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Podcast: UWF to study artificial reefs

October 12, 2015

The University of West Florida Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation, in collaboration with the University of South Alabama and Dauphin Island Sea Lab, was recently awarded a $293,992 grant for artificial reef research. Funds were…

Pensacola

Zoning Change in Limbo

October 12, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison Neighborhood residents, businesses and potential developers pleaded their cases before Pensacola City Council Oct. 8, as the council considered rezoning a pocket of the city north of downtown and running roughly parallel to…

Pensacola

Open house on the future of Bayfront Pkwy, Oct 13

October 12, 2015

Is a roundabout at the end of Ninth Avenue in the future for Bayfront Parkway? How will truck traffic be routed to the Port of Pensacola? Residents could find out tomorrow. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)…

Caring

DCF, Senators eye ways to bolster child protection

October 11, 2015

By MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The chief of the Florida Department of Children and Families told lawmakers Thursday his agency is making progress at carrying out reforms but still has a long way…

Business

Goods from Greater Pensacola Chamber, 10/11 edition

October 11, 2015

Links from Chamber partners: CareerSource Escarosa Now Accepting Applicants for Professional Firefighter Training Program Have A Frightfully Fun Time by Saving Lives Jazz for Justice Benefiting Legal Services of North Florida Employability Skills Workshop Brentwood Elementary…

Business

Good news from Gov. Scott, 10/11 edition

October 11, 2015

Governor Scott Announces Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Expansion Will Create 1,000 New Jobs in Brevard County On October 6, 2015, in News Releases, by Staff PALM BAY, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced Oakridge Global Energy…

Politics

Good news from Pensacola Speaks

October 10, 2015

Great interviews this past week on News Talk 1370 WCOA: Joy Ezell shares how to battle polluters and bureaucrats that protect them. Santa Rosa County Commissioner Jayer Williamson discusses his decision to forego a second term.…

News

Good news from the blog, Oct. 10 edition

October 10, 2015

Escambia County Hires Veterans Services Officer Written by Rick Outzen on 04 October 2015 Press release: Escambia County is pleased to announce the hiring of Marvin Merillat as its veterans services officer. This position will be…

Politics

Good news from Inweekly, Oct. 10 edition

October 10, 2015

Best of the Coast 2015 We know we say this pretty much every year, but this year’s Best of the Coast (also known as 2015’s most comprehensive list of the greatest our area has to offer…

Politics

Good news from city hall, Oct. 8 edition

October 10, 2015

For the city’s “Upwards” newsletter: Human Resources Office * Executing a contract between the City and AFSCME, which accounts for 126 employees. * Transition of City temporary positions to their appropriate staffing agency in an effort…