Thursday September 29th 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 ...
COW WORTH MORE THAN BABY In north Escambia County, people are searching for the persons who strangled a pregnant cow over the Memorial Day weekend. A $3,000 bounty is being offered for any evidence [...]
CMPA The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Trustees won another legal battle last week when Federal Judge Casey Rodgers denied the motion by Maritime Park Development Partners, [...]
By Chuck Sheppard
The New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter achieved his milestone 3,000th major league hit in July, and Steiner Sports Marketing of New Rochelle, N.Y., was ready (in partnership with [...]
COMMISSIONER WORKS ON ALLOCATION OF RESTORATION DOLLARS
by RICK OUTZEN
Friday, July 15 marked one year since BP shut the leak caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform off [...]
Tours That Teach and Entertain
By Jennie McKeon
Adventure awaits you this summer, whether it’s searching for treasure with infamous pirates, looking for UFOs at Ed Walter’s residence or ghost [...]
Lindsey Braxton Shook
Director of Operations, idgroup consulting + creative
What is your chief characteristic?
Some say I am opinionated…
What do you appreciate most about your [...]
MACK ATTACKS Sometimes the most innocent requests can lead to melodrama, especially when it involves the city of Pensacola. The IN requested a copy of the alternative redistricting map that [...]
ART CLASS AT PWAT 6-9 p.m. Painting with a Twist, 4771 Bayou Blvd., Suite C-11. $45. 471-1450 or paintingwithatwist.com/pensacola.
FOOD & DRINK
CELEBRATE BASTILLE [...]
AS FATE WOULD HAVE IT
BY BUBBS HARRIS
Any musician or band will tell you that you must pay your dues if you want to play the game. Be it the tedious rehearsals, the nightmare of booking and [...]
Saxophone Player Antoine Knight Comes HOme
By Kate Peterson
Antoine Knight is an Atlanta-based alto sax player born and raised in Pensacola. He recently visited his hometown for his high school [...]
By Jennie McKeon
Independent News recently celebrated our 12th Anniversary. To everyone's chagrin, we've managed to survive hurricanes, a recession and an oil spill.
But we're not the only [...]