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Community

Santa Rosa EM Director retires

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Tiger Point flooding puts strain on Midway FD

When torrential rains flooded the Tiger Point area on April 1, personnel with the Midway Fire District provided rescue for 40-50 residents of the Greenbriar subdivision, stranded in their flooded homes. More...

Local Boy Scouts achieve prestigious Eagle status

John Ross Summers of Troop 104 earned his Eagle Scout status by completing all of the required merit badges necessary, and constructed benches for the Recreation Center as his Eagle project. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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Gulf Breeze Police Dept. makes arrests for hit-and-run, drugs and battery

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Following is criminal activity and arrests from April 23 - 28, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

Inmates moved back into Santa Rosa County Jail

Inmates being housed off-site were recently transferred back to Santa Rosa County Jail on Monday. More...

School

Sylvan Learning Center -where learning feels good

How do you offer a child the world? By opening the doors to learning - and that More...

New shirts

Brett Calkins (left) and Brian Davis show off their GBES Running Club T-shirts, which they and the rest of the GBES student body received after their recent cross country run. More...

GBHS Jeopardy team wins meet vs. Milton

The GBHS Jeopardy team won their competition on April 20 against Milton High! "what is victory?" More...

Faith

Local Mustard Seeds bless others through ministry

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They call themselves the Mustard Seeds, a group of seven Christian women who plant the seeds of faith and spread the Word of God wherever they go. More...

Church mission leads to life change for local family

Two short years ago, Gary Hodges, then the popular worship pastor of Calvary Chapel Gulf Breeze, began feeling somewhat restless and sensed that a change was coming for him and his family. More...

New Chaplain joins Sacred Heart Hospital

Larry Westman recently joined the Sacred Heart Hospital Pastoral Care Department in Pensacola as a chaplain. More...

Home & Garden

Staking

PERENNIALS
Keep plants standing tall and looking natural with these tips

Robert Scanzaroli has more than 650 perennials to care for and groom each year in the Idea Garden  at  Longwood  Gardens  in  Kennett Square,&nbs More...

Yurts provide luxurious accommodations at an affordable price

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Purple Knight a great addition to any garden

Purple Knight is a Stately Addition to Any Garden Color is probably one of the most important components in garden design and the first thing most gardeners notice in the landscape. One of the most under appreciated colors is purple. More...

Santa Rosa, beach FCAT scores soar

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The FCAT scores for Santa Rosa and Pensacola Beach students bring good news from a school year interrupted by Hurricane Ivan. More...

Valentine brawl spills into court

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One Gulf Breeze High School student has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a fight between several juveniles and police officers at a popular Valentine More...

Officers’ heroics recognized

Riding out Hurricane Ivan in a Gulf Breeze home must have been quite unnerving in itself, but imagine what it must have been like for it to be your job to be out and about responding to distress calls immediately preceding and following the height of More...

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Island News

Our Lady Outreach Center reopens

A Community Outreach Center for beach residents opened at the Mission Hall at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church on Pensacola Beach Wednesday, April 13. The center is open from noon until 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday weekly. More...

P.B. Optimists celebrate ‘Paradise Regained’ Luau

Helen Randle keeps track of the raffle drawings with Shelly. More...

Volunteers begin patrolling beaches, searching for nests

A day at the beach for thousands of us includes slathering on gobs of sunscreen, loading up a cooler with cold beverages, and finding just the right spot to soak up Florida More...

Entertainment

Entertainment Calendar

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Wrong Key

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Gulf Breeze sisters to host duo-piano

Cynthia and Stephanie Bova will be presented in a Duo-Piano Concert on Sunday, May 15 at 3:00 p.m. in the Music Hall at the University of West Florida. This performance will benefit the Pierre P. Huybregts Memorial Scholarship Fund. More...

Sports

Preparation for Season 3 underway

Teams gets to break out the pads today; Blue White game May 13, jamboree May 20 Gulf Breeze News

A total of 92 players donned football helmets for the first time in six months as spring football practice began Monday, ushering in Chris Nemith More...

Sports Briefs

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Dolphin tennis team makes strongest showing ever at state

The Gulf Breeze tennis team had its strongest showing ever at the state meet, held April 26-28 in Tampa. More...

Seniors

The way we are should taint memories of the way we were

Senior Scene Bette Boyle

I had a phone call this morning from an artist friend in Lynchburg, Virginia, who is 93. More...

Enjoy a world-class dining experience at Global Grill

Growing up in the South, I learned to love the experience afforded while dining at a large table, surrounded by friends and family. More...

Health

UF study shows effects of prenatal cocaine exposure on learning abilities

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Children exposed to cocaine before birth show subtle but discernible differences in their ability to plan and problem-solve once they reach school age, University of Florida researchers report. More...

A.W.A.K.E. support group meets at Baptist May 31

The quarterly meeting of A.W.A.K.E, (Alert, Well and Keeping Energetic), a support group for people suffering from sleep disordered breathing, will meet on Tuesday May 31 in the Medical Meeting Rooms at Baptist Medical Towers, 1717 North E. Street. More...

Baptist Hospital outreach offers CPR certification renewal online

On-line renewal course and skills check are now available through Baptist LifeFlight Outreach Education for people with current AHA Healthcare Provider or American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR certification cards. More...

Opinion

Time may be right to bring back fishing bridge

From the Editor

The sight of poles dangling over the rails of the fishing bridge that once spanned the bay between Pensacola and Gulf Breeze hasn't been seen since Hurricane Ivan passed last September. More...

FCAT is good for students, teachers

I Was Just Wondering...

It seems every year the residents of Santa Rosa county, and the rest of Florida, get in an uproar over the FCAT. More...

On the Spot

"I think it'd be nice, giving people a chance to fish more often. The depth of the water is greater under the bridge and the fishing is better there." - Kile Johnson More...