Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 15

National TV News Show Spotlights Local Military Mom for Mother’s Day

The national news show, Headline News (HLN) Morning Express with Robin Meade, a CNN affiliate, spotlighted Pensacola resident Lieutenant Colonel Eurydice Stanley as one of five military moms for Mother’s Day!  The mothers selected represented a myriad of military services, and Stanley is an active duty member of the Army National Guard. Her story aired …

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May 08

Explosion at the Escambia County Jail Rocks Flooded Region

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An explosion at the Escambia County Jail on Wednesday April 30th destroyed a part of the jail and the Central Booking Facility killing two inmates and injuring 189 other inmates and correctional officers as reported by county officials since the event. The blast partially leveled the five-story jail facility located on west Leonard Street which …

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May 08

RECORD 27 INCHES OF TORRENTIAL RAIN STRIKES ESCAMBIA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA

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Death, damage, and disaster was caused by a record 27 inch flash flood deluge of rain accompanied by over 50,000 lightning bolts which swung a fist of devastation at Pensacola, Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties that will not soon be forgotten. Tornadoes were reported throughout the Northwest Florida area hop scotching over areas that …

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May 08

Emmaus Kidz 22nd Year Anniversary Celebration

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James This past Sunday members and friends of Emmaus Kidz celebrated their 22nd Year Anniversary at Damascus Road Baptist Church, hosted by Rev. Dr. Earl F. Jackson. Based on John 4:23; the theme was titled “It’s Time to Worship”. The program was lead into worship by Pastor J.O. Gatson and Mr. Tory …

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May 08

Learn, Have Fun, & Exercise During Field Day

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James The ending of the school year is near. Students of Escambia County and other districts have finished testing students with the FCAT and are now preparing for the summer. However, they are encouraged to continue to learn and stay in shape. On Friday May 2nd, 2014 the teachers and administration of …

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May 01

Bubba Watson Day in Pensacola

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James Thursday April 24, was declared Bubba Watson Day in Pensacola, Florida. Recently winning his second Masters, Watson returned to Pensacola and was saluted throughout the day by many. In reference to his childhood, he visited Bagdad Elementary, Milton High School, and tossed the first pitch at the Pensacola Blue Wahoo Sodium …

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May 01

Escambia County 2014 Kids Tag Art

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By Carlyn ‘Cartilini” James Thursday evening Escambia County Tax Collector, Janet Holley initiated the 2014 Kids Tag Art program. Modeled after the Polk County Tax Collector, this program serves as an inspiration to fifth grade students who each designed their own specialty plates. This has been in accommodation for over 120 of Florida’s specialty license …

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May 01

UWF President Bense Interviews with Pensacola Network at DeVilliers Square

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Dr. Judy Bense, the President of the University of West Florida, was interviewed at the monthly Pensacola Network event at DeVilliers Square by Robin Reshard, co-founder of the network. The DeVilliers Square atrium was packed with business owners, members of both the Pensacola and African-American Chambers, members of the Belmont & DeVilliers Neighborhood Association and …

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