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Carver High school remembers past, celebrates present, embraces future

Carver High school remembers past, celebrates present, embraces future

I’m back after a long summer vacation. I’ve rolled up my sleeves writing about a recent class reunion of the George Washington Carver High School alumni. The theme was “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, Embracing the Future.” Almost 70 students reconnected with their school days and personal accomplishments since graduating in the 1960s prior […]

Fallen heroes will be remembered at Palm Coast 9/11 observance

Fallen heroes will be remembered at Palm Coast 9/11 observance

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES On Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m., the City of Palm Coast will have a public Fallen Heroes Memorial honoring emergency responders killed during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The Fallen Heroes Memorial recognizes the selfless acts of courage exemplified by the members of the Police, Fire and EMS departments. […]

MARCH ON WASHINGTON ANNIVERSARY

MARCH ON WASHINGTON ANNIVERSARY

They were there About 40 residents from Volusia and Flagler counties boarded a bus on Friday, Aug. 24 headed to Washington D.C. for the 50th anniversary celebration of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Tens of thousands of people from across the nation gathered at the National Mall Saturday to commemorate the march […]

Nation’s first Black paratrooper Walter Morris continues to make a difference in Flagler

Nation’s first Black paratrooper Walter Morris continues to make a difference in Flagler

A revered person in Palm Coast once mentioned that I should resonate stories about people because generally no one will tell our story but us. And so, my story of Walter Morris resonates a collaboration with Madalin Olivia Trigg Price, Ph.D. En route, Dr. Price charted her course in radio, TV and film. She’s a retired faculty […]

A milestone for little ones at Palm Harbor Academy

A milestone for little ones at Palm Harbor Academy

Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) students and other kindergarteners from a school were attuned to celebrating the first milestone of student achievement. The kids were part of a recent graduation at Palm Harbor Academy. Parents were joined by other guests also wishing the best for the students. Student achievement expressed the commencement speech of Joy Blake, the […]

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 […]