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Title:
Florida star
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Florida star news
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v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
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English
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The Florida Star Pub. Co.
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weekly
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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"Florida's statewide black weekly."
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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court ruled to expel from membership thousands of descendants of Black slaves who were brought to Oklahoma more than 170 years ago by Native American owners. The nations second-largest Indian tribe voted after the Civil War to admit the slave descendants to the tribe. In 2007, a tribal decision was made to remove the FreedmenŽ out of the tribe and now the Supreme Court of the Nation agrees. When reviewing the Trail of TearsŽ one lesson to learn is to trust no one word but their actions. Former Governor Crist prayed for Florida not to be hit by Irene and it appears to have worked. Many are concerned by the unusual weather including the earthquake that surprised everybody from a small part of Georgia up to Maine. There are many theories as to why we are having such strange weather but the one thing we should always consider according to many, is the way we are living today. The things we are doing to the earth and to each other should definitely be considered. Nick Ashford of Ashford and Simpson Dies Fqevqt"uvcdu"fcwijvgt ykvj"uetgy"ftkxgt yyy0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Nqqmkpi"hqt"ewuvqogtu"vq"rcvtqpk|g"{qwt dwukpguu"qt"wvknk|g"{qwt"ugtxkeguA"Kh"{qw cpuygtgf"[GU."vjgp"{qw"pggf"vq"rnceg"cp"cf kp"Vjg"Hnqtkfc"qt"Igqtikc"Uvct#""ECNN ;261988/::56"vq"rnceg"{qwt"cf"VQFC[## Check, Money Order, Or Credit Cards Accepted PQTVJGCUV"HNQTKFC‘U"QNFGUV."NCTIGUV."OQUV"TGCF"CHTKECP"COGTKECP"QYPGF"PGYURCRGT K P U K F G Opinion-Editorial...........A-2 Church....................A-3 Talk of the Town...............A-4 Local-Florida.............B-1 Columns......................B-2 Sports..........................B-4 Crime & Justice..(A).C&J-1-4 Prep Rap............(B). PR -1-4 Caribbean News..............A-6 Classified....................B-7 ... 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Vjg""Igqtikc"Uvct# Korcev"Tcfkq CO3582"" *;26+"988/::56 UKPEG"3;73 Ugg"vjku"uvqt{"cpf"oqtg"kp"vjg Ugg"vjku"uvqt{"cpf"oqtg"kp"vjg Etkog"cpf"Lwuvkeg"Ugevkqp0 Etkog"cpf"Lwuvkeg"Ugevkqp0 Vyq"qh"Lcemuqpxknng‘u"Fkucfxcpvcigf" Dwukpguugu"Tgegkxg"LVC"Eqpvtcevu Dqfkgu"hqwpf"kp"yqqfu Ctnkpivqp"EqwrngA"" Jeanette Hawkins, 36, and Ricardo RickyŽ Morgan, 31, have been married for approximately five months. Jacksonville Sheriffs Office began to look for them Thursday after family and friends reported that they had not heard from them since Monday, August 15, 2011. They were last seen in the 2600 block of Woolery Drive in Arlington. Jeanettes mother, Venessa Reed said she had not seen her daughter since Saturday, August 20. Family and friends felt something had happened to Jeanette since she always made contact and even though the couple were recently married, there was no conversation that they were planning a trip. They felt it strange that both were missing. Jeanette was from Jacksonville and Ricky was from Jamaica. On Wednesday, after receiving calls about a foul odor. Jacksonville officers found two bodies in the woods near downtown Jacksonville Wednesday night about 7:30 p.m. near South Myrtle Avenue and Harper Street. Police said that they cannot confirm that the male and female bodies found Wednesday night are Jeanette and Ricky because they were so badly decomposed to identify. Even though family and friends are praying that the bodies found are not Jeanette and Ricky, an impromptu candle light vigil was held. It has not been determined how long it will take to identify the bodies found. Gov Rick Scott decided that part of his budget cutting for education should include public broadcasting. Therefore on Tuesday, the State Board of Education upheld Governor Scotts decision and approved Scotts veto in May of $4.8 million that the State Legislature had originally approved. Such a cut will make this the first time in more than 35 years that funding will not be provided for public broadcasting which does so much for the community to enhance knowledge. The State of Florida provides about $500,000, which is about 9% of WJCTs operating budget. With the job market slump, it is going to be difficult for those families who enjoy learning, to make the contributions needed to keep the excellent programming and news on the air. A progressive group called, Pink Slip RickŽ are asking Floridians to call Rick Scott about his moves against education. The station in Jacksonville feels that such childrens programs as Sesame StreetŽ will not be cut. WJCT, Jacksonville, reaches more than 195,000 families each week. A $3.00 donation from each family could possibly keep the station operating in a suitable manner. Think about it. Donate! As rebel fighters look through photo album inside Gadhafis Bab al-Aziziya compound of Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. they found an album filled with pictures of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice which was quite a surprise. During Rices visit with Gadhafi, he gave her gifts worth about $212,000 including a diamond ring. She could not keep the gifts. Nkd{c"Tgdgnu"Egngdtcvg. Hkpf"Rjqvq"Cndwo Jwttkecpg"Ktgpg"vq Okuu"Hnqtkfc Ktgpg"Jcf"Dki Korcev"qp"Ectkddgcp Kuncpfu/Ugg"C/8 ONM"Oqpwogpv Egtgoqp{"Ejcpigf Lgcpgvvg"Jcymkpu."58 Tkectfq"‰Tkem{“"Oqticp. 53 Htqo"Nghv<""Ocncejk"Dg{cj"qh"O"cpf"O"Ockpvgpcpeg"Rnwu."Kpe0."Okejcgn"L0"Dnc{nqem."EGQ qh"Lcemuqpxknng"Vtcpurqtvcvkqp"Cwvjqtkv{="Xcp"F{mg"Ycnmgt."Rtqlgev"Ocpcigt."LVC"cpf Htcpm"O0"Rqygnn"KKK."Rtgukfgpv"cpf"qypgt"qh"HO"Rqygnn"Kpe0 Jacksonville Transportation Authoritys Board of Directors granted contracts Thursday to two Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Mr. Malachi Beyah of M and M Maintenance Plus, Inc. received a 20% contract to work on the Skyway Escalator Replacement and Frank Powell III of FM Powell Inc. received a contract to design and build the bus pull off lanes. These are two of JTAs efforts to bring jobs to Jacksonville. It is going to feel strange seeing Valerie Simpson without Nick Ashford since they have been together since 1964 when she was 17 from the Bronx and he was 21 from Michigan. They were well known as Ashford and Simpson. The couple wrote such legendary Motown songs as Aint No Mountain High EnoughŽ and Reach Out and Touch Somebodys Hand.Ž He died after a long battle with throat cancer. Nick Ashford was 70. Ashford told PEOPLE magazine in 1978 that being married to Valerie was the best thing that ever happened to him. They have two daughters, Nicole and Asia. Ashford and Simpson. Nick, you will be truly missed. 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Jose Barco of Lyons, GA is hiring 99 temporary farm workers needed from 9/15/2011 through 1/15/2012 at 40 hours per week. Duties include: pulling and planting of Vidalia onions, harvesting sweet potatoes, and planting and harvesting leafy green vegetables. Wage is 9.12 per hour or the prevailing wage rate. Minimum guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies, and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expenses provided when completion of 50% of work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor Office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement. Reference Job # GA 7961898. Elias Flones of Reidsville, GA is hiring 42 temporary farm workers needed from 10/25/2011 through 1/10/2012 at 40 hours per week. Duties include: pulling and planting of Vidalia onions, harvesting sweet potatoes, and planting and harvesting leafy green vegetables. Wage is 9.12 per hour or the prevailing wage rate. Minimum guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies, and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expenses provided when completion of 50% of work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor Office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement. Reference Job # GA 7937647. Maria Perez of Lyons, GA is hiring 73 temporary farm workers needed from 7/17/2011 through 10/31/2011, at 40 hours per week. Duties include: harvesting of tobacco. Wage is 9.12 per hour or the prevailing wage rate. Minimum guarantee of 3/4 of total hours offered. Employer furnishes work tools, supplies, and equipment. Free housing is provided for workers that cannot reasonably return home at the end of the day. Transportation and subsistence expenses provided when completion of 50% of work contract. Interested workers should apply at the nearest Georgia Department of Labor Office and provide the office with a copy of this advertisement. Poverty, Prison and "Jim Crow" Past and PresentIn 2005 PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC. started a nationwide campaign to show how poverty creates prisoners and how prisons in turn fuel poverty, not just for individuals but for entire communities. Looking at great racial disparities and numbers, we conclude that once a person has been incarcerated, the experience limits their earning power, voting rights in many states and their ability to climb out of poverty even decades after their release. It's a vicious cycle that is affecting an ever-greater percentage of young and poor. Within the last several decades, we also find that three in 10 black high-school dropouts were either incarcerated or living in poverty. In 2011 that number is even greater with failing public education across the nation. If incarceration trends continue at the current rates, African-American male high school dropouts, will spend time in prison at some point in their lives. Today, more African American men are disenfranchised (due to felon disenfranchisement laws) than in 1870, the year the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified prohibiting laws that explicitly deny the right to vote on the basis of race. Disenfranchisement laws of today are not only alarming/costly, but continues in a path that will destroy our young and poor; largely African Americans and Hispanics in urban areas who have been labeled felons for life. These men are part of a growing group of people who are permanently relegated, by law, to an inferior secondclass status. They can be denied the right to vote, automatically excluded from juries, and legally discriminated against in employment, housing, access to education, and public benefits, much the same as their grandparents and great-grandparents once were during the Jim Crow era. Today, its time out for playing political roulette with the lives of our children's education and futures under the guise of the "Debt Ceiling". PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC. is asking all to join us by wearing "Red Ribbons" on Sunday, August 28, 2011 for the 48th Anniversary March on Washington, as a nationwide campaign to "Unite" and raise a red flag against poverty and the alarming prison population of the poor in the United States. Also, the dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. The official dedication will occur on Sunday, August 28, 2011, the 48th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. King's historic I Have A Dream speech, beginning with a pre-dedication concert at 10 a.m. The dedication ceremony will commence at 11 a.m. and a post-dedication concert will follow beginning at 2 p.m.PAGE A-2 THESTAR AUGUST 27, 2011 OPINIONS CLARA JACKSON McLAUGHLIN OWNER/PUBLISHER LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE MANAGEMENT ERIC LEE, DIRECTOR SALES & MARKETING G. ABRAMS, DENNIS WADE, DAN EVANS MAY E. FORD LAYOUT EDITOR KEVIN KIM CRIME &JUSTICE ARTHIA NIXON CARIBBEAN NEWS ALLEN PROCTOR DESIGN AND WEB SITE PARTNER BETTY DAVIS LIFESTYLE/ SOCIETY COLUMNISTInvestigative Reporter: Lonzie Leath, Features:Dementrious Lawrence Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. Ortiz, Angela Morrell, Joseph Lorentzon, Scott Jurrens, Cheryl Williams Columnists: Ulysses Watkins, Jr., M.D., Ester Davis, Lucius Gantt, Deanna, Cynthia Ferrell, Delores Mainor Woods, Farris Long Distribution and Sales: Dan & Pat Randolph, Abeye Ayele, Cassie Williams, Angela Beans, Tony Beans, Herman Robinson, David Scott TEL: (904) 766-8834 FAX: (904) 765-1673 info@thefloridastar.com (912) 264-3137 Georgia Serving St. Johns, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Alachua, Flagler, Marion, McIntosh, Camden And Glynn CountyTheFloridaStar.comThe Florida and Georgia Star Newspapers are independent newspapers published weekly in Jacksonville, Florida SUBSCRIPTIONRATES One Year-$40.00 Half Year-$22.00Send check or money order or call with VISA, AmEx, MC, DISCOVER and subscription amount to: The Florida Star, The Georgia Star P.O. Box 40629 Jacksonville, Florida 32203 The Florida Star will not be responsible for the return of any solicited or unsolicited manuscripts or photos. Opinions expressed by columnists in this newspaper do not necessarily represent the policy of this paper.MEMBERSHIPS: Florida Press Association National Newspaper Association National Newspaper Publishers Association Amalgamated Publisher, Inc. Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce First Coast African American Chamber of Commerce THEFLORIDA STAR THE GEORGIA STAR MIKE BONTS, SPORTS EDITOR YOLANDA KNUCKLE, COLUMNS LIZ BILLINGSLEA OFFICE/ACCOUNTS MANAGER TIA AYELE, SPECIAL SECTIONS GEORGIA MARKETING ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION HERMAN ROBINSON, DAVID SCOTT National Newspaper Publishers Association PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Why Wait?LET THE POST OFFICE DELIVER THE FLORIDA or GEORGIA STAR TO YOUI want a One Year Subscription to The Florida or Georgia Star!Please donate 10% of my paid Subscription to the non-profit organization listed below. 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The meetings are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. North Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Auditorium Room C126 4501 Capper Road Jacksonville, FL 32218 Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Kent Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Main Auditorium, Room F128 3939 Roosevelt Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32205 Monday, August 29, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. South Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Lakeside Conference Center 11901 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32246 Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Deerwood Center Florida State College at Jacksonville Room B1204 9911 Old Baymeadows Road Jacksonville, FL 32256 All interested citizens are urged to attend this meeting. Information concerning the reapportionment process and proposed maps may be obtained in the City Council Legislative Services Division, City Hall, 117 West Duval Street, Suite 430, by calling: 904-630-1404 or on-line at http://www.coj.net/City-Council.aspx. If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to access public hearing facilities or participate in a public hearing proceeding, for this meeting, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such an accommodation, please contact the Legislative Services Division Jacksonville City Council at least three business days prior to the required service by using one of the following methods: Phone (904) 630-1404; Fax (904) 630-1242; TTD(904) 630-1580. Stephen C. Joost Council President Bill Bishop, Chair Rules Committee Cheryl L. Brown Council Secretary Founded In April 1951 By Eric O. Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame

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JACKSONVILLE, FL ADAMS, Carrie Bell Cowart, died August 15, 2011. ADAMS Norman Earl, 73, died August 17, 2011. BENTON William Billy, died August 22, 2011. BOHANNON Robert L., 64, died August 22, 2011. BRADY Tony D., died August 18, 2011. BROWN Eartha L., 75, died August 21, 2011. BROWN Ursula Barbara, died August 21, 2011. CANDELARIO Aida Martinez, died August 20, 2011. CAWBY Vivian, 75, died August 22, 2011. COLEMAN Ronnie, Sr., died August 22, 2011. CONNER Harry Milton, 83, died August 22, 2011. CORLISS Shirley, 81, died August 23, 2011. CREWS, Evelyn, died August 20, 2011. CRONK Kailyn Rosemary, died August 20, 2011. DAISE Elizabeth Green, died August 15, 2011. DAVIS Darrell W., 50, died August 20, 2011. DAVIS Lillie B., 102, died August 18, 2011. DOWDY, Grace, 87, died August 21, 2011. EVANS Irene, died August 16, 2011. FLAHERTY, Leo Edward, 64, died August 19, 2011. FOSTER Darius N., 22, died August 14, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc. GAINES Susie, died August 18, 2011. GARRETT, Maggie, died August 16, 2011. GILLIER Corrie Pat, died August 20, 2011. GOETHE, Lucille Warnock, 85, died August 20, 2011. HAMMOND Johnnie Well, died August 17, 2011. HARDEN Freddie L., 63, died August 17, 2011. HARDIN, Mabel, died August 19, 2011. HAYES, Lawrence Larry Victor, Sr., 82, died August 22, 2011. HENDRICKS, Diann Marie Jacobs, died August 13, 2011. HENDRIX Matthew Steven, 37, died August 16, 2011. HENDRIX, Samuel Edward, 64, died August 20, 2011. HICKS, Ramond, 73, died August 23, 2011. JACKSON, Barbara Jean, 58, died August 20, 2011. JERKINS Patricia Ann, 75, died August 22, 2011. JOHNSON Essie Lou, 85, died August 15, 2011. JONES Barbara, died August 21, 2011. KERNAHAN died August 18, 2011. KOENIG William, Sr., 71, died August 18, 2011. LAUGHINGHOUSE Dorothy, 88, died August 19, 2011. LEGGIARDO, Richard L., 61, died August 16, 2011. LINDER Joseph, Jr., died August 10, 2011. LIVAUDAIS Henri Hank, 64, died August 22, 2011. LOUCK Ronald Lee, 62, died August 21, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc. MADISON Leola, 84, died August 16, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc. MARCUS James, 77, died August 16, 2011. MARKS Terry, 67, died August 22, 2011. MARTIN Essie Mae, 89, died August 18, 2011. MOBLEY, R. Howard, 76, died August 16, 2011. MOFFATT Margaret,93, died August 18, 2011. OBERTO Eugenio, 79, died August 21, 2011. POLK Karen Everetta, died August 12, 2011. POWELL Annie, 83, died August 22, 2011. RAGLAND Dorothy V., 67, died August 15, 2011. RAULERSON Barbara M., 69, died August 18, 2011. ROBERTS Rev. Leonard J., Jr., died August 12, 2011. ROBINSON Maggie C., 78, died August 16, 2011. ROUSE Ronald, died August 22, 2011. SHAFER Rolland L., 40, died August 19, 2011. SMITH Marietta, 103, died August 22, 2011. STEVENSON William L., 92, died August 20, 2011. STRAIN Cena Mae, died August 17, 2011. SYKES Fredrick, died August 19, 2011. TODD Bennett, 81, died August 23, 2011. WARTHEN, Eddie Lee, Jr., 77, died August 18, 2011. C.L. Page Mortuary, Inc.~*~GEORGIA DEATHS JOHNSON Maybelle Larson, died August 22, 2011. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ 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. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..10:45 a.m. Morning Worship ......................11:00 a.m. Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday 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.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-3 THE STAR AUGUST 27, 2011 Tune In To IMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.WCGL-AM 1360The Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH ADVERTISING DEADLINE: ADVERTISING DEADLINE: For the Church Page For the Church Page Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934Rev. Marquise Hardrick, Pastor ~ Worship Service ~Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study 12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com THE GOSPEL TRUTHS 3RD ANNIVERSARY Sunday, September 11, 2011 at 5:00p.m. at the Revelation Prayer House, 1725 W. 28th St., where Elder Grady Dicks, is Pastor. Many Local groups of the city will be on program, and everyone in attendance is asked to bring a candle and a rose for the special tribute during the program. For more information, please contact Sis. Patricia Handy at (904)-674-4370. MT. LEBANON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH located at 9319 Ridge Blvd., is having a Dual Day Celebration. First, as we reflect on the late Dr. Lewis N. Yarber who has led the Mount Lebanon congregation since 1976 to April 22, 2009. We are celebrating our 35th year anniversary. Second Rev. Freddie Sumner, Pastor of Mt. Lebanon, presents our Annual Women in White, Fruit of the Spirit BrunchŽ Saturday, September 10th from 10AM … 12Noon; Sunday, September 11th, Mt Lebanon will be celebrating its Annual Dual Day beginning with Church School at 9AM., Morning worship service at 10:30 AM. The guest speaker for the morning hour is Minister Sharisse Bronson … Turner, Celebrate New Life Tabernacle, Tallahassee, Florida. This special celebration will close with a 3:30 pm service, with guest speaker, Pastor Stavius Powell, Philippi Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville FL. Our Theme is Men and Women, Loving God, loving Each Other.Ž For further information, contact 904527-1762 Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Rev. Marquise & Mrs. Deedra Hardrick Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.Ž Mathew 28:19-20 Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. 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A4 C M Y KPAGE A-4THE STARAUGUST 27, 2011 E kaabo (pronounced eh-kah-bow). Welcome.Thank you,for the warm compliments and well wishes A couple of people noticed that I ommitted my community activities from the first column. Ill mention the ones that I have a special fondness for: € Olorun, West African storytelling in song and narrative. Performances are tailored for stage shows and educational programs. € Facilitator, Study Circles on Race Relations, City of Jacksonville Human Rights Commission. I havent facilitated recently, but I remain a strong advocate for this program. € UNF Jazz Advisory Board. I met Joyce Bizot and a host of talented UNF jazz students, now musicians (Rickey, Kevin, Elisa, Marcus, Scott, Pete, etc.) € Duval County Tourist Development Council (Finance Committee). I championed funding for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival (can you believe it was like pulling eye teeth?), World of Nations, FAMU and BCC Classic, and Kuumba Festival. I was on the council when we guaranteed funds to complete the deal for the Jacksonville Jaguars first season.LIFE IN THE MIDDLE:Sssssshhhhhhh! It was a surprise for JuCoby PittmanPeele. Family, friends, staff and supporters gathered for the weekly lunch at Claras at the Cathedral Caf to celebrate JuCobys birthday. Patrons were treated to the vocal styling of Akia Uwanda, who wowed the crowd with her sultry voice and appearanceŽ as special guest, Tina Turner. Later, JuCobys staff presented a skit, Working Hard for the MoneyŽ, a parody of the hard work JuCoby puts in as CEO of the Clara White Mission and its programs. Featuring a delicious buffet style service, Claras at the Cathedral Caf is open every Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at St. Johns Cathedral, 256 East Church Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.THE GOLDEN YEARS:Gwendolyn C. Leapheart was feted at a birthday soiree honoring her 90th year of wisdom on August 19, 2011 at her home. The party was hosted by Juliet (Gwens goddaughter) and Clarence Fields. They many guests who attended throughout the day included friends, family, sorors of Delta Theta Sigma, Inc., members of the Links, Inc., Boylan Haven school mates, and members of St. Gabriels Episcopal Church where Gwen is a faithful communicant. Food was prepared by Juliet, Shannon McBride, Michelle Merriweather, Tina Heck, and Juliets daughter, Kendra Williams. The birthday cake was described as magnificent,Ž very delicious,Ž and beautifully decorated with fresh roses. This masterpiece was the creation of Zenja Key, owner of Sweets Specialties Cake Creations. Party planner Greg McKinnon of Transform Us (www.transformus.biz) was the genius behind the invitations (shown), emails, decorations, and all logistics. Happy birthday, dear Gwen. Talk of the Town!by Frances Bradley; Volume Burks, Photographer LIFE BEGINS:Its a Boy! Former Jacksonville residents Frank and Renee (Francis) Lee are the proud grandparents of Frank Ezra Lee, born August 8, 2011. This cutie-patootie, known by his middle name, Ezra, is the first born of Parker Lee, Renee and Franks eldest (they also have a beautiful daughter, Chelsea). Welcome to the world, Ezra. As the youngest in four generations of Franks … great grandfather Frank Stanley, Grandfather Frank Stanley, and dad Frank Parker … you are, frankly, following in the footsteps of an established and proud legacy. Congratulations to your budding family, Parker. Frank Ezra Lee born August 8, 2011 Proud Grandma, Renee, holding Ezra with support from even prouder Dad, Parker Lee Ju'Coby escorted by son Winston Ju'Coby and special guest, Tina Turner" (Akia Uwanda) Vocalist Akia Uwanda Ju'Coby and Staff "Work Hard for the Money" Annette Brown and Ju'Coby PittmanPeele Claras regulars, Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club members: Gregory Williams, Joe Tillman, and William Hamilton Hosts Juliet and Clarence Fields Birthday Honoree, Gwen Leapheart Long time friend, Lydia Wooden Winters, Vanessa Boyer, Mary Christie, and Mozella Raines Ladies of Red and White. Left foreground: Cheryl Winters, Begonia Collier. Right foreground: Theresa Waters, Patricia Sims. Background: Ok Sun Burks.

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PAGE A-5 THE STAR AUGUST 27, 2011 Generations have passed, a century has turned and still his dream leads us forward.Maquette of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorials Stone of Hope. Image credit: Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. Natio nal Memorial Project At Toyota, we celebrate differences and the people who make them. On August 28, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial opens in Washington, D.C. May all who visit be inspired to carry on the legacy of Dr. King. The dream continues. Toyota is a proud supporter of the Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. MLKmemorial.org 2011

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Florida Master Naturalist Program The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Florida Master Naturalist Program Freshwater Wetlands Module sponsored by the St. Johns County Recreation and Parks and Duval County Extension will be offered October 2, 4, 18, 23, 25, and 30, 2011. Classroom sessions will be held at Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Road, Orangedale, Florida. This program is for adults who want to learn more about Floridas environment. Individuals as well as educators and those in the eco-tourism business can benefit. Teachers may receive up to 40 hours continuing education credits. Topics include: ecosystems (swamps, marshes, and permanent wetlands), key plants and wildlife, and the role of humans in shaping the environment. Each module includes classroom presentations, videos, field trips, and practical interpretation. Advance registration is required. Course fee is $225. Course instructors are Beverly Fleming and Carol Wyninger. Student requirements include attendance, participation, and enthusiasm! For registration and program information contact the web site www.masternaturalist.org. For further questions contact Carol Wyninger at (904)220-0232 or wyninger@comcast.net, or Beverly Fleming at (904) 2849488. REGISTRATION CLOSES September 23, 2011.AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARPAGE A-7 Around the Area 2nd Anniversary of the Mission of Encouragement Ministry PUBLIC LEGAL NOTICE FOR TAX EXEMPTIONS HEARINGSNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT:THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD (VABŽ) HEARS DISPUTED OR APPEALED APPLICATIONS FOR PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION. THE VAB MUST ACT IN ACCORDANCE WITH CRITERIA ESTABLISHED BY LAW. ANY PERSON WISHING TO BE HEARD BEFORE THE VAB WITH REGARD TO AD VALOREM PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION APPLICATIONS MAY FILE A PETITION AT CITY HALL, ST. JAMES BUILDING, 117 WEST DUVAL STREET, 3RD FLOOR, SUITE 305, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, 32202. FILING DEADLINES, FILING FEES AND OTHER LEGAL CRITERIA APPLY. SPECIAL MAGISTRATE HEARINGS REGARDING FILED VAB PETITIONS ARE SCHEDULED TO OCCUR MONDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS, BEGINNING OCTOBER 17, 2011 AND CONTINUING UNTIL ALL 2011 VAB PETITIONS HAVE BEEN HEARD OR RESOLVED. NOTICES OF SCHEDULED SPECIAL MAGISTRATE HEARINGS ARE MAILED TO PETITIONERS. THE 2011 VAB WILL MEET PERIODICALLY TO CONSIDER SPECIAL MAGISTRATE RECOMMENDED DECISIONS. THE VAB ORDINARILY MEETS AT 9:00 A.M., IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 1ST FLOOR, CITY HALL, ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH, BEGINNING IN NOVEMBER, AND CONTINUING EACH MONTH (EXCEPT DECEMBER AND JULY) UNTIL ALL BUSINESS OF THE 2011 VAB IS CONCLUDED. CONSULT THE VAB WEBSITE: (http://www.coj.net/Departments/Regulatory-Boards-andCommissions/Value-Adjustment-Board.aspx ) OR TELEPHONE 904.630.7370 FOR SPECIFIC VAB MEETING TIMES, DATES AND LOCATIONS. 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, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, 32202, FROM 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 196.194, FLORIDA STATUTES.THESE LISTS WILL REFLECT THE FOLLOWING TYPES OF EXEMPTIONS:Homestead Exemption Armed Forces … Homestead Allowance Blindness Exemption Conservation Exemption (Land Dedicated in Perpetuity) Disability Exemption Disability Veteran Exemption 'Granny Flat' (Assessment Reduction for Living Quarters of Parents or Grandparents) Historic Preservation Exemption Senior Citizen Exemption Service-Connected Total and Permanent Disability Exemption Totally and Permanently Disabled Exemption Widow/Widower ExemptionIf you require special accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, please call 904.630.7370 no later than two business days prior to the hearing for assistance.IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT SUCH MEETING OR HEARING, HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS. FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. JOHN CRESCIMBENI, CHAIR, DUVAL COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD CHERYL L. BROWN, CLERK, DUVAL COUNTY VALUE ADJUSTMENT BOARD VAB eMail address: VAB@COJ.net ; Telephone: 904.630.7370; Fax: 904.630.0576 Brunswick, GA -Mission of Encouragement Ministry celebrated their 2nd Anniversary Saturday, August 20, 2011 at the New Unified Johnson Temple: F.B.C. in Brunswick, GA. The theme was Come Be Lifted Up!Ž The celebration benefited Hospice of the Golden Isles. This event also featured: Deacon Willie Williams & The Sons of The Temple, Double Portion, Brunswick Job Corps Center Voices of Eagles Choir, D.O.M.E. Praise Dance Ministry of Abysinia Baptist Church and Praise Dancers from Southeast Georgia. Left Top: The Anointed Mims Singers (formerly Melvin & The Allstars) Left Bottom: The Sensational Tones The Exceptional Woman Mrs. Audrey Norris, Ministry of Encouragement and The Extraordinary Man Mr. Elliot Norris, Founder of Ministry of Encouragement.

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PAGE A-8THE STAR AUGUST 27, 2011 Visit www.jaxdevelopment.org to find out if youre in the Zone or contact Joe Whitaker at (904) 630-1858 or josephw@coj.net for more information. If your business is located within Jacksonvilles Enterprise or Empowerment Zone, you could be eligible for tax credits and financial benefits. Is Your Business LocatedintheZONE? NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS REGARDING ORDINANCE 2011-544 REAPPORTIONMENT OF JACKSONVILLE CITY COUNCIL DISTRICTS AND AT-LARGE RESIDENCY AREA BOUNDARIES AND SC HOOL BOARD DISTRICTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 2010 CENSUS DATA Pursuant to Chapter 18 (Reapportionment of Council and School Board Districts), Ordinance Code the City Council Rules Committee is conducting reapportionment public hearings in order to inform the public about the reapportionment proposal and to compile an official record of citizen input on the proposed Council reapportionment plan and Ordinance 2011-554. The meetings are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, August 24, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. North Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Auditorium Room C126 4501 Capper Road Jacksonville, FL 32218 Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Kent Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Main Auditorium, Room F128 3939 Roosevelt Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32205 Monday, August 29, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. South Campus Florida State College at Jacksonville Lakeside Conference Center 11901 Beach Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32246 Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. Deerwood Center Florida State College at Jacksonville Room B1204 9911 Old Baymeadows Road Jacksonville, FL 32256 All interested citizens are urged to attend th is meeting. Information concerning the reapportionment process and proposed maps may be obtained in the City Council Legislative Services Division, City Hall, 117 West Duval Street, Suite 430, by calling: 904-630-1404 or online at http://www.coj.net/City-Council.aspx If you are a person with a disability who needs an accommodation in order to access public hearing facilities or participate in a public hearing proceeding, for this meeting, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. To request such an accommodation, please contact the Legislative Services Division Jacksonville City Council at least three business days prior to the required service by using one of the following methods: Phone (904) 630-1404; Fax (904) 630-1242; TTD(904) 630-1580. Stephen C. Joost Council President Bill Bishop, Chair Rules Committee Cheryl L. Brown Council Secretary

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Heroines of JerichoCommunity Appreciation Day Florida Star Patricia (Pat) Hughes Photos by Frank M. Powell, III, of The Florida StarJazzland Caf, a new jazz club located at 1324 University Boulevard N., presented Linda Witsell, Jazz Flutist along with Desean Kirkland a senior at UNF on keyboard and featured Laurence Walden on Congas and vocals, Saturday, August 20th. Ms. Witsell debuted her new CD, And Nowƒ.Linda WitsellƒKeeping the Legacy Alive. The CD was recorded in February of this year in the Tribal Records studios, Tallahassee, FL that is owned and operated by Jacksonvilles Music Hall of Fame recipient and jazz trumpeter, Longineu Parsons. The planning for the CD began in 2008 and the release of the CD is a dream come true for Ms. Witsell. CDs are on sale for $10.00 and you can contact Ms. Witsell by email, Linda.Witsell@comcast.net to order your copy. Ms. Witsell has been playing at various venues around Jacksonville, most notable are the Jacksonville International Airport and Claras Caf at St. Johns Cathedral. She also plays for private events, such as weddings, fundraisers and dinner parties. In 2010, Ms. Witsell was featured at the Clara White Pearls and Cufflinks Gala. In 2009, she shared the stage with legendary jazz violinist, Michael Ward at Carls Place in Springfield. Ms. Witsell is expected to return to Jazzland Caf in October. Songs on CD: A Night in Tunisia, Fly Me to the Moon, Take the "A" Train, Cry Me A River, Fever, I've Got You Under My Skin, One Note Samba, Satin Doll, Opus One' My Funny Valentine, Moonglow, and God Bless the Child B1 C M Y KAUGUST 27, 2011 THESTAR LOCAL FLORIDA SECTION B Linda Witsell Keeping the Legacy Alive Carole Freeman Jazzland Club Owner, Laurence Walden Congas and vocals, Linda Witsell, and Desean Kirkland keyboard. Alpha & Omega #210 Jacksonville, FL MWUGL of FL Jurisdiction

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(StatePoint) As the thermometer drops, the cost of heating your home will rise. But you can avoid a spike in your blood pressure with a few smart moves that will help you save on those energy bills. The average American household spends at least $2,000 a year on energy bills -over half of which goes to heating and cooling, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agencys Energy Star Program. Luckily, there are several ways you can save on your energy bills this season: € Install a programmable thermostat to help ensure that you do not forget to adjust the temperature in your home throughout the day. Regulating your thermostat can amount to real savings while keeping you warm during the winter months. € When replacing appliances around your home remember to ask about natural gas models. Natural gas water heaters and other appliances are typically much more efficient than other versions and will help cut energy costs during the winter heating season. € Make sure to have all furnaces, flues and chimneys in your home or business inspected every year by qualified industry professionals to ensure their efficiency and safety. These are items that will no doubt be kicked into gear during the cold winter months, so its important theyre all in working order when the temperatures drop. € Keep the areas around all natural gas appliances clean and unblocked to allow for proper air flow. € Dont forget to insulate your attic floor. Installation should be 16 to 24 inches deep in temperate climates. This simple home improvement will keep you warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. € Look for the blue flame. If pilot lights and burners have a steady, blue flame, they are operating correctly. (Decorative gas fire logs are the only exception. Their flame is usually yellow.) € Anytime you make changes to your home, from servicing a fuel-burning appliance to changing your windows, always have a licensed expert make sure that all your equipment is operating properly -safety is important all year round. For more information on how you can save on home energy bills, visit www.comfortableresponsible.org. Just a few of these changes will help reduce your impact on the planet -and your wallet. Tips To Reduce Home Heating BillsPAGE B 2THE STAR AUGUST 27, 2011 By: Lamont @ PNC Mortgage Have you ever checked your credit score one day then checked it again and your score dropped? Because the credit score calculation is so complex, it could be hard to pinpoint the reason for a credit score drop, but these are some of the known causes of a loss of credit score points. 1. Your credit card or loan payment was more than 30 days late. Your payment history has the most significant impact on your credit score. Payments that are more than 30 days late are reported to the credit bureaus and reflected in your credit score. 2. Another important factor in your credit score is how much of your available credit is being used. If you make a big purchase on your credit card one month, you could see a credit score drop even if you pay the balance in full by the end of the month. Thats because your balance could be reported before your payment was received. 3. An unpaid account was sent to collections. To protect your credit score, its important for you to pay all your accounts, not just your credit cards and loans. If you fall behind on your non-credit payments, they could be sent to a collection agency and included on your credit report. 4. Your last collection dropped off your credit report. When calculating credit scores, FICO places people in different buckets, known as scorecards. Your credit profile is compared to other people in your scorecard to come up with your credit score. While you may have been at the top of one scorecard with the collection on your credit report, you may fall to the bottom of a different scorecard when certain negative information falls off your credit report. 5. You made a new application for credit. New credit report inquiries count for 10% of your credit score. Any time you put in a new application, your credit score is at risk. Inquiries only affect your credit score for a year, so if thats the only inquiry you have, your credit score should rebound in 12 months. 6. One of your credit limits was lowered. A lower credit limit has a similar impact on your credit score as charging an expensive item. If you have a balance on the credit card, your credit utilization goes up, and your credit score will go down. 7. You closed a credit card (or had one cancelled). Closing a credit card is will likely hurt your credit score, especially if the card has a balance. Credit card issuers can also cancel your credit card, which also impacts your credit, not necessarily because the creditor closed the account, but because it was closed at all. 8. Your bankruptcy fell off your credit report. When bankruptcy falls off your credit report after ten years, youll likely move to a new credit scorecard. You could see a drop in your credit score because now your credit performance is being compared to other people who havent filed bankruptcy. Community Activities THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. NATIONALMEMORIAL FOUNDATION is currently collecting personal stories about how Dr. King affected the lives of Americans and people around the world. Please take a moment to take a virtual tour of the Memorial: http://www.mlkmemorial.org/site/c.hkIUL9MVJxE/b.6021495/k.7E74/Virtual_T our_Flyover.htm.The website invites visitors "To learn more about dedication plans, including events that will take place earlier in Dedication Week, please visit www.dedicatethedream.org. LOCAL FAMILIES NEEDED FOR CULTURAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS. ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries around the world. To become a host family or to find out how to become involved with ASSE in your community, please call us at 1800-4730696 or visit us at www.asse.com or www.assehosts.com. JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL 2012 Commemorative Poster Contest, on September 6, 2011. Entries must be received by Tuesday, September 6, 2011 in order to have your original art (never before published) design considered for the 2012 Jacksonville Jazz Festival. Photos of entries may be e-mailed as a JPG or PDF document to events@coj.net or sent via regular mail to: City of Jacksonville Office of Special Events, 2011 Poster Contest, Attn: Tiffany Valla Hutto, 117 West Duval St., Ste 280, Jacksonville, Florida 32202. Contact 904.630.3690 for all additional information. AUDITIONS FOR RITZ SOUND &VOCAL PERFORMERS: This Monday August 29, 2011 from 5:30 PM 7:30 PM, at the Ritz Theatre and Museum, 829 N. Davis Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202. For more information call 904.632.5555. FREE CHOLESTEROL AND DIABETES SCREENINGS offered from 12:00 pm 5:00 pm August 31, at Winn-Dixie Pharmacy, 1339 Blanding Blvd, Orange Park, FL., For more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301 (NoAppointments.) THE SICKLE CELL 2011 WALKATHON needs your donations NOW! ). If you would like to make contributions by making monetary tax deductible donations, purchasing tshirts or joining us at the walk a thon on 9/10/11. Please contactSCDAA-NFC at (904) 353-5737. ZETA: 60TH YEAR CELEBRATION. You are cordially invited to join in the historic celebration honoring five pioneering women of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., who founded Zeta's local chapter, Delta Sigma Zeta, 60 years ago, September 21, 1951.They will happily meet and greet you at the Reception Table at Best Western Gateway Grand, 4200 NW 97th Blvd., Gainesville, FL, September 17, 2011, at 3:30 PM. The event starts at 4:00 PM. For more information contact 352-495-2197. ULYSSES W. WATKINS JR., MD HEALTH NOTES HYPOPARATHYROIDISM GENERAL INFORMATION DEFINITION: Decreased production of hormones by the parathyroid glands causing a low level of calcium in the blood. BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Parathyroid glands in the neck; teeth; blood; which affects all body tissues, especially the heart, blood vessels, bones, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system and skin. SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED: Both sexes; all ages. SIGN & SYMPTOMS: ACUTE PHASE: Tingling fingertips. Muscle tension and spasms in the hands and feet. Spasms of the larynx and throat muscles, causing breathing difficulty. CHRONIC PHASE: Scaling skin. Splitting nails. Poor tooth development. Seizures. Mental retardation in children. Psychosis in adults. CAUSES: Complication of surgery on the parathyroid glands, the thyroid glands or other neck tissues. Genetic autoimmune disorder. Radiation of the thyroid gland. Hemochromatosis. Tuberculosis. Neck injury. RISK INCREASES WITH: Recent infection of any kind. Pregnancy. Use of diuretic drugs. HOW TO PREVENT: No specific preventive measures. WHAT TO EXPECT APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE: Doctors treatment during the acute stage. Self-care after diagnosis during the chronic stage Hospitalization for severe muscle spasms. DIAGNOSTIC MEASURES: Your own observation of symptoms. Medical history and physical exam by a doctor. Laboratory blood and urine studies. EKG X-rays of bones to detect increased bone density. POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS: Cataracts. Strain damage. Heartbeat abnormalities and congestive heart failure. PROBABLE OUTCOME: This condition is currently considered incurable. It requires lifelong replacement therapy to control symptoms. Without treatment, it is fatal. Scientific research into causes and treatment continues, so there is hope for increasing effective treatment and cure. HOW TO TREAT GENERAL MEASURES: If muscle cramps start, place a paper bag over your mouth. Blow into it and rebreathe your breath. This will raise carbon-dioxide levels in the blood and decrease muscle spasms. Apply lubricating creams or ointments to dry, scaling skin. Keep nails trimmed to prevent splitting. MEDICATION: Your doctor may prescribe: Vitamin D and calcium supplements in high doses. Intravenous calcium supplements during hospitalization for severe muscle spasms. Sedatives and anticonvulsants for frequent muscle spasms. ACTIVITY: No restrictions. DIET: High calcium, low phosphorous diet. Your doctor or dietitian will provide specific instructions. CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF: You have unexplained muscle spasms of the hands, feet or throat, or numbness or tingling in the hands or feet. Muscle spasms dont decrease in 1 week, despite treatment. Health Notes Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area 8 Explanations for a Credit Score Decrease

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PAGE b-5 THE STAR AUGUST 27, 2011 On the anniversary of the I Have a DreamŽ speech, history will once again be made on the National Mall. The Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial will be unveiled as the first and only tribute to a man of peace and to a person of color. This August 28th, why just read about history when you can be a part of it? Come to Washington, D.C. and celebrate what will forever stand as a testament to his timeless ideals and legacy of peace. Awaken his spirit in all of usI have a dream that one day on the red hills of georgia, sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.Ž… Martin Luther King, Jr. August 28, 1963, Washington, D.C.Chevrolet is honored to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARPR 1 PREP RAP PREP RAP Youth Section Youth Section MAYOR BROWNS BACK TO SCHOOL BLITZDay of Visits Wrapped up with a Big Donation from National Retailer As Duval County Public School students and teachers went back to school Monday for the 2011-12 school year, Mayor Alvin Brown made visits to offer encouragement and support. The mayor and Education Commissioner Dr. Donnie Horner toured eight schools throughout the city as classes resumed Monday. They were: Raines High School, Ribault High School, A.P. Randolph Academy, Andrew Jackson High School, Pinedale Elementary School, North Shore Elementary School, Ed White High School and Nathan Forrest High School. Education is motivation for young people to succeed in life and keep out of trouble,Ž Mayor Brown said. The visits began Monday at 6:45 a.m. The visits came just days after Mayor Brown created the Education Commissioners Office. The position enables City Hall to fundraise and advocate for Duval County Public Schools. Dr. Horner is an executive-on-loan from Jacksonville University. The city pays $1 annually for Dr. Horners services. Mondays Back to School Blitz ended with Mayor Brown collecting 10 pallets of donated school supplies from the Walmart store on Normandy Boulevard. Store manager Leon Graham met the mayor to make the donation of pens, paper and backpacks for nearby schools. This is a great example of the private sector looking out for the publics good,Ž Mayor Brown said. UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE RITZ THEATRE & MUSEUMRITZ SOUND & VOCAL PERFORMERS (RSVP) AUDITIONS August 29 & 30, 5:30 … 7:30 pm AMATEUR NIGHT IS BACK! Friday, Sept 2, 7:30 pm, Tickets $5.50 Tickets are ON SALE NOW! For tickets or more information call 904.632.5555 or visit www.ritzjacksonville.com

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARPR 2 PREP RAP PREP RAP 10 Highest-Paying DegreesOnlineDegrees.com By Maryalene LaPonsie Recent media reports on the job market for new college grads are full of horror stories: sky high student debt and sub-par entry-level salaries. But it isn't all bad news. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) found salary offers made to the class of 2011 increased 4.8 percent to an overall average of $51,018. What's more, a trio of recent reports indicates picking the right degree can mean the difference between a $30,000 starting salary and a $60,000 starting salary. The latest of these reports is the 2011-2012 PayScale College Salary Report. PayScale survey confirms engineering degree holders are top earners. The annual PayScale survey results show that for those looking for the quickest financial return on their degree, engineering can be the way to go. Seven of the top ten degrees in terms of salary were in the engineering field. The PayScale results are similar to a 2011 NACE survey that found four of the five best paying majors were in engineering. A Georgetown University study this spring also gave top honors to engineering when it ranked median salaries by major. The same Georgetown University study showed that many students in the top-earning majors went on to work within their fields, suggesting a tight link between the most lucrative degree programs and eventual employment opportunities. Top dollar degrees according to PayScale PayScale collected data from U.S. workers who have a bachelor's degree. Workers with advanced degrees were excluded from the survey to avoid skewing the income results. The survey analyzed starting and mid-career salaries for 120 of the most popular undergrad programs. Mid-career salaries measure earnings 15 years after graduation. It's important to note, however, that just earning a degree doesn't mean today's grads will rake in the big bucks. Getting a job--and the healthy salary that can come with it--depend on everything a candidate can bring to his or her employer. Hiring managers cite work experience via internships, personality, specialties and more as factors when it comes to making hiring decisions. Nonetheless, below are the 10 college degrees PayScale found to lead to the highest salaries, ranked by average mid-career earnings: Median starting salary: $97,900 Mid-career average: $155,000 The survey numbers suggest that petroleum engineering can be by far the best paying major available today. According to the Society of Petroleum Engineers, a large number of workers in the industry are expected to retire during the next ten years. Add the global demand for energy and you have a scenario in which petroleum engineering majors should continue to be in-demand and well-compensated for years to come Median starting salary: $60,400 Mid-career average: $103,000 As one of the lesser known engineering disciplines, materials science studies, manipulates and improves on materials used in the biotechnology, energy and communications industries. Emerging fields such as nanotechnology also play a role in materials science and engineering. Median starting salary: $60,700 Mid-career average: $102,000 From self-guided machines to helicopters to spacecraft, aerospace engineers are involved in the design and creation of any vehicle that travels above the Earth's surface. The technical skills learned by those with aerospace engineering degrees place graduates in the top five highest-earning majors, PayScale reports. Median starting salary: $61,800 Mid-career average: $101,000 In a relatively new field, qualified computer engineering graduates are few and far between. "We are desperate to find skilled employees, but simply cannot do so," says Sander Daniels, co-founder of web start-up Thumbtack.com. With multiple companies vying for relatively few candidates, median starting salaries for computer engineering graduates are high. Sanders said, "I see supply slowly catching up to demand over the coming years--but at least today, there aren't enough computer engineers for all the available jobs." Median starting salary: $49,800 Mid-career average: $101,000 Today, these professionals work in the fields of chemistry, oceanography, seismology and astronomy. Physics is the only major on the list with a median starting salary below $50,000, but by mid-career, the average rises to more than double that amount. Median starting salary: $52,600 Mid-career average: $98,600 According to the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, employers across a number of industries hire mathematicians and computational scientists. Jobs can be found in the energy, finance, science, health care and publishing sectors among others. Median starting salary: $56,600 Mid-career average: $97,900 In a society that is increasingly dependent on computer technology, computer science graduates can expect to see lucrative starting salaries. Make no mistake, these professionals do more than simply provide tech support and program games. For instance, computer science researchers at Cornell University work in fields such as robotics, artificial intelligence, computer architecture and security. Median starting salary:$65,100 Mid-career average:$97,800 Rounding out the top ten on the PayScale list is nuclear engineering. James Madison, President of CoolHandNuke.com, a job site for nuclear professionals, says several factors help boost the incomes of nuclear engineers. These include the high caliber of nuclear engineering graduates, the sensitive nature of their work and a decreasing number of individuals entering the field. In addition, Madison predicts an upswing in the need for nuclear engineers that could mean better salaries in the future. "Over the course of the next 10 plus years, these engineers with start being paid very, very well," he said. "And the benefits packages are already the best of any industry."

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARPR 3 PREP RAP PREP RAP 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 1011 12 13 14 15 16 17 1819 20 8 1. used to highlight areas of the scene, and create a mood 2. used to capture sound of actors and effects 3. person who chooses camera lenses and angles for shots 4. all music and sound effects used in a film 5. make-up __________ works on actors faces 6. __________ designer chooses actors clothing 7. writes the scripts dialogue and movements 8. used to film scenes from very high in the air 9. raises funds, hires staff, and makes sure things run smoothly 10. combination of a script and shooting directions 11. production __________runs all sorts of errands for directors 12. single recorded try at a scene; done on first ________ 13. metal rigs that hold a camera above the actors take close-up storyboard cranes computer helicopters lighting microphones screenplay director producer actor screenwriter artist cinematographer assistant costume composer carpenterPeople Making Movies! 14. used to make special effects and 3-D animated movies 15. row of drawings to show how the movie will go 16. person who has complete control of filming 17. shot taken a short distance from the actors face 18. performer who plays a character may 19. writes the music for the soundtrack of a film 20. person responsible for building the set Dont you love to see a good movie? 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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARPR 4 PREP RAP PREP RAPRapper, Author and Actor Common to Kick Off FAMUs 2011-2012 Lyceum SeriesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. „ Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus and Grammy Awardwinning rapper Common will be making a return to his alma mater September 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Lee Hall Auditorium to kick off the 2011-2012 Lyceum Series. Known as the King of Conscious Hip Hop, Common will serve as a guest lecturer for the affair discussing his book titled One Day Itll All Make Sense, which explores his upbringing and family relationships. Tickets are now available through ticketmaster.com for $20, $10 and $5, depending on the location of the seats. Common is considered one of musics most poetic and respected lyricists. His introspective lyrics have pushed boundaries with their biting social commentary. In 2007, he launched the Common Ground Foundation, which is dedicated to the empowerment and development of urban youth in the United States. Common also offers a younger generation a better understanding of self-respect and love, utilizing the cultural relevance of hip hop in the childrens books he has written. The first childrens book, titled The MIRROR and ME, teaches lessons of life, the human spirit and human nature. His followup book, I Like You But I Love Me, was recently nominated for an NAACP Image Award, and his third book, M.E. (Mixed Emotions), was released in 2008. In January 2007, the rapper crossed over into movies and made his acting debut in the movie Smokin Aces. Subsequently, he starred opposite Queen Latifah in Just Wright, and co-starred in movies, American Gangster, Street Kings, Wanted and others. Whether inspiring audiences through his music, his books, or his foundation, Common continues to break new ground, and remains one of hip hops most innovative and positive voices. Other scheduled performances for the 2011-2012 Lyceum season include the Moscow Festival Ballet, the Clark Sisters, renowned musicians and more. Last years series featured poetess Maya Angelou, dancer Savion Glover, musician Nat Adderly Jr., violinists Black Violin and opera singer Kathleen Battle. The Lyceum Series is an essential part of Florida A&M University,Ž said FAMU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Cynthia Hughes Harris, who chairs the Lyceum Committee. It is the universitys way to teach the students beyond the classroom and expose them to the arts and culture. The Lyceum committee is looking forward to sharing these experiences with our faculty, staff, students, alumni and the Tallahassee community.Ž The FAMU Lyceum Series has been a part of the FAMU tradition since the universitys early beginnings. Throughout the history of the series, FAMU has enriched campus life and shared with the community the artists, performers and lecturers of the day. For more information about this years Lyceum Series, contact the FAMU Office of Communications at (850) 599-3413.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Former Mother-in-LawA man who was previously charged with first-degree murder and a possible death sentence, is now being charged with second-degree murder of his former mother-in-law, Pamela Jean Cross, 51. It was said that he was unfit to stand trial before due to his mental condition. Joseph Tyrone Brown, 34, allegedly went to Cross apartment home because Cross had gotten involved in a dispute he had with his wife, Veronica Brown, who was also Cross daughter. The argument between the two got worse and Brown started to beat her, strangle her, and started to use wrestling moves on her even when he weighed over 100 pounds more than Cross. He also re-enacted the moves with a police, displaying that he was jumping on Cross, during an interview. Neighbors reported screaming, sounds of glass breaking, and noise of a person being thrown agains the walls. When police arrived, they found Cross gasping for breath and lying in a pool of blood with broken items around her Cross was immediately taken to the hospital, where she died. Brown turned himself in the next day. Brown said that he was Jesus and he killed Cross because she was the antichrist. The court had Brown sent to a psychiatric facility, where he was treated so that he could go on trial. Records show that Brown has many past charges of domestic violence from when he was in other states with others before coming to Jacksonville. The last arrest made on him was when he violated a restraining order that was placed by Veronica Brown. The two had been married and divorced. They both reunited, but split up again weeks before Cross was murdered. They also have a daughter together. Brown previously faced a first-degree murder charge with an insanity plea. He has finally pleaded guilty and is now facing a reduced charge of a second-degree murder and may face up to 40 years to life in prison, instead of a death sentence. C&J1 C M Y K Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia StarAUGUST 27, 2011 THE STAR C&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this area. Man Arrested for Impersonating OfficerA man was arrested after pretending that he was a law enforcement official and conducted a competency test for local officers. Chester Morand, 31, sped past Officers Matthew Friedman and Jonathan McDonald in a 2012 Ford Mustang. The vehicle then turned around and came back to where the officers were. Morand came out of the vehicle and questioned the two officers why they did not stop him when he was speeding. He told them that he was working with Homeland Security and also that he was testing the competency of law enforcement in the area. The officers asked him if their agency was aware of the presence of Homeland Security in the area and the test being conducted. Morand told them, yes and the officers then decided to ask him for identification. Morand showed his drivers license to the officer along with a Department of Army identification card, which said that he was a contractor, but he did not have any Homeland Security identification. He then told them that the vehicle was registered to the State Department, but when the officers checked the registration for the vehicle, they found out that it was a rental car. The officers called in Sgt. Charlie Eades to come to scene. Eades then called the FBI to confirm Morands claims. He was informed that Morand was not affiliated with any type of federal law enforcement agency. Morand tried to convince them by giving them a name and said that they can contact his supervisor. He told them he worked for the U.S. State Department, but when the calls were made, they also said that Morand was not connected with them and that he provided a bogus name. Officials checked Morands vehicle and found a 9mm High Point Luger handgun, a magazine with several rounds in it, and they found three cellphones on him. Morand then told them they could use one of the phones to contact his boss, which they did only to find that nobody answered. Morand then asked for a laptop, so he could try to identify himself again. One of the cellphones rang and when one of the officials answered it, the person on the line said that Morand was only a witness in a criminal investigation and was in no way connected with federal law enforcement. Morand was finally arrested and taken to jail, but was released later on the same day. Chester Morand Joseph Tyrone Brown Pamela Jean Cross

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARC&J 2 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. IN YOUR CAR €Keep your cars Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and a complete description in a safe place at home. Since 1969, the federal government has required manufactures to engrave a unique number, the VIN, on all passenger cars in one visible and several hidden locations. One VIN is engraved on a metal plate on the dashboard near the windshield. VINs of stolen cars are registered with the FBIs National Crime Information Center. €License plates frequently are stolen from cars used in other crimes. Get in the habit of checking your plates when you drive. A few drops of solder on the bolts or blurring the threads can help safeguard your plates. €Keep the following information in a safe location.: Year; Make; Model; Color; Id# or VIN; License #; Identifying Marks; Insurance Co.; and policy # WHEN USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION €When using the bus, be sure to have your fare out and ready before you leave home, office or store. *Plan your route to use the busiest, best-lit stop possible, both to get on and off a bus. If you must wait, stay near the attendants stand or in the bestlit area available. €Keep your purse, shopping bag, backpack, packages, etc., in your lap, on your arm, or between your feet…not by themselves on an empty seat. €Sit near the driver, but not right next to the door. €Dont let yourself doze off on a bus. It can make you an easy target. Your Safety Would you like to stay connected with your loved ones on lock down in jail, or prison? Anyone gone but not forgotten that you want to encourage ? Get connected and keep a CONNECTION through our new CONNECTION spot. Call, Write, Email, or Fax to us titled: CONNECTION $10 3 lines of text only (Total 18 words) With PICTURE included $25. Contact G @ 904-766-8834 or Email G@thefloridastar.com send all correspondence to P.O. Box 40629, Jacksonville, FL 32203 Teens Arrested for Vandalizing Lion StatueTwo teens have been arrested for vandalizing one of the marble lions at the base of the Bridge of Lions that was recently rebuilt. 18-year-old, Montezz Blackmon, and a 15-year-old were charged with misdemeanor criminal mischief. Anonymous tips led the police to the arrests. Blackmon admitted to the vandalism when he was confronted with evidence. The 15-year-old girl was visiting from California and denied involvement in painting the lion, but admitted that she had the paint at the time. The eyes and nose of the lion were spray painted red, which caused an uproar from the community. The lion statues were sculpted in Italy in 1927 and was donated as a gift. The statues were placed by a bridge, hence the name the Bridge of Lions. There are two statues guarding the bridge and each are valued at more than $200,000. Workers are trying to restore the lion and the estimated cost for removing the paint is about $500. Montezz Blackmon Vandalized Lion Alcohol Found in Car of Officer after a CrashA crash where the officer was at fault was examined and investigators believe that the officer had been drinking. At around 2 a.m., JSO officer, Michael Rolision, was driving back home from work in his JSO vehicle and was still in his uniform, according to the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office. Rolision was headed westbound towards Greenbriar Road, but drifted into the other direction on the eastbound lane. Rolision then collided head-on with an 18-year-old, who was coming from the opposite direction. Both drivers were transported to the hospital and were treated with minor injuries. Both have been released shortly thereafter. The Florida Highway Patrol found open containers in Officer Rolisions car and the smell of alcohol was also evident on his breath. Rolision was hired by JSO in 1999 and since has been in four other accidents. He was also suspended for five days last year for violating JSOs drug policy and was charged with commission of conduct supporting criminal acts, according to records. JSO is investigating the crash and charges are pending.

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARC&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Woman Stages Pictures of Baby Being Tortured and Sends to Ex-Boyfriend A woman was accused of sending pictures depicting her baby being tortured to her ex-boyfriend, who is the father of the baby. Police said Brittany Lester, 20, sent disturbing pictures of herself choking the baby, putting a plastic bag over the babys head, and also shoving a cell phone charger in the babys mouth. Police located Lester at a motel with another man named Marcus Russ, 21, the baby, and her 3-year-old daughter. The baby in the staged pictures was apparently found safe and uninjured. Lester said she would rather be with Russ because he had a job and his own car. The motel room was actually a room rented by both Lester and her ex-boyfriend, Donald Callaway, 21, because Lesters mother did not want Callaway visiting the baby at the home. Police said the messages were sent when Callaway left the room after another woman was calling his cell phone, which infuriated Lester. When confronted, she told the police the pictures were only meant to be a joke. Lester was arrested and charged with aggravated child abuse and held without bail. The baby and 3-year-old daughter were placed in the custody of Child Protection Services. Baby Sitter Allows Infant in Baby Stroller to be in the Back of a Pickup Truck Calls were being made to 911 after people on the road saw a baby stroller in the bed of a pickup truck. The baby stroller was accompanied in the back by baby sitter, Keyona Davis, 23. Davis said she was baby sitting for a friend of hers and sat in the back of the truck with the baby while someone else drove the truck. When confronted by police, Davis was confused and didnt feel that what she was doing would lead police to think she was endangering the child. Davis faced neglect charges. During a court appearance, Davis said she had her first child when she was 16 and wasnt aware of what was neglect and what wasnt. She also said she was watching the child and had a firm grip on the stroller to keep the baby safe. It was known that the baby was unharmed and the public deffender said that a felony neglect was too harsh of a charge. Davis was released from jail on her own recognizance and she was ordered to stay away from the baby. The truck driver and the mother of the baby are being investigated by police. Man Shoots PregnantWoman who Begged for her Life Chicago, ILCharinez Jefferson, 17, begged a gunman to not shoot because she was pregnant, but Timothy Jones, 18, did not comply. It all happened after Jones spotted Jefferson with a member of a rival gang while he was driving. He got out of his vehicle and fired a shot at the rival, who ran away. Jefferson was then left alone and begged Jones for mercy, but he shot her at pointblank range.Ž He then stood over her and shot her several more times in the chest and back. Jefferson was pronounced dead at the scene, but doctors were able to save the baby boy, who was found to be in critical condition. Authorities say the baby is being treated and in stable condition. Jones was serving a 2 year probation for a burglary conviction last year. He also has many convictions in his juvenile record such as unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a stolen motor vehicle. Jones was arrested for the murder of Jefferson after many witnesses identified him as the killer. He is being charged with first-degree murder without bond. Doctor Stabs Daughter with Screwdriver Repeatedly Hackensack, N.J.Doctor, Sylvia S. Lee, stabbed her 13-year-old adopted daughter at least a 100 times because she did not wash her dogs clothes properly. Police received a call from the girl after she managed to flee from her home. The stabbing caused some bleeding, but wasnt deep enough for her to go to the hospital. Lee was arrested and admitted to having a problem with hitting her child. She was arrested for aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child, but was released on a $200,000 bail. Lees license to practice medicine was suspended and the girl was placed with another family. 17-Year-Old Killed and Dumped in Woods by Two Soldiers Spring Lake, N.C.Two soldiers, Army Pvt. Sebastian Gamez, 20, and Spc. Christopher Blackett, 20, were charged with first-degree murder and disposing of the corpse of Vincent Carlisle Jr., 17. The soldiers were neighbors of Carlisle and played basketball with him occasionally. Carlisle had poor grades entering school, but strived to study harder to get better grades. As to why the soliders killed Carlisle is unknown, but both have been arrested and are being held without bond at the countys jail. Brittany Lester Keyona Davis Timothy Jones Charinez Jefferson

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AUGUST 27, 2011THE STARC&J 4 PAGE B4 C M Y K Criminal Line-Up Criminal Line-Up MISSING PERSONS Name: Krysta Berry Age: 17 Weight: 120 lbs Last seen: 8/15/11 Name: Sophia Woolley Age: 16 Weight: 100 lbs Last seen: 8/16/11 Name: Jermaine Singleton Age: 16 Weight: 165 lbs Last seen: 8/10/11 Name: Cendya Lemineur Age: 17 Weight: 200 lbs Last seen: 8/10/11 Name: Christian Hudson Age: 16 Weight: 140 lbs Last seen: 8/03/11 MOST WANTED Name: Brian Keith Anderson Age: 36 Offense: Credit Card Fraud Name: Sanchez A. Barnes Age: 33 Offense: Attempted Burglary Assault Name: Keith Eugene Brooks Jr. Age: 24 Offense: Aggravated Child Abuse Name: Arucha D. Brown Age: 20 Offense: Robbery w/Deadly Weapon Name: Johnny Mack Carter III Age: 23 Offense: Grand Theft Firearm Name: Jerriel Drones Age : 30 Offense: Felony Battery Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. ON THE LOOKOUT Police Need Your Help in Identifying Restaurant Burglary SuspectPolice were dispatched to 6610 North Main Street (Hip Hop Fish & Chicken) in reference to a burglary to the business. Investigation revealed the unknown suspect gained forced entry to the business by removing the seal around the side window. The suspect used an unknown tool to pry the window loose. The suspect climbed inside and stole three cash drawers from the front counter and drive-thru. Anyone with any information about the identity of these individuals is asked to call 1-866-845-TIPS or email rewards@fccrimestoppers.com PREDATOR ALERT Name: James Earl Anderson Offense: Lewd/Lacivious victim 16-18 Name: Malcon Todd Anderson Offense: Lewd Lascivious under 16 Name: Terrance D. Brown Offense: Robbery with DeadlyWeapon Name: Darek C. Adams Offense: Aggravated Battery w/Deadly Weapon Name: Erick L. Acres Offense: Child AbuseInjury/Neglect Name: Leroy Westley Amos Offense: Sexual battery of over 12yo w/Weapon BACK ON THE STREET