Entertainment

Col. Bruce collapses on stage, passes away

May 2, 2017

Colonel Bruce Hampton, guitarist and the musical godfather of the jam-band community, died last night after collapsing on stage in the Fox Theater in Atlanta. The 70-year-old was performing an encore of his own birthday celebration.…

Caring

National Day of Prayer, May 4

May 2, 2017

The 66th National Day of Prayer observance will be held locally on May 4 at Pensacola City Hall, where it has been held for more that two decades. The prayer meeting starts at 12:10 p.m. and…

Politics

UWF announces Hardaway scholarship

May 2, 2017

The University of West Florida recently received a gift to establish the Ashley Hardaway Theriot Study Abroad Scholarship Endowment. The endowment, which was created in memory of Theriot by her family and the Gulf Coast Citizen…

State & National News

Florida Senate approves Triumph Gulf Coast bill

May 1, 2017

Kim Wilmes, President & CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest, issued the following statement after the Florida Senate’s unanimous approval of legislation authorizing Triumph Gulf Coast to receive and award $300 million to help Northwest Florida’s economic…

Caring

Rosamond Johnson Commemoration, May 6

May 1, 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced the annual commemoration of Private Rosamond Johnson will be held at the Perdido Key Area on May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am. A commemoration ceremony and wreath lying will take…

Business

National Travel Rally, May 9

May 1, 2017

Visit Pensacola is asking people to wear red and attend a rally at the Pensacola International Airport on Tuesday, May 9 from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. National Travel Rally Day is a concerted effort to demonstrate travel’s…