June 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Construction stalling traffic

On May 27, construction began on the intersection of the eastbound right lane of Highway 98 and Shoreline Drive to repair a hole in the underground stormwater pipe onset by joint failure caused by the flooding event at the end of April. More...

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Flashbacks

30 Years Ago June 21, 1984  On Monday June 4, Gulf Power opened its Navarre location. It was designed to carry power to Santa Rosa Island and the condominiums that were being built.  20 Years ago June 23, 1994   More...

Gulf Coast Friends celebrates 25 years

Gulf Coast Friends had several reasons to celebrate at their meeting on Thursday, May 8 at Tiger Point Golf Club in Gulf Breeze. More...

St. Ann Catholic Parish

The staff and teachers of St. Ann’s Discovery School were led through a hands-on demonstration on the correct use of a fire extinguisher as part of their mandatory training. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES  6/12/2014  Hawkins, Daniel Frank, B/M, 25, 8000 block Tortuga St., Navarre, failure to appear  Lopez, Robert John, W/ M, 56, 2000 bloc Andorra St., Navarre, drug possession   More...

Hit-and-run victim searching for answers from June 2 incident

Jennifer Albrecht doesn’t remember much from June 2.  More...

GBPD arrests several for drug possession, DUI

Gulf Breeze Police Report

As the number of visitors increases, so do the number of arrests. Gulf Breeze Police found several drivers and passengers who were carrying drugs this week.  Tuesday, June 3   More...

School

District selects grade level Principals and Assistant Principals of the year

The Santa Rosa County School District has selected grade level Principals and Assistant Principals of the Year. This year, three administrators in the south end of the county were honored for their hard work. More...

Five students finish internships at local facilities

A special celebration recently held at the Andrews Research and Education Institute hailed the transition into the job market for five young adults with disabilities: Tyler Bly, Raechal Caile, Vincent Mauro, Da’jsha Miller and Amber Pate.  More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

June

Thursday 19  Networking’s A Breeze 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Hampton Inn & Suites Flood Public Workshop, 6 p.m., Tiger Point Community Center  Monday 23   More...

Business

Edward Jones moves up Fortune 500 list

Financial services firm Edward Jones moves up on the annual FORTUNE 500 list, as published by FORTUNE magazine, in its second appearance in two years, according to the following Gulf Breeze area Edward Jones financial advisors: l Darrell R Cutshaw, E More...

Conversation about finances is important for newlyweds

June is a popular month for weddings. If you’re getting married this month, you no doubt have many exciting details to discuss with your spouse-to-be as the big day approaches. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Success of an Army widow

Letters to the Editor

Widow, Bettye McNutt, wins after filing a claim 24 years ago with veterans claims Department of Veterans Affairs. Her husband, Army Ronald McNutt, died of cancer in 1990 before his 39th birthday.  More...

On the Spot:

“What is your favorite childhood memory with your dad?”

“Going to the flea market with him; he would pull me around in a wagon.” Chelsea Hester Gulf Breeze More...

Residents prefer dual bike lanes

Several runners and walkers expressed their concerns for the Florida Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration to consider including a $17 million addition to the proposed Pensacola Bay Bridge.  That addition is walking and More...

Soundside residents protest plan

Rezoning plan would allow 700 homes on 184 acres

More than 120 Gulf Breeze residents showed up in Milton June 12 for a Planning and Zoning board meeting. More...

MFD gives back

Megan Sydow, 13, and her bicycle collided with a car May 21 in her Gulf Breeze/Midway neighborhood. The collision of the car turning into the path of the bike caused Megan to slide across the hood of the car and hit the ground. More...

Events

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Island News

Residents' concerns don't persuade SRIA to move western Dog Park from nearby beach

The dog parks on Pensacola Beach are safe from being eliminated – for now at least.  More...

Beaches to Woodlands tour plans 11th year

If you've been admiring the beautiful sights of Northwest Florida recently, just wait until you see it in the fall. That's when the weather cools, the traffic is more manageable and the beaches are pristine. More...

Entertainment

‘Million Dollar Arm’ light-hearted and entertaining

I think most people realize that when going into feelgood sports movies, particularly when they’re produced by Disney, they shouldn’t expect a masterpiece. More...

Spend a day filled with rainbows and crafting

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet. A rainbow of colors that delight kids when they appear like magic, streaming across the sky after a shower.  More...

| WEEK OF June 19 - June 25 |

Thursday, June 19  n GB Hospital Jewelry Fundraiser Thursday, June 19, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, June 20, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.  GB Hospital, RTC Building   More...

Sports

Headed home

Lively promoted to Pensacola; will join team after pitching in Carolina/California All-Star Game

Usually, when an athlete is “sent home,” it’s not a good sign. More...

GBSA U-7 win Gulf Coast Youth Baseball Tournament

Jason Thompson| Gulf Breeze News Front, from left: Jude Mason, Rhyland Richards, Will Dannruether, Jake Hooten and Ezekial Rycroft. More...

Best of the best

Mollie Johnson (right) and Nick Staviski, the GBHS Class of 2014 valedictorian and ­salutatorian, repsectively, were among 24 other male and female athletes from across the state to be ­honored at th More...

Home & Garden

Ospreys

Majestic fishing birds are often seen along the Gulf Coast

Up in the sky: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s definitely a bird...  Just not an ordinary one.  More...

This beautiful and spacious Tiger Point home can be yours

Picture yourself living in the beautiful Tiger Point neighborhood, close to recreation facilities, shopping and with access to top notch schools.  This home is recently reduced and offers $5,000 update allowance for acceptable offer. More...

Randel answers common gardening questions

The two primary questions people ask about gardening in our area are (1) “How do I get production of vegetables,” and (2) “What do I do about all these bugs?” I get others but these two are most prominent.  More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION  IN RE: Estate of ALICE PRITCHETT SNAVELY a/k/a ALICE P. More...