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September, 2016

 

Two Rockledge Sisters Compete in Junior Olympics

Two Rockledge Sisters Compete in Junior Olympics Two sisters from our very small town of Rockledge made it to Houston, Texas to compete against the nation’s best athletes in the AAU Junior Olympics! Jade, 14 and Nischa King, 11 years old, have been running track together for about 5 years on one of the elite track clubs in the Rockledge area, Take Flight Athletics. Take Flight Athletics is coached by Athletic Trainer and Coach, Freddie Goins, of Rockledge. This year, the AAU Junior Olympics celebrated its 50th Anniversary and theRead More


County Commissioner Robin Fisher Relishes Turning Challenges into Chances

ENT Notables This is the first of several periodic profiles Ebony News Today (ENT) will feature on local African-Americans who are making a difference in their communities and chosen professions. County Commissioner Robin Fisher relishes turning challenges into chances By Rolanda Hatcher-Gallop For Ebony News Today TITUSVILLE – Brevard County Commissioner Robin Fisher has spent a lifetime turning challenges into opportunities. “Growing up, my parents taught us to always try as much as you can, and to always do as well as you can,” says Fisher, the youngest of fourRead More


Celebrating 50 years, Class of 66, First Poinsett Graduates, Largest Monroe High Graduating Class

Celebrating 50 years, Class of 66, First Poinsett graduates, largest Monroe High graduating class  Photo 1: Monroe High School Class of 1966. The largest class to graduate from the legendary school in Cocoa.  Photo 2: The first class to graduate from the newly built Poinsett Elementary School in Cocoa.  Photo 3: Monroe High School Class of 66 holds a parade from the former Poinsett Elementary School to the historic Monroe High School building.    By Purvette A. Bryant  COCOA, FL – Fifty years ago, the Monroe High School Class of 66 stood proudly asRead More


National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Space Coast Chapter

National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Space Coast Chapter If you missed this 6th anniversary gala, you missed a very emotional, spiritual and special experience. The National Congress of Black Women, Inc., Space Coast Chapter as part of their Women Who Make Difference goals, recognized grandparents who raise their grandchildren. Today’s world is filled with these courageous people who dedicate their lives to raising yet another generation of children. Mrs. Johnnie Mae Smith of Cocoa who retired from the Rockledge Rehabilitation Center after 31 years as a CNA, not onlyRead More


County Commissioner Robin Fisher Relishes Turning Challenges Into Chances

ENT Notables This is the first of several periodic profiles Ebony News Today (ENT) will feature on local African-Americans who are making a difference in their communities and chosen professions. County Commissioner Robin Fisher relishes turning challenges into chances By Rolanda Hatcher-Gallop For Ebony News Today TITUSVILLE – Brevard County Commissioner Robin Fisher has spent a lifetime turning challenges into opportunities. “Growing up, my parents taught us to always try as much as you can, and to always do as well as you can,” says Fisher, the youngest of fourRead More