In his new book, New York Times bestselling author Josh Young provides a detailed and insightful portrait of one of the nation’s most successful and contentious civil trial lawyers, Fred Levin of Pensacola. A meet with the author and his subject will be held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, September 20 at Barnes and Noble on Airport Boulevard.
A respiratory virus that has sent more than 1,000 children to emergency rooms since mid-August has parents in Florida worried their child could be next, if the disease makes its way to the Sunshine State.
Out of that total – mostly in the Midwest -- the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed more than 130 pediatric cases of Enterovirus D68 in 17 states, including Alabama.
Dr. John Lanza, Director of the Florida Department of Health in Escambia County, says no official cases have been confirmed in Florida, but that may change soon.
Ten years ago, Hurricane Ivan brought widespread destruction to the region. In Northwest Florida, Escambia and Santa Rosa counties were closest to the eye and suffered the most damage. As part of WUWF’s 10th anniversary series, Danielle Freeman has this look at the storm’s impact on Okaloosa County.
The World According to Bowden will be on display in WUWF’s Gallery through October 31, with an opening reception set for Thursday, September 18 from 3-6 p.m. at WUWF, which is Building 88 on the University of West Florida Main Campus.
The exhibit features a selection of editorial cartoons by J. Earle Bowden, editor emeritus of the Pensacola News Journal. The prints are from Bowden’s career collection now archived at the UWF John C. Pace Library.
When Hurricane Ivan waded ashore about 2 a.m. on Sept. 16, 2004, I was holed up inside the Pensacola News Journal offices in downtown Pensacola. Water was up to the tops of the parking meters on Jefferson Street, and seeping into the building at various spots; we had used rope to tie the door by the photo lab shut, and it seemed unlikely that the big metal bay doors on the loading dock were going to hold much longer given the agonizing noises they were giving off.