November 22, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Local groups ring bell for needy

A lot of things remind a person that the holiday season is approaching.  Cooler weather, higher credit card bills, and of course, red kettles.  The Salvation Army’s iconic red kettles are well-known across the world. More...

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago  November 25, 2004 GBN   More...

Clubs celebrate fall with special programs

Have a very Happy Thanksgiving and remember that the pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving because they had found a way to prosper in the new world. More...

News

Man charged with stealing gun from vehicle

A Gulf Breeze man was arrested on Tuesday after Santa Rosa deputies suspected he stole a firearm from inside a vehicle on America Avenue earlier this month.  The man, Joshua Brown, 28, was arrested and charged with burglary of a structure or con More...

Teen arrested in disturbance at Gulf Breeze High

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Police Department0

A Gulf Breeze High School student who was being disciplined in the dean’s office Thursday, Nov. 15 ended up in the custody of Gulf Breeze Police officers. The teen put his hands on a school official, and then the school resource officer. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  11/13/2012  Brown, Joshua Paul, W/M, 28, 2000 block of Federal Court, Gulf Breeze, possession of weapon, burglary, larceny  Runkle, Casey Shaunne, W/F, 20, 1000 Oak Hill Road, Gulf Breeze, forgery  More...

School

GBHS students capture honors with GGCAF art awards

Several Gulf Breeze High School won awards at this year's Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival held in Pensacola. The students awarded at the GGCAF were either in Lynndale Cacace or Kelly Strozier's art class at GBHS.  More...

Woodlawn Beach Middle releases first nine-week Honor Roll

Mr. Victor Lowrimore, Principal, Mr. Will Nowling, Assistant Principal, and the Woodlawn Beach Middle School Staff congratulate the following students for making the first nine-week Honor Roll:  ‘A’ Honor Roll  Sixth Grade  More...

Obituaries

PRESTON LEE "IKE" LEWIS

1932 - 2012

Preston Lee "Ike" Lewis, devoted husband, treasured father and great friend passed away peacefully with his family by his side, November 7, 2012. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Tuesday, November 27 Board of Adjustments, 6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, Council Chambers Wednesday, November 28 Bagdad Architectural Advisory Board, 8:30 a.m., Public Services Conference Room  More...

Home & Garden

Unique skin treatment and products create more youthful, beautiful skin

As a girl, Barbara Landfair loved going to work with her mother and her mother’s friend Tova, who owned a little skin care boutique. More...

Poker Run a success for Toys for Tots

The 11th annual Bear's Toys for Tots Poker Run held on Nov. 3 was a huge success after it drew in almost 85 riders to raise money and collect toys to donate to needy children over the holiday season. More...

Renowned artists finalize architectural ceramic arch sculpture for Gulf Breeze

In just a matter of months, there could be a “Gulf Breeze Arch” completed for Shoreline Park South, an architectural ceramic sculpture created by world renowned artists Peter King and Xinia Marin. More...

Teen cited in home invasion

Four more suspects at large

The Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office has arrested one of five individuals that they believe were part of a kidnapping/home invasion in Gulf Breeze.  On Nov. More...

Hidden Creek sale final today

City closer to purchase of Tiger Point course

Holley-Navarre Water system is purchasing the Club at Hidden Creek Golf Course and Country Club in Navarre for $2 million. More...

Events

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Island News

SRIA debates dogs on the beach

The issue of having a dog park – or two - on Pensacola Beach is still “under consideration.” Santa Rosa Island Authority board members spent an hour and 20 minutes last Wednesday evening at their regular monthly meeting discussing t More...

It’s time to Season Your Holidays

The holiday season promises tons of fun on Pensacola Beach. On Friday, the Island lights up beginning at 6 p.m. A full schedule of events is planned, includingJoy for the Beach concert on Dec. More...

The wild turkey was once considered for our national bird

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, I wanted to reflect on that most hallowed bird that has come to symbolize the holiday itself: the turkey.  More...

Entertainment

Enjoy ice skating daily at Wahoos’ Winter Wonderland

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos announce the city's first Blue Wahoos Winter Wonderland at sundown on November 23. Some of the details are topsecret for now, however Pensacolians should start sharpening their ice skates and practicing holiday carols. More...

Annual Thanksgiving traditions start this weekend

Ice Flyers Landers Center Friday, Nov. 23, 7:05 p.m. Pensacola Ice Flyers vs. Mississippi River Kings Pensacola Bay Center Saturday, Nov. 24, 7:05 p.m. Pensacola Ice Flyers vs. More...

Take a day trip to Atmore for the Annual Pow Wow

Thanksgiving is a tradition most do not question. From birth to present-day, we all harbor fond memories of the smell of juicy turkey, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie coming from the kitchen.  More...

Sports

GBSA juniors rally for 18-14 win

Marco Krasnosky scored all three touchdowns, including an 8-yard touchdown run with 6:39 left in the game that allowed the Gulf Breeze juniors to rally for an 18-14 win over Myrtle Grove in the opening round of the Gulf Coast Youth Sports Alliance pl More...

Dolphin soccer wins three in four days

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin boys soccer team remained unbeaten (4-0) on the young season with three wins in a four-day span, including two district wins. More...

Boys hoops win preseason pair

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin basketball team won a pair of preseason games last week at Catholic. More...

Business

Financial moves for a growing family

When you add a child to your family, either through birth or adoption, it’s obviously an exciting and joyful time in your life — and it’s also a busy one, as you deal with all the challenges and commitments faced by all parents. More...

Opinion

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Gulf Breeze is a community with vision

The process of developing our two-county strategic plan is well underway. Our consulting firm, Chabin Concepts, has spent significant time in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties over the past several weeks. More...

A day of thanks? Think again

For years, Thanksgiving has been known in America as a time where families gather around their dining room tables and give thanks to everything they have in their life.  And for decades, it has always been a tradition for most stores to close th More...