"The Downtime” tells the parallel stories of how an unhappy man and the girlfriend he breaks up with deal with loneliness over the course of a weekend. Brandon returns to his hometown in an attempt to relive his youth, while Sara takes a more introspective approach. Steven McMillan directed and wrote the film.
In this week’s Economic Report, Dr. Rick Harper discusses the proposed cuts to the U.S. Department of Defense announced by Sec. of Defense Chuck Hagel. The plan asks for $522 billion. Harper says, “If you look over time the draw down is substantial and a lot of it falls on the Army. We’re looking at moving from an Army of 520,000 troops down to one of about 450,000 troops.” That would take American military forces to the lowest level since before World War II.
The Pensacola City Council Thursday evening gave unanimous approval to an interlocal agreement with the Escambia County Commission, to help bring ST Aerospace and its 300 jobs to Pensacola International Airport.
Local nonprofit group, Think Beyond, is hosting their quarterly community dialogue tonight. The topic is education. Think Beyond is a community group focused on sustainability and innovation. 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Pensacola Museum of Art.