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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981-

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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School ................... .. ...............9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning.
Intercessory Prayer..... .........10:45 a.m. c
S Morning Worship ......................1 1:00 a.m. I1~:~
Youh C & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary)
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m.
Bishop Eric Lee, Pastor l
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus
S (904) 764-5727 Church f-.

Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service ... ... .. ..... .. .. ...... 10:00 a.m.
Church School .. .. ... .. .. ... .. .. .. .. 8:30 p.m.
cGoay hor il Studyd .. .. ... .. . .. .10 p.m.
2n1d & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry ... .. .. ..10:00 a.m.
Joy Explosion Ministry ......... ..... 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beave St. *o(904) 3P55-9475

"Thte Churcrh Wh~ere EverybodyIs Somrebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School....................... ................:3 a.m.
Morning Worship................. ...1:00 a.m.
Tuesday............. .. ......................Pae Meeting & Bible Study,7l:00 p.m.
Thursday................. ......................JoNight,7:00 p.m.
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located at 1319 North Myrtle Ave., with Elder Lee
Harris, Pastor ask you to join them as they celebrate
their 127th Chuirch Anniversary. Theme: "A Church
Anointed to Serve." Sunday, October 4th, 11th, 18th,
and 25th at 4:'00 p.m. Each Sunday will be blessed with
a guest Preacher to deliver the word of God, and guest
choirs to minister through songs.
Your Excess Clothes -Jacksonville, Local Organizing
Committee Inc., a non-profit organization, is in the
process of gathering clothes and non-penishable can
goods for the fast approaching 'Thanksgiving Basket
Give-A-Way' and 'Clothes Give-A-Way.' If you are in
the process of cleaning out your closets, or just have
clothing items for children, women or men of all sizes,
we need them. Requested items include shoes, jackets,
dresses, shorts, dress clothes, etc. Items can be brought
to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue., Monday through Saturday,
From 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Items can also be picked
up.Visit www~jaxloc.com or call 904-240-9133 for
more information. .
PLE OF LOVE will be conducting its "Fall Revival.
It will start at 7:00 p.m. each night from October 14th
through October 17th. The theme will be: "Walking In
The Light. This theme derives from the words of our
Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as found in The Gospel
according to St. Matthew. The guest speaker/Evangelist
for this~ occasion will be the Reverend Louis Parker,
Pastor of New First Corinth Missionary Baiptist Church
of Jacksonville, FL. The church is located at 358 Martin
Luther King Blvd., Kingsland, Georgia where Reverend
Marvmn L. Young is Pastor/Founder. For more mnforma-
tion, call (912) 576-1815. .
MUSIC CONCERT -Total Praise Concert, Saturday,
October 17th at 5:00 p.m. at the Friendship Primitive
Baptist Church, located at 1106 Pearce St.,
Jacksonville, where Elder Bobbie SheflField is Pastor.
Come join us in a True Worship experience as we bless
the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. For more
information, call (904) 353-7734.
TIVE BAPTIST CHURCH will celebrate their
'Annual Old Fashion Day, Sunday, October 18thi begin-
ning with Sunday. School at 9:30 a.m., followed by
Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m. Sister Gayle Williams
Chairperson, is inviting the public to attend. Elder
Bobbie Sheffield is the pastor. The church is located at
t1il06 Pearceh St. in Jacck ocny 11e For additional informa-
MIAMI, FL. Annual Concert, Mel White, Director.
With controlled tones, creative melodies, and a variety
of gsel sounds, the Ambassador Chorale produces a
spirit filled performance. The award winning perform-
ance of the steel pan drummers adds a unique sound to
familiar gospel hymns and songs. Sunday, October 18,
2009 at 3:00 p.m. at the Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist
Church, 2036 Silver St. in Jacksonville. R.L. Gundy,
Pastor. For more information, call (904) 354-7249.

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dially invites you to join us on October 17th at 10:00
a.m: to promote "Breast Cancer Awareness." Our theme
is "Pinktober" which symbolizes the color for Breast
Cancer and the month it is celebrated. During this event,.
Shands Wellness Center and the Mayo Clinic will be
sharing information about Breast Cancer to educate uS
in dealing, with this disease. The donation is $10.00
which includes a signature Pink Ribbon Fashion Scarf,
luncheon, and fashion show. Each church is asked to
enter at least two models for the fashion show and they
may wear clothing from their personal wardrobes, hats
included. Pink, Pink, Pink, the new black, is the'~color
for the day. We Will Survive!!! Please RSVP by phone
at (904) 554-5524.
Kings Rd., Jacksonville, FL, will celebrate its 159th
Odell Smith, Jr. November 1, 4, 5, 6 and 8, 2009 at
11:00 a.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. on week nightS.
Them: "GOD Answers Prayer." The public is cordially
invited to come.
located at 3731 Moncrie'f Rd., viiill be celebrating
"praisers and thankfulness" unto the Lord for 108 yearS
of the church and 46 years for our Pastor, Rev. George
A. Price. The anniversary committee is inviting the pub-
lic to come and fellowship with us on1 Sunday, October
18th. Our services begin at 9:15 a.m. Sunday School
hour, 11:00 a.m. Morning Worship with guess speaker,
Bishop Walter D'shea Granger from Mt. Calvary
Baptist Church, of West Palm Beach, FL. At 3:00 p.m.
our guest churches and choirs will fellowship with us
and the speaker of the hour we be Rev. Alfred D. Cotton
from Community Revival Center in the city. The
anniversary will conclude with the "Dynamic Adult
Choir" featuring a gospel filled concert with songs of
praises that begins at 6:30 p.m. Please come out and
praise and thank God for all He is to us and you.
TIST CHURCH is having their Annual Old-Fashion
Tea Program, Sunday, October 25, at 3:00 p.m. at the
church located at 2803 .Edgewood Ave., West,
Jacksonville, FL. Joining them this year will be special
guests Sister Bessie Brown, Gospel Truth, Sister Sharon
Williams and the Elite Mines. Following the program
they will serve a delicious old fashion dinner.
Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email sub-
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CLINCH, James C., III,
died October 9, 2009.
CUE, Ms. Erma, 61, died
October 12, 2009.
DAWKINS, Ruth, died
October 12, 2009.
EDMOND, Lizzie, died
October 9, 2009.
FAVORS, Lillie, died
October 10, 2009.
HICKS, Norma, died
October 8, 2009.
HILL, Anne P., died
October 11, 2009.
JACKSON, Kendall,
died October 12, 2009.
JOHNSON, Marilyn,
died October 8, 2009.
died Cictober 8, 2009.
MATHIS, Grace, died
October 9, 2009.
MAYS, Baby Boy Mays,
died October 10, 2009.

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Almighty God,Father of all mercies and giver of all
comfort: Deal graciously, we pray thee, with those
who mourn, that casting every care on thee, they may
know the consolation of thy love, through
Jesus Christ our LORD.





MITCHELL, Althea A.,
died October 10, 2009..
PARKER, Ms. Odella,
89, died October 6, 2009.
RIEDDING, Ermna, died
October 11, 2009.
REED, Carrie L., died
October 6, 2009.
SAFFOR, Colla Lee,
died October 10, 2009.
Louvenia, died October
7, 2009.
27, died October 11,
WALTER, Vickie, died
October 8, 2009.
Elizabeth, died October
6, 2009. Alphonso West
Mortuary, Inc.
WILLIAMS, Ernest L.,
died October 13, 2009.

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The Jacksonville Links at
Eugene Butler School
The Jacksonville .Chapter of The Links,
Incorporated kicked off their service program at
Eugene J. Butler Middle School recently. The program
is providing cultural experiences, reading enrichment,
positive social exposure, and life skills to help build
confidence and self-esteem for the advanced sixth
grade girls who participate. The program facilitates bi-
weekly workshops with the girls at the school along
with occasional field trips. Some of the off-site events
will include concerts, museums, and restaurants. .
The members of the Jacksonville Chapter of The
Links, Incorporated are working diligently to foster a
positive, professional, and nurturing relationship with
the girls who are participating in this program from
September/October of 2009 through May of 2010,on a:
consistent basis.
Butler Middle School has been identified as an
inner-city school in need of community support by thej
city of Jacksonville through its New Town Success/
Zone project. The Jacksonville Chapter of The L~inks,/
Incorporated have committed themselves to the chal-i
lenge of working with up to 20 advanced sixth grades
girls who attend Butler to make a positive impact in/
their lives. The program aligns with the mission of The/
Links, Incorporated to givre back to the community inl
which they serve through youth and to provide a
opportunity for future program growth and contiu
ance as measured by the girls' academic, behaviorl
and social accomplishments.

and Ms: Harr~is who is
donating- her time to ~the
gala fundraiser.,
The Boys and Girls
Clubs Speakers~ Forum. at
The Ritz-Cariton, Arnelia
Island begins at 6:00 pm,
Friday, November 20,
2009. Tickets are $125 per
person. Sponsor opportur
nities for tables of ten arue
available at- $10,000,
$5000, $2500, and $1250
levels. Special overnight
and weekend rooni pack-
ages in conjunction with
the event are being made
available by The Ritz-
Carlton, Amnel ia Island.
Tickets can be pur-
chased in downtown
Fertiandina Beach `at
Amelia I slaind Graphics
(2162 Sadler Road) or at
Coldwell Banker Jasinsky
& Associates (311 .Centre
Street). For niore infor-
mation,; contact the Boys
& Girls Clubs of Nassau
County Foundation at
904-261-8666 or bgenas-
sau@yahoo.com or go to
www.bgcnassau.org to
download 'a Speakers
Forum information pack-

Jacksonville Links Chapter
President Dr. Geri Smith with
Retreat K note Speaker TV 4's
Shannon Norwood.

A smiling Butler Programr~ participant is Butler School Progvram Participants.
observed by Jacksonville Links a
Me nbr GMrra SMqtr-E hrS rn n n
Principal Dr. Sylvia Johnson,


`Links member Mrs. Dana
with Bultler School Program

Japksonville Links members Mesdames
Stephanie Scott, Jimenda The ason and
Derya Williams during Kick-Of workshopp
at Butler School.

Jacksolnville Lintks Members
Mrs. Mari-Esthter Norman and Jacksonville Links Members Dr. Barbara Brigety and
Pat B'ivins dutrintg Kick Off Mrs. Betty Cody with Butler Programr Participants.

J.measonumle LLNnaS mannerU~I U. nUroUUT
Brigetyt with a Butler School Program par-

Mls. Harris graduated
w~ith hiigh honors from
Bishop Kenny; High
School in Jackson\ ille and
went on to Harvard wvhe~re
she graduated manum rrn
cwn~r laud~te in Economics
followed by' an Ml.B.A.
fr-om HarvarTd w~ith second
yealr honors. She began
her career on W~~all Street
in 1985 wvith M~organ
Stanley, headed equity
capital markets efforts for
Consumer and Retail
industries, and currently is
a Manlaging Director: in
Morgan Stanley's
Strategic Client Group
providing investment
advice to corporations,
public pension plans,
foundations and endow-
ments. e
In addition to her
career as a high profile
investment banker, Ms.
Harris has always found a
way to share her talent as
all accomplished and gift-
ed singer. "I love finance
and I like the deal-making
business," says Harris,
"but, singing is a passion
for me." She has given
two sold-out concerts at
Carnegie Hall as well as
releasing two solo CDs.
Proceeds totaling ,several
hundred thousand dollars

havec been split between
Bishop Keinny High
School in Jacksonille and
St. Charles Borromeo
Catholic School In
Mis. Harris' profets-
sional drive~ and de~ep-
rooted devotc~ion to singing
is matched by hier broad
Impact in community
serv~ice~. "Wei were~ gilen
blessings so wec canl be a
blessing," she says. In
addition to chairing the
Morgan Stanley
Foundation (which gave
more than: a million meals
to Boys & Girls Clubs
youth this summer to
replace their subsidized
lunches during the school
svear).WR. Harris sits on
the boards of seversil nort-
for-profits including Food
BanTk for NYC, Tle
Apollo Theater
Foundation, Mt.. Sinai
Hospital, and the 10laya
Arigelou Research for
Minority Health. In addi-
tion, Ms. H-arris is .an
active mentor to a new
generation of men,
women and African-
`Americans, authoring the
newly released book,
Expect to Win
(Penguin/Hudson Street
Press) in which she shares

the lessons she has learned
during her twentyr years on
Wall1 Street.
Als. Harns has been
named to Folrtune maga-
zine's lists of "50) Most
Powe~rful Black
Executives in Corporate
Amcrica"' aind "Mh~ost
In fluential ( 2005)'". She
also has been named to
Black- Enlterprise malga-
zine's "Top 50 African
Americans on Wall
Street", Essence maga-
zine's list of "The 50
Women Who are Shaping
the Wof-ld", and Ebony's
list of "15 Corporate
Women at The Top", She
also has received bounti-
ful recogtiition for both
professional excellence
and .community service
from such diverse institu-
tions as HpI~rvard
University,. : the
Archdiocese of New York,
the Girl Scouts, .the
National Urban League,
and the Bill and Camille
Crosby Award.
Ms. Harris' boundless,
upbeat eneqry was learned
early in life. "My parents
instilled in me the .belief
that if I worked really
hard, and had faith in God,
nothing would stand in my
way." Such support gave

her the confidence to
ignore advice such as
"adianced classes might
be too hard"' and "l'y
League schools would be
out of reach." At a timne
when mentors were not
plentiful for young black
w~oml~en. Haruris persisted.
Onie of her long-standing
Jacksonv~ille mentors is
prominent Jalcksonvlle k
attorney Steve Pajcic who
will introduce Ms. Harris
at the Fonrum event.
"We are itideed fortu-
!nate to have Carla Harris
as our keynote speaker "
said Bill Gower, president
of the Boys & Girls Clubs
: of Nassau County
Foundation. "She has a
remarkable combination
of professional, artistic,
and civic achievement and
is trully an inspirational
individual." In addition
to being part of the 3rd
Annual Speakers Forum
Friday evening, Carla
Harris will visit both Boys
and Girls Clubs in Nassau
County earlier in the day,
speaking directly with
kids as part of their after-
school activities. Lead
sponsors to-date for the
Boys & Girls Clubs bene-
fit include The Ritz
Carlton, Amelia Island

Carla Harris

.~Amelia Island will
host leading investment
banker, singer, author, and
community service advo-
cate Carla Harris this
November~ 20, 2009. The
talented Jacksonville
ntve and Morgan
Stney Manaiging
Director will be featured
atthe 3rd ~Annual Boys &
Girls Clubs Speakers
Forum to be held at The
Ritz-Carlton, Amelia
Isand. The Friday
evening gala fund-raiser
alofeatures a cocktail
rcpion, sit-down din-
neand silent auction and
wilbe held in the new
Talbot ballroom, part of
te new $22.1 million
meigspace expansion
at the hotel.




OCTOBER 172009

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pate. $10,000 Scholarship to the winner. Pageant will be held in Orlando on February
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more information: http://www.usacrownpageant~corg or call (407) 456-2573. "Miss"
Pageant will be held in Tune 2010 and "Teen" Pageant will be held in August 2010.
ty for students and their parents to meet college and university representatives from
across the nation. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, noon-4 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) at
the Prime F. Osborn m Convention Center. Admission is free. Parking is $5 per vehi-
cle.Sponsored by the National Association for College Admission Counseling
(NACAC), the National College Fair of Jacksonville draws thousands of students
an'd their parents each year. The event will be~ attended by ~representatives from more
than 100 colleges and universities spanning ft'om Hawaii to Maine.
ANDj HOW NOjT TO GO TO JAIL COURSE" Saturday, October 24, from 7:45
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Florida State Statute 190.06 for Application to Lawfully Carry a Conceailed We~apon.
1 Hour C~ourse. 5335.00 bi Appt. in Callahan. Nassau County, FL. Call Gary Belson
(904)491-78358 for information.
'Tayilor is CEO of City Capital Corporation (O~ther: CCTC) where he is responsible for
the strategic positionitig and overalipro~fitability of~a multi-million dollar corporation
recognized by' the Wall Street Journal as one of ~the "Top 100 Socially Conscious
Corporations in the. United States." The JUL 36th Annual Equal Opportunity
Luncheon will be held on October 28, 12 Nooil at the .Hyatt Regency Riverfront
Jacksoliville. Contact Liqnie Finley' at 366-3461 for additional information.
50th Anniversary of the first graduating class of 1959. An application has been filed
with the Florida Hieritage Comhmission and the Florida Department of State to dlesig-
nate and name Douglats Anderson High School as a Florida Heritage Site. The appli-
cation has been endorsed by the Duval Coiunty School Board and is pending approvsl.
Once approved, a permanent marker containing the Sear of Florida and a brief histo-
ry of Douglas Aderson will be erected on the current campus of Douglas Anderson
School of the Arts. Our first objective is to communicate to and rally the support of all
Douglas Anderson students, supporting families and friends, pastors and their church
congre~gations. to join u.s in celebrating this historic legacy. Our second objective is to
create two student scholarships: *The Nathaniel S. Washinigton Scholar~ship Fund for
Education or The Ministry. *TheSadie Jeffers Memorial Sc~holarship for M~usic. If
you haveaany questions, please contact me at (904) 744-0387 or (904i) 318-8957 or
any Elected Officer for D.A. Alumni Association.
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Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants will honor U.S. veterans and active duty
military with a free meal. All guests with proof of current or former U.S. mili-
tary service will enjoy a free entrke from a selection of six signature favorites.
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October is Domestic Violence

Awareness Month Kickoff


.r Officer responded to 791 Assis Lane
? .(Deer Field Lakes Apartments) in reference to
as ~j a domestic dispute with a person battered.
Upon arrival, he spoke to the com-
plainant, Mr. Motley. The complainant said his
eighteen year old son, Wayne (suspect), came
over to his home asking about his younger
brother. The complainant told the suspect to
). Leave and attempted to close the front door of
-d the house. The suspect placed his foot in the
doorway preventing the door from closing and
7 pushed the door back open. The complainant
OFFIC ER tried to force the door closed, but the suspect
hit him. When the suspect hit the complainant
the complainant fought back and placed the suspect into a head lock. Both parties
ended up on the hood of the complainant's vehicle in the parking lot of the complex.
The suspect freed himself from the complainant. The complainant went back inside
of the residence and r~etrieved a knife from the kitchen to protect himself. The sus-
pect went back to the front door of the residence and began hitting and kicking the
door. The complainant opened the front door and ordered the suspect to leave again.
The suspect, seeing the knife, retreated from the area.
Officer spoke toithe suspect, who told him that he spoke to his younger broth-
er on the telephone and the younger brother said his arm was broken, and his father
refused to take him to the hospital. Therefore, the suspect cdme over to the house to
find out what was wrong with his younger brother. However, when he arrived at the
house and rang the door bell his father, the complainant, answered the door and
refused to speak with him. The complainant attempted to close the door on the sus-
pect, so the suspect placed his foot in the door and pushed the door back open. At
that time, a fight ensued arid thie complainant placed the suspect in a head lock. After
the complainant went back inside the house, the suspect again knocked on the door.
The complainant answered the door with a knife in his hand and threatened the sus-
pect with the knife. The suspect wi~alked away from the residence and that is when the
police. arrived on the scene. '
Jose, a friend and witness of the suspect, was asked what he observed. He
stated that he observed the suspect go to the complainant's front door and when the
complainant opened the door the two spoke for a moment. The complainant attempt-
ed to close the front door but the suspect pushed the door back open. A fight began
-`and two ended up fighting into the parking lot of the complex where the complainant
had the suspect in a head lock. The suspect broke free from the complainant. The
complainant went back into the house and closed the front door. The suspect began
hitting and kicking the front door. The complainant opened the front door with a
knife in his and told the suspect to get away from him. The suspect walked away
from the residence.
As officer was speaking to both parties in reference to the incident, the sus-
pect became very agitated and wanted to fight the complainant. The suspect began
cursing and yelling at the complainant and said, "I want to kick your butt." The wit-
ness had to restrain the suspect and keep him from attacking the complainant.
The issue between the complainant and suspect, besides past family issues,
was in reference to the younger brother.. He hurt his arm at football practice and his
father, complainant, said they would wait a few .hours and see how it progressed
before going to the hospital emergency room. William telephoned his older brother
(suspect) and said his father (complainant) refused to take him to the hospital. The
suspect went to the residence to check- on the well being of his brother.
JFRD rescue was called to the scene to check on the little brother. JFRD rescue said
all of his vitals and his arm appeared fine.
The complainant complained about a lump on his head buit it was not visible
due to the complainant's hair. Since the lump was not visible the complainant
declined to have an E.T. photograph his Injuries. Officer did not observe any injuries
to either party. The suspect was arrested,


A response was made to 917 W. State St. (BP Gas Station) in reference to an aggra-
vated assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival, Officer met with the victim, Erin,
who informed him that a black female had pointed a gun at her.
The victim stated that she has been feuding with the suspect (later identified
as Ellissa) over the past few months and most recently the last few weeks. The vic-
tim further stated that she did not know the suspects name and only knew her from
living in the same apartment complex. The victim stated that she had gone to the
above location with her sisters. Erin witnesss) and Bonnie had followed the sus-
pect's vehicle to above location with witness one, driving the vehicle. They arrived at
the above location she got out of the vehicle and the suspect got out of her vehicle
too. The victim stated that the suspect began yelling at her as she got out of her vehi-
cle producing a gun and waved it across the victim's stomach. The victim did not see
where the gun came from before being pointed at her. The victim stated that the sits-
pect said that she was going to shoot her and then fled.
The victim stated that the suspect then drove away again towards their apart-
ment complex. There was a male subject who had gotten out of the passenger seat of
Sthe suspect's vehicle. The victim: said that the subject (lat-er identified as Rick and
witness) had made the statement that it was registered in regardii to the handgun as

he walked into the store. The victim said witness had no part in the incident.
Officer, next spoke with witness about the incident. Witness stated that she
had been in the driver's seat when' the incident occurred. Witness said that
she was able to see the suspect point a black handgun ~at the victim and stat-
ed she heard the suspect tell her that she would shoot her. Witness said that
the suspect got back into her vehicle and drove away from the scene.

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thllnk aout geigl n1Ito bust-
ness for yourself. An older
member of your family may
have left you with a pressilig
situation. Avoid any confront
tions with colleagues. Your
lucky day this week will by

Your energy will be high; hron -
ever, if not channeled suitably,
.temper tantrulms may erupjt.
People trying to entice you to
join in will be less than trust-
worthy. Children may be on
your mind. Keep your thoughts
to yourself for the time being.
Your lucky day this. week will.
b~e Sunday. .

Travel will be exciting. You
should be promoting your
ideas. Join a club to work off
that excess energy; butcosdr
wys of doing that without
spending the money. Don't give
in too quickly. Your lucky dy
thsweek will be Wednesday.


Unique forms of entertainment
could capture your attention
and bring ,about a romantic
interest. You will have a ten-
dency to exaggerate, which
will lead to major confronta~-
tions with loved ones.
Deception will play an impor-
tant factor .in relationships: A
little overtime may help .you
reduce thle workload.



paewrand catch up onlet-
trwriting and reading. Be

overspend on e~ntel~lanlncent
You could find that children
wilbe a.handful. You~r Ilucky
.g\ his w\eek wallI b~

Don't evade important issues;
you may find yourselfbacked
into acorner.WNork diligently
and you will get ahead this
week. You canl bet that you'll
draw attention to yottrself.
You can expect insincere ges-
tures of friendliness t i
week. Your lucky day t i
week will be Wednesday.


Abrupt changes in your home
may send you for a loop.
Arguments could prevail. You
need to do something thiat
will mak~e you feel better
about yourself. You will be m
an oerily generous mood this
week. Your lucky day this
week will be Tuesday.


Reftise to let others make
unrealistic demands of you.
Your social activity should be
conducive to finding love.
You will be emotional when
dealing with coworkers or
employers. -If you can't get
away, make plans to do some-
thing special with friends or
relatives. Your lucky day this
week will be Monday.



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rsake ad\jntage of youi Y'ou
couldllIrcei\ e:recognition fort
lob wecll done Problemls w'ith

Jonl't Ict themn hate their wa';y.
Concentrate on your job. Your
luck day this wee~ik will, be

Be sure to double-check the
house on your way out. You
u prt nt proets tmplte
properly, rather than doling
everything in a half baked
way. Your persuasive nature
will win the heart of someone
you've had your eye on. Join
humanletearinh goup leta
over. Your lucky day this
week will be Thursday.

Ptyour time and energy into
home improvement.
Relationship ll be erratic
this \\r1k Y hte lur wL

thing. If e\ eryone wants to, do
their own tbin let them.
Yorur lucky~ day-trhis week will
be: Tue~sday.

Get involved in activities that
will bring you knowledge
about foreign land, philoso-
phies, or cultures. You will
need to spend extra time sort-
ing through your work.
Implement your ideas into
hourdrt ben tcwin yau
spending habits and you may
have been neglecting your

Witness2 informed off cer that she had been sitting in the r ar left passenger seat of the vehi-
cle. Witness2 said that she witt essed the suspect get out of her ve licle and produce a "'black hand-
gun" and point it at the victim. Wi ness2 said she also heard the suspect threaten to shoot the victim
and then saw her get back into her vehicle and drive away.
Officer made contact with the employee at the ~above location and he informed him that he
did have cameras on thle outside of the building but informed me that none of them would have been
pointed in the area where the victim and witnesses said the incident occurred. The employee allowed
police to view the camera placement and he confirmed that it was not pointed towards-the incident*
location. The employee stated that he had not witnessed the incident. The employee stated that a
female subject who was not with any parties involved had entered the store at the time of the inci-
dent. The employee said he asked the female subject if anyone had a gun and said the female told him
no one did. The identity of that witness is not known.
While on scene with the victim and witnesses, two other Officers went to the area that the .
suspect was believed to be. They informed him that they had located the vehicle and both the suspect
and witness. He responded to the area of N. Davis St. to speak with the suspect and witness about
the incident. Upon arrival, he spoke with the suspect about the incident. Then Officer B informed him
that th~e suspect had granted permission to search her vehicle, with negative results for a firearm.
Officer B additionally informed the first Officer that when they asked the suspect for permission to
search the residence they were denied.
The suspect advised that she has been having problems with the victim, witness and wit-
ness2 harassing her when she is outside her apartment. The suspect stated that earlier on today's date
she had felt threatened by the victim when she tried to mess with her vehicle. The suspect said that
when she came out of her house she saw that the victim, witness and witness were outside the
apartment, watching her.and yelling at her. The suspect said she got into her vehicle and proceeded
to drive to the BP Gas Station. The suspect stated that she saw the victim with her sisters following
her in their vehicle. The suspect said that th~e vehicle the victim was in was following very closely
and she continued to feel threatened by them. The suspect stated that once she -arrived at~the above
location the victim, witness 1 and witness got out of their vehicle and walked up to her car.
The suspect said th~e females beganl yelling at her and making threats at her. The suspect stat-
ed that She got out of her vehicle and began yelling threats back at them. The suspect then informed *
the Officers that she did not have a gunl and never threatened the victim with one. The suspect said
that she got back into her vehicle and left the area.
The suspect informed them that she did return to the- scene but did not engage in further
arguments with the victim. Officer decided to inform the suspect that he had viewed surveillance .
video from the BP Gas Station and the "he knew what had really happened". officer informed the sus-
pect that she needed to be honest with him about the incident. Officer noticed that the suspect began
to become very nervous and began to say that she didn't want to go to jail and leave her babies. The
suspect asked if she was going to jail and he informed her that he did not know yet. He asked the sus-
pect to tell him what had happened and asked hier if she had pointed a gunl at the victim. The suspect
stated, "no" and then he asked her if she had a gun at the time of the incident. The suspect stated that
she did have a gun in the car and said that it had been sitting in plain view on the front driver's seat
next to her. The suspect stated that the gun was registered to hier anld that she never picked the gun up
or pointed it at the victim. Officer asked the suspect how the victim, witness and witness had
known she had a gun if she had not picked it up. The suspect stated that the victim and her sisters had
all "run up" on her vehicle and that's when they saw the gun sitting there. The suspect said she heard
one of the witnesses yelling that she "had a gun1" as they were walking around hier car. The suspect
stated that she was scared of the victim and her sisters and only had the gun for her personal protec-
tion. The suspect did also inform him that she had told the victim and her sisters that the gun "is reg-
istered to her".
Witness3 said that he had never seen the suspect with a gun and said he was unaware of any
in the vehicle. Witness3 said that he had gotten out of the vehicle at the onset of the arguments and
had not spoken with any of the other~witnesses or the victim. Witness3 also denied stating "it's reg-
istered" in regards to the gun to the witnesses,
No independent witnesses could be located regarding the incident. The victim, witness 1 and
witness could not explain how the suspect retrieved the firearm from the vehicle after initially telling
him that the suspect'had not been armed when she first exited the'vehicle but then suddenly had a
black gun in her hand. At the time of the investigation he did not believe that he had sufficient evi-
dence to prove the suspect pointed a firearm at the victim. Officer will make contact with the State
.Attorney's Office to det~ermine ifa warrant: will be issued for the suspect regarding the incident. Case
not cleared, patrol efforts continuing.

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defensive day by Marcus Crump (R-
Sr /Pittsboro, N.C.) of Saint Augustine's
College earned him CIAA defensive
lnmnof the week honors. Crump col-
lected a career-high three quarterback
saks, 4.5 tackles for loss and seven total Mru rm
tckles (five solo, two assisted) in a key
27-9 victory over Johnson C. Smith University. He led a rock-solid defense, which
hed the Golden Bulls to -2 net rushing yards and 139 total offensive yards. A 6-foot-
6,240-pound defensive end, Crump was 1 V/2 sacks away from tying the mdr
scoo single-game record set by Alex Hall three years ago. Hall, who currently
plays for the NFL's Cleveland Browvns, recorded 4.5 sacks against Johnson C. Smt
University on Oct. 14, 2006. Crump has won three CIAA weekly awards during his
career,- including his first this season.
View A&M University, Director of Sports Medicine Jolm Mayes, MS, ATC,LA
was recently awarded a Proclamation Certificate of Commendation from the State
of Texas Governor Rick Perry for his efforts in ensuring the success of the Natoa
Athletics Trainers' .Association1 Research Educational Foundation (NATAREF).
Mayes, a 20-year employee of Prairie View A&M, has played a vital part in advanc-
ing the NATA's Research & Education Foundation over the past year as he etb
lished the John A. Mayes Scholarship Endowment which will provide financial
resources for educational research opportunities in the field of sports medicinefo
ethnic minority students in an effort to promote healthcare in the: minority commu-
nity. ";It's an honor to be recognized," hie said. "I consider this to be a blessing and
a special honor to have someone such as Gov. Perry of this~great State of Texas t
take time out of his schedule to commend me. This really caught me by surprise."
Cup will be held Saturday, Dec. Sth through Sunday, Dec. 6th, 2009 at World Gol
Village home to the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Fla. The ana
match-up, played on World Golf Village's Slammer & Squire golf course, faue
top international and United States Legends of the Ladies Professional Gol
Association (LPGA) competing in a match play competition. The event.is open to
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The .University ofh Lo et z n ~ ~
Florida Gators should
retain their number 1 rank- -
ing as the top team in the
country by beating this past 1
Saturdity the number 4
ranked Louisiana State .
University Tigers 13-3.
For Gator and SEC -
fans, the question of the ..
night was if the Heisman --
tophy winning Florida
quarterback Tim ,Tebow
would be cleared to play ,.
against the LSU Tigers or
not, after suffering a con- Florida Gators QB Timr Tebow finds nrnning room against LSU
cussion two weeks prior. Tigers.
Asthe Florida offense' took
to the field in their first possession from theii own 7-yard line, reliable and durable No.
7, Tim Tebow, was under center.
4 Per Coach Urban
a Meyers, "We were some-
what conservative.
Somewhat." when queried
1- -- about the first half Florida
JI~E~I ~ ~ ~~ I~jle~i~~,~p~g~ u~, IIoffensive plays called but
after Tebow bounced back
from some LSU defensive
hits, the coach opened up
the regular playbook.
The defenses for both
teams were the star of this
contest watched by a record
93,129 LSU Tiger fans.
.~ 4s Florida had five sacks of
LSU's quarterback Jordan
Jefferson, 'led by All-
American linebacker
Brandon Spikes with 3
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He is a cousin of veter-
---~'' Ian NFL linebacker Takeo
Spikes, Brandon' Spikes is

"v pick in the 2010 NFL draft
Brandon Spikes celebrates sacking LSU quarterback a nisd lnbce.
Born and raised mn Shelby,
NC, Spikes was the top college pick out of NC post high school and selected Florida
over all other colleges including Alabama, NC State and Virginia Tech. At Florida, he
has ~earned numerous awards including first team All American and SEC honors in
In fact, he was named one of the SEC players of the week because he had 11 tack-
les, a career-best three sacks and a fumble recovery in Florida's winl at LSU.
Florida struck first with a with a 28-yard field goal in the first quarter. After a
stymied drive in the 2nd quarter, LSU responded with a 18-yard field goal of their own
toknot the score at 3-3.
Late in the 2nd quarter, FL struck back with a Tebow 24-yard strike to. Riley Cooper
to put Florida on top' at the half, 10-3.
The defenses put on a clinic during the 3rd quarter and in the 4~th quarter, the Gators
tcked on another three points with a Caleb Sturgis 32-yard boot for the game final
score of Gators 13, Tigers 3.
It was a game of surprises. Would Tebow start? As the LSU Tigers were ranked last
in total SEC offensive yards, would the potent Florida Gator offense have a blowout
game? Would LSU be able to continue its 32-game winning streak in Saturday night
home games? The answers were yes, no and no.
Suffice it to say, this was the biggest test to date for the Gators to continue their per-
fect season and in spite of a less than perfect game, they are still number 1.
SThe Gators host the University of Arkansas Razoribacks for the UF Homecoming
game on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at 3:30 PM EST that CBS will televise nationally.
The Razorbacks (3-2) are coming of a 44-23 trouncing of Auburn and a 47-13 gouging
of Texas A&M.
With another week to heal, my prediction is that the Gators will winl by 17 points.

OCTOBER 17, 2009



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season mark~s for r~ceptions
andl 111 of the top three fo~r
receil ing !3aid. He hloldls the
LCareer reCOl trd folr10-\ardj
receii~ l pnngams (-161
Wide eceit r likez
Slnms-Walker~ served a Onet-
gamez teamn suspe~nsioni onl
Sundla! fo~r violatingg an
u~nspecified team rule
Que~l~n tinroles had been
Intol\~Le in a car Ic~clcdent
that had left multiple people
injured, while trying to get to
Sth'e team plane on Friday.
Both players apologized
before media.
"I made a mistake in
judgment," said Sims-
Walker, who declined to
elaborate on the nature of his
rule violation. "I apologize to
everybody...the tears, the
owners, Jack [Del Rio],
[general manager] Gene
[Smith], the fans. I'm sorry.
It'll never happen again. It
was a bad mistake on my
Groves stated, "I person-
ally want to say I'm sorry to

thiree taket\tals Including

luie~backrc~Daril Smlithl halS a
teamhig 51 tas~ckls.
Runining backh Alaunce
Jonecs-Dlcew lea3ds the' team l
ul th 331.1 rushing lards and
I iFsl ied follrl ou rt i te NFL
w\ithl fi\e toulchdlowns.
Holt playedl 11.1 jeasons
fo~r the St Louls Ramns after
being se~lec~ted withl the -ixth
overall pick mn the 1999
draft. Holt played in 158
games for the club over 10
seasons and totaled 869
receptions for 12,660 yards
and 74 touchdowns.
He ranked second in
Rams history for receptions,
receiving ~yards, yards from
scrimmage (12,717) and all-
purpose yards (12,732).
During his temire, he
started 10 pos~tseason games
and was a member of the
1999 Super Bowl XXXIV
Championship team. He
ranked second in Rams post-
season history with 47 recep-
tions for 630 yards. He holds

Wilth starting hn~bac~ker
Justin Durant out w~ith a lup
minjr and line~backeitr C~llnt
Ingram SeemyIL Illunite ru1e
with~ an anlkle initus, rookle c
Russe~ll AIll'len andl fourth-
le~ar pro Brian l~i-ubl ied for

The Jagua~rs hate 27
n~e\\ facesj on the roster
including four rookies in the
starting lineup.~ Cornerback
Derek Cox and defensive
tackle Terrance Knighton
have started all five games
while offensive tackle Eben
Britton has started four of
five games. First-round pick
offensive tackle Eugene
Monroe was inactive in
week four with an illness ~and
saw limited action ~against
the Seahawks.
The Jaguars are tied for
second in the AFC with nine
takeaways in the opening
five games and rank tied for
third with a plus-two
turnover differential.

4 i

By Mike Bonts
Sports Editor
The Jaguars play a sec-
ond consecutive game
against a NFC West foe as
they return home to face the
winless St. Louis Rams. The
Rams are the only NFL team
that has never played a regu-
lar season game in
The Jagauars fell to 2-3
with a 41-0 loss last Sunday
at Seattle. The Jaguars were
shut o~ut for only th~e third
time in franchise history.
Wide receiver Torry Holt
finished with a season-high

the Jacksonville community,
especially Jaguar fans, coach
Del Rio, .[owner Wayne]
Weaver, our whole family -up
here in the organization. I
especially want to extend my
condolences to the family
that was involved mn the acci-
dent. I'm sorry about~ what
happened and it won't hap-
pen again.
Of Groves, coach Jack
Del Rio said, "Unless there's
more discovered than what

I've beenr made aware of at
this point, then he'll be fined
and that'll serve as punish-
The Jaguars will observe
their bye on'Sunday, Oct. 25.
The Jaguars own a 9-5 mark
mi the game before the open
date mn 14 seasons, including
a 4-2 mark under Del Rio.
The Jaguars have won four
consecutive games before
,the open date including a 24-
17 win at Denver in 2008.




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The Star


7 gj It was eight years ago when William Kamkwamba, now 22, began to
read physics books in English. This may be seen as an ordinary feat or a
class assignment for most 14 year olds, typically in their freshmen year of
high school, but not for Kamkwamba. He describes his journey in7 his best-
selling memoir, The Boy Who Har~nessed The Wind.
J., William Kamkwamba grew up in Mastala, a village in the third world
.. country of Malawi in southeast Africa, surrounded by poverty and famine.
His family depended on farming but didn't always have enough to eat, such
F ~as eating a meal composed of three mouthfuls of food a day during the
2002 Malawi food shortage and famine. His family, like most in his village,
w'as very poor and they couldn't afford basic school fees for him to contin-'
ue his education. This motivated Kamkwamba, who was determined to get
an education, into sneaking into school and going to the local library to
\ learn.
1 This is where the windmill began. Kamkwamba, amazed with simple
devices since he was a child, poured over physics books, translated them
*1 D and learned. Somewhere in between, he found a diagram for a dynamo, a
iG t machine that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. He quick-
ly grasped the concept of electromagnetism and after examining the wind-
~fS~h mill on the book's cover, he realized he could build one.
The next challenge for Kamkwamba was finding the right materials to
build a windmill. He had a~ very limited amount of materials to work with and he began to get creative by
designing a windmill made out of a tractor fan, bamboo sticks, a PVC pipe and various bicycle parts. He
began to collect the different parts and build the windmill from them over the next few weeks as by passers
and neighbors watched with curiosity as others, like his Mother, discouraged him by saying he was just
II collecting trash. Kamkwamba continued to motivate himself with the knowledge of knowing there is such
an invention out there and finally finished his windmill. With love for his family, he light up the light bulbs
in his house with the power generated from the windmill. Those who first doubted him quickly realized the
windmill was useful and began to help him out, along with those who initially supported him.
Soon, Kamkwamba began to gather media attention. Reporters began featuring him on the news
~l~d~ ~ ~ Iin 2006 and it wasn't long before he got an invite to speak at the 2007 TED conference. He began the
Moving Windmills foundation with his main goal, to use wind to power well pumps and help others out.
Kamkwamba was the center of the award-winning documentary Moving Windmills: The William
Kamkwamba. His memoir describes the rest of his journey and other hardships he has been through, as
well as his successes.
Today, William Kamkwamba continues to help and inspire others around Malawi, the rest Africa and the
world. He hopes his story can inspire others like him to pursue their dreams and pursue technology from
what he has already started. He is currently focusing on finishing his ~education so he can start a windmill
company and begin providing others, in rural Africa with a reliable energy source.
j p You can continue to follow him at WilliamKamkwamba.com

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As part of this celebration of reading, the Very Hungry Caterpillar character and Pete the Dog, from Mayor
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The Jacksonville Public Library participated in this record-breaking day by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar
at several branches during the Thursday-morning story hour. In addition, some locations incorporated game's and activi-
ties, based on the book, during the activities portion of the, day.
Read for the Record is made possible nationally through Jumpstart's partnership with the Pearson Foundation. It
is an annual, nation-wide attempt to break the World's Record for the most people reading the same book on the same
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time on NBC's The TODAY Show with their anchors reading the book and encouraging viewers to participate.
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Life Beyond

By Rose Rennekamp
College and Career Corner

Every child Is unique, with unique talents, passions, and skills. And as each child
grows up, he or she begins thinking about independence and the future.
As a parent, you can help guide your children toward a meaningful career. William
Shakespeare wrote that "all things are ready, if our minds be so.
The path to a career will be different for every student. But the -early route is the
same. Children need to work hard in school up until the day they graduate. Rigorous class-
es will prepare students for college, career, and life.
After high school, there are limitless possibilities. Four-year universities are perfect
for some students (www.actstudent.org/collegelindex). Community colleges are ideal for
others. Certification programs nicely fit the bill for some careers. Apprenticeships are anoth-
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students whether they're in high school or college who want to get a taste for an occu-
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occu patio ns.
The medical field offers up an excellent example of a wide and diverse occupation-
al spectrum. Your child might start in one position and love it. Or he or she may want to con-
tinue moving along the continuum.
For example, certified nursing assistants, or CNAs, work with nurses to provide
patient care. Community colleges offer 6- to 1;2-week CNA certificate programs. In less than
four months, your child could complete training for a lifelong career or use the training as a
springboard for further medical study.
Several years ago, my daughter was in the hospital. I learned that her nursing aide
was also a premed student. He said being a nursing aide was a great way to -make sure he
really wanted to be doctor. In addition, because he worked weekends and was paid well,.
he' was able to pay his own way through college.
Anyone interested in a medical career can study and train to become a paramedic,
registered nurse, physician's assistant, or medical doctor, among other options. Whether
your student becomes a radiological technician (2 years of education) or a radiologist (8+
years of education and training) is a -matter of time and individual skills and preferences.
It's never too early to begin thinking about life after high school. You may have a child
who picks a career at age five and never wavers from that goal. Or, perhaps more likely,
your child may change his or her mind many times.
Fortunately, you can help point your child to resources that explore and examine
Beginning in 8th grade, your student can take ACT's EXPLORE@ exam. This test
contains a total of 128 questions that assess your child's readiness in English, math, sci-
ence and reading. Because students complete an interest inventory, score reports also pro-
vide valuable information to guide their educational and career plans.
In 10th grade,, students may take the PLAN@ test, a 145-question exam that builds
upon the same topics as .EXPLORE; thie material is slightly' more difficult. PLAN results
show academic areas where your student is strongest and where he or she needs to
improve. 'For sample test questions, .encourage your teenager to visit
Finally, in 11th or 12th grade, your student can take the ACT@ test. ACT scores,
along with student grades, show your teenager's readiness for college and career. To learn
more about the ACT test, visit www.actstudent.org/index. html.
The ACT Map of College Majors (www.actstudent.org/majorsmap/index) is another
valuable tool. Your student can easily navigate th'e site to help determine which college
majors fit his or her career goals. With 80 primary majors and links to more than 280 other
majors, this site provides an in-depth look at topics of study, available degrees, and relat-
ed occupations and majors. Even if your child doesn't attend college, this site helps narrow
down the occupational focus.
Education is the building block of a successful career. Help your child stay on course
in school. Encourage your child to take challenging classes. And guide your child along the
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Betty Asque Davis of W~atson Realty Corp has earned the
prestigious Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) desig-
nation, having completed extensive training in foreclosure
avoidance and short sales. This is invaluable expertise to offer at
a time when the area is ravaged by "distressed" homes in the
foreclosure process.

Short sales allow the cash-strapped seller to repay the mortgage
at the price that the home sells for, even though it is lower than
what is owed on the property. With plummeting property val-
ues, this can save many people from foreclosure and even bank-
ruptcy. More and more lenders are willing to consider short
sales because they are much less costly than foreclosures.

In the First Coast area, a growing number of homes are in dan-
ger of foreclosing. It is happening in all price ranges. Local
experts say that even high-priced homes are not immune.

"This CDPE designation has been invaluable as I work with sell-
ers' and lenders on complicated short sales," said Davis. "It is so
rewarding to be able to help sellers save their homes from fore-

Alex Charfen, founder of the Distressed Property Institute in
Boca Raton, Fla., said that Realtors@ such` as Betty Asque Davis
with the CDPE designation have valuable training inl short sales
that can offer the homeowner much better alternatives to fore-
closure, which virtually destroys the credit rating. These experts-
also may better understand market conditions and can help sell-
ers through the emotional experience, he said.

OCTOBER 1 7, 2009




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

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

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

For more information, call WCGL Radio at 904.766.9955.