Posted in Politics State & National News

More statements on the death of George Floyd

Florida Sheriffs Association Statement on Death of George Floyd and Arrest of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin “As President of the Florida Sheriffs Association and…

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Posted in Escambia County Health

Escambia has third COVID-19 death in past four days

Escambia County has another COVID-19 death – third in four days, 36 year-to-date.  The death was a male, 90, who had been first diagnosed on…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Politics

Escambia County: One out of every five children lives in poverty

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Prosperity Initiative has taken on the goal of reducing the number of children in poverty to less than 10% by 2030….

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Posted in Business Escambia County Pensacola

Small business loans handed out

Yesterday morning, Kelly Massey of the UWF Small Business Development Center presented to the Escambia County Commission the list of 50 businesses were awarded Escambia…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Ca c’est bon: Louisiana tourists can now vacation on Pensacola Beach

Escambia County  has updated its short-term vacation rental plan.  Now Louisianna  residents are allowed to vacation.   Good thing, since we’ve seen plenty of Louisiana tags…

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Posted in Caring Escambia County Pensacola Protests

Powerful video from local ministers: ‘The time is now’

A Reflection on MLK’s Letter from Birmingham Jail Clergy from seven historic downtown religious communities in Pensacola, FL reflect on Martin Luther King Jr’s “Letter…

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Posted in Grand Jury Pensacola

Remembering Victor Steen, the boy on a bike

Before George Floyd and Tymar Crawford, the city had the death of Victor Steen. Around 1:50 a.m. on Oct. 3, 2009, Victor was spotted by…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Health

Thursday a.m. briefing

I had a phone conversation with Christine Freer, DOH Escambia PIO, and sent her my spreadsheet on the spike in COVID-19 cases from May 30-June…

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Posted in Caring News Politics Protests

Statement from George W. Bush on death of George Floyd

Laura and I are anguished by the brutal suffocation of George Floyd and disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country. Yet we…

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