Category Archives: Local News

BJTS 09-22-22

BJTS 09-22-22

1)Angela Burt with the Dunbar neighborhood Association to talk about the 8th annual Dunbar Neighborhood Association Festival. This Saturday 1pm until 8 pm. The activities will take place near the community Gardens. For more information call 501-612-9698 or visit the Dunbar neighborhood association Facebook page. 2)Sandra Mitchel with the Better Community Development Inc. to talk…read more »

RHOA’s Marlo Hampton Doubles Down on Claim She’s More “Worldwide” Than Kandi Burruss

RHOA’s Marlo Hampton Doubles Down on Claim She’s More “Worldwide” Than Kandi Burruss

Marlo Hampton is doubling down. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is shading co-star Kandi Burruss once again in E! News’ exclusive sneak peek at part three of the season 14 reunion. In the preview, host Andy Cohen brings up the duo’s explosive Jamaica trip fight during which Marlo claimed Kandi isn’t known outside of Atlanta. “Do you really think Kandi…read more »

BJTS 09-22-22

BJTS 09-22-22

1)Angela Burt with the Dunbar neighborhood Association to talk about the 8th annual Dunbar Neighborhood Association Festival. This Saturday 1pm until 8 pm. The activities will take place near the community Gardens. For more information call 501-612-9698 or visit the Dunbar neighborhood association Facebook page. 2)Sandra Mitchel with the Better Community Development Inc. to talk…read more »

BJTS 09-15-22

BJTS 09-15-22

1)Angie Jones and Standley Barnes with CASA witch stands for Court Appointed Special Advocate. They are a volunteer-driven child welfare agency representing children in foster care. The need for volunteers is overwhelming.While 38% of our area population is African American, 61% of the children in foster care in the same area are African American.  Only 12%…read more »

R&B Singer Jesse Powell Dies at 51

R&B Singer Jesse Powell Dies at 51

R&B singer Jesse Powell, best known for his sensual 1998 hit “You,” has died at age 51. The singer’s death was announced on Tuesday (Sept. 13) by his sister, singer/songwriter Tamara Powell, who paid homage to her brother in an Instagram post. “It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our…read more »

Serena Williams gives surprising retirement update

Serena Williams gives surprising retirement update

Women’s tennis legend Serena Williams played what many expected to be her final tennis match earlier this month when she lost to Ajla Tomljanović in the third round of the US Open after announcing her retirement plans. But based on her recent comments, it sounds like there’s a chance the all-time great hasn’t played her last tennis match,…read more »

BJTS 8-18-22

BJTS 8-18-22

1)Captain Joe Howard with the Little Rock Black firefighters F.L.A.M.E. Presents Project Fresh Start at Dunbar community center 1001 W. 16th St. in Little Rock, this Saturday from 9 until supplies run out. Free backpacks,  school supplies, voter registration, and physicals for more information call 501-256-7137 or FLAME on Facebook.  2)Johnnie Brown retired Pine Bluff…read more »

BJTS 8-11-22

BJTS 8-11-22

1)State Senator Linda Chesterfield with First Missionary Baptist Church and Aunt/Mom Basic Tribe foundation with the Annual back 2 School Bash this Saturday 1 til 3pm 701 S. Gaines St., Little Rock free backpacks, school supplies, hair cuts, food and more. For more information visit fmbc.littlerock@gmail.com 2) Sam Da barber and Beautiful Feet Beautiful Minds present…read more »