Mini-Grant Program Launched The purpose of Art, Culture, and Entertainment, Inc. is to receive Federal, State of Florida, Escambia County, City of Pensacola, corporate, foundation and personal funds to disperse through an equitable granting process to arts, culture and entertainment [...]
Two local businesses are making a difference in the lives of a local family fighting for the life of their 4 year old daughter. Fitness Onboard and Sidelines Sports Bar and Restaurant are holding events to raise awareness of childhood cancer and to raise money to help with medical costs for [...]
Dr. Nick Place, dean of the University of Florida /IFAS Extension, announced his decision regarding the Escambia County 4-H and its future at today's Escambia County Commission's Committee of the Whole. (Read for background: 4-H and the Future and An Offer They Can’t Refuse) Here are the [...]
Arc Gateway announced the winners of its annual Crab Cake Cook-Off. People's Choice Awards went to the Oar House with first place, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos with second and Five Flags Rotary's "Team Donna" with third! The Judges' Awards were presented to Riptides Sports Grill for first place, [...]
From Artel Gallery president: Dear Artel Member/Supporter, On behalf of the Artel Gallery Board of Directors I would like to send our sincerest thanks to all that sent us insightful Facebook posts and supportive emails. We have been assured by the County that Artel WILL remain in the [...]
The Independence News has established a Facebook page for readers to take united stand against discrimination and racism. Register our "Like" today on Lumon's People. Read my Outtakes "Lumon's People" to get the background.
Dear Artel Member/Supporter, Some of you may have read the Pensacola News Journal article about the possibility of a sports museum moving into our space at the Old Escambia County Courthouse. I nor the Artel board of directors were ever notified by any official of this possibility. This article [...]
Press Release: Thursday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. on WSRE, “Conversations with Jeff Weeks” welcomes Dr. Temple Grandin and Anita Lesko to discuss the Autism Spectrum. Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is considered a leading authority on autism and sensory processing disorders. She is the author of [...]
Green-Up Santa Rosa, the non-profit nursery located at 6758 Park Ave in Milton, will begin it's 18th Annual Crepe Myrtle Sale on Friday, May 31. The sale will feature a wide variety of colors of one of the hardiest, summer blooming plants on the gulf coast. All one gallon crepes will be priced at [...]
A tearful Sheriff David Morgan thanks the volunteers and agencies that helped with the search for Owen Black, the autistic boy, age 8, that was missing on Friday afternoon and eventually found on Sunday. His body was found washing on shore about a half mile from where he was last seen.
Search efforts are still underway for Owen Black, the autistic 8-year-old boy that has been missing since Friday. Both PNJ and WEAR TV have botched their coverage of the search. The daily newspaper has a post on its home page with the wrong phone number. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office has [...]
By Grover Robinson, Escambia Co. Commissioner Another Florida Legislative Session has just ended and for 19-million Floridians there are a host of new issues and opportunities that have been created. For local government in Florida no issue was perhaps bigger and more dominant that Medicaid. [...]