June 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Natural gas dispute unresolved

¦ Only 2 Pensacola City Councilmen support lawsuit vs. Gulf Breeze

Despite efforts at the June 14 Pensacola City Council meeting to push a vote to sue the City of Gulf Breeze over the natural gas service dispute, the issue remains unresolved. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze Chamber seeking 2012 Expo exhibitors

OPPORTUNITY

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking exhibitors for the annual Gulf Breeze Expo scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gulf Breeze Recreation Center, 800 Shoreline Drive.  More...

County refuses to ban shark fishing at Navarre Pier

Shark fishing continues to be allowed off Navarre Beach Fishing Pier.  Some residents urged the County Commission to ban shark fishing of any kind off the pier after a fisherman caught and beached a Tiger Shark during daylight swimming hours on More...

Fireworks require caution, common sense

SAFETY

Santa Rosa County urges everyone to use caution and common sense when using fireworks over the Fourth of July holidays. Fireworks, while fun, can also be very dangerous.  More...

Entertainment

Moondogs to rock July 3 Bands on the Beach

Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs, an eleven-piece showband from Natchitoches, La., which has been hailed by critics as "Louisiana's Best Showband" will be performing on July 3 at the Pensacola Beach free concert series Bands On The Beach.  Whe More...

Vendors needed for Angel’s Garden ‘New Beginnings” art show

BRIEFS

Angel’s Garden “New Beginnings” 17th Annual Art Show is calling all vendors and artists. More...

Fireworks light up mid-week Fourth of July

BEST BETS

Thursday, June 28 Evenings in Olde Seville Square: Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters 7-9 p.m., Historic Seville Square, Government and Alcaniz Streets, Pensacola 850.438.6505  More...

Sports

Dolphins edge Navarre, Choctaw in 7-on-7 action

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team won two more 7-on-7s games by slim margins last week, both at Dolphin Stadium. GBHS beat Navarre 58-53 on June 27 before rallying to beat Choctaw 68-66 Friday.  More...

GBSA 8s win North Florida State, GCYB Tournaments

The Gulf Breeze 8-under All Stars look poised to make a long run in next month’s USSSA World Series after winning two tournaments in as many weeks – the USSSA North Florida State Championship June 17 in Pace, then the Gulf Coast Youth Bas More...

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, June 28 City of Gulf Breeze 50-Year Master Plan Final Charette Workshop 6 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze Santa Rosa County Commission Special -  More...

Business

Pump prices down 22 cents in month

GAS WATCH

Oil prices dropped below $80 last week for the first time in almost 10 months after reports forecasted a continued bleak economic outlook. The U.S. Energy Department forecast oil demand in the U.S. More...

Home & Garden

Essential tips to keep your canine’s coat and skin healthy

How to Care for Your Pet:

(ARA) - If you love your dog like a true member of your family, you want to give him the absolute best. So when your furry friend seems to have a lackluster coat and flaky, itchy skin, you're bound to feel concerned. More...

Fun and flavorful summer frozen dessert recipes

How to Keep Cool:

(ARA) - As temperatures climb this summer, cool down with tasty and colorful frozen treat recipes for your next backyard barbecue or pool party. More...

Grill tomatoes with orzo

How to DAZZLE your guests simply and with style:

This recipe was created exclusively for Lipman Kitchen by food blogger Kaitlin Lunny. Add the tomatoes to the grill during a summer barbeque and you can whip up this salad in no time. For more tomato recipes, please visit www.LipmanKitchen.com. More...

Master plan alternatives to be revealed

Public can vote on preferences at meeting today

Local residents today will hear and vote on alternatives identified by a planning firm tasked with helping develop a master plan to make Gulf Breeze the most livable city in America by 2020 and to direct community growth over the coming 50 years.&nbs More...

Making a splash for education

Mike Jurkowich of Dreamcatcher Shuttle Service throws a ball and successfully dunks Santa Rosa School District Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick during last Thursday’s Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Co More...

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Island News

Summer Solstice sunset

Wednesday, June 20 marked the Summer Solstice, and this was the scene on Pensacola Bay behind the Unique Cafe in Gulf Breeze as several paddle-boarders and a passing bird enjoyed the early evening al More...

Living under pressure

Now that “Debbie” has moved off from our part of the state, I have started thinking about the weather a little more. I know that we are in hurricane “season” and that we have to be prepared for what may come. www.santarosa. More...

News

Spencer seeks Clerk of Court position

ELECTION ’12

Donny “Don” Spencer, a Milton resident and employee with the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office, is a Republican candidate for Clerk of Court in Santa Rosa County.  More...

150 acres burned by Avalon/I-10 wildfire

ON DEADLINE

Approximately seven homes on Shady Bayou Lane had to be evacuated Tuesday after a fire originating on San Pablo Avenue in the Avalon area was reported to Santa Rosa County Emergency Communications at 12:19 p.m. Tuesday.  More...

Five drivers nabbed on DUI violations

Information from Gulf Breeze Police Department

A Pensacola man involved in a traffic crash at the intersection of Andrew Jackson Trail and U.S. Highway 98 in Gulf Breeze resulted in a DUI with serious bodily injury charge on Saturday, June 24. More...

Faith

GBUMC collecting swimwear for kids

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church continues to collect swimwear for disadvantaged youth as part of its ‘Kids of Kindness’ mission program.  During June, the Kids of Kindness group at the Fairpoint Campus is collecting new and gentl More...

Obituaries

HELEN JACKSON

1932-2012

Helen Beth Reeves Jackson, 80, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Saturday, June 16, 2012 after a lengthy battle with breast cancer.  Jackson was born Feb. 25, 1932 in Opp, Ala., to Dove Green and Autie Cauley Reeves. More...

WILLIAM LaBRYER

1938-2012

William J. LaBryer, 74, passed away on Monday, June 18, 2012 after a battle with cancer.  LaBryer was born March 14, 1938. He was raised in Pittsburgh, Pa., and served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army. More...

WADE MOORE

1954-2012

Wade Moore, 57, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Friday June 15, 2012 at Baptist Gulf Breeze Hospital.   More...

Health

Reduce your chances of skin cancer caused by sun

Summer has arrived. As the weather heats up, it’s critical for beachgoers and outdoor funseekers to be sun-safe.  This begins with choosing the right sunscreen to protect yourself from harmful UV rays. More...

Hackel excels at tendon treatment

¦ Andrews Institute doctor trained to perform new ‘FAST’ procedure

Special to Gulf Breeze News  The burning, throbbing pain associated with tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow and other tendon injuries used to linger for weeks, months or even years, sidelining those affected from their activities.  More...

Shigellosis on the rise in Santa Rosa County

According to the Santa Rosa County Health Department, cases of Shigellosis are on the rise. More...

Opinion

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Join boosters to resurface GBHS track

If you have children attending or who will be attending Gulf Breeze High School, this article should interest you. A unique opportunity has arisen that will allow our children to train and compete on a state-ofthe art track facility.  More...

Senior cyclist thankful for ‘powerful’ response

LETTERS

I just wanted to drop you a note and tell you how much I appreciate the article you all published on my behalf (‘VanValkenburg qualifies for ’13 Senior Games,’ GBN June 14). More...