Florida children victims of opioid crisis

November 13, 2017

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA More than 4,000 babies were born addicted to opioids in Florida last year, an increase of over 1,000 percent from a decade ago. Substance abuse played a role…


Food Drive to Benefit Warrington Emergency Aide Center

November 8, 2017

Scott Lunsford, Escambia County Tax Collector, has announced that all four Escambia County Tax Collector offices are drop off locations for a November food drive to benefit the Warrington Emergency Aide Center, 4 West Sunset, Pensacola.…


Out of the Park, Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

The Booker T. Washington High School Baseball Booster Club is hosting a fundraiser and auction – “Out of the Park: An Art Experience.” The event will be held 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 at First…

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Winners: Volume ONE & Autism Pensacola

November 1, 2017

Autism Pensacola shared this story of a special event held at Best of the Coast winner Volume ONE: “Five-year-old Hastings began his haircut in the salon chair. But he very quickly moved to the couch. Then…

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Downtown Pensacola wins another award

October 31, 2017

The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association has named Downtown Pensacola its 2017 winner of its Great Places in Florida People’s Choice Award. Downtown Pensacola was select over four other finalists: Ancient Spanish Monastery –…


Floribama Shore coming to Panhandle

October 30, 2017

MTV today announced the return of its “Shore” franchise with “Floribama Shore.” The eight-episode run of “MTV Floribama Shore” will debut on Monday, Nov. 27 at 9 p.m. Set in the Florida Panhandle along the beach…


American Drug Addict [podcast]

October 10, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks” last week, I interviewed Brett Douglas about his recently released book, “American Drug Addict.” “My drug of choice was, ‘What you got?’ It was anything, ” said Douglas. “At the end it was…