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2015 THE LEGENDS ANNUAL BANQUET HELD HARLEM COMES TO STAGE IN ‘AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ PRODUCTION FORMER TEAMMATES JOIN DOUG WILLIAMS AT ‘RING OF HONOR’ ANNOUNCEMENT
 
2015 THE LEGENDS ANNUAL BANQUET HELD

2015 THE LEGENDS ANNUAL BANQUET HELD

On May 16th, the DoubleTree By Hilton, 4500 West Cypress Street, was the location for the 2015 ‘The Legends’ Annual Banquet. During the yearly event, several individuals from the community were honored for their contributions to their respective communities. Mrs. Arna Young-Watson served as the Mistress of Ceremony. Otis Anthony delivered the keynote address. Legend […]

HARLEM COMES TO STAGE IN ‘AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ PRODUCTION

HARLEM COMES TO STAGE IN ‘AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ PRODUCTION

The Stageworks Theatre production of ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ was a tribute to the music of Fats Waller during the Harlem Renaissance. The production ran in Tampa on weekends, May 1-17. Travel back to the Cotton Club in Harlem in the sassy, swinging ’30s via such classic tunes as “Honeysuckle Rose” and “Mean To Me” and imagine […]

FORMER TEAMMATES JOIN DOUG WILLIAMS AT ‘RING OF HONOR’ ANNOUNCEMENT

FORMER TEAMMATES JOIN DOUG WILLIAMS AT ‘RING OF HONOR’ ANNOUNCEMENT

The announcement that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, Doug Williams and fullback, Mike Alstott would be inducted into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ ‘Ring of Honor’ was held on Wednesday afternoon at One Buc Place. Williams, currently living in Louisiana, and Alstott were at the press conference. Williams was congratulated by several of his former teammates, […]

One Year Anniversary: ‘WTMP Is On  The Bubble’

One Year Anniversary: ‘WTMP Is On The Bubble’

21 May 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On May 5, 2014, the popular radio station WTMP 1150 AM 0fficially returned to the airwaves with music that catered to the African American population. However, rumors are once again circulating that the station is in danger of being sold. Last year, Banker Curtis Stokes stepped out to […]

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City Council Confirms New Tampa Police Chief

City Council Confirms New Tampa Police Chief

21 May 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Thursday, members of the Tampa City Council accepted the choice for the new police chief. That acceptance came about in a 6-0 confirmation vote. One member, Lisa Montelione was absent. Although rumors about organizations asking the confirmation to be blocked ran rampant within the community, Council members […]

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Woman Gets 2 Years for $13,441  Tax Fraud

Woman Gets 2 Years for $13,441 Tax Fraud

21 May 2015

Earlier this week, a district judge sentenced a Tampa woman to federal prison for aggravated identity theft. She was also ordered to make restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. U. S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday sentenced Makaeia Demps, 39, to two years in federal prison. She pleaded guilty on March 4, 2015. According to […]

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Bicyclist Injured In Drive-By Shooting

Bicyclist Injured In Drive-By Shooting

21 May 2015

Tampa Police were on the scene of a shooting Monday night at 17th Street and East Idell in Sulphur Springs. According to reports, King Solomon House, III, 23, was riding his bicycle in the 1700 block of East Idell when a small 4-door black vehicle approached. Police said several shots were fired from the vehicle […]

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President Obama Visits City That Has Transformed Its Police-Community Relationship

President Obama Visits City That Has Transformed Its Police-Community Relationship

21 May 2015

President Obama was in Camden, N. J on Monday to celebrate the progress a revamped police force has made in building trust between law enforcement and the people of Camden, a rare bright spot in what he has acknowledged is an otherwise troubled relationship between the police and Black communities. But as the presidential limousine […]

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Republican Defeats Jacksonville’s First Black Mayor

Republican Defeats Jacksonville’s First Black Mayor

21 May 2015

JACKSONVILLE, FL — Mayor Alvin Brown addressed the crowd at the Democratic watch party at the Jacksonville Landing just minutes after he called Lenny Curry to concede the election. Brown was greeted by big cheers. He congratulates Curry on his victory and thanks his family, pastor, supporters and volunteers. “God bless you,” he says. He […]

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Chris Brown And Nicki Minaj Top BET Award Nominations

Chris Brown And Nicki Minaj Top BET Award Nominations

21 May 2015

Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are the ring leaders for the upcoming BET Awards with six nominations each. Brown logged nominations in several categories including Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, Best Collaboration, Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award, and twice in Video of the Year for his hits “Loyal” and “New Flame.” Minaj is up for the top […]

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Writer Says Jay-Z And Beyonce Paid Bail For Ferguson And Baltimore Protestors

Writer Says Jay-Z And Beyonce Paid Bail For Ferguson And Baltimore Protestors

21 May 2015

The purist form of giving is anonymous” and “You don’t know all the s*t I do for the homies,” raps Jay Z on “Nickels and Dimes.” On the song, the Brooklyn emcee was hinting that he does a lot of philanthropic work that the public may not know about. Writer/activist Dream Hampton actually revealed some of […]

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Trey Songz Following In Queen Bey’s Footsteps: Releases New Project

Trey Songz Following In Queen Bey’s Footsteps: Releases New Project

21 May 2015

Trey Songz just got on the Beyonce bandwagon and released a surprise album called Intermission I & II! It’s 12 tracks of mostly Trey with only one feature from Pusha T on “How Could You Forget”. Just last month, Trey Songz issued the 6-songs EP Intermission (in place of the album Trigga Reloaded), those songs […]

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Mariah Carey Resolves Lawsuit With Former Personal Assistant

Mariah Carey Resolves Lawsuit With Former Personal Assistant

21 May 2015

A lawsuit involving Mariah Carey and a former assistant has been resolved, thanks to a confidential settlement reached by the singer. Newly filed court documents reveal the dispute stemmed from claims made by Ylser Oliver, who accused Carey of violating labor laws by not giving her breaks, in addition to not paying her more than […]

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Doug Williams Joins Mike Alstott In Buccaneer Ring Of Honor

Doug Williams Joins Mike Alstott In Buccaneer Ring Of Honor

21 May 2015

BY LEON CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Other than bringing the Tampa Bay area a Super Bowl win in Super Bowl XXXVII 12 years ago, fans of the Bucs were never as excited as when the team announcing they would draft quarterback Doug Williams out of Grambling State in 1978 with their first pick. In the […]

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Lightning Come Back From Early Deficit Against Rangers In OT Win

Lightning Come Back From Early Deficit Against Rangers In OT Win

21 May 2015

Tampa Bay Lightning captain Steve Stamkos believes that the true test of a team’s NHL championship potential rests on its ability to win when it is not at its best. “That’s what you need in these playoffs — you can’t play unbelievable, perfect hockey every game,” he said. The Lightning passed the Stamkos test Wednesday […]

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LeBron: I’m Blessed To Be Playing With J. R. Smith

LeBron: I’m Blessed To Be Playing With J. R. Smith

21 May 2015

After a franchise-record equaling eight threes in a playoff match, Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith was praised by teammate LeBron James. LeBron James said J.R. Smith’s confidence is sky high, after the latter’s three-point clinic in game one of the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals. Smith was eight-for-12 from three-point range, tallying 28 points to lead the […]

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Minnesota Timberwolves Win #1 Pick In NBA Draft Lottery; Lakers #2

Minnesota Timberwolves Win #1 Pick In NBA Draft Lottery; Lakers #2

21 May 2015

The Minnesota Timberwolves won the 2015 NBA draft lottery on Tuesday night, earning the right to make the first overall selection in the NBA draft for the first time in franchise history. The Timberwolves, who finished last season with a league-worst 16-66 record, entered the lottery with a 25 percent chance of landing the No. […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘An Honest Assessment’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘An Honest Assessment’

21 May 2015

An Honest Assessment   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   A few weeks ago, my editor asked me to write a piece about a Stop The Violence rally that was being organized by popular community activists with sponsorship from several Tampa area businesses. Unfortunately, I didn’t adhere to the request. My decision not to comply wasn’t […]

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STEPHANIE

21 May 2015

This week’s Spotlight feature is the lovely Stephanie, and as you can see, she has no problem gaining attention wherever she goes. Stephanie is determined to be successful and she’s definitely not afraid of hard work. She understands nothing in life comes easy, and requires a degree of sacrifice. To attain her goal of being […]

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Seminar Targets Problems With Absent Dads

Seminar Targets Problems With Absent Dads

18 May 2015

BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Pastor and Fitness Instructor, Emerson Morris, has put together a 3-day seminar that begins June 11th and ends June 13th to specifically deal with fathers being absent from the home. “With the theme, ‘Fathers, Your Milk Does Matter,’ I am hoping to share my story with young men […]

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Citizens Honored For Work During Peace Rally

18 May 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last week, in one of his first official acts as Interim Chief, Assistant Chief Eric Ward presented several awards. The award were given to several members of the community and within the department who helped make the “Peace in the Springs” Community Rally successful. The anti-violence rally drew […]

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