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Nighttime work on pedestrian overpass

Contractors for the Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Gulf Breeze begin the process of repainting the pedestrian walkway over Gulf Breeze Parkway that links Gulf Breeze High’s More...

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Community

Mother, 2 children cope with fire loss

Community responds with support

After a fire recently burned their apartment, Angie Blanchfield and her two children are looking forward to moving back to the community that has helped them recover from the incident. More...

UWF’s Snyder: Don’t get complacent; unseen oil still out there

The true toxicity of the Gulf waters remains unknown, according to Dr. Richard Snyder, UWF professor and director of the Center for Environmental Diagnostics and Bioremediation. More...

McMahan, Harper to exchange vows on Saturday

Tracie Lynn McMahan of Gulf Breeze will become the wife of H.M. (Sonny) Harper, also of Gulf Breeze, on Saturday, Aug. 7 at the couple’s home at 4553 Kelly Lane under the direction of Amy Coffey.   More...

News

‘Sign-gate case’ reassigned by request

The 14th Circuit State Attorney’s Office in Panama City was directed by Gov. Charlie Crist last week to investigate the alleged theft of campaign signs involving House of Representatives District 1 candidates Greg Brown Jr. and Doug Broxson. More...

Scott seeks another term on SRC School Board

CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Diane Scott is a candidate for re-election to the Santa Rosa County School Board, District 1.   Scott is running to continue the tradition of excellence in Santa Rosa schools.   More...

Newcomer Hill aspires to fill Senate District 2 seat

CANDIDATE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mike Hill is a candidate for Florida State Senate District 2, which covers seven counties across the Panhandle. More...

Faith

Get your bell rung Sunday at Concord Presbyterian Church

Concord Presbyterian Church in Gulf Breeze will present solo handbell artist Danny Lyons in a free concert on Sunday, Aug. 8 at 6:30 p.m. at 4191 Gulf Breeze Parkway, a mile east of the Tiger Point Wal-Mart.   More...

Wear & Share set for next weekend at Coast CC

The second-annual Wear & Share to provide new or gently used clothing for residents experiencing financial hardships because of the economy will be held Saturday, Aug. 14 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, August 5 Blackwater Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors Board 7:30 a.m.,   6285 Dogwood Drive, Milton   Tourist Development North End Committee (Cancelled)   More...

Business

Pump prices slide by 3.1 cents

GAS WATCH

Average retail gasoline prices in the Pensacola area fell 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.60 a gallon Sunday. More...

Opinion

‘Sign-gate’ secondary to real issues

With all the rumors and allegations surrounding campaign signs and sign removal, I am afraid we are missing the truly important issues that we should be addressing with each other and the candidates asking for our support.   More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Don’t let ‘gloom flu’ paralyze your business

The BP oil spill and threats posed to our local economy threaten our collective psyche and our way of life. It is easy to get wrapped up in the drama as it plays out on the airwaves and in the headlines.   More...

Vessels of Opportunity trimming back

Some remain necessary, but mission undergoes transition

British Petroleum officials are working with state and local governments and contracted workers to “right size” the Gulf Coast oil spill response effort, as the containment cap – successfully attached on July 15 – continues t More...

Perritt remains in House race

Ricky G. Perritt, vying for the state House District 1 seat being vacated by Rep. Greg Evers, remains in the Aug. 24 race for the Republican nod despite his arrest last week on prescription drug charges.   More...

‘GBN’ to increase single copy rate

If you purchase a single issue of Gulf Breeze News each week, it will cost you a quarter more beginning Aug. 12. More...

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Island News

First family Fun

When family comes to visit, locals give advice on what to see and do. Here are our recommendations for ...

Fun Sasha, Malia and their famous parents, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, are coming to the Florida Gulf Coast Aug. 14.   Gulf Breeze News and Splash! Magazine have a list of suggestions for enjoying their trip. More...

Songwriters’ Festival returning to Pensacola Beach

¦ Second annual event set for Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Pensacola Beach will host the “Second Annual Songwriters’ Festival” Monday, Sept. 27-Sunday, Oct. 3, featuring over 60 songwriters on 10 stages along Pensacola Beach.   More...

8 lessons I learned on my family vacation to South Florida

It’s vacation week for the Kale family. We’ve been traveling through south Florida visiting family in Coral Springs and Lakeland. More...

Entertainment

Here’s to BEER!

Today, Aug. 5, is International Beer Day

Beer, if you think about it, is much like a family member or friend.   What's helps you relax after a long day at work? What accompanies you to football games, concerts and the beach? What do you sometimes turn to when things go wrong? More...

Great places to get a cold brew

HOPJACKS PIZZA KITCHEN & TAPROOM: Located Downtown on South Palafox, Hopjacks boasts a global selection of 36 taps and over 150 bottle beers from around the world. More...

Final summer ‘Touriffic Ghost Tours’ this weekend

BEST BETS

Thursday, Aug. 5   There will be Mass Kunfuzion at Evenings   Pensacola jam band, Mass Kunfuzion, will liven things up from 7-9 p.m. More...

Sports

Judge & jury

Tilton continues to fulfill passion as gymnastics judge

Gulf Breeze resident Karen Tilton is glad she has an open mind. More...

Savage enjoying ‘retirement’ from soccer

Bruce Savage took the Dolphin soccer team to the regional final six times and the state tournament three times in his 11 years as the boys soccer coach. More...

New field house addition completed

The Gulf Breeze High football program received their football pads Wednesday, and in the process, got a sneak peak at the newly completed field house.   Wednesday marked the first day the new addition of the field house could be occupied. More...

Home & Garden

Outdoor grilling spices up family mealtime

(ARA) - The heat of summer doesn’t mean you need to head indoors to cook your meals. More...

SRC schools begin year with 21st Century Classrooms

The Santa Rosa School District recently received a competitive grant, Enhancing Education Through Technology, in the amount of $746,787.   More...

City Council sets millage rate at 1.9 mills

No tax increase for 2011

Despite declining property values, the Gulf Breeze City Council froze the city's millage rate at 1.9 mills by a vote of four to one. 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...