Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia One year ago, Byron Allen made a historic purchase of The Weather Channel for $300 million along with The Weather Channel’s streaming service, Local Now. However, the businessman, comedian, and executive, was just getting started. A week ago, it was announced that Allen joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group as a…

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SC State Men To Compete At NCAA Track Preliminary Round

Seven members of the South Carolina State track and field team are among student-athletes scheduled to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division I Track and Field Preliminary May 24-26 at the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, FL. FloTrack will televise the competition LIVE. The Bulldog competitors include sprinters Demek Kemp and Tyrell Richard…

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Washington -“Mayoral Campaigns Should Expand Their Focus”

By Barney Blakeney Though he hasn’t officially announced his candidacy, former Charleston City Councilman Maurice Washington most likely will run as a candidate for mayor in the November 5 Charleston municipal elections. Washington said he feels compelled to enter the race in order to broaden the discussion. If and when Washington formally announces, he will…

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CCSD Schools Participate in Build A Shed

Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with ABC Carolinas, presented Build A Shed, a building competition for students and careerready youth in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties on Friday, May 3, 2019. R.B Stall High School (team name – Stall Nailed It!) took second place, and Wando High School (Building Warriors) placed third. The…

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Our Economic Future Is Not Just About How Much We Make

By Barney Blakeney I recently was watching a television newsmagazine broadcast and was enthralled by the story about automated retail checkout initiatives. Automated cashiers are coming in the wave of the future. It’s already here! For years I’ve been concerned about our shifting economy and value system, but it seems too few people are paying…

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Justice for Maleah! 4-Year-Old Still Missing: Mother’s Ex-Fiancé Arrested in Connection with Her Disappearance

By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor The case involving little Maleah Davis has caused a major stir across the Greater Houston area, as the details surrounding the case have gone from disturbing to downright heart wrenching. There have been prayer vigils, balloon releases, news conferences, community-wide searches in the area where she was staying,…

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