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Visit Pensacola honors five Hospitality Heroes

May 5, 2016

Five local frontline tourism-industry employees were recognized as Hospitality Heroes by Visit Pensacola officials at the inaugural National Travel & Tourism Week luncheon on Wednesday afternoon at New World Landing. Customer satisfaction and loyalty in the…

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Tampa Bay Times buys Tampa Tribune

May 4, 2016

Today, Tampa Tribune subscribers received the Tampa Bay Times at their homes. The Tampa Bay Times announced Tuesday it has bought the rival Tampa Tribune, a move that will leave the metro area with one major…

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Palafox Market celebrates ninth birthday

May 3, 2016

Palafox Market, is celebrating its ninth anniversary on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.. A brainchild of former DIB executive director Kim Kimbrough, the farmer’s market has evolved from a small group of locals…

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ECUA getting into recycling in a big way

May 2, 2016

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority has moved into recycling in a big way with its Compost facility and the $9.5 million, state-of-the-art Interim Materials Recycling Facility under construction at the Perdido Landfill. ECUA began its composting operations…

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Mobile, Ala delivers first Airbus aircraft

April 28, 2016

The Gulf Coast Reporters’ League did a special report Monday with its Aerospace Newsletter highlighting the very first American-made Airbus aircraft that taxied across the tarmac of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility amid cheers from employees…

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DIB seeks volunteers and ideas for 2017 events

April 28, 2016

Downtown Improvement Board Executive Director Ronald Butlin said the organization that serves businesses and residents in a 40 block area of downtown really, really needs people to volunteer and brainstorm ideas for special events. “We could…

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California governor mocks Scott

April 27, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott likes to travel to states with Democratic governors and try to lure their corporations to the Sunshine State. This year Scott is touting the state’s low minimum wage. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s…

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CareerSource Escarosa set for April 29

April 26, 2016

CareerSource Escarosa has partnered with Pensacola State College to host its annual Spring Job Fair on Friday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pensacola State College Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio…