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TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION CDC OF TAMPA, INC. HOSTS LEADERSHIP TRAINING MORE THAN 300 MEN ATTEND CONFERENCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE HILL COGIC
 
TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON

TAMPA BAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPRECIATION LUNCHEON The Tampa Bay Advisory Committee hosted an ‘Appreciation Luncheon’ recently at the Robert W. Saunders Library. The event was held to show appreciation to members of the committee for its services, those who volunteer and to recognize minority businesses. Among those in attendance from left to right were: Joseph […]

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION

CLASSMATES FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL UNITE AT 50-YEAR REUNION The Middleton High School Class of 1966 held its 50-year reunion recently with several activities at the DoubleTree Hotel. Many of those in the class were classmates from elementary school at College Hill Elementary to Middleton High School. Those who attended the reunion from College Hill are: […]

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. HOSTS LEADERSHIP TRAINING

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. HOSTS LEADERSHIP TRAINING

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. HOSTS LEADERSHIP TRAINING   The Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc. hosted a Leadership Training in conjunction with the City of Tampa’s Clean City Youth Employment Program. The training was held on June 21st at the East Tampa CDC office. Among the participants in the training session from left were: […]

MORE THAN 300 MEN ATTEND CONFERENCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE HILL COGIC

MORE THAN 300 MEN ATTEND CONFERENCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE HILL COGIC

MORE THAN 300 MEN ATTEND CONFERENCE HOSTED BY COLLEGE HILL COGIC   College Hill Church of God in Christ, Superintendent Charles Davis, Pastor, hosted more than 300 men on Saturday, June 25, 2016, during a Men’s Conference. The conference was held at the College Hill Conference Center. The featured guest for the conference was Pinellas […]

Board Members Discuss Failing Schools

Board Members Discuss Failing Schools

21 July 2016

DORETHA EDGECOMB   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Members of the Hillsborough County School District Board of Directors were contacted by the Sentinel in reference to the State of Florida’s list of lowest performing elementary schools. On the list of 300, 40 0f those schools are located in Hillsborough County. Additionally, more […]

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Young Mother Of  3 Humbled By Kindness Of Stranger

Young Mother Of 3 Humbled By Kindness Of Stranger

21 July 2016

    Ms. LaToya Carter stopped to help a young mother and four children after their vehicle caught afire.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor                   Late Monday night, Ms. LaToya Carter provided assistance to a young mother and 4 children after their vehicle caught fire on the upper tier of the Lee […]

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Ybor City Club Facing Closure Due To New Development Project

Ybor City Club Facing Closure Due To New Development Project

21 July 2016

  Sharon Gomez   BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer   The Marti-Maceo Club (Called The Cuban Club by outsiders) is facing the possibility of shutting down due to new development projects adjacent to the club. The Club, 1226 East 7th Avenue, is operated by a Board, with Sharon Gomez acting as the spokesperson. […]

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Four Arrested In Organized Retail Theft Ring

Four Arrested In Organized Retail Theft Ring

21 July 2016

  LIONEL BOLDEN   Four men were arrested last Friday and charged in connection with an organized retail theft ring. The case was investigated by the Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. The four men are accused of committing the crimes in several Florida counties. According to the investigation, Lionel […]

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Woman Shot To Death In Bar Parking Lot; Man Sought

Woman Shot To Death In Bar Parking Lot; Man Sought

21 July 2016

 ALICA FUSSELL    The Interstate Lounge had become a popular gathering spot for both young and old. The lounge, at 9403 North Nebraska Avenue, had become known as a place to avoid, especially after the death of Walter “JJ” Revear. The owners changed the name of the business to City Liquors, and closed the lounge, […]

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Man Charged With Impregnating 13-Year-Old

Man Charged With Impregnating 13-Year-Old

21 July 2016

MARK PHILLIP SUTTON         Pinellas Park Police reported that a 41-year-old man was arrested Monday on charges he sexually battered and impregnated a 13-year-old girl. Mark Phillip Sutton is facing five counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, two counts of sexual battery on a victim 12 years of age or older, and one count […]

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President Obama Writes Letter To America’s Law Enforcement Community

President Obama Writes Letter To America’s Law Enforcement Community

21 July 2016

In the wake of the tragedies in Dallas and Baton Rouge, President Obama penned a letter to the men and women of America’s law enforcement community. The President’s letter was shared with officers around the country.   Here is a transcript of the President’s letter:    To the brave members of our Nation’s law enforcement community: Every […]

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Melania Trump: ‘I Swear I Wrote The Speech Myself’

Melania Trump: ‘I Swear I Wrote The Speech Myself’

21 July 2016

  On Monday night as millions watched, First Lady hopeful, Melania Trump delivered a speech to introduce her husband, Donald at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Melania began to discuss family values with conviction. But, as the world knows now, something just wasn’t quite right. Melania’s words sounded similar to First Lady Michelle Obama’s […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Officer Not So Friendly’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Officer Not So Friendly’

21 July 2016

Officer Not So Friendly  BY CLARENCE BARR, II        When Officer Lorne Ahrens was killed two weeks ago in downtown Dallas, along with four other police officers, he was classified as a hero; a brave member of law enforcement who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the greater good. He was considered such an outstanding […]

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Tiger Woods Withdraws From PGA Championship, Done For The Season

Tiger Woods Withdraws From PGA Championship, Done For The Season

21 July 2016

  Tiger Woods is pulling the plug on his hopes of playing this season. The PGA Championship said on Tuesday that he had withdrawn from the major, and his agent Mark Steinberg said that he will not play in a event for the rest of the 2015-16 season. Harold Varner, III will take Woods’ spot […]

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LeBron James Tells Cavs He Will Re-Sign With Them

LeBron James Tells Cavs He Will Re-Sign With Them

21 July 2016

LeBron James has informed the Cleveland Cavaliers he will re-sign with the reigning NBA champions this summer but still has no timetable for negotiating or signing a deal. James is one of several members of the Cavs from last season’s championship team who remain unsigned, including J.R. Smith and head coach Tyronn Lue. James is […]

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Bucs Unveil “The New Raymond James Stadium Experience”

Bucs Unveil “The New Raymond James Stadium Experience”

21 July 2016

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers today unveiled The New Raymond James Stadium Experience – a comprehensive visualization of the $140+ million stadium renovation that utilizes state-of-the-art computer modeling and virtual reality technology – to provide fans with the ability to virtually sample the new gameday enhancements that will debut beginning with the team’s 2016 season. […]

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Jameis Winston Shows  Off Slimmer Look On Beach Before Training Camp

Jameis Winston Shows Off Slimmer Look On Beach Before Training Camp

21 July 2016

  One of Jameis Winston’s offseason goals was to get in shape. By all accounts, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback hit the target. Winston’s father told ESPN that the quarterback has lost 20 pounds. The 22-year-old’s trainer, Tim Grover, posted a picture of Winston that shows his slimmer frame. Winston was heavily criticized entering the […]

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ALICIA

21 July 2016

ALICIA      In the Spotlight this week is Alicia, and as you can see, she enjoys being the center of attention. Alicia wants to be a superstar, and has no problem putting in all the hard work to make her dreams a reality. Congratulations to Alicia as this week’s Spotlight feature.

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Pitbull Gets His ‘Hollywood Star Of Fame’

Pitbull Gets His ‘Hollywood Star Of Fame’

21 July 2016

  Pitbull Pitbull received his Hollywood star in an emotional ceremony held over the weekend. With millions of records sold, Miami rapper Pitbull now joins the likes of Bob Marley, Michael Jackson, and Quincy Jones as a musician with his own star on the iconic Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The ceremony honoring Pitbull took place on last Friday, July […]

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The Rock Is Highest Paid Actor; Launches YouTube Channel

The Rock Is Highest Paid Actor; Launches YouTube Channel

21 July 2016

     Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is the highest paid actor in Hollywood. ‘The Baller’ and ‘Central Intelligence’ star is not sitting on his laurels. He launched his own channel this week. Actor Dwayne Johnson, who started out as “The Rock” in the world of professional wrestling, is now the world’s highest paid actor. According […]

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2 Chainz Opening Nightclub In ATL

2 Chainz Opening Nightclub In ATL

21 July 2016

  2 Chainz inside his new club, Escobar. 2 Chainz is entering into the hospitality world with  his first nightclub. In an Instagram post uploaded over last weekend, the Southern wordsmith  shared the news of his latest business endeavor. According to the musician, he’ll soon open his first ever club/lounge in the city of Atlanta. In […]

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T.I. And Tiny Out Of Country Together As Rumors Hit They’ve Split

T.I. And Tiny Out Of Country Together As Rumors Hit They’ve Split

21 July 2016

  According to The Jasmine Brand, T.I. and Tiny Harris have separated. According to Bossip, they have not. The Jasmine Brand says, “They’ve separated again. It’s sad because they just had a daughter, but Tiny has had enough of their relationship. She’s even moved out. “Only Tiny and T.I.’s close circle knows what’s going on. […]

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