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Education

Positives from the Escambia County School District

August 23, 2015

Bratt Elementary Wins $1,000 Wellness Challenge Bratt Elementary School has been named the winner of the first annual Choose Wellness Challenge. The school was presented a $1,000 prize. The challenge was to see which school or…

Business

Good news in Jacksonville, too

August 22, 2015

The Florida Times Union reports that Citi plans to hire an additional 500 on top of about 3,500 employees already working at its Jacksonville financial operations Here are a few other recent announcements: Company name: Macquarie…

Caring

And do not forget the Inweekly Winners

August 22, 2015

I almost forgot. Here are our “Winners” from the Aug. 20 issue: P.C. Wu During the June 2015 Northwest Florida League of Cities board meeting, members voted unanimously to name the annual Municipal Official of the…

Caring

This blog has good news, too

August 22, 2015

Not to be left out on the wave of optimism and positivity sweeping across the city, Rick’s Blog also highlighted good news this week: Gulf Coast Kid’s House wins Ethics award Gulf Coast Kid’s House is…

Caring

Good news from Inweekly

August 22, 2015

Mayor Ashton Hayward’s office missed a few items in its digital newsletter that Inweekly covered this week: We Can Build It: Last year, National Women Build celebrated its sixth year with around 13,500 women volunteering at…

Business Caring

Good news from city hall

August 22, 2015

Mayor Ashton Hayward’s office sent out its digital newsletter highlighting good news in the city of Pensacola. From Private Sector Three projects have gotten approval from the Architectural Review Board. The PNJ estimated total investment from…

Politics

Special session falls apart

August 21, 2015

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A special session called to redraw state congressional lines was derailed Friday, the latest sign of growing acrimony between Republican leaders of the House and Senate. The end…

Business

Pratt featured in MIT Technology Review

August 21, 2015

I found this nice article about Dr. Jerry Pratt, senior research scientist at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. In October, he will be inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame. Read Robotics…

Politics

Florida Senate reconvenes, votes to extend session

August 21, 2015

The Senate reconvened at 11:32 a.m., President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, presiding. Gardiner said the House declined to accept the Senate congressional redistricting offer. “It’s 11:32 and ticking,” Senate Reapportionment Chairman Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, said. Galvano said…

Pensacola

Council votes to vacate Bay Blvd

August 21, 2015

by Jeremy Morrison After hearing from a fairly evenly split gallery full of neighbors, the Pensacola City Council gave their unequivocal answer: half of the last real remaining open space along the bluffs in the East…