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 ...
Council Upset Again While it eventually green-lighted the Pen Air deal, the Pensacola City Council let it be known that it was not pleased about the circumstances.
“Delighted to support the deal [...]
Students give back to A.A. Dixon
By Jennie McKeon
Most high school students plan their summer vacation around trips to the beach and music festivals. But for Sara Papantonio and Mollie Johnson, [...]
By Kate Peterson
Raspy, powerful voice, tough life, political activist, television star and country music genius – that is Steve Earle, and we are lucky enough to have him coming to play for us. [...]
Michigan singer/songwriter is Paul Baribeau is kicking off his Florida tour Wednesday night at Sluggo's. During the tour he's mixing it up with special guests Busman's Holiday, Super Bobby and [...]
By Kate Peterson
Glam rapper Mickey Avalon, born Yeshe Perl, has been creating some of the most followed and admired music in his genre since 2006. He and his band members, Andre Legacy (also [...]
Erika Smith, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Trauma Specialist at Lakeview Center
Lakeview Center walks abuse victims along the road to recovery. The center provides therapy, [...]
Pensacola’s Oil Bust: 1901-1902
By Jessica Forbes
In late 1901, Pensacola became the site of the first oil well dug in the state of Florida. A rollercoaster ride of high expectations and [...]
Domestic violence in Escambia County
By Jennie McKeon
As you put on your running shoes for races and walks that honor April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, you think about the national numbers [...]
FACT FINDING Escambia County politics is a blood sport. Too often the races aren’t about platforms or one’s good deeds. Instead the campaigns wage war over who can best distort the facts. [...]
Bense Responds To Nooses
University of West Florida President Judy Bense used an April 18 student forum to address the hate crimes on the campus, specifically the two nooses found on her main [...]
Name: Jonathan Moore
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Name: Holley Moore
Day Job: Biology Student
Pensacola Residents since 1985
Good Eats: We enjoy eating at several places downtown. [...]