Martha Saunders named executive VP at UWF

From staff report University of West Florida President Judy Bense announced Wednesday the appointment of Provost Martha Saunders as executive vice president. In her new capacity, Saunders will serve as the chief academic officer and vice president for the Division of  ..

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West Florida Libraries plans for October

NEWS RELEASE — Events for kids top the list of events the West Florida Public Libraries will host in the month of October. Colonial Heritage Month Through Oct. 31 – Main Library Explore America’s colonial heritage this month through two historical displ ..

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Santa Rosa helps animal friends have better life

NEWS RELEASE — Santa Rosa County has received a one-time grant of $25,000 from the “Florida Animal Friend, Inc.” license plate program to offer a discount spay and neuter program for income-eligible residents beginning today. More than 80 percent of ani ..

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Regulations on parasailing industry among new Florida laws

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE — Long-sought regulations on Florida's commercial parasailing industry, along with a measure about crimes against unborn children, are among 32 laws that go into effect today. A number of the new laws, si ..

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Stormwater survey: Show me the money

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — While many Escambia County residents say the flooding of April 29-30 highlighted critical deficiencies in the area’s stormwater infrastructure, consensus on paying for improving that system is harder to come by. The Escambia Coun ..

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PSC declares faculty contract at impasse

By Ben Sheffler, Guest Writer The Pensacola State College Faculty Association and Pensacola State College administration’s attempts to negotiate the faculty’s collective bargaining agreement went to impasse late last week, after more than a year an ..

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