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May 24

Vida Sheffield Hargrett Named Mrs. Florida

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On May 13, 2017, Vida Sheffield Hargrett, was awarded the covenant title of Mrs. Florida International 2017. She was selected, from many qualified delegates, to represent Florida in the Mrs. International Pageant to be held August 7-12 in Charleston, West Virginia.  During that week’s event, Hargrett will compete with other state, country representatives and women …

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May 24

S. L. Jones Christian Academy Holds Commencement Ceremony for Class of 2017

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With a 98% graduation rate, S. L. Jones Christian Academy held its commencement ceremony for their graduating seniors of 2017. Fourteen seniors were honored Saturday afternoon as they marched in to “Pomp and Circumstance.”  “This is our 15th year graduation,” said Mrs. Millicent Demps.  “This year, our Valedictorian, Antirca Hall, received a scholarship.” As the …

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May 17

New Children’s Book to be released in Pensacola

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This June 28, Emerging Publications and Amazon will release a six book series dedicated to young children ages 2 to 6 years entitled “Kamden’s Safe Journey.”  The author, Temeka Hamilton, a native of Pensacola wrote the books to her grandson, Kamden, to leave him an inheritance and also teach him about every life’s adventures. These …

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May 10

City of Pensacola Graduates 40 in Citizens Academy

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Forty area residents graduated Tuesday evening from the City of Pensacola Citizens Academy. Attendees from across the area concluded this nine week course with a graduation ceremony at Osceola Golf Course. The Citizens Academy is a comprehensive program designed to enhance awareness of and access to City services, and create ambassadors for the City. The …

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May 10

Rosamond Johnson Honored at Johnson’s Beach

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    By: Jacqueline Miles Saturday morning, the community once again honored Private Rosamond Johnson at Johnson’s Beach Perdido Keys, Florida. Johnson, who was only 17 years old, saved two other soldiers July 26, 1950 during the Korean War. While attempting to save a third soldier, he was killed. Johnson was the first Black and …

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May 03

C.C. Biggs Productions Connects Pensacola and Mobile Fans to Pascagoula Show

    By: Tony McCray C.C. Biggs Productions is bringing its Pensacola and Mobile supporters to its home base of Moss Point and Pascagoula, Mississippi for a “Big Show” with Kenny Wayne, who sings “We Do We”; Big Yayo with his huge hit “Cowgirl”; The 4 Real Band from Pascagoula, that has performed twice recently …

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May 03

Debutantes Spend A Very Special ‘Night with The King’

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By Charmere N. Gatson Photos by Wyvette Forte’ Eight young women, ranging in age from 14 to 18, will soon primp and prepare themselves for a beautiful evening – one of the most unforgettable moments of any girl’s life: the night of her debutante cotillion.  The upcoming 19th annual Phenomenal Women Debutante Cotillion serves as …

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