Saturday December 3rd 2016
Hope for the Holidays
By Jennifer Leigh
Every holiday season, it's important to spread a little cheer—and hope—to those less fortunate. This year is no different.
Something as simple as a plate of food or a children's toy gift-wrapped in bright, shiny paper can make all ...
By Jennifer Leigh
When you tune into WWUF 88.1 on a Saturday afternoon to listen to NPR's "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me" and hear Paula Poundstone on the panel you know it's going to be a good day.
But after 37 years, ...
Resisting the Savior Mentality
By C. S. Satterwhite
Author Jordan Flaherty came to activism when he was a teenager.
"My first protest was when I was 16," said Flaherty. "It was in support of friends who were expelled from school for organizing against sexual assault."
Years later, ...
Mr. Gaetz Goes to Washington
By Rick Outzen
A little less than a month ago, State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fort Walton Beach) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, beating Democrat Steven Specht 69%-31%. He is only the fifth person, and third Republican, to represent ...
Nancy (Petre) Rodriguez
Day Job: Administrative Assistant/Office Manager – Seville Quarter
Pensacola Resident Since: Birth, with a six-year stint in Miami
I love good food, oh [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]