Three months after losing its building and most of its inventory to April's flood...Manna Food Pantries is set to resume service later this month. Dee Dee Flounlacker, Executive Director of Manna Food Pantries announced that service will resume on Monday, July 28...just a few days short of the three month anniversary of the flood.
The Pensacola City Council and Escambia County Commission hosted a stormwater symposium Friday morning, with both promising to cooperate on ways to control flooding. The session was held before a packed room at the Pensacola Bay Center.
Torrential rainfall in late April totaled 27 inches in the Pensacola area in a 24-hour period. The resultant flood caused massive damage to roadways – including four parts of Scenic Highway that were washed out. Flooding also swamped some businesses downtown.
On July 20, 1969, man became an interstellar voyager when Apollo 11 made the first of a half-dozen visits on the moon.
It was 45 years ago when the world heard astronaut Neil Armstrong’s “One giant step for mankind” remark as he stepped down onto the lunar surface. Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first of a dozen Americans to walk on the moon and return home safely. A third astronaut, Michael Collins, piloted the Apollo 11 command spacecraft in lunar orbit.
If you have been thinking about going back to school to finish your degree, the State of Florida and the University of West Florida have a new program just for you. Bob Barrett spoke about the "Complete Florida" program with Dr. Pam Northrup, Associate Provost and Executive Director of the Innovation Institute at UWF.