Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 12

Bethel AME Church Hosts 148th Florida Annual Conference

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  Pensacola became the Mecca for AME parishioners as they gathered at Zion Hope Baptist Church beginning Monday morning with the Women’s Missionary Society Convention and Pre-conference Episcopal Meetings. With Bethel AME Church, Rev. Charles A. Morris, Pastor, hosting the event approximately 2000 people including Minister, Elders, Pastors, Prelates, Bishops and members of various AME …

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Sep 12

Amalgamated Transit Union to Go on Strike

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The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1395 which represents all bargaining unit employees of Escambia County Area Transit and Pensacola Bay Transportation, Inc. voted last week unanimously to allow the Executive Board of the Local Union to schedule a strike date. After careful review and in good faith the Union Executive Board has chosen Monday, October …

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Sep 12

State House Representative Mike Hill Attends Black Community Public Forum

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Republican State House District 2 Representative Mike Hill participated in a Pensacola public forum Monday September 9th to discuss issues affecting the Escambia County community at the Epps Christian Center at 2300 North Pace Blvd. The host of the event, Rev. Sylvia Tisdale, the Epps Christian Center pastor, stated that the event was for citizens …

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Sep 12

Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates their Ushers Anniversary

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“Let brotherly love continue. Be not fretful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Tuesday evening the Senior Usher Board celebrated their 76th anniversary in conjunction with the Young Men’s Usher Board 24th Year Anniversary. Guest Church for the evening was Greater Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church. Mistress of Order was Sister …

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Sep 12

ATTENDANCE MATTERS

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By Jim Taylor September has been declared National School Attendance Month.  In that vein, we want to stress the importance of children being in school every day.  In Escambia County, we have the best teachers and staff in the world, but even the best teachers cannot teach children if they are not in class.  We …

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Sep 12

Sickle Cell Disease Association Hosts 5K Walk

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Saturday morning approximately 200 people participated in the 5K Walk for Sickle Cell Disease. Hosted by the Sickle Cell Disease Association of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties, Inc. the walk began at 8am at the headquarter office located at 514 N. DeVillliers Street and went through downtown Pensacola and back. On-site registration began at 7am …

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Sep 12

Pensacola United Fire Fighters Association Celebrates 2nd Annual Ball

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  Saturday evening at the Corrine Jones Community Center family friends and co-workers came to acknowledge Pensacola’s fallen police officer and firefighters and say thank-you to the United Fire Fighters Association. “We got to recognize the people we count on every day,” said Capt. David Alexander. “Tonight I want to challenge you to make a …

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Sep 12

Oh Sugar: Why Can’t I Say No to You?!

  “All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are helpful. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be enslaved by anything. – 1 Corinthians 6:12 ESV Here’s the scenario: You feel like you want “something” to eat so your grab a candy bar or a donut. You promise yourself …

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Sep 06

Libertarian Primary Run for Florida Governor

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By Greg Fink This 2014 Governor’s election looks as if it will be the first election in the nation where there will be a statewide primary in the Libertarian Party. This past Labor Day weekend, the Pensacola Voice was able to meet with Adrian Wylie (Libertarian) while he was visiting the Northwest Florida on his …

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Sep 06

HOMEWORK WITHOUT TEARS

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By Hattie Grace   Do any of these comments sound familiar to you?  Or, maybe you have said them yourself.  I sure have: “I try to show them better ways to do her homework but they will not listen”  “Their homework takes over the family”.  “We can’t get control of it and it causes many …

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