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2008 City Council unsung heroes for Palafox Street honor

The American Planning Association (APA) has announced the designation of Palafox Street—from Wright Street to Pensacola Bay—as one of 10 Great Streets for 2013. The…

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Outgoing Council Members Recognized

Prior to swearing in new Pensacola City Council members yesterday, outgoing members were honored. Each was given a framed resolution in recognition of their service…

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Figuring Out the GCAACC

Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds started off his organizational meeting for the Gulf Coast African-American Chamber of Commerce by asking the group’s current head  to…

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GCAACC Organizational Meeting

The drama surrounding the Gulf Coast African-American Chamber of Commerce will continue to unfold tonight during an organizational meeting at Pensacola City Hall. The meeting…

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Hawthorne’s ‘Game Plan’: Work Together

George Hawthorne, executive director of the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce, said Tuesday that his organization would not be releasing what he had…

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Hawthorne’s ‘Game Plan’

Gulf Coast African-American Chamber of Commerce Executive Director George Hawthorne said he is not concerned with—and does not feel threatened by—the recent moves made by…

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The GCAACC and the ‘New Direction’

A faction of Pensacola’s African-American business community appears intent on creating a new minority chamber of commerce. Jackie Miles, a board member of the existing…

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Jerralds and the GCAACC

There’s another forum on the calendar to discuss the Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce. Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds has scheduled a May…

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Jerralds vs. Hawthorne, Round Two

The Gulf Coast African-American Chamber of Commerce will be the subject of an upcoming community meeting. Pensacola City Councilman John Jerralds said last week that…

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