Caring

Greater Escambia Community Foundation Awarded $500,000

May 24, 2011

Press Release: The Greater Escambia Community Foundation announced today that they have received a $500,000 grant from the Fund for Gulf Communities (“the Fund”) to continue supporting residents across Florida’s Gulf Coast still struggling to recover…

News

Race – more than concerts

May 24, 2011

George Hawthorne is upset with me for questioning Mr. “Cadillac” Banks’ concert proposal. We have this battle much too often–fighting over small dollars while bigger issues are ignored. He writes: You need to stop “playing the…

Entertainment

DeLuna Fest Scavenger Hunt

May 24, 2011

DeLuna Fest is releasing the line up on Tuesday, May 31 with a ticket giveaway scavenger hunt and party. The DeLuna Fest Lineup Release “Mission for the Musicians” is a scavenger hunt that will take place…

News

BP/Feinberg fight claims audit

May 24, 2011

There is a profound difference in how Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood and ours , Pam Bondi, are handling BP and the Gulf Coast Claims Facility. Hood requested that Judge Barbier. the federal judge assigned all…

Entertainment

Rapture changed to October 21, oops

May 24, 2011

According to the New York Times, Harold Camping has changed his prediction of the “End of Times” to October 21. What he decided, apparently, was that May 21 had been “an invisible judgment day,” of the…

Business

Tampa’s economic plan sounds familiar

May 24, 2011

St. Pete Times columnist Robert Trigaux writes about the latest study on revitalizing the economy in the Tampa Bay area. Some of the recommendations sound familiar: • Build a regional economic brand identity beyond beaches and…

Entertainment

Go Blue Wahoos!

May 23, 2011

Wahoo!! Pensacola’s Future Double-A Baseball Team Named Blue Wahoos Shelley Yates of Pensacola wins the Name the Team contest Pensacola Professional Baseball today announced the team’s name–Blue Wahoos! Shelley Yates of Pensacola submitted the winning name…

Business

Navarre Beach tax case headed to FL Supreme Court

May 23, 2011

Daily News reports that case of whether Navarre Beach leaseholders should pay ad valorem taxes may be headed to the Florida Supreme Court. Santa Rosa Property Appraiser Greg Brown has won in Circuit Court and at…

Entertainment

PJC player anchors Heat defense

May 22, 2011

Miami Herald writes about Joel Anthony, former Pensacola Junior College basketball star, who is now playing for the Miami Heat. He leads the team in blocks and charges taken. Read more.…