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Moving Pensacola Fwd

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September 26, 2015

Making an IMPACT Women give back and step up in the community By Jennifer Leigh For more than a decade, IMPACT 100 has played an integral role in supporting the nonprofits that give back to the…

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$hovel Ready

May 8, 2013

The Escambia County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee heard from the Greater Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce this week and got a feel for the organization’s preferences for spending Clean Water Act fines resulting from the 2010…

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Economic Development on RESTORE Agenda

May 6, 2013

The Escambia County RESTORE Act Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting in the county’s downtown administrative building this afternoon. The relocation allows for the meetings to be videoed and broadcast. Today’s RESTORE meeting includes two…

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Honest Abe’s IP and the Rest of It

March 1, 2013

The weirdest moment in last night’s Pensacola City Council meeting? That was probably when “the last living descendent of Abraham Lincoln” presented a young Boy Scout with a decorative plate to hang on the wall. The…

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Council Catches the Bus

February 26, 2013

As the Pensacola City Council discussed the fate of the recently passed 4-cent gas tax last night, Mike Lowery said he was “probably the most nervous person in this room.” “I can tell you, I”m shaking,”…

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Wu Juggles Zimmerman, Gas Tax

February 21, 2013

It looks like the gas tax and Zimmerman Agency contract will be on the Pensacola City Council’s table next week. The topics didn’t make the agenda, but Council President P.C. Wu said last night he plans…

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The Vision (2015)

February 13, 2013

The Greater Pensacola Chamber, along with its regional partners, unveiled Vision 2015 this afternoon. The five-year economic development strategy was described as a “roadmap” to creating “really great jobs” and “jobs that are better than we…

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City on ECAT: ‘No Decisions Have Been Made’

February 13, 2013

Pensacola City Council members this week spoke out against Mayor Ashton Hayward’s apparent intention—relayed via a public statement from Escambia County Commission Chairman Gene Valentino—to use a recently passed gas tax to further economic development efforts…

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A Little Fuzzy in the Nebulas

January 8, 2013

Before authorizing the mayor to execute a $2 million Economic Development Transportation Project Fund Agreement between the city of Pensacola and the Florida Department of Transportation Monday, City Council Vice President Jewell Canada-Wynn had a question:…