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Gaetz: Can the Gulf Coast triumph? Yes

Viewpoint BY DON GAETZ Northwest Florida has taken it hard in the gut from the forces of nature and the folly of man. The Deepwater…

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Posted in Education Politics

Buzz: Thomas backing out on Triumph grant … again

With Gov. Ron DeSantis and nearly the entire state of Florida talking about the need to improve vocational education and create a stronger young workforce,…

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Posted in Education

Triumph offers ECSD three options

Escambia County School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas has delayed the start of a training program that would prepare students in IT, Cybersecurity, Advanced Manufacturing, and Aviation/Aerospace…

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Posted in Education

Thomas says he may have agreement to sign Triumph grant

The News Journal today asked the question that we have posed for the past six months: New aviation jobs coming to Pensacola, but will local…

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Posted in Education

Triumph performance goals set low for $3-million grant

Triumph Gulf Coast chairman Don Gaetz told Inweekly that the performance standards set for the Escambia County School District are low. If the district fails…

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Posted in Pensacola

Council narrowly approves more Titan Money

by Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly –The Pensacola City Council narrowly approved committing another $5 million to the so-called Project Titan — a jobs and infrastructure project…

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Posted in Environment Politics

Mixed Bag at Triumph

By Jeremy Morrison, Inweekly –Interests vying for funding from Triumph Gulf Coast found mixed fortunes when the organization’s board met in Fort Walton Beach Dec….

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Posted in Business

How will Hurricane Michael impact Triumph grants?

STORM-DAMAGED COUNTIES TO WEIGH NEEDS FOR BP MONEY By Jim Turner, NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA… TALLAHASSEE — Northwest Florida counties digging out and starting to…

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Posted in Business Escambia County Pensacola

Mayor asks City Council for $8M for second hangar

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward next week will ask the Pensacola City Council to allocate $8 million of Local Option Sales Tax towards a second maintenance…

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