Posted in Business Escambia County

ECUA Grand Jury Report: Utility bullied landowners, cost ratepayers millions and board ‘grossly negligent’

Late Friday afternoon, State Attorney Bill Eddins released, pursuant to Order of the Circuit Court, the Grand Jury Report regarding Escambia County Utilities Authority, which…

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Bars open Monday

Florida DBPR Issues Emergency Order To Reopen Bars Beginning Monday, September 14 DBPR Emergency Order 2020-10 Will Allow Alcohol Vendors to Operate Pursuant to Phase…

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CivicCon: Housing expert next Tuesday

A renowned expert on innovative housing solutions will share her ideas in a free virtual CivicCon speaker event on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 6 to…

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New DIB director: Walker Wilson

The board of directors of the Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) this week voted to hire Walker Wilson as the organization’s new executive director. Wilson was…

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Posted in Business Health

DeSantis want to get to ‘yes’ on bars

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis said he hopes to give Floridians the “ability to have some enjoyment…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

CARES Rent and Mortgage assistance overwhelmed, closes after four days

Escambia County’s Rent and Mortgage Assistance program for those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic was supposed to stay open until Sept. 14. Instead the application…

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Posted in Business Politics

‘Hot Dog Licenses’ for bars may continue until year-end

“It’s simply a way for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and the governor to look like they’re doing something, which seems to be…

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Posted in Business Florida Pensacola

Space Command: A good fit for Pensacola

The competition to be home for the U.S. Space Command moved to a new level this week as communities seeking the headquarters submitted their proposals….

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Supreme Court offers temporary fix for Florida Bar exam

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — The state Supreme Court on Monday released a supervised-practice program for law school graduates who…

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