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Update on Pensacola to Havana regatta

November 3, 2015

Pensacola, FL, November 2, 2015: The 2015 Andrews Institute Pensacola a la Habana Race saw four retirees in the first 24 hours. The next 12 hours brought just one more withdrawal. Mike Beard’s Tartan 37 ‘Kanaloa’…

Education

Local College Financial Scorecard

November 2, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education has released its annual college scorecard. Virginia College-Pensacola campus didn’t fare too well. It has the highest average annual cost ($18,211) and the lowest salary after attending ($26,400). Three of every…

Business

Chamber opens nominations for 56th annual PACE Awards

November 2, 2015

Press release: The Greater Pensacola Chamber is now accepting nominations for its 56th annual Pensacola Area Commitment to Excellence (PACE) Awards, which will take place Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front.…

Caring

The Dragons were successful

November 2, 2015

Press Release: Over 30 teams took to the water to raise money for charity, paddling their 40-foot dragon boats at the 2nd Annual Dragon Boat Festival. The Festival is hosted by Northeast Sertoma, benefits Gulf Coast…

Caring

Open enrollment for Affordable Care Act

November 2, 2015

Week Ahead 11/2-11/8: Affordable Care Act Enrollment Events The Affordable Care Act’s third health insurance open enrollment period began yesterday, November 1. To assist Floridians with getting covered, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) will once…

Environment

November 2 RESTORE Advisory Committee

November 2, 2015

The Escambia County RESTORE Advisory Committee will meet Monday, Nov. 2, at 4 p.m., at the Central Office Complex (3363 West Park Pl.) to discuss submitted projects and the next step in the RESTORE process. Committee…

2016 Election

Ben Carson book signing draws crowd

November 2, 2015

About 2,000 people braved Sunday’s downpour to make it out to Books-a-Million in Pensacola for an opportunity to meet GOP presidential candidate, and newly crowned front runner in the crowded Republican field, Ben Carson as he…

Politics

Five things to watch in November

November 2, 2015

1. New Leadership: Grover Robinson will replace Steve Barry as chairman of the Escambia Board of County Commission. Wilson Robertson, who is entering his last year on the commission, will be his vice chair. On Nov.…

Business

Vision 2015 success celebrated

October 30, 2015

Last night, the Greater Pensacola Chamber celebrated the success of its Vision 2015 initiative, a five-year job creation program. The campaign focused on recruiting new businesses, helping local businesses expand and strengthening the partnerships between the…

Environment

Red Tide could be kryptonite for Lion Fish

October 30, 2015

Last night, I ran into Robert Turpin, Escambia County’s Marine Resources manage . He said the Red Tide appears to be impacting the lion fish. Finally we can get rid of them. Here is the press…

2016 Election

Fighting words further fracture Senate GOP

October 30, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Name-calling that erupted on the Senate floor Wednesday has deepened the divide within a Republican caucus embroiled in an acrimonious feud over who will lead the chamber after…