Tuesday November 24th 2015
The Bluffs Could Trigger Job Boom
By Rick Outzen
Last week, the FloridaWest Economic Development unveiled The Bluffs, an industrial campus to be developed in Cantonment that will create some 15,000 jobs, both direct and indirect, in its first 25 years.
“The Bluffs will be a ‘game-changer’ for ...
Council Debates Trucks and Towers
By Jeremy Morrison
The Pensacola City Council held its monthly series of meetings and workshops. After nine hours and 58 minutes, they voted down a food truck ordinance over the protestations of its unlikely co-sponsors, Councilmen Larry Johnson and Charles Bare. ...
By Shelby Smithey
Inspired by her Filipino roots, Pensacola native Christie Calaycay set out to find a way to tie together a passion for jewelry making with an appreciation of her culture.
Her handcrafted jewelry collection “Disenyo,” the Filipino word for design, ...
RESIDENTS INVITED TO HELP FIGHT HUNGER ON MAY 14 Fighting hunger is as simple as walking to your mailbox. On Saturday, May 14, the National Association of Letter Carriers invites you to help provide [...]
by MAXWELL CHASE
I would like to know about some of the shipwrecks that have been found around Pensacola.
The Florida Bureau of Archeological Research has identified [...]
PERDIDO KEY CELEBRATES THE LATE ROSAMOND JOHNSON, JR., KOREAN WAR HERO, WITH CEREMONY AT JOHNSON’S BEACH The Perdido Key Chamber will host a celebration in honor of African-American War Hero [...]
Copy and Social Media Ogre, Clever Ogre
What is your chief characteristic?
I’m “fight to the death” devoted to my friends and family.
What do you appreciate most about your [...]
ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: [...]
Wilco Performance at the Mobile Saenger
Review By Kate Peterson
Rain and cold winds would not keep the Wilco fans at bay. They are a band really in a class by itself. They are not everywhere, [...]
PENSACOLA’S NEW MAYOR DEFINES ‘STRONG’
Strong mayors make things happen. They listen, seek counsel and take action. They are visionaries who promote their cities to the outside world. When [...]
Oil Spill Expert Riki Ott Speaks at League of Women Voters Meeting
By Kate Peterson
The oil spill in the Gulf has been lapping up on our shores for a year now, and the effects on our environment [...]
SHOW AND TELL One of the most asinine political attacks in my lifetime has been the bizarre preoccupation of the most radical segment of the Republican Party with the birth certificate of Barack [...]
Bar Crawl Brings Partiers From Downtown to the Beach and Back
by Grant Hutchinson
On May 5, 1862, Mexican Commander General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín led a cavalry charge against invading French [...]
NAVY SEALS A team of U.S. Navy SEALs along with CIA attacked Osama bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan and shot the world’s most-wanted terrorist in the head. U.S. helicopters landed the [...]
POVERTY AND RACE AREN’T EXCUSES When School Board member Jeff Bergosh hid four years ago behind the nom de plume “Godzilla,” he railed at District 3, the county district with the largest [...]
Soul and Funk Stalwarts Play Rare Intimate Concert
By Brett Hutchins
Rock and roll legends don’t come through Pensacola often. As the go-to horn section for many classic bands like Santana and [...]
by Chuck Sheppard
Equal justice under the law might just depend simply on whether a judge’s stomach is growling when he pronounces sentence, according to a study of 1,000 parole decisions during [...]