Wednesday August 24th 2016
Rant Issue 2016
The Social Media Edition
It's still hot has hell out and we're less than 90 days away from the craziest presidential election ever. Understandably, all of these extreme highs and lows have most of us on edge and pissed off ...
By Rick Outzen
As the Aug. 30 primaries approach, the mudslinging ramped up last week.
GOP Congressional Race
The field is crowded: Rebekah Bydlak, Cris Dosev, State Sen. Greg Evers, Gary Fairchild, Brian Frazier, State Rep. Matt Gaetz, Mark Wichern and James Zumwalt. ...
On the Rise
By Shelby Smithey
Birmingham-based musician Michael Shackelford and his band Future Elevators are on the up and up. Growing up in a musical family, writing songs in his bedroom as a teenager and eventually playing in multiple local bands have all ...
A POP of Culture
By Jennifer Leigh
Whether it's scrolling Instagram or wandering through an art exhibit, there's one thing the Wide Angle Photo Club (WAPC) knows for sure: people love looking at pictures.
Every year when the local club of photography enthusiasts host the popular ...
JOHN DOSH Escambia County’s Emergency Management Chief was recently awarded the State’s highest honor as Emergency Manager of the Year. For his dedication and leadership in the field [...]
RESIDENTS INVITED TO HELP FIGHT HUNGER ON MAY 14 Fighting hunger is as simple as walking to your mailbox. On Saturday, May 14, the National Association of Letter Carriers invites you to help provide [...]
by MAXWELL CHASE
I would like to know about some of the shipwrecks that have been found around Pensacola.
The Florida Bureau of Archeological Research has identified [...]
PERDIDO KEY CELEBRATES THE LATE ROSAMOND JOHNSON, JR., KOREAN WAR HERO, WITH CEREMONY AT JOHNSON’S BEACH The Perdido Key Chamber will host a celebration in honor of African-American War Hero [...]
Copy and Social Media Ogre, Clever Ogre
What is your chief characteristic?
I’m “fight to the death” devoted to my friends and family.
What do you appreciate most about your [...]
ART CLASS AT PAINTING WITH A TWIST 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite bottle of wine or beverage, and paint a picture step by step that you will take home. 16 years and older. Theme: [...]
Wilco Performance at the Mobile Saenger
Review By Kate Peterson
Rain and cold winds would not keep the Wilco fans at bay. They are a band really in a class by itself. They are not everywhere, [...]
PENSACOLA’S NEW MAYOR DEFINES ‘STRONG’
Strong mayors make things happen. They listen, seek counsel and take action. They are visionaries who promote their cities to the outside world. When [...]
Oil Spill Expert Riki Ott Speaks at League of Women Voters Meeting
By Kate Peterson
The oil spill in the Gulf has been lapping up on our shores for a year now, and the effects on our environment [...]
SHOW AND TELL One of the most asinine political attacks in my lifetime has been the bizarre preoccupation of the most radical segment of the Republican Party with the birth certificate of Barack [...]
Bar Crawl Brings Partiers From Downtown to the Beach and Back
by Grant Hutchinson
On May 5, 1862, Mexican Commander General Ignacio Zaragoza Seguín led a cavalry charge against invading French [...]