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1 Year Ago December 15, 2012 Buzz Aldrin and John Glenn visited an event held by the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation on December 15, 2012. The celebration recognized the 40th anniversary of Apollo 17. 5 Years Ago December 4, 2008 More...

SR Shores Women’s Club to host Dirty Santa

Dirty Santa will be the program for the next Santa Rosa Shores Women’s Club meeting on Tues., Dec. 3rd. More...

Barnes and Noble to host fundraiser for GBHS JROTC

Locals can get some Christmas shopping done and help out local kids at the same time this weekend at Barnes and Noble in Pensacola.  Barnes and Noble will host a Book Fair on Dec 6 at 4 p.m., with ten percent of purchases made with Bookfair ID # More...


Kick off Christmas with Gulf Coast Chorale

Tickets are now available for the Gulf Coast Chorale’s presentation of “We Need a Little Christmas” with special guests the Guffman Trio, Tate High School Vocal Jazz and Cantus Girl’s Chorus. More...

Real snow coming to Pensacola this holiday season

5K Events and the Pensacola Ice Flyers are bringing up to 20,000 pounds of real snow to Old Seville Square and Bartram Park in Pensacola for the first Blizzard on the Beach 5K fun run and Snow Party Event will take place Saturday, December 7 beginnin More...

City of GB holds Holiday Parade this Saturday

The City of Gulf Breeze will hold it’s annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. More...


GBHS hoops takes two from Catholic

Dolphins blow 19- point third quarter lead, but edge Crusaders 61-60 in overtime

Brian Garbell’s layup with 1:08 left in overtime was the difference as the Dolphins shook off blowing a 19-point, third quarter lead to beat Catholic 61- 60 Nov. More...

Lady Dolphins pull away in second half for 44-22 win

In their third home game of the season, the Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin basketball team pulled away from Pensacola Catholic High School to win 44-22 on Nov. More...

Gurus contest resumes this week

Due to an early production last week due to the­Thanksgiving ­Holiday, the Gridiron Gurus ­contest resumes this week.  By Sunday, the national title picture will be cleared up (whether everyone will agree on the picture, well, that’s anoth More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, December 5  Blackwater Soil and Water Conservation, 7:30 a.m., Milton Field Office North End Tourist Development Committee, 8:30 a.m., SRC Chamber of Commerce  Friday, December 6   More...


Stone selected as facility manager at Andrews

Health Briefs

Matt Stone, MS, CCC-SLP has been selected as facility manager for the inpatient physical therapy department at the Andrews Institute Rehabilitation Gulf Breeze Hospital location. More...

Plantar Fasciitis causes heel pain

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: This is the second time I have had plantar fasciitis. The first time was more than five years ago. A doctor outlined a program for me, but I have forgotten the details. Will you give me a refresher course? -- L.O.  More...

Men's Health

Seven Woodlands urologists grew beards and mustaches to support men’s health during the month of November, better known as Movember. More...


Political Cartoon

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Can’t give away Pensacola Beach

Letters to the Editor

Property on Santa Rosa Island is bound by declarations, covenants and restrictions which establish beach use rules for all citizens, and taxing (BCC) leaseholders as if they own it while charging lease fees (SRIA) because they don’t is simply s More...

On the Spot:

"Has the Affordable Care Act affected your health insurance?"

“Personally, my health insurance has not been majorly affected.” Manisha Agrawal Gulf Breeze More...

New rec center opens to public

For many, the new Tiger Point Community Center that officially opened Monday night is a new place to hold recreational activities, events and family functions. More...

Grinch striking homes

Two Gulf Breeze residences were targeted by burglars within days of each other, and police are investigating whether a third incident is related.  A Chanteclaire Drive home was struck in midday on Friday, Nov. More...



Island News

Elks and others provide warm Thanksgiving for servicemembers

Being alone, far from home on Thanksgiving can be especially lonely for service members.  For the fifth year, USMC junior enlistees were able to experience the warmth of belonging somewhere on Thanksgiving Day, through the efforts of several Pen More...

Decorate your home for Christmas with meaning

The turkey leftovers are gone. You’ve slept off all the tryptophan in your system and don’t want to see any more casseroles for a while. The boxes in the attic are calling your name. More...

Pensacola Beach has spirit

Santa Rosa Island is showing its holiday spirit with a calendar full of events in which to enjoy fellowship, food, shopping and fun.  “Bingo with Bubba” Dec 5 @ 6:30 p.m., $20 Pensacola Beach Community Church   More...


UPA talks beautification, non-profit status

The United Peninsula Association (UPA) held its final quarterly meeting Thursday night, but members are far from winding down for the holiday season.  More...

City of GB worker charged with DUI

A City of Gulf Breeze worker was arrested for DUI after he crashed a city pickup truck into a parked utility trailer and fled the scene of the accident back on November 27.  More...


An article that ran in the November 21 issue of the Gulf Breeze News titled ‘JROTC earns first win at regionals’ misspelled William Berner’s name as William Berman. The Gulf Breeze News regrets the error.  More...


Nat Geo Bee Friday at GBMS

The preliminary round of the school level National Geographic Bee will be held at Gulf Breeze Middle School on Friday, Dec. 6, in the school’s library. Twenty-nine students will participate in the Bee. The students participating are:  More...

WBMS hosting a ‘Madrigal Dinner’

Woodlawn Beach Middle School’s fine arts department is presenting a “Madrigal Dinner” on December 13 and 14 at 6:30 p.m.  A Madrigal Dinner is a three course dinner set in the renaissance age.  More...

Season of giving

Gulf Breeze Elementary School Principal Warren Stevens and Assistant Principal Kim McChesney, from Gulf Breeze Elementary School, were in the holiday spirit. More...


Richard Jay Robb

1927 - 2013

Richard Jay Robb passed away on Friday, November 22, 2013. He retired from the USN as a Chief Petty Officer. He worked for the Pensacola News Journal for over 40 years. More...

Bettye Maree Childers Arzberger


Bettye Maree Childers Arzberger, 54, of Gulf Breeze passed away on December 1, 2013.  More...


RE/MAX on the Coast adds agent

RE/MAX on the Coast is proud to have Joy Schulz join our team of Realtors. She has been with our office for the past 2 1/2 years as a broker’s assistant while she attends school. More...

Gulf Winds Donates $15,000 to Fill the Mayflower

Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union made a $15,000 donation to MANNA Food Pantries during the annual Fill the Mayflower event. Gulf Winds committed to help MANNA fulfill its mission of feeding the hungry in our local communities.  More...

Home & Garden

3rd Gulf Breeze Holiday Decorating Contest Underway

Tis the season to be jolly by decorating your house for all to enjoy!  Sponsored by:  The Gulf Breeze Beautification Committee & The Gulf Breeze City Council  Guidelines:  1. Contestants must live in the City of Gulf Breeze. More...

This year, install safer holiday lighting

Q: Please remind your readers that when hanging up holiday lights outside, to be careful when setting up and working on ladders. They need to be aware of potential overhead hazards like power lines and make sure not to make contact with them. More...



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...