May 21, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Vehicle burglaries on the rise

Vehicle burglaries are becoming a hot topic again in Gulf Breeze. That’s the word the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is spreading after getting reports of a number of vehicle burglaries over the past several weeks. More...

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Community

Garden Club installs new officers

The Navarre Garden Club installed 2015-2016 Officers during the May luncheon at the Hidden Creek Country Club. More...

More ‘Kicking’ cancer’s butt

Eighth graders at Gulf Breeze Middle School participated in a kickball tournament that raised more than $4,100 for last weekend’s Relay for Life. More...

Entertainment

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ cheesy, lacking substance

“Mad Max: Fury Road” showcases a bizarre post-apocalyptic world, and the viewer’s enjoyment hinges on whether or not they can immerse themselves in it. More...

‘Muppets’ coming back to ABC

Q: I am a big fan of “Secrets and Lies,” but I don’t have a computer. So you can imagine my dismay when I heard that a final, extra scene was available online only. More...

School

Gulf Breeze Rotary Honors Students

Front Row (from left): Jordan Signor, Berna DeJesus-Estrella, Magen Olander, Tina Owens, Camille Adkison, McKenna Powell, Callie Craighead, Mallory Speer and Principal Jason Weeks Back row (from left More...

Student Government Association

From left, Jordan Signor, Mallory Speer, Madeline Holifield, Hannah Miller, Kat Hess, Paige VanTassel and Grayson Rine More...

Rotary honors students

Gulf Breeze Rotary recognized Gulf Breeze High School seniors on May 12 for their achievements as part of their Youth Recognition Day as the school year comes to a close. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

May

Thursday 21 School Board Meeting 9 a.m., SRC School Board & Superintendent’s Office GBA Chamber Networking’s A Breeze Luncheon 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, Gulf Breeze Friday 22 More...

WEEK OF May 21 - May 27

Blue Wahoos Home Schedule More...

Business

How should you respond to higher interest rates?

If the Federal Reserve (the Fed) raises short-term interest rates this year, as many financial professionals predict, what will it mean to you? More...

Opinion

On The Spot

On Memorial Day, will you remember a specific person?
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Letters to the Editor

Golf course in bad shape The course is in very poor condition. In the 15 years that I have been a member, I can’t remember the overall condition of the East course being as stressed and dry as it is currently. More...

God's word

“The Lord’s message rang out from you not only in Macedonia and Achaia — your faith in God has become known everywhere.” —1 Thessalonians 1:8 More...

Muck worries residents

Residents who utilize the Oriole Beach Boat Ramp became concerned last week after observing what appeared to be tar balls along the shoreline at the launch area. More...

Here’s to the Mateers

Siblings advance to national competition

The Mateer family of Pensacola Beach/Gulf Breeze are making headlines again. More...

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Island News

Memorial Day

is a time for fun, family ... and remembrances

Monday is Memorial Day. The kids are out of school. The party on the beach will be finishing up and lots of folks will be weighing in fish at Orange Beach. Big Green Eggs will be competing for the top spot as the best grill in the neighborhood. More...

The Beatles? Not Quite ...

The Bands on the Beach concert series got a touch of Beatlemania Tuesday, May 12 when Not Quite Fab, the Beatles tribute band, took stage on the Gulfside Pavilion. More...

News

City forms task force to address traffic woes

The city is taking another step to figure out a solution to city-wide traffic problems by forming a Traffic Calming and Enforcement Task Force. More...

SERTOMA Fishing Rodeo coming June 6, 7

Enjoy a weekend of fishing with family and friends at the Sertoma Fishing Rodeo. The event will be on June 6 and 7 at the Gulf Breeze South Shoreline Park. More...

City considering rate increase

The city council voted to push through a resolution for consideration to increase the volumetric rate for water from $3.05 to $3.36 per thousand gallons for both the City of Gulf Breeze and South Santa Rosa Utility System. More...

Sports

GBHS hosts Blue and White Game

Dolphins play in spring game at Navarre Friday

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin ­football team held its Blue and White Game Saturday, their ­final public showing before their spring game at Navarre Friday. “Iwaspleasedwithour­execution offensively. More...

Big day for the Baltzes

Tom Baltz poses with sons Leo (front, age 2) and Luke Batlz (right, age 5) after reeling in these pinfish at the 40th annual Gulf Breeze Optimist Fishing Rodeo Sunday. More...

GBSA’s U-15, U-11 teams win lacrosse league championships

U-13s take third in league, which stretches from Northshore, La. to Destin

Two of GBSA’s three boys lacrosse teams closed out the 2015 season by winning the recent Gulf Coast Lacrosse Council’s championship. The U-11 team, coached by John ­Willis, went 18-2-1 this season. More...

Obituaries

Josephine O. King

Josephine O. King of Gulf Breeze passed away on May 12, 2015. She was born on February 10, 1926 in Yokena, Miss. She moved to Gulf Breeze in 1960. More...

Tammie Evelyn Norene

Tammie Evelyn Norene, age 45, went to her heavenly home on Monday, May 4, 2015 after a three year battle with cancer. She passed away in the arms of her beloved husband Bob at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Fla. More...

Home & Garden

Smokin’ hot teams use technique to wow judges and attendees

Grills and smokers were full of delicious fork-tender meat on Saturday during the second annual Grillin’ in the Breeze event. More...

Legals

City of Gulf Breeze

REQUEST FOR BIDS

1070 Shoreline DriveGulf Breeze, Florida 32561-4702PHONE: (850) 934-5100FAX: (850) 934-5114 Date: May 21, 2015 Sealed Bid Packages will be received at Gulf Breeze City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561, until June 04, 2015 10:00 More...

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION

SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff vs. VAN PAUL HUTCHERSON, et al. Defendant(s) CASE NO.: 14000392CAMXAX/ More...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS Florida Department of Transportation Project

Bids will be received by the Tallahassee Offi ce until 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, for Proposal ID T3538. More...