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Whisper Bay traffic signal gets OK

Gulf Breeze News

The traffic signal for Whisper Bay Boulevard and U.S. Highway 98 got the green light at last week's Santa Rosa County Commission meeting. More...

Area murder suspect nabbed on bicycle at GB crash scene

A man being sought in connection with a deadly shooting in Pensacola was apprehended in Gulf Breeze on May 19 after the suspect curiously rode a stolen bicycle into a vehicle crash scene in front of Andrews Institute. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze better prepared for storms

The Climate Prediction Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said last week that conditions point to a near normal or above-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basic this year. More...

Burleson takes command of AFJROTC

Cadet Jamie Burleson assumed command of the Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFJROTC) during a ceremony Wednesday, May 21, at Dolphin Stadium. More...

CORRECTION

In the May 23 edition of the Gulf Breeze News, we reported that Frank Dutko received his wings in 1942. He actually was winged in 1943. Gulf Breeze News strives for accuracy and deeply regrets the error. More...

News

Visioning Workshops scheduled

The city of Gulf Breeze will be holding City Visioning Workshops in June. These workshops are the next step in the Comprehensive Plan process the city council and staff are currently implementing. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 05/13/2008 Tharp, Timothy Devrim, W/M, 23, 2200 block of Jeanie Street, Navarre, larceny. 05/14/2008 Lindsey, Tonya Lanningham, W/F, 33, 8300 block of Randall Drive, Navarre, aggravated battery. More...

Suspect charged in killing of man dumped in Midway

Another body recovered from Sound

Authorities think a drug deal gone bad led to the murder of Herman M. Levins, the Pensacola man whose body was found dumped on Anderson Avenue just off U.S. Highway 98 in the Midway community. Anderson's body was discovered at about 1 p.m. More...

Sports

Mother Nature winner at Blue-Gold game

GBHS hosted jamboree Tuesday; Blue/Gold scrimmage rained out

The offense and defense both had moments during Friday's Blue and Gold Game, but the big winner was Mother Nature. Lightning in the area cut short the annual intrasquad game, one that the junior varsity players got in for only two plays. More...

Sports Briefs

Tiger Pt. soccer registration under way Kids interested in playing soccer in the Tiger Point Sports Association can register now until July 4. Registration for kids ages 4-14 is $65. More...

Dolphin duo signs

Dorlag to UWF, Waghalter to PJC

"It's always a good thing when as a coach, one of your players moves on to college. More...

Obituaries

MERABAH BURDICK 1921 - 2008

Merabah O. Burdick, 86, the sister of Norman Olson of Gulf Breeze, passed away Saturday, May 10, in Angelica, N.Y. Born in Lakewood, N.Y., on Sept. 19, 1921, Burdick was the daughter of Axsel and Arvilla Stukey Olson. Merabah married Carrol T. More...

Calendar of Events

Events

Monday, June 2 Gulf Breeze City Council Meeting 6:30 p.m., Council Chambers, Gulf Breeze City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze Gulf Breeze High School Graduation 5 p.m. More...

Health

HEALTH

Sacred Heart Cancer Center targets September 2009 opening Sacred Heart Hospital plans to build a $31.5 million Cancer Center that will provide the most advanced cancer treatment to patients in Northwest Florida. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Thank you, oil, may I have another?

I'm like you. I've reached my wit's end concerning the cost of gasoline. More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

If you could open a new business in Gulf Breeze, what would it be? More...

Gas agony abounds in Gulf Breeze

As the temperatures rise, so, too, are the gas prices. Forecasts predict that Northwest Floridians will see $4-a-gallon gasoline in the near future, and consumers and retailers alike are feeling the pressure. More...

Gulf Breeze business honored

Chris Greenberg/The White House President George W. Bush welcomes Adela Fernandez Lubkowitz (left) and her husband, Dr. More...

City Council delays accident fee decision

At the Gulf Breeze City Council Meeting on May 22, the council delayed a public meeting on and the second reading of Ordinance 07-08 to establish a user fee for response to motor vehicle accidents within city limits by non-residents. More...

Events

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Island News

SRIA considers new noise ordinance after complaints from condo residents

After Hurricane Ivan destroyed her Pensacola Beach home in 2004, Lys Saint Alban decided to buy a 10th-floor residence in the South Habour condominium for $545,000. More...

Entertainment

Iron Man just might be best film of the year

"Iron Man" Running time: 126 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13 Wow! Just ... wow! Who'da thunk that a movie based on a second-tier comicbook hero would be the first super-hit of the year? More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 5/29 Evenings in Olde Seville Square , 7 - 9 p.m. Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. More...

THINGS TO DO

Mr. Big brings high-energy dance music to Seville Square One of the most popular party bands of the southeast, Tim Jackson's Mr. More...

School

GBHS Seniors honored with Awards Banquet

The 28th graduating class of Gulf Breeze High was honored at their Senior Awards Night on May 20. Close to one out of every three members of the class of 2008 (115 out of 392) carried an A average throughout their four years. More...

The Gulf Breeze High Class of 2008

Morgan Elise Adams Eric Hampton Agricola Melanie Anne Albert Jaime Leah Allen Afnan Yousef Alsendi Brittany Nicole Anderson Zachary Michael Andrews Andrew Alan Antonetti Jael Arauz Lindsey Anne Arnett Michael Patrick Arnold More...

Faith

FAITH BRIEFS

First Baptist plans VBS in June The First Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze will hold its annual summer Vacation Bible School on June 9-13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. There is no cost, and lunch and snacks will be provided. More...

St. Francis has Midsummer tickets

Just a short time away, the fourth annual Midsummer Night Party charity fund-raising event is scheduled for 6 p.m., Saturday, June 7 in Gulf Breeze. Last year's event resulted in more than $14,000 in donations to local charities. More...

Local third-graders tops in reading, math

Santa Rosa third-graders posted Florida's best results on the 2008 FCAT reading and mathematics tests, and Gulf Breeze schools topped the county, repeating a trend that began two weeks ago with the writing results. More...

Seniors

One Memorial Day brought tragedy of a different sort

I scoured my closet for something red, white and blue to wear for the Memorial Day holiday Monday. More...

Home & Garden

Local designer says don't relocate, renovate!

Don't relocate, renovate! With an unstable market and housing prices dropping dramatically, now may not be the best time to put your home on the market. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CABERNET 1 LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...