November 1, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals travel to help Hurricane Sandy victims

Well in advance of the storm’s projected landfall, crews from Gulf Power and Lifeguard Ambulance trekked to the mid- Atlantic states to be available to provide help from what proved to be a catastrophic event.  More...

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Eight years ago  October 19, 2004 GBN  Gulf Breeze Middle School students Billy McCormick, Mike Berthiaume, and Alexa Bowman picked up the blue ribbons in their grade level at the Knights of Columbus Father Thomas G. More...

Public invited to reception honoring Jason Thompson’s 10th anniversary

Sports Editor brought award-winning professionalism to Gulf Breeze

It’s hard to imagine that Gulf Breeze News is only 11 years old, and it’s even tougher to remember a time when Jason Thompson was not at the helm of our sports department. More...

‘We Believe’ - halfway ‘round the world

Michael J. Finney, a Department of Defense contractor stationed in Afghanistan, shows off his Dolphin pride with a Gulf Breeze News “We Believe” shirt. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  10-23-2012  Iburg, Patrick Thomas, W/M, 31, 1000 block of Park Lane, Gulf Breeze, driving with suspended license/habitual offender  10-24-2012  More...

Scammers target several residents

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Police Department0

Silent scammers, those that access checking accounts, struck several Gulf Breeze residents this week.  On Tuesday, Oct. 23, a Fairpoint Drive resident reported $606 was charged by a California entity without permission.  On Oct. More...

Luncheon thanks Friends of Libraries for their support

Santa Rosa County libraries function due to the outstanding work of the Friends of the Library and to show appreciation, the Library system honored the Friends during the week of October 22-27 as part of the annual celebration of National Friends of More...


Lady Dolphins run record to 25-1; regionals this week

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team won its fourth consecutive District 1-5A Championship Thursday, beating Arnold 25-9, 25-16, 25-16.  Gulf Breeze (25-1), last year’s 5A state runners up, hosted Live Oak Suwannee in a regional qu More...

Dolphin golf state bound this week

Schultz wins regional title with five-under 67, Geraghty finishes fourth

The Gulf Breeze boys golf team will compete in its first state meet in nine years this week after finishing second out of 12 teams at last week’s Region 1-2A meet in Tallahassee.  Gulf Breeze finished with a team score of 298, only one sho More...

Historic win

Cass Warford (6) celebrates his second interception of the game with Carson Sharp Friday. The 35-12 win at Choctaw is believed to be the first in school history over the Indians. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, November 1 North End Tourist Development Committee, 8:30 a.m., Santa Rosa Chamber of Commerce Saturday, November 3 Gulf Coast Group Chapter of the Old Antarctic  More...


Andrews Institute launches ‘Krutches for Kids’ drive


The Andrews Institute, an affiliate of Baptist Health Care, announces the launch of the “Krutches for Kids” drive, a fundraiser urging parents to donate gently used crutches to their school for student athletes in need.  More...


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Three local tolls may impact life, commerce

As of November, 2012, it costs $1 to cross the Bob Sikes bridge to reach Pensacola Beach, $3.75 to cross the Garcon Point bridge to the north and, once the replacement bridge over Pensacola Bay Bridge is constructed, may as much as $2 to reach Gulf B More...

News helped Rotary’s 5K and Tailgatin’ attract crowds


Thank you so much for creating such an awesome logo design for our 1st Annual Gulf Breeze Rotary 5K and “Tailgaitin’” Cook-Off. The advertising, press releases, and follow up story were awesome. More...

TEAM cleared

Grand Jury refuses to indict economic development group

The State Attorney's office announced last Friday, Oct. More...

FDOT could toll without booths

There’s no news back yet from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) about the feed back they received two weeks ago from the nearly 130 people that attended an information meeting on the Replacement Pensacola Bay Bridge, but the most More...

Twin brothers arrested for Dugas’ murder

Warrants have been issued for two men currently incarcerated in Winder, Ga., in connection with the August homicide of a former Pensacola News Journal reporter.  More...



Island News

Change in weather means it’s time to winterize

Brrrrrrr.....It’s been cold and windy the last few days! Finally, some Fall weather has arrived and the North winds have come our way. For those of us who love coastal living, the change in seasons means that we have to make some adjustments. More...

National seashore road repairs ongoing

Work on the Fort Pickens Road shoulders within the National Seashore began last week and is scheduled to be completed this winter.  Fort Pickens Road will remain open, but the traveling public should anticipate lane closures while the repairs ar More...


Pensacola’s Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival offers a variety of cultural flair

A rt, music, food and fun fill Seville Square the first weekend in November as the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival comes to historic downtown Pensacola.  More...

Treat yourself to an evening of jazz at Monday’s Jazz Jam session

This month’s Jazz Jam, presented by the Jazz Society of Pensacola, will be held this Monday at the Unique Café, located 51 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze at 6:30 p.m..  The monthly event generally brings in a full house of musicians and More...

Blue Angels Homecoming Show to be a crowd pleaser

Blue Angels Homecoming Show  National Naval Aviation Museum Friday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 9 a.m.   The gates to this free event open at 8 a.m. More...


Court is for teens, by teens

GBHS debate teams participate in teen court

Special to Gulf Breeze News  Entering the Juvenile Justice Center in Pensacola, you see large numbers of teens waiting to have their day in court.  More...

GB Elementary marks Red Ribbon Week


Red Ribbon Week was celebrated at Gulf Breeze Elementary. More...

Larsen earns Eagle Scout medal

Eric Larsen (center) was awarded his Eagle Scout medal on October 23. He is the son of Larry Larsen of Peachtree City, Ga. and Dorothy Larsen of Gulf Breeze. More...



1932 - 2012

LCDR USN (ret) Donald Harvey Austin, 80, died at home in Gulf Breeze, Florida on October 26, 2012.  More...


September 26, 1920 October 25, 2012

Robert Bothfeld of Gulf Breeze, Florida died October 25, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wives, Helen A. Marsh Bothfeld of 50 years and Virginia Chandler Bothfeld of 12 years, and his brothers, Theodore Bothfeld, Jr. and Richard Bothfeld.  More...


Marie Juneau Sarrat of Tiger Point in Gulf Breeze, FL, passed away October 24, 2012. Marie was a wonderful wife, mother, sister, aunt, granny and friend. She will be missed immensely. Marie was the loving wife of Edward Sarrat for 45 years. More...

Home & Garden

Izzo Cutter and Co. partners with Erin Williams

Izzo Cutter and Co. just opened their second location in Gulf Breeze. Judy Izzo, and Lauren Cutter with their husbands Steve Izzo and Jeff Cutter have partnered with Erin Williams to bring their high quality hair services to Gulf Breeze.  More...

Levin Rinke Resort Realty, Inc. tapped a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Levin Rinke Resort Realty, a prominent real estate company serving the Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Gulf Breeze markets, has been selected for membership in Chicago-based Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), Robert Rinke, Broker More...

Studer Group named ‘Great Place to Work’

Great Place to Work® named Studer Group® as one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States on their annual 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published in FORTUNE magazine. More...