Here is the video from yesterday's CMPA board meeting. Board member Fred Gunther at the 36:00 minute mark presents his proposal for parcel 1. He clearly and unequivocally says "my client" repeatedly and indicates that he helped craft the offer. There is no grey area here. He is acting as the [...]
WHAT: Ice Flyers Championship Celebration – Hosted by SMG WHEN: 5:30 – Monday, April 15, 2013 WHERE: Pensacola Bay Center DETAILS: Celebration to congratulate Pensacola Ice Flyers for bringing home their first ever President's Cup. Come early at 5:30pm for your chance to take pictures with [...]
I'm hearing the Blue Angels 2013 season will be cancelled. Admiral Bob Kelly (ret.) had mentioned the possibility at the last Chamber board meeting. And now it looks like the Navy will be making a formal announcement today or tomorrow.
Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released the new results from the second annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Survey. The 2013 study draws upon data from over 7,000 small business owners nationwide and shows that Florida slipped slightly, dropping from a [...]
Press Release: The Greater Pensacola Chamber announced today that it is another step closer to achieving its goal of bringing 3,000 new jobs to the region over the next couple of years - an initiative conceived and funded by community partners in the two-county area, dubbed Vision 2015. Navy [...]
Press Release: Pensacola jeweler, Susan Campbell, bedecks world famous models in yearly swimsuit tour de force. Campbells's rectangle ID charm in 14K yellow gold on an 18" gold chain is pictured on super model Kate Bock in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. The rectangle ID charm [...]
The former chief financial officer of the Greater Pensacola Chamber has filed a defamation lawsuit against the chamber CEO Jim Hizer, individually and as CEO, and the entire organization, asking for $3,262,108.80 in damages. Brian McBroom asserts that he was the victim of defamatory attacks [...]
Press Release: Carl Bernstein shared a Pulitzer Prize with Bob Woodward for his coverage of Watergate for The Washington Post. His most recent book is the acclaimed biography, A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. He is the author, with Woodward, of All the President’s Men and [...]
Press Release: Levin & Rinke Resort Realty is proud to announce its affiliation with U.S. MILITARY ON THE MOVE™. U.S. Military on the Move is a real estate rebate and referral/relocation program developed by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® to allow qualifying active duty, retired [...]
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has revised the outlook on Pensacola International Airport revenue bonds to negative from stable. S&P said the outlook revision "reflects our assessment of below-average liquidity and debt service coverage, a high debt burden, and fluctuating enplanement [...]
The Community Maritime Park Associates Board needs to draft a model lease for all parcels at the Maritime Park to level the playing field and avoid future melodrama. Every potential developer at the park needs to be treated the same, live up to the same minimum requirements. No one should ever [...]
The temporary closure of the Brooks Bridge in Okaloosa County yesterday has delayed the delivery of our newspapers. We hope to have all the issues out by tonight.
Weeks ago, I wrote about how Nate Monroe "happened" to get an advance copy of consultant Randy Oliver's report on the Community Maritime Park before CMPA chairman Collier Merrill and his board, Pensacola City Council and the Blue Wahoos had an opportunity to review it. Those close to the mayor [...]
From Sandy Sansing, chairmen of the Greater Pensacola Chamber, to the board and Vision 2015 partners: Dear Colleagues, I know there is a lot of conversation in the community about the ongoing audit concerning the BP gift cards. I want you to know that your Greater Pensacola Chamber executive [...]