Category Archive: Community

Sep 06

Libertarian Primary Run for Florida Governor

Adrian Wyllie

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

Summer Fest Comes To Pensacola Beach

Fantasia Rocking the crowd

Saturday morning at 8am the line began to form as people stood patiently to be admitted to the 1st Annual Summer Fest held on Pensacola Beach. Artists such as Jeff Floyd,  Big Rob, One Accord Show Band, Mint Condition, Keith Sweat and Fantasia lined the venue to entertain the multitude of approximately 3,000 attendees. Although …

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Aug 29

Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 60 Years

Sunday afternoon culminated the week-long celebration of Mount Canaan Missionary Baptist Church’s 60th Anniversary. Beginning Tuesday night, the celebration began with Rev. W. H. Miller of First Baptist Church of Warrington delivering the message.  Elder Z. Nicholson was the Alternate and Rev. Willie Demps presided as Pulpit Conductor. Though out the week, various pastors came …

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Aug 23

Summer Bash Ends With a Bash

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Children throughout the community gathered at the Truth for Youth Building to enjoy the last minute of pleasure before getting back to school.  Cloudy weather or rain did not stop the crowd from participating in the last Summer Bash of the year. Armed with backpacks and lots of goodies for the back to school crowd, …

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Aug 23

Antioch Male Chorus Celebrates 56 Years

Antioch Baptist Church

Sunday afternoon Antioch Male Chorus celebrated their 56 year anniversary with a host of members, friends, and groups of various churches. Mistress of Order, Sis Deborah Foster led the church in high praise throughout the program.  Host Chorus for the occasion was Talbot Chapel Male Chorus. Brother Admiral L. LeRoy welcomed the guests followed by …

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Aug 23

Another Fighter Gone

ROSCO

   Mrs. Rasco was a diabetic and she had problems with her feet, her left foot to be specific.  As most diabetics do she tried to doctor on it herself.  Then when she finally went to the Doctor they cut her big toe off.  That didn’t resolve the issue so they then cut again after …

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Aug 16

Julian Bond, NAACP State President and NAACP Pensacola Branch Hold Excessive Use of Force Town Hall Meeting

Dr. John Veasley

Recent use of excessive force by law enforcement officers, accentuated by the Roy Middleton shooting on July 27th, prompted a Pensacola town hall meeting on Saturday, August 10th. The meeting was attended by Julian Bond, Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and hosted …

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Aug 16

Progressive Black Women Coalition, Inc. of Escambia County Sponsors Know Your Rights Town Hall Meeting

Community members, leaders, ministers and concerned citizens came to Macedonia Baptist Church Saturday afternoon to understand their rights and discuss what bills were passed and didn’t pass in the Tallahassee legislature. Leading the discussion was director of the Civic Black Engagement Group, Ms. Beverly Neil.  Ms. Neil gave insight to voter rights and how we …

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Aug 16

National Coalition of 100 Black Women Present Stepping Out In Style

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Sunday afternoon, New World Landing was filled with ladies parading big hats, little hats, sheik hats, simple hats, wide hats, narrow hats, cowboy hats, men’s hats and fedoras, hats with an attitude and hats that made you do a double take.  Even the children got in on the hat craze; there was even a space …

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Aug 16

Mary Lee Matthews: A Ninety-Seven Year Old Classic

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Like the Model T Ford manufactured just eight years before her birth, Mary Lee Matthews (born Mary Lee Posey) is not old.  She’s a classic. She also can’t be fooled if you try to throw her a surprise party. August 12th marked Matthews’ 97th birthday so friends and loved ones conspired to give her the …

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