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May 08

RECORD 27 INCHES OF TORRENTIAL RAIN STRIKES ESCAMBIA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA

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Death, damage, and disaster was caused by a record 27 inch flash flood deluge of rain accompanied by over 50,000 lightning bolts which swung a fist of devastation at Pensacola, Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties that will not soon be forgotten. Tornadoes were reported throughout the Northwest Florida area hop scotching over areas that …

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May 08

Emmaus Kidz 22nd Year Anniversary Celebration

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James This past Sunday members and friends of Emmaus Kidz celebrated their 22nd Year Anniversary at Damascus Road Baptist Church, hosted by Rev. Dr. Earl F. Jackson. Based on John 4:23; the theme was titled “It’s Time to Worship”. The program was lead into worship by Pastor J.O. Gatson and Mr. Tory …

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May 08

Learn, Have Fun, & Exercise During Field Day

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James The ending of the school year is near. Students of Escambia County and other districts have finished testing students with the FCAT and are now preparing for the summer. However, they are encouraged to continue to learn and stay in shape. On Friday May 2nd, 2014 the teachers and administration of …

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May 01

Bubba Watson Day in Pensacola

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James Thursday April 24, was declared Bubba Watson Day in Pensacola, Florida. Recently winning his second Masters, Watson returned to Pensacola and was saluted throughout the day by many. In reference to his childhood, he visited Bagdad Elementary, Milton High School, and tossed the first pitch at the Pensacola Blue Wahoo Sodium …

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May 01

Escambia County 2014 Kids Tag Art

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By Carlyn ‘Cartilini” James Thursday evening Escambia County Tax Collector, Janet Holley initiated the 2014 Kids Tag Art program. Modeled after the Polk County Tax Collector, this program serves as an inspiration to fifth grade students who each designed their own specialty plates. This has been in accommodation for over 120 of Florida’s specialty license …

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May 01

UWF President Bense Interviews with Pensacola Network at DeVilliers Square

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Dr. Judy Bense, the President of the University of West Florida, was interviewed at the monthly Pensacola Network event at DeVilliers Square by Robin Reshard, co-founder of the network. The DeVilliers Square atrium was packed with business owners, members of both the Pensacola and African-American Chambers, members of the Belmont & DeVilliers Neighborhood Association and …

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Apr 24

Commissioner May Holds Town Hall Meeting on Crime, Education and Neighborhoods

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The issues of crime, jobs, neighborhood decay, education and training dominated the town hall meeting sponsored by Escambia County Commission Chairman Lumon May of District 3.  The Brownsville Assembly of God Reception Hall located at 3100 West Desoto Street was packed to a standing room only crowd of residents.  The panelists included Pensacola Mayor Ashton …

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Apr 24

Senator Bullard Continues Political Courtship with Pensacola

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Florida State Senator Dwight Bullard continued his courtship of Pensacola’s Black political leadership with a swift and very effective visit on Saturday, April 19th! This was his second trip in recent months that continues to link the Northwest Florida African-American community to the Florida Conference of Black State Legislators and the political decision-making taking place …

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Apr 24

Phenomenal Women Cotillion: A Christian Debutante Affair

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By Carlyn “Cartilini” James Freewill Ministries held its 16th annual Christian Debutante Affair April 18 at the Sanders Beach-Corrine Jones Community Center. Introducing nine debutantes into society, the theme was “I Rock; because I’m standing on the rock. As the young ladies were escorted, they gathered together to perform a praise and ballroom dance.  Their …

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Apr 24

Hanniton Watts Celebrates Dedication and Appreciation

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Saturday evening friends and members of Hanniton Watts American Legion Post 193 enjoyed an evening of dining and entertainment at the dedication and appreciation ceremony for fellow veterans now and gone. Guests enjoyed a scrumptious meal of Steak or baked chicken, wild rice, vegetable medley, rolls and dessert. “We wanted to recognize people that have …

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