February 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Storage Wars

Storage ordinance going into effect

In just a matter of days, residents in the City of Gulf Breeze will be required to adhere to the new RV and boat storage ordinance that was voted into law by the city last year.  More...

Superintendent: Cpl. punishment no longer in use

Santa Rosa School District is being accused of breaking the law. More...

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30 Years Ago February 23, 1984 More...

Pilot Club hosting Pancake Festival

The Pilot Club of Pensacola is hosting its 34th annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, March 1 at the Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Pensacola.  The event will include Pensacola City Council members and county officials including Escambia Co More...

GBUMC to host Ash Wednesday services

On Wednesday, March 5, Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church will hold two very different Ash Wednesday services.  A traditional service will take place at the 75 Fairpoint Drive Campus at 6 p.m. More...


Fans bid farewell to canceled ‘Army Wives’

Q: Can you tell me if Army Wives will be back on Lifetime? I loved that show. -- Cheryl, Boise, Idaho  More...

PLT presents ‘Buffalo Chip Speaks’

Buffalo Chip Speaks, a one-man show featuring Don Parker lights up the stage at PLT with tales of the Wild West.  More...

| WEEK OF FEBRUARY 27-March 5|

Thursday, Feb. 27  n Harlem Globetrotters  7 p.m. Pensacola Bay Center Be a part of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, who have been thrilling families and millions of fans for 88 years.  Friday, Feb. More...


Dr. Seuss coming to GBE

First grade at Gulf Breeze Elementary will be celebrating Dr. Seuss Day on Friday. Feb. 28 with guest readers dressed in Characters from Dr. Seuss stories.  Thursday, March 6 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

More GBE events

Upcoming events at Gulf Breeze Elementary: l Individual Spring School Pictures—March 4 l General PTA Meeting— March 11 l Boosterthon Fun Run— March 12 l Field Day Grades 3-5— March 13   More...

GBHS art students place well in Senior Art Show

Three place in top 10, six others make top 25

Several Gulf Breeze High art students earned honors at the ­recent District Senior Art Show.  More...


Terry Pollard Herrington

Terry Pollard Herrington, 78, of Gulf Breeze, Fla., passed away on February 15, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Gulf Breeze, Fla.  More...

Home & Garden

Local filmmaker debuts ‘THE DOWNTIME’ this weekend

There are only a handful of people in our area creating their own art, Steven McMillan being one of them. A 24-year-old student at Pensacola State College, he’s already written and directed two feature films and a number of documentary shorts. More...

Good times, parades roll this weekend

“Throw me somethng, mister!” is the cry from thousands attending the many Mardi Gras parades that are on tap this weekend, the final weekend before Fat Tuesday itself.  And those on board the floats are more than happy to oblige by t More...

Momentum Church the love with pizza deliveries

Valentine’s Day is just one day on the calendar but Momentum Church celebrates the whole week by showing the love to local people.  More...



NOTICE TO BIDDERS CUSTODIAL SERVICES  Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners is calling for and requesting bids from qualified licensed companies for custodial services for Santa Rosa County Facilities. More...

SRIA: No 'Party Down South'

The Santa Rosa Island Authority is not in favor of the CMT reality show Party Down South making its next filming destination Pensacola Beach. More...

Loera picked to lead GB Chamber

Gulf Breeze businesses have a new leader, and her name is Kristen Loera. More...

Man on Fire

Jonathan Kanzigg is on fire.  Last Saturday, the Midway Fire Chief earned himself the title of the Champions Award at the Trauma Intervention Program of Northwest Florida’s “Heroes with Heart” Awards Ceremony on Hulburt Field.& More...



Island News

Public safety director: Drownings down 90%

The State of Pensacola Beach is great – and getting better! More...

This week, endeavor to live your life in the present

Life can schedule is full of meetings, appointments, and calendar to do’s. In all the clockwork, I am always thinking about where I need to be next. Do I have time to get there? What happens if the bridge is backed up? More...

Host an Iraqi teen in summer

Gulf Coast Citizen's Diplomacy Council will host students participating in the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program of the U.S. Department of State. These students, ages 15-17, will be with us from July 21 - August 4.  More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  2/18/2014  Bain, Angela Denise, 43, W/F, 4000 block of Bay Breeze Dr., marijuana production   2/19/2014  More...

City acquires grant for storage tank

The City of Gulf Breeze recently allocated $345,000 to construct a 300,000 gallon storage tank to provide reclaimed water storage for its water customers thanks to a nearly $10 million grant that was dispersed by the Northwest Florida Water Managemen More...

Wreck stalls traffic on Hwy. 98

A traffic accident caused east and westbound backup on Hwy. 98 late Monday afternoon. The collision caused an SUV to flip on its side. More...


GB Lady Dolphin lacrosse now 3-0

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin ­lacrosse team scored a school-record 15 goals in a 15-6 win over Columbus, Ga. More...

Dolphins lacrosse drops pair to Tallahassee teams

Gulf Breeze opened a new chapter in its longtime rivalry with Catholic on Friday as they edged the Crusaders 3-1 in the first ever lacrosse game between the two schools.  GBHS’win was sandwiched in between a pair of district ­losses at hom More...


Thursday, Feb. 27 Baseball vs. Bay (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6:30) Softball vs. Arnold (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6)   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, February 27  Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center Board Room  GBA Chamber Business After Hours, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., St. Ann Catholic Church   More...


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Home an eyesore no more

Letters to the Editor

Thanks for publicizing the removal of the eyesore from soundview Trail. As one of the many neighbors who have tried to work with the city to resolve this almost decade long issue we appreciate your help. More...

Lawmakers need to increase CCE funding

As Florida lawmakers debate how to use the state’s first budget surplus in seven years, about 29,000 frail Floridians languish on waiting lists to receive home- and community based services such as nutrition, respite for struggling family careg More...