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Scott announces $277,000 grant to Escambia County

October 14, 2014

Press Release: Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Escambia County and the Pensacola Chamber were awarded $266,000 through Florida’s Defense Infrastructure and Reinvestment Grant Programs. The funding will diversify the local economy, enhance military missions at…

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Hopjacks Filling Station R.I.P.

October 14, 2014

The plug was pulled on Hopjacks Filling Station on Saturday, a victim of the major chains capitalizing on the same craft beer market that owner Joe Abston and his team sought to cultivate. Here is Asbton’s…

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Navy Federal hosts Navy SHRED-eral Day on October 18

October 14, 2014

Navy Federal Credit Union will welcome members and neighbors across the country to its Navy SHRED-eral event this Saturday, October 18. The 74 participating Navy Federal locations include five new branches in four states. Event attendees…

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Blue Wahoos Job Fair Set for Tuesday, Oct. 14

October 13, 2014

Anyone interested in working for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos in a seasonal position is welcome to attend our job fair between 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14 at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. As we prepare for the 2015…

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Career Source Escarosa has space for job assessment

October 6, 2014

Press Release: Space is still available for the Community Occupational Talent Search (E-COTS) Skill Assessment Test scheduled for Thursday, October 9, 2014 at the Woodland Heights Resource Center located at 111 Berkley Dr., Pensacola, FL 32503.…

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Guest Viewpoint: WEAR 3 Feeds the FB Trolls

October 2, 2014

By C. Jibril Sulaiman II WEAR 3 reports the news and doesn’t make it. When a newsworthy story happens, local media outlets (and their supporting Facebook pages) disseminate this information to the public. I get it!…

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Chamber hosts BP claims seminar

September 29, 2014

The Greater Pensacola Chamber will be hosting a seminar for individuals and businesses affected by the Deep-water Horizon oil spill to simplify the claims process and answer any legal questions for those interested in seeking restoration…

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Florida TaxWatch bullish on Northwest Florida

September 25, 2014

In its September report, Florida TaxWatch, the nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute, recognizes the efforts to diversify our economy in the Panhandle. “Florida is experiencing increased investment in all regions of the state, and as new…

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SRIA honored by Visit Florida

September 23, 2014

At Monday’s statewide tourism conference in Boca Raton, Fla., VISIT FLORIDA, Florida’s official tourism marketing arm, presented the Santa Rosa Island Authority with a bronze Flagler Award. These prestigious awards honor the innovation, creativity, and skill…

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Gannett and the big tease

September 23, 2014

USA Today and its daily newspaper will be publishing a story on the failing infrastructure in this nation. According to the teaser, Pensacola Energy’s natural gas pipes are obsolete, at risk for “costly and potentially dangerous…

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City opens today bids for advertising contract

September 19, 2014

The selection committee for RFP 14-022 Three Year Contract to Provide Advertising Services for Pensacola Energy meets today at 10 a.m. in the conference room located at the Pensacola Energy building, located at 1625 Atwood Drive.…