October 24, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

Date announced for GB Arch unveil

Project one of many across city

The Gulf Breeze Arch, created by renowned artists Peter King and Xinia Marin, will be revealed and dedicated Nov. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Report

DUI suspect crashes into sign

A driver lost control of a vehicle Wednesday at 12:43 a.m., driving into the median in the 300 block of Gulf Breeze Pkwy, and crashing into a sign. The driver, Raechel Vecchio, 24 of Eclectic, Ala. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Due to technical issues on the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s inmate search website, this week’s felony and DUI list will be printed in next week’s issue of the Gulf Breeze News.   More...

Entertainment

Show team support at Flyers’ opening night

Death and Mourning in the Victorian Period Oct. 24, 25 & 26, 2 p.m. Sign up in person by 1:30. Historic Pensacola Village   More...

Cartoon

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Laff-A Day

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Sports

Top-ranked Jags too much for Dolphins

GBHS in ‘must-win’ game Friday against Catholic

The public address system during Friday’s football game between Gulf Breeze and West Florida malfunctioned the entire game. Unfortunately for the Dolphins, everything else was working for the Jags. More...

Trying to break loose

They had 480 yards in total offense, with 19 plays of 10 yards or more. “They did a really good job of utilizing their speed,” coach Chris Nemith said. “Offensively, they’re just a juggernaut. More...

STILL ALIVE

Despite their 63-14 loss to West Florida Friday and falling to1-2 in District 1-5A play, GBHS is still mathematically alive fora playoff spot. The scenarios:The Dolphins must beat Catholic Friday, beat RutherfordTuesday, then win at Arnold on Nov. More...

Home & Garden

THE KITCHEN DIVA

Pumpkin lovers unite

PUMPKIN CHOWDER More...

Lower your costs of staying warm

The Farmers’ Almanac says that this winter is going to be brutally cold, which means higher heating bills for millions of families.  Here are some ways to lower your heating costs while you stay warm.  More...

Get tricks and treats at area Halloween events

Pensacola Beach Elementary Fall Festival Oct. 25, 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.   More...

Blues back in action

Crew to fly again in 2014

The boys (and girls) are back in town.  The Blue Angels will return to their regular scheduled air shows, including the one on Pensacola Beach for the 2014 season. The news reached the Blue Angels office on Monday via the Navy.  More...

TPCC set to open in Dec.

After years of needing a space to call their own, the residents of Tiger Point can now proudly lay claim to a beautiful, state-of-the-art multi-function facility.  More...

Events

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Island News

Man charged with stealing AC unit

A man was arrested in Gulf Breeze after it was found he had stolen a brand new air conditioning unit from a home in the area.  More...

Hill to host town hall meetings

Newly elected State Representative Mike Hill will host Town Hall meetings in Pensacola, Gulf Breeze, and Pensacola Beach through the end of October.  More...

GBPD to host Drug Take-Back Day

This Saturday, Oct. More...

School

GBMS to host drug awareness program

Sometimes the best advice for a child doesn’t come from a parent. And sometimes parents want to give their child sound advice on how to avoid peer pressure and drugs, but their advice doesn’t come across like they want it to.  More...

OBE students ‘raisin’ their knowledge of science

The eager young scientists in Julie Smith’s second grade class at Oriole Beach Elementary consider themselves lucky! More...

National School Lunch Week at GBHS

Schools across the district took part in National School Lunch Week last week, in an attempt to educate students about the nutritional value of their school’s lunch and also to add a little fun to lunchtime. More...

Obituaries

Robert “Duane” Reynolds

Robert “Duane” Reynolds, 53, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away suddenly on October 4, 2013 after contracting the bacterium Vibrio Vulnificus while fishing in Santa Rosa Sound near Shoreline Park.  More...

Barbara Ann Scapin

Barbara Ann Scapin, 61, of Gulf Breeze, Fla. passed away on October 20, 2013. Services will be private.  Rose Lawn Funeral Home is handling arrangements.   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, October 24    Friday, October 25  GBA Chamber Leads Group #2 Meeting, noon – 1 p.m., location TBA  Monday, October 28   More...

Health

To Your Good Health

What can I do about gout?

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: The skin where my big toe joins my foot turned red and felt hot. It was painful.  I decided it must be gout. More...

Opinion

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My Two Cents

We need shoulders on Bay St.

Why aren’t there road shoulders on Bay Street?  As I was driving along our beautiful sound on Bay Street enjoying the view, I saw up ahead a couple of bikers that were holding up traffic and the traffic was almost at a standstill.  More...

Congress kicks the can yet again

Americans can breathe a sigh of relief but not for long. We’ve kicked the financial crisis can down the road for at least three more months.  More...