Wednesday August 24th 2016
Rant Issue 2016
The Social Media Edition
It's still hot has hell out and we're less than 90 days away from the craziest presidential election ever. Understandably, all of these extreme highs and lows have most of us on edge and pissed off ...
By Rick Outzen
As the Aug. 30 primaries approach, the mudslinging ramped up last week.
GOP Congressional Race
The field is crowded: Rebekah Bydlak, Cris Dosev, State Sen. Greg Evers, Gary Fairchild, Brian Frazier, State Rep. Matt Gaetz, Mark Wichern and James Zumwalt. ...
On the Rise
By Shelby Smithey
Birmingham-based musician Michael Shackelford and his band Future Elevators are on the up and up. Growing up in a musical family, writing songs in his bedroom as a teenager and eventually playing in multiple local bands have all ...
A POP of Culture
By Jennifer Leigh
Whether it's scrolling Instagram or wandering through an art exhibit, there's one thing the Wide Angle Photo Club (WAPC) knows for sure: people love looking at pictures.
Every year when the local club of photography enthusiasts host the popular ...
GREEN TEAM Pensacola officials recently revived the city’s Environmental Advisory Board, following the group’s half-year hiatus. The EAB is tasked with identifying and dealing with environmental [...]
BLACK & WHITE DECISIONS When Superintendent Malcolm Thomas announced his new capital improvement plan, there were cheers in East Pensacola Heights. Their little neighborhood school, A.K. Suter [...]
MEGAN PRATT The Pensacola City Councilwoman was among 14 women recently honored by the League of Women Voters of Florida as one of the “up-and-coming young elected officials” from the [...]
Mardi Gras: We’re On A Roll (Again)!
by Jessica Forbes
With this year’s Carnival season in the past, perhaps we’ve recovered enough to consider the history behind one of the biggest parties [...]
Let Them Speak
By Ryan M. Barnett
Heated political speech is an American pastime. Consider the abusive personal attack of Senator John Randolph upon then Speaker of the House Henry Clay’s [...]
JAUNE QUICK-TO-SEE SMITH EXHIBITION 8 a.m. through Mar 9. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd, Bldg. 15. 484-1851 or [...]
Dr. Dog + GIVERS
Philadelphia-based rockers Dr. Dog are touring in support of their new record, “Be the Void,” with GIVERS and they’re coming to Alabama Music Box in Mobile. Turn to page 18 [...]
Name: Jason Leger
Day Job: I.T. and Shipping & Receiving at Harley-Davidson of Pensacola
Pensacola Resident Since: 1983, when everything changed.
Good Eats: I’m a pretty big fan of food [...]
The Beach, The Vision, The Overpass and The $25 Million Dollar Question
By Jeremy Morrison
Throughout the ebb and flow of time, the sifting sands of Pensacola Beach have been awash in perpetual [...]
By Jennie McKeon
Pensacola Little Theatre usually isn’t known for plays that come with warning labels. However, when the chance to stage the 2008 Pulitzer-winning “August: Osage County” came [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Newspapers in Sweden reported in January that two of the country’s most heinous murderers apparently fell in love with each other behind the locked doors of their psychiatric [...]