April 16, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

RESTORE process moving forward

Fifty-six projects totaling $54.52 million will compete for inclusion in Santa Rosa County’s RESTORE multiyear implementation plan. More...

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Community

TALK of the town

State of the Counties to be held April 18

The League of Women Voters Pensacola Bay Area presents the “State of the Counties Escambia and Santa Rosa” with Commissioners Grover C. Robinson IV and W.D. (Don) Salter on April 18. This event will take place at the Lucia M. More...

FLASHBACKS

10 Years Ago April 14, 2005 Another round of record rain fell upon the already saturated area, flooding streets and buildings just six days after several streets and low-lying areas were turned into lakes with up to 14 inches of rain in a 24-hour per More...

Prom 2015

Gulf Breeze High School Juniors and Seniors wore their finery for Prom. It was held at the Sanders Beach Community Center in Pensacola.
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News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff ’s Office. Felonies 4/8/2015 Holder, Nathan Todd, W/M, 30, 7000 block Chase St., Navarre, failure to appear More...

The Villas former owner pleads no contest

Sentencing scheduled for July 30

A former Gulf Breeze retirement/ assisted living facility owner pled no contest to charges of abuse of an elderly person and is now awaiting sentencing where he could face up to 15 years in prison. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Report

GB Police officers arrest four for DUI

Gulf Breeze Police officers arrested 4 DUI suspects over the course of 22 hours earlier this week. More...

Sports

Gulf Breeze tennis teams state-bound

The Gulf Breeze High boys and girls tennis teams advanced to this week’s 2A state ­tournament in Casselberry after winning regional semifinal and regional finals matches last week at home. More...

Lady Dolphin lacrosse season ends

GBHS falls to Oak Hall 5-4, finishes season at 17-2

The Gulf Breeze Lady ­Dolphin lacrosse team ­traveled to Gainesville last week for the District 1 ­Tournament, in hopes of avenging its only loss of the season. More...

Schedules

Thursday, April 16 Softball vs. TBD at Arnold in District 1-5A Championship Game, (7 p.m.) Friday, April 17 Baseball at Milton, (6 p.m.) Tuesday, April 21 Baseball vs. TBD in District 1-5A Semifinals at Choctaw (TBD) More...

Opinion

'Cost Basis' can affect your investment strategy

During tax season, you may want to pay close attention to every part of your financial picture because it’s important to understand the factors that affect your taxes. More...

On the Spot

Would you support simplifying the federal tax code?

“Yes, I don’t think it should be that hard for people to file taxes.” Claudia Sims Gulf Breeze More...

Safety should be the city’s priority

Regarding the Tall Pine, Soundview cut through. The latest accident caused by speeding on the “shortcut” from near the high school on Shoreline to the beach was written up in the 4/8/2015 issue of the Gulf Breeze News. More...

Deputy stabbed with sword

A Santa Rosa County sheriff’s deputy is recovering from several stab wounds after he responded to a disturbance and was stabbed with a samurai sword. More...

WAFFLE HOUSE ROYALTY

Too often people pass through a restaurant to eat without putting much thought into the people behind the scenes making their dining experience possible. More...

Events

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Island News

Open air trolleys OK'd for use on Pensacola Beach

This summer you will be able to ride free around Pensacola Beach on an open air trolley – if you can find a seat. More...

Jack's forecast: good and bad things ... and a chance of rain

It’s raining. It rained yesterday. It’s supposed to rain tomorrow and the next day. The forecast claims it’s going to rain the rest of the week. The meteorologists are going for 100, 90, 90, 100, 90, 80, and 90 percent this week. More...

'Bike the Batteries' at Fort Pickens Saturday

Gulf Islands National Seashore will host a bike tour, in which park visitors will be offered a guided tour inside Battery Worth, Battery Cooper, and Battery 234. More...

Entertainment

‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ precise and beautiful

“Clouds of Sils Maria”, the latest work from auteur director Olivier Assayas, is one of those films that leaves a deep impression. More...

School

WBMS students take top spots in art competition

Santa Rosa County has 7 middle schools that have some type of art program. Every year the middle schools around the county display their student's artwork in at least 5 festival and/or exhibits. More...

Exceptional fun

ESE Students have a field day

Gulf Breeze Exceptional Student Education children had a fun-filled day Friday when they participated in a number of events at Dolphin Stadium as part of an annual tradition known as the Sports Ability Games. More...

OBES announces third nine week Honor Roll

Josh McGrew, Principal, and the staff of Oriole Beach Elementary School congratulate the following students for making the third nine-week Honor Roll More...

Obituaries

William Henry Henning

William (Bill) Henry Henning Age 47, passed away Sunday, April 5, 2015. Bill is preceded in death by his son, Brett Michael, his parents Frank K. and Barbara J. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

April Thursday 16 GBA Chamber Networking’s A Breeze Luncheon 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, Gulf Breeze Friday 17 Optimist Club Breakfast 6:30 a.m., GB Hospital Cafeteria Monday 20 More...

Business

Progress Report 2015 coming next month

What a difference a year makes. New businesses open their doors. Others expand or upgrade. Some offer new services while others, well, they just can't compete and close their doors. More...

Home & Garden

‘Will Do’ to award first grants

Last year, a group of women, led by Susan Nitterauer, began discussing forming a group that would pool money to award to worthy causes. More...

Southside Splendor

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Legals

Public Meeting Notice

Santa Rosa County will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, April 28th at 6:00 p.m. at the Tiger Point Community Center, located at 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze, FL 32561. More...

Public Meeting Notice

Santa Rosa County will hold a public meeting on Thursday, April 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the Santa Rosa County Administrative Complex, Commissioners Meeting Room, located at 6495 Caroline Street, Milton, FL 32570. More...

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW

Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of THE ONLINE GENIE located at 967 Grand Canal, in the County of SANTA ROSA, in the City of Gulf Breeze More...