Harper Lee passes

February 19, 2016

A Southern literary giant, Nelle Harper Lee, has died at the age of 89. She won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961 for her book, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and helped her childhood friend Truman…


Pensacola Blue Wahoos seek local talent

February 17, 2016

To celebrate five years of baseball, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos are looking for local talent to perform during games. Wahoos Got Talent will be held February 27 at Blue Wahoos Stadium. Individuals and groups can register…


International Childhood Awareness Day: ‘We Are One’

February 15, 2016

Earlier this year, Childhood Cancer International teamed up with Disney’s Frozen composer Christophe Beck to raise childhood cancer awareness. They launched the campaign that brought together children from across the globe to record their voices…

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Help rebuild the Star Trek USS Enterprise

February 14, 2016

Nichelle Nichols has joined a Project Enterprise team that seeks to rebuild the original USS Enterprise created her for “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” (1979) and used in five sequels. What happened to it? According to…


Regional Roundup coming to Escambia High Saturday

February 1, 2016

A Regional Roundup event will be held this Saturday, Feb. 6, from 8 a.m. to noon at Escambia High School located at 1310 N 65th Ave. Regional Roundup events provide an opportunity to properly dispose of…


New YMCA facility shoots for October opening

January 29, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo Bill Seedes and Andrea Rosenbaum want people to know that the YMCA of Northwest Florida is so much more than a “swimming gym.” The new 52,000-square foot building, which is double the size…


County seeks volunteers for library board

January 27, 2016

The Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is seeking county residents interested in volunteering to fill vacancies on the West Florida Public Libraries Board of Governance. The duties of the Board include establishing policy and overseeing…


Jazz Pensacola, new name, same tune

January 25, 2016

The longstanding Jazz Society of Pensacola Inc. founded in 1983 announces it has a new name — Jazz Pensacola. While Jazz Society of Pensacola remains intact for corporate, financial and legal purposes, the new name Jazz…


Podcast: Levin credits prayers for new diagnosis

January 22, 2016

The man who took down Big Tobacco and recently was named the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the National Trial Lawyers Association credits the prayers of friends and family for the latest news on his…