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 ...
VADM Gerry Hoewing
President, National Flight Academy
Vice Admiral Gerry Hoewing is finally realizing the dreams of retired Navy Rear Admiral Skip Furlong and retired Captain Robert Rasmussen by [...]
President, Sacred Heart Children's and Women's Hospital
Dana Bledsoe’s entire career has been dedicated to children’s healthcare. She’s worked with several of the top 10 [...]
Matthew Altier has only lived in Pensacola for 11 months and is already a game changer.
Altier is the vice president for Administrative Services for the University of West Florida, as well as the [...]
Co-owner, Hopjacks, The Tin Cow & Hopjacks Filling Station
Joe Abston likens his entrepreneur skills to those of an artist.
“For some artists, there are things in their body [...]
Dr. Ed Meadows
President, Pensacola State College
Ed Meadows thinks Pensacolians sell themselves short. He became the president of Pensacola State College in 2008, after leaving the same post at [...]
Rev. LuTimothy May
Pastor, Friendship Missionary Baptist Church
Rev. LuTimothy May is the pastor of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, a congregation of about 700 nestled among low-income [...]
Community volunteer raising funds for local charities
Marianne Estess wasn’t satisfied with just being a “room mom” and volunteering at schools her three children attended. [...]
Founder & CEO, IHMC
Pensacola is already known for its beaches and historic culture, but thanks to Dr. Ken Ford, science is a part of the city’s culture, too.
Ford is the [...]
A.A. Dixon’s Next Move
By Jeremy Morrison
The offer was bittersweet. While potentially sparing A.A. Dixon Charter School of Excellence from closure, the proposed amendment to the [...]
Founder, The MESS Hall
Megan Pratt has always been industrious. After earning advanced degrees from MIT and Harvard, she signed up to be a science writer and educational outreach [...]
Behind the scenes negotiator of Navy Federal/4-H land deal
Without Blaise Adams, the 4-H/Navy Federal Credit Union Deal may not have been done. The regional president of PNC Bank [...]