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2009 Pensacola Beach Lifeguard Season Begins March 1

The Pensacola Beach Lifeguards begin staffing a tower at Casino Beach on Sunday, March 1. There will not be any other Lifeguard protected areas on Pensacola Beach. The Gulf continues to be a potentially dangerous place. More...

Spend Spring Break 2009 at The Wharf

Corey Smith kicks off Spring Break on March 14 at The Wharf in Orange Beach, Ala. More...

Former president Carter puts forth a plan for peace in the Middle East

Jimmy Carter, the 39th president of the United States and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, sees the current conflict in the Holy Land as a rare opportunity to achieve peace in the Middle East. More...

Premier art fest fun for afficionados, families

Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts

Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts, long a popular Gulf Coast arts festival, returns March 14 and 15 to the Gulf Breeze Parkway in Gulf Breeze, FL. More...

TOP 10

TOP TEN MOVIES 1. Friday the 13th (R) Julianna Guill, America Olivio 2. He's Just Not That Into You (PG-13) Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston 3. Taken (PG-13) Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace 4. Confessions of a Shopaholic (PG) Isla Fisher, Hugh Dancy 5. More...

Supporters, volunteers needed for May event honoring wounded heroes

Severely wounded American heroes injured on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan will be challenged, honored and cheered during EscaRosa Independence Weekend (EIW) from May 14-17 in the Pensacola Bay Area (Escambia and Santa Rosa counties). More...

Race Company and Firefighters' Race Raise Funds For MDA

Midway Professional Firefighters and Pensacola Race Management (PRM) have joined forces to raise funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). More...

Nicollette Sheridan reportedly leaving 'Housewives'

Q: I heard that a character on "Desperate Housewives" is going to be killed off. Who is it? — Frannie G., Arcadia, Fla. A: ABC just announced that Nicollette Sheridan, who plays blond bombshell Edie, will be leaving the series. More...

Wildlife Sanctuary has hungry mouths eager for seafood

Fish * Fish * Fish

The Wildlife Sanctuary is once again asking for donations of fish. If you or someone you have fish More...

Welcome, Spring Breakers!

. March is here and the tourists are pouring in to Northwest Florida from all over the United States. Families, couples, college students and retirees can't resist the lure of the Gulf of Mexico as soon as the sun begins to warm up the earth. More...

Santa Rosa County Steps Up for Fitness

Getting fit is a year round activity but there's no better time to start than in March. More...

Gulf Breeze Expo spotlights local businesses

Find family fun, food & entertainment at this community event

Thousands visited the Gulf Breeze Expo last spring and enjoyed interface with nearly 150 businesses and community organizations. More...

PMA reveals new exhibit in March

The Pensacola Musuem of Art debuts Janet Fish's "Light and Transparent Space" on March 27. Janet Fish is most famous for her still life paintings, and her masterful and intuitive use of light and color. More...

Artel Gallery asks 'Now, Who's Dr. Phil?' in new show

Artel Gallery in Pensacola presents a new, edgy juried art exhibit this month. Titled, "Now, Who's Dr. Phil?," the exhibit is opens on March 10 and any artists can submit their work for judging. More...

Rocking hard for their Rock

Local Christian band sings songs of praise screams

Normally, I am very hesitant when checking out a new band for the first time. I was extra hestitant with the Christian hardcore band The Alliance of Us and Them. That all changed when I finally heard their music. More...

Is your wallet slim these days? Here's some Cheap Stuff to do around Northwest Florida

If you are trying to stretch your entertainment dollar, Northwest Florida is the place to be. The natural beauty of our area lends itself to many outdoor activities that are free or nearly free. More...

Dogs will have their day at Woofapalooza

Pensacola's Pet Parade and Music Festival is Saturday, March 28

Marley, the famous dog from the recent film "Marley and Me" will lead the parade and kick of the next fun event planned by Fun Coast Promotions. More...

Must-have movies for the month of March

PICK OF THE MONTH "Pinocchio 70th Anniversary Platinum Edition" — "Pinocchio" is one of the greatest animated films of all time, and this two-disc set is a must-have for any animation — or Disney — fan's library. More...

Top of the Charts

as of Feb. 21, 2009

Top 10 Pop Singles This Week Last Week 1. Eminem, Dr. Dre & 50 Cent No. 78 "Crack a Bottle" (Shady/Aftermath) 2. Kanye West No. 3 "Heartless" (Roc-AFella/ Def Jam) 3. Lady GaGa feat. Colby O'Donis No. More...

Help soldiers stay in touch with family, friends

Many Americans express their desire to support our troops, and a large number of churches and community organizations actively work to help their families. Did you know that you can personally help troops stay in touch with their families? More...

City anticipates Saenger rebirth

Historic venue to reopen March 26

The Saenger Theatre has been called the Grand Dame of Palafox, but the Saenger Theatre is much more than a Great Lady; she is a survivor and she has recently endured a $15 million renovation that lasted nearly two years. More...

Pensacola Beach goes IRISH

Irish eyes will smile at the good times on Pensacola Beach during the Go Irish on the Island celebration March 13 through 17. The events begin on Friday the Thirteenth continue throughout the weekend culminating on March 17. More...

Fiesta of Five Flags announces upcoming spring events

The Fiesta of Five Flags has scheduled exciting events for the 60th Annual Celebration highlights: 25th Annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival, Bartram Park, Downtown Pensacola - May 1 - 3 Cox and Fiesta Children's Treasure Hunt, More...

Pensacola Junior College hosts Forestry Festival

Pensacola Junior College presents the 21st annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave & Lumberjack Festival Saturday, March 7, at the Milton campus. The exciting free event is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Bowden Way repair on target

The road from Pensacola Beach to Navarre Beach is nearing completion. More...

Expo Extra Publication to saturate all of South Santa Rosa County

Hundreds of businesses will gather at the Gulf Breeze Rec Center to participate in the Expo, but if you or your business cannot participate in the Expo you can still reach every participant and all of Gulf Breeze by purchasing an ad in the Gulf Bre More...