July 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Feelin’ the love

Project encourages acts of kindness

Members of the Santa Rosa County Leadership Class 27 want all Santa Rosans, and even people passing through Santa Rosa County to feel the love. More...

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Community

Betty Allen visits Washington, D.C.

Betty Archer Allen goes to Washington, D.C.   In June my son, Scott, and my granddaughter, Grace, and I took a trip to Washington, DC.  My last trip was 40 years ago and many things have changed. More...

Families Count to hold expo

Families Count is proud to announce its second annual Veterans Expo, “Deployment to Employment,” will be held Thursday, September 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sanders Beach Community Center. More...

Students honored at National SkillsUSA Championships

Two Milton students and a Pensacola State College student won the nation's highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on July 2.  More...

Entertainment

Summer Classic Movie Series presents ‘Some Like it Hot’

As part of the Pensacola Saenger’s Summer Classic Movie Series, “Some Like it Hot,” starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon, will be showing Saturday, July 13, 7 p.m. More...

Jill Jackson’s Hollywood Review : Aniston schedule busier than ever

HOLLYWOOD — Alas, Will and Jaden Smith’s film, “After Earth,” is being dubbed a bomb! More...

EOSS rocks with Heritage Band today at Seville Square

Evenings in Olde Seville Square Thursday, July 11, 7 p.m. Seville Square   More...

Sports

Gulf Breeze Sharks take second at 9-under USSSA World Series

The Gulf Breeze Sharks 9-under baseball team – many of whom won the USSSAWorld Series a year ago as 8-yearolds (in machine pitch) – finished second out of 18 teams at the recent USSSAAA (kid pitch) World Series in Destin.  More...

Gulf Breeze teen competes in national surf competition

Tommy Printiss, a rising junior at Gulf Breeze High School, recently competed in the National Scholastic Surf Association’s National Championship in Huntington Beach, California.  “Getting invited to compete is the big thing for our More...

Kids let loose at end of GBHS Soccer Camp

The GBHS girls soccer team has had about as busy a summer as their previous winter was.  They’ve been involved in two, week-long training sessions as they get ready for a camp at the University of Florida next week.  In the mornings d More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Please end National Guard furloughs

Editor’s Note: This was a letter sent to president Barack Obama from Governor Rick Scott, State of Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant in response to recent National Guard furloughs.  More...

Dairy-free milk is healthier than cow milk

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

In a recent editorial for JAMA Pediatrics, David Ludwig, a professor of nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, points out that people can get plenty of calcium, vitamin D, and protein from healthy plant-based foods, including leafy greens, More...

Legals

Legals

LEGAL NOTICE OF PATIENT PRIVACY ISSUE AT GULF BREEZE FAMILY EYECARE, INC., D/B/A SIGHT AND SUN EYEWORKS GULF BREEZE   More...

Residents spotting bears in TP

Several people in the Tiger Point area reported having close encounters with Florida black bears over the past week, with some taking pictures of the creatures and posting them to Facebook. More...

Man gets 40 years for arson, burglary

A Pensacola man convicted of setting a former district one officer's home on fire back on April 21, 2012 was sentenced to prison on July 3.  More...

Rain rain, go away

Rain floods area, T.S. Chantal nears Florida

The first Tropical Storm/ hurricane of the 2013 hurricane season is aiming its sights on Florida.  Tropical Storm Chantal formed in the central Atlantic Sunday night, and is expected to make landfall on the East Coast by the end of the week.&nbs More...

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Island News

Toll booth is less taxing

A number of improvements have been completed over the past few months, including: The extension of the fourth lane leading to and coming from the toll plaza. More...

The sun comes out

After days of rainy weather that produced hail, flooding and threatened July 4th activities, the sun made an appearance on Tuesday, luring plenty of beachgoers to the white sand of Pensacola Beach. More...

An essential ingredient may be overlooked

Pttthhhtooie .... Pttthhhoooie ... went the kids. We were trying to have a watermelon seed spitting contest. We had talked it up and the kids were ready. They had practiced their pucker and spitting form. More...

News

Man charged with DUI after crash on PBB

Tuesday, June 25   A suspicious man seen in the vicinity of Tall Pine Trail and Lakeshore was arrested on an outstanding warrant.  Wednesday, June 26   More...

TRICARE drops coverage non-FDA meds

Those utilizing the military’s TRICARE insurance program will soon have to find an alternative for compounded medications that include ingredients that are not FDA approved.  More...

Pensacola woman admits to sex with minor

APensacola woman admitted to having sex with a minor and taking photos of the minor and her in sexual acts over the weekend while they were in Navarre, and was booked into Santa Rosa county Jail on July 5.  The confession came after an unidenti More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, July 11  GBA Chamber Breakfast, 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., St. Ann Catholic Church  Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room   More...

Health

Reynolds named Director of Emergency and Trauma

Claude “Chuck” Reynolds has been named director of emergency and trauma services at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola.  More...

Pain in center of chest keeps me awake

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Will you tell me the best way to treat pet bites? I have three young children, and we live in a neighborhood where every family except us has at least one pet. Most are dogs. More...

Home & Garden

A soaring lineup for the 2013 Pensacola Beach Air Show

The July air show over Pensacola Beach is the tent pole weekend for this area’s summer season, and in spite of one notable setback, this year looks to be as big as ever.  More...

Rock with The Tams after Pensacola Beach Air Show

Formed in Atlanta in 1962, The Tams have dozens of Billboard hits under their belts, including “Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy,” “I’ve Been Hurt” and “Hey Girl.”  Despite the passing of “The Legend More...

Red Snapper

PAN BLACKENED SNAPPER WITH CRAWFISH JULIE

Here’s how Chef Alex McPhail from IRON, the restaurant at Marcus Pointe, likes his fresh backyard snapper:  Start with your fresh Gulf snapper filets, but make sure to remove all bones ... nobody wants that kind of surprise. More...