CareerSource Escarosa set for April 29

April 26, 2016

CareerSource Escarosa has partnered with Pensacola State College to host its annual Spring Job Fair on Friday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pensacola State College Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio…


Citrus forecast shows slight improvement

April 13, 2016

Florida’s struggling citrus industry received some heartening news Tuesday as the orange forecast has increased for the current season. The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a monthly forecast predicting that this year’s Florida orange harvest will…


DIB drops Pelican Drop, Gallery Night to sunset in Sept

April 12, 2016

The Downtown Improvement Board decided this morning to not sponsor Pelican Drop, the city’s annual New Year Eve’s event, this year. According to DIB chairman John Peacock, the event was not self-sufficient, and many downtown restaurant…


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…


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…


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.…


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…