Shannon Nickinson

Shannon Nickinson Project Manager

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Shannon's Window: To Hamburg on a wing and a prayer

News that suppliers to the Airbus A320 facility in Mobile are years away from coming stateside means no aerospace stocking stuffers this year for Pensacola. Read full story

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What's keeping Pensacola off Kiplinger's radar?

We’ve got what Kiplinger says it takes. Read full story

News

Window opens for third round of NRDA money

Restoration projects in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties that are set for funding in the next round of NRDA funding from the BP oil spill disaster. Read full story

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Giving matters — now and all year long

Why does giving matter? Read full story

Community

Brice Harris: What I Love about Pensacola

Brice Harris says our high quality of life, relatively low cost of living and abundant natural resources are our strengths. But to shake our status as the poorest metropolitan area in the state, listen to what the associate director of the office of economic engagement at UWF says would help stabilize and grow our economy. Read full story

Community

Holly Jurnovoy: What I Love about Pensacola

Holly Jurnovoy is lawyer and is the current president of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, the largest chapter of the women’s philanthropy group in the world. Pensacola’s generous spirit is one of the things Jurnovoy says make us special. Listen to find out how she thinks we can build on that for even greater good. Read full story

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HuffPo catches Pensacola fever

Melissa Nelson-Gabriel’s stories about downtown Pensacola’s revitalization have been getting a ton of traction in the media world. The Washington Post and Yahoo News were among the early circulators of Melissa’s stories about our city. Read full story

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Shannon’s Window: Hedging housing hopes

I hope we aren’t getting Jubilee-d again. Read full story

Community

Mike Wiggins: What I Love about Pensacola

Mike Wiggins says between he and his wife, Mary Ellen, they have four adult children who fought to stay in or return to Pensacola because the strengths of its natural beauty, growing urban core and open-hearted people made it the kind of place they wanted to raise their families. Listen to what he thinks would make this an even better community for those 10 grandchildren of his. Read full story

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Lonnie Wesley: What I Love about Pensacola

Lonnie D. Wesley III is the pastor at Greater Little Rock Baptist Church. Like many locals sons and daughters of Pensacola, he left the area for school and work reasons. But listen to what drew him back to the place he says is the right mix of “Mayberry-ish and New York-ish.” By listening to the better angels of of our nature more often, Wesley says we can improve Pensacola for all of her citizens. Read full story

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Sonja Griffin-Evans: What I Love about Pensacola

Sonja Griffin-Evans is owner of the Gumbo Gallery in Belmont-DeVilliers. She planted her business in one of Pensacola’s most historic, culturally rich neighborhoods because she believes with revitalization, it can be just as powerful a draw to visitors as Beale Street in Memphis or Royal Street in New Orleans. Listen to what she loves about that neighborhood — and what it offers the whole Pensacola community. Read full story

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Debbie Anderson: What I Love about Pensacola

Debbie Anderson loves the diversity and family-friendly atmosphere that our area has to offer. But listen to what Anderson, who won a state award last year as principal of S.S. Dixon Primary School for the use of technology in the classroom, says would strengthen local families, and by extension our community. Read full story