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Relentless Woman Conference 2022: Two Powerful Speakers, a Pure Display of Love and Hope of a New Day

Sept. 21, 2022 (Orlando) – There’s something about women of faith coming together in unity, expecting an outpouring of the Spirit of God and changes in their lives and in the lives of people around them. It’s special. It’s memorable. … Continue reading

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Primary Election Highlights: Close Calls and Solid Winners

Sept. 12, 2022 (Orlando) – ONE vote. Locally, Primary Election Day ended with an Orange County Commission seat race too close to call for a runoff vote. The District 6 race was eventually settled (somewhat) days later with community activist … Continue reading

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Early Voting For Primary Election Underway

August 11, 2022 (Orange County) – Early voting started Monday for the Florida Primary Election and it will continue through Sunday, Aug. 21 at various locations throughout the county. Early voting hours: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Many people find … Continue reading

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Elections Office Extends Hours To Accommodate Residents Who Want to Register to Vote

July 20, 2022, (Orange County, FL) – Some people may have thought about registering to vote or updating their voter’s registration information and it remained a thought with all that’s going on in our country and even in their own … Continue reading

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Primary Election Loading. New to Area? Changed Name or Political Parties? Be Ready. Registration Deadline: July 25

Orange County, FL – Summer 2022. People are getting out more and vacationing. High rent costs have caused many people to move frequently. It’s easy to get distracted and miss key dates regarding voting. In Florida, the deadline to REGISTER … Continue reading

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A Weekend Celebrating Fathers and Freedom

June 19, 2022 (Orlando) – This weekend has been full of celebrations for many people throughout Central Florida in recognition of two national holidays: Father’s Day and Juneteenth Day, which President Joe Biden signed into federal law on June 17, … Continue reading

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Significant: May 2022

This month will always be one of the most significant months for me and this publication. First off, we the people in this country celebrate Mother’s Day. Our mothers and mother figures seemed to have the most positive influence on … Continue reading

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Local City Elections: Take Your Soul to the Poll Today, March 8

March 8, 2022 (Orlando) — Community leaders and other concerned, everyday people can’t say it enough: local elections are just as important as statewide and presidential elections. The type of person we choose to represent us – to help with … Continue reading

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Local City Elections: Early Voting Starts Monday, Eatonville’s Saturday Election, New Faces Vying For Public Offices

February 27, 2022 (Eatonville, Florida) – You have seen the signs, right? Political signs once again cover major corridors and intersections throughout Orange County. Yes, it’s election season in local municipalities throughout the county. If you live in the Eatonville … Continue reading

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Two Years in A Row: Orlando’s WOKB Radio Station Wins National Award

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When you see them, congratulate them. They are the winning team at WOKB 1680 AM radio station, headed by Shanti Persaud. The team recently won its second Stellar Award for Best Gospel Station in the Large…

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