Investor malaise good news for consumers


Investors last week tried to push the price of crude oil closer to the $80 mark but couldn’t ignore reports showing a lag in U.S. fuel demand and a decrease in consumer sentiment. Crude oil settled Friday at $76.09 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, only 8 cents higher than the previous week. Consumer sentiment dropped more than […]

Calendar of Events

Thursday, July 22 SRC Commission Regular, 9 a.m., County Administration Center, Commissioners Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton SRC School Board Budget Presentation 9 a.m., District Headquarters, 5086 Canal Street, Milton SRC Local Mitigation Strategy Meeting 1:30 p.m., Conference Room, 6051 Old Bagdad Highway, Milton SRC Commission Special Rezoning 6 p.m.,. County Administration Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Gulf Breeze […]

GBUMC welcomes Waltman’s return as church’s youth pastor

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church is excited to welcome Dale Waltman as its new full-time Youth Director at the Fairpoint Campus. Waltman served as the Middle School Youth Pastor at GBUMC from 1997 to 1999. He rejoins GBUMC with near 20 years of experience in foreign and local missions, and youth and children’s ministry. In the next several weeks, the […]

Feeling blown over? You are not defeated!

Earlier this year, I planted a very small garden. I purchased a special planter I saw advertised in a magazine. It contains a reservoir for water and a method of incorporating a row of fertilizer into the soil. A flexible cover fits over the planter, thus eliminating the need for weeding. I planted two tomatoes and a pepper plant. I […]

Pensacola Chamber has new CEO


James Hizer was introduced Monday as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce. For the previous six years, Hizer was president and chief executive officer for the Bowling Green (Ky.) Area Chamber of Commerce where he headed up three economic development/business advocacy organizations encompassing a nine-county area. Hizer established that Chamber as the lead […]

Kattners enjoy Baltic Sea cruise-ship vacation

Patty and Dr. Max Kattner of Baycliffs Road in Gulf Breeze recently returned from a family vacation cruise on the Baltic Sea on Royal Caribbean’s ‘Jewel of the Seas.’ The family visited Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Russia and Estonia between May 19 and May 31. The traveling party included Patty and Max, Fred and Chris Kattner, Shaun Thomas and Deanna Show. […]

Explore the lighthouse by moonlight

Wet and wild fun at Big Kahuna’s

Big Kahuna’s Water and Adventure Park in Destin is the place to be during the summer months. With more than 40 water attractions and an Adventure Park, Big Kahuna’s offers something for every member of the family. You can’t do it all in just one day! With great packages, it’s the perfect place to host your next group get-together or […]

Air Exploreum Frequent Flyer Ticket will take you around the world

Is your family looking to get away this summer? The Exploreum has three adventurous destinations and a firstclass ticket waiting for you! Since the end of May, the Exploreum has been showing three action-packed films in the J.L. Bedsole IMAX® Dome Theater. “Adventures in Wild California,” “Dolphins,” and “Everest” will give viewers a chance to travel the expanses of the […]

Drew Brees, rest of Saints visiting Pensacola

Thursday, July 22 Swingin’ Dick Tracy’s play Evenings in Seville The Swingin’ Dick Tracy’s believe that both playing and listening to music should be fun! With a very diverse library of music, from the Roaring Twenties to recent pop hits, they are sure to get the party started from 7-9 p.m. in Seville Square, Downtown Pensacola. Their horn and rhythm […]