July 26

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. 11 HOUSE REPUBLICANS SEEK IMPEACHMENT OF DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL The lawmakers criticized Rod Rosenstein and Justice Department officials for not being responsive enough to requests for documents related to the beginning of the Russia investigation. 2. FEDS FACE DEADLINE ON REUNITING IMMIGRANT FAMILIES The White House has until the end of the day to […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

GORDON RAMSAY COOKS UP UNIQUE FLORIDA DISH: BURMESE PYTHON Ramsay joined Kyle Penniston of Miami on July 15 to hunt invasive pythons in the Everglades for an upcoming episode of his competitive-cooking television variety show “The F Word with Gordon Ramsay.” Penniston hunts pythons for the South Florida Water Management District , the state agency […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

Five Things to Know in Florida for July 26

OFFICIALS: MAN ACCUSED OF HITTING COUPLE SAVING PARKING SPOT A Broward Sheriff’s Office arrest report says 38-year-old Donald Lee Hicks was taken into custody Saturday on two counts of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. The report says the victims were standing in a parking spot in Dania Beach to save it for a family […]

Crime changing in Gulf Breeze

Crime changing in Gulf Breeze

Gulf Breeze Police Chief Robert Randle said crime in the city is not what it used to be. “This is no longer Mayberry,” Randle said in reply to a question from Mayor Beverly Zimmern during the city council’s July 26 budget workshop. “The makeup of crime is different. We have more foot chases, car chases and […]

Shrimp and a whole lot more

Shrimp and a whole lot more

About 150 people enjoyed July 26 the Holley by the Sea Fishing Club 4th Annual Shrimp Boil. Before attendees headed through the line to enjoy the shrimp feast, representatives from three organizations — Special Operations Warrior Foundation, Heroes on the Water and “Take a Kid Fishing Day” on Navarre Beach Fishing Pier — were on hand to receive […]

BooFest features golf, music, fun

BooFest features golf, music, fun

A fun-loving crowd filled a huge portable tent at The Club at Hidden Creek July 26 to enjoy country music, country folks and to support area charities. PGA Tour pro Boo Weekley’s annual charity golf outing, BooFest, generates funds that are donated to nearly 20 charities including the Air Commandos Association, Fisher House Foundation, Navarre High School […]

GB budget proposal keeps current millage rate

GB budget proposal keeps current millage rate

Gulf Breeze residents pay the lowest operating millage rate in area, and city staff is recommending that the current rate of 1.9723 remain in place for the next budget. “Without the revenue generated by GBFS (Gulf Breeze Financial Services) and CTA (Capital Trust Agency), our rate would have to be 3.24 mills,” said Gulf Breeze […]

Nearly 70 volunteers clean the beach

Nearly 70 volunteers clean the beach

Plastic bags. Bottles. Cups. Straws. Cans. Fishing line. Just some of the items collected by nearly 70 volunteers Saturday as part of the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center’s monthly “Trash Bash.” In all, volunteers removed more than 215 pounds of trash from Navarre Beach in just more than two hours.