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Island News

NPS may ban PWCs in National Seashore

A day spent amid the natural beauty of Fort Pickens includes the sounds of gentle breezes, the call of the seagull, the crash of waves on the sugar white sand. More...

Stage it and they will come?

SRIA bets professional stage will attract overnight guests to Pensacola Beach

As neighboring cities and states cash in on concert crowds, Santa Rosa Island Authority is placing a half million dollar bet that a professional stage will attract between big name performers to Pensacola Beach. More...

Heed wedding rules, or pay up

Ray Ascherfeld and his neighbor, Jim Leslie, live on Ariola Street within earshot of a residential home that hosts a lot of weddings. More...

News

Naile announces for School Board

Tom Naile is a candidate for Santa Rosa County School Board, District Five. Naile says he is running to preserve the quality of Santa Rosa County schools. More...

Chamber candidates forum set for Monday

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Candidates Forum at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 26 at Calvary Chapel Church, 1122 Oriole Beach Road. Each candidate will participate in a facilitated question-andanswer format. More...

‘Reel’ savings:

Not rebuilding fishing bridge nets city $13 million in improvements

By month’s end, the contract to deconstruct the demolished Gulf Breeze Fishing Pier will be awarded. Work will immediately follow. More...

Faith

Feeling blown over? You are not defeated!

Earlier this year, I planted a very small garden. I purchased a special planter I saw advertised in a magazine. It contains a reservoir for water and a method of incorporating a row of fertilizer into the soil. More...

Obituaries

MSgt LARRY LOWER

1938-2010

MSgt Lawrence Michael “Larry” Lower, 71, of Navarre, passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at his home after a long battle with cancer. More...

LOUISE McKEE

1921-2010

Louise Burks McKee of Pensacola passed away July 13, 2010. McKee was a long-time employee of Bell South Telephone Co. in Montgomery, Ala. She was preceded in death by her husband, E. Glenn McKee. More...

JIM O’NEAL

1925-2010

Oscar James “Jim” O’Neal, 85, of Gulf Breeze, a retired U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt., passed away July 11, 2010 at his home. More...

Business

Investor malaise good news for consumers

GAS WATCH

Investors last week tried to push the price of crude oil closer to the $80 mark but couldn’t ignore reports showing a lag in U.S. fuel demand and a decrease in consumer sentiment. More...

Home & Garden

The master material: Unexpected uses for ceramic tile in the master suite

(ARA) - Ceramic tile has held a hallowed place in bathroom renovations for generations. Durable, easy to clean, and available in a wide range of color, format and design, tile just makes sense in a bath. More...

Make your trees the healthiest, safest in neighborhood

The Gulf Coast is in the middle of another hurricane season. Well before a hurricane shows up on our doorstep, large shade trees should be checked carefully to make sure they are healthy and in good shape. More...

Easy entertaining tips to shape up your home for any occasion

(ARA) -Do you love the idea of entertaining, but feel like getting your home ready for a social event requires too much time and attention? More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DICK N OR BETTY N RILEY TTEE OF THE RILEY TRUST holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Oil not flowing; challenges remain

¦ U.S. Surgeon General visits area to address health concerns

It has been three months since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, and three days since oil stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico. More...

 

Community

GBUMC welcomes Waltman’s return as church’s youth pastor

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church is excited to welcome Dale Waltman as its new full-time Youth Director at the Fairpoint Campus. Waltman served as the Middle School Youth Pastor at GBUMC from 1997 to 1999. More...

Pensacola Chamber has new CEO

BRIEFS

James Hizer was introduced Monday as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Kattners enjoy Baltic Sea cruise-ship vacation

Patty and Dr. More...

Entertainment

Explore the lighthouse by moonlight

Moonlight tours of the Pensacola Lighthouse are available this weekend. See page 3B for details. More...

Wet and wild fun at Big Kahuna’s

Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park in Destin is the place to be during the summer months. With more than 40 water attractions and an Adventure Park, Big Kahuna’s offers something for every member of the family. More...

Air Exploreum Frequent Flyer Ticket will take you around the world

Is your family looking to get away this summer? The Exploreum has three adventurous destinations and a firstclass ticket waiting for you! Since the end of May, the Exploreum has been showing three action-packed films in the J.L. More...

Sports

Saint McKie returns home

Jason McKie is adhering to an old saying. More...

Hicks heading to Southern Mississippi

Southern Mississippi is quickly becoming Gulf Breeze West. More...

GBHS cheerleaders bring home honors from UWF camp

¦ Seven earn National Cheerleading Aassociation All American honors

The Gulf Breeze High cheerleading squads took home several awards at a recent National Cheerleading Association camp at the University of West Florida. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, July 22 SRC Commission Regular, 9 a.m., County Administration Center, Commissioners Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton SRC School Board Budget Presentation 9 a.m., District Headquarters, 5086 Canal Street, Milton More...

Seniors

L ove your legs again!

Are you embarrassed or self-conscious about your unwanted spider or varicose veins? You are not alone! Up to 20 percent of all adults will suffer from some form of venous disorder and half of adults over age 50. More...

Bay Breeze Nursing & Retirement Center wins coveted national award

¦ Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award Program very selective

Bay Breeze Nursing and Retirement Center, 3387 Gulf Breeze Parkway, has been recognized as a 2010 recipient of the Bronze Commitment to Quality National Quality Award presented by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted More...

Create lasting memories

From the Egyptian pyramids to the Vietnam Veterans Wall in Washington, D.C., the emotional importance of memorialization transcends history and cultures, and it satisfies a basic human need to remember and to be remembered. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Painting the big picture with oil

The millions of gallons of oil unleashed by the Deepwater Horizon disaster have created much concern for the health of Gulf Coast ecology. How will this affect the environment? The wildlife? How long will it take the ecosystem to recover? More...

City could keep inmate work crews for $63K

Budget workshop scheduled for July 31

Crews from the Century Correctional Institution for years have been assigned to the City of Gulf Breeze to provide right-of-way maintenance, mowing, litter clean-up and tree trimming at no cost to the city. More...