Graduation rate and school grade soar at Milton High School


  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   education,report-pensacola-metro-2014
Milton High School Prinicipal Mike Thorpe
By focusing on giving at-risk students more one-on-one help, Milton High School's leadership turned the school from a D in 2009 to an A in 2010.

Why imitating great ideas works


  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   training-development
Imitation of a good idea can be even more valuable than innovation. That is the premise of Oded Shenkar’s article, “Defend Your Research: Imitation is More Valuable Than Innovation.

Sunday beer sales could be key to keeping 'Tough Mudder'


  • August 27, 2015
  • /   Louis Cooper
  • /   economy
Keeping Tough Mudder's $6.1 million economic impact in Santa Rosa could mean making the way for Sunday beer sales for special events under one plan.

Baptist Hospital among 129 in the state being audited over contracts.


  • August 26, 2015
  • /   staff reports
  • /   community-dashboard
Baptist Hospital in Pensacola is among that 129 hospitals face audits related to Medicaid managed-care contracts according to a letter from Gov. Rick Scott.

Is your feedback a little backwards?


  • August 26, 2015
  • /   Kolleen Edwards Chesley
  • /   training-development
Although there are many schools of thought on leadership, one commonality is most leaders agree that providing and receiving feedback is essential to growth.

Grassroots effort aims to revitalize Warrington


  • August 25, 2015
  • /   Carlton Proctor
  • /   economy
Led by community activists Randy and Jennifer Ponson, a group of Warrington residents and supporters are brainstorming ways to revitalize their neighborhood and create an attractive identity that can be marketed to the outside world.

Shannon's Window: What's college worth to you?


  • August 25, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Data continues to mount showing the value of a wise investment in a college degree, and communities like Pensacola would be smart to pay heed.

What Hayward may be looking for in top jobs


  • August 25, 2015
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   community-dashboard
As Pensacola City Hall looks at three big jobs to fill, here is what Mayor Ashton Hayward III said about how he sees his team shaping up.

CIT readies officers to deal with suspects with mental illness


  • August 25, 2015
  • /   Louis Cooper
  • /   community-dashboard
Lakeview trains law enforcement in Crisis Intervention Team techniques so officers can better manage situations with suspects with mental health issues.

Executing Excellent Customer Service


  • August 24, 2015
  • /   Rachael Gillette
  • /   video
Studer Community Institute faculty member and internationally renowned speaker Bob Murphy, explains why training and development improves outcomes for individuals, businesses and the community.