Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 27

UWF Hosts Harlem Renaissance

The University of West Florida Fine Arts Center was packed Sunday as over 400 people watched the theatrical release of “Our Voices Are Many.” The production, which presented various works from the Harlem Renaissance, enlightened the audience to lesser-known literature and music from the distinct cultural movement. The many speakers’ captivating expressions vividly explained the …

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Jan 27

Ministry Helps Women in Need

The women of Greater Union Missionary Baptist Church of Pensacola, Fla. celebrated their 63rd annual Woman’s Day Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012. Under the leadership of their pastor, Dr. Michael Thompson, the Outreach Ministry chose to develop “Project Favor House” as a way of coinciding with the pastor’s vision for the year, “Each One …

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Jan 27

Escambia County Property Nuisance Codes Enforced

By: Wesley Martin “We have something that’s called the ‘broken window theory,’” said Escambia County Environmental Enforcement officer, Sgt. Steven Littlejohn. “You start out with broken windows in an abandoned home and the [affliction] starts taking over the whole neighborhood if not corrected.” The Environmental Enforcement enforces and investigates codes, ordinances, state statutes, and administrative …

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Jan 27

Santa Rosa Agency Dismissed

If Santa Rosa County Commissioner Chairman Jim Williamson gets his way, then after March 31, Team Santa Rosa will be no more. “I just thik that we need to move in a different direction with a different name and different personnel and board,” Williamson stated when telling the Pensacola Voice the reason for not extended …

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Jan 27

The Gantt Report: A Wing and a Prayer

By Lucius Gantt Back in Slavery Days, there were hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of brave Black men and women that resisted the exploitation, the abuse and the oppression of wicked slave masters. Those fearless men and women would constantly seek to live their lives as free citizens. They would plot and plan 24/7 to …

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Jan 27

Keeping the Faith: Step into the Water

By Ronnie McBrayer I met Candice on a Florida sidewalk while walking to the beach. She was a young, blonde, attractive woman, and she was hovering close behind me as if she had something to say. She had something to say alright – I haven’t been the same since hearing her story. My Florida congregation, …

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Jan 27

Study Explores Autism Co-Occurring Conditions and Diagnosis Change

In a new Pediatrics article, researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined the relationship between the co-occurring conditions in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and whether the children’s ASD diagnosis remained stable or changed. The study, “Co-occurring Conditions and Change in Diagnosis in Autism Spectrum Disorders,” was published online January …

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Jan 27

Santa Rosa Ranks 2nd Escambia County Ranks 44nd in 2011 Florida School District Rankings

TALLAHASSEE – Santa Rosa County School District ranked second in the list of 67 state school districts in a numerical ranking released today by the Florida Department of Education. The district-by-district ranking is the first phase of an initiative that will soon include a list of all of the schools in the state ranked by …

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Jan 19

King Breakfast Calls for Community Unity

By: Wesley Martin Last Saturday’s cold morning temperature had little affect on the annual MLK Commemorative Prayer Breakfast’s attendance. Held at the Wright Place, a culturally diverse crowd of over 200 people, from all walks of life, were in attendance. “I think it’s a great opportunity to bring people together,” said Escambia County District 3 …

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Jan 19

Hamilton Watts Celebrates MLK Day

Monday afternoon, The Hanniton Watts American Legion Post celebrated Martin Luther King’s Day with a Celebratory program at the American Legion Post. With a standing room only crowd, Roy Smith began the program by leading the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by Gerrie Bailey with prayer. As the participants enjoyed the festivities, Charles Beale sang a …

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