From UWF VP Kevin Bailey: Dear Pensacola Area Restaurant and Business Owners: On behalf of the Division of Student Affairs at the University of West Florida, I invite you to participate in Argo Arrival. Argo Arrival is an annual tradition that officially kicks-off the academic school year [...]
(Michael Spooneybarger/ Pensacola Today) Mayor Ashton Hayward isn't starting off the second half of 2015 much better than the first half. The most talked about new projects for downtown Pensacola are the University of West Florida Center for Entrepreneurship and the conference center that the [...]
Mayor Ashton Hayward has two food events on this schedule for the week of July 6. Tomorrow, he will celebrate the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of all the OHM Concessions at the Pensacola International Airport. Two years after the city placed the food concessions up for bid, the airport is [...]
(Michael Spooneybarger/ Pensacola Today) This morning University of West Florida and Quint and Rishy Studer announced a partnership to develop the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of West Florida College of Business. Quint and Rishy Studer have committed $1 million to fund the center. [...]
By Kent Lyndon Jumpin' July! Are we finally starting to see a little justice throughout the global financial system? London's Guardian thinks we are. Read this headline, rub your eyes, and then read it again: "Banks Pay Out 166BN (in pounds or dollars) Over Six Years: A history of [...]
Chef Jim Shirley of co-owner of The Fish House and creator of Grits-a-Ya-YA has been chosen by Gov. Rick Scott to represent Florida in the 2014 Great American Seafood Cook-Off. The event, designed to spotlight America’s best seafood communities and chefs, is scheduled for Saturday, August [...]
BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA .After almost two years in the works, state gambling regulators on Tuesday released the latest version of proposed pari-mutuel regulations governing everything from how much jockeys can weigh to the shape and size of horse tracks. But industry insiders [...]
PENSACOLA DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT BOARD REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: ADVERTISING AND MARKETING SERVICES Who: The Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) What: Request for Qualifications for Marketing and Advertising Services Where: Downtown Pensacola Why: The Pensacola Downtown Improvement Board [...]
Late Friday night, the mayor's office sent out its latest "Upwords." Mayor Ashton Hayward said that Governor Scott's veto of $3 million for Pensacola International Airport will not impact VT MAE, the proposed aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) facility at Pensacola International [...]
Escambia County Tax Collector Janet Holley has filed suit in Atlanta, Georgia alleging the previous owners of the Skyview Atlanta Ferris wheel owe back taxes. The Ferris wheel is owned by a company in Europe, which leases it to operators in different cities. The group that ran it in Pensacola [...]
In my research on MCM-BAP and CBRE, I came across the 2013 market analysis that CBRE did for the mayor's office. It was to be the blueprint for how the international real estate firm marketed available property at the Community Maritime Park, Port of Pensacola and Pensacola International [...]
On Monday, Buck Lee, SRIA general manager, came on Pensacola Speaks to talk about the future of the SRIA.
Covenant Hospice agrees to reimburse Feds $10M for alleged overbilling of Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid
Yesterday, the Department of Justice issued a statement that Covenant Hospice Inc. had agreed to pay $10,149,374 to reimburse the government for alleged overbilling of Medicare, Tricare and Medicaid for hospice services during 2009 and 2010. “The hospice benefits provided by federal health [...]
Quint Studer talks about his plans for parcels 3, 6 and 9 at the Community Maritime Park.