May 20

Fashion and Greeks Celebrated at Beauty by the Bay

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  By: Tonya Jackson The seventh annual Beauty by the Bay Fashion Show and dinner was held on Sunday, May 15th at the Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Center overlooking the Pensacola Bay. This annual fundraiser is presented by the non-profit King Richard Foundation, Inc. and funds their scholarships to send children to summer camp with autism …

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May 13

Epps Christian Center Sponsors All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast

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By: Jacqueline Miles If hunger could have been an issue Saturday morning, Epps Christian Center solved the problem as they served a breakfast of grits, scrambled eggs, bacon, fried bologna and pancakes celebrating Mother’s Day in the community. Guests enjoyed food, fellowship and listened to a heartfelt story delivered by guest speaker Sherri Myers. Myers, …

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May 13

Rosamond Johnson Beach Anniversary Growing as a Major Heritage Tourism Celebration

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  By: Tony McCray Johnson Beach near Perdido Key has a special place in the minds and hearts of Black Pensacolians as the beautiful white sand beach where families spent their summer weekends. However, many Pensacolians of all persuasions are not aware of how the beach got its name from Army Private Rosamond Johnson, Jr., …

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May 13

Mother Wit Holds Unique Fundraiser Held to Save Ella Jordan Home

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      By: Tony McCray A Mother’s Day event was held on Saturday at the Ella Jordan Home on the corner of LaRua and “C” Streets.  This unique fundraiser focused on the past presidents of the Ella Jordan Federated Home with local women of Pensacola representing these community leaders. Emma Fails represented Ella Jordan, …

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May 13

City Mayor Terminates Chief and Deputy Chief of the Fire Department

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By: Jacqueline Miles & Tonya Jackson On Tuesday afternoon the official word was given that Mayor Ashton Hayward had opted to terminate Matt Schmitt, former Pensacola Fire Chief, and Joseph Glover, former Pensacola Deputy Fire Chief. Schmitt and Glover had been on administrative leave since February as an official investigation was conducted. Glover shared with …

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May 07

Beauty by the Bay Sponsors Annual Autism Fund-Raiser

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  By: Tonya Jackson Do you know what autism is? Autism speaks.org says, “Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of complex disorders of brain development. These disorders are characterized, in varying degrees, by difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.” The information contained in …

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May 07

Allen Chapel Celebrates Recovery from April 2014 Church Flooding

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  By: Tony McCray Pastor Freddie Nathan Tellis of Allen Chapel A. M.E. Church of Pensacola, Florida, located at 500 N. Gillemard Street, led the dedication celebration of the renovation and recovery of the church’s beloved Irene Patterson Fellowship Hall on Friday, April 29th.  The lowest section of the church was severely damaged when the …

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