April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Woman gets sentenced for sex with boy

A former Navarre woman was sentenced to 25 years in state prison after being convicted of having sexual relations with a young boy back in 2013. Between June and July 2013 the 36-year-old Susanne Rheam was living in Navarre. More...

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Community

Exercise is a breeze

Dr. Mary Mehta and the volunteer crew from Nemours Clinic work on new outdoor exercise equipment in Shoreline Park. The exercise equipment was unveiled to the public two weeks ago by the city. More...

Appreciating teachers...

The GB Optimist Club gave back to teachers in the area on Monday as part of Teacher Appreciation Day. More...

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago April 26 1984  Gulf Breeze received state approval by the Department of Corrections for the building of a new police station.  20 Years ago April 21 1994   More...

Entertainment

McKeon to return to ‘Supernatural’ series

Q: I just watched a movie called “How We Got Away With It” on Video on Demand, and I really liked it. It was a really suspenseful indie film, with a lot of new-to-me actors. More...

Po-ngam impresses in ‘The Rocket’

PICKS OF THE WEEK  More...

| WEEK OF April 24 - May 3|

Thursday, April 24  n Merle Haggard Thursday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.  Pensacola Saenger Theatre   More...

School

Goodman helps Stetson win national tournament

Local resident named Best Advocate at Voir Dire competition

Gulf Breeze native and ­Stetson University College of Law student Ashley Goodman helped her fellow teammates Khalil Madani and Victoria San Pedro win the National Voir Dire ­Tournament on April 5 in Kansas City, Mo.  Goodman was named Best ­Advo More...

Home & Garden

Beach, Breeze combine for Relay for Life

Friday night, Gulf Breeze High School’s Dolphin Stadium will be filled with food, people, games, music, memories and support. More...

Semper Fi event benefits wounded service members

Portofino Island Resort hosts rehabilitation event

In mid April, approximately 20 injured and critically ill athletes of Team Semper Fi and Team America’s Fund attended Triathlon Training Camp at Portofino Island Resort on Pensacola Beach, going head to head in a mock triathlon and gaining inva More...

Keep trade tips in mind for tomato garden

Tomatoes are said to be the world’s favorite fruit. Most gardeners take great pride in and target tomatoes as their most cherished produce. Here are a few growing tips and a couple of my trade secrets.  More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE  The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., May 8, 2014, in the Commissioners meeting room at the More...

Gun found on student

Sheriff’s Office: Student made no threats

A 16-year-old Navarre High School student was placed under arrest on April 17 at the school after officials were tipped off by students that he had a firearm inside of his backpack.  The student, Joshua Patton, was placed under arrest and charge More...

Woman gets prison time for animal cruelty

A Navarre woman will spend the next 13 months in prison after she was convicted of 6 counts of Animal Cruelty, 6 counts of Depriving an Animal of Food or Water, and Public Nuisance.  More...

Man sentenced for hit and run death on 98

A Gulf Breeze man, who hit and killed a pedestrian, later fleeing the scene on Highway 98 back in July 2013 was sentenced to 10 years in state prison.  The driver, Ryan Carter was sentenced last Wednesday by Circuit Judge John Simon. More...

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Island News

State may fund $8.5 million for renourishment

The Santa Rosa Island Authority was told last week that there actually might be a chance that the state legislature may add to its state budget the $8.5 million Pensacola Beach needs for renourishment of the Gulfside beaches. More...

Beach golf car approval is now up to Escambia County

If Escambia County Commissioners approve, golf cars may be seen more often – and legally – on the streets of Pensacola Beach. More...

Final orders for a fellow firefighter

The bond of brotherhood among firefighters is well known, and extends beyond those who served together or hail from the same branch of service.  Such was the example set recently when Midway Fire Chief Jonathan Kanzigg answered the call to perfo More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  4/15/2014  Campbell, Jeffrey Denver, W/M, 49, 8000 block Nevada St., Navarre, weapon offense, aggravated stalking  4/16/2014  More...

Businesses iffy of PBB proposal

As the residents of Santa Rosa County digest the newly released plans for the proposed alignment for a new Pensacola Bay Bridge, local business owners are taking a harder look at just what might happen to their stream of customers if the west-central More...

Traffic on PBB stalled during rally

Traffic was tied up for miles last Wednesday when a Florida Department of Transportation approved awareness campaign went through Gulf Breeze and west to Navarre.  More...

Sports

A season-ending loss, but history making win first

Lady Dolphins beat Buchholz, finish as District 1 runners up in second year

The Gulf Breeze High Lady ­Dolphin lacrosse team’s season ­ended like most do, but it didn’t ­before they recorded a historic win.  In only their second season - and first in terms of postseason eligibility - the Lady Dolphins went 3 More...

Tennis teams compete at state

For the first time in three years, the GBHS boys and girls tennis teams competed together at the 2A state tournament.  The girls team didn’t record a win, while the boys team won three matches.  More...

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Little girls don’t need the state to protect them from Photoshop

Letters to the Editor

Well, give Miss Representation credit. The inescapable “It’s for the children!” is right there in their petition’s name: Join Our Family To Stop Advertising Hurting Our Kids; Support the Truth In Advertising Act.  More...

On the Spot:

“Would you like a train service in the area?”

“Yes, that would be great if we had one that went to Jacksonville.” Sherry Starling Gulf Breeze More...