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Hurricane Florence Updates

  • 9:34 am Thursday, September 13th, 2018 by jojooneal95

Hurricane Florence was downgraded to a Category 2 storm, but that still means winds over 100 mph.

The storm is heading toward the Carolinas and could even impact residents as far south as Georgia, or north into Virginia.

Florence is expected to make landfall late tonight or early tomorrow.

Read the latest from the National Hurricane Center:

John Legend Wins Coveted EGOT Status

  • 11:58 am Monday, September 10th, 2018 by jojooneal95

With that Emmy he won last night, John legend has now reached EGOT status! He’s also making history as the first African American man to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards!

Read more on his work that led to the EGOT:

Actor Burt Reynolds Dies at 82

  • 11:58 am Friday, September 7th, 2018 by jojooneal95

Burt Reynolds has died at the age of 82. The iconic Hollywood actor known for his roles in “Smokey and the Bandit”,  “Boogie Nights”, and more, passed away at a hospital yesterday in Jupiter, Florida.

Burt Reynolds has Florida ties. He was raised in Riviera Beach near West Palm, and attended Florida State University on a football scholarship.

Read more about his life and career:

R.I.P. Bandit

Stevie Wonder Drops Off Son at “Dancing With the Stars: Juniors” Rehearsal

  • 9:58 am Thursday, August 9th, 2018 by jojooneal95

Stevie Wonder’s 13-year old son, Mandla Morris is competing on the upcoming season of “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors,” the kid version of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Some of the people went nuts when Stevie showed up at a rehearsal recently. He did spend time with fans in the parking lot.

Check out some of the pictures. Also find out more about the show and how much prize money is at stake for the young dancers:

The Trayvon Martin Docuseries Community Watch Party

  • 9:07 am Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 by jojooneal95

Monday, Aug 6th, everyone’s invited to watch Jay-Z’s docuseries, “Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story.” The Community Watch Party will be held at Three Masks, 1023 W. Colonial Dr, Orlando.

If you missed the first episode last week, see it Monday night at 8:30, followed by a discussion, and at 10pm the watch party continues with the next episode in the series.

It’s free and open to the public, but you must RSVP. Get details:

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story” Debuts on BET and Paramount Network

  • 12:01 pm Tuesday, July 31st, 2018 by jojooneal95

“Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story,”  Jay-Z’s documentary series debuted last night on BET and Paramount Network. The series re-examines Trayvon’s life and how his murder jump started the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Here we are, years later and the fight for justice nationwide continues.

Read more on the docuseries and some things to keep in mind as you watch:

Finally…Signs of Life at the”Eyesore on I-4″

  • 2:37 pm Thursday, July 26th, 2018 by jojooneal95

How long has it been? Actually this building has been under construction for over 17 years!

It has sat empty, unfinished, looking abandoned and forgotten. Over the years it became known as the “Eyesore on I-4,” or the “I-4 Eyesore.”

Many news stories have been reported over the years on the building’s progress, or lack thereof.

But this week, there were signs of life. There were lights on in the building!

Read more about its history and the owner’s future plans:

Lauryn Hill Cancels a String of Shows

  • 2:19 pm Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 by jojooneal95

It’s the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill 20th Anniversary Tour and several shows have been canceled, including the one scheduled for this Sunday in St Pete.

Shows for Jacksonville, Charlotte, and Raleigh have also been canceled.

If you bought tickets, you may request a refund from the point of purchase.

Read the full story on these Lauryn Hill concerts and the reason being given for the cancellations :

R&B Artist Tank Marries Longtime Girlfriend

  • 12:23 pm Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 by jojooneal95

He finally did it…jumped the broom, tied the know, got hitched! We knew Tank was engaged to his longtime girlfriend Zena Foster, and last weekend they finally got married.

There were about 200 in attendance at the ceremony held in L.A. Jamie Foxx performed. Other celebrities on hand for the celebration included Michael B. Jordan, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Kelly Rowland, LeToya Luckett, Kim Burrell, Elise Neal, and more.

Now let the honeymoon begin as the couple is headed off to France and Greece!

Congratulations Tank!

Read more on Tank and Zena’s big day:

Father Killed Over Handicapped Parking Spot

  • 7:49 pm Monday, July 23rd, 2018 by jojooneal95

Stand Your Ground….again…. A father protecting his girlfriend gets shot outside a Clearwater convenience store over a handicapped parking spot.

Read the full story: