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EDWARD WATERS COLLEGE’S 150TH ANNIVERSARY KICK-OFF EVENT

Posted on 25 January 2016 by The Florida Star Online

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College kicked-off its 150th anniversary with a balloon release and celebratory cake-cutting during a Sesquicentennial Celebration January 20th. TContinue Reading

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N. C. Davis Insurance Launches Mobile Obamacare Enrollment Center!!!

Posted on 12 January 2016 by The Florida Star Online

Norwood Davis, owner of N C Davis Insurance, prepares to launch his mobile Obamacare Enrollment Center in the upcoming days serving the citizens in the Jacksonville Florida Metro Area. TContinue Reading

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100th Birthday Celebration of Mary K. Heard

Posted on 12 January 2016 by The Florida Star Online

Mrs. Mary K. Heard of Jacksonville, Florida recently celebrated her 100th Birthday! TContinue Reading

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LOCAL CHURCH HOSTS ANNUAL HOLIDAY PARTY

Posted on 25 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Jacksonville, FL – Children lined up for toys and games at Wayman Temple – West Campus today. Pastor Mark L. Griffin and members of the church hosted the 9th Annual Community Christmas Fellowship and presented their Christmas play. TContinue Reading

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First Black Florida Supreme Court Justice Leander Shaw dead at 85

Posted on 23 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Leander Shaw, who was the Florida Supreme Court’s first African-American chief justice, has died. Shaw was appointed to the court in 1983 by then-Gov. Bob Graham, and he retired in 2003. He was considered one of the most liberal justices during his time on the court. TContinue Reading

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Former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown to teach at Georgetown University

Posted on 14 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

a_brownFormer and Jacksonville first black Mayor Alvin Brown is headed to Washington, D.C. to teach at Georgetown University’s Institute of Politics and Public Service, the school announced Dec. 7, 2015. TContinue Reading

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Clinton Visits Jacksonville – Entrepreneur and Activist Dorothy Hughes Joined Her

Posted on 06 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

dorothy pittmanSeveral Weeks ago after attending a meeting in Ft. Lauderdale where Hillary Clinton spoke and this week again, Dorothy attended an event in Jacksonville where Hillary spoke of her plans for the people when she becomes president. TContinue Reading

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2015 Florida Classic Football

Posted on 02 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

fla_classic_2015 Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Rev. Mark Griffin, and wife Cynthia Griffin at the 2015 Florida Classic.

Florida A&M had its chances Saturday, November 21 against Bethune-Cookman. TContinue Reading

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JACKSONVILLE VETERANS PARADE

Posted on 25 November 2015 by The Florida Star Online

jax veterans paradeRobert E. Lee High School Marching Band Flaggers performs at the Jacksonville Verterans Parade. More Photos Inside.
(Photos by Denise & Brumbie Williams )

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Jacksonville woman charged in Savannah hit-and-run

Posted on 25 November 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Savannah-Chatham police arrested Darcia Wilson, 50, of Jacksonville for the January hit and run death of 72-year old Peter Meyer of Vero Beach, Fla. Eariler this month, Wilson confessed to the fatal accident at the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Traffic office. TContinue Reading

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