November 27, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

TPCC set to open Monday

After much anticipation, Tiger Point will finally cut the ribbon of its newly constructed Community Center on Monday, December 2. More...

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Community

Pen Air collecting Toys for Tots

PenAir Federal Credit Union has once again partnered with the United States Marine Corps to help make the Christmas holidays a little brighter for less-fortunate children throughout the community by holding a branch-wide Toys for Tots drive.  Al More...

FLASHBACKS

1 Year AgoNovember 29, 2012 More...

Jazz Society presents ‘Jingle Jazz’

Jazz Society of Pensacola presents Jingle Jazz on Monday, December 2, at Phineas Phogg’s in Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government Street, downtown Pensacola. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. More...

News

District, parents concerned over Common Core

Some parents in Santa Rosa County are concerned about the Federal Government’s new Common Core standards for schools to be incorporated in 2014.  More...

Locals arrested for DUI, drugs

Tuesday, November 12   At the 700 block of Gulf Breeze Parkway, there was a reported discovery of an Alabama tag in an abandoned vehicle. More...

County, city offices to close for Thanksgiving

The following offices and departments will close Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holidays. Regular hours of operation will resume on Monday, Dec. 2. More...

Sports

Shattered States

RIVALRY WEEK

Rivalry Week: A Coronation and an Execution   Alabama-Auburn, Florida-FSU set to do battle  More...

Swim teams finish out 2013 season

The Dolphins swim team finished out their season at a banquet held inside the high school’s cafeteria last week.  Both the girls and boys swim teams sent a total of six of their swimmers to state this year.  Sophomore Tori Bindi, repe More...

Ducks in a row

Duck-shaped trophies lined the tables at the banquet. Each player received one for the 2013 season. More...

Home & Garden

Don't RISK boredom...use your CRANIUM to have fun and MONOPOLY-ze your time.

The Thanksgiving meal is eaten and the kitchen is clean. Everyone enjoyed themselves by feasting on stuffing, turkey and pecan pie. More...

Recipe

This turkey recipe is a family tradition; we eat it at Christmas because Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Perú. Is a nice combination of flavors, nothing too overpowering. The end result is a very tender turkey with a new flavor for you.  More...

Give thanks and prep for spring

If there is any holiday associated with the bounty of harvest, it is Thanksgiving. In the time of the Pilgrims it probably meant survival through the winter. More...

Delchamps gets a facelift

It was an ongoing battle that seemed to have no end in sight.  But the light at the end of the tunnel was made clear recently, giving residents in the Crane Cove subdivision a sigh of relief just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.  More...

Man gets 14 years for crime

A Navarre man was sentenced to 14 years in state prison after he was found guilty of a handful of charges stemming from an incident that occurred in January.  More...

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Island News

A 'real' good time

Resort Realty hosts party to celebrate sales milestone

A 20 to 62 percent increase in real estate sales was reason to celebrate, and Levin Rinke Resort Realty did just that Wednesday evening at Hemingway's on Pensacola Beach.  More...

Entertainment

Sea Turtle Conservation Center stretches its flippers

The Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center (NBSTCC) is stretching their flippers and expanding services available to the community. This November, the NBSTCC introduced several new programs and special events. More...

GB Zoo partners with Toys For Tots

The Gulf Breeze Zoo has partnered up with Toys for Tots again this year to provide Christmas gifts for children in need in Santa Rosa and Escambia counties. The Zoo will offer free admission to a special sneak peak of Zoo Lights this Friday, Nov. More...

Holiday events dominate weekend

Festivals & Entertainment

Pensacola Beach Turkey Trot  Thursday, Nov. 28, 8:30 a.m.   More...

School

Kietzmann retires after 35 years at GBMS

Ask anyone who works at Gulf Breeze Middle School who Sue Kietzmann is, and they will respond with a handful of comments and stories about how the teacher has touched their lives. More...

GBES students celebrate Thanksgiving

ESE classrooms prepare Thanksgiving meals for special guests

Gulf Breeze Elementary School ESE teachers Angela Pettus and Kelly Wells had their CBSA self-contained classes spend most of November studying life skills such as reading grocery lists, menus, recipes, and food costs.  The students have utilized More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Monday, December 2  City Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, Council Chambers  Tuesday, December 3   More...

Health

Bald patches often due to immune attack

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: After shampooing my hair, I looked in the mirror and found a large bald patch near my ear. I screamed.  I can comb my hair to hide it. Does this mean I am about to lose all my hair? Is there a treatment for it? -- A.A.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The story behind Thanksgiving

The story of the Pilgrims began in the seventeenth century. The Church of England under King James I was persecuting anyone who believed strongly in freedom of worship. More...

Drop hatchery for water and habitat restoration

On the surface the construction of a marine fish hatchery sounds like the logical solution for boosting our local sport fish populations.  However, marine fish hatcheries have been around in Florida and Texas for over 23 years and released mill More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF SALE  The property described below, stored at BETTA STOR-IT, 2999 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL will be disposed of in accordance with Florida statute 83.801.809 at the above address on 12/7/13 at 10 AM.   More...