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Outtakes—Return of the Mullets

Outtakes—Return of the Mullets

By Rick Outzen Recently a friend brought me a yellowed Pensacola News Journal dated Feb. 28, 1971. The newspaper had a historical series written by Pensacola historian W. B. Skinner. He wrote [...]

Winners & Losers 12/14/17

Winners & Losers 12/14/17

Winners Perfect Plain Brewing Co. The new downtown brewery sold 57,272 ounces of beer in its first four days during Thanksgiving week. Patrons loved their selections so much that Perfect Plain [...]

Winners & Losers 12/7/17

Winners & Losers 12/7/17

Winners Argie The University of West Florida has launched the first college virtual assistant in the state of Florida, Argie. The virtual assistant, named after UWF's mascot, engages admitted [...]

Outtakes—Big News Week

Outtakes—Big News Week

By Rick Outzen Traditionally the week after Thanksgiving is a slow news week. Reporters usually have to dig for interesting stories but not last week. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, a routine public [...]

Outtakes—Shift of Power

Outtakes—Shift of Power

By Rick Outzen Positive changes may be coming to the Escambia County School District. The Education Committee of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission unanimously voted to limit school [...]

Winners & Losers 11/30/17

Winners & Losers 11/30/17

Winners Pensacola State College Military Times named PSC to its Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 list, formerly known as Best for Vets. The rankings are an editorially independent news project [...]

Outtakes—A Matter of Trust

Outtakes—A Matter of Trust

>By Rick Outzen How can we build trust in government when the agencies appear not to trust each other? Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan is battling the Escambia Board of County [...]

Winners & Losers 11/24/17

Winners & Losers 11/24/17

Winners Foo Foo Festival 2017 The annual celebration of arts and culture hit new highs, especially with its outdoor art displays. The Pensacola Umbrella Sky Project on Intendencia Street has [...]

Winners & Losers 11/16/17

Winners & Losers 11/16/17

Winners Escambia County's Pensacola Beach Lifeguards The United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguard Agency Certification Program recently certified the county program. To qualify, [...]

Outtakes—Risking It All

Outtakes—Risking It All

By Rick Outzen Good leaders often have to take stands that not everyone will like. Dion Kevin III, the student body president at the University of Mississippi, led the recent effort to change the [...]

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