June 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fugitive arrested on Sikes Bridge

Residents and visitors were caught in the crosshairs of a U.S. Marshals apprehension at the foot of the Bob Sikes Bridge last Thursday morning.   But the disturbance in traffic was for a good reason. U.S. More...

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Community

Bookout graduates from Wake Forest

Former Breezer Haley Bookout graduated from Wake Forest University on Monday, May 18.  Surrounded by family and friends, 1,861 graduates walked the stage that Monday.   More...

Arnold named to Dean’s List

Emily Sara Arnold of Gulf Breeze was recently named to the LaGrange College spring semester dean’s list. More...

FLASHBACKS

10 Years Ago (June 16, 2005) Shane Carmichael was appointed to the position of Fire Chief of the GB Volunteer Fire Department. 5 Years Ago (June 3, 2010) More...

School

Gulf Breeze Middle releases Honor Roll

Mr. Michael Brandon, Principal, Mrs. Tonya Shepherd, Assistant Principal, and the Gulf Breeze Middle School Staff congratulate the following students:  'A' Honor Roll  Sixth Grade  More...

OBES fourth nine weeks Honor Roll released

Josh McGrew, Principal, and the staff of Oriole Beach Elementary congratulate the following students for making the fourth nine week Honor Roll   More...

GBES releases Honor Roll

Mr. Warren Stevens, Principal, Mrs. Kim McChesney, Assistant Principal, and the Gulf Breeze Elementary Staff congratulate the following students:  A HONOR ROLL  First Grade   More...

Sports

Tourney champs

The U16 Gulf Breeze Dolphins recently won the U17 division of the Troy Post 70 Invitational. More...

Gulf Breeze U8 team wins All Star Tourney

The GBSA 8-under and 12- under All Star softball teams won their age groups at the Northwest Florida Girls Softball Alliance’s Postseason All Star Tournament last weekend in Foley. The 10-under team took second. 8-under More...

Dolphin baseball staying busy this summer

Host camp, college showcase, win tourney in a two week span

If summer was suppose to be a time of rest and relaxation, someone forgot to tell the Dolphin baseball team.  Two weekends ago, the Dolphins won the 17-under Troy Team Showcase.  More...

Home & Garden

Park entrance fees going up

Starting Sunday, June 14, Gulf Islands National Seashore will increase entrance fees in order to fund important maintenance and improvement projects that directly serve and benefit visitors within the park. More...

Legals

Notice of Public Sale

Pursuant to Subsection 5 of FL Statute 713.78, Donna Caiazzo with Complete Specialists, Inc., as authorized Title Specialist for Old Car Station, of Santa Rosa County, will sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, subject to any liens and encumbr More...

Notice of Public Sale

Pursuant to ch 713.585(6) 85.09 f.s., Donna Caiazzo w/CSI, as authorized Title Specialist for Patterson’s Automotive, Inc.  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...

Do warnings violate constitution?

Residents say warning program amounts to illegal searches by Santa Rosa deputies

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office attempted to step up its game in preventing car burglaries by initiating a program to help educate residents about the crimes, but the program backfired.   More...

Golf course update coming Monday

Private Club Associates is gearing up to present to the Gulf Breeze city council on Monday its outlook on the future of the Tiger Point Golf Course and Club.  The City hired the company to do an operational audit of the TPGC back at the beginnin More...

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Entertainment

‘Jaws’ still vibrant and alive

Until about a month ago, I hadn’t seen “Jaws”. I know, that seems a little crazy coming from someone who’s supposed to be knowledgeable about movies (or at least lets on to be), but it was never anything deliberate. More...

Spencer keeps busy in Hollywood

Q: I just watched “This Is Where I Leave You” on HBO, and I absolutely loved it. The story and the cast were superb. Can you tell me about the actress who played Quinn, Jason Bateman’s wife? I think I’ve seen her before. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

FELONIES 6/2/2015   Holmes, Justyn David, W/M, 36, 9000 block Sunset Dr., Navarre, probation violation  Lepinay, Denise Marie, W/F, 47, 4000 block Catawba, Gulf Breeze, drug possession  6/4/2015   More...

Facebook thoughts:

How do you feel about the approach the SRSO used to warn citizens of car burglaries?

Katy Mitchell: So let’s leave a post it note on the car so burglars know which ones to hit after the cops leave.  Pj Brown: Would that not be considered an illegal search?   More...

Investigation determines cause of deadly crash

An investigation by the Louisiana National Guard found that the helicopter crash that occurred back in March in the Santa Rosa Sound happened because of human error.  More...

Faith

If your mind is too crowded, you may have reached maximum occupancy

As I was leaving The Blake yesterday, I noticed a sign that read “Maximum Occupancy.” It was followed by some large number that I can’t remember. More...

Obituaries

Jeanette Fish 1924-2015

Jen Fish 90, of Pensacola, Fla. passed away surrounded by family on Sunday June 7, 2015.  Jen was born in Chicago, Ill. and moved to Pensacola in 1962.  More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

June  Thursday 11   More...

WEEK OF June 11 - June 17

Thursdays in the Park n Thursday, June 11, 6 - 8 p.m. Navarre Park Musical guest Stevie Hall Evenings in Olde Seville Square Thursday, June 11, 7 p.m. More...

Opinion

On the Spot

Should deputies come onto your property to warn you to lock your vehicle?

“No, because I feel like it’s an infringement on my privacy.” KATHY JOHNSON Navarre More...

Is it time to eliminate booster club fundraising?

Boosters are the engines that drive youth organizations. More...

Hwy. 98 is not safe for bicycling

Ten speeds have no business on Highway 98.  I used to be an avid cyclist. I used to run marathons and partake in triathlons. What happened to my drive? I moved to the south end of the county, that’s what happened.  More...