War on Children: Child abuse spreads across races

October 27, 2016

According to state reports, the investigations of child abuse in Escambia County match the racial demographics of the area.     Last year, the Pensacola News Journal published an award-winning series on child abuse – “Victims…


Real Men Wear Pink…and drink beer tonight

October 27, 2016

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and everywhere you look you see the color pink. Breast cancer is a disease that touches us all in some way or another. The American Cancer Society does a tremendous…


Get Started Pensacola finalist announced

October 27, 2016

Cox Business has announced the finalists of Get Started Pensacola, taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Little Theatre. The winner will take home a prize package worth up to $20,000.…

Business Caring

State launches Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program

October 26, 2016

Today, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor joined Senate President Andy Gardiner, along with Florida businesses and advocates, to announce the launch of the Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program. Governor Rick Scott…

Escambia County

Workforce housing meeting cancelled

October 26, 2016

From Escambia County: Workforce Housing Community Meeting The upcoming community discussion on 20 potential developments of workforce housing properties under the Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s 9 percent Housing Tax Credit Program is canceled. The meeting was…

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2016 Election

Early voting and voting fears

October 25, 2016

On “Pensacola Speaks” today, I will have Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera will discuss early voting and the U.S. Senate race during the first half-hour. In the second half, Escambia County Supervisor of Elections David Stafford will…