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Gulf Breeze


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…


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…


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…


GB tables accident surcharge

August 7, 2007

The Gulf Breeze City Council had a change of heart at its regular council meeting last night and voted to table an ordinance designed to recoup the cost of investigating accidents. They want more time to…


Squeezing every penny

August 2, 2007

The Gulf Breeze City Council voted last night at its executive session to make drivers involved in an accident pay a special fee. According to city staff, it costs the city more than 200-thousand dollars in…


Election Eve Observations

February 5, 2007

Before I start, I think it would be good to explain a few things about political commentary. Based on some of the comments being posted on the House District 3 race, we have few rabid GOP…


WEAR, we hardly knew you

January 8, 2007

WEAR TV 3 went off Gulf Breeze TV sets this weekend and residents still survived. Few really missed the info-mericals that ran most of Saturday and Sunday. The hottest emails were telling fellow Mediacom subscribers how…


Gulf Breeze plans to raise water and sewer rates

December 15, 2006

They won’t be asking Escambia County and the City of Pensacola to chip in either From GB Daily News: City considers raise in water, sewer fees BY BRADLEY “B.J.” DAVIS, JR. Gulf Breeze News The…


What if WEAR TV3 went away and nobody noticed

November 30, 2006

Sinclair/WEAR TV 3 has more to lose than Mediacom in this battle. Advertisers are already asking for rate cuts if the TV station isn’t broadcast in Santa Rosa County and on Pensacola Beach. WEAR TV 3…


New Gulf Breeze UFO book out

November 23, 2006

Former WEAR TV 3 reporter Craig Myers has published a book on the 1987-88 Gulf Breeze UFO scare – War of the Words: The True but Strange Story of the Gulf Breeze UFO. Myers is now…


GB CEO makes INC

September 20, 2006

AppRiver Receives National Recognition in Inc. Magazine CEO Michael Murdoch Featured in “Things I Can’t Live Without” GULF BREEZE, FL, September 19, 2006 – Michael Murdoch, CEO of email security company AppRiver LLC, was featured in…


Innerlight co-owner to run for GB Council

September 8, 2006

J.B. Schluter, co-owner of Innerlight Surf Shop, has filed to run for the Gulf Breeze City Council. The long-time GB resident and business owner has been active in the GB Sports Association, Chamber and City Park…


GB Council Races Quiet

September 6, 2006

There are few takers for the Gulf Breeze City Council races. Mayor Lane Gilchrist and Mayor Pro Tem Clay Ford have filed for re-election. No one has failed against either incumbent. Gilchrist is one of the…