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Attend the Pep Rally at the Landing
Friday night at 7 p.m. Courtyard
Shiloh's Pastor Resigns
Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church and The Rev. Darrell
Gilyard, above. Photo by FM Powell
tions and accusa-
S Darrell Gilyard of
Shiloh, one of
Jacksonville's most promi-
nent predominantly African
resigned. In a letter to the
chair of the Board of
Trustees and Board of
Deacons, The Rev. Gilyard
stated he was seeking a
"complete and thorough
review of the facts."
Baptist Church was founded
in 1875 and since that time
has served the LaVilla
Community and now, far
beyond, through 12 pastors.
The late Rev. A. B. Coleman
Sr: served as pastor for 44
years where it became one
of the greatest churches in
The Rev. Gilyard became
Shiloh Continued on A-7
First Few Days of 2008 Experience Murders, Rape,
Robberies and Criminals Wanted and Apprehended
Lar La r ry
came to her
with a knife,: pulled her
behind a gas station, forced
her to undress and then
raped her. The victim was
able to get away after
knocking the knife away.
About 24-hours later, offi-
cers received a call about a
man exposing himself.
When they reached him he
asked if they were going to
get him for the earlier
assault. They arrested him
and learned then he was the
suspect they sought earlier.
Teen Charged for
old has been
Video of beries and
in Family s e x u a l
Dollar. assaults. A
was able to arrest him
after a brief standoff at a
house at 25th and
Talleyrand. He was
located after viewers rec-
ognized him on a Family
Dollar video. The teen
had robbed stores on Dec.
30, Jan. 5th and January
7th. He robbed the stores
and sexually assaulted a
female in two of them.
No Baggy Pants
Baldwin, Florida in Duval County,
voted Tuesday to ban baggy, saggy pants.
If anyone is caught wearing baggy pants
Sin the town of Baldwin, they can be fined
from $250 to $500 or they will have to
perform 80 hours of community service.
Such a ban has been sought in many
Photo from cities, including Brunswick, Georgia and
Florida First large cities such as Dallas, Texas.
Florida lawmakers have already
approved a ban on droopy pants in schools.
Jag's Fred Taylor
Going to Pro Bowl
Jaguars' running back Fred
Taylor (28) was named to
the AFC Pro Bowl team to
replace Steelers' Willie
Taylor was selected as the
first alternate for 'the AFC
by the coaches, players and
Fred Taylor ranked fifth in
the AFC and leads the con-
ference with an average of
5.4 yards per carry. He is
Fred Taylor, eluding Bill's the first Jaguars offensive
players while getting a player to make a Pro Bowl
touchdown. since Jimmy Smith in 2001.
Photo by Laurence Green
Killer of Palaka
58, a retired
Myrtle brutally mur-
McKinney, dered in her
-Palatka. Her body was
found on December 26
and her apartment had
been ransacked and in
disarray. Her nephew
discovered her when he
went to get her for
A $3,000 reward is being
offered for information
leading to an arrest. Call
January 29, 2008, An
Important Day in Florida
No January 29th is not just important
to Florida voters to help select Senator
Obama as the main White House can-
didate, it is also important because of,
the issues Floridians in North and
Central Florida will be facing if the
Obama, Photo property tax bill (Amendment 1)' is
by D. Williams passed. Billions have been spent to
make you believe to decrease property
taxes will help you. Please know 'the fine print.'
What Tax Reform Means to a Florida/Jacksonville
* You will save $20.00 a month on average.
* For that $20.00 you face losing, fire stations in
your areas that house firefighters, and reduction in
law enforcement officers on duty leading to an
increase in response time.
* For the closure of fire stations your insurance
companies can raise your rates.
* Educational Funding will be slashed.
S Libraries, parks and other city venues could be
sold or privatized because there is no funding.
* Roads and bridges could become privatized
leading to tolls.
About the Referendum
S Voting takes place January 29th, 2008 (Early
voting begins January 15, 2008.)
* The Average homeowner will only save
$20.00 a month. If renting, you would save nothing.
January 29th -See page A-
Man Found Deceased
on Moncrief Road
was called to
Lee Smith, H e i g h t s
20, Killed Apartments
(4229 West Moncrief
Road) in reference to
gunshots and found vic-
tim, Freddie Lee Smith,
20, known as "Chopper",
deceased on the ground
outside the apartment
Sheriff's Office is seek-
ing help in solving this
case. Call Crime Stoppers
Tuesday and Thursday
from 8:30 to 9:00 pm
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THE JACKSONVILLE JOURNEY
While Jacksonville's mayor formed
a committee to stop the violence,
city commissioners and Mayor
Bryan Thompson of Brunswick
decided to walk through some of the
housing projects (McIntyre Court Georgia
and Brooklyn Homes) where they Teens
have experienced neighborhood Against
problems. The city officials were i
joined by The Rev. Ken Adkins, pas-Violence
tor of First Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church
who has started several community projects since
becoming pastor of the Brunswick church. Brunswick
had 19 murders in 2007 and vowed to make 2008 safer.
In Jacksonville, Mayor Peyton, joined hands with
Deputy Secretary of Juvenile Justice Rick Davison,
Senator Tony Hill, Senator Steve Wise, Rep. Audrey
Gibson, Councillady Mia Jones, Councilman Johnny
Gaffney, Councilman Ray Holt and John Coxwell,
chair of the Targeted Intervention & Rehabilitation
Committee along with the subcommittee members to
develop a plan for his community-wide anti-crime ini-
tiative with a goal of focusing on the areas relating to
the Intervention & Rehabilitation subcommittee's
Smoke & Fog Closes 14; Four
Deaths, 38 Injures and 70 Vehicles
Interstate 4 between Tampa and Orlando experienced
one of the area's worst days when 70 vehicles crashed
on the interstate that had extremely low visibility
because of fog and smoke from an earlier brush fire.
Four people were killed and almost 40 were injured,
About six tractor trailers overturned and some of
them were -burned totally.
About 15 miles of the interstate was closed while a
clean up, including spilled oil, was cleared.
Officials are investigating the cause of the fire.
Florida Department of Transportation has a free 511
travel information service that is available from cell
phones and landlines that provides traffic conditions,
road closures and low-visibility conditions. Call 511.
Florida/Georgia Blood Alliance Needs Blood
Florida and Georgia residents areasked to please
give blood this week, especially those with A-negative
and O-negative blood. The supply for A and 0-
Negative is extremely low. About 2000 donors are
Unemployment is Up Recession is Feared
Employers have slowed down on hiring which has
now pushed the unemployment rate to a two-year
Because of a possible recession, President Bush
is weighing the need for an economic stimulation
package which he will possibly unveil on. January
28 during his State of the Union address, the day
before Florida's primary election.
Many feel the high unemployment and the U. S.
trade deficit as well as the unprotected American
workers exists because of the large number of jobs
that are being shipped over seas-since this adminis-
tration and contributes largely to the problems we
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JANUARY 12. 2008
ZION HOPE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH cordial-
ly invites each of you to help us celebrate our Church and
Pastor Anniversary, January 13th, 18th and 20th, at 2803 W.
Edgewood Ave. Our services will begin at 7:00 p.m. nightly,
except for Sunday, January 13th services will begin at 3:00 p.m.
Please make plans to attend this most memorable occasion.
Deacon Thomas and sister Lashawnda Norris, Jr., Chair, Co-
Chair, Sister Ellen Donald-Harris, Co-Chair and Sister Rosa
Wright, Program Coordinator/General Administrator, Rev.
Clifford J. Johnson; Jr., Pastor.
4TH ANNUAL WOMEN IN WHITE SERVICE, Sunday,
January 27, 2008 at the Queen Esther Church of God In Unity,
located at 1747 McQuade St, Jacksonville, FL, with Elder
Benjamin Hoover, Pastor. Speaker Elder Annette Rhodes,
Youth Minister. Come out and enjoy the Word of God from the
Woman of God.
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Inspires All to View Others as Equals
Published posthumously, America What Are You
To Me? by Bishop Robert Pryor tells the true story of
a man's life and the obstacles he faces living as an
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 3, 2008) Bishop
Robert Pryor's America What Are You To Me? is a
personal account of the author's many struggles as an
African-American in an unaccepting society.
The author understands first-hand the negative out-
comes of prejudice, and he gives examples of this in
his gripping manuscript. Pryor shares his life experi-
ences so all can learn and gain lessons about accept-
ance, ultimately enhancing every American life.
Although Pryor grew up poor in a segregated soci-
ety, his experiences shaped him into a strong and hon-
est man whose book reveals that America will contin-
ue to prosper if Americans treat each other fairly. In a
candid narration, Pryor reveals the racial discrimina-
tions in every aspect of his life beginning with his
childhood, through his Army and Navy years, as well
as the 21 years he served at an Alabama Prison. Later
he founded the Church of Love in Washington, D.C.
Honestly written and sure to keep the pages turn-
ing, America What Are You To Me? is an inspiration
for anyone willing to be entertained and enlightened.
For more information or to request a free review
copy, members of the press can contact the author's
daughter at email@example.com. America What Are
You To Me? is available for sale online at
Amazon.com, BookSurge.com, and through additional
wholesale and retail channels worldwide.
About the Author
Bishop Robert Pryor was very active in the
Washington, D.C. community and won numerous
awards from the Mayor's office for his service. This
included his involvement with the Citywide Spelling
Bee sponsored by the Washington Informer. He has
also been published in The Washington Post. Bishop
Pryor also traveled with a group of Clergy to Turkey to
assist in freeing the hostages from Iran. Pryor dictated
his story to his daughter, Emma Pryor. Pryor passed
away August 28, 2007.
Dr. Claudette Williams,
President of Edward Waters
College, will be the guest speak-
er at the Scholarship Worship
Service, of the 11th Episcopal
District Lay Organization of the
African Methodist Episcopal
Church. The Scholarship
Service will be held on Friday,
January 18, 2008, at 7:30 p.m.,
at Greater Grant Memorial African Methodist
Episcopal Church, 5533 Gilchrist Road, Jacksonville,
FL, The Reverend Tony DeMarco Hansberry, Pastor.
SScholarship recipients will be recognized during
the service. All proceeds will be used to provide schol-
arships for applying, eligible, college students. The
public is cordially invited to attend this event. Please
contact Joseph S. Coppock, President, East
Conference Lay Organization for additional informa-
tion at (904)751-7300.
207 W. 6th St., Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 356-2109 Office
Join Us For One Of Our Services
Morning Worship Service at 10a.m.
KidzChurch at 10:00 a.m.
Lord's Supper First Sunday at 10 a.m.
WEDNESDAY MID-WEEK SERVICES
Empowerment Study 7:00 p.m.
Where Our Motto Is "I SEE LIFE" PastorJ.MarcellasWiliams
First Lady Marquita Williams
SAlmighty God, Father of all mercies and giver of all
comfort: Deal graciously, we pray thee,with
those who mourn, that casting every care on thee,
they may know the consolation of thy love,
through Jesus Christ our LORD.
DEATH NO TICES
BROWN, Helen,' died
January 7, 2008.
BROWN, Juanita, died
Janary 4, 2008.
B., died January 6,
COOK, Lillian Y., died
January 6, 2008.
died January 3, 2008.
died January 2, 2008.
GANT, William L., Jr.,
died January 2, 2008.
GILLIN, Patrick, H.,
died January 4, 2008.
GORDON, Antione C.,
18, died January 6,
GRANT, William L.,
Jr., died January 2,
GREEN, Antoine T.,
died January 8, 2008.
GREEN, Michael, died
January 4, 2008.
GREENE, Debbie, died
January 4, 2008.
died January 2, 2008.
HARRIS, Gladys B.,
died January 8, 2008.
died January 6, 2008.
HEATH, James E., 64,
died January 5, 2008.
KING, Annie L., died
January 3, 2008.
died January 6, 2008.
NIXON, Blanche, died
January 4, 2008.
OWENS, George A.,
76, died January 2,
PERKINS, George, 57,
died January 5, 2008.
POLITE, Gregory R.,
died January 7, 2008.
RANSOM, Ms. Jessie
P., died January 8, 2008.
Dorothy, died January 6,
Boby Michael D., Jr.,
died January 3, 2008.
R., died January 2,
died January 6, 2008.
SMITH, -Freddie Lee,
III., 20, died January 4,
WILLIAMS, Andre K.,
died January 3, 2008.
WRIGHT, Ocie, died
January 4, 2008.
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Schedule of Events and Services SCHOLARSHIP WORSHIP SERVICE
Tuesday and Thursday
from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
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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).................................. 1:00 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
W orship 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
Sunday School............................9:15 10:15 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
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, Jacksohville, Florida 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School............................................. .... 9:30 a.m.
M orning W orship.................................................................... ..... 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 ----------------------I------------------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
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Pasor Cecil and January 13, 2008 Pastor Garry and
Pauline Wiggins Kim Wiggins
8:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
Healing & Deliverance Service
* It's time to take back what the enemy has stolen
It's a New Season
SOUTHWEST CAMPUS CLAY CO.
5040 CR 216, Middleburg, FL 291-1426
Starting February 3rd, Sunday Surge. A Sunday morning
Youth Service designed just for Junior Highers!
ST. MARYS GA CAMPUS
901 Dilworth Street (912) 882-2309
January 13, 2008
Where There's A Will, There's A Way;
The Will Of God In Your Life
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
10:45 am Service Interpreted foilDeaf at Central Campus
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Smoking Among African Americans Poses
Serious Risks to Vision Health
CM net C2Mano a & 074ore:
A School Choice Expo
.) val County Magnet Programs are nationally acclaimed as a school choice
Program, allowing students to explore a special interest, gift or talent.
With ten new magnet schools added this year, more students can benefit from this
specialized education. Magnet Mania & More encompasses all the options the
Duval County Public School System offers students.
Magnet schools may feature one or more programs, centering on a theme
or interest, and offer focused experience as early as elementary school.
Career Academy schools are college preparatory programs, equally readying
students for both college and the workforce, utilizing the academy model
as a smaller learning community within a larger high school setting.
Charter schools are publicly funded, nonsectarian schools that contract
with the Duival County School Board, and are open to all'students.
Call 390-2082 or 390-2144, or visit
Magnet Mania & More to learn more about your options.
The magnet application deadline for the
2008-2009 school year is February 29, 2008.
(January 9, 200.8) As
debilitating vision disorders
are increasingly linked to
smoking, health officials are
especially concerned that
high .rates of smoking
among African Americans
put them at serious risk for
major eye problems. At the
time of year when 'people
are making resolutions to
improve their health,, the
Vision Council of America
(VCA) today urged African
Americans to protect them-
selves from eye problems
triggered by smoking.
While the dangers of
smoking in relation to heart
and lung.health are widely
known, few people are
aware that smoking has also
beer linked to several eye
diseases. Smoking is the
second leading cause of
cataracts and, according to
VCA, smokers on average
develop cataracts 10-15
years sooner than nonsmok-
ers. Smoking is also identi-
Sfied, as a primary risk factor
for age-related macular
degeneration, a leading
cause of blindness. Heavy
smokers (a pack of ciga-
rettes a day or more) have
two to three times the risk of
developing this disease.
Mildred M.G. Olivier, M.D.
says the harmful effects of
smoking on the African
American community are
when compared to other
"In addition to having
higher smoking rates,
African Americans are also
less likely to have access to
medical care," says Olivier.
"They are. liable to go with-
out routine checkups -
including eye exams which
can detect diseases that hit
this community hard,
including diabetes, hyper-
tension and glaucoma." Eye
exams can also prevent per-
manent vision loss by
detecting serious eye dis-
eases at the early stages
when thCy are most treat-
"Armed with this knowl-
edge, African Americans
can do two things that will
immediately improve their
health," says Olivier. "They
can schedule an eye exam,
and those who smoke can
quit. Taking these steps
could save them and their
families immeasurable pain,
suffering and expense."
There are several warn-
ing signs of potential vision
disorders. VCA recom-
mends that African
Americans, both smokers
and non-smokers, be vigi-
lant for the following symp-
toms of eye problems:
*Trouble seeing objects
at near or far distances*
*Colors that seem faded
*Poor night vision
*Double or multiple
*Loss of peripheral
*Redness and discom-
fort from a fleshy growth
over the eye surface
MLK Day Movie Marathon
Monday, January 21
A marathon of films about the Civil Rights
on Starz InBlack
struggle to coincide
Luther King Jr. Day begins at 4 p.m. on Starz InBlack
*Our Friend, Martin at 4 p.m. (Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah
*Get on the Bus at 5:05 p.m. (Richard Belzer, De'aundre Bonds, Andre
*We Shall Not Be Moved at 7:10 p.m. (David W. Clark, R. Martin
Coleman, Ossie Davis)
*Mississippi Burning at 8 p.m. (Gene Hackman, Willem Dafoe, Frances
*Ghosts of Mississippi at 10:10 p.m. (Alec Baldwin, Whoopi Goldberg,
James Woods) ,
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"There's Always Something
Happening On The First Coast"
Matthew W. Gilbert's 10th Grand Reunion
This year's Matthew W. Gilbert Grand Reunion was
extra special held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This was the
10th Annual Event and again it was SRO. Chairpersons
Mrs. Jackie Lucas Surrency and Mrs. Harriett Seabrook
Jarrett did a fantastic job! When Mrs. Jarrett wrote, "... Joining in the Annual Matthew W Gilbert MWGAlums: HoraceM. Clark, MrPatLockett-Felder,
Celebrate, reminisce, -rejoice and rekindle the OLE Student-Teacher Reunion were: Mesdames Ruth ReginaldLewis and Ms. Betty Lockett
Shepard, Anethette Durham, Patricia Love and
GILBERT SPIRIT", the Mathew Gilbert Alumni did Helen Bailey all members of New Stanton's
indeed do just that! Class of 1964. MWG Faculty Honorees: Mrs.
And beginning on Friday the Matthew W. Gilbert Alum Charles Walden, Mr D Elizabeth
Thompson Downing and Dr
paid homage to the 1958 football team who was recently EzeIelBryant with Mrs Bryant
named by the Florida High School Athletic Association as
one of the "Teams of the Century". This 1958 team finished
11-0. As champions of black schools of Florida they did not
receive the recognition their white counterparts received.
However, 2008 will be a year of recognition and celebration
for this wonderful team. Coached by the renowned Mr.
Earl Kitchings, these young men were taught more than
football, they were taught to be me. Among the members of MWG Alums Mesdames Cordelia Hill, Dorothy
that championship team were: The late Bob Bullet' Hayes, MWG Alums William 'Bill' Smith and The Herring and Sylvia Barnett Burden.
that championship team were: The late Bob 'Bullet' Hayes, Jordan Bakers.
Curtis Miranda, Tommy Chandler, Bobby Bailey, Louis
Hill, Dr. Roy Mitchell, James 'Tank' Clark, Bobby (To the left):
Newsome MWG Class of
Each year, the first weekend of the New Year, the 1958PartL Former MWG Faculty: Mr.
Matthew W. Gilbert Grand Reunion brings together its prin- Nelson Grant, Mrs. Deborah
Norman, Dr. Nathaniel Davis and
cipals, teachers, staff, and students who were there from Mrs Grace YoungBrown.
1952-1970. It is an extraordinary event bringing alumni
together from far and near dressed in or adorned with the 7
school colors of orange and green.
The members of the class of 1958, celebrating the 50th
Anniversary of their high school graduation, each wore
corded tassels in their school's colors. And the ladies of the
Class of 1957 were so lovely ih shades of gold with the gen-
tlemen in their finest dark suits. Marching in as 'Pomp and
Circumstance' was being played, they were escorted by their
Class Sponsors Mesdames Grace Payne West and Thelma
Geiger, it was a beautiful scene!
The 2008 Legend Honorees were: Reverend Wallace MWG Alums-Mesdames Eddie Lois Farmer
Rasberry, Mrs. Elizabeth downing, Mrs. Gwendolyn Pugh, Mary Garvin Green, Margaret Bradford
Hickson and ~ivian Bradford.
Stewart, Mrs. Mary F. Wilson, Reverend William
Huggins and Mrs. Grace Young Brown. Receiving the
2008 Humanitarian Awards were Mrs. Bernice Fayson MWG Class of 1958, Part H with faculty members Mesdames Grace Payne West and
Harrison and Mr. Robert L. Manning. Gwendolyn ewart
Providing scholarships for worthy students is a major
component of the annual reunion. The Scholarship Essays of
Eddie Graham (First Place) and Tiavis Williams were out-
standing. This year's MC Ms. Donna Lopez, News
Commentator Channel 47 and the guest soloist Ms. Geri
Jennings were equally superb!
Each year I have told you that I think that the Matthew
W. Gilbert Grand Reunion just cannot be better the next MeasdameJaanueljw Cl ar PDaisandlamnrZ Rose nit
year. In 2008 they did it again! We await the11th Grand MsAnAeAaDamesandAx JadAmsda M Adams and her
Reunion that begins on the first Friday January 2009. A.. J A me WAdamns w Cla ofl95
We will see you then! Clih'fford Gilbert. Mrsx &ehanie Gilbert and Jeffrev R Lee-
Mrs Delores Downing, Ms. Janean Downing, and The Jean Downings.
Ms B~s Thompson, Mrs Carolyn WadePalmer, andKeith Downing.
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January 29th Continued from A-1
S The amendment will provide another $25,000 in homestead exemption val-
ued over $50,000, but only on local government taxes, not school taxes.
* This reduction in taxes for a few taxpayers is a reduction for all school fund
S Lay offs and closures could greatly impact statewide disaster response.
Significantly reduced budgets for public safety agencies without providing
an alternative funding source.
Increased response times to 911 calls resulting in potentially great fire loss-
es and higher mortality incidents involving emergency calls.
Increased injuries to firefighters and law enforcement due to personnel
shortages resulting in higher workers compensation claims.
Curtailing the ability of Fire-Rescue and Law Enforcement departments to
respond and assist in statewide or regional disasters, i.e. hurricanes and wildfires.
Higher property insurance rates for homeowners and commercial property owners
due to reduced fire protection (ISO Rating).
This is one of our most critical elections. Vote NO for Amendment 1. Also,
vote for a change.
Shiloh Continued from A-1
pastor in 1993. During Gilyard's leadership the church's congregation grew to
around 7,000 members.
Even though no charges have been filed against Gilyard, the allegations that he
sent sexual text messages to 14 and 16 -year-old girls is being investigated by the
state attorney's office. The report does detail allegations from a mother who said
she found inappropriate text messages on her middle-school daughter's cell phone.
Pastor George Harvey Jr.of Mt. Charity Missionary Baptist Church advised that he
knew of problems involving females at the Dallas area church where Gilyard pas-
tored and Rev. Gilyard through reading the Dallas Morning News and so advised
Shiloh's deacons when he first arrived in Jacksonville.
Rev. Gilyard has made no statements of guilt and has not been criminally charged
with anything, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
The Florida Star's policy is to only report facts, in spite of the many phone calls
to the office wanting more information and passing on "what I heard."
Pastor Gilyard also resigned from the mayor's steering committee on "The
Jacksonville Journey, Take a Step."
It is not known if Gilyard plans to seek a return to his church or ministry when and
if this matter is cleared.
Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church is a large part of Jacksonville's Black histo-
ry. May it continue to grow and save souls.
Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, January 21, 2008
Parade Route: Federal Reserve Bank (Water Street)
to Metropolitan Park
Monday, January 21, 2008 at 9:00 a.m.
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AS WELL AS ALL OTHERS
Sealed bids for furnishing all labor and material and performing all work necessary and incidental to the
completion for Westside K-8 School No. 274 will be received by Ajax Building Corporation at the jobsite
Office of Aiax Building Corporation at 5701 TRLR-1 Silver Plaza, Jacksonville. FL 32208 until 2:00 p.m.
Local Time, on the corresponding bid dates listed:
Bid Group Bid Packaee No. & Descriltion Bid Date
1 BP I.1 SiteSurvey Completed.
1 BP 1.2 Material Testing Completed.
1 BP 2.1 Sitework Compltted.
2 BP3.1 C.IP. Concrete Februry 13,2008 /2:00 PM
2 BP4.1 Masonry February 13. 2008 /2:00 PM
2 BP5.1 Structual and Misc. Steel February 13 2008 2:00 PM
2 BP7.1 Roofing February 13,2008/2:00PM
2 BP8.I Doors and Hardware February 13, 2008/ 2:00 PM
2 BP13.1 FireProtection February 13, 2008/2:00 PM
2 BP15.1 Plumbing February 13,2008 /2:00 PM
2 BP15.2 HVAC Systems Febaru 13,2008 /2:00 PM
2 BP16.1 Electrical February 13,2008/2:00 PM
3 BP6.1 Casework Febuary 13,2008 /2:00 PM
3 BP 7.2 Sprayed Fireproofing February 13, 2008 / 2:00 PM
3 BP 8.2 Windows, Storefrontand Curtainwall Febnuary 13,2008/2;00 PM
3 BP 9.1 Drywall Febrary 13, 2008 / 2:00PM
3 BP9.4 Acoustical Ceilings February 13,2008 / 2:00 PM
3 BP10.3 WalkwayCovers February 13,2008/2:00 PM
3 BP 11.1 FoodService Equipment February 13,2008/2:00 PM
3 BP 14.1 HydrauliceElevators February 13, 2008 2:00 PM
3 BP15.3 HVAC Instrumentation &Controls February 13,2008 / 2:00 PM
3 BP 154 HVACTest & Balance February 13,2008/200PM
4 BP 2.2 andscaping and Irrigation February 15,2008 / 2:00 PM
4 BP2.3 ChainLink &rnOamentalFencing ebruary 15, 2008/2:00 PM
4 BP8.3 Overhead CoilingDoors February 15,2008/ 2:00 PM
4 BP9.2 Ceramic & Quarry Tile February 15.2008 / 2:00 PM
4 BP9.3 Carpet andResilientFlooring Febrary 15,2008/2:00 PM
4 BP9.5 Painting & Coatings Febrary 15. 2008 /2:00 PM
4 :BP 9.7 Epoxy Wall/ Clg. Finish February 15, 2008 / 2:00 PM
4 BP 10.1 Miscellaneous Specialties February 15, 2008/2:00 PM
4 BP 104. Toilet Compartments & Accessories Febnrary 15,2008/2:00 PM
4 BP12.1 Window Treatment February 15,2008/2:00 PM
5 BP1.3 FinalCleaning Februay 15,2008/ 2:00 PM
5 BP 9.6 Wood Gym & Stage Flooring February 15. 2008/2:00 PM
5 BP 102 Lockers February 15.2008/2:00 PM
5 BP 10.5 A/V Equipment and Proj. Screens February 15, 2008 /2:00 PM
5 BP10.6 Signs and Plaques February 15,2008/2:00 PM
5 BP11.2 Theater &Stage Equipment February 15,2008 /2:00 PM
5 BP 11.3 Athleic Equipment February 15,2008/2:00 PM
5 BP 122 Bleachers,Fixed (Gym & Track) February 15,2008/ 2:0 PM
Each bid must be accompanied by a Bid Bond on the form enclosed in this package, certified check or
cashier's check in an amount no less than five percent of the total amount of the base bid as guarantee that
the bidder will, if awarded the contract, enter into a written contract, satisfactory in form, containing a
penalty clause and requiring workers' compensation and public liability insurance and approval of
subcontractor by Ajax Building Corporation and will give a Performance and Payment Bond on the forms
enclosed in this bid package to Ajax Building Corporation in the full amount of the contract price within
seven (7) days after acceptance. Bidder must be a licensed Florida Contractor.
Contract documents, as defined in Subcontract Agreement form, may be examined at the office of Ajax
Building Corporation, 5701 Silver Plaza. Jacksonville, FL 32208.
Interested bidders may obtain pre-qualification forms by contacting Ajax Building Corporation's office.
Only bidders meeting pre-qualification criteria may bid. Bidders must submit a completed experience
questionnaire and financial statement on the form entitled "Bidder Qualifications Form", incorporated
herein by reference. The subcontractor's financial condition must demonstrate that adequate fixed and
liquid assets and equipment are available to properly perform the Subcontract.
Prequalified bidders can obtain contract documents from Ajax Building Corporation at 5701 Silver Plaza,
Jacksonville. FL 32208
Documents for Westside K-8 School No. 274 are scheduled to be available on 01/22/08. A set of contract
documents may be obtained by providing a refundable deposit (conditional) in the amount of $250.00.
Costs for postage shall be separate and non-refundable. Additional sets may be purchased for the cost of
reproduction and handling. Checks for refundable deposits must be separate froti purchased sets and
postage. Al checks shall be made payable to Ajax Building Corporation. No bid documents will be
distributed within seven (7) days of date of bid receipt
No bids may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of same for a period of sixty (60)
Proposals shall be sealed and plainly marked, "Bid", with name of project, bid package number, name and
address of bidder, time and date due.
The Construction Manager reserves the right to reflect any and all bids received and to waive any and all
informalities or irregularities in reward thereto.
Pre-Bid Conferences will be held at (Comfort Suites) 1180 Airport Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32218 (1-95
. Exit @ Dkal Rd, International Airport, turn left @ 2d light, immediately bear right onto south service rd)
on the belq* listed dates and times.
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Matthew M. Carter II Assumes Chairmanship
of the Florida Public Service Commission A
M. Carter II began his
term as Chairman of the
Florida Public Service
Commission (PSC) at
today's agenda confer-
ence. He will serve as
Chairman of the five-
member panel for two
years."I am honored to
serve Florida's residents
by ensuring that their
utility services are safe,
affordable and reliable,"
said Chairman Carter. "I
will work hard to lead
the Commission in mak-
ing balanced decisions
that benefit customers
and keep our utilities
The PSC Chairman
acts as the
trative head and chairs
most official agency
proceedings. Carter has
been 'a Commissioner
since January 2006 and
is serving a four-year
serves on the National
Commi s s i o n e r s
and Water. He is also
active in NARUC pro-
grams designed to
improve regulated com-
panies' minority busi-
ness procurement prac-
Carter recognizes the
stress that Florida's
is 'placing on existing
water resources, he
sought appointment to
on Water. The Chairman
understands the impor-
tant role water and
wastewater utility regu-
lation has on develop-
ment of water conserva-
tion efforts and water
supply alternatives, as
well as the state's public
health and economic
prior government lead-
ership includes service
as the Director of the
Division of Land Sales,
Deputy Director of the
and multiple senior staff
positions with the
Florida House of
also owned a public
relations firm and
worked in the financial
A veteran of the
United States Army,
Carter served in the
Guard in Washington,
D.C. and the First
Armored Division in
Germany. After college,
he was commissioned a
Second Lieutenant in
tltb United States Army
Matthew M. Carter II, New Chair of the Florida Public
Reserve and later the
Florida National Guard.
He completed a tour of
duty with the 124th
Infantry in the Panama
College, Florida State
University, and the
Florida State University
College of Law. He
holds a master's degree
in theological science
from Smith Chapel
Bible University and is
currently pastor of the
Beulah Hill Missionary
Baptist Church in
Chairman Carter is mar-
ried and has two chil-
The PSC is commit-
ted to making sure that
receive their electric,
natural gas, telephone,
water, and wastewater
services in a safe,
affordable, and reliable
manner. The PSC exer-
cises regulatory authori-
ty over utilities in the
areas of rate base/eco-
nomic regulation; com-
petitive market over-
sight; and monitors safe-
ty, reliability, and serv-
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14NU4RY 72. 2008 .
George Hopkins, Morris Brown College National
Alumni Association President; and Dr. Stanley
Pritchett, Acting President of Morris Brown College.
Atlanta, GA (January 6, 2008). Alumni's giving at Morris Brown College is at an all-time high. Dr.
Stan Pritchett, acting president at Morris Brown, reports that 600 alumni have given over $800,000 dol-
lars during the last seven months of 2007. "The average amount of this surge in alumni donations is
$1,500 dollars per giver and this sets a record for the college," said Dr. Pritchett. "In addition, coming
back after the recent holidays, we have received close to fifty checks in amounts ranging from $500 to
$3,500 per giver. Our challenge, however, continues to be that or raising the percentage of alumni giving
across the board and to see the younger Morris Brown alumni
start to give back." Pritchett continued.
In 2007, Morris Brown recently held its first Annual Walk-A- "29 YEARS OF
Thon for student scholarships and raised $70,000. One week A VISION IN FAITH"
later, the Alumni Association hosted the Annual Legacy Awards 23rd Annual
Gala Restoration in Vision and Commitment for Excellence and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
raised another $50,000. Earlier this year, $20,000 was raised in a Memorial Birthday Banquet Dinner
brick campaign for the Alumni Plaza. "These efforts describe the *
dedication and commitment to the revitalization and restoration
of Morris Brown that its alumni have for their alma mater," said The United
George Hopkins, MBC National Alumni Association President Co mm uni t y
and a member of the Morris Brown Board of Trustees. "We hope Outreach Ministry
to engage the same enthusiasm and support among all Morris (UCOM) will
Brown College alumni and all alumni of any HBCU (Historical observe their "29
Black College and University) who believe in the future of Black Years of A Vision
Colleges." In Faith" in con-
The Morris Brown College Alumni Association is gearing up junction with 23rd
for a Leadership Forum which will be held during the up-coming Annual Dr. Martin
Founders Day on March 14, 2008. All alumni are encouraged to Luther King, Jr.
get participate in the forum. Mnemorinl Birthdav anniut Dinner
About Morris Brown College
Morris Brown College was founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The campus is located near the
center of the city of Atlanta and is replete with historic buildings, such as Fountain Hall, dating back to the late 1800's. During
its 127 years of service, Morris Brown has produced outstanding leaders in many diverse fields and is noted for preparing edu-
cators. After sustaining critical challenges that caused the institution to lose accreditation in 2002, Morris Brown has a new and
dedicated Board of Trustees that is focused on responsible fiscal control and a revitalization plan to implement strategic pro-
gramming, regain accreditation, and to restore the institution to prominence.
on Saturday, January 12, 2008 at 6:30
p.m. with the San Jose Church of
Chirst, o1cated at 6233 San Jose Blvd.,
serving as host church.
Speaker BaDonna Funches, a local
student graduate of William M. Raines
High School and member of Renewed
Life Ministries Southside. Miss
Funches is a youth participant in the
Summer Job program (UCOM) work-
ing as Youth Childcare provider, Youth
leader for several ccurch Summer
Camps and Receptionist for The
Bridge of Northeast Florida,
Jacksonville where she was recipient
of a four year scholarship to attend
The University of Florida. Graduating
with a Bachelor of Science Health
Science Education degree in 2005,
Master of Science from Department of
Anthropology, Sociology, and
Criminal Justice, Valdosta State
University in Valdosta, Georgia.
United Community Outreach
Ministry (UCOM) of "32 member
churches" and the Douglas Anderson
High School Alumni invite all fellow
students/friends of BaDonna to wel-
come her and congratulate her for her
Tickets may be secured by calling
Coach Nathaniel S. Washington, Sr. at
(904) 765-2316 or (904) 210-6422-cell.
VIP Reception Starts @ 6:00 p.m.
Dinner @ 7:00 p.m.
Awards Gala @ 8:00 p.m. (times may vary a little)
Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel, Jacksonville, Florida
This event is selling out! Secure your table today.
Once again, it's the most eagerly awaited night of the year. The local stars, the lights, the excitement, all await you at the
3rd Annual Onyx Community Awards. The honorees will be saluted on Saturday, January 12, 2008, during an enchanted
Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. Between 400 600 people from around North
Florida will be attending this prestigious black tie, red carpet ceremony to benefit local kids with sickle cell. LBS Foundation,
Inc., will also announce the Onyx Community Award Winners in the following categories:
Community Service Award
Performing Arts Award
Lifetime Achievement Award Mr. Wendell P. Holmes
Humanitarian Award Gasper & Irene Lazzara Charitable Foundation
Publisher Award TBA
Posthumous Presentation The family of "Oliva Gay-Davis"
If you would like a table or become a sponsor, please contact David Williams at 904-254-7230; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events
U scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
THE EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE pro-
vides Neurological Care Assistance and Case Management Services to persons
with Epilepsy and or Seizure Disorders. We are located at 5209 San Jose Blvd.,
Ste 101. For more information, call (904) 731-3752..
2008 STANTON GALA MEETING current class leaders, faculty and staff
of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools are urged
to attend a meeting Monday, January 14th at 6:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist church
located at 215 Bethel Baptist St., to discuss plans for the May 3, 2008 Stanton
Gala. For more information, please call Kenneth Reddick-gala chairman at
904-764-8795 or visit the Stanton website at www.stantonhighschool.org .
ADDICTION COUNSELING for families in need of drug or alcohol addic-
tion counseling, NARCONON ARROWHEAD can help, Narconon offers
free counseling, assessments and referrals to centers nationwide. Please call us
at 800-468-6933 or log onto www.stopaddiction.com for answers today.
JUSTICE COALITION KICKING OFF SPONSORSHIP DRIVE FOR
6TH ANNUAL "TOGETHER WE CAN" BREAKFAST it's an important
annual fundraiser to help raise support of the Justice Coalition's mission of
assisting innocent victims of violent crimes. The annual breakfast will take
place Thursday, February 21, 2008 from 7:20 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. It will be host-
ed by the FOP and will take place at the FOP Headquarters located at 5530
Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207. Sponsorships are available only to busi-
nesses and organizations of the First Coast communities and are being offered
at two levels, the Justice Level for $3,000 a table and at the Crime Stopper
level at $1,500 a table. Each table seats eight people and a southern style buf-
fet breadfast will be served. Current sponsors include: Builders FirstSource,
Firehouse Subs, Contemporary Business Services, McGinley Paving, and JB
Coxwell. For more information, please contact the Justice Coalition's execu-
tive director, Ann Dugger at (904) 783-6312.
STAYING THE COURSE: ADULT LITERACY PILOT PROGRAM -
The Jim Moran Foundation and the Literacy Council of Jacksonville partner to
improve adult literacy programs will launch a new reading program for adult
learners beginning January 2008. "Staying the Course" is a pilot project to
improve adult learner persistence. The program partners are the Center for
Adult Learning at the Main Library, Learn To Read, Inc., and the Women's
Center of Jacksonville. The program will offer a three month education series
which includes 1.5 hours of small group education, one hour of individualized
tutoring, and an audio listening activity each week. Participating adults will
receive a completion certificate at the end of the three month program. Four
series are scheduled throughout 2008. The first series will begin in January. To
receive more information, please contact one of the participating agencies or
the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation at: Center for Adult Learning,
Jacksonville Main Library, 630-2426; Expanded Horizon's Program at the
Women's Center of Jacksonville: 722-3000 ext. 233; Learn To Read, Inc.: 399-
8894; and, The Jacksonville Public Library Foundation: 630-1606. The pro-
gram will train volunteers to work one hour each week for the three month pro-
gram with an adult learner. Anyone interested in volunteering to help a com-
munity neighbor improve their reading skills should contact Terry Algire at
(904) 630-1606 or Malgire@coj.net. The Literacy Council of Jacksonville is a
committee of the Jacksonville Public Library Foundation, a 501(c) 3 non prof-
it organization whose mission is to enhance public visibility and private sup-
port for the Jacksonville Public Library System. For more information about
the JPLF, please visit our website at www.jpl.org.
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College High School Program
The Early College
High School program
is a unique opportu-
nity to earn both a
high school diploma
and up to 60 hours of
college credit simul-
taneously. The pro-
gram was designed to
levels among stu-
dents of color, stu-
dents from low
and/or students that
are first generation
The learning environ-
ment is to be pur-
and relevant to the
world at large. Such
make the transition to
full time college stu-
dents in the 11th and
12th grades, and ulti-
mately the transfer to
a university at the
end of the four year
high school career, a
smooth one. The
purpose is to prepare
ly during their high
school tenure in order
to increase the likeli-
hood of students
completing their col-
The Program of
The program of
study was developed
by the Duval County
School District in
The students and the assistant principal appeared on IMPACT, a Florida Star radio talk
show, hosted by Clara McLaughlin, publisher on WCGL-AM 1360.
Campus. The pro-
gram- meets require-
ments for both high
school graduation and
an Associate of Arts
degree for use in a
parallel program at the
university level. All
of the courses in the
high school portion
are honors (advanced)
level classes. The col-
lege program portion
of the program was
developed by identify-
ing courses that 1)
meet dual enrollment
courses for high
school graduation, 2)
meet AA degree
requirements, and 3)
are university parallel
requirements. In the
first year of the pro-
gram students start as
full time high school
students. Over a two-
year period students
progress to all college
courses. In the 11th
grade students are
enrolled in about 9
hours per semester of
college courses and at
least 12 hours per
semester in the 12th
grade. The program
activities taken before
students enter the pro-
course work to keep
students on track for
port activities for 9th
and 10th grade stu-
dents when high
school is in session
and college is not in
demic support for stu-
dents beyond the reg-
ular school day.
itoring and counsel-
ing for students on
the college campus
until high school
Focus on stu-
For students who
earn a C or better in
their college course
work all tuition and
textbooks are provid-
ed at no cost to the
s t u d e n t s
ing the 3rd and 4th
years, activity fees
expenses are the only
ities of the students
More photos of the stu-
dents on PR4
.rPage PR 4 /January 12, 2008
continued from PR1
Alyce Gresham, 15,
Barry Williams, 16, 11th
grade, 4.0 average. Also
as a volunteer while in
the program, started a
"Beautify Ribault" pro-
gram to put flowers and
plants around the
school. Jerica Lodge
helped him with this
Jerica Lodge, 16, 11th
grade. Also worked with
Barry on the "Beautify
Sarina Norris, 15, 10th
grade. Also initiated as
_ volunteer along with
Alyce Gresham, a "Safe
Night" program for
Phillip Barr, 15, 9th
grade. He said that his
mother did not finish
college because she
became pregnant with
him. Therefore, he will
be first person in his
family to get a four-year
Brian Lyons, Assistant
Principal and Early
Ribault High School,
where is a
threat to justice
Martin Luther King
Jr., Letter from
April 16, 1963
A Dance Visionary
By Rych McCain
Photo courtesty The Lula
Washington Dance Theatre
famed, Los Angeles
recently held their
Festival at the compa-
ny's beautiful new
facility in South
Central Los Angeles.
The festivities began
with a private V.I.P.
wine and hors d' oeu-
vres reception. Award-
served as Mistress of
Ceremonies. This gala
occasion also benefit-
ed the LWDT
Scholarship Fund. The
LWDT's first annual
UJIMA AWARD was
presented to Danny
Executive Editor of
The LA Sentinel
*Hall III. The event
was organized by
LWDT's (NGB) Next
which is comprised of
activists from the LA
area with the goal of
working to preserve
the arts and culture in
the LA Black Afrikan
Community as well as
to insure that the
LWDT will continue
into future genera-
The young people
who danced in the
show were exception-
al without question.
The final number fea-
turing Afrikan hand
drummers was spiritu-
al beyond belief! Lula
and her husband
Erwin wants it to be
known that their
dance concerts and the
Troop are available to
or nationally to any
city with the means to
bring them there. The
company will .appear
in Dallas, TX. January
26, 2008 at The
Association of Blacks
Conference; at the
Luckman Fine Arts
9th and a .the
February 21 & 22.
started with humble
beginnings in South
Central LA where
she beat the odds
with a BA and
in Dance. Her
dance company of
27 years has been
through the fire and
the test of time but
the journey was
well worth it with a
new million dollar
facility and thriving
dance classes that
are building charac-
ter and positiveness
among the youth in
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GIVE ME MY MOTHER'S STUFF an offi-
cer was dispatched to the 4200 block of Moncrief
Rd. W., regarding a disturbance. Upon his arrival
he met with victim Ms. A, who stated that her for-
mer live'in roommate's daughter kicked in two
doors in her residence. According to the victim
Ms. A, she allowed a woman named Ms. LF to
move in her residence temporarily. She had been
residing at the residence since her brother died
several months ago. Last week, the victim
allegedly told Ms. LF she had to move out. Later,
she noticed that Ms. LF's belongings were miss-
ing from the residence. The victim assumed that
Ms. LF vacated the residence. Later this same day, witness Ms. A stated the suspect
came to the residence looking for the rest of her mother's belongings. The suspect
asked the witness to call the victim and have her respond to open two locked doors.
The victim came and refused to open the doors and ordered the suspect to leave the res-
idence. The suspect decided not to cooperate aid kicked, in both doors. The suspect
grabbed a coffee pot that belonged to her mother from the victim's bedroom. The sus-
pect kicked in a second bedroom door, but did not take anything. Prior to leaving the
residence, the suspect also removed about $30 worth of food from the cabinets and
refrigerator. The suspect fled the scene prior to
police arrival. The suspect's identity is
unknown. Patrol efforts were suspended.
BATTERED...BUT TAKE ME TO A
RESTAURANT OFFICER An officer was
~ dispatched to the 900 block of Dunn Ave. in ref-
erence to a dispute. Upon his arrival, he met
with the victim Ms. N. She advised that she got
Into a verbal argument with the suspect Mr. D
(her boyfriend). The victim advised that the
SL suspect took all her belongings and grove off in
his semi-truck. The victim stated she had two
places to go for the night. She could go home to
Beach Blvd., or to a family member's home in Yules, FL., but she thought the suspect
would be at her home on Beach Blvd. The victim asked if she could get a ride to the
Nassau County line and be dropped off at a restaurant because her uncle does not like
driving at night. The officer received a call to return to Nassau County and complete a
battery report for the victim. He informed them that a battery was not alleged to him
and the victim only requested a ride to a restaurant. The victim stated that she could not
get in touch with her uncle. Sgt. W (in Nassau Cty) was with the victim. He advised
that he attempted to call numerous people for the victim, however, no one had ever
heard of her. The officer asked her to go with him to a shelter for the evening. The offi-
cers had to figure out what county she would be able to utilize.
"I WAS JUST TRYING TO GET HOME," SHE SAID -An officer observed a vehi-
cle driving eastbound in the 3900 block of Trout River Blvd., on the side of the road.
As the vehicle passed him, it crossed over the center lane into oncoming traffic. The
officer began to attempt to catch up to the vehicle in order to initiate a traffic stop. As
he approached the vehicle from behind, he observed the vehicle leave the roadway to
the right. The vehicle drove approximately 3 feet off the roadway before re-entering the
lane. The officer initiated his emergency lights, in the 3300 block of Trout River. The
vehicle did not immediately stop or slow down. After about 20 seconds the vehicle
slowed to about 2 miles per hour, but continued to travel down the road very slowly
and refused to stop for about 45 seconds.
The officer then put his vehicle in park
and ran on foot up to the moving vehicle
and ordered the driver to stop the vehicle,
which she did, in the 3300 block of Trout
River. The suspect was the only occupant
in the car. She stated, "I was just trying to
get home." The officer could immediate-
ly smell the odor of alcohol coming from
inside the vehicle. He asked the driver to
step out of the vehicle. She was extreme-
ly unsteady on her feet. He asked her if
she would perform field sobriety exercis-
es and she stated she would, but she
repeated, "I was just trying to get home."
She fell every test. The officer found a
cup with pink liquid in it. She said it was
"alcohol and ruby red." She said she had two beers at her friend's house, but she could-
n't remember where her friend lived. Later, her boyfriend came and took possession of
the vehicle via signature form. The suspect was transported and booked into the PTDF.
HE PULLED A KNIFE ON HIS MOTHER -An officer was dispatched to the 5300
block of Amazon Ave. in reference to a domestic dispute involving the suspect armed
with a knife. Upon his arrival, the suspect fled from the officer, going towards
Shenandoah Ave. The victim and the suspect do not live together, they have a 2 year
old son in common together. The victim was visiting the suspect's mother at her resi-
dence, when the suspect arrived
during the visit. The victim and the
suspect began arguing. The suspect
wanted the keys to her vehicle and
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by M. E. Ford, The Florida Star
Jacksonville, FL, January 10, 2008 --The strategy that Coach Del Rio planned for
the past game against the Steelers on January 6th paid off, plus a little luck from
Quarterback Garrard was involved too. It was the Jaguars' first playoff game won in
eight years, having an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter and then ending in a 31-29
victory at Pittsburgh.
But, there's definitely a tough game ahead against the undefeated New England Patriots
this Saturday, January 12th where they play for the AFC divisional playoff game at New
England. You would think the Jaguars would be a little scepticle, but, they welcome the chal-
lenge with no problem. They're not afraid to talk about it, either.
"We love it," defensive end Bobby McCray said Wednesday. "This is what we've been
waiting for all year. It's a perfect situation, a perfect stage and we're going to see what we
"We look forward to the challenge," cornerback Rashean Mathis said. "We respect them
a lot, but you give nobody too much respect. If you give anybody too much respect, that
means you're laying down to them. We're laying down to no one."
The Jaguars, under former hard-hitting linebacker and fifth-year coach Jack Del Rio,
have been one of the league's most physical teams, relying on a strong running game, a stout
defense and a wear-you-down mentality.
They have become offensively and defensively strong. They also have developed a rep-
utation for playing their best in big games, but they sometimes give in to the lesser compe-
Del Rio seemingly got it together this season with David Garrard as quarterback and his
offensive players to back him up. They advanced to the playoffs for the second time in three
years. Now, after beating the Steelers, the Jags have nothing to lose against the Patriots. Few
people outside Jacksonville expect them to keep it close, let alone win. Inside the locker
room, though, the feeling is much different.
"They're beatable," guard Vince Manuwai said. "You've seen the other teams almost beat
them. We just can't make the mistakes that other teams did."
Left tackle Khalif Barnes talked about relishing the chance to be part of history.
"It would be nice to be the team that eliminates them," Barnes said. "They're 0-0. They
haven't won any games in the postseason yet. Anything that happened in the regular season
is over. That really can't help or hurt anything right now."
The Jaguars expect to do even more talking on the field, they will not let New England's
record faze them or the fact that the Patriots have won two in a row against them.
"We feel like we can match up against anybody," said Mathis, sure to be lined up across from
Randy Moss on every play. "Whatever type of game you have on the offensive or defensive
side of the ball, we feel we can match that"... SEE YOU AT THE GAME!
Winston-Salem. Stateand NCCU
To Compete In 2008 MEAC Basketball Tournament
Long Time Rivals To Play In Tournament Bonus Game.
RALEIGH, NC -The Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference (MEAC) announced a special game
for the 2008 MEAC Basketball Tournament dur-
ing a press conference Tuesday at the RBC
Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The announcement'revealed that the North
Carolina Central Eagles and the Winston-Salem
State Rams men's basketball teams will compete
in a bonus game on Championship Saturday,
March 15, of the 2008 basketball tournament.
"We are excited that the North Carolina
Central University and Winston-Salem State
University men's teams will be competing
against each other on championship Saturday,"
said MEAC Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas.
"We want to galvanize the Eagle and Ram fans
base, alumni and students to experience what
our tournament is all about. We feel this is an
excellent opportunity for both teams to show-
case their institutions."
The bonus game is an added event of the
2008 MEAC Basketball Tournament. The game
will tip off between the women's and men's
championship game on Saturday, March 15 at
4:30 p.m. The matchup between the two teams
will be the first since their move up to Division
"The MEAC is a great conference with a'
strong history and tradition and we are honored
to participate," said Ingrid Wicker-McCree,
Interim Director .of Athletics, North Carolina
Central University. "I am excited about our stu-
dent-athletes and coaches having the opportuni-
ty to participate with Winston-Salem State
University. Both schools are making great
progress in their transition to Division I and I
think this tournament will showcase what we
have to offer to the Division I membership."
"We are excited about this opportunity,"
stated Dr. Chico Caldwell, Director of Athletics,
of Winston-Salem State University. "When you
are a reclassifying institution and in transition to
Division I you look for any opportunity to show-
case your team and institution. I think it is a
great opportunity not only for our basketball
team, but also for our institution."
"We said since the beginning of our reclas-
sification that this was not just an athletic transi-
tion, this is a transition for our University and an
opportunity to showcase our University as a part
of the MEAC."
Ticket books to the 2008 MEAC Basketball
Tournament are on sale now and can be found
through Ticketmaster outlets nationwide, at
MEAC School Box Offices and at the RBC
Center Box Office. Tickets can also be pur-
chased at the MEAC administrative offices by
calling (757) 416-7100 or logging on to
The MEAC Basketball Tournament
involves 11 additional Division I historically
black colleges and universities located across the
Atlantic coastline: Bethune-Cookman
University, Coppin State University, Delaware
State University, Florida'A&M University,
Hampton University, Howard University,
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Morgan
State University, Norfolk State University, North
Carolina A&T State University, and South
Carolina State University. This year's tourna-
ment takes place from March 10 to March 15 at
the RBC Center.
Thomas Biagi # 52 January Test Days
at Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL Rolex Series Practice
6: January 5, 2008 7:30 PM 1:54.378
speed 112.050. Biagi is seen with The
Florida Star's reporter / photographer and
local business owner Frank Powell.
Thomas Biagi Best time 1:53.243 Italy 2007
GT1 Drivers Champion 2003 GT Drivers
Bill Lester was born in Washington, D.C., but
now resides in Atlanta, GA. with his wife and two
sons. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from
the University of California, Berkeley, in 1984, and
used that to join the Hewlett-Packard Company
where he worked for many years before deciding to
quit and began focusing on racing full time.
One of Bill Lester's biggest dreams came true
when he was choosen to drive the No. 8 BHR Dodge
in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. And, after
yedrs of hard work, he finally got his chance to drive
full-time in a NASCAR national touring series.
Last year in 2007, Bill signed on with Billy
Ballew Motorsports and his Chevrolet Silverado
team. Bill is anxious to get his first NASCAR win.
He truly believes that he will achieve his biggest
Bill Lester Career Totals (1975 present)
Starts Championships Wins Top5 Top10 Avg. Start Avg. Finish
142 0 0 2 7 14.7 20.7
Year Rank Points Starts Wins Top5 ToolO Av. Start Ava. Finish Winnings
1550 15 0 0 1 15.2 20.0 178,167
2252 24 0 0 0 18.6 23.1 246,525
2672 25 0 2 4 10.4 19.2 270,960
2400 25 0 0 1 15.8 22.4 238,845
2712 25 0 0 1 13.3 18,3 298,800
2320 22 0 0 0 13.2 19.1 230,890
304 5 0 0 0 22.0 27.2 35,700
122 1 0 0 0 31.0 24.0 7,770
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.
(January 5, 2008)--AJ
Allmendinger turned the fastest
lap on the second day of Grand-
Am Rolex Sports Car Series
presented by Crown Royal
Cask No. 16 January Test Days,
besting a field of 21 Daytona
Prototypes at Daytona
International Speedway prepar-
r's time of 1:41.555 (126.198 mph) around International Speedway prepar-
3.56-mile infield road course at the famed ing for the 46th running of the
ay in the No. 6 Michael Shank Racing Ford Rolex 24 At Daytona.
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The Station "Where Christ Gets Lifted"
VictouyrAM ;360 CWGL
JACKSONVILLE'S LONG-TIME FRIEND
1522 W 30th
Offered For S102,900
* 2 Full Baths
+ Mature Landscaping
* Royal Terrace S:ubdiv
* Traditional Style
SConcrete Block Const
* 1888 SqFt
* Central Coolang A/C
One Owner Home, Situated On A Large Lot- Detached Two Car Garage. Property Has
Pecan Tree And Other Plants.
102 Coquina Ct-Ponte Vedra Beach
Offered For $279,000
* 2 Bedrooms
* 2 Full Baths
* Gated Community
* One Story Style
SSawgrass Players Club
SCentral Cooling A/C
Lovely 2 BR/BA Home With Beautifully Updated Kitchen W/ Granite Countertops, Cherry Cabinets and
Stainless Appliances, Hardwood Floors In Kitchen, LR/DR, Double Sided Fireplace. Great Cul-De-Sac
Location. It is Move-In-Ready!
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