September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Barona benefit nets $13,000-plus

Fed Barona, the Gulf Breeze man who suffered a severe spinal cord injury July 10 in a diving accident at Pensacola Beach, is expected to return home from the hospital today. More...

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Countdown to 50: Gulf Breeze historical tidbits

What was the impact of bridges to the development of Gulf Breeze?

On Aug. 10, 2011, Gulf Breeze will celebrate its golden anniversary as a city. More...

St. Francis honors ‘angel’ Moore

Beloved parishioner celebrates 96th birthday with church family

Esther Moore, the resident angel of St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf breeze, turned 96 on Aug. 28. Moore is still beautiful and continually well-groomed even when she isn’t feeling well. More...

9-11 remembrance is Saturday


Gulf Breeze American Legion Post 378 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4407 are sponsoring a Sept. 11, 2001 remembrance at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Gulf Breeze’s 9-11 Memorial Park behind Ace Hardware and across from the Andrews Institute. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   9/1/2010   Flanigan, Justin Dale, W/M, 19, 1900 block of Abercrombie Road, Gulf Breeze, burglary and larceny.   Shariati, Christina Shaheen, W/F, 26, 6900 block of Cotton Boll Lane, Navarre, violation of probation. More...

Emergency Reports

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue   For the week ending Sept. 3, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 22 incidents. More...

GBPD awaits blood-test results

Police Report

Gulf Breeze Police still are awaiting blood test results to determine whether Robert L. Demoranville was intoxicated when he caused a wreck on the Pensacola Bay Bridge on Aug. 29. More...


Methodist Women enjoy annual ‘picnic’


The Gulf Breeze United Methodist Women held their annual summer picnic on Aug. 26 in the Fellowship Hall.   More...




Albert Clark, 91, of Atmore, Ala., and formerly of Gulf Breeze, passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 in Bay Minette, Ala.   Clark was born in Ebro, Fla., on Oct. 28, 1918. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. More...



Thomas Jody Fisher, 53, of Gulf Breeze, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010.   More...


Gas watch: Fuel prices hold steady

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola rose 0.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.54 a gallon on Sunday. More...

Home & Garden

Bowen’s has quality gear for your sport

Many parents of athletes celebrated when a new sporting goods store opened in Gulf Breeze in August, because it meant they could get the quality goods they need from David Bowen's Sporting Goods store without driving to the other locations in Pensac More...

Lowes executive sees growth in midst of economic challenges

Nation’s 19th largest employer continues to add stores in downturn

Despite several hurricanes in the local area in the past six years, and defying the national economic downturn that started nearly two years ago, Lowe’s has survived and is growing.   More...

Covenant Hospice wins Excellence in Patient Care Award

Covenant Hospice, based in Pensacola, has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award given by the Studer Group. More...



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Landfair to succeed Fulford on City Council

Veteran policymaker decides to step down after years of service

The Gulf Breeze City Council will welcome a new face this winter.   David Landfair of Bay Cliffs Road will succeed respected civic leader and two-term Councilman Richard (Dick) Fulford, who decided not to seek reelection in Nov. More...

Billings case yields arrests

The additional arrests that State Attorney Bill Eddins had suggested were forthcoming in the Billings murder case came down last Friday in Mississippi.   More...

Andrews’ virtual world is expanding

Newest partnership will enable Institute to serve worldwide market

The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze and Baptist Health Care of Pensacola are teaming up with a leading health technology company and faculty at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to combat the epidemic of sports inju More...



Island News

Here we go a-paddling

‘Anything That Floats’ contest entertains Labor Day beachgoers

Crowds flocked back to Pensacola Beach for the Labor Day weekend, and it was no surprise that the ‘Anything That Floats’ contest staged by Bamboo Willie’s on Sunday was one of the top draws. More...

I came from Alabama, but I can’t assume everybody else did

A friend of mine posted a record of all the out-of-state license plates she saw on Sunday afternoon before Labor Day: OK, GA, MS, NC, OH, VA, AZ, LA, AK, TX, and AL. Now, those are just the ones that she saw! More...


Hooray beer!

The Emerald Coast Beer Festival returns to Seville Quarter Sept. 9-10

One of the best street parties in Pensacola returns to Seville Quarter tonight and tomorrow. More...

Emerald Coast Beer Festival Vendor List

¦ Breweries & Brew Pubs: A1A Ale Works (St. Augustine, Fla.) Abita Brewing Co. (Abita Springs, La.) Back Forty Beer Co. (Birmingham, Ala.) Bell’s Brewery (Kalamazoo, Mich.) Bold City Brewery (Jacksonville, Fla.) Boulder Beer Co. More...

PLT ‘All Shook Up’ over 74th Season

The director who staged Pensacola Little Theatre’s hit productions of “The Producers” and “Seussical” is back with a musical that weaves songs made famous by Elvis Presley into a story of small town love in the 1950s. More...


GBHS hosts archrival Catholic Friday

Milton utilizes Dolphin miscues to win 34-6 in opener

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins continue their short and difficult non-district schedule Friday when they host archrival Catholic at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 9 Boys golf at Scenic Hills, 3:30 p.m. Girls golf at Marcus Point, 3:30 p.m. JV/ninth grade football at Catholic, 6 p.m. Volleyball at Milton (JV 5 p.m., Var. 6) Friday, Sept. 10 Football vs. More...

Volleyball roars out of gates to start season

Lady Dolphins win nine games by average score of 25-10; play at Milton tonight

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team had little trouble in rolling to victories in each of their first three matches of the season last week. More...


Not sure I want to be dancing at age 126

Last week, Clark and Company made their final appearance for this season at the Seville Square concerts. More...



Full Story

Fulford’s sacrifices paid off for city

I have had the responsibility and the privilege of covering Gulf Breeze City Council pretty consistently since we founded the Gulf Breeze News in 2001. More...

Amendment 2

Homestead ad valorem tax credit for deployed military

Ballot summary: Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to require the Legislature to provide an additional homestead property tax exemption by law for members of the United States military or military reserves, the United States Coast Gua More...