Caring Politics Veterans

Florida veterans share their VA stories

September 19, 2016

Hundreds of veterans are sharing their experiences with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) on, a new Concerned Veterans for America (CVA) platform which launched last week. The organization has been encouraging veterans from around…


New UWF prez discusses plans [podcast]

September 16, 2016

On Thursday, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees selected Dr. Martha Saunders as the next president of the university. Dr. Saunders appeared n “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss her plans. “Well, I think if you…


Okaloosa fire chiefs suspended, see report

September 16, 2016

Ocean City Wright Fire Control District commissioners voted this week to suspend Fire Chief Billy Lord for 45 days and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Funchess for 30 days without pay following an investigation of their alleged…

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Business Education

Saunders and Studer on Pensacola Speaks

September 15, 2016

Newly selected UWF president Martha Saunders will be my guest on “Pensacola Speaks” today at 5:33 p.m. In the first half hour, we will have Quint Studer to talk about his upcoming column in the Pensacola…

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Wahoos, Reds extend relationship

September 15, 2016

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos today announced a two-year extension of the team’s Player Development Contract with the Cincinnati Reds. This agreement will keep the Blue Wahoos as the Reds Double-A affiliate through the 2018 season. “We…


Official statement on selection of Martha Saunders

September 15, 2016

Today, the University of West Florida Board of Trustees named Dr. Martha Saunders the sixth president of the University, effective Jan. 1, 2017. Saunders will replace UWF President Dr. Judith Bense, who is set to retire…


UWF Board selects Saunders as next president

September 15, 2016

The University of West Florida Board of Trustees selected Dr. Martha Saunders as its next president, by a 9-4 vote. Before the Board voted by paper ballot, the members spoke about the process and the finalists.…

Business Education

Cox makes internet available to low-income families

September 15, 2016

Cox Communications recently announced additional low-income families within its service area are now eligible for discounted internet service through the company’s Connect2Compete program. Eligibility requirements have been expanded to include families with at least one K-12…