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Nov 13

Zion Hope Hosts Retired Army Col. Sandra V. Richardson as Veterans Day Speaker

First Lady Vonda Yates (l) and Pastor Bernard Yates (r) pose with Col. Sandra Richardson

Col. Sandra Richardson (Retired Army) was the guest speaker during the Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church Veterans Day Observance held on Sunday November 9th during the 10:45 service. Under Yates leadership Zion Hope’s Military Ministry served as the event’s organizer chaired by Mrs. Arnetha Welcome. Christal Montgomery, the Military Ministry’s Assistant Leader provided support in …

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Nov 06

RESTORE Committee Sets Date to Decide Project Funding Criteria

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Escambia County’s RESTORE Act Advisory Committee met Monday November 3rd to receive an update from Dewberry Consultants LLC on the preparation of the draft needs assessment for the Escambia County RESTORE Act planning process and proposed deadlines for steps leading to the adoption of project criteria. The meeting was chaired by Alan MacMillan, the Advisory Committee …

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Nov 06

Warrington Community Honors Assistant Chief David Alexander on His Historic Promotion

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Assistant Chief David Alexander III, the first African-American to ever hold the position, was honored by family and friends of the Warrington area where he grew up and the larger community in which he has worked on October 25th at Englewood Missionary Baptist Church’s All in One Restaurant. Branded as “A Congratulatory Celebration Honoring One …

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Oct 30

Pensacola Mayor Leads Challenger by large margin in Pensacola Voice poll

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Last Sunday evening, the Pensacola Voice conducted a telephone poll of 375 likely voters only to find that Mayor Ashton Hayward held at 51% of the votes leaving his challenger Donna Clark with only 20% of the vote with nearly 29% still saying they were undecided in the race. During the survey participants also were …

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Oct 30

Houser Memorial AME Zion Celebrates 123 Years

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  Sunday afternoon, Houser Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church celebrated their 123rd year anniversary. As members and friends gathered in the church sanctuary, it was obvious that there was excitement  in the air about this celebration. Never before has any community shared such a joyous occasion as this. Beginning at 3pm, Reverend Theyuka Thomas, …

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Oct 30

Thousands Came Out to Support the American Cancer Society “Making Strides”

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 On Saturday, October 25 thousands of people came out to participate in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer walk.  Men women, and children participated walking for loved ones that survived or was lost to cancer.  This moving event was greeted with  the warmth of all races, ethnic backgrounds, colors and creeds working together on one …

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Oct 23

Soul Bowl Celebrates 25th Year Anniversary At Maritime Park

The Rattlers and the Tigers face off during the Soul Bowl at Maritime Park Stadium on October 18 2014 Photo by Robin Reshard

By Robin Reshard When Anthony Brown, an eighth grade football player for the East Pensacola Rattlers’ Junior team, crossed the goal line for the last touchdown of the 25th Annual Soul Bowl on Saturday, October 18 at the Community Maritime Park, little did he know that his destiny was put in motion decades earlier by …

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Oct 23

Jazz Pianist Blends Experience and Improvisation

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by Robin Reshard    Whatever you do, don’t call the Tuesday night gathering of singers and musicians a jam session.  “It’s a blended group of musicians with varying experiences,” jazz pianist Gino Rosaria says.  “It’s a jazz session.” Rosaria wants his weekly nights of jazz music to become the place for jazz on the Gulf …

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Oct 23

Where are My Sisters Host Prayer Rally: Travon Martin’s Mother Brings Hope

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 On Friday October 17, 2014 the organization Where Are My Sisters had a prayer rally at St. John Divine Missionary Baptist Church. The purpose of this event was to inform people that when it comes to violence, no matter what a person’s status is, no one is exempt.  In speaking with Terri Marshall who is …

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Oct 16

Pensacola Voice Presents: Nielah Spears

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  Nielah Spears, the President of Performers, Blessings & Jazz, Inc., has just recently returned from a personal, professional and ministerial journey to Cambodia in South East Asia.  The trip was financed by a grant awarded through AmeriCorps for two years service.  She was accompanied by students from the University of Albany, New York who …

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