Catch up with The Short List


  • July 23, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   entrecon
The Studer Community Institute Short List for July 23.

Pea Ridge Elementary on top in community involvement


  • July 23, 2015
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Pea Ridge Elementary School won the state Family and Community Involvement Award for the school's twist on the traditional science fair, which teachers say helped boost fifth-grade science scores.

IHMC savors success, looks toward future


  • July 22, 2015
  • /   Krissy Heinold
  • /   community-dashboard
After success at the DARPA Robotics Challenge, the folks at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition look forward to expansion in Pensacola.

Heart disease, cancer top Pensacola area killers


  • July 22, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
Heart disease, cancer top causes of death in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties in 2014 according to new state data.

Does third-grade reading proficiency matter?


  • July 22, 2015
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Given the correlation between third-grade reading proficiency and achievement in school, schools must focus on helping struggling students close the gap and ensure that students who are on-target don’t fall behind.

Santa Rosa considers property tax hike


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Louis Cooper
  • /   economy
Santa Rosa Commissioners will consider a property tax rate increase for next budget year. The current rate has been in place since 2008.

Mayors and the power of social media


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward III said talk at the U.S. Conference of Mayors included harnessing social media tools to reach citizens directly.

Shannon's Window: RESTORE needs you — now


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
The RESTORE Act now has a dollar figure attached to it. The only thing missing is you and your say on what projects should make the grade.

Studer leases slowly trek forward


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
Lawyers John Daniel and Scott Remington will meet on Wednesday afternoon to discuss leases for parcels 3, 6 and 9 proposed by Quint and Rishy Studer.

David Alexander right man as PPD's top cop


  • July 21, 2015
  • /   Randy Hammer
  • /   community-dashboard
Stories by PNJ's Kevin Robinson on new Pensacola Police Chief David Alexander and a traffic stop of County Commissioner Lumon May show how far city has come — and how far it has yet to go.