Posted on 07 February 2015 by The Florida Star Web Editor
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
Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia
Investigations continue into an armed robbery which left a Hispanic male in hospital and police searching for three black suspects. According to reports, on Monday, March 11th, 2013 at approximately 7:11P.M. officers of the Brunswick Police Department responded to 1708 Norwich Street in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival a 43 year-old male, TContinue Reading
Posted on 18 March 2013 by Admin Arthia
Brunswick NAACP’s President Dr. John Perry and Vice President Ron Stokely
The NAACP officially began a new era in it’s Brunswick branch, as elected officers were publicly sworn into office last week. The installation ceremony was held on Sunday, March 10th at the Zion Baptist Church where the guest speaker was Rev. Antony Walk.
The installation charge was give to Officers and Executive Board by the former President C A Lee. The charge was followed up by the
passing the torch of leadership to Dr. John Davis Perry II the newly installed president of the local branch.
Following his comunity greeting, Perry wasted no time declaring: TContinue Reading
Posted on 20 January 2013 by Admin Arthia
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administers the oath of office to President Barack Obama during the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House on Inauguration Day, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. First Lady Michelle Obama, holding the Robinson family Bible, along with daughters Malia and Sasha, stand with the President. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Today, in two separate, private ceremonies, President Obama and Vice President Biden were officially sworn into office, marking the start of the second term. (The Constitution mandates that the President takes the oath on January 20. Since that date falls on a Sunday this year, the public inauguration ceremony and festivities will take place tomorrow, January 21) TContinue Reading
Posted on 28 December 2012 by Admin Arthia
Highlights of our Georgia Star 2012 year in review
Who made this year’s list of what was most talked about in Georgia for 2012? Our team highlights some of our more memorable stories.
When our paper hits newstands, you’ll see who broke a traditon at a church that stood for well over 100 years. You’ll also see who went from mom to momprenuer. You’ll recall which official got caught in scandal and what senior citizens did to fight back.
From Oprah to open house at the first female owned tertiary level institution, the NAACP to the RYCA’s, you’ll learn who gave south Georgia something to talk about this weekend in The Star!
Posted on 25 December 2012 by Admin Arthia
By ARTHIA NIXON, Florida/Georgia Star
He’s making a list and checkin’ it twice,
His heart is real big and his blue suit is real nice,
Coppa Claus is comin’ to town!
Sure, those are not the original lyrics to the timeless holiday classic but after meeting Rev. Todd A. Rhodes, I am convinced that children of Savannah and Brunswick will be singing the aforementioned words. Why? TContinue Reading
Posted on 02 December 2012 by Admin Arthia
Mark Baker, Pastor of Greater Works Than These Ministry Brunswick, GA stands in the center of volunteers assisting with the food outreach.
By ARTHIA NIXON Photos ANGELA FAVORS-MORRELL (Florida/Georgia Staff)
(BRUNSWICK) In the season and spirit of giving and being their brother’s keepers, Greater Works Than These Ministries did not wait until Thanksgiving to share with the community. This year, hundreds were fed as the result of the generosity extended as early as Sunday, leading up to the first true American holiday.
“There were literally hundreds of people who lined up and churches were there to assist,” said volunteer Fred Wrice. “Thank God they stepped in because based on the amount of people who came out, it is evident that we have to fill a void in the community. It literally brought tears to my eyes to see the amount of people who showed up on behalf of themselves and in some cases, on behalf of others who were physically unable to come and stand in the long lines.” TContinue Reading