Guest column: C.C. Elebash on downtown's future

Image of Clarence C. Elebash -  Guest Column —Clarence C. Elebash - Guest Column — The economic future of our entire area largely depends on Pensacola’s renaissance. Surrounding communities will not reach their full potential unless the City thrives. Downtown Pensacola is the area’s legal, financial and  ..

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District 3 turns out at town hall

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — Some 230 people filled the reception hall at Brownsville Assembly of God Church tonight to hear from several elected officials and community leaders at a town hall meeting hosted by Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May. At May’ ..

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A graphic twist on art

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — Art is in the eye of the beholder and whatever your artful eye likes to behold, there is a bit of it at DeVilliers Square this week. Through Friday, Seniors in Pensacola State College’s bachelor’s program in graphic design  ..

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Get the blues at summer concerts

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — The amphitheater at the Community Maritime Park will be filled with the blues this summer. The Blues Angel Music Blues on the Bay summer concert series begins May 4 with Fatty Waters. The free music series is set to conclude Aug. 31.  ..

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Crime data show ups, downs

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — The first quarter of 2014 shows residential burglaries on the decline in the City of Pensacola. The number of violent felonies reported is fluctuating through the first quarter: 26 were reported in January; 32 were reported in February ..

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Lending a student vet a hand

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — PRESS RELEASE – Elizabeth Jones recently became the first student veteran at the University of West Florida to receive a scholarship through the Student Veterans of America. Jones was selected for the Rockwell Collins-Student Veteran ..

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Make your voice heard

Image of Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise —Shannon Nickinson - Editor, Progress + Promise — It’s a chance for government to come to the citizens. Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, that will include a slew of government and community leaders speaking to ques ..

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