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 ...
WHY NOT PENSACOLA? Pensacola is once again on the cusp of being this country’s next great city. Mayor Ashton Hayward has brought vitality to the city. The maritime park is rushing to completion of [...]
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 [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Sri Lanka has, as an “unwritten symbol of pride and culture,” the world’s highest per-capita rate for eye-donation, according to a January Associated Press dispatch from [...]
Daryl Davis’ Foray into the KKK
By Jeremy Morrison
Once the meetings had been arranged, there was only one thing left to do. Show up.
“And I’d show up and knock on their door and, of [...]
D.C. REALITY, G.C. CALAMITY It was supposed to be a home run. Forecasts had the RESTORE Act sailing through the house and senate unopposed. As of late last month U.S. Congressman Jeff Miller [...]
DARLENE F. DICKEY Gov. Rick Scott appointed the general counsel for the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to fill the vacancy created by the appointment of Judge John F. Simon to the [...]
By Ron Herrington
I take issue with your viewpoint that the majority of the Republican field for President in 2012 have IQs below room temperature (Independent News, Feb. 2). I saw [...]
By Jim Messer
As the city attorney, I have the unique privilege of not only experiencing the right to speak firsthand at city council meetings, but also litigating First Amendment issues on behalf [...]
Name: Mark Alvarez
Day Job: Legal Assistant
Pensacola Resident Since: 2009
Good Eats: Jordan Valley Café! Definitely a break from stereotypical lunch items and a great place to relax outside [...]
By Jennie McKeon
In just eight days, Jerry Seinfeld will be standing on the Saenger stage pointing out the frustrating and often hypocritical facets to life. Whether or not you were able to score [...]
Fat Tuesday Feast
In celebration of Mardi Gras, The Fish House will be offering a New Orleans-inspired three-course fixed price menu for $35. Here's what's cooking: red beans and rice with grilled [...]