Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 13

America’s Longest Ongoing War: The ‘Race’ War on Drugs

By John W. Whitehead “The drug war is not to protect the children, save the babies, shield the neighborhoods, or preserve the rain forests. The drug war is a violent campaign against black men and by extension the black family, among many others.”— Wilton D. Alston, “How Can Anyone Not Realize the War on (Some) …

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Jan 13

Party Power or People Power

Every poll says you, the American voters, are fed up with congress and the entire federal government.  Instead of taking action that could make a difference most people are falling prey to the distraction that is the presidential Election.  It is a circus purposely performed to keep you from paying attention to the election that …

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Jan 07

Lifetime Achievement Award: Robert Hill

By Greg Fink Mr. Robert Hill of WRNE 980 AM was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the New Year’s Eve Cabaret held by Cadillac Banks at the Hadji Temple of the Shrine in North Pensacola. Introduced by Sonshine, radio personality from 106.1 Magic FM, Sonshine expressed her thorough knowledge of Hill’s dedication to …

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Jan 07

Three Escambia County Commissioners Sued

Last week three Escambia County Commissioners received paperwork that they were being personally sued by Forrest Gibbs for tortuous interference resulting in his immediate termination as the manager of the Escambia County Equestrian Center. Just days before taking the job, word came about that Escambia County Commissioner Wilson Robertson (R-District 1) allegedly had a role …

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Jan 06

“It’s Personal” Begins the New Year’s Celebration

Friday evening approximately 250 guests began the celebration of ending 2011 and stepping into 2012 at It’s Personal Hall located in Brownsville. With a live band playing, great food being served, everyone quickly got into the holiday spirit. Shelia Greene, owner of It’s Personal, said “This has been a great evening! I’ve never seen people having such …

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Jan 06

53rd Annual Que-Capades Scholarship & Sweethearts Ball 2011 Held

The Omega Golden Rule Foundation, Inc. in conjunction with the Beta Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. presented its 53rd Annual Que-Capades & Sweethearts Ball 2011 at the Corrine Jones Community Center at Sanders Beach on Friday, December 30, 2011 from 8 – 12:00 p.m. The Ball, an annual fundraiser for Scholarships and other …

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Jan 06

Santa Comes to Pensacola Village

For the children of Pensacola Village, Santa’s arrival proved to be right on time. On Christmas Eve evening, arriving through the Fairfield entrance, Santa, played by Rev. John Powell of Truth for Youth, brought remote control cars, dolls, toys and games to the children in the area. “Santa has never come to the hood before” said one …

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Jan 06

Grandparents Receives Gifts for Grandchildren

Approximately eighty grandparents gathered at Cobb Center to enjoy a night of fun and good food. With their grandchildren at hand, everyone enjoyed a program, presents and a great meal. This program was started in 2003 because of so many Grandparents raising grandkids. “Each family took a family portrait in front of the Christmas tree …

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Jan 06

FAMU BOARD OF TRUSTEES APPROVES CREATION OF INDEPENDENT COMMITTEE TO SEEK WAYS TO END HAZING

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees Monday approved the creation of an independent committee to examine the problem of hazing and ways to eradicate it from campus life. The committee is part of a broader plan adopted by the FAMU Board of Trustees which would also establish an on-campus memorial to …

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Jan 06

Baptist Hospital Initiates Emergency Department Construction

PENSACOLA, FL (Jan. 3, 2012) – Baptist Hospital, the flagship facility for Baptist Health Care, has initiated a $1,897,000 construction project for its Emergency Department that will allow the department to care for more patients while reducing wait times. The Baptist Hospital Emergency Department construction project includes four phases and when complete the new department …

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