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Section A: Main: Editorial
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Section A: Main: Church
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Section A: Main: Lifestyle
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Section A: Main: State
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Section A: Main: National
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Section B: Prep Rap
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Section C: Local
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Section C: Sports
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Section D: Entertainment
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make a difference.
Pearl Street Club Owner Murdered An Unknown Donates
& $50,000 to Clara White
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came in and the
donor did not
wish to be iden-
tified after it was
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Clifford Baron McCloud (Sleepy), owner of Club Steppin Out, located in the 2700 block of N. Pearl Street.
Many thought of Club Steppin Out as the "Home of the Old Timers and Longshoremen." Most never thought it would
be a place where the owner would be shot and killed but, that is what happened early Saturday morning. Clifford
"Sleepy" McCloud, 38, according to witness, had asked some of the patrons of the club to leave. One of the three men
advised Sleepy that he would be back and as promised, he did return, but with a firearm. Some said there was a scuffle
outside of the club that turned into a gun fight. When it was all over, two others were injured, including'Sleepy's cousin,
who reported, was in a wheel chair. The three individuals that participated in the fight, immediately left the area. Some
members of the community say they know who shot Sleepy and thought that the suspect had been apprehended by the U.
S. Army. This had not been confirmed at press time.
McCloud's homegoing service will be held at the Philippian Community Church, 7578 New Kings Road, at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, October 13, 2007. McCloud's murder was Jacksonville's 118th homicide for 2007.
feeding program from seven days a week to three days
a week because of government budget cuts. Ms.
Ju'Coby Pittman-Peele, CEO, said in order to contin-
ue such a program they need community support to
match the funds for this organization which needs
$500,000 per year to operate. The cost to feed the
present homeless and low income that come to their
center is $2.00 per person. They need an additional
$120,000. They are asking for individuals and organ-
izations to help. Even their clientele are helping and
so far, have raised $30.00. Donations are tax deductible.
Call (904) 354-4162.
Arrest Made in Brunswick
September's Home Invasi
Jody Daniel Cobb, 18, has
arrested in connection witi
home invasion that occurred i
600 block of Wolfe Stree
September 3, 2007.
Cobb has been charged witl
count of felony murder for
Jody Daniel Cobb death of the person who was
him at the time, Vurnell Pollar
victim of the home invasion shot and killed P(
during the invasion. He was found by police at th
of the steps of the home.
Cobb has be charged with 8 counts of armed
bery, 5 counts of criminal attempt to commit a
robbery and 13 counts of kidnapping. In addition
Arrest Continued on A-7
Shoots 4, Kills Self
19, brother of 14-
Cleveland Police arrested St
Coon, brother of Asa Coon, 14, wh
two students and two teachers at
dominantly Black and Hispanic a]
tive school in Cleveland Wednesday
not known why the brother was an
Asa had beensuspended from sch(
fighting. Students said he was
named, "Jack Black" because he 1
like the actor in the movie "Schi
- WANTED -
Julius Taylor, 28, suspect
in rape of a 15-year-old
girl, St. Johns County.
Michael J. Regis
Wanted by FBI,
Urban League to
Celebrate 60 Years
d. A ,
)llard Dr. Richard Danford Jr.,
le top President, Jacksonville
Urban League since 1992.
Srob- The Urban League is the
rmed oldest and largest communi-
' ty-based organization with a
goal of empowering African
7 Americans to enter the eco-
nomic and social main-
stream of America. It is a
and has more than 100 affili-
ates around the U. S., includ-
ing the District of Columbia.
The Jacksonville office was
ephen started in 1947 and on
.o shot October 20, 2007, at 6:00
a pre- p.m., they will celebrate 60
Itemra- Years at the Hyatt Regency
y. It is Riverfront Hotel. This will
rested. be a black-tie affair and all
ool for members of the Black com-
nick- munity who have achieved
looked or wish to achieve, should
0oo of attend to celebrate this mile-
stone. The Urban League
Shas proven it has a commit-
ment to the Jacksonville
community. Show them
their efforts are well appreci-
ated. Call 904-366-3461 for
tickets and information. Join
in this historical event to
learn more about what they
have done and to show pride
and to encourage. Your par-
ste Jr., ticipation may help solve
some of our present social
Love Triangle Turns Violent
Robert Hudson, 50 was not pleased when he learned
his 35-year-old girl friend also-had a relationship with
73-year-old William Smith so, he tried to run over his
rival, Smith, on a K-Mart parking lot in Palatka, Florida.
Hudson tried twice to run over Smith with his vehicle,
according to police reports. Smith suffered a broken leg
and Hudson has been arrested for attempted murder..
Smith said that he and the female have been friends for
a very long time and he was not aware of her relation-
ship with Hudson. Robert Hudson,50
Attempted Murder Suspect
Evangelists Bynum and Weeks' Wedding
Tapes and More, on Sale for $10.00
The book, written by Bynum and Weeks together,
the DVD of their glitzy wedding and a T-shirt can be
purchased online for $10, advertised as a $60.00 dis-
K16 count, according to sources. It is understood that
Weeks' attorney said that Bishop Weeks has the
V" rights to sell the items.
INews in Brief
Florida Stone Crab Claws Are Back
Fresh Florida stone crab claws are due back in restau-
rants and seafood markets starting October 15th. The stone
crab season runs through May 15th.
Superintendent Wise Not Proving to be Wise
Superintendent Joseph Wise is standing his ground even though a majority of
the board members were upset with the short notice he gave them on his intended
changes and they feel he is not following the rules. Even though Wise feel his
moves are improving the system, many do not agree and wish that he would talk
Before taking action. He feel he should handle school items and the board should
handle policy. A wise man would talk more and clear matters with his board.
I No Fault Insurance
Most Floridians did not understand the new "No-Fault Car Insurance" so
Governor Crist signed a bill Thursday to resume the no-fault system to protect
motorists from being sued in most car accidents. Some insurance companies did
I not like the old system because they said it had too much space for fraud.
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Dr. Asa Hilliard Scholar/Liberator
Child Watch Column
By Marian Wright Edelma, President of the Children's Defense Fund
We lost a giant in August
when educator, psychologist
and historian Asa G. Hilliard
III died while leading a
study tour in Egypt. Asa
Hilliard was a pioneering
scholar who sought a
greater balance in the histo-
ry curriculum as it is taught
in American elementary and
secondary schools and at the
university level. He was a
special kind of freedom
fighter who struggled to lib-
erate us from the bondage of
ignorance of our rich
He said, "Basic change
in our condition as a people
must begin with our change
of mind." Many of us can
remember when the worst
thing we could call some-
body we didn't like was
"Black." Asa worked to
spread cultural wellness by
helping Black people
become grounded in their
African heritage and expel
the negative self images
acquired from the dominant
Asa Hilliard was born to
a father who was a high
school principal and a moth-
er who was a Pentecostal
minister in Galveston,
Texas. He graduated from
the University of Denver in
1955 and received a mas-
ter's degree in counseling in
1962 and a doctorate in edu-
national psychology from
the University in 1963. He
taught at San Francisco
State University for 18
years concluding his tenure
,there as Dean of Education.
Since 1980, he was Fuller
E. Callaway Professor of
Urban Education at Georgia
Dr. Hilliard traveled
extensively in Africa and
his scholarship was based
on the direct study of the
Dogon and Akan peoples of
West Africa. He was one of
the founders of the
Association for the Study of
Civilizations. It was
through the Association that
he led 1,000 students and
scholars to Aswan, Egypt,
in 1987 to study Nile Valley
civilizations. He made huge
contributions to education
in other lands as a consult-
ant to the Peace Corps and
Superintendent of Schools
in Monrovia, Liberia.
A founding member of
the National Black Child
Development Institute, Asa
Hilliard was first and fore-
most an educator who
believed that every child
can learn. He was always
correcting the historical
record and opposed the mis-
teaching of European and
American history and
sought an inclusive truth in
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historical courses. In addi-
tion to stand-alone courses
on African history and cul-
ture, he developed K-12
school curricula that
infused African and African
American content in virtu-
ally all subjects. For
instance, math students
might learn how ancient
Not only did he push for
the story of African
Americans to be included in
the stream of historic
instruction, but he also
insisted that the experience
of peoples of Latin
American, Asian and
Native American descent be
included in the curriculum.
Much of this was focused
on building self-esteem
among young people of
color. Dr. Hilliard was a
strong opponent of cultural-
ly biased IQ and standard-
ized tests and charged that
these tests operated to
exclude minority applicants
who are, most in need of
He refused to treat the
study ofAfrican history as a
static academic subject and
worked to introduce the cul-
tural content of the pre-
enslavement African expe-
rience into current social
systems. He said, "We must
go back through the Door of
No Return, transforming it
to the Door of Return,
reconnecting to our tradi-
tions and propelling our-
selves forward in a direc-
tion of our own choosing."
Rather than call a meeting,
Asa would convene a
"Mbongi," a Ki-Congo term
for a gathering of a commu-
nity to solve a problem
where everyone has an
equal opportunity to con-
tribute. He insisted upon
redefining common miscon-
ceptions about the status of
Black Americans like reject-
ing efforts to "close the
achievement gap" between
Black and White students,
and instead promoting the
closing of the excellence
gap between Black students
and their potential.
Asa Hilliard died on
August 13, 2007, in Cairo of
complications from malaria.
He was 73. His transition
leaves a huge gap we must
all work to fill. He felt that
there was still much more to
do. He said, "We do not
have sufficient cultural cen-
ters, movements, monu-
ments and celebrations to
highlight important experi-
ences and to shape direc-
tions. These things offer us
the opportunity to be reflec-
tive and to develop a more
firm vision of the future."
It seems appropriate that
he should die while doing
one of the things he loved
most: leading students on
the 20th annual study tour
of the Nile Valley.
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Faith In Our Community
Schedule of Events and Services >
MUSIC FOR A SUNDAY MORNING October 2007 -
Unitarian Universalist Church of Jacksonville, located at
7405 Arlington Expwy, in Jacksonville. Free and open to the
public SUNDAYS, 10:45 a.m. Sunday, October 7th, with
Anne McKennon, flute; Timothy Edwards, Virginia Martin,
violins Tyrone Tidwell, viola; Linda Minke, cello; Mozart:
Flute Quartet; Haydn: Trio. Sunday, October 14th with Jeanne
Huebner, piano hymnfest, 11 am: The Joyful Singers, Sharon
School, director. Music and meditations celebrating nature and
the universe in all its wonder. Sunday, October 21th, Caroline
Sampson, oboe; Henson Markham, harpsichord; Handel: Oboe
Sonata. Sunday, October 28th, Chelsea Saddler, folksinger 'A
strong romantic voice with a great feel for her songs.' FL
Times-Union. For more information, call 904-725-8133. Rev.
Dr. John L. Young, minister, Henson Markham, music director
FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY AMBASSADOR
CHORALE AND GOSPEL CHOIR of MIAMI FLORIDA
is having its ANNUAL CONCERT, Mel White, Director.
With Controlled Tones, Creative Melodies, and a variety of
Gospel Sounds, The Ambassador Chorale produces a Spirit
filled performance. The award winning performance of The
Steel Pan Drummers adds a unique sound to familiar gospel
hymns and songs. To be held Sunday, October 21st at 3:00 p.m.
at the MT. SINAI MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH,
located at 2036 Silver St., in Jacksonville, with Rev. R. L.
Gundy, Pastor. For more information, please call 904-354-
GREATER MOUNT VERNON MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH is hosting EAST FLORIDA AND BETHANY
BAPTIST ASSOCIATION'S 114th ANNUAL SESSION,
October 23rd 26th, at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Moderator Emeritus,
Rev. R. L. Wilson, Rev. Dr. Odell Smith, Jr.; Moderator, Rev.
Dr. Kelly E. Brown, Jr., Host Pastor.
WEST FRIENDSHIP BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate
its 104th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY .and the 54th
ANNIVERSARY of SENIOR PASTOR RICHARD L.
WILSON, SR. on October 7th, 10th, and 15th. The Music
Ministry will present their annual musical tribute to the pastor
on October 7th at 5:45 p.m. Churches in charge of the 7 p.m.
services are as follows: West Union Baptist Church Rev.
Leroy Kelly, Pastor; Community Revival Centered Church -
Rev. Alfred D. Cotton, Pastor; Greater Mt. Zion Baptist of
Greenland Rev. G. L. Sims, Pastor, Rev. G. L. Sims will deliv-
er the message for this evening. Wednesday, October 10th,
night services will begin at 7p.m. Churches in charge are as fol-
lows: Greater Friendly Baptist Rev. Jarvis Bracy, Pastor;
Greater Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Rev. Kelly Brown, who
will deliver the message for this evening. Monday, October
15th, is Senior Pastor's Night. Churches in charge of worship
are as follows: Second Missionary Baptist Church Rev. Odell
Smith, Jr., Pastor; St. Joseph Baptist Rev. H.T. Rhim, Pastor;
Zion Hop Baptist Rev. Clifford Johnson, Pastor, who will
deliver the message for this evening. The public is invited to
join us in this great celebration. The church is located at 945
Carrie St., in Jacksonville. For more information, call (904)
SWORD AND SHIELD KINGDOM OUTREACH MIN-
ISTRY Oct. 14th at the Father's House Conference Center
located at 1820 Monument Rd., Bldg. #2, in Jacksonville. You
are invited to share in our 2007 Serious Praise Service. The
Rev. Mattie W. Freeman, Pastor, will bring the message.
Communion will be served. No admission fee.
MT. OLIVE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, located at
1319 N. Myrtle Ave. is celebrating 125 YEARS, October 14th,
21st, and 28th. All services begin at 5:00 p.m. Speakers: 2nd
Sunday, October 14th Rev. Darien Bolden; 3rd Sunday, Oct
21st Rev. Eric Lee. For more information, call (904) 355-
0015. Elder Lee Harris, Pastor.
VISION BAPTIST CHURCH OF JACKSONVILLE The
members of Vision Life Church International invite you to join
us as we celebrate our FAMILY AFFAIR WEEKEND CEL-
Assembly of God, Inc.
(Lane Avenue & I-10)
8:15 a.m. 10:45 a.m.
Pastor Cecil and Pastor Cecil Pastor ry and
Pauline Wiggins Wig ins Sermon Kim, Wiains
SOUTHWEST CAMPUS CLAY CO.
5040 CR 218, Middleburg, FL 291-1426
Coming October 21st
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Morning Worship 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Night 7:30 p.m.
St. Marvs -
901 Dilworth Street (912) 882-2309
Saturday, October 13th at 3:00 p.m.
Movie "Facing the Giants"
Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship and KIDS Church at 10:45 a.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Service at 7:00 p.m.
5755 Ramona Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32205 (904) 781-9393
Email: evangeltemple evangeltemleag.org
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EBRATION! The Celebration will kick-off at VLC, 8973
Lem Turner Road (corner of Lem Turner and Grand) on Friday,
October 12 at 7 p.m. with Vision's own Anointed Praise Team
and University of North Florida's Gospel Choir in concert!
Then on Saturday, October 13, join us 11 a.m. at Cecil Field
Park for our Family Picnic. Food, Fun and Fellowship-now
that's a Family Affair! On Sunday, October 14 at 10:15 a.m.
come to hear a dynamic Word from God by our Pastor, J.
Marcellas Williams, experience an exciting and energetic
Praise and Worship, and be surrounded by a warm and welcom-
ing family atmosphere. For more information, please call 294-
THE SENIOR WOMEN'S MISSIONARY MINISTRY cor-
dially invites each of you to help us celebrate our Annual Old-
Fashion Musical, Sunday, October 28, 2007 at 3:00 p.m. at
Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2803 W.
Edgewood Ave. This year we are featuring Rev. Frank Evans
and the Clef-Tones, Jerry and the Gospel Caravans, Elite
Mines, and the dramatization of the Glory Train. This will be a
spiritually filled program giving honor to our Lord and Savior
Jesus Christ. Please make plans to attend this most memorable
occasion. Also, there will be an old-fashion dinner served for
THE ST. MATTHEW BAPTIST CHURCH family will cel-
ebrate their 106th Year Anniversary of the church and 44 won-
derful years of service of their Pastor George A. Price, on
Sunday, October 21st during Church school at 9:30 a.m.,
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. with their guess Minister, Pastor
Emertis, Lynnwood Daye of Zion Baptist Church from
Newport News, VA. The 3:00 p.m. message will be delivered
by Pastor Ernie L. Murray of St. Thomas Missionary Baptist
Church, Jacksonville, FL. On Sunday evening at 6:30 p.m., the
St. Matthew Baptist Church mass choir will host a musical con-
cert featuring solist Sister Deloris Quaranta. They are located at
3731 Moncrief Rd., Jacksonville, FL.
THE WORLD FAMOUS CONCERT CHORLE OF
BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY AND DR.
REBECCA W. STEELE is coming October 21st at 4:00 p.m.
in the Ebenezer Memorial United Methodist Church located at
9114 Norforlk Blvd. Doors will open at 3:45 p.m.
GREATER MOUNT VERNON MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH Hosting East Florida and Bethany Baptist
Association 114th Annual Session, October 23 26th at 7:30
p.m. nightly. Moderator Emeritus Rev. R. L. Wilson, Rev. Dr.
Odell Smith, Jr. and Moderator Rev. Dr. Kelly E. Brown, Jr.,
"CHOIR DAY: A LIVE SESSION IN MUSIC" Enjoy a
live session in music at The 7th Annual Choir Day, presented
by The Inspirational Choir of First A.M.E. Church. Various
choirs will be participating at First A.M.E. Church on Sunday,
October 21, 4 p.m. Featured will be Trinity Presbyterian
Church, Palm Coast United Methodist Church, Mt. Calvary
Baptist Church, Tubman-King Community Church, and First
A.M.E. Church, as well as representatives from the youth
scene, The Worshipers and The Daughters of Miriam. The Rev.
Gillard S. Glover is the pastor of First A.M.E. Church, 91 Old
Kings Road North. For further details, call choir president
Gwendolyn Howard at (386) 446-5759.
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comfort: Deal graciously, we pray thee,
with those who mourn, that casting every care on thee,
they mnay know the consolation of thy love,
through Jesus Christ our LORD.
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died September 28, 2007.
Jr., died October 1, 2007.
S., died October 3, 2007.
R., died October 6, 2007.
died October 3, 2007.
CLIFFORD, Eddy, died
October 4, 2007.
ELLIS, Dorothy M.,
died October 5, 2007.
died October 5, 2007.
HARRIS, Melvin J.,
died October 1, 2007.
HARRIS, Pamela E.,
died September 30, 2007.
HOLLIDAY, Ronald E.,
died October 2, 2007.
JAMES, Willie, died
October 7, 2007.
LANE, Infant Kamari
Marie, died October 2,
KELLY, Deborah, died
October 7, 007.
died October 6, 2007.
POOLER, Mildred, died
October 3, 2007.
W., died October 1, 2007.
SMITH, Dorothy, died
October 3, 2007.
SPIKES, Nellie M., died
October 1, 2007.
WEBSTER, Pearl, died
october 8, 2007.
WOODEN, Olivia, died
October 9, 2007.
E'Moni Marie, died
October 5, 2007.
YOUNG, Anthony, died
October 6, 2007.
HOBBS, LeRoy, Jr., 61,
died October 2, 2007.
SMITH, Clyde, 83, died
October 1, 2007.
Wesley, Sr., 79, died
September 29, 2007.
The Church Directory -
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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .....................................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship ....................... 11:00 a.m.
Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays
(Old Sanctuary)...................................11:00 a.m .
Tuesday Prayer Meeting.............. ........ 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 8:00 p.m.
Rev. Eric Lee, Pastor
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus
(904) 764-5727 Church
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church School 8:45 a.m.
Fulfillment Hour Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
2036 Silver Street Jacksonville, FL 32206
Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor
(904) 354-7249 Church
Bible Power Enrichment Hour
SSunday School 9:15 -10:15 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
S (Sanctuary) 10:30 a.m.
Youth Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellowship Hall 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer 12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday Worship Service..................6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study, Youth Bible Study & Activities
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of GOD
"Jesus Loves Sinners Church Folk Don 't"
Elder Joseph Rice
Sunday School------ 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship 12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study Tuesday & Friday---- 7:00 p.m.
(912) 267-6395 (912) 996-4864 Cell
2705 MLK Blvd., Brunswick, GA 31520
THE FLORIDA / GEORGIA STAR
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FAX (904) 765-1673
is a se'asoo
"and ia timef
to every purpose under the heav-
en. A time to be born, and a time
to die. "--Ecclesiastes 3:1-2.
No one wants to talk about
death and funerals. Too depress-
ing. Unfortunately, death is a fact
of life and there simply is no way
to avoid it. For indeed there is a
"time to be born and a time to
You may want a traditional
funeral service with visitation
and a member of the clergy con-
ducting services at a church or a
funeral home. Would you want
an open or closed casket? Maybe
you want a special friend to do
the eulogy or family members to
read scripture passages or poetry.
Any favorite hymns?
First, you should shop
around and talk to a few funeral
directors. Yes, let your fingers do
the walking-comparing prices
for such things as casket,
embalming, ant the cost for pro-
Resist one-stop shopping,
which can include such things as
pra,,ei cards. th. mk-.oL Iotuie'
.and -ue.t rcgiiers-tdc,, .dd Lup
quickly Man,0 opt for thlie fer-
dl home in other, i neighburhuud
for personalized services.
Decide on body disposition.
Burial or cremation? If earth bur-
ial, a cemetery plot should be
purchased; if above ground, a
mausoleum crypt. If cremation is
the choice, plan disposition of
the ashes. Do you want them
stored in a columbarium niche or
buried? Maybe you prefer to
have your ashes scattered?
An option some people take
is to donate organs and tissues to
a medical school (have a donor
card and check on requirements).
If you would rather have a
memorial service express that
wish. That means a service in the
funeral home or a church where
the body is not present. A com-
mon misconception is that when
the body is cremated you don't
hold a funeral. You can hold a
funeral before cremation.
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Introducing Athletic Hall of Fame
Educator, Coach, Volunteer, First Coast native
and All Around Gentleman Ernest Gibson, was
recently inducted into Tuskegee University's
Athletic Hall of Fame.
Gibson, who enrolled at Tuskegee University
then Tuskegee Institute on the G.I. Bill in 1950,
had an interest in sports and at first pursued foot-
ball. After one year as a football guard, he
switched to track and was member of the track
team for four years. He lettered each year. As a
member of the track team, Gibson ran the 100,
220 yard dash, 440, and 880 yard relay, along
with the sprint medley relay. He was Captain of
the Army R.O.T.C. Rifle Team for two years and
lettered in 1952.
Majoring in Industrial Education and being
active in campus life, Gibson was listed in
"Who's Who in American Colleges and
Universities". An active member of Kappa Alpha
Psi Fraternity, Inc. he served as secretary and was
also elected president of the Men's senate at
Tuskegee. In later years he earned the Master of
Science Degree from Florida State University.
The ambition to succeed and help in the train-
ing of others, took Gibson to the classroom where
he taught Industrial Arts for eighteen years and
advanced to department chairperson. During this
same period of time, he served as assistant foot-
ball coach, and head coach of the junior varsity
basketball team and track team. Later Gibson
served as an administrative assistant on the junior
high school level for twelve years, retiring with
thirty-three years of service in education.
Gibson devotes time and effort in spiritual and
social organizations, including the NAACP,
YMCA, and Habitat for Humanity, Salvation
Army and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. He is
a member of St. Paul AME Church where he
serves as a Steward, choir member, president of
the male chorus, and a member of the leadership
Gibson is a strong, physical and financial sup-
porter of Tuskegee University through the
Jacksonville Tuskegee club, where he has served
as president and secretary. He participates each
year with club sponsored tours to the campus,
student scholarships, choir tours and the parade
of clubs. Additionally he has returned to campus
each year during the month of July to work with
the National Adopt-a-Dorm Program.
When we spoke with Mr. Gibson he stated, "It
was with deep humility and adoration that I
accepted the honor bestowed on me especially on
those hallowed grounds of 'Mother' Tuskegee.
When you do your best in whatever you under-
take the best will come back to you. This honor
will linger with me for as long as I am able to
recall this occasion."
Joining Gibson for this auspicious occasion
were his wife Dr. Lois Davis Gibson (his college
sweetheart), his daughter, The honorable State
Representative Ms. Audrey Gibson, his son The
Ernest Gerard Gibson and his family, Atlanta,
GA, Mrs. Andrea Williamson Kemp, Vincent
and Mrs. Paula Myrick, and long time friends
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mungin, Pittsburg, PA.
In fact, Mr. Mungin a Tuskegee University
Athletic Hall of Fame-er himself, nominated Mr.
Gibson for the 2007 group.
Congratulations to Ernest Gibson, a commit-
ted Tuskegee University Alumnus and wonderful
all around citizen!
OCTORER 13. 2007
Ernest Gibson listens intently as he is being introduced an Inductee
in Tuskegee University's Athletic Hall of Fame recent Induction
Ceremony. Photo courtesy of Mrs. Andrea Kemp.
Tuskegee University President Dr. Benjamin E
Payton presents Hall of Fame Plaque to Hall of
Fame Inductee Ernest Gibson. Photo courtesy of
Mrs. Andrea KempI
The grandchildren of The Ernest Gibson and chil-
dren of Ernest Gerard and Barbara Devenny
Gibson: Ridge, Rachel and Ryan of Atlanta, GA.
Photo courtesy of The Gibsons.
Dr. Lois and Ernest Gibson following Hall of Fame Induction
Ceremony at Tuskegee University. Photo courtesy of Mrs. Andrea
Dr. Lois Davis Gibson with Tuskegee University
Athletic Hall of Famer Robert Mungin. Photo
courtesy of The Gibson.
(Below left) Tuskegee
University Hall of Famers
and Ernest Gibson. Photo
courtesy of The Gibsons.
The Gibsons (center) with their children Chik-fil-A Executive Ernest
Gibson, Atlanta, GA and State Representative Audrey Gibson. Photo
courtesy of Mrs. Andrea Kemp.
The Ernest Gibson with their children, grandchildren, nieces and nephew following
Tuskegee University's Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Photo courtesy of The
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Conference last week,
(I and citizens to use
their collective power
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a field for African-
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O nizes the historic
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0 bers leading congres-
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Whip, Rep. James
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S- joined the four major
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(i Reps. Charles Rangel
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S- Ways and Means,
Q) John Conyers (D-
Mich), chair of
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S- chair of Homeland
-- Stephanie Tubbs-
E Jones of Ohio, chair
E of Standards of
O Official Conduct, will
kick off the glitzy D.
C. conference with a
iQ) Welcome Ceremony.
The stars also came
out. Quincy Jones,
Louis Gossett Jr.,
Gabrielle Union, Mya,
Master P., Victoria
> Rowell and Byron
S" Cage joined the mem-
bers of the 37th ALC
at the Washington
Among the staple
events, the Children's
So Edelman led the
National Town Hall
meeting on Thursday -
"Disrupting the Prison
Eric Dyson, George C.
Fraser and Russell
Simmons are among
notables who attended
the four-day confer-
ence featuring dozens
of policy forums, gen-
eral sessions, exhibits,
a job fair, book sign-
ings and networking
people focusing on
and the African dias-
pora attend ALC each
"We, are planning
an ALC filled with
dynamic social and
policy content that
will leave our confer-
ence audience well-
informed and motivat-
ed to make a differ-
ence," said Elsie L.
Scott, Ph.D., presi-
dent and CEO of the
which produces the
A new addition to
the conference was be
Luncheon on Sept. 27.
Meant for seasoned
event allowed atten-
dees with similar
interests and back-
grounds to interact in
a semi-informal set-
"Attendees will get
to share a lunch table
with persons in their
fields or with those
in other fields, if so
desired to exchange
ideas and contact
information that will
be mutually benefi-
cial," Scott said.
"George C. Fraser,
with his proven expe-
rience in effective
networking, will share
tips and time will be
set aside after the
speech for the atten-
dees to put those tips
into action right
On September 27,
Victoria Rowell, the
actress, dancer and
author, hosted the
which participants sat
with executives and
leaders in business,
tion, sports and non-
The CBC Spouses
Jones, the legendary
entertainer, and others
during a Celebration
of Leadership for the
Visual and Performing
Arts at the National
Museum of Women in
the Arts on September
26. That same day, the
Spouses and CBC
together to provide
food, clothing and
health services to
families at a homeless
shelter, So Others
Might Eat (SOME).
Del. Donna M.
Christensen of the
U.S. Virgin Islands
and Rep. G. K.
Butterfield of North
Carolina were this
year's ALC co-chair-
persons. Both serve
on the CBCF board of
directors and have
been instrumental in
the Foundation's eco-
"My colleague, Mr.
Butterfield, and I want
this conference to
bring generations of
leaders together to
reflect on conditions
in our communities,
share ideas and solu-
tions and enliven our
desire for change,"
Del. Christensen said.
address the countless
disparities that affect
our quality of life.
Coming out of ALC,
we.must harness our
power and renew our
families and cofimu-
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Rev. Al Sharpton
released a statement
Tuesday about his
recent meeting with
Court Justice Clarence
The staunch con-
servative, and second
appointed to the
nation's highest court,
recently released the
book My Grandfather's
Son: A Memoir. The
book details Thomas'
life from rural Pin
Point, Georgia to his
Supreme Court swear-
ing in ceremony.
In a release from
his National Action
"Today I met with
United States Supreme
Court Justice Clarence
Thomas for an informal
conversation about a
range of issues and core
beliefs. Last week, I
declined the invitation
to attend his book party.
While there are many
specific issues that the
Justice and I respectful-
ly disagree about --and
can be passionate-- the
Justice and I agreed that
we can disagree with-
out being disagreeable.
In particular, during our
meeting today we dis-
cussed our disagree-
ment over affirmative
action, and found that
we could, in fact have a
spirited debate without
resorting to dema-
However, I think
the most important
point of our meeting
today is that conversa-
tion between individu-
als who are concerned
about civil rights is
vital even if there is no
agreement on the solu-
tion. To that end, I
expect to continue our
believe there will be
candid -- but respectful
between the Justice and
other civil leaders in the
months to come."
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he has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, posses-
sion of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes and burglary. The
house guest who shot and killed Cobb's assistant at the time of the home inva-
sion, was not charged.
The Housing and Neighborhoods Department, Community Development Division
(CDD), will hold public hearings concerning the 2008-2009 City of Jacksonville
Consolidated Plan that includes the following Federal Grant Programs:
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG)
HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)
Housing Opportunities for Person with AIDS (HOPWA)
Section 3 Plan
Citizens are encouraged to participate in the development of the Consolidated
Plan and to attend the hearings to receive information about current year activi-
ties, to express housing and community development needs and to make recom-
mendations for activities to be undertaken during the October 1, 2008 -
September 30, 2009 program year.
Hearings will be held on:
Thursday, October 18, 2007 6:00 P.M.
Beaver Street Enterprise Center
1225 W. Beaver Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Thursday, October 25, 2007 6:00 P.M.
Community Rehabilitation Center
623 Beechwood Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
All applicants for Consolidated Plan program funds will be required to attend a
mandatory technical assistance workshop. Workshop dates will be advertised at a
later date. Visit our website at www.coj.net, search word "CDBG" for more informa-
If any non-English speaking persons or persons with mobility, visual or hearing impair-
ments wish to attend the public hearing and have special needs, please notify the
Community Development Division at 255-8200 in advance so that accommodations may
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Dear Jacksonville Voters:
As you may know, there is an audacious move underway to add eighteen (18)
more months to Mayor Peyton's current term. Perhaps impeachment is the proper
Democratic pursuit at this time, rather than extending the Mayor's (and Council's)
tenures in office. TriLegacy, Courthouse, and ProLogic debacles exceeding $90
.million are crying out for Mayor Peyton's impeachment. The unjust, regressive,
and unnecessary fees confirm that Mayor Peyton, and Council members who sup-
ported him, should actually leave office ASAP. In essence, here are seven reasons
for which the respective terms should not be extended:
1. District Adulteration We don't need another 18 months of constituent
Misrepresentation that's embedded in certain Council Districts. If Peyton leaves on
time, perhaps those Council leaders who voted "yes" for the Administration on the
new fees, instead of following their constituents desires, will begin to do the right
thing by following the desires of their constituents.
2. Deceitful Administration Jacksonville doesn't need 18 more months of
wasteful Administration. Savings for dismissal at end of four year term will far
exceed savings for 18 month extension. At least $18 Million have been wasted or
mismanaged per year during Peyton's first four years in office. We could save $27
million by not keeping him another 18 months.
3. Disgusting Arrogance We really can't handle another 18 more months of
local governmental Arrogance e.g., in terms of new fees, the so called Town
Hall meetings were conducted without the Town meetings, new charges were
installed against the will of the people, public input that would have further cut the
budget was circumvented.
4. Distrust with Abomination Since Proverbs confirm that "lying lips are an
abomination", we shouldn't have to tolerate another 18 months truth Manipulation
- i.e., the Mayor said he'd return to the private sector at the end of this "four year
term". We should demand, at least in this case, that Mr. Peyton be a man of his
5. Domineering Appearance Perhaps we need to confirm who really initiated
this proposed legislation. Could it be that the sponsor is just following an idea of
the Peyton Administration or its friends and thereby having outside forces domi-
nate the proposal idea and process?
6. Derelict Apologies We don't need another 18 months that could include more
sorry and insulting apologies. If you were here when the Mayor came down and
said he was sorry about ProLogic, it was as if he basically said, "I'm sorry I took
your lawnmower through ProLogic, but please forgive me and help me get ready
to take you automobile through the new regressive fees".
7. Degrading Apathy Don't need 18 more months of Apathy. We are facing
another potential record year in homicides. The Mayor and the Council consistent-
ly prove that they are more concerned with their own agendas than preserving Life
- e.g., the Mayor makes no speeches on this critical matter, he attends none of the
many funerals, and there is nothing to prove that he is actively engaged in reducing
and preventing murder.
Please vote "NO" to any legislation that would allow Mayor Peyton to stay in
office an additional eighteen (18) months. Again, we should perhaps be consider-
ing impeachment rather than an extension.
Pastor George Harvey, Jr.
Mt. Charity Missionary Baptist Church
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ALL ABOARD TOUR PULLING INTO TAVARES
Thomas the Tank EngineTM to Visit the Inland Lakes Railway
(Tavares, Fla.) October 4th,2007 Peep! Peep! Thomas the Tank Engine is set to roll into
Wooton Park in Tavares for the Day Out With Thomas 2007: All Aboard Tour. The event,
which takes place November 2 4 & 9 11, 2007, will be hosted by the Inland Lakes
Railway, www.inlandlakesrailway.com, at Wooton Park in Tavares.
For more than six decades, children have been captivated by the tales of Thomas the
Tank Engine. Pulling out of the station for its 12th consecutive ride on the rails, the Day Out
With Thomas 2007: All Aboard Tour will visit 45 cities in the United States and Canada. Day
Out With Thomas is the only place for families to take a ride with a 15-ton replica of every-
body's favorite #1 engine, Thomas the Tank Engine, and enjoy Thomas-themed activities at
the Imagination Station, including stamps, temporary tattoos and hands-on arts and crafts.
Each year the tour grows, traveling to new destinations, adding new activities and welcom-
ing new visitors.
Thomas the Tank Engine, star of Thomas & FriendsTM, on
PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS SproutSM will be kicking off his Day
Out With Thomas 2007: All Aboard Tour in March and is expect-
ed to welcome more than 1 million passengers through
December. This limited-engagement experience features a vari-
ety of Thomas & Friends-themed entertainment
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Week in Black History
John Brown led the raid on Harpers Ferry, 1859
Astronaut Mae Jemison was born, 1956
Jazz musician Jelly Roll Morton was born, 1890
Marketers Target Black Youth
We're all consumers.
This is a definite fact for
those of us living amidst
here in the United States.
Yet most people aren't
cognizant of their own
power in the buying and
selling market and how
they are often exploited
for other people's gain.
According to a recent
report released by the
Selig Center for
Economic Growth at the
University of Georgia's
Terry College of
American spending will
reach $845 billion in
2007 and is estimated to
top $1.1 trillion by the
year 2012. This is a lot
of buying power!
As consumers living
in the society that we do,
it is important to be
aware of what we are
buying and where our
hard earned dollars go.
African American youth
need to be particularly
aware of the marketing
campaigns set out to
manipulate- them into
buying things they often
times can't afford.
Luxury sneakers, elec-
tronic equipment and
other apparel. are expen-
sive. In fact, many
wealthy parents won't
even buy these items for
their children due to per-
Race-based marketing is
prevalent in the United
States and several non-
profit organizations exist
solely to try and counter-
act the negative effects
of these advertising
campaigns on the minor-
ity youth influenced by
\elhma LaPoint of
Howard University is
one such African
fighting to educate par-
ents and children alike
on the power of the
media to influence and
control their spending
habits. LaPoint speaks at
various academic con-
ferences and through the
Campaign for a
Childhood, stating that
African American youth
are targeted primarily
because they are trend-
setters. If black
American youth pick up
on a trend, then the rest
of the nation will follow
closely behind in accept-
ing it as the standard.
Marketers and advertis-
ers would thus foolish
not to cater to the
African American mar-
ket and black youth in
The Selig Center
states that African
American buying power
Will rise in 47 states this
year with the largest
market share increases
in Georgia. Naryland
and Nlississippi. These
states reflect the largest
black consumer markets
in addition to the District
of Columbia at 30.6o0.
In Nlississippi African
Americans reflect 24. 3o
of the consumer market.
Maryland at 22.2?. and
Georgia at 20.8%. With
so much buying power
at the hands of African
throughout the country it
is exciting to think about
the positive steps schol-
ars -and advocates like
Velma LaPoint will
make in the right direc-
tion toward consumer
responsibility as well as
marketed towards the
educated black con-
Page B-2/October 13, 2007
.Ther Star/Prep Rap
What That College Tour Guide Really Means
You've spent the past
three hours in a hot car
with your parents and teen
sibling just to arrive at a
potential college to be led
around by a student who
decided pointing at land-
marks would be a better
job than flipping burgers
for food services. To avoid
a word-for-word recitation
of the school's brochure,
take this list of decoded
tour guide lingo on your
Campus cafeteria -
Tour guide says: "We boast
over seven cafeterias cam-
puswide. Check out all the
really cool- fast-food ven-
dors we have in our student
Tour guide decoder:
Many schools require
freshmen to live on cam-
pus. Catch is, they also
normally require purchas-
So what help can you
expect from your company?
Support is often determined
by government guidelines.
According to IRS regula-
tions, employers can pro-
vide up to $5,250 to each
employee per year on a tax-
free basis. Any additional
employer tuition assistance
is taxed, so many employers
stay within the IRS limit.
To make the most of this
assistance, however, it's
important to know exactly
how your employer's pro-
gram works. Here are some
common elements of
employer tuition assistance
ing a food plan.
If that money
runs dry after a
-p __ and coffee
pus meals three
times a day
aren't going to look as
appealing as they do now.
You should ask: Are
there places to eat and gro-
cery stores within walking
distance from the campus?
Student center Tour
guide says: "There's so
much to do on this cam-
pus! With over 1,000 stu-
dent groups for you to join
and campus concerts
throughout the year, you'll
never be bored ..."
Tour guide decoder: To
cover up for a lackluster
surrounding town, the tour
guide may be more likely
to highlight how many
the school has to offer.
While student groups are a
great way to meet people, a
month of staying on cam-
pus could plague you with
Most employers will require
you to maintain a certain
grade point average (GPA)
in order to benefit from the
tuition assistance program.
Keep this in mind when
considering how you will
organize your class sched-
ule. "Some employers will
even manage their tuition
to the student's semester or
quarterly GPA," says Hilary
Ward Schnadt, associate
dean of University Center
of Lake County. "They may
pay 100 percent for an 'A'
You should ask: \Where
do students go if they \\ant
to take a break from the
un\ ersitr? \What kinds of
can students find in the
Residence hall Tour
guide says: "We have a
keycard security system
that is second to none.
Everyone must swipe his
or her card to get into each
floor of the dorms..."
Tour guide decoder:
You'll find that type of key-
card system at almost
every school you visit. The
trick is to find out who's
watching who gets let in
those doors by a person
with a "state of the art"
You should ask: Are
there surveillance cameras
and fully staffed security
desks? How does the uni-
versity alert its students if
there is an emergency on
campus? Will I get in trou-
ble if I have a security
guard walk me home when
I'm too tipsy to stagger
home by myself?
Library Tour guide
says: "Our library has 5
and lower percentages for
Tuition payment /
While some companies will
pay your tuition bill direct-
ly, others will ask you to
make the initial payment,
reimbursing you at the quar-
ter or the semester after
you have received your
This means that your
budget should be flexible
enough so that you can pay
that tuition money up front,
without missing it. "We usu-
ally recommend that stu-
dents in this situation save
million volumes and pam-
phlets in its collections and
the largest number of
books about moths in the
Tour guide decoder:
The overwhelming number
of books is a stirring statis-
tic that is easy for tour
guides to throw at their
high school visitors. Most
universities participate in
an interloan library pro-
gram, so finding a book
you need even if it's not on
your campus shouldn't be
that hard. And, albeit
impressive, how often will
you really need to use the
school's narrowly defined
You should ask: Does
the library offer study
group programs and more
flexible hours during exam
guide says: "The class-
rooms here incorporate up-
to-date design and technol-
ogy to augment the learn-
.Tour guide decoder:
This is a fine example of a
selling point that doesn't
really tell you anything.
enough so that they can pay
up to two semesters of
tuition," Schnadt says.
"That way they don't have
to interrupt their course-
work if their reimbursement
checks are delayed. Some
students even pay their
tuition via credit card, col-
lecting frequent flyer miles
and then paying off the bal-
ance "when they get reim-
Major requirements. In
addition to requiring that
you maintain a certain GPA,
your employer may restrict
your choice of major to
something related to your
and wireless Internet con-
nections can be found at
almost evei- university,
and while some students
use laptops for class notes.
they often don't outnumber
those with pen and paper.
Consider how technology
11l extend beyond the
You should ask: Are
professors known to use
technology tools such as
podcast lectures or online
Health center Tour
guide says: "Our center
provides excellent checkup
and pharmacy services..."
Tour guide decoder:
While some schools have
hospitals located conve-
niently on campus, others'
health centers aren't
.equipped for a crisis or
late-night visit. Don't wait
until you can't peel your-
self from the bed and trash-
can to find out where to go
You should ask: Where
is the closest hospital, and
does the university offer.
transportation if I can't
drive or don't have a car?
current or future position
with the company.
So if you're looking to
further your education, be
sure to check all your
options. You may find your
employer is willing to
invest in your future!
lan I Get Tuitrion Help From My Job?
Page B-3/October 1,3, 2007
DAY OUT WITH THOMAS continued from front cover
ment experience features a
variety of Thomas &
ment for the entire family,
(approximate) ride with
Thomas the Tank Engine
The opportunity to
meet and take a photo
with Sir Topham HattTM,
Controller of the Railway
A Thomas & Friends
Imagination Station; fea-
turing stamps, temporary
tattoos, hands-on arts and
crafts activities and color-
viewing and live music.
The tour provides a
unique, interactive family
experience at every sta-
tion, offering a variety of
entertaining activities that
reflect the local flavor of
each stop. At the Inland
Lakes Railway, activities
will include: magic shows
featuring Billy Damon,
miniature golf, music
shows featuring the Pied
Piper of Percussion Steve
moonwalk, and a special
visit by Gatorland.
25-minute train ride with
Thomas the Tank Engine
will depart every 60 min-
utes, rain or shine,
between 10:00 a.m. and
3:00 p.m. on Friday and
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on
Saturday and Sunday.
Tickets for the Day Out
With Thomas 2007: All
Aboard Tour are $18 for
ages two and up.
Tickets are on sale
now and-are available by
866.468.7630 or logging
way.com. For more infor-
mation and directions con-
tact the Inland Lakes
Railway at 352-589-4300
or visit www.inland-
For general informa-
tion or to find a Day Out
With Thomas 2007: All
Aboard Tour event near
Day Out With Thomas owned and operated by
is presented by HIT the Railstar Corporation
Entertainment, of Cape Vincent, New
For media use only:
downloadable artwork or
please go to www.hitnew-
sonline.com, select U.S.
media and then Day Out
With Thomas 2007: All
About Inland Lakes
The Inland Lakes
Railway operates year
round operating on tracks
owned by the Florida
Central Railroad. The
Railway offers, excursion
service in the form of din-
ner trains, lunch trains,
charters and regularly
scheduled narrated train
rides. The Railway offers
service on and between
the cities of Orlando,
Mount Dora, Eustis,
Winter Garden and
Apopka, Florida. The
Inland Lakes Railway is
About Thomas &
Thomas & Friends
invites children to enter a
world of imagination
through the tracks of a
train and the words of a
story. Thomas the Tank
Engine was created by a
father for his son more
than 60 years ago. Today,
families in more than 145
countries enjoy fun and
adventure with their
engine friends while expe-
riencing timeless life les-
sons of discovery, friend-
ship and cooperation.
Thomas & Friends is mak-
ing tracks to great destina-
tions on PBS KIDS and
PBS KIDS SproutSM. For
more information about
the world of Thomas the
Tank Engine and his
friends, please visit
owned by private equity
investment group Apax
Partners since June 2005,
is one of the world's lead-
ing independent children's
and rights-o\wners. HIT's
portfolio includes interna-
tionally renowned chil-
dren's properties, such as
Bob the BuilderTM,
BarneyvTN, Thoma-s &
HIT acts as a representa-
tive for The Wiggles'R in
the UK. US and Canada
and as worldwide repre-
sentative for The Jim
library of classic family
brands, including Fraggle
RockTM. HIT also owns
the Guinness World
RecordsTM publishing and
television property and
Fireman SamTM, a joint
venture with S4C.
Launched in 1989, HIT's
lines of business span tel-
evision and video produc-
tion (including studios in
the US and the UK), pub-
lishing, consumer prod-
ucts licensing and live
events. With a catalog of
more than 1,000 hours of
young children's program-
ming, HIT sells its shows
to more than 240 countries
worldwide, in more than
40 different languages and
has operations in the UK,
US, Canada, Hong Kong
and Japan. In 2005, the
Company joined Comcast
Corporation, PBS and
Sesame Workshop to
launch PBS KIDS
SproutSM, a 24-hour digi-
tal cable channel and
VOD service for
preschoolers. For more
Page B-4/October 13, 2007
The Star/Prep Rap
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!fld 1E2r HFlorida Communities rust Calendar
SPopular contest attracts
:: .,._almost 180 images frojn 45 parks across state
- I K 7.d
have been selected to
have their images of
Florida parks featured in
the 2008 calendar pro-
duced by the Florida
Communities Trust pro-
gram, it was announced
today. A total of 13 photos
were selected from
almost 180 images taken
at 45 parks around the
state, as part of the third
annual photo contest for
the Trust's popular calen-
dar highlighting land
acquisition projects fund-
ed through the
Preservation 2000 and
Florida Forever pro-
F l or id a
Communities Trust does
an outstanding job help-
ing communities preserve
parks and open spaces,
and the calendar is. an
exceptional way to high-
light these amazing
Secretary Tom Pelham,
whose agency adminis-
ters the FCT program. "I
am delighted that so
many Floridians partici-
pated in the photo contest
as a way to showcase the
special places that have
been created through
invited to submit photos
depicting one of three cat-
egories at FCT-funded
parks: natural Florida;
ational amenities or his-
torical or cultural
resources; and people
enjoying the sites. The
winning entries were
selected by a panel of
three eminent photogra-
phers, and the winners
will each receive 10
copies of the 2008 FCT
calendar once it is print-
ed. In addition, the win-
.ning photographers in
each of the three cate-
gories will receive framed
posters of their photos.
'One of the 13 win-
ning entries will be
selected for the cover of
the calendar, while the
others will be used to
highlight each month.
Three photographers -
Mac Stone, Michael Wray
and Paul Krashefski --
each had two images
selected for the 2008 cal-
endar. One of
Krashefski's photos was
also included in the 2007
FCT calendar. Smaller
versions of numerous
other photos submitted
for the contest will be
included throughout the
Photo contest win-
ners (in alphabetical
Tom Billman of
Loxahatchee, "End of the
Rainbow," Grassy Waters
Preserve, City of West
Palm Beach (Natural
Florida Category winner)
Clyde Butcher of
Venice, "Bay Preserve at
Osprey," Bay Preserve at
Osprey, City of Osprey
City and Sarasota County
of Riverview, "Stand of
Isolated Oaks at Sunrise,"
Triple Creek Greenway
Phase II, Hillsborough
Anne Cox of
Gardens and Lakeside
Preserve, City of Lake
Jon Fletcher of
Kohrnak of Gainesville,
"Barr Hammock Sunset,"
Barr Hammock, Alachua
S Paul Krashefski
of Fort Lauderdale,
"Westgate 4 Grand
Neighborhood Park and
"Sunrise Over Dune,"
Hollywood North Beach
Park Addition, Broward
John Sagert of
Memorial Park," Veterans
Memorial Park, City of
O 1 d s m a r
Mac Stone of
Barr Hammock, Alachua
County (People Category
winner) and "Barr
Hammock Lilypads 2,"
Barr Hammock, Alachua
Michael Wray of
Atlanta, "Family Fun at
North Beach Community
Park," North Beach
Conununity Park, City of
New Smyrna Beach aifd
"Quiet Morning at Spruce
Creek Preserve," Doris
Leeper Spruce Creek
Preserve, Volusia County
You may view the 13
winning photos at
otoContest/ and are wel-
come to download the
images. This gallery will
be available to you
through next Friday,
Administered by the
Trust is a state land acqui-
sition grant program that
has provided almost $667
million to local communi-
ties to preserve parks and
recreational space. DCA
helps Florida's communi-
ties meet the challenges
of growth, reduce the
effects of disasters and
invest in the community.
For more .information
regarding the Department
and Florida Communities
Trust, please visit
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The Star/Prep Rap
Making Words The Stars Of The Show
reading is such an impor-
tant skill, parents are
always looking for ways to
introduce their children to
the world of words.
Early intervention is
essential-at least 68 per-
cent of fourth graders read
below proficiency, accord-
ing to the latest National
Assessment of Educational
Fortunately, a few tips
Establish a time
when you and your child
can snuggle and read
together. Let children
choose the books you read.
When you're reading
picture books to your
child, point out words and
sound them out. Trace the
letters with your fingers.
Listen attentively when
your child reads aloud.
Take your preschool-
er to the library to get a
library card so he or she
can explore the wide world
Talk to your pre-
schooler. Point out the
names of things your child
sees-in books and in the
real world-so your child
thinks about how words
sound and what they repre-
sent, .fostering a love of
Select a "word of the
day" and make it a goal
with your preschooler to
use it at least three times
throughout the day.
Teach your child the
A-B-C song. Put magnetic
letters on your refrigerator
so your child can play with
letters and learn to spell
Children emulate what
Give books as gifts.
ment that encourages a
love of reading. Movies
based on a favorite book or
TV show that feature let-
ters, words or books make
For example, a new
animated series, funded in
part by -the U.S.
Department of Education,
can help. The PBS KIDS
playfully brings words to
life by embedding them in
the objects they represent
to help. 3- to 5-year-olds
make a connection
between a word and its
meaning. The show intro-
duces a world full of
words and funny charac-
ters known as
getting ready to read con-
crete versus abstract-
friendly versus scary.
riculum is based on
research from the National
Reading Panel and draws
on skills critical to chil-
dren's emergent literacy
and social development-
making it a show that par-
ents can feel good about
their preschoolers watch-
Be an active partici-
pant when watching edu-
cational TV shows and
movies with your children.
Point out objects on the
screen, and see if they can
spell them for you. When a
word appears on the
screen, ask them to say
each letter out loud.
If you have a digital
video recorder (DVR),
pause the educational
show after a learning
moment to talk through the
lesson with your children
and encourage them to talk
about what they learned
after the show is finished.
For more information
on "WordWorld" visit
Astronauts Open Semi-Annual Auction of their
Artifacts and Memorabilia
Opening today, space
fans can bid online for
astronaut artifacts and
from some of their
beloved astronauts as the
debuts its Semi-Annual
Auction of Astronaut
http ://www. astro-
nauts have joined
together to auction off
their space mementoes
as a way to raise funds to
provide scholarships for
exceptional college stu-
dents pursuing degrees
in Science and
of the auction include: A
mission patch FLOWN
to the moon aboard
Apollo 14 and auto-
graphed by astronaut
Edgar Mitchell; a paint-
ed canvas depicting the
Earth and moon signed
by 27 legendary astro-
nauts such as Buzz
Aldrin and Wally
Schirra; Apollo 13 insur-
ance cover signed by the
original prime crew:
Fred Haise, Jim Lovell
and Ken Mattingly
(Mattingly was replaced
three days before the
mission for medical con-
cerns) and a piece of the
Apollo 11 thermal pro-
tection subsystem which
covered the capsule on
its flight to the moon.
opens today, October 4,
2007 at 9 a.m. EDT and
will coincide with live
bidding on Saturday,
October 13, 2007 at the
Autographica show in
where several astronauts
will be signing for the
public. Online and in-
person bidding will con-
clude at the
Autographica dinner on
the evening of October
13 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.
Now in its fourth
year, all proceeds from
the auction benefit the
Foundation, a non-
which provides schol-
arships to college stu-
dents who exhibit
tion, and exceptional
performance in the sci-
ence or engineering
field of their major.
The Foundation funds
nineteen $10,000 schol-
arships annually and has
awarded $2.5 million to
226 students nationwide.
For more informa-
tion, log on to
hip.org or call 321-269-
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JACKSONVILLE BRANCH NAACP SCHEDULES' Sarasota Premiere of Art21
FREEDOM FUND DINNER Wednesday, October 10, 10:00 a.m.
SThe Jacksonville Branch NAACP will host the 42nd Annual Freedom Fund
Art in the Twenty-First Century is a groundbreaking
Dinner on Tuesday, November 6, 2007, 7:00 p.m. at the Wyndham Ri ern\alk, documentary television series focusing exclusively on
-Hotel, 1515 Prudential Drive. The speaker will be Attorney Willie E. Ga'\. contemporary visual art by artists working in the United
renowned attorney from Stuart, Florida, who is known for his success in hlgh States today.
I C. The series provides behind-the-scenes views of the
profile commercial litigation. Attorney Gary is well known in Jackson, ille for artists in their studios, homes, and communities. The
sponsoring the Willie Gary Classic between Edward Waters College and Sha\\ artists speak directly to the audience, in their own words,
UnL' ersi\. about how, why, and what they create.
SJoin us for the first public screening in Sarasota of
The Annual Freedom Fund Dinner is the Branch's major fund-raising e ent Romance, followed by a discussion with Museum staff.
and the goal this year is to raise enough funds to hire an Executive Director to. After the screening, learn how to become a member of
Iman the office; provide financial support to the ACT-SO Program for high the new support group for the Ringling Museum Library.
school participants; and support various committees that are working to Art2 in the Twenty-First Century is presented by
Art2l, in collaboration with Americans for the Arts, as
improve community relations in Jacksonville. part of Art21 Access '07, a nationwide celebration of con-
The public is encouraged to support this worthwhile event, hear a dynamic temporary art and creativity.
speaker, and become directly involved. We are asking for a donation of $50.00 This event is produced in collaboration with Art21,
er e n ad t s tt st tn p sI are $ Tinc., a non-profit contemporary art organization serving
per person and tables that sat ten persons ar $500.00. Tickets may be pur- artists, students, teachers, and the general public world-
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Jacksonville. for the first time. was the host cit. for
the United Supreme Council. 33"..Ancient & Accepted
Scottish Rite of Freemasonry Southern Jurisdiction.
U.S.A. Prince Hall Affiliation. This was the organiza-
tion's 121st Annual Session. There were many educa-
tional and leadership sessions including a health ses-
sion, led by Dr. Ulysses Watkins, Jr., Houston, Texas, as
the Grand Minister of Health and Medical Director.
While in Jacksonville, they provided 29 grants, total-
ing $149,000 to 23 jurisdictions and awarded Edward
Waters College $15,000 and Morris Brown College of
Atlanta, $10,000. The organization has pledged to
always provide scholarship funds to HBCU's in
America and encourages students to apply.
City Councillady Mia Jones welcomed the group-to
Jacksonville and Dr. Donna Oliver accepted the schol-
arship funds for Edward Waters College. Other special
guest included two original Tuskegee Airmen and
Clara McLaughlin, owner of The Florida Star and The
Georgia Star Newspapers. S.G.I.G. Calvin Miller, III,
330 and S.G.I.G. Allen Stewart, 330, received the Deputy
The Southern Jurisdiction is led by S.G.I.G. Deary
Vaughn, 330, as Sovereign Grand Commander. The
Honorable Vaughn said that they had planned to have
the next session in Oklahoma but with the fine hospital-
ity shown by Jacksonville, he would strongly recom-
mend that they return to Jacksonville next year,
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Solomon Wallace, Sovereign Grand Commander, Northern Dr. Ivory Buck, Jr., Melvin Bappmore, Solomon Wallace,
Jurisdiction, Dr. Michael Moore, Most Worshipful Grand Basil Sands and Frederick Dotson, Sr.
Master of Florida, Belize, Central America and St. Johns,
USVI and Honorable Deary Vaughn, Sovereign Grand
Commander, United Supreme Council, Southern
Standing from left are Joseph Malone, Sr of Slidell, LA and
Eustace Williams, Jr. of Los Angeles with other table guest.
Seated: (left to right) Sis. Mildred Smith, Grand Worthy Matron Florida Jurisdiction;
Sis. Evelyn Hayes, State Grand Loyal Lady Ruler Ladies of the Golden Circle,
Florida Jurisdiction; Sis Ernestine H Buck, Past State Grand Loyal Lady Ruler,
New Jersey Jurisdiction, Representing the Northern Jurisdiction; Sis. Esther
Vaughn, First Lady United Supreme Council, Southern Jurisdiction; Sis. Iris L
Moore, Imperial Commandress, Imperial Court Daughters oflsis; Standing: (left to
right) Mrs. Barbara Moore-Austin, Sister of Grand Master Dr. MichaelMoore, FL;
Mrs. Anna Hammond, Asst Provost, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, FL;
Mrs. Elvera Shannon, Grand Worthy Matron Louisiana Jurisdiction and President
of the Conference of Grand Matrons and Grandpatrons
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I bought a car from a friend and it was a huge mistake. After I
got the car it broke down, started leaking oil and the transmis-
sion went bad. Because we're friends, I thought we could
work it out and I would get some of my money back. I
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he had the car fixed just enough to sell it. I feel betrayed and
want to know if I can sue him?
Melinda (Boston, MA)
Your friend ripped you off by selling you a lemon and left you with a silly look on your face.
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Gold Grills May Be the Fad of
Choice for Some Young
People, But Take Heed They
By: Tonyaa Weathersbee, BAW
Kevin Stokes had it halfway right.
When his 10-year-old stepson, Vincent
Holloman, made good grades and was elected president at his elementary school
in Pompano Beach, Fla., Stokes decided that a reward was in order.
That's when wisdom surrendered to stupidity.
According to the Miami Herald, Stokes spent $500 on gold grills that cov-
ered Vincent's lower front teeth. When a school guidance counselor asked the
child to take them out, and apparently didn't buy his explanation that they were
permanent, Vincent said she snatched them out.
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well, that wasn't wise. But her
judgment wasn't nearly as bad as
Stokes' judgment in buying a fifth-
grader gold grills in the first place.
That's because grills aren't just
some sort of fashion statement that
invokes the usual fear in straitlaced
folks who blame gangster rap for
all the ills of black youth.
Grills, you see, can kill.
the same way in which qualified vendors are paid to provide goods and services
to government entities, such as contractors who build schools and roads or an
office supplies store that wins a bid to sell office supplies to a government
In recent years, some have questioned the need to publish notices in local
newspapers, saying that the Internet has become so widely used that it repre-
sents a better way of informing the public. The Internet can play a role in a bet-
ter informed citizenry, but public notices buried in government Web sites cannot
replace the value delivered by newspapers. The permanence, stability and inde-
pendent verification offered by publication of.public notices in newspapers
ensure citizens have access to bonafide, trusted information about the business
OCTOBER 13, 200 7
TH-I S .STAR
'CLUB DRUGS' Gone Wild
Ester Da\ is
A couple of girlfriends are in io\\n for a conenlion .
After dinner. you decide to hang out at that nel\\ club for a
nightcap. Just like \\e used to do. Girl. remembering bar-
hopping days. Or. sou are out of town at a convention. You
are restless and need to "wind down." The bell captain rec-
ommends a nightclub and hails a cab for you. Let's say, you are not especially look-
ing for anyone, anything ... just a good night out on the town, some jazz, a dab. of
country or down-home blues, and you will be safely back home by 2 a.m. Good, clean
Know, before you go, that the club scene has changed. There are a few new play-
ers at the clubs these days. Club drugs, or "date rape" drugs,' no longer have college
or teenagers associated with them. They have moved "uptown" to the Christian con-
ferences, corporate sales meetings, and baby-boomer playgrounds. They come to the
dinner parties, the open bar and the semi-formal annual awards programs. They crash
the country clubs, bingo and art galleries. These new players have nicknames. They
are called "liquid ecstasy," "Georgia Home Boy," "Special K," peddled by "Mr. Tall,
Tan & Terrific" and/or "Ms. 38-24-44." The well-dressed mistress or master blends in
and does some namedropping, quotes scripture, has the football scores and is familiar
with designer suits. The approach is innocent, classic and working. These street names
of drugs and their "business owners" can turn a pleasant night out into a nightmare,
regardless of who you are with, where you are or what time it is.
GHB is short for Gamma-hydroxybutyrate, MDMA (Ecstasy), Katamine (Special
K, Vitamin K), Rohynol (roofies), and Methamphetamine (Speed, Crank, Meth).
(Where do they get these names??) GHB is hard to detect. The taste is easily masked
by most drinks. Know for sure that the effects are magnified when mixed with alco-
hol or other drugs, prescribed or illegal. Like alcohol, GHB is a depressant. Even in
low doses, it reduces inhibitions and causes amnesia. GHB and a host of other drugs,
when slipped into an alcoholic drink, juice or soft drink makes the victim helpless
against sexual or other assault, i.e., blackmail, robbery or becoming a new "adult" star
(polite for pornography).
Back to the night out with the girls ... or the boys. You are asked to dance, and the
music is speaking to your groove. Oh, yea, he can dance. Can I buy you a drink? Sure.
And you move away from your safety net over to the lustrous, plush media room with
the conversational d6cor. A little talking won't hurt. And while a "stranger" goes to get
your drink, you continue to admire the view and relax. Wrong! Wrong!!
Health professionals attest to.the fact that if you go to the emergency room, doc-
tors have no idea what they are.dealing with, because there is no simple test for the
GHB families. So, to be safe, for openers never accept any drink from a stranger. The
rest is simple, old-fashioned common sense.
Discuss this article with a young person, a traveler, a socialite, and all trusting
optimists. It could save a life.
Ester Davis is a writer and television producer. She can be reached at host@ester-
davis.com. Copyright 2007 by Ester Davis.
Five Questions and Answers about Public Notices -
Public notices published in newspapers provide citizens a Window into gov-
ernment. Most of the information for the following questions and answers comes
from the booklet "Public Notice: An American Tradition, An Examination of the
Role of Newspapers in Public Notice," published by the Public Notice Resource
Center and American Court & Commercial Newspapers.
1) What is a public notice?
A public notice is information informing citizens of government or govern-
ment-related activities that affect citizens' everyday lives.
2) Why do we need public notices?
An important premise found in both federal and local governments is that
information about government activities must be accessible in order for the elec-
torate to make well-informed decisions. Public notices in newspapers provide
this sort of accessibility to citizens who want to know more about government
3) What is the history of public notices?
The history of public notice begins long before the emergence of newspa-
pers. The concept has existed since early civilizations posted notices in public
squares. This crude method was eventually refined with the publication of the
first publication of the first English language newspaper in 1665 a court news-
paper called The Oxford Gazette.
In America, the Acts of the First Session of the First Congress in 1789
required that all bills, orders, resolutions and congressional votes be published
in at least three publicly available newspapers.
Upholding the public's right to know has been essential to our country's way
of life since day one. Our government governs with the consent of people, and
this consent must be informed.
4) What are some examples of a public notices?
There are many kinds of public notices. Publication of proposed budgets for
local governments, notices of local government hearings, bid notices, board and
agency meeting minutes and pre-election notices are just a few examples.
5) Are newspapers the most effective vehicle for public notices?
Public notices published in newspapers ensures readership by those most
likely to be interested in or affected by the notices. Plus, the notices arrive at
readers' homes or places of work in a newspaper filled with local news and infor-
mation that compels readership.
Newspapers are paid to publish public notices, which guarantees that valu-
able newspaper space will be devoted to notifying the public. The system works
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UNITED SUPREME COUNCIL continued from C1
The 330 Class of 2007 .,
was named after the pre-
vious Grand Master of
Florida, the Honorable
The more than 2,600
men left Jacksonville, all
Also attending the
121st Session were the ''' .
top Ladies of the Golden -
Elected and Appointed
Circle and Order of the
Eastern Star as guest of
the group. The ladies were
all treated, without cost,
to a reception Friday night
with prizes and gifts, a
shopping spree on
Saturday and a Cruise on
Sunday all as guest of
Mrs. Esther Vaughn, First
Lady, United Supreme
Jurisdiction. SMALL AND EMER(
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Contact Sam Phillips at 904-632-3086 to participate as a
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BLACK EXPO 2007 FLORIDA
Thomas McCants Media Inc., publisher of the Black Pages USA, will host the 6th annu-
al Florida Black Expo on November 3, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Prime Osborn
Convention Center. Florida Black Expo 2007 is an event that will be held in Jacksonville,
FL featuring over 200 exhibitors and attracting 18,000 visitors. This is a family-oriented
presentation that exposes the community to business opportunities and cultural resources.
This year's Florida Black Expo 2007 will include the following: seminars/workshops, health
fair, vendors, national guest speakers, national recording artists, live entertainment, youth
activities, food vendors and more.
Florida Black Expo 2007 recognizes that the growth and advancement of African-
American businesses is essential to the growth of the economy of the Florida First Coast.
The focus of the Florida Black Expo 2007 is to identifying and develop significant business
opportunities for black owned businesses, emphasizing greater awareness of entrepreneur-
ship among African-Americans.
Thomas McCants Media currently hosts Black Expo events in Charleston, S.C.,
Columbia, S.C., Hampton, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, VA, Wilmington, N.C., and Charlotte,
NC. Black Expo is the largest event of its kind directly targeting the African-American com-
munity. For more information call, 904-727-7451 or 800-419-2417.
JEDC OCTOBER MEDIA ADVISORY
Jacksonville, Fla., October 3, 2007 The Jacksonville Economic Development
Commission (JEDC) will hold the following public meetings for the month of October.
Please note that there will not be a JEDC Commission Meeting this month.
October 17; 1:00 p.m. JEDC Empowerment/Enterprise Zone Board Meeting
Location: Beaver StreetvEnterprise Center, 1225 W. Beaver Street
October 18; 4:00 p.m. JEDC JIA/CRA Advisory Board Meeting
Location: Police & Fire Pension Bldg, 1 W. Adams St, #200
October 18; 4:45 p.m. JEDC Film & Television Advisory Board Meeting
October 25; 2:00 p.m. Downtown Development Review Board (DDRB) Meeting
Location: Police & Fire Pension Bldg, 1 West Adams Street, Ste 200
AMERICAN ARTHRITIS SOCIETY
What Can You Do About Osteoarthritis?
Today, more than 10 million Americans suffer from osteoarthri-
tis of the knee, making it the most common form of arthritis in the
U.S. When the cushioning layers of cartilage within the joint are
worn down, the bones begin to rub against each other. This leads
to swelling and increased stiffness, and many daily activities
become painful and difficult. But what can you do to protect your
joints, reduce the symptoms, and support your doctor's treatment?
With assistance from some of the world's leading knee experts, the
American Arthritis Society has compiled some useful and practical
tips for self-care, and made them available on the Society's website.
Each tip is interesting and easy to follow. These and many more
suggestions regarding osteoarthritis can now be viewed online at:
Arthritis Society, Inc.
DUAL COUNTY HANDS (TWIN TOWERS) BUILDING, 580 \West Sth Street.
2nd Floor (Mason Room), Jacksonville. FL 32209. Groups are held on the 4tlh
Tuesday JanualVry through October from 6 S p.m.
DUVAL COUNTY PARENT SUPPORT GROUP-HENDRICKS AVENUE BAP-
TIST CHURCH, 4001 Hendricks Ave., (Room D), Jacksonville. FL 32207 Group-
are held on the 2nd Thursda,. January\ through December from 6.31. S:30 p in
NASSAU COUNTY YULEE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 86003 Chlu n.ii
Way (otft AIA), Yulee. FL 32043 Group., are held on the l t Tuesda\. Januali\
through October from 6 8 p.m.
ST. JOHNS COUNTY ST. JOHNS PUBLIC LIBRARY. 160f Ponce De Leon
Blvd. (Conference Room), St. Augustine. FL 32084. Gioups are held on Ihe 4th
\\Vdnes^da, .lanuaivy though October fiomi 6 S p.mi
Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events
scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY'S 24TH ANNUAL CARING CHEFS Sunday,
October 21st at 7 9:30 p.m. at The Avenues Mall. Honorary chairs this year are Lewis
S. and Frances Childress Lee. Caring Chefs has raised more than $2 million for CHS
to help families for the First Coast. Thanks to the generosity and support of the area's
chefs, donors, volunteers and sponsors, 100 percent of all proceeds continuously ben-
efit CHS. Chefs tickets are $60 and include admission, food, drink and live entertain-
ment. For more information, contact Nanette Vallejos at (904) 493-7739.
21st ANNUAL FLORIDA'S HOMETOWN U.S.A. PAGEANT extends a special I
invitation to all local girls to take part in November 2nd to 4th in Orlando, FL. The pur-
pose of Florida's Hometown USA Program is to educate the youth of florida on the val-
Sues of volunteer work and inspire them to make a difference in the lives of others.
There are five age divisions for ages 4-19. The winners will have a busy year of fun
and excitement representing their hometown throughout the state. For a brochure or
additional information, call (352) 326-4217 or go to www.FLHometownUSA.com to
print an application. Deadline to enter is October 26th. The pageant is a fundraiser for
Florida's Hometown USA Program, Inc. a 501(c)(3) non profit educational youth
organization. There will also be an open talent competition for girls and boys.
WOMEN WEIGHT AND WHY- a community organization supporting outreach,
health awareness and professional enrichment celebrates three years of service. WWW
has been dedicated to helping all walks of life learn the importance of giving back, I
embracing humanity and supporting business relationships through partnership.
Women Weight & Why is proud to announce a FREE membership launch that will
allow all women over the age of twenty-one to be a part of this gro\ ingnd diverse
network nationwide. We encourage the community as a whole to support our efforts in
helping to change the lives of others by simply, making the connection. Please visit our
web site today and take. advantage of this membership opportunity, it starts with you! .i
THE JACKSONVILLE CHILDREN'S CHORUS (DO YOU KNOW A CHILD
WHO LOVES TO SING)? Auditions for the 2007-2008 Season are by appointment
only for children grades 2-12. While prior musical training is not necessary to partici-
pate in The Jacksonville Children's Chorus, an audition is required. Children will be
placed in the appropriate program based on their skills, maturity and readiness. You do
not need to bring a prepared audition piece. The audition process is quick and simple.
A conductor will listen for the singer's ability to match pitches, to learn a simple tune,
and to hold one's voice part against others. There is flo charge for this extraordinary
opportunity. Auditions are by appointment only. To request a scheduled audition, please
contact (904) 346-1636, or email email@example.com REHEARSAL
SITES Brentwood Elementary School, located at 3750 Springfield Blvd.; Hyde Park
Elementary School, located at 5300 Park St.; LaVilla School of the Arts, located a1
N. Davis St.; and Southside United Methodist Church, located at 3120 Hendricks .
Darren Dailey, Artistic and Executive Director.
The Officers, Board and Members of The El-B I-El
Divine Holiness Church will host it's Annual "Successful Role k.odel"
Banquet on Thursday, November 30, 2006 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order diPolice
banquet hall located at 5530 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville, Florida.
Since 1980, we have honored dedicated individuals from the community for stand-i
ing achievements, leadership and their contributions in helping Jacksonville uild a
stronger and healthier community.
Our 2006 "Successful Role Model" honorees are:
Edye McCowan Fresh Ministries
Dr. Chuck Ways Optimum Health Chiro-Care
Dr. Frank Hurst Hurst Chiropractic Clinic
Lt. Bobby L. Deal Police Athletic League Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
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Attorney Reginald Estell, Jr.
All past honorees are invited to attend and support this extraordinary event. The
Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church will also present a $100.00 savings bond to
five (5) youth for their outstanding academic accomplishments.
Our Guest Speaker for the evening will be Mr. Charles Spencer, Executive Vice
President South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District, ILA.
To help us celebrate over 25 years of Successful Role Models in the Jacksonville com-
munity, we are seeking individual and corporate sponsorships to support the youth from the
Sickle Cell Anemia Patients and The Police Athletic League organizations.
Corporate tables of eight (8) are available for $500.00 (includes your ad in our souvenir|
journal). Individual tickets are $50.00.
Please complete and submit the enclosed form by November 15, 2006 along with your
check payable to: El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church.
For ticket information, sponsoring a section in our evening program or one of the
above youth organizations, please contact Bishop Hall at (904) 710 -1586 or e-mail ~
Gospell75@aol.com. We look forward to seeing you this year.
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The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida Jacksonville location provides Neurological
Care .-\ssistance and Case Management Sei\ ices to persons with Epileps. and or Seiztn,
Disorders. The office is located in Jackson\ ille's Lakew\ood area at 5209 San Jose BI', d.. Sti
101, Jacksonville. FL 32207. Business hours me: Monday through Frida\ from S a.m t, 5
p.m. For Volusia County. contact VOLUSIA COUNTY EXTENSION. P.O. Bo\ 1142-1
Daytona Beach, FL 32120. Office phone (386) 27-1-0648.
The Epileps, Foundation has Monthly Support Groups fol Clhents. and Parents ol
Individuals with Epilepsy. Support Group Locations are:
CLAY COUNTY ORANGE PARK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Conference Room A) at
2054 Plainfield Rd., Orange Park, FL 320(73. Groups are held on the 1st Wednesday.
Januan\ through Ma\ from 6 8 p.m.; Break (June and Julvy: and August through
Deccmbel from 6 S p.m.
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Chicago-based black jour-
nalist and columnist Ronald
E. Childs has been named to
the alumni Hall of Fame of
Grambling State University
of Louisiana (GSU). The
place on Friday, October 26
at 6:30 p.m. in ceremonies as
this year's homecoming
weekend begins on the rural
north Louisiana campus.
inductees were nominated
by their peers within their
academic colleges and
schools. Childs is an award-
winning writer, editor, public
relations practitioner and
photographer whose work
frequently appears in black-
throughout the United
States, and internationally.
He is also media relations
director for Flowers
Communications Group, the
premiere African American-
owned integrated marketing-
communications firm in the
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10/6 Howard vs. Cheyney in Washington, D.C. 1:00pm
Princeton vs. Hampton in Princeton, NJ 1:00pm
Norfolk State vs. SC State in Norfolk, Va. 2:00pm
Florida A&M vs. Winston-Salem State in Indianapolis, IN 4:00pm Coca-Cola
Circle City Classic NFL Network
Morgan State vs. NC A&T in Baltimore, MD 4:00pm
10/13 Bethune-Cookman OPEN -
Winston-Salem State OPEN -
Morgan State vs. Howard in Baltimore, MD 1:00pm Homecoming
NC A&T vs. Delaware State in Greensboro, NC 1:30pm.
Norfolk State vs. Hampton in Norfolk, Va. 2:00pm Battle of the Bay
SC State vs. FloridaA&M in Orangeburg, SC 2:00pm ESPNU Delayed Time TBA
10/18 Florida A&M vs. Norfolk State in Tallahassee, FL 7:00pm
10/20 Howard vs. NC A&T in Washington, D.C. 1:00pm Homecoming
Delaware State vs. Morgan State in Dover, DE 2:00pm Homecoming
Hampton vs. SC State in Hampton, VA 2:00pm Homecoming
Bethune-Cookman vs. Winston-Salem State in Daytona Beach, FL 4:00pm
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SC State vs. Delaware State in Orangeburg, SC 1:30pm Homecoming
Morgan State vs. Florida A&M in Baltimore, MD 4:00pm
Winston-Salem State vs. Hampton in Winston-Salem, NC 6:00pm
11/3 Howard vs. SC State in Washington, DC 1:00pm
Winston-Salem State vs. Delaware State in Winston-Salem, NC 2:00pm
Florida A&M vs. NC A&T in Tallahassee, FL 3:00pm Homecoming
Bethune-Cookman vs. Hampton in Daytona Beach, FL 4:00pm
Morgan State vs. Norfolk State in. Baltimore, Md. 4:00pm
11/10. NC A&T OPEN -
Delaware State vs. Norfolk State in Dover, DE 12noon
Hampton vs. Florida A&M in Hampton, VA 1:00pm
Howard vs. Bethune-Cookman in Washington, DC 1:00pm
SC State vs. Morgan State in Orangeburg, SC 1:30pm
Winston-Salem State vs. NC Central in Winston-Salem, NC 1:30pm
11/17 Delaware State vs. Howard in Dover, DE 1:00pm
Hampton vs. Southern Illinois in Hampton, VA 1:00pm
Norfolk State vs. Winston-Salem State in Norfolk, Va. 1:00pm
SC State vs. NC A&T in Charleston, SC 1:00pm
Florida A&M vs. Bethune-Cookman in Orlando, FL 3:15pm Walt Disney World
Florida Classic XVIII ESPN Classic Live
A IV 41
-* official announce-
ment was made
October 4 by the
GSU Alumni Hall
Sof Fame Steering
Childs, 48, a
1982 graduate of
the famed histori-
cally black col-
lege's School of
Journalism, will be
the sole inductee
He is among 12 alumni hon-
orees whom the university
cites as having made a sig-
nificant impact in their
respective communities and
professions. The 2007 Hall
of Fame induction will take
A well-known advocate
and outspoken commentator
on black men's issues, his
articles and essays have been
published in such respected
periodicals as Black Issues
In Higher Education, Black
Enterprise, The Black
C o 1 1 e g i an
EM-EBONY MAN, Jet,
UPSCALE, Dollars &
Sense, Black Elegance,
Minorities and Women In
Business and numerous
other publications. His
monthly opinion column,
"The Observer," distributed
through his own OMEN
Syndication, appears in 11
African American newspa-
Childs previously was a
media strategist and senior
account executive with
Group, Inc., one of the
nation's preeminent multi-
cultural advertising and pub-
lic relations firms. While
there, he serviced over a
dozen blue-chip Fortune 500
public relations accounts.
Notably, he developed the
original program concept
that today is McDonald's
"365 Black" initiative, and
co-developed Habitat for
first-ever diversity program,
"Building Upon Diverse
Foundations," during his
tenure with Burrell.
Before coming to
Burrell, he was associate
editor of Johnson Publishing
Company's EM [EBONY
MAN] magazine, at that
time thed'only international-
ly-circulated lifestyle publi-
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callh Black Hampton University's Pirates
.... defeated Princeton University's Tigers
S- ,. over the weekend, they made history. It's
;"' '' the first time an Iv League school has
ever lost to a Black college. In the only
746k other meeting between an Ivy League
S, .institution and an HBCLU. ale beat
o wl, Morgan State 41 to 0 in 1984.
S'o what was the purpose of the
SHampton, Princeton match?
Gary )Walters, Princeton's athletic
S- ...... director, tells USA Today that he wanted
his players to have a "cultural education
.. experience" they w wouldn't normally
S'. ,','" Hampton. VA Head Coach Joe
'. 'Taylor and his entire coaching staff at
'Hampton University have placed last
Coach Taylor and Pirates ready to face week's tough loss behind them as they
Princeton on Saturday get ready for the 2-1 Tigers of Princeton
"That man who has never failed can never be great," Coach Taylor said on his
team's 24-17 loss to Delaware State last week.
The match-up will be the first time that the 2006 co-Ivy League champions
will be facing an HBCU team. The only other time that a MEAC or HBCU school
has faced an Ivy League institution was back in 1984 when Yale defeated Morgan
At Kansas City
At Tampa Bay
At New Orleans
Marion Jones Returns 5 Olympic Medals
Disgraced track star Marion Jones as returned the
five medals she woon at the 2000 Olympics. just days ,
after the International Olympic Committee said it .
would move quickly to strip her of the medals after she _
pleaded guilty Friday to using steroids.
Her lawyer. Henry DePippo, said Monday that Jones
had turned in the three gold and two bronze medals won
at the Sydney games, but declined to say where they are
"She apologizes to her competitors and hopes the record books will be amended
to accurately reflect their achieve events." a source, who did not wish to be identified,
Meanwhile. track-and-field's governing body has expressed "disappointed" in
Jones' admitted use of performance-enhancing drugs.
"If she had trusted to her own natural gifts and allied them to self sacrifice and
hard work I sincerely believe that she could have been an honest champion at the
Sydney Games." said Lamine Diack. president of the International Association of
Athletics Federations (IAAF), in a statement. "Now, instead. Marion Jones will be
remembered as one of the biggest frauds in sporting history."
In addition to her
Olympic medals, Jones
also won a gold (100 -
neters) and bronze (long
jmlp) at the 1999 worlds
in Seville. Spain, and two
gold (200 and 4x100) and
a silver (100) at the 2001
world championships in
Edmonton. Alberta. M
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cation dedicated to the
needs, interests and aspira-
tions of African American
men. This followed a three-
year stint as assistant direc-
tor of publicity for Johnson
Publishing Co. Childs also
was a communications spe-
cialist, speechwriter and
assistant press secretary,
respectively, to Chicago's
first black mayor, Harold
Washington, until the promi-
nent chief executive's
untimely death in 1.987.
He is a member of the
National and Chicago
Associations of Black
Journalists, and the National
and Chicago Black Public
Relations Societies; the lat-
ter of which he serves as
executive vice president. A
staunch believer in the spirit
of giving back, he serves as a
mentor to journalism and
public relations students at
black colleges, as a volun-
teer for the Black College
Association, the Honda
Campus All Star Challenge
(an 18-year- old national
HBCU academic competi-
tion) and Literacy Chicago.
Childs is a recipient of
the 1991 Award for
given by, the Chicago
Association of Black
Journalists, and in 1990 was,
awarded the Distinguished
Alumni Presidential Citation
bestowed annually by the
National Association for
Equal Opportunity In Higher
Chicago-based Dollars &
Sense magazine named him
one of America's "Best and
OCTOBER 11, 20#O
Brightest Black Business
and Professional Men" for
1995, and he received Being
SSingle magazine's Pinnacle
Award in 1997, also feting
unheralded Black men of
University was founded in
1901 and offers degrees in
75 disciplines, graduate and
undergraduate, in four col-
leges and three schools.
Grambling alumni are recog-
nized nationally and interna-
tionally as exceptional indi-
viduals performing, or hav-
ing performed extraordinary
feats within and beyond their
areas of study and practice.
These are the graduates that
the. institution celebrates by
bestowing them the honor of
induction into their "rightful
place," The Grambling State
University Hall of Fame,
Gallery of Distinction.
The Hall of Fame was
established in 1980 under
the administration of former
GSU President Dr. Joseph B.
Johnson. The location
of the honorees from 1980 to
1996 is the recently renovat-
ed home of the university
founder and initial inductee,
Charles P. Adams (1901-
1932). The Gallery of
Distinction, authorized by
the current administration of
President Horace A. Judson,
resides in a select location
within the buildings of each
of the academic colleges and
schools. Class photographs
of succeeding Hall of Fame
inductees will also be
housed in the Founder's
October 13, 2007 October 19, 2007
October 13, 2007 October 19, 2007
SMarch 21st thru April 19th
You're ready to take action and say what's on
your mind (or in your heart) on Monday and
Tuesday, but someone else involved may need
time, explanations or miscellaneous patience.
A solo endeavor's a fine idea now. You're even
more goal-oriented from Wednesday until
sometime Friday. But do your current ambi-
tions line up with your values? And are you
being attentive to your karma along the way?
When the weekend comes, you might just find
a beautiful new balance. Somebody else has an
amazing perspective to share that'll inform
April 20th thru May 20th
The minute you make a bold statement or big
move on Monday or Tuesday, you might have
second thoughts. Consider -- and reconsider --
.your alternatives now, and you might even
come up with something different and better.
Taking actioA's much more favored from
Wednesday until sometime Friday, and your
ideals co e into play, too. With your heart
firmly in right place, there's little you can't
do. This weekend, something or someone
unusual is. on the scene. How will you react?
It's not a black-and-white type of thing. Give it
time to evolve -- this could get interesting.
.... ... ~~ay 21st thru June 21st
The ins and,olts of a relationship (at work?
family? a romantic liaison?) are fascinating as
the week gets going. Want to make it more
functional? Lool? from their angle, and resist
issuing instructions. From Wednesday until
sometime Friday,-though, more practical mat-
ters demand attention. Develop a better under-
standing and make a solid plan. Your energy's
dynamic this weekend, and the possibilities for
change are endleds -- and electric. Changing
your mind can be the smartest thing you can
do (and luckily you're good at it!).
June 22nd thru July 22nd
Your challenge this week: Getting the good
stuff going and keeping the energy flowing.-
Your ural instinct to be all-attentive to oth-
ers an give until it hurts needs conscious bal-
ancing early in the week. Make it a one-for-
them, one-for-you kind of proposition. Around
Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, postponing
something isn't the best idea. Just do it! And
when the weekend comes, do something to
bust out of a rut -- preferably something that
engages both your romantic heart and your
amazing intellect. Hint: This may be spur-of-
j July 23rd thru Aug 22nd
Are you ready for something or someone total-
ly different? The same old stuff goes out the
window early in the week, probably with you
giving it a shove. Your energy's dynamic and
change i in the air, especially in romance.
Then, from Wednesday until sometime Friday,
a slow and steady approach is in order, with
self-awareness coupled with extra sensitivity
to those arouhld you. You can accomplish a ton
now. Interpersonal.. stuff can blossom this
weekend if you can put your pride aside. Be
humble, be frank and move forward on your
life and love path.
i e lo' Aug 23rd thru Sept 22nd
Life looks full of obligations of various sorts
early in the week, but you can minimize ten-
sion and maximize satisfaction as you get
things done. Be proactive about destressing
and keeping a humane schedule. Both work
and romantic matters are favored from
Wednesday through Friday, and the way to
make the most progress is to have fun with it
all. What you create now can be beautiful
indeed. Your perfectionist streak is a mile wide
this weekend, but don't be too harsh, whether
on yourself or someone else. Practice is impor-
tant for the old learning curve.
Sept 23rd thru Oct 22nd
Making progress with ongoing stuff-- person-
al, work or other -- is a snap early in the week.
Use your spare time to explore more abstract
ideas and bigger visions for the future. Around
Wednesday or Thursday, though, you might
find yourself stuck on something or someone
from the past. Take off any rose-colored glass-
es, or find a way to process and let go of dark-
er feelings. When the weekend comes, you'll
want to be ready to receive the gifts that the
present brings. Feel your interconnection with
others and the world. It's a beautiful thing!
Oct 23rd thru Nov 21st
The key this week: Pace yourself! Early on,
around Monday and Tuesday, you might be
plunging ahead when you should be testing the
waters instead. Hint: If something (or some-
one) seems incredibly great, check out the
credibility. Your timing and your instincts are
right on from Wednesday through most of
Friday, so much so that there's little you can't
accomplish. Your people skills are great now,
too -- use them. This weekend, don't get stuck.
An idea can always use a little evolution; a
plan can always use a little change. Stay in
gear rather than spinning your wheels.
I Nov 22nd thru Dec 21st
At work or play, your performance is much
admired as the week gets under way. And for
good reason: Your self-confidence makes
whatever you do a success, or at least a suc-
cessful experiment. Around Wednesday or
Thursday, you might be fixated on a thing
rather than the people or ideas around you. It's
odd. Why are you so captivated; (if not
obsessed)? Figure it out, because When the
weekend comes, you'll want to be wide open
to the whole spectrum of life around you.
Excellent energy's all yours now. Use it or lose
j Dec 22nd thru Jan 19th
If possibilities seem to be diminishing early in the
week, use that trademark persistence of yours.
Try taking a longer-term view, rather than letting
whatever's going on right now get under your
skin. And if there's something you really want to
achieve, just wait until Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday. Work recognition, romantic results and
serious progress on a project can all be yours.
This weekend, you might see big potential, but if
it's an unproven scheme, be leery. Risks aren't
favored now. Go for what (or who) seems most
stable and worthy of your trust.
-. Jan 20th thru Feb 18th
You're always amazing on your own, but
you're especially excellent in a pair or as part
of a group as the week gets going. Friends,
coworkers or a partner of some kind have
ways to help you both focus and expand on
your ideas. Around Wednesday and Thursday,
however, your world might feel like it's con-
tracting. You don't like limits like this, but
pushing them now isn't the best plan. Lay low,
and expect the energy to change for the better
sometime Friday, with 'change' being the oper-
ative word. All kinds of new possibilities await
Feb 19th thru March 20th
Work or a certain relationship might be a pain
early this week, but complaining won't get you
far. Bring a new idea or a proposed change of
plan to the table, and make it a positive one.
Around Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, you
might just get hooked up with help from some
unexpected places. Everything's interconnect-
ed, and your awareness of this means you'll
see what others are missing. This weekend, the
world of' dreams is close by. Enjoy it and the
creativity it brings, but don't lose track of real-
ity, or even your keys!
SrFrom Actual Police Reports
sH Did You Hear About?...
"F'YOU, I'M NOT GOINGANYWHERE An offi-
cer was dispatched to the Municipal Stadium during a
football game. Upon his arrival he met with the victim
and witness #1 who stated that they made contact with the
suspect and attempted to escort him out of the stadium.
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ness were clearly identifiable as security personnel when
they approached the suspect. When the suspect was asked
to leave, the suspect stated, "f_ck you, I'm not going any-
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and bloodshot watery eyes. The officer was advised by JFRD personnel that the victim's injuries
were possibly life threatening and he was being transported to Shands Hospital by Rescue Unit
#1. JSO Police Recruits advised that they responded to assist the CSC Security officers when
they saw them struggling with the suspect. Upon their arrival, they told the suspect repeatedly
to stop resisting and place his hands behind his back. The suspect refused to comply. The sus-
pect was eventually handcuffed. Neither police recruit saw the victim getting injured during the
altercation with the suspect. One of the officers gave the victim a state attorney's card and
advised him to meet with a state attomey if he wanted to press any charges against the suspect.
AGGRAVATED ASSUALT AND BATTERY A Jacksonville police officer was
dispatched to the 4300 block of Sunbeam Rd., where 59 year old PRB says he was
shot by RLO, a stranger wearing an FSU shirt
and denim shorts. A 9mm semi-automatic
",. firearm was seized, along with 9mm bullets
and a canvass concealment holster. The gun
'. was not reported stolen. PRB was shot just
above his right buttock and the bullet appar-
ently lodged in his lower abdomen, just below
.. j- n i his waistline. He told Ofc. A.E.P. that as he
Drove into the apartment complex, a group of
kids were blocking his way. He advised that
:- '--' he had to stop his car while they slowly got
out of his way. As he passed, he told the kids
S' 'I to stay out of the road. He then drove to his
apartment, parked his car and walked with his
walking stick back to the office to make a
complaint. Once there he was describing, what
happened to witness #1, CN. At that point,
witness #2, A.L., the suspect's girlfriend, walked in and confronted PRB. She
accused PRB of calling them the "N" word. An argument ensued and witness #2,
A.L. entered the office with a baseball bat. She heard what was being said and inter-
rupted the victim and accused him of calling all of them the "N" word. At that point,
the suspect then approached the front door to the office and demanded he get out of
his girlfriend's face. After a brief verbal altercation with the suspect, the victim
turned his attention back to witness #2, who continued yelling at him. Sometime
during the argument, the suspect shot the victim. At that time, witness #2 told the
suspect to get the gun and "get out of
there." It was later learned that the
victim, who was transported to the
hospital had no life threatening
injuries. RLO was advised of his .
rights and he agreed to talk to the
officer and maintained that he
thought the victim was going to hit
his girfrilnd with his walking stick.
He said he was aiming the gun at the
victim's feet, but when he fired it
struck him in his right buttock. .
GRAND THEFT AND AGGRA- ,. .
VATED ASSAULT WITH DEAD-'
LY WEAPON On Saturday, Officer JR said he came in contact with victim TN
while he was working off duty at the hospital. The victim informed him that he was
in the parking lot of PPH Food Mart and was hanging outside of his car. He stated
that the suspect's girlfield was talking with one of the girls that was inside of the car
when the suspect reached inside and took the listed item. The victim saw this and
confronted the suspect about the jacket. The victim stated that he did not know that
the suspect had a knife and the next thing he knew he was being stabbed. The sus-
pect then fled the scene in an unknown direction in the listed car. Officer JR saw
where the victim,TN, had three stab wounds on his left shoulder.Witnesses informed
Officer JR that they saw the
victim approach the suspect
and saw the suspect pull a knife
and started stabbing the victim.
They saw the suspect get into
the car and flee in an unknown
direction. The officer went to
the food mart to see if he could
( gather more information, but
f was unable to. Officer JR
spoke with Emergency Room
doctor DC and he stated that
the victim is stable and his
:. injuries were not life threaten-
r '" "' 2"j' .
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Rhyon Brown Is Charming, Gifted and Determine To Succeed!
By Rych McCain;
She has always
that special spark in
eyes and a bright glo
charm about her s
childhood. We're tal
about teen actress R]
Brown. She recently
brated her 15th birt
(Happy B-Day Rhyoi
October 6. Brown ca
seen weekly on the
Family Channel's s
Lizzie Sutton, the m
child of the Sutton i
ly. This show with a
dominantly black ca
in its second season
has received cri
praise, raves and rev
At the tender ag
five, Brown was bitt
the acting bug and
then that this was
route she would pu
Her older sister w;
the musical play The
at the famed Los An
Theater Center unde
auspices of ac
Brown refused to tak
seat and recited the
and the songs to
entire musical tryil
convince the direct
just let her b
M u n c h k i
too young to partic
but her talent anc
actions did influence
owners of the consei
ry to lower the
requirements the fo
ing year allowing I
make her theater del
It's a Wonderful
Ain't it? at, Am
After thorough training
and several more plays at the
ABC LATC, Brown struck out into
the professional arena as a
had child actress. It didn't take
her long for this bubbly cutie pie
w of to start booking TV commer-
ince cials and in the process
king become the face of brands
hyon such as Disney and The Gap
cele- while appearing in print ads
for them and others. Brown's
Stand out talent has allowed
) on her to secure recurring roles
Lne in "Judging Amy," "Boston
ABC Public," "That's So Raven,"
how "Hidden Hills," and "The
.ide Bernie Mac Show." She has
also guest starred in "ER,"
"Seventh Heaven," "Two and
pre- a Half Men," "My Wife and
st s Kids," "Girlfriends," "The
Geena Davis Show,"
tca "Everybody Loves
lews. Raymond," and "One on
e of One" to name a few. Brown's
en by film appearances include 50
knew Cent's Get Rich or Die Trying
the and other films including
rsue. made for TV Films. At her
s in age, Brown has a pretty
Wiz, extensive' resume and track
geles record. And speaking of track,
:r the Brown is also a stand out ath-
tress lete at her school in four
aquel events i.e., the 100 meters,
gazing 200 meters, the 4 x 100m and
Ltory. the 4x400m. When asked
:e her about it she proudly beams, "I
lines actually placed second in
the City. It was my first year run-
ng to ning so that was pretty good."
or to Does she have her eye on the
e a Olympics? She laughs, "Yeah,
n I'm trying to decide on what I
was want to do although acting is
cipate my first love but I guess yeah,
1 her you can say that."
:e the When asked about her role
rvato- on the show and the experi-
age ence, Brown perks up again,
llow- "I've been on the show since
ler to the pilot. We're on ABC
but in Family, Tuesday nights at 8.
Life, The set is a great environ-
azing ment. The cast meshes togeth-
er really well. It's one of the only Black
shows on the air right now and it's doing
really well. I think that is something
people need to be exposed to because
we're out there and we can play these
serious roles. This is not the typical
show you find out there. I think that we
are definitely original and the fact that
we are mixing cop and family. So I think
that the Sutton family is almost like a
role model family for people out there."
In further describing herself, Brown
ads, "I'm in the 10th grade and I go to
public school which I'm happy about.
I'm not really a big fan of the home
school you know. I consider myself pret-
ty ordinary. I like hanging out with my
friends and stuff. I, also find the. mix
between doing the acting thing and I
have regular friends and I try to stay in
regular school because there is nothing
like the high school experience. My par-
ents have definitely kept me grounded.
What are her favorite subjects? She
responds, "I'm a big history fan." She
also plans to go to college. If Brown
were an animal which one would she be?
That eye twinkle lights up again and she
answers, a panther. They're fast, sleek
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L I I '"'~IWASSUP IN HOLLYHOOD'
By Rych McCain/ feed-
Locks Conference *'
Your truly Rych McCain was Colen
seriously blessed to have been a Gant,
workshop presenter and partici- Coo
pant in the 13th Annual
Conference: Natural Hair, Coorc
Health & Beauty Expo 2007 Bacci
held this past weekend in O
Natural Hair groups, hair care All,
pros, braiders and organic Asa
health care specialist from all up Hijr
and down the U.S. east Cost,
south and my special friends
The Toronto Naturals from like t
Canada were all representing in sister
full. This was also to promote Islam
my new book Black Afrikan
Hair and The Insanity Of The (Brot
Black Blonde Psych, as well as Muht
celebrating natural, nappy, they g
black African Hair.
The conference organizers port.
i.e., The Kuumba Family were year's
exceptionally professional in partic
their organization and hospitali- Ali-S
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The late Sharon L. Goodman or 1-
Founder; Mama Akosua Ali- locks
Sabree, Program Director; t. W
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Show & Competition and I
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lizer; Salim All, Milik
lization. I would also
o thank the brothers and
s from the Nation of
and Mosque #12
immad) in Philly for
generous and loving sup-
For information on next
Seventh and how you can
ipate call Mama Akosua
abree at 215-449-1108
;b site; www.lockscon-
ce.com Thanks you all
'11 see you next year!
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