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ACT-SO workshops for teens under way in Flagler

ACT-SO workshops for teens under way in Flagler

The Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) has made its mark as a Flagler County NAACP enrichment program, encouraging high academic and cultural achievement among underserved minority high school students. The arts outreach for Summer 2013 is a supportive collaboration by the Flagler Police Athletic League (PAL), the Flagler School District, and the Flagler Sheriff’s […]

Flagler students receive scholarships from Alpha Kappa Alpha

Flagler students receive scholarships from Alpha Kappa Alpha

Scholarship winners have scored big according to a news flash that reverberates the Ivy Community Foundation, Inc., in partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The Chi Delta Omega Chapter recently awarded eight scholarships to students from both Flagler Palm Coast High School and Matanzas High School. The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa […]

Flagler NAACP dinner focuses on fighting for next generation

Flagler NAACP dinner focuses on fighting for next generation

The Flagler County NAACP held a black-tie Freedom Fund Dinner that it sponsored to show support for the NAACP’s Washington bureau. It was a “bling-bling” affair attended by almost 200 guests at the elegant Hammock Beach Resort and developing the strategy laid out by Leon W. Russell, vice chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors. […]

Kelley shares stories of biblical women, raises money for local causes

Kelley shares stories of biblical women, raises money for local causes

Linda Gray Kelley has been standing where the gospel women stood, whether to live in sin or rather to make things right. The theater plays that Kelley writes and performs resonate the human condition and give her the voice for God’s word. Kelley’s take on women finding their way to God took center stage Saturday […]

Girls developing full potential through involvement in Flagler County troop

Girls developing full potential through involvement in Flagler County troop

Troop 952 of Flagler County wanted in on the action of building character and taking part as a troop in the Girl Scouts of the USA and Overseas. Through a vista of the century-old organization having access to ‘’community service and the open air,’’ the troop carried on a car wash. Cars were waved to […]

Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

Comedian brings comedy, wisdom to mentoring program

“Any time you, young girls, have a dream, fulfill that dream…Don’t give up. Don’t let nobody come in your life and tell you what you can’t do, what you can’t be,” said Halliemae Jenkins. “So, let me tell you, young girls…Whatever you believe, that’s what you become…You, young girls, save your body, cherish your body… […]

NAACP gets update on Relay for Life

NAACP gets update on Relay for Life

Volunteer Theresa Mc-Keon embraced a picture of Relay For Life, the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser, as a concern for cancer. It began in 1985 with a kick off by Dr. Gordy Klatt walking a track, and within 24 hours, raised $27,000. McKeon said the surgeon wanted to honor cancer patients and support their cause. […]

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Flagler Deltas exposing youth to cultural and educational events

Vikki Taylor, public relations journalist for the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, communicates that ongoing work and services are provided by the sorority for youth. It is her hope that our readers will know what the sorority is doing for the young ladies they are serving. She states that their […]

Unemployment drops to 9.5 percent in Palm Coast metropolitan area

Unemployment drops to 9.5 percent in Palm Coast metropolitan area

Palm Coast, Fla. – Unemployment in the Palm Coast metropolitan area (Flagler County) dropped to 9.5 percent in March – the first time unemployment has dipped into a single digit since June 2008, according to figures released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The Palm Coast metropolitan area now has 4,116 more people […]

‘Nature’s Bounty’ showcased at African American Cultural Society

‘Nature’s Bounty’ showcased at African American Cultural Society

Former City Councilman Holsey Moorman, his wife, Carrie, and their grandchildren had much to see at the 15th Biennial Community Flower Show & Plant Sale. Folks were hopping between the show and “Rock n Rib Fest 2013” sponsored by the City of Palm Coast. The show attracted the public to enter their own plants for […]