Tonight, millions of people around the world will gather around their televisions to see a big lighted ball drop from One Times Square in New York City at midnight. Since 1907, the New Year's Eve ball has dropped at 11:59 p.m., traveling 77 feet in 60 seconds to signify the start of another year. &n ... More >>
Stefan KamphDushaun Smith in his favorite place, Mickel Field in Wilton Manors.Dushaun Smith doesn't want you to think he's a criminal."You don't feed milk to a stray cat," says the longtime Fort Lauderdale resident. "I'm careful how I feed the media milk. They keep coming back for more."It started ... More >>
Flickr User: TomFlickrPhotosIn advance of his retirement next month, Rev. Mack King Carter of New Mount Olive Baptist Church has drafted an awesome wishlist. The letter containing those items was made public in a court filing Friday. Carter asks:for the title of "Pastor Emeritus." for the church ... More >>
New Mount Olive's the Rev. Mack King Carter will retire a rich man, but he will not be immortalized on a Fort Lauderdale street sign. This summer, admirers of Carter had filed requests for NW Ninth Avenue, from Sunrise to Broward Boulevard, to be renamed in the pastor's honor.Fort Lauderdale Commis ... More >>
Photo courtesy Nathaniel Green / New Mount Olive Tape MinistryDr. Mack King Carter of New Mount OliveThe New Mount Olive Baptist Church has chosen to honor its long-time pastor, Dr. Mack King Carter, by naming a Fort Lauderdale street after him. A noble gesture, considering the $3,500 fee, and an es ... More >>
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