January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Early voting begins on Saturday

GB Precinct 22 has history of picking GOP’s eventual nominee

Gulf Breeze Precinct 22 voters have sided with the past two eventual Republican presidential nominees in the early Preferential Elections. More...

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Community

Whitacre to share insight into ’90s scandal

Dr. Mark Whitacre will speak to the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club on Friday, Jan. 20 at New World Landing in Pensacola. More...

Free veterans benefits seminar Saturday

Many local veterans and surviving spouses are unaware that their wartime service may qualify them to receive up to $2,019 per month through the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Aid and Attendance benefits. More...

Chamber membership pondering support

Statement expected by Friday

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce is expected to release an official statement this week on its position regarding the Midway Fire District’s Jan. 31 millage rate increase referendum. More...

Entertainment

Globetrotters to hoop in Civic Center Jan. 22

BEST BETS

This weekend offers plenty of fun, including a very different brand of basketball. Thursday, Jan. 19 "End Days"7:30 p.m., Pensacola LittleTheatre, 400 South JeffersonStreet, Pensacola850-432-2042 Friday, Jan. 20 More...

Sports

Beeler gives back to her alma mater

2009 GBHS graduate looks to go into coaching

The word that always comes up when coaches and players talk about Jamie Beeler is passion. More...

Shooting for state

Clockwise, from bottom left: Katelyn Ezelle, Audrey Feerick, Emily Arnold, Aspen Lee, Shannon Kehoe and Julianne Lewis represented Gulf Breeze at the Jan. 25 sectional meet in Gulf Breeze. More...

Girls hoops lose at Arnold

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin basketball team shot 4-for-18 from the field in the first half, which allowed Arnold to pull away for a 57-31 win Thursday. More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Saturday, January 21Early Voting Period xxxMonday, January 23Santa Rosa County Commission Committee 9a.m., County Administrative Center, Commissioner'sBoard Room, 6495 Caroline Street, MiltonTuesday, January 24Gulf Breeze Board of Adjustments 6: More...

Business

What does investment landscape look like in 2012?

As an investor, you know that 2011 was a somewhat “choppy” year, with the financial markets going through many ups and downs. So what can you expect in 2012? More...

Pump prices recede, but tough times on horizon

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola fell 3.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.38 gallon Sunday. More...

Breaking News - 1/23/2012 9:52 AM

Gulf Breeze Chamber in favor of Midway Fire referendum

Commits to 'watchdog' role in District's budgeting process

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors - after discussion at its Board Retreat in November and conversations with other members, friends and businesses - is following the recommendation of the Chamber's Governmental Affairs Commi More...

GBHS’s Halpin finishes second in ‘Rudy’ finals

Gulf Breeze High School senior Shane Halpin finished in the top five nationwide for the 2011 Inspireum High School Football ‘Rudy Awards.’ He tied with four others as runner-up to winner Addison Marshall from Fulshear, Texas. More...

Lynchard advocates for south end transit

There will still be a bus transit system running in Santa Rosa County for the next year – but with some tweaks and improvements. More...

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Island News

Jane Cooper is ‘in that number’ now that the Saints are marching in

Hundreds gathered Monday, Jan. 16 to pay tribute to the life and legacy of Jane Waters Cooper, the New Orleans transplant who many call the “mother of Pensacola Beach.” More...

Re-keying locks is easier than it seems

Our front door locks have never really worked right. The deadbolt wouldn’t close because the hole in the frame wasn’t aligned right. More...

Portofino value overestimated, judge rules

Portofino residents may get a tax refund, based on a judge’s ruling that the improvements to the land were overvalued. “I have to respectfully disagree with the opinion,” Chris Jones, Escambia County Property Appraiser, said. More...

News

Chick-fil-A making plans for old Burger King site

Communications are intensifying between Chick-fil-A representatives, Interplan, and the City of Gulf Breeze permitting office for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant at the old Burger King site in Gulf Breeze Shopping Center. More...

‘GBN,’ St. Ann reap honors

GB CHAMBER

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce recognized businesses of the month for November and December 2011 during its monthly breakfast meeting Jan. 12 at the Andrews Institute. More...

Local opinion cartoons back in GB ‘News’

Sidney Copson has added a new responsibility in her role as a graphic artist at Gulf Breeze News. More...

Faith

Pathways for Change graduation is Jan. 21

Pathways for Change ( PFC) will hold a graduation ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 1: 30 p. m. in the sanctuary of Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church Fairpoint Campus. More...

Obituaries

JANE COOPER

1921-2012

Jane Waters Cooper, 90, of Pensacola Beach, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 in her home with her family present. More...

JACK GREEN

1944-2012

Jack Terry Green, 67, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2012. Green was born Nov. 18, 1944 and raised in Chattanooga, Tenn. He relocated in 1976 to the Florida Panhandle where he later retired from the Escambia County School Board in 2006. More...

ELAINE INCONTRO

1933-2012

Elaine W. Incontro, 78, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Friday, Jan. 13, 2012. Incontro joined her loving husband, the late Col. Sam J. Incontro USMC (Ret)., who passed away on Dec. 6, 2011. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Here’s 3 votes for MFD referendum

It’s Gulf Breeze News’ longstanding policy not to endorse political campaigns, so I write this week not so much as Joe the Editor but as my alter-ego, Joe the Resident of Midway. More...

Avalex a key recruitment tool for TEAM Santa Rosa

TEAM Santa Rosa Economic Development Council welcomes Avalex Technologies to Santa Rosa County in their new home on Gulf Breeze Parkway. More...