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Zoo director: USDA allegations are misleading

Gulf Breeze Zoo Director Stephen Jagielski said allegations brought on by the U.S. Department of Agriculture are very “misleading,” stating the zoo has since fixed the issues and moved on.  More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze Will Do to meet

The philanthropists who concentrate their efforts on improving life for Gulf Breeze area residents, Gulf Breeze Will Do, will meet for a social gathering Wednesday, July 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Spreading the word about type 1 diabetes

GB teen is Florida Youth Ambassador for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Liam Werner will serve as the 2015- 2016 JDRF Northwest Florida Youth Ambassador. JDRF, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, is the leading global organization funding Type 1 diabetes (T1D) research.  More...

Join the Dove Club today

“Outta’ the Woods” is a monthly column highlighting the latest hunting opportunities in Florida. More...

Entertainment

WEEK OF July 16 - July 22

Thursdays in the Park  Thursday, July 16, 6 - 8 p.m.  Navarre Park  Enjoy Touch of Gray at Navarre Park.  Evenings in Olde Seville  Square Thursday, July 16, 7 p.m.  Seville Square Park   More...

‘The Wolfpack’ incredibly gripping

The subjects of the new documentary “The Wolfpack” have to be some of the most odd people I’ve seen put to film all year. More...

‘Ice Road Truckers’ hits the road

Q: I loved the new “Hobbit” movies, especially Aidan Turner as Kili. What else can I see him in? -- Patty T., via email  More...

Obituaries

George Elias Pagonis

1933 -2015

George Elias Pagonis, 81, fell asleep in the Lord on Saturday, July 11, 2015 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family and his beloved daughter, Dina, at his side.  More...

Home & Garden

St. Francis of Assisi gets a new Rector

On Sunday, July 19th Parish family and friends will have the opportunity to witness the institution of the Rev. Tim Backus as the sixth Rector of St. Francis. More...

Food, fun at Blue Angels Wives luncheon

The Blue Angels flight demonstration team took a back seat to the wives of the intrepid pilots, at least until the air show started, during the annual Blue Angels Wives Luncheon held Thursday at Crabs We Got ‘Em on Pensacola Beach.  More...

Fire rips through Live Oak preserve, burns 16 acres

As thousands of people were at the beach anticipating the Blue Angels Air Show, there was a different type of show at the Naval Live Oaks as a fire broke out mid-Saturday morning.  The Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department was the first responde More...

City refuses to have public TP meeting

The City of Gulf Breeze pulled the plug on a meeting they were supposed to have publicly with county officials on Tuesday, which raised a number of red flags with locals. More...

Nasty break up to blame for allegations against employee

Gulf Breeze Zoo Director Steve Jagielski fired back at allegations last week that were brought against one of his zoo employees who he claimed was caught in the middle of a finger pointing match back in April. More...

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Island News

SRIA: Leave only your footprints

Pensacola Beach does not need to be covered in tents, chairs, and beach gear – broken or otherwise – all night every night. More...

Doors should lead somewhere

A couple of weeks ago I was having lunch at the Scenic Diner and I saw the most amazing thing. After I parked, I was walking across the street and noticed a building under construction. It was a brick two story building that was still unfinished. More...

Group collecting used medicine bottles

The Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council is collecting used medicine bottles to benefit the Indianapolis-based Malawi Project.  More...

News

GBPD: Man threatens driver with handgun

An Alabama man is behind bars after a motorist said the man threatened him with a gun while driving down Highway 98 last Tuesday.  According to the arrest report, the driver of a vehicle called 911 after the suspect, Jamond Lee, allegedly brandi More...

July Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 16 GBA Chamber Networking’s-A-Breeze Luncheon 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, Gulf Breeze Special Zoning Board 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room Friday 17 Optimist Club Breakfast More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Note: All arrest and police reports published in Gulf Breeze News are public record and do not imply guilt. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven and/or adjudicated guilty in a court of law.   Felonies  7/7/15  More...

Sports

South Alabama looking to build on first bowl appearance

Jaguars hope tough, non conference schedule projects into ‘going bowling’ again in 2015

Editorial Note - The following is the first of an eight-part series previewing college football teams throughout the region. This week, we focus on the University of South Alabama. More...

Dykes preparing for first SoundWave Band camp

The first of two weeks of the Gulf Breeze SoundWave Band’s rookie camp is this week. More...

WAHOOS RECORD HISTORIC SWEEP AT HOME

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos made history on Sunday, sweeping a five-game series at home for the first time in its four-year franchise history. More...

Opinion

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Save Tiger Point Golf Course

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Tiger Point Golf Club (TPGC) needs to be profitable again if it is to survive. There is fear among Tiger Point residents that to save itself, TPGC is on the brink of deploying some major changes ... mainly to the West course.  More...

Election season is upon us

Politicians can’t resist the opportunity to pile on to a juicy news story for a quick bit of campaign face time.  More...