Author: Jamal Sharp | Staff writer


Pierre’s photography business taking off

Ernest Pierre, a recent graduate of Florida A&M University, is a well-known photographer in the Tallahassee area. Pierre earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and psychology from FAMU last year.  Since then, he has been working as an assistant manager and loan consultant for a financial program. That is […]


Rep. Alexander a champion for his alma mater

Ramon Alexander, a Tallahassee native, proud Florida A&M graduate and member of the Florida House of Representatives, has an ambitious agenda for the upcoming legislative session. He is a Democratic member of the lower chamber, swimming against the current in a Republican-controlled body. Alexander represents the 8th District, which includes […]


Review: At Hangar 38, food not to die for

Ever wonder if entertainment establishments could have great food and games?  I gave Hangar 38 a try. Hangar 38, located on Thomasville Road in Northeast Tallahassee, is an entertainment center that combines bowling, arcade games and a restaurant. It was founded by three men who felt the need for a […]


Lawmakers, advocates address anti-abortion agenda

A rally against an anti-abortion proposal took place before noon Tuesday  on the fourth floor of the Capitol building.  Planned Parenthood organized the rally along with youth advocates and lawmakers who wanted to say why they are opposed to House Bill 265, which forces parental consent for abortion. This brief […]


New day party brewing steps from FAMU

A new event, After Set Friday Happy Hour, has been on fire not far from FAMU’s campus. After Set Friday, GVO has become the place to be. No Crowd Control and No Leisure Marketing are the promotion groups that put this event together.  This day party is 18 or older […]


Search committee begins interviews for FAMU CFO

The search committee tasked with identifying a permanent CFO for FAMU conducted its first two preliminary interviews on Wednesday. The interviewees were Gloria J. Walker, currently vice president of finance and administration at Cowley College in Arkansas City, Kansas; and Kevin Appleton, an agency fiscal officer for the District of […]