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Former Miami Dolphins player takes Special Needs student to Prom

Eighteen-year-old Lindsey Preston needed a date to prom, and her family knew the perfect gentlemen to take her: Don Jones II, the 27-year-old defensive back for the San Francisco 49ers.          Don Jones also played for the Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, New Orleans Saints, Cleveland Browns and Houston Texans. ...

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Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program boasts 50 new graduates at Parkway Middle School for 2018

The Faculty and Mentors of Parkway Middle School announces the 2018 graduates of their Parkway Students of Tomorrow Mentoring Program. The program was designed to create an environment giving kids with low self-esteem the opportunity to connect with leaders and business owners, which in turn helped them to see a brighter way into the future. ...

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God knows what to bait the hook with

Over the weekend, God was baiting the hook. Based primarily on my social influence, I was extended an opportunity to attend CHAT, South Florida’s Gospel Brunch (test) Tour. The expedition would allow media and other influencers to visit the Black church as a tourist, and unbeknownst to me, I was amazed by the experience from start to finish. ...

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Annual Broward Aware! Campaign closes with family fun and resource fair, free health screenings, community services, and entertainment

The Children’s Services Council (CSC) of Broward County, in partnership with dozens of community organizations; held its annual Family Fun and Resource Fair was held April 14 at Rev. Samuel Delevoe Memorial Park in Fort Lauderdale in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month. ...

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Growing College Town

     The Tallahassee area has grown significantly, especially with the new addition of “College Town”.  Located centrally between Florida State University and Florida A&M University, College Town offers food, housing, and activities. Dozens of businesses line the streets and the close proximity of both universities makes the area walker friendly. ...

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Growing Small Business in Tallahassee, Florida

     Starting any business is never easy, but sisters Tiffany Quach and Alisha Tran decided to take the risk back in 2015. Luxury nail salon, Bellezza Beauty Bar, opened its doors in February of 2015, being one of the two businesses on the block at the new Luxe location. Things have definitely changed since the grand opening of the business with Tallahassee college town growing around it. ...

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A New Day At FAMU…

     For 130 years, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University has continued to defy the odds and cultivate thousands of African Americans from across the nation into rising citizens. October 3, 1887 means so much more than just FAMUs founding date, it is also a celebration of the university still standing despite the many trials and tribulations over the years. ...

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Flight Delays in April due to snow

      “Your flight has been delayed”, could just slightly frustrate anyone. “ Your flight has been delayed and we are unsure when the next one will be available,” is a statement that could ruin anyone’s entire day and trip. ...

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Libraries Director Kelvin Watson elected as a PLA Director-at-Large

Broward County Libraries Division Director Kelvin Watson has been elected as one of two new directors-at-large of the Public Libraries Association (PLA). ...

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The 2018 DBCF Conference moving forward in solidarity

We are very excited about this being an election year, and with collaboration and hard work, we can impact the ballot and public policy by building a Florida that respects the rights of all residents, access to quality healthcare, protect voting rights, address poverty, and help to create jobs. ...

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