August 1, 2016 RSS feed / Features

Bushwacker 5k to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Capt’n Fun Runners present the annual Capt’n Fun Bushwacker 5K Run on Saturday, August 6, at 7:30 a.m. to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida. More...

Back-To-School Fashion on a Budget

Back-to-school shopping can become a stressor for many moms and teachers attempting to keep up with the latest fashions, dress codes and tight budgets. More...

Beloved Fairytale about an Ogre Comes to Life on the PLT Stage

Pensacola Little Theatre had 117 teens and adults show up for their auditions for Shrek: The Musical in May. More...

Sea Turtle Baby Shower Celebrates Beach’s Newest Wildlife

Meet Mia the Mermaid or take the Sea Turtle Oath at the Sea Turtle Baby Shower, Saturday, August 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Pensacola Beach’s Landshark Landing. It’s a celebration of Pensacola Beach’s sea turtles. More...

On miPod

Country Music Artist Says Singletary is “all about the lyrics and the voice”

In this month’s issue of Splash! Magazine, up-and-coming country music star and Georgia-native Craig Campbell writes about what’s on his iPod. More...

Calendar

SavetheDATE!

August 5* Summer Olympics begin in Rio August 21* Summer Olympics end in Rio August 26* National Dog Day Gallery Night August 19 Downtown Pensacola More...

18-year-old boy opens “Papa’s Pizza” after losing a $1 bet

Michael and Laura Pinzone of Gulf Breeze opened Papa's Pizza on Pensacola Beach 19 years ago, when they first moved to the area. “We had no employees the first two seasons. More...

August celebrates our canine friends

Wet noses, slobbery tongues, eager eyes, warm hugs, innocent demeanor and forever loyal… Dogs really do become more than just a household pet; they are a part of our family and come to hold a special place in our hearts. More...

AUGUST OUTDOOR CONCERTS

Blues on the Bay Sundays V 6-8 p.m. V Community Maritime Park Downtown Pensacola More...

Service Dog University

Fulfilling Special Needs

Once a month, Service Dog University (SDU) members meet at the Tryon Branch Library in Pensacola. Some sit at tables, others lie on the floor beneath the tables napping. The folks are both clients and volunteers of this organization. More...

Bagdad Mill Site Park Recognized for Significance to State

15 educational panels installed long walking path in park.

Santa Rosa County has recently completed the installation of 15 educational panels located along the walking path throughout Bagdad Mill Site Park. More...

Fish Stories

Busy summer for fishing on the Gulf Coast

This has been one of the busiest summers that I can remember and folks from all over the country have been enjoying some of the best fishing in the world right here in the panhandle. More...

Stargazing

Scorpion’s tail is the teapot shape of Sagittarius

For August 2016, the new moon is on August 2. On the evening of August 4, the waxing crescent moon will be just south of Mercury at 8 p.m., with brighter Venus to the lower right near the horizon and Jupiter to their upper left. More...