May 2, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bus drivers address safety issues

About 30 Santa  More...

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The GB Relay for Life was held April 26-27 at the GBHS football stadium. Marc Huff, a colon cancer survivor, and the honorary chairman, led cancer surivors in the survivor’s lap. More...

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Community

Working hard

Publix associates Christhian Ushca, left, and Willie Wilcox had an extra set of hands to help clean the Gulf Breeze store on April 25. More...

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago  April 28, 2005 GBN The SRC School Board approved the replacement of the press box and visitor’s concession stand at the GBHS football stadium.  Five years ago   More...

Concerts conclude at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church

St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church Concert   More...

Entertainment

Fun, friends and crawfish at annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival

As part of the Feista Days 2013 celebrations, the 29th annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will be held on May 3, 4 and 5 in Downtown Pensacola at Bartram Park.  More...

Learn about Pensacola history at Galvez Day celebration

Galvez Day, on May 8, will be the central ceremony which links Americas early colonial past to Spains history of exploration and discovery. More...

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Downtown Pensacola

‘MOMologues’ Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 7:30 p.m. Pensacola Little Theatre   More...

Sports

Baseball playoff-bound as district runners up

Dolphins play at Live Oak Suwannee tonight in regional quarterfinals

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team clinched a postseason last week – its third in the last five years. More...

Gulf Breeze High to send four to 3A state track meet

Droogsma siblings, Gaines, Rejda to compete Friday

Nine athletes represented Gulf Breeze High at last week’s Region 1-3A track meet in Tallahassee. More...

Going out on top

Kristen Dorsey, a 2008 GBHS graduate, led Eastern Kentucky to its first Ohio Valley Conference Championship in 17 years last week, edging Jacksonville State by one shot. More...

Health

Husband thrashes about during sleep

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 73-year-old husband has, in the past year, been jerking during his sleep. His movements are quite wild at times. He has fallen out of bed three times during his “fighting” dreams. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Last minute attempt to deregulate trauma care harms Floridians

In large states such as Florida, it is essential to carefully develop a statewide trauma care network that ensures our citizens have access to timely, life-saving care delivered by highly-trained specialists.  More...

Story of a local Korean War hero

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Private Rosamond Johnson, Jr., US Army, African- American, was the first Escambia County resident to die in the Korean War. More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2013 9:57 AM

GBHS baseball on historic quest

Will play for regional championship Friday night

Gray Dorsey struck out the side in the top of the seventh as the GBHS baseball team advanced to its second regional final in four years, edging Wakulla 3-2 at home Tuesday night – the school’s first home postseason game in 33 years.Mitchell Robbins’ More...

Simon: no rookie to success

Emily Simon, a kindergarten teacher at West Navarre Primary, is way beyond her years in the teaching field. Her positive attitude and innovation has brought new things to her classroom's environment. More...

13-year-old charged with choking mom

A 13-year-old Gulf Breeze resident was arrested after he admitted to choking his mother after a minor confrontation on April 24.  According to the report, a deputy was called to a Browder Street home around 6 p.m. More...

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Island News

1-2-3 NEST!

Turtles must bury their eggs in the sand and these brave volunteers agreed to attempt to bury mini marshmallows in pudding, using only their faces. More...

Federal funds depend on turtle lighting

If Pensacola Beach wants to receive any more monies for beach re-nourishment from the federal government the Santa Rosa Island Authority has to put in place a turtle lighting ordinance. More...

SRIA gives $2,500 to GBHS baseball

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will be giving the Gulf Breeze High Baseball Boosters a donation of $2,500 for the annual Gulf Breeze Baseball Summer Classic June 7, 8 and 9. More...

News

Gulf Breeze man strikes city media sign

A motorist struck the Gulf Breeze digital media sign, and several people were arrested on outstanding warrants.  Wednesday, April 24   More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  4/24/2013  Morrissey, Angela Kellyanne, W/F, 31, 2000 block of Via Roma Ct., Gulf Breeze, fraud, forgery  Spurlock, Spring Denise, W/F, 35, 2000 block of Burjonik Dr., Navarre, probation violation  More...

GULF BREEZE FIRE REPORT

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of April 22 through Aril 28, the GBFR responded to a total of 18 calls.  Nine medical, one public assistant, two moving vehicular accidents, three activated fire alarms, one mutual aid to Midway, one mutual aid to Pensacola Beach More...

School

Kickball tournament benefits Relay for Life

Gulf Breeze Middle School held a Kick Cancer Kickball tournament on April 23 to help raise funds for Relay for Life and the American Cancer society.  The school had 28 teams participate involving 280 students.  The team who won the tourna More...

Design and Technology team acquires more technology

The Gulf Breeze High School Academy of Multimedia Design and Technology recently acquired fun, new, technology for the classroom  Academy Coordinator and Instructor Heather Renfroe recently purchased the new equipment for her students to use dur More...

GBES Advisory Council searching for parent representatives

The Gulf Breeze Elementary School Advisory Council has three Parent Representative positions open for the 2013- 2014/2014-2015 school years.  The responsibility of the School Advisory Council (SAC) is to serve as a resource to the school and the More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, May 2  GBA Chamber Business Development Committee Meeting, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., GBA Chamber  Monday, May 6   More...

Home & Garden

Harbourtown welcomes visitors

Kimberly Day pours a glass of wine for a visitor at the Harbourtown Business After Hours celebration on April 25. More...

Students experience Medieval life at festival

The third graders had their lunch outdoors “Medieval style.” More...

Kale launches Waterside Church

He’s got his toes in flip flops, his head in an Auburn visor and his body in a fishing shirt and cargo shorts as he takes the microphone each week to lead hundreds in an unconventional worship service located inside a Pensacola Beach bar and gr More...