April 23, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Player, two others earn Nat’l Merit Scholarships

Three Gulf Breeze area students earned “one heck of an honor” after it was announced they were National Merit Scholarship Winners for 2015. More...

Bear hunting season being eyed further

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is attempting to move forward with approving measures to help cut back on nuisances that have been plaguing residents across the state.  Those nuisances are Florida Black Bears, which have gr More...

Special Sections

 

Community

FLASHBACKS

10 Years Ago April 21, 2005 The city formed a storm water management utility following what is being called three 100-year rain events within one week in the city that caused massive widespread flooding of roads, lakes and homes. More...

County seeking input on flood relief

Santa Rosa County is seeking public involvement and participation as it undertakes the process of updating its hazard mitigation plans.  More...

SRWC continues 50th anniversary celebration

A program on the Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society continued GFWC-Santa Rosa Woman’s Club 50th anniversary theme for 2015.  More...

Entertainment

‘The Gambler’ a slick, slow-burn

There aren’t many films that I’ve seen recently that warrant a second viewing. By the time the credits rolled, I had already (for the most part) decided my thoughts and felt I had fully grasped the movie as a whole. More...

Sports

Got it!

Second baseman Kalee Bogan looks a ball into her glove during the Lady Dolphins’ 2-0 loss to Rutherford in Thursday’s District 1-5A championship game at Arnold High School. More...

#2 Gulf Breeze upset in district title game, 2-0

Lady Dolphins held to just one hit

The third time was the charm for the Rutherford Lady Rams as they blanked Gulf Breeze 2-0 Thursday to avenge two regular season losses and win the District 1-5A ­championship at ­Arnold High School.  More...

Doerr-mat to no one

Blake Doerr, shown here winning a match during this season’s Andrews Invitational, was recently named the 2A Wrestler of the Year by the Northwest Florida Wrestling Officials Association. More...

Opinion

I am away from my phone right now ...

The telephone answering machine was invented in 1898 and became widely used in the 1970s. Now, we have our cell phones at our fingertips all the time so you’d think that we would know how voice mail works.  More...

Not all school lunches are bad

In Hemingford, Neb., public schools recently transitioned from a “warm and serve” to a “made from scratch” school lunch.  More...

What should we do now?

Just before the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee made it official: consumption of animal products is not environmentally sustainable. More...

Relay for Life is Friday

Rushing is honoree

Last October, Robby Rushing’s family got the news that every parent dreads: their 10 year old son had cancer. More...

Will Do awards first grants

Gulf Breeze Will Do, the all-female group that formed this year to make a difference in the Gulf Breeze/Pensacola Beach community, awarded nearly $25,000 in their first grant cycle.   More...

Snapper season extended

Anglers will have a little bit more time this year to fish for red snapper in Gulf state waters thanks to a recent decision made by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.  FWC approved a 70-day recreational season at their April More...

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Island News

Real estate rebound continues

Local brokerage Levin Rinke Resort Realty leads charge into another incredible year in real estate

Thanks to USA Today’s “10 Best” article showcasing the Gulf Islands National Seashore as the Number 1 Beach in Florida, the rest of the country now knows the panhandle’s best-kept secret.  More...

Cobia fishing

The weather finally broke on Tuesday and many fishermen took to the waves in search of the elusive Cobia fish. The local area had over 3.15 inches of rain since April 1. More...

You can enjoy crawfish without acting like one

Despite the awful weather, Bamboo Willies hosted their 14th annual “Crawfish Festival.” Patrons endured rain and tornado warnings to come enjoy some mud bugs and fun. My son, who hates to get his fingers dirty, still loves them. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff ’s Office.  Felonies 4/15/2015   Calamis, Christopher Louis, W/M, 39, 5000 block Fawn Ridge Dr., Gulf Breeze, battery  More...

Alleged battery victim turns suspect

Gulf Breeze Police Report

Friday, April 17   At the 1300 block of Soundview Trail, during a battery investigation, the victim was identified as having an outstanding warrant for his arrest. More...

Correction

In the article, “Gulf Breeze physician is a leader is sexual assault forensics,” (April 16, 2015), the article and title should have stated that Dr. Womack is a nurse practitioner and not a physician. In an update to the story, Dr. More...

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION

NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC,  Plaintiff  vs.  MICHAEL A. SHORT, et al.  Defendant(s)  CASE NO.: 14000709CAMXAX/  NOTICE OF SALE   More...

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION

SUNTRUST BANK,  Plaintiff  vs.  HELEN SIMMONS, et al.  Defendant(s)  CASE NO.: 14000583CAMXAX/  NOTICE OF SALE   More...

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION

PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,  Plaintiff  vs.  KEMP J. NORMAND A/K/A KEMP NORMAND, et al.  Defendant(s)  CASE NO.: 13001172CAMXAX/  NOTICE OF SALE   More...