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Community officially welcomes GKN Aerospace to Bay County

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Florida - Members of the community along with state and local officials gathered May 9 at the Northwest Florida Beaches International...

Doolittle Institute awards $5,000 grant to Mary Esther entrepreneur

NICEVILLE – The Doolittle Institute is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Small Business & Entrepreneurial Awards. Thanks to a generous grant from...

Gulf Power Business Connect gives Warfighters a fighting chance

Army veteran Matthew Jeffries of Pensacola had a unique idea for a new tech business that could benefit the Department of Defense and young...
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Gulf Power’s Rick Byars named top 50 in economic development

Gulf Power’s Rick Byars, Economic Development & Major Accounts general manager, has been named as one of Consultant Connect’s North America’s Top 50 Economic...

Pensacola businesses paved the way for the return of SkillsUSA State Conference

Next week, thousands of visitors will converge in Pensacola for this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Pensacola Bay Center. Pensacola State College won...

Gulf Power helps Panama City Beach restaurant power up kitchen of the future

Tourists from all around the country, as well as many locals, flock to one of Panama City Beach’s favorite seafood restaurants. Only open nine...

Cape Horn offshore boats breaks ground at Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites

MILTON, Florida – While driving around Santa Rosa County looking for an industrial site suited for relocation and expansion of his business, a local boat...

Area businesses encouraged to move Northwest Florida Forward at Gulf Power Symposium

SANDESTIN, Fla. –  Imagine it. Invent it. Design it. Build it. These are the phrases that greeted nearly 600 business and community leaders who traveled from...

Gulf Power Foundation contributes nearly $100,000 for Hurricane Sally recovery

PENSACOLA, Fla. — As rebuilding and recovery continues for those affected by Hurricane Sally, the Gulf Power Foundation has contributed $100,000 to four local charitable and non-profit organizations in Northwest Florida that continue to...
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