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Crowne Plaza becomes Grand again, April 15

April 5, 2016

The Pensacola Grand Hotel will soon end its affiliation with InterContinental Hotels Group as a Crown Plaza hotel. Beginning April 15, the Pensacola Grand Hotel will operate as an independent hotel while undergoing extensive renovations. Upon…

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Florida Department of Corrections hiring 4,000 officers

April 4, 2016

Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) plans to hire more than 4,000 correctional officers statewide before July 1, 2017 to fill existing vacancies and account for projected turnover. Secretary Julie Jones said, “Properly staffing our institutions is…

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Buzz: Fish House wins case against City

April 1, 2016

Attorney Ed Fleming called to say that Seville Harbor and The Fish House won their lawsuit against the City of Pensacola over the lease. Will post ruling from Judge Duncan later.…

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Backroom Briefing: A better shot for pot?

April 1, 2016

Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida By BRANDON LARRABEE AND JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Floridians overwhelmingly favor medical marijuana. Again. Just two years after a push for a constitutional amendment…

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FL Chamber honor Rep. Matt Gaetz

March 31, 2016

Just weeks after lawmakers ended the 2016 Legislative Session, the Florida Chamber today announced that Representative Matt Gaetz (R-Shalimar) is one of the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Distinguished Advocates for his commitment to championing pro-jobs,…

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UPS Stores host Shred Day 2016, April 23

March 31, 2016

Tax season is almost over and it is now time to dispose of receipts, pay stubs and important documents from years past and not worry about taxes until next year. To help with cleaning the office…

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City of Pensacola reaches out to MWBE businesses

March 29, 2016

When Mayor Ashton Hayward run for office, he made a commitment to the African-American community to conduct a full disparity study and increase the city’s use of minority- and women-owned vendors. The $300,000-plus study was completed…