Pensacola Voice

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Date registered: January 5, 2012

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  1. Mt. Pilgrim Celebrates 115 Years of Missions — February 12, 2015
  2. Attorney General Eric Holder Receives NAACP Chairman’s Award — February 12, 2015
  3. NDCC Women of Destiny Celebrate Annual Retreat — February 5, 2015
  4. Krewe of African Queens Crown Queen Amanirenas — January 29, 2015
  5. Lost Dog Tags Found in Viet-Nam Are Presented to Veteran at Post 193 — January 29, 2015

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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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Nov 14

PENSACOLA’S NEW COUNTDOWN SHOW

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  By Wesley Martin Last Saturday night, November 3, teens packed into Pine Forest High’s gymnasium for the pilot episode of the “Flamin 8 Countdown” which will air on Blab TV. Both local hip-hop artist Big Bone (Sk8board) and national hip hop artist Lil Chuckee of YMCMB made an appearance. “Flamin 8 Countdown is a …

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Nov 07

Big Community Cookout Promotes Unity

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Children were everywhere it seemed at the 19th annual Big Community Cookout: A day of nonviolence and a drug-free community. The event was held last Saturday afternoon, November 3, at Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church. An estimated 2,800 individuals were in attendance throughout the day. The event, which was slated to run between the hours …

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Oct 31

Rev. Powell Recipient of 2012 Florida Education Award

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By: Wesley Martin Pensacola’s very own Rev. John Henry Powell, Sr. was honored last Friday, October 19, in Orlando, Fla., with the Florida Education Association’s Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Powell, founder of Truth For Youth, Inc., established the organization to advocate for youth in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties. The FEA cited Powell, originally …

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Oct 22

OUTBREAK MENIGITIS

BY: Wesley Martin Monday, October 15, the Escambia County Health Department held a press conference regarding the contaminated pain medication (methylprednisolone acetate) in spinal injections for back pain and in joint injections for joint pain. According to the Escambia County Health Department, Pain Consultants of West Florida is one of eight facilities in Florida that …

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Oct 22

Latino Fest

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Last Saturday and Sunday, October 13 & 14, La Costa Latina presented the Seventh Annual Latino Festival. The event, held at the Community Maritime Park in downtown Pensacola, featured international Latin artists like A.B. Quintanilla and the Kumbia Kingz All Starz, Kalcomania and Henry Santos of Aventura. Hundreds enjoyed the event which ran from 12 …

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