City of Pensacola

Advanced technologies could improve traffic flow

Advanced technologies could improve traffic flow

Adding asphalt is not the only way to make traffic flow faster along corridors such as U.S. Highway 98. Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS) could be the answer. Read the full article in the April 18 issue of Navarre Press. Visit https://navarrepress.com/subscribe/ to view subscription options – or sign up to receive a digital subscription […]

Senior Games provide stage for elderly to stay healthy and active

Senior Games provide stage for elderly to stay healthy and active

John Hurd is 86 years old and has been running in the Senior Games in Pensacola for 25 years. When asked what he’s gained from a health standpoint by staying active, he can’t even begin to put a value on it. Read the full article in the Sept. 27 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe […]

County passed up economic planning grant

County passed up economic planning grant

Every year Santa Rosa officials apply for and win grants for hundreds of thousands of dollars from the state and federal governments, and they’re currently focused on gaining millions more as the county’s share of the BP oil spill settlement. So with a blizzard of grants available annually from various agencies, it probably isn’t surprising […]

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Fitness and fun part of Senior Games success

Staying active as you age can be a challenge but the Senior Games of Pensacola provides an opportunity for those 50 and older to get exercise and have fun at the same time. The 25th edition of the event, which is sponsored by Humana, kicks off in early September and takes place over a two-week […]

The raising of America

The raising of America

The United States of America has been in precarious positions before, but it seems lately things are not turning as they should.  Something is out of balance, or as we would say in the south, out of whack.  The list of what is out of whack is long and disturbing.  To name a few, a […]

City of Pensacola and Blue Angels Association will honor fallen pilot in vigil

City of Pensacola and Blue Angels Association will honor fallen pilot in vigil

Vigil to honor fallen Blue Angel pilot The City of Pensacola along with the Blue Angels Association will hold a candlelight vigil this Thursday for fallen Marine and Blue Angel Pilot, Captain Jeff Kuss. This Thursday, June 9, a candlelight vigil will be held at Veteran’s Memorial Park to remember Captain Jeff Kuss, who was […]

West Florida Wheelmen more than just a bicycle club

West Florida Wheelmen more than just a bicycle club

Jeff Boulton joined Pensacola’s West Florida Wheelmen Club four years ago because he was looking for an opportunity to get involved in group rides. “I was doing triathlons and looking for people to ride with,” Boulton said. “It also gave me a chance to meet new people who shared a similar interest in riding bikes. […]

Keep Your Holidays Bright Fire Safety Campaign Begins Dec. 1

Keep Your Holidays Bright  Fire Safety Campaign Begins Dec. 1

Santa Rosa County emergency service agencies, in collaboration with Escambia County and the City of Pensacola, are teaming up for the ninth year to promote fire safety during the month of December with the “Keep Your Holidays Bright” campaign. While a joyous time of year, cold weather, holiday decorations and festivities can create serious fire […]