Education

CyberThon offers college scholarships

March 9, 2017

PENSACOLA – Local high school students pursuing advanced education in a STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) are now eligible for new funding in the form of AFCEA scholarships. The AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Chapter…

Business

Chamber supports proposed panhandling ordinance

March 9, 2017

The statement was released today: The Greater Pensacola Chamber of Commerce exists to support the businesses, investors, and entrepreneurs who make up the backbone of our community. Protecting the ability of these businesses to attract customers,…

Caring

Kick Butts Day on Saturday, March 11

March 9, 2017

Santa Rosa County’s Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) are speaking up and taking action against the tobacco industry for the 22nd annual Kick Butts Day on March 11, 2017. This national day of activism, sponsored by…

Politics

House looks to clamp down on local taxes

March 9, 2017

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A wide-ranging bill that would rein in local governments’ ability to increase taxes narrowly passed the House Ways & Means Committee on Wednesday. The committee approved the measure…

Business

TaxWatch reports features The Bluffs

March 9, 2017

A new report by Florida TaxWatch, the state’s independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute & government watchdog, finds that the growth of high-tech manufacturing is beneficial to Florida and that investing in the industry now can…

Environment

More on Negron press conference

March 8, 2017

NEGRON SKEPTICAL ABOUT DEEPWATER HORIZON PROPOSALS By The News Service of Florida Senate President Joe Negron expressed concerns Tuesday about House proposals he said could attach “Washington-like” bureaucratic strings on money from the Deepwater Horizon disaster…