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Monday, Sept. 20
Two women are shot to death in a home invasion on Pearson Road. Investigators have not released any further details on the deaths of Raquel White, 32, and Melanie Lancto, 36.

Tuesday, Sept. 21
The Gulf Breeze City Council votes unanimously to award a contract to remove the remnants of the city’s fishing bridge over Pensacola Bay. The bridge was destroyed during Hurricane Ivan in 2004.

Wednesday, Sept. 22
Two people are found shot to death in the brush off Jesse Allen Road in Santa Rosa County. Tracie Lynn Tolbert, 43, and Robert McArthur Hamm, 41, both of Milton, are believed to have been dating.

Thursday, Sept. 23
Gay Grassroots of Northwest Florida unveils its new community center on Gregory Street with a ribbon cutting.

Friday, Sept. 24
The Community Maritime Park Associates approve $9.2 million in construction work. The total for approved work is now $25.7 million.

Saturday, Sept. 25
Olympic gold medalist and Pensacola native Justin Gatlin joins local kids for the first leg of the Pensacola Kids Marathon at the Pensacola State College track.

Sunday, Sept. 26
The 33rd annual Pensacola Seafood Festival concludes in Seville Square. This year’s event brought 18 food vendors and entertainment acts Fastball and Sister Hazel.

News of the Week
Emerald Coast Utilities Authority board members vote 3-2 to increase water and sanitation rates. The increase of 26 percent over the next three years will start Oct. 1.