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Estimate a ‘mistake’ at PAG session

Back in early 2013, Senator Don Gaetz announced the allocation of “$600 million” in funds for the Pensacola Bay Bridge project at a meeting in Pensacola. More...

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Community

Skip the bus, grab your bike

International Ride your bike to Work or School Day is coming on Wednesday, May 7.  Leave the 4-wheeler at home and grab you 2-wheeler for a day of fun.  More...

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago May 3, 1984  Thirty Gulf Breeze High School students visited New York City. While the students were there, they went sight-seeing and shopping on their once-in-a-lifetime trip.  20 Years ago May 5, 1994   More...

Garden Club opens ‘Green Thumb Nursery’

Navarre Garden Club’s Green Thumb Nursery will open for plant sales on Saturday, May 3. More...

Entertainment

Celebrate sea turtles at Earth Day ... Island Style!

If you’re looking for a way to have fun at a day at the beach and learn a little more about how you can preserve the beauty and natural elements of that beach for generations to come, then make your way to the Casino Beach parking lot on Saturd More...

Panhandle Butterfly House opens

The award-winning Panhandle Butterfly House, located in Navarre Park on Hwy 98 at the foot of the Navarre Beach Bridge, will celebrate its grand opening for the 2014 season with a ribbon cutting this Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. More...

| WEEK OF May 1 - May 7|

Thursday, May 1  n ‘Title of Show’ Thursday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3, 7:30 p.m. Pensacola Little Theater   More...

Sports

Last surge lifts Wakulla past GBHS in regional quarters

Four runs with two outs in the sixth ends first playoff run in three years

A four-run win may sound convincing, but the Lady Dolphin softball team’s 7-3 loss in Crawfordville against Wakulla in Thursday’s Region 1-5A Quarterfinal matchup was anything but.  “That was a game of inches,” GBHS coach More...

Lettin’ it fly

Austin Dermody throws the shot put at Thursday’s Region 1-3A meet in Tallahassee. More...

New duds

The 2014 GBHS Dolphin football team will be sporting some new threads when they take the field this upcoming season. Spring practice for prep football teams state-wide begins today. More...

Opinion

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East Milton complex bungled from day 1

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The East Milton Courthouse, Sheriff’s Office, Jail complex was bungled by the County Commissioners from day one. My opinion is the intent was to never build a County Courthouse on the site from the conception of the project. More...

On the Spot:

Which tourist activity have you always wanted to do?

Parasailing.” Lindsey Allen Navarre More...

State Attorney: Shooting justified

The State Attorney’s Office justified the Christmas Eve fatal shooting of a Gulf Breeze teen by a Pensacola Police Officer.  News of the state’s decision reached Gulf Breeze News last Thursday.  More...

PAG members discuss options for bay bridge

Details about how the new Pensacola Bay Bridge could affect traffic and businesses were outlined at the Public Advisory Group meeting on April 22 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Pensacola.  More...

Drop-off sites to close

County commissioners decided to pull the plug on several county recycling drop-off sites in an effort to reduce complaints on the condition of the locations after the contractor failed to pick up the recycling containers at the sites in a timely mann More...

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Island News

SRIA approves request for new businesses on Gulf Pier

Three new businesses will be added to the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier soon, and the current bait shop will be just a bit smaller to help make it happen.  More...

'Hands Across the Sand' returns May 17

Cleaning the environment is up to all of us and showing solidarity is what "Hands Across the Sand" is all about. More...

Check yo' self before you wreck yo' self

“I almost died this week” my friend said. “Really?” I responded. “What happened?”  More...

News

Man injured during threesome

Report: Teen wounds boyfriend with “tobacco pipe” after kiss

A newly hired Gulf Breeze restaurant employee was charged with aggravated battery over the weekend after she allegedly broke a glass smoking pipe in half and attempted to stab her boyfriend during a threesome after the man kissed the other woman.&nbs More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES   4/22/2014  Huber, Traci Rae, W/F, 19, 9000 block Oarker Woods Rd., Navarre, fraud-swindle, larceny  4/28/2014   More...

GBFD responds to early morning structure fire

Lightning is blamed for a structure fire that burnt the side of a 5,000 sq. ft. garage and a pergola in the Chanteclaire subdivision early Tuesday morning. More...

Health

Treatments not same for toe joint pain

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am an 82- year-old male. In my younger years, I participated vigorously in sports. As a result, I ended up with a degenerated joint in the big toe of my right foot. Forty years ago, the doctors gave me an artificial joint. More...

Home & Garden

Spice Kids

get a taste of success

Determined does not even begin to describe Liam and Eve Knight. These two Gulf Breeze Middle School students became successful young entrepreneurs with an idea that sparked from their mothers cooking. More...

SRIA sets new donation policy, limits

If your organization is hoping to get some sponsorship money from the Santa Rosa Island Authority, you may be facing a higher standard and tougher budget allotments this year. More...

Paddleboard benefit Saturday

Bring your paddle board or anything that floats and join in the fun of the 2014 “Paddle for a Cure” on Saturday, May 3, on Little Sabine Bay on Pensacola Beach. More...

Legals

Legals

In the Circuit Court of the First Judicial Circuit, in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida In RE: The Marriage of George Samuel Emmons, Petitioner And Margarita Emmons, whose residence is unknown to Petitioner Case No: 14-658- More...