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Friday a.m. briefing

CDC No Longer Worried About COVID on Surfaces Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its “How COVID-19 Spreads” section on its website to say…

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Posted in Business Health Recovery State & National News

FloridaWest: Fill out damage assessment survey to help local economy

Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the activation of the Business Damage Assessment survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s local business operations….

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Posted in Escambia County

Inconsistencies found in county land use ordinance

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) found the part of Escambia County Ordinance No. 2017-65 that permits “light industrial uses within the MU-S Future…

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Posted in Business Escambia County

The Bluffs launches national marketing strategy

By Duwayne Escobedo INWEEKLY Economic officials gathered Tuesday morning to announce: There are 1,758 shovel-ready acres at The Bluffs Northwest Florida Industrial Campus ready for…

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Posted in Politics

Panama City lands aerospace manufacturer: 170 jobs, $65K avg salary, $55M capital investment

Bay County business leaders and local officials gathered May 9 at the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport in Panama City Beach to officially welcome the…

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Posted in Business Caring

State launches Florida Unique Abilities Partner Program

Today, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Executive Director Cissy Proctor joined Senate President Andy Gardiner, along with Florida businesses and advocates, to announce the…

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Posted in Business Pensacola

GDP in 15 Florida Metro Areas grew faster than nation, not Pensacola

Most Florida metro areas outpaced the nation in gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate in 2015. Fifteen of Florida’s 22 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) increased…

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Posted in Escambia County

Century and Milton receive DEO planning grants

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) recently awarded Community Planning Technical Assistance grants to 43 local governments and regional planning councils, benefiting 92 communities…

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DEO launches Employ Florida app

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the launch of the Employ Florida mobile app, which gives Florida job seekers instant access to thousands of job openings…

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