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Winners & Losers 2/19/15

Winners & Losers 2/19/15

Winners Kelley Bradford The Escambia County Jail employee was recognized by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office with the Civilian Gold Medal of Honor for saving the life of Detention Deputy [...]

Outtakes: Restless Natives

Outtakes: Restless Natives

By Rick Outzen When a city government loses its connection to the pulse of its neighborhoods, miscommunication and problems ensue. The discussions concerning Manna relocating into the neighborhood [...]

Downtown 2.0

Downtown 2.0

by T.S. Strickland A stroll down Palafox Place isn't what it used to be. Walking north from the Plaza de Luna, one can't ignore the signs of progress. The newly christened SoGo District is [...]

Buzz: Good News, Bad News

Buzz: Good News, Bad News

Bad News: Workforce Lags Does Pensacola have a workforce that will attract new businesses? Not yet, according to recent research by the University of West Florida Haas Center. Our area’s Job [...]

Ears & Fingers 2/19/15

Ears & Fingers 2/19/15

By Jason Leger A Place to Bury Strangers-Transfixiation A Place to Bury Strangers is a band that has long eluded me. Not for any reason on either of our parts aside from our mutual attractions [...]

From Pensacola, With Love

From Pensacola, With Love

The Birth of the New Civil Rights Movement By Scott Satterwhite and Steven Poulin “No More! No Mas!” That is what a diverse and multiracial crowd chanted at the Dec. 7 protest to express [...]

Seeking To Be Heard

Seeking To Be Heard

By Rick Outzen In June 2014, Veronica Fountain read J. Lee Pickens School, a closed school across from home, was being sold to Manna Food Pantries, a local nonprofit that offers emergency food [...]

Happenings 2.19-2.26

Happenings 2.19-2.26

THURSDAY 2.19 IN THE MOOD 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Hop aboard the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" to “Tuxedo Junction" and get "In the Mood" to hear a “Moonlight Serenade” performed by a 13-piece [...]

Cinderella in Pointe Shoes

Cinderella in Pointe Shoes

By Jennifer Leigh Cinderella trades her glass slippers for a pair of pointe shoes in the Russian National Ballet’s rendition of the beloved story. Ballet and fairy tales almost go hand in [...]

Hey Oscar!

Hey Oscar!

If you’re wondering when all of this Beck/Kanye/Grammy talk is going to die down, a good guess might be Sunday night if anything exciting happens at the Academy Awards. Granted that’s kind of a [...]

Web Extras: Inside Pensacola Planning Board Jan. 13

Web Extras:  Inside Pensacola Planning Board Jan. 13

What happened at the Jan. 13 meeting of the Pensacola Planning Board to upset the neighborhood around the old Pickens School? The issue was an exception to allow Manna Food Pantries build a 20,000 [...]

Winners & Losers 2/12/15

Winners & Losers 2/12/15

Winners Ashton Hayward The Pensacola mayor announced that Pensacola Police officers would begin wearing body cameras as part of their regular duty gear. The body cameras will be activated anytime [...]

Outtakes—Bring Back Trader Jon’s

Outtakes—Bring Back Trader Jon’s

By Rick Outzen Visit Pensacola hosted in January the Destination Summit 2020. The meeting brought together a diverse cross-section of business leaders and elected officials to help establish a [...]

The Buzz: Squeezing the Bottle

The Buzz: Squeezing the Bottle

Squeezing The Bottle Panhandling, homelessness and what government can do about it were topics of discussion on Feb. 5 for the Escambia Board of County Commissioners. The BCC passed at its regular [...]

Bragg Kicks Off Speaker Series

Bragg Kicks Off Speaker Series

By Ben Sheffler Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Bragg writes stories about the South and people who went through hard times. His tales range from conversations with [...]

Attracting Millennials To Serve and Protect

Attracting Millennials To Serve and Protect

By Ben Sheffler Generational differences and retiring deputies have left the Escambia County Sheriff's Office currently 33 deputies short. "It's grim," said Escambia County Sheriff David [...]

Things We Love (Right Now)

Things We Love (Right Now)

In honor of Valentine's Day, here are some things we are currently loving like XO (including that song—which we do in fact still love just much as we did a year ago). From local eats to politicians [...]

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