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In Less Than 24 Hours, Fundraisers Reach Goal To Move Confederate Statue

In Less Than 24 Hours, Fundraisers Reach Goal To Move Confederate Statue

In less than 24 hours, the goal had been met to have the Confederate statue in downtown Tampa removed. In Wednesday’s County Commission meeting, those in favor of having it moved were given a challenge to raise half of the funds needed to remove it from downtown. The group in favor of having the statue…

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One Church One Child Of Florida, Inc. August Child Is Sabrina

One Church One Child Of Florida, Inc. August Child Is Sabrina

SABRINA One Church One Child of Florida is reaching out to families and individuals in local communities across the state in efforts to help share the truth that children are waiting for a permanent home and/or mentor.  The community is invited to provide a loving, permanent home for these children or other children like them…

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Gus Trent’s Rodeo Fest Celebrating 5-Years Of Bringing Back The Black Cowboy Experience

Gus Trent’s Rodeo Fest Celebrating 5-Years Of Bringing Back The Black Cowboy Experience

  Gus Trent is celebrating the 5th Anniversary of Rodeo Fest. By Kenya Woodard Sentinel Feature Writer Ask Gus Trent his thoughts on the five-year anniversary of Rodeo Fest and the horseman will admit he’s in “disbelief” the event is still ongoing. “It’s a lot work, but it’s a labor of love,” he said. “We…

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Tampa Woman Found Dead In Apartment

Tampa Woman Found Dead In Apartment

  MS. DOROTHEA BARNHILL Police are currently waiting on a medical report to determine the cause of death of a Tampa woman. She was discovered dead in an apartment last week. Emergency personnel responded to 1609 Scott Street, Tuesday, in reference to a woman being unresponsive. It was discovered that the woman, identified as 61-year-old…

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Young Athlete Earns Gold Medal For 2nd Consecutive Year

Young Athlete Earns Gold Medal For 2nd Consecutive Year

  Demetrius Jenkins proudly displays the gold medal he has won for the last two years. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Demetrius “D.J.” Jenkins is a 10-year-old who bears watching in upcoming years. The young man has already accomplished things other athletes have not. Recently, the young man and his parents returned from…

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Inmate’s Mother Wants To Know What Happened 

Inmate’s Mother Wants To Know What Happened 

LEONARDO JACKSON 5/8/1982 to 8/1/2017 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor As Ms. Annette Jackson makes preparations to bury her son, she waits on answers. All she knows is that her son died while incarcerated at the Angola State Prison in unincorporated West Feliciana Parrish, Louisiana. Ms. Jackson said, “The Chaplain called me at…

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Businessman Plans Community Back To School Event

Businessman Plans Community Back To School Event

GARY ONZY … Owner of Bounce Boy BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Saturday, August 12th, a Tampa man will host a Community Back To School event. It will take place at Bounce Boy, 5008 E. 10th Avenue, (corner of Columbus Drive and N. 50th Street), from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Gary…

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Tampa Native Adds Drill Sergeant School To Resume

Tampa Native Adds Drill Sergeant School To Resume

DRILL SGT. NICHELLE WATSON BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On June 21st, family members traveled to Fort Jackson, South Carolina to witness the graduation ceremony of Ms. Nichelle Watson. Ms. Watson is not a new recruit graduating from basic military training. The 28-year-old is a seven-year veteran of the U. S. Army and…

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Fraternity To Host Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

Fraternity To Host Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

  ROBERT IRVIN Tampa Alumni Polemarch, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Saturday, August 19th, members of the Tampa chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., will host their Annual Black & White Ball Scholarship Fundraiser. The event will take place at the T. Pepin Hospitality Centre, 4121…

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