Thursday September 29th 2016
Getting Out The Vote
Local Campaign Volunteers On Why This November Matters
By Shelby Smithey
Behind every campaign is a group of people who fully dedicate themselves to their party and candidate. Whether staunchly Republican or Democrat, these people push the campaign forward and make ...
Keeping With Tradition
By Jennifer Leigh
The mission of the Russian Grand Ballet is to celebrate the traditions of classical ballet, said Artistic Director, Constantine Pinchuk.
So it's no surprise that the touring company will be performing the timeless "Swan Lake" as they stop in ...
A Seat at the Table
By Eurydice Stanley
When asked if he participated in the sit-ins that desegregated Pensacola, 91-year-old Civil Rights Activist Howard King responded simply, "While they were at the counter, we were at the table."
His statement reflects the symbiotic relationship of successful grassroots ...
Veterans Tell Their VA Stories
By Rick Outzen
In mid-September, Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) launched a new platform, MyVAstory.org, for military veterans to share their experiences with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Since then, hundreds of veterans have posted their stories to the website.
"We want ...
By Hana Frenette
More than 10 years ago, Scott Novota started making and selling collectible, hand-blown glass pumpkins in his back yard. They ranged in size, color and complexity, but each one had the special seal of approval from Novota, his ...
The political newcomer will be the new Pensacola City Councilman for District 3 thanks to incumbent Maren DeWeese withdrawing from the race on Monday, August 27. Terhaar, age [...]
What the Quality of Life Survey Tells Us
By Rick Outzen
It’s a sunny Saturday and downtown Pensacola is bustling. People—young, old, black, white, families with babies in strollers, couples [...]
Check out June Divided, the Nearly Deads, Dinosaur Daze, Skin Wiggin tonight at the Handlebar. pensacolahandlebar.com (9/6)
Byrne and Vincent
When we heard Talking Heads' [...]
NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES 4, GULF BREEZE
Starring: Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan
A novelist struggling with writer's block finds romance in a most unusual way: by creating a [...]
GOOD START The Independent News has been reporting on gangs, gun violence and the disparities in education, employment and economic opportunity for years. When we reported on the racial disparities [...]
The Galloway Method Takes Runners Far
By Jennie McKeon
If you told Trish Taylor that one day she would be running marathons—that’s plural—she would have laughed at you.
“I was the kid [...]
Pensacola’s College on the Hill
by Jessica Forbes
This week marks the beginning of the 45th academic year at the University of West Florida. If UWF were a human, at 45 we might expect it to buy [...]
‘RITUALS’ 7 a.m. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Bldg 15, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Bldg 15. 484-2550 or pensacolastate.edu.
‘A ROADTRIP [...]
The Galloway Group isn’t the only local running group. There are running groups all over Pensacola that suit various running levels.
Seville Quarter Milers
When: Mondays at 5:30 [...]
Sacred Heart Names New Medical Director for NICU
Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart has named Dr. Ramak Amjad, a board-certified neonatologist with Pediatrix, as the new medical director of the [...]
Paul Epstein’s Tips for Running Wild
Paul Epstein, owner of Running Wild, has been running for over 30 years. He and his wife, Cherie, opened the store in 2000, helping locals purchase the [...]