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OLIVE AME CHURCH HOSTS PRE-ANNIVERSARY GALA COUPLE’S ANNIVERSARY AND HER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED MRS. MOZELLA HESTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY FAMILY JOINS NEWLY PROMOTED MAJOR AT CEREMONY
 
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OLIVE AME CHURCH HOSTS PRE-ANNIVERSARY GALA

OLIVE AME CHURCH HOSTS PRE-ANNIVERSARY GALA          Mt. Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church held their Annual Pre- Anniversary Gala, “The Night of Elegance in Paradise,” on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at the Holiday Inn West Shore. Everyone enjoyed the night. Among those in attendance were: Stephanie Carmichael, Eloise Smith, Reverend Gregory Gay, Sr., Pastor, LaVerne […]

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COUPLE’S ANNIVERSARY AND HER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED

COUPLE’S ANNIVERSARY AND HER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED          Mr. and Mrs. Ferris (Gwendella Wright) Pugh celebrated their 20thwedding anniversary last month. At the same event, Mrs. Pugh celebrated her 52ndbirthday.  Those who joined the couple for the renewal of vows are: from left, Landon Petty, Darius Pugh, Ferris Pugh (honoree), Elder Richard Wright, Gwendella Wright-Pugh (honoree), […]

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MRS. MOZELLA HESTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY

MRS. MOZELLA HESTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY          A birthday dinner to honor the 80th birthday of Mrs. Mozella Hester was held at New Salem Primitive Baptist Church. Mrs. Hester was joined by members of her family, friends and members from her church. She received a bouquet of roses to celebrate the natal date. Mrs. Hester, standing […]

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FAMILY JOINS NEWLY PROMOTED MAJOR AT CEREMONY

FAMILY JOINS NEWLY PROMOTED MAJOR AT CEREMONY          Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister hosted a Promotion Ceremony last month for recently promoted staffers. The ceremony was held at River Hills Church on August 16th. Melissa Moore was promoted from Captain to Major with HCSO. She is shown with family members at the promotion ceremony. From […]

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Prominent Tampa Attorney Dies Of Leukemia

Prominent Tampa Attorney Dies Of Leukemia

ATTORNEY BARRY COHEN August 3, 1939 – September 22, 2018   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Sunday, a memorial service was held for a prominent Tampa attorney. Attorney Barry Cohen died Saturday at the age of 79. Attorney Cohen had battled leukemia for the last year. Attorney Cohen graduated from Plant High School. He...

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Deputy Kills Wife, Then Turns Gun On Himself

Deputy Kills Wife, Then Turns Gun On Himself

KIRK AND SAMANTHA KEITHLEY               A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy and his wife died late Sunday night. Police have attributed the deaths to a murder-suicide. According to police, the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the 17000 block of Terrazzo Way, in Land O’Lakes. When deputies arrived, they discovered that Mrs....

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African American Greats Come To Life Again At Saunders Library

African American Greats Come To Life Again At Saunders Library

INDIA C. DAVISON   Each of these exceptional individuals struggled to overcome prejudice and racial barriers to excel in their chosen fields: space (Mae Jemison), music (Berry Gordy), business and philanthropy (Madam C. J. Walker), science and research (Dr. Charles Drew), invention (Garret Morgan), as well as using their talents to break color barriers and...

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Former University President Values Your Influence

Former University President Values Your Influence

BY FREDERICK S. HUMPHRIES, PhD President Emeritus of Florida A&M University & Tennessee State University Fred Humphries, The author of “Excellence with Caring” former FAMU President Frederick Humphries ushered in the Golden Years at FAMU elevating the HBCU as one of the top universities in the nation.  S. Senator Bill Nelson is a frequent visitor...

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Member Of Gang Sentenced To Prison

Member Of Gang Sentenced To Prison

AEON L. GRAHAM   A U. S. District judge sentenced a Tampa man to prison for his role in a credit card scam. He pleaded guilty on June 12, 2018. Judge Virginia M. Hernandez Covington sentenced Aeon L. Graham, 23, to six years and nine months in federal prison for conspiracy to commit credit card fraud...

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Man Faces 10 Counts Of Attempted Murder, Arson

Man Faces 10 Counts Of Attempted Murder, Arson

CHRISTOPHER JAMISON   The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 27-year-old man and charged him in connection with setting a fire in July. He is also facing several other charges. According to police, on July 23rd, firefighters responded to 4456 Chamber Court, in Spring Hill in reference to a house fire. Firemen said the...

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Two Men Sought For Sexual Battery

Two Men Sought For Sexual Battery

SUSPECT #1 SUSPECT #2   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is searching for two men in connection with a sexual battery. The incident took place on September 15th. According to police, the men are described as two Black men. The first suspect is described as being in his late 20s. He is approximately 5’6” with...

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Police Search For Man Using Stolen Credit Card

Police Search For Man Using Stolen Credit Card

WALMART SUSPECT   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to locate a Hispanic male, approximately 6′ and 190 lbs. He is wanted for using a stolen credit card at the Walmart, 1208 E. Brandon Blvd. The incident took place, Friday, September 14th, when a victim went to an ATM inside...

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