Willie Jones

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    After His Arrest for "Littering," Darrin Podder Wondered: Was It My Hair?

    BSO, feel free to use this image for any scheduled "litter recognition" classes.​Last week, we brought you the sad tale of Darrin Podder, handcuffed and hauled to jail by Broward Sheriff's deputies for "littering" a 20-foot tree on a construction site in Pompano Beach that he'd been hired to lands ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Littering Statute Lands BSO in Heap of Trouble

    Darrin Podder's "litter."​When Darrin Podder went to dig up some dead trees from a construction site in Pompano Beach on June 5, 2008, he had no idea he'd end up in handcuffs being led away to jail. Podder didn't know littering was a felony. He didn't even know he was littering. Like a lot of peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    King's Ransom: New Mount Olive Pastor Requests Lavish Retirement Package

    Flickr User: TomFlickrPhotos​In 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    "Dr. Mack King Carter Blvd": Will That Be a One-Way Street?

    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 >>

  • News

    April 3, 2008
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    December 20, 2007

    Witch Hunt at New Mount Olive

    Trustees at the state's biggest black church and its pastor are at odds – and heading for court.