I'm your huckleberry
Sunday July 5th 2015

Subscription Options:

Subscribe via RSS

Archives

On Sale:

Escambia County to receive $58 million from BP settlement

Escambia County to receive $58 million from BP settlement

Press Release: The federal government and five Gulf Coast states have reached a tentative settlement with BP for approximately $18.7 billion for the environmental and economic damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that occurred in 2010. Under terms of the agreement, the State of [...]

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship announced, Studer named Entrepreneur-in-Residence

UWF Center for Entrepreneurship announced, Studer named Entrepreneur-in-Residence

(Michael Spooneybarger/ Pensacola Today) This morning University of West Florida and Quint and Rishy Studer announced a partnership to develop the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of West Florida College of Business. Quint and Rishy Studer have committed $1 million to fund the center. [...]

Rotary Club of Pensacola celebrates centennial Change of Command

Rotary Club of Pensacola celebrates centennial Change of Command

The Rotary Club of Pensacola celebrated its Change of Command June 30 at the Pensacola Yacht Club. The annual event celebrated the club’s centennial year and set the stage for another 100 years of service to the Pensacola community. John Appleyard led the Rotary Rooters in a presentation of [...]

Special session over, spotlight on hospitals continues

Special session over, spotlight on hospitals continues

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A panel formed by Gov. Rick Scott to examine the finances of hospitals and other parts of the health-care industry held its first meeting Wednesday since the end of two legislative sessions dominated by those issues, as Scott signaled he would [...]

House of Sticks: Getting Caught

House of Sticks: Getting Caught

By Kent Lyndon Jumpin' July! Are we finally starting to see a little justice throughout the global financial system? London's Guardian thinks we are. Read this headline, rub your eyes, and then read it again: "Banks Pay Out 166BN (in pounds or dollars) Over Six Years: A history of [...]

Escambia County trails state averages for Algebra and English EOC

Escambia County trails state averages for Algebra and English EOC

The state has released the End of Course assessments for Algebra 1 and English Language Arts: Spring 2015 FSA Algebra 1 EOC Assessment Percentage of Students Passing STATE 67 ESCAMBIA 64 SANTA ROSA 79 OKALOOSA 82 Spring 2015 Florida Standards Assessment English Language [...]

BP agrees to pay $18.7 billion to settle all federal and state claims.

BP agrees to pay $18.7 billion to settle all federal and state claims.

This morning BP announced that it has agreed to pay $18.7 billion over 18 years to settle all federal and state claims arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The agreement involves the states of Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Mississippi and Texas as well as claims made by 400 local [...]

SETSCO presents ‘Hamlet’

SETSCO presents ‘Hamlet’

Press Release: Ten years ago, a group of teen actors and their teacher founded an acting company in Pensacola out of an enthusiastic desire to the study and perform the works of William Shakespeare. The company was dedicated to the notion that Shakespeare is for everyone and to the belief that [...]

Chef Shirley chosen to represent Florida in 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off

Chef Shirley chosen to represent Florida in 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off

Chef Jim Shirley of co-owner of The Fish House and creator of Grits-a-Ya-YA has been chosen by Gov. Rick Scott to represent Florida in the 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event, designed to spotlight America’s best seafood communities and chefs, is scheduled for Saturday, August [...]

PSC Names New Head Softball Coach: Lyndsey Angus

PSC Names New Head Softball Coach: Lyndsey Angus

Press Release: Pensacola State College has named Lyndsey Angus as the new head softball coach, Athletic Director Bill Hamilton announced today. Currently on the University of New Mexico’s Lobo softball staff, she will begin her career with the Lady Pirates July 16. “I’m very grateful and [...]

Proposed gambling rules could face challenge

Proposed gambling rules could face challenge

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA .After almost two years in the works, state gambling regulators on Tuesday released the latest version of proposed pari-mutuel regulations governing everything from how much jockeys can weigh to the shape and size of horse tracks. But industry insiders [...]

DIB seeks Ad agency

DIB seeks Ad agency

PENSACOLA DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT BOARD REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: ADVERTISING AND MARKETING SERVICES Who: The Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) What: Request for Qualifications for Marketing and Advertising Services Where: Downtown Pensacola Why: The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board [...]

Destination Archaeology has new exhibit

Destination Archaeology has new exhibit

The Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) opens today a new temporary exhibit titled "Journey into the Dark: Archaeology of Florida’s Caves" inside the Destination Archaeology Resource Center. The Destination Archaeology Resource Center is located on the first floor of the Florida Public [...]

New Locations Announced for Upcoming RESTORE Project Submission Workshops

New Locations Announced for Upcoming RESTORE Project Submission Workshops

Escambia County will host five community workshops intended to introduce the public to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies (RESTORE) project submission portal. The portal is expected to open the first week of July and will remain open for 90 [...]

 Page 1 of 1,031  1  2  3  4  5 » ...  Last »