Local Church Happenings

April 22, 2014   // 0 Comments

Brentwood COC to hold annual Spring Gospel Revival starting May 4 Brentwood Church of Christ will hold its annual Spring Gospel Revival starting with the church’s Sunday morning service, Sunday May 4, until Thursday, May 8. The revival speaker will be Evangelist Wesley T. Leonard of Southside Church of Christ in Orlando, Fla. Following morning worship, a Fellowshop Dinner will be served, fol...

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  • New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
      by Brentin Mock Over the next few days, you’ll read and hear a lot about the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig that exploded on April 20, 2010, gushing hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and creating the worst environmental disaster in our nation’s history. What you might […]
  • Prince Releases ‘The Breakdown,’ Promises New Album A ...
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by  Ryan Kristobak -The Huffington Post Less than 24 hours after announcing his rekindled partnership with Warner Bros. Records, Prince released a new single titled “The Breakdown,” a pleasant ballad. Under the new partnership, Prince has promised a new album, the release of previously unheard material and remastered content, including a deluxe version of his […]


  • Understanding The 5 Stages Of Grief
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Cheryl Donald, LMFT, MBA Karyn Washington, creator of popular website For Brown Girls, committed suicide earlier this month at the age 22. For Brown Girls is a website known for its efforts to empower by celebrating the beauty of African-American women, particularly those of dark-complexion. Having grown comfortable in her own skin at a young […]
  • 9 Tips To Live To 100
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Gerald Payne An older gentleman named Stamatis Moraitis was living in the United States, when he was diagnosed with lung cancer and told he had only nine months to live. He considered taking his doctor’s advice – aggressive chemotherapy that might prolong his life, but wouldn’t cure him. But upon reflection, he decided […]

His & Hers

  • 9 Ways NOT To Impress A Woman
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by  Nina Bahadur-The Huffington Post From revealing romantic feelings for a friend to crafting a spiffy e-opener, catching the interest of someone you’d like to date can be hard. (Seriously, we sympathize with any single woman or man.) But while the methods one can use to woo a lady have definitely expanded, some should just […]
  • CHICK CHAT: Nice Guys Finish Last, But What About Nice Girls?
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    By Danielle Young, Lifestyle Editor We all know the cliche, “Nice guys finish last,” but what about us? Nice girls finish after way after nice guys. Think about it. There’s books dedicated to men loving witches with a capital B. When women are apathetic, no-nonsense and could care less about what people think often […]

National News

  • Faith and Longevity
    April 22, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Kathy Gaillard “The fear of the LORD prolongs life, but the years of the wicked will be shortened.” Proverbs 10:27,NAS Bible, Proverbs 10:27 There are many passages in the Bible affirming the correlation between faith and longevity. Interestingly enough, scientific research also substantiates that faith—or spirituality— plays a role in one’s longevity. Several […]
  • Black Student Holds Protest After Getting Rejected From Universit ...
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
        by  Ashley Woods-The Huffington Post Brooke Kimbrough, an 17-year-old high school senior, always dreamed of attending the University of Michigan. But when she received her rejection letter in the mail this spring, Kimbrough took an unusual step: she held a news conference and rally at the campus to protest the decision. “I fervently […]

Small Business

  • Small Businesses Spend Too Much Time Managing Expenses, Too Littl ...
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Carolyn M. Brown    Posted: April 10, 2014 Most small business owners use multiple tools to run their businesses. In fact, 81% of small businesses useeverything from apps to software, according to the 2014 Small Business Expense Management Survey from American Express OPEN and Intuit. Automating expense management processors can help business owners […]
  • Digital Trends That Can Help Your Business Go From Fledgling To T ...
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
    by Carolyn M. Brown  Posted 4.17.14   In today’s competitive market is not unheard of for businesses to become obsolete. Even the biggest brands can fall hard (think Blockbuster). How can small businesses go from fledgling to thriving in today’s economy? In large part, it comes down to understanding the opportunities and trends that […]

World News

  • Nigeria: Students’ Abduction Saga – Girls Yet to Be R ...
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
      From Vanguard   via   Maiduguri — THE Borno State Government and Principal of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, in Borno State, Mrs. Asabe Aliyu Kwarmbula have denied reports that most of the abducted girls have been rescued. Mrs. Kwarmbula particularly denied reports credited to her that she told the Military Spokesman, Defence Headquarters, […]
  • Egypt’s Presidential Election Will Have Only Two Candidates
    April 21, 2014   // 0 Comments
      By Reuters       via CAIRO, April 20 (Reuters) – The former army general who toppled Egypt’s first freely elected president will face a leftist politician in next month’s presidential election, as they were the only candidates to enter before nominations closed, the committee organizing the vote said on Sunday. The committee had received paperwork […]