Monthly Archive: February 2012

Feb 10

The Gantt Report: Same Black Candidates, Same Losers

By Lucius Gantt It’s 2012, another election year, and every Black community in America has candidates that always run for office and those same candidates always lose! After the election results are posted, my friends and neighbors often run to me and ask, “Lucius why didn’t you help him or her?”, and my answer is …

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Feb 10

Super Bowl Joy, Super Bowl Madness

by C. A. Jude Stewart The G-Men did it again. 21-1­7 over the much-ballyhooed NE Brady Bunch & Captain Americano, Tomasino Brady. Over the past 2 weeks, I asked local Nawlins’ Saint fans who they’d root for in Super Bowl 46 (enough already with the Latin numerals that 99.9% of fans can’t translate). Over 80% …

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Feb 10

AARP: You earned straight answers from candidates on Social Security, Medicare AARP: You earned straight answers from candidates on Social Security, Medicare

By Jeff Johnson Florida famously has the highest percentage of residents age 65+ in America. More than 3 million get health care coverage through Medicare, and 3.7 million are receiving the Social Security benefits they earned. But during Florida’s recent Republican presidential primary, Floridians 50+ only got brief glimpses of the candidates’ stand on strengthening …

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Feb 10

Gulf Breeze Hospital Initiates Cath Lab Construction

GULF BREEZE, FL (Feb. 6, 2012) – As the area’s leader in cardiovascular care, Baptist Health Care and Cardiology Consultants are working together to provide a world-class regional heart and vascular program. Construction recently began on a new, state-of-the-art cardiovascular catheterization laboratory at Gulf Breeze Hospital, which will provide even more convenient cardiovascular care for …

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Feb 10

Ryan Winterberg-Lipp appointed new CRA director

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward announced this week that he has selected Ryan Winterberg-Lipp to serve as administrator of the City’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). Winterberg-Lipp, a Pensacola native, is a graduate of Florida State University and holds a Masters Degree in city and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She …

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Feb 02

Romney Wins Florida Primary 

Mitt Romney wins the Florida Republican Primary by a large margin Tuesday night gaining nearly 48% of the vote. Prior to the election, however, the top two candidates visited Pensacola on their last final push across the Sunshine State. “This nation is the greatest nation on earth not just because of the wonderful people we …

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Feb 02

Obama Is Riding High as GOP Candidates Battle Each Other

BlackChristianNews.com- U.S. President Barack Obama at the Democratic Issues Conference in Cambridge,Maryland on January 27. For once, Barack Obama is behaving like a president with the wind at his back, rather than one taking the full force of a political gale in the face. (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad) Do You Like this Article? Then Like Us …

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Feb 02

“Let everything that hath breath praise the LORD,” states Psalms 150.

With nearly 50 people in attendance, the Good Hope African Methodist Episcopal Church’s first annual Male Chorus Musical Festival, held last Sunday afternoon, sent up many praises. Mr. Charles R. Griffen of Good Hope A.M.E. read the service’s opening scripture. During the service, each of the three performing choirs sang two selections. Allen Chapel A.M.E. …

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Feb 02

Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

By Rev. James L. Snyder I am rather old-fashioned in some areas of my life, which I do not intend to upgrade to current standards. I do not believe in changing something unless it really needs to be changed. A crazy phobia is going around these days suggesting that if something is old, it must …

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Feb 02

ECUA Question’s City’s Moves

At last week’s Emerald Coast Utility Authority meeting, board members were made aware that the City of Pensacola may devalue land belonging to the agency.­­­ The ECUA, which provides water, waste-water and sanitation services to Escambia County, discovered that their downtown property, which formerly housed a waste-water facility, may not yield the anticipated profits once …

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