Orlando & Orange County

from left to right: D. Allen, EB Mansfield, and D. Benbow They're not scared and they ain't playin. Local criminals have matured recently. Former street 'jits' have grown into full blown gangsters. Brutal. Heartless. Killers. Every day now, we hear about new killings, shootings. Brutality that competes with the...
Newsweek Newsweek magazine recently released it's ranking of the top 1,200 public high schools nationwide when it comes to preparing students for college, and eight Orlando schools were included in the prestigious list. While we all can agree that there is still much to do when it comes to improving our...
The Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program of Maynard Evans High School has been a source of tremendous pride at Evans High School.The program with its 175 Cadet Corp, has been a path to a brighter future for many Cadets in hopes of a career in the military...
Maynard Evans High School has had a rich winning baseball tradition, reaching its heights in the 1994 season with a victory over Dr. Phillips in the district tournament while reaching the district final.  In resent years however, Evans Baseball had fallen on tough times. A lack of a Junior Varsity...
     James W. Macon, educator, businessman, and newspaper publisher died last week while home with family. A great man, a distinguished man, Macon sought to serve the African American community thorough education and publishing.  T The longtime publisher of The Florida Sun newspaper, Macon felt  it was his duty to encourage...
For Tarick, it’s like music to his ears. “After a concert, hearing the applause and seeing everyone cheering for you, it just stops your heart,” he says. Tarick, a tenth grader at Edgewater High School, has quite the knack for musical instruments. What started off...
In an act of insensitivity to the African American community in West Orlando, WFTV Channel 9 is seen as misrepresenting and attacking Orlando City Commissioner Daisy Lynum, after a recent news report aired regarding a letter written by the Commissioner to OPD Chief Michael...

Got Back Pain?

The Pain Rehab Doctors Corner Got Back Pain? By Nnamdi Nwaogwugwu M.D. Have you been at a job that requires a lot of sitting, standing or lifting, and began to notice a stiffness and tightness in your back? Or have you joyfully and playfully bent down to pick up your baby and...
Orange County Commissioner Tiffany Moore is walking the walk.       Commissioner Moore recently organized a town hall meeting in District 6 which enabled residents, and City of Orlando officials to come together and discuss the burgeoning $1 billion downtown arts and sports venue being discussed for downtown. At a packed meeting,...