Stories written by Beverly C. Rodrigues

Jackson Health System dedicates newly renovated Breast Center

With a snip of a pink ribbon, Jackson Memorial Hospital kicked off National Breast Cancer Awareness month on Oct. 1 by dedicating the remodeled Roberta Orlen Chaplin Digital Breast Imaging Center at the Taylor Breast Health Center. Thanks to a generous donation from philanthropists Harvey and Roberta Chaplin, the facility is totally digital, providing physicians […]

Reverend Theo Johnson new pastor at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church

Reverend Theo Johnson new pastor at Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church

  Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church will install officially Reverend Theo Johnson as its new pastor in special installation ceremonies during September. The celebration will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., at Sweet Home with a worship service featuring Rev. Dr. Joseph Turner, senior pastor of Mount Moriah church in Perrine as the guest […]

Darryl K. Sharpton selected to chair Public Health Trust

Darryl K. Sharpton selected to chair Public Health Trust

Darryl K. Sharpton, CPA/ABV was selected to serve as chair of the Public Health Trust Board of Trustees (PHT) at its organizational meeting on June 3. This follows a two-year commitment as vice chair of the Financial Recovery Board (FRB). The Jackson Board has returned to its traditional name, PHT, following a two-year assignment, which […]

Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church celebrating Pastoral Appreciation Month

Sweet-Home-Uptons

By Beverly C. Rodrigues…. Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating Pastoral Appreciation Month in October. The Pastoral Appreciation Services are being hosted by Sweet Home Pastor Jeremy H. Upton and his wife, Brianna Upton. All activities will take place at Sweet Home, 10701 SW 184 St. in Perrine. Pastor Upton wants to make sure […]

Rev. Jeremy Upton joins Baptist Church in Perrine

Reverend Jeremy H. Upton

By Beverly C. Rodrigues…. Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Perrine officially will install Rev. Jeremy H. Upton as its new senior pastor in special installation ceremonies on Sunday, Oct. 3. Installation ceremonies on Oct. 3 will take place during three services beginning at 7:30 a.m. with Dr. Craig Melvin Smith, senior pastor of Freedom […]