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2018 PACE Award honorees named

February 22, 2018

Last night, Greater Pensacola Chamber announced its 58th annual PACE Award recipients. Each year, the PACE Awards are presented to outstanding individuals in the community who have made significant contributions to Greater Pensacola’s overall economic progress.…

Education

School shooting survivors call for change

February 22, 2018

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Little more than a week ago, some of the biggest problems students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School faced were math tests and the baseball team’s…

Entertainment

‘Pensacola Speaks’ 2.0 ends its run

February 21, 2018

After three years and over 600 shows, I have made the decision to close my run on “Pensacola Speaks.” I thoroughly enjoyed the interviews and connecting with the 1370 WCOA audience, but the upcoming release of…

Education

Third school lockdown arrest involved a juvenile

February 21, 2018

A Washington High School student overheard a male classmate say that he was glad the police did not locate his gun during the lockdown. She reported it to the teacher and subsequently the dean. This incident…

Education

Arrest reports give more details on school lockdowns

February 21, 2018

The Pensacola Police Department released the arrest reports for Washington High student Malik Anthony Kameka, age 16, and a former Pensacola High student Trashawn Montreal Powers, age 17. Kameka was caught posting a video on Snapchat…

Politics

Mental health strategies sought in wake of massacre

February 20, 2018

By Dara Kam THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Better integration of data, coordination of care and services and early screening and assessment were among recommendations a panel of mental health experts offered Tuesday at…

Entertainment

Podcast: Writing a Southern thriller

February 19, 2018

In 2016, Pensacola attorney Mike Papantonio introduced Nicholas “Deke” Deketomis in his bestselling thriller “Law and Disorder.” Deketomis is a trial lawyer that has built his reputation on making large corporations pay for their bullying tactics.…

Politics

Russians targeted Florida voters

February 19, 2018

On Friday, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of 13 Russians and three Russian corporations for conspiring to “defraud the United States by impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful functions of the government through fraud…