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Florida News

Ken Jefferson Candidate for Sheriff

Posted on 28 February 2015

ken_campaignA “Meet and Greet”, hosted by Roslyn Burrough (Auntie Roz), took place on February 19, 2015. Over a hundred supports showed up.

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Florida News

Mrs. Dorothy Simmons 86th Birthday Celebration

Posted on 27 February 2015

d_simmonsMrs. Dorothy Simmons celebrated her 86th birthday surrounded by family and friends. Continue Reading

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Opinion

OPINIONS: THE OTHER SIDE OF JACKSONVILLE – Part IV

Posted on 25 February 2015

The Political Climate 2015 Deserves Your Vote

Let us begin with the Mayor’s Race between the sitting Mayor Alvin Brown and his challengers, Lenny Curry and Bill Bishop. If everyone were honest in Jacksonville, no Mayor can make any real changes without the City Council’s support. Continue Reading

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Florida News

Rep. Reggie Fullwood wins special election

Posted on 21 February 2015

fullwoodIncumbent Reggie Fullwood was elected to represent Florida State House District 13 in a special election vote Tuesday night. Continue Reading

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Georgia News, Lifestyle

Natural Hair Freedom Beauty, Health, and Wellness Expo

Posted on 21 February 2015

hair2-21By Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

Fling the flat irons and can the creamy crack because naturalistas are making Brunswick a destination on their hair journey. Continue Reading

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Weekly Features

IMPACT RADIO TALK SHOW – FEBRUARY 17, 2015

Posted on 18 February 2015

ms foundation_impactListen to this week IMPACT Radio Talk Show with Host: Clara McLaughlin
Guests: Dorothy Hughes and Teresa Younger, President and CEO of Ms. Foundation

Tune in to IMPACT, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 pm to 9:00 pm on WCGL 1360 AM or online at wcgl1360.com

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Florida News, Georgia News, Lifestyle

Age is Nothing But a Number for Local Centenarians

Posted on 14 February 2015

centenariansBy Arthia Nixon
Florida/Georgia Star

When Ponce de Leon set off of an expedition to find the fabled Fountain of Youth, many thought him to be a fool.

After all, where on earth could people live active lives well into their seventies, eighties, nineties and beyond one hundred? Had de Leon ventured to the north of where he travelled in the Caribbean and Florida, he just may have found the answer as many Georgians are proving you can live to be one hundred years young. Continue Reading

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Florida News

The Ms. Foundation for Women Day

Posted on 14 February 2015

ms foundation Teresa Younger stands with Mayor Alvin Brown as he presented a Proclamation for the Ms. Foundation for Women Day. Mrs. Younger is the first African American President of this national organization that is over 40 years old. It was established to elevate women’s voices and create positive changes. Ms. Foundation is the oldest and largest national women’s fund, partnering with about 100 grassroots organizations in the U.S.

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Florida News

Congresswoman Brown Promotes Nick Martinelli to Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director

Posted on 07 February 2015

brown_martinelliWashington, DC – Congresswoman Corrine Brown has promoted her Legislative Director and Transportation Committee Staffer, Nick Martinelli, to the position of Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director. Continue Reading

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Georgia, The Georgia Star, Youth

Coffey is Camden’s “Self-Confident” Star Speaker

Posted on 07 February 2015

kelsey Kelsey Coffey, a sophomore at Camden County High School took the 1st Place title in Public Speaking at the Regional Conference of the Future
Business Leaders of America.

She chose “self-confidence” as her focus area. Her assignment was to write and present a three and a half to four minute speech at the conference to a panel of judges.

Read the full story in the print edition of The Florida/Georgia Star newspapers

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