September 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

In the dark

Advisory board, FDOT waiting on updates for bay bridge

“I don’t understand why we can’t have better communication about something that’s going to have a major impact on this area.”  More...

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Community

Jazz Society to host Jazz Gumbo

The Jazz Society of Pensacola’s Jazz Gumbo (implying a delicious mix of various ingredients giving a wonderful effect) happens every third Monday evening of each month except December. More...

St. Ann has successful VBS

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Feerick graduates from basic training

Army National Guard Pvt. Audrey R. Feerick has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.  More...

Entertainment

PB is ‘cooking up’ a weekend of fun

As the weather is starting to cool down, Pensacola Beach is heating up and literally “cooking” with activity.  The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2013 Taste of the Beach on Saturday and Sunday September 14 and 15. More...

More license-free fishing days added to calendar

On Monday, Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission announced four additional license-free fishing days. More...

See guitar legend Satriani at Saenger

Festivals & Entertainment

Meet the Blue Angels Wednesday, September 18, 11:30 a.m. Naval Aviation Museum, Atrium  Weekly free Autograph Sessions at the Naval Aviation Museum. 850-453-2389   More...

Sports

FWB uses clutch plays to beat Dolphins

Vikings 12-for-17 on third down in 21-7 win

The opportunity for ­victory Friday night was so close for the Dolphins, they could smell it. And that smelled that smell more than once. More...

‘New Dolphins’ begin new chapter with 17-12 win

Gulf Breeze, with 37 freshmen, rally in fourth quarter

Of the 60 players that donned the Dolphin blue and gold for Thursday’s junior varsity game with Fort Walton, 37 of them were doing it for the first time. Their opponents, Fort Walton, had only 11.  More...

Gators, Bucs trip up Gurus

The Florida Gators and the­Tampa Bay Bucs were huge obstacles for nearly all of the Gridiron Gurus in Week 2.  Tim Payne is the only one that went with the Canes, and because of that, he’s alone in first place after the second week. More...

Health

Baptist offering private rooms

Health Briefs

Baptist Health Care (BHC) now offers private rooms at all four hospitals: Baptist, Gulf Breeze, Atmore Community and Jay.  More...

New website addresses seafood safety

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced the launch of a new, interactive and consumerfriendly website for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services last week.  More...

Replacing heart valve without surgery

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My 88-year-old father has congestive heart failure and aortic stenosis. His cardiologist suggested transcatheter aortic valve replacement as an alternative to open-heart surgery. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Learn to think on your feet

As I have said many times since my arrival, learning the ins and outs of the Chamber is much like drinking from a fire hose, but this is a great organization, and I have enjoyed getting acclimated to the fast-paced and high-energy environment.  More...

Congress, beware of secret briefings

Letters to the Editor

Our Congressional Representatives and Senators were called back last week and briefed before the fall session starts. They will have to decide whether to support Obama’s call for a military attack on Syria. More...

City OKs parking ordinance

One of the most divisive issues in the city was put to rest last week, after the City Council adopted an ordinance to regulate front yard parking in private residences within the City of Gulf Breeze.  At the Sept. More...

City may fund stem cell lab

The City of Gulf Breeze has been presented with a unique opportunity with the potential of putting the city on the international map for being the home of the first regenerative medicine research laboratory of its kind.  More...

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Island News

SRIA leases old 'Sentinel' building

The Santa Rosa Island Authority will be using the old Gulf Breeze Sentinel building for the next three years for storage of both documents and equipment. More...

Preston to lead PBA

On September 5th, the PBA Board of Directors unanimously elected Terry Preston as the new PBA President.  More...

UPS giveth; the garbage truck taketh away

Within minutes of each other, two big trucks appeared at my home. The first, a brown UPS truck, was followed just five minutes later by the garbage truck. One was bringing more junk to my home; the other taking more junk away. More...

News

City closer to voting on FY ’14 budget

On Wednesday, September 11 the Gulf Breeze City Council met for their Executive Session one day after the Gulf Breeze News went to press.  After several public budget workshops the city is ready to establish a final budget and ad valorem tax rat More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  9/3/2013  Shaw, Gladys Bautista, W/F, 35, 1000 block of College Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, cruelty toward child.  More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of September 2 through September 8, the GBFR responded to a total of 21 incidents.  Thirteen were medical, one vehicle fire, three smoke investigations and four mutual aids to Midway. More...

School

Oriole Beach Elementary's 'Fun Run' today

School News

The school’s Boosterthon Fun Run is scheduled for Thursday, September 12. More...

Obituaries

Roberta Ballou

Roberta M. Ballou, 93, of Gulf Breeze passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013.   Services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, September 9, 2013 at Rose Lawn Funeral Home.   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, September 12 GBA Chamber Breakfast, 7 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., The Andrews Institute Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room Zoning Board, 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  More...

Business

Stewart recognized by WWW

Wendy Stewart Markey, Wealth Advisor for The Stewart Markey Group, has been recognized by Worldwide Who’s Who for showing dedication, leadership and excellence in financial services.  More...

Chamber honors nationally ranked businesses

The Greater Pensacola Chamber, an organization committed to promoting, improving and enhancing the Pensacola Region through economic development, community involvement and unity of private and public sectors, recently honored its member businesses th More...

Home & Garden

Big sandals to fill

Gulf Breeze grad to portray Jesus in production of ‘Godspell’

Godspell opens at Pensacola Little Theatre this weekend with Lance Brannon, taking to the stage as Jesus in his first time on stage in 10 years, and with a director, Richard Steinert, directing his first show at PLT other than ballet.  More...

LIGHTLY BLACKENED GRILLED MAHI-MAHI WITH MANGO SALSA

Recipe (Serves 4) ½ cup of Peg leg Pete blackeningseasoning4 ea. Mahi filets More...

Keep garden memories close to heart

I talk “garden” any chance I get. There is a wide range of enthusiasm, from love it to no way Jose’. The difference in gardening desire largely stems from childhood memories. More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA  CASE NO.: 57-2011-CA-000198 SEC.: ______ CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v.   More...