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Sheriff to cook up fish at fish fry

The community is invited Holley-Navarre Seniors Association 50 + Annual Fish Fry on  Friday, October 11 at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EH Pullum Senior Center 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane (Across from the Navarre Library). More...

Clerk of Court earns GFOA award

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Santa Rosa County by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). More...

PB Songwriter’s Festival

Amid what was left of Tropical Storm Karen, the Pensacola Beach Songwriter’s Festival kept the show rolling throughout the weekend.  Despite the upcoming threat of severe weather, several people attended the Tuesday night preview of the f More...

News

Man arrested for DUI on Bob Sikes Bridge

Gulf Breeze Police Report

Tuesday, October 1   Officers assisted Escambia County law enforcement with a traffic crash on Bob Sikes Bridge at 11:18 p.m.  The crash victim, James Buckley, 20, of Gulf Breeze who was arrested after the traffic accident by Florida Highwa More...

Sheriff’s Office looks to purchase at least 20 new deputy cruisers

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office had plenty to be happy about when October 1 rolled around. More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of Monday, September 30 through Sunday, October 6, the Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue responded to a total of 27 calls.  Fourteen were medical, three were motor vehicle accidents, three were public assistance, one vehicle fire, thre More...

Obituaries

Arline Roberta Pettigrew

1936 – 2013

Arline Pettigrew of Pensacola, FL passed away peacefully on September 27, 2013. She was born March 15, 1936 in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, the daughter of Helen and Oscar Peterson. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, October 10 Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room Zoning Board, 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room   More...

Health

Sacred Heart offers free health screenings

Health Briefs

Sacred Heart free health screenings  More...

Blood pressure readings can vary

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My question is about taking blood pressure readings. I am 87 years old, female, about 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weigh about 130 pounds. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Some food for thought

Kim Schmitz is not your average lunch lady.  Throw out the stereotypical lunch lady attire and grumpy attitude, and you have Kim. More...

Prepare now for the next storm

Letters to the Editor

Tropical Storm Karen is a reminder that hurricane season is in full swing. More...

‘It wasn’t that bad’

Karen’s bark worse than her bite

It’s the storm that came out of nowhere. And after all was said and done, “It wasn’t that bad.”  Those words came from Mobile, Ala. More...

City: Water bill issues solved

Due to recent software changes some of Gulf Breeze Utilities’ 12,000 customers experienced recent problems with their water bills, but Gulf Breeze Director of Finance Steve Milford said those problems should now be under control.  More...

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Island News

SRIA board may get a raise

Twenty-nine years ago Escambia County set the salaries of the Santa Rosa Island Authority board members at $400 a month – which was a raise from the $250 a month set in 1947.  Executive Director of SRIA Buck Lee surprised board members at More...

Dolphin show

The dolphns were particularly active on Sunday, Sept. 28, and passersby enjoyed the free show they were putting on. More...

T.S. Karen offers pre-Halloween scare

Walmart has put out its aisles of Halloween merchandise. My kids are trying to figure out ways to scare each other. Haunted houses are being designed and people are stocking up on candy.  More...

Entertainment

Beaches to Woodlands marks 10th year

Choose from more than 40 events this October

The 10th annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour has become a true Santa Rosa County multigenerational showcase with more than 40 events staged throughout the month of October from Navarre Beach and Gulf Breeze in the south to the north end communities of H More...

Step out in style at Baptist fashion show

The Women’s Board of Baptist Health Care Foundation presents an evening of fashion with the 37th annual Stepping Out in Style Fashion Show on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 5:30 p.m. at New World Landing, located at 600 S. Palafox St.  More...

Let your Greek out at annual festival

The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Pensacola is gearing up for highly anticipated 54th annual Greek Festival to take place October 11, 12 and 13.  More...

Sports

The game that wasn’t...

Game with Rutherford postponed due to no officials

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins and the ­Rutherford Rams were there. The cheerleaders were there. The bands were there. More...

The exhiliration and the exhaustion

Lady Dolphin volleyball pushed to the brink, pull out five-set marathon with Arnold

The Lady Dolphins have never lost to the Arnold Marlins, but they’ve never had to work as hard for a win as they did Thursday.  Gulf Breeze took a two games to none lead, but needed five games to beat the Lady Marlins 28-26, 25-20, 25-27, More...

Bama grad picks Auburn, goes 10-0

Donovan Whibbs, an Alabama graduate, went with Auburn over Ole Miss last week and for that, was the lone Gridiron Guru to go 10-0 last week.  Tim Payne holds a one-game lead over Grey Burge, who went 8-2 last week. Payne went 9-1.  More...

Home & Garden

Women in Business

She’s found the (house) key to success

Over 25 families are in new homes in the Gulf Breeze area this year because of their relationship with Jennifer Keenan. More...

Women in Business

She’s seeing patients at a new site

As the dials on the phoropter turn, the picture becomes clearer, and Dr. Suzanne Day has helped yet another patient see more clearly. More...

Recipe

Filet Mignon with Roquefort

2 teaspoons olive oil 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks (1 inch thick), trimmed of fat ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 1 ounce Roquefort cheese, crumbled (¼ cup)   More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE TO BIDDERS DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT   More...