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IP helps Florida win Silver Shovel award

June 8, 2015

Governor Rick Scott yesterday announced that Area Development magazine awarded Florida, through its principal economic development organization Enterprise Florida, Inc. (EFI), the Silver Shovel award for significant job creation and economic impact. Florida has received the…

2016 Election

Hayward on running for Congress, in his own words

June 4, 2015

Last month, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward had not ruled out running for Congressman Jeff Miller’s seat. His answer is pure Hayward-speak, but leaves the listeners thinking that he is considering running. The mayor definitely sees himself…

Caring

The battle for Charlotte’s Web

June 4, 2015

June marks the anniversary of when Gov. Rick Scott signed the Compassionate Cannabis Care Act, which legalized Charlotte’s Web. This week’s cover story investigates why patients still can’t receive it. Read The Faces of Cannabis.…

Business

Airport bond outlook improves from negative to stable

June 3, 2015

The City of Pensacola reports Standard & Poor’s Rating Services has affirmed the “BBB” rating of Pensacola International Airport’s revenue bonds and has revised its outlook on the bonds from negative to stable. The Standard &…

Business

Airport food concessions revenues appear to be returning

June 3, 2015

The Mayor’s Office announced today that Chick-fil-A will open tomorrow at the Pensacola International Airport, completing the year-long transition to OHM food concessions at the facility. In the press release, Mayor Ashton Hayward said he was…

Newpoint Investigation

PS podcast: Bergosh on Newpoint scandal

June 3, 2015

Escambia School Board member Jeff Bergosh yesterday said on “Pensacola Speaks” that news that Newpoint Education Partners had fired its entire Pensacola Staff hit him like “a ton of bricks.” However, he was pleased that Superintendent…