Yesterday, PNJ reporter Jamie Paige exposed Tim Eagan, a Pensacola decorative concrete worker, who created a $1 billion private development plan for the Port of Pensacola that includes a cruise ship port, $300 million convention center, parks, marina, retail and restaurant space. Paige found Eagan [...]
Carl Leahy, who has been the general manager at WEAR TV 3 for the past 20 years, passed away yesterday while playing golf. He was 63. According the WEAR website, Leahy was their operations manager for several years in the late 1970's and early 1980's. He left for a short while to serve as general [...]
On March 6, 2008, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners held public hearing for consideration of adopting an Ordinance establishing an Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemption for Wayne-Dalton Corporation, for 100% of their expansion, for 10 years. The Board passed the [...]
by IN Reporter Sean Boone The Wayne Dalton company, the worlds leader in garage door manufacturing, will be suspending most of its plant operations in Ellison Field effective Jan. 16, 2009. The plant first opened in Pensacola in 1985. A press release from the company said the Garage Door [...]
From Escambia All for One Ladies and Gentlemen, We’ve all been working hard to understand the needs of the citizens of our city and county. After receiving generous support from the Citizens across the county, including rural, minority, Perdido Key, North End, and Pensacola Beach, the [...]
Wayne Dalton plant to close in Pensacola The Wayne Dalton company, the world’s leader in garage door manufacturing, will be closing its plant in Ellison Field. According to plant human relations representative Michelle Seymour, the company will be releasing details on the closure later today [...]
According to the Daily News,the National Marine Fisheries Service completes this week its review of the study on the pier's impact on sea turtles and gulf sturgeon. The Fisheries Service's comments will be forwarded to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use when it issues a permit for the project. [...]
Georgia-Pacific will close its plywood mill north of Monroeville in mid-January, indefinitely laying off close to 300 workers. The lowest housing starts in more than 20 years were blamed for the idling of the facility.
They've set their template for the newly elected officials. Be ready to name five priorities. Monday we had David Morgan. Yesterday Malcolm Thomas. Today Mike Wiggins. Mike Wiggins - Pensacola mayor 1. Revving up the economy 2. Balancing the budget 3. Establishing council goals 4. A new [...]
Wayne Dalton is handing out between 250 and 300 pink slips to it's employees at Ellison. They are shutting the Pensacola operation down and moving to Ohio. Actual closing will be in January, according to our sources.
Kenneth Quinnell of Florida Progressive Coalition lists IN Your Head Radio as one the things he will miss after the Nov. 4 election. We interviewed Kenneth from inside the Big Tent - which was the area for the bloggers - at the National Democratic Convention. He's one of the top political bloggers [...]
Tampa Tribune published that Durant High School senior baseball player Ty Sullivan has verbally committed to the University of West Florida. Sullivan, a left-handed pitcher, went 5-5 with a 2.64 ERA as a junior. He struck out 70 and walked 30 in 581/3 innings pitched. A three-year varsity [...]