The art of student evaluation


  • August 13, 2015
  • /   Kaija Wilkinson
  • /   education
A team of researchers from the University of West Florida has spent two years studying the best way to assess student progress in hard to measure subjects.

Commissioners will talk fixes to Brownsville Community Center


  • August 13, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
Some $1.3 million in repairs to the Brownsville Community Center could start to move forward with direction from Escambia commissioners this week.

PSC Presents Steinway Artist Kadisha Onalbayeva in Free Concert Aug. 30


  • August 13, 2015
  • /   Mike Ensley
  • /   community-dashboard
Pensacola State College presents Steinway Artist Kadisha Onalbayeva in a free concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30, in the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd.

Fiesta of Five Flags announces headliners for Pensacola Seafood Festival


  • August 13, 2015
  • /   Mike Ensley
  • /   community-dashboard
Southern rock, blues and soul will sound throughout the streets of Pensacola from Friday, Sept. 25, to Sunday, Sept. 27, during the Pensacola Seafood Festival, presented by Fiesta of Five Flags.

Shannon's Window: What the new YMCA means to you


  • August 13, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
The groundbreaking for the new $15 million downtown YMCA can be a sign we are ready to cure what ails us.

Growth in cards for VT MAE


  • August 12, 2015
  • /   David Tortorano
  • /   economy
Groundbreaking for VT MAE’s ninth hangar is expected in five months, but there’s already talk about an expansion that would double the size of the Pensacola footprint.

The food you love may be killing you


  • August 12, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
A six-year study by the University of Alabama found that people who followed 'the Southern diet' were at a greater risk of heart disease, and many lived on $20,000 a year or less.

Valentino's ethics complaint against Morgan dismissed


  • August 12, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
The Florida Commission on Ethics dismissed as hearsay an ethics complaint filed by former Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino against Escambia Sheriff David Morgan.

City Councilman Brian Spencer cleared in ethics complaint


  • August 12, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
The Florida Commission on Ethics found no probable cause in a complaint filed against Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer.

League of Women Voters targets campus gun bills


  • August 12, 2015
  • /   Jim Turner
  • /   education
The League of Women Voters building a coalition to fight new bills that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on college and university campuses.