May 10

Florida State Leaders Approve $300 Million BP Funds for Escambia County and Northwest Florida

    By: Tony McCray Both the Florida House and Senate unanimously approved significant economic legislation that directs $300,000,000 of BP Oil Spill Economic Settlement funding to the Gulf Coast Economic Corridor which includes Escambia to Wakulla Counties, the eight most disproportionately affected counties by the environmental disaster.  The exact names of the eight counties …

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May 10

CC Biggs Productions Present the Million Dollar Show

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Saturday evening people from Pensacola, Foley and surrounding areas boarded the Good Times Tour Bus to head to Pascagoula, Mississippi to enjoy a Blues show featuring  Snatch Nelson (Work it Like That), Ya Yo (Looking for a Cow Girl), Kenne Wayne (We Do We) and Velma Shelton aka Tina Turner. Playing to a crowd of …

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May 03

Milk and Honey Breaks Ground On Education Center

  By: Tony McCray Milk and Honey Outreach Ministries reached a significant milestone in its program development services goals and objectives with a groundbreaking for a new Community Educational Center on northwest corner of “E” and Desoto Streets across from the historical Fricker Recreation Center. The date was Friday April 21st when the financial and …

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May 03

Pensacola Pastors of Power II Boosts ACTS Fundraising

By: Tony McCray The Pensacola Pastors of Power II gospel musical performance provided a great example of the type of the tremendously strong community and faith-based support network that Another Chance Transitional Services or ACTS has in the Pensacola community.  ACTS strives to provide comprehensive, coordinated, and necessary services essential to re-integrating ex-offenders back into …

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May 03

St. Joseph’s Church Sponsors Blues & BBQ

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By: Angela Herd St. Joseph Catholic Church held its 2nd Annual Blues & BBQ Festival this past week-end.  The two-day event was a fundraiser to support the church’s ministries that provide free medical care, food, and clothing to the poor and homeless.  The proceeds will also be used to help restore the historical church building. …

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May 02

What Black Leaders Can Learn From The O’Reily Debacle

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From Factor to Failure: What Black Leaders Can Learn from the O’Reilly Debacle By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Former Fox News Channel anchor Bill O’Reilly, the man whose lofty ratings were responsible for the growth of the network, is no longer on the air. Revelations that $13 million had been paid, either by O’Reilly …

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May 02

NNPA NEWSWIRE EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby Finally Breaks His Silence

Bill Cosby said that he hopes to perform again. The legendary comedian, who is facing criminal sexual assault charges in Montgomery County, Pa., will turn 80 in July. (Courtesy Photo/Bill Cosby)

  By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Bill Cosby is blind. It’s been more than two years since the embattled, television and film legend, who was once known as “America’s Dad,” has spoken out publicly. During a recent interview with the NNPA Newswire, Cosby revealed that he’s lost his sight. Waking one morning about …

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