July 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Ariz. man arrested on sexual assault, kidnapping charges

An Arizona man was arrested at the Quality Inn last Thursday after a female victim came forward alleging the Arizona man made her have sexual relations with him and kept her from leaving the hotel room when she wanted to call police for help.  More...

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Community

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago July 26, 1984  On July 30 1984, the Samuel L. Lovelace bridge was presented in Pensacola. This helped decongest traffic on NAS Pensacola and serves as a memorial for Samuel Lovelace.  20 Years ago July 28, 1994   More...

Over the balcony, the Blues roared on

Looking out over the Pensacola Bay is an exciting experience anytime since it is an inlet of the Gulf of Mexico and located in both Escambia County and Santa Rosa County. More...

PSC offers young actors a chance to make it ‘BIG’ this weekend

Pensacola State College is presenting “BIG: the Musical” as its 24th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (S.H.O.W.) production. More...

News

Grant to cater to sea turtle nesting

Gulf Islands National Seashore is one of 28 national parks selected to receive a 2014 Park Stewards grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks. “Turtle T.H.I.S.  More...

Bookout running for city council seat

Renee Bookout announces her candidacy for Gulf Breeze City Council.  More...

Absentee Ballot drop-off locations

There are two locations in Santa Rosa County for voters to drop off Absentee (Vote by Mail) ballots for the 2014 Primary Election:  South Santa Rosa Service Center at 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze.  Hours are: • Aug. More...

Obituaries

Norma Carter McManis

Norma Carter McManis, 78, of Denton, TX passed away on July 26, 2014 at her residence.  More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

July  Thursday 31  SRC School Board Meeting - 1st Public Hearing/Budget 6:30 p.m., SRC School Board & Superintendent’s Office  August  Monday 4   More...

Home & Garden

African genocide victim to share story Sunday

Alex Nsengimana, a child survivor of the genocide of Rwanda and a former recipient of Operation Christmas Child shoebox is coming to Gulf Breeze to share a compelling story and heartfelt initiative to help children in need worldwide.  More...

Shedding your skin can expose you to a whole new experience

Julia is our “critter gitt’r” at the Kale house. She will chase down lizards, catch jumping frogs, and hunt a grasshopper. More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA IN RE: ESTATE OF THOMAS MERVIN EDWARD MCGRATH Deceased.  More...

Police: Lock your doors!

Residents report 20 vehicle burglaries in one night

This past weekend, the Gulf Breeze Police Department responded to a number of calls about vehicle burglaries and three different car thefts – all of which were due to the vehicles being unlocked.  More...

Remembering Quentin

Current GBHS Student Government Association members and past SGA members help plant a memorial garden for 2013 GBHS grad Quentin Cooper, who died of cancer in May 2013. More...

Wyrosdick: South end meetings a ‘disadvantage’ to North end residents

The Tiger Point Community Center (TPCC) opened its doors to the community at the end of 2013, and has been the venue for several county meetings since then. More...

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Entertainment

‘Life Itself’ a loving and important documentary

I can safely say that “Life Itself,” the new feature film detailing Roger Ebert’s life, is one of the most touching and brave documentaries I’ve ever seen. More...

Florida remains home to nesting sea turtles

Sea turtle nesting has begun in Florida and will continue through the end of October.  More...

'Falling Skies' to return for final season in 2015

Q: I can’t seem to get enough of “Falling Skies”! Can you tell me if it will be back next summer? -- Dean P., via email  More...

School

GB Middle School orientation Aug. 15

Gulf Breeze Middle School will hold its Orientation for the 2014-15 school year on Friday, August 15.  School starts on Monday, August 18. School hours are 7:30 a.m. until 1:36 p.m.  More...

Seeds planted - now the growing begins

Members of last year's and this year's GBHS Student Government were on hand for the planting of a memorial garden for 2013 GBHS grad Quentin Cooper, who died of cancer in May, 2013. More...

Sports

Auburn has higher expectations for 2014 season

Yet, reigning SEC champs not picked by media to repeat

Though Auburn certainly is perceived to be in much better shape coming into this season than last, there’s one thing the 2014 Tigers have in common (besides most of the same starters on offense and defense) with the surprise 2013 SEC champs &nd More...

TP Velocity finishes third at USFA World Series

The U-14 Tiger Point Velocity recenty took third place out of 31 teams at the United States Fastpitch Association World Series in Panama City Beach.  Velocity 5, Diamond Express 4: Allie Dukes’ RBI double scored Kamber Anderson to give the More...

Immunization clinics set for local schools

Students entering 7th grade in the coming school year are required to have a current Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis (Tdap) shot

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) would like to remind parents that students entering 7th grade in the coming school year are required to have a current Tetanus-Diphtheria- Pertussis (Tdap) shot.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Everyone has a wakeup call

Letters to the Editor

Our local daily newspaper, Pensacola News Journal, published a letter to the editor, titled ‘$23 billion’ on July 25 from Michael Masters, of Tucson, Ariz.  More...

On the Spot:

“Do you think that some of the school board meetings should be held at the Tiger Point Community Center?”

“Sure, I think they should.” Diane Wyopp Gulf Breeze More...