Pensacola Voice

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Date registered: January 5, 2012

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  1. Pensacola Mayor Leads Challenger by large margin in Pensacola Voice poll — October 30, 2014
  2. Houser Memorial AME Zion Celebrates 123 Years — October 30, 2014
  3. Thousands Came Out to Support the American Cancer Society “Making Strides” — October 30, 2014
  4. Soul Bowl Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary At Maritime Park — October 23, 2014
  5. Jazz Pianist Blends Experience and Improvisation — October 23, 2014

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Sep 13

A LONG FALL FROM GRACE

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Community citizens say former neighborhood cornerstone, Ella L. Jordan home, is in disarray and in desperate need of repair. By Wesley Martin “I’ve been in this neighborhood since 1931,” said the 86-year-old resident of the Belmont-DeVilliers neighborhood, Sallie Cox.  As a tenured resident, Cox says she hates to see the shape her beloved neighborhood is …

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Sep 13

TUSKEGEE AIRMAN FLIES INTO TOWN

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By Jacquie Miles Tuskegee Airman Charles R. Holiday was present last Sunday, September 9, at the New Dimension Christian Center where his daughter, Sherri Williams, is a member. Holiday, who celebrated his 93rd birthday July 4, was surrounded by an anxious crowd Sunday as many individuals asked the trailblazer for autographs. Mr. Holiday flew with …

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Sep 13

UPCOMING PROPOSED AMENDMENTS

By Wesley Martin The League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area held an informational last Saturday, September 8, at the Good Hope AME Church in Warrington to educate citizens on the State of Florida’s proposed constitutional amendments for the 2012 general election. Janet deLorge along with Steve Marvin, both with LWV, facilitated the …

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Sep 10

RUNNING FOR A CAUSE: RESIDENTS KICK-OFF SICKLE CELL AWARENESS MONTH

Last Saturday, September 1, a crowd well over 200 participated in the Sickle Cell Disease Association of EscaRosa’s 5K Walk. Participants began their trek at the Association’s downtown headquarters, located on DeVilliers Street, trudged to the end of Palafox Street and returned back to headquarters. Leslie Hunter-Huff, Outreach Coordinator for the association, said the event …

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Sep 10

CLERGY BEGIN INTIATIVE PEACE

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By Jacquie Miles Last Saturday morning, September 1, local Ministers and leaders met at Kingdom Life Worship Center located on the corner of ‘J’ and Jackson Street to initiate plans to have prayer walks throughout the community. “It’s about our city, our children and the violence,” stated Dr. Janice Crenshaw.  “Never in my life have …

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Sep 10

Calendar 9/5/12-9/14/12

September 5th Baptist Health Care Parenthood Educational Classes, Support Groups and Hospital Orientation Baptist Hospital, Medical Meeting Rooms, 1000 West Moreno Street Various times. Please call 850.855.3899 for more info. Reservations are required; visit www.eBaptistHealthCare.org/WomensServices September 8th Sickle Cell Disease Association of EscaRosa Bike-A-Thon & Blood Drive 514 N. DeVilliers Street Time: 9 a.m. $20 …

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Aug 30

WORKFORCE FLORIDA HOLDS MEETING IN PENSACOLA

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By Wesley Martin Last Thursday, Workforce Florida, Inc., Florida’s statewide, business-led workforce policy board, held its’ Board of Directors Meeting at the Gulf Power Company Headquarters located in downtown Pensacola. Workforce, which is also responsible for overseeing the state’s workforce system, develops strategies to help Floridians enter and advance in the workforce while supporting economic …

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Aug 30

EPPS CENTER CELEBRATES 100 WOMEN IN RED AND WHITE

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By Diane Pajaud Women throughout the Escambia County community came to celebrate God with praise and worship at the Epps Christian Center this past Sunday afternoon. The ladies, dressed in white and red, praised, shouted and glorified God in high anticipation as music filled the air. Evangelist Juanita Purdy, mistress of ceremony, continued the praise …

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Aug 30

COMMUNITY SPEAKS OUT ON WESTSIDE LIBRARY RELOCATION

By Jeremie Samuel Many residents of Escambia County’s Brownsville neighborhood say relocating the Westside Branch Library, currently located on Cervantes Street, to the Legion Field Complex would be inconvenient. The Westside branch serves as a resource where many low-income individuals can utilize resources like computers and internet access. Georgia Blackmon, owner of The Gathering Awareness …

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Aug 30

READY SET HIKE

By Wesley Martin The Gulf Coast Youth Sports Alliance held Jamborees across the region last Saturday, August 25. The G.C.Y.S.A. was formed to organize and align youth football and cheerleading activities for communities along the Gulf Coast. The G.C.Y.S.A. currently provides organized youth tackle football and cheerleading to nearly 9,000 children ages 5 -14 in …

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