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ECUA getting into recycling in a big way

May 2, 2016

Emerald Coast Utilities Authority has moved into recycling in a big way with its Compost facility and the $9.5 million, state-of-the-art Interim Materials Recycling Facility under construction at the Perdido Landfill. ECUA began its composting operations…

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Mobile, Ala delivers first Airbus aircraft

April 28, 2016

The Gulf Coast Reporters’ League did a special report Monday with its Aerospace Newsletter highlighting the very first American-made Airbus aircraft that taxied across the tarmac of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility amid cheers from employees…

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DIB seeks volunteers and ideas for 2017 events

April 28, 2016

Downtown Improvement Board Executive Director Ronald Butlin said the organization that serves businesses and residents in a 40 block area of downtown really, really needs people to volunteer and brainstorm ideas for special events. “We could…

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California governor mocks Scott

April 27, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott likes to travel to states with Democratic governors and try to lure their corporations to the Sunshine State. This year Scott is touting the state’s low minimum wage. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…