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Visit Pensacola Prez packs bags for St. Pete/Clearwater

Steve Hayes, President of Visit Pensacola announced today he has accepted the position of President & CEO of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater in Pinellas County. “I…

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Posted in Pensacola Business

More presser notes: marinas, ice

Politics of Public Marinas Last week, the Pensacola City Council approved a lease for the area known as the Pitt Slip, which includes a marina….

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Posted in Business Education

Pensacola Entrepreneur Initiative partners with MIT

PENSACOLA: This summer, the Pensacola Entrepreneur Initiative conducted a survey of area entrepreneurs and stakeholders asking for ways to improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Greater…

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Posted in Environment Business

Looking for IP’s ‘Monster Under the Bed’

Following lengthy criticism of local press coverage concerning the environmental impacts International Paper’s operation has on Perdido Bay, a pair of Escambia County commissioners are…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Underhill uses special district vote to push his anti-ECAT agenda

PENSACOLA: Last night, WEAR TV made it seem that the dissolution of the Special District for ECAT would amount to the county taking control of…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

Workers protest county takeover of ECAT

PENSACOLA – On the eve of the Escambia Board of County Commissioners’ Oct. 3 meeting, Escambia County Area Transit (ECAT) workers today will hold a…

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Posted in Business Environment Politics

More thoughts on IP environmental issues

PENSACOLA: This week, I received this from John Nixon of Phenix Environmental Response, LLC in response to our article “Can IP Lower Environmental Bar?” Nixon…

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Posted in Business Environment Escambia County

Should FDEP cut IP a break?

PENSACOLA–Following the explosion at the International Paper mill in Cantonment in 2017, Jackie Lane began to notice something different in Perdido Bay. “It just immediately…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

Pensacola nears Pitt Slip deal

PENSACOLA–After nearly an hour of discussion during its agenda conference Monday, the Pensacola City Council appears ready to move on the leasing of the piece…

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