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Florida Public Relations Association board installed

August 28, 2015

The Pensacola Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has installed its 2015-2016 board of directors. The new officers include: president, Carmela Cook, Baptist Health Care; president-elect/VP membership, Nicole Stacey, Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce;…

Caring

United Way honors Community partners

August 28, 2015

Press Release: On August 27, more than 250 United Way supporters and partners joined United Way of Escambia County at First Baptist Church of Pensacola to celebrate the year’s accomplishments and the many community partners who…

Politics

Florida Senate unveils last-ditch Congressional map

August 28, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional…

Pensacola

Muddy, Murky Mess of Maritime Leases

August 28, 2015

The Community Maritime Park Associates Board of Directors on Wednesday passed leases for parcels 3, 6 and 9 that contained the 24 changes that Mayor Ashton Hayward’s attorney – John Daniel of Beggs & Lane –…

Education

PSC Warrington campus gets new leadership

August 27, 2015

Following a national search, Pensacola State College’s Director of Nursing Dusti Sluder has been selected as the Dean of the Warrington Campus, PSC President Edward Meadows announced. “Because of the BSN accreditation processes taking place this…

News

Judge expected to leave bench amid charges

August 27, 2015

A Northwest Florida circuit judge facing allegations of improper conduct appears likely to retire because of a disability, according to documents released Thursday by the Florida Supreme Court. An investigative panel of the state Judicial Qualifications…

Business

Pensacola Airport bonds rated near the bottom

August 27, 2015

Fitch Ratings announced yesterday the Pensacola International Airport bonds have maintained their BBB- rating – which sounds good…until you compare that rating with other airports. Pensacola is second from the bottom. The only one that has…

2016 Election

Bush fires up local supporters

August 27, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush took his campaign to the Florida panhandle today, where he conducted a town hall-style meeting at the Pensacola Bay Center. “I’m fired up to be in Pensacola, one of the best…

Business

Fitch Ratings affirms BBB- rating

August 26, 2015

Press release: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Pensacola, Florida’s (the city) ‘BBB-‘ rating on $32.9 million of outstanding series 2008 airport capital improvement revenue bonds issued on behalf of Pensacola International Airport (the airport, or PNS). The…

Politics

Negron says he has the votes to be Senate president

August 26, 2015

State Senator Joe Negron (R-Stuart) today issued the following statement regarding the 2016-2018 Florida Senate Presidency term. “I am grateful to the majority of the Florida Senate Republican Caucus, who have declared their support for me…