Florida Politics

DEP and FDOT chiefs leaving Scott Administration

January 24, 2017

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet will begin exploring Tuesday how to replace Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Jon Steverson, who, with Florida Department of Transportation Secretary…

Business

Official IP press release on explosion in Cantonment

January 23, 2017

On the evening of Jan. 22, International Paper Company (IP) experienced significant structural damage to the largest pulp digester as well as the power house at its Pensacola pulp and paper mill in Cantonment, Fla. No…

Education

Tate High and UWF win CyberThon challenge

January 23, 2017

More than 140 local students from dozens of schools across Northwest Florida participated in CyberThon 2017 last weekend, the third annual cybersecurity challenge event hosted by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter. Following two days of…

Caring

Pensacola Women’s March: ‘Nasty Women United’

January 23, 2017

By Eurydice Stanley.. Nothing, not even torrential rain, can stop “Nasty Women” on a mission. That phrase was a repeated theme throughout the Pensacola Women’s March on Saturday, Jan. 21, and a rallying cry embraced by…

Caring Pensacola

Podcast: IMPACT 100 membership drive

January 23, 2017

Last week, Meri Asmar, president of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, discussed her organization’s 2017 membership drive. IMPACT has several membership recruitment events coming up. Visit website. IHMC IMPACT Membership Recruitment Jan 24 @ 11:30 am…

Business

Update on IP plant explosion

January 23, 2017

Highway 29 from Woodbury Circle to Morris Avenue is still closed. Crews are working to clear the roads. Escambia County officials will announce openings as they happen. See the latest on road closures in Escambia online…

Business

IP explosion rocks Cantonment

January 23, 2017

Early Sunday evening, an explosion occurred at International Paper in Cantonment. NorthEscambia.com reports 911 calls regarding the explosion began about 7:38 p.m. At least one building in the IP facility suffered structural damage on multiple stories.…

Education

Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year – Kristen White

January 20, 2017

Santa Rosa Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick, Santa Rosa School Board Members, and members of the Santa Rosa Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Selection Committee announced Kristen White as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the…