August 30, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Isaac slides westward; GB avoids direct hit

Gulf Breeze and Santa Rosa County residents began breathing a collective sigh of relief Monday as it appeared the area would be spared the worst of Hurricane Isaac.  More...

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Community

Resmondo, Evans to wed

Shellie Isakson of Gulf Breeze is proud to announce the approaching marriage of her daughter, Meaghan A. Resmondo, to Brandon E. Evans, also of Gulf Breeze.  The couple will wed on Saturday, Sept. More...

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago  Sep. 2, 2004 GBN  More...

Currie, Routh exchange vows

Erin Michele Routh of Gulf Breeze became the wife of Wright Daniel Currie of Pensacola on May 11, 2012 at Christ Church in Pensacola.  Routh, a 2004 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, is the daughter of Kelli and Shayne Routh of Gulf Breeze. More...

School

UWF campus housing reaches 107 percent capacity

COLLEGES

The University of West Florida last week welcomed 2,144 students to campus housing, reaching 107 percent capacity for the Fall 2012 semester. The brand-new Presidents Hall opened its doors for the first time Saturday.  More...

Sports

Dolphins aiming for district title

GBHS has returners at nearly every position

Last year, the Dolphin football team got a whiff of playoff football. More...

Football in Jason’s World

“It’s a good day to ask yourself... if you're willing to accept the responsibility that you have...to protect this team and this school and this town.  More...

Grid Iron Gurus

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Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Abortion a moral issue, not political

Thank you, Todd Akin! More...

New Waterfront Mission bargain center says ‘thanks’

LETTERS

The new Waterfront Rescue Mission bargain center opened Saturday, Aug. 18 at 4376 Gulf Breeze Parkway, and we had a very good turnout.  More...

Irrigation supply worries Woodlawn residents

The reclaimed water used by the Tiger Point Beautification Project spearheaded by the United Peninsula Association continues to be a source of controversy as the original users of the system struggle to stretch the resource for lawn irrigation.  More...

Backpacks food program helps homeless students

Last school year there were 1,664 homeless students in Santa Rosa County public schools. Of those homeless students, 110 were identified as “unaccompanied minors,” with no adults responsible for them.  More...

McGaughey surprises herself, wins Gulfcoast Arts poster contest

Gulf Breeze artist Ellen McGaughey had never entered any of her work in any contest – until last month when she was named the winner in the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival competition for poster art.  More...

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Island News

Pressure, pace influence the storms in life, too

With all the concern with tropical storm Isaac, I have been thinking about how they make the forecasts about direction and strength of storms like this.  More...

SRIA activates storm response

Santa Rosa Island Authority’s e-alert system kept Pensacola Beach residents and those with business concerns appraised of each of Tropical Storm Isaac’s wobbles as it made its path across the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. More...

News

Power outage? Keep food safe after storm

With the likelihood that many homes lost power during Hurricane Isaac, what do you do with all the food in your freezer?  ¦ It’s a good idea to put a refrigerator/freezer thermometer in the freezer so you can monitor the temperature to mak More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  8/21/2012  Langner, Lance Richard, W/M,  35, 6000 block of Valerie Lane,  Navarre, probation violation  Merritt, Martha Odessa, W/F, 49, 2000 block of Avenida de Sol,  More...

Police eye suspicious package

Information from Gulf Breeze Police Department

A suspicious package containing what appears to be Spice arrived on a Gulf Breeze resident’s door step this week, and Gulf Breeze Police are investigating to determine the owner.  On August 22, a resident reported fraudulent use of a credi More...

Obituaries

CHARLES DEVITT JR.

1927-2012

Charles Thomas Devitt Jr., 85, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012.  Devitt was born April 10, 1927 in Memphis, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later served in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. More...

Business

Isaac affects prices, production

GAS WATCH

Oil production in the Gulf came to a halt last Friday as Tropical Storm Isaac neared oil platforms. While it’s still too early to tell how long Isaac will delay Gulf oil production, motorists already have seen a rise in pump prices.  More...

Home & Garden

Beauty is skin deep

¦ The Dermatology & Laser Center customizes skin care plans

The physicians at The Dermatology & Laser Center are experienced in the treatment of skin cancer, acne, moles, warts, eczema, psoriasis, rashes and other conditions that affect the skin. More...

Museum shop offers unique collectibles

The Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum completed the restoration and repurposing of its 1880’s carriage house.  More...

Free cancer resource guides help patients

(ARA) - When Barbara George's friend and colleague in the media business was diagnosed with a recurrence of breast cancer 11 years ago, George volunteered to help her figure out her next steps. But what they did not find surprised them.  More...