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Labor of love finally pays off for Deadman’s Island

It’s been a labor of love, but the Deadman’s Island Restoration Project is paying off. More...

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Island News

Pensacola Beach ready for Mardi Gras crowds

Chilly weather may be in the forecast for Sunday’s Pensacola Beach Krewe of Wrecks Mardi Gras parade, but it won’t deter the many revelers who attend the parade as part of the Mardi Gras tradition. More...

Hoo-ah!

Marines lead, cheer double bridge runners

Over five thousand feet, running in unison, are a sight and sound to behold. On Saturday, 2500 U.S. More...

Upcoming auction at Elk’s Lodge will benefit Gulf Breeze Relay for Life

Although the Gulf Breeze Relay for Life event is not till April 23, one of the first fundraisers for the Gulf Breeze Relay for Life Event will get the fundraising off to a solid start. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies February 2 Balint, Patricia, WF, 59, 1411 Champions Green Drive, Gulf Breeze, larceny, exploitation of elderly February 3 Morgan, Robert Dean, WM, 24, 2655 Oxmore Drive, Navarre, larceny February 4 More...

Emergency Reports

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue For the week of Jan. 30 through Feb. 6, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 15 emergencies. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Police Department

Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department reported these incidents that occurred between Jan. 30 and Feb. 8: More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins fall to Bartram Trail in regional final, 5-1

The Lady Dolphin soccer seniors were looking to be the first group in seven years to say they went to four state tournaments in their careers. More...

Chavers state bound in weightlifting

Junior Meredeth Chavers will be the lone representative for Gulf Breeze at Saturday’s FHSAA State Weightlifting Meet in New Port Richey. More...

Sports Schedule

Thursday, Feb. 11 Softball at Washington (JV 5 p.m., Var. 7) Baseball vs. Pace, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 Basketball district semifinals at GBHS Boys Soccer vs Jacksonville Stanton Prep-Ponte Vedra Nease winner in Region 1- More...

Obituaries

KENNETH MOODY

1949-2010

Kenneth Clyde Moody, 60, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Jan. 31, 2010 at a local hospital after suffering a stroke. Moody was born in Portland, Me., on June 27, 1949. He was the son of Kenneth and Kathleen Leighton Moody. More...

MYRTIS B. FELDER

1935-2010

Myrtis Bergeron Felder, 74, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 in Gulf Breeze. Myrtis was born in Shadyside, La., on Nov. 16, 1935. Married for almost 54 years to Harry Felder, she spent the last 39 years residing in Gulf Breeze. More...

Health

Give gifts from the heart this Valentine's Day

ARA) - Everyone knows the standard Valentine's Day gifts: flowers and chocolates. But if you really want to express what's in your heart, think a little harder about what you're going to give. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

Fences, gates & walls: Where’s fairness?

On Feb. 1, the Gulf Breeze City Council unanimously approved the “first reading” of a city ordinance allowing only the owners of waterfront estates to build fences, walls and gates in their front yard. More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE “ON THE SPOT” TO ANSWER A QUESTION “ON THE SPOT.”

How did you react to the New Orleans Saints winning the Super Bowl? More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DICK N OR BETTY N RILEY TTEE OF THE RILEY TRUST holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

68 years of pure love

Edwards’ flame still burning after all these years

Raymond and Marion Edwards’ love story spans 74 years and is still going strong. The couple will celebrate their 68th wedding anniversary on Valentine’s Day – Sunday, Feb. More...

Local leader says A-4 bad for growth

Founder of Gulf Coast Community Bank zings Nov. 2 ballot issue

The Government Affairs Committee (GAC) of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce will recommend to the full Chamber membership that it adopt a resolution officially opposing controversial Amendment 4 in the Nov. 2 general election. More...

 

Community

Healthy Heart Expo is Feb. 25

Take action, get screened and live healthy. Join Baptist Health Care for the Healthy Heart Expo in Cordova Mall on Thursday, Feb. 25 from 10 a m. to 4 p m. More...

Gulf Breeze teens earn Eagle Scout status, to be feted

BRIEFS

Two area teens will be honored for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, Feb. 14 at 3 p.m. at Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church. More...

Calling all chefs!

Dish up some gumbo, help send students to college at same time

The Gulf Breeze Rotary Club is challenging chefs to show off their skills at the club’s fifth annual Gumbo Cook-Off on Saturday, Feb. 27. More...

Entertainment

Mardi Gras PENSACOLA

Laissez les bons temps rouler with local festival events and parades

February 11 Milton Mardi Gras Parade Line up! The event begins at 4:30 p.m. at the school on Raymond Hobbs Street. The Parade begins at 6 p.m. More...

The Club Scene

Thursday 2/11 Paddy O’ Leary’s Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge T-shirt Nite, 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. Friday 2/12 Belmont Arts Center Hot Glass, Cold Brew, 5 p.m. Juana’s Pagodas Retrofitz, 7:30 p.m. More...

Hilarity ensues in “The Informant!”

Couch Theater

EDITOR'S NOTE: New DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of Feb. 23, 2010. PICKS OF THE WEEK More...

School

Gulf Breeze Middle’s second nine-week Honor Rolls announced

Richard Cobb, Principal, and the staff of Gulf Breeze Middle School congratulate the following students for making the second nine-week All A Honor Roll: Sixth Grade Jace Amberson, Peyton Baer, Michelle Barrineau, Owen Battel, Brandon Bell, Meg More...

GBHS A/B Honor Roll announced

Mr. Sylvan Ladner, principal of Gulf Breeze High School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks grading period of the 2009-10 school year. More...

Faith

St. Ann Catholic plans full Lenten schedule

St. Ann Catholic Church announced its Lenten schedule: Weekday Masses between Wednesday, Feb. 17 and Wednesday, March 31 will be held at 6:30 and 8:30 a.m. Ash Wednesday Masses on Feb. 17 will be held at St. Ann at 6:30 a m., 8:30 a m. More...

Ponder God’s love as we near Lent

On the last Sunday in January, many Christian congregations shared the same epistle lesson – 1 Corinthians 13, the great “love” chapter. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, February 11 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Committee 8 a.m., Chamber Headquarters, 409 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze More...

Business

Sandwich Generation needs to avoid financial squeeze

Are you a member of the “Sandwich Generation”? More...

Gas Watch: Prices down 10 cents in month

Global oil demand is forecast to take a dive in certain European countries such as Greece, Portugal, and Spain, on speculation that efforts to reduce deficits will curb economic recovery. More...

Home & Garden

Even love letters have gone digital

The new love rules:

(ARA) - For centuries, people have expressed their words of love and affection through love letters, a meaningful tradition that continues to this day. More...

Is finding lasting love in college possible?

(ARA) - Just a few decades ago, women would boast about going to college simply to get an "MRS" degree, when they were less likely to pursue higher education and more likely to pursue married life. More...

We all cookies!

The world famous Girl Scout Cookies have arrived and are available to purchase through March 21st! More...