Saturday, August 19, 2017
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Coach Tina Hadley has decided to move on. After ten years as the head girls basketball team at Lakewood Ranch High School, Hadley will be relocating to Lithia Springs, Georgia to take a coaching job at McEachern High School...
The Sarasota County Branch, NAACP Youth Council held its Seventh Annual Men of Valor Awards breakfast on Saturday, June 24 at the Robert L. Taylor Complex. The men of valor awards are presented to men who have given extraordinary...
Twenty-six classmates participated in Booker’s reunion which included family and friends. Classmates came from as far away as Rohnert Park and Santa Maria, California, Rochester, New York, Atlanta, Georgia, Bowie, Maryland, and Glendale, Wisconsin, as well as class members...
Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s first class of resident physicians begin their training July 1, kicking off a graduate medical education (GME) program developed to offset a shortage of physicians and increase access to medical Continued on Page 10 care in...
SARASOTA COUNTY – Booker High School Principal Rachel Shelley has been honored with Florida’s 2017 Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership, an award popularly known as Florida Principal of the Year. Shelley was one of three finalists in the...
BRADENTON, FL The Patient Care Technician program at Manatee Technical College graduated 21 students on June 19. Ninety-six percent (96%) of the class passed the Certified Nursing Assistant exam. Half of the class were adults and half were dually...
SARASOTA, FL – Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe presents its 2017 summer show, Broadway in Black, which started June 21 and will run through July 23, 2017. During this worldpremiere musical revue created and adapted by WBTT founder and artistic...
Sarasota County School District Superintendent Todd Bowden announced today that the principals of Heron Creek Middle School in North Port and Brookside Middle School in Sarasota will trade positions effective July 1. He also announced principal changes for Oak...
Michael Brackman(pictured) BRADENTON, FL - Eight exceptionally devoted and talented employees of the Manatee County School District were surprised by a visit from Superintendent Dr. Diana Greene, Board Chair Charlie Kennedy, Board Member Gina Messenger, representatives of the Manatee Education...
BY MWEZI DAKE write4living@yahoo.comThe Community Within is a local non-profit organization which recently gained national attention by being interviewed by CNN and is working within the area to provide leadership, mentorship and providing role models to young men within...

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...