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Weigh in on tourism plans for Escambia County

February 3, 2015

Visit Pensacola has launched Destination 2020, a community project for the planning and development of a 5-year strategic plan for Escambia County. A large part of that plan involves gathering perspectives from community members. There are…

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Underhill to speak to Gulf Coast Economics Club

February 2, 2015

The Gulf Coast Economics Club has announced Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill will speak at its Wednesday, Feb. 18 meeting. In his civilian role, Commissioner Underhill has taught Joint Cyberspace Planning and Targeting at every Geographic…

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Gulf Power partners with military on solar power

January 22, 2015

Gulf Power is partnering with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force to build solar energy farms at three different facilities across Northwest Florida. Today, the utility submitted the renewable projects to the Florida Public Service…

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Scott wants to cut taxes on cell phones and cable

January 22, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott is asking lawmakers to cut taxes on cell-phone bills and cable and satellite television to meet the first half of his re-election campaign’s $1 billion…

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Silver Airways starts low cost flights to Jacksonville

January 19, 2015

Starting March 19, 2015, Silver Airways is launching nonstop service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Pensacola International Airport (PNS). The introductory fare is $69 The flights will operate on weekdays Monday through Friday with continuing…

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Council takes step today on diversity

January 12, 2015

The Pensacola City Council will review today a proposed ordinance to create and implement a minority and woman-owned business program for city procurement. The ordinance is the result of nearly four-year process. In 2011, Mayor Ashton…