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 ...
Do you want to see Aaron Lewis Feb. 1st at the Saenger? The IN is giving away two tickets to the show, so hopefully you said yes.
All you have to do is email Joani (firstname.lastname@example.org) anytime [...]
NOT SO BAD THIS YEAR We’re closing in on a year that was one of the better ones for the greater Pensacola area. Some things worked well, others did not.
What worked well?
Pensacola Mayor’s [...]
Spearman Brewing Company: The Pure Water Did It
by Jessica Forbes
Pensacola’s water, which in recent years has been listed among the poorest quality in the country, was once something touted in [...]
BP’D OFF While BP, along with federal and state governments, appear ready to move into the restoration phase of post-spill efforts, there are others who are hung up on claims.
Like David [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
A regional development commission in Michigan, purchasing equipment for 13 counties in May using homeland security grants, bought 13 machines that make snow cones, at a total [...]
WE ARE YOUR HUCKLEBERRY
IN REPORTS ON NEWS THAT MATTERS
By IN Staff
The Independent News shouldn’t be able to compete in such a small market that’s dominated by such large media corporations [...]
Day Job: Partner, Levin Rinke Resort Realty; Real Estate Investor/Developer
Pensacola Resident Since: 2005
I like lunch meetings, and a lot of those happen on the [...]
Don't know if you noticed yet, but Pensacola (and our neighbors in Mobile and Orange Beach) are really upping their live music game in the New Year. There's so much to look forward to, we're just [...]
Resolving the resolution crisis
By Jennie McKeon
Every year you promise yourself that you’ll eat more vegetables, wipe the dust off your gym membership and watch your overall health. January [...]
The Winners & Losers cubicle in the South Palafox branch of the IN media, entertainment and world domination mega-empire spent its entire holiday gift budget on PBR and wasabi-flavored almonds, [...]
Kim Davion’s wake-up call was her 30th birthday this past May—the apocalypse she called it.
“It just clicked,” Davion said of her decision to start a healthy lifestyle. “I just thought, [...]