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Good news for Gov. Scott, Oct. 4 edition

October 4, 2015

Governor Scott Awards Two Businesses with Governor’s Business Ambassador Award On September 29, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott recognized the following individuals with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award: Steven…

Business

IHMC: Careers in Technology event, Oct. 1

September 29, 2015

Students, entrepreneurs and local officials will converge October 1 at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition for the inaugural “Careers in Technology” event. The meetup, co-hosted by Innovation Coast and the Institute of Electrical and…

Business

Tourism continues to climb

September 29, 2015

Visit Pensacola has its board meeting today. The Tourism Metric Report for August 2015 shows that Tourism Development Tax collections were up 9.7 percent for the month compared to August 2014. Year-to-date the collections are up…

Business

Two apartment complexes sold for $27.1 million

September 29, 2015

Multi Housing Advisors (MHA) has brokered the $27.1 million sale of two apartment communities in Pensacola. Totaling 392 units, the properties include Arbor Club Apartments and Ashley Club Apartments. ApexOne purchased the assets from Greystone and…

Business

Good news from Greater Pensacola Chamber, Sept. 27

September 27, 2015

The chamber shared these links about its partners: Partner News CLA Goes Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Epilepsy Foundation of Florida “Learning from our Past, Celebrating our Present and Envisioning our Future” Neighborhood Cleanups Remove More…

Business

Good news from Gov. Scott: 142 jobs created

September 27, 2015

Gov. Rick Scott Announces Sunera’s Expansion Will Create 32 New Jobs in Sunrise On September 25, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff SUNRISE, Fla. – Today, Governor Scott announced that Sunera, a leading provider of IT and…

Business

Podcast: Pensacola sets the bar for Sports Tourism

September 24, 2015

On Wednesday, Pensacola Sports Association executive director Ray Palmer came on “Pensacola Speaks” to talk about him and his organization being honored by the Florida Sports Foundation with its 2015 Sports Leadership Award. Pensacola Speaks airs…

Business Health

Teens dump smokes for e-cigarettes

September 24, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS AND TOM URBAN THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida high-school students have largely kicked the cigarette habit. But many have found another way to get nicotine fixes. A state report released Wednesday shows…