Author: Tajae Jones | Staff Reporter


Community applauds relocation of historic black barbershop

Cicero Hartsfield, one-time resident of Smokey Hollow, cuts the ceremonial ribbon. Photo credit: Tajae Jones    The historic Raleigh Powell Barbershop is finally enjoying some familiar company. The barbershop, a landmark in the former Smokey Hollow neighborhood, formally joined the tribute to the one-time black neighborhood in Cascades Park. The […]


FAMU hosts SACS accreditation team

It’s showtime for Florida A&M University. SACS, formerly known as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, is on campus this week in an attempt to determine if FAMU is taking care of business and able to be reaffirmed as an accredited university. Accreditation is […]


Bill Proctor: Politician, professor and preacher

Photo of Bill Proctor obtained from Bill Proctor is a man who wears many hats. Not just literally, but figuratively. The 59-year-old is a full-time instructor at Florida A&M University, a long-time elected member of the Leon County Commission, licensed elder at Bethel AME church, and a father to […]