Saturday October 1st 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 ...
4/5 OPENING DAY
4:30 p.m. Park opens.
6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
Special Welcome by Pat O’Connor, President of Minor League Baseball, Collier Merrill, Chairman, Community Maritime Park Authority, [...]
By James Hagan
After over a year of growing anticipation, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos make their season debut April 5 at home against the Montgomery Biscuits in the newly-opened downtown Community [...]
By Grant Hutchinson
Rush Limbaugh had it right all along.
I’m not a journalist, but I did write a few articles last year for the Independent News. On the surface, most of these pieces were [...]
Minor League Baseball and Waterfront Ballparks, Welcome Back!
By Jessica Forbes
The Blue Wahoos are not the city’s first minor league team. The new team and its stadium are merely the latest [...]
Name: Brian L. Turner
Day Job: Staff Psychologist, University of West Florida Counseling Center
Pensacola Resident Since: 2008
Good Eats: I get a lot of love from a good Carnivore and a pitcher [...]
March 31: Super Band
April 3: The Kyle Parker Band
April 10: Shades
April 17: Holly Shelton
April 24: Beulah Land South Band
May 1: Mass Kunfuzion
May 8: Westside Players
May 15: Mr. Big & [...]
By Kate Peterson
The band, Two People Playing Music or 2PPM, consists of keyboardist Chase Hudson and drummer Sean Sullivan–along with a wide variety of keyboards and musical instruments. Their [...]
By Walker Holmes
The IN Media Solutions team is set to launch its latest attempt to capture more ad dollars StopPensacola.com. The website where everything ends.
“Want to attract the [...]
Innovation is a concept that is rarely mentioned when someone talks about Pensacola. The Winners & Losers’ “Mothers of Innovation” advisory committee has decided to tackle this and come up [...]
By Jennie McKeon
“GlenGarry Glen Ross” tells the story of four, desperate real estate agents in Chicago in the early 1980s. These men lie, threaten, bribe and steal all in the span of two [...]
Note: Publisher Rick Outzen is taking a break from his column this week. Muckraker Walker Holmes has agreed to fill in for him.
MAYOR LOSING MOJO? Everybody loves Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward. [...]