Friday September 30th 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 ...
Pensacola Connection to Paul Ryan Congressman Paul Ryan and Pensacola Blue Wahoo owner Quint Studer are friends. They both are from Janesville, Wisconsin. Ryan’s children attend the same school as [...]
East Hill Honey
Congratulations to the Van Horn family for successfully raising funds for their company using Kickstarter.com. The funds will purchase beekeeping equipment, expand their [...]
Name: Cortney Paige Cosby
Day Job: Owner/stylist at The Beauty Bar
Pensacola Resident Since: Lived in Pensacola for over 16 years
Good Eats: There is an abundant amount of locally owned [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Freedom Under Attack First Amendment Blues: (1) A bar in Horry County, S.C., named the Suck Bang Blow filed a lawsuit in May challenging the county’s new ordinance prohibiting [...]
Looking Back at 30 Years of Forward Thinking
By Jeremy Morrison
For 30 years now, up and comers have come up through the Leadership Pensacola program. Commonly known by its loose acronym, LeaP [...]
By Brett Hutchins
If ever a band could rip your heart out, have you stomp on it, and keep you enthralled with the entire experience, Trampled By Turtles is that band. The five-piece’s brand of [...]
ROMNEY’S RELIGION The Bill of Rights established freedom of religion in this country. The United States has no national religion and the government cannot prohibit the free exercise of any [...]
‘A ROADTRIP THROUGH FLORIDA ARCHAEOLOGY’ 10 a.m. DARC, 207 E. Main St. 595-0050, ext. 107 or flpublicarchaeology.org/darc.php.
‘SURFING FLORIDA: A PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY’ 10 [...]
Discrimination in Discipline?
By Jeremy Morrison
The three-ring binder was brimming with papers: report cards, letters to and from school administrators, complaints filed with the U.S. [...]
By Ashley Hardaway
This week I had a girlfriend visiting me from D.C., and among the great big list of things to do/see people would give her (the beach, McGuire’s, tubing, FloraBama) was one [...]
By James Hagan
Scrabble junkies, or those just into having a good time for charity, are eagerly brushing up on their vocabulary lessons in anticipation of Learn to Read of Northwest Florida’s [...]