Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct 31

Rev. Powell Recipient of 2012 Florida Education Award

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By: Wesley Martin Pensacola’s very own Rev. John Henry Powell, Sr. was honored last Friday, October 19, in Orlando, Fla., with the Florida Education Association’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Powell, founder of Truth For Youth, Inc., established the organization to advocate for youth in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. The FEA cited Powell, originally …

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Oct 22

OUTBREAK MENIGITIS

BY: Wesley Martin Monday, October 15, the Escambia County Health Department held a press conference regarding the contaminated pain medication (methylprednisolone acetate) in spinal injections for back pain and in joint injections for joint pain. According to the Escambia County Health Department, Pain Consultants of West Florida is one of eight facilities in Florida that …

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Oct 22

Latino Fest

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Last Saturday and Sunday, October 13 & 14, La Costa Latina presented the Seventh Annual Latino Festival. The event, held at the Community Maritime Park in downtown Pensacola, featured international Latin artists like A.B. Quintanilla and the Kumbia Kingz All Starz, Kalcomania and Henry Santos of Aventura. Hundreds enjoyed the event which ran from 12 …

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Oct 22

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE

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The Daughters Of Extreme Faith, the women’s ministry of Damascus Road Missionary Baptist Church (8198 Untriener Ave) held their annual Women’s Conference last week October 11 – 13. Speakers  included Co-Pastor Karen Montgomery (Life Changing Experience Worship Center), Dr. Bettye Scott (Heirs of the Kingdom Church), Dr. Donna Curry (DRMBC) and Lady Vonda Yates (Zion …

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Oct 22

THIS OLD HOUSE

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Second Ella L. Jordan home Clean-up BY: Wesley Martin“It was a lot of work, “said Mack Wafford of NAS Pensacola. “Obviously, as you can see with all the bags that we’re loading into the dumpster truck.” Last Saturday, October 13, community members and military volunteers began the second clean-up of the Ella L. Jordan Home …

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Oct 22

TRUE FALL FASHION FOR THE YOUTH

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BY: Wesley Martin Forget New York Fashion Week!  Want to know what trends are hot in the streets? Check out the next Truth for Youth Fashion Show. Held last Saturday, October 13 at Pensacola High School, the first Divas and Gents Fall Fashion Show was a hit. Sheila Green, a volunteer with Truth for Youth …

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Oct 15

WEST NILE: MOSQUITO-BORNE ILLNESS RISES IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY

By Wesley Martin The Escambia County Health Department announced this past Monday, October 1, that two additional human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have been confirmed. According to the agency: the identification of these new cases brings the total number of diagnosed WNV cases to twelve for 2012. The risk of additional persons becoming …

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Oct 15

FOOD, ART, & RAIN? : SEAFOOD FEST STILL A HIT DESPITE WEATHER CONDITIONS

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By Bobby Booker II PENSACOLA, FL – The rain storms that seemed to have come out of nowhere held no bearing on the attendance of this years annual Pensacola Seafood Festival.  The fact that Pensacola is a melting pot of diverse cultures was evident today. Families from all over the Gulf Coast and beyond showed …

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Oct 15

HOPE FOR TOMORROW Rebuilt one service at a time

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By Jacqueline Arnold The word says “come unto me all that labor and are heavy laden and I will give you rest” (Matt 11:28) The Waterfront Rescue of Pensacola has one mission: Demonstrate God’s Goodness by Providing Rescue and Recovery Services in Jesus’ Name. The Mission moved to its’ new Herman street location six months …

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Oct 15

PASSING THE MANTLE: PLEASANT HILL BAPTIST WELCOMES NEW PASTOR

Pastor L.D. Wesley, Sr. (R ) and his wife (L) during his initial years at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

By Wesley Martin This upcoming Sunday, October 7, Pastor-Elect Elmore Locke III will be formally installed as the senior pastor of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church (3438 Market Street) at 3 p.m. Locke, 33, says he has been involved in ministry since the age of seven. “I heard the voice of God at the age …

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