Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 17

Belmont Arts Center Ponders on a Name Change

BY: Freedom Whiting The Belmont Arts and Culture Center caused quite a stir last week when it announced that it would be moving from Belmont-DeVilliers to another locale on North Guillemard street. However, some would like to know one thing: Is the children’s program going to retain its’ name? The announcement to move the center …

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May 10

Johnson Beach dedicated to Rosamond Johnson

(L) Raymond Reese and (R) Alice Johnson sitting during the dedication and commemoration of Johnson Beach as the beach was dedicated to native Rosamond Johnson Jr. (inset)

BY: Greg Fink “The first Saturday of May will be a dedication to Rosamond Johnson and Johnson Beach,” said Gene Valentino, Escambia County Commissioner District 2, as he read a proclamation to the widow of Johnson and family. Known informally as Johnson Beach for many years, last Saturday was the first day the beach was …

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May 10

Crawfish Festival comes to downtown Pensacola

(photo by Wesley Martin) ­­­ Over 16,000 pounds of crawfish were sold this past weekend, May 4 - 6, at the 2012 Fiesta of Five Flags Pensacola Crawfish Festival held at downtown’s Bartram Park.

BY: Wesley Martin “It was a beautiful weekend,” said Adelene Lovelace, executive director of Fiesta of Five Flags. “We were watching for the rain but it didn’t come.” City residents had a chance to enjoy the annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival this past weekend, May 4 – 6, held at downtown Pensacola’s Bartram Park. Presented by …

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May 10

Fourth Homicide Victim Found in Pensacola

BY: Freedom Whiting The city of Pensacola has had it’s forth homicide this year. In the corner lot of  Tarragona and Hernandez streets, Thomas Mitchell III, 27, was found dead from a gunshot wound. According to medical reports, Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene. The Pensacola Police Department stated that a call about the …

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