January 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

GB News is Business of the Year

Gulf Breeze News earned the Business of the Year title last Saturday at the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce’s annual Gala. The award marks the first time Gulf Breeze News has earned the honor in its 14-year history. More...

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Community

UPA to host first quarterly meeting

The United Peninsula Association will be holding their first quarterly meeting of the New Year a week from today on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 5:30 p.m. in the Tiger Point Golf Club. Both members and the public are invited to participate. More...

Jan. Calendar of Meetings

Thursday22 Commissioner Regular 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room Local Mitigation Meeting 1:30 p.m., SRC Public Services Conference Room District One Recreation Advisory Group More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff ’s Office.

Felonies 1/14/2015 Adkins, Kris Lee, W/M, 37, 9000 block Deer Ln., Navarre, drug possession (2 counts) Johnson, Donald Wayne, W/M, 59, 1000 block Luneta St., Navarre, marijuana production, drug equipment possession More...

School

Conner completes training

On December 19, 1st Lt. Jake Conner of Gulf Breeze, graduated from the F-15E Basic Course in Goldsboro, N.C. More...

Obituaries

Ashby Bee Hoover

1930 -2015

Ashby Bee Hoover, 84, passed away Saturday, January, 17, 2015. Ash was born July 5, 1930 in Buckhannon, West Virginia, the only child of Frank and Elise Hoover. Ash was raised in Ohio. More...

Mary Frances Wakefield Yelverton

Mary Frances Yelverton, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep January 3, 2015 with her family at her side. Mary Frances was born in Wylam, Ala. More...

Business

What does 2015 hold in store for investors?

If you’re an investor, you probably had a pretty good year in 2014. But what’s in store for 2015? More...

Chamber Gala goes greek to honor members

Gulf Breeze’s business community turned out to honor their leaders Saturday night at the Hilton Pensacola Beach ball rooms. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Common sense is not common anymore

On January 10 at 11 p.m., my 24-year-old daughter was pulled over on the way home from work in the City of Gulf Breeze. The violation for which she was stopped was not serious enough to result in anything but a warning. More...

Just a thought

This is an idea that my husband and I came up with while attending our lovely beaches this past summer. I will start with why we thought of this: It was a hot, beautiful day, and we decided to enjoy our day at the beach. More...

FDOT: The end is in sight on paving

The turn lanes along Highway 98 in the city limits are still in disrepair. More...

Oil spill case in final phase of trial

All appeals for the British Petroleum (BP) Deepwater Horizon oil spill case have been heard and turned down, as of Jan. 9. Now this week, the final Phase III of the trial, which is the penalty phase, begins in U.S. District Court in New Orleans. More...

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Island News

Legislators hear from constituents at luncheon

The area’s state leaders gathered Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Crown Plaza Grand Hotel for the 2015 Legislative Luncheon, sponsored by area chambers of commerce. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment

WEEK OF January 22 - January 28

‘Ordinary People’ Thursday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m.Friday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m.Sunday, Jan. 2:30 p.m. More...

‘American Sniper’ a tiresome, sub-standard gimmick

I can’t say that I see the appeal when it comes to “American Sniper”. Frankly, I don’t understand what all the fuss has been about. More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins rally to win district title

GBHS scores three unanswered goals to beat West Florida 3-1

The Gulf Breeze Lady ­Dolphin soccer team had to rally from a goal down ­( something they hadn’t had to do yet in 2015) to beat West Florida 3-1 to win the ­District 1-3A ­championship ­Friday at ­Washington High School. More...

Baldwin Super Bowl bound again

‘07 GB grad makes six catches for 106 yards in second half, OT

The journey got off to a bumpy start, but the ­destination this year will be like the last as Doug Baldwin and the ­Seattle Seahawks rallied from 16 points down in the second half to beat the Green Bay ­Packers 28-22 Sunday in the NFC ­Championship G More...

Schedules

Thursday, Jan. 22Girls soccer vs.Arnold (Region 1-3A ­Quarterfinal), (7 p.m.) More...

Home & Garden

Boy Scouts to host spaghetti dinner

Come enjoy a delicious homemade Spaghetti Dinner served by candlelight. Troop 11 is having their annual Spaghetti Dinner to raise money for camping. Matthew Kenworthy will be among many scouts serving dinner. More...

It’s time to rework gardens

January is a transitional period of outgoing Fall plantings and time to start the Spring/ Summer garden. For established gardens this is a great time for reworking the soil. This is also the best time to start a new garden. More...