November 20, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Resurfacing on schedule

Highway 98 seems smooth to some, but once you get into the city of Gulf Breeze, there are some bumpy roads ahead. Road crews repaved Highway 98 through the city last month, but crews left several turn lanes scraped, but not paved. More...

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Island News

'Gulf Breeze Will Do' to fund area's smaller causes

With its $100,000 grants, Impact 100 changed the game plan for many local charities, allowing them to take a giant leap with new computer systems, additional personnel and allowing them to offer new programs. More...

Current visitors center for rent soon

The current Visitor’s Information Center on Pensacola Beach will soon be available to rent. More...

SRIA won't ban spear fishing near artificial reefs

Spearfishing on Pensacola Beach will still be allowed. More...

News

Nov. Calendar of Meetings

Thursday GBA Chamber Business After Hours20 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., The Blake at Gulf BreezeGB Optimist ClubFriday Breakfast21 6:45 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital CafeteriaMonday More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff ’s Office.

FELONIES 11/11/2014 King, Derrick Antonia, B/M, 34, 5000 block Supreme St., Gulf Breeze, aggravated battery, resisting officer, moving traffic violation (2 counts) More...

Firm: City not eligible for grant money

The county’s Local Mitigation Strategy taskforce is finalizing their list of applicants that they believe should (and are eligible) to receive Hazard Mitigation Grant Program money. More...

Sports

Best Breezer ever

Bindi’s 3-peat in 50, 100 yard freestyles makes her most decorated athlete in GBHS history

The road was a little tougher, but the destination for Tori Bindi remained the same as the junior won her third ­consecutive 2A state championship in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyles ­Friday in Stuart. More...

Photo

News Anthony Davis, shown at the recent district meet at UWF, made to the finals in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyles, taking fourth and sixth, respectively. More...

Schedules

Thursday, Nov. 20Girls soccer vs.PHS (JV 5:30 p.m.,Var. 7:30)Boys basketball vs.Milton (JV 5:30 p.m.,Var. 7:30) More...

Crew blamed for water main break on 98

Gulf Breeze City Manager Edwin “Buz” Eddy said Florida Department of Transportation subcontractors responsible for installing new guardrails along Highway 98 were responsible for the water main break that backed traffic up for miles earli More...

City redrafts letter to DOT

The impact of the Pensacola Bay Bridge Replacement Project to Wayside Park might be more in favor to the city’s wishes after staff has re-drafted the mitigation letter originally prepared by the Florida Department of Transportation. More...

 

Community

Santa's Workshop Craft and Gift Fair this weekend

Don’t miss Navarre’s exciting Santa’s Workshop Craft and Gift Fair on November 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Navarre Conference Center on Hwy 98, sponsored by the Navarre Garden Club. More...

The season for giving

Bell ringing for the Salvation Army will begin Saturday, November 22 in front of Publix. The bell ringers are all volunteers and are currently searching for more help. More...

Friday night event has a purpose

GBHS Key Club family event and dance aims to eliminate maternal and neo natal tetanus

The Gulf Breeze High School Key Club will be holding a special evening for students and families to raise awareness and funds for The Eliminate Project, one of their premier international service projects. More...

Entertainment

‘Birdman’ a fascinating, top-notch drama

“Birdman” is such a hard movie to describe. I honestly don’t know where to start. More...

Russian Ballet to perform ‘Cinderella’

Tickets are on sale now for the Russian National Ballet’s performance of Cinderella on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets for this outstanding ballet are $50 and $40 plus applicable service charge. More...

Gulf Breeze High drama takes top honors at state

Troupe stages ‘Mary Poppins’ this weekend

Best One Act performance in the state. Best high school actress in the state. Three All Star actors – and now Mary Poppins at the Saenger Theatre this weekend. Gulf Breeze High drama Troupe 4105 is indeed riding high. More...

Business

Share your 'bounty' with your loved ones

It’s almost Thanksgiving, a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

On the Spot:

“Which football rivalry will you be watching at the end of the month?” More...

We are behind in the energy race

The United States recently passed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s top energy producer, thanks to innovative drilling techniques that have allowed us to extract oil and natural gas from heretofore impregnable shale formations. More...