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Gibbs class of 1967 celebrate 50 years

Gibbs class of 1967 celebrate 50 years

By Holly Kestenis, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – Gibbs High School alumni gathered at the Orange Blossom Café to celebrate their 50th …

Mayoral candidates speak out

Mayoral candidates speak out

BY CINDY CARTER, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – The five of the six mayoral candidates spoke on the issues facing the south side …

90 years young & vibrant

90 years young & vibrant

By Allen A. Buchanan, Staff Writer St. Petersburg — Over 80 well-wishers joined Winnie Foster to celebrate her 90th birthday …

Why I’m supporting Rick Kriseman for mayor

Why I’m supporting Rick Kriseman for mayor

BY KENNETH T. WELCH, Pinellas County Commissioner As we vote for mayor in the coming weeks, it’s important that we elect the person who …

Gentrification Enablers

Gentrification Enablers

BY PASTOR MANUEL SYKES, Bethel Community Baptist Church There is a pattern that has developed within the current city’s administration. …

Let the African youth speak!

Let the African youth speak!

  Dear Editor: After Monday night’s debate at the Hilton Hotel hosted by the League of Women Voters, some of the most slanderous and …

She came to stay! Vote Akile!

She came to stay! Vote Akile!

Dear Editor: My name is Gazi Kodzo and I am the interim campaign manager for Eritha “Akile” Cainion. Firstly, we are winning! Secondly, …

Civil rights trailblazer memorialized

Civil rights trailblazer memorialized

BY RAVEN JOY SHONEL, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG – C. Bette Wimbish experienced many first in her 85 years on this earth. She was the …

New Philadelphia is on a mission

New Philadelphia is on a mission

  ST. PETERSBURG — It’s four in the morning and Pastor Jon Matthews of New Philadelphia Ministries in south St. Petersburg is …

Crist hosts community Block Party

Crist hosts community Block Party

BY ALLEN A. BUCHANAN, Staff Writer ST. PETERSBURG — Congressman Charlie Crist hosted his inaugural Block Party and barbecue at Lake …

Vincent Lawrence goes home

Vincent Lawrence goes home

By Dexter McCree, Feature Writer ST. PETERSBURG — The University of Miami basketball program has on it the fingerprints of Vincent …

Saving our culture: A nutritional overview, Part 1

Saving our culture: A nutritional overview, Part 1

ST. PETERSBURG — Midtown is an urban community located in a 5.51 square mile area just south of downtown St. Petersburg.  It is between …

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