Archive | Local News

Ersula display

Author/Artist Creates Legacy Wall At C. Blythe Andrews Apartments

Wall Facetune             Author-Artist Ersula Odom was commissioned by Tampa Housing Authority to create a legacy wall at C. Blythe Andrews Apartments in East Tampa. BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer                   In the Tampa Housing Authority’s management office of the C. Blythe Andrews Apartment complex on Osborne Avenue in East Tampa, stands a glorious…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Author/Artist Creates Legacy Wall At C. Blythe Andrews Apartments

Charlie Smith

Tampa Senior Votes For The First Time At 69

CHARLIE SMITH … Proudly displays the Vote-By-Mail ballot. This is the first time he has ever voted.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               Charlie Smith will celebrate his 70th birthday on December 21st. But that is not what he has been patiently waiting on. Recently, Smith completed his vote-by-mail ballot and…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Tampa Senior Votes For The First Time At 69

Jamal Wilson

‘Hall On Franklin’ Owner Expanding His Unique Restaurant Concept To 3 New Cities To Start

JAMAL WILSON …Owner of Hall On Franklin   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer             Jamal Wilson, owner and proprietor of Hall On Franklin, has always looked ahead to discover what he wanted to do next. Originally from New Jersey, he studied pre-law at Amherst College in Massachusetts. After graduation, Wilson put his law career…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on ‘Hall On Franklin’ Owner Expanding His Unique Restaurant Concept To 3 New Cities To Start

Roosevelt Holmes

Black Mellenials Prominent In Biden Campaign

ROOSEVELT HOLMES Biden/Harris Southern Region Coalitions Director   BY JODI YONDER   ORLANDO — The number of African American millennials working on the Biden-Harris presidential campaign is striking.  And for the first time, they are in power positions and making decisions that will greatly influence the outcome of the election. One of the important groups…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Black Mellenials Prominent In Biden Campaign

Jim Webb

Retiree’s Passion For Recording Stories Leads To New Business

JIM WEBB   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer   Jim Webb is an enthusiastic man. As he was retiring from his job at WFLA-TV after working 35 years in the business, Jim decided to become an entrepreneur, doing one of his many hobbies. Before long, “Webb! Works Videography Studio” was born. Webbloves a good…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Retiree’s Passion For Recording Stories Leads To New Business

Vanetta Vincent

Black Girls Read, Inc. Appoints New President

VANETTA D. VINCENT New President of Black Girls Read, Inc.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Recently, a local organization selected the next president to lead their organization. Black Girls Read, Inc., was created in 2012. The award-winning book club has chosen Ms. Vanetta D. Vincent to lead its membership. Ms. Vincent…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Black Girls Read, Inc. Appoints New President

Arthenia L. Joyner

Hillsborough County To Honor Former State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner With ‘Good Government Award’

FORMER STATE SENATOR ARTHENIA L. JOYNER   The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners presented the 2020 Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award to former State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner.  The virtual presentation took place on Wednesday morning, October 21, 2020, 9 a. m. Born in Lakeland, Ms. Joyner became the first African American woman…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Hillsborough County To Honor Former State Senator Arthenia L. Joyner With ‘Good Government Award’

Ricky Roberts

Multi-Faith Group To Host ‘Souls 2 Polls’ Event October 25th

RICKY ROBERTS   DR. TRACI THOMPSON   JOSELYNNE FORDE BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer                   Times are tough for all of us. COVID is still spreading like wildfire, the fight for Black Lives Matter continues, and the Presidential race has people on their knees praying for a change.                   A new group, Faith in…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Local NewsComments Off on Multi-Faith Group To Host ‘Souls 2 Polls’ Event October 25th

Carl Branch

Man Killed At Park While Tournament Underway

CARL BRANCH   The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation of a fatal shooting. The incident took place Saturday afternoon at the Samuel Pasco Athletic Park in Zephyrhills. The 9-1-1 call was received shortly before 1 p.m., Saturday. The victim died at the scene. Police said it took place while children were participating…

This content is for Level One, Level Two, Level Three, and Level Four members only.
Log In Register

Posted in Crime, Local NewsComments Off on Man Killed At Park While Tournament Underway

  • Categories

  • FSB App Banner

  • Tamara Shamburger

  • NNPA



  • Ads

  • Medical Marijuana Ad

  • WTMP Banner Ad