March 6, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

UPA seeks 501(c)3 status

The first quarterly meeting of the United Peninsula Association (UPA), held February 25 included three guest speakers and a full agenda.  Addressing a crowd numbering 40-plus, UPA’s president, Don Richards, recounted the 2.5 year efforts t More...

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Community

WBMS students excel at robotics competition

Woodlawn Beach Middle School Robotics team along with their Sponsor/Teacher, Shannon Farrell, have been invited to attend a special workshop at The University of West Florida.  More...

FLASHBACKS

30 Years Ago March 1, 1984 More...

GB Arts, Inc. gearing up for festival

Gulf breeze Arts Inc. holds a meeting the first Tuesday of the month from 6-8 p.m. at the Gulf Breeze Library meeting room. Meridith Doyen from First City Center in Pensacola was the guest speaker.  More...

News

Recycling collection site being canned

Those parking lot collection sites for Recyclables may just be a thing of the past in light of local changes to procedure, including Santa Rosa County’s implementation of regular curbside recycle pickups. More...

DUIs keep officers busy over Mardi Gras

Gulf Breeze Police

Gulf Breeze Police were kept busy with several DUI arrests and one home invasion from Feb. 22 ­­— Feb. 24. Gulf Breeze News was not able to obtain reports from last week. We apologize for the inconvenience. Saturday, Feb. 22  More...

Clarification

In the story “Loera picked to lead GB Chamber” in the February 27 edition of Gulf Breeze News, it stated that Josie Cotti selected Loera as the next President/CEO of the Gulf Breeze Chamber. More...

School

GBHS Percussion, Winter Guard compete in Patriot Classic

Seniors Seb Jones (left) and Michael Utsey (right) helped GBHS' Percussion to a third-place finish Satuday in Pace. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, march 6  North End Tourist Development Committee, 8:30 a.m., SRC Administrative Building  Monday, march 10  Commissioner Committee, 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Building   More...

Health

Smelly tonsil stones common in young adults

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. DONOHUE: What is the best way to get rid of tonsil stones, besides sticking my finger down my throat as far as I can and trying to dislodge the smelly things? More importantly, what is the way to prevent tonsil stones? More...

Home & Garden

Pro Clinic is a starting a Healthcare Revolution in Gulf Breeze

No doctor? No health insurance? High deductible? No problem! ProClinic offers family healthcare at affordable prices. For a $59 office visit, patients can walk in or make an appointment to receive a full line of medical care services. More...

Website now is a sales tool

SRC Property Appraiser adds MLS to website

There’s a wealth of information available at your fingertips through the Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser’s website. More...

Planting is prime in March

March is prime time for planting. A wide variety of salad veggies thrive in the cool nights and mild days and tolerate low temperatures if there is an April cold snap. More...

Water quality murky?

The City of Gulf Breeze and the South Santa Rosa Utilities System (SSRUS) have long had favorable water quality reports, but rising awareness of the so-called “poor” water quality of the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority (ECUA) might have More...

Recycling co. gets extension

The rainy season of 2013 took a heavy toll on many areas of the local landscape, even affecting such seemingly unrelated issues as the timely collection and proper disposal of recyclable materials. More...

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Island News

Once you are planted, take root

The boat was an older model Sea Ray that was held in a lift just off the left side of the dock down in Stuart Florida. Its paint was fading and the outboard had visible corrosion. It appeared to have been abandoned on that lift for years. More...

Entertainment

24 Hour Theatre returns to PLT

PLT’s Studio 400 Production of 24 Hour Theatre is back! Auditions are Friday, March 7 at 8 pm; performance is Saturday, March 8 at 8 pm. Ticket prices are $10 for general admission. More...

| WEEK OF March 6 - March 12|

Friday, March 7  n Smokin’ in the Square BBQ Cookoff  Friday, March 7, noon - 9 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Seville Square   More...

‘Dallas Buyers Club’ an excellent character piece

As a young actor, Matthew McConaughey was only really known for his frequent appearances in romantic comedies. More...

Sports

GBHS drops first district game, 7-0

Freshman ­has lone hit in loss to Mosley

The GBHS Lady Dolphin softball team was held to one hit – a double by freshman Riley Robinson – in a 7-0 loss in Panama City to Mosley Friday. It was GBHS’ first district loss of the season.  More...

TPSA football dissolves after seven years

Park to offer 7-on-7 flag football this fall

Tiger Point Sports­Association, citing dwindling numbers, voted a couple of weeks ago that the 2013 tackle football season would be their last.  “The last couple of years have been pretty tough,” said TPSA President Vic Claudio, addi More...

Calendar

Thursday, March 6 Tennis vs. Navarre, 3:30 p.m. Baseball at Washington (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6:30) Ninth grade baseball at Pace, 6 p.m. Softball vs. Washington  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The small things make a difference

Letters to the Editor

About six weeks ago, we were in your town for a doctor’s appointment at Andrew’s Institute and we stopped in at the Whataburger Restaurant to eat breakfast. More...

On the Spot:

“Have you signed up for the ACA? If you haven’t done so, do you plan on signing up?”

“No I haven’t signed up and I don’t plan to because I already have insurance” -Liz Nelson More...

Legals

Legals

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RECYCLING SERVICES  Notice is hereby given that the Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners is calling for and requesting proposals for recycling services for Santa Rosa County, Florida.   More...