Eminence Scholarship Gala

The Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority recently hosted its 9th Eminence Scholarship Gala.  From left to right: Joshua Williams, Erica Martin, Jaliscia Hall, Jakarla Jones, Amiena Houston, Kerrington Munson, Samone Scott, Kimiah Hicks, Naia Butler-Craig, Breona Roberts and Tyler Goodwin.  

Gift of Teaching

Celebrating the Gift of Teaching Awards were presented to ten educators selected  from Transformation Schools in OCPS. Their demonstration of excellence in connecting with students and connecting students with content resulted in dramatic learning gains for their students.  Teachers are shown with Dr. Jesus Jara, second row, far left, Deputy...

MEAC/SWAC Challenge

North Carolina A&T State University wins the 10th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge by defeating Alabama A&M University, 47-13, on Sunday, August 31,   Shown above from left to right: A&T’s head football coach, Rod Broadway; Most valuable players, Running Back Tarik Cohen and Quarterback Kwashaun Quick; and Harold Lee Martin Sr.,...

Feature

Florida’s Black Dems Show They Mean Business Annual Conference Targets Unjust Laws, Stresses Power of the Vote By D. Kevin McNeir Like it or not, the state of Florida now stands as one of the most important political battlegrounds in the US, impacting presidential elections, swaying debates on public education...

Breaking News

.CENTRAL FLORIDA EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITY CREATED (ORLANDO, FL) – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 230 to create the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX). Effective immediately CFX takes over the existing Orlando-Orange County authority, including E-PASS and incorporates representation from Lake, Osceola, and Seminole counties into a larger, regional tolling...

Breaking News

.CENTRAL FLORIDA EXPRESSWAY AUTHORITY CREATED (ORLANDO, FL) – Today, Governor Rick Scott signed Senate Bill 230 to create the Central Florida Expressway Authority (CFX). Effective immediately CFX takes over the existing Orlando-Orange County authority, including E-PASS and incorporates representation from Lake, Osceola, and Seminole counties into a larger, regional tolling...

Gift of Teaching

Celebrating the Gift of Teaching Awards were presented to ten educators selected  from Transformation Schools in OCPS. Their demonstration of excellence in connecting with students and connecting students with content resulted in dramatic learning gains for their students.  Teachers are shown with Dr. Jesus Jara, second row, far left, Deputy...

Local

Orlando District 5 Commissioner Hosts First Town Hall Meeting By Linda Y. Walters The Town Hall Meeting held on Wednesday evening September 10 to herald Commissioner Regina Hill’s First 100 days in office brought many of Orlando’s political staples to the Jones High School auditorium. This list included City of...

Feature

Florida’s Black Dems Show They Mean Business Annual Conference Targets Unjust Laws, Stresses Power of the Vote By D. Kevin McNeir Like it or not, the state of Florida now stands as one of the most important political battlegrounds in the US, impacting presidential elections, swaying debates on public education...

Eminence Scholarship Gala

The Orange County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority recently hosted its 9th Eminence Scholarship Gala.  From left to right: Joshua Williams, Erica Martin, Jaliscia Hall, Jakarla Jones, Amiena Houston, Kerrington Munson, Samone Scott, Kimiah Hicks, Naia Butler-Craig, Breona Roberts and Tyler Goodwin.  

MEAC/SWAC Challenge

North Carolina A&T State University wins the 10th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge by defeating Alabama A&M University, 47-13, on Sunday, August 31,   Shown above from left to right: A&T’s head football coach, Rod Broadway; Most valuable players, Running Back Tarik Cohen and Quarterback Kwashaun Quick; and Harold Lee Martin Sr.,...