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SANTA ROSA COUNTY AUGUST 26 PRIMARY UNOFFICIAL RESULTS

INSIDE: Precinct-by-precinct voting results from South Santa Rosa County, page 4-5A More...

GB City Council considers impact fee compromise

With development on decline and businesses' budgets tightening, the Gulf Breeze City Council is considering changing its wastewater and water impact fee policy. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Kanzigg plots new path for MFD

Chief, 36, wants to continue Midway's service and mend relationships

Jonathan Kanzigg was working the day shift in a large Mobile, Ala., fire station when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. Just as American history changed that dreadful day, so did Kanzigg's life. More...

BRIEFS

Sertoma Fishing Rodeo this weekend Because of the recent threat of Tropical Storm Fay, the Gulf Breezer Sertoma Club's Family Fishing Rodeo was rescheduled for this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6- 7, at Shoreline Park. More...

'Footprints' writing preserves life history

The next 'Footprints' class with Carolyn Pfeiffer as leader will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 29 at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church. Sue Wagstaff, a former local resident and member of GBUMC, developed the Footprints Writing Program. More...

Entertainment

'Tropic Thunder' makes big noise

Critic's Corner

Let's get this over with right off the bat: "Tropic Thunder" is the sickest, funniest flick of the summer. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 9/4 Bamboo Willie's NFL Kick Off Party, 7 p.m. Hopjack's Retro Night, 9:30 p.m. Bimini Beach Bar John Knott. Friday 9/5 Sounds of Summer Mystic Springs, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill, Delta Moon, 6 p.m. More...

Pensacola Museum of Art opens new exhibit

THINGS TO DO

The Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA) is pleased to announce the exhibition "Faces and Stories: A Portrait of Southern Writers" on view in the Lewis Bear Family Galleries Friday, Sept. 5 through Saturday, Nov. 1. More...

Faith

Moms in Touch set Thursday gatherings

Moms in Touch is an interdenominational organization where moms gather together to pray for their children and schools. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Sept. 4 Santa Rosa County Law Library Committee noon, SRC Courthouse Room 110, Milton Monday, Sept. 8 Santa Rosa County Commission Committee 9 a.m. More...

Seniors

Great-grandmother's hand-made noodles were stupendous!

I stopped by to see a friend who had been recently released from the hospital and found her watching a daytime cooking show. Since she, like myself, is a widow, I asked her if she did much cooking these days. More...

Health

'Losing Weight as You Age' topic of Sacred Heart Seniors Seminar

Sacred Heart Hospital's SENIORSpirit! Program will present a free seminar entitled "Losing Weight as You Age" on Thursday, Sept. 18, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Rehabilitation Center at The Club in Gulf Breeze. The seminar will be presented by Dr. More...

Home & Garden

Honor the legacy of a grandparent and support Covenant

Looking for a way to honor the legacy of a grandparent this Grandparent's Day? Covenant Hospice has the solution. More...

Custom portraits capture timeless images

The brush gently strokes the canvas, and the curve of a cheek appears, then the wisp of hair and then the expressive eyes begin to look back at the admirer. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT SAUTERNES V LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Labor Day at the beach

An unidentified trio wades in the churning waters of the Gulf of Mexico at Pensacola Beach on Monday as Hurricane Gustav was making landfall hundreds of miles away in southern Louisiana. More...

County gives Zoo 'one-time' shot in arm

The struggling Zoo Northwest Florida in Gulf Breeze received financial help from the Santa Rosa County Commission last week. More...

Gustav brings rain, wind, little damage

Gulf Breeze residents spent Labor Day with eyes to the skies — and the Weather Channel — as dangerous Hurricane Gustav stayed its course and made landfall near Cocodrie, La. More...

Events

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Island News

A new plan

Architects present parking, pedestrian options for Pensacola Beach

A walkable, parkable Pensacola Beach is the goal of Pensacola architectural firm Quina and Grundhoefer. They presented a vision for Pensacola Beach that would add parking, retail centers and pedestrian pathways. More...

Beach Optimists celebrate summer, select photography contest winners

Fabulous barbecue food, drinks, games, prizes and charitable donations highlighted this year's Pensacola Beach Optimist Club (PBOC) Summer Social Tuesday August 19, at Hunt Hall. More...

Our response to adversity is the true test

A daughter complained to her father about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. More...

News

ACLU sues county School Board

Separation of church, state fuels lawsuit filed on behalf of Pace students

Two students at Pace High School don't want to have to listen to prayer at their high school graduation — or any other school-sponsored event. And they don't want to have to go to a church to attend a school concert. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Information provided by Midway Fire District.

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Aug. 21 through Aug. 29, Midway Fire District was called for 39 emergencies. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Because of an early Labor Day deadline, felony and DUI reports were not available this week. Listings will resume next week. More...

Sports

Dolphins hang tough with Crestview

Regular season starts tomorrow against Choctaw

The GBHS Dolphin football team got its final warmup in before the start of the regular season with a 15-9 loss to Crestview Thursday. More...

Dolphin football headed to the world wide web

Games to be broadcast at psblive.com

Last Thursday's preseason football game with Crestview was the final one for this writer on the Dolphin sidelines. No, folks, I'm not quitting. More...

Volleyball splits pair at preseason tourney

Lady Dolphins host Washington in home opener tonight

The GBHS Lady Dolphin volleyball team bounced back from a lopsided loss to Tallahassee Leon to beat Tallahassee North Florida Christian in four games Saturday in a preseason tournament at Leon. More...

Business

Resort Realty's Jurkowich gets marketing award

Karen Jurkowich, The Location & Lifestyle Team of Levin & Rinke Resort Realty, Inc., was presented the "Real Estate Online Marketing Award of Excellence." Nationally renowned real estate marketing and technology speaker and REALTOR. More...

Opinion

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Dolphins, you've got to BELIEVE!!

True story: Gulf Breeze was playing Pace in the teams' spring football jamboree at Dolphin Stadium in May, and the Dolphins faced a fourth-and-short situation against the perennially powerful Patriots. More...

Florida's economy to gain by ties

Every great business deal begins with a good relationship. As potential business partners discover each other's strong suits and assets, they begin to consider new possibilities for mutually beneficial ventures. More...