June 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Restaurant gets a new owner and update

The blend of great Greek food, succulent seafood, fork-tender steaks, crisp salads, towering sandwiches and fresh, new ambiance is back in Gulf Breeze, as Aegean Breeze restaurant re-opens its doors this week after a total remodeling project.  More...

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Community

Blue Angels visit GBES

Crew members award high math achievers

The last week of school is always busy and exciting for local students, but special guests at who visited Gulf Breeze Elementary School last week, helped make it even more memorable.  More...

FLASHBACKS

10 Years Ago May 5, 2005 Gulf Breeze Police Officers Kevin Jenks, Stephen Neff, Brian Webster and Sergeant Sharon Armstrong were all commended by Chief Peter Paulding for their dedication to helping others at the risk of their own safety and lives du More...

Navarre Garden Club hosting flower show tomorrow

A flower show sponsored by the Navarre Garden Club will take place tomorrow, June 5, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on June 6, from 9 a.m. until noon. This event will be held at the Navarre Library, located at 8484 James M. Harvell Road. More...

News

GINS planning prescribed burn soon

Superintendent Dan Brown announced today that if weather conditions permit, Gulf Islands National Seashore will conduct from 1-4 small controlled burns within the Naval Live Oaks Area between June 4-6.  More...

Breezer earns scholarship

Isabelle Penta, a high school student from Gulf Breeze, who attends Pensacola High School, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2015-2016. More...

Correction

In the May 28 edition of the Gulf Breeze News, in the story “AFJROTC Instructor starring in TV show”, the article incorrectly stated the television show was airing on Blab TV. More...

Obituaries

Mrs. William E. Brooks, Jr. 1922 - 2015

Edward A. “Miss Ed” Brooks passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 with her husband and loving family surrounding her. She is survived by her husband, William E. Brooks, Jr., her sons, William E. More...

Kenneth D. Carmichael 1931- 2015

Kenneth D. Carmichael, age 83, passed from this life Thursday, May 28, 2015 at Gulf Breeze Hospital in Gulf Breeze, FL.  More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

June

Thursday 4  North End Tourist Development Committee 8:30 a.m., Economic Development Office, 6491 Caroline St., Milton  GBA Chamber Business Development Committee Meeting 9 a.m., GBA Chamber   More...

WEEK OF June 4 - June 10

n RadioLive Thursday, June 4, 6 p.m. Museum of Commerce Musical guests include Alan Rhody, Sally Barris and Sarah Mac Band.. Donations of non-perishable items for Manna Food Pantries are accepted at the door. Admission is free. More...

Opinion

On The Spot

Do you think the Patriot Act should be renewed?

“No. I think it’s giving the government too much power over individual citizen’s lives.” Dawn Baird Pensacola More...

Proposed water rate increases reaching saturation point

When is enough, enough?  Apparently for the South Santa Rosa Utility Systems (SSRUS) and City Council the answer appears to be NEVER.  More...

Arrest reports don’t tell the whole story

TMI?  Is there a law out there somewhere that says the newspapers must print the “Public Record” information? More...

Legals

NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW

Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of   More...

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION

IN RE: ESTATE OF HUBERT LEE MILLER, Deceased.  File Number: 15-CP-132  Division: D  NOTICE TO CREDITORS   More...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE

Personal property of the following tenants will be sold for cash or otherwise disposed of to satisfy rental liens in accordance with Florida Statutes, Self Storage Act, Sections 83.806-83.807. More...

City OKs Dunkin’ Donuts complex

The city council gave developers of the Benson Complex the green light for construction at Monday’s Regular City Council Meeting with a 4-1 vote. More...

Craigslist intruders get 65 years

Four ambush Gulf Breeze resident seeking ‘casual encounter’ in April 2014

Four area residents were sentenced last Wednesday in Milton at the Santa Rosa County Courthouse for their involvement in a home invasion gone awry that occurred in the city limits.  More...

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Island News

With lease fees in question, SRIA tightens its budget

Looks like the Santa Rosa Island Authority is going to need to cut its budget anywhere from 30 percent to over half for 2016, thanks to the actions being taken by the Escambia County Commission.  More...

Entertainment

‘5 Flights Up’ simple and sweet

“5 Flights Up”, the new comedy/drama from director Richard Loncraine, seems like a movie from a different time. More...

Don’t let summer sizzle wilt your garden

The sun is high in the sky and with the longer days the temperatures are staying in the hot range. You can feel it as soon as you walk outside. Add in an afternoon rain shower and the humidity increases the feeling. More...

‘The Mindy Project’ canceled on network, to air on Hulu

Q: My sister told me that Bradley Cooper is going to star in a network TV show, but I told her that can’t be true, because he has a huge movie career. -- Bobby S., Fresno, California  More...

Sports

Dolphin 4-peat

GBHS wins 5A Academic State Championship for fourth consecutive year

It was 25 years ago when Tina Turner belted out the lyrics “You’re ­simply the best — better than all the rest.” The lyrics could best describe the ­athletes of Gulf Breeze High, who last week, won the Class 5A Academic  More...

SoundWave Band award winners

From left: Andrew Carney was named Most Outstanding Senior Bandsman, Sara Fabbro the Most Overall Outstanding Bandsman and Hank Landrum the John Philip Souza Band Award winner at the recent GBHS Soun More...

Flight 1 winners

Team Ezelle, captained by Tracey Ezelle (immediate right of plaque holder) and based out of Shoreline Park, won Flight 1 in the Greater Pensacola Ladies Tennis League’s Spring Season. More...

Health

To Your Good Health

Limiting sugar is no-brainer

DEAR DR. ROACH: Medical advice is to reduce sugar consumption. Does this apply to 100 percent fruit juices, fresh fruit, sweetened cereal products or other fruit-sweetened products? -- R.B.  More...

Home & Garden

I've got sunshine on a cloudy day

My daddy used to say that the Devil was beating his wife in moments like these. It’s a strange sight for sure, when the sun shines while it’s raining. Wednesday was such a day. More...

Be safe ... even nice dogs can bite

Almost half of American households have a dog. Dogs can make our lives better by providing companionship, decreasing stress and helping us stay active. It is no wonder they are called “man’s best friend”. More...

99-YEAR-OLD WWII VETERAN still enjoying life in Gulf Breeze

World War II Navy Veteran George Conover Sr. More...