Pensacola

History of Race in Pensacola

June 15, 2011

In 2008, we published a cover story by Scott Satterwhite on the history of race in Pensacola ( Pensacola’s 450 Years of Race History). There was a time Pensacola was one of the most diverse and…

Politics

Sacred Heart announces $57-million expansion

June 14, 2011

Sacred Heart Health System President/CEO Laura Kaiser made the announcement today that they would be building a 112-bed facility on their Pensacola campus for adult patients. Forty of the beds will be for intensive care patients.…

Pensacola

Hayward proposes Legion Field center

June 14, 2011

Press release: Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is proposing an innovative and cost-effective new approach to the City’s parks, recreation, library, and community center programs with a new “Community Resource Center” he is sending to the City…

Entertainment

Dylan coming to Pensacola, July 27

June 14, 2011

– For one night only, the Pensacola Civic Center welcomes Bob Dylan with special guest Leon Russell on July 27th. Tickets on sale Friday, June 17th at 10am. Tickets available at the Pensacola Civic Center Box…

Education

Pensacola State gets downtown marker

June 14, 2011

Press Release: Pensacola State College invites the community to the unveiling of a Florida Heritage Site Historical Marker honoring the original home of the college. The ceremony is 9 a.m. June 30 in Lee Square on…

Buzz

Buzz: Wave of foreclosures coming

June 13, 2011

The talk among bankers is that a wave of home foreclosures may hit Pensacola area in the next couple of weeks. As the feds crackdown on the loan portfolios of local banks, as many as 600…

Politics

FBI investigating Sansom

June 13, 2011

Daily News reported last week that the FBI and a federal grand jury are investigating former House Speaker Ray Sansom. At least part of the investigation appears to be centered on his spending and his travel…

News

Guilty Pleasure: Casey Anthony trial

June 13, 2011

Locals have become entralled with the trial of Casey Anthony–which has become a reality version of “CSI” and “Law & Order.” Watching the trial and the recaps have become guilty pleasures for many. Miami Herald wrote…

Entertainment

Pensacola makes Huffington Post

June 13, 2011

Pensacola is the subject of this post by Carolyn Scott, creator, host, writer, ‘The Healthy Voyager’ – Pleasant Pensacola. Scott writes about End of the Line Cafe (“absolutely delighted me” … “phenomenal chipotle ranch tofu and…

Environment

Sick fish?

June 12, 2011

IN reporter J. Adam Morrison tracked down Dr. Jim Cowan, who has been researching the mysteriously lesions found of Gulf fish. Here is the story Morrison turned in: The tourists seem to be back. The beach…

Pensacola

Why a disparity study?

June 11, 2011

During the Bulls$%# Decade (2000-2009), the City spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on studies and plans on the inequities of services, facilities and economic opportunity for the African-American community. The Pensacola City Council, led by…

Pensacola

Hayward wants disparity study

June 11, 2011

Press Release: Under a proposal announced today, Mayor Ashton Hayward is calling for a full-scale study of the City’s purchasing and contracting practices relating to minority-owned businesses in the area. Mayor Ashton Hayward said he was…