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Thornton elected president of local NAACP branch

December 17, 2014

Charles D. Thornton, Sr. was elected president of the Pensacola Branch of the NAACP on November 13, 2014. Mr. Thornton will assume office on Jan. 1, 2015 during the annual Emancipation Proclamation Celebration at Houser Memorial…


Area adds 2,700 jobs in October

December 1, 2014

Pensacola area adds jobs in October Leisure, hospitality leads industry sectors in growth By RICK HARPER, Ph.D. The metro area jobs report for October was released on Nov. 21 by the Florida Department of Economic…


Viewpoint: Hayward Campaign Mailers-A Warm Pile of Words

November 4, 2014

By Christopher J. Lewis Mayor Ashton Hayward enjoyed a massive financial advantage in the campaign raking in $153,471 in money and in-kind contributions. Hayward invested $50 into his own campaign. “The Lewis Family” received five Hayward…


Weekend Buzz: Ferries, grand juries, parking…oh my

October 6, 2014

Ferries Are Coming The announcement of the city of Pensacola receiving a grant from the US Department of Transportation to construct in downtown Pensacola a dock and associated infrastructure to support ferry boat operations is the…