State & National News

Florida Senate approves Triumph Gulf Coast bill

May 1, 2017

Kim Wilmes, President & CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest, issued the following statement after the Florida Senate’s unanimous approval of legislation authorizing Triumph Gulf Coast to receive and award $300 million to help Northwest Florida’s economic…

Caring

Rosamond Johnson Commemoration, May 6

May 1, 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore officials announced the annual commemoration of Private Rosamond Johnson will be held at the Perdido Key Area on May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am. A commemoration ceremony and wreath lying will take…

Business

National Travel Rally, May 9

May 1, 2017

Visit Pensacola is asking people to wear red and attend a rally at the Pensacola International Airport on Tuesday, May 9 from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. National Travel Rally Day is a concerted effort to demonstrate travel’s…

Entertainment

All-Star game tickets go on sale today

May 1, 2017

For the first time in team history, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos are set to host many of the top young prospects at picturesque Blue Wahoos Stadium in downtown Pensacola June 19-20. Presented by Wind Creek Atmore,…

Business Pensacola

Latest on parking at Vinyl Music Hall

April 21, 2017

Curt Morse, executive director of the Downtown Improvement Board, went on “Pensacola Speaks” to clear up confusion over Vinyl Music Hall blocking off parking spaces on Garden Street for bands to load off equipment for their…

Business

Lawmakers target more local regulations

April 21, 2017

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Cities and counties would not be able to require contractors to provide certain benefits and wages to workers on state-funded public works projects under a bill approved Thursday…