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Business

2015 Fishing was very good for West Florida

October 27, 2016

Last year was another above-average year for fishing and seafood consumption, with the average American adding nearly an extra pound of seafood to their diet, according to the annual Fisheries of the United States report released…

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Business

ECAT unveils new website with online trip planner

October 27, 2016

Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) representatives unveiled a newly-designed ECAT website and online trip planner to the community at an Oct. 27 event. With the new trip planner, users can enter their starting and ending destinations…

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Business

Get Started Pensacola finalists announced

October 27, 2016

Cox Business has announced the finalists of Get Started Pensacola, taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Pensacola Little Theatre. The winner will take home a prize package worth up to $20,000.…

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Business Caring

State launches Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program

October 26, 2016

Today, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor joined Senate President Andy Gardiner, along with Florida businesses and advocates, to announce the launch of the Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program. Governor Rick Scott…

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Business Pensacola

Fact finding: VT MAE Briefing Book

October 24, 2016

Two weeks ago, Mayor Ashton Hayward provided the most detail explanation of the $46-million VT MAE MRO facility at the Pensacola International Airport. A briefing book was given to the Pensacola City Council and Escambia Board…

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Business

Sandy Sansing wins national recognition

October 24, 2016

The nomination of Sandy Sansing, president of Sandy Sansing Chevrolet, for the 2017 TIME Dealer of the Year award was announced today by TIME. Sansing is one of a select group of 49 dealer nominees from…

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Business

West Florida Hospital CEO takes job in Roanoke Valley

October 21, 2016

West Florida Hospital CEO Brian Baumgardener will be leaving Pensacola to become Chief Executive Officer of LewisGale Regional Health System, effective Nov. 14. Baumgardner will serve as the market leader for LewisGale Medical Center, LewisGale Hospital…

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Business

Lakeview names new CEO

October 17, 2016

Allison Hill has been named the chief executive officer of Lakeview Center, Inc., making her only the third CEO in its 62-year history. She will assume the new role on December 1, 2016 and replace Gary…

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Business

Breaking news: Gulf Coast Community Bank bought

October 14, 2016

First Bancshares of Hattiesburg announced this morning that it has acquired Gulf Coast Community Bank, which has $133 million in assets and five branches in the greater Pensacola area. The First bought GCCB for $2.3 million…