By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s net worth dropped nearly 19 percent — mainly due to a reduction in the value of his investments in a blind trust — during the first year of his second term, according to reports filed this week.
[subtitle]Announcer was there for 30 years[/subtitle] By Sean Sanders Outlook writer After 30 years, Kenneth Jones is trading his seat in the announcer’s booth for a seat in the stands. Jones has been the “Voice of Bragg Stadium” from the press box for every game since 1987. There
By Nancy Godette Special to the Outlook Tionne “Tboz” Watkins, a member of the musical group TLC, was the guest celebrity at the Crescent Moon Gala 2016. This was the 14th year of the fundraiser for sickle cell anemia, which started as a retirement celebration for Edwina Martin, the
By Haylee Bell Outlook writer It seems like every day there is a new health trend that people follow for instant gratification. The recent trend is the urge to switch to diets such as vegan and vegetarian. But making the switch does take some effort, said Freddy Kaye,
By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire Despite the level of economic destruction suffered by millions of Americans –and disparately by African-Americans – during the housing crisis, many people still have only basic knowledge of credit scoring rather than knowledge of the complexities still impacting
By Frederick H. Lowe Trice Edney News Wire The Obama Foundation on Friday selected a New York architectural firm to design the Presidential Library Center for the nation’s first African-American president. The library will have a dual role of improving the economy in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South
By Anjelicia Bruton Outlook writer Jerry Wench couldn’t help getting a little choked up as U.S. Magistrate Judge Charles A. Stampelos conducted naturalization for nine new American citizens on Monday. Just 11 years ago, he watched as his friend, Joseph McCory had the same experience on the stage
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer It wasn’t until Wilbert Ferrell drove past the sign that read “Munree Cemetery Historic Landmark,” that it became clear to a visitor there was something special about a five-acre tract of land off Edenfield Road where he was about to stop.
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Former Olympian Rey Robinson had a strange feeling when his friend Joe Ramsey took more than a day to respond to his call. Usually, Ramsey would respond within hours. When Robinson’s phone did ring, it wasn’t with good news he received
There was hardly a minute that Alice Sims didn’t have someone in front of her this past weekend during AAU Region 9 national qualifying track and field meet. Sometimes she was under a tent, but most of the time she stood in the blazing heat. She always had