June 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Flood task force focusing on north end of county

It’s business as usual for the county.  After the heavy flooding that occurred all during April in the southwest part of the county, commissioners are back to addressing the ongoing county courthouse debate and smaller county issues— More...

Visitor drowns at Navarre

Red flags, high winds and rough surf were to blame for the drowning death of an out-of-town teenager Wednesday afternoon.  The deceased, Nathan Hughey, 19, went missing at around 3:25 p.m. More...

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Community

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago June 7, 1984  The Bay Breeze Nursing and Retirement Center was completed and ready to open.  20 Years ago June 9, 1994   More...

Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. awards $11,000 to local art teachers

Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. awarded $11,000 to local art teachers at the June 3, art meeting at Gulf Breeze Library on Shoreline Drive. More...

Entertainment

‘Blended’ is cringe-worthy

Adam Sandler used to be a good comedian, though some have trouble remembering when. More...

Historic Pensacola Village to hold free open house

Ever find yourself driving through Downtown Pensacola only to gaze at the many beautiful, historic sites, wondering what life was like in the days of Pensacola’s beginnings? More...

| WEEK OF June 5 - June 11 |

Thursday, June 5  n Thursdays in the Park Thursday, June 5, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Navarre Park   Enjoy a free concert at Navarre Park as part of the free summer concert series. Stevie Hall will amaze with pop, country and blues.   More...

School

Next Stop: Gulf Breeze High School

Lucy Barrow, Blake Barclay and Grace Garbell say goodbye after their graduation at GBMS. More...

Hats off to GB Elementary School 5th graders

Gulf Breeze Elementary 5th graders walked across the stage at GB United Methodist Church last Thursday to celebrate the transition between elementary and middle school. More...

GBES students say farewell for the summer

Top left, fourth grade teacher Anjeli Agrawal hugs two of her students on the bus ramp. More...

Obituaries

Marian Cowart

On May 21, 2014, Marian Alice Theresa Greise Tinsley-Cowart passed away, at home, after a year long battle with Methotrexate Lung Disease. She was surrounded by love and angels.  More...

Joseph Carmen Passerini

1926 – 2014

Joseph Carmen Passerini, 87, of Gulf Breeze went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Gulf Breeze. Joseph was born on August 4, 1926 in Philadelphia, Pa. to Joseph and Mary Zuppo Passerini.  More...

Opinion

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Shame on you Santa Rosa County

As a resident of Santa Rosa County (Gulf Breeze), sometimes I expect a little bit of effort from the county to address large issues that impact not only myself, but my neighbors as well.  Take for example the recent flooding.  More...

Thank you for your support

Letters to the Editor

Dear Gulf Breeze News,  Just a note to thank you again for your support of our Fishing Rodeo this year. More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF GULF BREEZE, FLORIDA   More...

Still fabulous at 102

Not many can say they are over 100 years old and still fabulous.  Meet Martha Frederickson. The Blake resident spent most of her life narrating children’s plays and traveling all over the United States. More...

County makes a ditch effort

Work that was done back in 2005 in The Ranchettes Subdivision has alleviated flooding concerns and now “prevents water from ponding in Rancho Villa Drive” according to county Public Works Director Avis Whitfield. More...

City giving residents break on utilities

Those who have been displaced from their homes because of the April 29 flood will have utility charges waived by the City of Gulf Breeze for the time being.  The resident must not be living in the home and only return to the home for cleaning pu More...

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Island News

SRIA board wants to give local contractors advantages in bidding

The Santa Rosa Island Authority board wants to make sure that local companies or individuals bidding on contracts for Pensacola Beach projects or services get most advantage possible in securing that bid. More...

New bike racks may be coming to Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach may soon be getting some new bike racks. The racks will be similar to the ones now placed in downtown Pensacola – in the shape of bicycles and painted in bright colors. More...

Why get an autograph, when your recollection is documentation enough

William “Bill” Bond is 91 years young. More...

News

Despite heavy rain, mosquito count down

As rainfall pummeled the area, many residents worried about something else dropping in on them­­— mosquitoes.  But despite the 30 plus inches of rain the area received in April, Keith Hussey, the Programs Coordinator for Mosquito Control f More...

More courthouse woes

County discusses future of courthouse at TPCC

As discussed at their April 21 Judicial Center workshop to consider an East Milton Judicial Center location, Santa Rosa County Commissioners held a similar workshop at the new Tiger Point Community Center May 27.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   5/29/2014  Coniglione, Joseph Vincent, W/M, 42, 1000 block Stanford Rd., Gulf Breeze, larceny  Hurst, Gary Jeff, W/M, 45, 2000 block Ensenada Ct., Navarre, battery   More...

Sports

Baldwin gets big bump

‘07 GBHS grad inks $13 million deal to stay with defending champs through 2016

Doug Baldwin has played his entire post-high school ­football career out west. More...

GBHS sends four to PSA All Star Games

Creech, Jarvis, Crooke play in baseball game, Lively lone ­softball representative

A couple weeks after their ­seasons ended and a week ­before walking across the ­Pensacola Bay Center stage to receive their high school ­diplomas, four ­members of the GBHS Class of 2014 got to represent the Blue and Gold one final time as ­members More...

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Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

thursday, june 5  GBA Chamber Business Development Committee, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., GBA Chamber  monday, june 9   More...

Home & Garden

Make it beautiful and efficient with Bella Vita

Your home is an extension of your personality and it should fit your lifestyle. Whether your priority is having ample room for entertaining outdoors or building an energy efficient home, you may want to call the team at Bella Vita.  More...

Bike shop opens in GB

Colley Bike Shop is a full service and retail bicycle shop that recently opened in the Seashell Collections Center near Publix.  More...

A new home awaits in Gulf Breeze

Quiet neighborhoods, friendly neighbors, great schools and an easy drive to Pensacola and Pensacola Beach continue to make Gulf Breeze one of the best choices as a place to make a home on the Gulf Coast.  More...