West Florida Hospital CEO takes job in Roanoke Valley

October 21, 2016

West Florida Hospital CEO Brian Baumgardener will be leaving Pensacola to become Chief Executive Officer of LewisGale Regional Health System, effective Nov. 14. Baumgardner will serve as the market leader for LewisGale Medical Center, LewisGale Hospital…


Lakeview names new CEO

October 17, 2016

Allison Hill has been named the chief executive officer of Lakeview Center, Inc., making her only the third CEO in its 62-year history. She will assume the new role on December 1, 2016 and replace Gary…


Breaking news: Gulf Coast Community Bank bought

October 14, 2016

First Bancshares of Hattiesburg announced this morning that it has acquired Gulf Coast Community Bank, which has $133 million in assets and five branches in the greater Pensacola area. The First bought GCCB for $2.3 million…


Studer apartments named ‘Southtowne’ [video]

October 13, 2016

Press Release: After much anticipation, the new Studer apartments in Downtown Pensacola have a name. “We are excited to have a name for the apartments,” says Andrew Rothfeder, President of Studer Properties. “We are grateful for…


Gulf Power seeks $106M rate hike

October 12, 2016

Gulf Power, which provides electricity to about 450,000 customers in Northwest Florida, will seek a $106.78 million increase in base rates, according to a filing Wednesday with the state Public Service Commission. The utility gave notice…

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Escambia County ready for 2030?

October 12, 2016

By Duwayne Escobedo That was the question put forward by Tony Carvajal for the Florida Chamber Foundation Florida 2030 Project on Tuesday morning. The organization is barnstorming through all 67 Florida counties to create an economic…