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The Buzz 4/3/14

The Buzz 4/3/14

Cries for Justice in Public Schools The Escambia Youth Justice Coalition (EYJC) staged a rally Tuesday, March 25 at the Escambia County School Board meeting, calling it “Visions and [...]

Get Out The Vote

Get Out The Vote

Yes, 2014 is an election year. Without a presidential election driving the news cycle, this very important fact may escape the attention of some folks only remotely plugged in. Nevertheless, offices [...]

Providing a Voice to the Voiceless

Providing a Voice to the Voiceless

Florida Speaks Tour kicks off in Pensacola By Rick Outzen The birth of a grassroots movement is often difficult to pinpoint. On a hot Saturday morning, Democrats from across the Florida Panhandle [...]

Outtakes 8/8/13

Outtakes 8/8/13

THREE STRIKE RULE It’s time we take off the blinders and see that the education emperor, Jeb Bush, is buck-naked. We’ve added more bureaucracy and educators are struggling to teach in an [...]

The Grinch Finds His Heart

The Grinch Finds His Heart

Scott reveals ‘Florida Families First’ Budget By Rick Outzen Gov. Rick Scott unveiled on Jan. 31 his budget proposal for fiscal year 2013-2014, which he titled the “Florida Families First [...]

Winners & Losers 1/17/13

Winners & Losers 1/17/13

WINNERS Visit Pensacola Tourism in Escambia County has been setting all-time lodging revenue records for the current fiscal year. The lodging revenues generated in October and November 2012 total [...]

Winners & Losers 1/10/13

Winners & Losers 1/10/13

WINNERS Donna Fassett Pensacola lost an angel when the executive of ARC Gateway passed away in late December after an extended illness. Fassett headed for nearly 20 years the non-profit that [...]

Winners & Losers 6/7/12

Winners & Losers 6/7/12

Winners idgroup The 33rd Annual Telly Awards has recognized branding firm idgroup with a Silver Telly, its highest honor, and three Bronze Telly awards. The company won the top prize for an [...]

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners & Losers 2/23/12

Winners ASHLEY WILKINSON MEYER The Pensacola native was recently commissioned as the new director of United Ministries. The commissioning service at Greater Little Rock Baptist Church was part of [...]

The Buzz 6/16/11

The Buzz 6/16/11

SICK FISH? The tourists seem to be back. The beach is beautiful. The federal government has discontinued fishing closures, and the seafood is fine. “I can tell you, the fishing’s good,” [...]

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