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Memorial service set for Mayor Gilchrist

June 14, 2009

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 15 at St Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze from 4pm to 6pm. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 16 at 2pm at…

News

Gilchrist was a statesman, public servant

June 12, 2009

For his 27 years of public, Lane Gilchrist was paid a total of $27. He was fair and had no hidden agendas. Lane didn’t worry about Sunshine Laws because he spoke freely at public meetings and…

News

Gulf Breeze mayor dies

June 12, 2009

Long-time Gulf Breeze Mayor Lane Gilchrist, 72, has died. I received a phone call early this morning that Lane had passed away during surgery. Lane first was elected to the Gulf Breeze City Council 27 years…

Escambia County

More on GBHS gun arrest

April 20, 2009

This report is from GB Police: At 9:05 am this morning Gulf Breeze Police School Resource Officer Kerstan Tatro confronted a 61 year old white female in the Gulf Breeze High School parking lot as school…

Politics

Buzz: Parent brings guns on GBHS campus

April 20, 2009

WEAR TV is reporting that a parent was arrested this morning after she showed up on the Gulf Breeze High School campus threatening people with a weapon. Her name has not been released by the Gulf…

Politics

Gulf Breeze UFO Hoax

February 2, 2009

The PNJ reports that the History Channel’s “UFO Hunters” will be in Gulf Breeze within the next two weeks to film an episode about the “area’s reputation of being a hotbed for sightings of unidentified flying…

Politics

GB editor takes on Moby

January 8, 2009

Gulf Breeze New editor Joe Culpepper isn’t happy with PNJ columnist Mark “Moby” O’Brien’s latest comments about Gulf Breeze. Moby wrote: “Gulf Breeze Proper is an oh-so-bully way to emphasize one’s place in the world, pip…

Politics

State budget cuts impact hospitals

January 8, 2009

Florida hospitals now face a $137 million reduction if the state legislature passes the proposed budget cuts. Sen. Durell Peaden (R-Crestview), a doctor who heads the health budget committee, told the Miami Herald, ”I don’t think…

Politics

Gulf Breeze Loan Pool blasted in Century

January 6, 2009

Someone is circulating flyers in Century blasting the Gulf Breeze Loan Pool. It claims the City of Gulf Breeze and its loan program are under investigation by the Department of Justice. Matt Dannheisser, Gulf Breeze’s attorney,…

Politics

Publix got liquor store variance

June 2, 2008

In Santa Rosa County, a liquor store has to be 2,500 ft. Away from a school or a church. The only places inside the City of Gulf Breeze that meet that county ordinance are at the…

Politics

GB loses fire boat

December 26, 2007

The Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department’s rescue boat capsized last week while on route to the scene of a barge fire. The Fire Department was responding to a barge fire Dec. 15 when the high winds…

Politics

NY Times covers Atchison

October 1, 2007

NY Times: Town Is Shaken After Prosecutor’s Arrest in a Child-Sex Sting To neighbors here, J. D. Roy Atchison was a deft federal prosecutor, an involved father and a devoted volunteer, coaching girls’ softball and basketball…