Business Education

John Appleyard honored at UWF commencement

December 12, 2016

The University of West Florida hosted its Fall 2016 Commencement this weekend at the Pensacola Bay Center. Addressing the graduates, UWF President Judy Bense noted the significance of Commencement ceremonies in marking a momentous milestone from…


Studer: when micromanaging is effective [podcast]

December 9, 2016

Yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks,” Quint Studer discussed his upcoming PNJ column on micromanaging. “Sometimes it can be detrimental, a sign of distrust,” said Studer. “Other times, it’s a sign of concern and good leadership. It’s often…

Business Pensacola

Confusion over Pensacola City Charter

December 9, 2016

Last night, a dozen plumbers spoke at the Pensacola City Council to object to what they believe are the unfair business practices of Pensacola Energy, the city’s natural gas utility. The business owners protested that the…


Merry Marketplace Expo, Dec. 8

December 6, 2016

This Thursday, Dec. 8, the Greater Pensacola Chamber kicks off the holiday shopping season with its inaugural Merry Marketplace retail expo from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Pensacola Grand Hotel, 200 E. Gregory St. The…

Business Caring

Reds GM praises Blue Wahoos

December 6, 2016

Zach Buchanan, Reds beat reporter for the Cincinnati Enquirer, is covering the MLB Winter Meetings. He wrote about Blue Wahoos co-owner Bubba Watson’s appearance and the announcement of the ball club winning the prestigious Bob Freitas…

Business Florida

Hart named Enterprise Florida CEO

November 30, 2016

Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI) Board of Directors today unanimously approved the hiring of Chris Hart IV as the new President & CEO of Enterprise Florida at its quarterly Board of Directors meeting in Miramar Beach. He…


Gulf Power seeks to block input on $106.8M rate hike

November 29, 2016

Gulf Power is asking state regulators to block the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy from intervening in a case about the utility’s proposal to raise base rates by $106.8 million next year. The Southern Alliance for…


Judges block workers’ comp rate hike, new OT regs

November 28, 2016

Last week, a federal judge stopped implementation of an an Obama administration rule concerning overtime pay that was to go into effect on Dec. 1. “The Greater Pensacola Chamber has been working to support the US…