November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

City approves no-motor zone

In an attempt to protect the Deadman’s Island Restoration reef area and add additional protection for wildlife and snorkelers within the reef area, the Gulf Breeze City Council on Monday approved a nomotor zone along the northwestern edge of t More...

GBHS actors triumph at state

Gulf Breeze High School Theatre Troupe 4105 captured Best Production honors during the recent Florida Theatre Conference One Act competition in Lakeland.   More...

GBHS volleyball wins Region title

Gulf Breeze High’s Lady Dolphins celebrate after trouncing Jacksonville’s Bishop Kenny for the Region 1 Class 3A volleyball crown and trip to the state Final Four. Story, 1C More...

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GBHS’ Timmons gets Career Service Award

Thirty-three years ago when Margie Timmons began her teaching career, she aspired to be a teacher that helped to change lives.   Nearly three weeks ago on Oct. More...

How was land for Shoreline Park obtained?

Countdown to 50: Gulf Breeze historical tidbits

The history of Shoreline Park and the Civitan Club moved hand in hand, says beloved longtime resident and historian Margie Lay.   More...

Goblins enjoy Swenson Park Halloween

Swenson Park really comes alive at specific times of the year, and it really came alive Oct. 30 to provide a Halloween stop. Special attractions entertained children of all ages. More...


Paws, applause on ’10 Pet Fest agenda

It’s the weekend pets in and around Gulf Breeze look forward to all year.   On Saturday, Nov. 20, from 9:30 a.m. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

11/8/2010   Kuktelionis, Mark Andrew, W/M, 42, 1600 block of Kevin Court, Gulf Breeze, failure to secure workers compensation. More...

Emergency Reports

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

Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue   For the week ending Nov. 12, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 9 emergencies. These incidents included 5 medical calls and 4 dispatched and canceled en route. More...


GB Elementary Honor Roll released

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GBMS eighth grade AB Honor Roll recipients announced

Mr. Richard, principal of Gulf Breeze Middle School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the first nine-weeks grading period of the 2010-11 school year.   Eighth Grade   AB Honor Roll   More...

PBES first grade Honor Roll students announced

Mr. Jeff Castleberry, principal of Pensacola Beach Elementary School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the first 9-weeks grading period of the 2010-11 school year.   First Grade   ‘A’ Honor Roll   More...




Beverly Jean Adcock Coy, 84, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. More...



Sandra Diane Northcott Drewry, 66, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010. More...



Richard Carl Fox Sr., 83, a 50-year resident of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, Nov. 8, 2010.   More...

Home & Garden

Save energy and keep warm by sealing your home

(ARA) – Winter may cause many homeowners to contemplate a new heating system or other major investments, but some small, smart investments can often go just as far toward protecting your home and saving you cash. More...

Keep your hard floors looking as good as new

Whether your floors are wood, marble, tile, or linoleum, you want them to stay clean – especially when those unexpected visitors arrive at your front door.  More...

Dress up your garden beds with mulch

If you are anxious to do something in the landscape, think about replenishing the mulch in your garden beds. Mulching is one of the simplest and most beneficial practices you can use in the garden.   More...



NOTICE OF   APPLICATION   FOR TAX DEED   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT ALUMNI PARTNERS II LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

City eyeing options on texters

Council asks for crackdown on texting drivers

Councilman Joe Henderson has had it with motorists who text as they drive through the city of Gulf Breeze. More...

Residents share opinions on GB Rec Center

Having gotten considerable public input into residents’ desires for a renovated and expanded Gulf Breeze Recreation Center, architects hope to deliver recommendations to the City Council within the next 30 days.   More...

Navarre wins Beach Bowl III

Navarre High senior Ian Lockwood hoists the Publix Beach Bowl Cup presented by Gulf Breeze News after his Raiders outlasted Gulf Breeze 34-24 in the Beach Bowl. Story, 1C More...



Island News

A day of honor

Brilliant sunny skies and a pleasant southerly breeze greeted participants and spectators during last Thursday’s Pensacola Beach Veterans Day Parade. More...

Spirited holiday season planned for Pensacola Beach

It will be merry and bright on Pensacola Beach this holiday season during the Chamber’s Season Your Holidays with Island Spirit. The 37-day festival kicks off Friday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. when the Season Lights Up. More...

Skydiving Santa plans unique arrival

St. Nick will arrive at Portofino Island Resort on Nov. 26

Instead of arriving by the traditional reindeer-led sleigh, Santa Claus arrives early in the season with flying colors and holiday spirit at Portofino Island Resort on Pensacola Beach at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 26. More...


Celtic Thunder rocks the Saenger

Pensacola’s Saenger Theatre is hosting international sensation Celtic Thunder on Friday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Sea lions still splashing around in downtown Mobile

Sea lions began splashing around in downtown Mobile on Nov. 10.   This is the last weekend to see “Sea Lion Splash,” which features two rescued sea lions that balance balls, shoot hoops and dance. More...

Frosty Moon joins ‘Eye of God’ in November sky

For November, the Moon will be new on November 6, so the first week of November will thus find the Moon a waning crescent in the dawn skies. The full moon for November is the Frosty Moon, and falls on Nov. 21.   More...


Lady Dolphins claim Region 1-4A

Volleyball team punches first ticket to state Final Four

“Great moments are born from great opportunity. And that’s what you have here tonight.  More...

Dolphins can’t hold lead, fall in Beach Bowl

In the game of football, particularly in a rivalry game, it all comes down who makes more plays. More...

Grid Iron Gurus

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Ueberschaer has the answers

Ask Tom:

You may know his face better than his name, because he’s on billboards, buses and the phone book with the command, “Ask Tom.”   “Tom” is attorney Thomas J. More...

Will lame-duck Congress save us from return of Federal Estate Taxes?

Second in a series   Although the dramatic winds of change in the Nov. 2 elections swept away the Democratic Party’s control of the U.S. House of Representatives, for at least the next two years Republicans won’t control the U.S. More...

You can afford a good lawyer

Expert legal advice can be invaluable for a wide variety of family matters, from a traffic ticket or real estate transaction, to creating a living will or incorporating a new business. More...



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$8 million available for Gulf Breeze makeover

Twenty-five years ago, the people of Gulf Breeze proper (population 5,600) decided to establish a city-owned bond issuing agency – Gulf Breeze Financial Services – to generate additional income to pay for city services, rather than relyi More...

Victory not always reflected in game’s score


I’m the mother of two teenage boys who are actively involved in football and other sports at Gulf Breeze High School. More...