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Feel the Funk

Feel the Funk

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk Comes to Vinyl Music Hall By Kate Peterson Ivan Neville is the son of the famed New Orleans musician Aaron Neville. In 2003, Ivan, along with his cousin Ian Neville, [...]

Community Outreach

Community Outreach

StoryCorps MobileBooth Returning to Collect Oil Spill Stories The national oral history project, StoryCorps, is returning to Pensacola to collect oil spill stories for preservation at the Library of [...]

News of the Weird 12.16

News of the Weird 12.16

By Chuck Sheppard Among the oppressive patriarchal customs that remain in force in Saudi Arabia is a requirement that females obtain their father’s (or guardian’s) permission before marrying [...]

Hoodwinked?

Hoodwinked?

The misrepresentations, broken promises and puffery of the maritime park developer By Rick Outzen The man in charge of developing the most important public-private project in the history of the [...]

Outtakes 12.9

Outtakes 12.9

MAKE A DIFFERENCE For three years, Studer Group has been running ads in the Independent News and Gulf Breeze News honoring individuals and groups that are making this community a better place for all [...]

Make It Right Restores Lower Ninth Ward

Make It Right Restores Lower Ninth Ward

Brad Pitt and Others Rebuild New Orleans Neighborhood by Dustin Toney Melba Leggett, 54, was just one of the many displaced from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. The home she grew up in was [...]

Winners & Losers 12.9

Winners & Losers 12.9

Winners EMERALD COAST UTILITIES AUTHORITY The utility held on Dec. 2 its community celebration to mark the completion of the new, $316-million Central Water Reclamation Facility, the largest [...]

The Buzz 12.9

The Buzz 12.9

PRESCRIPTION DRUG OVERDOSES The IN reported last year on the rise of prescription drug abuse and how, because these drugs are prescribed by doctors, the danger involved is often dismissed [...]

The Last Word—Kismet J. Rideau

The Last Word—Kismet J. Rideau

Kismet J. Rideau Director, College Reach-Out Program (CROP), Academic Advisor, Instructor What is your chief characteristic? Sincerity and public speaking What do you appreciate most about [...]

Drayton Sawyer and The Offer: Sharing More Than Just a Border

Drayton Sawyer and The Offer: Sharing More Than Just a Border

Alabama and Florida Bands Team Up and Help Each Other Out BY Rob “Bubbs” Harris There is no denying the “Flora-Bama” connection around these parts. There seems to especially be a strange, [...]

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