Southwest's changes at Pensacola airport

Carlton Proctor, Guest Writer Two months shy of its first full year serving Gulf Coast air travelers, Southwest Airlines announced this week they are temporarily dropping one of three daily flights out of Pensacola International Airport. Southwest spokesperson Michell ..

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Big Brothers Big Sisters needs a few good men

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida needs a few good men. The mentoring agency needs men over the age of 18 to serve as mentors to children throughout the five-county area it serves. Of the more than 200 children in Northwest ..

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Work near Pensacola NAS gate under way

NEWS RELEASE -- A construction contract administered by Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast began this weekend on Navy Boulevard between Sunset Avenue and the main entrance to Pensacola Naval Air Station. The project will repair a leaking water main to the base ..

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Santa Rosa faced landfill woes

Louis Cooper, Guest Writer The battle some Escambia County residents find themselves waging regarding nearby landfills is one some in Santa Rosa County have already fought. Residents of the neighborhood around the Wedgewood Community Center have complained about odors ..

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Escambia late-start dates nixed

Reggie Dogan, Staff Writer Escambia County School District is planning to cancel a series of late start days that had been scheduled for teacher training. Schools superintendent Malcolm Thomas will recommend to the School Board a calendar change to cancel all late sta ..

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Escambia shelter suspends cat adoptions

NEWS RELEASE -- The Escambia County Animal Shelter has suspended the adoption of cats as a result of widespread upper respiratory infections in the shelter’s feline population. Under the advice of the shelter’s medical staff, the public will not have access to ..

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A love letter to Pensacola

By Randy Hammer Claire Campbell doesn’t think of her short documentary “Back in the Game” as a film. “It’s a love letter,” she said. “It’s my love letter to Pensacola.” Campbell, a Pensacola native who headed o ..

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