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Bokas Jordan Pharmacy secured its place in city residents’ hearts

Countdown to 50: Gulf Breeze historical tidbits

Bokas Jordan Pharmacy will never die; this icon will live on in the memories and hearts of the citizens of Gulf Breeze area. More...

GBHS Band Boosters host garage sale

BRIEFS

The Gulf Breeze Band Boosters will hold a fundraiser yard sale in the Gulf Breeze High School cafeteria Saturday, Aug. 13 from 8 a.m. to noon.  More...

Eagle Fund golf tournament will benefit wounded military

Event is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 1 at Tiger Point

Men and women in uniform, our “military athletes,” are faced with life and death, not wins and losses. The Eagle Fund Charity Golf Tournament, set for Thursday, Sept. More...

Entertainment

Broadway in Pensacola season tickets now on sale

¦ Season Tickets now on sale for 2011-2012 Broadway Season

Jam Theatricals and the Friends of the Saenger are proud to announce the Broadway in Pensacola 2011-2012 Season with six fantastic shows, highlighted by The New Mel Brooks' Musical: Young Frankenstein and back by popular demand, Hal Holbrook in Mark More...

Gulf Breeze’s Spencer has role in action film ‘Cowboys & Aliens’

Get out to the movies this weekend and check out a Gulf Breeze native in “Cowboys & Aliens.”  Abbie Spencer, a 1999 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School joins mega-stars Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig on the cast of the new sci-fi More...

Annual Perseid Meteor Shower provides great celestial show

FUN BRIEFS

The early morning hours of August 12 is the peak time for viewing the famed Perseid Meteor Shower, our best annual celestial show.  If you have a dark sky site, you will see about a bright meteor every 5-10 minutes from midnight until dawn, desp More...

Sports

How high will Tide rise?

¦ Bama voted No. 2 in USA Today Coaches Preseason Rankings behind the Oklahoma Sooners

A s has become the custom during the Nick Saban era, the Alabama Crimson Tide enters the 2011 football season with sky-high expectations. More...

SEC MEDIA PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH

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ALABAMA 2011 SCHEDULE

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Business

AppRiver earns recognition; Re/Max adds 2 to staff

BUSINESS

‘Florida Trend’ magazine recently recognized Gulf Breeze-based Web security company AppRiver as one of the “Best Companies to Work For” for 2011.  Located in the Quietwater Business Park, AppRiver employs 140 people and s More...

Home & Garden

Hard at play

Three babies in St. Ann’s new infant room were awake and playing with their caretakers Carolyn Cayson, Kristen Serna and Elizabeth Brown on Wednesday. St. More...

Step out in ‘Back to School’ Fashions

A bercrombie, Roxy, Judith March, Hollister, Karlie and American Eagle, if you have girls, you’ve surely heard these names followed with “I want” or “I have to have.”  More...

Lumbering lubbers march through local landscapes

They are large and can be menacing– especially when they spread their wings, hiss, and secrete foul-smelling froth. This creepy creature is known as the Eastern lubber grasshopper. More...

Replacement bridge might charge tolls; meeting today

BY VICI PAPAJOHN  Gulf Breeze News vici@gulfbreezenews.com   The process to replace the Pensacola Bay Bridge is well under way, and there is no doubt that there is only one place it will go.  More...

Events

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Island News

ATV fire

An SRIA Public Works utility vehicle burst into flames Tuesday morning, after a container picked up by workers was believed to have leaked petroleum onto its engine, causing it to ignite. More...

Was it murder? Medical results pending in woman’s death

Investigators identified the body of the woman found July 23rd in her Starboard Village condo, 1111 Fort Pickens Road, as Caroline Ardis Marbury-Smart, 53.  At around 11:00 a.m. More...

Arrgh, Maties ... Pirates on Paddle Boards coming Aug. 30

Swashbuckling paddleboarders and costumed characters will land on Pensacola Beach, Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. to celebrate the inaugural Pirate Day. More...

News

Brown to seek another term as property appraiser

Greg Brown, Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser, has pre-filed to run for the seat in 2012.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   8/3/2010  Stoffer Sr., Rod Alan, W/M, 57, 1500 block of Libby Lane, Gulf Breeze, aggravated battery.  8/4/2010  More...

Emergency Reports

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

GB Fire & Rescue   During the week ending Aug. 5, Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue was called for 24 emergencies. More...

School

Magee clears PBE for takeoff

Office manager keeps beach school students flying high

At first glance, a casual observer might never imagine that Jennifer Magee once was an airtraffic controller in the U.S. More...

ORIENTATIONS

¦ Gulf Breeze High: On Friday, Aug. 12, freshmen and new students will be welcomed from 8 a.m. to noon for orientation, schedules and lockers. School hours in 2011: 9:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.  More...

2011-12 SANTA ROSA CO. SCHOOL CALENDAR

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Faith

Hofius promoted at St. Ann’s

FAITH

Anthony Hofius has been advanced to permanent High School Youth Director at the parish of St. Ann and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Churches.  More...

Obituaries

HENRIETTA TUCK-MILLER

Henrietta Farrand Tuck- Miller, 88, of Gulf Breeze passed away on Monday, Aug. 1, 2011.  Tuck-Miller was born Dec. 15, 1922 the youngest of seven children to Henry Carroll Farrand and Blanche Ogden Nixon. More...

Seniors

After 30+ years of columns, farewell, friends

Fifty years ago when Gulf Breeze was incorporated, I was only 45 years old and already considered myself a senior. In those days, it seemed anything over 40 was ancient. None of this “60 is the new 40” stuff back then!  More...