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Luxury apartments coming to Beulah

Al.com reports Birmingham, Ala. builder Daniel Corp. has begun construction on a $60-million luxury apartment development in a the Beulah area. The project, located directly across from…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Politics

Few details on Escambia County CARES portal

For months, Escambia County Administrator Janice Gilley and her team have worked on how to set up CARES Act assistance grants for families and small…

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Santa Rosa County starts CARES Act for small businesses

While Escambia County is set to release its CARES Act family assistance grants on Friday, Santa Rosa will be accepting applications for its small business…

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Posted in Business Hurricane Recovery State & National News

Price Gouging Hotline activated

In the aftermath of the destruction and flooding left by Hurricane Sally, Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning those in impacted areas to guard against…

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Posted in Business Hurricane News

90K Gulf Power customers without power, down from 120K yesterday

Gulf Power has restoration estimates now available on its outage map and are updated hourly. As of 5 a.m. Saturday, Escambia has 74,670 customers without…

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Posted in Business Hurricane Recovery

HBA warns about unlicensed contractors

At yesterday’s presser, I asked Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis about the differences between Hurricane Sally and Hurricane Michael. He used his answer to talk about…

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Posted in Business Caring

Waterfront Rescue Mission closes temporarily

Waterfront Rescue Mission’s main building on Herman Street in Pensacola took on significant water (again) during Hurricane Sally, and Waterfront must suspend operations temporarily for…

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What’s open

Check these websites to find out what’s open today:   Store openings/closings Publix:            https://ww4.publix.com/pages/publix-storm-basics/publix-store-status Winn-Dixie:     https://www.winndixie.com/weather-update Home Depot:     https://corporate.homedepot.com/hurricane-sally-store-status Lowes:             https://corporate.lowes.com/newsroom/stories/hurricane-sally-store-hours-closings All…

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Small businesses need to complete damage assessment survey

Florida SBDC Network Headquarters (Pensacola, Fla.) – The Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance, strongly encourages small businesses in the Florida Panhandle…

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