Education

Fred Robbins’ Game Plan camp, June 14-16 [podcast]

June 6, 2017

Yesterday, retired NFL defensive lineman Fred Robbins was my guest on “Pensacola Speaks.” We discussed his Game Plan camp, a free, three-day career development and football camp for local high school football players primarily from underfunded…

Politics

Panhandle leaders see opportunity in BP money

June 6, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With the first check — for $300 million — on the way, Northwest Florida leaders know they must wisely invest the money across the region to ensure state…

Education

36th Summer Dance Workshop at PSC June 19-24

June 5, 2017

Press release: Pensacola State College’s 36th annual Summer Dance Workshop runs June 19-24 on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. On-campus registration for ages 10 years through adult continues through June 20 in the Registration Office,…

Business Escambia County

Bergosh discusses OLF-8 (podcast)

June 5, 2017

Escambia County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh says the county was ready to pull the plug on the proposed commercial park for Outlying Field 8 (OLF-8) until it received a letter from the U.S. Navy last week. To…

Education

K-2 Archaeology Story Time on Friday, June 9

June 5, 2017

The Florida Public Archaeology Network staff hosts an archaeology story time, specifically geared for our youngest members of the public this Friday June 9 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the headquarters of the Florida…

Escambia County

District 1 Town Hall on Tuesday, June 13

June 5, 2017

Escambia County Commissioner Jeff Bergosh is hosting a town hall from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 13 at the Jim C. Bailey Middle School Cafeteria located at 4110 Bauer Road. Residents are invited to discuss issues…

Politics

Scott approves payments in deaths, injuries

June 5, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The family of a Florida State University football player who died during a 2001 training session will receive the remainder of a legal settlement after Gov. Rick Scott…

Pensacola

Inweekly Listening Tour off to solid start [podcast]

June 5, 2017

By Sammi Sontag INWEEKLY Inweekly’s Listening Tour, led by publisher and owner Rick Outzen, brought a crowd of about 50 people to the historic Antioch Missionary Baptist Church where concerns about community development and well-being were…

Caring

Bike Pensacola’s June Slow Ride tonight

June 2, 2017

Press release: What: Bike Pensacola’s June Slow Ride Where: From the Ground Up Community Garden, 501 N. Hayne St., Pensacola When: 6 p.m. Friday, June 2 Join Bike Pensacola for the most popular bike ride in…

Caring

Wear Orange – National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 2, 2017

On June 2, National Gun Violence Awareness Day, more than 400 influencers, corporations, mayors, partner organizations and a series of iconic landmarks across the country will participate in the Wear Orange campaign. Wear Orange campaign elements—including…

Business

Innisfree buys Days Inn Pensacola Beach

June 2, 2017

Press release: Today, Innisfree Hotels took ownership of the Days Inn on Pensacola Beach – a long-standing icon in the Florida destination. The acquisition is a joint venture between Innisfree and RREAF, a privately held commercial…