May 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Club II’ owners keep fitness center open

¦ Local couple needs time to transition into roles, responsibilities

The Club in Gulf Breeze is still open – but with a new name and new owner/managers. Dr. Paul and Katie Henning are finalizing the purchase of The Club from the bank in California that foreclosed last December. More...

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Community

Harbourtown After Hours is tonight; GBES holds Medieval Fest

BRIEFS

The public is invited to drop by the Gulf Breeze Chamber After Hours hosted by Harbourtown tonight, May 17, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  More...

Clarkin’s career on rise

Local talent Pearl Clarkin is making her way in the world of country music. The 17-year-old recently was accepted into the Country Music Association based on her resume of performance history. More...

UFO incident revisited 36 years later

A new book written by retired U.S. Army Col. More...

Entertainment

Weekend offers Gallery Night, Fiesta Sand Sculpture Contest

BEST BETS

Today, May 17 Evenings in Olde Seville Square 7-9 p.m., Historic Seville Square, Government & Alcaniz Streets, Pensacola 850.438.6505 Friday, May 18 Loves Labors Lost More...

School

Best selling authors

Seventy-three of Andrea Santelli’s seventh grade Advanced Science students recently released Creatures, Plants and More - a 133-page IBook that is number one in the nature section of ITunes. More...

WBMS students release top download on ITunes

They may not be older enough to vote or drive a car yet, but several seventh grade classes at Woodlawn Beach Middle School can put out the highest downloaded nature book on ITunes.  More...

National English Honor Society inductees

Among the more than 90 to be recently inducted into GBHS’ National English Honor Society were (from left): sophomores Mollie Johnson, CC Hamlin, Laura Riney, Allie Turner, Kristyn Sueflow and J More...

Obituaries

IMOGENE DAVIS

Imogene Fowler Davis, 82, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2012.  Born Aug. 14, 1929 in Washington, D.C., and raised in Mobile, Ala., she and her husband, Corbett Davis Sr., married in 1949 and moved to Pensacola in 1950. More...

GREGG JORDAN

1967-2012

Gregg Coylee Jordan, 44, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Friday, May 4, 2012 after fighting a courageous, two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.  More...

Business

Pump prices subside substantially

GAS WATCH

Pessimistic economic news across the globe caused the price of a barrel of oil to drop to its lowest settlement this year. Oil prices settled last Friday on the New York Mercantile Exchange at $96.13 a barrel – $2.36 less than the week prior. More...

It’s not too late to prepare for long-term care costs

Like everyone else, you hope to remain physically and financially independent your entire life. And you might well achieve this goal. More...

Gulf Breeze man jailed on exploitation, child porn charges

Gulf Breeze resident Joseph Richard Robson Sr. has been arrested and charged with three felony counts for the sexual exploitation of children in the production, possession and distribution of child pornography.  More...

Killer warns of dangers of drunk driving

¦ Impaired motorist crashed into girls’ car in 2002 incident

Eric Smallridge, 34, stood alongside Renee Napier, 53, on Friday while speaking at an assembly at Gulf Breeze High School exactly 10 years after killing Napier’s daughter, Meagan Napier, 20, and her daughter’s friend, Lisa Jo Dickson, 20, More...

Events

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Island News

BonfireJam

ends on a stormy note without Dunn’s set

The rains came down and washed away the “Redneck Yacht Club” members who were swaying to the sounds of Craig Morgan’s hit song about a group that gathers on a lake. More...

Military men and women put their lives on the line every day

This article is meant as a word of thanks to the men and women who serve the military of the United States of America.  Recently, I have begun a new chapter in my life: Running. It’s a new thing for me.  More...

News

Emergency Reports

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

GB Fire & Rescue   For the week ending May 13, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 10 emergencies. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  5/8/2012  Todd, Randall Wayne, W/M, 20, 2900 block of Ranchette Square, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation.  5/9/2012  More...

Two transported after Saturday night vehicle crash

Gulf Breeze Police Report

A traffic accident on Saturday night is under investigation. Officers said Merced Johanna Vaughn Villagomez, 25 was the driver of an SUV that hit a concrete piling under the Pensacola Beach overpass at approximately 7 p.m. More...

Sports

Dolphins host spring game tonight

GBHS hosts Catholic, Murphy from Mobile in three-team jamboree

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team will host Catholic and Murphy in a spring jamboree tonight, starting at 6:30 p.m., at Dolphin Stadium.  Each team’s junior varsity and varsity will play one quarter against each team. More...

Slowing down – just a little

While the sports schedule in the area may never stop, it does slow down a bit, which this sports writer will certainly enjoy.  But there are some thing this guy can do to stay busy after tonight’s spring jamboree football games.  Opti More...

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, May 17 Santa Rosa County Library Advisory Board 4 p.m., Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Boulevard, Pace Monday, May 21 Gulf Breeze City Council Meeting 6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, Council Chambers, 1070 Sh&nbs More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Cadet Worley awarded Waters Scholarship

On Tuesday night, I was honored to deliver the keynote address during the Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps banquet at St. Ann Catholic Church.  More...

GBHS Drama commended for ‘Anything Goes’ show

LETTERS

Gulf Breeze High School’s recent presentation of ‘Anything Goes’ involved an incredible assortment of talented young individuals who were flawless in their renditions of the familiar Cole Porter standards. More...