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Okaloosa close to picking new airport director

January 11, 2016

Okaloosa County has narrowed its for a new director of Okaloosa County’s three airports down to three finalists: Okaloosa’s Interim Airports Director Tracy Stage; Daniel Dickten, director of aviation for Western Reserve Port Authority-Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport…

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House holds hearing on Fantasy Sports bill

January 11, 2016

With the industry facing legal challenges in other states, a Florida House panel Tuesday will take up a bill that would shield fantasy sports from possibly being considered illegal gambling in Florida. The House Business &…

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The Z joins food truck movement

January 7, 2016

The Azalea Cocktail Lounge will start having a food truck in its parking lot for those looking for late night Southern Comfort food, starting Friday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. City Councilman Larry B. Johnson, owner…

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Gaetz: EDATE extension a ‘heavy lift’

January 6, 2016

On “Pensacola Speaks” on News Talk 1370 WCOA, I asked State Senator Don Gaetz for his take on the whether the Florida Legislature will do anything on extending the Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions (EDATE)…

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City Hall Food Truck program starts Thursday

January 5, 2016

The city of Pensacola announced today that food trucks will be parked at the corner of the City Hall parking lot at the intersection of Spring and Main streets on Thursday, Jan. 7. According to the…

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Lowe’s now hiring for 150+ seasonal spots

January 4, 2016

CareerSource Escarosa has partnered with Pensacola State College to host a recruitment event for Lowe’s Home Improvement Stores on Thursday, Jan. 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pensacola State College Jean & Paul…

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All bets off on passage of gambling deal

January 4, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA It’s a sure bet that lawmakers won’t sign off on a $3 billion agreement with the Seminole Tribe that Gov. Rick Scott handed over last month. Whether the…

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Bubba’s Sweet Spot to open soon

January 4, 2016

On News Talk 1370’s “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer said that pro golfer Bubba Watson’s candy store, Bubba’s Sweet Spot,” will open in early 2016 in a temporary location. “We are moving up the candy store quicker…