2010-08-19

2010-08-19 E-Edition

Pump prices down by almost 5 cents locally

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in the Pensacola fell 4.7 cents per gallon last week, averaging $2.60 a gallon Monday. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.1 cents to $2.75, according to gasoline price Web site PensacolaGasPrices.com. Prices Monday were 6.9 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 2.8 cents per gallon […]

GB Book Club has new venue



The Gulf Breeze Book Club will hold its next monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 23 at a new time and location. The club will now meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at The Pensacola Beach Elk’s Lodge located at 661 Pensacola Beach Boulevard. A club member will be at the door on the ground level to show guests in. The […]

Program offers kids stringed instrument instruction at Oriole Beach Elementary



The Santa Rosa Strings will offer a beginners class in stringed instrument instruction to students in the Gulf Breeze area. They will meet at Oriole Beach Elementary on Wednesday afternoons from 4-5:30 p.m. This class is open to any child in 3rd-7th grades. The tuition is $40 per month per student. There is a reduced family tuition rate and some […]

Meet ‘Bill W and Dr. Bob’ in stirring play at Little Theatre

¦ Production tells the inspirational true story of the co-founders of the “Alcoholics Anonymous” group

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of North Florida (NCADDNFL) is pleased to present: “Bill W and Dr. Bob”, an award winning play by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey directed by Nicole Dickson. For one weekend only, audiences will have an opportunity to experience the inspirational true story of the relationship between the two men that led to […]

Rock legend Neil Young brings relief with several special concerts along Gulf Coast



Rock-n-roll legend Neil Young is coming to the Pensacola Saenger Theatre on Tuesday, September 28, at 8 p.m. The Hall of Fame singer-songwriter brings his talent to the Gulf coast for a good time and a good cause. Young has teamed up with John Tyson, chairman of Tyson Foods, Inc., to help fight hunger in Gulf Coast communities affected by […]

The Fiesta Barbershop Chorus performs a special show at the Pensacola Little Theatre



Saturday August 21 will see the Little Theatre in the Pensacola Cultural Center turned again into the “Great White Way” as the Fiesta Barbershop Chorus sings all your favorite Broadway songs in our own Barbershop style! Starting at 7 p.m., the Barbershop Chorus will perform songs from Oklahoma, Les Miserables, The Music Man, Showboat, Annie Get Your Gun and many […]

Clark & Company play at final ‘Evenings’ concert

BEST BETS

Thursday, Aug. 19 Final concert in Evenings in Olde Seville series An Evening’s favorite, Clark & Company, will round out this year’s concert series with a dynamite performance from 7-9 p.m. They are sure to please fans of all ages, ranging from footstompin’ fiddle tunes to rhythm and blues, and dance favorites. Though the summer concert series wraps up, mark […]

GBUMC offers couples ‘date night’

FAITH

Our marriages never outgrow the need for a little attention. On Friday, Aug. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m., it’s “Date Night” at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church’s Fairpoint campus. The church will provide the childcare, and you provide the date. At the beginning of the evening, participants will gather for 10 minutes for the “thought for the night.” Each […]

Class of 2014 embarks on quest for diplomas

Class-size compliance could elevate stress

Classes start Monday, Aug. 23 for Santa Rosa County students, but it probably will be weeks before the School District and its 30-plus institutions find the exact resources and balance to comply with Florida’s classsize mandate. While students and parents are busy attending orientations and acquiring necessary supplies and clothing this week, administrators are hard at work trying to crunch […]