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Favor House: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 23, 2015

FavorHouse is hosting open house and awareness event 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 1 at the FavorHouse Counseling Center, 2001 W. Blount St. “Stand against Domestic Violence Light our Community purple” seeks to increase awareness of the…

News

Pensacola Sports Association honored

September 23, 2015

Press release: The Florida Sports Foundation (FSF) recently honored Executive Director Ray Palmer and the Pensacola Sports Association (PSA) with a 2015 Florida Sports Leadership Award. The organization was recognized for its commitment to enhancing the…

Entertainment

Three days until Pensacola Seafood Festival

September 23, 2015

Press release: Savor delicious seafood and enjoy the historic surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the 38th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta of Five Flags. The FREE three day festival will take place September 25,…

Entertainment

Free entrance to all National Parks on Saturday

September 23, 2015

Press release: This Saturday, September 26, celebrate National Public Lands Day by heading to a national park to play, learn, serve, or work. The 22nd annual event will feature free admission to every National Park Service…

2016 Election

Jeb Bush announces Escambia County campaign team

September 23, 2015

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has announced his Escambia County campaign team. It’s a Who’s Who of community leaders and elected officials. Mayor Ashton Hayward isn’t listed. In 2012, the mayor campaigned for Mitt Romney. Who…

Education

UWF men’s soccer makes Top 20

September 22, 2015

Press release: The University of West Florida men’s soccer team moved up in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America rankings on Tuesday, leaping eight spots to No. 17. With Gulf South Conference play beginning this…

News

History: Philip D. Beall Sr. Memorial Bridge

September 22, 2015

With all the discussion of the $600-million replacement for the bridge that connects Pensacola and Gulf Breeze, I thought you might enjoy reading this “Public Record” column on the official name for the current one. This…

Escambia County

Outside agencies may have funding issues at BCC

September 22, 2015

At tonight’s budget hearing, Escambia County Board of County Commissioners is voting on the funding for outside agencies. According to county staff, several well-known agencies have not submitted the complete packages required to receive funds: Human…

Education

Education board pushes for higher standards

September 22, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA State Board of Education members are pushing for Florida officials to use the transition to a new standardized test as an opportunity to boost how well public school…