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Community

New fiscal year for most women’s clubs

The new fiscal year, 2013- 2014, for most of the Women Clubs in the area, will soon begin. Being an old college professor I think in terms of semesters and quarters. So it’s only fitting that I relate to these Clubs as beginning a new term. More...

License-free fishing day Sept. 1

Governor Rick Scott and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced a saltwater license-free fishing day for September 1.  On this day, Florida residents and visitors can experience Florida’s unique saltwater fishing opportunit More...

Former SR CC passes away

Former Santa Rosa County Commissioner William H. More...

News

Ordinance final hearing scheduled for Sept. 4

At last Monday’s City Council Meeting, the council approved the first reading of Ordinance 05-13, which regulates front yard parking of boats, recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, etc.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  8/21/2013  Stuller, Shawn Thomas, W/M, 24, 100 block of Shirley Dr., Gulf Breeze, moving traffic violation  8/22/2013  More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of August 19 through August 25, the GBFR responded to a total of 25 calls.  Thirteen were medical, four were public assistance, one motor vehicle accident, two activated fire alarms, one hazardous condition and one mutual aid to More...

Sports

Games start counting Friday

Dolphins host Washington in season opener

While the games may count, coach Chris Nemith and the 2013 Dolphin football team will look to use its first three games as tuneups for the start of District 1-5A play, which starts Sept. 27 at home against Bay.  More...

Turning the Page in 2013

This season is about more than just football

As a kid, my biggest dream was to play college football in the Southeastern Conference – a natural aspiration for the son of a high school football coach in central Alabama. More...

Rankings

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Home & Garden

The Tutoring Center

puts the focus on learning

It’s hard to watch a child struggle with school work and see the toll it takes on their self esteem. Additionally, the parent may spend hours explaining the problems or even resort to doing it for the student. More...

GULF COAST CIOPPINO

Recipe

Serves 4-6   More...

Three common pest problems of warmer months

During this time of year we start seeing three different pests in our lawns, azaleas and trees. These are certainly not the only pests, but they are currently reported every day at Mike’s Garden.  More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE  Chapters 83.801-83.809 Florida State Statutes   More...

‘This has really hurt our family’

Teen posts $120,000 bail at Santa Rosa County Jail, being sued by victim’s family

A teen who is suspected of striking and killing a Michigan man with his sports car in Gulf Breeze is charged with vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving with injuries. More...

‘It’s a special room’

Local teaching in same classroom as grandmother

Many have sat in the same classrooms that there parents sat in before. For one Gulf Breeze resident, she’s not only sit- ting in a classroom that her grandmother taught in, but she’s teaching in the same classroom. More...

Events

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Island News

Sometimes, life just stings

After a few minutes of jumping around, two empty cans of wasp killer, and a few doses of Benadryl, I have settled down enough to share my story with you. I hope you enjoy it.  More...

Coastal cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 21

Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown announced the upcoming annual International Coastal Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 21 from 8 am to 12 noon. More...

Entertainment

Grascals to perform at B,B & B Fest

Bluegrass, Bourbon & Blues Festival goers are in for a treat, as the award-winning bluegrass band, The Grascals, will be entertaining crowds on August 30 at the Pensacola Bay Center.  More...

Saenger Classic Movie Series presents ‘The African Queen’

The Pensacola Saenger Theater will be showing the 1951 classic, “The African Queen,” this Saturday, August 31 at 7 p.m. as part of their Summer Classic Movie Series. More...

Don’t miss bathtub races at Jamaican Fest

Jamaican Fest Friday, August 30 - Sunday, September 1 Bamboo Willie’s Pensacola Beach   More...

School

Holley-Navarre Middle School teacher scoops up $2,000 ING grant

For the past 17 years, the ING Unsung Heroes program has honored educators across the country who work tirelessly – and often without much recognition – to make a lifelong impact in the classroom for their students.  More...

GB Elementary School hosts Open House tonight

GBES’ first Open House Nights will be tonight for second and fourth grades. The Open House will start with a brief PTA meeting in the cafeteria at 5:30, then move to classrooms after the meeting.  Woodlawn Beach Middle School News   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

tuesday, september 3  Public Hearing - Budget, 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  Development Review Board, 6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, Council Chambers  wednesday, september 4   More...

Health

Number of treatments can clear up warts

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 13-year-old son has a wart on his hand. In fact, he has two of them.  They don’t bother him, but they bother me. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Purchase will protect Eglin’s mission

[Last week] Florida’s Republican Governor and Cabinet approved the purchase of nearly 21,000 acres of conservation land to buffer Eglin Air Force Base. More...

We need to overcome the Bystander Effect

Letters to the Editor

How culpable is the person who watches a mugger rob someone and does nothing? More...