After white nationalists marched with the Confederate battle flag last weekend amid violent demonstrations in Charlottesville, Virginia, critics said the identical emblem should be removed from Mississippi’s flag. This is the second time in two years that the issue has been presented. So far, Mississippi has resisted. Mississippi is the last state with a …Read More
The statue of Frank Rizzo, the former police commissioner from 1961 to 1968 and mayor of Philadelphia from 1972 to 1980, was defaced with spray paint Wednesday night. He is known for his violent and horrible relationship with the African American and LGBT communities. A statue erected in his honor in the city was defaced …Read More
WRTM-FM, staff, and management along with all the friends and followers of Bishop John C. Evans, Jr mourns his passing on Sunday August 13th. Bishop Evans, pastor of Jerusalem Gospel Mission was heard on WRTM-FM Sunday mornings at 8:30am. His warm encouraging voice will be greatly missed. Our condolences goes out to his family, friends and followers.
This week over 125,000 settlement checks have been mailed to the East bank residents and businesses for flood damage from Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita According to nola.com most people with claims are expecting to receive checks for $50 to $150. The highest payout to be expected from this settlement will be about $6,000. The checks are being …Read More
Cadet Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, has been selected First Captain of the U.S. Military Academy’s Corps of Cadets for the 2017-2018 academic year, achieving the highest position in the cadet chain of command. She will assume her duties on Aug. 14. Askew, an International History major, currently leads 1,502 cadets as the Regimental …Read More
A Florida couple that has dreamt of having children got their wish. Dashoan and Sofia Olds recently adopted seven children, all siblings who had been previously separated among several foster families. It all started when the couple was watching a news story on NewsChannel 7/Local 18 about seen kids who had been dived up between several foster families. …Read More
Police are investigating the sudden disappearance of six teens from the D.C. area after they competed in an international robotics competition this week NBC reports. The teens, aged 16-18, vanished Tuesday after participating in the FIRST Global Challenge. The D.C Police Department identified them on Twitter as: Audrey Mwamikazi, 17; Aristide Irambona, 18; Kevin Sabumukiza, …Read More
OJ Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas. A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery, assault with a weapon, …Read More