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Judge reinforces King’s message at Flagler program

Judge reinforces King’s message at Flagler program

Judge Hubert L. Grimes, keynote speaker for Dr. Martin Luther King Day, spoke of Dr. King’s dream as part of a larger dream of finishing the work of Jesus, and knowing that people need help in understanding God’s blessings and the evils of this world. The audience wrapped their minds around the judge’s appeal during […]

Planners pore over plans for new Bethune festival

Planners pore over plans for new Bethune festival

Key players lunched following a rollout of a presentation of the Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival, while enjoying the ambience at Las Palmas, a residence in Palm Coast for retirement living. The residence on occasion is utilized for marketing pursuits. The festival, scheduled for April 6-13 in Daytona Beach, will honor the […]

Mom’s scholarship fund keeps military son’s legacy alive

Mom’s scholarship fund keeps military son’s legacy alive

Collecting food, cash and check donations evoke memories that connect Cathy Heighter with her past. She’s a Gold Star Mother distinguished by losing a child in military service. Pfc. Raheen Heighter, a 22-year-old infantryman when his convoy came under fire, was killed in Iraq in 2003. Raheen’s mom became an advocate/fund-raiser for military families and […]

Cultural society helps local kids have a happy holiday

Cultural society helps local kids have a happy holiday

At the end of the day, special emphasis was placed on children when the African American Cultural Society (AACS) marked the 20th anniversary of Christmas gift-giving for the less fortunate of Bunnell, Espanola, Flagler Beach and Palm Coast. Chairman June Bethel and the Christmas Gift-Giving Committee recently expended a hearty welcome with festive, holiday decorations, […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha spreads holiday cheer to foster kids in Flagler

Alpha Kappa Alpha spreads holiday cheer to foster kids in Flagler

Remembering the reason for the season as giving, the Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority, Inc., donated 25 gift bags containing clothing and toys. The gifts included bicycles, skateboards, scooters, leap pads, books and games for the foster children served through the Flagler County division of the Community Partnership for Children. The children […]

Hairstylists discuss weaves, locks with students at Flagler school

Hairstylists discuss weaves, locks with students at Flagler school

Shampoo bowls and styling stations added a unique flair to the portable that was brought in for the cosmetology students. Yet, the setup was neither alien to Cathy Heighter Moore or Latosha Fowler. The two had visited Flagler Technical Institute on the campus of Flagler Palm Coast High School at the hair salon modular. Master stylist Moore, responding to […]

United Citizens in Action show support for Obamacare

United Citizens in Action show support for Obamacare

Loyce Nottage Allen, Florida Friends for Obama founder, related that the association’s recent rally enjoyed success. Allen conveyed that it was an awesome day in which the Lord blessed. It started to rain at 4 p.m. when they were packing to leave. They had participation from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Everyone was excited and […]

Palm Coast preparing for Dec. 14 parade

Palm Coast preparing for Dec. 14 parade

Celebrate the holiday season with your friends and neighbors at the City of Palm Coast’s Starlight Event & Parade on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Central Park in Town Center, 975 Central Ave. (off State Road 100/Bulldog Boulevard behind Flagler Palm Coast High School). Admission is free. The day kicks off at 2 p.m. with live […]

Mt. Calvary of Palm Coast names its Man of the Year

Mt. Calvary of Palm Coast names its Man of the Year

Relaxed, at ease, focused and gracious, Joseph L. Matthews accepted “The Man of The Year Award” from the members of his congregation at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Palm Coast. The Rev. Edwin Coffie is the pastor. Matthews was born in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., the third of five children. He relocated to Brooklyn, New York […]

Authors to gather again for annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival

Authors to gather again for annual F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival

It’s that time again for a sequel to the popular F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival, the third annual in a series of authors at the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center, 925 George Engram Boulevard, Daytona Beach. Readers will have a fresh look on books from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 4. They will move center stage when […]