Football.com is singing the praises of this area's production of college and pro football players. A glance at the 2014 preseason rosters of the Southeastern Conference and the four closest FBS schools, Southern Mississippi, South Alabama, Troy (Ala.) and Florida State shows the area well [...]
What’s a twelve-week marathon? It’s a special kid’s marathon for children ages 5-12 in which participants can run, walk, or wheel-chair 25 miles over twelve weeks at school or home, and ends with a final 1.2-mile run following the Pensacola Marathon on November 9, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. Upon [...]
State Rep. Clay Ingram and his wife Leslie welcomed Lydia Kathleen --9 lbs, 6 oz. baby girl --to their family yesterday. Momma and baby are doing fine. Dad? Who cares?
Joe Abston is bringing his unique hamburger joint to the state capital. The Tallahassee Democrat reports Abston and Mike Weeks of Pensacola have leased the former site of AJ's Sports Bar & Grill at 1800 W. Tennessee St. in Tallahassee and will open The Tin Cow there. Read more.
BRACE and the Escambia County Long-Term Recovery Group have requested the services of a national disaster recovery group to determine who in the community will not be able to rebuild and recover without assistance. A team of World Renew volunteers will conduct one-on-one interviews with flood [...]
Escambia County has a sexually transmitted disease problem. Infectious syphilis cases have more than doubled in Florida over the past decade — and in Escambia County reported cases have jumped from 2 to 47 in the same time frame, according to the Florida Department of Health. Cases of [...]
Councilwoman Sherri Myers sent out a press release this morning regarding amendments that she is proposing to the city's code of ethics. She wants to require that Pensacola city officials and employees to retain their text messages as public records. "Today, I submitted for inclusion on the City [...]
A state panel is expected to nominate candidates for two spots on the Florida Public Service Commission after conducting interviews Aug. 28 in Miami. The Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council last month chose 16 applicants to interview for the positions, including PSC member Julie [...]
The Southeastern Teen Shakespeare Company (SETSCO) invites all teen members of the community to audition for its tenth company. SETSCO will hold auditions for the 2014-2015 season September 2 & 3 at Tower East, 1010 N. 12th Avenue. Auditions will begin promptly at 6 p.m. both days. Actors ages [...]
By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A legal move to disqualify one of two Democratic candidates for Florida attorney general failed Friday when a Tallahassee judge ruled that George Sheldon met the residency requirements for the race. The ruling by Chief Judge Charles A. Francis of [...]
Molly McGuire Martin, October 31, 1936 – August 15, 2014, 77 years old of Stamping Ground, Kentucky, was born to two hardworking, humble parents – Ralph Lee Parker and Edith Clare Wright-Parker. Molly was the fourth of five girls. She is survived by three of her beloved sisters Lena, Edna and [...]
By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA On the campaign trail in South Florida, former Gov. Charlie Crist blasted Gov. Rick Scott's administration Friday for using a lottery to select five organizations to grow, manufacture and dispense a now-legal type of marijuana that purportedly does not [...]