September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

More diverse dining options spice up Gulf Breeze landscape

Gulf Breeze residents are finding more diverse dining options as more restaurants are moving to the area.  The Subway in Gulf Breeze Proper has recently changed locations from the location next to Innerlight Surf Shop to just a couple of traffic More...

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Community

Randall Garrett Scholarship recipient

Stephen Clark Jr. (right) is presented with the Randall Garrett Scholarship by Midway Fire District Chief Jonathan Kanzigg (center) during the August MFD Commission meeting. More...

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago  Sep. 9, 2004 GBN  Midway residents approved the Midway Fire District Ad Valorem Taxation Referendum. More...

Patriots Day Ceremony is Sunday

BRIEFS

The City of Gulf Breeze and the Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps are cosponsoring a Patriots Day Ceremony at 9/11 Park located east of the Pensacola Beach overpass on Gulf Breeze Parkway next to Ace Hardware on More...

Entertainment

Alanis Morisette’s

‘Jagged Little Pill’ an album for the ages

Reflecting back on my life, there were several musical albums that caught my fancy so much that I would listen to them over and over, engraining them into my brain forever.  More...

Drink and be merry for charity

The Escambia Bay Homebrewers and Seville Quarter are once again hosting the Emerald Coast Beer Festival on September 6 & 7 at Seville Quarter, 130 East Government Street.  More...

PMA taking reservations for Suite Soiree Fundraiser

On Thursday, Sept. 20, the Pensacola Museum of Art (PMA) will once again present the highly anticipated event “Suite Soirée,” a culinary evening benefiting the artistic, educational, and outreach programming of the Museum. More...

Obituaries

BEVERLEY HUGHES

1961-2012

Beverly Hughes, 51, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012.  Hughes was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 25, 1961 to Don and Audre Hughes. More...

BETH BARNETT

1925-2012

Elizabeth (Beth) Catherine Barnett, 86, of Pensacola, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012.  More...

H. P. SIMMONS

1932-2012

H.P. Simmons, 80, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.  Simmons was born June 11, 1932. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and was proud of the many accomplishments of his grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday, September 6 Santa Rosa School Board Second Public Hearing Budget, 6:30p.m., 5086 Canal St., Milton (immediately prior to meeting: Public Hearing Student Progression Plan) Friday, September 7  More...

Health

Sacred Heart earns 4th Gold Plus Award

For the fourth straight year, the American Stroke Association has awarded Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola the Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for its commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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A smart plan for the Pensacola MSA

¦ Chabin Concepts to chart course for Escambia, Santa Rosa

For those of you who have become familiar with me, you know I believe passionately in a well-laid plan. More...

Island Style’s closing is very sad

LETTERS

I just read the ‘Gulf Breeze News’ article that was forwarded to me about the closing of Island Style store on Pensacola Beach.  More...

WBMS takes aim at bullying problem

Initiative will reward savvy students

Students at Woodlawn Beach Middle School will be rewarded this year for being HEROs. The school has adopted a program originally meant to address bullying as a school-wide program for better behavior in all areas of the building.  More...

Electrical shocks surprise Isaac watchers

¦ Waterlogged conduit at South Shoreline Park emits current; 2 residents refuse treatment

Gulf Breeze residents thought they had experienced the final effects of Hurricane Isaac last week after the storm made landfall in south Louisiana and eventually moved northward into the Ohio River Valley as a low pressure.  More...

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Island News

Isaac’s glancing blow soaks Pensacola Beach roads

Hurricane Isaac’s path continued to the west of Pensacola Beach, sparing the area from all but a glancing blow. More...

Opposite colors compliment our lives

As I am sipping on my coffee, Emma enters the room, ready for breakfast. She is wearing the most mismatched outfit I have ever seen. Her mother tells her to go change. More...

Pensacola Beach Crime Report

Escambia Sheriff’s Office reported these incidents in the past week:   More...

News

Gulf Breeze motorist dies 6 weeks after Sanibel crash

TRAFFIC

A Gulf Breeze man died last Tuesday, Aug. 28, from injuries he received in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 98 and Sanibel Lane on July 19.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  8/27/2012  Broxson, Taylor Haskell, W/M, 31, 8000 block of Rynes Circle, Navarre, probation violation  8/29/2012  More...

Emergency Reports

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

GB Fire & Rescue   For the week ending Sept. 2, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 9 emergencies. More...

School

UWF enrollment tops 12,800 for fall semester

After the three-day closure because of Hurricane Isaac, the University of West Florida officially opened its doors last Thursday to a record breaking 12,823 students.  More...

Sports

Dolphins scalp Braves in opener

Creech, Foxworth run for 100-plus yards; GBHS hosts Catholic Friday

The 2012 Dolphin football team is looking to make a lot of history this season. They can start on Friday.  GBHS has not started a season 2-0 in the Chris Nemith-era, losing to either Pace or Catholic. More...

GBHS student inspires ‘Jason’s World,’ Part II

While last week’s column did not generate the results Friday that I had hoped for, it has, at least, stirred discussion. One of those discussions was between a senior girl and her football-playing boyfriend. More...

Grid Iron Gurus

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Business

Relief coming to pump near you

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in the Pensacola area fell 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.65 gallon Sunday. More...

Home & Garden

Covenant Hospice's Evening of Comedy produces roaring results

¦ 1920’s-themed event raises nearly 70 K

Covenant Hospice hosted its 18th Annual Evening of Comedy: “Roaring 20s,” a galastyle event on Friday, August 24 where the event raised more than ever.  A grand total of $68,500 was added to the coffers.  More...

SR Kids’ House Festival of Trees needs teams

The Santa Rosa Kids’ House primary fund raiser is the annual Festival of Trees, raising funds to support the many outreach programs that establish efficient alliances to lessen the trauma and encourage prevention of abuse for children and their More...