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And poof, Mayor Hayward rescinds his notification of default against The Fish House

And poof, Mayor Hayward rescinds his notification of default against The Fish House

Mayor Ashton Hayward has rescinded his notice that The Fish House and Atlas Oyster House owed the city five percent of their gross sales retroactively to April 2000. The mayor claimed in a letter that he had his attorney Nix Daniel sent on Nov. 15 to Seville Harbor (Ray Russenberger) and [...]

Ala. Supreme Court turns down Tyler Toyota appeal of $7.5 million slander judgment

Ala. Supreme Court turns down Tyler Toyota appeal of $7.5 million slander judgment

The Alabama Supreme Court has affirmed the $7.5 million slander judgment against Bob Tyler Toyota--which is the largest slander award ever upheld by Alabama’s highest court. In November 2011, a Mobile County jury ruled the dealership had slandered Eastern Shore Toyota and its owner, [...]

Walton County TDC has BP gift card issue, too

Walton County TDC has BP gift card issue, too

One of my favorite investigative reporters, Tom McLaughlin with the Fort Walton Daily News, reports today that auditors found the Walton County TDC had "inadequate" controls that prevented completely accounting for $121,000 worth of gift cards. The auditors found $10,750 worth of the cars that [...]

Downtown Christmas parade trumps Palafox Market

Downtown Christmas parade trumps Palafox Market

There will be no Palafox Market Saturday, Dec. 14. It will be closed due to the Cox Pensacola Christmas Parade, which is set to begin 5:15 pm that day. The reason given: "necessary early closing of the street". The market hours will stay consistent for the remaining part of December, which are [...]

Rolling out red tape for small business in Pensacola

Rolling out red tape for small business in Pensacola

The Mayor-elect for St. Petersburg is Rick Kriseman. He posted on his Facebook page today: Heard at Harvard's Seminar on Transition and Leadership for Newly Elected Mayors: "We roll out the red carpet for big business and roll out the red tape for small business." This seems to apply to the [...]

Hayward delays vote on airport food services for third month

Hayward delays vote on airport food services for third month

Michael Laven, contract manager at the Pensacola International Airport, sent notification to Creative Food Group -that includes The Fish House, Varona's, Bagelheads and Pensacola Brewery, that the food concession lease will not be discussed in December. Hayward recommended to the city council at [...]

Visit Pensacola picks its initial board of directors

Visit Pensacola picks its initial board of directors

We don't how they were chosen. We don't who chose them. However, we now know who they are. Brendan Kelly, UWF Interim Dean for University Advancement Collier Merrill, Great Southern Restaurant Group Ray Palmer, Pensacola Sport Association Executive Director Lt. Gen. Duane Thiessen, president [...]

PNJ cans Gulf Breeze Pelican

PNJ cans Gulf Breeze Pelican

The Gulf Breeze Pelican is no longer in print. The paper, owned by the Gannett/PNJ, was published as competitor for the south Santa Rosa County market. In the 1990s at the height of the UFO craze, Gannett bought the Gulf Breeze Sentinel, which had been privately owned and in print since the [...]

Economic Report: State rate of job creation is not enough, wages have fallen further behind and Pensacola has a lot of foreclosures

Economic Report: State rate of job creation is not enough, wages have fallen further behind and Pensacola has a lot of foreclosures

The Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research issued on Nov. 14 its report on the state’s economy—“Florida: An Economic Overview” Here are a few points that jumped out to me: 1. Florida’s job market will take a long time to recover –about 521,000 jobs have [...]

Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

This morning Escambia County citizens will get to hear, for the first time in a public forum, about the latest set of bylaws for Visit Pensacola, Inc. -- the new 501(c)6 organization that wants to control $5-6 million in tax dollars generated by the hotel industry. The discussion will be held [...]

Wahoo Job Fair on Monday, Nov. 18

Wahoo Job Fair on Monday, Nov. 18

For the third year in a row, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos will host two job fairs for people interested in applying for game-day/ part-time customer-service jobs for the 2014 season. On Monday, November 18, the Wahoos will be at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 2601 West Strong Street. [...]

Councilman Terhaar plans to propose food truck ordinance tonight

Councilman Terhaar plans to propose food truck ordinance tonight

Councilman Andy Terhaar has a food truck ordinance to pass out to the other council members tonight for their discussion on food trucks. He based it off of the Tallahassee ordinance. In his draft: Food trucks may not be located within 500 feet of a “brick and mortar” restaurant or other [...]

Neighbors protest dollar store coming to Summit Blvd

Neighbors protest dollar store coming to Summit Blvd

We are getting several emails regarding a dollar store (not sure which brand - Dollar General, Family Dollar, Dollar Tree or just Dollar Dollar) being allowed by the city of Pensacola to be built on the corner of Summit Boulevard and Spanish Trail. The city planning board on Monday did approve [...]

Food Trucks are not unique to Pensacola, but need reasonable regulations

Food Trucks are not unique to Pensacola, but need reasonable regulations

Imagine if all the Pensacola movie theaters fought to outlaw DVD rentals, if hospitals wanted a ban on open MRIs outside their facilities or outpatient surgery centers or retailers wanted to block online shopping. Goods and services, in today's world, are delivered to customers in a variety of [...]

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