A look at the state budget for early learning


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
What's the draft versions of the state budget for local programs that focus on early education?

What good goals mean to you and your business


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development
More than 100 people are getting the tools they need to set strong, clear goals to develop their business through Studer Community Institute's community training series.

Charter school fight heats up


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Brandon Larrabee
  • /   education
A bill that would expand the reach of charter schools drew hot debate in the Florida Legislature this week.

Civil citation proposal hits opposition


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Margie Menzel
  • /   community-dashboard
Civil citation diverts nonviolent young offenders, but changes moving through the legislative session have law enforcement wanting to save officer discretion.

Chef Gus Silivos brings Skopelos downtown


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Mike Ensley
  • /   community-dashboard
As Gus Silivos revives Skopelos in downtown Pensacola, he shares lessons learned from a lifetime of entrepreneurship.

Be The Bulb challenge taking off


  • February 18, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
Ideas are pouring in to the $50,000 Be The Bulb challenge to improve kindergarten readiness in Escambia County.

Demand for highly skilled workers outstrips supply in Pensacola


  • February 17, 2016
  • /   Phyllis Pooley
  • /   economy
Phyllis Pooley, director of special projects for the UWF's Office of Economic Development and Engagement, shares her perspective on underemployment in Northwest Florida.

PYP's Internship Pensacola kicking off ninth year


  • February 17, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   training-development
Pensacola Young Professionals is kick-starting the Internship Pensacola program, which connects local businesses with local students who want real-world experience. See if you can help.

SCI Training: How to manage change


  • February 16, 2016
  • /   staff reports
  • /   training-development
Some 300 people have already signed up to hear Quint Studer start his first day as a full-time community volunteer at a free workshop on leading, managing change.

Florida Senate backs tax break for Small Business Saturday


  • February 16, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
A tax holiday for Small Business Saturday proposed by lawmakers could be a benefit to the Pensacola metro area's retail sector, which is dominated by small businesses.