June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Hunting remains legal in Seashore

¦ One area includes 5,507 acres east and northeast of Portofino condominiums

Officials at Gulf Island National Seashore on Tuesday heard residents’ input at the first of two public meetings addressing the development of a longterm Waterfowl Hunting Management Plan for the park.  Relatively few citizens of Gulf Bree More...

Anniversary magazine can include YOU

¦ ‘GBN’ invites all residents, businesses to be part of this coveted keepsake publication

Fifty years ago, the city of Gulf Breeze was born, incorporated and made an official place on a map.  Up until then, Gulf Breeze existed as a vacation spot, fishing village and a place considered so remote by people on the mainland that many of More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze historical tidbits How did the Duncan family make a living?

Countdown to 50:

The Duncan family who were farmers from Kentucky owned most of the land in Gulf Breeze, which was then called Town Point, but they had a lot of difficulty raising crops in this sandy soil. More...

Gift items abundant at Gulf Breeze Hospital

Graduations have occurred or are about to occur, beach days are here and Father’s Day is right around the corner. More...

Park rangers have plenty of activities planned for the whole family

Looking for fun and adventure? More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   5/31/2010  Helton, Timothy Donald, W/M, 41, 9000 block of East River Drive, Navarre, aggravated battery.  6/1/2010  More...

Emergency Reports

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

GB Fire & Rescue   For the week ending June 3, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 13 emergencies. More...

Gunshot complaint lands 2 in jail

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s deputies responded May 26 to 8144 Pompano Street in Navarre in reference to a criminal mischief/firearms complaint.  More...

Sports

TP records historic win

16-under softball All-Stars win first ever championship

The Tiger Point 16- under All-Stars broke open a close game with a six- run fourth inning as they beat Gul Shore 10- 2 to win its first ever Northwest Florid Girls Softball Alliance Championship Monday at Tiger Point Park. More...

Four GB-based teams second at Summer Classic

Four Gulf Breeze-based teams finished second in their age groups at last weekend’s GBHS Summer Classic at Shoreline Park.  The GBSA 7-under and 8- under All Stars both took second, as did the Gulf Breeze Wave’s 13-under and 14-under More...

Tiger Point wraps up regular season

The following is a recap of the final weeks of the Tiger Point Sports Association baseball and softball season. It was taken from scorebooks in which first and last names were listed.  12-under baseball  More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, June 9Santa Rosa CountyCommission Regular 9 a.m.,County Administrative Center,Commissioner's Board Room,6495 Caroline Street, MiltonSanta Rosa County Pre-Budget Workshop 1:30 p.m.,County Admi More...

Business

Temps going up, but pump prices are falling

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in the Pensacola area fell 9.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.60 a gallon Sunday. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

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Ladner’s memory should be perpetuated

Stadium, building or perhaps walking path could be named

Gulf Breeze High School first opened its doors in 1971. Students here no longer had to traverse the Pensacola Bay Bridge to attend high school at Pensacola High, Catholic or Woodham.  More...

Now hear this! Ladner’s final public speech

Because of a disastrous sound system malfunction on Saturday, June 4 in the Pensacola Civic Center, few guests could understand retiring Principal Sylvan J. Ladner III’s graduation address to the Gulf Breeze High School Class of 2011. More...

Drought raises wildfire concerns

¦ City will do maintenance mowing on firebreak located in South Shoreline Park

Florida has entered into a second year of drought conditions, and Gulf Breeze city leaders are paying close attention to the 544 acres of park lands they own and maintain. More...

Breezer biking cross-country

¦ Gundy Roberts departed San Francisco on Wednesday, eyes nation’s capital in August

For Gundy BY JOE CULPEPPER Roberts and Gulf Breeze News his Pi Kappa joe@gulfbreezenews.com Phi fraternity brothers across the country, there virtually is no limit to the lengths they will go to help those less fortunate.  More...

GBHS faculty honors Ladner

Retiring Principal Sylvan J. Ladner III is comforted by his wife, Ivon, during an appreciation ceremony Friday, June 3. More...

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Island News

It’s hard to share your favorite spot

Snapper season is here! Starting last Wednesday, boats began leaving the pass in hopes of limiting out with these great tasting fish. Sometimes you get your two per person; sometimes you don’t. It helps to have a secret spot. More...

Entertainment

Trout returns home to spawn new generation

Stand up paddle boarding is the fastest-growing watersport in the world, and one of its young stars is returning the Gulf coast to lead two instructional clinics this weekend.  Gulf Breeze’s Coastal Paddle Company is hosting two instructio More...

Fiesta of Five Flags continues

Fiesta Days are back, with the Fiesta of Five Flags 62nd anniversary celebration taking place June 2-12 in Pensacola. More...

Business Expo this weekend at fairgrounds

“Bringing Business to the People!” is the theme of a Business Expo set for this Saturday and Sunday, June 11 and 12, inside the Pensacola Interstate Fair Grounds Conference Building, 6655 Mobile Highway in Pensacola. More...

School

Faculty honors retiring Principal Ladner

GBHS surprises leader with appreciation event

LONGTIME colleagues of retiring Gulf Breeze High School Principal Sylvan J. Ladner III seldom have seen expressions of emotion from the usually stoic administrator.  More...

GBHS to honor retirees today

GBHS

A retirement party to celebrate Grace Realing, Clay King, and Sylvan Ladner is being held today at 2 p.m. in the GBHS media center.  More...

GBMS students shine at History Fair

GB MIDDLE

GBMS ESE students were busy this year supporting the school and community. More...

Obituaries

BUD CROWSON III

1947-2011

William A. “Bud” Crowson III, 64, of Pensacola, passed away on Saturday, May 28, 2011.  Crowson was born May 5, 1947 in Birmingham, Ala., to the late William Andrew and Edith Wells Crowson. He was a Vietnam War veteran in the U.S. More...

ANN SCHLICHTING

1960-2011

Ann Marie Schlichting, 51, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011 due to a fatal car accident.  More...

ALICE WHITE

1911-2011

Alice Franklin White, 100, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011.  Born in Lakeland on Jan. 14, 1911 but raised in Tennille, Ga., White was the daughter of Samuel O. and Eva Franklin and the sister of S.O. More...

Home & Garden

Super Seminole

FSU bestows first award of its kind to interior designer Sue Markham

Florida State University recently bestowed its first-ever award to an alumnus for contributions to the field of visual arts, theatre and dance. More...

Locally grown blueberries fresh for the pickin’

Blueberries are ripe for picking. So take the kids on an adventure and enjoy the freshness of local produce by visiting a u-pick farm. U-picks allow visitors to harvest their own fresh fruits and vegetables.  More...