May 29

Florida Black Caucus and Operation People for Peace Host Issues Conference at Crown Plaza

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The Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (FBC-LEO) and Operation People for Peace in partnership with Magic Johnson Entertainment is hosting a dynamic community issues conference called the ACTION/TOGETHER 2014 FORUM here in Pensacola, Florida from Tuesday May 27th through Friday May 30th. The Black Caucus and People for Peace event organizers have scheduled …

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May 29

Holley residents say ‘no’ to incorporation

By Deborah Nelson An interest group trying to incorporate Navarre into a city got a step closer at last Thursday’s County Commission meeting.  But some Holley residents, who live just north of Navarre, are making it clear they’re not enthusiastic about the idea.   Operating under the motto “Let’s keep our tax money in Navarre,” …

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May 22

NDCC Women of Destiny Embraces their Annual Women’s Celebration

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  Saturday morning, friends and the women of New Dimensions Christian Center enjoyed a day of celebration as women from throughout the community came together to participate in song and dance by the King Sisters, and a Ministry in dance by Symone King and Aniya Gaines.   Mrs. Carla Ross recited poetry and Ms Destiny Burns …

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May 22

FEMA RECOVERY CENTER RECEIVES NAACP STATE & LOCAL OFFICIALS VISIT

The Florida panhandle received the attention of the NAACP Florida State Conference this past week with a focus on the northwest Florida flooding disaster. The NAACP Florida State Conference, which represents all of the NAACP Florida Branches from Miami to Pensacola, sent Lewis Jennings, the State Conference Area Director for the panhandle, to build a …

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May 22

One Special Student Shines In the Student Honors Exhibit

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By Katrice Johnson On April 26, Pensacola State College held an award night for the Students that were in the Student Honors Art Exhibit.  There were several contestants and a few winners however, one of the winners stood out above the rest.  Her name is Amber Sidner.   Although Amber is not a native Pensacolian, …

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May 22

Electa Chapter #61 Order of the Eastern Star, PHA sponsors Annie L. Green 2014 Scholarship Luncheon

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Carlyn “Cartilini” James Electa Chapter #61 Order of the Eastern Star, Prince Hall Affiliated held its 2014 Scholarship Luncheon in honor of Past Worthy Matron Annie L. Green. This event was held at Greater Little Rock Baptist Church in Pensacola, Florida on May 17th.  As Pastor Lonnie D. Wesley III was introduced by Worthy Matron …

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May 15

Escambia Flooding Disaster Recovery in Full Swing

Disaster recovery in Escambia County is in full swing. On May 6th Escambia County received a Disaster Declaration for Individual Assistance from FEMA. This declaration allows victims of the recent floods to apply for the Individuals and Households Program (IHP). Following that information, the long awaited notification that Escambia County has been awarded a Public Assistance …

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May 15

NAACP Presents Business Seminar at FAMU and Signs Dade County Schools MOU for Contracts and Jobs

The NAACP Florida State Conference and the Miami-Dade Branch are generating opportunities for economic empowerment on both ends of the state. The NAACP Florida State Conference which represents all of the NAACP Florida Branches from Miami to Pensacola is presenting a free statewide Economic Empowerment Seminar at Florida A & M University (FAMU) at 10:00 am on this …

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May 15

National TV News Show Spotlights Local Military Mom for Mother’s Day

The national news show, Headline News (HLN) Morning Express with Robin Meade, a CNN affiliate, spotlighted Pensacola resident Lieutenant Colonel Eurydice Stanley as one of five military moms for Mother’s Day!  The mothers selected represented a myriad of military services, and Stanley is an active duty member of the Army National Guard. Her story aired …

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May 08

Explosion at the Escambia County Jail Rocks Flooded Region

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An explosion at the Escambia County Jail on Wednesday April 30th destroyed a part of the jail and the Central Booking Facility killing two inmates and injuring 189 other inmates and correctional officers as reported by county officials since the event. The blast partially leveled the five-story jail facility located on west Leonard Street which …

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