Star Wars

May the Fur be with You and your pets, too

May the Fur be with You and your pets, too

From a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Darth Vader, stormtroopers and even Princess Leia descended on the Santa Rosa County Animal Shelter last Saturday for May the Fur be with You. They were joined by a crowd of volunteers and families looking for “furever friends.” Read the full article in the […]

May the fur be with you! Adopt-a-thon

May the fur be with you! Adopt-a-thon

Furry friends are looking for fur-ever homes in a galaxy not so far away. May the fur be with you! Join Santa Rosa County Animal Services, 4451 Pine Forest Road in Milton, for a Star Wars themed adopt-a-thon, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dress in your best space-themed costume and find your new […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. DEMOCRAT WINS IN STUNNING ALABAMA UPSET Doug Jones won the state’s special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and Trump, who endorsed Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. 2. TRUMP TWEET DRAWS HEATED REPLY Democrats admonish the president for what they say is an innuendo-laden attack on Sen. […]

How did Star Wars Day begin?

How did Star Wars Day begin?

Margaret Thatcher, infamous “Iron Lady” and first female prime minister for Britain, inadvertently launched the pseudo-holiday now celebrated by Star Wars fans the world over. “May the fourth be with you” is a clever spin on the Star Wars movie motto “may the Force be with you” and the date May 4. Read the full […]

Pet costumes grow in popularity

Pet costumes grow in popularity

As Halloween approaches, millions of pet owners in the U.S. are looking to dress up their furry friends in celebration of the holiday. In fact, more people are planning to dress their cats and dogs for Halloween than at any point in the last 10 years according to the National Retail Federation’s annual Halloween report. […]

Hill-Kelly Drive-In Movies

This free summer movie series brings the nostalgia of a drive-in movie experience to downtown Pensacola. Movies are family-friendly and suitable for all ages. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” begins at 8:15 p.m. at the Community Maritime Park at the Hunter Amphitheater. Parking opens at 6 p.m. For more information and movie listings, visit www.pensacolacommunitymaritimepark.com. […]

Hour of Code a hit at HNIS

Hour of Code a hit at HNIS

The cafeteria inside Holley Navarre Intermediate School was turned into a computer lab Monday morning. Wearing headphones and smiles, eager students sat in front of computers and put their tech skills to use during the Hour of Code. The event was part of Computer Science Education Week, with more than 10 million students participating in […]