Education

Unearthing Molino

June 27, 2011

A major archaeological dig is underway this summer in Molino. UWF students have found evidence of a 1700’s mission and even a 6,000 year old artifact have been uncovered, according to NorthEscambia.com. They have found the…

Environment

Expert predicts more Natural Gas vehicles

June 27, 2011

The City of Pensacola and its Energy Services of Pensacola may be sitting on a gold mine. BP recently released their highly respected annual Statistical Review of World Energy for 2011. Overall energy consumption growth was…

State & National News

Crist’s wife sells condo for $3.5 million

June 25, 2011

What? Former Gov. Charlie Crist is still married? Sun-Sentinel reports Carole Rome Crist has sold her sold her four-bedroom, four-bath Fisher Island condo for $3.5 million. Fisher Island is an exclusive Miami area development, that’s only…

News

Daily Beast picks Best Reads of the Week

June 25, 2011

From the revelations of a Pulitzer Prize-winning illegal immigrant to the hunt for the next Bin Laden, The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. “A Dirty Business” George Packer, The…

Pensacola

Buzz: City Park & Rec wins award

June 24, 2011

The City of Pensacola, Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded the Parks and Recreation 2011 State Agency Excellence Award for cities with a population of 35,000 to 75,000. Congrats to David Flaherty and his crew.…

Pensacola

City to get 3-1-1 service, July 1

June 24, 2011

Press Release: Pensacola residents will soon have an easier way to request service from the City for things like broken street lights, damaged park equipment, or potholes. Beginning July 1, 2011, the City will be operating…

Education

Library of Congress Traveling Exhibit coming

June 24, 2011

Press Release: A special Library of Congress traveling exhibition—mounted in a customized 18-wheel truck—will visit Pensacola for two days during the July 4th weekend. “Gateway to Knowledge” will be in Pensacola on Sunday, July 3, and…

State & National News

Sesame Street Eviction

June 24, 2011

Our June 23 cover and the story on the impact of Gov. Rick Scott’s cuts to WSRE and WUWF have attracted attention. Our art director Samantha Crooke did a great job drawing the cover. Read story.…

Entertainment

Reviews of Jane’s Addiction, no riots mentioned

June 24, 2011

JAM Magazine: Edgefest – April 30, 2011, Pizza Hut Park Frisco, TX Jane’s Addiction is an acquired taste. Thousands in attendance danced, sang and cheered a very fit looking Perry Farrell throughout the night….The show started…

Politics

ECUA accepts bid to demolish Main St. Plant

June 23, 2011

Press Release: The projection was for a bid as high as $3.5 million, but after the Emerald Coat Utilities Authority (ECUA) Board voted to accept a bid for $734,617.00, the Authority will now save $2,765,383.00 in…

Politics

Harris cleared of all ethics charges

June 23, 2011

Press Release: The Florida Commission on Ethics upheld the Recommended Order of Judge Diane Cleavinger and cleared Dr. Brice Harris of any wrong-doing. Harris was cleared of all allegations that he violated Florida’s ethics laws in…

Entertainment

Bob Graham writes thriller

June 23, 2011

Orlando Sentinel: Tony Ramos has a few things going for him. He’s a handsome, street-savvy Cuban-American, an intelligence operative who speaks Pashto and Arabic, a gifted athlete with an NCAA tennis title and a dresser so…

State & National News

Scott shakes up staff

June 23, 2011

Mary Anne Carter, the chief policy advisor to Gov. Rick Scott, turned in her resignation letter a day after Gov. Rick Scott announced his chief of staff, Mike Prendergast, is leaving his job to become executive…

Buzz

Buzz: Fear of Jane’s Addiction

June 23, 2011

Some Pensacola Beach businesses are spreading rumors that Jane’s Addiction will bring a negative element to the beach. They fear riots and uncontrolled lawlessness. After all, the band has “addiction” in its name. Now the naysayers…