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Gulf Shores 2022 Summer Music at Meyer Park lineup

GULF SHORES, Ala. (WKRG) — The City of Gulf Shores has announced the 2022 Summer Music at Meyer Park lineup. The Summer Music at Meyer Park is a concert series that will be held once a month and begin on June 16, 2022, and end on August 18, 2022. The concerts are free to attend […]

Deep-Rooted Athletic Exposure Has Propelled Brandon Lockridge Into One Of Yankees Top Outfield Prospects

There aren’t too many players in the Yankees farm system that offer the skillset package that Somerset outfielder Brandon Lockridge showcases on a nightly basis. The proverbial tool belt is almost limitless for the Pensacola, Florida native. Contact, discipline and speed stand out, but the smaller attributes cannot be overlooked. Instinct, foot work, timing. Not…

Pensacola Airport helps mother after she gives birth mid-flight

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Pensacola International Airport and its employees helped a woman who gave birth to a baby mid-flight earlier this year. According to ABC station WJCL, a Frontier flight was on its way to Orlando from Denver when a pregnant woman unexpectedly went into labor. A flight attendant took the mother into the back lavatory and helped her deliver the baby.

Local leaders say it’s time to reopen NAS Pensacola to tourists

To reopen or not to reopen — that is the question 2 1/2 years after the terrorist attack that shut down Naval Air Station Pensacola and its tourist attractions. The base has allowed very-limited access since a Saudi Royal Air Force lieutenant opened fire in a building in December 2019, killing three U.S. sailors and wounding 11 others. Family members of those buried in Barrancas National Cemetery can get access for six-month periods by registering at the NAS visitors’ center.

Gallery Night brings 'Dancin' In the Streets' to Palafox with $1,000 dance-off competition

Get ready to show Pensacola your best dance moves. May's Gallery Night theme is "Dancin' In the Streets" and plans to highlight the art of dance in a big way.  Throughout Palafox Street, dance zones will feature local dance groups, plus a dance-off competition from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Garden Street Stage in front of Vinyl Music Hall. There will be $1,000 in prizes and will feature K-pop, hip-hop, line dance, jazz fusion and street...

Frontier flight attendant delivers baby mid-flight

ORLANDO, Fla. — A flight attendant from Frontier is in the spotlight for helping deliver a baby mid-flight on the way to Orlando, Florida. The early and unexpected labor took place on a plane that was on its way to Orlando from Denver. Frontier says flight attendant Diana Giraldo...

Looking for something to do this weekend? Try a little of everything at Culture Fest

The second annual Gulf Coast Culture Fest is returning this year for a day of art, music, dance, film, food and unity.  The free, two-part festival will be split into two events Saturday. The Culture Fest will feature live entertainment, vendors and food trucks 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Seville Square in downtown Pensacola. The second part of the event, a short film festival featuring Gulf Coast productions, will begin at 8 p.m. in Bartram Park. ...
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Mother’s Day goes wrong

On May 8, a deputy responded to a disturbance in Milton. Upon arrival, the deputy found a 51-year-old man screaming on the front porch. According to the arrest report, the man stated that his mother locked him out of the house, and he could not get to his keys, which were later found inside his vehicle. The mother indicated that the 51-year-old came over for Mother’s Day but began to be irate.

‘I was in shock’: PPD officer receives Medal of Valor for saving lives on Mother’s Day 2021

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — A Pensacola police officer was awarded the prestigious Medal of Valor this week for his lifesaving efforts on Mother’s Day in 2021. Pensacola Police Officer Anthony Giorgio said Wednesday he remains humbled after receiving the medal Monday in Washington D.C. President Joe Biden put the medal around his neck. “He thanked […]