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Environment

Transition Town Series Part 2 and 3

October 24, 2014

Join 350 Pensacola for the second in a three-part series of Saturday morning classes featuring hands-on lessons for making your home and life simpler, less expensive, and ready for the disruptions of climate change. Inspired by…

Business

Maygarden chosen to head Chamber Foundation

October 24, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Greater Pensacola Chamber announced this week that current President & CEO Jerry Maygarden has been chosen to help grow and oversee the operations of its 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm – the…

Environment News

BP announces big discovery in Gulf

October 24, 2014

BP announced yesterday an oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The discovery well, on Keathley Canyon Block 10, was drilled by operator Chevron on behalf of the Guadalupe co-owners.…

2014 Election

Voter turnout may be key to Nov. 4 victory

October 23, 2014

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA One of the most closely watched governor’s races in the country seems to be morphing back into a traditional political battle, based on a new Quinnipiac University poll…

Entertainment

WSRE: Ethan Bortnick: Live in Concert

October 22, 2014

“Ethan Bortnick: Live in Concert” is coming to Pensacola next Tuesday, October 28, performing with special guests Damian McGinty of “Glee” and Celtic Thunder and members of the Pensacola Children’s Chorus at the WSRE Jean &…

Education

Author Michael Ryan coming to UWF – Oct. 29

October 22, 2014

The UWF College of Business Executive Mentor Program will host Michael Ryan, author of The BOOM! BOOM! Book, on Wednesday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center for his presentation, “Practical…

News

Pensacola Chamber supports LOST referendum

October 22, 2014

On behalf of the Greater Pensacola Chamber, I would like to share our support for the half-cent sales tax extension related to the proposed construction of three new public schools in Escambia County, Fla. The growth…

Business

Pensacola adds 835 more people as of April 2014

October 22, 2014

The Office of Economic and Demographic Research released its population estimates for 2014 – both Escambia and Santa Rosa counties showed increases, primarily in the unincorporated areas.  The state of Florida has added 3.8 percent more…

2014 Election

Latest poll shows Scott and Crist deadlocked

October 22, 2014

Women and men are polar opposites in the Florida governor’s race, as likely voters split 42 – 42 percent between Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, running as a Democrat, with 7 percent…

2014 Election

Final Scott vs. Crist debate contentious

October 22, 2014

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In their final — and most heated — debate before the Nov. 4 election, incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist came out swinging Tuesday…