October 27, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Watch for trick or treaters on Monday night

Halloween trick or treating will be observed in Gulf Breeze on Monday evening, and local law enforcement authorities remind residents to drive carefully and watch for excited children who might unexpectedly dart into traffic on city streets.  More...

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Community

BBB sponsors identity protection ‘shredding’

For the second year in a row, Florida is the state with the highest per-capita rate of reported identity theft complaints.  More...

‘Taste of Navarre’ offers delectable gourmet foods for third straight year

The early bird definitely gets the worm – and the ticket. He also gets the Jambalaya, Crawfish Etouffee, Seafood Gumbo, and the steamed Cajun Shrimp. More...

Baird celebrates 90th birthday with three parties in her honor

One of the loveliest woman to grace Gulf Breeze celebrated her 90th birthday on Oct. 18. Dr. Emily Baird still is an avid bridge player, drives herself to all of her activities, and keeps a busier social schedule than most people half her age.  More...

School

Bullish on language arts

Woodlawn’s Irving pushes her students to excel

Show Paige Irving a high school senior who achieves exceptional grades on the various pre-college exams, and she’ll show you a student with a solid background in language arts – reading, writing, speaking, listening and viewing.  More...

WBMS students revved up for robotics competition at UWF

BRIEFS

Woodlawn Beach Middle School has been busy preparing for the annual BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) Robotics Competition scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of West Florida.  More...

Faith

St. Ann’s Habitat efforts continue; ‘trunks’ planned

Hammers were pounding and spirits were high at dawn Saturday, Oct. 8 when the crews of St. Ann and Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Churches began the framework of their 19th Habitat for Humanity Home in Gulf Breeze.  More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, October 27 SRC Commission Regular 9 a.m., County Administrative Center, Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton SRC Commission Special Rezoning 6 p.m., County Administrative Center, Commissioner's&nb More...

Business

Impact of Gadhafi’s death on oil availability unclear

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola fell 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.37 a gallon Sunday. More...

Opinion

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A remarkable event for a remarkable city

It’s hard to imagine that Saturday’s Gulf Breeze 50th Anniversary Celebration at South Shoreline Park could have gone any better or been more meaningful.  More...

IMPACT 100 thanks ‘GBN’ for its support

Through your esteemed newspaper, we are pleased and honored that you have included several articles and dates of events we have held over the years.  More...

Make your voice heard with FDOT on Pensacola Bay Bridge replacement

It's not too late to play role in bridge's future

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TEAM asks for new recruitment incentives

¦ Tax breaks wanted for businesses offering jobs in $10 to $11 hourly range

TEAM Santa Rosa, the economic development organization appointed and partially sponsored by Santa Rosa County, asked the County Commission for some new incentives Monday to offer to several potential developers now exploring the county as a location More...

St. Paul Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch welcomes you

'Baby Chaz' is just one of the many people visiting the pumpkin patch at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Midway this week. More...

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Island News

Winning at the fair can be expensive, but worth the price!

This past Friday the Kale family made our first trip to “The Fair.” We rode some rides and took some pictures.  More...

Entertainment

Chills, thrills this weekend

BEST BETS

xxxThursday, Oct. 27American English7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 118S. More...

News

USAF interested in new Navarre Pass

SANTA ROSA

The U.S. Air Force is considering a study to find out of the old Navarre Pass between Santa Rosa Sound and the Gulf of Mexico on Eglin Air Force property should be re-opened.  More...

Veteran describes WWII attack

Retired U.S. Navy Chief Warrant Officer Francis Emond of Pensacola, a survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. More...

Input sought for GINS’ 20-year plan

The Gulf Island National Seashore staff encourages the public to provide input for a management plan that will guide the park for the next 20 years.  The park staff has created four alternative plans, each placing emphasis on different areas of More...

Sports

Dolphins blow Tornadoes away, 44-14

¦ Win at Rutherford Nov. 4 earns GBHS first playoff appearance since 2003; Choctaw Friday

The schedule may say the playoffs don’t begin until Nov. 18, but for the Gulf Breeze Dolphins, they started last week with a resounding 44-14 win over Panama City Bay.  More...

Schultz state bound in golf

GBHS junior Jr Schultz shot a one-over 73 to qualify for next week’s 2A State Golf Tournament.  Schultz made two birdies (including a chip in) and an eagle in his round, played at Stonebrook in Pace Tuesday.  The boys team finished fi More...

Sports Calendar

Thursday, Oct. 27 Volleyball vs. Arnold in District 1-5A championship, 6 p.m. JV, ninth grade football vs. West Florida, 5:30/7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct.  More...

Home & Garden

Rusty looking citrus fruit might mean an infestation of citrus rust mites

Citrus grown in the home landscape can be attacked by a number of insect and mite pests. Some are large enough to be spotted early in their infestation. Others are so small that you can't see them without magnification. More...