Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. has suspended sales of rifles similar to the one used at Sandy Hook school at its more than 500 stores. Wal-Mart has not. The media is reporting brisk sales of guns since the Conn. school shooting where 20 children were killed after being shot multiple times with a [...]
Press Release: Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union announces their merger with SCORE Federal Credit Union (SCORE FCU) in Tallahassee, Fla. The merger has been approved by the National Credit Union Administration and on January 1, 2013, SCORE FCU will become Gulf Winds. The merger with SCORE FCU will [...]
A big deal is brewing at the Pensacola International Airport. While local officials have kept the lid on the details fairly tight, it appears something is in the works. During last night’s Pensacola City Council meeting, City Administrator Bill Reynolds noted that Mayor Ashton Hayward wished [...]
The regional Transportation Planning Organization will vote on an amendment tomorrow that will provide a little over $2 million of Project Development and Environment (PD&E) for the proposed I-10 interchange for the Beulah Road area.
The News Herald reports that State Sen. Greg Evers (R-Baker) supports a bill that would charge sales tax on Internet sales. Sen. Gwen Margolis, D-Miami, has filed the bill through, officially titled Mail Order Sales (SB 88). The bill would bring home between $800 million and $1 billion in [...]
Press Release: The winners of the 2012 Governor’s Innovators in Business Awards were announced today by Governor Rick Scott. The winners will be honored this evening during a reception at the Governor's Mansion. Governor Scott said, “I am proud to announce another group of award winners. My [...]
As of November 30, the Port of Pensacola had accounts receivable totaling $506,393--with $109,935.04 that's over 120 days and due from NWF Cold Storage. The frozen chicken exporter owes a total of $215,854. The Pate's other company Pensacola Stevedoring owes the city $103,827--with $40,903 over 60 [...]
Press Release: Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that a new downtown branch is officially open for business. The new convenient branch is located at 400 West Garden Street, on the corner of West Garden Street and North Reus Street. To better serve the members of Gulf Winds [...]
Global Grill, Jackson's Steakhouse and McGuire's Irish Pub have been awarded Golden Spoon awards by Florida Trend. Jackson's and McGuire's were named to the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame. All three are listed the December edition of Florida Trend.
In October, Fox News reported that a second Obama term would guarantee the president’s health care law will be fully implemented. It said Darden Restaurants, which owns Red Lobster, Olive Garde and LongHorn Steakhouse, would have to layoff workers or shift to more part-time employees to avoid the [...]
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS -- MarJam Supply Company – a seller and distributor of building materials in 12 states to East Coast customers – will expand its Florida operations with a new site in Santa Rosa Beach. The expansion will bring about 12 jobs with annual wages averaging more $41,143, which [...]
Press Release: Blue Wahoos owners Quint and Rishy Studer today announced the development team for their estimated $12 million office building to be built at the Maritime Park. The team is made up of real estate and community development experts from Pensacola and beyond, all boasting national [...]