January 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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A Gulf Breeze Police Officer checks on the well being of Bank of America employees after the bank accidentally activated their alarm last week. The bank acquired a new alarm system and was just testing the system, which triggered police to the bank. More...

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Community

Tatro released from hospital, recovering

The Gulf Breeze Police Sergeant, whose brave attempt to keep a doped driver off of the roadways went viral online, is back at home recovering from his injuries obtained during the traffic stop.  More...

Jan. Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 15  GBA Chamber Networking’s A Breeze Luncheon  11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, Gulf Breeze  Legislative Delegation Meeting  5:30 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  Friday 16   More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   1/6/2015  Griscom, Joshua Ryan, W/M, 35, 2000 Wind Trace Rd., Navarre, probation violation  Taylor Lockard, Jace Kohl, W/M, 18, 6000 block Fern St., Navarre, condit release violation  More...

School

Teachers of the Year

Gulf Breeze Optimist Club honored several Gulf Breeze area teachers of the year at their weekly breakfast meeting on January 9.  More...

Sports

Assistants will take reins of Lady Dolphin volleyball program

Marcilliat, Davenport will take over for Waynn Sellers after 11 years as coach

The Gulf Breeze High ­administration didn’t go too far to fill its volleyball coaching vacancy.  Chrissie Marcilliat and Ryan Davenport, who have been ­assistants under former coach Waynn Sellers for the past seven and six seasons, respect More...

GBHS AD search to ramp up next week

Kostic retiring in May after 30 years at school

Jason Weeks and the GBHS administration filled one of its vacancies last week (see related story). More...

Baldwin, Hawks win playoff opener

Baldwin and the ­Seattle Seahawks moved one step closer to another Super Bowl appearance with a 31-17 Divisional Round win over the Carolina ­Panthers Saturday.  More...

Home & Garden

Krewe plans 'Invasion of Ovary Cancer' for Mardi Gras

The newly formed Krewe of Vixens members brightened up Seville Quarters on January 9. They were there, dressed in their Vixen costumes for the wine tasting provided by Seville Quarters Wine and Gift Shop.  The Krewe of Vixens, Inc. More...

Prepare, plant, pamper and pick

The first of the year is a good time for planning. Gardeners range in experience and lessons learned from successes and adverse occurrences. Gardeners share a desire for improvement. Planning serves many purposes for gardening and life. More...

9 months later:

Citizens still rebuilding

Nine months after a freak flood hit the area, residents along Dracena Way, one of the hardest hit areas in the City of Gulf Breeze, are still picking up the pieces.  “If you walk along this portion of Dracena Way, you’ll find a lot o More...

City’s Stormwater task force back addressing issues

City of Gulf Breeze’s Stormwater Task Force met January 6, after last week’s Gulf Breeze News deadline. This was the first time the task force had convened since last September.  More...

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Island News

Surfer's Memorial

Surfers and those who want to honor the memory of those who are on their next, more supernatural, adventure gathered Monday night, Jan. More...

ECUA to change trash pickup day

Starting Feb. 2, Beach trash will be collected on Mondays

Pensacola Beach residential sanitation customers will experience a collection change to their garbage, recycling & yard trash collection service. The last Friday sanitation collection will be Jan. More...

Kids get their own Mardi Gras fun

Pirate Pete and Black Dog invite everyone to join them in this Mardi Gras walking procession. Registration is at 1 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee for pets. Kids are free. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment

WEEK OF January 15 - January 21

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey  Thursday, Jan. 15 - Sunday, Jan. 18  Pensacola Bay Center   More...

‘Whiplash’ tests the viewer

The performance that Miles Teller gives in Damien Chazelle’s new film “Whiplash” reminded me a lot of Robert De Niro’s in “Raging Bull”. More...

Faith

Gulf Breeze Presbyterian welcomes pastor

Reverend Daniel Loffredo will preach his first sermon as pastor of Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Jan. 12, and the congregation plans a potluck reception following the service as a way to welcome him and his family. More...

Obituaries

Ralph Kirkland

Mr. Ralph Kirkland passed away peacefully at his home in Ramer, Ala. on his 90th Birthday January 5, 2015. Family and friends surrounded him. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.  More...

Carol Anne McBroom

Carol Anne McBroom was born January 16, 1945 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and passed away January 4, 2015 in Gulf Breeze, Fla.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

He had a job to do that day

The World Wide Web has changed the way people think and act. Every day, I see people post stupid things, do stupid things and say stupid things, all to get attention on social media.  But nowadays being a fool on the internet makes you famous. More...

Ag-gag laws are clearly unconstitutional

Letters to the Editor

We join the rest of the world in mourning the brave staff of the magazine Charlie Hebdo, gunned down by religious fanatics for defending freedom of the press.  More...