June 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

County: Pumps were not feasible

Many residents at the June 19 meeting at the Tiger Point Community Center were concerned about pumps, and why they weren’t placed in neighborhoods inundated with flood waters during the April 29 flood.  More...

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Community

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago June 26, 1984  John Broxson, a former Gulf Breeze resident well known by the community, began his campaign for state senate.  20 Years ago June 30, 1994   More...

Newlywed couple join the Peace Corps

Greg and Jilia Vento have embarked upon a great adventure! They joined the United States Peace Corps and will soon begin their service in the Eastern Caribbean. More...

Troop leader hangs up his badges

In 1927 the Boy Scouts of America began to recognize adult leaders who completed specific training and performance.  In 1948, the award was renamed the Scouter’s Key Award. More...

News

Development being blamed for flooding

While some residents in The Ranchettes subdivision focused the blame for heavy flooding back on April 29 on an easement that runs through the neighborhood that was blockaded with debris, others say that development along Highway 98 has pushed more an More...

Ramblewood to get flood relief

Ramblewood Drive will have limited access until the end of July. Contractors will be removing sections of the southbound lane to install 1,000 feet of concrete drainage pipe. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES  6/17/2014  Perez, Octavio, H/M, 18, 1000 block Constitution Dr., Navarre, aggravated assault with weapon  6/18/2014  More...

Sports

A Wahoo Welcome Home

Gulf Breeze helps Wahoos get a sellout Monday for 2010 GBHS grad

Ben Lively hadn’t had a ­pitching line in his brief pro ­career like the one he had on Monday. More...

Dolphins play close 7 on 7 game at Choctaw

GBHS to send two teams to Daphne Tourney this weekend

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team made the early morning drive to Fort WaltonFridaytoplayina7on7game with the Choctaw Indians.  More...

Sertoma Fishing Rodeo this weekend

The 24th Annual Gulf Breeze SERTOMA­Family Fishing Rodeo is June 28-29 at the Gulf Breeze South Shoreline Park.  More...

Home & Garden

Plan your 4th

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, the community is gearing up for the busy holiday. In order to ensure a fun and safe Independence Day, here are some events and tips to incorporate into your holiday. More...

This executive home offers a guest house in Grand Pointe East

Grand Pointe East is convenient to Pensacola Beach, shopping, schools, as well as boating and watersports.  More...

Heat can take toll on garden, gardener

Hot summer days in the ­garden are difficult for plants and ­people. The heat and ­humidity wilts the gardener and the garden.  In this season of heat some choices need to be made for the health of the garden and the ­gardener. More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaint More...

Temporary relief being sought for The Ranchettes

Of the many things discussed at the June 19 Town Hall meeting to address flooding, the most confusing topic was who owned a piece of property in The Northridge Ranchettes that could ultimately help alleviate flooding woes in the flood prone neighborh More...

Relief on the way

City gets grant for storm water runoff project

The recent flooding event may have brought to the surface the issues within the city’s storm water drainage system, but city staff has been working on alleviating issues for years, and is beginning to see some of their long-term planning come t More...

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Island News

Trip to Washington, DC educates and inspires

A Washington DC family vacation has been on our bucket list for a long time. We wanted to wait until the kids were old enough to appreciate the trip and the amazing sights. More...

Jacked up for Jesus

Mark Lyster (left) and Trina and Chris Turner (right) were three of the nearly 100 people baptized at Momentum Church's Beach Baptism Barbecue Saturday on Pensacola Beach. More...

Entertainment

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ a fantastic spectacle

When the tagline for your movie is “Live. Die. Repeat,” you’ve got me from the jump. More...

UWFs RadioLive is alive and kickin’

Join live music enthusiasts for RadioLive, WUWF’s popular acoustic concert series that happens at 6 p.m. More...

‘Six Feet’ star to return to television

Q: I loved “Six Feet Under,” and wondered what one of my favorite actresses from that show, Lauren Ambrose, has been doing lately. When can I see her in a TV show again? -- Ashley A., via email   More...

School

BBB announces “Student Ethics Scholarship” Winners

Your Better Business Bureau Foundation’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics Student Scholarship recognizes high school students for their commitment to ethical behavior and personal integrity.   More...

GBHS releases fourth nine-week Honor Rolls

Mr. Jason W. More...

Local youth spend week volunteering at camps

St. More...

Obituaries

Patricia P. Trachy

Patricia P. Trachy, age 75, of Gulf Breeze, passed away comfortably on June 19, 2014, at her home after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma.  More...

Business

AppRiver earns Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

During the June 17 meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized AppRiver with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award for their commitment in creating jobs in North Florida. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Time to develop a game plan

Editor’s Note: This was a letter sent via email by former United Peninsula Association President Don Richards to the county officials who attended last Thursday’s flood meeting at the Tiger Point Community Center.  More...

A letter addressed to Gov. Scott

Letters to the Editor

Gov. Scott,  It bothers me considerably that you do not seem to respect the natural resources of the state of Florida more than you do.  More...