Yesterday on Pensacola Speaks, I interviewed Cindi Bear Bonner about her family being on the 2015 Power List. In the second half hour, I talked with Gulf Power CEO Stan Connally on being named the most influential person in Escambia County. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA [...]
USO Northwest Florida Recognizes its 400 Volunteers During USO Northwest Florida Recognizes its 400 Volunteers and Gives Community a Chance to Help Make a Difference Volunteers make it possible for USO NWFL to serve more than 15,000+ troops and families each month through programs and services. [...]
Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward joins Captain Keith Hoskins, the Commanding Officer of NAS Pensacola, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan, Pensacola Chief of Police Chip Simmons, and Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May for a ceremonial signing of a joint proclamation designating April as Sexual [...]
Red Fish, Blue Fish on Pensacola Beach will be hosting a Team Green World Fundraiser on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10 from 4-8 pm. Team Green World (TGW) is a 501(c)(3) public charity established to teach kids of all ages to “Think Ecologically” using music as the messenger. TGW’s [...]
Pensacola Today reporter Mollye Barrows talks about her efforts to help the community deal with panhandling and homelessness on Pensacola Speaks. This summer she and the Studer Community Institute will launch "A Better Way to Give."
With the case possibly getting tossed out, an administrative law judge has canceled a hearing next week in a challenge to a proposed rule for the state's new medical-marijuana industry. Judge Elizabeth McArthur last week dismissed the case filed on behalf of a 4-year-old girl with an inoperable [...]
Inweekly spoke this morning with Jay Bradshaw, past board chairman for Manna Food Pantries. Bradshaw said that Manna has decided not to build on the site of the old J. Lee Pickens School and will seek another location to build its much-needed facility. He said, "Our board of directors and staff [...]
The neighborhood gangs are getting younger and more violent. Commissioner Lumon May is very concerned about the safety of the children that participant in his Southern Youth Sports Association activities and wonders if the time has come for the City of Pensacola to install metal detectors at its [...]
On Pensacola Speaks yesterday, Julian MacQueen talked about Innisfree Hotels' corporate social responsibility program, The Hive. Today at 11 am, Innisfree is launching its new community garden project called 'From the Ground Up" at 711 N Hayne Street. The garden will be integrated into the City [...]
On Saturday, April 4, 2015, Innisfree Hotels will break ground on its ‘From the Ground Up’ sustainable garden. The project is a volunteer-driven initiative to provide fresh food and employment opportunities to disadvantaged members of our local community. Innisfree founder and CEO Julian [...]
In this week's issue, Inweekly reported on a pilot program in Escambia County to help prisoners become productive members of our community - "Tipping Point" by T.S. Strickland. On Pensacola Speaks yesterday, Rick Dye, REAP executive director, talked about the pilot program that may eventually save [...]
Please forgive me for a proud father moment. My daughter Cat's photo was featured by NBC on its website today.com. Our children redeem us.
MARIJUANA RULE HIT WITH TWO MORE CHALLENGES A Central Florida nursery and a trade association this week filed legal challenges to a state Department of Health proposal to carry out a new law allowing limited types of medical marijuana. The challenges, filed at the state Division of Administrative [...]
Sgt. Andy Hobbs, who heads Homeland Security for the Escambia County Sheriff's Office, discusses how local agencies dealt with last year's ice storm, floods and jail explosion. Pensacola Speaks airs on News Talk 1370 WCOA Monday-Friday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can call in and join the [...]
On Pensacola Speaks, Cyndi Warren with IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area talks about its 2015 Membership Drive that successfully concluded with a record of 1060 members.
By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Facing another legal challenge to the state's attempt to craft a framework for a medical-marijuana industry, a Senate committee moved forward Tuesday with a measure that would jump-start the process after hearing from dozens of speakers who objected that [...]
Press Release: A photograph taken by Cat Outzen, director of community outreach and children’s programs for The Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart, has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 Children’s Hospitals Photo Exhibit, a national competition administered by the Children’s Hospital [...]