July 18, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

The real value of civic clubs to the community

The civic club is a dynamic way for business, labor and professional elements of a community to meet and join hands in providing the spirit that constantly moves a community forward.  Civic Club leaders take pride in their community and provide More...

THE WINNER IS...

Emma Chestney, fifth grader last year at Oriole Beach Elementary, was the surprised but proud winner of the art contest at the school for the cover of the yearbook. More...

Nichols recognized for years of dedication to south end schools

Each year, Santa Rosa County Schools recognizes area business partners for their contributions to our schools. Each school is given the opportunity to recognize outstanding business partners for their work within our schools. More...

News

Surfboard stolen from vehicle on Soundview

A $500 surfboard was stolen off of a vehicle on Tuesday off of Soundview Trail at 9:13 a.m.  Tuesday, July 9   A vehicle left the roadway at Gulf Breeze Hospital at 12:30 a.m. More...

Former District 2 Lieutenant passes away

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office announced the passing of Theda “Cheryl” Bray, a former District 2 (Navarre) Lieutenant on July 12.  More...

CORRECTION

Gulf Breeze News strives for accuracy and deeply regrets the error on page 1A In the July 11 issue of Gulf Breeze News. In the story about black bear encounters, Erik Askegard should have been identified as the person who encountered a black bear. More...

Sports

Tiger Point 8-year-olds take third at USSSA World Series

The Tiger Point 8-under All Stars won four straight games in the losers bracket before losing 7-6 to the Slidell (La.) Shock to finish third out of 11 teams at the USSSA All-Star/A World Series July 3-6 in Mandeville, Louisiana.  More...

Good job

Head coach Chris Nemith (center) and Chris Byrd (6) congratulate Adam Colston on a pass breakup in the recent 7-on-7 tournament in Foley. More...

Camps at Gulf Breeze High continuing through early August

BRIEFS

Gulf Breeze High will stay busy over the next few weeks with several camps.  Gulf Breeze High Volleyball Camp July 22-25   The Gulf Breeze High volleyball team will be July 22-25 at the GBHS Gym.  More...

Home & Garden

A bird’s eye view

Gulf Breeze News staff face their fears and take flight with the Lima Limas

Editor’s Note: Two members of the Gulf Breeze News staff were invited to take a ride on a Lima Lima, one of the aircraft that flew during the Pensacola Beach Air Show last week. More...

Covenant Hospice’s Evening of Comedy Presents a Comedy Club Setting

Covenant Hospice presents the 19th Annual Evening of Comedy, “Comedy Club,” a gala-style event featuring a cocktail hour, dinner, live and silent auctions, prize drawing, photo booth, theme-related activities and comedic entertainment by More...

To compost or not to compost in the summertime

Q: I recently moved into my first house and am eagerly starting a garden along with a compost pile. A few friends said I’d be better off just prepping the soil for now and waiting to start the compost until fall. More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE  The property described below, stored at BETTA STOR-IT, 2999 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL will be disposed of in accordance with Florida statute 83.801.809 at the above address on 7/27/13 at 10 AM.   More...

Officers shoot, kill dog in scuffle

A Navarre man's dog was shot and killed by Santa Rosa County deputies after a woman released the dog, described as "aggressive" on the officers as they attempted to serve a warrant on a her and another man inside her home.   More...

‘We want this on the ballot next year’

County wants one-cent tax increase for facility

Santa Rosa County c o m m i s sioners did not hesitate for a second on deciding what steps to take to get a new judicial center built in Santa Rosa County.  More...

Events

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Island News

GBN staffer flies the sky

With the Blue Angels grounded for the 2013 Pensacola Beach Air Show, locals and annual visitors were anxious about the new set of birds that would take to the sky. More...

SRIA OKs 32-year pier lease extension

Sunset Holding Company, Inc, under the ownership of Sal Michael Pinzone, will manage the Pensacola Beach Pier at least until May 23, 2053. More...

Has life got you ‘stuk, stuk, stuk?’

“Rain, rain, go away. Come again another day.” The kids have been stuck inside with all this wet weather. They’ve been stuck with themselves in our own home, without friends to come over. More...

Entertainment

GB Photographers exhibit in juried show

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the exhibited talent of local photographers speaks volumes. More...

Help Ocean Hour maintain beaches at weekly cleanup

This Saturday Ocean Hour will be cleaning up Park West at Pensacola Beach, along with the Pensacola Young Professionals at 8:45 a.m.  Bring gloves and sunscreen. More...

PICKLED SHRIMP

Recipe

Now that Red Snapper season is over, Gulf Breeze News is asking our local chefs to supply a recipe of their choosing. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Friday, July 19  Womens Business Luncheon, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., First Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze/Storypoint Church  Monday, July 22   More...

Business

Help elderly loved ones avoid financial abuse

It’s unfortunate, but true: The elderly population may be the most vulnerable group in our society. More...

Health

Smoking isn't only cause of emphysema

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I work with a woman who claims she has emphysema. She smokes regularly and finds herself out of breath when coming up the stairs. She is 60. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Courage, bears and mistaken identities

It wasn’t the Blue Angels, but it was a team of dedicated, brave pilots who pushed their equipment to the limit. Whether it was in a small plane or helicopter, the pilots put on a show that had plenty of heart-stopping moments. More...

On the Spot:

“What do you do for fun when it’s raining?”

“Go shopping and run errands.” Bromwin Rodgers Gulf Breeze More...