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Former WEAR managing editor named Cox VP

March 7, 2016

Cox Communications today announced that David Deliman has been named Market Vice President for the Gulf Coast market, which includes the greater Pensacola and Fort Walton Beach areas served by Cox. In his new role, Deliman…

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Putnam declares citrus crisis

March 6, 2016

On Friday, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam issued a crisis declaration to the Environmental Protection Agency in order to help the citrus industry fight citrus greening. His statement is as follows: “We have issued…

Business

Florida ranked fourth for tech industry employment

March 3, 2016

Earlier this week, the non-profit tech association CompTIA released its Cyberstates 2016 report, which provides a state-by-state analysis of the U.S. technology job market. Florida’s tech industry employment ranked 4th in the country and employed 311,807…

Business

Facebook page for Pensacola Parking Study is live

March 2, 2016

In coordination with the City of Pensacola, West Florida Regional Planning Council has launched the Pensacola Parking Strategies as a Catalyst to Economic Development Facebook page. This page is for the community to be aware of…

Business

CollectorSolutions merges with JetPay

March 1, 2016

CollectorSolutions, Inc., the debit and credit card processing company started in 1999 by former Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino, has signed a merger agreement with the JetPay Corporation, Berwyn, PA-based provider of ecommerce debit and credit…

Business

FDEO opens Virtual Business EOC for Escambia and Santa Rosa

February 25, 2016

In an effort to expedite the recovery process for businesses damaged by recent severe weather and tornado activity in the Florida Panhandle, the State Emergency Response Team has activated the Florida Virtual Business Emergency Operations Center.…