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NAACP questions lack of access to video challenging suspension

NAACP questions lack of access to video challenging suspension

To get where she needed to be, Flagler NAACP President Linda Sharpe Matthews sent a six-page candid letter dated Feb. 15 via email. The written message was addressed to Jacob Oliva, superintendent of Flagler County Schools evoking concern with “the increasing number of recent out-of-school suspensions of Black students from school campuses and school bus […]

Locals feast on jazz, grits, eggs and more at annual AACS event

Locals feast on jazz, grits, eggs and more at annual AACS event

Upon the jazz lovers entering the Cultural Center on Saturday, Rob’s JazzExpress already was revved up rockin’ a signature song! And, that will mean that you tell somebody that Robert Whiting was on guitar, Robert Banks on drums, and Michael Scott, on bass. They would momentarily showcase a jazz medley – joined by versatile vocalist […]

Pastor urges return to the basics to help children understand history

Pastor urges return to the basics to help children understand history

“It’s such an incredible privilege to be standing here on this morning. For I understand that this is a major endeavor for the people of Flagler County,” the Rev. Dr. Danita Wofford Blow said as keynote speaker for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) celebration, presented last month at the Palm Coast United […]

Seminar offers resources, solutions to seniors and veterans

Seminar offers resources, solutions to seniors and veterans

Haven Hospice and the First Church of Palm Coast presented a free seminar for aged members of society, their caregivers, as well as veterans, active-duty military and their families. Moreover, Haven Hospice honored veterans recently with special pins for pronouncement of the deepest level of thanks in facing the challenges of serving our nation. The […]

Ecumenical service strives toward Christian unity

Ecumenical service strives toward Christian unity

From across the county, choir members, faith leaders and congregations answered the clarion call of standing together and gathering in support of Christian unity. “The Seventh Flagler Ecumenical Celebration of Unity in Prayer and Song,” spearheaded on Jan. 23 by Dr. Chau T. Phan at Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church, reminded everyone that “Jesus’ […]

Storytelling, ‘War Room’ lined up for Black History Month

Storytelling, ‘War Room’ lined up for Black History Month

Linda Epps and artist Lawrence Green are stepping up and arranging an awesome Black History month, connecting for February paintings, photographs, poetry, reflections, and storytelling. Epps, a natural for causes involving event planning, and Green, whose artwork debuted in opening the original World Trade Center, have rallied to find a storyteller, speakers and “War Room’’ […]

Annual event a time to meet authors, partake of poetry and jazz

Annual event a time to meet authors, partake of poetry and jazz

Festival-goers streamed through the door for the fascinating attraction of the fifth annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival with all the amenities for the Jan. 8 opening at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center. It was the start of a two-day event and the actual book festival beginning the following day. Festival-goers got an inside view of books and the attraction […]

Pastors lead discussion on Emancipation Proclamation

Pastors lead discussion on Emancipation Proclamation

A two-man team at First Church far outweighed others for a panel discussion to explain the relevancy of the Emancipation Proclamation. The Revs. Gillard S. Glover and G. Vincent Lewis appropriated the intrinsic value of being free, while engaging in interactive dialogue. This led a discussion for youth, parents, grandparents and community activists, who were Pastor Sims Jones, Flagler NAACP […]

Flagler leaders pay tribute to former Palm Coast Councilman William Lewis

Flagler leaders pay tribute to former Palm Coast Councilman William Lewis

Funeral services celebrating the life of former Palm Coast Councilman William Alonzo Lewis, 84, was held Dec. 28 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 5400 Belle Terre Parkway, Palm Coast. A repast preceded the interment, which followed at Flagler Palms Memorial Gardens. Mr. Lewis was of paramount importance as a large crowd gathered at the church. […]

Hospice seeks volunteers for Palm Coast, Ormond Beach

Hospice seeks volunteers for Palm Coast, Ormond Beach

Halifax Health – Hospice is seeking volunteers to provide assistance for patients in the Palm Coast area and at the Ormond Beach Care Center, 235 Booth Road, Ormond Beach. Volunteers also are need who can visit patients in their homes, nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Orientations are Jan. 12, 19, and 26 from 9 […]