November 19, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners spar over site for courthouse

Several county residents drove from Milton and Pace last Thursday to the Tiger Point Community Center to attend the Santa Rosa County Commission meeting to voice their staunch opposition to any new county courthouse being built in downtown Milton. More...

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Gulf Breeze Will Do gives grants

Five big checks were awarded November 8 by the founding members of Gulf Breeze Will Do, the woman’s philanthropic organization pooling its membership money to make a difference to the greater Gulf Breeze area. More...

Sunday afternoon walks get more interesting in January

Bring your family, bring your pets. It’s time for TriviaTREK! More...

Caring & Sharing is collecting for needy families

Want to help in the local Community this holi­day, but don’t know what to do? Caring and Shar­ing is placing collection boxes in South Santa Rosa County. If you would like a donation box for your business please contact Caring & Sharing. More...


Calendar of Meetings

Nov. Thursday 19 GBA Chamber Networking’s A Breeze Luncheon 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites, Gulf Breeze Local Mitigation Meeting 1:30 p.m., SRC Public Services Conference Room GBA Chamber Business After Hours More...

Suspect in custody after armed robbery in Navarre

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call in reference to an armed robbery at the Underwood Food Store on Hwy 87. More...


November 19

1 year ago this week Highway 98 resurfacing is on schedule. FDOT crews are expected to finish work early next year. Part of the project cost includes helping to get Hwy 98 up to par with the American with Disabilities Act design standards. More...


Eagles soar past GB in playoffs, 37-3

Dolphins finish 2015 season 2-9

Pine Forest scored on a 56- yard touchdown run on its first offensive play and never let up as they rolled to a 37-3 over Gulf Breeze in the first round of the Florida High School Athletic Association 6A playoffs Friday in Pensacola. More...

GBHS’ Bindi now officially a Gator

Williams to play lacrosse at Division II school Lenoir Rhyne

One is the most decorated athlete in GBHS history and the other will look to finish her career as the school’s all-time goal scoring leader. More...

Hogs trip up Gurus (again)

For the second straight week, all seven Gridiron Gurus went against the Arkansas Razorbacks and for the second straight week, the Hogs made all them pay. More...


Political Cartoon

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Now’s not the time to bring large numbers of Syrian refugees to Florida

Today, I joined Representative Matt Gaetz in asking the Governor to refuse to open Florida as a major relocation site for Syrian refugees. The U.S. State Department has 26 processing centers in our state to bring individuals from Syria to Florida. More...

Thank you, Gulf Breeze News, for support


Thank you for the support you provided idgroup for the rebranding of the Pensacola Sports Association. We are now Pensacola Sports and we have a whole new look. More...

City gets $120K windfall

Investment in equities pays off

Recently, the city council decided that every six months, a representative from the Gulf Breeze Financial Services will make a presentation to the city about the latest updates on earnings, losses and changes in the department. More...

Shirley/McClure Streets water woes to be solved

The areas around McClure and Shirley Drives are prone to flooding, and the Storm Water Task Force has recommended a solution. In 2006 the area was outfitted with an exfilitration system, but it does not have an outfall. More...

Notice of Early Deadline:

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, Gulf Breeze News will be published on Wednesday, Nov. 25. All ads and articles for that issue are due by Thursday, Nov. 19 at 5 p.m. More...




‘99 Homes’ is powerful, noteworthy cinema

Ramin Bahrani, director of “99 Homes,” built his career around a distinct, naturalistic sort of dramatic storytelling. More...

‘Our Brand is Crisis’ is well meaning Hollywood schtick

Now Showing

Political campaigns are a nasty, ugly, mean-spirited world and yet it is, at the same time, undeniably a sexy, exciting, fast-paced, smart and sophisticated sandbox to play in. More...

‘Heroes Reborn’ promises plot twists, drama, romance

Q: I am so happy that “Heroes” is back! Will there be another season? -- DeeDee T., via email More...


The politics of religion

GBHS teacher honored for contributing to website explaining impact

The site is a project of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, which offers educational programs for secondary school teachers, including the only Master’s degree designed specifically for history, civics and government teachers. More...

Woodlawn Beach Honor Roll released

Victor Lowrimore, Principal, Brandon Koger, Assistant Principal, and the staff of Woodlawn Beach Middle School congratulate the following students for making the first nine-week Honor Roll: More...

GBES’ first nine week Honor Roll released

Mr. Warren Stevens, ­Principal, Mrs. Kim McChesney, Assistant­ Principal, and the Gulf Breeze Elementary Staff congratulate the following students: A HONOR ROLL First Grade More...


Act soon to close your insurance gap

If you work for a fairly sizable company, you may be entering your open enrollment season when you may add or adjust your employer-sponsored benefits. More...


Prostate often blamed for bladder problems

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m 87 and have an enlarged prostate. When I get the urge to urinate, which is often, I have to go at once. More...

Home & Garden

Holiday happenings fill the air

As the holidays approach, the calendar fills with many craft fairs, bake sales, as well as ­opportunities to gather and ­mingle with friends old and new. Pensacola Christian Women's Club More...

‘SUPERIOR’ Forevermore

Gulf Breeze High Drama brings home accolades from state theatre conference

Gulf Breeze High Drama Troupe traveled to Gainesville last week to attend the Florida Theatre Conference for high school and college theatre students. More...

IHMC presents ‘Your body in flight’

The air war of 1939-1945 was a physiological war. Aviators flew unpressurized planes to altitudes of 20,000-35,000 feet or higher in order to evade enemy interceptors and anti-aircraft fire. More...