACS). He is the chairman of the Sponsorship and Strategic Planning Committees. He is a historic cornerstone on ancient […]

Edward Waters College Choir gives spiritual, soulful performance  at church benefit

Edward Waters College Choir gives spiritual, soulful performance at church benefit

One of America’s foremost college choirs was in concert, promoting the value of the arts in the community by means of the First Annual Youth Benefit Concert. The Edward Waters College Choir, earning the greatest renown in the interpretation of the classics, spirituals, gospel and contemporary music, performed musical works at the First A.M.E. Church, […]

Plenty of jazz on the menu at fundraising breakfast

Plenty of jazz on the menu at fundraising breakfast

The 13th Annual Jazz Breakfast triumphed again, giving rise to Rob’s JazzExpress rockin’ the house, and staying connected with the precious gift of love celebrating Valentine’s Day. Rob’s JazzExpress blazed a trail, diminishing none of its fire for interpreting the love songs. The breakfast supported the cultural programs sponsored by the African American Cultural Society […]

Flagler AKAs help homeless through generous donations

Flagler AKAs help homeless through generous donations

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Chi Delta Omega Chapter, celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., by delivering and donating packaged toiletries to the Sheltering Tree, a proven oasis for the homeless in Flagler County. Bunnell’s First United Methodist Church converts to the Sheltering Tree, Flagler’s homeless shelter, as temperatures dip below […]

A look at Flagler’s ‘State of Black Education’

A look at Flagler’s ‘State of Black Education’

Nearly 140 attendees, including Flagler County School Board member Janet McDonald, other school officials and teachers, took a good look at the “State of Black Education” at the African American Cultural Society, dialogued by Dr. Amir Whitaker, Esq., at a recent Flagler NAACP meeting. Whitaker represents Flagler’s Black Students for the Southern Poverty Law Center […]

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County

An evening of jazz helps raise funds for charter school in Flagler County

A recipe for making up a good charter school exemplifies a recent third annual fund-raising dinner for Palm Harbor Academy, with jazz chanteuse Linda Cole performing, and attended by diverse, affluent individuals whose achievements have made them the subject of widespread interest. The evening was made possible by the generous donations of Mr. and Mrs. […]