Dinner to celebrate man who died in police custody, raise money for diabetes education

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Remembering a tragic event and working to make sure it never happens again is the goal of “Celebrating the Life...

Three inducted into state Civil Rights Hall of Fame

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TALLAHASSEE –  Sallye Brooks Mathis, Edward Daniel Davis and Reubin O. Askew were officially inducted into the Florida Civil Rights...

Scott goes to Washington, D.C.

Continues fight against Obamacare BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A congressional committee will hold a hearing on Gov. Rick Scott’s showdown with the federal...

Police militarization

Since 2010, civilian law enforcement agencies in Florida, including U.S. Dept. of State Narcotics Enforcement units based here, have acquired more and more surplus...

No hospital exes on governor’s hospital panel

Scott also has called for medical providers to copy MLB teams and share profits BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott...

Senator to Edward Waters College graduates: Start a business, buy property and think big

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State Senator Chris Smith gave his first commencement address on May 9, addressing 139 graduates of Jacksonville’s Edward Waters...

Sorority awards $18,000 in scholarships during May Week

As part of May Week 2015, the Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DSTTA) and DELTA, Inc. presented 25 scholarships totaling $18,850 to students in...

Tallahassee Business MatchMaker to benefit minority entrepreneurs

The Tallahassee Business MatchMaker will take place on May 21 during the 32nd Annual Small Business Week hosted by the Small Business Development Center...

WRITE FIELD / POYNTER INSTITUTE

Young, gifted, in black On May 1, 41 boys became the fourth class to participate in the Write Field’s graduation ceremony at the Poynter Institute...

Tampa gets new police chief

BY SAMUEL JOHNSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER TAMPA – Eric Ward, a 47-year-old Tampa native who has spent his entire 26-year career with the Tampa...

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