News

Badlands IV, IP edition

April 16, 2011

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office and International Paper will host an “Operation Clean Sweep” event today at the Carver Park at 208 Webb Street in Cantonment. International Paper will provide lunch for volunteers and neighbors in…

Politics

Pensacola City Council agenda out

April 16, 2011

The Pensacola City Council has two nominations for its Pension Board: UWF Economics professor Richard Hawkins and former City Attorney Rusty Wells. Former GM of Will Call Sports Grille is part of a company being recommended…

Education

Godzilla silent on SESIR

April 16, 2011

Escambia County School Board member Jeff Bergosh has been an ardent defender of Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and how Tate High officials handled the sexual assault at their school. He disagreed with our reports on the School…

News

Buzz: City launches new website Monday

April 16, 2011

I’m hearing the city will launch its new website on Monday, April 18. Meanwhile gulf1.net, which bills itself as “Northwest Florida’s Conservative Home On The Internet,” continues to use its 1987 web design, although it has…

News

We can elect this guy, just need to send him $500

April 15, 2011

From today’s email: Hello, my name is Bob Leonard Forthan, and I’m a write me in candidate for President of the United States of America in, 2012. I love America, but the high cost of living…

BP Disaster

Messages in sand

April 15, 2011

CNNiReport wants to hear from locals living along the Gulf Coast about their feelings on the Deepwater Horizon disaster a year later. The CNN challenge is simple: Head out to the beach, write a message in…

Education

Slayton’s bizarre tale shows teachers at risk

April 15, 2011

At yesterday’s Escambia County School Board workshop, board member Bill Slayton, the former principal of Woodham High School, gave a weird example of an incident that he didn’t think required reporting to law enforcement. Fellow board…

Caring

Inspiration for Escambia finalists named

April 15, 2011

Press release: Vote for your favorite Education-themed community project PENSACOLA, FL – Unite Escambia has announced five finalists for the first Inspiration for Escambia grant. The $1,000 grant is for an Environment-themed community project and is…

Caring

Viewpoint: Little League Teaches the Facts of Life

April 15, 2011

Viewpoint by Jeff DeWeese: For parents there is no more transformative experience than the introduction to Little League Baseball. Gone are the days of everyone wins and “it doesn’t matter if you win or lose as…

Caring

Pensacola to have first NAHB Green Certified Neighborhood

April 15, 2011

Press Release: Fiddler’s Walk, located on West Roberts Road one block west of Pine Forest Road, is soon to become Pensacola’s first National Association of Home Builder’s (NAHB) Green Certified neighborhood. Paragon Custom Home Group, Celebrity…

BP Disaster

UWF Earth Day

April 15, 2011

Press Release: The University of West Florida commemorates Earth Day and the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill with three special events. The events, sponsored by the Department of Environmental Studies, Emerald Coastkeeper and…