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 ...
Hot Glass, Cold Brew NOLA Style
New Orleans glass artist Lisa Tahir will be on hand at Belmont Arts and Cultural Center Friday, Dec. 2 for a lecture and demo as part of their popular Hot Glass, Cold [...]
SAM HALL The at-large Pensacola city councilman has resurrected his political career and was elected in a tight 5-4 vote by his peers to be the new council president. Hall took on the [...]
HORSING AROUND With Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson getting the all clear on possible ethics charges over his role in the hiring of a recently brought-on and let-go marketing director [...]
By Jeremy Morrison
A few months after arriving in office, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward got a new car. It’s cute.
The car’s a Honda Civic GX. In June, Hayward invited folks down to City [...]
By Jeremy Morrison
Attorney Doug Sale seemed almost relieved when the Pensacola Community Redevelopment Agency cut him loose. After listening to nearly two hours of discussions, he had apparently [...]
by Chuck Shepherd
Was Moammar Gadhafi the last of the “buffoon dictators,” asked BBC News in October. His legend was earned not merely with his now-famous, dirty-old-man scrapbook of [...]
Name: Larry Kuhn (My friends call me Kuhn)
Day Job: Night Supervisor Public Works Department at the Santa Rosa Island Authority. I am also working toward getting my real estate license and [...]
PENSACOLA STATE COLLEGE ART FACULTY EXHIBITION 8 a.m. through Dec 14. Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Bldg. 15. [...]
By Kate Peterson
Two Nashville musical acts, currently touring together, are coming your way to perform a special holiday concert – in the round. Jessica Campbell and Carolina Story are both [...]
WHY OCCUPY Sean works retail. The 20-something is college educated, another one of Pensacola’s educated and underemployed workforce. He describes himself as an Occupy Pensacola sympathizer.
By Jennie McKeon
It’s about time to make your list and check it twice…for holiday events, that is. Before you know it, a new year will be here, so enjoy what’s left of 2011. Whether you’re [...]