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Russian exchange student brings joy to Palm Coast family

Russian exchange student brings joy to Palm Coast family

When that “bundle of joy” arrives, the agony dissipates. Tenderness from both parents kicks in. But, in this case, something they thought would take four weeks turned out to be nine months. “It’s like giving birth. We’ve had her for nine months,” said Sybil Dodson Lucas, while shifting gears to an ad at the library, […]

Construction manager seeks contractors for Palm Coast City Hall project

Construction manager seeks contractors for Palm Coast City Hall project

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Gilbane Building Company, which has been selected as the construction manager for the Palm Coast City Hall project, will hold two Vendor Roundtables for contractors interested in working on the project. Local firms within the city and Flagler County are encouraged to attend. The roundtables will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, […]

Flagler resident recounts Chamber’s journey to China

Flagler resident recounts Chamber’s journey to China

Vivian Richardson traveled with her granddaughter in China while nearly every turn released the memories that awaited. It was the treasure of a lifetime. Richardson serves as chair of the directors for the African American Cultural Society. She is president of the Afro-American Caribbean Heritage Organization and secretary of the Heritage Crossroads Committee. Richardson tells […]

Flagler students participate in Culinary Arts Competition

Flagler students participate in Culinary Arts Competition

Students participating in the local and national ACT-SO competition rival within the categories of the Sciences, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Entrepreneurship. The Flagler County NAACP, in conjunction with the 2014 Culinary Arts partner Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Orlando, successfully hosted the first Culinary Arts Competition on April 19. Five […]

Florida Friends for Obama plans April 26 rally in Palm Coast

Florida Friends for Obama plans April 26 rally in Palm Coast

Florida Friends for Obama is planning another rally come April 26, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., on Pine Lakes Parkway, off Belle Terre Parkway, in Palm Coast. Florida Friends for Obama elected the president for two terms in office as Commander and Chief. They have shown continuous support and are determined to make their voices […]

Palm Coast giving away trees to those impacted by tornado

Palm Coast giving away trees to those impacted by tornado

To assist residents who were directly impacted by the Dec. 14, 2013, tornado, the City of Palm Coast will have a free Starlight Tornado Tree Give-Away on Saturday, April 26, at two fire stations in the affected areas. This special event – open only to those residents whose homes were damaged by the Starlight Tornado […]

Cruise a fundraiser for Flagler NAACP

Cruise a fundraiser for Flagler NAACP

On March 30, 54 people set sail from Fort Lauderdale on the fabulous “Celebrity Silhouette” as a fundraiser for the Flagler County branch of the NAACP. The seven-day event was hosted by Freedom Fund Chair Marie McCray and President Linda Sharpe Haywood. The ports of call were San Juan, Puerto Rico; Basseterre, St. Kitts; and […]

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27

Flagler NAACP to host banquet on April 27

The Flagler County NAACP has asked indulgence in attending the 2014 Annual Freedom Fund Banquet, April 27, 6 p.m., at the Hammock Beach Resort. They boast of fine dining, dancing and music provided by Darnel Butler and Xpression. Among the roster includes guest speaker Marc Dwyer, Esq., a partner with the law firm Chiumento Selis […]

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day

Prayer breakfast sets tone for Women’s Day

Adding to a theme, the Rev. Mattie Riley Hayes gave meaning to certain Scriptures that kicked off a prayer breakfast as a first of three events for Women’s Day. At the focus of the events is a Women’s Day White Elephant Sale, Spa Day, and the actual Women’s Day event of Sept. 7, followed by […]

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

Sorority helps young men with ‘navigating the ‘game of life’

A local sorority has positioned itself with sharing the focus and progress of young males. Vikki Taylor has communicated that members of the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. recently presented their Annual EMBODI Day of Impact. The theme was “Navigating the Game of Life.” Empowering Males to Build Opportunities […]