Entertainment

Pensacola Battle of Beers – 2011

May 12, 2011

Three bar/restaurants in Pensacola are going to war on June 10-11-12—- Pensacola Battle of the Beers. The bar/restaurants -Mellow Mushroom, Hopjacks and Woodshed–will be battling it out to determine who really has the best beer, the…

Education

State broke promise to 2011 high school grads

May 12, 2011

When Class of 2011 entered kindergarten in 1998, their parents were told if their children studied hard, made good grades, did well on the SAT or ACT tests and performed public service, their kids would have…

Pensacola Politics

Hayward cuts 20 positions, saves $800,000

May 12, 2011

Press Release: Hayward Makes $800,000 in Budget Cuts, Spares Police and Fire Departments Fulfilling a campaign pledge to cut unnecessary spending at City Hall, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward today made over $800,000 in spending cuts to…

News

DUI cases could have problems

May 12, 2011

The Intoxilyzer 8000 breath-test machine, the state’s only approved breathlyzer machine, is under attack by defense lawyers in Southwest Florida who asked the company to release the computer code on the machine, reports the Herald-Tribune. CMI,…

Caring

Farewell message from Farage to RMH supporters

May 12, 2011

The Ronald McDonald House Continues to Inspire Me Dear Ronald McDonald House Donors, Volunteers, Supporters & Friends, Wow!  What an amazing whirlwind the last ten years has been.  With your help and support, we’ve done great things…

Caring

Sponsors sought for ‘Stetsons and Stilettos’ Ball

May 12, 2011

“Stetsons and Stilettos” –the popular Cattle Barons fundraiser of the American Cancer Society, is Friday, July 20 at New World Landing in downtown Pensacola. Laura S. Kaiser, president and chief executive officer of Sacred Heart Health…

Pensacola

PPD statement on arrest of 10 year old

May 12, 2011

Press Release: A 10-year-old girl who claimed last month that a Spencer Bibbs Elementary School music teacher molested her has been charged with filing a false police report. The girl was arrested on the charge, which…

News

Alabama nuclear reactor has problem

May 12, 2011

CBS NEWS reports: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a rare red finding against the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Browns Ferry nuclear power plant near Athens, Ala. Why? A valve on a residual heat removal system became…

Politics

Gaetz family knows best

May 12, 2011

Okaloosa County officials are upset with both Sen. Don Gaetz and his son, Rep. Matt Gaetz, according to the Daily News. As reporter Tom McLaughlin wrote, “This year the county’s state lawmakers appeared unusually adept at…

Pensacola

The time is now for Pensacola

May 11, 2011

In February 2003, City staff presented to the Pensacola City Council a reported titled “Profile of Pensacola: Demographic, Housing and Economic Characteristics.” The City Council was John R. Fogg, Mayor; Owen W. Eubanks City Council District…

Education

All charges against Spencer Bibbs teacher dismissed

May 11, 2011

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that his office will dismiss all charges against Kenneth Campbell, a music teacher at Spencer Bibbs Elementary School, for sexual misconduct with a student. The investigation by Pensacola Police Department…

Entertainment

Deluna Fest: Why Manchester Orchestra?

May 11, 2011

Manchester Orchestra latest album, “Simple Math,” is getting rave reviews. On the album, the group performs “Pensacola.” —-“Alcohol, dirty malls, Pensacola, Florida bars” Here are the lyrics: Now I have a nagging flaw I never saw…

Caring

Bayou Bash: Get Out The Trash!

May 11, 2011

Press release: Members of The Bream Fishermen Association, Clean and Green, Emerald Coastkeeper, Escambia County Solid Waste, Pensacola NAS at Corry Field and Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry invite you to join us in cleaning…