With unemployment rates among African-Americans at all-time highs and more African-American men in prison than ever before, there are still issues facing the black community. The torch of leadership within the church has been passed to its young preachers, like Eugene Leonard of The Life Center Church in Hobson City and Tramaine Solomon of Springhill Baptist Church in Lineville.
Make This: I ‘meow’ pronounce you man and wife My brother and his new bride are cat people. Not crazy cat people — they only have two — but the invitation to their wedding did have pawprints on it. So when I saw a tutorial for a cat-shaped planter on the Internet, I knew what to give as a wedding present.
Artists in Action: Stars align for two musical performances at JSU Expect to be entertained with tastes of international flavor this month at Jacksonville State University. Tonight, a Grammy award-winning flutist merges elements of sacred, folk and classical melodies. Then March 17, a trio of Juilliard graduates takes the stage for a Foothills Piano Concert.
Brett Buckner: The many faces of Jellybean There's just one Jellybean … or so I thought, until I met her twin in the parking lot of PetSmart. No this isn’t a plot device from “Guiding Light.” It’s just an example of Jellybean’s vivid — and occasionally creepy — imagination run amok.