Education

WSRE wins Telly

April 6, 2017

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has been awarded the bronze Telly Award for production of the “Forts of Pensacola Bay: Advanced Redoubt” episode of “In Your Own Backyard.” The program is part of a three-part…

Caring

How to help victims of domestic violence

April 6, 2017

FavorHouse of Northwest Florida will host its annual White Rose Luncheon Thursday, May 18, at 11 a.m. at Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Community Center, 913 S. I Street in Pensacola. FavorHouse shelter program is a “bridge to…

Education

Career Academy superstars honored

April 6, 2017

The 2017 Escambia County Career Academy Award winners were recognized at the 2017 Escambia and Santa Rosa Career Academy Awards Luncheon at the Hilton Garden Inn yesterday. “The Escambia County Workforce Education Department appreciates the commitment…

Pensacola

Budget analyst might reveal details of legal fees

April 6, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward vetoed the Pensacola City Council hiring a budget analyst, a position the voters approved in a 2014 charter amendment. The council will discuss the veto next week. Councilwoman Sherri Myers and others…

Business Pensacola

DIB releases guidelines for street performers (update)

April 5, 2017

Pensacola’s Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) today announced it is working to create guidelines that will “preserve the authenticity of what street performances represent” within the DIB’s 44-block district. The pilot program, modeled after successful programs in…

Business

Want to help build new Pensacola Bay Bridge?

April 5, 2017

CareerSource Escarosa has partnered with Skanska US Civil Southeast Inc. to host an information session Thursday, April 13 from 8 AM to 11:30 AM regarding the upcoming hiring needs, application procedures, and available subcontracting opportunities for…

Pensacola

Morris Court playground closure to be debated

April 5, 2017

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward and Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn want to give the playground in Morris Court back to the Area Housing Commission. The playground has been closed for months. Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, who grew…

Caring

Autism Information and Resource Fair on April 6

April 4, 2017

As a kickoff to Autism Awareness Month, Autism Pensacola Inc. presents its annual Information and Resource Fair on April 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Greenhut Auditorium in Sacred…

Escambia County

Domestic violence leads to two more deaths

April 4, 2017

NorthEscambia.com reports the Santa Rosa County deputies were called to the home on Hazel Godwin Road south of Chumuckla Highway shortly before daybreak. Two people where pronounced deceased from gunshot wounds. The deaths are most likely…

Education

UWF to take stand against violence, April 6

April 4, 2017

The University of West Florida Wellness Services and UWF Peer Educators will host the 18th annual Take Back The Night event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6 in the UWF Field House. Take Back The…

Escambia County

Two more county town halls in April

April 4, 2017

The Escambia County is hosting its ninth and tenth town hall meetings in April. District 3 Commissioner Lumon May will host a town hall meeting Tuesday, April 11 at 5:30 p.m., with a featured topic of…

Politics

Gaetz releases April Open Gaetz Day schedule

April 4, 2017

Congressman Matt Gaetz will be hosting a full day of events in the Pensacola Beach and Pensacola area on April 20, 2017 for “Open Gaetz Day Pensacola”. The Congressman is kicking off the day by holding…

Business

Gulf Power rate hike approved

April 4, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A settlement that will lead to rate increases for customers of Gulf Power in Northwest Florida was approved by state utility regulators on Tuesday. The Public Service Commission…