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Winners & Losers 6/21/18

Winners & Losers 6/21/18

Winners Alex Hill The Army combat veteran, age 26, was awarded the Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award on June 13 during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet. The Pensacola native and University of [...]

Barker on the Hot Seat

Barker on the Hot Seat

By Rick Outzen On June 14, the Pensacola City Council voted overwhelmingly to keep the budget for the proposed Bayview Community Center at $8.25 million and, in effect, rejected Mayor Ashton [...]

Winners & Losers 6/14/18

Winners & Losers 6/14/18

Winners Jerry Pate The legendary golfer has been appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors of the nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Early in his golfing career, [...]

News of the Weird 6/14/18

News of the Weird 6/14/18

By the Editors at Andrews McMeel The Passing Parade Ninety-six-year-old Barney Smith of Alamo Heights, Texas, is known around those parts as the King of the Commode for his life's work: more than [...]

Is the Gulf Power Sale Good or Bad?

Is the Gulf Power Sale Good or Bad?

By Joseph Baucum Understanding the intricacies of the retail energy sector and exactly how the control of electricity production affects consumers on a concrete level is, to put it mildly, [...]

More Than ‘Funky Junk’

More Than ‘Funky Junk’

By Joshua Dylan Carroll “I had been drawn to Pensacola for quite some time, you know? One afternoon, my daughter and I were driving down Garden Street, and I just spotted it out the window. I [...]

The Most Popular “Homework” Assignment Ever

The Most Popular “Homework” Assignment Ever

By Sammi Sontag Betsy Eggart never expected internet fame would follow when she posted her idea of “summer homework.” But that’s exactly what happened when what started as a Facebook status [...]

40 Years Strong: Flying the Pride Flag

40 Years Strong: Flying the Pride Flag

By Jennie McKeon June is a time for summer vacations and beach days. It’s also a time for pride. In June 1970, people marched into New York City’s Central Park for the nation’s first [...]

Calendar 6/14/18

Calendar 6/14/18

THURSDAY 6.14 NATIONAL ADOPT A SHELTER CAT MONTH Through the month of June. All cat and kitten adoptions are $20. Escambia County Animal Shelter, 200 W. Fairfield Drive. myescambia.com BILL [...]

Outtakes—Fish Eggs on His Face

Outtakes—Fish Eggs on His Face

By Rick Outzen For half a year, Mayor Ashton Hayward has told the public that the fish hatchery was an “all or nothing” deal. If the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission was not allowed to [...]

Safeguarding the Gulf’s Coral

Safeguarding the Gulf’s Coral

By Jeremy Morrison A few years ago, Hillary Skowronski was diving the Andros Barrier Reef in the Bahamas. Running for 190 miles and dropping 6,000 feet into what’s known as the Tongue of the [...]

The Buzz 6/14/18

The Buzz 6/14/18

Fixing Cervantes On Wednesday, June 6, an infant and an adult were killed trying to cross West Cervantes Street near M Street when they were hit by a white Dodge Challenger. The child’s mother was [...]

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