March 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Community

League of Women Voters Pensacola Bay Area

The League of Women Voters Pensacola Bay Area will present a program on “10 Myths about the Gender Wage Gap: What Women and Men Should Know about the Money They Earn” at General Meeting at the Lucia M. More...

Gulf Isle Neighbors

The Gulf Isle Neighbors members have been busy raising money for their local charities. They are a women’s club committed to friendship and community charity services. More...

Pensacola-area Delta Gamma (DG) Alumnae A ssociation

The ladies of the Pensacola Area Delta Gamma Alumnae Association enjoyed a prodigious DG Founders Day 2015 celebration on March 8.  More...

Entertainment

City to host free outdoor movie nights starting in April

Get your picnic blankets and lawn chairs ready, as the city will be having free outdoor movie nights at the Gulf Breeze Community Center once a month from April through July.  Councilman Joe Henderson suggested at January’s Informal City C More...

‘Cake’a refreshing character study

In just a matter of months, “Cake” – the latest starring role for Jennifer Aniston – went from being on every Oscars short-list to relatively forgotten by most moviegoers.  More...

Sports

Doerr closes career third at state

Senior finishes with best finish ever at state by a GBHS wrestler

Senior Blake ­Doerr capped off one of the best ­careers in GBHS wrestling history with the best finish in GBHS wrestling ­history, finishing third in the 160 pound class at the 2A state meet Saturday in Kissimmee.  More...

Basketball teams sweep Academic State titles

GBHS has 41-point lead after winter season, near shoo-in for fourth straight title

Results on the court may have been different, but their efforts in the classrooms were the same as both the Gulf Breeze boys and girls basketball teams swept the Class 5A Academic State ­Championships last week.  More...

Irby to play football, run track at Evangel University in Missouri

Josh Irby, the Dolphins’ leading rusher the past two ­season, signed a football ­scholarship with Evangel ­University last week  The youngest child of Mark Irby and Joan Irby will also run track at the Springfield, Mo.-based NAIA school.&n More...

Calendar of Events

WEEK OF March 19-March 25

Gallery Night  Friday, March 20, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.  Downtown Pensacola   More...

Business

What do low oil prices mean for investors?

As you’ve no doubt noticed, your trips to the gas station have been a lot more pleasant these past several months. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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On the Spot

”How do you feel about developing apartment buildings in Gulf Breeze?”
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Scrap apartments for a city pool

A few years ago, the Gulf Breeze City bond agencies had accumulated $9 million for the people to use to improve the city. The sum has grown much since then.  More...

City may increase height limitations in zones

City pulls one height zone for consideration

The city council agrees that there is still a lot of work to be done before considering changing the height limit restrictions in the Community Redevelopment Area. More...

Cole faces sunshine law fine

Santa Rosa County Commissioner Bob Cole is facing up to a $500 fine after he was charged with a noncriminal violation of the Sunshine Law.   More...

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Island News

Instead of building walls, try to open doors

The wall is nine feet tall, eight feet wide and constructed of pressure treated 2x6’s attached to five 4x4’s that are secured by concrete. It’s pretty impressive, even if I say so myself. More...

Back to the beach

Santa Rosa County schools students take Spring Break this week and the weather cooperated beautifully with sunny days and highs in the low 80s, tempting many to return to local beaches. More...

SRIA members talk trash

Decide to pay school to allow dumpsters

Whether to pay rent for dumpsters or not – that is a question facing Santa Rosa Island Authority.  More...

News

TALK of the town

Independence for the Blind hosts 'Eye Ball'

Independence for the Blind presented the “Eye Ball” on March 7 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front complete with Brent Lane as Master of Ceremonies and Stephanie Thorsen.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  3/11/2015  Gostomski, Crystal Lynn, W/F, 30, 7000 block Blackjack Cir., Navarre, drug possession (2 counts), drug delivery/distribution, condit release violation (2 counts)  More...

Police seeking burglar

Gulf Breeze Police are currently investigating a burglary that took place on March 10 in the Live Oaks Shopping Center. More details will be released later this week. GBPD officers also investigated these incidents:  Wednesday, March 11   More...

Obituaries

Maxine M Gray

1922 – 2015

Maxine M Gray, age 92, of Gulf Breeze passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015.  More...

Johanna Perry

Johanna Perry, age 39, a resident of Chillicothe, Mo., passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2015, at her residence.  More...

Annie Jo Smith

Annie Jo Smith, 81, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, passed away Tuesday March 10, 2015. Mrs. Smith was born October 25, 1933 in Heiberger, Ala. and was one of two children born to the late Earlie and Ruby Sherbett. She married Robert Smith in 1955. More...

Home & Garden

Look for the signs of a healthy garden

March is a primary planting month. Pretty much anything can be planted now. Many gardeners target the larger plants like tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, peppers and beans. There is still time for peas, lettuces, greens and carrots, but not long.  More...

Seagrass Awareness, Rotary Gumbo Cookoff planned for Saturday

Large crowds are expected to come out and take advantage of the beautiful spring weather to sample gumbo, enjoy live music and even learn about the seagrass environments beneath the water’s surface.  More...

Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival is next weekend

Every year, the white tents go up in the parking lot of Gulf Breeze High School, and thousands flock to see juried selections of oil paintings, pottery, jewelry, watercolors, sculpture and more. More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 1ST JUDICIAL  CIRCUIT,  IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA  PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF VADA POPE, Deceased. File No.2015 CP 14 ________________________________/  More...