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Community

Art legend leaves mark on area

Catherine Mayer, a local legend known for being a proactive founding member of the Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. More...

Pseudonym wins bee

On February 4, three GBMS students competed in the Sandy Sansing Spelling Bee at Pensacola State College. Emily Stone, Samantha Conner, and Shayla Ides all represented Gulf Breeze. More...

Chamber Education Committee to meet

The Education Committee of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce will meet on February 25 at St. Ann Catholic Church, 100 Daniel St, in Gulf Breeze.  The meeting will start at 11:30 a.m. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   2/04/2014  Finkley, William Blake, 24, 7400 block of Chase St, Navarre, probation violation, dealing in stolen property  2/05/2014   More...

Students will have to make up snow days

Santa Rosa County School students will be going to school a few more days than originally planned in the next few weeks. The Santa Rosa County School District met in a special school board meeting Tuesday afternoon, and at about 4:30 p.m. More...

SWAT apprehend suspect at GB home

Santa Rosa County SWAT was called out to a home at the 1200 block of Sanibel Lane on February 11 after county deputies attempted to serve several warrants, and the suspect refused to come out of the home.  SWAT and a sheriff’s deputy K9 we More...

Obituaries

CATHERINE E. MAYER “Cathy”

1930 -2014

Catherine E. Mayer, age 83, of Gulf Breeze Florida, passed away February 2, 2014.  More...

Bety H. Lytle

February 21, 1919 - January 31, 2014

Betty was one of 9 girls born to Frank and Ella Hamilton in Mars Hill, Maine. She married Lloyd Lytle on November 26, 1944 and they made their home in Framingham, Mass. More...

TERESA K. CRIBB

Teresa K. King Cribb, 54, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away after a brave and courageous battle with cancer on Monday, February 10, 2014.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Laugh all you want

As soon as the snow started to fall in Gulf Breeze, the “North” started laughing.  More...

More needs to be done

Letters to the Editor

Thank you for the article in the Gulf Breeze News (last week) about the homeless kids. I have put out a request to my friends and we are putting together a backpack of school supplies and toiletries and will have it ready by February 14.  More...

Legals

Legals

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 13000628CAMXAX CAPITAL ONE, N.A. , Plaintiff vs. JULIO A. More...

How far is too far?

Report: Corporal punishment used in some schools

Santa Rosa County School Board was asked to ban corporal punishment in its schools.  More...

Clark named TOY

Studies show that some of the most influential people in a child’s life are his or her teachers. More...

Events

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Island News

NPS: Don't let Miller's bill spoil Pensacola Beach's public access

House bill allows ownership on 'leased' property

The National Parks Service wants some assurances that the public spaces and free beach access to the public on Pensacola and Navarre Beaches will be protected forever. More...

Look for your perfect opportunity to bloom

In March of 2012, spectators gathered in west London to witness a very rare occurrence. The Agave plant put out its little yellow blooms for the first and last time. More...

Entertainment

‘Mockingjay’ will finish without Hoffman

Q: I am devastated by the recent death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. Do you know what will become of “Mockingjay”? -- Jessica W., via email  More...

Symphony event features Brown

The Board of Directors of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce the 2014 Symphony Gala: “An Evening with Ashley Brown”. More...

| WEEK OF FEBRUARY 13-19|

Thursday, Feb. 13  n Tour the Nina and Pinta  Oyster Bar 13700 River Road Perdido Key, FL 32507 The ships are also open every day to the general public. 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. More...

Sports

Choctaw eliminates GB again

Goal with eight ­minutes left the ­difference in 1-0 loss

The GBHS Dolphin soccer team’s season ended last week the way its previous two had, with a loss to Choctaw. The ­Indians edged GBHS 1-0 in a Region 1-3A semifinal Feb. 4. More...

Lone stater again

Kassie Oldham completes a lift at last month’s sectional meet at Choctaw High School. More...

Nationally known

Brooke Swearingen (top) and Sydney Sirkis perform at a recent competition in Panama City. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, February 13  Commission Regular, 9 a.m., County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton  Zoning Board Meeting, 6 p.m. More...

Home & Garden

Love Birds

This year for Valentine’s Day, Gulf Breeze News asked first and second graders from Oriole Beach Elementary School to answer questions about love. Here is the wisdom they had to share with us in one on one interviews!   More...

OBE students share Valentines with service members

The Second Grade Stars of Oriole Beach Elementary School are always involved in making life just a little brighter for others under the guidance and direction of their teacher, Julie Smith. More...

Many plants can be pruned this week

A number of landscape plants can be safely pruned about February 15th of each year. Pruning stimulates new growth, but new growth is tender growth. It takes about 6 weeks for the newly pruned branch to re-flourish. More...