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Florida star
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
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Florida star news
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v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language:
English
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
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The Florida Star Pub. Co.,
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Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville, Fla
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
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General Note:
"Florida's statewide black weekly."
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Title:
Florida star
Uniform Title:
Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Alternate Title:
Florida star news
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Publisher:
The Florida Star Pub. Co.,
The Florida Star Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville, Fla.
Jacksonville, Fla
Publication Date:
Copyright Date:
2009
Frequency:
weekly
regular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
African Americans -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre:
newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States of America -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville

Notes

Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 12, no. 13 i.e. 39 (Jan. 6, 1962)-
General Note:
"Florida's statewide black weekly."
General Note:
Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981-

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
oclc - 02261130
alephbibnum - 000581378
issn - 0740-798X
oclc - 2261130
lccn - sn 83045218
System ID:
UF00028362:00941

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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .................. .....:............9:3 a.m.
Sunda Ier essory Prayer..... .........10:45 a.m. I J ':
Morning Worship ... ...........11 :00 a.m.
Youth Church
2nd & 3rd Sundads (Old Sanctuary)
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m.
Bishop Eric Lee, Pastor '
Rev. Joe Cal~ho n, Pastor Emeritus


Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church

Warship Seivice . ...... .. ..Sudy .... .. 10:00 a.m.
Church School .. .. .. ... .. ... .. .. .. .. .. 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
"Glory Hour" Bible Study .. .. .. .. ... .. .. .. ... .10:00 a.m.
"Jehovah Jirah" Bible Study .. ... ... .. .. .. . 6:30 p.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry .. .. .. .. .10:00 a.m.
Friday
Joy Explosion Ministry ... ... .. .. .... ... .. ...6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
SRev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor

GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"TheL Churrch~ Where Everybodly Is Somlebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
MS ret Mdress: 723 W. 4th St. Jackson le. F ord a3 60
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School........................ ................:3 a.m.
Morning Worship..;. ....11:00......... a.m.
Tuesday...... .... Prayer......... Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
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Faith In Our Community

Schedule~ ofEvents and Services

MT. OLIVE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, locat-
ed at 1319 North Myrtle Ave., with Elder Lee Harris,
Pastor ask you to join them as they celebrate their 1271th
Church Anniversary. Theme: "A Church Anointed :to
Serve." Sunday, October 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th at 4:00
p.m. Each Sunday will be blessed with a guest Preacher
to deliver the word of God, and guest choirs to minister
through songs.
THE MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT-Appeal For
Your Excess Clothes -Jacksonville Local Organizing
Committee Inc., a non-profit organization, is in the
process of gathering clothes and non-perishable can
goods for the fast approaching 'Thanksgiving Basket
Give-A-Way' and 'Clothes Give-A-Way.' If you are in
the process of cleaning out your closets, or just have
clothing items for children, women or men of all sizes, we
need them. Requested items include shoes, jackets, dress-
es, shorts, dress clothes, etc. Items can be brought to 916
N. Myrtle Avenue., Monday tllrough Saturday, from 9:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Items can also be picked up.Vrisit
www.jaxloc.com or call 904-240-9133 for more informa-
tion
THE FAMILY CHORUS under the direction of Ministrer
Ezra Jenkins will be in concert on October 11, 2009 at
5:00 p.m. at The First Deliverance Church of Jacksonville
located at 1957 W. Beavers St. Elder Ernest Vinin~g,
Pastor. Please join us for an evening of sons, as we lift our
voices in praise and worship to our God who is so worthy.
JACKSONVILLE LOCAL ORGANIZING COM-
MITTEE FOR THE MILLIONS MORE MOVE-
MENT, INC. will have 'Open Meetings' on the 1st, 2nd
and 3rd Sunday of each month. The time is 6:00 p.m. til
8:00 p.m., at 916 N. Myrtle Avenue. You are invited, these
meetings are open to the public. If you are sincerely con-
cerned and want to see improvement in the quality of life
and living conditions in your community, come to the
meet g. Help JLOC, MMM, Iric., "as we work to end the
violence through proper education, and not more incr-
ceration." If you have questions, ~or need more informa-
tion call 904-240-9133.
REVIVAL! REVIVAL! REVIVAL! GOD'S TEM-
PLE OF LOVE will be conducting its "Fall Revival." It
will start at 7:00 p.m. each night from October 14ith
through October 17th. The theme will be: "Walking In
The Light. This theme derives from the words of our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as found in The Gosplel
according to St. Matthew. The guest speaker/Evangeli~st
for this occasion will be the Reverend Louis Parker,
Pastor of New First Corinth Missionary Baptist Church of
Jacksonville, FL. The church is located at 358 Martin
Luther King Blvd., Kingsland, Georgia where Reverend
Marvin L. Young is Pastor/Founder. For more informa-
tion call (912) 576-1815.
THE GOSPEL CAVALIERS OF JACKSONVILLE
MUSIC CONCERT -Total Praise Concert, Saturday,
Octolber 17th at 5:00 p.m. at the Friendship Primitive
Baptist Church, located.at 1106 Pearce St., Jacksonville,
where Elder Bobbie Sheffield is Pastor. Coine join us in a
True Worsip experience as we bless the name of our Lord
and Savior Jesus Christ. For more information, call (904)
353-7'734.
THE CONGREGATION OF FRIENDSHIP PRIMI-
TIVE BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate their Annual
Old Fashion Day, Sunday, October 18th beginning with
Sunday School at 9:30 a.m., followed by Morning
Worship at 11:00 a.m. Sister Gayle Williams Chairperson,
is inviting the public to attend. Elder Bobbie She:ffield is
the pastor. The church is located at 1106 Pearch St. in
Jacksonville. For additional .information, please call the
church at (904) 353-7734;
FLORIDA MEMORIAL~ UNIVERSITY AMBASSA-
DOR .CHORALE AND GOSPEL CHOIR OF
MIAMI, FL. 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, Sunday, October 18, 2009 at
3:00 p.m. at the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church'
2036 Silver St. in Jacksonville. R.L. Gundy, Pastor. For
more information, call (904) 354-7249.
THE WOMEN'S MINISTRY OF CHRIST TABER-
NACLE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH cordial-
ly invites you to join us on October 17th at 10:00 a.m. to
promote "Breast Cancer Awareness." Our theme is
"Pinktober" which symbolizes the color for Breast
Cancer and the month it is celebrated. During this event'
Shands Wellness Center and the Mayo Clinic will be~shar-
ing information about Breast Cancer to eduate us mn deal-
ing with this disease. The donation is $10.00 which
includes a signature Pink Ribbon Fashion Scarf, lunc'h-
con, and fashion show. Eadh church is asked to enter at
least two models for the fashion show and they may wear
clothing from their personal wardrobes, hats included.
Pink, Pink, Pink, the new black, is the color for the day.
We Will Sutrvive!!! Please RSVP by phone at (904) 554-


5524.


and also on the 8th. These powerful ministers will outline
scriptural truths that reinforce who, what, where, why and
how to trust God for all your needs. Saturday, November
7th highlights our annual songfest with nationally known
gospel groups held at the Times Union Center of the
Performing Arts, 300 Waters Street at 6:00pm. November
8th Homecoming Day the events and activities include:
*An Annual Breakfast/Program at 7:00 a.m. *Worship
Service 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. *Annual Homecoming
Dinner at 12:45 p.m. 2:30 p.m. *Annual Homecoming
Program 2:45 p.m. 4:30 p.m. *Group Singing at 4:30
p.m. For more information, please call the Northside
Church of Christ at (904) 765-9830.

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Almighty 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
SJesus Chtrist our LORD.




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THE NORTHSIDE
CHURCH OF CHRIST,
located at 4736 Avenue B
where Charlie McClendon
is the Senior Minister is
celebrating its ~55th
Anniversary and 32nd
Annual Homecoming
October 31st November
8th 2009. The festivitieS
include guest speakers, a
songfest featuring eight
gospel groups, free food,
free nursery, and free trans~
portation. This year's
theme is Iln God We
Trust. The celebration
begins. Saturday, October
31st at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
with a community fish fry;
that is free and open to the
public. The activities
include jumpy things, face
painting, and basketball.
Additional treats are cotton
candy, popcorn, and honey
drippers. The Homecoming
Gospel/Revival Meeting
dates are November 1-6.
Douglas Perry from Dallas'
TX will speak Sunday'
November 4-6 and Alvin
Daniels Miami, FL is
speaking November 4-6


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ALFORD, Ms. Alice C.,
75, died October 3, 2009.
BROWN, Tanny L., died
October 1, 2009.
COBB, Hiram, died
October 1, 2009.
COPPIE, Thomas, died
October 2, 2009.
DAVIS, Fannie M., died
September 30, 2009.
ERVIN, Joseph, died
October 1, 2009. .
FREELAND, Mrs.


October 2, 2009.
LOCKETT, Gussie, died
~October 3,2009.
LOWE, Ms. Ada C., 84,
died October 3, 2009.
MARTIN, Brenda L.,
died October 5, 2009.
McBRIDE, Wilhemina,
died'October 3, 2009.
MITCHELL, Ms. Linda,
died October 1, 2009.
PERRY, Gene, died
October 1, 2009.
RHODES,.Shawn N., 46,
died October 2, 200.9.
SMITH, Ms. Dorothy,
82, died October 1, 2009.
SMITH, Waiver Lee,
died October 2, 2009.
TAYLOR, Laura, died
October 2, 2009.
TRUETT, ~Kenneth C.'
died October 1, 2009.
UPTHEGROVE, Mr.
Albert, died October 2,
2009.
WESTER, Ms.
Demeteal, died October
1, 2009.


died


Jacquelyn Y.,


October 1 2009.
Alphonso West Mortuary,

GUNDER, Ms. Alma J.,
68, died October 2, 2009.
HINTON, Charles, died
September 30, 2009.
HORNE, Edith, died
October 5, 2009 *
JOHPNSON, David, died
October 1, 2009.
JORDAN, Mitchell, died
October 3, 2009.
KINCADE, Robert, died
October 3, 2009.
KING, Keshia, died


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OCTIOBER 10, 2009


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By Betty As ue CDavis P h~ot b yk nc C Dav is, s r.



Cruisin Thru Reunion '62
Hei hav~~e crossed the bay: the oceanr lies before
Stantion High Schiool's Class of 19-17. w\hose mnot- c
tos inl thant year wa's "We~ hale crossed the bay:; the .
ocean lies before: u1S." celebrated slxb-tw~o years since:
graduation w\ithi a second activity -a cruise: to Freezport
and Nassau Bahamas. The first' acti\ity, the Reunion .
Lunlchelon was3 featured in an earlier coilmnn. Se\-enlo-
elellt membrsls famlil. andj f-rinds traverled to~gether.
Family member- Warren Esson serving as photogra- '- ,b~
pher. fo~r the c~ruise... i
When hlur. Doris Randolph Thornton. class 3C
presidents stated, "Cruising the ocean from th~e bay,
God has blessed us all the way." "'Her statement be~st .sonzo and Valerie Davis Ma~~nrgaret nLeonard, Hollis, NY and Willie
summarizes our lives at this time," states fellow class- LeGen
mate Mrs. Pauline Exson Davis.:.
Mrs. Davis stated further, "It was a great celebra- :
tion. Classmate Ellen Dennis Young did an outfstand-
ing job of coordinating class plans with Travel -- ~
Consultant Clara Cross. r
Class officers for the Class of 1942 are: oi
Randolph Thornton, President; Maples Mi-Nel I
Jones, Vice-President; Ellen Dennis Young, recordings r cl"~~II ~ IU~
secretary; Pauline Exson Davis, correspondence: secre-
tary; Ernestine Mobore Williams, Financial Secretary;
Doris Harris Henry, Treasurer; Leroy Hutchins,
Chaplain; Willie E. Clayiton, Business Manager;
Priscilla McLendon Williamson, Historian; andl i8 jc e I
Lydia Dwight Wooden, Parliamien~tarian. C Doris Randolph
From all indications this was a fim-filled Crus WilimsnDoo
for a marvelous group! M~ay they be blessed wihClassmate Geraldinre Ervin 7rctor and Beverly Randolph
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Beatrice Sceley Wilcox


Thornton, Priscilla McLendon
h~y McSwain


Denise. Brown, Clara Cross, Travel Consultant, Ethel
Ernest and Joy Gibson, Houston, TX


Ine:~ Swiller Summerras, .tlariannra, FL and Ellenr
Dnnrris lonrrg, Class Cvruise Contract Personr


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L;ynette Josies, Juanita Miller, Paula Davis, Robert
DaiPauline Exson Davis, Careta Russell, Gloria
Street, David Roberson and Sam ThomaS


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A mind iS respolnsible
for thle trallic light, the: blood b~ank. ice cre-am,
pean"ut butter, the doo~rknob. thle microphon, thle elevator,
clothes dryer, lawn muower. pacemnake, the typewriter, guided
missile. mailbox, the air conditioner, automnatic transmission, curtain
rod, baby car~riage,' lawn spr~inkler, fountatin pen. dust pan. the hand.
stamp, first open-heart Ii~ one:., cl.1. I~. home security camrerh, tinl ,..11 .: I-Lll. L- j'. s potato chlip, food preservatiom,
synthesized cortisone. the guitar. ralilroad telegraphy, envelope seal. printing press.
bicycle frame, rocket catapult, insect destroyer gun. ice creaml scoop, wintdowv cleaner,
laser fileLs, folding chair, ga7s mask, mop, refrigerator, pressing comb, ur~inalysis
machine, door lock, electric cutoff switch, telephone transmitter, stair-climbing wheel-
chair, hairbush\, egg beater, eye protector, electric Ilamp bulb, biscuit cutter, chamber
commode, almnanac, horseu shock, lunch pail. mootor laitern. key chain, furrniture caster.
iron~ing: board. sug~ar-refin~ing system, lemon sq~ueezer. portatte wecighing scales,
wrnch, airphlae propeller, a~e bucket, steam boiler, portab~le x-ray machine, cotton
chopper fertilizer, street. sweepel: .:.ank -u,.ll.; ; .,l. ..r.ll. spark plug, galoshes. casket-
lowering3 device, clothes w~ringer, Jr..:~..i i... ......Progi riding saddles, and so onr
andJ so on. T'he list is endless. Indeed, it's time to stop and celebrate theL fact
that each and every one of the wonderfit innlovations mentioned here came
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WHY ARE AMERICANS CHEERING WHEN THEY LOSE!!!

ObamOlympics, ObamaCare, ObamNomics., ObamAcron!! These are the
labels of the nations citizens of today, who seem to want Obama to fail. Why?
Because he is different and they did not vote for him.
Today some headlines read, "Obama Looses the Olympic Bid!" Obama did
not loose the Olympics, Chicago and America did. (Dave Zirini, Victory: Chicago
Losq~s the Olympics, Nation Magazine, O~ctober 2, 21009) After getting the vote that
American loss their bid to host the Olympics in 2016, TV showed Conservative clap-
ping, cheering and chanting~ Obama lost! (Amnanda Terkel, Right-Wingers Root
Against U.S., Then Celebrate Olympic Bid Failure, Alternet.org, October 2, 2009)
America loss. Is this the sign of a loyal American citizen to cheer America loosing
something? Or was this a cheer that Obama loss an issue for which he made a spe-
cial effort to secure? The Right Wing Conservative group put it like this, "THE EGO
HAS LANDED WORLD REJECTS OBAMA: CHICAGO OUT IN FIRST
ROUND!" (The DrudgeReport, October 3, 2009)
This seem to be a common theme of those who for reasons of their own do
not want Obama- as president and would go so for as to see the whole nation fail to
get back at what they see as a slap in the face of "their America" (Charles Dharapak,
Charles Dharapak/AP, AP, October 3, 2009) Some reports say, "2 Barack Obama
may not be feeling it, but he is the luckiest man alive right now. Yes, President
Obama traveled all the way to Copenhagen and didn't even get a lousy t-shirt, .
but he is damn fortunate it went down like it did. .. Every time an Olympic proj-
ect came in late and over budget,~ every time a scandal hit the tabloids, every time a
crime was.captured on a cell phone camera it would have been "Obama's Olympic
Folly." Imagine Rush Limbaugh or Glen Beck oozing over to Chicago with every
blip in the process. It would have all been at best a distraction and at worst, and end-
less spigot of champagne `for his enemies. .. ." (Dave Zirin, Nation Magazine,
Barack Obama may not be feeling it, but he is the luckiest man alive right now,
October 2, 2009)
Many conservatives are sarcastically saying, Barack Obama's presidency in
recent weeks: that~ he is loved by many, but feared by none; that he is full of lofty
vision, but is actually achieving nothing within his grandiloquence.
The great mouth, Rush Limbaugh of the "Conservative Republicans in Exile"
is bouncing in his chair and yelling that America can't for ObamCare to be defeated
as the next indication that Obama is not president timber!
Americans are cheering when they are losers. Or are they cheering because
they are saying that'Obama Lost??

Dr. J. Alva Scruggs, BS, MS, MA, EdD
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HOROBSCOPE
October 5, 2009 October 11, 2009


From Actual Police Reports
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.October is Domestic Vxolence

Awareness Mlonth Kickoff



COUPLE FIGHT AFTER A PARTY


SOn a Thursday night, Police Officer
.was dispatched to Lem Turner Road
..LL.L'~;~(Shell Gas Station) to a complaint of a
Fi~RD~i~battery with injuries.

**who reported the following: Victim stat-pnarvl emtwt h it-
ed that he was at a party with~ the sus-
?~i& 111 ~I;c~lpect and they were both drinking. He
said that they were told to leave because
~they began to argue. He stated while he
.i was driving home from the party the
suspect continued to argue to stop at
,Lem Turner Road (Burger King parking
=I) lot). He stated that they both exited the
-vehicle and the suspect grabbed his nose
OFICER and punched him in the face with a
closed fist. He said while the suspect
/ ~was grabbing his nose, he bit her on the
arm to get away from her. He said that
the suspect walked away from the park-
ing lot in an unknown direction. Officer's investigation continued when he met with
the witness who reported the following: he stated that he observed the suspect strike
the victim in the face with a closed fist.
The witness stated that he was inside of the vehicle and at the party. Another
officer responded to the scene but the victim refused medical treatment. The victim
stated that he has a child with the suspect and they reside together. The victim
d~ecline~d to provide a written statement.
During the investigation at the scene, Officer observed a small cut on the
left side of the victim's nose. He also observed a small amount of blood on the vic-
tim's nose. He provided the victim with all of his legal rights and remedies. The vic-
tim was advised of a "safe location". The victim refused to have an Evidence
Technician photograph his injuries. 13ased on the statements given and observa-
tions, it appeared that the suspect was the primary aggressor during the altercation.
Officer will attempt to locate the suspect.


O~ppounlitinet ter romakeir \ will
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Your ability to converse with
charm will entice someone
you may have had an interest
in for some time now. Refuse
to get involved in idle chatter;
itd wnvt n pm lee hoom t
discuss your plans for group
fundraising events and out-
ings. Any attractions toward
clients will be one sided and
must be put right out of your
head.

-~ SAG\ITTA-RIUS
A residential move may be
necessury\ to get a better job.
Nec tinendships plill dee elop

Exprejssug yourself` in nove~l
always should lead you down
new~ ao enues. Youlr partnrr
may~be somew~hat lrrtable this
wee~k. Y'our ucky day this
weel ul wI e~cns 1v.


PISCES

Your sensitive, affectionate
nature will capture the heart
of anyone you are attracted
to. Your ability to get the job
done will result in added
responsibility and possible
promotion. Do your job and
then spend some time with
family; you'll be glad vou'did.
Regardless of your first reac-
tion, -the outcome will be
favorable.


Rmneand socialacity
wilbe a promising combina-
to.Be sure to take avnae
of the opportunities that: exist.
You should be able to tieup
loose ends this weekr. Go out
wihfriends. ~Your llucl d4
rbls weekuilllbe1?5Thursda.


-CA-NCER
You must not let others talk
you into doing things that
will probably limit you finan-
cially at a later date. Avoid
functions that will bring you
in contact with those you find
difficult to get along with,
Don't divulge secret informa-
tion. Be up front if you don't .
want to be embarrassed.

LIBRA

Just be yourself. Make sure
that you have all the priet
facts before taking action.
Focus your efforts on your
work. Education thay be the
answer. Your lucky day this
week will be Saturday,


S, CAPRICORN

You are best to sit back and
think it through, rather than
add to the ranting anld raving.
Don't lend or .borrow. You
may want to sign up for lec-
tures or courses that will
bring you mental stimulation.
Compromise if you wish to
have any fun at all.


Uncertainties are still prevail_
ing. Travel will be favorable
and bring you the greatest
awards. drand a oid g ting

sip that might get you in trou-
ble. Don't let your mate bully
you into thinking that you owe
them your time and your life.


6./ LEO
You may have ignored or ne~g-
lected your mate lately. Minor
accidents could occur if you
don't take precautions.
Hobbies will be good for your
emotional well being. You may
want to take another look at the
investment you are about to
make.


(i t SCORPIO
Yucould overreact to emo-
tinlsituations regarding your
reationship. Take care of any
spring medical problems that
yuor one of your parents may
be suffering from. Changes
rgrigfamily members will
set you off. Try to visit a coun-
tythat excites you. Your lucky
day this week will be Friday.

AQUARIUS .

Travel .may be confusing.
Beware of individuals who are
not that reliable or well known
to you. Tecmperi will mount if
you're too pushed at work or at
home. Concern yourself with
legal~ matters and ~formulating
contracts rather than finalizing
your objectives.


and daughter continued to stand in front of the hall entrance to keep them away from
Ronald. Ronald then came back and attempted to leave the residence, however they
continued to stand in front of Ronald so that Police could not apprehend the suspect.
They were all given loud verbal commands to get out of the way. Ronald was given
loud verbal commnands to hie on the ground. Mary and daughter continued to push
the two officers out of their residence. Officer deployed a taser at Ronald but the
prongs did not hit him. Ronald was tazed by officer D. Ronald still did not comply;
he got up and ran to the back of the house again. He was again given loud commands
to lie on the ground. Ronald then came back into the hallway and got down on the
ground.
Officer made contact with Mary who refused to cooperate ~with the
Investigation. The victim declined to give any statements about the incident and only
stated that Ronald did not hit her. The victim stated that the police were gomng to put
lies on the report anyway so she was not going to give any of her information. The
victim walked away as officer attempted to inform her of the VINE. He was able to
get the victims' information from Ronald. Roniald stated that he did not hit his wife.
He stated that he was arguing with his son about another incident. Ronald stated that
if he would have slapped his wife she would have bruising on her face. Fire engine
18 responded to the scene and checked Ronald for any injuries.
Mary signed a signature form for the suspect's property.


Man Kidnaps Girlfriend

Officer was dispatched to the listed address in reference to a fight.
Upon arrival he made contact with the listed.victim, Ms. Som, who stated
that her boyfriend, Anthony (suspect), hit her in the neck.
Ms. Somn stated that she went to pick up the suspect off of Melvin Rd, and
when she showed up, the suspect got in the truck and hit her in the.face and neck.
Ms. Som stated that the suspect had her drive him to a friend's house to pick up his
belongings.
The suspect had left, took the keys to the vehicle, and loaded his belongings
in the victim's truck and then had her drive him to the listed address.
The suspect had left the scene prior to police arrival; Officer checked the suspect for
warrants and discovered that he had a warrant out of Pasco County and placed a bolo
over the mdc.
The victim did not have any visible injuries and no witnesses observed the
battery. The victim was given a state attorney card and instructed on how to file.
Patrol efforts suspended.


H IN1 F~lu Information

The .Florida Department ;of Health's toll-free number -
877FLAFLU[1 (877 352 3581) is available seven days a week from
8 a.m. to 8 p~m. The myflusafety.com.Web site will be the official
State of Florida Web site for residents to obtain information.
Additional information is also available through the Duval County
Health Department.


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JUVENILES AND HANPD GUNS

The Crime Free Housing Unit
was patrolling the Eureka
Gardens Apartments and sur-
rounding area. While on patrol,
the incident vehicle was
observed being operated with an
expired license tag. A traffic stop
i ~ ~~was conducted and the driverwa dean

The investigation revealed that
the driver did not have a valid
driver's license as it was sus-
i pended since 2006. He was sub-

without incident.A search of the
vehicle incident to the driver's
arrest revealed the listed shot-
gun.
The firearm was on the passen-
ger side in between the kick
panel and door frame. Additionally live ammunition was found in the weapon and
in the vehicle.All of the subject's in the vehicle were detained pending further inves-
tigation. The listed suspect was interviewed separately. He advised that he had no
knowledge of the firearm bemng in the vehicle. He went on to say the other occu-
pants of the vehicle must have pushed it underneath his seat. He further stated that
if the other occupants of the vehicle said that it was his, then they were lying. He
informed the officers that he is a convicted felon and knows that he is not supposed
to be near any firearms.Trwo of the other passengers in the vehicle were juveniles.
None of the suspect's would offer any information as to how the firearm found its
way into the vehicle or who was responsible for it.A check through records and iden-
tification revealed that this suspect was convicted of grand theft before.- The listed
firearm was preserved as evidence and transported' to the property room. The listed
vehicle was removed from the scene and the case was cleared by arrest.

UTnidentified 911 Call


An Officer met up with Officer D who had been standing on the outside of
the residence.1istening to the disturbance take place. Officer D stated that he heard
an adult male (Ronald-suspect) slap the female (Mary-victim) that was inside the
residence. He stated that he heard Ronald say, "NTow are you going to tell them
crackers I hit you in the face?" and slapped Mary again. He stated that he could hear
Mary screaming after she was hit. Officer heard Ronald's voice from the inside argu-
ing with Mary then heard someone at the front door, at that point officer D went to
the back door while the other officer maintained the front side of the residence. He
could see officer D walking to the back when he was confronted by Ronald. Officer
D told Ronald to get on the ground and he did not comply. Officer ran to the back
to assist and the victim, daughter, and Ronald were attempting to get: both officers
out of the residence. At that point Ronald ran to the back of the residence and Mary















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the first of two westcos
games on Sunday, with a trip
to San Francisco shdld
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second time in franchise his-
tory (2004) the club will
have two road game'sagit
west coast opponents. I
2004, the Jaiguars lost 34-21
at San Diego and dfae
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finale. This will beth
Jaguars' first game atQwt
Field, and the trip toSa
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regular season infrnhs
history.
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color df the day -as sm
players wore pink shoesan
gloves, the cheerleaders
wore pink and even the fn
had their share of pink on.
This was done by NFL play-
ers nationally this pst
Sunday in honor ofbrat
cancer.


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down with fans. ""


W\ildcats. He a~ljo alerage 65c 8 Jards on file
kickoff fs.
The Bears, who are 3-1 for the first time since
1996, resume their schedule on Saturday aftemoon
for a Homecoming matchup against MEAC oppo-
nent North Carolina A&T (3-2, 1-1).
Other Top Performances:
*Carlton Jackson (MSU) completed 10-of-1 8
passes for 104 yards with one touchdown in the
Bears victory over the Wildcats. He also carried
the ball five times for 47 yards.
*Willie Carter (HOW) caught seven passes
for 116 yards with one touchdown as Howard'
earned its second win of the season with a 7-3 vic-
tory over Winston-Salem State.
*Wil Croner (HOW) recorded eight tackles,
two solo, with two sacks for a 12-yard loss. Croner
recorded a sack and a QB lunry to help seal the vic-
'tory for Howard.
Johnny Culbreath (SCSU) anchored the
Bulldogs of fensive line that accounted for 326
yards. He graded out at 87-percent of his assign-
ments and recorded three pancake blocks.
*Jarrell Herring (NCAT) blocked the Eagles'
potential game-winning field goal in overtime to
help the Aggies snap a two-game losing skid.
*Justin Ferrell (NCAT) posted three solo
tackles and two interceptions in the Aggies victory
over the Eagles.
*Julius Wilkerson (SCSU) tallied eight solo
tackles, including two for a loss of eight yards in
the Bulldogs loss to FBS opponent South Carolina.
He also forced a fumble that halted a scoring drive
for the Gamecocks.
*Patrick Wolff(HIOW) punted the ball eight
times with five landing inside the 20-yard line and
two that landed on the Rams' two-yard line.
SIAC names Players of the Week
Jerrell Noland of Kentuckyj State was named
the SIAC Player of the Week. Noland, a sopho-
more QB out of Detroit, completed 15 of 23 pass-
es for 235 yards and threw three touchdowns and
rushed for another in Kentucky State's 31-13 ric-
tory over Clark Atlanta.
Defensive Player of the Week Mario Fuller -
Albany State (Jr, DB, 6-0, 226, Jesup, GA) Fuller
finished the day with six tackles (4 solo), L.5 tack-
les for loss, an interception, a sack, two pass
breakups and also recovered a fiumblee in the end-
zone for a touchdown ia.ASU's victory over Lane.
Newcomer of the Week -William Hollis -
Clark Atlanta (Jr, LB, 6-1, 235, Pontiac, MI)
Hollis had is total of 14 tackles (8 solo), 2.5 tackle-
for-loss of 16 yards, one fumble recovery, in a loss
to Kentucky State.
Special Team Players of the Week Jamar
Rodriguez Morehouse (WVR/KR, 5-8, 160,
Houston, TX) Returned three kicks for a total of
162 yards including a 91-yard kickoff retum for a
touchdown in Morehouse's 40-27 victory over
Stillman.
Marquette King Fort Valley State (So, P, 6-
1, 180, Macon, GA) Had five (5) punts for an aver-
age of 39 yards per punt. His longest punt was 45


\alrds and he pIlace thlree of hii 6i e punts inside th
20 yard line.
Offensive Linemen of the Week Fde
Fleutenat-Fort Valley State (Sr, OL, 6-2, 310, Fr
Lauderdale, FL). Fleurenat led an of fensive ln
that was responsible for 414 yards (202
Rushing/22 Passing) of total offense, while per-
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ale~raged allmost 47 Janb per attempt ~\lu manl, of
them seeming to hang forever before coming
down. Although the Bison had what would have
been field position advantage, Thayer negated it
with his booming punts.
SHoward's punter, Patrick Wolff was equally
effective. Although he lacked the overall distance
of Thayer's punts, he was especially effective plac-
ing the ball inside the 10-yard line 5 times, includ-
ing two that landed inside the twio-yard line.
The secorid half hinged on the play of the
defenses and the individual talent of Carter, who
made three big catches during the game's only TD
drive. The Bison went 70 yards in eiy)1t plays with
Carter capping off the drive with a 20-yard strike
from Floyd Haigler (18 of 44, 193 yards).
From there, Howard (2-2) appeared to take
control and twice had good field position but both
times they were thwarted, first by a missed field
goal and then by an interception as the Rams'
defense once again proved to be the strength of the
WSSU program.
Winston-Salem State (0-5) finally got on the
board when they manufactured a gritty, 10-play
drive. The Howard defense held, however, and
forced a 43-yard field by Thayer with 8:45 remain-
ing in the fourth quarter.
SHoward held on downs on the Rams' next
possession and forced a punt but Jeff Miller fum-
bled and gave the Rams' excellent field position at
the Howard 14-ard line with a little over three
minutes left .
But Winston-Salem State, which has lost 5
straight games in a season for the fist time since
1975, had a bad snap on first down that lost 14
yards. The Rams never recovered as the Bison led
by Will Croner's sack and pressure on the quarte- ~
back, held on downs and took over to run oult the
clock.
MSU's Howard and Scarlett Earn MEAC
Player of the Week Honors
Senior linebacker George Howard of Morgan
State University was selected as the Mid-Eastem
Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week
and Kemar Scarlett was selected as the Special
Teams Player for the week.
Carlton Fears of North Carolina A&T was
selected as Of feasive Player of the Week, while
Keith Pough earned his second Rookie of the
Week honors. N.C. A&T's Alex Harper earned
Of fensive Lifte~man of the Week.
Howard, a Preseason All-MEAC 2nd Team
selection, recorded a game-high 17 tackles in the
Bears win over Bethune-Cookman. He recorded
13 solo tackles with one for a loss of 11 yards. Prior
to receiving the conference's defensive weekly
accolade outright, Howard shared the honor in two
previous weeks.
Howard currently ranks No. 1 in total tackles
(60) in the Football Championship Subdivision
(FCS).
MSU junior placekicker Kemar Scarlett con-
nected on a 48-yard field goal and converted 3-of-
3 extra point attempts in the Bears win over the


Ho~lnrard's 15 iec Carterr scoredn the game1 o nly
touchdownat Greene Stadiurm before
2,883.(Phtoto by Ed Hill, Jr. of Howard
Unriversity)


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FloridaA&M (4-0) and Albany State (5-0) are
in the number one positions in this week's Heritage
Sports Radio Network (HISRN) Division I-FCS
land Division II Top-10 polls.
The Top-10 polls are selected each week dur-
igthe season by the HSRN staff and writers, rank-
ig Historical Black College Football
ChamionhipSul>Division (FCS) Division I and
NCADivision II& NAIA Div. Teams.
Florida A&M got eight ~first place votes and
betout South Carolina St. (4-1) by seven points to
taeover the nmbrone position. SCSU held on
tothe top position fdr the past four weeks and still
gtnine first place votes this week, despite their 38-
14 loss to D-I BCS South Carolina. Prairie View
(-1) held off Grambling State (2-3) 35-32, and
mvdup to the number three position.
Grambling St. dropped to the number six posi-
to Alabama A&M (4-1)' defeated 'llskegee 35-
15 and moved up to number four, while Morgan
St. moved up to number five after their 24-13 win
over Bethune Cookmnan. Moving into the Top-10
tis week is North Carolina A&T (3-2) at number
nine. The Aggies squeezed out a 23-17 double
overtime win over rival N.C. Centmal.
In Divisiori II, Albany State (5-0) is the unan-
imous choice getting 17 fist place votes at the
number one position. Shaw (5-1) moved upi fom
nubrthree to number two after their 42-32 win
over St. Augustine's and Tuskegee's (4-2) setback
to Div. IAlabama A&M. Elizabeth City State (4-
2) who was number four last week, was upset by
last week's No. Virginia State (4-2) 23-10 and
dropped to number eight.
Virginia St. moved up to number seven and
Bowie St. (4-2) movedup to number six. Ft. Valley
St. (4-'2) and Fayetteville St. (3-3) moved into the
Top-10 this week at the ninth and tenth spot respec-
lively
Following an impressive performance in
Pririe View A&M's win over Grambling State on
Saturday evening, quarterback K.J. Black was
honored as the Southwestern Athletic
Conference's Of fensive Player of the Week.
Black, a junior from Louisville, Ky., had a
memorable performance at the Cotton Bowl as he
rnfor two touchdowns and passed for two touch-
downs en route to Pradirie View's 35-32 win over
Grambling State for the first time since 1986.
For the game, Black finished 19-of-26 for 184
yards passing in addition to 75 yards rushing.
FLORIDA STAR GAME OF THE
WEEK
Hfoward Edges Winston-Salem State 7-3 In
DfnieBattle
Willie Carter scored the game's only touch-
down and the Bison defense held up against stiff
challenges from the Rams as Howard University
edged Winston-Salem State, 7-3 in a MEAC foot-
balcontest at Greene Stadium before 2,883.
The first half featured a contest between the
two~ punters, who had career days. The Rams'
freshman punter Landen Thayer had 10 punts that


OCTOBER 10, 2009


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Bys Mdikeont play it honest.
Sports ditor arrard had 8 rushes for.
The upcoming stretch of 38 yards. The win ti~rumph
games could position pulled theJaguals even at 2-2.
Jacksonville as a playoff "I think David Garrard
contender going into the sec- played outstanding foot-
ond half of the season. ball," said Del Rio. "He
The Jaguars next three made plays, and when you're
games are against opponents gomng up against the Titans
wiha combined record of 1- as stout as they are against
15 so far this season, the the run, you know you're
Seahawks (1-3), Rams (0-4), going to have to have your
Titans (0-4) and Chiefs (0-4). quarterback make plays. He
Momentum has swung stepped up and made a
teJaguars' direction after bunch of plays today .and
thir last game. gave us` a chance asia foot-
QB David Garrard was ball team to move the ball,
27of-37 for 323 yarsds with possess the ball and score
tretouchdowns and no points...a very good outing
interceptions in a 37-17 win for Dave." .
over the Tennessee Titans. The Jaguars are tied for
Six different Jaguars fourth in the NFL with nine
cagtthree or more'passes takeaways in the opening
inthe victory, including four games and rank tied for
MieSims-Walkcer (7 recep-. sixth with a plus-four
tin,91 yards,,2 TD) tight turnover differential.
edMarcedes Lewis (4. Coing~rback Derek Cox
rcpin,76 yards, 1 TD) leads the club w~ith three
adrookieMike Thomas (5 takeways including two
rcpin,31 yards). interceptions and LB Justin
"They do a good job of Durant has a team-high 48
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The Star

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO, BECOMES EIGHTH SISTER CIT TO
JACKSONVILLE

Mayor Peyton hosts official "twinning" ceremony
The Honorable Mayor Jorge Santini of San Juan, Puerto Rico joined
rrl Mayor John Peyton and members of the Jacksonville Sister Cities Association
C 1,) and the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce of Northeast Florida for the offi-
~ i~as I I cial signing of a sister cities agreement between San Juan, Puerto Rico and
Jacksonville, Fla.
San Juan's vibrant port and Jacksonville's vastly growing port are close-
ly linked. Puerto Rico is Jacksonville's number one trading partner. More than
I ~ ~ ''P 175 percent of all the ocean-borne cargo shipped between Puerto Rico and the
U.S. mainland moves through Jacksonville more than any other U.S. port.
1 This commerce with Puerto Rico has an economic impact of more than $1 bil-
lion annually to Jacksonville.
"San Juan is a significant trading partner with Jacksonville and this sis-
ter cities connection will further strengthen pur relationships to lead to more
business, both port and non-port related," said Mayor John Peyton. "In addi-
tion to their strong maritime activity, San Juan offers tremendous opportuni-
ties for educational, tourism and cultural exchanges that Jacksonville resi-
I IIdents can take advantage of as a new sister city."
n ~"This agreement signing with San J'uan reflects Jacksonville's growing
trend in developing its Latin connections,"
said City Council President Richard Clark.
"We are pleased to be adding this eighth
Sister City and look forward to our relation-
ship with San Juan as .an international
~-~~iPl s ~ partner for business and cultural
exchange."
The~ Jacksonville Sister Cities
Association is a non-profit citizen diploma-
cy network that encourages partnerships
II between the United States and internation-
al communities. The goal is to build global
cooperation .at the municipal level, pro-
mote cultural understanding and stimulate
economic development.
Jacksonville is pleased to welcome
San Juan into its Sister Cities family, join-
ing' other cities including: Curitiba, Brazil;
AHl Photos courtesy of COJ Bahia Blanca, Argentina; Masan, Korea;
Murmansk, Russia; Nantes, France; Port
Elizabeth, South Africa and Yingkou, China. In addition, Jacksonville has developed friendship agree-
ments with other cities in China Shaoxing, Suzhou and Ningbo. This designation helps the cities to build
economic ties within each community and will generate tourism and trade for economic development to a
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Early learning is getting some much needed focus in-i
October as Rep. Audrey Gibson :will visit two Early ~Learning
Child Care centers in Jacksonville. Gibson, who was lioriore~d
in August at the; Early Learning Coa;lition of Duval (IEtC~gn
Duval Early Learning Directors Network (DELDN) Legislative
Reception, is a ~vocal advocate of early learning and champi-
ons the benefits it brings to communities.. Gibson is dedicat-
ed to ensuring ALL children in Jacksonville take advantage of
the State s FREE Voluritary Pre-Kindergarten program. Due to:
her passionate commitment to early learning;: and the impor-
tance it brings to ~the well-being of our city, she wants the
opportunity to observe the work done ~at child care~ centers first
hand and will visit child care programs in our community.

Timet: 9:00 a m.
October 13th: .The Oakes Early Learning 'Center
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INVITATION FOR BIDS TO THE
ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

The Governing Board of the District requests that interested parties
respond to the solicitations(s) below y October 27, 2009. Further informa-
tion is available through Onvia DemandStar at www. demandstar.com
800-711-1712, or the Districts website at http://www.sjrwmd.com/pro-
curementlindex.html. Bid packages may be obtained fro Onvia
Demandstar or the District by contacting Pam Paulk at (386) 329-4469 or
email: ppaul@sjrwmd.com
BID NUMBER 25456
C-1 REDIVERSION PROJECT. MS-1 STRUCTURE

This project is one of the District's high priority projects, and will redivert
a substantial portion of the stormwater from the City of Palm Bay that cur-
rently flows to the Indian River Lagoon back to the St. Johns River. The
stormwater will be stored in the C-1 retention area and then pumped into
the Sawgrass Lake Water Management Area for water quality improve-
ment prior to discharge to the St. Johns River. The project consists of the
modification of the existing MS-1 structure including the replacement of
the two radial and two AMIL gates with six overshot type gates. This con-
tract includes all construction and materials required to complete the
desired modifications. The District anticipates purchasing materials of
significant cost (i.e.; concrete and gates). Construction is scheduled to
occur during the dry season in FY 2009-2010 and FY 2010 2011. The
estimated budget for this project is $4,000,000.00 .
PRE-BID CONFERENCE
October 8, 2009 at 10:00 AM
The Pre-Bid conference will be held at the St. Johns River Water
Management District Palm Bay Service-Center, located at 525
Community College Parkway SE, Palm Bay, FL 32909. The pre-bid con-
ference is intended to provide Responders the opportunity to receive
clarification of any requirement of this Invitation for Bid. A site visit will be
held immediately after the meeting. A copy of your company's certificate
of insurance (COI) for its worker's compensation insurance policy must
be provided prior to the site visit. Please email or fax the COI prior to the
pre-bid conference date, to the Contact Administrator listed in item 2
above or the COI may be brought to the meeting.

BID OPENING: 2:00 PM
October 27, 2009
St. Johris River Water Management District must receive bids no later
than said date and time.St. Johns River Water Management District
Palm Bay Service Center
525 Community College Parkway SE
Palm Bay, FL 32909
Room number available at the reception desk on day of opening.

Presentation of stars recommendation to the District's Governing
Novem id10, 2009

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FLORIDA, 32202: OCTOBER 19-22, OCTOBER 26-29. NOVEMBER 2-5, NOVEMBER 9,10,12,
NOVEMBER I 6-19, NOVEMBER 23, NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 3. DECEMBER 7-10. JANUARY 5-7,
JANUARY 11-14, 2010.
A LIST OF ALL APPLICATIONS FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN WHOLLY OR PARTIALLY
APPROVED, AND A LIST OF ALL APPLICATIONS THAT HAVE BEEN DENIED ARE AVAILABLE TO
THE PUBLIC IN THE INFORMATION CENTER OF THE PROPERTY APPRAISER'S OFFICE, 231 EAST
FORSYTH STREET, FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M., MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY PURSUANT TO
CHAPTER 196.194, FLORIDA STATUTES..AS AMENDED.
THESE LISTS WILL REFLECT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF EXEMPTIONS:


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WCGL CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF SERVICE
TO JACKSONVILLE



JACKSONVILLE, FL -- Victory AM 1360 WCGL became
Jacksonville's first full-time radio station with-an all-gospel music for-.
mat in 1979 with the commitment to present the word .of God to the
Jacksonville community. While the local radio industry has encoun-
tered hundreds of ownership, format and personnel changes during
this period, WCGL has ~remained "Jaicksonville's Longtime Friend"
with the same management team for 20 of the past 30 years.


"I have been blessed to lead this great organization over the past 20
,years," said Deborah Maiden, owner and general manager of
WCGL. "Our' mission has remained intact since 1989 and I am
extremely~ proud that we have not wavered in our desire to serve this
community with great gospel music while presenting the word of
God through the various ministries that air on our radio. station daily.
That is why we have no problem with our trademark, Victory AM
1360 WCGL, Where Christ Gets Lifted."


This year, WCGL will commemorate its 30th anniversary with a
gospel celebration concert on Saturday, November 7th at the 5,000-
seat: Paxon Revival Center, 5461 Comrtonwealth Avenue. Gospel
recording artists~ scheduled to appear will.be the legendary Canton
Spirituals, Vickie Yohe, The Nevels Sisters, Keith "Wonderboy"
Johnson, and James Fortune & FlYA. Vendor space is available
inside the church's atrium.


For more information, call WVCGL Radio at 904.766.9955.


Now you don't have :to'witt in line~ for go~vernmient services ~and
'inform tion' because now 'the government. is officially online at
FirstGovj.gov. In an instar /you~ can, print out tax, and Social Security
forms you used to wait in ~line for. YourI1 also find passport and student
Said applications and more.. FirstGov.gov.~ Lose the wait. .

F i. ;'rst (ov gov~a
The official web portal of the Federal Governmerit
For government :information by phone, call 1-804)-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636).
A public service message from the U.S. General Services Administi-ation.


THET STAR


OCTOBER 10, 2009


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ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM .RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD
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JOHN CRESCIMBENI, CHAIRMAN
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CHERYL L. BROWN, CLERK
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HEATHER PELEGRIN, AIDE
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NICHOLE STAGGS. AIDE
VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD


Board Members: Council Members Johnny Gaffney cind Reggle Brown (Alternate)
School Board Members Vickl Orake and W.C. Gentry (Alternate)
Citizen Board Meinbers Jason Caldow (City Council); Clyde Collins (School Board)


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