Saturday, April 4, 2020

Miami Alphas present scholarships to area students

Left to right: Gilbert Estime, Takevess Hatcher, Leslie Elus, Donovan Ferguson (scholarship recipient), Glynell Bradley, Edward Woodbury, and Coral Reef High...

Florida leads way in forcing opioid abusers to get help

BY CHRISTINE VESTAL STATELINE.ORG/TNS TAMPA – In an opioid epidemic that is killing more than a hundred Americans every day, many families of overdose victims feel...

Federal appeals court backs Snipes on voting rolls

AMY BETH BENNETT/SOUTH FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL/TNS Brenda Snipes walks the aisles as hand-counting began in the Senate race at the Broward...

Pastor of Tampa church that held two large Sunday services arrested

BY TONY MARRERO TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS The pastor of a Tampa megachurch who held two services on Sunday for scores of worshippers was arrested Monday for...

St. Petersburg AKAs to celebrate 60th anniversary

The Zeta Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) will celebrate 60 years of service Dec. 18-20 at the St. Petersburg Hilton...

Lower GED passing score in Florida takes effect in March (updated)

Here are frequently asked questions about the GED passing score change from the Florida Department of Education. Link here:  http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5615/urlt/HSEchangesFAQ.pdf What are the new score levels...

Tampa law school honors students in leadership roles

Ayana Clark is shown with Daniel W. Matthews, associate dean of WMU-Cooley Tampa Bay campus. On...

Skimmers found in post-storm gas station checks

DAVID SANTIAGO/MIAMI HERALD/TNS Suni Sweeney fills up her car at a gas station on Aug. 30 in Aventura as the state...

Zika toll continues to grow

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – Florida has added 10 new cases of the Zika virus, and the overall number of infections involving...

Common, Gillum to speak at FAMU graduations

Common will speak at the 9 a.m. ceremony on May 4. Hip-hop recording artist, actor and activist Common,...