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Fly Jock Swoops in Town to the Delight of Local Fans

The Tom Joyner Morning Show visited Jacksonville last weekend for a happy hour meet and greet reception at the Ritz Theater. The next morning, Tom and his crew including J. Anthony Brown and Sybil produced the high rated morning show from Cox Radio 106.5 studios. They also held a Free Food Truck Friday for the first 100 people at Hemming Plaza. Over 100 guests attended the social affair to welcome the TJMS ...

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Millenial Rashad Solomon on a Mission to Show He’s Not Handicapped but HandiABLE

RaShad “The Truth On Wheels” Solomon recently entertained Black Expo attendees with his Comfortable with Myself entourage of models, singers and family members. RaShad is the mastermind behind the entertainment ensemble, an organization that reaches out to the disabled and encourages them to live a quality life, regardless of their disability. Rashad and his advocates meet every other Friday at the Northsid ...

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Wine, Women & Shoes Raises Funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nearly 250 of Northeast Florida women shopped, laughed and sipped wine together at Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida’s inaugural Wine, Women & Shoes fundraising event. Wine, Women & Shoes was held Saturday, October 25 from 11am-3pm at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront Hotel and featured a variety of exciting activities that included a designer fashion show, a fabulous “Wall of Wi ...

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Three Generations of DeVaughns Celebrate the Life, Love and Legacy of “Daddy and Daughters”

The home of Tillis Q. Devaughn recently served as the backdrop family and friends to recognize three birthday milestones: Tillis Q. DeVaughn (father, 50 yrs), Tiana Unique Curry (daughter, 30 yrs) and Tillisa Q. DeVaughn (daughter, 27 yrs). The birthday soirée guests enjoyed Saturday college football and a catered meal of baked chicken, fresh greens, macaroni and cheese, salads, and three cakes! Father Till ...

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Ribault Class of 74 Celebrates 40 Years

This weekend, Jean Ribault’s graduating Class of 1974 held their banquet for the 40th year reunion at UNF’s Adam Herbert Center. The banquet was a part of three days of fun filled activities which began Friday, August 22, with a “Summer Bash,” Saturday afternoon was the “Trojans Family Picnic,” and Banquet. Music, dancing, comedy, singing and stepping set the tone for the evening. The reunion celebration co ...

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Ms. Rometa Porter Rings in her 74th Birthday with A “Happy New Year” Celebration

Daughters, Sharon Porter-Thompson, Tanzy E. Howard and Syleste R. Porter showed up and showed out with exquisite decorations and framed portraits filled with family and friends memories.  A bevy of food was enjoyed by the guest, while the DJ played the hits of eras gone by and today’s top 40.  Ms. Romerta Porter was employed as a nurse for over 40 years; she’s a member of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, Eta P ...

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How to Change Your Image

by Valecia Weeks Why do we care about how we look? Since the beginning of time, we as women have concerned ourselves with our appearance and how physically attractive we are. However, in these modern times the normal concern of caring about how we present ourselves has turned into an obsession for far too many women. In today’s media, “thin-is-in”. Unfortunately several of us measure our body image on how w ...

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Jamboree on Avenue B

The Northside Community Involvement, Inc. held a Jamboree on Avenue B to raise awareness and funds to support the services provided by Northside Community Involvement, Inc. which provides services for “low or extremely low income” children, families and other individuals. The fundraising carnival included a variety of free events for kids and adults. NCI’s programs include: NCI Child Development Center, NCI ...

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Solomon-Nowan Nuptials

As the sun rose on Monday, July 7, at 6:30 a.m., in front of family and friends, Josephus Nowan and Miriam Solomon married at Stockton Park and spoke vows of trust. Josephus and Miriam meet through a mutual friend and began chatting online and eventfully became friends and next came marriage. With a combined family of 4 children, Josephus and Miriam look forward to many years of wedding bliss. Josephus is a ...

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