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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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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