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Community

Third Gulf Breeze public art project set to be revealed

The tarp is about to come off and the public is invited to see what lies beneath.  The City of Gulf Breeze will unveil the third in a series of public art displays as part of the City of Gulf Breeze Community Art Project.  More...

FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago... September 29, 2005   For the second time since her beginning her reign as Gulf Breeze High School principal in 1997, Cherry Fitch was nominated for the Principal of the Year.   More...

Impact 100 announces grant finalists

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area announces the 15 finalists selected by IMPACT 100’s Focus Area Committees. They are:   More...

News

Health dept. offering flu vaccines

Flu vaccine for the 2013-2014 Flu season is now available at all Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County clinic locations, including Midway.  The vaccine is available for $30, and is covered by Medicare Part B for adults who are eligib More...

Woman wrecks car in sand dunes

A Georgia woman suffered serious injuries after her SUV left the roadway on Navarre Beach and overturned in sand dunes.  More...

Pool repairman charged with grand theft

A Camellia Drive resident reported grand theft against a pool contractor who promised to provide a new pool liner but made off with the $2,500 instead. More...

School

GBHS Debate rises at Wake

Nineteen members of the GBHS Debate Team recently competed at a tournament at Wake Forest University. More...

Gulf Breeze Middle to host Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Nov. 8

Gulf Breeze Middle School would like to invite all local Veterans to its 8th annual Veterans Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, Nov. More...

Obituaries

Peggy Swanson Hollenbeck

1929-2013

Peggy Swanson Hollenbeck, 84, of Gulf Breeze passed away on September 21, 2013. Peggy was born January 16, 1929 to Frank and Marion Swanson in Jamestown, New York. Peggy graduated with a degree in Education from Allegheny College in 1951. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, September 26 Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room Commission Special - Rezoning, 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room   More...

Health

Stachler receives HealthStream Award

Health Briefs

Internal medicine physician Dr. Richard Stachler of Baptist Medical Group in Gulf Breeze, was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for “Overall Internal Medicine Clinic Satisfaction” by HealthStream, Inc. More...

What’s good about good cholesterol?

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I have a yearly checkup with a number of blood tests. All has been well for a number of years, except for my HDL cholesterol. I am a 62-year-old woman, and my HDL has hovered around 39. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Nerve-racking pier ranking

I stated at the September 9th Santa Rosa Board of Commissioners meeting during the discussion of procedure used in determining ranking of proposals that the Navarre Beach Pier Request for Proposal stated selection shall be made based on the criteria More...

Red light cameras are not fair!

There is a situation in Gulf Breeze that is unfairly and unjustly costing local residents and tourist nearly $2 million a year in fines for which can only be called a traffic scam jointly operated by the City of Gulf Breeze and the company supplying More...

Camera racking up violators

The city of Gulf Breeze’s red light camera program has become a popular topic of conversation since the first discussions took place years ago, and the installation of the newest red light camera has added more depth to the city’s effort More...

Insurance rates stun school employees

Insurance is a major challenge for individuals, families, and businesses these days – and could prove to be even more challenging in the next few years. More...

Events

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Island News

A snake at the pond is worth two in the grass

On the second morning of Fall, I found myself enjoying a bowl of Golden Grahams on my back patio. Each breath was clean and deep with the fragrance of the neighbor’s citrus trees. More...

New Hampton Inn opens for business

The ribbon snipped and the new Hampton Inn in Gulf Breeze officially opened for business. The hotel is located at the foot of the Pensacola Bay Bridge, on the same property as the Quality Inn. More...

Entertainment

Get a taste of local delights at annual Seafood Festival

Savor delicious seafood and enjoy the historic surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the 36th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival held in Seville Square, Fountain Park and Bartram Park. More...

Gulf red snapper opens recreationally

The recreational harvest of red snapper will open Oct. 1 in state and federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In state waters, which are from shore to nine nautical miles in the Gulf, the season will remain open through Oct. 21, closing on Oct. 22. More...

Special Bands on the Beach concert today

Festivals & Entertainment

Bands on the Beach - Special Concert Thursday, Sept. 26, 7 p.m. More...

Sports

On Top of the world

Youngsters with special needs enjoying area’s Top Soccer program

As a parent of three active teenagers, Family Night is something of great­ importance at the Hawkins house. More...

Second season starts Friday

Dolphins host Bay in first of six consecutive District 1-5A contests

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin­football team, after a bye week last week, ­returns to the gridiron­Friday to host the Bay Tornadoes in the first of six consecutive­District 1-5A contests.  More...

Dolphins help some Gurus to perfect week

Jennifer McCrary and Grey Burge’s call to go with the ­then- unbeaten Miami Dolphins over the Atlanta Falcons paid off last week as both of them went 10-0 in Week 4 of the Gridiron Gurus contest. More...

Home & Garden

New community Center takes center stage at Expo

The rains came but that didn’t deter those who look forward to attending the annual Gulf Breeze Chamber Business & Family Expo.  This year, the newly expanded and renovated Community Center drew a lot of attention as attendees met and More...

Recipe

The Daly

2 ounces- Sweet Tea Vodka 8 ounces- Lemonade 2 each- Mint Leaves 1 each- Lemon Wedge Ice   More...

Recipe

CAPRESE SKEWERS

8 each- Bamboo Skewers 2 pints- Cherry Tomatoes 2 pints- Mozzarella Pearls 2-3 sprigs- Fresh Basil ½ cup- Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 cup- Balsamic Vinegar   Directions:  -Place bamboo skewers in water and let soak for More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF REVOCATION TO: Charles Robert Woerner NOTICE OF REVOCATION Case No.: 136665-13-AG Milton, Florida   More...