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Celebrating 63 The Tampa Bay Area Grandmom Feels Dad ew Dead Toddler Was Hurt INSIDE THIS EDITION SEE PAGE 9-A San I .To Sua Pollee DapL SEE PAGE 3-A Cburcll Opens O..S lniTpa SEE PAGE 8-A Man Amistad 1n Recant Murder SEE PAGE 15-A SEE PAGE 2-A .... HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY'S BLACK_ HERITAGE CELEBRATION Joe Chillura Courthouse Square was the site of the 16th Annual Hillsborough County Black Heritage Celebration "Honoring Our. School Desegregat ton Pioneers." The event was held at 12 noon on Friday, February 8th. The speaker for the event was C Walker, Director of Undergraduate Programs and Internship In the College of Education at the University of South florida She Is shown with Ms. Joyce Russell, African American Liaison for Hlllsborou gh County.' (Photograph of Gerald White)


c:o 0 0 C\1 ai f FEATURE T-> a: <( ::J a: m w LL' Grandmother Feels Father Knew Toddler Was Seriously Hurt > <( Ms. Yvette Tolbert said she days before this happened. felt something wasn't right with W her grandson. Chavon Robinson, 1 was with his I think police should have helped me based on his father's r e cord. Even his probation officer wouldn' t help me. I felt something was wrong with Chavon, butI got no help locating where he was." c a: LL c z < c (J) w ::J 1-> a: w > w c w J: (J) ::; m ::J Q. z w .J .J ::J m ...=. w z i= z w (J) < c a: 0 .J LL father, Chauncey Robinson, and Ms. Tolbert said she feels Tampa Police could have done more and maybe her grandson would still be alive. Last Wednesday, Tampa Police were called to the home of Chauncey Robinson because his son, Chavon, wasn't breathing. The baby was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said after an examina tion by the Medical Examiner's Office, it was determined, the toddler died from an injury to his brain. However, the Medical Examiner's Office is officially saying the actual cause of death is pending. On Friday, the child's father, Chauncey, was arrested and charged with his s on's death. Ms. Tolbert said on Wednesday, she went to get her grandson, but whe n she knocked on his father' s door, no one answered "That was the -second time. CHA VON ROBINSON .... died of brain injuries according to police. On the third try, he told us the baby was with his grandmotll er, but we found out she hadn't arrived from out of town. We found out later the baby was with he and his girlfriend, and we think he was trying to cover something up." Ms. Tolbert said she didn't have Chauncey Robinson' s address and called police to find out where he lived "They told me they couldn't help me be c aus e the father h ad a right to spend tim e wit h hi s son I felt in my heart some thing wasn t right, and this w a s Ms. Tolbert said she even tually found out where the baby was. When I spoke to Chauncey, I told him to bring the baby to me. He said he w _ould, but it never happened." Chavon's mother, Shantil Galloway, said she had no problem With the baby spending time with his father. "I had a bad feeling about his girlfriend, because she always acted like she was in fear that there was something still going on between me and Chauncey." Ms. Galloway has 3 other children, arid feels her son never got a chance to live his life. "He loved football and basket ball and at 1, h e c ould throw a football and stand lik e the rea l p l ay ers H e l o ved playing wit h his siblings and just h avi ng fun. CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE, INC. !icbalarhip Friday, February 29; 2008 Lion's Eye Jnstitute 1410 N 21st-Street and 4th Ave. Tampa, RECEPTION 6:30p.m -7:30 SPEC IA._ GUEST APPEARANCE Sexophonlet B K. JACKSON, Ill DR. RUBY EVANS KEYNOTE rSPEAKER PROGRAM I DINNER 7:30 p.m -1 _0:00 UFEllM E ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER BOBBY BOWDEN Tickets $50.00 per person Attire; Semi-Formal I '/'' r .. For more information call 814 -3031 Twenty points of Lights to be recognized: Derrick Brooks, Diane Hobley-Burney, Connie Burton, Frank Crum, Eric Darius, Elder Charles D avis, Warren Dawson, Peggy Gassett, Charles "Fred" Hearns, Bettye Greene Johnson, Samuel Kinsey, J ames McAllister, Janet! Martin (posthumously), Jason Mims, Azzie Northern, Michelle P atty, Dr. Walter Smith, Pat Spencer, Delores Wheeler and Alton White. I CHAUNCEY ROBINSON .. charged in son's death." I had just put him in a day care center. The first time he went he cried, but after that he got used to it." Ms. Tolbert said her grand son loved to pat and rub. "He was a ve ry loving and affectionate child. A real piece of joy has been taken away from my heart. For him to be taken away like that was very tragic. This has impacted the lives of a lot of people He wa s a precious angel that will be missed terrible "When he' d get up in the morning all he wanted was h is juice, then he wanted to go out and pla y football." Chauncey Robinson, 26, is being held without bail on charges of first-degree murder, aggravated child abusefaggravatE!d battery, and he's in violation of his probation on charges of sale of cocaine and habitually driving with a suspended license. Ms. Galloway would appre ciate any assistance she can get, because funeral expenses has depleted fund she needs for personal things at her home Ray Williams Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the family. 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FEATURES -1 c: m en c Councilman's Son To File. Lawsuit Against Department "TT m llJ ::::c c: > ::::c -< At approximately 11:30 p. m., on November 29 2006, members of the Tampa Police Department arrived at the home of Marlon Scott, son of Tampa City Councilman Thomas Scott. Scott was arrested and charged with three felonies: obstructing or opposing an officer with violence, battery on a law enforcement officer, 2 counts of cruelty to animals, and 2 counts of confinement of ani mals without food and water. He was released from the Hillsborough County Jail after posting a $7,500 bond the following morning. Since the arrests, all of the charges against the young hus band and father of four have been dropped, his dogs have been returned, and his attor ney has notified the City of Tampa of his intent to file a lawsuit. Prominent Tampa Attorney Barry Cohen is representing _.Scott. Attorney Cohen said during an interview, "I have filed a notice of intent to sue. WEBUYI He was charged with criminal offenses with no basis or fact and the judge threw them out. His dogs were returned to him and a veterinarian said there was nothing wrong with the dogs. We are going to expose the cops for lying." Complaint Leading ToArrest An unidentified source told the Sentinel that Animal Control Services had removed the two dogs that Tues.day, alleging Scott was keeping them on chains that were too short and in direct sunlight. Scott had allegedly tried to find out who took the dogs and why they were removed from his home. The Arrest According to Tampa Police at the time of the arrest, Officers Terrance Covais and Lenis Dawson respond ed to Scott's home around 11 p.m., to arrest him on a proba ble cause affidavit. In his written report, Officer Dawson stated that .COr.t1MERCIIl & RESIDENTIAl BANKRUPTCY DISTRESS PROPERTIES INHERITANCE TiOU.BlE TENANTS TAX-DEED SAlES FOREClOSURES VICINTlAND CONDEMNATIONS PROBATES : MARLON SCOTI ... All Charges Dropped Scott did not comply when Officer Covais told him to step out of the house so he could speak with him. When Scott asked why he needed to step outside, Officer Covais reportedly said he would explain it to him once Scott. came outside. After it became clear that Scott would not step outside, Officer Covais reportedly advised him to turn around and put his hands behind his back. The officer reportedly llUV HOUSES & HOUSES lUV ME CAll TODAY FOR I FREE 813-746-5311 WWW.REHABBERSSUPERSTORE.COM 5\1((0 ll z c The Democratic National Committee penalized Michigan and Florida for moving their primaries .to earlier dates in yiolation of party rules. Both states ere stripped of their delegates, and the party's presidential candidates signed a pledge "TT not to campaign in either state. >. Tampa NAACP Chairman Curtis Stokes said he disagrees .with Bond and the issues should have been raised a year go. "This gives the appearance we're late and this could sabotage the efforts of Julian Bond, NAACP Barack Obama in seeking Chairman, has called for the his party's nomination. Democrats to seat the dele-"Obama 'wasn't on the gates from Florida and ballot in Michigan and he Michigan. In a letter dated never came to Florida. If February gth, Bond they go back to count the expressed great concern at delegates that would be sigthe prospect that millions of nificant. As it stands now, I voters in Michigan and don't think they should Florida could ultimately count." have their votes discounted. Stokes said it's critical, "Refusing to seat the delebecause if the delegates are gations could remind votes counted, it would:put the of the sordid history of Hilliy"y Clinton group in a racially discriminatory pri-mucnbetter position to win maries." the nomination. >


CX) 0 0 N EDITORIALS I COLUMNS a) .,... > a: < :::J a: m w LL > < Cl (J) w :::J .... FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN (USPS 202) 2207 21st Avenue, Tampa Florida 33605 (813) 248 Published Every Tuesday and Friday By FLORIDA SENnNEL BULLEnN PUBLISHING Co., Member of National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Amalgamated Publishers. Inc., New York. e 1990 CP Timelntemational POSTMASTER: Send Address Change To: Florida Sentinel Bulletin, P.O. Box 3363 Tampa, FL 33601 Penoelteal Postage Paid At Tampa. FL W.W. Andrewa 1874-1931 (1919) C. Blythe Andrews 1901-19n (1945) FouncHra C. BLYTHE ANDREWS, JR., CHAIRMAN S. KAY ANDREWS, PUBLISHER C. BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERnSING DIRECTOR KEITM GEORGE, CIRCULATION DIRECTOR Subscriptions-$44.00-Per Year Bolh Editions: $87.00-Per Year One Edition. Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Guest Writers, do not necessarily reflect the editorial stance of The Florid S.ntJneiBul'-tJn or the Publisher. Roses At The Fair For Sheriff Gee ,, ,. ,, are in order for Hillsborough .: Sheriff David Gee and the Tampa Bay Area Multi-Gang Taskforce for their outstand-ing service in making this year's Florida State Fair safe and enjoyable for parents and their children. Certainly, the daunting task of patrolling and mainfE taining crowd-control as thousands of fairgoers cone verged on the Tampa fairgrounds was a job in itself. Moreover, keeping the peace, in the face of a known threat of gang presence at the fair was just short of 0 miraculous. (J) Reportedly, more than 60 arrests were made during Youth Day at the Fair. Fighting among youths and .,_ gang members was rampant. As a mater of fact, one of our youth sources stated her 14-year-old friend w was detained for unruly behavior. She said, the [i source of the disturbance was gang activity. o Yet, we are told, had law enforcement authorities not acted creatively and comprehensively, things (J) could have been much worse. This year, as in the ffi past, gang colors, signs and other paraphernalia were :::J banned from the fairgrounds. Indeed, gang members ll. were requested to remove any gang-identification or z i= risk being denied entrance to the fair. Most of them w complied. j However,-we continue to be puzzled as to why pa:::J rents would allow. their adolescent children to go to ra _:. the fair without adult chaperones. For, such an atti-w tude on parents part would seem to invite trouble for z w (J) < Cl E 0 ..J u. many reasons. Nevertheless, praise is due to Sheriff Gee's organization for staffing the fair grounds to the extent that fairgoers w _ere greeted rather than confronted by deputies who flashed smiles as readily as they wore their badges. Super Delegates Are Presidential Nominee Trump Card one_ of the 2008 Democratic presidential candidoesn't win the 2,025 delegates needed to .............. the presidential nomination, the fight between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton may very well narrow down to the Democratic national convention's so-called trump card --the super delegates. Thus far, this is the situation. Currently, without Michigan's and Florida's super delegates, 796 unelected delegates possess tlie "power to make up their own minds as to who will wear the Democratic mantle. Because their numbers reflect nearly 20% of the total delegate count, the group called Super < Delegates are no doubt, the most. sought after individuals leading up to th& final candidate deCision. For,, w their votes could equal life or death for either Barack C!J or Hillary. < a. And, even though many party folks are warning Sides To Every Story now, everyone has or heard about jail deputy captured on the jail video appar ently dumping a handicapped prisoner from his wheelchair. The incident happened on January 29th and the man, identified_ as Brian Sterner, has gone public with his story. After much apologizing and public outcry the jail deputy, identified as Charlette Marshall-Jones, has been suspended without pay and charged by the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office Sterner and his attorney have appeared on the Today Show and the story has weaved it's way throughout the nation. In the meantime, the deputy has already been tried and convicted. But, before we all rush to judgment, we might need to remember that there are two sides to every story and the truth can usually be found somewhere in the mid dle. We can't justify the deputy's actions, nor can any rational human being think this is an isolated incident. Sitting in this seat, I hear more than my share of stories about abuse at the Hillsborough County Jail. Most are of verbal abuse or medical neglect, but ever so often I hear of physical abuse at the hands of jail employees. The employees should treat prisoners in the manner they would like to be treat whenever possible. This is wrong, no matter who is doing it. When a per son is in that facility, they are totally at the hands of the employees : It shouldn't happen and when it does, the per petrator should be dealt with CREWS swiftly. But, there is another side of that coin. Whether you feel you deserve to be there or not, it is your responsibility to con duct yourself in the appropri ate manner --those in wheelchairs included. There is no excuse for abusive behavior. Sterner played a role in landing in jail. It didn't just happen to him because it was "pick on the handicapped day." Since his arrest and the release of the video, he has worked his condition like a job. Yet, I have yet to hear of any serious injury he suffered from the fall. And, that makes you wonder what was said before the dumping took place. This case warrants (no pun intended for either) holding your verdict until all of the facts are in. lwhat Goes Up Doesn't Always Come Dowi1l the table, it's been announced cation costs, and buy food. that the price of a stamp is Every time you turn on the rising. Also it was announced television or listen to the that gas prices will once again radio, you hear another make their climb. announcement of the price of When will we get a break? something going up. It's bad enough the economy The people making the deci is suffering, but when you sions to raise the cost of throw in rising taxes, fewer everything aren't directly jobs, and frozen pay raises, affected. Guaranteed pension you paint a dismal picture. jobs put them in a position of I.t seems the price of everysecurity as they drop the axe thing is rising, and I can't see on the rest of America. where they will come down Although we are about to anytime soon. seat a new president, I don't Many may point to the pres-see an end in sight for the of George Bush as current economic slump. the culprit, .and in part, It will take a massive effort they're right. Since he took on the part of elected officials office in 2000, blue-collar to put things straight. You will hear promises of tax reductions and other incentives, but the bottom line is there will be no dramatic c}lange in the way we live. The prices we are paying today will not drop, and the economy will either bury us, or force us to seek additional employment just to survive. The country is being run by politicians, and we are being ruined by government. Government has put all of us in a position of 4esperation, and things aren't going to change that much. There are solutions to these problems, but it will take a huge effort on the part of vot ers, politicians, and corporate America to reverse this trend. Super delegates must follow the voters' lead and for the candidate who -receives the majority of the popular vote and the most delegates, the Super delegates are nonetheless, free to support any candidate they choose. Indeed, their reasons are patentl) their own. Says Democratic National Committee member and Super delegate Donna 1Jrazile, if Super delegates don't side with the voter-majority, she will quit. Well, sl. 'may have to do just that. Texas and Ohio primaries loom on March 4th. Obama lea, But anything can happen, especially with the addition of a group, which many consider a loose cannon, the so-called Super delegates. Political forecasters predict neither Obama nor Clinton .will have the majority of the delegates to take the Democratic presidential candidacy. This unwelcomed prediction comes with the knowledge that 3,252 delegates must vote, according to primary results. That puts the final choice in the lap of Super delegates. Already certain their numbers have changed from supporting Hillary to supporting Obama. Is it a trend or simply a quirk? Regardless, we agree with Donna Brazile. Super delegates should adhere to the will of the majority of voters. Either that or be dismissed.


COLUMNS The Sole-Man Speaks 1 My Way Or The Highway! j .eah, I know. "Happy Year!" .But told that to my car! So, there I was ... all dressed up for work and no way to get there! Once again, I made a fateful call. And you know who the cab company sent me ... My friend and yours ... my trusty adversary, "Mr. One-Eye!" 'Cab pulled up. I piled in. "Good morning," my cab dri ver growled, scowling at me with his one eye in the rearview mirror. "Good morning," I shot back, trying to sound as professional and as aloof as I could possibly sound. It .didn't work. And I'll tell you why it didn't work. Staring back at me, from its place on the cab driver's dash board was one of the biggest Hillary Clinton bobbleheads I had ever seen. I tried to look away. But she kept smirking at me and nodding her head, as if to say, ''I KNOW you're gonna vote for me!" With those piercing Clinton eyes, she kept bob. bing her hea:d and boring into my skull! I couldn't take it! Sci, to my utter chagrin, I was the first one to speak, in the cab, that morning. "So," I said, "you're voting for Hillary Cli.nton!" "Isn't everybody?" growled Mr. One-Eye, with a sniirk that reminded me of the cartoon character Popeye's nemesis, Bluto. "Well, as a matter of fact," 1 said smugly, "I'm an Obama man, myself!" "Oh, you are?" huffed the cabby. "Yes, I am," I grinned, suddenly spoiling for a fight! "As a matter of fact, I would think that most African Americans would be in support of Obama." "And why is that," snapped Orie-Eye, "because Obama's Black?" Well, yeah, for starters," I quipped. The cab grew silent. Pandora was out of her box! "Y'know, you seem to be an .educated man," said my cab driver. "I am," I smiled. "So, what would make you think that all Black people in America should vote for Barack Obama?" "I didn't say 'ALL' Black people in America. I said 'MOST' Black people in America," I corrected the cabby. Reciting almost word-for-word from a recent Sentinel article, I announced, "There's a fresh and exciting phenomenon -swirling throughout America, these days! It's called the Barack Obama phenomenon!' And I just would think that any African American who is indeed, an African American would be overjoyed and utterly proud to get on board!" And before Mr. One-Eye could utter a refute, I added, "You see Oprah Winfrey is on board!" (What did I say that for?) "WOOHOOH," shrieked the cabby, "PRAISE THE LAWD AND PASS THE COLLARD GREENS!" Maaan, you sound just like them turkeys over in them Communist countries who are always making up other people's minds for them!" "Excuse me," I yelped, "I did not mean to make up anybody's mind for them. I was simply stating my own mind!" The cabby replied, "Well, your mind is narrow minded!" "So be it," I thought to myself, "go on and vote for ol' Hillary, if you want to!" But what I said was, "I'm sorry if I offended you!" My adversary replied, "Heck, you didn't offend me. You offend ed the Constitution of these United States, which says that every American citizen has the right to make up his or her own mind, whether the citizen is white, Black or otherwise!" "I know," I mumbled, grovel ing just a little, which received a wink from old On.e-Eye in the. mirror. Then I asked, "But would you do me one small favor?" And in a compliant voice, my cab driver answered, "Sure!" What can I do for you?" As we pulled up to my place of toil, I leaned forward, opened the dpor to get out and said, "Will you remov-e that damn Hillary Clinton bobble-head from off your dashboard?" With a smile that reminded me of a c.ross between Joe Frazier and the alligator that ate Freddy the pooch, old One-Eye said, "That'll be five dollars apd fifty cents, thank you!" (I said to myself, "Tomorrow, I'm getting another car!") not er V evv By RANDOLPH KINSEY c m (/) c Making Prisons Work "T1 m OJ :::0 c )> JJ -< people for doing a crime? Or are they places where you pun ish people for doing a crime and rehabilitating them at the same time. It must be the first alternative because that is usu ally what they do. It can't be the last one because generally that is not what they do. Since so many people are being packed away in prisons today we may as well make them work. We do this by rehabbing them and making them better people when they come out of prison than they were when they went in. So many of our people are put in jail that have drug problems and even mental problems. They go in with these pro blems and they come out with the same problems. People are sent to jail and ordered to have drug treatment. Most of these people serve their sentence and get out of jail without ever see ing a drug counselor. They get out without getting any thera-py. I suggested several years ago and Senator Les Miller tried to get a bill passed that would set up a prison in each of Florida's seven prison districts that would serve as rehabilitation centers for non-violent, low degree criminals. In this prison, the inmate could get drug and psychiatric treatment and learn a job skill. No violent criminals, mur derers, rapists, big time drug dealers or similar criminals would be admitted to these prisons. Inmates coming out of these prisons should be less likely to return to prison. Lawmakers, social agencies, law enforcement officials, judges and even criminals themselves should rethink their philosophy on the role of prisons and what they should and must do. Those who com mit crimes should still be pun ished. But we must separate the non-violent, nuisance crimi nals from the hard-core dan gerous and repeat offenders. Earned days of credit for good 1\) behaviors should be restored g for first time non-violent low degree crimes. It is vitally important that we rethink our prison policies and make some changes. All that we are doing is ware housing inmates today. We are locking them up and waiting for their time to end. I don't know about prisons all over America, but I do know that prisons in Florida have gotten a bad rap. It is a common belief that our current way of doing business with our criminal system breeds and trains criminals, rather than turning them into better human beings. To revamp our prison system will cost money. Gf course it will. co ."TT But in the long run we will r spend less on inmates because the number of returnees will 6 decrease. Just think about it. Just look at our penal system and how it works. It is easy to see. Our penal system needs an over haul and it needs it now. )> en m z :::t z m r;aJ c: r rm :::t z ., c: aJ r-This Is How We Do It u; m c J':da B. Wells was born to .,li. slaves until her parents ... found freedom after the Civil War. At the tender age of 14, she dropped out of high school and found employment as a teacher in a black school in order to keep the family together after an outbreak of yellow fever took the lives of her parents and youngest sib ling. Ms. Wells had strong political opinions and when she was 24 she wrote, "I will not begin at this late day by doing what my soul _abhors, sugari:qg men, weak deceitful creatures, with flattery to retain them as escorts or to gratify a revenge." In 1889, she became co-owner and editor of Free Speech, an anti-segregationist newspaper based in Memphis. She married Ferdinand L. Barnett, an attorney, after he accepted on her behalf to "file a libel suit against two Black Memphis attorneys." A "precursor of Rosa Parks, a suf fragist, newspaper editor and publisher, investigate journal ist, co-founder of the NAACP, political candidate, mother and wife, Wells became the single most powerful leader in the anti-lynching campaign in America," Wikepedia. "From the first publication of the first African-American newspaper in 1827, the pioneering men and women of The Black Press have given voices to stories and events what would otherwise have gone undocumented." On Tuesday, August 16, 2005, local musings surround ing the urban neighborhood of Seminole Heights in Tampa offered, "Unfortunately, i:he Sentinel Bulletin fails to pro vide opportunities to better get its opinions and perspectives out to the community. They lack an effective web presence" that "only provides coverage of the paper's 6 cover stories, death notices and a church directorY. There is no archive of past stories. Most importantly; the commentaries by Rudolph Har_ris, Iris Holton, -Soleman, Randolph Kinsey, Leon Crews, Sherna Blair Rich and the paper's editorials is nowhere on the web. This commentary evaporates once the paper is read and thrown away." The suggestion of "a better online presence" and "blog of their editorials" is duly noted and appreciated. Moreover, the idea that The Florida Sentinel's commentaries' evaporate is clearly a distortion. Our influ-ence on the community that we m JJ serve is quite representative -< and clearly an example of The -1 Black Press' history and 'our predecessor,.Ida B. Wells' en position and convictions as C they relate to Black America's history, courage and strength. )> Variably, has the weight of The Black Press been manipulated ., in a time of high technology :tJ and web presence? In times C like these, do we bend down to doing what our SQUl abhors; sugaring men, weak -deceitful creatures, wifh fl(!ttery to retain them. or to gratify traire!, We.dare not, lest we fear 'doing anYthing less than our duty. For this is the power of the press and the pen. "Let's respect and support Black writers, The Black Press and other independent media outlets. As in the tradition, let us be known for standing on principle and heeding the .call. In this spirit, let's focus our energies on working to improve our craft and accepting our respon sibility to tell the unvarnished .truth," Lloyd Daniel, We Must Support The Black Press. C> "This is how we do it!" m Peace Be Unto You. t


CX) 0 0 N 0'1 ,... > et: <( ::J et: Ill w u. >=' <( c en w ::J 1-c a: u. c z <( c en w ::J t-it: w > w c w :z:: en :J D ::J a. z ..J ..J ::J D I ..J w z I= z w 0 A a: g &L LOCAL Partnership To Start Workshop During Meeting Evangeline Best, Chairman of the East Tampa Community Revitalization Partnership, has announced that during tonight's (Tuesday) meeting, they plan to start the workshop on the Strategic Action Plan for East Tampa. The Partnership resched uled last Tuesday's meeting due to bad weather, and scheduled it for tonight. The workshop had been resched uled for February 26th. "I decided to open the meeting by going right into the workshop," said Ms. EVANGEINE BEST ETCRP Chairperson Best. 'We're going to listen to the community, and compile the information. On the 26th, we will review the input from the c .ommunity, listen to more suggestions, ten pre pare the document to be sub mitted to the City Council." The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at Ragan Park on Lake Avenue, and the public is asked to please attend the meeting. The workshop will still be held on February 26th at Ragan Park, and the community is asked to attend that event as well. For more information, you can contact Ms. Best at (813) 237-0601. The Tampa/Hillsborough Branch of the NAACP And HillsborOllgh PUBLIC SCHOOLS invite you to the 3r ... Annual History Month C::elebraiion 22!1 2008 of SuppHer DiYersity ." 490 I Dr. Martin Luther King BoDleYard Tampa, Florida 11:30 AM-1:00 PM Program and Photo Session at .Noon (Catering by Down-to-the-Bone Bar-B-Que) Network I Show appreciation for the NAACPiSchool District Partnership Show appreciation for the Small Business Encouragement Program Initiatives *Meet District Staffio learn about new prospective business opportunities and departmental processes Enjoy great food and fellowship Please RSVP by February 20, to AC Thomas fax at (813) 635-1245 or via eniail at Alai kl2.fl.us. Barack Obama Makes Lasting Impression On Voters SENATOR BARACK OBAMA Although the presidential election is still months away, Senator Barack Obama has already accomplished what many other seasoned politicians have failed to do. He has made a lasting impression on citi zens throughout the country whether they are registered voters or not. Possessing charisma many liken to President John F. Kennedy, Senator Obama is promoting hope. The mes sage on his offiqal web page states it simply, "I'm not asking you to believe. Not MS. PAT SPENCER RUFUS LEWIS just in my ability to bring show us that his dream can about real change in be a reality. I believe that Pm asking Sen. Barack Obama is you to believe in yours." being judged by 'his characHis message and the deliv-ter, and not by the color of ery of tha_ t message has his skin.' ignited political fires in peo"He is being supported by ple of all nationalities, all the masses for what he ages, and all genders. stands for, and:what he can On Monday, Frank do to further the dream of Sanchez was in the State of Dr. Martin L King, Texas campaigning for the and. I personally wish him freshman Senator. the best... .: "We have over 100,000 Rufus Lewis; "Senator volunteers and more than Barack Obama is awe-4,000 precinct captains.' By some! In my opinion his age the end of the week, we will plays a very imp(>rt&nt part, have opened more than 30 when it comes to running offices around the state: I this country. He gives clear am traveling throughout the and good examples on all state working for the issues that come before him. Hispanic community and "He has God on his side, early voting begins tomor-he is. young, he is strong, row, Sanchez stated during and he is well educated. a telephone interview. -These are the main tools The Primary will be held that he needs. He is winning in Texas on March 4th. in a lot of states so for, and Senator Obama's main that looks wonderful. office will be located in Howeyer, 1 November is nine Austin, but he is scheduled months away and we all to mBke appearances in San know what can happen at Antonio and Houston on. the voting precincts. The Tuesday, and Dallas on dead comes back alive and Wednesday, Sanchez said. cast votes. We just have to Ms. Pat Spencer said, wait and see. "We have come a long way Reporter lri8 B. Holton since. the days of Dr. can be contacted at (818) Martin L. Kint, Jr. This 'J48Jl or by e-liUIU ot presidential race seems to iris

BIRTHDAY GREETING SEE ME SEE NOW GOOD Now that may have left a lot of you speechless, but then again, some of you may have to say, so here is something to talk about. Happy birthday wishes to my other half, my lady of five years, the love of my life and one day wife. Happy birthday! Hood and kids. Love you! I'd like to wish my sister happy birthday, February 20th and happy anniversary, February 21st. May God bless you both ............ '"'" .. ........ ... ACHUOUSAnd CHRISTINE CONNER We Step Hard Show Sat., March 1, 2008 7:30 p. m. University of Tampa's Bob Martinez Gym i. Battle of the DJ's. Randall C vs. House ofWitz $8 Advance Tickets "' $10 After the Start of the Show 2347 W. Bech St. 813.258.5810 Open: Monday -Saturday Valentine's Day RELAXER & CUT $55 $5.00 OFF WHEN YOU MENTION THIS AD' Get e I Independent! TINESHA And DEON Happy birthday shout ou t goes to my big cousin, Ms. Deon, who will b e 24 o n 211 9/08 Street Sale Sale March 1, .2008 Bam to Spm FAITH AND TRUTH MINISTRIES REVEALED 5012 E. Broadway *Tampa, 33619 Music Food Clothing Shoes* Prize Drawing And More. Vendors, Outreach Ministries and Church Groups Welcome. Tables $25.00, Deadline 2-20 After deadline $35.00. ; Please Ca" 813-770-1138 Or 813-562-3964 Llghts Camera Actlonl Tampa Bay, it's finally here. These are the words you actually hear on the movie set. The production crew is here and they have started filming right in Ybor City. Hollywood once again has chosen Florida, Tampa that is!! Recently, several of Tampa XAVIER TAYLOR East Tampa Bay's non-actors were selected to play in a major scene in a movie and their live!! will never be the same. Tampa Bay, do 'you think the movie production companies will generate more jobs or more curious tourists, which brings more companies to the Bay Area? TRINA ROBINSON West Tampa -1 c: m CJ) c ., m m ::c c: )> ..... 1\) 0 0 co "T1 r-0 ::c g CJ) m z -1 z "You know this is just a great deal for Tampa. More companies coining to town means more jobs. You do the math. m r;-"I'm really thrilled about a1 this whole idea -that movie C rr-producers have an interest in coming to Tampa and filming m&Jor moVIes. I..AKANA PINEY !!I z c: m r-u; :::t m c m < m -1 c m CJ) c South Tampa "It's really awesome that Tampa Bay attracts major companies and movie producers. I see more jobs., )> z c This is the thing that could have happened to Tampa. We are really on the map. I would love to be an "11 extra in a movie: More and ::C more people yoti will talk to 6 have been involved in major movies." ':'. .... .' : .... .-:::.-:-. ( .'\ Attention Tampa Christian FREE Unprecedented, MulticulturafE:vent "Cultivating The Corporate Church"_ Equippi n g C h r i stia n Leader s With Fortune 500 Bu sines s "-' '--' -February 26, 27 & 28 2008 ':.Morning & Afternoon sessions avrulable Continental breakfast provided, free parking Stetson University Tampa Law Center : t700 No. Tampa St. Tampa 33602 For more information go to or call 639 -75 80 Parent FCAT Workshop_ At Stewart Middle' School In The 112 6 W. T ampa, FL 33607 .. Come Out And Take Part In An F CAT .. Workshop For Parents And "Saturday, February 23.!. 2008 ** 9 a m:-; 1 p ; m Stu Parents And EnJoy Open Gym With Music A .nd Fun II f Door Prlzee Along With f:ood And Drink s For Safe For MoreJnformatlon (813) 2 76-5691 Ext. 232 I


c:o 0 0 N LOCAL -. -a) ,.. > a: First Church Headed By Male Opens In New Tampa <( On Super Bowl Sunday, at 9:20 a. m., the Bethany Ill Christian Discipleship Church held its own victory celebra>=" tion by observing its first wor<( ship service in the New Tampa which begins at 7 p. m. will be held at the Muvico Starlight c (/) w ::> 1-' c a: LL c z <( c (/) w ::> 1-> a: w > w c w ':I: (.f) ...J Ill ::> ll. z i= w ._. ...J ::> Ill I ...J w z j; z w U) '<( c a: 0 ...J LL area. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor R. Lockett, Jr., the church will become the first and only AfricanAmerican male led church and congregation to meet weekly in the New Tampa communi ty. All Sunday worship services, which begin at 9:20 a. m. and Thursday's, T. N. T. (Tossed No-m ore Teaching) Bible and Life-study services 20 Theatre. The MUVICO the atre is located at the corner of Br:uce B. Downs Boulevard and 18002 Highwood Preserve Parkway and it will serve as the central meeting place until a permanent building is acquired. Lockett said he is excited about the opportunity to min ister to the diverse groups that reside in the New Tampa area, which stretches from Tampa Palms to State Road 54-"My hope and prayer is that all ethnic groups who are looking for a Christ-centered, "-' lo."--. <, r{' .. '. Founder's Day In Memory Of Our: Late Founder ---.And Pastor The celebration will be held at Abundant Life Church of God in Christ Sunday, February 24th at 11 a. ni. KAREN BARNES; PASTOR I NEW SAINT MATTHEW I MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH 1 006 S. 50th Street We cordially Invite you 1 to our 82nd Church Anniversary Celebration Pre-Anniversary Celebration February 19 (Tuesday night) at 7 p. m. Guest Church Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Th 'onotosassa R. WCKETI, JR. Bible-believing and living church will visit and even consider making the Bethany Christian Discipleship Church their place of refuge, renewal and resurrection," he said. "I truly believe that God has given us a ministry and me a message and a presentation that transcends all ethnic and denominational lines." Lockett called it a privilege to be one of the pioneers of the "spiritual awakening and renaissance" occurring in the New Tampa area and commu nity. Pastor Lockett also says, "He looks forward to fellows hipping, meeting and working with the other pastors, congregations, city offi..: cials and community leaders to continue to address and minister to the needs of his community and the globe". He also finds it fitting that the church's first service in New Tampa would commence at the beginning of Black History Month. Lockett said his research shows that of the estimated 4,000 to 7,000+ African-Americans who live in the New Tampa area for years have had "to venture the high way in search of an African American led church, congre gation and voice." He added: "As destiny would have it, we did at the beginning of Black History month add a new entry or docket into the long and stoic history of the City of Tampa and the County of Hillsborough. With the high price of gas these days, our move to New Tampa couldn't have come at a better time." The pastor said_ the church's goal is to not just be another church on another corner, but rather "to equip and empower a community, a city, a state, a nation and even a world to a holistic life and a lifestyle wor. thy of Christ economically, physically, relationally; gener ationally, mentally, judicially, financially, culturally, globally, Civilly as well as spiritually." For more information about the church, call at 866-756-2538 or email to: info@bethanycdc.org. BEULAH BAPTIST INSTITUTIONAL CHURCH 1006 W. Cypress Street, Tampa, FL 33606 813-251-3382 REV. DR. W. JAMES FAVORITE, PASTOR WINTER REVIVAL February 20-21-22, 2008 7:00p.m. night With "The Spns of Beulah" --. Theme: Fulfilling T/!.e-(:al,. : '-. .. -.-LIGHTOF THE WORLD D:E'LfVERANCE CHtJitelt N. 15th Street, Tampa, FL, 33610 (813) 294-2214 (S13) '" ... .... -FOUNDER APOSTLE J. L: JONES ._ ,, ._ Sponsored By: EVANGELIST M. JONES Co-Pastor lFoimder -' Guests Qf: SL FL West Palm Beach, FL FL Jacksonville, FL t *Reddick, FL *Savannah, GA and Bahamas Islands;:, ,1 EVANGEUST RUTH IE JONES \ .. PASTOR MARY BROWN& CONGREGATION Fri., Feb. 22"d 7:30 p. m. New. Hope Holiness -Church, Jacksonville, FL : .. -....... .. PASTOR JOHNNY : LEE WILUAMS Wed., Feb. 2Qih 7:30 P, m All Nations ChurchOf.God, St. (. .. : ... :. .. PASTOR JACKIE BOWEN .Thurs., Feb. 21st 7:30 p.-m. Uvlng World Ministries, Bradenton,_ FL .. PASTOR VERNELl PHOPHETESS MAXINE JOHNSON & THOPM_S .. Sat:, Feb. 23"1*7:30 P..m. & Sun., Sat., Feb. 23"1 *11 a.m., Feb. i.m. Of The World #2, LabOrers Into His Harvest West Palm Beach, FL : Ministries, Savannah, GA


LOCAL ---t c: m (/) c Students Capture. 2008 West Regional State Chess Championships "T1 m OJ :::r::J c: )> :::r::J -< BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer Recently, five youn_l; men representing their school's team captured the title of 2008 West Regional State Chess Championships. The event was held on February 9th at Mendenhall Elementary School. The youngsters were led to victory under the leadership of their coach, Ted McNair. The young men who took home the trophy were Anthony Pitts, DeShaun Brown, Brandon Marston, Jorge Perez, and Emmanuel Hicks. The students won 15 of the 25 chess matches they compet ed in What makes the victory a special event was that the young men participated in the event with only a four-day noti fication and it was the first time that DeShaun Brown competed. Yet, he beat two other more seasoned players. However, during the tournament, they defeated teams from Berkeley, Tampa Prep, Wilson, Coleman, Fish Hawk, and Williams I. B. Middle School. Each of the young men had never played chess prior to their enrollment at Academy Prep Center of Tampa in the fall. All students are required to take chess at the Academy "All of the students began playing chess when they arrived at Academy Prep. Jorge and Emmanuel have been students here for three years and Brandon Anthony and DeShaun have been here four years Now, they are defeating !!-..... "Resurrection Is Here" Join Us For .l_Nights of Gathering & Demonstration Miraclu, Signs & Wondno Apostle C.rolyn L H i d es Guest Pstor Delltlennce Jesus I Coming VIctory Cente Of Fyettev/1/e, North C.rollna FEBRUARY 2008-7:30 Nightly At New Vision, New Birth Jnternlltionlll Ministries, Inc. 9415 N. Nebrukll Avenue -Ttunpll, Florida .J.J612 For Mon lnfo1711111lon Contact: (813) 44fHJ683 or (813) 377-5770 PRESENTS I THE PAGES OF TIME' TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH C o m e And See The Performa n c e Of Dynamic Acto rs Hairpiece Get On Boa'rd W. E. B. DuBois Cooking W!th Aunt Ethel Sojourner Truth Photo Session Freedom Train! A Medal For. Willie High John De Conqueror BookerT. Washington The Negro Mother Sunday, February 24, 2008 ** 4 P. M. 3838 N. 29th Street Come see history come alive on stage w1th performances that promise to keep you on the edge of your seats. From the many works of Langston Hughes to more contemporary wnters such as George C. Wolfe in COLORED MUSEUM and Phillip Walker il} 'Can I Speak For You Brother' and Ntozake Shange in "Colored Girls Who Considered Suicide ... teams from Berkeley ...&. "This is a truly remarkable 1\) story that should not be passed o 0 up in East Tampa. We have a co gem of a school right in the middle of our East Tampa com munity, and we need to trum-pet this as ioudly as possible," Lincoln Tamayo, Head of School s aid, Academy Prep Center of Tampa opened its Ybor City Campus in 2003. It held its first graduation in 2007. A college preparatory institution, Academy Prep Center of Tampa educates students in grades 5 through 8 in an untraditional environment Students attending the school attend class up to 11 hours per day, 6 days per week and their school year is 11 Students at Academy Prep Center of Tampa were victorious in their recent championship competitions. Shown with their coach, Ted McNair, are Anthony Pitts, Deshaun Brown, Brandon Marston, Jorge Perez, and Emmanuel Hicks. "TT months long. r 0 :::r::J Thesday Morning-10:00 a.m. Official Opening Conference Topics : The Art of Forgiveness Effective Bible Study Techniques His Grace, The Most Reverend Charles E. Blake, Sr. Thursday Morning-10:00 a.m. Conference Topics: -How to Deal with Difficult People Thursday Night: .7:30p.m. Ordination Service Friday Morning -10:00 a.m. Women's Day Conference Presiding Bishop, Church of God In Christ,lnc. Thesday Night-7:30p.m. Wednesday Morning -10:00 a.m. Conference Thpics: Overcoming Emotional Hurt Experiencing Victory During Troubling Times Wednesday Night-7:30p.m. Bishop Darren Hines Chainnanof Men's Conference COGIC Friday Night-7:30p.m. Women's Night Speaker: Mother Alberta Baker 'Jurisdictional Saturday Night-7:30 p.m. AIMNight Sunday Afternoon O fficial Day Founder's Day 5:00 p:m. Brown Memorial Church of God In Christ Official Message: Bishop Matthew Williams Jusrisdictional Prelate Mother Alberta Baker-JuriscUctional Supervisor Bishop Matthew WiiUams-Jurisdlc!ioD@l Prelate Jurisdictional Headquarters BROWN MEMORIAL CHURCH OF GOD IN. CHRIST 2313 E. 27th Avenue Tampa, FL. 33605 (813) 248-5690 c > (/) m z :::! z m r I OJ c: r r m :::! z "'D c: aJ r c;; J: m c m < m :::r::J -< -t c: m (/) c > z c "T1 :::D c


.. SPORTS 0 0 N ai .,... iX a: m w LL. SPORTS IDE WITH RANDY CJ) w :: t-Girls State Starts Wednesday The girls state basketball tournament starts this Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Lakeland Center in Lakeland. Championships will be decided in 6 classifi cations. The tournament will feature the teams from 1A, 3A and 5A on Wednesday. Jacksonville Paxon (24-5), Trinity Christian (19-7), St. John Lutheran (21-5) and Sarasota Christian (23-5) will compete for the 1A crown. c In 2A, North Florida a: Christian (25-4), Hollywood LL Christian (24-5) Mayo 0 Lafayette (26-2), and St. John Neumann (20-8) will do battle for the championship. 0 Jacksonville Ribault, Mirmar CJ) Parkway (28-1), Gainesville P K. Yonge (24-3), and Ft. t-Myers Dunbar. (24-2) are the ij: teams seeking the 3A crown. W Pensacola High School (25-0), Rockledge (24-3), Orlando's Bishop Moore (254) and South Ft. Myers (246) will tangle for the 4A crown. Leesburg High (28-1), Naples Barron Collier (28-3), nationally ra;ked Winter Haven (28-2) and St. Petersburg Boca Ceiga (26-3) will play for the 5A crown. In 6A, Hillsborough County Freedom (23-6) will join Miami Hialeah (22-3), Apopka High School and Hollywood South Broward (14-10) in the hunt for the championship. Don't be misled by South Broward's record. Missing from this year's tournament are teams like Blanche Ely, Lake Mary Dillard, Clearwater, Jones First Academy, and Northwest Christian. Even without these teams there are plenty of talented teams in Lakeland for the state tournament. While there will be anumber of good games at state, the best game is expected to be in 5A where Winter Haven and Boca Ceiga clash on Wednesday. Winter, Haven features high school \superstar, Tiffany Hayes.1Tiffany is one of the best female players in the. county. Hayes has started since 9th grade. She is a senior now. East Wins NBA All Star Game In the NBA annual fun game matching the East against the West, the East won 134-128 The East has dominated what is called the NBA All-Star basketball game. Almost no defense was played as players displayed their individual talent and took shots that they would never take in a real game. Kobe Bryant, played about 3 minutes and sat out the rest of the game because of a hurt finger. Cavaliers' superstar, LeBron James was nominated the game's MVP. Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard put on his superman outfit and soared to the Slam Dunk contest. As usual, the event was no bas ketball game but it was a fun event w ::z:: en ::i m :: Q. z i= w ..J ..J :: m ...:. w z j:: z w CJ) t a: 0 ..J LL. Titans Plan To Haynesworth ALBERT HAYNESWORTH NASHVILLE, Teim. --. The Tennessee Titans will slap defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth' with a franchise tag by Thursday's deadline, but will keep :working to sign the All-Pro to a long-term deal, his agent said Friday. Agent Chad Speck said he talked with Titans gener-al manger Mike Reinfeldt on Friday and that both sides are working on a longterm contract for Haynesworth. Speck said he doesn't anticipate a deal being completed before the Thursday deadline for teams' to designate franchise player. "Mike confirmed to me that he will use the franchise tag on Albert but is committed to trying tQ get a deal done by July 15," Speck wrote in an e-mail. "I spokewith Albert today, and he is encouraged that talks have resumed." Thursday is tlie final day teams can slap the franchise tag on players to keep them off the free-agent market that opens March 1. Subscribe loday! "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself' Call: (813) 248-1921 Falcons Release Crumpler And Leftwich ALGE CRUMPLER FLOWERY BRANCH, GA --The Atlanta Falcons released four-time Pro Bowl tight end Alge Crumpler and six other players Friday in the first step of a msjor job in the postMichael Vick era. The Falcons also cut quarterback Byron Leftwich, defensive tackle Rod Coleman, offensive tackle Wayne Gandy,.cornerback Lewis Sanders, wide receiver Jamin Elliott and linebacker Marcus Wilkins. "This is a difficult day for the entire organization," said Thomas Dimitroff, the Falcons' new general manager. "A number of these players have contributed to this organization on and off the field at a high level, and we greatly appre ciate their efforts." BEAUTY UNLIMITED SIMMON Just in case you missed her Friday, here's a bet ter look at Beauty Unlimited feature, Simmon. Still as gorgeous as ever, Simmon will definitely turn out to be one of our features you will want to see again and again. The 22-year-old, in case you've forgotten, stands 5'7" tall, and says her hobbies are modeling, doing hair makeup, and playing basketball. In the future, she wants to become a famous m9del and actress. Be careful when you approach Simmon, because she can spot a phony a mile away. She says the man in her life must be strong, committed, respectful, humorous, and have big plans for his future. Congratulations to Simmon as this week's Beauty Unlimited feature. BROTHER'S GAA HICS 1248 E. Hillsborough Suite#206


Pacman Settles Last Criminal Charge, Gets Probation ADAM 'PACMAN' JONES NASHVILLE, Tenn. -NFL player Adam "Pacman" Jones settled his last pending criminal charge Thursday in a plea the prose cutor said makes the corner back a convicted felon. Jones was charged with obstructing a police officer two years ago in Georgia Jones' attorney and agent, Manny Arora, called the plea the equivalent of no con test. Jones was sentenced to three years of probation for the run-in with police on Feb. 6, 2006, outside 'the family home of his pregnant girlfriend in Fayetteville, Ga. He also paid a $500 fine. "This allows us to state offi cially on the record that we don't feel our conduct was criminal," Arora said. Ballard disagreed. He said Jones pleaded guilty under an Alford plea to a felony charge, which cannot be expunged from his record. Under an Alford plea, a defendant acknowledges there is enough evidence for a conviction without admitting guilt. The prosecutor said Jones' attorneys thought it was overkill to call the incident a felony, but he refused to treat Jones as a first offender. Jones had been parked in a Bentley with his girlfriend and a friend outside her home in Fayetteville. Police noticed the car and approached Jones to talk with him. They charged him with one felony count of obstruction of a police officer and two misdemeanors after they accused him of throwing a punch and biting an officer's hand. Ballard said the skin was not broken, but Jones was hindering an officer. LeBron Was The MVP NEW ORLEANS -c Toss some leftover Mardi Gras beads toward the, LeBron James and his crew earned them. Outdunking, outpassing and outperforming their more trumpeted counterparts from the Western Conference, the Eastern Conference All.Stars avenged a year-old beating wi-th a 134-128 win on Sunday night. Ray Allen scored 28 points, making three straight 3-pointers in the final 3:15, and James added 27, including a did-he-really-do-that? dunk in the iast minute. to propel the East and earn MVP honors. Last year, the West humiliated. the. East .in a 153-132 rout in Las Vegas when Kobe Bryant and Co. rewrote the event's record books. However, this time led by Allen's-14 fourth:quarter LEBRON JAMES -points and James, the East salvaged some pride and can return to the season's second half with bragging rights. James, who added nine assists and eight rebounds, was MVP for the second time in three years. He also won the honor in 2006, when the East beat the West in Houston. 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He recently had another hip operation. Super Ho\Nard -Wins Dunk Contest Dwight Howard denied Gerald Green from becoming the third repeat Dunk champion (Jason Richardson and -Michael Jordan). NEW ORLEANS Look, up in the sky! It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Dwight Howard -super slam dunk champion. A red cape trailing behind him, Orlando's man of steel made like Superman and won perhaps the best dunk con-test, definitely the most ereative, in NBA history to close a memorable All-Star Saturday. Using a variety of props as well as teammate Jameer Nelson, Howard scored per fect 50s from judges on his first two dunks before the contest was turned over to fan voting for the first time in the final round. Fans, too, picked the 6-foot-11 Howard, who dispelled an old dunking myth: Big men can fly high. "It's really for the big men," Howard said. "Everybody. always says, big men can't jump and big men d<;m't look good dunking. I just tried to add a little bit of my personal ity. With me being so tall, I knew it was going to be tough. I tried to play to the crowd and have fun." Nets-Mavericks Finalize Kid1d Trade The New Jersey Nets have reached agreement on their long-discussed trade of Jason Kidd to the Dallas Mavericks, SI.com has con firmed from league sources. The Mavericks will send New Jersey the semi-retired Keith Van Horn in addition to Trenton Hassell, as well as Devin Harris, DeSagana Diop, Maurice Ager, two first-round picks and cash. In the exchange, Dallas will get Kidd and Malik Allen. A similar trade almost collapsed last week when Devean George exercised his right to veto the trade to Dallas, and Jerry Stackhouse revealed plans JASONKIDD for him to be waived by New Jersey in order to return to the Mavericks. 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co 0 0 N ENTERTAINMENT a) ,... > a: <( ::> a: m w LL c en w ::> .... c a: LL c z < c en w :I .... > a: w > w c W ::1: en ::J m :I Q. z ..I ..I :I m ..:. w z ;:: z w en < c a: g LL Dr. Dre Seeks Death Ro"" Payback DR. DRE As Warne r Music Group bids $25 million for troubled label's music, famed producer seeks records on unpaid royalties. With a $25 million offer on the table, Death Row Records' rich catalog could be in the hands of Warner Music Group or another suit or with deeper pockets later this year. In the meantime, Dr. Dre, the producer chiefly responsible for the label's former dominance in the 1990s, wants to get paid. The acclaimed producer and rapper has filed seyerallawsuits over the years seeking unpaid royalties from the label. But given the label's financial woes-Death Row and cofounder Marion "Suge" Knight filed for bankruptcy in April 2006-Dre has been unable to retrieve those pay ments. Now Dre-real name Andre Young-wants to find out the value of the claims he has filed against Death Row. In documents filed with the US Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles, D r e seeks contracts between himself and Death Row, as well as information about revenue from the sale of his recordings, and agreements to release his recordings as part of compilation albums. The producer was granted an appeal of the bankruptcy court's dismissal of one of his lawsuits last month. He asked the bankruptcy court to make Death Row hand over the documents on Feb. 29 and to order its represen-tatives to be available for deposition on March 7. Beyonce's Dad Weighs In On Flap MATI'HEW KNOWLES ARETHA FRANKLIN NEW Y ORK-Beyonce's father says Aretha Franklin's criticism of his daughter for referring io Tina Turner as "the Queen" at the Grammys is "ridicu-lous." On Tuesday, tlie Queen of Soul let everyone know her royal feathers were ruffled when Beyonce called Turner "The Queen" before their joint performance Sunday at the Grammys. Franklin, who also performed at the ceremony, was sitting in the audience: Beyonce did reference her along with other top female singers' before introducing Turner. "I am not sure of whose toes I may have stepped on or whose ego I may have bruised betwee n the Grammy writers and Bey once," Franklin said in However, in an intervie w with CelebTV. com posted Wednesday, Matthew Knowles, Beyonce's father and manager, said: "I am not taking something this ridiculous. to Beyonce. Bey once referred to Tina Turner as a 'queen.' Not queen of gospel, queen of soul, queen of blues, Queen of England. I consider my wife a queen and sometimes call her that. Does Aretha have a problem with that?" In her statement on Tuesday, Franklin made clear she wasn't holding a grudge_ toward Beyonce, ending her statement by giving the Grammys and "love to Beyonce anyway." N a statement issued by her ,.... publicist. "However, I dismissed it as a cheap shot for f controversy." Diddy Says Man's Face Ran Into His Hand DIDDY Sean D iddy" Combs filed a declaration in his upcomiri.g assault case stating that the man suing him in civil court actually ran into his open hand during an incident outside of the Roosevelt Hotel m Hollywood. In recent depositions, four witnesses testified under oath that Diddy punched Gerald Rechni tzer around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 26 after he confronted the mogul for flirting with his fiancee, S ofia Sokolov. But according to TMZ.com, Diddy flied court papers claiming his hand was open and outstretched as Gerald "lunged" into it with his face. Diddy said that Rechni tzer "continued moving toward me and, -without warning, lunged at me. Instinctively, I outstretched one of my hands, which the hand was not closed-fisted, to shield myself ... any contact between Mr. Rechnitzer and myself.was caused by his forward motion against my stationary open hand." Following the incident, Rechnitzer filed a complaint with the Los Angeles Police Department. But after. a brief investigation, no charges were filed. The civil suit against Diddy is scheduled to begin on May 27. 'Great Debaters' Tops At NAACP Image Awards LOS ANGELES --Denzel Washington's 'The Great Debaters" and Tyler Perry's TBS series "House of Payne" took top honors at Thursday night's NAACP Image Awards. "The Great Debaters" was named top film, while acting prizes went to its stars Washington, Jurnee Srnollett and teenager D enzel Whitaker. Washington also directe d the film, b ased on the real-life victories of a black debating team in the 1930s. "I'll be at that other show next week, but my heart is here," said Washington, who is a presenter at the Feb. 24 Academy Awards. "I'm just so happy to see these young peo ple get recognized." "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" won for comedy series, and its stars LaVan Davis and Lance Gross won acting prizes Perry said they had produced 100 shows in a year and that TBS just ordered up another 26. "Nobody thought it would work," Perry said. "I don't care if a thousand people tell you no, if you get one yes from God, that's all you need to make it. To -day I stand here with that God yes." DENZEL WASHIN GTON Janet J ackson won for supporting actress in a motion picture for her turn as psychiatrist in Perry's adaptation of his own stage play, "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?" Jackson later introduced Stev i e Wonde r as he was inducted into the NAACP Hall of Fame. Wonder used his time onstage to praise the 99-year-old organization, saying "it's through this organization that we now have two (presidential) candidates, one a female and the other an African-American." "I say let them both win so that we can have a strong, united people of the United States," Wonder said to applause. "I'm very, very excited about the possibility." Flavor Flav Engaged, Yet Looking For Love VH1 trotted out Fla v o r Flav again for a third season of "Fl avor of Love," but word has it that he's already engaged to a woman outside of the contest who's carrying his baby. "Right after two wrapped Flav got yet another woman pregnant," a spy explained to the New York Post's Page Six. "He decided he was in love with her and they got engaged." "He has a fiancee he's in love with and doesn't want to cheat on, but he'd already cashed his check that VH1 gave him for season three -and the show resurrected his career," the spy continued. "He was dead broke before, so he's doing it for his family." A rep for VH1 said, "Flav is not FLAVOR engaged. It's true FI.AV he's on his eighth child but, as he's said in the past, he'd like 10. So there's two more to go." Flav was conveniently dumped by his season-one winner Hoopz, while season two champ Deelishis never e ven got a phone call from the Public Enemy rapper after the final reunion show. 3602 7th Avenue* Tampa, FL 241 2301 or 2473719 Keys Made Latex Fl a t White Pa lnt..' ......... : ..... .'$5.99 gal. '">II .Outside White Pa lnt. ............ $11.99 g al. f.\ .,ller Pan S et ...................... ... $2. 4 9 ea 3 _Brus h es ................................ 99 ea. LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!!


CHAVONDWAYNE ROBINSON Chavon Dwayne Robinson of 2901 Knowlway Court passed away Wednesday, February 13, 2008. Funeral services will be 'conducted Thursday, February 21, 2008, at 11 a. m. at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, 4618 N. Florida Avenue, with Reverend Herbert McFadden, Pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Chavon Robinson was a lifelong resident of Tampa. He leaves to cherish fond memories: a very loving and caring mother, Shantil Galloway of Tampa; father, Chauncey Robinson, Jr. of Tampa; stepfather, Rodrick Parker of Tampa; brother, Tyree Galloway; sisters, Jermya and Jermia Peoples, all of Tampa; uncles, Willie Kennedy and Thomas Gordon, both of Taptpa; grandmothers, Yvette Tolbert of Tampa, and Pastor Nancy Brown of Macon, GA; great grandmother, Willie Mae Sanders of Tampa; grandfathers, Willie Galloway, Jr. of_ Tampa, Chauncey Robinson, Sr. ofJacksonville; and Todd Brown of Tampa; and a host of aunts, uncles, great aunts and uncles, consins, other relatives and friends. The remains will repose from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, February 20, 2008, at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue. Arrangements entrusted to RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, Rhodes & Northern, Owners. t MS. FLOSSIE LAWSON GEATHERS Funeral service for Ms. Flossie Lawson Geathers of 2713 State Street, who passed on Wednesday, February 13, 2008, in a local hospital, will be held Friday, February 22, 2008, at 11 a. m. at St. James Episcopal House of Prayer, 2705 Columbus Drive, with Father Denniston Kerr, officiating. Interment will follow in Pineywood Cemetery, Winter Park, Florida. She is survived and will be deeply missed by: her son, Joseph L. Sams, Jr. and his wife, Sharon of Tallahassee; grandchildren, Sonya Sams, Jonetta Chukes, Jonecia Brown, Joseph L. Sams, III, Donna, Donald, David, Delton and Darrell Williams of Houston and Dallas, Texas; 16 great grandchildren; and many other sorrowing relatives and friends. A native of Coleman, Florida, Ms. Geathers had resided in the Tampa area for a number of years. She was a school teacher and principal in the Hillsborough County School District. Ms. Geathers taught in Tampa at College Hill and became Principal of Cuesta (presently known as West Tampa Elementary). She retired in 1991 from Lomax Elementary School, Ms. Geathers was a faithful member of St. James Episcopal House of Prayer. The remains will repose at the funeral home on Thursday, February 21, 2008, from 5-8 p. m. and the family will receive friends in the chapel from 6-7 p. m. Friends are asked to assemble at the church on Friday, February 22, 2008 at approximately 10:45a.m. On line condolences can be sent via e-mail to www.wilson-funeralhome.com "A WILSON'S SERVICE" Serving The Tampa We Offer Full Funeral Packages To Suit You At A Reasonable Price ( I I \\'l Olllr All LOL\L Funeral Arrangements .. ">: Sen il'ls To You Ami Your Famih In Dillirult 1 inu" IN MEMORIAM JESSIE WEEKS "0 continue thy loving kindness unto them that know thee ... PSALM 36:10. We will always be reminded of your loving and kind spirit. We will continue to keep a sweet spirit and sing a new song. The Family. IN MEMORIAM MRS. EUZA LUSANE August 1924 -February 11, 2007 We woke up one morning and you weren't there. We miss you mama. Love, your children. It's been 1 year ago today. Sadly missed by: daughters, Jimmie Lee and Joyce Ann; grands, great grands and loved ones Love you forever, mom. 2708 E. Dr. Merlin L.Yiher King, Jr. Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33610 Ph. Clt3) 232.a725 '813'2314521 ====== LOCAL = -4 c m (J) Panel Discusses 'Things Never Taught_ About Black History' c l> 'T1 m IJJ ::tl c l> ::tl On Wednesday, February 2oth, at 7:30p.m., Motown Maurice and the Combination will present Wide awoke Wednesdays, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at the Comfort Inn Conference Center, 820 E. Busch Blvd. The selected panel will dis cuss "Things They Never Taught You About Black History." The panelists on hand for the event are: Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez, Associate Professor of Africana Studies/ Anthropology and Interim Director of the Institute on Black Life at the University of South Florida; Donnie Ibn-Malik, a student of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad; Malik Aziz, Chairman, National Black United Front Florida and Chairman of the Darfur 23; and Reginald L. Eldridge, Jr., who holds a B. A. degree in Africana Studies and English Literature. Dr. Cheryl RodriguezUSF Associate Professor of Africana Studies/ Anthropology and Interim Director of the Institute on Black Life "We cannot claim to understand our culture if we don't know our history," she said. Donnie Ibn-Malik Ali, a student of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad said, MEMORIAM CORRECTION In the memoriam for Roger Toliver (Boo-Boo) in Friday's issue (February 15th) the names Kevin and Flee were misspelled and Donnie was omitted. -< "the grotesque system of ..... mis-education, sealed and approved by the enemy, has labored tirelessly to keep one book out of the hands, psyche, and heart of the socalled Black man of America. That book is the Holy Qur'an." Reginald L. Eldridge, Jr., said, "Black History is the history of the world; and those who have chosen to keep people of AfriCan descent from the truths inherent in Black history are ultimately fighting a futile battle because the truth always comes out." Malik Aziz said, "The conquest and rule of Spain for nearly Boo years was an African Muslim conquest and the vast 'T1 empires (recent pre-Trans-rAtlantic Slave Trade) that g thrived in Africa were in fact c Muslim ... is the basis for a l> historical fact that the vic-tims of the slave trade (thus our ancestral roots) were z largely Muslims ... how and why did we as Black {a Americans become c Christian?" This event marks the gth monthly Wide awoke z Wednesdays event. The "'0 audience is encouraged to ffi get involved in the discus-r(j) sions. "The Voice of Our Community Speaking for Itself" 813) 248-1921 ::::t m c m < m ::tl -< -f c: m CJ) c l> z c 'T1 Death Notices c I +---AIKENS Mr. Leslie Pope, Tampa. 'FUNERAL HOME Shero Troup, 1708 E. Emma, Tampa. (Infant) Kamarington T. White, Tampa. RAY WILLIAMS Mr. Roosevelt Tarver, Tampa. FUNERAL HOME Mrs; Wanda Goulbourne, MORNING GLORY 8414 N. 18th Street. FUNERAL CHAPEL Mrs. Rhodell Myers, former-ly of Progress Village. 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co 0 0 N m LOCAL ,.... > a: <( ::: a: m Police Search For Missing 14-Year-Oid Girl Deputy Charged,Released On Bond BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel Staff Writer W SAVANNAH, Ga. --LL Authorities in the Savannah ><(-area have issued an abduce tion alert for a 14-year-old en girl they_ believe has been W taken by three males. A Garden City police detec-On Friday, the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office issued a warrant for the arrest of Hillsborough County Jail Deputy Charlette Marshall-Jones. MarshallJones surrendered herself at 5 a.m., on Saturday morning. c a: LL c z ct. c en w ::: 1-> a: w > w c w J: en ::::i m ::: a. z Iii ...J ...J ::: m ...J w Z i= z w en tained on Friday and I'm new on the case. I'm not up on all of the facts and circumstances surrounding the case The incident took place on January 29th after Sterner was arrested on an active warrant for fleeing and attempting to elude a police officer. He remained in jail under a $2,000 bond until his release on February 3rd. Sterner was paralyzed in a wrestling competition from the waist down 14 years ago. However, he still has the abil-ity to drive. After his release, he hired Attorney John Trevena and the two appeared on the Today Show last week discussing the video. Hillsborough County Sheriff David Gee suspended Ms. Marshall-Jones and three others in connection with the incident. The video clip, which does not have any sound, shows a jail deputy, identified as Deputy Charlette Marshall Jones standing behind the r ---------------Special New Homeowner Discount Certificate $20 OFF Tax Preparation Fees, Plus FREE Electronic Filing! Yes, I want tbeJRIS Tax "Triple" Guarantee! IRiS Tax promises to prepare my tax retum correctly so I'll be KEEPING all the money that's supposed to be mine, without fear of an IRS audit! And If I'm due a tax refund, IRIS Tax promises to get me the BIGGEST and FASTEST tax allowed by the IRS! And finally, If a IRiS Tax professional doesn't bend over backwards to help me and I'm not satisfied with IRiS Tax' s effort to help me deal with the IRS, I want my money-back ... perlodl (Now that's a.HAl.."NO RISK,A/1 Your Bases Are Covered" TRIPLE GUARANTEE!) Not Valid Wilb Any Other Offers, Expires 3/27/08 ------------DEPUTY CHARLETTE MARSHALL-JONES wheelchair as Sterner tumbles to the ground. Deputy Marshall-Jones, 44, is a 22-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office. She was suspended without pay pending the outcome of an Internal Affairs investigation. Attorney Pam Bondi, spokesperson for the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office said she could not discuss the case. The Sheriff's Office also suspended, Cpl. Decondra Williams, a 14-year veteran, Cpl Steven Dickey, a 26-year veteran, and Sgt. Gary Hinson, a 24-year veteran. BRIAN STERNER ... Has gained national attention after the incident Sheriff Gee stated in a press release, "As Sheriff of Hillsborough County, I want to assure Mr. Brian Sterner, as well as the citi zens of Hillsborough County, that this incident will be investigated to the fullest I am personally embarrassed and shocked by the horrific treatment Mr. Sterner received. I cannot and will not even try to offer an explanation for what is seen on the other than to say, that once it was brought to my attention, -immediately initiated an internal investigation," Sheriff Gee said. AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING By Mamaah [8131 911-1818 SVntllellc Hair we sup..,. Hlllnlln HaJr We Spedailllln All Kinds Of Braids & Tlllisls We Awe Alfol'dallle Address: N. 30th St. Tempe, 33612 At Poinsettia P!ue Behind Busch Cierdens Between Annie & Bougainvillea We Accept Mastercard Visa American &Dress Discover Monday Saturday Sam


CRIME Trio Accused Of $900,000 1 n Marijuana Trafficking VIDAL ESPINOZA On his way from work. Sunday, an off-duty Hillsborough County Sheriff's detective discovered a marijuana smuggling ring. Three people were arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana and conspiracy to traffic in marijuana. The detective reported finding about 900 pounds of marijuana in. a U-Haul truck. The pot had a street value of about $900,000. EVON FALCONER According to the report, the off duty detective saw two men driving a horse trailer and they approached him saying they were lost and looking for the home of a friend. Suspicious, the detective watched as the men unloaded bundles of marijuana from a horse trailer, and into the truck. After obtaining a warrant, deputies seized the marijua-Arrest Made In Murder Of Homeless Man Tampa Poli<;e have arrest-Tampa Fire ed a man and charged him R e s c u e with' second-degree murder res p 0 n de d in the death of a homeless and continued man last week. to work on On February 12th, officers the man, but on patrol reported coming he was pro-across a man lying on his -nounced dead t__ ___ __;._J back in a doorway of a store-at the scene. CALVIN front at the Columbus He was laterPlaza, 5016 East .lOth identified as FORD avenue. Donald Ray Kay, 44. Police reported that the After evidence man was unconscious and at the crime scene, Calvin bleeding from the mouth. Ford, 44, was charged in Officers started CPR and Kay's death. Man Charged With Vi_olating Domestic. Violence Injunction On Sunday, Tampa Police arrested a man after he allegedly punched his wife and hit two of his children with a chair. Lorenzo McKenzie, 50, was charged with aggravated battery, two counts of aggravated child abuse and violation of a domestic vjo-Uncle Sandy Says 3, 8, 9 "You can tell whether a man Is clever 12, 15, 19, by his answers. 22, 25, 31, You can tell whether a man Is wise 35, 38,41 b his uestlons." lence injunction. Police were called to McKenzie's 'home in the 2700 block of 11th Avenue about 4:30 LORENZO p.m., When MCKENZIE they arrived, they fond his wife and two children outside. McKenzie had allegedly pushed them out before barricading himself inside Officers were able to arrest McKenzie without incident, and he's being held without bail at this time. MARC WITKOWSKI na, a truck and a horse trailer with a 4-year-old horse inside. Charged were Evon Falconer, 27, Marc Witkowski, and Vidal Espinoza, 25 Detectives are still searching for two others. Authorities said the house :on Keene Road where the activity was taking place belonged to Falconer. Witkowski and Espinoza are from Tucson, Arizona. Woman Arrested For Beating Boy ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg Police report L a u r a Robinson, 57, dragged an 8-year-old boy ou t of h i s bed lAURA one night last ROBINSON week, tied him up and beat him over the course of at least three hours. On Friday, police charged Robinson with false impris onment and aggravated child abuse. Her bond is set at $120,000. According to the police report, Robinson went to the boy as he was in bed sleeping, wrapped his wrists in duct tape and dragged him into the living room. She allegedly tied his arms to a heavy coffee table with a bungee cord and put duct tape around his legs. Police said Robinson then laid him facedown with his pajama pants down on top of an empty plastic trash bag so his urine wouldn't reach the carpet. Then she hit his behind over and over with what police described as a long, black flexible object. The incident reportedly occurred from 11 p.m. February 7th' to 2 a m. February 8th. It is unknown what"'t!t@s-year-old's relationship is with Robinson, police said. The boy suffered injuries, but did not require medical treatment. The Department of Children and Families was not contacted by police so no neglect or abuse investigation was initiated. Two Men Arrested On Report Of Shots. Fired JEROME JOE Early Monday morning, Tampa Police responded to a shots being fired call in the area of Ybor City. It has been reported that the sus pect vehide was purple. Police said an officer spotted a vehicle near Nebraska Avenue and Floribraska.that matched the description of one of the vehicles involved in the shooting incident and ran the tag. Authorities said the registration check revealed the vehicle had been reported stolen through the Pasco County Sheriffs Office on February 11th. The officer continued to follow the vehicle until other officers responded to stop it. The vehicle stopped at Nebraska Avenue and 3rd Avenue. As officers approached the vehicle, they spotted the driver jumping into the back seat and the ; passenger making move-ISAAC FLOWERS ments. When the vehicle doors were opened to take out the occupants, police said the passenger was seen holding a handgun,.then concealing it under his .leg. The suspects were remoyed from the vehicle and the gun was recovered. A search of the suspects and vehicle revealed gloves. The driver allegedly had a screwdriver and a quantity of rock cocaine. The driver, Jerome Lamar Joe, 19, was charged with grand theft auto, auto burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of rock cocaine, and being a habitual traffic offender. 'The passenger, Isaac Flowers, 19, was charged with grand theft auto, auto burglary, possession of burglary tools, and carrying a concealed firearm. He also had outstanding warrants out of Pinellas County. _x' x .:: ,. 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co 0 0 N ..... INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL, BUILDINGS #170 #400 AND #500, HVAC RENOVATION PROJECT will be received by the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida in the Office of the Supervisor of Purchasing, Third Floor, School Administrative Center, 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa, Florida until 3:00 PM Thursday, March 13, 2008. (The mailing address is P 0. Box 3408, Tampa, Florida 33601). Bids will not be accepted after 3:00 PM of the above date. Bids will be opened and read aloud in the Purchasing Department, located on the third floor of the School Administrative Center. There will be a Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting on Monday, February 25, 2008 at 10:00 AM at the school located at 5000 N. Central Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33603. IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT AS REFERENCED ABOVE. BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED c ITH BID. THERE ARE N.Q EXCEPTIONS. 0:: u. c z c( c C/) w Notice To All Bidders: The School Administrative Center is a "security" building; therefore, visitors will be required to obtain a Visitors Pass prior to entering the building. A photo identification will need to be presented at the time. Each Bid must be accompanied by the following: 1 A certified check or bid bond in the amount of not less than five percent (5%) of the maximum amount of the Bid as a guarantee w that the Bidder, if awarded the Contract, will within ten (10) calendar > days after written notice of being given such award, enter into a w written Contract with the School Board of Hillsborough County :TI Florida, in accordance with the accepted Bid, and give a surety bond :I: satisfactory to the School Board of Hillsborough County equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the Contract amount. m 2 Contractor Qualification Statement 3 Public Entity Crime Statement z t= w ..J ..J :::> m No Bidder may withdraw his Bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for the opening of the Bids. Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to an Encouragement Affirmative Action Plan as identified with the bidding documents. ..J Bidders may obtain a set of the Contract Documents from the office of the Engineer : t= z w C/) C 0:: 0 ..J u. ASR Engineering 1217 W. Linebaugh Avenue, Suite #2 Tampa, Florida 33612 (813) 935-7280 The School Board of Hillsborough Count reserves the right to award the Bid to the lowest and/or best Bidder, to waive any informality or irregularity in any Bid, and to reject any and all Bids received. THE FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN THE VOICE OF OUR COMMUNITY FOR OVER 63 YEARS CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT RATE $8.00 1-20 WORDS AND 50 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL WORD OVER 20 THIS PRICE IS EACH TIME YOU PUBLISH YOUR AD PUBLICATION DEADLINES Tuesday Edition ---Friday @3:00P.M. Friday Edition ---Tuesday @ 3:00 P.M. FAX YOUR ADS 24n TO (813) 248-9218 Or Email ledwards@flsentinel.com EGAL NOTICES INVITATION TO BID Sealed Bids for furnishing of all labor and materials and performing all work necessary and incidental to the construction of a Water Main Extension Project at Springhead and Trapnell Elementary Schools, will be received by the School Board of Hillsborough County, Florida in the Office of the General Manager of Maintenance, 4805 East Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Tampa, Florida 33605 until 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 26. 2008. The work consists of over 1 mile of 12" water main in the public right-of way along with a water service line to each school fire hydrant assemblies, valves, fittings, appurtenances, and restoration. Bids will not be accepted after 10: 30 AM of the above date. Bids will be opened and read aloud by Maintenance Department personnel at that time. Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to an Encouragement Affirmative Action Plan as identified within the bidding documents There will be an On-Site Pre-Bid Meeting at Springhead Elementary School, beginning on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 10:30 A,M. at the front office of Springhead Elementary School, 3208 Nesmith Road, Plant City, FL 33566. Attendance at the On-Site Pre-Bid Meeting is highly recommended, but is not mandatory. IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT AS REFERENCED ABOVE. BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Complete information regarding bidding documents and other information may be obtained from the Engineer: Key Engineering Associates, Inc. Keith Bachmann, P.E. 4562 Rutledge Drive, Palm Harbor, FL 34685 Phone (727) 781 Fax (727) 781-1112 E-mail address keyeng@tampabay .rr.com No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty days after date set for bid opening. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBORQUGH COUNTY FLqRIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF s INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for Bing Elementary Stucco Repair and Exterior Painting Project will be received by Suncoast Architectural Studios, Inc. until10:00 A.M., March 7, 2008. The mailing address is 3333 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 105, Tampa FL 33609 Bids will not be accepted after 3:00 PM of the above date. Bids will be opened and read aloud in the Suncoast Architectural Studios office, located at address noted below. Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to an Encouragement Affirmative Action Plan as identified within the bidding documents There will be a Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at Bing Elementary School, 6409 36th Ave., South, Tampa, FL 33619 on February 29, 2008 at 10:00 A.M. (SHARP), Phone (813) 744-8088. IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO SUNCOAST ARCHITECTURAL'S STUDIOS, INC. AS REFERENCED ABOVE. BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. NOTICE TO ALL BIDDERS: In order to receive drawings and specifications the bidders will need to contact the Architect 24 hours prior to pick up. Number of copies will also be required. Plans and specifications may be obtained from the ArchitecUEng i neer's address noted below Complete information regarding bidding documents and other information may be obtained from the ArchitecUEngineer: Suncoast Architectural Studios, Inc. Alia Qureshi, AlA 3333 West Kennedy Blvd., Suite 1 05, Tampa FL 33609 Phone# (813) 873-9600 Bidders may not withdraw their bid for a period of thirty days after date set for bid opening. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS EMPLOYMENT Immediate Openings For Part-Time Cleaning & Floor Technicians Must Have Clean Criminal Background Call (813) 267-5343 Between 6 A.M. & 8 A.M. 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Request for Proposals 1. PROPOSALS -TAMPA BAY WATER A A Regional Water Supply Authority will receive sealed PROPOSALS addressed to the INFRASTRUCTURE MANAGER at the offices of TAMPA BAY WATER 's, 2575 Enterprise Road, Clearwater Florida 33763-1102, 1 : 00 pm ., local time, on Thursday, March 20, 2008 All PROPOSALS that have been timely received will be opened publicly 2. PROJECT Description The Name of the PROJECT is South Pasco Water Treatment Plant Chemical Feed Modifications Project No.: 07101 3. Location-The PROJECT is located in Pasco County, Florida 4. General Description of WORK The WORK contemplated consists of : Piping modifications at Tampa Bay Water's South Pasco Water Treatment Plant are necessary to increase the free chlorine contact time and to improve the chemical mixing downstream of the sodium hypochlorite and aqua ammonia feed locations. The modifications require the demolition and removal of existing piping and the installation of new buried and above-grade 36 inch ductile iron piping To increase the contact time, two steel pressure vessels will be installed within the piping system as well as large 64-inch diameter piping The mixing will be improved by installing new chemical feed and sampling piping, injectors and static mixers The modifications will also require site work including the modification of the stormwater swale, fencing, paving and other items described in the Contract Documents 5. Defined Tenns All defined terms are found in the Definitions Section of the General Conditions 6. Bid Documents Complete sets of BID DOCUMENTS are available for review or purchase_ beginning Monday, February 18, 2008 at the office of TAMPA BAY WATER's ENGINEER, Black & Veatch Corporation, 4890 W. Kennedy Blvd Suite 950, Tampa, Florida 33609; telephone number 813 .281. 0032 A payment of Fifty dollars and No/cents ($50.00) in check payable to Black & Veatch Corporation will be required to purchase each complete set of the BID DOCUMENTS. These payments represent reproduction handling, and postage costs and are non-refundable. 1. BID SECURITY -BID SECURITY in the amount of five percent (5%) of the f'ROPOSED TOTAL CONTRACT PRICE must accompany each PROPOSAL in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders 8. Pre-Bid Conference A pre -bid conference will be held at Tampa Bay Water's Cypress Creek Pump Stat ion Warehouse Conference Room 8865 Pump Station Road, Land 0' Lakes Florida 34639 on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 10:00 a m Attendance at the pre-bid conference is mandatory and all prospective BIDDERS are required to attend the conference TAMPA BAY WATER may issue ADDENDA as necessary in response to questions arising at the conference. 9. ADMINISTRATIVE REMEDY Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes This includes, but is not limited to, any objection to or protest of the form and content of the BID DOCUMENTS and/or the actions ofTAMPA BAY WATER. 10. PUBLIC ENTITY CRIMES STATEMENT-Pursuant to Subsections 287 .133 (2) and (3), Florida Statutes, a person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list following a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid, proposal or reply on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity; may not submit a bid, proposal, or reply..on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or pub. lie work; may not submit bids, proposals, or replies on leases or real property to a public entity; may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity ; and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Sect ion 287.017, Florida Statutes, for CATEGORY TWO, for a period of 36 months following the date of being placed on the convicted vendor list. 11. DISCRIMINATIONPursuant to Subsect ion 287.134(2)(a), Florida Statutes, an entity or affiliate who has been placed on the discriminator}' vendor list may not submit a bid, proposal, or reply on a contract to provide any goods or services to a public entity; may not submit a bid, proposal, or reply on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building or public work; may not submit bids, proposals or replies on leases of real property to a public entity; may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity ; and may not transact business with any public entity. Dated at Clearwatt;r Florida, this 11th day of February. 2008 INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for PROJECT NAME: Walden Exterior Water Proofing and Painting Project will be received by Weber and Tinnen, PA until 3 : 00 PM, (SHARP) March 18 2008. Mailing address : 2742 jason Street, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone number (813) 626-2540. Bids will not be accepted after 3:00 PM of the above date. Bids will be opened and read aloud in the Weber and Tinnen's office Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to an Encouragement Affirmative Action Plan as identified within the bidding documents There will be a mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting on March 7, 2008 at 10:00 AM (SHARP), Location: Walden Lake Elementary, Administration Office, 2800 Turkey Creek Rd., Plant City, FL 33566, Phone (813) 757-9433. IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO WEBER AND TINNEN'S OFFICE AS REFERENCED ABOVE. BID SECURITY MUS T BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Plans and specifications may be obtained from the Weber and Tinnen, PA office, address noted below. Complete information regarding bidding documents and other information may be oJJtained. Weber and Tinnen, PA 27 42 Jason Street Tampa, FL 33619 Phone(813)626-2540 Fax (813) 626-2695 Email hhpiper@tampabay No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty days after date set for bid opening. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS FOR ALL YOUR ... ., ,, CLASSIFIED NEEDS ...... CALL LaVORA @ (813) 248-1921 FAX YOUR ADS 24/7 TO: (813) Or Email ledwards@flsentlnel.com c m en c "'T1 INVITATION TO BID ::a. Sealed bids for PROJECT NAME: Elevator Replacement for C Graham Elementary School will be received _by Robinson Green )> Beretta Corp (RGB) until 3:00 PM (SHARP), March 18, 2008 Mailing address: 1111 North Westshore Blvd., Suite 600, Tampa, FL 33607. Bids will not be accepted after 3 : 00 PM of the N above date Bids will be opened and read aloud in the RGB's office. o 0 co Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to an Encouragement Affirmative Action Plan as identified within the bidding documents There will be a mandatory Pre-Bid meeting on March 7, 2008, 2:00PM (SHARP), Location: Graham Elementary School, 2915 Massachusetts Ave Tampa FL 33602, Phone 813276-5408 IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED TO RGB's OFFICE AS REFERENCED ABOVE BID SECURITY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. Plans and specifications may be obtained from the RGB's office, address noted below Complete information regarding bidding documents and other information may be obtained. Robinson Green Beretta Corp. (RGB) John McConnick R. A. 1111 N. Westshore Blvd. Suite600 Tampa, FL 33607 Phone # (813) 289-4600 Fax (813) 287-1818 Email rgb.south@verizon.net "T1 r-0 en No bidder may withdraw his bid for a period of thirty days after date m set for bid opening -Z ::! THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FLO'RIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS INVITATION TO BID '-z m r-1 m c r r-m =! z Sealed bids for REPLACEMENT OF THE FIRE ALARM AT C CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SCHOOL will be received by the School Board of Hillsborough County Florida in the Office of: Anston-Greenlees, Inc. 1315 West Fletcher Ave Tampa, FL 33612 until3:00 PM, Tuesday. March 18. 2008 m r en :I: m c m < m c: m en Bids will not be accepted after 3:00 PM of the above date. Bids C will be opened and read aloud at Anston-Greenlees, Inc. )> Contractors desiring to bid this project are subject to the Small Business Encouragement Program as identified within the "T1 bidding documents. c There will be a MANDATORY Pre-Bid Meeting on Monday, March 10, 3 :00pm sharp at CHAMBERLAIN HIGH SGHOOL, 9401 North Boulevard, Tampa, FL 33612. IT IS THE BIDDER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO SEE THAT BIDS ARE DELIVERED AS 'REFERENCED ABOVE. BID SECURIT Y MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH BID. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS. _, .. Plans and specifications may be obtained after Feb 27 from the Engineer. Complete_ information regarding bidding documents and other infonnation may be from the Engineer: Anaton-Greenlaea, Inc. 1315 Weat Fletcher A-ve. Tampa, FL (813) 963-1919 No bidder may his bid for period of thirty' days after date set for bid opening THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA MARYELLEN EllA SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS


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