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Community

Keenan graduates basic training

Air Force Airman Matthew D. More...

FLASHBACKS

30 Years AgoJanuary 12, 1984 More...

Black bears not as active

As a conservation-minded entity, the goal of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is, of course, to preserve the environment and the wildlife that inhabit the local lands. More...

News

Milton man hit with slew of charges

Gulf Breeze Police Report

On New Year’s Eve, a man was arrested for becoming unruly at McDonald’s in Gulf Breeze.  More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  01/01/2014  Coker, Jeffery Thomas, W/M, 37, 1100 Block of Bayview Lane, Gulf Breeze, Battery   More...

Blue Angels grounded for 2013

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Back in January, the Pentagon proposed stripping some of the Blue Angels shows, including the homecoming show on July 4 to help save money.  The proposal from the Pentagon was a way for them to essentially help cut federal spending under a porti More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins repeat as Hickory Point Tournament champions

Johnson, Pejic named to All Tournament team; Edlund MVP

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team repeated as the champions of the Hickory Point Tournament in Tavares on Saturday, beating Orlando Boone 5-2 in the title game.  More...

Volleyball 3-peats as academic state champs

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team had another strong showing on the court this season. More...

Calendar

Friday, Jan. 10 Girls Soccer vs Pace (JV 5:30/Var. 7:30) Boys Soccer at Escambia (JV 5:30/Var. 7:30) Wrestling at Thompson Duals (Alabaster, Ala.), 5:30 p.m.   More...

Home & Garden

Coastline Calvary marks 30 Years

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Churches begin Daniel fast

Fast times are coming to Gulf Breeze as several area churches are launching corporate Daniel Fasts. More...

Panhandle Butterfly house seeks guides

Are you interested in educating and helping visitors gain a better understanding of butterflies, gardening, and the natural habitat in which butterflies thrive? Then you will enjoy joining our Tour Guide Team at the Panhandle Butterfly House.  More...

Legals

Legals

MEETING NOTICE  The Midway Fire District Board of Commissioners will conduct its 2014 regular meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. at 1322 College Parkway, Gulf Breeze, FL 32563   More...

Students return after tragedy

GBHS mourns death of coach, student

Science students who pass through Holley-Navarre Middle School teacher Sharon Aydelott’s room each day didn’t find their teacher there when they returned to school Monday after Christmas Break. More...

Working toward a better future

At Gulf Breeze High School, exceptional children are doing exceptional things for the community. And Gulf Breeze is giving right back to those students.  More...

Events

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Island News

Counselors help children cope with death, grief and loss

After the double tragedies in our community Christmas Eve, Santa Rosa School district counselors shared their tips for parents to help children cope with loss and grief.  More...

Pelican in paradise

Those who flock to the SRIA building on Pensacola Beach will now be greeted by a friendly face—a bird that is. More...

Some messages reach unintended recipients

Dr. Jim Evans was walking on the sound side at Fort Pickens last week when he saw a large glass liquor bottle washed up on the beach. As he approached the bottle, he noticed the hand written notes inside. More...

Entertainment

Travel to Destin to taste chefs’ gumbo creations on Jan. 25

A steaming hot cup of gumbo prepared by the chefs from Destin area restaurants as well as individuals is on the menu at th The Destin History & Fishing Museum’s Annual Gumbo Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser.  More...

Festivals & Entertainment

| WEEK OF JANUARY 9-15 |

Saturday, Jan. 11 n Citywide boot camp Community Maritime Park l   More...

Learn to grow vegetables at workshops

If you have ever considered planting a spring vegetable garden, attend a four-week series to learn all you need to get started.  This workshop will be held Tuesday evenings from 6 – 7:30 p.m. starting Jan. 14 until Feb. 4. More...

School

GBHS keeps ‘B’ School rating

“It’s not very equitable representation of the quality of education and performance of the students at Gulf Breeze High School.”  Those words came from Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick on the school grading system that e More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, January 9  Commissioner Committee meeting, 9 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room  Monday, January 13   More...

Health

Urinary Tract Infections differ from person to person

TO YOUR GOOD HEALTH

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: My mother was discharged from the hospital this past week. More...

DOH urging pregnant women to get flu shot

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County announced that temporary payment has been authorized for CPT code 90686 for Medicaid recipients who are pregnant and age 21 and older. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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We have the right to protect ourselves

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The right to life and property is neither a government-controlled privilege nor subject to legislative and editorial amendment. More...

Make financial goals this year

The new year is upon us, and with it are 12 months of new opportunities. More...