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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...

Gulf Power Economic Symposium kicks off with a focus on Our Time. Our Place....

As more than 600 business and community leaders from around the region and state gathered for the 22nd Gulf Power Economic Symposium, they were...

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...

Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites helps draw major aerospace manufacturer

PANAMA CITY, Florida – Gulf Power’s Florida First Sites program pays off again helping to land a major employer in Northwest Florida — GKN Aerospace. It took a...

Gulf Power named on prestigious list of top U.S. utilities in economic development

Gulf Power and sister company Florida Power & Light Company, under parent NextEra Energy, Inc., are honored to be recognized on Site Selection magazine’s...

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...

Hurricane Michael shifts Gulf Power Economic Symposium to April

Gulf Power is excited to announce new dates after postponing its 22nd Economic Symposium in October because of Hurricane Michael. The new dates are April...
Michael Polo, ACMT president

Bay County lands aerospace manufacturer

Story courtesy of the Bay Economic Development Alliance ACMT Inc. investing $20 million in the county Panama City, Florida– The Bay Economic Development Alliance (BayEDA), the...

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...
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