September 19, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Teacher raises coming?

Santa Rosa County teachers will be getting a raise this year, as will all the other public school teachers in the state. The questions on the table right now are: how much, and when?  More...

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Community

Impact 100 to announce grant finalists

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is holding a press conference today, Thursday, September 19 at 9 a.m. to announce the 2013 finalists from this year’s grant application pool. More...

FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago...   September 15, 2005  The Santa Rosa County electorate voted to “go wet” and allow the sale of alcoholic beverages.   More...

Entertainment

Pensacola Saenger shows all-time classic this Saturday

This Saturday at 7 p.m. the Pensacola Saenger Theater will showcase American classic mobster film, The Godfather. Tickets are available at the Saenger Theater Box Office. More...

TV darling to perform at Bands on the Beach

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) has added a special concert to the popular Bands on the Beach Series.  More...

Last chance to see PLTs ‘Godspell’

Meet the Blue Angels  Wednesday, Sept. 18, 11:30 a.m. Naval Aviation Museum, Atrium Weekly free Autograph Sessions at the Naval Aviation Museum. 850-453-2389  Faces of HIV Mobile Art Exhibit   More...

Sports

Choctaw pulls away late for 31-14 win

Two fourth quarter scores in two minutes the difference

For the second straight week, the Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team felt like they had put forth a winning effort. But for the second straight week, the scoreboard said otherwise.  More...

GBHS loses battle of Lady Dolphins

Mosley edges previously unbeaten Gulf Breeze 15-9 in fifth game

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team led two games to one before Mosley rallied to win 25-18, 23-25, 17-25, 25-19, 15-8 to take first place in District 1-5A Thursday in Gulf Breeze.  It was the first loss of the season for Gulf Breeze (6 More...

Birdie gives Dolphin golf win over CHS

Freshman Dorsey the hero

Freshman Andrew Dorsey made a bridie on the first playoff hole that broke a 156-156 tie with Catholic that gave the Dolphins a victory in the dual meet Thursday at Tiger Point Golf and Country Club.  The top four players from both teams were tie More...

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Letters to the Editor

I currently reside at 2000 block of Safari Court in the Tiger Trace subdivision. If you look at that address on an aerial map you will see that myself and my family are likely the most impacted by the unsightly / unhealthy mess. More...

Where are the tourism stakeholders?

Editor’s Note: This is a letter that was sent to Gene Valentino from Admiral L. LeRoy, Jr., Executive Director Gulf Coast African American Chamber of Commerce.  Dear Gene Valentino,  More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE TO BIDDERS GENERAL DEMOLITION & CLEAN UP   More...

Where have all the bears gone?

Florida Black Bear sightings have become rare in the area over the past month or so, and it begs the question “Why?”  Ever since the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission and Rep. More...

County: No tax increase

Employees will get raise

A rare event happened Monday evening inside the county commission chambers. Residents came up to the podium to speak. And instead of criticizing the county commissioners, they praised them.  More...

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Island News

SRIA gambling on November air show

Pensacola Beach will be holding its second air show of the year on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov 10. That is the weekend before Veterans Day. More...

Life is worth enjoying, even on Mondays

Monday mornings can seem like such a drag. Folks are headed back to a week of paperwork and errands. Many are playing catch-up from the week or month before. Some are headed to doctors appointments and others are settling accounts. More...

News

Residents question Midway FD fees

Half a dozen residents attended last week’s Midway Fire Commission meeting to ask about this next fiscal year’s proposed budget. The final budget hearing on the proposed 2014 budget will be Sept. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  9/13/2013  Dowden, Haley Dawn, W/F, 21, 1000 block of Avenida De Sol, Navarre, probation violation  Stephens, Jesse Jack, W/M, 37, 2000 block of Braswell St., Navarre, probation violation  More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of September 9 through September 15, the GBFR responded to a total of 20 calls. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, September 19 GBA Chamber Business After Hours, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Bamboo Willie’s   More...

Business

Even with low rates, you can invest for income

Not long ago, the Federal Reserve (Fed) announced that it plans to keep shortterm interest rates near zero until late 2014. The Fed initially pushed rates to that level in 2008, in an effort to stimulate economic growth. More...

Health

Center for Sight brings laser cataract surgery to forefront

The future is here.  The LenSx femtosecond laser revolutionizes the way cataract surgery is performed.  The doctors at Center for Sight are the first in Pensacola to perform this custom laser cataract surgery.  This innovative technol More...

Toenail fungus resists treatment

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: Third letter, same request. Please tell me how to get rid of fungus under a toenail. -- B.K.  More...

Home & Garden

Tasty day at the beach

Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern normally tastes bizarre foods. More...

Via de Luna trees planted without OK

Lots of work is being done on Pensacola Beach for improvements. But one improvement which is bringing some complaint from some residents are the new palm trees being placed along the right of ways on the beach.  More...

Recipe

JACK’S FAVORITE PASTA SALAD WITH LOADS OF VEGGIES

We received a cookbook from Jamie Deen, son of Paula Deen, and it inspired us to share a couple of recipes. This one looked like it would satisfy your desire to eat healthy with your desire to eat delicious, colorful food. Serves 6 More...