April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

County seeking donated land to build courthouse

A new county courthouse is back on the front burner for Santa Rosa County. More...

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Community

‘Lunch for a Cause’ helps feed hungry kids

The Greater Navarre Area Chamber of Commerce helped raise over $2,000 last week for the Weekend Food Program of Gulf Breeze – Navarre. More...

Articles for Progress Report are due Friday

Has your business expanded, moved, added new products or services or reached a milestone of any sort? Tell the whole community about it in the 2017 Progress Report, coming in May.  More...

First step done in reefs for Pensacola beach fishing pier

The Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier hopes to soon have a reef to draw fish near the pier.  “We’ve been working for months to get this design approved so we could move forward. More...

Entertainment

‘Ghost in the Shell’ - fun with brain stuff

There are a lot of big questions being thrown in the air by a story like “Ghost in the Shell.”  What is it that defines each and every one of us as whatever it is we are? More...

‘Bloodline’ Netflix series returns May 26

Q: I have been a fan of Jude Law ever since “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” and I absolutely love him in the “Sherlock Holmes” films. Can you tell me what he has coming up?  More...

WEEK OF April 27 - May 3

Much Ado About Nothing, Friday, April 28 -10 a.m. More...

School

Learn about college sororities at informational meeting

The Pensacola Panhellenic Alumnae Association will hold its annual sorority recruitment information session on Monday, May 8, at 6 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church in the Parlor Room, 3400 Bayou Blvd., Pensacola.  All Escambia and Santa Rosa More...

Essay contest winners apply Rotary’s 4-way test in real life

Gulf Breeze Rotary presented $100 to each of its three first-place winners and $50 each to its second-place winners for the Rotary 4-Way Test Essay Contest on April 11th. More...

CLASS REUNIONS

GBHS Class of 1987   GBHS Class of 1987’s 30th reunion will be June 30-July 1.  June 30: Meet and greet at The Sandbar on Pensacola Beach 5:30 to 9 p.m. (Light appetizers & cash bar)  July 1: Family beach day - TBD  More...

Health

Botox can alleviate eye twitching

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have been contending with blepharospasm for years. I got some relief from Botox for around four years, but then it stopped working and my doctor moved me to Dysport, which was horrible. More...

Home & Garden

Blue bows in community educate about child abuse

April marks National Child Abuse Awareness Month and GFWC-Santa Rosa Woman’s Club members are hanging blue bows, hosting a series of events and partnering with Santa Rosa Kids’ House to raise awareness in the community about child abuse p More...

Chef Noah’s recipes provide a taste of New Orleans

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Andrews Institute marks 10-year anniversary

“We’ve got to keep adding smart young men and women, add to our facilities and be at the front of education and research as a facility,” said Dr. More...

Hundreds tour EPA Lab on Earth Day

Students poured water onto a layer of dirt and then captured the brown runoff. Then they poured water onto a layer of sod and the water that trickled out was clear, showing how nature helps keep the environment clean. More...

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Island News

Casino Beach parking lot will have one-way access starting May 1

Changes are coming to Pensacola Beach. There are improvements to the Casino Beach parking lot access, new amenities and changes to the open container rules.  Casino Beach Parking Lot Access Improvements Project   More...

Christina Leavenworth joins Levin Rinke Realty

AS SEEN ON TV: Levin Rinke Realty is excited to welcome Christina Leavenworth to the team that has sold more than $2 billion in residential real estate in over 25 years.  As a local television news anchor, Christina built many relationships on t More...

Larry Kuhn reaches $12M milestone

Levin Rinke Realty was excited to celebrate Levin Rinke Realty Realtor Larry Kuhn, and his incredible career milestone of $12 million in sales as of April 19th. More...

News

FDOT meeting May 4 to outline Hwy. 98 improvement projects

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will hold a public hearing concerning proposed safety improvements to State Road 30 (U.S. 98) from Villa Woods Circle to Ortega Park Drive Thursday, May 4, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. More...

City to host Shred Day on May 13

The City of Gulf Breeze is planning a “Community Shred Day” for May 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at Gulf Breeze City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive.  More...

Pre-trial releases save county nearly $1M

In 2016, the Santa Rosa County PTR Program generated a net savings of $1,454,982 for Santa Rosa County. The Santa Rosa County PTR Program functions under the direction of the Honorable Donald C. More...

Sports

Eleven leads to ten

GBHS #10 in state after 11-game winning streak

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team enters the final week of the regular season this week on an 11-game win streak. They also do it with a state ranking - the Dolphins are ranked 10th in Class 6A in the April 20 poll by theprepzone.com. More...

Tennis seasons end in regional semis

Boys lose at home to Niceville; girls lose to Chiles in Tallahassee

The Gulf Breeze boys and girls tennis team both lost in regional semifinal play April 18.  The boys team, as a result of winning the District 1-3A title on April 11, hosted Niceville, losing 4-1. More...

Lively gets call

It may not have been long, but Ben Lively made history Friday.  The son of Ed and Ginny Lively became the first GBHS grad to be on a major league club wh e n h e called up by the Philadelphia Phillies. More...

Opinion

Salute US Foreign Service Friday

As I write these words, over 16,000 members of the United States Foreign Service are serving our country around the world. America’s diplomats and development professionals help prevent the spread of conflict, open markets for U.S. More...

Degrade North Korean economy

President Trump has pointed out the strong linkage between China and North Korea, and he correctly assumes China can influence North Korea’s weapons development program. More...

Semper Paratus (English: Always Ready)

The United States Coast Guard (USCG), is a maritime, military, multi-mission uniformed service unique among the U.S. More...