Executive Editor Dick Schneider will be announcing his retirement today, leaving the two top editorial spots open for Pensacola's daily newspaper. There is a rumor circulating that he has already sold his home here and will be moving back to Tennessee.
Gannett has mandated layoffs across its newspaper empire. Pensacola News Journal employees aren't escaping the ax. Managing Editor Ginny Graybiel and Columnist Shannon Nickinson were notified yesterday their services will no longer be needed. Over the next few days, we may get a more complete [...]
The daily newspaper has hammered away at the Greater Pensacola Chamber and its chairman Sandy Sansing for telling its former CEO, Jim Hizer, that his employment contract would not be renewed at an evening meeting at the Irish Politicians Club inside McGuire's Irish Pub. What the Pensacola New [...]
Mayor Ashton Hayward is asking the Pensacola City Council to amended the PEDC Interlocal agreement that will allow the PEDC to market the property between Aragon and the Pensacola Bay Center to any business, not just technology companies. Originally the site was to be the home of Appriver and [...]
Chef Emeril Lagasse showcases The Fish House, Joe Patti Seafood and McGuire’s tomorrow (Watch preview)
On his television show "Emeril’s Florida," celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse will feature tomorrow restaurants from the Pensacola area. “This unique series, hosted by Chef Emeril, gives viewers the chance to experience some of the best food Florida has to offer,” said Carol Dover, President [...]
This notice was sent to the University of West Florida staff: I’m pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kim LeDuff as the university’s new Chief Diversity Officer. As Associate Vice Provost for Equity, Diversity and International Affairs, Dr. LeDuff will have overarching responsibility [...]
The judge in Belle Foods’ bankruptcy case has approved the sale of seven stores to six buyers. According to bankruptcy court filings, Food World stores in Mobile, Ala., and in Pensacola, Fla., will go to Mobile-based Autry Greer & Sons, operator of 30 Greer’s Market and Cash Saver [...]
BP CEO Robert Dudley laments what he sees as public hatred for oil companies in the United States and claims other nations love the oil industry. He said that he expected to have the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the oil spill behind them by now, but blames the British oil giant's troubles on [...]
Press Release: In an effort to establish a workforce case for the aviation/aerospace industry, the Greater Pensacola Chamber has launched a campaign to attract, recruit and grow existing companies within the region. Ranking second among states for aviation and aerospace establishments, Florida [...]
Randy Hammer, former executive editor of the Pensacola News Journal, has announced his retirement as president and publisher of the Asheville Citizen-Times, which is also owned by Gannett. Read more.
Press Release: Mid-Year Numbers Reflect Strong Community Demand for Public Transportation – Representatives from Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) are pleased to announce ridership numbers for the first half of 2013 are up 3.5 percent over the same period 2012. From January to June of [...]
The Boston Globe now has local owners. John W. Henry, the owner of the Boston Red Sox, has offered to purchase The Boston Globe, along with The Worcester Telegram & Gazette and other properties, from The New York Times Company for $70 million in cash in a deal that will close in a month or two. [...]