The State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee activated to Level Two in response to the severe weather and flooding in the Florida Panhandle. The State Emergency Response Team will continue to monitor the situation, and provide support to counties impacted by the storm. “It is [...]
By Dara Kam and Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida A new poll finds Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist in a dead heat and, with more than 10 percent of voters undecided, sets the stage for an already-brutal campaign expected to get uglier over the next seven [...]
On the day after the fourth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion, Florida Department of Environmental Protection collected 439 tar balls on area beaches. That was just one day by one person. Read BP & The Real State of the Gulf – Pollution Report for Monday, April 21, 2014.
Sunday, April 20 is the fourth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion. Yesterday, BP sent out a press release that said the U.S. Coast Guard has ended patrols and operations in Louisiana. Similar operations ended in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi in June 2013. “Reaching this [...]
The Party on the Plaza is back to celebrate the Pensacola Ice Flyers Game 1 of the SPHL Championship Finals. Arrive early for the festivities before the game this Thursday, April 10th at Pensacola Bay Center. Party begins at 4:30 pm on the front plaza near the box office and will continue [...]
The Red & Black reports that the CMT reality show 'Party Down South' has begun filming in Athens, Ga. ---home to the University of Georgia. The town hasn't warmed up to the show, at least not in the early filming From the article: Party Down South” has not met the warmest reaction in [...]
The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company (SETSCO) is celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a fundraiser for their upcoming production of The Taming of the Shrew. Tickets for the fundraiser will go on sale April 7, 2014. The company will hold a party for Shakespeare on his birthday at [...]
Statement from Robert de Varona on Judge Gary Bergosh ruling that Varona Enterprises has sixty days to vacate Airport leasehold property: "Today Eloise and I are grateful that the court has taken a stand for the rule of law and for the practice of fairness. For months, this process has become a [...]
By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida The sponsor of a Senate measure that would help parents pay for education services for disabled children suggested Wednesday that she was not interested in adding an expansion of the state's de facto voucher program to the bill. The comments by [...]
Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole told the Rscambia County Commission that His fellow commissioner, Jim Williamson, passed away this morning.
CNN national correspondent David Mattingly recently visited Pensacola to talk about his reporting on 2010 BP Gulf Oil Spill. He spent more time on the Gulf Coast during the disaster than any other national correspondent and created dozens of reports detailing the events and people involved. [...]
The Pensacola Ice Flyers will face the Knoxville Ice Bears in the semi-final of the SPHL President's Cup playoffs for the third straight year. Game one will be played Thursday, Apr. 3 at 7:05 p.m. Central Time (CT) at the Pensacola Bay Center. Game two will be played on Saturday, Apr. 5, at 6:30 [...]