Get smart about goal-setting in 2016


  • January 8, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development
Make it a New Year’s resolution for your business or nonprofit to get smart about goal-setting with the help of the next installment of Studer Community Institute’s ongoing training series.

Job growth looks good for 2016


  • January 8, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
Navy Federal Credit Union will account for about half the annual job growth, making the outlook good for 2016, says Dr. Rick Harper in his WUWF economic report.

VPK enrollment dipped in Escambia


  • January 7, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Changes in registration, transportation access can be barriers to parents enrolling their 4-year-old in the free state preschool program.

Community School offers physical and mental health care


  • January 7, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
The community school model at C.A. Weis Elementary School will put a premium on mental and physical health, growth and learning, community engagement and safety.

Shannon's Window: Becoming enterprising on our own


  • January 5, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
When the Enterprise Florida 2015 figures came in, Pensacola was not at the top of the list, which is another chapter in this area's do-it-yourself story.

Issues to watch in the 2016 legislative session


  • January 5, 2016
  • /   Jim Saunders
  • /   community-dashboard
What you can expect in education, economic development, health care and more from the 2016 Florida legislative session, which starts Jan. 12.

Helping Bayou Chico get back to health


  • January 5, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a Jan. 13 meeting to update plans to improve the water quality of Bayou Chico.

Escambia County celebrates graduation rate milestone


  • January 5, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education
Since 2010-2011, Escambia County School District's graduation rate has increased 15 percentage points, reaching its highest level in recent years at 72.7 percent.

Grover Robinson guest column: Bayou Texar's revival


  • January 4, 2016
  • /   Grover Robinson IV
  • /   community-dashboard
The restoration that has come to Bayou Texar in the last 30 years is a lesson, says Escambia Commissioner Grover Robinson IV, for the impact RESTORE projects can have on our economic and environmental rebound.

Building the case for urban innovation labs


  • January 4, 2016
  • /   Ron Stallcup
  • /   community-dashboard
The Aspen Institute reports about the annual event bringing together mayors and innovators from across the globe, called CityLab.