Monthly Archive: April 2013

Apr 29

Seabreeze Jazz Festival Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

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Panama City was the place to be as the Seabreeze Jazz festival kicked off its 15th year of giving a grand deliverance of pure adrenaline-charged jazz. Wednesday, April 7th began with a smooth jazz dinner cruise presented by Resort Quest featuring Brian Culbertson. From there, the party began. Thursday, at 1pm a Kickoff Jazz Jam …

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Apr 25

Truth for Youth Celebrates Their 20th Year Anniversary

Truth for Youth, a faith based organization with non-denominational practices, celebrated their 20th year anniversary. Although originating as an individual vision in January of 1993 by founder, Rev. John Powell, Truth for Youth a 501(c)3, has taken services to the youth in their schools., their churches, their parks, their community centers, and their streets. “Started …

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Apr 25

Civil Citations Expands to Escambia County Schools

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Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) Secretary Wansely Walters, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan, State Attorney William “Bill” Eddins, Public Defender Bruce Miller, Pensacola Police Chief Chip W. Simmons, School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas and County Commissioner Lumon May gathered at the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office to announce county-wide expansion of Florida’s juvenile civil citation process. …

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Apr 25

Shrinking the Pensacola City Council?

By Greg Fink After frequent talk for the last couple of years about the large size of the Pensacola City Council, Pensacola City Councilman Larry Johnson has brought a plan to the table for an elimination of the two at-large seats. According to Johnson, this would save the city monies as well as empower the …

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Apr 25

BP Money Could be Shuffled from Counties

By Greg Fink In Tallahassee, nearly anything can happen and now, at the 11th hour of the legislative session Florida State Senator Andy Gardiner (Orlando) successfully added an amendment on Senate Bill 1024 giving a strong possibility that the state monies received by the BP Restore Act could be managed by Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., …

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Apr 23

Update. Two council seats can be eliminated over a two-week stretch without any public input.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   I just read the agenda for Thursday’s City Council meeting and there is NO formal public hearing on the ordinance for a charter amendment. So I checked the City Charter and sure enough, the language does not require  public hearings, just first and second readings on the ordinance. Citizens can still sign up …

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Apr 19

Gulf Coast Outreach Explodes in Pensacola

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Friday night local ministers gathered at New Dimensions Christian Center to begin the first of many strategies and outreach missions in Pensacola. Head by Evangelist Daniel McGee of Tampa, Florida ministers and lay people listened intensely to the strategies of bringing souls to Christ. “There are many people who are hungry for the word,” said …

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Apr 19

Virtuous Women International Honors Dr. Janice Crenshaw

At their 8th Annual Excel Award banquet, Virtuous Women International Ministries paid tribute to Dr. Janice Crenshaw for the work she has done in the Pensacola community. As the guest began seating, Dr. Crenshaw was escorted in by her husband along with Captain David Alexander of The Pensacola Police Department and First Lady Vonda Yates …

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Apr 11

Samuel Martin, the last African American Publisher of Gannett, Announces Resignation

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Samuel Martin, the last remaining African American publisher at the Gannett Co., Inc., the nation’s largest newspaper group, resigned Monday as president and publisher of the Advertiser Media Group, which publishes the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, the newspaper announced. “I’m going to step back and sort of assess what I want to do with the rest …

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Apr 11

S L Jones Christian Academy Honors Doug Baldwin

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When you look up the word humility, a picture of Doug Baldwin should come up in the definition.  Last Wednesday morning, S L Jones Christian Academy honored Doug Baldwin making it Doug Baldwin Day. Doug saw a need and he quietly fulfilled it.  The S L Jones Academy was in need of computers for the students …

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