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Bridge could affect Deadman’s Island

From his yard on Montrose Blvd. Bill Wein notices the slow migration of Deadman’s Island. More...

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Community

Library system marks 10 years

Cake, punch, face painting and arts and crafts were among the activities awaiting those who attended the Santa Rosa Library System’s 10th anniversary on Monday, Oct. 10.   More...

Gulf Isle Neighbors enjoy crock pot cookoff

Gulf Isle Neighbors held their annual Crock Pot Cook-off fund raiser at the Elk’s Lodge on Pensacola Beach, Oct. 6, and it was a great success. There were 10 crock pot choices for supper. More...

Here comes fall!

This week, the air was noticeably cooler and another sure sign of fall's arrival was the orange pumpkin patch at St. Paul United Methodist Church east of Tiger Point.  More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 13  Commissioner Regular 9:00 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton  Zoning Board 6:00 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton  Fr More...

FLASHBACKS

October 13

1 Year ago this week – 2015 County Commissioners schedule meeting to discuss placing a one cent sales tax on the 2016 election ballot 5 Years ago this week - 2011 Publix returns as Beach Bowl (the annual season-ending game between rivals Gulf B More...

Santa Rosa County tries luring retail development

Santa Rosa County is expected to vote today (Thursday, Oct. More...

Sports

GB beats Braves, host Pace Friday

Defense’s takeaway total at 22, keep opponent out of end zone for third time this season

The Gulf Breeze football team has recorded a lot of firsts this season. More...

Swim seniors honored, 3-peat as County champs

The Gulf Breeze High boys and girls swim teams had little trouble three-peating as Santa Rosa County champions Oct. More...

Gurus split on FSU, Miami rivalry

Saturday’s Florida State-Miami game caused three wins and three losses among Week 4 of the Gridiron Gurus contest.  Among the games on this week’s slate include the Gators hosting Missouri in a key SEC East matchup. More...

Health

Skin rashes are associated with many conditions

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 64-year-old male in good health. I had an outbreak of blister-like sores on my upper torso, in my mouth and near my eyes. More...

Opinion

SSRUS is residents’ voice; city must stop planned increase

Once again the City council is planning to raise rates on everyone’s water and sewer bill. Under consideration is a 2 percent increase for residents and a 5 percent increase for residents outside the city limits (32563). More...

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Surveillance State 2016: Orwell was an Optimist

Reuters reports that troubled Internet giant Yahoo!  More...

Rate hike unfair to ‘friendly’ breeze

At the regular city council meeting last Monday night, “Friendly Breeze” (as he termed it) resident, Randall Sharp, addressed the council during public forum regarding some of his concerns as a South Santa Rosa Utilities (SSRUS) customer. More...

Aydelott ruled not guilty by insanity

His mother was killed Christmas Eve 2013

After almost three long years, a tragic case came to a close on Tuesday. William “Brandon” Aydelott, 20, was found not guilty due to a finding of insanity for the charge of first degree murder of his mother, Sharon Aydelott, 48. More...

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Entertainment

Pensacon Exec Mike Ensley examines Cultural Monsters at PSC Book Talk

Pensacon Executive Mike Ensley presents “Cultural Monsters: Birth of the Modern Horror Film (1968-1988)” at Pensacola State College’s monthly Book Talk at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19. More...

Final Bathe-In of 2016

Saturday, October 15, 9 am – 2 pm. Bring your dirty dog to the Pensacola Humane Society and get him squeaky clean in time for the weekend! Bath and dip prices: Small, $7; Medium, $8; Large $9; Extra Large, $10. Nail trims $5. More...

UWF Department of Music presents the Symphonic Band in concert

The University of West Florida Department of Music will present the Symphonic Band in in concert on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. More...

School

'Beauty and the Beast'

GBHS Drama brings enchantment to the Pensacola Saenger Theatre Saturday

PENSACOLA, FL - “Once Upon a Time …..” These four words begin the story and move us into the magical world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast presented by the award winning Gulf Breeze High School Drama Department for a second More...

Gearing up: First-ever GBMS Robotics team prepares to compete

Robotics is in its inaugural year at Gulf Breeze Middle School (GBMS) and students are eagerly preparing to show off their creativity, design, building and engineering skills as they face off against 23 other local middle schools and high schools for More...

Educational Opportunity Center grant renewed for another five years

A federal program to help adults ­realize a dream of higher education has been refunded for another five years at Pensacola State College.  More...

Obituaries

Benjamine Dyches Slater

Benjamine Dyches Slater “Gentle Ben” passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2016 in Irving, TX. He was 80 years old.  More...

Roy L. Isakson Sr.

Roy L. Isakson Sr., 80, of Gulf Breeze passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016, after a short battle with cancer. Chief Isakson was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma caused by Agent Orange as a result of his time served in Vietnam.  More...

Joanne St. John Peyton

Joanne St. John Peyton, 85, died Friday, October 7, 2016 in Pensacola, FL. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. Born in New York on February 6, 1931 to Newton Dorr St. John and Josephine Wiley St. More...

Home & Garden

Learn about proposed amendments Saturday

League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area members will hold its October General meeting Saturday, Oct. 15 at Tryon Branch Library, 1200 Langley Ave. More...

Navarre Car Show rolls into town this weekend

The Pirates on the Panhandle is hosting its annual Navarre Car Show, featuring over 100 vintage vehicles. More...