Category Archive: Front Page

Aug 07

Althea Phillips-Edwards receives the 2014 Excellence in Nursing Award

  The Good Samaritan Foundation awarded Althea Phillips-Edwards the Bronze Medalist in the Large Hospital Category for 2014.  A professional nurse of 33 years, she has held a variety of nursing positions including leadership. She has led by example, modeling high standards of patient care, compassion for others, respect for all and lifelong learning, attributes …

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Aug 07

WEDGEWOOD LANDFILL FILES PETITION TO CONTINUE OPERATIONS

Rolling Hills Construction and Demolition Landfill owners, South Palafox Properties, filed a petition with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to argue its case before an administrative judge in response to the July 31st decision by DEP to revoke their permit for operations.  The order issued by FDEP alleged violations of state environmental laws: …

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Jul 31

CHARLIE CRIST RETURNS TO PENSACOLA AS A DEMOCRAT FOR GOVERNOR

Charlie Crist returned to the campaign trail on Saturday in Pensacola running for Governor as a Democrat. The visit began at the Vinyl Music Hall with a campaign styled presentation by Crist focused on his commitment to Northwest Florida as he shouted with exuberance, “I am not giving up on any part of the state”.  …

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Jul 31

OBAP: Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Sponsored by Delta Airlines

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By: Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH Sponsored by Delta Airlines, Students of OBAP were flown into Pensacola, Florida from Atlanta, Georgia to learn more about the components of Aerospace, Flight, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).  After touring the Naval Aviation Museum they visited the Aircrew Water Survival Training Facility on the Navy Base.  There …

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Jul 24

HEALTH ALERT ISSUED AFTER COUNTY AND STATE OFFICIALS TOUR WEDGEWOOD LANDFILLS

The Florida Health Department issued a health alert around 2:00 pm Tuesday July 22nd as the   Wedgewood Community residents wrapped up their participation in a tour of the Solid Waste Operations in Wedgewood off Highway 29 at I-10 by Escambia County Commission Chair Lumon May, and Florida State Representative Mike Hill.  The health alert stated …

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Jul 24

Florida Resident Saves the Life of a 7 yr. old Child on the 4th of July

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By Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH Do you believe in Guardian Angels?  Well it has certainly been proven that Angels from above have been sent to protect us even through the lives of others. On the 4th of July several visitors from out of town and local residents celebrated such a beautiful day of independence.  There was one party …

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Jul 24

Camp C.O.R.E.Y. of C.O.R.E. Ministries

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By Carlyn A. James, MFA-FSH As we all know that the season of summer is almost coming to an end and it is almost time for children to go back to school.  However, it is always great to keep the minds of our future leaders exercised and sharp for the following academic year. This summer Camp …

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Jul 17

The Power of networking: The Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce

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  By Katrice Johnson With a leap of faith, self-starter entrepreneur, Cordarrell Grimsley, started his own lawn care business. Grimsley, a Pensacola native, decided to pursue his dreams with his newly founded company.  So, he started West Pensacola Lawn Care where the motto is “We aim to please.” The company, started this past February, now …

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Jul 17

WEDGEWOOD LOST VOTE ON PIT EXPANSION BUT WON ON MORATORIUM PROCESS VOTE

Wedgewood residents walked out of the Thursday July 10th Escambia County Commission meeting with shouts of protest and disgust after commissioners voted 3-2 to allow the expansion of the Short Leaf borrow pit over the opposition of Commission Chairman Lumon May of District 3 and District 5 Commissioner Steven Barry.  Commissioners Gene Valentino, Grover Robinson, …

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Jul 17

Mississippi Black Tourists Treated to Heritage Society and DeVilliers St. Hospitality

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Pensacola’s African-American Heritage Tourism got a shot in the arm on the very weekend that the Blue Angels drew 100,000 visitors to Pensacola Beach. Can you believe it?  Visitors from Moss Point, Mississippi actually came to Pensacola to tour the Black Heritage Trail that they learned about during the Florida Black Caucus-Local Elected Officials Conference …

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