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Gov. Scott appoints White to board

March 30, 2015

Governor Rick Scott announced three appointments to the Florida Development Finance Corporation. Frank White, 36, of Pensacola, is the general counsel and business analyst for Sandy Sansing Dealerships. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed…

Business

Unexpected career moves

March 27, 2015

NorthEscambia.com reports The Daily Brew host Willie Spears is the new head football coach of the District 2 Class 1A Vernon Yellow Jackets. Popular radio host Marty White announced his retirement yesterday after over 40 years…

Business

FDOT could help fund VT-MAE taxiway and runway

March 26, 2015

I made a few calls to Tallahassee. Apparently the city has approached Florida Department of Transportation for help with the $3.5 million needed for the apron and taxiway for the VT-MAE hangar. My sources say FDOT…

Business

Inweekly 2006: CEMEX port lease creates uproar

March 22, 2015

  The future of the Port of Pensacola was in the balance…or we were told.       Dust Up Over CEMEX By Duwayne Escobedo, published 3/17/06 In the doomsday thriller, “The Day After Tomorrow,” global…

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Inweekly 2009: Pensacola is our business

March 21, 2015

Inweekly has been dedicated to promoting locally-owned businesses since its inception. We launched the concept of “IN Stay Local” to help get out message on the importance our small businesses. To grow our local economy and…

Business

Florida House proposes $17.9 million to save citrus industry

March 18, 2015

The fight against a disease infecting Florida’s oranges would get a hefty boost from a House spending proposal (Read “Citrus Crisis“). The House Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee included $17.9 million for the state’s response…