September 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

None apply for flood relief

County: Residents did not submit areas for grant consideration

Members of the County Local Mitigation Strategy Taskforce have an official list of areas/neighborhoods that were selected by the committee to be considered for flood relief grants.  More...

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Community

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago Sept. 27, 1984  The plan was released for the construction of a Catholic church at the corner of Via de Luna and Avenida 18.  20 Years Ago Sept. 27, 1994   More...

Corrections

In the September 18 edition of the Gulf Breeze News, Dr. Philip Gibson of Gibson, Renfroe and Zieman was misidentified in one of the Taste of the Expo pictures. -also- More...

Holley-Navarre Senior Center to host dance

Holley Navarre Senior Center is having the first dance of their Fall/Winter series at 8476 Gordon Goodin Lane, Navarre, across from the Navarre Library. More...

News

Heroin bust sparks red flags

A recent heroin bust in the city limits and what seems like an increased number of drug arrests within the city has sparked red flags for the GBPD.  More...

Woman perishes in Ala. accident

A Gulf Breeze woman was killed in a single vehicle crash last Friday night in Alabama.  According to Alabama Law Enforcement, Mary Emma Grace, 24, lost control of her 4-door car and ran off the road on County Road 55, about eight miles south of More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES   9/17/2014  Wintill, Misty Anne, W/F, 31, 8000 block of Nelda Rd., Navarre, probation violation  9/19/2014   More...

Sports

GBHS loses three close ones in battle of Lady Dolphins

It won’t give them last year’s ­district championship or a berth in last year’s regional finals, but for the Mosley volleyball team, it will have to do.  Mosley avenged a pair of 2013 postseason losses to GBHS with a 25-22, 28- More...

GB football’s ‘second season’ starts tonight

Dolphins start ­district play ­tonight in Panama City against Bay

A bruised and battered Dolphin football team went 1-2 in non-district play to open the 2014 season.  Now a nearly-all-healed-up Dolphin football team, with hopes of winning the school’s first district ­championship in 25 years, open Distri More...

Schedules

Thursday, Sept. 25  Football at Bay, 7 p.m. Volleyball at ­Choctaw (Ninth grade 4 p.m., JV 5, Var. 6)  Saturday, Sept. 27   More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

No Miller at Town Hall meeting

There was one glaring absence from the recent VA Town Hall Meeting: congressman Jeff Miller.  Congressman Miller has been the Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs for three years. More...

Transparency is key nowadays

Transparency ensures accountability, and Floridians have a right to see how every penny of the money they send to their government is spent. More...

Tax increases for residents?

County to discuss courthouse, proposed tax hike

Santa Rosa County commissioners are expected to be in attendance Tuesday, Sept. 30 at a town hall meeting to discuss the proposed judicial facility (courthouse) for the county.  More...

Midway FD OKs $2.7 million budget

Midway Fire District Commissioners held its final hearing on the district’s 2014-2015 budget, to begin Oct. More...

Aid comes to flood victims

Rick Latkowski glues down the sides of a new kitchen countertop at Suzy Coady’s residence on Dolphin Street. More...

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Island News

Park Service seeks public input on passenger ferry

Superintendent Daniel R. More...

Everybody needs a good wheelbarrow

Our wheelbarrow has finally carried its last load. We’ve been holding it together with bungee cords and prayer. It has held mixed concrete, leaves, pinecones, grass clippings, and even ice. More...

Entertainment

Enjoy the sand and sun at NB Sandsculpting Fest

Nine master sand sculptors and area amateur teams will combine sand and water to create temporary works of art in the sand.  More...

‘The Lunchbox’ a sincere, superbly acted drama

“The Lunchbox” is just what I needed. More...

Robertson brings FABulously funny tour to Saenger

Humorist Jeanne Robertson is bringing her “FABulously Funny” tour to Pensacola. Robertson will perform live at the Saenger Theatre on Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Thomas E. Wheeler

CDR Thomas E. Wheeler, PhD, of Gulf Breeze passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014.  Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., (today) Thursday at St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze. More...

Home & Garden

Friends in deed

Home Depot volunteers help Gulf Breeze resident recover from April flood

Suzy Coady is a self sufficient, get-itdone with-no-excuses kind of woman. However, she found there were limits to what she could accomplish toward restoring her Dolphin Street home after the April floods.  More...

Friends, family help Betty Archer Allen celebrate 80 years

Well wishers gathered Saturday night to salute one of Gulf Breeze’s beloved ladies, Betty Archer Allen, on the occasion of her 80th birthday. More...

Vertical gardens offer more food from less space

I installed two Garden Towers at the Beach Elementary school this week. Each tower accommodates about 50 plants. More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF HARVEY RAY SMITH, Deceased. File Number: 2013-CP-00291   More...