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Callaloo Group awarded lease to the Manhattan Casino

Callaloo Group awarded lease to the Manhattan Casino

L-R, Pastor G. Gregg Murray, Ramon Hernandez, Deborah Figgs-Sanders, Mayor Rick Kriseman, Mario Farias, Vincent Jackson and Pastor Basha …

Fall Festival strengthens community spirit

Fall Festival strengthens community spirit

Danielle, James and Peyton Flynn   BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the …

A passion for Divide and Conquer

A passion for Divide and Conquer

Unisha Bullard   BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Unisha Bullard has a heart’s desire to empower, impact and …

Rumors

Rumors

Florence Griffith Joyner BY Keisha Bell Rumors are oftentimes intentionally created to damage an exceptional truth. Embellishing what she …

Pierce going Coastal

Pierce going Coastal

BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Driving down the middle of the lane gets David Pierce III cheers from the crowd, which …

The young entrepreneur

The young entrepreneur

Davontae, Danila and Dillion   BY DEXTER MCCREE, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG —Davontae Marquis Dawson, Jr. proudly announces his …

Only black-owned bookstore in Pinellas celebrates 20 years

Only black-owned bookstore in Pinellas celebrates 20 years

ST. PETERSBURG – Twenty years ago, Tangela Murph Bailey decided to open a mobile bookstore as a result of not being able to find …

Travelers’ Rest homecoming anniversary

Travelers’ Rest homecoming anniversary

Top Row: Jason Freeman, Traci Freeman, Alyssa Greene, Christopher Bailey and Pastor William Mark Greene  Bottom Row: Rhonda Bailey, Sonya …

I AM: Marie Yopp

I AM: Marie Yopp

Marie Yopp   Mrs. Yopp was a pioneer nurse who served our community for more than 23 years. She was a trailblazer, change agent and an …

Omegas donate Thanksgiving baskets

Omegas donate Thanksgiving baskets

BY TOM PACKER, Contributor ST. PETERSBURG – Eta Rho Chapter, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity donated 45 Thanksgiving baskets on Monday, Nov. 20 …

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