September 22, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Subway plans winter move

¦ Restaurant will leave Dolphin Square for old Eckerd building

The Subway sandwich restaurant at 213 Gulf Breeze Parkway will relocate this winter into a section of the vacant former Eckerd and CVS drugstores at the southeast corner of Daniel Drive and Gulf Breeze Parkway. More...

Events

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Entertainment

Beach jellyfish, like problems, are best when handled with care

This past weekend the Kale family went to Fort Pickens for a weekend of camping fun. It was the maiden voyage for our newly acquired Dutchmen camper. More...

Seafood Festival is Sept. 23-25

The 34th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival is Sept. 23-25 in historic Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park in downtown Pensacola. Festival times are 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23; 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. More...

Third Annual Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival kicks off Sept. 26

The 3rd Annual Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival kicks off September 26 and runs through October 2. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the songs as they were written and performed by the songwriters themselves in their purest form. More...

School

Woodlawn’s Fuller helps young ’Cats make adjustments

As a military spouse, Michele Fuller understands the stress military families face when a loved one is deployed in a faraway land like Afghanistan or the Middle East. More...

ROTC cadets take to skies

Twelve Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets traveled to Milton’s Prince Peter Field recently where they all got to co-pilot a Cessna 172 owned and operated by the Civil Air Patr More...

‘Ladner Lane’ becomes reality

In honor of Sylvan J. Ladner III’s 37 years of service to Gulf Breeze High School, the City of Gulf Breeze recently honored the retired principal by naming a pathway behind the school ‘Ladner Lane.’ More...

Faith

Our Lady showers volunteer ministers with food, fellowship

Celebrating life and their spirit for serving God, the various ministries of Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Pensacola Beach gathered together Sunday, Sept. 18. More...

Obituaries

HAROLD LARRIUE

Harold John Larrieu Jr., 76, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011. Memorial Mass was held Sept. 16 at Saint Sylvester Catholic Church. Trahan Family Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements. More...

MARGARET PITTMAN

Margaret J. Pittman, 80, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Pittman lived in Greenville, Miss., for many years and was very active in the community with her husband, Ira. More...

Health

Sacred Heart targets injuries

Sacred Heart Orthopedics, a division of Sacred Heart Medical Group, will hold weekly, walk-in clinics for sports injury evaluations for recreational athletes of all ages and abilities. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Does Alzheimer’s really justify divorce?

Recently, Pat Robertson, chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, told his ‘700 Club’ viewers that divorcing a wife with Alzheimer’s disease is justifiable. More...

Unemployment down in state to 10.7 percent

It has been another good week in Florida. The new jobs numbers came out last Friday, and we’ve added 9,900 jobs. Unemployment is at 10.7 percent, so we’ve had great progress from the 12 percent unemployment when I came into office. More...

Lynchard proposes multi-use facility

Structure would be built at Tiger Point

District 5 County Commissioner Lane Lynchard is ready to act on the public input he’s been receiving about the need for a public meeting facility in the south end of Santa Rosa County. More...

Training session pays dividend after fire threatens retirement center

No later than a month after the Midway Fire District Fire Inspector conducted a fire training session at the Gulf Breeze Courtyard nursing home, the facility’s staff had to use the training when a commercial dryer caught fire. More...

 

Community

Get your party notebook and plan

Last weekend I catered a friend’s 50th birthday celebration. It was a great party! Everything went as planned, and I’m certain that I enjoyed the party as much as the guest of honor. More...

50th Birthday Celebration Menu

¦ Sliced Filet Mignon Medallions served with rolls and horseradish sauce ¦ Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa ¦ Caprese Skewers (Tomato & Mozzarella) ¦ Fresh Berries, Pineapple & Grapes with Assorted Cheeses ¦ Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Fresh More...

IMPACT 100 pares applicants down to finalists

The ladies of IMPACT 100 announced Sept. 15 their selections of the two finalists for each focus area in which the organization awards grant funding in amounts exceeding $107,000. More...

News

GB Fire Department ISO rating improves

CITY HALL

Effective January, the Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department will receive a new and improved ISO rating of 4. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felonies 9/13/2010 Cross, Kimberlie Ann, W/F, 19, 200 block of Washington Avenue, Gulf Breeze, failure to appear. 9/15/2010 More...

Emergency Reports

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

GB Fire & Rescue For the week ending Sept. 16, Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue was called for 15 emergencies. More...

Sports

LSU’s BCS Slot hit frequency due for a title, more or ‘Les’

¦ LSU has won the last two BCS title games played in New Orleans

If the BCS Slot machine doles out national championships at a fixed rate, then LSU is the odds-on favorite to win it all this season. More...

ACC STANDINGS

Atlantic Division Div. All Wake Forest 1-0 2-1 Maryland 1-0 1-1 More...

SEC STANDINGS

East Division Div. All Florida 1-0 3-0 South Carolina 1-0 3-0 Vanderbilt 1-0 3-0 More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, September 22Santa Rosa County Commission Regular 9a.m., County Admin Center, Commissioner'sBoard Room, 6495 Caroline Street, MiltonSanta Rosa County School Board 6:30 p.m.,School Board Building, 5086 Canal Street, MiltonTuesday, September 2 More...

Business

As temperatures subside, so do fuel prices at pump

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola fell 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.49 a gallon Sunday. More...

Home & Garden

Top trends to heat up fall, winter home decorating

Are you over orange as an autumn decorating accent? Bored with relying on balsam and fir touches to evoke a holiday spirit in your home? More...

Invite hungry caterpillars and thirsty butterflies to dine in your landscape

Beautiful days of low humidity and cooler temperatures have ushered in the butterflies. More...

Don’t write off Santa Rosa Island Authority yet, board members say

The Santa Rosa Island Authority Board is not sure it wants to sign off on any resolution supporting fee simple title for its Pensacola Beach residents and landholders. More...