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Surveillance video of April 30 jail explosion

December 3, 2014

Inweekly publishes this week “When Everything Went Black” – its article on the ATF report on the April 30 explosion of the Central Booking & Detention Facility. With the help of the State Attorney’s Office, we…

Caring News

Angel of Hope Candlelight Service, Dec. 6

December 2, 2014

The Gulf Breeze Chapter of the Share Pregnancy & Infant Loss Group, a local support group for parents who are dealing with the loss of a baby, will host a candlelight memorial service on December 6…

Business

Stirling Properties expands into Pensacola

December 2, 2014

Covington-based Stirling Properties has opened an office in Pensacola, the company’s first Florida location. The privately held company was founded in 1975 and has 10 locations. Stirling is manages and leases SunTrust Tower, a nine-story, 95,000-square-foot…

Caring

Clear the Kennels this weekend

December 2, 2014

The Escambia County Animal Shelter is hosting a Clear the Kennels Event hoping to find a home for every animal for the Holidays. Any coverage you can offer to help these animals will be greatly appreciated.…

Caring

Miracles do happen

December 2, 2014

I visited Duwayne this morning. He was sitting up, alert, laughing and ready to get going again. Except for the bandages around his head, you would not know that he had been through an eight-hour surgery…

Caring

Duwayne update: Surgery went well

December 2, 2014

At little before 6 p.m., Duwayne Escobedo came out of surgery. The tumor, the size of the tip of a small finger, was removed and the brain “shifted” immediately back into a better position. The surgeon…

Entertainment

Von Trapps perform with Sinfonia, Dec. 12

December 1, 2014

Sinfonia Gulf Coast will present its popular annual holiday concert, “Orchestral Holiday” on Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Destiny Worship Center. This year’s performance features the world-beloved The von Trapps performing alongside Sinfonia Gulf…

Business

Area adds 2,700 jobs in October

December 1, 2014

Pensacola area adds jobs in October Leisure, hospitality leads industry sectors in growth By RICK HARPER, Ph.D. rharper@uwf.edu The metro area jobs report for October was released on Nov. 21 by the Florida Department of Economic…

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Rising Star nominations sought

December 1, 2014

We are looking for Rising Stars. To qualify for the award, the nominee must live, work or go to school in Escambia or Santa Rosa counties and be younger than age 35 as of 12/31/14. He/she…

Caring Politics

Pray for Duwayne

December 1, 2014

Our former editor Duwayne Escobedo (2001-08) is undergoing brain surgery this morning. Last Tuesday evening, Duwayne had a seizure. The MRI revealed a brain tumor that the doctors will be removing this morning. Please keep him…