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FLASHBACKS

30 Years AgoJuly 19, 1984 A petition was started to oppose the building of a new police station in Gulf Breeze. The petition was hand-delivered to the city clerk, Marita Rhodes. 20 Years agoJuly 21, 1994 More...

Gray honored as Outstanding Partner in Education

Ed Gray, Executive Director of the Capital Trust Agency (CTA), was one of two Outstanding Partners recognized for advancement of the Take Stock program during the Annual Meeting of the Escambia County Public Schools Foundation last week.  More...

GB Community Center teams up with Heather Reed

Instead of organizing short field trips to Deadman’s Island Heather Reed is holding a summer marine biology camp throughout July and August until school starts. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES  7/8/2014  Cahn, Benjamin Godfrey, B/M, 50, 2000 block Pine Ranch Dr., Navarre, cruelty toward child  7/9/2014  More...

Aydelott’s docket date set for Monday

The teenager accused of brutally murdering his mother in Gulf Breeze will be back in the courtroom on Monday.  William “Brandon” Aydelott will stand before Judge John Simon at the Santa Rosa County Courthouse at 9 a.m. More...

Sports

Dolphins on the mend

2010 GBHS grad French; wide ­receiver Czeck ­recuperating ­after separate accidents last week

Nearly every sports team has to overcome a little ­adversity. More...

Mowin’ em down

Ben Lively has been ­racking up the strikeouts for the ­Pensacola Blue Wahoos, but unfortunately is still ­winless heading into his next start in Jacksonville on Sunday.  The 2010 GBHS grad has pitched twice since the last Gulf Breeze News editi More...

Rhinehart-bound

Tyler Franks committed to play basketball at Rhinehart College last week. More...

Home & Garden

Let gardening soil rest during summer months

The tastes of summer are wonderful: tomatoes, watermelon, corn, squash and the list goes on. Raw, baked or fried, fresh, local produce wins the taste awards.  More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE TO BIDDERS PICKUP TRUCK   More...

City serving up court repairs

The Gulf Breeze City Council is moving forward with Shoreline Park’s tennis court repair evaluations, which will be carried out by Rebol-Battle and Associates, LLC.  More...

New Master Plan raises height limit

Drafting and adopting a Comprehensive Master Plan was only the beginning of making Gulf Breeze the Most Livable City in America by 2020. The quest continues as city staff is making the first round of amendments almost a year after its adoption.  More...

Man causes disturbance in Sea Breeze Villas

A Camelia Street man was arrested on July 13 after witnesses say he was walking around a neighborhood, screaming at people and beating on doors while yelling profanities.  More...

Events

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Island News

Songwriters, Beach School factor big in 2015 budget

The Santa Rosa Island Authority tweaked its proposed $8.9 million budget in a couple places at its budget workshop. It is scheduled to view those changes at this week’s SRIA board meeting. More...

Wives Luncheon returns with the Blue Angels

Amy Martin, proprietor, welcomes the Blue Angels’ wives to the annual Blue Angels Wives Luncheon at Crabs We Got ‘Em on Pensacola Beach. More...

FlyBoard business eyes P’cola Beach

FlyBoards, connected to jet skis, may be coming to Pensacola Beach soon. More...

Entertainment

‘Locke’ a genuine, compelling drama

There are few actors that are as reliable and dynamic as Tom Hardy, who most people know from his fantastic turn as Bane from “The Dark Knight Rises” or his role in “Inception,” but even when he isn’t starring front and More...

New reality competition to hit ABC soon

Q: I know how busy Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman are, but please tell me that there will be another season of “Sherlock.” -- Jenny T., via email  More...

WEEK OF July 17 - July 23

Thursday, July 17  n GB Hospital Fundraiser Thursday, July 17, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday, July 18, 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gulf Breeze Hospital, RTC Building   More...

Obituaries

Kevin Lynn Grace

1962 - 2014

Kevin Lynn Grace, 51, a resident of Gulf Breeze for 28 years, passed away on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Kevin was born on July 19, 1962 in Decatur, Ill. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

July

Monday 21  Commissioner Committee 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room GBA Chamber Executive Board Meeting 4 p.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Understanding global warming

I agree with Bill Calfee that climate change or global warming should not be a left vs. right issue. I just pointed out that there are other facts to the subject. More...

The IRS must go

To aware citizens it’s crystal clear: THE IRS MUST GO! There is no place for an institution like the IRS in a society of free people such as the citizens of the USA.  More...