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Florida star
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
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United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
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Vol. 12, no. 13 i.e. 39 (Jan. 6, 1962)-
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"Florida's statewide black weekly."
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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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Title:
Florida star
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Florida star (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Alternate Title:
Florida star news
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 58 cm.
Language:
English
Publisher:
The Florida Star Pub. Co.
Place of Publication:
Jacksonville Fla
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African American newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville
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30.31944 x -81.66 ( Place of Publication )

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

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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 02261130
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lccn - sn 83045218
issn - 0740-798X
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Lucas died March 23 at 92.Lcemuqpxknng‘u"Pgy"Dncem Rcpvjgt"Ngcfgt"CttguvgfHktuv"Dncem"Hgocng"Ckt"Hqteg"Eqnqpgn Nckf"vq"Tguv"cv";4 The leader of the 'New' Black Panther party was arrested Monday and charged with resisting an officer without violence. Officers responded to Mikhail Muhammad's residence at 1480 Myrtle Ave. around 2:30 Monday afternoon after a friend of Muhammad's wife alerted the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The unidentified friend of Claudia Lizeth, Muhammad's wife, said Lizeth was being held against her will by Muhammad and showed text messages to verify according to JSO. When officers arrived to the house, Muhammad stated, "My wife is fine," according to the arrest report. Officers then asked to talk to Lizeth. According to JSO, when she approached the officers with Muhammad walking behind her, she mouthed the words, "help me." Muhammad, 50, became angry when officers began talking with Lizeth and left to call his attorney. A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and reported by the NNPA shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by 60 percent between 1991 and 2011 … a rate 10 percent greater than the overall dip in teen birth rates. Over the past decade, the national teen birth rate has declined from 31 out of every 1,000 girls between 15-19 giving birth in 2011, compared to 61 girls per 1,000 in 1991. From 2007-2011, the national teen birth rate declined by 25 percent with Hispanic teens experiencing the largest decline of 34 percent. In 2007, the Hispanic teen birth rate was 21 percent higher than the Black teen birth rate, in 2011 it was only 4 percent higher.Vggp"Dktvj"Tcvg"hqt"Chtkecp Cogtkecpu"Fqyp"d{"82'\koogtocp‘u"Ghhqtv"vq"Fkuetgfkv"Vtc{xqp"Oct/ vkp‘u"Rgtuqpcnkv{"Fkf"Pqv"Ejcpig"Vtkcn"Fcvg Hnqtkfc"Rqygtdcnn"Ykppgt"qh &7;207"Oknnkqp"Uvknn"WpmpqypThe largest ever, $590 million Powerball jackpot from the lottery's May 18 drawing had yet to be claimed. Why is the winner waiting in thiss town of 13,000? This is a historic jackpot -the game's largest. It is possible that the does not live in Zephyrhills but just stopped to see the town to check out the water and in the interim stopped in Publix and purchased a ticket. Some speculate that the winning ticket holder hasn't yet realized that theyhave won and are now rich beyond their wildest dreams. A spokesman stated that they would encourage people who may have bought a ticket at that location in Zephyrhills to check their tickets once more. Florida law does not allow a winner to remain anonymous. Lc||"kp"LczFkf"{qw"ecvej"kv"qt Fkf"{qw"okuu"kvA""Ugg oqtg"qp"hqwtDtqvjgt"cpf"Otu0"OeEngp/ fqp"Egngdtcvgu"62"[gctu Join Brother and Mrs. McClendon at Northside Church of Christ this Sunday, June 2, 2013. Mktm"Yjcngp Tcejgnng"Hgttgnn Igtcnf"Cndtkijv Dki"Dcf"Xqq"Fqq"Fcff{ Itgiqt{"RctmgtVjg"Jgcv"Ykpu"Icog"7 Vcnm"qh"vjg Vqyp Nqecn/ Hnqtkfc Nqecn"/ Igqtikc It was game number 5 last night, and Florida residents and lovers of the state, were excited. Game 5 was in Miami: Heat 90, Pacers 79. The game turned into James against Pacers forwards Paul George and David West and Roy Hibbert. George and Hibbert scored the Pacers first 29 points. If the Heat can win Game 6, it will be all over. Game 4 was in Indianapolis: Pacers 99, Heat 92/ Game 3 was in Indianapolis: Heat 114, Pacers 96. Game 2 Miami: Pacers 97, Heat 93. Game 1 Miami: Heat 103, Pacers 102, overtime. The series heads back to Indiana Saturday for Game 6. UP NEXT: Game 6 is at 8:30 p.m., Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Florida residents decided it was time for them to stand strong regarding the stand your groundŽ law that appeared to work well on one side of the fence after the unarmed teen, Trayvon Martin was killed in Stanford and the shooter was able to tell his story and go home to rest for the evening. He stood his ground. The trial for Zimmerman is scheduled for June 10. Zimmermans lawyer said he had proof that Trayvon was a young man who deserved to be killed because of his past and the way he looked. They argued that Martin was hostile, smoked marijuana, and his text messages proved that he could harm Zimmerman. The judge denied the defenses request to show the teens past and to delay the trial. It will still begin June 10, 2013. On Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 8:34 p.m. the listed victim, Kevin Williams was reported missing by his wife. The victim was last seen at The Avenues located at 10300 Southside Boulevard on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. A dispute occurred between the victim and his wife and he has not been seen since. The disappearance is out of Kevin Williams character and police are asking the assistance from the public in locating the victim. The victim is active duty Navy and was last seen wearing military blue camouflage. Anyone who may know the location of the victim is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office at 904.630.0500.Mikhail MuhammadPhotos: Kirk Hannah

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THE ROSA JOHNSON MISSIONARY SOCIETY EVENING OF CHRISTIAN ENTERTAINMENT A theatrical performance with delightful horderves, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the NEW HOPE AME CHURCH 2708 North Davis St., Rev. Mary F. Davis, Pastor. Everyone is invited. Come and see The Sinful Women and the Christian Judge Admission for Adults $10, Children under 12 $5. Contact the Church at 904356-2121 or Mrs. Elnora Sampson at 904-353-8946. THE LAY ORGANIZATION is having a program to honor all Black Soldiers from the Civil War to Present on June 30, 2013. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, plus Veterans will paticipate in the program. Greater Grant MEM AME Church. For more information, call 7645992. 10th ANNUAL MUSIC & ARTS BUSINESS CONFERENCE/HEALTH FAIR Saturday, June 1st, 9am1pm. Music Business/Health Fair Opening Session Guest Speaker: Pastor Pastor Rozella Brown, Panel Discussions w/National Industry Professionals Facilitated by Bishop Sam Williams. Topics: Breaking into the Music Industry, How To Get a Record Deal, What's Your Message Behind Your Ministry, Production, Marketing/Promotion, Distribution, Contracts/Negotiations and much more. Saturday Night Service 7:00pm. Featuring: "Pastors Who Sing" Darwin Randolph, Helen Miller and Omega Jenkins. Dance Explosion featuring: The Mime Boyz, Double Impact and Showcases. Nightly Musicals are FREE! Conference Business Seminars $50 Youth (13-18) $25; Showcases $100 (unsigned artist); Vendors $100; Record Labels (call for promo rate). Celebrating the life and legacy of service of Rhoda L. Martin. Mother Rhoda L. Martin was born in South Carolina in the year of 1832, and moved to Florida after the Civil War. She lived in various cities in Florida, but then moved to Pablo Beach, later renamed Jacksonville Beach, FL. She envisioned the need for an African Methodist Episcopal Church for her community.Ž In her kitchen located at the back of her house, she, family members and other Christians, founded Saint Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church on November 17, 1905. Mother Martin's wood stove was draped in a white cloth to serve as the pulpit. It is noted that other congregations also met in her home, First and Second Missionary Baptist Church and she was an integral part in the founding of Robert Mount Pisgah AME Church in Atlantic Beach, FL. She opened the first school for Colored People in her home, but in 1939, a school was built by the Duval County School Board and given the name Jacksonville Beach Colored School #144 This was the beginning of education for children in her neighborhood called The HillŽ. In the past the building once used as a school, community center and a health clinic. Martin lived to the age of 116 years and was active in her church and community all her life. In 2000, the original four room school house was moved from 315 10th Street to 376 4th Street South Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. Currently the center is used to challenge the minds of children in Computers, Math and Reading Comprehension called Great Leaps.Ž The Board of The Jacksonville Beach Elementary Preservation Fund, Inc., the charitable and legal sponsor of the Rhoda L. Martin Cultural Heritage Center, cordially invites you to share in The Rhoda L. Martin Cultural Heritage Centers 6th Anniversary Musical Extravaganza. This years spectacular will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm in the sanctuary of Holy Church of the Living God Revival Center, 1700 Francis Ave, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 where Bishop Percy J. Golden is the Pastor. JACKSONVILLE, FLY ANGEL Keith William, 55, died May 27, 2013. ASH Gregory Steven, 58, died May 25, 2013. ATKINSON, Ruth A., died May 26, 2013. BOOTH Louise, 93, died May 24, 2013. BROWN, Johnnie, died May 18, 2013. CLARK Patricia, died May 23, 2013. CANDELA, Joseph Anthony, 80, died May 23, 2013. CARTER, Mark Duane, Sr., 59, died May 26, 2013. CASH, Lawrence, 84, died May 26, 2013. CRAIG Julianna, 79, died May 22, 2013. DELLA Scott, 105, died May 25, 2013. DEWIT Christina Lynn, 41, died May 21, 2013. DUDLEY Minnie, 92, died May 24, 2013. EDWARDS, Anna, died May 21, 2013. EDWARDS Lauren E., 32, died May 26, 2013. ELLINGTON, Deborah C., 55, died May 25, 2013. FLOWERS Lois Jean Osteen, 87, died May 25, 2013. FORD, Marion Eva, 89, died May 28, 2013. FREDERICK Florence E., 92, died May 23, 2013. FUSSELL Terry Lynn, Sr., 52, died May 25, 2013. GOODWIN, Clyde, 73, died May 22, 2013. GOSS, Gina, 49, died May 24, 2013. GRAY, Calvin Lee, died May 21, 2013. HOLT, Kathleen W., died May 19, 2013. HOUSTON Theresa Williams, Big T,Ž died May 19, 2013. JACKSON Armando Rico, died May 18, 2013. JACKSON Susie H., died May 19, 2013. JANSON, Lillyan Georgia, 88, died May 20, 2013. JOHNSON, Fate, 68, died May 24, 2013. KEENER Donna Johnson, 51, died May 23, 2013. KEMP Alice Yvonne, 75, died May 27, 2013. KIGHT Delores Annette, 74, died May 24, 2013. LOPEZ Nilda E., 57, died May 21, 2013. MARTIN, Joseph, 65, died May 27, 2013. MAY, Gerald, died May 24, 2013. McCOY Michael K., 52, died May 26, 2013. MILLS Zedna Jackson, died May 26, 2013. MITCHELL Perry, 59, died May 25, 2013. NEELY Mary E., 67, died May 25, 2013. NEWMANS Laura, 72, died May 21, 2013. OBRIEN Joyce F., 70, died May 19, 2013. OWENS, Eldridge, died May 19, 2013. PALMER Edward Louis, died May 20, 2013. PARRISH, Carlton E., died May 26, 2013. PRESCOTT, Nicholas Lee, 27, died May 25, 2013. RITCHEY, Inez Diane, 87, died May 24, 2013. ROCHELLE, Lory Jean, 34, died May 21, 2013. SANTO Johnnie L. 81, died May 13, 2013. SUBERT, Zelda R., died May 25, 2013. SOUTHERS EvelynMadeline, 85, died May 25, 2013. TODD Sidney, 88, died May 26, 2013. TRUSCOTT Sylvia Grace, 78, died May 17, 2013. WILLIAMS Bobby L., died May 25, 2013. WILLIAMSON, Eula Mae, 87, died May 27, 2013.~*~LANE, Anthony R., 83, died May 26, 2013. SMITH Marvin Lee, 67, died May 25, 2013. YOUNGBLOOD, Jack Earl, 80, died May 27, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR JUNE 1, 2013 CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall, Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.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. 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. Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise, Senior 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 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host 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. 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 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 Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, thenRydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 In Loving Memory ofLarry Griffin, Sr.November 30, 1946 to June 1, 2012 ~ ~ One year has past and we still miss you! Your wife, Mary; Sons Kenny, Larry, Jr., and Keith, Sr.; Grands, Kenny, Jr., Keith, Jr., Keiron, Larissa, Tyreona Lil Mary,Ž and Teiana; Family and Friends

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Dementrious was a then 9-year-old boy with an interest in the sciences. One summer day he started his own investigations. With his 6-year-old sister Devalon in tow, he caught a large bull frog in a ditch on the side of the house. Lil Meechie then started his experiment with the amphibian, and told Devalon her job was to write down the results of the experiment. Lil Meechie drew a line in the sand, placed the frog on the line, and prodded the frog with a small twig from the rear and shouted, "Jump, frog!" The frog jumped, and Lil Meechie measured the distance. "12 feet... write that down, Devalon," he said. Next, he brought the frog back to the starting point and removed the frog's right front leg. Again he prodded the frog and shouted, "Jump, frog!" The frog jumped 10 feet, and on instruction, Devalon wrote it down. Again the frog was brought back, the left front leg was removed, and again "Jump, frog!" Lil Meechie reported, "Six feet... write it down." The next time, he removed the large right back leg. "Jump, frog!" Then, he shouted "Jump, frog!" and prodded the frog. "The frog jumped 8 inches... write it down, Devalon." Finally, Lil Meechie removed the frog's remaining back left leg, put it down and prodded the frog with the twig shouting, "Jump, frog! Jump, frog! JUMP FROG!! JUMP JUMP FROG!!!" The frog didn't jump. Devalon looked at Lil Meechie, and said, "So what should I write down?" Lil Meechie thought a moment, then told Devalon to write, "When you remove all the legs from a frog, it turns deaf." JUNE 1, 2013THE STARPAGE 3 KV‘U"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG 904.407.6500 € 866.253.6681 toll free € communityhospice.com Community Focused € Community Supported Serving Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties since 1979 She brought you up and looked after you. Now its your turn to look after her. Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is here to help you. Our compassionate hospice professionals and volunteers are here to help you and your loved one enjoy each day in peace and comfort. Ask for Community Hospice today.Were here to help Vtckn"rtqokugu"geqpqoke"fgxgnqrogpvBy HERB HILLERMicro change matters in rural southwest St. Johns County. Where trains once hauled produce for the tables of Henry Flaglers St. Augustine hotels, today a track-replacing trail promises better times for descendants of long-isolated and under-served communities. A crowd earlier in May gathered to designate that trail through little Armstrong as an integral part of the East Coast Greenway, a national trail almost 30 percent paved and safely off-road between Key West and Calais, Maine on the Canadian border. Although such trails have already induced turnaround for Florida cities like Dunedin along the Pinellas Trail and Winter Garden along the West Orange Trail, Armstrong is different because its rural by heritage. Its people descend from Gullah Geechee communities as far north as Wilmington, N.C. They settled in Armstrong more than 100 years ago. Although many at first were migrant workers, they made Armstrong their home. Their church, houses and recreational field display permanence. Armstrong will prove to be a landmark trail site. That was clear from those who traveled there for the trail occasion. Among those were Florida Parks Director Donald Forgione, East Coast Greenway Alliance Vice-Chairman Paul Haydt, Florida District 24 Representative Travis Hutson, St. Johns County Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson, Putnam County Commissioner Karl Flagg, Palatka Mayor Vernon Myers, Benjamin Coney of the St. Johns County Department of Housing and Community Development, various Florida bicycling and trail leaders and people from Armstrong and nearby. A five-man team from St. Augustines Freedom Road Productions filmed the event. That team represents a strategy worked out among the nonprofit SEA Community (Spuds, Elkton, Armstrong), Ben Coneys office, a Jacksonville leader in the four-state Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, Anthony C. Hill and the 15-state Greenway Alliance. Although the Cultural Heritage Corridor doesnt yet encompass the 19.4 miles between St. Augustine and Palatka (more than half paved or otherwise funded), Gullah Geechee descendants populate the corridor and the coast up to Wilmington. The corridor throughout is contiguous with the East Coast Greenway. The idea is to use the trail through Armstrong for economic development of local character and to make Armstrong a model section for the entire corridor-greenway overlap. So far, SEA leader Malinda Peeples has talked of a grocery story, a full-time staffed health clinic, an Armstrong historical museum, a restaurant and caf for use by trail riders and bed-and-breakfast rooms chiefly for Armstrong members on return visits from having relocated elsewhere. Plans depend on generating grants and expenditures by trail users. The trail through Armstrong is in fact three overlapping trails that will appeal to different users. Its the Palatka-St. Augustine Trail good for day users. That trail is also part of a 260mile St. Johns River-to-sea loop that continues south from East Palatka through Volusia, north Brevard, Volusia again, Flagler and St. Johns counties back through St. Augustine to Armstrong. This five-county trail is ideal for tours of up to a week that already attract cyclists to its route and will attract more as soon as SunRail commuter trains from Orlando in 2014 reach DeBary in southwest Volusia. Trains will carry bikes free. The trail is more than half in place, funded or in planning. At the macro level, cyclists already travel the East Coast Greenway between Fernandina Beach and Key West and others between Maine and Florida. Wheels are turning for rural development through southwest St. Johns. Herb Hiller is Southeast Region Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway. He writes frequently about trails and locally resourceful tourism. FQ"[QW"TGCNN["YCPV"VQ YQTMAIgv"jgnr"ykvj"{qwt"tguwog Ngctp"jqy"vq"ftguu"hqt"uweeguu Vtckpkpi"cxckncdng"hqt"jqy"vq"kpvgtxkgy UCXG"[QWT"JQOG

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PAGE 4THE STARJUNE 1, 2013 Mayor Alvin Browns JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley / Photos by Volume Burks E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome. Its an honor ƒ to be able to convey to the masses this great heritage that we have. This [jazz music] belongs to us. I will celebrate it any minute you give me.Ž Linda Cole, The First Lady of Song, on what jazz means to her. The 2013 Jacksonville Jazz Festival had its ups and downs. I must admit, I was ambivalent about the lineup, but thats because I am a Monk, Miles, Mongo, Coltrane, Longineu Sonny, Von,Lawrence B Noel, Renee Doug Carn Dianne, Cassandra, Ella, Sarah, Mingus, Vanessa Rubin, Zydeco, Blue Note kind of jazz fan. The improvisational, makes-my-heart-pump jazz that I enjoy is not the commercial smooth jazz, which has a broad appeal because its more likely to be heard on radio. This years festival had a lot of the smooth stuff. In my opinion a Luther song without lyrics is not jazz. I can listen to it, tap my feet and dance to it. But, I cant call it jazz. There were behind the scenes issues that really took the wind out of my sails. Its the reason we did not hear Trombone Shorty the last night and last act of the festival, whose New Orleans-style jazz lit up the stage last year and I suspect did the same this year. If he had performed on Saturday, we would have caught him instead of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy whose brand of voodooŽ posed no threat to anyone. Nevertheless, downtown was alive with wall-towall people taking in the music, food, and good weather. Thats a good thing and it makes me happy. I get giddy when I hear references to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival included in dialogue on the occasional television show. When I hear folks bragging ad nauseum about the happenings in New YerkŽ (the misspelling is intentional), I have to remind them that Dizzy, Della, Miles, and many more luminaries of jazz have graced the stage(s) of JJF. So there! With a sense of nostalgia, I proudly watched Marcus Printup lead the UNF Jazz Ensemble 1 through original music that he composed while an amazingly talented trumpet student in the UNF jazz program under Rich Matteson. Back then, as a member of the UNF Jazz Advisory board, I befriended Marcus and other students who were in the program. They played with a maturity that belied their young years; they took advantage of opportunities to play with seasoned pros like Longineu, Von Barlow, Noel Freidline, and Wynton at places like Farrahs, Partners, and Jazzco. Marcus was already a protge of Marcus Roberts and Wynton when he made the decision to leave the program because professional opportunities were abound, and, in his words, I just want to play.Ž And play he has as a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Those crisp, clear notes that he mastered as a student have simply aged like fine wine over the years. It was good seeing Rudy Quarles from Chocolate City (aka Washington, D.C.), Ian Barrow formerly of JAX and currently of the ATL, and the crew of out-of-towners who have been coming to the festival for years as guests of Michael Stewart and Ron Belton Also among the madding crowd was WJXTs Rob Sweeting who has been best buds with the aforementioned Ian for years. Thank you Tiffany (Green) and Fun Lovin Ron (Galvin) for making room at your table so we could enjoy Freddy Cole who sang tunes from the song books of Billie Holiday and Billy Eckstine, and thrilled the crowd with songs made famous by his older brother, Nat King, such as Sweet Lorraine,Ž Straighten Up and Fly Right,Ž Nature Boy,Ž Unforgettable,Ž, and his own Im Not My Brother, Im Me.Ž Tiffany and dad Ron also introduced us to First Lady of SongŽ Linda Cole who had just finished performing when we arrived. Ms. Cole, a cousin of Nat and Freddy, began singing professionally when she was three years old, with her parents and siblings, The Singing Coles.Ž I am sorry we missed her JJF performance of jazz standards such as Is You Is or Is You Aint My BabyŽ and Smack Dab in the Middle.Ž This seasoned performer proudly spoke of Jacksonville native Alphonso Horne who accompanied her on trumpet and recently completed the Master degree in music from the Julliard School. Mayor Alvin Brown was a spectator during Rachelle Ferrells amazing performance, and, as usual, was accommodating to folks who clamored for photo opps and to shake hands. OMG! I am a fan of the Skyway! Volume, Ok Sun, and I parked at the Convention Centers stop and took the train each day. I was amazed to see so many people using the commuter rail system. I hadnt ridden since it expanded beyond the first route between the Omni and the Convention Center! Over the next few weeks well feature a photo gallery from the 2013 JJF as a reminder of the lively downtown venue, especially since … SPOILER ALERT we hear that next years festival will return to Metro Park. Things that make you go hmmm!Ž

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THE STARPAGE 5 JUNE 1, 2013 Must be 18 or older to play. Play responsibly. 2013 Florida Lottery”alottery.comTwenty-“ve billion dollars in 25 years. We couldnt be prouder of this amazing milestone. We have exceeded our wildest expectations, forever changed the future of Florida education and, in doing so, have helped more of our kids realize their dreams. And we owe this all to you. Thank you for supporting the Lottery and sharing our vision for a brighter future. And the best part is, were just getting started! Just Imagine us J magin magine tI t I s e e v “ y t n e w T Tw e t s e d l i w our 5 n 2 s i r a l l o n d o i l l i b v e or f s on i t a t c e p x e n d l u o e c W s r a e 5 y u f he t d e hang c er v h f t r o e d u o r e p t b  n d e a d ori l F f o e ur t ug o t s e l i g m n i z a m s a i h o d n i and on i t a duc e c x e e v a e h W e n o e p l he e v ha o s ng i o d e d e e e or m d e y. r e t t o l a ”m coe r s d i k our f o o n f o i s i r v u o s am e r d r i he t e z i l a e e r u t u r f e t h g i r r a b s i h t e w o e w nd A s r a t p s e e b h d t n A e hank T ou y o t l l a s t e t g s u e j r  e w s t i r o r t e d l r o 8 o e 1 t b us Mng i t or p p u s or f ou y d! e t r a t g s n i t l 3 F 1 0 2 y l b i s n o sp e y r a l P y a l o p s and y er t t o L he t g t o a L d i r oy r teng hari s

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Couple Arrested for Childs Death Police arrested a couple after a death of a child. Police say a family friend had called 911 after seeing 3-year-old Jewel Howard in medical distress. She was reported flopping around before becoming non-responsive.The child was pronounced dead and an autopsy performed the following day determined blunt force trauma to the childs abdomen caused a lacerated/crushed liver, other massive internal injuries, and a vast amount of internal bleeding, leading to her death. Jewel also had two posterior broken ribs and other bruises on her body that the medical examiner said were not related to lifesaving efforts. The investigation determined that the injuries inflicted upon Jewel occurred while she was solely in the care of her mother, Asia Rosier, and Jumar Edwards, both 21years old. They are currently being held without bond. Both have criminal histories: five of Rosiers prior arrests are for violence including aggravated battery causing bodily Harm and Edwards two most recent arrests are for battery. Teenager Shoots Girl in the Chest A young teen was arrested for shooting another teen in the chest. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit say the victim, 15-year-old Jolessica Williams, and her 14-year-old niece were hanging out with 15-year-old Demetrius Walden and another boy they knew. Walden took out a handgun and pointed it at the girls. His friend told Walden to put the gun away, but he did not listen. Then Walden pointed the gun at Williams chest, and fired one bullet into her chest. Its unclear if the shooting was intentional or accidental. After the shooting, Willams and her niece walked about two blocks to a relative's house where they had been having a barbecue. Fire Rescue arrived and treated her there. They then transported her by air to a hospital, where she is recovering. Walden was arrested and is facing one charge of aggravated battery with a firearm. Police do not know how Walden retrieved the gun, but so far he told them that he just found it.Ž PAGE 6 THE STAR JUNE 01, 2013 Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star 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 ar ea. Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. MISSINGCHILDREN Name: ShaCariavonshay Mitchell Age: 14 Weight: 151 lbs Last seen: 5/02/13 Name: Tyha Simon Age: 17 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 4/12/13 Name: Raven Thurston Age: 16 Weight: 106 lbs Last seen: 5/07/13 Name: Tavaris Lundy Age: 12 Weight: 100 lbs Last seen: 5/12/13MOSTWANTED Name: Carlton Adderly Offense: Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Name: Allen Ashwood Sr. Offense: Aggravated Assault with Weapon/ No Intent to Kill Name: Ray A. Barnes Jr. Offense: Credit Card Fraud Identity Theft Identity theft occurs when a person knowingly or intentionally obtains personal identifying information of another person; and uses, or attempts to use, that information with fraudulent intent, including to obtain, or attempt to obtain, credit, goods, services, any other thing of value, or medical information in the name of another person without the consent of that person. There are many ways an identity thief may gain access to your personal identifying information, including both high and low-tech methods. € They get information from businesses or institutions by stealing records from their employer, bribing an employee who has access to the records, conning information out of employees, or hacking into the organizations computers. € They rummage through your trash, the trash of businesses, or dumps in a practice known as dumpster-diving.Ž € They obtain credit reports by abusing their employers authorized access to credit reports or by posing as a landlord, employer or someone else who may have a legitimate need for and a legal right to the information. € They steal credit and debit card account numbers as your card is processed by using a special information storage device in a practice known as skimming." € They steal wallets and purses containing identification and credit and bank cards. € They steal mail, including bank and credit card statements, pre-approved credit offers, new checks, or tax information. € They complete a change of address formŽ to divert mail to another location. € They steal personal information from your home. € They scam information from you by posing as a legitimate business person or government official. Warning Signs? € Your monthly credit card statements suddenly stop arriving. € You are denied credit for no apparent reason. € You start getting bills from companies you do not recognize. € Credit collection agencies try to collect on debts that do not belong to you. Prevent it! € Carefully review every credit card and bank statement for unauthorized charges. € Burn or shred, with a cross-cut shredder, any mail or financial papers with your personal information on it. Never recycle them. € Destroy all receipts, shipping slips and bills that use your credit card number. € Never leave transaction receipts at ATM machines, on counters at financial institutions, or at gasoline pumps. € Order a credit report a month or more before you make a big purchase or apply for credit, to be sure there are no surprises in your history. € Don't carry your social security card with you. € Most of the time you can't prevent an ID theft incident from occurring, because two-thirds of the time some company that leaked the data is to blame. So be prepared, and be organized. Save paper bank records for at least one year. You'll need them to prove your account balance in the event of an ID theft incident. Safety Armed Man on School Grounds said he was a Soveriegn CitizenŽ At approximately 4 p.m., a School Resource Deputy and the principal of the middle school were outside monitoring students in the parent pick-up line. The deputy spotted Bruce Hicks, 46, walking along a street next to the school. He was pushing a "dolly" which had an old plastic toy car attached. As Hicks walked past the deputy, it appeared that Hicks had a small firearm holstered on his left hip. As he continued walking, the deputy called for Hicks who turned around stepping on the grass of the school's property. Upon initial contact with Hicks, he stated there was a $250 fine for every fifteen minutes of unlawful detention. He stated that he is a sovereign citizen and is not subject to the laws of the United States. The deputy asked him if he was carrying a firearm and Hicks stated that he was and repeated that he was not subject to laws. Hicks' Davis Industries two shot thirty-two caliber handgun(over under barrel) was seized and two live cartridges were found in the barrels. Hicks was arrested without incident. Hicks has an extensive criminal history including lewd Or lascivious molestation of victims under 18. Bruce Hicks Guns Drawn After Road Rage Incident Two men were arrested for their roles in a road rage incident. During the investigation, detectives learned that despite what was initially reported to law enforcement, the confrontation actually began over driving behavior. At that time both drivers stopped on the side of the road and 23year-old Brandon Nelson had a 17-year-old passenger in his vehicle. He then walked around to the rear of his Mercury, retrieved a Mossberg Pump Action Shotgun, and cycled the pump action while arguing with 30-year-old Jason Aitchison. Aitchison retreated to his Geo Tracker and armed himself with a short, pistol grip 20 gauge single shot shotgun and approached Nelsons driver side window as he tapped on the window. Nelson put his vehicle in gear and drove away. Aitchison followed and as both vehicles approached a street, Aitchison fired a single birdshot round into the rear passenger side window of Nelsons vehicle, injuring Nelson and his 17-year-old passenger. Both men were arrested. Aitchison is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, shooting into a vehicle and discharging a firearm in public. He is currently being held on $22,500 bond. Nelson is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Brandon Nelson Jason Aitchison Asia Rosier Jumar Edwards Demetrius Walden

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LOCAL JUNE 1, 2013 THE STA R PAGE 7 Florida Jacksonvilles Religious Diversity Breakfast Saying he was "absolutely disappointed" by his interfaith breakfast featuring only Christians, Mayor Alvin Brown said Tuesday he took full responsibility for the lack of diversity. The Monday breakfast included Catholic and Protestant ministers but -unlike in years past -no Hindu priests, Muslim imams or Jewish rabbis. The speakers list also failed to include Mormons, Seventh Day Adventists and Orthodox clergy, groups that had been represented at Brown's last two breakfasts. "We will make sure next year" that a broader group of faiths takes part in the interfaith event, said Brown, who said invitations to the event did go to a variety of religious leaders. The speakers at the city-funded breakfast were from Alachua-Central African Methodist Episcopal Church, Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, The Potters House International Ministries, Celebration Church, Evangel Temple and Faith Temple Assembly of God. The keynote speaker was Bishop T.D. Jakes, a nationally known pastor from Dallas. Bishop Jakes also encouraged togetherness at the event. The Times Union said the breakfast did not include religions to be introduced, which the mayors office said was an oversight. Mayor Alvin Brown and Bishop T.D. Jakes Edith Hicks, Mary Roper, Earnestine Jones, Min. Steve Khon Zion Hope Baptist Church (Clifford Johnson, Pastor not pictured) Pastor R. L. Gundy, State President, and Jacksonville President of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Pastor Lee Harris, National President, Primitive Baptist Church Association.

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PAGE8 THESTAR JUNE 1, 2013The Glynn Countys Relay for Life brought together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups and people from all walks of life. United, they celebrate those who battled cancer, remember those who lost the battle and support those who continue to fight the disease. The effort commemorated 100 years of heroes and 20 years of fighting back. The Community truly comes together at this annual event to further the American Cancer Societys efforts to save lives by helping people stay well, get well and continue research in order to find cures, and raise awareness,Ž said a spokesperson. More than 1150 participants and cancer survivors registered to take part in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Glynn County. This year, the community has set a goal to raise $302,000 in the fight against cancer,Ž the spokesperson added. At this time, we are about $25,000 short of our goal. The relay ends August 31, 2013.Ž Those interested in donating, may do so through www.glynnrelay.com or by contacting Sharon Proudfoot at 911-2657117. Memorial Day Commemorated At McIntyre ParkBrunswick, Georgia honored men and women of the nation who paid the ultimate price to protect our way of life in America and remember and celebrate those soldiers who have died; those who are currently serving and military veterans who survived combat in any capacity. Rev. Robert Gibbons, Chaplain of Veterans Council of the Golden Isles (above), was named the 11th recipient of the American Patriot Award. This award goes to a veteran who has served in the military and served the community in civilian life. Gibbons was a machine gunner with the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam. It is his prayer that veterans do share in his experience to return home and be ignored by the country he fought for. The first Memorial Day observances were notable for having been organized by those Americans who were unable to fully participate in the conflict that defined their era: women and African Americans. We are the hidden thread in the fabric of America. Thank you to all these young men and the men and women who serve our country still today and the families they left behind. Brunswick Relay For Life Continues Finding Cancer Heroes Of Hope (Top left) Members of the local Chapter of AKA (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Zeta Iota Omega Chapter) served as volunteers for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Glynn County. Teri Culbreath, Renee Robinson, Felicity Littles, Regina Johnson. (Top right) Robert Gr iffin and Consuelo FloydSurvivor. (Bottom left) Beverly Fredrick, Mary Parrish-Survivor, Mary Fleming (Bottom middle) Team Zion Baptist Church. (Bo ttom right) Greg Demery and Brenda WilliamsSurvivor Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell (Florida/Georgia Star)

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JUNE 1, 2013 THESTAR PAGE Police confirmed Tuesday that Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has not been charged with misdemeanor battery, despite conflicting reports in the media saying he was. The star Jaguar allegedly hit a security guard in the face last weekend. According to reports, Jones-Drew knocked out the security guard at the Conch House bar and restaurant with a punch to the cheek. However, a publicist for the athlete claimed that there was a scuffle but Jones-Drew was not involved in anyphysical altercation. Investigations continue.Brittney Griner spent her debut game in the WNBA reminding everyone why she was the first pick in this years draft. The Phoenix Mercury player not only had 17 points and three rebounds in her first league performance, she also made history as the WNBAplayer to ever dunk twice in one game. Also, Griner is only the third WNBAplayer to ever dunk. Towering over many other players, Griner stands sixfoot-eight and is a two-time AP Player of the Year. She was also the second alltime scorer in womens NCAA history, with 3,283 points. To add to it, Griner was considered to the top shot blocker ever, with 748 blocks, placing her at the top of the list for college basketball on both the men and womens sides. Dunking, howee, is nothing new for Griner who She is the top shot-blocker ever shattering both the mens and womens college marks with 748. She also had a record 18 dunks including 11 this season. Meanwhile, another WNBA rookie is making news. Tulsa Shock player Skylar Diggins, who is represented by Jay-Zs sports agency Roc Nation met a Mercedes waiting for her from the moful and his team after she graduated Notre Dames Mendoza College of Business.#1 WNBAPick Brittney Griner Makes History In First Pro GameJones-Drew Not Charged Suns Split Doubleheader in PensacolaBy Matt Leland Jacksonville Suns JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jacksonville Suns (27-23) broke a five-game losing streak but could only manage a split of a doubleheader on Wednesday with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Both contests were 1-0 affairs, with Jacksonville taking the opener and Pensacola winning the nightcap. Logan Morrison, with the Suns on a Major League rehab assignment drove in game one's lone run with an RBI single, while David Vidal provided the winning margin for the Blue Wahoos in game two. Game one saw the Suns continue to slumber at the plate, but excel on the mound. Starter Sam Dyson (2-4) delivered five shutout innings when Jacksonville needed them most, allowing just two hits in his second win of the season. The right-hander only struck out one batter but also surrendered just one walk, all while protecting a slim one-run lead. The Suns acquired the small advantage in the top half of the third against Blue Wahoos starter Ryan Dennick (2-5), thanks to Morrison. With the bats mired in a 14 inning scoreless streak, the rehabbing Major Leaguer singled in Noah Perio for what proved to be the only run of the game. Morrison's hit was one of just four in game one for the Suns, as the first baseman finished his night 1-for-3 with the RBI. Brittney Griner, left, shakes hands with WNBA President Laurel J. Richie after the Phoenix Mercury selected Griner as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Monday, April 15, 2013, in Bristol, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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FORD CRIME &JUSTICE KEVIN KIM GEORGIA / CARIBBEAN ARTHIA NIXON TALK OF THE TOWN FRANCES BRADLEY, VOLUME BURKS SPECIAL SECTION TIA AYELE SPORTS MIKE BONTS LAURENCE GREENE COLUMNS YOLANDA KNUCKLE GEORGIA MARKETING and NEWS ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION DAVID SCOTT Announcements JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! Mayor Alvin Brown, City of Jacksonville and Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Florida 5th Congressional District Presents 2013 JOB and RESOURCE FAIRŽ Monday, June 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Invited are several businesses to hire on the spot. In addition, a series of Job Readiness workshops will be conducted. Goodwill Industries, Work Source and the Jacksonville Urban League. These sessions are designed to enhance applicant interview skills. For more information about the job fair or readiness workshops, please contact the City of Jacksonville, Department of Military Affairs, Mr. George Davis at (904) 630-3625 or gedavis@coj.net. This message was sent by Mia Jones, State Representative, District 14. 7th STANTON ALUMNI GALA PLANNING MEETING The current class leaders of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools met Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist Street (First Street entrance) to discuss plans for the 7th Stanton Alumni Gala, June 22, 2013. Our last meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Bethel on June 10th. Representatives from all classes are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Chairman, Kenneth Reddick at 764-8795 or kwreddick@comcast.net Teens N Transition of Jacksonville, FL is now accepting young adults for Free Music, Praise Dance, Praise & Worship, Mimming/Stepping Lessons at NO CHARGE. If interested, contact Lawanta at (904) 333-5040 or register at www.teen sntransition.com 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION DUVAL MEDICAL CENTER (DMG), UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, SHANDS HOSPITAL. RETIREE LUNCHEON ALL PAST & PRESENT EMPLOYEES ARE INVITED. SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2013 2:00PM, AT BONOS BANQUET ROOM, 5903 NORWOOD AVENUE. TO RSVP, CALL (904) 3564888. THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION! SEE YOU THERE! Summer Reading Skills Programs on Campus University of North Florida, Division of Continuing Education, will offer eight different reading skills programs for 4 year olds through adults. Early summer session begins the week of June 12, 2013, and a late summer session begins the week of July 16, 2013. Programs offered on the University of North Florida campus. The skills taught in the classes reinforce the importance of reading for pleasure and developing a lifelong love of books. For more information about the reading programs or to register, call (888) 201-2448, 7am to 10pm Monday-Friday, or 8am to 7pm Saturday-Sunday. 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 Nassau County, FL. Call Gary Belson (904)491-8358 for Information. DURKEEVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY COME ON DOWN AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH US ON THIS SUNNY SATURDAY! June 1, 2013 at 12:00 NOON. A GOOD DOWNHOME FRIED FISH SANDWICH IS JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED €FELLOWSHIP WITH THE INTERESTING PEOPLE THAT COME BY €MAKE SOME NEW FRIENDS OR JUST NETWORK, €YOU NEVER KNOW WHO MAY DROP IN!! VISIT THE CENTER AND VIEW THE ITEMS ON DISPLAY. PLEASE REMEMBER THE SPACE IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL FOR SMALL GATHERINGS, MEETINGS, OR EDUCATIONAL EVENTS. JUST CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION. FOR GROUP TOURS THAT INCLUDE A TOUR OF THE J.P. SMALL BASEBALL PARK, PLEASE CALL FOR APPOINTMENT. 1293 WEST 19TH STREET 32209. 904 598-9567 VENDORS WANTED FOR ATTIC TREASURES SALE Look out all these treasuredŽ items gathering dust around your house and sell them at the upcoming: Penny Farms Attic Treasures Sale, Saturday, June 29, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 For only $20 you can reserve space in the park, Bring your own table, chair, shade covering or umbrella and select a spot, Call 529-9078 or 529-1496, for more information. MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THIS FUN EVENT AND CALL TODAY FOR DETAILS. All proceeds benefit J.C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway. GOV. SCOTT URGES FLORIDIANS TO BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON DURING NATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEKRecently, Governor Rick Scott called on Florida families to GET A PLAN!Ž and visit www.FloridaDisaster.org for tips on how to prepare and keep loved ones safe should a hurricane strike the Sunshine State. The press conference was held at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center where he was joined by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, Adjutant General of the Florida National Guard Major General Emmett R. Titshaw, Jr., Director of the Florida Division o f Emergency Management Bryan Koon, Members, Board o f County Commissioners, Sam Tidwell, Regional Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys. Governor Scott said, Saturday marks the official start o f the 2013 hurricane season. Last year was predicted to be a slow season, but with three weather events impacting Florida, as well as the landfall of Hurricane Sandy, we saw firsthand how one storm can significantly alter a community. Last year also marked the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, a hurricane that devastated many Florida communities and change the way we prepare and respond to a disaster. Following the storm, the world witnessed the resilience of Floridas citizens as we recovered and rebuilt our communities. Weve worked to keep families in Miami-Dade safe by investing more than $22 million this year in state and federal funding to ensure this community is protected as best possible for hurricanes. Preparing for the upcoming hurricane season should be a priority for every Florida family … and thats why its so importance families GET A PLAN! and visi t www.FloridaDisaster.org for critical life saving tips.Ž National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs May 26 … June 1, 2013, and the Florida Division of Emergency Management is reminding all Floridians of the importance of personal preparedness and building a disaster supply kit before a hurricane threatens your area. We encourage every Floridian to be proactive in preparing their family for potential hurricanes,Ž said Bryan W. Koon, Director of the Division of Emergency Management. A family disaster plan and a well-stocked disaster supply kit are essential tools to ensure your familys safety and security during a hurricane.Ž In a major disaster, emergency workers may not be able to reach everyone right away, and in some cases it may take three or more days for help to arrive. Having a plan for this possibility will help residents take care of their familys unique needs during this time. Building a disaster supply kit is a simple and effective way to make sure a family has enough water, food, medicine an d other essential supplies when other resources may not be readily available. Different families have different needs, so residents need to be sure to take into account their familys specific needs, and include: € Water at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days € Food at least enough for 3 to 7 days € Blankets / Pillows, etc. € Clothing € First Aid Kit / Medicines € Special Items for children and the elderly € Toiletries € Flashlight / Batteries € Radio Battery operated and NOAA weather radio € Keys € Toys, Books, and Games € Important documents € Tools € Full vehicle fuel tanks € Pet care items It is vital that residents and visitors stay informed of the latest information during an approaching storm by monitoring a trusted local information outlet, and knowing when to pu t your family disaster plan into action. The best way for residents to make their families and homes safer is to be prepared before a disaster happens. The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 … November 30. For more information on the Florida Division of Emergency Management and to GET A PLAN!, visi t www.FloridaDisaster.org Follow us on Twitter at @FLSERT and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT an d www.Facebook.com/KidsGetAPlan Manatee Protection Tips for Boaters: Boating Safety ClassesIn October 1996, the Florida Boater Education Law went into effect. The law requires that persons 16 years of age and younger must take a boater education course. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC), any National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved course is approved under the Florida Boater Education Law. Coast Guard Auxiliary or Power Squadron boating safety classes are NASBLA approved and are offered throughout the state of Florida. To find a Coast Guard Auxiliary boating safety class in your area, go to www.cgaux.org

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Lucas died March 23 at 92.Lcemuqpxknngu"Pgy"Dncem Rcpvjgt"Ngcfgt"CttguvgfHktuv"Dncem"Hgocng"Ckt"Hqteg"Eqnqpgn Nckf"vq"Tguv"cv";4 The leader of the 'New' Black Panther party was arrested Monday and charged with resisting an officer without violence. Officers responded to Mikhail Muhammad's residence at 1480 Myrtle Ave. around 2:30 Monday afternoon after a friend of Muhammad's wife alerted the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. The unidentified friend of Claudia Lizeth, Muhammad's wife, said Lizeth was being held against her will by Muhammad and showed text messages to verify according to JSO. When officers arrived to the house, Muhammad stated, "My wife is fine," according to the arrest report. Officers then asked to talk to Lizeth. According to JSO, when she approached the officers with Muhammad walking behind her, she mouthed the words, "help me." Muhammad, 50, became angry when officers began talking with Lizeth and left to call his attorney. A new report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and reported by the NNPA shows that the teen birth rate for African Americans has declined by 60 percent between 1991 and 2011 a rate 10 percent greater than the overall dip in teen birth rates. Over the past decade, the national teen birth rate has declined from 31 out of every 1,000 girls between 15-19 giving birth in 2011, compared to 61 girls per 1,000 in 1991. From 2007-2011, the national teen birth rate declined by 25 percent with Hispanic teens experiencing the largest decline of 34 percent. In 2007, the Hispanic teen birth rate was 21 percent higher than the Black teen birth rate, in 2011 it was only 4 percent higher.Vggp"Dktvj"Tcvg"hqt"Chtkecp Cogtkecpu"Fqyp"d{"82'\koogtocpu"Ghhqtv"vq"Fkuetgfkv"Vtc{xqp"Oct/ vkpu"Rgtuqpcnkv{"Fkf"Pqv"Ejcpig"Vtkcn"Fcvg Hnqtkfc"Rqygtdcnn"Ykppgt"qh &7;207"Oknnkqp"Uvknn"WpmpqypThe largest ever, $590 million Powerball jackpot from the lottery's May 18 drawing had yet to be claimed. Why is the winner waiting in thiss town of 13,000? This is a historic jackpot -the game's largest. It is possible that the does not live in Zephyrhills but just stopped to see the town to check out the water and in the interim stopped in Publix and purchased a ticket. Some speculate that the winning ticket holder hasn't yet realized that theyhave won and are now rich beyond their wildest dreams. A spokesman stated that they would encourage people who may have bought a ticket at that location in Zephyrhills to check their tickets once more. Florida law does not allow a winner to remain anonymous. Lc||"kp"LczFkf"{qw"ecvej"kv"qt Fkf"{qw"okuu"kvA""Ugg oqtg"qp"hqwtDtqvjgt"cpf"Otu0"OeEngp/ fqp"Egngdtcvgu"62"[gctu Join Brother and Mrs. McClendon at Northside Church of Christ this Sunday, June 2, 2013. Mktm"Yjcngp Tcejgnng"Hgttgnn Igtcnf"Cndtkijv Dki"Dcf"Xqq"Fqq"Fcff{ Itgiqt{"RctmgtVjg"Jgcv"Ykpu"Icog"7 Vcnm"qh"vjg Vqyp Nqecn/ Hnqtkfc Nqecn"/ IgqtikcIt was game number 5 last night, and Florida residents and lovers of the state, were excited. Game 5 was in Miami: Heat 90, Pacers 79. The game turned into James against Pacers forwards Paul George and David West and Roy Hibbert. George and Hibbert scored the Pacers first 29 points. If the Heat can win Game 6, it will be all over. Game 4 was in Indianapolis: Pacers 99, Heat 92/ Game 3 was in Indianapolis: Heat 114, Pacers 96. Game 2 Miami: Pacers 97, Heat 93. Game 1 Miami: Heat 103, Pacers 102, overtime. The series heads back to Indiana Saturday for Game 6. UP NEXT: Game 6 is at 8:30 p.m., Saturday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Florida residents decided it was time for them to stand strong regarding the stand your ground law that appeared to work well on one side of the fence after the unarmed teen, Trayvon Martin was killed in Stanford and the shooter was able to tell his story and go home to rest for the evening. He stood his ground. The trial for Zimmerman is scheduled for June 10. Zimmermans lawyer said he had proof that Trayvon was a young man who deserved to be killed because of his past and the way he looked. They argued that Martin was hostile, smoked marijuana, and his text messages proved that he could harm Zimmerman. The judge denied the defenses request to show the teens past and to delay the trial. It will still begin June 10, 2013. On Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 8:34 p.m. the listed victim, Kevin Williams was reported missing by his wife. The victim was last seen at The Avenues located at 10300 Southside Boulevard on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. A dispute occurred between the victim and his wife and he has not been seen since. The disappearance is out of Kevin Williams character and police are asking the assistance from the public in locating the victim. The victim is active duty Navy and was last seen wearing military blue camouflage. Anyone who may know the location of the victim is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office at 904.630.0500.Mikhail MuhammadPhotos: Kirk Hannah

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THE ROSA JOHNSON MISSIONARY SOCIETY EVENING OF CHRISTIAN ENTERTAINMENT A theatrical performance with delightful horderves, Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the NEW HOPE AME CHURCH, 2708 North Davis St., Rev. Mary F. Davis, Pastor. Everyone is invited. Come and see The Sinful Women and the Christian Judge. Admission for Adults $10, Children under 12 $5. Contact the Church at 904356-2121 or Mrs. Elnora Sampson at 904-353-8946. THE LAY ORGANIZATION is having a program to honor all Black Soldiers from the Civil War to Present on June 30, 2013. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, plus Veterans will paticipate in the program. Greater Grant MEM AME Church. For more information, call 7645992. 10th ANNUAL MUSIC & ARTS BUSINESS CONFERENCE/HEALTH FAIR Saturday, June 1st, 9am1pm. Music Business/Health Fair Opening Session Guest Speaker: Pastor Pastor Rozella Brown, Panel Discussions w/National Industry Professionals Facilitated by Bishop Sam Williams. Topics: Breaking into the Music Industry, How To Get a Record Deal, What's Your Message Behind Your Ministry, Production, Marketing/Promotion, Distribution, Contracts/Negotiations and much more. Saturday Night Service 7:00pm. Featuring: "Pastors Who Sing" Darwin Randolph, Helen Miller and Omega Jenkins. Dance Explosion featuring: The Mime Boyz, Double Impact and Showcases. Nightly Musicals are FREE! Conference Business Seminars $50 Youth (13-18) $25; Showcases $100 (unsigned artist); Vendors $100; Record Labels (call for promo rate). Celebrating the life and legacy of service of Rhoda L. Martin. Mother Rhoda L. Martin was born in South Carolina in the year of 1832, and moved to Florida after the Civil War. She lived in various cities in Florida, but then moved to Pablo Beach, later renamed Jacksonville Beach, FL. She envisioned the need for an African Methodist Episcopal Church for her community. In her kitchen located at the back of her house, she, family members and other Christians, founded Saint Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church on November 17, 1905. Mother Martin's wood stove was draped in a white cloth to serve as the pulpit. It is noted that other congregations also met in her home, First and Second Missionary Baptist Church and she was an integral part in the founding of Robert Mount Pisgah AME Church in Atlantic Beach, FL. She opened the first school for Colored People in her home, but in 1939, a school was built by the Duval County School Board and given the name Jacksonville Beach Colored School #144 This was the beginning of education for children in her neighborhood called The Hill. In the past the building once used as a school, community center and a health clinic. Martin lived to the age of 116 years and was active in her church and community all her life. In 2000, the original four room school house was moved from 315 10th Street to 376 4th Street South Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250. Currently the center is used to challenge the minds of children in Computers, Math and Reading Comprehension called Great Leaps. The Board of The Jacksonville Beach Elementary Preservation Fund, Inc., the charitable and legal sponsor of the Rhoda L. Martin Cultural Heritage Center, cordially invites you to share in The Rhoda L. Martin Cultural Heritage Centers 6th Anniversary Musical Extravaganza. This years spectacular will be held Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 5:00 pm in the sanctuary of Holy Church of the Living God Revival Center, 1700 Francis Ave, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 where Bishop Percy J. Golden is the Pastor. JACKSONVILLE, FLY ANGEL, Keith William, 55, died May 27, 2013. ASH, Gregory Steven, 58, died May 25, 2013. ATKINSON, Ruth A., died May 26, 2013. BOOTH, Louise, 93, died May 24, 2013. BROWN, Johnnie, died May 18, 2013. CLARK, Patricia, died May 23, 2013. CANDELA, Joseph Anthony, 80, died May 23, 2013. CARTER, Mark Duane, Sr., 59, died May 26, 2013. CASH, Lawrence, 84, died May 26, 2013. CRAIG, Julianna, 79, died May 22, 2013. DELLA Scott, 105, died May 25, 2013. DEWIT Christina Lynn, 41, died May 21, 2013. DUDLEY Minnie, 92, died May 24, 2013. EDWARDS, Anna, died May 21, 2013. EDWARDS Lauren E., 32, died May 26, 2013. ELLINGTON, Deborah C., 55, died May 25, 2013. FLOWERS, Lois Jean Osteen, 87, died May 25, 2013. FORD, Marion Eva, 89, died May 28, 2013. FREDERICK, Florence E., 92, died May 23, 2013. FUSSELL, Terry Lynn, Sr., 52, died May 25, 2013. GOODWIN, Clyde, 73, died May 22, 2013. GOSS, Gina, 49, died May 24, 2013. GRAY, Calvin Lee, died May 21, 2013. HOLT, Kathleen W., died May 19, 2013. HOUSTON, Theresa Williams, Big T, died May 19, 2013. JACKSON, Armando Rico, died May 18, 2013. JACKSON, Susie H., died May 19, 2013. JANSON, Lillyan Georgia, 88, died May 20, 2013. JOHNSON, Fate, 68, died May 24, 2013. KEENER, Donna Johnson, 51, died May 23, 2013. KEMP, Alice Yvonne, 75, died May 27, 2013. KIGHT, Delores Annette, 74, died May 24, 2013. LOPEZ, Nilda E., 57, died May 21, 2013. MARTIN, Joseph, 65, died May 27, 2013. MAY, Gerald, died May 24, 2013. McCOY, Michael K., 52, died May 26, 2013. MILLS, Zedna Jackson, died May 26, 2013. MITCHELL, Perry, 59, died May 25, 2013. NEELY, Mary E., 67, died May 25, 2013. NEWMANS, Laura, 72, died May 21, 2013. OBRIEN, Joyce F., 70, died May 19, 2013. OWENS, Eldridge, died May 19, 2013. PALMER, Edward Louis, died May 20, 2013. PARRISH, Carlton E., died May 26, 2013. PRESCOTT, Nicholas Lee, 27, died May 25, 2013. RITCHEY, Inez Diane, 87, died May 24, 2013. ROCHELLE, Lory Jean, 34, died May 21, 2013. SANTO, Johnnie L. 81, died May 13, 2013. SUBERT, Zelda R., died May 25, 2013. SOUTHERS, Evelyn Madeline, 85, died May 25, 2013. T ODD, Sidney, 88, died May 26, 2013. TRUSCOTT, Sylvia Grace, 78, died May 17, 2013. WILLIAMS, Bobby L., died May 25, 2013. WILLIAMSON, Eula Mae, 87, died May 27, 2013.~*~LANE, Anthony R., 83, died May 26, 2013. SMITH, Marvin Lee, 67, died May 25, 2013. YOUNGBLOOD, Jack Earl, 80, died May 27, 2013. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With Us Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE 2 THE STAR JUNE 1, 2013 CHURCH DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES ANNOUNCEMENTS Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Come join Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall, Sr.every Wednesday and Thursday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM for Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at The Greater El-Beth-El Divine Holiness Church, located at 723 W. 4th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 a.m. Worship Service . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Wednesday 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. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ................9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer.................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. Rev. Dr. Marion A. Wise, Senior Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyBishop 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 Tune In To WCGL AM RadioForIMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.AtWCGL1360.comThe Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Leath Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host 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. 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 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. Mathew 28:19-20 Are You Saved? Ministry Oriented? Love to Ride Motorcycles? Love to Have Fun?Well, if all of the answers are yes, thenRydas 4 Righteousness Motorcycle Ministryis for you!!! Give us a call today to find out what you are missing.Contact Ruth(President) @ 904-674-4339 In Loving Memory ofLarry Griffin, Sr.November 30, 1946 to June 1, 2012 ~ ~ One year has past and we still miss you! Your wife, Mary; Sons Kenny, Larry, Jr., and Keith, Sr.; Grands, Kenny, Jr., Keith, Jr., Keiron, Larissa, Tyreona Lil Mary, and Teiana; Family and Friends

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Dementrious was a then 9-year-old boy with an interest in the sciences. One summer day he started his own investigations. With his 6-year-old sister Devalon in tow, he caught a large bull frog in a ditch on the side of the house. Lil Meechie then started his experiment with the amphibian, and told Devalon her job was to write down the results of the experiment. Lil Meechie drew a line in the sand, placed the frog on the line, and prodded the frog with a small twig from the rear and shouted, "Jump, frog!" The frog jumped, and Lil Meechie measured the distance. "12 feet... write that down, Devalon," he said. Next, he brought the frog back to the starting point and removed the frog's right front leg. Again he prodded the frog and shouted, "Jump, frog!" The frog jumped 10 feet, and on instruction, Devalon wrote it down. Again the frog was brought back, the left front leg was removed, and again "Jump, frog!" Lil Meechie reported, "Six feet... write it down." The next time, he removed the large right back leg. "Jump, frog!" Then, he shouted "Jump, frog!" and prodded the frog. "The frog jumped 8 inches... write it down, Devalon." Finally, Lil Meechie removed the frog's remaining back left leg, put it down and prodded the frog with the twig shouting, "Jump, frog! Jump, frog! JUMP FROG!! JUMP JUMP FROG!!!" The frog didn't jump. Devalon looked at Lil Meechie, and said, "So what should I write down?" Lil Meechie thought a moment, then told Devalon to write, "When you remove all the legs from a frog, it turns deaf." JUNE 1, 2013 THE STAR PAGE 3 KVU"NKVVNG"OGGEJKG 904.407.6500 866.253.6681 toll free communityhospice.com Community Focused Community Supported Serving Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties since 1979 She brought you up and looked after you. Now its your turn to look after her. Community Hospice of Northeast Florida is here to help you. Our compassionate hospice professionals and volunteers are here to help you and your loved one enjoy each day in peace and comfort. Ask for Community Hospice today.Were here to help Vtckn"rtqokugu"geqpqoke"fgxgnqrogpvBy HERB HILLERMicro change matters in rural southwest St. Johns County. Where trains once hauled produce for the tables of Henry Flaglers St. Augustine hotels, today a track-replacing trail promises better times for descendants of long-isolated and under-served communities. A crowd earlier in May gathered to designate that trail through little Armstrong as an integral part of the East Coast Greenway, a national trail almost 30 percent paved and safely off-road between Key West and Calais, Maine on the Canadian border. Although such trails have already induced turnaround for Florida cities like Dunedin along the Pinellas Trail and Winter Garden along the West Orange Trail, Armstrong is different because its rural by heritage. Its people descend from Gullah Geechee communities as far north as Wilmington, N.C. They settled in Armstrong more than 100 years ago. Although many at first were migrant workers, they made Armstrong their home. Their church, houses and recreational field display permanence. Armstrong will prove to be a landmark trail site. That was clear from those who traveled there for the trail occasion. Among those were Florida Parks Director Donald Forgione, East Coast Greenway Alliance Vice-Chairman Paul Haydt, Florida District 24 Representative Travis Hutson, St. Johns County Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson, Putnam County Commissioner Karl Flagg, Palatka Mayor Vernon Myers, Benjamin Coney of the St. Johns County Department of Housing and Community Development, various Florida bicycling and trail leaders and people from Armstrong and nearby. A five-man team from St. Augustines Freedom Road Productions filmed the event. That team represents a strategy worked out among the nonprofit SEA Community (Spuds, Elkton, Armstrong), Ben Coneys office, a Jacksonville leader in the four-state Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor, Anthony C. Hill and the 15-state Greenway Alliance. Although the Cultural Heritage Corridor doesnt yet encompass the 19.4 miles between St. Augustine and Palatka (more than half paved or otherwise funded), Gullah Geechee descendants populate the corridor and the coast up to Wilmington. The corridor throughout is contiguous with the East Coast Greenway. The idea is to use the trail through Armstrong for economic development of local character and to make Armstrong a model section for the entire corridor-greenway overlap. So far, SEA leader Malinda Peeples has talked of a grocery story, a full-time staffed health clinic, an Armstrong historical museum, a restaurant and caf for use by trail riders and bed-and-breakfast rooms chiefly for Armstrong members on return visits from having relocated elsewhere. Plans depend on generating grants and expenditures by trail users. The trail through Armstrong is in fact three overlapping trails that will appeal to different users. Its the Palatka-St. Augustine Trail good for day users. That trail is also part of a 260mile St. Johns River-to-sea loop that continues south from East Palatka through Volusia, north Brevard, Volusia again, Flagler and St. Johns counties back through St. Augustine to Armstrong. This five-county trail is ideal for tours of up to a week that already attract cyclists to its route and will attract more as soon as SunRail commuter trains from Orlando in 2014 reach DeBary in southwest Volusia. Trains will carry bikes free. The trail is more than half in place, funded or in planning. At the macro level, cyclists already travel the East Coast Greenway between Fernandina Beach and Key West and others between Maine and Florida. Wheels are turning for rural development through southwest St. Johns. Herb Hiller is Southeast Region Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway. He writes frequently about trails and locally resourceful tourism. FQ"[QW"TGCNN["YCPV"VQ YQTMAIgv"jgnr"ykvj"{qwt"tguwog Ngctp"jqy"vq"ftguu"hqt"uweeguu Vtckpkpi"cxckncdng"hqt"jqy"vq"kpvgtxkgy UCXG"[QWT"JQOG

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PAGE 4 THE STAR JUNE 1, 2013 Mayor Alvin Browns JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL Talk of the Town! by Frances Bradley / Photos by Volume Burks E kaabo (eh-kah-bow). Welcome. Its an honor to be able to convey to the masses this great heritage that we have. This [jazz music] belongs to us. I will celebrate it any minute you give me. Linda Cole, The First Lady of Song, on what jazz means to her. The 2013 Jacksonville Jazz Festival had its ups and downs. I must admit, I was ambivalent about the lineup, but thats because I am a Monk, Miles, Mongo, Coltrane, Longineu, Sonny, Von,Lawrence B Noel, Renee, Doug Carn Dianne, Cassandra, Ella, Sarah, Mingus, Vanessa Rubin, Zydeco, Blue Note kind of jazz fan. The improvisational, makes-my-heart-pump jazz that I enjoy is not the commercial smooth jazz, which has a broad appeal because its more likely to be heard on radio. This years festival had a lot of the smooth stuff. In my opinion a Luther song without lyrics is not jazz. I can listen to it, tap my feet and dance to it. But, I cant call it jazz. There were behind the scenes issues that really took the wind out of my sails. Its the reason we did not hear Trombone Shorty the last night and last act of the festival, whose New Orleans-style jazz lit up the stage last year and I suspect did the same this year. If he had performed on Saturday, we would have caught him instead of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy whose brand of voodoo posed no threat to anyone. Nevertheless, downtown was alive with wall-towall people taking in the music, food, and good weather. Thats a good thing and it makes me happy. I get giddy when I hear references to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival included in dialogue on the occasional television show. When I hear folks bragging ad nauseum about the happenings in New Yerk (the misspelling is intentional), I have to remind them that Dizzy, Della, Miles, and many more luminaries of jazz have graced the stage(s) of JJF. So there! With a sense of nostalgia, I proudly watched Marcus Printup lead the UNF Jazz Ensemble 1 through original music that he composed while an amazingly talented trumpet student in the UNF jazz program under Rich Matteson. Back then, as a member of the UNF Jazz Advisory board, I befriended Marcus and other students who were in the program. They played with a maturity that belied their young years; they took advantage of opportunities to play with seasoned pros like Longineu, Von Barlow, Noel Freidline, and Wynton at places like Farrahs, Partners, and Jazzco. Marcus was already a protge of Marcus Roberts and Wynton when he made the decision to leave the program because professional opportunities were abound, and, in his words, I just want to play. And play he has as a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Those crisp, clear notes that he mastered as a student have simply aged like fine wine over the years. It was good seeing Rudy Quarles from Chocolate City (aka Washington, D.C.), Ian Barrow, formerly of JAX and currently of the ATL, and the crew of out-of-towners who have been coming to the festival for years as guests of Michael Stewart and Ron Belton. Also among the madding crowd was WJXTs Rob Sweeting who has been best buds with the aforementioned Ian for years. Thank you Tiffany (Green) and Fun Lovin Ron (Galvin) for making room at your table so we could enjoy Freddy Cole, who sang tunes from the song books of Billie Holiday and Billy Eckstine, and thrilled the crowd with songs made famous by his older brother, Nat King, such as Sweet Lorraine, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Nature Boy, Unforgettable,, and his own Im Not My Brother, Im Me. Tiffany and dad Ron also introduced us to First Lady of Song Linda Cole, who had just finished performing when we arrived. Ms. Cole, a cousin of Nat and Freddy, began singing professionally when she was three years old, with her parents and siblings, The Singing Coles. I am sorry we missed her JJF performance of jazz standards such as Is You Is or Is You Aint My Baby and Smack Dab in the Middle. This seasoned performer proudly spoke of Jacksonville native Alphonso Horne who accompanied her on trumpet and recently completed the Master degree in music from the Julliard School. Mayor Alvin Brown was a spectator during Rachelle Ferrells amazing performance, and, as usual, was accommodating to folks who clamored for photo opps and to shake hands. OMG! I am a fan of the Skyway! Volume, Ok Sun, and I parked at the Convention Centers stop and took the train each day. I was amazed to see so many people using the commuter rail system. I hadnt ridden since it expanded beyond the first route between the Omni and the Convention Center! Over the next few weeks well feature a photo gallery from the 2013 JJF as a reminder of the lively downtown venue, especially since SPOILER ALERT we hear that next years festival will return to Metro Park. Things that make you go hmmm!

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Couple Arrested for Childs Death Police arrested a couple after a death of a child. Police say a family friend had called 911 after seeing 3-year-old Jewel Howard in medical distress. She was reported flopping around before becoming non-responsive.The child was pronounced dead and an autopsy performed the following day determined blunt force trauma to the childs abdomen caused a lacerated/crushed liver, other massive internal injuries, and a vast amount of internal bleeding, leading to her death. Jewel also had two posterior broken ribs and other bruises on her body that the medical examiner said were not related to lifesaving efforts. The investigation determined that the injuries inflicted upon Jewel occurred while she was solely in the care of her mother, Asia Rosier, and Jumar Edwards, both 21years old. They are currently being held without bond. Both have criminal histories: five of Rosiers prior arrests are for violence including aggravated battery causing bodily Harm and Edwards two most recent arrests are for battery. Teenager Shoots Girl in the Chest A young teen was arrested for shooting another teen in the chest. Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit say the victim, 15-year-old Jolessica Williams, and her 14-year-old niece were hanging out with 15-year-old Demetrius Walden and another boy they knew. Walden took out a handgun and pointed it at the girls. His friend told Walden to put the gun away, but he did not listen. Then Walden pointed the gun at Williams chest, and fired one bullet into her chest. Its unclear if the shooting was intentional or accidental. After the shooting, Willams and her niece walked about two blocks to a relative's house where they had been having a barbecue. Fire Rescue arrived and treated her there. They then transported her by air to a hospital, where she is recovering. Walden was arrested and is facing one charge of aggravated battery with a firearm. Police do not know how Walden retrieved the gun, but so far he told them that he just found it. PAGE 6 THE STAR JUNE 01, 2013 Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star 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. Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. MISSINGCHILDREN Name: ShaCariavonshay Mitchell Age: 14 Weight: 151 lbs Last seen: 5/02/13 Name: Tyha Simon Age: 17 Weight: 170 lbs Last seen: 4/12/13 Name: Raven Thurston Age: 16 Weight: 106 lbs Last seen: 5/07/13 Name: Tavaris Lundy Age: 12 Weight: 100 lbs Last seen: 5/12/13MOSTWANTED Name: Carlton Adderly Offense: Grand Theft Motor Vehicle Name: Allen Ashwood Sr. Offense: Aggravated Assault with Weapon/ No Intent to Kill Name: Ray A. Barnes Jr. Offense: Credit Card Fraud Identity Theft Identity theft occurs when a person knowingly or intentionally obtains personal identifying information of another person; and uses, or attempts to use, that information with fraudulent intent, including to obtain, or attempt to obtain, credit, goods, services, any other thing of value, or medical information in the name of another person without the consent of that person. There are many ways an identity thief may gain access to your personal identifying information, including both high and low-tech methods. They get information from businesses or institutions by stealing records from their employer, bribing an employee who has access to the records, conning information out of employees, or hacking into the organizations computers. They rummage through your trash, the trash of businesses, or dumps in a practice known as dumpster-diving. They obtain credit reports by abusing their employers authorized access to credit reports or by posing as a landlord, employer or someone else who may have a legitimate need for and a legal right to the information. They steal credit and debit card account numbers as your card is processed by using a special information storage device in a practice known as skimming." They steal wallets and purses containing identification and credit and bank cards. They steal mail, including bank and credit card statements, pre-approved credit offers, new checks, or tax information. They complete a change of address form to divert mail to another location. They steal personal information from your home. They scam information from you by posing as a legitimate business person or government official. Warning Signs? Your monthly credit card statements suddenly stop arriving. You are denied credit for no apparent reason. You start getting bills from companies you do not recognize. Credit collection agencies try to collect on debts that do not belong to you. Prevent it! Carefully review every credit card and bank statement for unauthorized charges. Burn or shred, with a cross-cut shredder, any mail or financial papers with your personal information on it. Never recycle them. Destroy all receipts, shipping slips and bills that use your credit card number. Never leave transaction receipts at ATM machines, on counters at financial institutions, or at gasoline pumps. Order a credit report a month or more before you make a big purchase or apply for credit, to be sure there are no surprises in your history. Don't carry your social security card with you. Most of the time you can't prevent an ID theft incident from occurring, because two-thirds of the time some company that leaked the data is to blame. So be prepared, and be organized. Save paper bank records for at least one year. You'll need them to prove your account balance in the event of an ID theft incident. Safety Armed Man on School Grounds said he was a Soveriegn Citizen At approximately 4 p.m., a School Resource Deputy and the principal of the middle school were outside monitoring students in the parent pick-up line. The deputy spotted Bruce Hicks, 46, walking along a street next to the school. He was pushing a "dolly" which had an old plastic toy car attached. As Hicks walked past the deputy, it appeared that Hicks had a small firearm holstered on his left hip. As he continued walking, the deputy called for Hicks who turned around stepping on the grass of the school's property. Upon initial contact with Hicks, he stated there was a $250 fine for every fifteen minutes of unlawful detention. He stated that he is a sovereign citizen and is not subject to the laws of the United States. The deputy asked him if he was carrying a firearm and Hicks stated that he was and repeated that he was not subject to laws. Hicks' Davis Industries two shot thirty-two caliber handgun(over under barrel) was seized and two live cartridges were found in the barrels. Hicks was arrested without incident. Hicks has an extensive criminal history including lewd Or lascivious molestation of victims under 18. Bruce Hicks Guns Drawn After Road Rage Incident Two men were arrested for their roles in a road rage incident. During the investigation, detectives learned that despite what was initially reported to law enforcement, the confrontation actually began over driving behavior. At that time both drivers stopped on the side of the road and 23year-old Brandon Nelson had a 17-year-old passenger in his vehicle. He then walked around to the rear of his Mercury, retrieved a Mossberg Pump Action Shotgun, and cycled the pump action while arguing with 30-year-old Jason Aitchison. Aitchison retreated to his Geo Tracker and armed himself with a short, pistol grip 20 gauge single shot shotgun and approached Nelsons driver side window as he tapped on the window. Nelson put his vehicle in gear and drove away. Aitchison followed and as both vehicles approached a street, Aitchison fired a single birdshot round into the rear passenger side window of Nelsons vehicle, injuring Nelson and his 17-year-old passenger. Both men were arrested. Aitchison is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, shooting into a vehicle and discharging a firearm in public. He is currently being held on $22,500 bond. Nelson is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Brandon Nelson Jason Aitchison Asia Rosier Jumar Edwards Demetrius Walden

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LOCAL JUNE 1, 2013 THE STA R PAGE 7 Florida Jacksonvilles Religious Diversity Breakfast Saying he was "absolutely disappointed" by his interfaith breakfast featuring only Christians, Mayor Alvin Brown said Tuesday he took full responsibility for the lack of diversity. The Monday breakfast included Catholic and Protestant ministers but -unlike in years past -no Hindu priests, Muslim imams or Jewish rabbis. The speakers list also failed to include Mormons, Seventh Day Adventists and Orthodox clergy, groups that had been represented at Brown's last two breakfasts. "We will make sure next year" that a broader group of faiths takes part in the interfaith event, said Brown, who said invitations to the event did go to a variety of religious leaders. The speakers at the city-funded breakfast were from Alachua-Central African Methodist Episcopal Church, Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, The Potters House International Ministries, Celebration Church, Evangel Temple and Faith Temple Assembly of God. The keynote speaker was Bishop T.D. Jakes, a nationally known pastor from Dallas. Bishop Jakes also encouraged togetherness at the event. The Times Union said the breakfast did not include religions to be introduced, which the mayors office said was an oversight. Mayor Alvin Brown and Bishop T.D. Jakes Edith Hicks, Mary Roper, Earnestine Jones, Min. Steve Khon Zion Hope Baptist Church (Clifford Johnson, Pastor not pictured) Pastor R. L. Gundy, State President, and Jacksonville President of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and Pastor Lee Harris, National President, Primitive Baptist Church Association.

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PAGE THESTAR JUNE 1, 2013The Glynn Countys Relay for Life brought together friends, families, businesses, hospitals, schools, faith-based groups and people from all walks of life. United, they celebrate those who battled cancer, remember those who lost the battle and support those who continue to fight the disease. The effort commemorated 100 years of heroes and 20 years of fighting back. The Community truly comes together at this annual event to further the American Cancer Societys efforts to save lives by helping people stay well, get well and continue research in order to find cures, and raise awareness, said a spokesperson. More than 1150 participants and cancer survivors registered to take part in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Glynn County. This year, the community has set a goal to raise $302,000 in the fight against cancer, the spokesperson added. At this time, we are about $25,000 short of our goal. The relay ends August 31, 2013. Those interested in donating, may do so through www.glynnrelay.com or by contacting Sharon Proudfoot at 911-2657117. Memorial Day Commemorated At McIntyre ParkBrunswick, Georgia honored men and women of the nation who paid the ultimate price to protect our way of life in America and remember and celebrate those soldiers who have died; those who are currently serving and military veterans who survived combat in any capacity. Rev. Robert Gibbons, Chaplain of Veterans Council of the Golden Isles (above), was named the 11th recipient of the American Patriot Award. This award goes to a veteran who has served in the military and served the community in civilian life. Gibbons was a machine gunner with the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam. It is his prayer that veterans do share in his experience to return home and be ignored by the country he fought for. The first Memorial Day observances were notable for having been organized by those Americans who were unable to fully participate in the conflict that defined their era: women and African Americans. We are the hidden thread in the fabric of America. Thank you to all these young men and the men and women who serve our country still today and the families they left behind. Brunswick Relay For Life Continues Finding Cancer Heroes Of Hope (Top left) Members of the local Chapter of AKA (Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Zeta Iota Omega Chapter) served as volunteers for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Glynn County. Teri Culbreath, Renee Robinson, Felicity Littles, Regina Johnson. (Top right) Robert Griffin and Consuelo FloydSurvivor. (Bottom left) Beverly Fredrick, Mary Parrish-Survivor, Mary Fleming (Bottom middle) Team Zion Baptist Church. (Bottom right) Greg Demery and Brenda WilliamsSurvivor Photos by Angela Favors-Morrell (Florida/Georgia Star)

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JUNE 1, 2013 THESTAR PAGE Police confirmed Tuesday that Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew has not been charged with misdemeanor battery, despite conflicting reports in the media saying he was. The star Jaguar allegedly hit a security guard in the face last weekend. According to reports, Jones-Drew knocked out the security guard at the Conch House bar and restaurant with a punch to the cheek. However, a publicist for the athlete claimed that there was a scuffle but Jones-Drew was not involved in anyphysical altercation. Investigations continue.Brittney Griner spent her debut game in the WNBA reminding everyone why she was the first pick in this years draft. The Phoenix Mercury player not only had 17 points and three rebounds in her first league performance, she also made history as the WNBAplayer to ever dunk twice in one game. Also, Griner is only the third WNBAplayer to ever dunk. Towering over many other players, Griner stands sixfoot-eight and is a two-time AP Player of the Year. She was also the second alltime scorer in womens NCAA history, with 3,283 points. To add to it, Griner was considered to the top shot blocker ever, with 748 blocks, placing her at the top of the list for college basketball on both the men and womens sides. Dunking, howee, is nothing new for Griner who She is the top shot-blocker ever, shattering both the men s and womens college marks with 748. She also had a record 18 dunks including 11 this season. Meanwhile, another WNBA rookie is making news. Tulsa Shock player Skylar Diggins, who is represented by Jay-Zs sports agency Roc Nation met a Mercedes waiting for her from the moful and his team after she graduated Notre Dames Mendoza College of Business.#1 WNBAPick Brittney Griner Makes History In First Pro GameJones-Drew Not Charged Suns Split Doubleheader in PensacolaBy Matt Leland Jacksonville Suns JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Jacksonville Suns (27-23) broke a five-game losing streak but could only manage a split of a doubleheader on Wednesday with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Both contests were 1-0 affairs, with Jacksonville taking the opener and Pensacola winning the nightcap. Logan Morrison, with the Suns on a Major League rehab assignment drove in game one's lone run with an RBI single, while David Vidal provided the winning margin for the Blue Wahoos in game two. Game one saw the Suns continue to slumber at the plate, but excel on the mound. Starter Sam Dyson (2-4) delivered five shutout innings when Jacksonville needed them most, allowing just two hits in his second win of the season. The right-hander only struck out one batter but also surrendered just one walk, all while protecting a slim one-run lead. The Suns acquired the small advantage in the top half of the third against Blue Wahoos starter Ryan Dennick (2-5), thanks to Morrison. With the bats mired in a 14 inning scoreless streak, the rehabbing Major Leaguer singled in Noah Perio for what proved to be the only run of the game. Morrison's hit was one of just four in game one for the Suns, as the first baseman finished his night 1-for-3 with the RBI. Brittney Griner, left, shakes hands with WNBA President Laurel J. Richie after the Phoenix Mercury selected Griner as the No. 1 pick in the WNBA basketball draft, Monday, April 15, 2013, in Bristol, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

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FORD CRIME &JUSTICE KEVIN KIM GEORGIA / CARIBBEAN ARTHIA NIXON TALK OF THE TOWN FRANCES BRADLEY, VOLUME BURKS SPECIAL SECTION TIA AYELE SPORTS MIKE BONTS LAURENCE GREENE COLUMNS YOLANDA KNUCKLE GEORGIA MARKETING and NEWS ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION DAVID SCOTT Announcements JOBS! JOBS! JOBS! Mayor Alvin Brown, City of Jacksonville and Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Florida 5th Congressional District Presents JOB and RESOURCE FAIR Monday, June 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Prime Osborn Convention Center, 1000 Water St., Jacksonville, FL 32202. Invited are several businesses to hire on the spot. In addition, a series of Job Readiness workshops will be conducted. Goodwill Industries, Work Source and the Jacksonville Urban League. These sessions are designed to enhance applicant interview skills. For more information about the job fair or readiness workshops, please contact the City of Jacksonville, Department of Military Affairs, Mr. George Davis at (904) 630-3625 or gedavis@coj.net. This message was sent by Mia Jones, State Representative, District 14. 7th STANTON ALUMNI GALA PLANNING MEETING The current class leaders of Old Stanton, New Stanton and Stanton Vocational High Schools met Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist Street (First Street entrance) to discuss plans for the 7th Stanton Alumni Gala, June 22, 2013. Our last meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Bethel on June 10th. Representatives from all classes are encouraged to attend. For more information contact Chairman, Kenneth Reddick at 764-8795 or kwreddick@comcast.net Teens N Transition of Jacksonville, FL is now accepting young adults for Free Music, Praise Dance, Praise & Worship, Mimming/Stepping Lessons at NO CHARGE. If interested, contact Lawanta at (904) 333-5040 or register at www.teen sntransition.com 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION DUVAL MEDICAL CENTER (DMG), UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, SHANDS HOSPITAL. RETIREE LUNCHEON ALL PAST & PRESENT EMPLOYEES ARE INVITED. SATURDAY JUNE 29, 2013 2:00PM, AT BONOS BANQUET ROOM, 5903 NORWOOD AVENUE. TO RSVP, CALL (904) 3564888. THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND 50 YEAR HISTORICAL CELEBRATION! SEE YOU THERE! Summer Reading Skills Programs on Campus University of North Florida, Division of Continuing Education, will offer eight different reading skills programs for 4 year olds through adults. Early summer session begins the week of June 12, 2013, and a late summer session begins the week of July 16, 2013. Programs offered on the University of North Florida campus. The skills taught in the classes reinforce the importance of reading for pleasure and developing a lifelong love of books. For more information about the reading programs or to register, call (888) 201-2448, 7am to 10pm Monday-Friday, or 8am to 7pm Saturday-Sunday. 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 Nassau County, FL. Call Gary Belson (904)491-8358 for Information. DURKEEVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY COME ON DOWN AND SPEND SOME TIME WITH US ON THIS SUNNY SATURDAY! June 1, 2013 at 12:00 NOON. A GOOD DOWNHOME FRIED FISH SANDWICH IS JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED FELLOWSHIP WITH THE INTERESTING PEOPLE THAT COME BY MAKE SOME NEW FRIENDS OR JUST NETWORK, YOU NEVER KNOW WHO MAY DROP IN!! VISIT THE CENTER AND VIEW THE ITEMS ON DISPLAY. PLEASE REMEMBER THE SPACE IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL FOR SMALL GATHERINGS, MEETINGS, OR EDUCATIONAL EVENTS. JUST CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION. FOR GROUP TOURS THAT INCLUDE A TOUR OF THE J.P. SMALL BASEBALL PARK, PLEASE CALL FOR APPOINTMENT. 1293 WEST 19TH STREET 32209. 904 598-9567 VENDORS WANTED FOR ATTIC TREASURES SALE Look out all these treasured items gathering dust around your house and sell them at the upcoming: Penny Farms Attic Treasures Sale, Saturday, June 29, 2013, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 For only $20 you can reserve space in the park, Bring your own table, chair, shade covering or umbrella and select a spot, Call 529-9078 or 529-1496, for more information. MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THIS FUN EVENT AND CALL TODAY FOR DETAILS. All proceeds benefit J.C. Penney Memorial Scenic Highway. GOV. SCOTT URGES FLORIDIANS TO BE PREPARED FOR HURRICANE SEASON DURING NATIONAL HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS WEEKRecently, Governor Rick Scott called on Florida families to GET A PLAN! and visit www.FloridaDisaster.org for tips on how to prepare and keep loved ones safe should a hurricane strike the Sunshine State. The press conference was held at the Miami-Dade Emergency Operations Center where he was joined by Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Miami-Dade County Commission Chairwoman Rebeca Sosa, Adjutant General of the Florida National Guard Major General Emmett R. Titshaw, Jr., Director of the Florida Division o f Emergency Management Bryan Koon, Members, Board o f County Commissioners, Sam Tidwell, Regional Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross of Greater Miami and the Keys. Governor Scott said, Saturday marks the official start o f the 2013 hurricane season. Last year was predicted to be a slow season, but with three weather events impacting Florida, as well as the landfall of Hurricane Sandy, we saw firsthand how one storm can significantly alter a community. Last year also marked the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, a hurricane that devastated many Florida communities and change the way we prepare and respond to a disaster. Following the storm, the world witnessed the resilience of Floridas citizens as we recovered and rebuilt our communities. Weve worked to keep families in Miami-Dade safe by investing more than $22 million this year in state and federal funding to ensure this community is protected as best possible for hurricanes. Preparing for the upcoming hurricane season should be a priority for every Florida family and thats why its so importance families GET A PLAN! and visi t www.FloridaDisaster.org for critical life saving tips. National Hurricane Preparedness Week runs May 26 June 1, 2013, and the Florida Division of Emergency Management is reminding all Floridians of the importance of personal preparedness and building a disaster supply kit before a hurricane threatens your area. We encourage every Floridian to be proactive in preparing their family for potential hurricanes, said Bryan W. Koon, Director of the Division of Emergency Management. A family disaster plan and a well-stocked disaster supply kit are essential tools to ensure your familys safety and security during a hurricane. In a major disaster, emergency workers may not be able to reach everyone right away, and in some cases it may take three or more days for help to arrive. Having a plan for this possibility will help residents take care of their familys unique needs during this time. Building a disaster supply kit is a simple and effective way to make sure a family has enough water, food, medicine an d other essential supplies when other resources may not be readily available. Different families have different needs, so residents need to be sure to take into account their familys specific needs, and include: Water at least 1 gallon daily per person for 3 to 7 days Food at least enough for 3 to 7 days Blankets / Pillows, etc. Clothing First Aid Kit / Medicines Special Items for children and the elderly Toiletries Flashlight / Batteries Radio Battery operated and NOAA weather radio Keys Toys, Books, and Games Important documents Tools Full vehicle fuel tanks Pet care items It is vital that residents and visitors stay informed of the latest information during an approaching storm by monitoring a trusted local information outlet, and knowing when to pu t your family disaster plan into action. The best way for residents to make their families and homes safer is to be prepared before a disaster happens. The Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 November 30. For more information on the Florida Division of Emergency Management and to GET A PLAN!, visi t www.FloridaDisaster.org Follow us on Twitter at @FLSERT and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/FloridaSERT an d www.Facebook.com/KidsGetAPlan Manatee Protection Tips for Boaters: Boating Safety ClassesIn October 1996, the Florida Boater Education Law went into effect. The law requires that persons 16 years of age and younger must take a boater education course. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC), any National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved course is approved under the Florida Boater Education Law. Coast Guard Auxiliary or Power Squadron boating safety classes are NASBLA approved and are offered throughout the state of Florida. To find a Coast Guard Auxiliary boating safety class in your area, go to www.cgaux.org

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Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)368-1964 Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualified drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghi way.com EOE > 2002ChevyAstor Van $1,000.00 Down > 2000 Dodge Dakota P/U Truck$800.00 Down > 2000 Chevy Impala$1,000.00 Down > 1997 Chevy VanLow Miles$2,950.00 CASH > 1996 Volvo 9604 Door$2,850.00 CASH ROUTE DRIVERS NEEDED:Looking for route drivers to deliver newspapers to stores. Individual will keep records of deliveries made. Collects receipts for deliveries, also pick up unsold newspapers and credit newsdealers account. May collect payment for newspaper deliveries from customers. Duties also include distribution of sales promotion material to customers with newspaper deliveries. Route may be designated according to publication request. Serious individual need only apply.P/T Weekends Must have transportation and valid drivers license. CALL: THE FLORIDA STAR NEWSPAPER CO. 904-766-8834 HELP WANTED MEDICAL BILLING TRAINEES NEEDED! Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! Online training gets you Job ready ASAP. HS Diploma/GED & PC/Internet needed! (888)374-7294 EDUCATION AUCTIONS HOMES FOR RENT Buy 1-3bd Homes From $1000/mo! PreForeclosured and Rent2OWN Homes! Bad Credit OK! Only 500 Credit Score Min!To learn more and access local listings call 1-866-955-0621 Real Estate Auction. 54+/acre property, located Berkeley County, WV, offers a historic grand manor house, in-ground pool and pool house, multiple structures with 21,000+/sq. ft. of heated living space, a large pond, private deeded access to deep water Potomac with slips and ramp. The auction will be held June 14 at 2:00 PM. Will sell with a minimum bid of $995,000. For details go to woltz.com or call Woltz & Associates, Inc. (WV# 1000), Real Estate Brokers & Auctioneers 800-551-3588. Roanoke, VA. MOECKER AUCTIONSBankruptcy Auction L & H Electric, Inc., June 6 @ 10am 9355 W. Okeechobee Rd #13, Hialeah, Fl 33016 Electrical Contracting Company assets: Bobcat, Vehicles, Trailer, Tools, Greenlee Cable Puller 6800, Transfer Switches, Inventory, Job Boxes, Testing Equip., Generators, Welders & More! www.moeckerauctions.com (800) 840-BIDS, 10%-13%BP, $100 ref. cash dep., Subj to confirm. Chapter 7, Case No.: 13-14294-RAM, AB1098 AU-3219, Eric Rubin Heavy Equipment Operator Career! 3 Week Hands On Training School. Bulldozers, Backhoes, Excavators.National Certifications. Lifetime Job Placement Assistance. VA Benefits Eligible! 1-866362-6497 FASTEST INTERNET! Bundles with DIRECTV 30day no riskno money down trial. 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