Seminole Tribe Buys Hard Rock International

By Felix DoBosz

NEW YORK, NY — The press conference was about to begin in the Times Square Hard Rock Café as anxious reporters and photographers representing media from the four corners of the globe gathered for a big important business announcement. On this historic day, Dec, 7, the Seminole Tribe of Florida announced to the world that they have contracted to purchase from Rank Group of Britain the Hard Rock International Inc., for $965 million. (continue...)


Second Annual Senior Trike Fest in Big Cypress

By Susan Etxebarria

BIG CYPRESS — Ever noticed those giant three wheel trikes sporting a red flag that with a Tribal elders onboard pedaling around the reservation?

“These three wheel trikes are just as much exercise as regular bikes,” said Edna McDuffie, who was getting warmed up before the competitions began at the Second Annual Senior Trike Fest on Nov. 18. (continue...)


Seminole Inducted Into International Honor Society

Desiree Jumper Joins Phi Theta Kappa

By Iretta Tiger

SALISBURY, NC — Desiree Jumper wore a smile of pure happiness as her family surrounded her with their own smiles of pride. They should be proud because Jumper has officially been inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the International Honor Society. (continue...)


Community, Seniors, Employees Celebrate Thanksgiving

By Judy Weeks

IMMOKALEE — The Thanksgiving holiday season is a time for reflection no matter who you are or where you live and the Immokalee community is no exception. There was so much to be grateful for and each individual had their own agenda. While renewing old friendships and sharing a bountiful dinner, we were able to capture the spirit of the holidays. (continue...)


Seminole Citizen Alvarado Swings for the Top

By Chris Jenkins

HOLLYWOOD — Elliot Alvarado is taking it one day, one opponent at a time. He knows he has a lot to learn on his journey to the top as a professional boxer. Even for the strongest person, the pressures can be hard to overcome. He seems unaffected so far, and does not give much thought to being the first. (continue...)