Saturday, August 19, 2017

TRACY MARTIN FEATURED SPEAKER AT MANATEE NAACP FREEDOM FUND BANQUET

BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comRodney Jones, Manatee NAACP President and Tracy Martin, father of slain teen Trayvon Martin. PHOTO BY FLIPSQUARD PHOTOGRAPHYThe Manatee County’s Chapter...

Don’t Miss A Weekend Of Rhythm & Ribs At The 10th...

Jaheim This year marks the 10th Year of Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest and we’re hitting our stride. Ribfest is on pace to...

26th Manatee Business & Education Partnership Awards

BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comWinners of ePIE awards school board.Manatee County School Board held its’’ 26th Annual Business & Partnership Awards on September 9, 2016...

Father of Trayvon Martin, Keynote Speaker for Manatee NAACP Annual Freedom...

BY RITA SMITHTracy Martin The Manatee County Branch NAACP will hold its Annual Freedom Fund & Awards Dinner on Friday, October 14, 2016, under the...

Manatee Voters Will Decide on Half-cent Sales Tax in November

County Commissioners unanimously approved voter referendum MANATEE COUNTY, FL – Manatee County voters will decide this November whether to impose a new half-cent sales...

We Are A.L.I.V.E – Committed to the Community

BY C.S. HOWARD We Are A.L.I.V.E. participants, leaders and board members. We are A.L.I.V.E., Inc. is a scriptural and spiritually based youth development organization “committed to...

JAHEIM, KELLY PRICE, AND TANK HEADLINE THE 10TH ANNUAL GULF COAST...

BRADENTON, FL – The 10th Annual Gulf Coast Rhythm & Ribs Music Fest is proud to announce the 2016 headline artists. Lonestar, has sold...

“Share The Good” To Benefit Homeless Students

(L to R) Melissa Brady, Regions Bank; Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene; Archie Mathis, Regions Bank; Elena Garcia, Dir. of Federal Programs and Grants Dozens of...

Manatee County Students Compete In National Star Competition

FCCLA 2016 National Leadership Conference attendees from School District of Manatee County including students Taylor Trevithick (Florida State FCCLA President Elect) and Sylee Miller...

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Celebrates Summer Bridge Program Success

BY RAYNARD JACKSON, NNPA COLUMNIST(BRADENTON, FL State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) recognized 23 students who completed the 2016 Summer Bridge Program...

Past Issues

NEWTOWN’S NURSE GWEN ATKINS: A LIFETIME OF SERVICE, GONE BUT NOT...

Gwendolyn Atkins spent a lifetime binding bruises, checking blood pressures, teaching teenage mothers, immunizing children, setting up makeshift clinics, soothing seniors’ stress, encouraging and...