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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Pensacola resident and Pearl Harbor Survivor, Frank Emond, will join the record books on Monday, May 27, 2019 as the world’s oldest living conductor.    Mr. Emond will conduct the Pensacola Civic Band at the 4th Annual Pensacola Memorial Day concert.  The free concert is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the Hunter Amphitheater at Community Maritime Park behind the Blue Wahoos Stadium.   Originally ...read more
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (May 22, 2019)  Kevin B. Mair, MBA, FACHE, CMPE, has been named executive director of Cardiology Consultants. The practice is an affiliate of the Baptist Heart & Vascular Institute and is comprised of an extensive team of cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, structural heart disease experts, electrophysiologists, vein specialists and cardiothoracic surgeons.Mair earned his ...read more
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Ruthie Speight (rhymes with 8) was raised in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. After graduating from the Collegiate High School in Niceville, FL, she lived in Delaware, Maryland, and Colorado before returning to the Gulf Coast in 2012. During that time, she worked as a nanny, Montessori teacher, and opened and operated a babysitting service. She moved to Pensacola in 2013 to attend the University of ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
29 Awards / Scholarships and Over $100K Awarded at Annual Event   Each year, Pensacola Sports brings together the top senior student-athletes in each sport from Escambia and Santa Rosa County schools for a dinner and scholarship recognition program. The 2019 Annual Sr. Scholar Athlete Banquet had 214 senior nominees and over 700 total people in attendance last night at Olive Baptist Church for ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Summer hours will start Monday, May 13, at Pensacola State College and while many offices operate on a 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Thursday schedule until Aug. 2, others will be open on Fridays.   On the Pensacola campus, Admissions, Advising, the Cashier’s Office, Financial Aid, Records, Testing, Veterans Student Support Services and Veterans Upward Bound will be open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Printmaking, costume creation, fishing, gymnastics, video game designing, fun with guitar and even digital photography are only a few of the courses available this summer as Pensacola State kicks off the 29th year of Kids College. Registration has started for the camp that is open to children ages 6 to 12. A Parent Open House will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, in Building 96, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Cardone has undergone extensive training with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and has earned numerous related certifications from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, Florida Health Care Engineering Association, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and American Hospital Association. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers and Florida Healthcare ...read more
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Thursday, May 09, 2019
Milton, FL- Across Florida, there are thousands of nurses with a passion and commitment to care for others in their greatest times of need. They are the compassionate faces at the bedside and the healing hands that work tirelessly to ensure that each patient, adult or child, receives safe, quality health care.   This week, May 6 through May 12, the Florida Department of Health inSanta Rosa ...read more
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Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – Gulf Islands National Seashore announces its summer (June through August) ranger programs schedule for the Florida Areas of the park.  All programs are free and are subject to change without notification.  For additional information, visit www.nps.gov/GulfIslands, email guis_information@nps.gov, or call (850) 934-2600.  There is an entrance fee to the Fort Pickens and Fort ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
 Fifteen Pensacola State College student-athletes struck some major deals on Wednesday, April 24, when they committed to Division I, Division II, Division III and NAIA colleges and universities.  A signing ceremony was held at 3 p.m. in the Donn Peery Room at the Lou Ross Center on the Pensacola campus.  The student-athletes include:  Baseball players: Fausto Lopez, Luke Coker, Tyson Ellis, ...read more
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Thursday, April 25, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (April 25, 2019)  Robert Rob E. Tonkinson Jr. has been named vice president of finance/chief financial officer  health care division for Baptist Health Care. Tonkinson earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Health Administration degrees from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He brings extensive health care financial management experience with several large health systems ...read more
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Milton, Fla. — With the increase in measles cases across the US, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Santa Rosa County is urging Floridians and visitors who have not been immunized to get vaccinated. Although measles was thought to be eradicated in the United States in 2000, the disease has reappeared in recent months in the form of outbreaks in several states. The Centers for Disease ...read more
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla.–  Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola will host a free “Stroke Awareness Night” on Thursday, May 2 in the hospital’s Greenhut Auditorium, located at 5151 N. Ninth Ave. Guests are advised to park and enter near the Main Entrance facing Ninth Avenue.  Free screenings – including blood pressure and stroke risk assessments – will be offered from 4:30 to 6 p.m. A heart-healthy dinner will ...read more
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Pensacola, FL – April 23, 2019 – LandrumHR is proud to announce the expansion of its Workforce Solutions division, which now offers three distinct HR services. With nearly five decades of experience in temporary staffing, LandrumHR has added a Workforce Management solution that delivers performance-based and on-site staffing services for companies who need 50 or more full-time contingent ...read more
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Thursday, April 18, 2019
 PENSACOLA, FL, April 16, 2019: Anthony Doerr MD, of The Urology Center at Medical Center Clinic, announced that his first patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2013, the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Pensacola State College and Pensacola Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore have partnered for the third year to present the “Artistically Repurposed” art exhibition and auction. The exhibition and auction will be held at the Habitat’s ReStore at 6931 N. 9th Ave. The exhibition will be open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday, April 22-26, with a reception and auction set for 5-8 p.m. Friday, April ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – In response to the Hepatitis A outbreak being experienced across the state, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) is recommending that individuals at high-risk for contracting the disease receive the Hepatitis A vaccine.  Individuals at high-risk include:Persons who are in close contact, care for, or live with someone who has Hepatitis A (HAV)Persons ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County announces the addition of Rendi Bonner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), to its clinic staff.  Rendi graduated from South University in Savannah, Georgia in January 2018 and is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She will see patients by ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Pensacola State College visual arts students won 58 awards at the AAF Pensacola 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala held Feb. 16 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.   Pensacola State students earned 27 gold and 29 silver ADDYs, a Student Judges Choice and a Best of Show awards.   In the professional division, Pensacola State Marketing Department graphic designers won three silver ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL – Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STI) occur in the United States every year, costing the American healthcare system nearly $16 billion in direct medical costs alone, says a report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   America’s youth shoulder a substantial burden of these infections.  The CDC estimates that half of all new STDs in ...read more
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Thursday, April 11, 2019
Milton, FL - Elisabeth “Lis” Jordan, health educator consultant and breastfeeding program coordinator for the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) WIC program, is one of five breastfeeding educators from the State of Florida selected to attend a national breastfeeding “train-the-trainer” conference in Atlanta, Georgia, May 7-9.  The conference is sponsored by the ...read more
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Tuesday, April 02, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Healthy District Award was created by the Florida Partnership for Healthy Schools, formerly known as theFlorida Coordinated School Health Partnership, to recognize school districts that have implemented policies, practices, and procedures that support health and remove barriers to learning.  Districts interested in being recognized for their efforts work in teams to ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
  Pensacola Sports is pleased to announce the renewed partnership with Whataburger restaurants to sponsor the Pensacola Sports Senior Scholar Athlete Banquet on May 9, 2019.  In total more than $120,000 in scholarships will be awarded to nearly 30 senior athletes during the event.   For the sixth consecutive year, Whataburger and Pensacola Sports will award one male and one female ...read more
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 25, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group obstetrician and gynecologist Regina McCutcheon, M.D., MPH, has earned board certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Baptist Medical Group  Ladies First OBGYN is located at 3417 North 12th Ave. in Pensacola.Dr. McCutcheon received her medical degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans and ...read more
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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 18, 2019)   Baptist Health Care has named Joe Duncan as its new service line director for ENT, urology, plastic surgery and bariatrics. In his new position, Duncan will be responsible for the growth and strategic direction of these services and will also serve as operational director for the Baptist Weight Loss Center.Duncan is a graduate of the University of South Carolina. ...read more
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 14, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group rheumatologist Eugene R. Jalbert II, D.O., MBA, has earned board certification in rheumatology from the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. Baptist Medical Group  Rheumatology is located at 1717 North E St., Suite 425 in Pensacola.Dr. Jalbert earned his medical degree at Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (March 13, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome board-certified and fellowship-trained physician Nancy L. Ferrel, M.D., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. Ferrel will serve as medical director for Baptist Occupational Health located at Baptist Medical Park  Airport (5100 North 12th Ave.) and Baptist Medical Park  Nine Mile (9400 University Parkway.) Dr. ...read more
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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
  Game: Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m. at Pensacola State College – Hartsell Arena   On Friday, March 15, the best boys and girls senior basketball players from Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties will play in the 9th annual Subway High School All-Star Basketball Game at Pensacola State College’s Hartsell Arena. Pensacola Sports is pleased to announce this year’s coaches and rosters. ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
CatCountry 98.7’s Brent and Candy have received the ACM (Academy of Country Music) Award for Personalities of the year for the Cat Pak Morning show.  Brent previously won the ACM Personality of the Year in 2009. Brent & Candy’s Cat Pak Morning Show is “Live & Local” 5A to 10A Monday-Friday on CatCountry 98.7 and on www.CatCountry987.com.   This is the 54th Annual ACM Awards Show.  This year ...read more
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Thursday, March 07, 2019
Thirty-three Pensacola State College students were recently selected as new members of the Robinson Honors Program. These Robinson Scholars were recognized during a Feb. 19 ceremony in Chadbourne Library following a ribbon cutting for the Robinson Honors Program Learning Center – a state-of-the-art room equipped with an 86-inch interactive television with a built-in computer and an area for ...read more
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Gulf Breeze, Fla. – The National Park Service and HMS Ferries, Inc. have signed a 10 year concessions contract for the operation of Pensacola Bay Cruises.  HMS will immediately begin preparing for the 2019 season.  Service startup date, schedule, prices, and other details will be announced as soon as they are available.  Tickets for regular service will be all-day hop-on, hop-off, and discounts ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Pensacola State College’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has been ranked among the best in the state and country by U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 2019 Edition” listing, Pensacola State ranked 10th in Florida and 114th nationwide for the online BSN program. To calculate the rankings, U.S. News and World Report assessed schools based on four ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Milton, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, in conjunction with the Live Well Partnership and other community organizations, released the 2019 Escambia – Santa Rosa Community Health Needs Assessment. The document identifies the top health priorities for both counties based on a community-wide survey and an analysis of each county’s leading causes of death ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2019)  Baptist Medical Group is pleased to welcome new palliative care physician P. Michael Kalis II, J.D., M.D., M.A., to its palliative care team and expansive physician network. Dr. Kalis is board certified in internal medicine and is dedicated to improving quality of life for patients who are coping with a serious illness. He will begin seeing patients during the week ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Milton, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County WIC Program’s breastfeeding support group, The Milky Way, celebrated its first anniversary Thursday, January 3.  Eight new mothers, seven babies, three toddlers, and one dad celebrated with healthy snacks and shared stories about their breastfeeding journeys.   Zack Bruley, a math teacher at Navarre High School, attended with ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2019)  Baptist Health Care is pleased to welcome back fellowship-trained rheumatologist Neilia-Kay McGill, D.O., to its multispecialty physician network. Dr. McGill is a highly skilled rheumatologist who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions and diseases that affect the joints, muscles and bones at Baptist Medical Group  Rheumatology.  Dr. McGill earned her ...read more
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Tuesday, January 08, 2019
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Pediatric craniofacial surgeon Aaron Wallender, MD, DDS, has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group’s regional physician network. Dr. Wallender will perform surgeries at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart and will see patients from his new office on the Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola campus at 1657 Trinity Drive. Dr. Wallender is the only pediatric craniofacial ...read more
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