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…


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…


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…


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…


Letters on Sacred Heart breach went out Friday

March 17, 2015

Yesterday Sacred Heart Health System announced that hackers had gained access to the confidential data on approximately 14,000 patient by gaining access to the computer system of a third-party billing vendor. According to the press release,…


Convention Center deja vu

March 16, 2015

The success of Pensacon has reignited a discussion for a convention center. It’s a worthy topic. The fourth-cent of the bed tax was originally presented as a funding source for just such a venture. The penny…