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10

Jul

2024

SRIA Adds Trolley and Bus Service For Blue Angels Air Show

The Santa Rosa Island Authority is extending public transportation hours along the island on Friday, July 12, and is adding extra buses to the schedule on Saturday, July 13, for the Pensacola Beach Air Show.

10

Jul

2024

Escambia County Offers Safety Tips for the Weekend

With the Blue Angels ready to take to the skies for the Pensacola Beach Air Show, be sure to follow these beach rules, and traffic and water safety tips from Escambia County for a safe, fun weekend in the sun:

3

Jul

2024

Blue Angels Tips, Tricks, Schedules and More

Red, White and Blues 
Thursday, July 11, Blue Angels practice, 2 p.m. Casino Beach
Friday, July 12, Pensacola Beach Air Show Dress Rehearsal, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Casino Beach
Saturday, July 13, Pensacola Beach Air Show, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Casino Beach

Read more for more tips, details. Check back daily for more. 

26

Jun

2024

Volunteers Needed for Scallop Search

Each July Florida Sea Grant trains volunteers to conduct a Scallop Search.  As the name implies – we are monitoring the abundance of bay scallops in the lower portion of the bay system. To participate you will need…

  1. A team of at least 3 volunteers
  2. Your own snorkel gear
  3. For some locations – your own boat
  4. Let us know which body of water you wish to survey (Big Lagoon or Santa Rosa Sound)
  5. Which day you would like to survey

Contact either Rick O’Connor – roc1@ufl.edu or Thomas Derbes (tjderbes@ufl.edu) to sign up. 

24

Jun

2024

SRIA Adds Trolley and Bus Service For Blue Angels Air Show

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) is extending public transportation hours along the island on Friday, July 12, and is adding extra buses to the schedule on Saturday, July 13, for the Pensacola Beach Air Show.

On Friday, July 12, the SRIA’s three, free open-air trolleys will begin transporting customers starting at 7:30 a.m. and extend their service to Park East, located a mile east of Portofino Resort, until 6 p.m. Following that, the regular route will resume until midnight.

On Saturday, July 13, starting at 6:30 a.m., the SRIA will have four buses in addition to the three open-air trolleys running and will extend their service area to Park East until 6 p.m. Following that, the three open-air trolleys will resume normal operations until midnight.

5

Jun

2024

Jeremy Johnson Seeks Second SRIA Term

Pensacola Beach resident Jeremy Johnson seeks to serve a second term as the elected representative on the Santa Rosa Island Authority Board. He was first elected in 2022, unseating an incumbent who had occupied the elected seat for twenty years.

5

Jun

2024

Lisa Newell announces campaign for Florida Senate District 1

Gulf Breeze News Publisher Lisa Newell announced her candidacy to represent Florida’s First Senate District.The seat, which was previously occupied by Doug Broxson, represents all of Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties and the northern part of Okaloosa County, near Crestview.

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