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Celebrating 64 Year s In The Tampa Bay Area Ex Charged With Wollili's dnapping And urdar SEE STORY ON PAGE 3 A SURPRISE 60th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION The Lions Eye Institute was the site of the surprise 60th birthday celebration to honor Dayle Greene. The party was coordinated by his wife, Patsy Greene and daughters. Other family members and friends joined them in making sure the event was a surprise for the honoree. Lots of food and fun was enjoyed by all. Dayle, left, is shown with his wife, Patsy, daughters, Tiffany Greene and Tammara Gisanri and son-In-law, Folu Glsanrl. (Photograph by Brunson) 181 Rort Picks 111 Black Di SEE PAGE 6 an AIT8sted For lpragnating l SEE PAGE 16 Popular w. Ta111pa Activist Di At 83 SEE PAGE 2 Road Rage End$ At Courlllou SEE PAGE 16


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The Super Bowl Gospel Celebration is the first and MElANIE FEW only' gosp.el event sanctioned by the NFL for Super Bowl -Weekend. Gospel superstars scheduled to date for live performances as part of the toth Anniversary Super Bowl Gospel Celebration include Marvin Sapp, Mary Mary and Hezekiah Walker. The 2009 concert will also feature the return of the NFL Players All-Star Choir. More than 40 players participated in the first ever performance, which made its debut at the 2008 show under the direction of Grammy award-winning Gospel star, Donnie McClurkin. In 1998, Few recognized that many athletes and fans desired a safe, entertaining .. venue to celebrate the big game, and not only show their love for football, but also be inspired by the uplifting sounds and rich culture of Gospel music. Sponsors of the 1oth Anniversary Super Bowl Gospel Celebration include NFL Players and the Tampa Tribune. For more infor mation on the wth Anniversary Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, visit www.superbowlgospelcelebra tion.com. Tickets are available purchase via Ticketmaster out lets nationwide. Results Inc. is a leading urban faith-based entertainment and promotions agency that works with leading compa nies to develop faith-based initiatives to reach the valued faith-oriented consumer. Few has garnered national recognition as a "deal-maker," securing several first-of-theirkind marketing agreements with leading corporations including Church's, The Coca Cola Company, General Mills and Hallmark Cards. Most recently, Few was tapped to develop and implement faithbased marketing promotions for Tyler Perry' s House of Payne and ABC Family's Lincoln Heights. --RECEIVE UP TO $1000 Bring Your W2s or last: Paystub! Get Your Money When YOU Want lt. ) can 813-217-5084 Tampa Or St. Pete -------------------------------------------------------------------' !$25 :0ff Coupon -3320 E. HILLSBOROUGH AVENUE OSS FROMMR. MONEY. PAWN, OFF OF 4TH AND HILLSBOROUGH 1900 ROME AVENUE INSIDE YOUR DOLLAR STORE, CORNER OF CHESTNUT & ROME 2508 34TH STREET SOUTH MILE EAST OF SUPER WALMART ON TH ST. SOUTH Popular West Tampa Activist. Dies 1183 MRS. ROSEMARY McARTHUR WALKER March 9, 1925 -Jan. 8 2009 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A popular West Tampa activist died last Thursday as a result of complications from surgery. Mrs. Rosemary McArthur Walker was 83. A native of Tampa, Mrs. Walker attended the public schools of Hillsborough County and graduated from Middleton High School. She continued her education at Spelman College and ed with a degree in Education Mrs. Walker accepted her first teaching position .,at the .. historic Robert Smalls School i h Beauford, soil'th: Carolina and remained there for three years. Her daughter, Mrs. Victoria Pinder .. said,. "That's where she my father, C.harles Walker, He was from Tampli, hilt was stationed at Parris Islano in the Marine Corps Mfer they married, she returned to. Tampa." Mrs. Walker obtained employment with the Hillsborough County Publib School District and taught for 35 years. In 1988, she was: working at Madison Middle School when she decided to retire: During her tenure as an educator, Mrs. Walker ir credited with initiating a pro. gram known as Operation Upgrade. The program allowed s.tudents who had failed a gradethe opportunity to take a summer co"Q.rse and make up that grade level, her daughter said. In addition to her career, Mrs. was known throughout-her community as ari activist. She was very active in the Old West Tampa Neighborhood Association. Additionally, she was a lifetime member of Bethel AME Church and a member of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority, Inc Her daughter said Mrs. Walker worked closely with Mayors, members of City Coun<:il; arid the Tampa Police Department concerning the of West: __ -. Tampa She also worked the facilities in the \ area; :, Mrs; Walker was the mother of two children. In addition. to her husband andi she survived by a grandson and a sister, Mrs. Elsie Her son preceded her in death. Funeral services for Mrs : Walker: be h .eld: i-Jth; it" a.m., at Bethel AME church. Wilson's Funeral Home is in charge of handli,dg arrange-. ments. Ballin' On A Budget ... Explicit Hair Trends Is Here To Help 2016 E. Dr. M.L.K. Blvd. Tampa, FL 33610 813-234-8100 Salon 813-234-8188 Barbershop RECESSION RELIEF PRICES!!! Relaxers/Cut $55 REG. $80 Lace Application $50 REG. $100 Relaxers $45 REG. $60 Brow Arch $5 REG. $10 Wash/Curl $30 REG. $45 Rinse $10 REG. $20+ Wash/Wrap $25 REG. $15 Up Dos !Weave Extrol $30 REG. 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Features c: m fJ) c Murdered Woman's Ex-Bovfriend Finallv Charged Rachel Johnson said she can't described her feel ings as she sat with Tampa Police detectives last Wednesday and listened to her sister's 9:.1-1 eall. Rachel's sister, Jennifer Johnson, was murdered last year and her body was found in a Lakeland home. She was lastseen with her daughter's father, Vincent Brown. Brown was charged with her murder and kidnapping on Friday. Tampa Police Homicide Detective, Eric Houston, said alt})ough Brown allegedly told an inmate he had killed Johnson, he was charged based on evidence. "He left a message on his voice mail that was damaging, and an earring was outside his mother's JENNIFER JOHNSON ..... was found murdered in a foreclosed home in Lakeland. home that proved to be. a vital piece of evidence." Rachel Johnson said they have been very patient and appreciate the efforts of investigators who have stayed in constant contact with the family throughout the process. "Every time we've called them, they have. been there for us and assured us they would be making an arrest. They explained how complex the case was because so many agencies were involved." Rachel Johnson said everyone is still upset and want justice. "We're upset that Brown still hasn't confessed. He told somebody he was locked up with what he did, and we hope when he goes to court, he confesses. We just want him to admit he killed Jennifer." Rachel Johnson said none of Brown's family members have contacted her family and expressed any TUBA Breakfast Speaker, ChairsAnnounced PROFESSOR LAURENCE H. WESLEY .;.Keynote Speaker lJY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) will host its annu. al breakfast Monday, January 19, 2009, 6:45 a. m at the downtown Hyatt RegencyThe brealdas t will feature presenta,t iorl;:of .the Unsung Her: o ,Corp.orate Leadership Award, Ike Tribble Civic Leadership Award and Orator of the Year. The 2009 will be Professor Laurence H. Wesley. an Associate Professor and Academic Faculty Counselor at Daytona Beach Community College. He is a career educator with more than 25 years in the Flori .da communitY Colle ge System. A native of Daytona Beach, he earned his undergraduate degree in History I J ourn1;1lism from Bethune-Cookman and a Master of Science degree I Psychological Services from Clark/ Atlanta University He has served on the fac'!llty of CANDACE CUSSEAUX ...Breakfast Co-Chair and the University of North Florida. The 2009 first-time cochairs are Candace Cusseaux and Cory J. Person, Esquire. A native of Tampa, M :s. Cusseaux is an Associate with & Wakefield 's Brokerage Services -and is responsible for new business development, focus ing on both tenant representation arid landlord agency leasing in the Tampa Bay area with a specialization in office properties. In additi-on to her appointment to the Greater :Tampa of Commerce Board of Directors in :2008, Ms. Cusseaux's professional affiliations and c-o-mmunity involvement include the Florida Gulf Coast Commeicial Association of Realto 'rs; :Mayor's African Amer'ic1m Advisory Council (MAAAC), Emerge Tampa Bay, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and' the 'Alpha House of Tampa. Ms. Cusseaux received her undergraduate degree in the ar,eas of Finance and Real Estate from Florida State CORY PERSON, ESQ. ... Breakfast Co-Chair. University and is a licensed Real Estate SalespE!r .sqn In the State of Florida. Atty. Person is a in Stewart & Person; P. A He previously served as an associate for Trenam, Kemper, Tampa. He earned his undergraduate degree in Science from Methodist University in 2002. He went on to earn a Juris Doctor degree from the University of North Carolina at ChapelHill School of Law. Professionally, he is a member of the Florida Bar and American--Bar Associations. "The experience of co-chair ing the breakfast has been most rewarding," Atty. Person said, 'and has given me an opportunity to work with some of the finest, civic m 'inded people who really care about the legacy of..Dr. Iqng and the salience of his dream for the Tampa Bay community. I look forward to a wonderful celebration honoring the life and work of such a great leader," he con cluded. Tickets to the breakfast are on sale throughout the area (see ad in this issue). VINCENT BROWN .. ... charged with the murder and kidnapping of his girlfriend, Jennifer Johnson. remorse or comfort. "The people who were at the club that night have talked to us and said they never believed Brown would take the problems they were having to this extreme. We knew she was in loved with him, because after he hurt her physically so many times, she wouldn't leave him." Jennifer Johnson's daughter, is with her grandmother, Ms. Alma Dorsey, and asks for her mother. "She's only 2," explains Rachel. "She doesn't know what's c: )> ::D -<. going on. When she gets older, we'll tell her. She'll be able to deal with it a lot bet-...a. ter than we are now." Rachel said we're in 2009 now, and want justice. "My sister is gone and there are people walking around who should be punished for her death." Rachel said it was hard for all of them to listen to Jennifer begging for help. "The 9-1-1 operator kept asking her where she Was, and she kept telling her she was in the trunk of her car: When they turned the music in the car down, she hung up "We could hear her saying, 'They got me in my trunk. I don't know where I am. It's so dark in here. They are going to get me and they are coming. Please come get me.' She was on the phone 1 N Q Q CD minute and 20 seconds.'' "T1 Rachel said she could hear 0 the voices of men in background. "We want the 9-1-1 operator punished for not doing herjob correctly. We want everyone responsible punished.'' 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BLYTHE ANDREWS Ill, PRESIDENT/CONTROLLER GWEN HAYES, EDITOR IRIS HOLTON, CITY EDITOR BETTY DAWKINS, ADVERTISING DIRECTOR KEITH GEORGE, CIRCULATION AND PRESS DIRECTOR Subscriptions-$44.00-6 Months Both Editions: $87.00-Per Year Both Editions Opinions expressed on editorial pages of this newspaper by Columnists or Gu est Writers, do nol n ecessa rily rellecllhe edilorial slance of The Florida Sentinel Bulletin or lhe Publ isher. Power Ball Mania And The Black Communitv were no jackpot winners, last Saturday, ._ .. .. 949,953 players across America won more i ...us, did you win any of that money? Unfortunately, we haven't seen any of the proceeds. But according to Florida Lottery officials, "Floridians spent more than $7.7 million in tickets on the State's first Power Ball drawing, making it the biggest sale of tickets for a first drawing in Roller-Ball history." Now, isn't that something? Added Lottery officials, "Although no one won last Wednesday's $uo million jackpot, more than 150,000 tickets won their owners prizes from $3 to $50,000." Once again, we ask our readers, "DID YOU GET ANY OF THAT?" According to our friends the Lottery folks, "Power Ball tickets have already brought in more than $3 million for Florida's Educational Enhancement Trust Fund." We are a society of free-will. That means what we do with our money is our own business. Yet, how can we ignore storm warnings bearing down upon us? The Lottery and Power Ball officials say not to worry. No dlih, that's what they get paid to say. Pow.er Ball, lottery, quick pick, bingo slot machines .. It's all a gamble. Our question again, Did you get of Cell Phone Etiauene While At The Wheel o doubt, people you know have mentioned having :"near-miss" traffic accidents either because of use or driver's use of a cell-phone while driving. Consequently, the fact that the National Safety Council has recently called for a ban on all cellphone use while driving should come as. n.o 'Referring to cell-phone use while driving as dangerous, and as the cause of many traffic fatalities the National.Safety Council has launched. a campaign urging all states to ban the use of hand-held and .handsfree cell phones. Citing a Harvard Center for Risk Analysis study, Safety Council representatives estimate as many as 2,000 deaths and 12,000 injuries a .year are caused by cellphone use while behind the wheel. Accordingly, cellphone use is more distracting than-passengers for drivers. However, only six states currently ban the use of hand-held cell-phones while driving, while 17 states ban cell-phone use by so-called inexperienced drivers. In response, the Safety Council plans to urge Congress to enact laws that will offer incentives to states that enact cell-phone use laws. Meanwhile, we suggest drivers should limit their celloo:t phone use to emergency use only. lit fact, we urge driW vers to delay receiving calls on their cell-phones until CJ they have reached their destinations. After all, most callers can page a cell-phone for emergency calls. Tired 01 Telemarlleten;t you tired of telearketers calling ur home or your cellular phone at the most inconvenient of times? Are you tired of pushy salespeople who don't get the message when you tell them that you're not interested? Well, get in line with the rest of the country While we all understand that the person is just doing his or her job, it doesn't alleviate the aggrava tion of running to answer the telephone only to discover that it's just a telemarketer. Of course, many of us have caller id, but if you're like me, when the telephone rings, you just automatically answer it. (It probably has something to do with not having your glass es readily available and that small print is next to impossi-. ble to read). But, the truth of the matter is, if you don't answer it, then that continuous ringing gets on your nerves. So, what is a body to do? Help is on the way, in the form of a toll free "DO NOT CALL" number. If you don't want to be disturbed by telemarketers, you simply call 888382-1222 from the number you wish to be blocked. It's supposed to be a national list that blocks the number for 5 years. It works like this: you call from the phone you want blocked, the prompt tells you to enter the area code and the number and then it tells you that you have completed the process. The message also tells you that if you receive calls 31 days after you have the ritimber that you can lake action against the company. But, you must get the compa ny's name or telephone num ber. This do not call number has been around for several years. What makes it important now is the increased use of cell phones. I have heard a rumor that cell numbers will become public information in the near future. If this happens (and all things are possible), you could acquire a hefty bill just by answering calls from tele marketers. I'm sure some companies will protect their customers, but others may not. So, as the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Paul laurence Dunbar: EPilogue t dreams we :have and how .. they fly I Like \ [ rosy clouds across the sky; I of wealth, of fame, of sure success, I of love that comes to cheer and bless; I And how they wither, how they fade I The waning wealth, the jilting jade I The fame that for a moment gleams,/ Then flies forever, dreams, ah, dreams!" (Excerpt from Dreams, by fa.ul Poet, playwright and author of at least two dozen librettqs, and essays, Paul Laurence Dunbar wrote the majority of his works in Standard English. Yet, his poetry done in Kentucky Black dialect received the most exposure and acclaim; a concept that often troubled Dunbar. William Dean Howells' full page review (){.Dunbar's dialect poetry in Harper's Weekly created an audience for Dunbar's dialect poetry to the exclusion of his Standard English verse. Thus, Dunbar became labeled as a dialect writer. In retrospect, Paul Laurence Dunbar's. life story is a lesson in perseverance for Black men, today. Dunbar faced great difficulty in finding a job after high school graduation, even with his talent and education He finally took a ]ob as an eleva tor operator in Dayton, Ohio, where he used his free time to write books of poetry and sell them for a dollar to clients riding the elevator Dunbar spent years of self-publishing or depending on white benefactors to publish his books of poems, which sometimes -received les; favorable' revietJ;'' suffered a failed marr iage a nd poor health (died qftuberculosis). Yet, Dunbar persevered and ultimately achieved international fame. Dunbar wrote the lyrics for a musicaJ <;ome(jy play, "In Dahomey." Billed as one of the "more successful theatri cal productions of its time," the all-Black cast play opened on Broadway in 1903.and toured England and America for four years. The diversity of Dunbar's talent nev'er received wide publication in our English and History c:lasses.: However, Dunbar's essays--and poems received _-wide pUblication in and journals 'that ;argeted white readership, such as the New YOrk Times, Saturday Evening Post, Lippincott's Monthly, etc. Dunbar's style is said fo have interpreted "images 'of the Black experience through lyrical poetry written in Standard English verse inspired by Shakespeare, Shelley etc., and in equally sophisticated dialect verse ... that place the Black speaker at the' center of the was described as "known .for ';it'S cdlorful l1,lnguage ... conversational tone rhetorical structure." While some Black..critics accused Dunbar of perpetuating-and negative of Black life as a means Of selling his poetry to white critics, others recognized Dunbar's _quiet and veiled "outrage" of racism and Jim in poems such as "Frederick Douglass," "We Wear the On Page s


Five Men lnAPhotouraphl_ picture was placed );;] ht above the cut-ine. That's newspaper talk for the crease on a front page that separates the top part of the paper. The headline above the photograph was unsophisticated. It simply announced, "PRESI DENTS PAST PRESENT, FUTURE!" But the picture that followed the headline said it all! And its impact will echo, for years to come Five men paused long enough a group photograph ... five of the most powerful human beings in the history of the modern world. Indeed, the picture they posed for was as important and as improbable as if the Egyptian pharaohs Akhenaton, Seti the First, Ramseses the Great, Tutankhamen and Tuthmosis the Third had stopped in the middle of their busy schedules to meet in one bunch and take a picture for posterity Not since, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Joseph Stalin and Winston Churchill allowed a picture of them seated side-by-side at the Conference of Yalta had the world seen such an imposing collectio'n of power, present and future And there they stood, each man smiling for the world to see! Jimmy Carter, whitehaired, broad-nosed, thick-. iipped and laughing as if he had not a care in the world, looking amiably to the man standing next to him, whose hair was also the color of snow and whose Elvis Presley expression belied a steadiness of heart and an attituae of few regrets; that was William Jefferson Clinton. Standing slightly in front of him though still touching shoulders was the diminutive, pixyish George W. Bush, silver-haired "Dennis-the-M en ace" whose legacy would either be written in marble or mud. He was accompanied by his f a ther, George Bush, whose hair, for some reason had not turned as grey as had his son's. And standing between the elder Bush and his son was a man whose hair was still black with youth and whose smile was untarnished, perhaps because it was untried. Barack Obama, matinee-handsome, stood gazing into the photographer's lens, as did his previous contemporaries, with a look that was as pensive as it was promising. What you or I would have given to know what they were thinking, at that moment, captured forever by a photographer's eye! And to think that in the next eight days, you and I will be witnesses to what will no doubt be one of the most important events in the 21st century! Certainly, that is enough to cause each of us to remember where we were and what we were doing, when that day happened! Five of the most powerful men in the world stopped to get their picture taken, all-at once. Two of them had silver hair. Two of them were father and son. And one of them was Black. And the Black man was about to become the next President of the United States. Perhaps, there will be yet, another face, on Mt. Rushmore. 1 Black American Insight from page 4 I Mask," and "Sympathy: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." On the other hand, Dunbar's "Little Brown Baby" confirms a slave father's love for his children, a concept foreign to whites at the time. Finally, other critics view some of .Dunbar's works as creations of a "dou ble voice" in the use of ture as in When Malindy Sings," describing whites more comic than Blacks. Though Dunbar died at the young age of 33, he won the loyalty and admiration of millions who memorized his verses and passed the love of his poetry on to future gener ations. Indeed, Dunbar. was h .ailed by W.E.B.DuBois, Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass and other Black leaders of his time. Nearly 100 years later, we celebrate Paul Laurence Dunbar, his genius and his ability to thrill audiences, yes terday and today. Harambee! c m (/) c }< c:... )> z c )> l:J --< -Co) Don't Riotl Stop 111 1\) 0 0 CD cently the police in and, California, hot dead an unarmed, seemingly good guy who was an African American. In Black neighborhoods, all hell broke out. People burned, destroyed, looted and beat-up people. Blacks were upset and had every reason to be. But rioting is and was not the answer. All of this lawlessness didn't accomplish anything. All it did was destroy Black neighborhoods, hurt Black businesses, made life much more difficult for those who live in the communities and broke a bunch of laws It further illustrated a point that I have been trying to make for months. That is, when a police officer shoots a Black person, we go crazy and tear up our own communities. Yet, when a Black senselessly kills another Black for whatever reason, nothing is said or done by Blacks. What is the difference? Does the value of Black life depend upon who takes that life? A person is just as dead when killed by a Black as they are when killed by a police officer Should Blacks riot when a Black kills another Black? That answer is no. But we shouldn't riot when a police kills a Black No, we should not let these killings go in either situation. We must not remain silent like nothing happened. We should scream loudly and consistently that justice be done. We need to call, write and go to the po-wers of authority to demand that correct actions are taken We need to demonstrate, march and stay the course until justice is rendered. There are better ways to deal with these senseless killings besides breaking laws and tearing up our neighborhoods. We need to work with each other and to work with law officials to bring killers to justice. It must not matter who got killed, who did the killing or what color they are A killing is a killing. Too many killing go on in our communities. We need to make every effort to reduce and even stop these killings We cannot blame these killings on the economy. I believe the proper place to put the blame is on decreased emphasis placed on moral values and on human life. What happened in Oakland should not have happened. The young Black should not have been killed. Blacks should not have rioted and "T1 the police officer must be rbrought to justice. Blacks need to calm down, put away 0 their matches and stay vigi,., larit to make sure that justice en is done in this case m This unfortunate incident should serve to make Blacks z come to the realization that m r;" we must be upset anytime a m Blackis killed. C rr-z "D c m r-c;; :c m c m < m Can You Feelltil l:J -< c rate a new President of the United States of America and step out of the second darkest financial and economical era ever in the hi-story of our country. For sure, the last eight years have been a record-breaking nightmare for most American corporatioils, more terrifying for small businesses and their owners. We have witnessed increasing numbers in the breakdown of our families, crime rates went through the roof and Black American men struggled to provide for their wives, children and "baby mamas." Unemployment statistics soared and families were forced to literally pack up, vacate and walk away from.ho.mes unable to pay their mortgages. In these changing times, not only did middle and lower-income wage earners "feel the crunch,". many and "richer .than Richie Rich" folk found selyes standiJ1g in SO\JP line,s and shopping in thrift stores. When well dressed, high-heel wearing and every-hair-inits-place women pull out coupons, it is time to check the dock on the wall! With that in mind, I want to share the lyrics of my second all-time favorite group in the world. When they were making excellent music, lyrics and dance steps. The Jacksons produced a song entitled, Can You Feel It? And the opening lyrics went a little something like this, "Can you feel it, can you feel it, can you feel it. Less than two months ago, we watched, as did the world, the drama and production unfold as the final two candi dates for the highest office in this country "battled" it out. It was not just their wits that took center stage, either. Oh no, it seemed as though each of us kept a mental. scoreboard of each of the candidates' responses, eye contact, knowledge (national and world), leadership ability(s) and most of all, composure and/or statur.e. Now, this last m one, quite frankly, has to do en with calmness and whether C or not, the candidate repre-sented the embodiment of ,., someone each of us )Vould like to see take us into the "T1 next four years. On l:J November 4, 2008, America C made her decision! On January 20, 2009, the day after we celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President-el'ect Barack Obama will be sworn in as the 44th .President of the United States of America! Can you feel it? With the exception of the international turmoil in Gaza, continuing unrest in Darfur and the war in Imq, we must be mindful that while this is a tin\e of celebra tion in our country', it also a time of worldwide unrest. For a day or two, .the world would have us so wrapped up in that we would fot-get and put aside the troubles of our fellow man. So, as we celebrate, us remember that the wol'ld stands in need Jiio ofprayer. Peace Be Unto You.


8 Local N ("') ,... > a: z =The Tampa Bay Black cn Heritage Festival embarks W on its 9th year with its twoday Street Festival showcasing Tampa Bay's diverse culture and art as well as promoting a healthy community. With Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida r eturning as the title spon sor, the Street Festival is again free to all and will be held Saturday and Sunday January 17-18 2009 fro,rn 12 PM to 6 PM at AI Lopez Park located at 4810 N Himes Avenue, Tampa, FL 33602. "Old Scpool Saturday" will kick off the two-day event with. live performances by Brick and C Doug E Fresh, a& well _as the Battle of the DJs and a: LL c other local artists._ Z Sunday's. event, "Jazz SuJ?-day," wi!) feature perC( formarices _by famed neosoul jazz musician Roy w outstanding sa:X:ophonist BK Jackson, and > a: DOUGEFRESH the 90s hit sensation Az Yet. The Street Festival has something for everyone -free health screenings, a Mobile .. Prison Art Gallery and crafts. The event will also feature food vendors and ,villages for-Artists, Authors, Children, I;lealth, Greek (Fraternities/Sororities), and Corporate. The :May9r's Challenge, a 2K walk or run, will start w > w c w J: C/) :J m lnnisbrook Hires New Director Of Golf ::> Palm Harbor's Innisbrook a. Resort and Golf Club has Z named their first African i= w _. _. :;:) m I _. w z i= z w C/) a: 0 _. LL American golf director. Rodney Green replaced Jay Overton, who is now the resort's host professiona( Green spent 11 years as head professional and Director of Instruction for Walt Disney World. He also managed the PGA Tour's Children's Miracle NetwoFk Open and also for the Tr'ansitions Champion;hip at Innisbrocik from .March !'6th through March 22nd. Green will oversee golf operations at the resort's. iqur courses. Green said he's only been at Innisbrook 19 days ,apd is still trying to find :his way around. "This is a great opportu nity for me; I managed 12 courses at Disney, so I think I'll do well here. "Anytime you're in this business, ,you look for. a great career move that will give you an opportunity to learn and grow. You also look for a challenge, and .that really makes me e xcit ed." Green said h e owes a lot -to Dr. Sheila Johnson, : the owner of the resort, and (.!) Salamander Hospitality for C!t making this happe n .; RODNEY GREEN "I've never looked at the historical significance of this, but when I read an I began to thaiik about the fact that I'm have this opportunity. I got this job on pure merit." Green he' riever Dr. Johnson>during the interview process. "We met a week ago, and that was during the renovation process that going on. "Now, I drive around with a smile on my fac e all day. I'm very happy to b e here." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrr.ws@fZsen:._ tirwl.com. at 9 AM Saturday morning. Registration will begin on site at 7 :30 AM. The Mayor's Challenge, spon-sored by State Farm Insurance, seeks to reinforce healthy living lifestyles and is followed by the opportunity 1to visit the Health Village for health screenings and other infor mation. Hillsborough County Democratic Black Caucus And The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Tampa Bay Chapter Cordially invites you to attend this Historical Event \ -a Pre-Presidential Inaugural In Honor 01 President-Elect Barack Huss in Obama ... ... The W e s fs:lio te R otel 1200 N. Westsbore Blvd Tampa,. Elorida ,..... .. $30.00 per person Attire: Elegant RSVP-(813) 237-3999 An American Cuisine will be served


MONDAY, JANUARY 1 9, 2009 AT 6:45A.M. HYATT REGENCY DOWNTOWN TAMPA Keynote Speaker Professor Laurence H. Wesley Daytona-Beach, Florida Purchase Tickets at the following locations: Downtown: Stewart,&. Person, PA 501 E. Kennedy Blvd. -Suite 715 (813) 221-4454 West Tampa: Ray Williams Funeral Home 361" N. HowardAve. (813) 253-3419 LaTanya's-Hair Studio 1315 W. Cass (813) 253-2282 HART H illsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Temple Terrace: Miracles Barber & Beauty Academy 1 0224 North 30th Street (813) 972-2895 North Tampa: Bible Based Fellowship -4811 Ehrlich Road (813) 264-4050 Brandon: Sista RiseN' Shine 213 E. Robertson St. '(813) 662-0502 WMTI ........ lllliNr c m (/) C c.. )> z c )> "T1 r 0 ::c a )> (/) m z :::j z m r I OJ C r r m :::j z "'C c OJ r en ::1: m c m < m ::c -<. c m (/) c )> z c "T1 ::c a


0) Birthday Greeting cw) > a: <( ::J z <( .., en w ::J 1-0 a: LL 0 z <( 0 en w ::J 1-ft w > w 0 w :::1: en ::J Ill ::J a. z t:i ..J ..J ::J Ill ...J w z t=' z w en a: 0 ..J u.. Congratulations on becoming a teenager and keep up the good work in school. Your Prayers And Presence Are Requested LISA MONIQUE CLIATT CHARLIE A. D. SAMPSON Will Be Ordained On Sunday, January 18, 2009 11:00 A.M. Greater New Hope Anointed Ministries 109 Park Rd., Plant City, FL (From 1-4/ Exit 22) Pastor Calvin & Dr. Tandria Callins, Sr. .Tues-.,_ .Jan. 13;'2009 _,7 P._M. The' Holy Ghost Church Of God His Inc. arsHOP ISSAC ANDREWS And Corigregatlori Of Tampa, FL 2oo9 1 P.M. New Fellowshtp M. B. Church .JAMES ANDERSON And Congregation Of Tampa, FL Thurs., Jan. 15, _2009 7 P.M. Faith Alive PASTOR ANTONIO HAWKINS And Congregation Of Valrico, FL Fri., Jan 16, 2009 7 P.M. Fruits Of The Spirit PASTOR ANTONIO PRINGLEY And Congregation Of Tampa,FL Sunday, Jan. 18, 2009 3 P.M. Evening Star Tabernacle M. B Church REV .JEROME GRIFFIN. And Congregation Of Tampa, FL All Are Welcome To Celebrate With Us On This Blessed Occasion Local 2nd Regional District 01 The Florida Monicians Association, Inc. D .onates Tovs Last month during the season of giving the 2nd Regional District of the Florida Morticians Association, Inc. held a toy drive. The charity that was selected to dis_tribute the toys to Feei:l Our Children Ministries in which Pastor Moses fo1,1mler. The'donation was" made on' Monday, December 15, 2008. :! Some of the members of the 2nd Regional District of FMA, Inc. who were on hand to capture that event were: Pictured left to right (Front Row) Rev. Lawrence Epps, Jr., Chaplain; Jeffrey Rhodes, Chainnan; Pastor Moses Brown, Founder of the Feed Our Children Ministries; Ka Tiria N. Davis, Vice-Chairlady; Nathan Woody, Secretary Back row: Carlos Jones, Treasurer; George R. Sabb; and A. C. Morrison Deacon Ordination Council 4:00P.M. Deacon Ordination Service 4:00 P.J\.-1. Saturday, January 17, 2009 Sunday; January 18, 2009 New_Hope M. B. Church 3005 E. Ellicott Street Tampa, Florida


Local Heritage Festival Kicks OH With Free Finance Seminar BY GWENDOLYN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival is filled with numerous events over the next 2 weeks. One is a free finance .seminar that will kick off the Festival events on Thursday, January 2009, '1'hrivijig Business, Dying Economy: How To Remain Pro: fit:ab :le During An Economic Crisis" will be held at the University Area Community Development Corporation, 14013 N. 22nd Street. The 11 a. m. event is being sponsored by Washington Mutual anq JP Morgan Chase in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival. This is th{! second year:'.-for the financial component of the Festival, states, Bill Senior: Personal Finance Repn!sentative at IVJ;ut'L!"8L Trotnu1ri; saysthe keynote speliker -will be Stanley' A White, owner of a State: .Farm Insurante agency in the USF commu nity area. In business for 25 White is currently working. on publishing his first book on Christian Financial Planni ng. White will focus on how to adjust to the current mar-STANLEY A. WHITE ... Keynote Speaker ket, marketing following the currency and accountability. Also speaking during the luncheon hour will be Lenzo Canty, a CPA, co owner of Canty, Prince and Associq ,tes, LLC. His part-ner is. David Prince. White will speak on tax breaks for businesses, the Obama plan, tax benefits, current tax changes and much more. A native of Tampa, Canty earned his college degree :from the University, of South Florida in Business Administration with empha sis in Finance. A pre-event to the finance seminar will be held Tuesday, January 13th, 6:30 p. m: at Washington Mutual (WaMu), 2802 E. Fletcher Ave. This event will feature James .Evans of the Tampa Bay Academy of Hope as the spea.ker. He will address not-for-profit and for-profit LENZO CANTY JAMES EVANS agencies with emphasis on building and strengthening business relationships, advertising marketing, accountability, and fundraising, among other topics. Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given. Please RSVP to william. trotman@wamu .net or call (813) 866-0499. Woman Finds success In Gospel Music lndustrv BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Lilliaii. Scott has seen how secular music can have an impact on the lives of our young people. She also saw the message a lot of that music was delivering to the youth, and decided to do something about it. At a young age, Scott was introduced to the music industry,. and her gift and calling were reveale. d by God through her pastor, Steven D. Kelsie of God's Vision For Life Christian Center As manager of Real Word Records, Scott has become a seasoned veteran in the Gospel music industry and has worked with nationally known artist Lil' Prophet, Pettidee, Triple D, Tiffany Anderson, and others. She's also involved in a lot of event promotions. "We want to go into the dark areas of the world to present our music to the youth and win souls," said Scott. "I see a lot of our youth seeking a positive message now. They know they can be LILLIAN SCOTT what they want to be and do what God has called them to do. All you have to do is make the right choices." Scott said today, our childri:m are growing up with a lot of negativity around them, and without the guidance form the home,. they are making a lot of bad deci sions. "Before I came to God, I was in the secular industry. But that side has more darkness, and when I came over to God, I began to see the light. God has shown me you don't have to be degrad ing Our young people have disturbed spirits and they LIL' PROPHET want love without knowing what love is." Scott helps aspiring Gospel rap artists and singers get the exposure they need, and also aids anointed ministers. "God has given this generation many types of music that peo.ple can relate to with beats and most importantly, the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Scott will be a part of this weekend's Krunk For Christ event at the Masque Theater. Joining her will be one of her clients, Lil' Prophet. Choirs Invited To Panicipate In Church Choir Competition The Church of God ofthe Union Assembly is hosting the Bay area's First Annual Tampa Bay Church Choir Competition on Saturday, January p, 2009,3 p.m. The event will be held in the Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. So., St. Petersburg. JOY FM Christian radio is sending two of the judges, one of whom will be Carmen, the morning DJ of the "Morning Cruise." The celebrity judge for this event. will be the renown gospel and jazz soloist, Belinda Womack. The Church of God of the Union Assembly, located in St. Petersburg at 4751 46th St. N., is sponsoring this event as a fundraiser to build a new church community building, states, Tracie Boyd, one of the WOMACK Celebrity Judge of the event. If your.choir has not registered, please do so today by contacting Boyd at (727) 525-6961 or Crystal Dize at (727) 743-9512. 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The Steelers used a strong second half, a crushing defense, a revived running game and an effective passing game and quickly put the Chargers .away and ended an upsetting weekend. Tiger Woods To Get Paid Tiger Woods is still rehabbing from his left knee injury and honing his game for a return to the tour. But in the meantime, Tiger earned his first PGA check for 2009 without even playing in the tournament. In fact he wasn't even in town. Tiger will earn just shy of $55,000 for last place money in the Mercedes Benz Championship. Tiger qualified to play in that tournament with victories in 2008. PGA Tour rules provide that any player who qualifies for a no cut PGA event automatically gets last place money if an injury prevents them from playing. That is exactly what happened to Woods, so he will be paid last place money that approach-es $55,000. Giddens Picks USF Football Armwood's Ryan Giddens has s elected the University of South Florida as the place he will play his football for the next four years. Ryan's decision is a coup for USF because the Armwood star is one of the best defensive linemen in the country. Giddens had over 70 Division I scholarship offers. Rumors have it that Hillsborough High super running back Lindsey Lamar has made a visit to the USF campus and is seriously considering playing football for USF. Should Lamar go to USF, this could be USF's top recruiting class ever ... Repons: Dunuv Decides To Retire The Indianapolis Colts scheduled a news conference Monday to announce the retirement of coach Tony Dungy. Tony Du:D.gys stature in the world of professional football took root in Indy. He leaves the Colts with a pristine overall resume, which includes 148 career wins, an unmatched 10 consecutive playoff seasons, and being the only black coach to win a Super Bowl. Foxsports.com and The Indianapolis Star reported Monday that Dungy, 53, will step down after seven seasons in Indianapolis. A source told Foxsports.com that Dungy has talked his decision over with family members and they decided it was the best time for him to step aside. Dungy, the source said, was at the team's complex in Indianapolis on Monday morning saying goodbyes to players and team employ ees. The Colts have designated associate coach Jim Caldwell as Dungy's eventual replacement. Since winning the Super Bowl after the 2006 season, Dungy has thought long and hard each offseason about how much longer he really wants to work in the NFL. He said after the Colts' overtime playoff loss to the San Diego Chargers in the AFC wild-card game nine da ys ago that he would spend about a week decid ing wh ether to return for an TONY DUNGY eighth season as coach. He spent much Of that time in Tampa, Fla., where his wife Lauren and children moved full-time about a year ago. The Dungys had the week to contemplate his future with the Colts, but a trip to New York for son Jordan's surgery on a broken. leg occupied their time. Jordan Dungy is back home in Florida and doing well after surgery. In Dungy's 13 seasons as a head coach, includ ing six with Tampa Bay, he's put together a sparkling resume. He has 148 career wins, including playoffs, and ranks 19th all-time in victories. He's the only black coach to win a Super Bowl the first coach in league his tory to reach the postseason in 10 consecutive seasons and the only coach to preside over six straight seasons of 12 wins or more Barklev Takes leave Of Absence LOS ANGELES -In his pursuit of .. um, yeah .. Charles Barkley unintentionally steered himself toward a sabbatical. ; Hours after test results stemming from his recent DUI bust were released, TNT announced that the outspoken NBA commenta tor will be taking a leave of absence from his job as resident bon mot-provider for the network's basketball coverage Barkley's blood work-he refused a Breathalyzer test showed a blood-alcohol level of 0.149, nearly twice the legal limit of 0 08 percent, according to the Gilbert Police Department. Per the incident report, the former power forward was pulled over Dec. 31 in Scottsdale, Ariz., at 1:27 a.m. after officers saw him run stop sign Once in custody, Barkley was at no CHARLES BARKLEY loss for words, telling his arresting officers that he had been on his way to get oral sex-hence his hastebefore he was stopped. "When I spoke with Charles, he was apologetic for the events that transpired and it was obvious he understood the significance of this situation," Turner Sports president David Levy wrote in an email to Bloomberg.com.


Sports Second WitnessPoints To Harrison MARVIN HARRISON Another witness has pointed to Harrison. The Philadelphia district attorney who decided last week against charging Marvin Harrison in nection with an April 29 shooting that left three peo. pie wounded did so despite being in possession of a statement from a second victim who claimed he saw the Indianapolis Colts wide receiver gripping a gun during the altercation, a law enforcement source told ESPN The Magazine The statement by Robert Nixon would apparently corroborate the statement of Dwight Dixon, another shooting victim, and contra dict Harrison, who admits that he was in a fistfight with Dixon but insists he was unarmed when gunfire erupted outside his North Philadelphia car wash, Chuckie's Garage, following the altercation. Three J)eople were injured during the shooting. Dixon was shot_ in the left hand. Nixon was struck in his bitclt by one of the shots that ricocheted up West Thompson Street. A third victim, a child sitting in a nearby car, suffered an eye injury Jrom. shattered glass. At a news conference on Tuesday, Philadelphia D.A Lynne Abraham said she would not bring charges against Harrison, citing a lack of credible witnesses. "I'm pretty comfortable I know who fired the gun," Abraham said. "But I'm not going to say because I don't have the evidence." -aepon: Giants. Mav Keep Burress The New York Giants tried to play through the Plaxico Burress fiasco. After getting knocked out of the playoffs, they might be ready to bring him back. "If everything goes all right, yeah," Giants general manager Jerry Reese said on Sunday, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. Burress caught the Super Bowl"winning touchdown for the Giants last season was suspended in November after accidentally shooting himself at a nightclub. The wide receiver faces two felony gun charges and could face more charges. 1 : quarterback Eli Malu:ling suffered without one :of'his top targets. He completed 15-of 29 passes for-169 yards and two inter -ceplions, without! a touch. d'own; in New York's 23-11 loss t(( the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. "Your margin of error is way less when you don't have a guy: with that kind of out there," Reese said of Burress, according to th,e "so you have to capitalize on every opportunity. you have and we were ,;not able to make enotigh plays." Reese said that the struggled to adjust to the loss of Burress, who had '1. 0 catches for 1,025 yar.ds -and 12 :touchdowns Pacman Denies Pan In Shooting ADAM 'PACMAN' JONES Adam Jones denied the allegations of an ESPN "Outside the Lines" story, scheduled to air Sunday, in which three Atlanta-area men allege that Jones arranged for someone to shoot at them in 2007 after an altercation at a strip club. "No," Jones said wh.en asked if he was involved in the shooting in any way in an interview with ESPN's Stephen A. Smith. The Dallas Cowboys released Jones on Wednesday after a turbulent season in which he was sus pended six games for an offfield scuffle and made a relatively small impact on the field. In another interview conducted Satuday, this one with CBS' NFL pregame show, Jones hinted that his days with the Cowboys aren't necessarily over. His release came after "Outside the Lines" reporter John Barr contacted the NFL, the Cowboys and Jones' attorneys about the piece scheduled to air in which three Atlanta-area men allege that Jones arranged for someone to shoot at thein two months after the football player was suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in 2007. The June 2007 s}].ooting occurred outside a suburban Atlanta strip club. One of the shooting victims told "Outside Lines that he had a dispute with Jones inside the strip club and that not long after he and the two others left the club, a hail of bullets struck their car. The NFL knew about the inci dent, but charges were never brought against anyone because the victims did not see the sho oter. "Outside the Lines" obtained information that police, investigating a separate Atlanta-area case, had been told by an informant 'that Jones. ordered the. June 2007 shooting follo:wing his illiol:;;;;o;:lloiiOii...,......,...,..,......_. -dispute with one of the men. PLAYOFF. CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP S _UNDAY, JAt1iUARY 18TH Philadelphia@ Arizona 3:00 p. m. -FOX .. @ 6:30 p. m. -CBS Police have said that while the remains open, they are not actively investigat-. ing. "That's old news, man," Jones told Smith in an interview in Los Angeles on Saturday. "I'm saying I already explained this stuff. The commissioner-knew about it .The Cowboys knew about it. I've everyth _i'ng they asked me to do sin ce then. I seried my suspensiop for going .to the strip club since then." 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. N ('I) "'"" > a: <( ::;) z <( .., >=' <( c C/) w ::;) 1-e a: u.. c z <( c C/) w ::l. ... it w > w c w J: C/) ::::; a:l ::;) 11. z i= w ...J ...J ::;) A:C I ...J w z i= z w C/) C!i a: 0 ...J u.. Entertainment Michael Jackson leases Prlcev Bel-Air Estate MICHAEL JACKSON LOS ANGELES -The King of Pop is back -in town, that is. Michael Jackson has signed a yearlong lease on a mansion in the swanky Bel-Air area of the city, a spokesman for the singer said Wednesday. Jackson has be e n staying in the estate for about a month, said spokesman Tohme Tohme, who called the property "a little bit more than an average home." The lease agreement is for $100,000 a month. The home has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and 12 fire places. Jackson, 50, relocated to the city with his three children to be closer to Hollywood and the entertainment industry, said Tohme, promising that "the second half (of_his career) will be better than the first." Fantasia's N.C. Home Won't Be Auctioned FANTASIA RALEIGH, NC --An attorney for a lending company says the auction of a million-dollar home belonging to "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino won't happen because an agreement has been reached. Charlotte-based attorney Larry Goldman said Saturday in an e-mail to The Associated Press the two sides have worked out the matter. He did not immediately respond to a request for more details. Goldman represents the Florida company that was trying to get the 2004 "American Idol" winner to repay money it loaned her in 2006 for tax payments on one of her homes in Charlotte, N.C. If the agreement hadn't been reached, the $1.1 mil lion home would have been sold Monday by the Mecklenberg County Sheriffs Office. R. Kellv No longer Trapped In Marriage R.KELLY NEW YORK-R. Kelly wife, Andrea, confirmed they were officially divorced after 11 years of marriage. A joint statement on Thursday said they had reached an amicable resolution concerning all issues related to their marriage and will share joint custody of their three children. can officially bump and "1:1' grind with whomever he "'"" chooses: He has finalized his divorce from his wife Kelly .known for the hits "Bump N' Grind," "I'm a Flirt," "Trapped in the Closet," "I Believe I Can Fly" and many others -was acquitted of child pornography. charges last year. Kelly turned 42 on Thursday. if. Kelly and his former Jav-z To Plav concen on Eve Of Obama Inauguration JAY-ZAnd BARACK OBAMA NEW YORK --Jay-Z isn't performing at President-Elect Barack Obama's inauguration, but he is planning to make a big splash on the eve of the event. The rapper, one of Obama's biggest celebrity boosters, has announced that he's playing a concert in Washington on Jan. 19, the day before Obama officially drops "elect" from his title. Jay-Z will perform for a crowd of less than 2,000 at the Warner Theatre. Kanve West savs He'll Pose Naked And 'Break Everv Rule 01 Hip-Hop' Kanye West has become a worldwide music icon by always telling us the naked truth as he sees it. In the February issue of Vibe -the only cover story he's done to promote BOBs & Heartbreak -the Grammy winner contemplates baring even more than that. "I made a decision. I wanna make popular music, but I want less fans," he told writer Sean Fennessey when asked if he was com fortable with fame "I want the freedom of having less fans. It's like the freedom of having less money. If you have less money, you have less responsibility. It's like Bjork. If she wanted to pose naked, you'd be like, 'Oh, that's Bjork.' But if I wanted to pose naked, people would draw all type of things into it. I definitely feel like, in the next however many years, if I work out for two months, that I'll pose naked. I break every rule and mentality of hiphop, of black culture, of American culture." (Kanye had some things to say about his photo on the magazine's cover, too.) Kanye clarified that by KANYEWEST "less fans" he meant having a core of 20,000 devotees who understand him, rather than a swell of 100,000 "fly by-night" followers who just favor him because he's the hot thing out. West also gave his fake on some of his peers, telling the publication that he refuses to say anything negative about fellow performers, but has no problem giving praise where it is due. "I believe Beyonce is the greatest performer of our generation," he offered. "I believe I am the greatest entertainer of this generation. I go neck-and-neck on Jay-Z and [Lil] Wayne as far as who's the best lyricist Jay-Z has longevity


. SISTER JEAN WILSON WILLIAMS Homegoing services for Sister Jean Wilson Williams, who passed away on January 8, 2009, will be held Friday, January 16, 2009, at 11 a. m. at Progress Village SDA Church, 7909 Flower Ave., Tampa, with Pastor Dolphy Cross officiating. The interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial-Park. Sister Jean Elizabelh Wilson Williams, was a native of Tampa, who was born to Frank and Leatha Wilson. Sister Williams was. a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Florida College and her Masters in Business Administration -from Tampa She was self employed. Sister Williams was married to Brother Johnny Williams for over 40 years, whose death preceded her in September Her father, Frank Wilson preceded her in death. A sister,' Frankie Lee Swindell and her orily brother, Robert Wilson preceded her in death. She was a faithful member of Mt. Calvary SDA Church, and when the doors of Progress Village SDA Church opened she transferred her membership where she attended faithfully until her demise. She leaves to cherish her memory: a devoted mother, Sister Leatha Sneed (Hannie); three sons, Curtis (JoAnn) Wilson, Algernon (Pamela) Wilson and Ricky (Vivian) Martin; a sister, Carolyn (Semore) Shields; sister-in-law, Patricia (Robert) Wilson; godson, Andre Holmes; grandchildr;en, Curtis Marshall, III, Tam.ara Moore, DeAndra Marshall, Rodreakas Smith, Carlos (Christ-ine) Val4ez, Raymond Valdez, LaToya Nellon, Jessica Martin, Richard -Martin and Martin; a host of loving great g randchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, grand nieces, grand nephews, friends and neighbors. Visitation for Sister Jean Wilson Williams will be on Thursday, January 15, 2009, from 6-8 p. m. at Harmon Funeral Home. : A HARMON BURIAL 2708 E DR. MARTIN LUTHER J;JNG; JR. BLVD. .TAMPA, FL 33610 MS. ANGElA ELIZABETH HIGGANS Homegoing services fo Ms. Angela Elizabeth Higgans, who passed away on January 7, 2009, will be held on Saturday, January 1 7 2009, at 2 p. m. at Springhill M. B. Church, 8119 E. Martin King Blvd, Pastor Eugene Garnet, officiating. Interment will be at Mayberry Cem_etery, Seffner. Angela was born on March s, 1976, in Tampa, to the late Ossie Higgans and Florence Everett. She received her education in the public schools of Hillsborough County. She received a degree as a Medical Assistant from Remington College where she graduated top of her class. Her memory will be forever cherished by: her 5 children, Derrick Brook, Jr., Anthony, Antonio and Deshawn Higgans and her daughter, Janae Higgans; her siblings, brothers, Thomas Everett, Michael Everett, Calvin Everett, Jeffrey Everett, Bobby and Leisa Everett, Steven (Tonya). Higgans of Tampa, sisters, Pearlie Burney and husband, Shirlie Hogan and husband, Linda Higgans, Connie Higgans, Alfreda Williams (Marvin), Joyce Williams, Debra and Blaine Brinson, Nicole and Jesus Holland, and Tiffany Higgans, all of Tampa; uncles, Algie Warren and Arthur Warren, both of Savannah, GA-, Edgar and Susan Everett of Orlando, Earl (Joyce) Everett, Ernest Everett and Luther (Mary) Everett of Tampa; aunts, Alma Higgans of Bronx, NY, Alice Griffin of Brooklyn, NY, Myrtle Hamilton of Orlando. Leona and Charles Preston, Gladys Everett, Carolyn and Chester Harrelson, and Ella Everett of Tampa; a specia l sister, Telecia Barker; close, devoted friends, Catherine Stewart, Angelina Higgans, Gladys (Denise) Everett, Tina Pope, Tina Griffin; and a host of sorro-wful nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A visitation will be held Friday, January 16, 2009, from 6-8 p. m. at Morning Glory Funeral Chapel, 3012 N. 22nd Street, Tampa. The funeral cortege will arrange from 10506 N. Central Avenue, Tampa. MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL St. Petersburg Har111on Funeral Home .John W. Hmmon. L.F. D .lames Harmon. L F. D 5002 N 40th St. 626-8600 IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY ONLY SON MICHAEL G. WATKINS, JR. 1/22/77-i/12/2000 Sadly missed, never to be forgotten by family and friends. Mother, Janice Crews; sisters, Candice and Erica; Baby Michael, twins Michael and Mykayla Watkins, with love for our daddy. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME I Mrs. Annie. Lawrence, Tampa. EVERETT-DERR & ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Mr. James C. Hamilton, 1207 Julian Lane Drive Mr. Frank Marshall, 7517 North 40th Street. HARMON FUNERAL HOME Mrs. Malinda S Walker, Tampa. Ms. Jean Wilson Williams, Tampa. JACKSON FUNERAL HOME Andrea Davis, 3812 N. 55th Street, Tampa. Lionel Menard, Mulberry. MORNING GLORY FUNERAL CHAPEL Mr. :rony Anthony, Dade City. Mr. Omowele Godwin, Tampa Ms. Angela Higgins, Tampa. .. Ms; RQbinson, Tampa. -RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME-Intant Talib Jenkins-Bowens, Tampa. Mrs. Diann' G. Smith, Tampa. WILSON FUNERAL HOME Baby Girl'. J:ackson, Tampa Ms. Lue Dell Moore, Tampa. -Ms. Mary Titonias; Tampa Mrs. Rosemary McArthur Walker, Tampa. National -.. Obama savs Time Is Now For TARP Funds NEW YORK --Presidentelect Barack Obama made hi s c a se to Congre s s for the r elease of $350 billion in remaining federal bailout funds. A top Obama economic aide laid out new priorities for the use of the remaining balance under the Treasury Department's $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program or TARP. In a letter address e d to the leadership of the Senate and House of Representatives the Obama team strikes a note of urgency about winnin g the release of th e fund s "President-elect Obama B"ARACK OBAMA believes it is not too late to change course : but it will be if we don t take dramatic action as soon as possible," says the letter, written by L .arry Summers, director-designate of the National Economi_ c Council. Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Man Who Told Him To Slow-Down OCALA, FL --Ocala police said they arrested the shooter who gunned down a father who told him to drive slower through a neighborhood full of children. A -tip led police to 18-year-old DeXter Newson. Polic. e said Newson was a passenger in a car last Wednesday when Dorian Gaskin confroJltec the driver who was speeding along SW 7th Place (see map) Gaskin told the driver to slow down and police said that's w h e n Newson openec DEXTER NEWSON : fire Newson is .being held on no bond and has been charged with murder Suspect Sought In Woman's Accidental Killing BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD --.Baltimore County police have issued a warrant for a man suspected in the killing of a woman who max have been shot accidentally outside her home in Essex on Wednesday. Warren Jerome Yates, 26, was charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of Shirley Worcester, who was killec while standing on her h1wn while talking to family in the Hawthorne neighborhood Wednesday evening Investigators said they believe Worcester was killed as the result o( a drug deal gone wrong between Yates and another man. Police said the second man, CREMATION WITH SERVICE $1,0750 Morning Glory Funeral Chapel 866-367-5509 WARREN J YATES Killed SHIRLEY: WORCESTER who hasn't been .. identified, had arranged to buy four gal lon-sized bags of marijmnut from Yates valued at -more than $4,006 said the man tried :to pay for the drugs with a roll of money that had a $106 bill on the outsid-e and $1 bills or fake money inside. C m CJ) 0 c... )> z c )> JJ -< 'TI r-0 :::c c )> CJ) m Z ::t z m r-1 ttl c -rrm ::t "C c: ttl r-c;; :I: m c m < m :::c -< c m CJ) c )> z c 'TI :::c a C) m


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Two months into the pregnancy, police said Steen started talking to the victim again and told her he wanted to help her out with the baby. The report states the victim later contacted Steen and asked if he could get her some Tylenol because she had a fever and was not feeling well. He then reportedly told her he would not get her anything and did not want to talk to her anymore. The victim then decided to alert police he was the father arid was 25 years old. On June5, 2008, the victim gave birth to a baby boy. A DNA test later proved that Steen was the father of the child. No information c;m Steen and Murray's connection to the victim was released. w (/) c( c a: 0 ..J LL RobbeiV,SuspectAccused 01 Trvina To Bribe Ofticer JAQUEAL HARRIS ST. PETERSBURG-A man St. Petersburg Police arrested .Friday was charged witha Christmas Eve armed ass-ault and allegedly tried to bribe co another officer. Police said J aqueal (!) Harris, 18, offered $17,000 Cf to an officer to interfere with a murder investigation in which he might be a suspect On Friday, Harris was interviewed by deteZtives who were investigating the murder of Malayshia Gamble, 15. _She was found with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Harris was one of dozens of people interviewed about the murder and on Sunday, police were not considering him a suspect in that mur der. In the Christmas Eve incident Harris reportedly reached into a woman's vehicle, pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill I her, police said. Harris was also charged with armed robbery after police said he was one of four men who robbed a repair shop. Dancer Accused Of Firing Gun During Argument NADINE GLAD. DEN Hillsborough County Sheriff's deputies report that a fight with her husband, led Penthouse dancer, Nadine Gladden, 31, to pull a handgun on him. Deputies said Gladden and her husband were arguing at their townhouse and while they fought, Gladden picked up a .45caliber handgun and aimed it at her husband. She fired one shot a_nd missed Gladden faces a charge of aggravated assault with intent to kill and left jail Sunday afte r posing the $2,000 bail. Man Who Tried To Rob Bank Being Sought .... suspect in the bank. The Hillsborough Sheriffs Office is asking the public's help in locating a man who tried to rob a bank last Monday. Authorities said on Janua-ry 5th at 8 a.m., a man entered the. Alnerican Momentum 15150 North Florida Avenue and displayed a gun to the first employee that entered the bank and demanded money. The suspect was Ul)able to get any money and fled in the employee's vehicle that was later recovered. The suspect is described as a Black male, 5'7'! to 5'8" tall, and weighing between 1351and '140 pounds. Man Arrested After Road Rage Incident A 37-year-old man was taken into custody Monday afternoon and charged with aggravated assault with a motor vehicle. The arrest followed an incident of road rage that was witnessed by several motorists _and reported to the Florida Highway Patrol. According to Trooper Steve Gaskins, spokesperson for the Florida Highway Patrol, around 1 .. -the. Florida_ Highway Pa.trol Communications b 'egan. receiving multiple emergency calls from f?eVeraY motorists describing a road rage incident occurring between two vehicles traveling north on Interstate 275' from St. {Pe: incident a greeri 1994 pickup truck driv-Ein by Eiic Wade Giass, of Floral City entered Interstate 275 28ih There he .. and. hi's passeng' e r <>mar I. 28, also of Floral City, both spQtted a niaroon colored 1998 Malibu driven by Girard Christopher Laws, of St. Petersburg. Glass and Jaber later told police that the driver, identified as Laws, gestured obscenely to them as they began to travel north on Interstate 275. As Lawsdrove parallel to Glass he reportedly without warning, veered the driver side of his vehi cle into the passenger side of the GMC near 38th. Avenue. Laws the n slowed down and c):langed lanes to a point .where he was agai n para ll e l to the GMC. Nearing the Howard GIRARD LAWS Frankland Bridge, Laws is alleged to have purposeful. ly veered the passenger side of his vehicle into the driver side of the GMC two times Trooper Gaskins said Laws then continued to pursue Glass and Jaber at speeds near 80 miles per hour northbound on Interstate 275. Glass then exited the interstate onto Ashley Drive and drove into down-. town Tampa, finally coming to a stop at the inter section of East Cass Street and North Marion Street at the United States Federal Courthouse where they attracted the of members of the Unifed States Marshal's Sendee The Marshal's secured the scene until the arrival of Florida Patrdl Troopers and Tampa Police Officers moments later. No injuries or other crashes resulted fr om th' e actions of the Laws or Glass. Laws was arrested and taken to the Hillsborough County Jail on charges of aggravated assault with a motor vehi cle 3602 7th Avenue Tampa, FL 241-2301 or 247-3719 Latex Flat White Paint.. ........... $5.99 gal. Oil Outside White Paint. ......... $14.90 gal Roller Pan Set.. ....................... $3.49 ea. 3, Brushes .......... ; ...................... 99 ea. LIMIT 2 WITH THIS AD ONLY!!


--Class e NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING As a result of being unable to effectuate certified mail notice to violators of the City Code, notice is hereby given that a Tampa Municipal Code Enforcement Hearing Master has scheduled a public hearing on February 4, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. to hear the below listed cases which are in violation of the City of Tampa Code. Information listed below describes the case number, property owner(s), violation address, code section violated, and legal description of subject property in that order. The hearing will be held in City Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida Affected property owners will be given the opportunity to discuss the alleged violations Should anyone have any questions regarding these cases, please call the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-7286. Please note that if any person decides to appe .al any decision made by the Code Enforcement Hearing Master with respect to any matter considered at the meeting <:>r hearing, they will need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based CASE # 08-13286 CASE# 08 21161 CASE# 08-23866 CASE # 08-25057 STENFORS NATH & YANIRA TIEES ROYSTER LEONARD TRUSTEE OF MILLS, VICTOR MSM LLC STENFORS FAMILY TRUST 10/20/06 THE 8601' ORANGEVIEW OR TRUST 3409 GROVE STREET Cl. TAMPA, FL 3707 TEMPLE ST. TAMPA, FL 4219 N. 38TH ST., TAMPA, FL 8601 N ORANGEVIEW AVE SECTIONS : 19-46 19-50 AND 19-56 SECTIONS : 19-47 1949, 19-233 SECTIONS : 19-47, 19-49. AND 19-50 TAMPA, FL VARIETY GROVE ESTATES AND 19-234 CASTLE HOMES SECTIONS : 19-46 19-49. AND 19-50 ADDITION GRANT PARK LOTS TEMPLE CREST UNIT NO. 1 LOT10 LOT 15 BLOCK 7 153873 0000 LOT 11 LESS N 4FT BLOCK 17 151157 0000 158855 0000 148202 0100 CASE# 08-23906 CASE # 08-13464 CINEUS ROBERT AND CINEUS CASE# 08-25481 SHEELY, CLAUDIA CASE# 08-21687 GERDA MARIN JUAN FELIPE 5204 N 45TH ST., TAMPA, FL CLARK CHARLES J ESTATE OF 1411 E YUKON ST TAMPA, FL 1208 E CAYUGA ST TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-47 19-231 AND 19-233 2403 E OSBORNE AVE TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-46 AND 19-50 SECTION : 19-56 HILLSBOROUGH HEIGHTS EAST SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49 AND 19-50 SULPHUR HILL NEBRASKA HEIGHTS A REPLAT SILVER MOON ALLOTMENT NO. 1 THEE 50FT OF LOTS 12 AND 1 3 LOT 17 BLOCK 8 AND S Yz OF ALLEY LOT 55 LOT2 BLOCK B BLOCK 1 ABUTIING THEREOF 154172 0000 156605 0000 145749 0050 172043 0000 CASE# 08-14494 CASE# 08-21895 CASE# 08-23979 CASE# 08-25496 LAWRENCE, OSCAR, LAWRENCJ;, FERNANDEZ, ENRIQUE US BANK NA TRUSTEE C/0 OCWEN MARSHALL, WILLIE H JR. KIMBERLY MICHELLE ORTIZ MARIA FEDERAL BANK 1609 E IDELL ST., TAMPA, FL 3401 E KNOLLWOOD ST., 8712 N BROOKS ST., TAMPA, FL 3610 N. AV REPUBLICA DE CUBA, SECTIONS : 19-49 19-233, AND TAMPA FL 19-5A3&4 TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-232, AND 27-133 SECTIONS : 19-46 AND 19-50 FERN CLIFF SECTIONS : 19-47, AND 19-49 ORANGE TERRACE BENJAMIN S 3RD SUBDIVISION LQT 198 RIVER GROVE ESTATES ADDITION LOTS 7 AND 8 AND E Yz CLOSED E 100 FT OF N 100 FT OF LOT 2 149893 0300 LOT 1 BLOCK 11 ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON LESS N 59 75 FT 151334.0000 BLOCK 7 BLOCK 8 CASE # 08 25654 145524 0000 173354 0050 WERNICK JEFFREY CASE# 08-14587 MARAH SUDESH REYNOSO, DIONISIO CASE #I 08-22749 CASE# 08-24132 REYNOSO, JASMINE PEDREGAL, DOREEN E. MID OHIO SEC RICHARD DETRICH 1712 E. COMANCHE AVE TTE FBO #137611% CHAS CAILLEAU TAMPA, FL 4101 N 29TH ST TAMPA, FL 1708 E. WATERS AVE., AlB, 6919 N. 19TH ST TAMPA, FL SECTIONS : 19-49 AND 19-50 SECTIONS: 19-47 AND 19-49 TAMPA,FL SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-49, AND 27-129 TRIPOLI PLACE ENGLEWOOD SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-231 WING F L SUBDIVISION LOTS 11 AND 12 BLOCK 7 S 13.25 FT OF LOT 10 AND LOT 11 OAK TERRACE REVISED PLAT OF N 75 FT OF LOT 3 BLOCK 5 150750 0000 BLOCK 16 LOTS 355 AND 356 AND S Yz CLOSED 149056 0000 155872 0000 ALLEY ABUTIING THEREON CASE # 08-25664 145708.0000 CASE# 08-24190 REDO, WARREN CASE# 08-15964 RUIZ, MILAGROS DE LA CARlOAD 8412 N MULBERRY ST. AlB MORENO CARLOS A AND SONIA I. CASE# 08-23141 2722 W MAIN ST. TAMPA, FL TAMPA, FL 1209 E NORFOLK ST TAMPA, FL TORRES, CESAR M. SECTIONS : 19-46, 19-47, 19-49 SECTION : 19-233 SECTIONS : 19-56 1603 E SITKA ST TAMPA, FL AND 19-50 SULPHUR HILL CRAWFORD PLACE SECTION : 27-77 AND TABLE 4-1 MAC FAR LANES REV MAP OF LOT 6 AND E Yz OF CLOS60 ALLEY E 51 8/12 FT OF N 145FT OF LOT P FERN CLIFF ADDITIONS TO WEST TAMPA ABUTIING THEREON 189839.0000 149864 0000 LOT 8 BLOCK 49 145832 0100 179800 0000 CASE# 08-17314 CASE # 08-23368 CASE # 08-24225 CASE # 08-25677 ARCHIE, SHIRLEY A L IGNACIO ROMULO AND WARREN MATTIE ESTATE OF MARQUEZ FRANCISCO JR. AND 2015 E COLUMBUS DR., TAMPA, FL HERNANDEZ CONNOR GAIL 4401 N. 48TH ST., TAMPA, FL STYLES, TRACY SECTIONS : 1 9-46 19-49 AND 19-50 2012 E. HUMPHREY ST., TAMPA, FL SECTION : 19-56 8606 N MULBERRY ST., TAMPA, FL YBOR CITY PLAN OF AN ADDITION SECTIONS : 19-49 AND 19-50 NORTHVIEW HILLS UNIT'NO 2 SECTION : 19-56 LOT 2 BLOCK 124 HILLSBORO HEIGHTS MAP LOT 1 BLOCK 5 ORANGE TERRACE 197704 0000 E Yz OF LOT 35 AND LOTS 36 AND 37 153960 0000 LOT 10 AND E Yz CLOSED ALLEY BLOCK H ABUTIING BLOCK 9 CASE# 08-17944 145260.0100 CASE# 08-24325 145558 0100 MCNEAL NOVA T PORTER LEROY 3406 E COMANCHE AVE., CASE # 08 23768 8212 N. ELMER ST., TAMPA, FL CASE# 08-25719 SECTION: 19-56 LOVETI, WILLIS TAMPA, FL CUMMINGS, PETER ALPHONSO HENDRY AND KNIGHTS ADDITION TO 4214 E. CAYUGA ST TAMPA FL SECTION : 19-231 912 E IDA ST TAMPA, FL SULPHUR SPRINGS SECTIONS : 1946, AND 1950 BELMONT HEIGHTS NO.2, PB 12 SECTION : 19-50 LOT 84 & E Yz CLOSED ALLEY EASTERN HEIGHTS PG 41 BUFFALO ABUTIING THEREON LOT 137 LOT 298 LO'r 4 BLOCK 3 149631 0000 154675.0000 15225 3 0000 172299 0000 CASE# 08-24910 CASE# 08-25857 CASE# 08-20539 CASE # 08 23770 BRYAN, WILLIAM C. MARSHALL, WAYNE AND TIGHTIIME LLC WILEY JERMAINE C. 1609 E WATERS AVE., TAMPA, FL JOHNSON, CHRISTINA N 3,615 E IDLEWILD AVE., TAM PA FL 1617 E LINDEN AVE., TAMPA FL SECTIONS: 19-49 AND 19-50 HENDRY AND KNIGHTS ADDITION 1622 E MULBERRY DR., SECTIONS : 19-46 AND 19-50 SECTIONS : 19-49, 19-50 19-233 TO SULPHUR SPRINGS TAMPA, FL BELMONT HEIGHTS NO 2 PB 12 19 A3 & 4 W 53.25 FT OF LOTS 143 & 144 & E Yz SECTIONS : 19-49 AND 19-50 PG 94 FERN CLIFF OF CLOSED ALLEY ABUTIING FERN CLIFF E 11.5 0 FT OF LOT 707 AND LOT 708 LOT 397 THEREON LOTS 28 AND 29 152526 0050 150039 0000 149674 1000 149774 0000 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT AND SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS MEETI NG SHOULD CONTACT THE CITY CLERK S OFFICE AT LEAST FORTY-EIGHT (48) HOURS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE MEETING INTERESTED PARTIES MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT SAID HEARING SHIRLEY FOXX-KNOWLES CITY CLERK s NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Hillsborough Community College is accepting proposals for the following : RFP # 2476-09 Radio Communication System Due Date : 01/21/2009 before 2 : 00 p m For more informat ion, please visit our website at: http : //www.hccfl edu/dao/ ad min-and-finance/ departments/purchasing aspx and click on "Competitive Solicitations" and then "Current Opportunities." 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