School construction proposal moves forward in House


  • February 10, 2016
  • /   Brandon Larrabee
  • /   education
A new proposal to crack down on the costs of school construction was approved Tuesday by the House Appropriations Committee,

Changes possible to Medicaid dental program


  • February 10, 2016
  • /   News Service of Florida
  • /   community-dashboard
A House panel Tuesday approved a bill that could lead to revamping children's dental care in the Medicaid program.

Study finds market for youth sports complex


  • February 10, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
Study finds a $36.2 million indoor youth sports complex would draw young athletes, their families — and their visitor dollars — to the Pensacola’s area’s $1.4 billion tourism economy.

Baptist Health Care's expansion fever


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   economy
Baptist Health Care, one of Pensacola's largest employers, has three projects in the works to grow their service footprint and expand access to care

Children's Home Society earns grant for Weis project


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   education
The community school project at C.A. Weis Elementary school has earned another grant toward its mission of boosting student outcomes by improving the safety net under students and the community.

Telehealth, transparency move forward in House


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   News Service of Florida
  • /   community-dashboard
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Senate approaches tax cuts one piece at a time


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   Jim Turner
  • /   economy
Credits for renewable energy production, lowering tax on aviation fuel among proposals in the Florida Senate's tax cut proposal.

SCI TV Show: Setting goals and investing in a community


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   video,studer-community-institute
The Studer Community Institute TV Show continues its efforts to help people understand their community by providing information and news they can use.

City hall perfect place for DIB


  • February 9, 2016
  • /   Randy Hammer
  • /   community-dashboard
With all the good things going on in downtown Pensacola these days, City Hall leasing space to the Downtown Improvement Board would be another positive step in the right direction.

'Be the Bulb' challenge to improve kids' school readiness


  • February 8, 2016
  • /   Randy Hammer
  • /   studer-community-institute
The deadline is April 27 to submit ideas for the Be the Bulb challenge, which will award $50,000 for the best ideas to improve early learning in Escambia County.