November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Bridging the gap

News worries business owners

The highly-anticipated design and location for the new Pensacola Bay Bridge proposal gained some ground recently, and business owners are taking notice. More...

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Community

Gulf Coast Friends host fundraiser

The big fundraiser for Gulf Coast Friends, entitled Everyday To Holiday, took place on Tuesday, October 29, at Pensacola Yacht Club. More...

FLASHBACKS

1 Year AgoNovember 8, 2012 More...

GBMS Teacher of the Year

Gulf Breeze Middle School’s Susan Willett- Smithey is shown with her coworkers on October 30 as she was presented with flowers from Principal Richard Cobb, for being chosen as Gulf Breeze Middle School’s Teacher of the Year.  Smithey More...

News

District struggling to make ends meet

The state of Florida is looking at the financial situation of the Santa Rosa County School District a little differently than the district has been presenting itself.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

10/30/2013  Cross, Robert Elliotte, W/ M, 50, 200 block Washington Ave., Gulf Breeze, moving traffic violation  Dudley, David Edward, W/ M, 20, 5000 block Maverick Ln., Gulf Breeze, probation violation  10/31/2013   More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Report

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue

During the week of October 21 through October 27, the Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue responded to a total of 21 calls.  Seven were medical, five public assistance, four motor vehicle accidents, one assist to police, one brush fire, one smoke invest More...

Sports

4 days, 2 games, 2 wins

GBHS rallies for 42-37 win over Rutherford, wins 42-23 at Arnold three days later

The Dolphin football class of 2014 wrote a pair of epic closing chapters to their high school careers last week. They hope to add an equalling impressive epilogue Friday night when they close the season at home against the Navarre Raiders.  More...

Regional final-bound again

Gulf Breeze, Bishop Kenny meet for fifth straight year

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team will face Jacksonville Bishop Kenny for the fifth straight year for the Region 1-5A championship after the Lady Dolphins beat Mosley 25-17, 26-24, 25-18 in a regional semifinal Tuesday.  More...

GB golf ninth at state

The Gulf Breeze boys golf team bounced back from a tough first day to finish ninth at the 2A state meet Oct. 29-30 in Howey-in-the-Hills.  More...

Home & Garden

Caught On Film

Young moviemaker makes his mark

It’s amazing what you can do with a little bit of vision and a whole lot of ambition. More...

Recipe

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND RICE PILAF More...

Dodging the Draft with leaky windows

By Samantha Mazzotta   More...

Artists to reveal arch

The Gulf Breeze Arch, created by renowned artists Peter King and Xinia Marin, will be revealed and dedicated Nov. 10 in its park within Shoreline Park South. More...

Truck fire ‘accidental’

A truck that engulfed into flames on October 31 in the Quality Inn parking lot near the Pensacola Bay Bridge was deemed an accidental fire by Gulf Breeze firefighters.  More...

City talks landing

The city’s Master Plan consultants, VHB Miller-Sellen, spoke to the City Council on Monday about the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) pending decision on where the Pensacola Bay Bridge landing will be within the City of Gulf More...

Events

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Island News

Graffiti can hurt or help, depending on the intent

At the entrance to my neighborhood, someone used purple spray paint to write some very derogatory words about the people of Gulf Breeze and Navarre. They even drew some pictures that seemed unrelated, but were equally offensive. It was bizarre. More...

Halloween fun at Portofino Boardwalk

LEFT: Little goblins, many of whom attend Pensacola Beach Elementary, celebrated Halloween by getting on stage at the Quietwater Beach band shell Thursday, Oct. More...

Entertainment

Get a taste of Italy at Festa Italiana

The aroma of Italian food blended with Italian music and dancing means it’s time for the annual Festa Italiana, the celebration of all things Italian.  This year, the Order Sons of Italy in America Buona Fortuna Lodge will present its fund More...

PSC to host ‘Pick a Bowl’ for Manna

Pensacola State College and Manna is hosting a fundraiser with an artsy twist.  Help fight hunger at “Pick a Bowl for Manna” 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. More...

Holocaust survivor will speak Thursday at PSC

Holocaust survivor Allan J. Hall brings the horror of genocide to life in a free presentation at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. More...

School

Gulf Breeze Elementary releases first nine-week Honor Roll

Mr. Warren Stevens,­Principal, Mrs. Kim McChesney, Assistant Principal, and the Gulf Breeze Elementary Staff congratulate the following students:  'A' Honor Roll  Second Grade  More...

Woodlawn Beach Middle Honor Roll released

Victor Lowrimore, Principal, Will Nowling, Assistant Principal and the staff of Woodlawn Beach Middle School congratulate the following students for making the first nine week Honor Roll:  'A' Honor Roll  Sixth Grade  More...

Gulf Breeze Middle releases first nine week Honor Roll

Richard Cobb,­ Principal, ­Michael Brandon,­ Assistant ­Principal and the staff of Gulf Breeze Middle School ­congratulate the following ­students for making the first nine week Honor Roll:  A Honor Roll Sixth Grade   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday November 7 North End Tourist Development Committee, 8:30 a.m., SRC Chamber of CommerceGBA Chamber Business DevelopmentCommittee Meeting, 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.., GBAChamber More...

Health

Determining risk of a stroke

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I would like to know the risk of having a stroke when a carotid artery has a blockage. I was told that doctors don’t go by percentage of blockage now. How is the risk determined? -- K.C.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Let’s give thanks for red light cameras

I have seen and heard many negative opinions regarding the red light cameras in Gulf Breeze.  Many people claim that they are unfair.  Is a security camera in a bank as a deterrent to robberies unfair?  More...

On the Spot:

"When do you start your Christmas shopping?"

“I Christmas shop all year long and set gifts aside.” Mary Montcalm Gulf Breeze More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIE STEVE GOODSON, Deceased. File N0.: 2012-CP-292 Division: ____ NOTICE TO CREDITORS   More...