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Gulf Breeze teens skipped Aurora movie

Two Gulf Breeze students avoided what could have been the most devastating night of their lives at the midnight showing of ‘Batman: The Dark Night Rises’ at the Century Aurora 16 Theater, about a mile from their father’s home in Aur More...

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Community

St. Ann Discovery School fetes director Jean Jones

“Miss Jean” Jones, Director of the St. More...

Cleared for landing ... but watch your head!

If you have taken an especially compelling photo and think it might be worthy of publication, send it to GBN either by e-mail (news@gulfbreezenews.com) or by snail mail (P.O. Box 1414, Gulf Breeze, FL 32562). More...

Baby of The Week

Jack Wells, infant son of former Gulf Breeze resident Matthew Wells and his wife, Jennifer, is dressed in his golf outfit as the family watched the final round of the British Open championship last w More...

News

Carson seeks District 3 commissioner’s seat

ELECTION 2012

Joseph E. “Ed” Carson of Pace is a candidate for Santa Rosa County Commission  District 3.  Carson is a native Floridian and a graduate of the University of Florida. He is married with three children.  More...

Salter eyes another term on commission

Don Salter of Pace is a candidate for reelection to the Santa Rosa County Commission District 3. Salter is a native Santa Rosan. He and his wife, Kaye, have been married for 42 years.  “During my  More...

Lee courts voters for election supervisor

Gulf Breeze resident Buck Lee is seeking the office of Santa Rosa County  Supervisor of  Elections.  More...

Obituaries

MAJ. GEN. LEO LEWIS

1921-2012

Maj. Gen. Leo C. Lewis, 91, a Pensacola native and Gulf Breeze resident, passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Bay Breeze Nursing Home.  More...

JANE ARNOTT

1943-2012

Jane Emily Arnott, 68, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  More...

GEORGE PEARCE

1925-2012

George F. Pearce, Ph.D., 86, of Pensacola Beach, passed away Sunday, July 15, 2012.  Pearce was born Nov. 27, 1925 in New Petersburg, Ohio, to Jacob W. and Elizabeth Ridgeway Pearce.  More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, July 26 GBA Chamber of Commerce Business After hours, 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Laguna’s Restaurant, Pensacola Beach Commissioner Regular Meeting, 9 a.m., Santa  More...

Health

Andrews Institute touts ‘Mobile Medical Center’

The Andrews Institute on Tuesday unveiled its new Mobile Sports Medicine Center, with was developed in partnership with Össur Americas.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Working together to put region on map

You’ve heard the phrase “sight unseen.” Without first examining something for ourselves, how can we recommend it to anyone else? More...

Publicity gives shooter just what he wants

LETTERS

In the wake of the Colorado theater massacre, I am sitting here watching MSNBC and a criminologist is talking about this “nut” Jason Holmes and his need for notoriety. More...

SR Economic Alliance could get 30-day notice today

Economic development will be working under a new model in Santa Rosa County soon, according to comments made by commissioners Monday. More...

Gulf Breeze cinemas safe, officials say

¦ Deputies usually provide latenight patrols during midnight showings at Breeze Cinema 8

In the aftermath of last Friday’s massacre at an Aurora, Colo., cinema, local theater owners are confident that moviegoers can still feel safe at movie theaters in Gulf Breeze and across the country.  More...

A lesson in caring

Teen Age Volunteers benefit from work at Gulf Breeze Hospital

It’s hard to determine who is benefitting more from the Teen Age Volunteer (TAV) program at Gulf Breeze Hospital, the students or the staff members who interact with the teens.  More...

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Island News

Innerlight plans Grand Opening for Beach store

It opened in March but the big celebration will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Innerlight’s Pensacola Beach store and Pensacola Beach Marina, located at 655 Pensacola Beach Blvd.  More...

‘This book belongs to: ___’

The top corner of the first page was torn out. I imagine that it was the place where the previous owner wrote their name as they claimed that this particular paperback was theirs. More...

Turtle ‘baby’ shower is Saturday

Learn more about sea turtles this Saturday, July 28 at a Sea Turtle Baby Shower from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More...

Entertainment

Free concert to benefit Manna Food Pantry

The public is invited to a free concert on Sunday, July 29, to benefit the Manna Food Pantries.  The concert at the Randall K. and Martha A. More...

Not Quite Fab brings ‘Beatles’ to the Beach

Bands on the Beach bringing Beetlemania to Pensacola

Since the 60s, music lovers worldwide have been captivated by the sounds of the Beatles. Now, audiences don't have to take a trip back in time or "Across the Universe" to experience the exhilarating rush of a live show.  More...

Music, movies, theater dominate weekend

BEST BETS

Thursday, July 26 Pensacola Blue Wahoos vs. Huntsville Stars 7 p.m., Community Maritime Park, W. Main Street, Pensacola 850.934.8444 Evenings in Olde  More...

Sports

For Bama, it all boils down to LSU

¦ Crimson Tide plans to build momentum heading into Nov. 3 date with Tigers

First in a series   More...

Nemith, GBHS have high hopes for 2012

First in a series   Over the next several weeks, Gulf Breeze High School coaches talk with GBN Sports Editor Jason Thompson about their respective sports and the outlooks for the coming seasons. More...

Dolphins lose close one at Crestview in 7-on-7

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team traveled to Crestview on July 16 to take on the Bulldogs for the second time this summer. More...

Business

Pump prices trending upward

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in the Pensacola area have risen 12 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.32 a gallon Tuesday. More...

Home & Garden

Youths learn life lessons, plan summer camp

The limits of human compassion can reach no boundary when determination, planning and desire are involved.  This was the case when Gulf Breeze High School students Sara Papantonio, a senior, and Mollie Johnson, a junior, found it in their hearts More...

Manatee, sea turtle decals available

New editions of manatee and sea turtle decals are available at local tax collectors’ offices across the state. More...