February 12, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

RESTORE deadline extended to April

Local projects hoping to get some federal funds now have until April 3 to submit simple five to 10 page proposals to try to receive some RESTORE money from the BP oil spill fines resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.  More...

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Community

Resident earns award for novel

Gulf Breeze resident, Norman Meeker, recently earned The Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge (Pensacola Chapter) Public Communications Award for his book Shouting On The Way.  The award was presented at the foundation’s annual awards banqu More...

GB Historical Society eyeing old fire station

The Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society has already had a busy 2015. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment

WEEK OF February 12 - February 18

‘How Johnnie Mae Got Her Groove On’  Thursday, Feb. 12, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, 3:30 p.m.   More...

‘Selma’ is nothing short of exceptional

The sheer fearlessness that David Oyelowo brings to his performance in “Selma” is something that can’t be rivaled by anything else I’ve seen this year. More...

School

OBE students crazy about math

Students at Oriole Beach Elementary School are working hard at honing their math skills. More...

Drama Review a success

Above: The GBHS Improv Troupe of (from left): David Carbaugh, Foster Andrews, Sam Kegley, Devin Gura, Michael Palermo, Taylor Moore, Logan Reeder, Chase Rosen and Jared Rocha performs, while Magen Huntley (left) performs Your Daddy’s Son from R More...

WBMS Honor Roll unveiled

Mr. Victor Lowrimore, ­Principal, Mr. Will Nowling, ­Assistant ­Principal, and the Woodlawn Beach Middle School Staff congratulate the following students for making the second nine weeks Honor Roll:  A HONOR ROLL  Sixth Grade  More...

Home & Garden

GBHS students score at districtwide art show

Five Gulf Breeze High School art students climbed themselves to the top 10 spots at the Senior Art Show recently. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Conversations are getting hard to follow

“And then I was like, “ARGH,’ because it, like, was so, like, ‘ARGH.’  If you had trouble following that conversation, you are not alone. More...

There are honest people left

I would like to relate a positive incident that happened yesterday.  After some appointments at the VA in Pensacola ( we live in Fort Walton Beach), we decided to visit Pensacola Beach for the first time. We had lunch at Peg Leg Pete’s. More...

Residents reporting suspicious activity

At least two people in the Tiger Point area came forward over the past week claiming that an individual has been coming up to their home, knocking on their door loudly and turning the knob on the door in an alleged attempt to get inside of the home.& More...

GB donates to project

Money will help curb erosion on Deadman’s Island

The erosion on Deadman’s Island will hopefully be brought to a halt as the city is contributing $ 357,000 of dollars and in- kind donations to match a $ 1 million grant from the U. S. More...

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Island News

Visit National Parks for free this weekend

In honor of Presidents’ Day, Gulf Islands National Seashore will join national parks across the country by celebrating a fee-free weekend. The fee-free weekend will be Saturday, Feb. 14, through Monday, Feb. More...

Which time zone are you living in?

My flight left Pensacola at 6:20. I arrived in Vegas at 10:44. While it was only a four-hour time change, it was actually over six hours of travel. Going from Central Time to Pacific Time gives you two hours. More...

New businesses coming to Island

Mopeds and scooters will soon be coming to Pensacola Beach. More...

News

Police apprehend intoxicated man on bicycle

Gulf Breeze Police

A Bay Street man was arrested for DUI after police caught the man riding his bicycle in the middle of Highway 98.  Police pulled over 63- year-old Robert Shutich after they noticed he did not have a light on his bicycle at 1:14 a.m. More...

Feb. Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 12  GBA Chamber Monthly Breakfast  7 a.m. - 9 a.m., St. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  2/3/2015  Boyer, William Leroy, W/M, 55, 1000 block magnolia Manor Dr., Gulf Breeze, probation violation  More...

Sports

The Wight stuff - again

Zoe Wight, shown here at Beast of the Beach in December, won her weight class for the second consecutive year at the Florida Girls Wrestling State Championship Saturday. Kaylee Stevens finished fourth in her weight class. More...

Dolphin soccer falls in ­regional semis

The sub-.500 Gulf Breeze Dolphins gave the unbeaten Choctaw Indians a good scare before the Indians pulled away in the second half to beat GBHS 3-1 in a Region 1-3A Semifinal ­February 3 in Fort Walton.  More...

Hoop season ends

The third time was the charm for the Choctaw boys basketball team, who used a strong fourth quarter to pull away from Gulf Breeze 62- 48 in the first round of the District 1-5A Tournament Feb. More...