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See plan for Shreveport Pelicans

August 23, 2017

The City of Shreveport has placed its proposal for the New Orleans Pelicans’ G-League team online and it is substantially more impressive than Mayor Hayward’s presentation.           Here are the features of…

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Shreveport mayor ups ante for Pelicans basketball team

August 22, 2017

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler announced yesterday she would push for a new $100 million “mixed-use” complex in her downtown. The development would include a 3,200-seat sports arena for the New Orleans Pelicans’ G League team. Here…

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Rosie O’Grady’s turns 50!

August 21, 2017

The paragon of nightlife in the region, Seville Quarter celebrated the 50th anniversary of Rosie O’Grady’s Good Time Emporium with 10 days of celebrating. Bob Snow opened Rosie O’Grady’s in Aug. 16, 1967 and ran it…

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From Pensacola to Destin, airports booming

August 17, 2017

The City of Pensacola released yesterday that 175,814 individuals arrived and departed from the Pensacola International Airport in July, setting a new monthly record. The passengers increased 13 percent over July 2016 and has jumped 4…

Business Health

West Florida Healthcare teams with Nemours

August 15, 2017

Press release: Families in Northwest Florida will have access to pediatric specialists at West Florida Hospital through a collaboration between Nemours Children’s Specialty Care and West Florida Healthcare. Providers from Nemours will begin caring for children…

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Kind note from Margarita’s Downtown owner

August 15, 2017

Before downtown Pensacola’s renaissance, one of our favorite lunch spots was Margarita’s Downtown at 10 S Palafox. The Mexican restaurant was a finalists for our Best of the Coast every year. Great burritos, salsa and cold…

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Nursery tied to locals to get medical marijuana license

August 10, 2017

Editor’s Note: Loop’s Nursery & Greenhouses is tied to Pensacola-based Ray of Hope dispensing organization. ANOTHER FIRM TO JOIN GROWING MARIJUANA INDUSTRY By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A longtime Jacksonville nursery has received…