Wednesday September 28th 2016
IMPACT 100 down to finalists
By Jennifer Leigh
The formula is simple.
One woman, $1,000, one vote.
"Those are the main core values," said Belle Bear, one of the founding members of IMPACT 100. "I won't let anyone change them because they work."
More Payouts at City Hall
By Rick Outzen
According to public records released last week, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward cut checks for over $95,000 to get his former city administrator to dismiss his lawsuit against the City.
The Pensacola City Council did not approve the settlement agreement. ...
Drop Dead And Bless Your Heart
By Hamishe Randall
In the South, sugar is to tea what crazy is to family—a main ingredient. And what brings out the crazy in a family faster than the holidays? A death, of course.
After Bud drops dead at the kitchen table, ...
They asked about speed humps. And fire hydrants, and taxes and antique MGs.
In the seventh such forum, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and company held court at the Tryon Public Library on Langley [...]
Teen Violence in Escambia County
By Jeremy Morrison
This is not Columbia. This is not the battlefield of Mexico’s drug cartels. It’s not a backwards, third-world, over-there speck on the [...]
SIDING WITH LOCALS
The Independent News may have been the only newspaper in the country that refused to take any BP ads concerning the oil spill and its version of the facts. The decision cost us [...]
POWELL GIVES UP JOB John Powell, a Republican candidate for Escambia County Sheriff, resigned on Sept. 14 from his position as the director of the Florida Division of Alcohol, Beverage & Tobacco [...]
And The Winner Is…
The votes are in and tallied and we are finally ready to announce who's the best of the best around town. Tune in next week for our annual Best of the Coast issue.
Are you still looking for a way to freeload DeLuna Fest tickets? This Saturday (Oct. 1) is one of your last shots.
The DeLuna Fest team is hosting a beach pub crawl and they’ll be giving away two [...]
CLASSIC COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL 12 p.m. Chumuckla’s Farmers’ Opry, 8897 Byrom Campbell Road. 994-9219 or farmersopry.com.
‘IT’S 5 O’ CLOCK SOMEWHERE’ [...]
By Hana Frenette
The War on Drugs sounds new and exciting, but it also sounds eerily familiar, like Bob Dylan singing over New Order. Or Bruce Springsteen playing with Animal [...]
by Jeremy Morrison
At first glance, it looks a lot like a dental chair. Then you notice the part of the machine that’s dangling overhead. That’s the apparatus that sends magnetic fields into [...]
By Kate Peterson
From now until Nov. 13, the Pensacola Museum of Art will display 40 or more of Joan Miró’s works, lithographs and etchings. The show is titled “Joan Miró: Order and [...]
Day Job: Salon Owner, Style Downtown
Pensacola Resident Since: 1978
Good Eats: My favorite couples' restaurant is Jackson’s Steakhouse. My husband and I love breaking away from [...]