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Tampa Attorney To Seek House District 63 Seat

Tampa Attorney To Seek House District 63 Seat

ATTORNEY FENTRICE DRISKELL BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               A Tampa attorney has announced her intentions to seek an elected office. She plans to challenge State House Representative Shawn Harrison for the District 63 Seat he currently holds.             Attorney Fentrice Driskell is currently a shareholder at Carlton Fields Law Firm. Attorney…

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Tampa Native Plans To Stay Positive As He Moves Forward

Tampa Native Plans To Stay Positive As He Moves Forward

MATTHEW THORNTON  BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Matthew Thornton left Tampa nearly 4 years ago. He said his move to New York was in part related to the death of his younger brother. Thornton said he also needed a change and found help with a scholarship from the Fountain House. Since…

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Author Leaves Children Smiling With New Book

Author Leaves Children Smiling With New Book

Author Charlotte Grant is shown with 4-year-old Aquil Mitchell at one of the children’s events she attends.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               January 22nd of this year was an important day for Ms. Charlotte Grant. It was the day that her first book was released to the public. Entitled “The…

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Police Fatally Shoot Man With Machete

Police Fatally Shoot Man With Machete

SIDNEY RICHARDSON, IV 11/14/1969 — 2/10/2018 (Photo taken from FaceBook)                    A 48-year-old man was fatally shot by police on Saturday. The incident took place at 1805 N. Marvy Avenue. Police officers were sent to the home in reference to a man threatening someone with a machete. When police arrived, Sidney T. Richardson, IV, was…

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Auditorium Named In Honor Of Longtime Educator

Auditorium Named In Honor Of Longtime Educator

HENRY WASHINGTON … Retiring after 42 years of service  BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               On Wednesday, February 14th, at 4 p.m., members of the community and Hillsborough County School District will gather at Middleton High School for the official naming and unveiling ceremony for the school’s auditorium. The auditorium will officially…

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$30,000 Donated To Step Up For Students Scholarship Program

$30,000 Donated To Step Up For Students Scholarship Program

 Cigar City Brewing Chief Operating Officer Justin Clark (right) presents Step Up For Students Development Officer David Bryant (left) with a check for $30,000. The donation will provide K-12 scholars hips for lower-income Florida families to attend the school that best meets their child’s learning needs through the Step Up For Students Scholarship Program.              Cigar…

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Deputies Help Deliver Baby At Fairgrounds

Deputies Help Deliver Baby At Fairgrounds

            Deputy Henry Echenique and Deputy Roberto Ramirez are shown at the Florida State Fair after the delivery of the infant.               On Friday evening, two Hillsborough County deputies stepped into roles not considered in the line of duty. They helped deliver a baby. Deputy Henry Echenique and Deputy Roberto Ramirez were on patrol…

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Organizations Plan First Annual Youth College Tour

Organizations Plan First Annual Youth College Tour

MRS. HELEN NEAL-ALI Director of Agape Outreach, Inc.   HORACE DREW Founder, Rays of Hope Outreach, Inc.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               In the past, two local organizations have united to provide outreach programs for youngsters. Now, they are in the process of organizing their “First Annual 2018 College Tour.”…

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Church To Host Mother And Daughter Workshop

Church To Host Mother And Daughter Workshop

TA’VIANA SANDERS Facilitator   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   A special workshop will take place on Saturday, February 17th. It will focuses on mothers and daughters and the issue of self-esteem. The event is free and open to the public. However, those wishing to attend must RSVP by Sunday, February 11th. The…

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