Still Fighting

By Rick Outzen For team leader Andrew M. Del Gaudio and his fellow military veterans at the Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz law firm, their mission is to take care of men and women like them and often people with whom they served. “We’re still fighting,” said Del Gaudio, a member of Escambia and Santa […]

Honoring Heroes

By Rick Outzen Last Friday, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan held a special ceremony at Marcus Point Baptist Church to honor the law enforcement officers who confronted the shooter in the terrorist attack at NAS Pensacola in early December. Sheriff Morgan presented Purple Heart awards to ECSO Deputy Jonathan Glass, Deputy Matthew Tinch and DOD […]

Supporting the Girls

By Jennifer Leigh If you are a woman experiencing homelessness in Escambia County—or in any community—it’s likely you’ll be able to find a hot meal quicker than a tampon. That’s where I Support the Girls comes in. The Maryland-based nonprofit has more than 50 affiliates around the world, including a local chapter serving the Pensacola […]

Winners & Losers – 2/6/20

WINNERS Troy Rafferty At the 2020 Living the Dream celebration, the Pensacola attorney announced that he and his wife Ashley were donating $100,000 to create the Rafferty Academy to help inner-city children prepare for college. The donation will further expand the Rafferty Hope Scholarships and provide tutoring, mentors and hands-on help for middle school students […]

Crate Date

By Savannah Evanoff Will Bowers isn’t above a dad joke. The Crestview-based DJ, aka DJ Dad, behind the upcoming Pensacola Record Fair has two children with his wife Becca—Liam, 3, and Flora, 1. He’s allowed. “I chose to do it on a Sunday because around here, nobody thinks to do stuff on Sunday,” Bowers said. […]

News of the Weird – 2/6/20

By the editors of Andrews McMeel EAST COMPETENT CRIMINAL Matthew Davies, 47, of Dunfermline, Scotland, pleaded guilty on Jan. 17 to assault and robbery in the case of a bumbling Bank of Scotland holdup in September, the Daily Record reported. On that day, Davies charged into the bank with a meat cleaver in hand and […]