January 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Suspect threatens gun use at credit union

Customers and employees at Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union got quite a scare on December 30 after a sullen customer walked into the bank located off of Shoreline Drive allegedly screaming he wanted to shoot up the bank’s ATM.  More...

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Community

Mayor calls informal council workshop

It’s the beginning of a new year, and newly elected Mayor Matt Dannheisser is not wasting any time working towards making improvements to the city.  More...

Jan. Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 11  School Board Meeting  9 a.m., SRC School Board & Superintendent’s Office  Commissioner Regular  9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  GBA Chamber Business After Hours   More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  12/29/2014  Law, Alexis Justine, W/ F, 30, 2000 block Bellmeade Cir., Navarre, larceny  Rackliff, Susan Marie, W/F, 34, 6000 block Pampas Dr., Gulf Breeze, out of state fugitive  More...

Entertainment

Entertainment

WEEK OF January 8 - January 14

Pensacola’s 12th Night - Mardi Gras Kick Off Friday, Jan. 9, 5 p.m.  Downtown Pensacola  The historic streets of downtown will host the Pensacola Mardi Gras Kick Off Celebration, free to everyone! More...

‘The Imitation Game’ superb all-around

I’ve never been particularly fond of biographical pictures. Most of the time, they seem to exist only as a vehicle for an actor or studio that are usually solely focused on gaining awards or recognition. More...

‘Parks and Rec’ back for final season

Q: Can you tell me when “Parks and Recreation” will be back? I thought it had one more season. -- Daniel G., via email A: “Parks and Rec” will be back   More...

Obituaries

Cmdr. Peter Max Stroux, USN (Ret.)

Commander Peter M. Stroux, USN ( Ret.) of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away December 24, 2015. More...

Health

ProClinic now ProHealth Medical Care

ProHealth has changed the name of ProClinic in Gulf Breeze and Pensacola to Pro- Health Medical Care. They are moving the Pensacola location from 3101 N. 12th Avenue to 1100 Airport Boulevard, Suite B. Doors opened on January 5.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Shoot down the 2nd Amendment

What country fetishizes, lionizes, valorizes, idolizes, and sacralizes guns as much as does our United States? More...

Start making commitments, not resolutions

It’s 2015. People everywhere are making resolutions … lose weight, read more, quit smoking, etc. To resolve is the act of finding an answer or solution to a problem. Yet most of our resolutions are never achieved.  More...

Work expected to start soon on DOH

The South Santa Rosa Health De- partment building is still in disrepair following the freak flood last April, but help is on the way.  More...

Toll hike decision could be coming

Broxson receives response to letter

“We are going to know something the first of February.”  More...

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Island News

Off season work

The Emerald Coast Utilities Authority is performing sewer line maintenance at the Quietwater Boardwalk.   More...

SRIA approves Summerfest 2015 with caveats

2014 event cost SRIA $40,000

The Third Annual Summerfest, organized and promoted by William “Cadillac” Banks, will again be held on Pensacola Beach for 2015.  More...

Things fall off sometimes

I was backing up on the old camp dirt road when all of a sudden my Jeep jolted and started making this awful noise. I stopped, got out, and looked underneath. I was surprised to see that I my spare tire had fallen off was lodged up underneath. More...

Sports

Phill-ing a new role

2010 GBHS grad Lively traded to Philadelphia in exchange for journeyman Marlon Byrd

Ben Lively is good at throwing curve balls, but on New Year’s Eve, he received one he never saw coming.  The 2010 Gulf Breeze graduate, who was named the Cincinnati Reds’ Minor League Player of the Year just two weeks ago, was traded More...

Lady Dolphins 3-peat as Hickory Point champs

The Gulf Breeze Lady ­Dolphin soccer team ­steamrolled the competition at the Hickory Point Tournament in Taveras, winning all four games by ­shutout for their third ­championship there in as many years.  More...

Schedules

Thursday, Jan. 8 Girls soccer vs. Pace, (JV 5:30 p.m., Varsity 7:30) Boys basketball at Escambia, (Ninth grade 4:30 p.m., JV 6, Var. 7:30) Girls basketball  More...

Business

Another record year for Resort Realty

The real estate team at Levin Rinke Resort Realty had plenty to celebrate in December as they learned that annual sales topped 2013’s record year. More...

Home & Garden

Clubs host holiday gatherings, plan new year

New Year's is the world’s most popularly celebrated holiday. These celebrations date back to the era of emperors. More...

Start early for good production

It may be cold today but warm weather is coming soon. The cooler months are best for soil replenishment or starting a new growing area. Waiting until spring to get started results in limited production. More...