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Winners & Losers 9/1/11

Winners & Losers 9/1/11

WINNERS ASHTON HAYWARD The Mayor of Pensacola scored big with his announcement of the demolition of the dilapidated Blount Junior High School, which has been closed since 1982. Fulfilling a campaign [...]

My Pensacola—Kelly Blackwell

My Pensacola—Kelly Blackwell

Kelly Blackwell Day Job: Communications Coordinator at UWF from 9-5, Bad Ass Around Town 24/7 Pensacola Resident Since: 1993 Good Eats: The Elbow Room Phread and Lisa host this unique [...]

The Local: Go See Live Music

The Local: Go See Live Music

While writing a different version of "The Local" and listening to a bootleg Grateful Dead show it occurred to me: I was writing about the wrong thing. A few weeks ago, I went to Vinyl Music Hall and [...]

Outtakes 8/25/11

Outtakes 8/25/11

SCHOOL CEO NEEDED Escambia County needs to branch outside of its public school system and elect someone as superintendent who is not a product of its system. Too much inbreeding has led to some [...]

LeaPing Forward

LeaPing Forward

By Jeremy Morrison When you ask people involved with LeaP (Leadership Pensacola) about their experience with the program, they tend to get excited. “It was a life changing experience for [...]

A City Built By Volunteers

A City Built By Volunteers

GULF BREEZE CELEBRATES 50 YEARS By Rick Outzen The City of Gulf Breeze was formed in 1961 because its citizens wanted to control their own destiny, according to historian Ann Brodie. On Saturday, [...]

Happy Birthday Vinyl

Happy Birthday Vinyl

BY BUBBS HARRIS It has only been a year since Vinyl Music Hall opened its doors, yet it is hard to imagine downtown Pensacola without the cool little venue on the corner of Palafox and Garden. [...]

Winners & Losers 8/25/11

Winners & Losers 8/25/11

WINNERS JUANDA PERKINS Great American Cookies recently selected Juanda Perkins of Pensacola as the winner of its Great American Mom nationwide contest. Perkins was nominated by her daughter in a [...]

Happenings 8/25/11

Happenings 8/25/11

THURSDAY 8.25 HAPPENINGS WINE TASTING AT AWM 5 p.m. Thursdays. Aragon Wine Market, 27 S. Ninth Ave. 433-9463 or aragonwinemarket.com. EMERGING LEADERS SOCIETY PARTY 5:30 p.m. Reservations [...]

News of the Weird

News of the Weird

by Chuck Shepherd Arkansas Time Machine, Back to the 1950s: In McGehee, a town of 4,200 in southeastern Arkansas, a black girl (Kym Wimberly) who had finished first in her senior class was named [...]

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