November 21, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals seriously injured in wreck

A Gulf Breeze woman and man were seriously injured in an auto accident on Navarre Pky. on November 15 after the woman failed to notice traffic slowing down ahead of her and collided with another vehicle.  More...

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Who will be crowned ‘Top Chef?’

Tonight, Rep. Doug Broxson (R-Gulf Breeze) will go head to head against Sheriff Wendell Hall and Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick, knife in hand.  More...

Auxiliary sale

Wildtree, a company that has over 200 food products will be offered for sale at Gulf Breeze Hospital, put on by the Gulf Breeze Hospital Auxiliary as a fundraiser on December 4 and 5.  The sale will be on the Gulf Breeze Hospital campus in the H More...


Eight years ago... November 23, 2005 Cherry Fitch of Gulf Breeze High School won Florida’s Principal of the year. Fitch arrived at GBHS in 1970 as an English teacher, and shortly thereafter moved into guidance. More...


TPCC to be unveiled Dec. 2

County News

The Santa Rosa County Commission is hosting a ribbon ceremony for the new Tiger Point Community Center located at 1370 Tiger Park Lane in Gulf Breeze Monday, Dec. More...

Melvin picked to head BOCC

Santa Rosa County Commissioners reorganized at their November 14 meeting. More...

Economic Development office launches new website

The Santa Rosa County Economic Development Office now offers site selectors and expanding businesses Santa-, which allows users to view, create and print maps; find available commercial or business property, and develop custom demograph More...


Dolphins earn win over Gators

Gulf Breeze lady Dolphins rallied against the Escambia High School Gators Thursday night at home. The Dolphin JV and varsity girls won their games. against the Gators. More...

Dolphins go two for two

The GBHS Basketball Team gave their opponents a preview of what has potential to be another very successful year for the program. More...

Peek to play for UAB


At the peak of his senior year, Garrett Peek gladly signed his John Hancock to play with the University of Alabama Birmingham Blazers on November 14 inside the Gulf Breeze High School media center.  For Peek, who pitches for the Gulf Breeze Dol More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, November 21  Library Advisory Board, 4 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  Saturday, November 23  GBA Chamber Leads Group #2 Meeting, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., La Brisa   More...

Home & Garden

DeMotts is Distinctive

Senior High Santa Breeze in Gulf represent will County Rosa Young Distinguished Competition Women

Mallory DeMotts didn’t grow up on the pageant circuit. More...

Local food banks ease hunger pangs

Hunger is an increasing concern in this country, as more and more families face financial hardship and struggle to put food on the table. More...

Homeowners beware of Citrus canker

Recently, Citrus canker, a disease only found on Citrus, was discovered in our local zip codes on the Gulf Breeze Peninsula. There is no known cure for the disease, and it may eventually kill the tree. More...



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS COMPUTER-AIDED DISPATCH SYSTEM FOR FIRE AND EMS Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners is calling for and requesting proposals for a computer aided dispatch system for fire and EMS system More...

JROTC earns first win at regionals

Cadet places second at US Southeast Regionals, a first for GBHS

While twirling something might not, on the face of things, seem that impressive, twirling a rifle in an organized sequence of drills requires a certain degree of skill, of finely-tuned precision and bearing. More...

Man found guilty on kiddie porn charges

New Orleans­— A 27-year-old Gulf Breeze man recently pleaded guilty in a New Orleans courthouse to distributing child pornography.  The charges stemmed from an email that was randomly sent to a Lockport, Louisiana resident back in March 20 More...



Island News

Residents petition SRIA for quieter neighborhoods

If Escambia County agrees with the Santa Rosa Island Authority, Pensacola Beach may soon have new noise ordinance for residential areas. More...

Celebrate your individuality

My red chrysanthemums near my front porch are blooming. An array of fiery orange, yellow, and red look like a daytime fireworks display. They provide a stark contrast to the dulling green lawn that is beginning to hibernate for the upcoming winter. More...


Santa Rosa Kids’ House to host 4th Annual Festival of Trees

Child Advocacy Center Aims to Raise Money to Serve Abused and Neglected Children

Santa Rosa Kids’ House (SRKH) will host its 4th Annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, Nov. 23. This year the event will take place at the beautifully restored Imogene Theater at 6866 Caroline Street in Downtown Milton. More...

Get ‘Footloose’.... again!

Gulf Breeze High School’s award-winning drama troupe will present an encore performance of “Footloose” on Friday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m. at Pensacola’s Saenger Theater.  ‘Footloose’   Friday, Nov. More...

Last chance to see PLTs ‘Frog and Toad’

Festivals & Entertainment

Tours of Historic St.Michaels Cemetery Friday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. St. Michael’s Cemetery 6 N. Alcaniz St.   More...


National School Lunch Week

Gulf Breeze High School art students helped create posters for National School Lunch Week at the high school. More...

Sula graduates from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Paul Sula of Navarre graduated in September from Saint Joseph’s College of Maine with a Master of Science in Education.  Saint Joseph’s College is Maine’s only Catholic liberal arts college, providing a supportive, personalized More...

SAC position open at GBE

The Gulf Breeze Elementary School Advisory Council has one Parent Representative position open for the 2013- 2014/2014-2015 school years.  More...


Bruce Charles Thompson

(1947-2 013 )

Bruce Charles Thompson was born on March 14, 1947 to the late Charles and Jeanne Thompson in Payson, IL. Bruce passed away on Nov. More...


What does the Debt Ceiling Resolution Mean to Investors?

After plenty of haggling and a fair amount of political theater, Congress reached a lastminute agreement to raise the debt ceiling and end the partial government shutdown. More...

Real Estate company to celebrate success

The momentum is apparent in Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, and Gulf Breeze. More...


Political Cartoon

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Red light cameras are dangerous

Letters to the Editor

I read with great interest Mr.Rodgerson’s defense of the “light traps” in Gulf Breeze.  I applaud his disciplined safe driving record. More...

On the Spot:

"Do you think stores should be open on Thanksgiving Day?"

“I think it is smart to open a store on Thanksgiving.” Alice Martin Gulf Breeze More...