Saturday December 3rd 2016
Hope for the Holidays
By Jennifer Leigh
Every holiday season, it's important to spread a little cheer—and hope—to those less fortunate. This year is no different.
Something as simple as a plate of food or a children's toy gift-wrapped in bright, shiny paper can make all ...
By Jennifer Leigh
When you tune into WWUF 88.1 on a Saturday afternoon to listen to NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" and hear Paula Poundstone on the panel you know it's going to be a good day.
But after 37 years, ...
Resisting the Savior Mentality
By C. S. Satterwhite
Author Jordan Flaherty came to activism when he was a teenager.
"My first protest was when I was 16," said Flaherty. "It was in support of friends who were expelled from school for organizing against sexual assault."
Years later, ...
Mr. Gaetz Goes to Washington
By Rick Outzen
A little less than a month ago, State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, beating Democrat Steven Specht 69%-31%. He is only the fifth person, and third Republican, to represent ...
Name: Mary Hoxeng
Day Job: General Manager of Cat Country 98.7 & NewsRadio1620 / Owner
Pensacola Resident Since: July 3, 2003
Good Eats: My “I have to eat quick” consistent favorite is [...]
By Hana Frenette
Wine festivals don’t have to be stuffy or pretentious.
Seville Quarter’s Second Annual Wine Fest is aiming to please and entertain, while educating festival patrons on [...]
‘PENSACOLA STATE ART FACULTY EXHIBITION’ Now through Dec 14. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The public is invited to [...]
Lacey B. Trunk Show at Indigeaux
Indigeaux will be hosting a trunk show for local designer Lacey B. Designs, that will feature items from the Fall 2012 Collection, as well several special holiday [...]
Honoring National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
By Jennie McKeon
Antonio Smith came to Pensacola for work after the oil spill. He found steady construction work and was renting a home [...]
Baptist Hospital Volunteers are hosting a book sale in the Heritage Room located off the main lobby at the new Moreno Street entrance.
Join us Thurs., Nov. 8, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, [...]
The Pensacola Civic Band presents a musical celebration of democracy in action with "Presidential Polonaise" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Saenger Theatre. Held on Election [...]
NOW SHOWING AT MOVIES 4, GULF BREEZE
Starring: Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman
A reporter returns to his Florida hometown to investigate a case involving a death row [...]
In 2008 the Independent News endorsed Barack Obama for president. The weight of two wars, escalating healthcare costs, senseless inequality and economic uncertainty were on our minds when we made [...]
By James Hagan
While the National Hockey League nears the cancellation of another season due to a player lockout, the Pensacola Ice Flyers are set to tip-off another great season in the Southern [...]