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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission euthanizes bear

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded Saturday to the scene of an incident involving a man and his dog being injured by a bear in Gulf Breeze. A man let his dog outside in the front yard and a bear encountered the pet. Read the full article in the Feb. 2 issue of […]

Run for the Reef

Run for the Reef

Joe Jarvis and Stephanie Jarvis were the overall winners of the 5K Run for the Reef Saturday at Navarre Beach. Joe was the top male runner, clocking in with a time of 20:15. Stephanie was the top female runner at the event, crossing the finish line in 23:01. In the 10K run, Beverly Fair of […]

Brothers reflects on life in the sky

Brothers reflects on life in the sky

Ernest Brothers spent 37 years as a pilot for American Airlines and of the more than 30,000 flight hours he logged in his career, he’ll never forget his final moments as a pilot. Touching down in Dallas after a flight from Hong Kong, Brothers wasn’t expecting the reception he received on the final day of […]

Man stabbed in chest during robbery

Man stabbed in chest during robbery

An attempted robbery ended with one man being stabbed in the chest Saturday, July 9, at the Queen Mary Inn in Escambia County. Gulf Breeze resident Alexander Thurkettle is charged with second degree felony battery with a deadly weapon, first degree felony robbery with a deadly weapon and first degree misdemeanor petit theft. According to […]

Cobia Run makes inaugural start

Cobia Run makes inaugural start

Under perfect weather conditions, 125 runners made their way to the start line of the first Cobia Run 5K/10K on Navarre Beach Saturday morning.  Proceeds from the run benefited Bright Skies Foundation, a non-profit organized to help patients and families who are struggling with depression, dementia, and Parkinson’s.  The foundation pays for prescriptions, provides counselors, […]

Woman charged with battery on deputy

Woman charged with battery on deputy

A Gulf Breeze woman with a longstanding history of retail theft and petit theft dating back to 2008 was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at the Navarre Wal-Mart for theft and battery on a police officer. In the arrest report, Kimberly Lehman, 29, was being followed by Wal-Mart staff because she was accused of taking […]

Medina sentenced for DUI Manslaughter

Medina sentenced for DUI Manslaughter

Keanu Medina of Navarre was sentenced to 10.38 years in a Florida Department of Corrections prison facility. According to information provided by State Attorney Bill Eddins’ office, the first four years are a minimum-mandatory sentence. Following his release from prison, Medina was ordered to serve four years of probation. His driver’s license was suspended for […]