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Newly appointed Senator George LeMieux unveiled
a multi-faceted effort to help Floridians find jobs, create
Jobs, and increase their income while visiting the Beaver
'- Street Enterprise Building last week. His initiative, "4
Sfor Florida" includes job seeker assistance, Pursuing
business opportunities, statewide resource centers and tax cuts.
Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Senator Hill, Representatives Audrey Gibson, Mia
Jones and Jennifer Carroll have all sponsored job fairs and job training opportunities to the
Jacksonville community. Gateway Community Services also has a long list of jobs avail-
able with upcoming job fairs on March 10, April 8, and also in October.
This past weekend, Representative Mia Jones held an on site job testing for those inter-
ested in being a part of the 2010 Census Team.
Check out the jobs available. If you don't meet the criteria or is not interested in a par-
ticular job, tell someone who may be qualified or interested. Get together, share the
Florida Lady Beaten
It was a brutal attack last week
on Ruby Hope Williams, 65, of
Deerfield Beach. The grand-
mother was headed to the, bath-
room when she was pushed from
behind on the pavement, accord-
Ruby Hope Williams, ing to the reports. She yelled for
65, Boca Raton, FL her male friend who was fishing
in the area, but too far away to
hear her screams. As she fell to the ground, she say two
of the men said to her, "Nigger, what are you doing
here?" They did not rob her, they kicked and dragged
her. The incident is being investigated as a possible
The 7th Black
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TeaParty.org, are holding back Yes, we are still counting,
nothing to express their racism which goes to show, 'we are not
and disrespect when this por- there yet.' Caressa Cameron, a
Strait is being sent out via e- 22-year-old Virginia
P mail by members of the group. Commonwealth University stu-
The group led by Dale dent won the Miss America
Robertson is circulating this crown that came with a $50,000
with a subject line: "Obama scholarship. What was really
Pimpin Obama-care, one last surprising about her win over
time!" Miss California, Miss
They placed the hat and painted on the mustache. Tennessee, Miss Louisiana and
Members of the group have used the 'n' word in pub- Miss Kentucky for the title is
lic, carried guns to meetings as a right but says race has the fact that Fox's TV, Rush
nothing to do with their disdain for our president. Limbaugh, was one of the
BBB Warns against Census Scams
By: Cheryl Williams
The President of the North Florida Chapter of the Better Business Bureau is warning against U.S. Census
scams. Being aware is the best defense to empower residents of Jacksonville protection from identity theft.
The BBB warns Duval residents against people who may pose as Census employees and ask for money or
social security numbers.
"Do not give any information to anyone who is asking for a donation, credit card information," said Tom
Stephens, North East Florida's BBB president.
The BBB is issuing these facts on how to identify a Census Field representative.
If a U.S. Census Bureau employee knocks on your door, there are some recognition tips to assure the validi-
ty of the field representative:
The field representative must present an ID badge that contains a Department of Commerce watermark and
expiration date. The field representative may also be carrying a bag with a Census Bureau logo. The field rep-
resentative will provide you with supervisor contact information and/or the Regional Office phone number for
verification, if asked. The field representative will provide you with a letter from the Census Bureau Director
on official letterhead.
The BBB also clarifies how to identify field representatives when they are canvassing door-to-door. Starting
in April to July 2010, the Census Bureau will knock on the door of every household that does not mail back
a completed 2010 Census form. It's critical that you take just 10 minutes to fill out and mail back your form
rather than wait for a census worker to show up on your doorstep. The Census Bureau must get a census form
to and a completed form back from every residence in the United States.
"Field representatives will never ask you for your social security number, bank account number, or credit card
number. Census workers also never solicit for donations and will never contact you by e-mail," said Stephens.
The BBB also states that the Census is safe. The 2010 Census will ask for name, gender, age, race, ethnic-
ity, relationship, and whether you own or rent your home just 10 simple questions.
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Senator Hill provided a
compl 'L document stating that if
ra ao you know more about
Haiti, you may want to
help more. Because of lim-
ited space, we are Not pro-
viding the full document
but just an introduction.
Readers are free to contact
The Florida Star for the
complete document or we may carry it in a later issue. In the meantime, please
read about this historical country.
Haiti is the First Black Republic. In the 18th Century Haiti, then called Saint-
Domingue and ruled by the French, was the most prosperous colony in the New
World. Its enormously fertile soil produced a great abundance of crops and
drew thousands of White French settlers. In an attempt to defeat the Haitian
slave revolt he saw approaching, Napoleon Bonaparte sold Louisiana, then a
colony owned by the French, to the United States for $3 Million dollars, in an
attempt to build up his army, to no avail.
An Army of Black slaves had their victory against the army of Napoleon
Bonaparte and on January 1st, 1804, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, an African-born
ex-slave, declared Haiti Independent. It was the first Black Republic in the
World and the first Country in the Western Hemisphere to Abolish Slavery
The first such republic, the United States, despite its creed that "all men are
created equally" looked upon theses self-freed men with shock, contempt and
fear. To most of the Western trading world, whose wealth was built on the
labor of enslaved Africans, Haiti stoodas a frightful example of freedom car-
ried too far. American slaveholders feared that Haiti 's fires of revolt would
cross those few hundred miles of sea and excite their slaves to revolt.
For this reason, the United States refused for nearly six decades to recognize
Haiti. Along with the great colonial powers, American instead rewarded
Haiti's triumphant slaves with a suffocating trade embargo and a demand that
in exchange for peace the fledging country pay enormous reparations to its for-
mer colonial overseer. Having won their freedom by force of arms, Haiti's for-
mer slaves would be made to purchase it with treasure. Abraham Lincoln final-
ly recognized Haiti in 1862.
Black History Month Started with A
War for Your Soul Film and Filmmaker
Baptist Church, in a joint
sponsorship with New
Baptist Church, hosted film
maker, Reginald Bullock
Wednesday at Abyssinia.
The film, which has been
seen by almost three mil-
lion since released on the
web in 2009, was shown
Bishop Eric Lee, pastor, New Bethlehem Baptist and received a standing
.Church, Clara McLaughlin, publisher, The Florida and ovation. Mr. Bullock
Georgia Star, and filmmaker, Reginald Bullock.
received a certificate of
honor from' City Councilwoman at large, Glorious Johnson. Senior Pastor, Dr.
Tom Diamond said the film is a great vehicle to open the eyes of our youth
who are not as familiar with Black history. Dr. Diamond talked with Ms.
McLaughlin about putting together a proposal that will show our elected offi-
cials that financing is being done in a form that is opposite to what it should
be. "We are misplacing our 'p's' said Dr. Diamond. Funding should be placed
at the pre-school level rather than on prisons. Such a move would put a defi-
nite dent in our trillion dollars of debt.
The Jaguars & Mayor Recognizes The Star
A reception was held at
the Hyatt Tuesday to rec-
ognize the media for their
support of the Jaguars and
Shown with Mayor
Peyton are some Star's
sports photographers and
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THE NAACP CONTINUES TO URGE CONGRESS
NAAC TO PASS COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CARE REFORM
lack of adequate care. push for inclusion in the ABLE,QUALITY HEALTH
Now that both the House
w that bh the H se Americans today are too final legislation many of the CARE WITH EXPANDED
and the Senate have passed often struggling and strain- important provisions that are OPTIONS TO HELP
their versions of major ingunder the burden ofthree in both the House and ADVANCE COMPETI-
health care reform, it is up to related trends: shrinking Senate bills, including a ban TION FOR ALL AMERI-
a bicameral and bipartisan healthcarecoverage,rising on insurance companies CANS AND TO PASS IT
"conference committee" to health care costs or no health denying coverage for preex- NOW!
work out the differences are insurance at all. Over isting conditions; an expan- THE MESSAGE
between the House-passed the last decade, millions of sion of dependent care so Too many Americans today
bill and the Senate-passed Americans have found that older children can be are straining under the bur-
legislation and producing a themselves uninsured, and covered under their parents' den of three
final version of the health millions more have become policies; an increase in the related trends: shrinking
care reform measure. This underinsured as the value of number of children from health care coverage, rising
final version must then be their coverage has declined, low-and middle-income health care
passed by the House and In the years 2008 2010, it families who have health costs or no health care insur-
Senate again and signed into is estimated that approxi- insurance; and making it ance at all.
law by the President. mately 6,000 people a day, illegal for insurance compa- The NAACP also calls for
It is during this crucial con- or almost 7 million nies drop you if you become every Member of the House
ference period that the Americans total, will lose sick. Both bills also contain and the
NAACP has continued to their health insurance, aggressive approaches to Senate to support and speak
advocate loudly and unwa- Today, more than 46 million address the health care dis- in favor of the inclusion of a
veringly for inclusion in the Americans do not have any parities that continue to public
final version of the bill of a health care insurance at all. plague so many racial and option in the final version of
public. option, which was At the same time, health ethnic minority communi- the health care reform bill
included in the House- insurance premiums and ties, which the NAACP which will help
passed version of the bill out-of-pocket costs have strongly supports. to control costs through real
and which would increase risen steadily, and the num- TO HELP DRIVE HOME competition and offer more
competition among health ber of families who are fac- OUR MESSAGE, PEOPLE American
care insurers, thereby lower- ing unmanageably high SHOULD CALL TOLL consumers more choice in
*ing costs and increasing health care costs continues FREE 1-866-783-2462 their health insurance
choice for more Americans, to grow. AND URGE THEIR options.
among other issues. We Furthermore, in the United ELECTED SENATORS Congress needs to pass
have also been calling for States today the color of AND REPRESENTATIVES comprehensive health care
the conference committee to your skin, your ethnic back- TO DELIVER A HEALTH reform that
act quickly, as each day that ground and where you live CARE REFORM PACK- provides adequate and
there is a delay means that can not only influence your AGE TO THE AMERICAN affordable care to all
too many Americans contin- health care access and quali- PEOPLE THAT ENSURES Americans now before
ue to suffer, and perhaps ty; they can determine them. C O M P R E H E N S I V E another person suffers need-
even die, needlessly due to a Thus the NAACP will also ACCESS TO AFFORD- lessly.
DON'T GIVE AWAY YOUR POWER WHEN THE CENSUS TAKER REACH YOUR
DOOR, LET THEM COUNT YOU INSURE YOUR POWER!
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Attention ALL Sisters, Brothers, family and friends;
The Most Worshipful Union Grand Lodge of Jacksonville, Florida would like to invite you to
come out and join us as we celebrate our 3d Annual Black History Program.
Special Honorees Are:
E.J. Cameron- She has been a part of the PIIA MWUGL family for over 40 years and has
held several positions and also has a chapter that is named after her.
Deloris Duffie- She has been a member of the P IA MWUGL family for over 40 years and
has held several appointed imperial positions.
Herman Randolph- Has been a mason for over 50 years and is one of the first original black
men to join the Paratrooper Unit "Triple Nickels" in WWII.
Mary Hall Daniels- She is one of the original survivors of "Rosewood". In 1923, a black
town in Florida was burned to the ground, its people murdered because of a lie. Some escaped
and survived because of the courage and compassion of a few extraordinary people.
Place: Greater Israel United Missionary Baptist Church-Pastor, Dr. Eugene White
6901 N. Main St.
Date: Feb. 21, 2010
Line Up Time: 2:30 /// Start of Service 3:00 PM
Thank you for your support in this great event, we look forward to seeing you all
there. For more information please feel free to contact DDGM Andre Thompson
Working under ihe protecion of the
Most Worshpfil Union Grand Lodge Frre ald Accpted Masons PIlA
Flinda. Behlc. Central An-enca and St John. USV[ Julrsdclian, Inc
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Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Green, F.
M. Powell m, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea Franklin,
Angela Favors Morrell, Joseph Lorentzon, Scott Jurrens, Cheryl Williams
Columnists: Ulysses Watkins, Jr., M.D., Ester Davis, Lucius Gantt,
Deanna, Cynthia Ferrell, Delores Mainor Woods
Distribution and Sales: Dan & Pat Randolph, Abeye Ayele, Cassie
Williams, Angela Beans, Tony Beans, Herman Robinson
Most Worshipful Union Grand Lodge 3' Annual
Black History Program
February 21, 2010 at 3pm
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Faith In Our Community
Schedule of Events and Services
CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD, located at
1100 Stockton St., at Park Riverside, Jacksonville, with
Rev. Douglas G. Hodson, Rector. Sunday, February 21st
at 6:00 p.m., Florida State College Chorale, R. Wayne
Bailey conducting, will present a performance of
Rosalind MacEnulty's American Requiem for chorus,
organ, winds and brass. Soprano soloist for the perform-
ance is Sharen MacEnulty. Organist is Shannon Gallier,
Good Shepherd's organist-choirmaster.
The concert is a tribute to Ms. MacEnulty, a Fellow of
the American Guild of Organists and former Dean of
the Jacksonville Chapter of the AGO, who was Good
Shepherd's organist-choirmaster for 32 years from 1956
to 1988. Good Shepherd will hold a reception in her
honor following the performance. The American
Requiem was first performed at Good Shepherd in 1974
during Ms. MacEnulty's tenure there. For more infor-
.mation, call (904) 387-5691.
THE MOST WORSHIPFUL UNION GRAND
LODGE of Jacksonville would like to invite everyone
out to our 3rd year annual Black History program,
February 20, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. Special Guest are: E. J.
Cameron--- She has an OES Chapter named after her,
she has been apart of the Order for approximately 40+
years. She has the title of Past Worthy Matron, Past
District Deputy and is honored by many. Delores
Duffee- She has been a member of the Order for over
40+ years and has held several appointed imperial posi-
tions ir the Order. Mary Hall Daniels--- She is one of
the original survivors of Rosewood. She will be pres-
ent to share some of her history moments with us.
Herman Randolph-He is one of the first original
black members of the Black Paratrooper Unit called,
"Triple Nickels" of WWII. This great service will be
held at: Greater Israel United Missionary Baptist
Church-- located at 6901 N. Main St. Rev., Dr. Eugene
White, Pastor. Thank you for, your support in this great
event, we look forward to seeing you all there, For more
information please feel free to contact Bro. Andre
TEMPLE OF REFUGE MINISTRY where John
Green is Pastor, extend an invitation to all Ministers,
Missionaries, Singers and Deacons to join their congre-
gation every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. in Fellowship.
The church is located at 4578 St. Johns Ave. For trans-
portation or additional information, please call (904)
674-4708. J.M. Green is the Assistant Pastor.
2010 GOSPEL HERITAGE PRAISE AND WOR-
SHIP CONFERENCE, February 18 19, 2010 at the
Bethel Baptist Church located at 215 Bethel Baptist St.,
in Jacksonville. Performing are Minister Kirk Franklin,
Pastor Donnie McClurkin, Vanessa Bell-Armstrong,
Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., and more. For more infor-
mation, call (770) 719-4825.
GREATER MACEDONIA BAPTIST CHURCH OF
NORTHSIDE, 1880 West Edgewood Avenue, will cel-
ebrate the 34th'Anniversary of our Pastor, Dr. Landon
L. Williafns, Sr. We invite you to celebrate with us
Sunday, February 14th. The spoken word by Bishop
Virgil Jones, Pastor of Philippian Community Church;
and Sunday, February 21st, the spoken word by Dr.
John Guns, Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist
Church, both at 4:00 pm. For more information, please
call the church at (904) 764-9257.
EMMANUEL MINISTRIES INTERNATIONAL
WOMEN'S DEPARTMENT MARRIAGE CON-
FERENCE 2010 -Restoring the Values in Marriage
with Apostle Dr. Edith Moore February. 5 and 6, 2010.
Friday night music in song by Gospel Recording Artist
Troy Sneed, beginning at 6:30 pm, followed by the
Word of God with Apostle Dr. Edith Moore. Then, on
Saturday, beginning at noon, the Word of God with
Apostle Dr. Edith Moore, catered lunch giveaways.
Located at 6858 Old Kings Rd. For more information,
contact Evangelist Elect Joyce at (904) 472-9925.
WOODLAWN PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA),
3026 Woodlawn Rd., Jacksonville. 140th. Church
Anniversary Celebration. January 31st -Kick-Off
Luncheon after Church; February 13th at 11 am -Black
History Oratorical Contest and Luncheon; February
20th at 11 am -Visit the Founder's Gravesite Old City
Cemetery; February 20th at 6 pm -"Woodlawn's Got
Talent" A showcase of talent for all age groups;
February 21st at 1:30 pm -Musical Caring Caravan, A
visit to nursing homes in the area; February 27th at
11:30 am -Anniversary Luncheon, The Wyndham
TUESDAYS @ 5:00 P.M.Call: (904) 766-8834
S A0 A LULA B. PHILLIPS
Well Mother, twelve years ago,
February 3, 1998,
You left us for Your
Your Memory and Spirit will
ALWAYS be in Our Hearts.
Sadly missed and Loved by Your Son;
Otis Daniels, Grands; Andre, Melody, Leiroi,
Renee and Monique, two great-grands.
Riverwalk Hotel; February 28th at 11 am -Special
Anniversary Worship, Guest Minister, Rev. Ralph
Akers, Orlando, FL. For more information, contact Lee
M. Iles at 768-7446.
THE CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY is a communi-
ty service of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 1100
Stockton St. at Park, Riverside. The Rev. Douglas G.
Hodsdon, Rector, Shannon Gallier, MM, Organist-
choirmaster. Sunday, March 7, 6 pm, Worsham
Theatre/Good Shepherd. Chamber Music Society of
Good Shepherd presents JU Opera Theatre in Scenes
from American Opera. Chamber Music Society con-
certs are free and open to the public. Future Concerts:
Sunday, March 21, 6 pm Rodgin Arpon & Gregory
Spiess; Sunday, April 18, 6pm I Serafini Brillanti.
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Sunday School, ........ ..... 10:00 a.m.
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Tuesday Bible Study ........... .. .. 7:30 p.m.
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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 Jesus Christ our LORD.
BANKS, Gerald died
January 31, 2010.
Alice, 90, died January
CAPERS, Herbert, died
January 31, 2010.
CARNES, Catherine G.,
died January 30, 2010.
CHRISTIE, Fran died
January 28, 2010.
COOPER, Warren, Sr.,
85, died January 27,
DIXON, Clarence,Jr., 63,
died January 30, 2010.
EBRON, Hassel R., Jr.,
41, died January 29,
GEORGE, Lewis, died
January 26, 2010.
died January 29, 2010.
HALL, Julian C., 19,
died January 31, 2010.
HARRISON, Odell E.,
90, died January 27,
JONES, Allen, died
JONES, Dillard A., Jr.,
died January 30, 2010,
Aaron & Burney Bivens
JONES, Sequiecia R.,
died February 1, 2010.
'KING, Ms. Betty Jo., 73,
died January 25, 2010.
LOVE, Ms. Thelma, 82,
died January 30, 2010.
MAULTSBY, Torri L.,
died February 1, 2010.
MITCHELL, Willie J.,
died January 26, 2010.
MOORE, Cynetta, died
January 30, 2010.
MOSLEY, Delores C.,
died February 1, 2010.
OCANE, Maury A., died
January 27, 2010.
PATT, Rose Ann, died
February 2, 2010.
PERRY, Mrs. Cynthia,
died January 30, 2010.
Michael E., Sr., died
January 27, 2010.
TURNER, Robert, Sr.,
died January 27, 2010.
YOUNG, Beverly C.,
died January 30, 2010.
The Church Directory
"Come and Worship With Us"
New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School ...................................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning "
Intercessory Prayer..................0:45 a.m. ,'
Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m.
2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) 'Iil
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. li 1
Bishop Eric Lee, Pastor
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus -
(904) 764-5727 Church
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service....... ........................ 10:00 a.m.
Church School ....................... ............. 8:30 p.m.
"Glory Hour" Bible Study ..... ... ................ 10:00 a.m.
"Jehovah Jireh" Bible Study .......................... 6:30 p.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry ...........10:00 a.m.
Joy Explosion Ministry ............................ .. 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School................................. ................9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship................. ................... 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday................................................ Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday.................. ....... ....... ........................ Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of GOD
"Jesus Loves Sinners Church Folk Don't"
Sunday School ------------- ------------------ 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship ---------------------12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study ------------------Tuesday & Friday------ 7:00 p.m.
(912) 267-6395 (912) 996-4864 Cell
2705 MLK Blvd., Brunswick, GA 31520
Paynes ChapelA.M.E. Church
'2200 Albany Street. PO. Box 759, Brunswick. GA 3 520
.. R c R i chard Hicherson. Pastor
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'"There's Always Something Happening On The First Coast"
The Jacksonville MOLES Induct
The Jacksonville MOLES, the only chapter of The
MOLES located in Florida, recently inducted Mrs.
Patricia Hicks Harley as its newest member. And what
a marvelous addition Mrs. Harley is to the local
Mrs. Harley's professional experience spans thir-
ty-four years of Federal Government service, where
her strong leadership skills as District Manager,
Social Security Administration, enhanced productivi-
ty of numerous offices in the New York and New
JerseN metropolitan areas.
In addition, during her career with the Social
Security Administration, she served as Civil Rights
"and Equal Opportunity (CREO) Regional Manager,
Region II. for 120 field offices in New York, New
Jersey. the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the
LU.S. Virgins Islands. She is the recipient of numerous
professional and community service exemplary per-
formance awards and works diligently serving com-
munity organizations .
A 1971 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University,
Charlotte, North Carolina, Mrs. Harley earned a
Bachelor of Arts degree in French. She is also a grad-
uate of Cornell University, School of Industrial and
Labor Relations and is certified in EEO Studies. Upon
relocating to Florida, Mrs. Harley became certified.by
the Florida Supreme Court as a County Court media-
tor serving Duval and St. Johns Counties.
Mrs. Harley ha been very active in numerous civic
and senrice organizations. She has contributed her
love, time. energy and levels of involvement in The
Links, Incorporated, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,
Incorporated (Life Member), National Smart Set, Jack
and Jill of America, Incorporated, and Sisters and
Mispucha Financial Investment Club.
Mrs. Harley has been married for thirty-eight
years to a wonderful Jacksonville native, Langston
.Craig Harley. They are the proud parents of two chil-
idren. Jason Jarrod and Veronica Nicole. Her interest
includes travel, reading,and gardening. Now that she
has retired. Mrs. Harley has started her own business;
!Hicks Harley and Associates which concentrates on
Alternative Dispute Resolution. (ADR), Mediation,
LEEO Investigation, and Diversity Training.
Simmons Pediatrics Salutes Their
Dave & Busters was the setting for Simmons
Pediatrics annual recognition of their patients who
,have attained excellent achievement in 2009. During
the party both parents and children received game
cards to play games in the Dave & Buster Game
Gallery. The honor students also receive Medals for
their excellent grades and hard work.
During his remarks at the party, Dr. Charles
Sinmmons, III stated, "The afternoon was one of cele-
bration and excitement like none other. We are very
oud of our children's success realizing that without
God and the help of their parents, it is impossible to
achieve. With both, all things are possible in 2010.
Where \ve believe, our children shall succeed!,..We
salute our scholars, small and large!!!
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with The Jacksonville MOLES new Inductee, Mrs. Patricia
Mrs. Patricia Harley with her Membership Sponsor Mrs.
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The ladies of Women Weight & Why
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all birthdays for the entire year.
The night of festivities included fun games,
spinning to the oldies, B-day cupcake decorat-
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Ju'Coby Pittman-Peele, President/CEO of
the Clara White Mission, was one of the invit-
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WWW about the mission and how our contin-
ued partnership can help those in need for this
Additionally, all ladies on that evening made
personal financial pledges to support the earth-
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A LIVING LEGEND MUSIC CONTRACTOR!
BY RYCH MCCAIN/ FEEDBACKRYCH@SBCGLOBAL.NET
If you have seen a movie within the last
thirty years, it is without question that you have
heard the handiwork via the film's soundtrack of
Sandy DeCrescent. With over 1100 films to her
credit, the DeCrescent stamp of excellence has
been affixed on some of the most influential
Hollywood films of all time! DeCrescent is a film
music contractor. She works with the top music
composers and conductors by hiring the orches-
tra musicians, copyist, arrangers and any other
essential studio personnel for their film scoring
recording sessions. She also represents her
conductor/composers by negotiating studio
rates, musician's pay, hours and size of the
ensemble or orchestra with the studios and their
producers. DeCrescent's latest films include "It's
Complicated," "Avatar" and "The Princess and
The Frog." She has done all of Steven
Spielberg's films from day one. Her clients are
the best of the best including Randy Newman,
James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer, John
Williams, James Horner, Bill Ross and Alan
Silvestri to name some.
DeCrescent was a guest workshop pre-
senter at the recent Pre-Grammy week,
"Grammy Career Day" held on the campus of the
University of Southern California in conjunction
with USC's Thornton School of Music and The
Gibson Foundation. Needless to say, the road to
the top of the hill was not a cake walk for
DeCresent. She started in the music contracting
department at Universal Studios. After her boss
past away, DeCrescent took over thus becoming
the first female film music contractor at a major
studio at a time when the male dominated "good
ole boys" network was in full force. DeCrescent
reflected on those tough early days and smiles
when she says, "I love what I do. I did love it and
I still love it. The orchestras are phenomenal and
oddly enough, I couldn't read a note of music and
had no music background but I didn't have an ego
either. So I began to listen to people who could
advise me, people who I knew and trusted."
DeCrescent didn't deal with politics or favors; she
just hired the best musicians and built her repu-
tation on that. DeCresent stresses that network-
ing is very important not only for her line of work
but for any line of work. She examined her past
saying, "I was not the most aggressive person
around nor am I timid by any means but I learned
very early on that networking was important
'because for a music contractor, when you walk
.onto that stage, you're there representing the
musicians. But the only reason you are really
there is because your client, the composer hired
you." DeCresent is also adamant about repre-
senting the musicians she hires in terms of see-
,ing that they are properly paid for their time espe-
cially if they double on two or more instruments
to other details: .She also must maintain a rea-
sonable balance while walking that fine line that
serves the needs of everyone on the other side
of the glass in the studio control room from the
film's director, producer and the studio execs.
If you are a musician who has studied
your craft, mastered your instrument and qualify
for union membership, what does DeCrescent
look for in terms of an audition CD? She says, "A
demo should not be too long and should have the
flavor of what you do. It should represent every-
thing you do i.e., serious music, romantic, come-
dy, hip-hop but people don't have a long attention
span. Your entire demo should only be four min-
utes." DeCrescent also recommends that young
composers should do student -films, plays and
other local areas where they can get their foot in
the door to show what they can do.
WASSUP IN HOLLYHOOD
By Rych McCain/ firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grammys: Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic label. Fresh from his performance on The
This year's Grammy telecast netted the biggest TV audience Grammys, rapper Lil Wayne has dropped his highly anticipated new
(25.8 million) for The CBS-TV Network in its history. The show's pro- album "Rebirth" on the Cash Money/Universal Motown label. The new
ducers have found the perfect mix of more performance and less tro-
phy presentation. Beyonce led the winners pack with six awards fol- single is "On Fire." DJ Khaled will be dropping' his new album "Victory"
lowed by Taylor Swift with four including being the youngest artist on March 2, 2010 on We The Best/El Music. The project includes
ever to win the coveted "Album of The Year." Pink blew everybody's Rick Ross, Young Jeezy and Schife. His current single is "Fed Up."
mind with the most spectacular performance of the night doing an Oscar Watch:
acrobatic number hanging high from the ceiling while rotating with .
water sprinkling off of her. The pre-Grammy week included special As ected, Mo Nue was nointed for an Oscar for Best
events for Jazz,.Classical and Technical people and the granddaddy Supporting Actress. Her co-star Gabourey Sidibe is up for Best
Pre-Grammy event of them al; the annual Pre-Grammy "Salute to. Actress and director Lee Daniels got the nod for Best Director. This is
Industry Icons" hosted by Clive Davis. Plus there were the plethora of the first time in Oscar history that one film i.e., "Precious" has gar-
parties before and after. need Oscar nominations for three Black Afrikans for the same year.
Talent Showcase: Now if the Oscar@ folks can create some more racial history and
Atlanta Talent Promoter Rovella Williams presented her invite the Black Afrikan Press to cover "their" big night!
popular "Almost Famous" Talent Showcase in Los Angeles dur- Movies:
ing the Grammy week. Performers from all over the country From Paris With Love; Lionsgate, EuropaCorp, 6M Films,
came to represent. Grive Productions, Apipoulai Prod co-production, with the partic-
TV: ipation of Canal+, M6 and TPS Star. Starring John Travolta,
SOS Saving Our Selves Help For Haiti will air live from the Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Kasia Smutniak and Richard Durden.
American Airlines Arena in Miami on Friday, Feb 5, 2010 at 8 P.M. Directed by Pierre Morel. Screenplay by Adi Hasak based on a
ET/PT on BET, MTV, VH1 and Centric Concert. It will also air live in story by Luc Besson. Produced by India Osborne. This may be
Haiti on TNH and Tripp TV. The show will be hosted by Queen Latifah, the best role John Travolta has played yet. His portrayal of trig-
Diddy and Pharrell. The celb participants include Wyclef, Ne-Yo, ger-happy, wisecracking, loose cannon top CIA counter terrorist
Justin Bieber, Keri Hilson, Chris Brown, Jazmine Sullivan, pitbull, agent Charlie Wax should by all means start a franchise for this
Akon, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, Monica, Kirk Franklin, film. Travolta was great in every aspect from humor to action
Nas, Damian Marley, Busta Rhymes, Trey Songz, Common, David mixed with plenty of suspense! This film should have the same
Banner, Missy Elliott, Gloria Estefan, Pete Wentz, Chrisette Michelle, hype the summer block busters receive but word of mouth may
Jermih, The Dream, Jason Derulo, T-Pain and Sean Kingston. make it happen despite that.
Music: Hit me up at email@example.com
Lady Rap vet Trina is shooting a video this week in Miami with
guest Diddy and foxy vocalist Keri Hilson for her new single "Million Study Observe and Win!
Dollar Girl' from her fourth coming fifth album titled "Amazin" on the Rych
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FEBRUARY 6, 2010 THE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA STAR PAGE A-7
First Coast Crime Stoppers Report January 2010
Rewards Report January 2010
Armed Robbery (4) banks
Auto Theft/Chop Shop
Robbery- Bank of America
Trafficking in Ecstasy
Arson / Wal-Mart
Agency Cases Arrests Property
iSO 1 1 $0
JSO 4 1 $8,000
JSO 1 1 $2,610
iSO 1 1 $0
Bradford 10 2 $6,400
JIo 5 2 '$30,000
JSO 1 1 $0
JSO 2 1 $0
JSO 1 1 $3,429
JSO 3 1 $0
JSO 5 2 $0
JSO 1 1 $4,390
JSO 1 1 $3,089
JSO 1 1 $0
JSO 3 1 $0
Clay SO 33 :$250,000
JSO 1 1 $0
Clay SO 2 2 $1,000
Synopsis: 18 tips that led to arrests totaling $5,400 in rewards for anonymous tipsters, 46 cases were cleared, 24 arrests
made, Property Value and Drug Value totaling $324,118. Tip #2 Suspect robbed 4 banks (1) BB & T (3) Wachovia, Tip #5
Bradford County Narcotics case resulted in arrests for burglary, recovered guns and stolen property value $11,400, Tip #6
Chop Shop recovered 6 stolen vehicles value $30,000, Tip #9 Robbery to Bank of America and Tip #16 (2) suspects set the
sporting goods isle on fire at Wal-Mart and caused $250,00 in damages
GUN BOUNTY SINCE INCEPTION: $162,000 Approved for Rewards, 162 cases, 244 arrests, 266 weapons confiscated
Talking To An Attorney
By Burney Bivens, Esq., LFD
EVICTION FOR THE TENANT
The times are hard. You've been laid off and the bills are stacking up. Your child has
incurred medical expenses and you have no insurance to cover them. The landlord has
just handed you a letter demanding that you pay the back due rent within 3 days or sur-
render the premises. You're threatened with eviction. What happens next?
Your first step is to look again at the terms of the lease. Is there a grace period in the lease
that gives you extra time to pay? If so, has that time period come and gone? Does the
lease specify the length of time before an eviction notice can be filed? If so, how long
must the landlord wait or how much time does the landlord have to give you to pay up
before filing an eviction suit? How much longer does the lease run? Is it due to be
renewed in a month or two or is there a longer period of time left on the lease?
When you fail to pay the rent (or breach some other part of the lease like allowing aban-
doned cars to be parked in the front yard), the landlord must give you written notice to
correct the breach (pay up or move the cars). The tenant has a set period of time within
which to comply (usually 3-5 days). If you don't comply, the landlord then has to serve
a three day notice before going to the courthouse and filing an eviction lawsuit. This can
be accomplished by tacking a notice to the door of the premises if you are not home or
are ducking the landlord.
Once an eviction lawsuit has been filed a summons will be issued by the Clerk ofthe
Court. That is then given to the Sheriff's Office or to'a private process server to be given
to (served on) you. This Summons can also be posted on the door or given to an adult
who normally lives at the residence. In a normal lawsuit (like for a lawsuit seeking dam-
ages from a car accident), the defendant gets 20 days within which to answer. Under the
expedited procedure for an eviction you only get 7 days. Once you have filed your answer
(admitting or denying what the eviction complaint says) and any affirmative-defenses, the
court will set a hearing date. The court tries to set the date within 5 days or less (not
counting weekends or holidays). When answering the complaint, you must be careful
with the defenses that you raise. If anyd
of the court. In other words, if you fail to pay the rent, you lose your opportunity to argue
about what the landlord has failed to do with respect to the lease agreement. If the answer
to the complaint, claims that the rent has been-paid, you should be prepared to come to
court with cancelled checks, receipts or other proof that the rent has in fact been paid. If
no answer is filed within the time set forth in the Summons, a default will be entered
against you (you lose because you did not fight) and an eviction order will be entered
against you. If an answer was filed, a short trial will be held before the judge (no jury)
and he will decide who breached the lease contract and what the remedy should be to the
If you are the breaching party, the judge will issue an order telling the Sheriff to help the
landlord move you out as soon as possible. If the landlord has somehow breached the
lease, the judge will deny the eviction and require the landlord to remedy the defect
before requiring you to pay any more rent. The judge might even decrease the amount of
rent owed depending upon the particular facts of that case. Of course, once the landlord
has corrected the problem you will have to pay up all of the past due amount that was
determined by the judge. The court will also award attorney's fees and court costs'to
whoever wins the lawsuit.
This article is submitted by Burney Bivens, Esq., LFD of the law firm Bivens, Jones & Associates and Aaron
and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. During the next several months a series of articles will appear regard-
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years and has provided legal representation to the funeral service industry for more than 25 years and is also
a licensed funeral director with his son. For questions on legal issues call the law office at 904-264-3412.
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Panelist Deacon George Green, Annette McCullough Myers,
Camilla Perkins Thompson, Marsha Dean Phelts and Federal
Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr., Moderator.
Photos by Michael Phelts
The American Beach Property
Association celebrated the 75th Diamond
Anniversary of the founding of the American
Beach with a day of commemoration, reflec-
tion, and renewal at Franklin Town United
Methodist Church.. The Franklin Town
Church was filled from the front pew to, the
front door and every seat taken.
The Celebratory Program included par-
ticipation from: Carlton Jones, President of
the American Beach Property Owners'
Association (ABPOA) who gave the
Welcome and Introductions; Commissioner
Michael Boyle, Chairman of the Nassau
County Board of County Commissioners pre-
sented the 75th Anniversary Proclamation;
and Mrs. Nellie Henry, an American Beach
Property Owner sang a medley of spirituals.
The "Reminiscing and Renewing" Panel
of American Beach Property Owners was
moderated by American Beach Property
Owner The Honorable Henry Adams,
Federal Middle District Court of Florida.
Mesdames Camilla Thompson, Annette
Myers and Marsha Dean Phelts were joined
by George Green and The Honorable
Brian Davis as panelists.
Mrs. M. Ann Jennings of the Events
Planning Committee served as chairperson of
this "Five Star" 75th/Diamond Anniversary
Celebration assisted by Mesdames
LaShonda Holloway, Eve Jones, Beverly
McKenzie and June Smith. The committee
is continuing plans for anniversary observa-
tion activities throughout the year.
Mrs. Marsha Dean Phelts stated, "The
75th Diamond Anniversary Celebration yes-
terday was a grand event, worthy of compar-
ison to the programs that our founding
father's sponsored so many years ago.
At the helm of this community in 1935 were
A.. L. Lewis and the Afro-American Life
Insurance Company. Today it's Carlton D.
Jones and the American Beach Property
The program concluded very fittingly
with everyone singing of the Negro National
Save the Date! Start making plans for
the Centennial Celebration of American
Beach, Wednesday, January 31, 2035.
M. Ann Jennings, Chairwoman of the celebration, presented
roses by American Beach Property Owners' President, Rev.
Carlton D. Jones.
Annette McCullough Myers shared
'Miss Martha's Hideaway' now listed in
the National Register of Historic Places
where she honeymooned on American
Beach in 1956 and now owns.
Reggie Thompson and George Green sharing American Beach mem-
George Green, Deacon at Franklin Town
United Methodist Church, an American
Beach Resident talks about growing up in
Franklin Towvn United Methodist was filled to capacity (from the front row to the front door) for ABPOA Board Member Camilla
the 75th Anniversary American Beach Celebration. Bush.
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I met a guy that I thought was really interested in me. I helped him
get employment at my company, helped with his bills and paid child
support for him. As soon as things started looking up for him, our
relationship changed. Things hit the fan when he got a promotion
and moved into another department. He is now telling me that he's focused on improving his
life instead of dating me. I heard that he's dating someone else in the company. What do I
Crying and Miserable On-Line Reader
You set yourself up'by confusing help with being used and also giving up your money. You
never should mix business with pleasure because it's a guaranteed recipe for pain. He used
you to get ahead and you can see early on that he's leaving you behind. If you heard that he's
dating, someone on the job, it's probably true. You can't do anything other than move on, be
glad that you got out early and pray for the new lady who will be his next sucker.
My nephew has left for college and has completely lost his mind. When he lived at home he
was quiet, mild mannered and well behaved. I hardly know him now that he's away from
home. He's still underage but he drinks, has tattoos and has become loud and rude. My sis-
ter simply turns her head and says he's an adult and I should mind my business. Is this nor-
mal when kids go off to college or should I intervene and get him back on track?
Loving Aunt San Bernardino, CA
You may be messing in business that doesn't belong to you. Your nephew is an adult and his
parents don't have any issues with his lifestyle and maybe you should do the same. If he's
still in college, getting good grades and staying out of trouble, then he's fine. You can't
impose your expectations on him but you can caution him about the drinking and any moral
issues. In other words, accept his newfound adult hood and be there with gentle guidance.
I have a platonic relationship with a male friend of four years but my fiance doesn't like it.
He has begun making hints that I've slept with my friend and accusing me of lying to him.
I've only known my fiance for two years and if I had to choose between the two men, I
would choose my friend. How can I convince my fiance that we're only friends and that
nothing is going on? This is becoming stressful because I love both men and want them in
my life. Help?
Sharon San Antonio, TX
Your future husband is jealous of your relationship with your male friend. It's your respon-
sibility to find balance as you seek to have both relationships. Invite your husband to be part
of the friendship so he can understand and be more open minded. Also be mindful of your
platonic friendship to make sure you're not giving your fiance reasons to complain. If things
don't improve after the air is clear, you fiance has issues you certainly need to explore.
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Announcements, meetings; happenings, and community events
scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
CERTIFIED CONCEALED WEAPON LICENSE (Permit) Course
Satisfies Florida State Statute 790.06 for Application to Lawfully Carry a
Concealed Weapon. 1 Hour Course, $35,00 by Appt. in Callahan, Nassau
County, FL. Call Gary Belson (904)491-8358 for information.
The Millions More Movement, Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee
Inc., a non-profit organization is in the process of gathering children, women,
men, shoes, jackets, shirts, suits, dresses, skirts, blouses all sizes, etc. for our
next 'Clothes Give-A-Way'. If you have the items listed ab6ve, and are in the
process of cleaning out your closets, give them to us. We need them. We also
accept' cash donations. Call us for pickups, or bring them to 916 N. Myrtle
Avenue., Monday through Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit our website:
www.jaxloc.org or call us at 904-240-9133.
4TH STANTON GALA -The Annual Gala of alumni, faculty and staff of Old
Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools will be May 1;
2010 at the Prince Osborn Convention Center. This year's event will spotlight
former Stanton Bands and honor, posthumously, Band Director Mr. Kernaa
McFarlin. For more information about this year's Gala and to view previous
Galas, visit our website at www.stantonhighschool.org or call. Gala Chairman
Kenneth Reddick at 904-764-8795. Spread the word! Tickets will be available
at our next meeting February 8th, 6:00 p.m. Bethel Baptist Institutional
THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE CANNING CENTER in cooperation
with the Duval County Extension Service will offer a workshop on Wednesday,
February 10th from 9a.m..to Noon and another from 1 to 4p.m.. Get ready for
Valentines Day by learning how to make Sweetheart Jam and take some
home for the family to enjoy; Then on-Tuesday, February 23rd from 9a.m. to
Noon and another from 1 to 4p.m. Get ready for Spring by learning how to
make Calamondin Preserves and take some home for the family to enjoy
(approx. 3 half pints. The cost is $20.00 per person for each workshop which
includes all materials. Space is limited. You must pre-pay to register. Send
your $20 check made payable to DCOHAC and mail to Canning, 1010 N.
McDuffAve., Jacksonville, FL 32254. Deadline is February 19. Call Jeannie at
387-8850 to register.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart, Driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Old Spice
Chevy in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and team owner at Stewart-Haas
Racing. Stewart will sign autographs for fans. There will be an Office Depot
"Smokin' Hot"-Instant Win Scratch-off Card Game for fans who make any pur-
chase between February 7th through March 6th. Additional prizes include
$100 Office Depot gift cards and exclusive Tony Stewart posters. Location:
Office Depot, 405 West Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL. Tuesday, February
9th from 4-6 pm.
VALENTINE'S DAY CONCERT featuring the Christian Tamburr Quartet at
Theater Jacksonville on Valentine's Day, February 14th. The artist's reception
begins at 3:00 pm and the show starts at 4:00 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance
and $25 on the day of the show. Visit www.elevenjuly.com for more informa-
FEBRUARY 6, 2010
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SFlowers, Candy and Money ~
Some people don't know what love is. They think
they do but they don't. If we cared about each other,
relationships would survive, but most of them won't!
Valentine's Day has been described by some as "a day for lovers". How twist-
ed can they be?
If you love someone, everyday is Valentine's Day, every day is Mother's Day
or Father's Day and everyday is every other holiday.
What has the world come to when we have to send dead or dying flowers to
show our love for someone? When did bad tasting candy become a sign of how
much we love someone?
This Valentine's Day show some love to your man or woman by acing like
you love them, by telling them you love them or by telling them you don't love
Yes, being honest shows more love than African roses or Godiva chocolates.
Being responsible and dependable shows more love than a crab leg dinner at Red
A lot of guys think the more flowers and candy they give, the more nookie
they'll get on Valentine's night.
But be real, no one truly in love saves romance for one day out of the year.
Hell, the devil has changed the. calendar so much we don't even know when
Valentine's Day really is!
All we know is when the mall says it is or when the flower shop says-it is.
Again, good men and good women understand that every day is a romantic
day when you really love someone. If you can't afford flowers, your woman
should still love you. If Valentine's Day is not a good day to have sex, your part-
ner should still love you.
Instead pf spending all of your time on Valentine's Day with your dime piece
or your jump off, spend some time with mama or grandmamma. Spend some time
with your daughters, and sons.
This Valentine's Day I encourage you to be there with the people that have
been there for you. Everybody loves you when you're bearing gifts but the peo-
ple that really love you are there when you don't have anything.
If you don't want to show your parents, children, girl friends or boyfriends
love, give them some money. In a capitalist society money will get you what you
want from that woman or man much quicker than those artificial, dead or dying
flowers. (Buy Gantt's book "Beast Too: Dead Man Writing" and/or contact
Lucius at www.allworldconsultants.net)
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Did You Hear About?...
ASSAULT ON A PREGNANT
A dispatch to the intersection of Franklin and Phelps St was made in refer-
ence to a domestic battery. In this incident Mr. B (suspect) was charged with aggra-
vated domestic battery (kicking pregnant female in the stomach), due to Victim being
six months pregnant with his child.
SOfficer was dispatched to the Williamsburg Apartments located in reference
to the listed suspect making threats towards the listed victim in regards to her drop-
ping the aggravated domestic battery charge.
According to the victim, she has received several threatening phone calls
from the suspect. She stated that he threatened to kill her and her family if she does
not drop the listed charge. She stated that he stated to her that he will hurt her chil-
dren when they walk to school if she does not met him at his grandmother's house to
talk about what happened during the aggravated battery.
Officer gave the victim a State Attorney card and informed her on the filing
procedures. It should be noted that the victim and suspect do not live together in the
same residence. As a result, the suspect did not pose an immediate threat towards this
victim during investigation.
It should be noted that the mentioned victim's children were not present dur-
ing this incident and did not witness or hear any of the suspect's threats, via cell
phone, towards the listed victim. The victim signed a signature form, but refused to
make a written statement about this incident. She stated that she would take her cell
phone with the saved messages from the suspect and present it as evidence when she
files this case with the Assistant State Attorney's office.
Officer gave the victim a case information card and told her to contact the
police back if she acquires any pertinent case information.
He also advised the listed victim about the Hub House in regards to transport-
ing her to a safe undisclosed location, but the victim refused to be transported. She
stated that she would seek an injunction against the suspect when she files this case.
February 01, 2010 February
Don't allow your personal
problems to interfere with
your professionalism. You will
learn valuable information if
you travel this week. Go with
the flow and don't be con-
cerned about your own job. Be
wary of those who have overly
Property investments, insur-
ance, tax rebates, or inheri-
tance should bring you finan-
cial gains. A quiet restful day
just staying in bed or catch-
ing up on reading will be
your best bet. Your need to
get away could lead you into
greater debt. If you haven't-
already, don't be afraid to
start your own small business
on the side.
Look into some personal
changes. Don't confront the
situation if you don't feel you
can keep your cool.
Responsibilities with respect
to older relatives may be a
burden. You may find your-
self changing plans for some
form of entertainment.
Be careful that you aren't
saddled with the responsi-
bilities of others. Some of
the best opportunities will
crop up if you keep an
open mind. You need time
to think things through.
You may want to take a
look at your direction in
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If they're too demanding,
reconsider this union. Don't
take your frustrations out on
the ones you love. Avoid argu-
ments with relatives who
might be conservative and out-
dated. You may find out that
someone has not been com-
pletely honest with you.
Don't forget to: let your
mate know how much you
care. A romantic dinner.
follow\ ed by a quiet e\ ening
with the one who is entic-
ing you, should be most
satisfying Your need to be
in a leadership position \\ill
help you surpass any rivals
you might, encounter.
Losses are evident
Be sure to get involved with
those who can introduce you to
unusual forms of entertainment.
Try to get others to stand
behind your 'good judgment.
Move into a leadership position
if you are determined to do so.
Don't let your jealousy be the
reason for a decaying relation-
Be sure not to reveal pri-
\ate 'information to the
wrong indi\duals Your
colorful conversation may
attract new mates.
Concentrate on your career
and oni making money.
Take time to vikit someone
who, has been, I confinedd
due to illness.
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mounting, If they don't like the
plan, suggest that they con
tribute a little. Don't use the
interstate as a racetrack.
Romantic encounters will
develop through group activi-
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Expect to have more people
on your domestic scene.
Emotional relationships will
be plentiful if you attend
group activities. Think be fore
you act. Unforeseen circum-
stances will disrupt your daily
routine. Don't be afraid to
make a move if you aren't
happy with your emotional
Z | SAGITTARIUS
Take care of an\ pressing
health problems. Help
those incapable of taking
care' of their personal
affairs Attend seminars
that will bring you in con-
tact with the right people.
Your iniellectiual wvit ill
bring greater popularity
with your peers.
Don't let your emotions inter-
fere with your professional
integrity. Don't confide in
anyone for the time being.
Disputes on the home front
may be hard to avoid. This
day was meant for love. Make
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THE FLORIDA STAR
University will honor the
Legacy of Coach Robert
"Bob" Moreland by nam-
ing the basketball court in
the H&PE Arena in his
The naming will hap-
pen on Monday, February
15th during the Texas
Southern vs. Jackson State
men's basketball game.
The unveiling ceremony
will take place during half
time of the game.
Moreland served 27
seasons as head coach of
the Texas Southern
University men's basket-
pionships and three SWAC
Moreland is a five-time
SWAC coach of the year,
American wire service
1994 National Coach of the
Year and 1994 & 1995
American Wire Service
National Black College
Champion. He also
coached three national
scoring champions in Harry
Kelly (2-times) and Kevin
During his career at
Texas Southern, coach
Moreland had six 20-win
seasons including a NAIA
National Championship in
1977 and three trips to the
NCAA Tournament n the
University 1990, Duke
1994 & University of
Moreland started his
coaching career at Greer
High School in Carthage,
Mississippi, where he
coached from 1962 to
1963. The following year
he assumed the reigns of
Utica Junior College in
While there, he VWon 78
percent of his games over a
The last 10 years were 20
win seasons, including a 30
win season in his final cam-
paign at Utica Junior
College before heading
west to Texas Southern
It only took )coach
Moreland two seasons- to
post a 30-win season at
TSU and win a national
championship in the
Moreland earned his
bachelor's degree in
Physical Education from
Tougaloo College (1962)
and his Master's (1969)
and Directorate (1972)
Degrees from the
University of Indiana.
Cbach Moreland was
inducted into the SWAC
Hall of Fame in December
2007 and he received the
Achievement Award" for
contributions to the
Conference in December
2009. He is also an
inductee into the Tougaloc
University Hall of Fame
and Hines Community
College Hall of Fame.
Rams Stumble as WSSU Falls To Bethune-
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. The Rams longest road
trip of the season, a two-game swing through the state of
Florida, came to a conclusion as Winston-Salem State fell
to the Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman by the score of 74-
48 at the Ocean Center Arena in Daytona Beach.
The loss, the Rams' second consecutive defeat, would
close a five-day, two-game road trip that covered nearly
1,500 miles of highway as WSSU criss-crossed the sun-
PaulDavis and Marcus Wells opened the game with a
pair of field goals. as the Rams jumped out to an early 4-
0 lead en route to giving Winston-Salem State their
largest lead of the contest, a six-point margin, which
WSSU held on two separate occasions during the first 10
minutes of play,
SUnfortunately for WSSU their lead would not hold as
Davis made a jump shot with 6:52 to play in the first half
would be the last field goal of the half as Bethune-
Cookman mounted a 21-5 run as the Wildcats turned a
six-point deficit into a 10-point lead at halftime.
Second half action would find the Rams plagued by
giveaways as WSSU committed 22 turnovers in the game
which the Wildcats turned into 14 points.
The final 20 minutes of play would get no easier for
the visiting Rams as the Wildcats used a 17-6 run during
the first 7:18 second of the second.period as Bethune-
Cookman opened a 21-point advantage, a deficit from
which the Rams would never recover.
Davis and Shelton Carter led the Rams with 10 points
each as Davis led the Rams, or has had a share.of the team
lead in scoring, for the seventh consecutive, contest.
Marcus Wells and Brian Fisher each added eight points in
the losing effort.
C.J. Reed led three Wildcats into double-figures with
a game-high 19 points in the win.
The loss drops the Rams to 7-12 on the season while
Bethune-Cookman improves to 13-9 on the season with
CIAA Honors Blow,r1iown and Chamblee of Saint
The CIAA honored Head Coach Lonnie Blow, Jr. and
basketball players Ariel Brown and Nick Chamblee.
Blow was named CIAA men's basketball coach of the
week after guiding the Falcons to a 2-0 record last week
including an 85-78 win over two-time defending CIAA
champion Johnson C. Smith. This is the second straight
week and the third time this season that Blow has cap-
tured the honor. He has guided the Falcons to a No. 8
ranking in the Atlantic Region and the CIAA's best league
(9-2) and overall record (15-3).
During his two-year tenure as Falcon head coach,
Blow has been chosen CIAA men's basketball coach of
the week five times.
Brown, a 5-8 guard, was selected CIAA women's bas-
ketball newcomer of the week after averaging 8.5 points
and shooting 50 percent from the floor in two games last
week. She scored 11 points on 5 of 10 shooting in a 71-
54 win over' defending CIAA champion Johnson C.
Smith. This is the first CIAA weekly honor for Brown.
Chamblee, a 6-0 guard, won his third CIAA' men's
basketball rookie of the week award after averaging 10.0
points and four assists in two games last week. He
dropped 14 points on 5 of 6 shooting in a 99-71 win over
Lincoln (PA) University.
Holmes, Jackson earn MEAC Players of the Week
BALTIMORE, Md. Morgan State's Reggie Holmes
was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference
(MEAC) Player of the Week, while teammate DeWayne
Jackson earned Rookie of the Week.
Howard University's Calvin Thompson was named
the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of
the Week and Michael Freeman was Defensive Player of
Holmes led the Bears to a pair of MEAC wins over
Maryland E. Shore and Norfolk State last week. Against
the Hawks, Holmes recorded 25 points and grabbed down
eight rebounds, stole two passes and dished out one
assist. He also posted 19 points with eight rebounds,
three assists and two steals in an overtime thriller against
Norfolk State. This is the fifth time this season that
Holmes has earned Player of the Week.
Holmes, a former Saint Frances HS standout, is aver-
aging 22.7 ppg and currently ranks nationally No. 3 in
points scored (499) and No. 5 in scoring average.
Jackson, a 6-foot-8 freshman, averaged 14 points and 4.5
rebounds in two conference victories for the conference
leading Bears. He scored 18 points against the NSU
Spartans, shooting 60-percent from the field, including 2-
of-5 from 3-point range. He also pulled down seven
boards, and recorded one block, one assist and one steal
in the victory.
Jackson is Morgan State's 3rd leading scorer by averaging
10 .4 ppg and he currently leads the league in 3-point per-
centage (.462). The Bowie product has been selected
three times as the MEAC Rookie of the Week.
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Congresswoman Corrine Brown.
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INVITATION TO SUBMIT RESPONSES TO THE
ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
The Governing Board of the District requests that interested parties respond to the solicitations) below by
2:00 P.M., February 25,2010. Further information is available through Onvia DemandStar at
www.demandstar.com [(800) 711-1712], or the District's Web site at www.sirwmd.com. Proposal packages
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INVITATION TO NEGOTIATE NUMBER 25763
MULTIFUNCTIONAL PRINTING DEVICES
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printing and will be integrated to perform network Internet protocol faxing toward unified communications,
and provide cost effective scanning.
The estimated budget for this project including service and maintenance is approximately $1,100,000.
The Evaluation Committee will meet at the District's Headquarters at 3:00 P.M., March 9, 2010 to evaluate
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acceptance testing. The Evaluation Committee will meet at the District's Headquarters at 10:00 A.M., April
19, 2010 to discuss and consider the testing results.
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(TDD). at least five business days before the date needed.
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far for reasonable travel.
Transportation and subsis-
tence upon completion of
50% of work contract.
should apply at the local
Department of Labor
Office and refer to Job
CUSTOM DESIGNED & INSTALLED
GLASS AND VINYL ENCLOSURES
CARPORTS AND CANOPIES
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Internal Control Auditor: Duval County
The Internal Control Auditor is responsible for reviewing all
files during the Weatherization process to ensure compli-
ance with agency and funding rules and regulations.
Applicants must possess college credits in pursuit of
Sociology, Urban Studies, Accounting, or related field desir-
able, with three years of experience in related field; year-for-
year experience may be substituted for the required educa-
tion. Intermediate to advanced level computer skills with
experience in software programs (Microsoft Office)
required. Apps/Resumes may be mailed or faxed to
NFCAA, Attn: HR Dept., P.O. Box 52025, Jacksonville, FL
32201 or fax: (904) 398-7480. Closing date of applica-
tion is 02/15/10.
Program Manager: Duval County
Please Note: This position is temporary, not to exceed 12
The Program Manager is responsible for.assisting in the
coordination and program operations of all Agency pro-
grams. Applicants must possess a degree in Sociology,
Psychology or Business Administration with six years of
experience in social services or related field or a combina-
tion of education and experience, with experience in admin-
istrative or staff position: Must be proficient in various
Microsoft Office computer software applications.
Apps/Resumes may be mailed or faxed to NFCAA, Attn:
HR Dept., P.O. Box 52025, Jacksonville, FL 32201 or fax:
(904) 398-7480. Closing date of application is 02/15/10.
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Please Join the Jacksonville Chapter of The Links, incorporated for
an evening of dinner, dancing, and western games.
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Win a Limo Ride for 4 hours Valentine's Day
CHOCOLATE CANDY and ROSES
How can YOU win for your Beau
'Call Mrs. Mitchell @ 904 768 8152
or Billy @ 904 444- 9902
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