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 ...
PLAYING THE MARGINS There is a new political strategy developing on how to deal with the ultra-conservative voters in Northwest Florida when it comes to national and statewide races. The goal is not [...]
By Rick Outzen
To get Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward to sit still for an interview is a challenge. The man is perpetual motion. His phone rings and vibrates constantly from phone calls, text [...]
By Jeremy Morrison
When Judy Bense talks about the future of the University of West Florida, her voice punches the words with excitement. She’s ready.
The UWF president believes the [...]
Name: Stephanie M. Powell
Day Job: Marketing Coordinator, Pensacola Apothecary Specialty Pharmacy
Pensacola Resident Since: the fabulous year of 1981 – minus college and a few [...]
By Hana Frenette
Larry Lou Foster is somewhat of a bookbinding legend. Google her name and you’re likely to see a plethora of blog postings testifying to her genius and graciously praising any [...]
By Brett Hutchins
Rare is the bluegrass band with punk rock roots and a mandolin player that uses Lady Gaga as workout motivation. Yonder Mountain String Band is that band.
Known for their [...]
LAST CALL? Pensacola officials are looking at a lawsuit against the owners of Tom, Ann, Buddy’s. The corner bar has earned a nefarious reputation over the years and, more importantly in this case, [...]
In honor of Valentine's Day, here are some fun date night alternatives coming up this week. And if hockey or glassblowing demos aren't your thing (or more importantly, your Valentine's thing) there's [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
“Dementiaville”: Swiss health officials have authorized construction of an assisted-living “village” of 1950s-style homes and gardens designed to “remind” patients [...]
It’s mid-February. You guys know what that means. No, not Mardi Gras yet. Valentine's Day.
Whether you love or hate the holiday of love, you can't really escape it. And you've got to the get [...]
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 [...]