December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Friends come to the rescue of restaurant owner

In “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey finds out that when you hit rock bottom, it’s your friends who can lift you back up.  More...

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Community

Thanks for nothing

Sampson, Laura Baker’s pup, gazes upon a clean plate at the Thanksgiving table, without a morsel left over for his dinner.   More...

Ringing the bell

Gulf Breeze Elementary School Principal Mr. Stevens, Assistant Principal Mrs. McChesney, and 1st grader Gabrielle Endicott were spotted ringing the bell at Publix.   More...

Saturation mailing is next week

Gulf Breeze News will be mailed to every house in Gulf Breeze on Dec. More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 1  Tourist Development Council 8:30 a.m., Tiger Point Community Center, 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze  Library Advisory Board 4:00 p.m., Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Boulevard, Pace  Friday 2   More...

FLASHBACKS

December 1

1 Year ago this week – 2015  Death of 55-year old mother of four, Lorie Musil, being investigated as suspicious. Musil’s body was found on the rocks behind the Bridge Bar on 12/30/15.  5 Years ago this week - 2011   More...

Double murder suspect arrested in Midway

A fugitive from justice and suspect in double murder was apprehended in Gulf Breeze Monday evening, Nov. 21.  Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Sgt. Rich Aloy said Paul Snow was arrested at 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Dolphins fall to Niceville, 4-1

Eagles score a pair of insurance goals in second half; Dolphins at West Florida tonight

The Niceville Eagles scored three unanswered goals to pull away from Gulf Breeze 4-1 on Nov. More...

Conference title games this week

Saturday marks the end of the regular season in college football, with several conference championship games that will determine who will play in the College Football Playoff.  More...

GBHS sophomore Haynes cheers at Thanksgiving Day Parade

Gulf Breeze High sophomore Savanah Hayes is one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country that will represent Varsity Spirit in the 2016 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt Disney World Resort More...

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On the Spot:

What was your best Black Friday or Cyber Monday find?

“ABS Chronos ALI107 Desktop PC from Newegg.com.” COURTNEY SWINDLE Enterprise, Ala. More...

On Dec. 7, remember Pearl Harbor

The cowardly Japanese made a sneak bombing attack on the U.S. Navy ships at Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941. My three older brothers and I volunteered for the military. One in each branch of the service. More...

City to pay $100,000 to save Deadman’s Island

City Manager Edwin A. More...

Plaintiffs’ attorney rejects Mayor’s Catawba proposal

Mayor Matt Dannheisser recently issued a settlement proposal to Attorney Ken Bell for Plaintiffs John Lance Reese and Pete and Mitzi Peters in the Catawba matter in an attempt to finally put to rest decades of litigation over a narrow strip of land t More...

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Island News

Storm drainage project

Workers dig under Via de Luna on Pensacola Beach to prepare it for new heavy duty storm drain pipes. Traffic is closed on the eastbound section of Via de Luna and reduced to one eastbound and one westbound lane on the east bound side of the road. More...

Entertainment

Gulf Breeze’s ‘Merry Masquerade Parade’ is Saturday, Dec.3

The City of Gulf Breeze, in conjunction with the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce is having its annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3, starting at 10 a.m. More...

Christmas carols bring joy to all!

Joy for the Beach returns to bring holiday carols and merriment to the area.  This year, founder Karen Jurkowich is adding a date and venue for the popular holiday concert. On Monday, Dec. More...

Trolls - a colorful, charming delight

I found it very difficult to resist the charm and good cheer of the recent splashy, very colorful, musically giddy animated feature “Trolls”.  More...

School

Middle Schoolers to compete in National Geographic Bee Friday

The National Geographic Bee is coming to Gulf Breeze Middle School. The Preliminary Round, which will have approximately 28 participants, will be held on Friday, Dec. 2. More...

GBMS Band’s Winter Concert is Monday

Get in the holiday spirit. Monday, Dec. 5th will be Gulf Breeze Middle School band’s annual winter concert at St. Ann Church at 6:30 pm. Please bring a canned food item.  Also, Tuesday, Dec. 6 is the GBMS spelling bee.   More...

Health

Why is alcohol banned when taking- antibiotics?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I’m confused about the medical rule not to drink any alcohol while on antibiotics. More...

Home & Garden

Ladies bring bridge to restaurant

At a family dinner at the Fishing Hole I spied some very prominent Gulf Breeze ladies playing bridge.  There were two tables of them: Jean Herndon, Jaci Spencer, Jean MacNeil, Bette Bryant, Frieda Brothers, Mary Hambrich, Janet McDonald and Magg More...

Seussical the Musical comes to life at Navarre High school

Looking for some family fun to kick off this Christmas season? Navarre High Theatre Department can fill that bill with their presentation of “Seussical the Musical” at Navarre High School this Saturday, Dec. 3 – one day only. More...

December Events @ Your Library

The following events are scheduled at the Gulf Breeze Library, located at 1060 Shoreline Drive.   Wednesday, Dec. 7 ­— 11:15 a.m.-Preschool Storytime  • 5 p.m.-Classic Movie in Recognition of Pearl Harbor  Friday, Dec. More...