Monthly Archive: November 2012

Nov 28

Tuskegee Alum Hit the Links

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By: Wesley Martin Last Saturday, November 10, The Greater Pensacola Tuskegee Alumni Club hosted its’ 5th Annual Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Osceola Golf Course. The Scholarship is named for the late Joe Morris, Jr. of the Joe Morris & Son Funeral Home. Dr. Lusharon Wiley, Associate Dean of Students & Director for Inclusion …

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Nov 28

HONORING OUR VETS

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On Monday November 12, many turned out in droves for the Annual Veteran’s Day Parade held in downtown Pensacola. Various local JROTC programs at local high schools participated and showed their support. Also, many local high school marching bands united to form a huge ensemble playing wonderful songs like “This Land Is Your Land.” After …

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Nov 14

Guidelines by Glennice “NAME POWER”

By Malina Debrie Mathew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. When Mary was foretold of the birth of our Savior, she was not allowed to choose His name. No, that name or the …

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Nov 14

ENGLEWOOD HOSTS CITY REVIVAL

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By Wesley Martin Citizens of Pensacola had a chance to witness a true evangelist last week during the All-City Revival held at Englewood Missionary Baptist Church. The All-City revival is composed of 38 churches and is sponsored by the Baptist Pastors Union of the Pensacola vicinity. Pastor H. B. Charles, Jr.  of the Shiloh Metropolitan …

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Nov 14

DANCING THE WEEKEND AWAY

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Friday night over 300 people attended Pensacola’s Dance Konnection Swingers annual   “Red Carpet Affair” dance at the Corrine Jones Center on Sanders Beach.  The event kicked off their Weekend Extravaganza. As people were ushered into the lavishly decorated room, The DJ played sounds of old school music getting everyone into the mood to enjoy a …

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Nov 14

Washington Celebrates 100th Anniversary at Alumni Tailgate Party

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BY: Marion Williams, Class of 1964 Booker T. Washington High School hosted the first of many events to be held this year during its centennial celebration. On Friday, Oct. 19, an alumni tailgate was hosted on the basketball courts. Marie K. Young, retiring Escambia County Commissioner (District 3), and Civil Court Judge Joyce Williams were inducted in Washington’s …

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Nov 14

DOOMED OR NOT?

Westside Branch Library Existence In Question By: Wesley Martin Last Thursday, October 18, John Jerralds, City of Pensacola Council member (District 5) hosted a town hall forum to discuss the possible closing and/or relocation of the West Florida Public Library’s Westside Branch. City of Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward was absent at Thursday’s forum due to …

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Nov 14

SOUL BOWL!

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East Pensacola Rattlers Clash With West Pensacola Tigers By: Wesley Martin The Allbritton and Gant Rattlers and the Pensacola Tigers were the stars of the town last Saturday, October 20, at the 23rd Annual Soul Bowl. This year’s annual meet up was bigger than before with it being held at the newly constructed Community Maritime …

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Nov 14

Coalition Honors Older Women

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By Wesley Martin “Today’s event is to show our senior citizens, women 65 and older, that we love them,” said  Emma Dees a member of the Pensacola Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. “We appreciate the path that they have gone and the struggles that they have overcome so we can …

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Nov 14

UWF HOSTS ADOPTION WALK

By Wesley Martin Families First Network of Lakeview hosted the second annual “Footprints to a Forever Family” 1.5 mile walk and picnic last Saturday morning, November 3, at the University of West Florida. The event, also sponsored by Bethany Christian Services, Catholic Charities, Children’s Home Society, Guardian Ad Litem, Gulf Coast Kids House and the …

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