Scott honors 49 victims of Pulse shooting

June 26, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott this past week ordered that 49 flags be placed in front of the Florida Capitol. The flags are meant to remember the lives of the 49 people who died in the June 12…

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Caring Education

Hammonds donate $100K to PSC Visual Arts

June 26, 2016

Local philanthropists David and Cathy Hammond recently donated $100,000 to the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College. Their contribution kicks off a $1 million effort to establish a permanent fund providing additional visual arts scholarships,…

News Politics

Top Podcasts: week ended June 24

June 26, 2016

The podcasts regarding the AR-15 giveaway by Greg Evers got the most plays: Political analyst Ryan Wiggins discusses Evers’ gun giveaway to draw attention to his campaign. State Rep. Matt Gaetz discusses an effort by the…

2014 Election

Wilcox thanks media

June 25, 2016

Orlando businessman Todd Wilcox yesterday dropped out of the U.S. Senate race and endorsed Marco Rubio. After his announcement, Wilcox sent this note to those in the media that covered his campaign: To my friends in…


State Roundup: Can I get a mulligan

June 25, 2016

(Recap and analysis of the week in state government) By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA There might not have been much cursing or broken clubs, but there was one way in which Florida politics…

2016 Election

Pensacola Wrap Up: weekend June 25, 2016

June 25, 2016

The qualifying period is over. For Jeff Miller’s Congressional seat, we have eight GOP candidates and only one Democrat: Bydlak, Rebekah Johansen (REP) Dosev, Cris (REP) Evers, Greg (REP) Fairchild, Gary (REP) Frazier, Brian (REP) Gaetz,…


Local boy named Children’s Miracle Network Champion

June 25, 2016

Today, 14-year-old Drew Barefield of Crestview will join pediatric patients from each state on an Ambassador Tour for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Drew was treated for multiple traumatic injuries at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at…


Chamber surveys candidates [podcast]

June 24, 2016

The Greater Pensacola Chamber will send an online survey to local candidates running for Pensacola City Council and Escambia County Board of County Commissioners. Survey questions will focus on issues that impact the local business community.…