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PSC approves Gulf Power wind deal

October 11, 2016

The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) today approved cost recovery for Gulf Power Company’s (Gulf) energy purchase agreement with Morgan Stanley Capital Group, Inc. (Morgan Stanley), which will encourage wind generation development. The 20-year agreement is…

Business

2016 Perry Nichols Award recipient: Troy Rafferty [podcast]

October 5, 2016

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Troy Rafferty discussed being named the 2016 Perry Nichols Award recipient. The Florida Justice Association annually gives the Perry Nichols Award to an attorney whose perseverance, commitment, and unmatched dedication to the…

Business

Spearman name coming back to Pensacola

October 5, 2016

The law firm of Taylor, Warren & Weidner, P.A. and Straight Eight Properties, LLC will conduct a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new Spearman Center on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2 p.m. The 22,000 sq.ft. building will…

Business

Santa Rosa receives $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant

October 4, 2016

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners received a $46,050 Defense Reinvestment Grant for protecting and enhancing military missions and a $300,000 Defense Infrastructure Grant for base buffering efforts at NAS Whiting Field through Florida’s…

Business Education

Connect 2 Compete comes to Pensacola [podcast]

October 4, 2016

Cox Communications has expanded its eligibility requirements for its Connect 2 Compete home internet service to include families with at least one K-12 child who qualifies for reduced school lunches through the National School Lunch Program.…

Business

Morse named new DIB director

October 4, 2016

Curt Morse is the new executive director of the Downtown Improvement Board, replacing Ron Butlin whose last day was Friday, Sept. 30. Morse grew up in my hometown, Greenville, Miss. He is the manufacturer Caribiana Sea…

Business

Rodney Rich honored

October 3, 2016

Rodney L. Rich, president of Rodney Rich & Co., has once again been named by the Financial Times as an elite member of the Top 401 Retirement Advisers. Mr. Rich is one of only 17 retirement…

Business Education Pensacola Politics

Pensacola wrap-up: week ending Oct. 1

October 2, 2016

Levin Legacy Grows The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition opened its new Pensacola headquarters, Levin Center for IHMC Research, on the edge of Aragon. The three-story, 30,000-square-foot building substantially increased IHMC’s Pensacola footprint, thanks to…