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Ware takes oath as judge

Judge Philip Trompeter (right) delivers the oath to newly appointed Judge Onzlee Ware. Photos by S. Rotan Hale

by S. Rotan Hale

Before a panel of Virginia judges, former Delegate Onzlee Ware stood in a courtroom filled with family, friends and supporters as he took the oath Friday, Nov. 21 becoming the state’s first African American Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court judge, 23rd District. Continue reading Ware takes oath as judge

Legendary Mighty Clouds of Joy share keys to music success

by Gail A. Brown 

How has contemporary gospel’s renowned group, the Mighty Clouds of Joy, successfully carried the traditional quartet style music beacon throughout an era? As Joe Ligon and the Mighty Clouds of Joy prepare for a Christmas Extravaganza performance at the Vision of Faith Bible College Center on Sunday, Dec. 7, 3:30 p.m. We became intrigued as to how this group can still command a sell-out audience after a 54-year stint in the music business. Continue reading Legendary Mighty Clouds of Joy share keys to music success