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Andy Buy Houses

Entrepreneurs Join Forces In Real Estate Arena

            Andy Williams and Antonio Thompson joined forces as entrepreneurs in the housing market.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Several years ago, two men entered into the real estate market separately. Earlier this year, the two men, Andy Williams and Antonio Thompson, joined forces and created the business, Andy Buy Houses. The…

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ANTHONY DAVIS

Anthony Davis Traded To Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers finally have their man — at a hefty cost.The Lakers have agreed to acquire center Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for guard Lonzo Ball, forwards Brandon Ingram and Josh Hart, and three first-round picks, including the fourth overall selection in the 2019 NBA Draft.This is the move…

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BK-Jackson 8

Star Sax Player Comes Home To Participate In Uptown Music Festival

STAR SAXOPHONIST, B. K. JACKSON BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                   For saxophonist B. K.Jackson, the upcoming Uptown Music Festival isn’t just another gig. It’s a homecoming.                   Jackson’s current address is Atlanta and he’s a member of Trombone Shorty’s touring band, Orleans Avenue. But the musician’s roots are here in Tampa, so when presented the…

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Chief Brian Dugan

Tampa Police Deoartnebt Offers Community Grant

BRIAN DUGAN Tampa Police Chief   The Tampa Police Department is utilizing seized drug money and contraband to fund its Community Investment Grant.  For the second year, qualified non-profit organizations can apply online for the grant between June 3 and July 31. Potential grant applicants can tune in to the department’s podcast “Role Call with…

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Sheilah Youngblood

6th Annual Father’s Day Celebration Planned

MRS. SHEILAH YOUNGBLOOD Founder of Our sisters, Our Friends   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Holidays are special times of the year. And each holiday is significant in its own right. But one of those holidays that pay tribute to others is often forgotten or it does not receive the recognition…

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Leila Aldridge Birthday

92ndBirthday Celebrated

            A retired childcare owner celebrated her 92nd birthday on May 16, 2019. Mrs. Lelia Aldridge was the honored guest at her home when several former students and many parents stopped by to wish her “Happy Birthday!” Her granddaughter, Shea Speights, former student Ebony Mitchell, and others planned the party and reunion for many.             Mrs….

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Takiya Fullwood

$3,000 Reward Offered In Murder Of Teenager

TAKIYA FULLWOOD 5/17/2000 — 2/17/2019   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Nearly four months have passed since an 18-year-old was fatally injured while attending a party. Her family members are still waiting for someone to be held accountable for her death. Last Friday, the family of Ms. Takiya Fullwood joined Tampa Police…

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Cherrell Watson

Businesswoman Launches Second Venture

CHERRELL CHINAH WATSON   Last year, Ms. Cherrell Chinah Watson launched her business as a Mortgage Loan Originator who has a background in loan processing for over 4 years. She works for Paramount Residential Mortgage Group & is the self-proclaimed Wonder Woman of Mortgage. She is well versed in guidelines and is knowledgeable in the different products…

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Willie Robinson, Jr.

Owner Of Historic, Embattled Jackson House Dies

WILLIE ROBINSON … Current owner of the historic Jackson House             The Jackson Boarding House, 851 E. Zack Street, opened its doors in 1901 to provide shelter for African Americans during the era of segregation. It remained operational until 2005.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Willie Jackson appeared before the…

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