January 10, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Business booms

Area business see growth in 2012

The business climate for Gulf Breeze in 2012 was the perfect temperature.  At least that’s what Gulf Breeze Chamber president Josie Cotti would tell someone about how the area has recovered since the 2012 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  More...

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Community

Fill a Bowl to help MANNA food bank

Pensacola State College, MANNA, and Gulf Power Co. proudly celebrate MANNA Food Pantries 30 years of serving the hungry in the local communities with the annual "Fill A Bowl for MANNA".  More...

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago   More...

Navarre cook wins prestigious blue ribbon

Navarre cook Patricia Martin's Chocolate-zucchini Muffins has been awarded a blue ribbon at Just a Pinch Recipes, the new online social community created for and by cooks in hometown America.  More...

Entertainment

Show your true colors at Mardi Gras kick off party

Jubilee By The Bay will kick off Friday, Jan. 18 with a fantastic two day Mardi Gras Festival featuring New Orleans style entertainment.  More...

‘Rocky Mountain Express’ thunders into the IMAX Giant Screen

The National Naval Aviation Museum is now showing “Rocky Mountain Express” on the IMAX Giant Screen. More...

Coach at Covenant Hospice event Friday

Tickets are still available for the Covenant Hospice 30th Anniversary Gala: Celebrating 30 Years of Service, which will be held from 6 to 11 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front, located at 12 Via De Luna Drive.  More...

Sports

Soccer teams win Hickory Point Tourney

Lady Dolphin unbeaten streak now at 19 games heading into Senior Night

Freshman Olivia Johnson scored two minutes into the match and that goal held up as the Lady Dolphin soccer team edged Rockledge 1-0 in the de facto championship game of the Hickory Point Holiday Classic Dec. 29 in Tavares. More...

Late goal gives Dolphins second straight Hickory Point championship

Kyle Overlade made a penalty kick save with 10 minutes left, while Holden Claudio scored the game’s only goal with five minutes left as the Dolphin soccer team edged Spruce Creek 1-0 in the final of the Hickory Point Holiday Classic on Dec. More...

Dolphin wrestling repeats as Andrews Invitational champs

Seven Dolphins medal, team takes first for fourth time in tournament’s six-year history

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins had seven of its wrestlers place in the top three of their respective weight classes, which was more than enough to get them first place at the sixth annual Andrews Invitational Saturday in Gulf Breeze.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Difference between gun control and arms control

In a number of ways, gun control issues are remarkably similar to arms control issues. Gun controllers argue that the availability of guns facilitates the use of these weapons for murderous purposes. More...

Florida League of Cities: Do what’s best for your communities

The Florida League of Cities today issued the following statement in response to a recent report from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles regarding red light safety cameras:  More...

They’re watching you

The Gulf Breeze City Council approved Monday the resurrection of a web of cameras throughout the city and within the Gulf Breeze Police Department building. More...

Midway Fire Dept. gives back in unusual way

Tool donated to department by Firehouse Subs helps save employee’s life

Back in November, Firehouse Subs in Tiger Point purchased a T.N.T. More...

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Island News

At times, small decisions have big consequences

Congratulations to all my friends from the Saban Nation and condolences to the Fighting Irish. The truth is that I couldn’t lose either way. More...

Pensacola Beach ranked one of Florida's top 10 beach towns

It seems like over the past few years Pensacola Beach has been the center of various national news stories, mostly having to do with the BP oil spill. More...

News

Blowing money rings in new year

Officers discovered over $500 in bills blowing in the wind in what can be described as a busy week.  Friday, Dec. 28  A Shoreline Drive resident reported the theft of his vehicle after he lent it to a friend. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  12/30/2012  Israel, Christina Leigh, W/F, 25, 8000 block of Sierra St., Navarre, FL, dealing in stolen property, theft from an elderly person  1/1/2013  More...

Pickup driven into creek, driver flees scene

On December 26, the driver of a Dodge pickup truck inadvertently drove in a canal while traveling westbound on Coquina Way in Gulf Breeze.  The driver was able to self extricate himself from the vehicle and walked home, prior to the arrival of e More...

Obituaries

Irene K Hicks

1919 – 2012

Irene Killam Hicks of Gulf Breeze, Fla. passed from this world to join her husband of 70 years in heaven on December 26, 2012, at Bay Breeze Nursing and Retirement Center.  She was born June 2, 1919 in Century, Fla. to Wesley and Stella Killam. More...

Harold (Hal) Hartvigsen

Harold (Hal) Hartvigsen (a.k.a. Hal Hart), Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, Ga., passed away on January 1, 2013 from cancer. More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

Thursday, January 10 GBA Chamber Breakfast, 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m., The Andrews Institute Performance and Research Pavilion GBA Chamber Gala Committee, 8:45 a.m.-10 a.m., GBA Chamber Building  More...

Home & Garden

Gulf Breeze resident reaches century milestone

If you asked Bob Given what the secret to longevity is, he wouldn’t tell you it was exercising, eating right or not smoking.  No, Given wouldn’t give anyone a sorry answer like that.  “Alabama football” is why he has More...