I am a strong believer in peaceful protests and marching for a legitimate cause that impacts our society at its core. It is important to get involved in changing unethical policies and laws that touch our daily lives.
It is so exciting to observe children learning, growing and changing.
I have been reading several articles in The Sun Newspaper about the public school superintendent Jacqueline Byrd. First she was going to retire, giving up her salary of half a million dollars. That is okay if that is her decision. The article sounded racial but I am really not sure but it so…
The reopening of schools across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic has gained major attention, with strong opinions on both sides.
There is a long history of racism against African Americans in the United States of America. Presently, there is a major division that has taken place from times past. 400 years ago was not long ago with the stench of slaver in America. The African American slaves were transported from Afric…
This is in response to the letter from Mr. Gow Fields (Letter to the Editor, July 29 edition).
Our School Board is experiencing a leadership crisis and is at a crossroads.
Governor DeSantis just signed into law SB 712 — the self-proclaimed “Clean Waterways Act” — an ambitious misnomer for a bill that claims to be the solution to our mounting water quality issues, but falls far short of that mark.
The time has come to recognize the hard work and determination you displayed this school year. From beginning to end you achieved success. We know the historical Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic hindered the normal functions of K-12 schools, but you have been relentless in your pursuits.
Waiting creates a weight few citizens are speaking of — but many are experiencing.
Dear Winter Haven residents,
The 2019 Christmas campaign for the U. S. Marine Corp Reserve Toys for Tots program closed with a very successful year! This past Christmas, we provided new, unwrapped toys to 14,228 underprivileged children — an increase of over 1,866 children from the previous year.
There is a major concern that is being discussed among community and political leaders right now and that concern is homelessness.
I had the opportunity to visit Florida’s Capitol in Tallahassee this year to meet with state lawmakers.
This is the time to celebrate students academic and educational success. Let’s cheer on the students that earned their way to obtaining straight A’s, the honor roll, and dean’s list.
The 2019 Legislative Session concluded May 4 with the budget now awaiting Governor Ron DeSantis’ approval. For the second time in three years, $2.5 million of Polk State College’s recurring operational budget supporting our Lake Wales Campus — more than 5 percent of the College’s total budge…
Proactively saving the lives of our youth with positive programs should be a priority for Lawmakers serving the great state of Florida.
House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler epitomizes the irrational HATRED he, his leftist allies in Congress and the drive-by media have towards President Trump.
As many know, I have lived in Winter Haven my entire life. This beautiful City and all it has to offer is very important to me and my family, and it is with tremendous pride that I serve on the City Commission as your Mayor. Our special Winter Haven experiences create a unique sense of commu…
This election is critically important because we will frequently be choosing between candidates who endorse God-given rights or candidates who endorse godless immoral socialism. America was founded with a hand on the Bible and an understanding that life, liberty and a (moral) pursuit of happ…
As I look back over my life, I can remember talking too much in an elementary school class. After being disciplined and accepting my punishment, I was given a second chance. One day, when I was in junior high school, I was late to class. I walked all the way from my place of living, Eaton Pa…