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Community

Churches give back in time of need

“I just stopped crying yesterday”  Those words came from Green Briar Parkway resident K.J. More...

Community receives help after storm

Area representatives distribute food, supplies to flood victims

Some help came to those in need last Thursday at the Winn- Dixie on Highway 98 when Farm Share, partnered with Rep. Mike Hill and Rep. Doug Broxson, provided food, water and other essential products to families affected by the recent flood.  More...

FEMA arrives in city over weekend

The Federal Emergency Management Agency set up shop at the Gulf Breeze Community Center on Sunday, almost two weeks after the area saw a record 24 inches of rain in 24 hours.  The agency, along with other state and local agencies were there to a More...

News

County OKs special garbage pickup

The Santa Rosa County Commission approved flood debris pickup in the unincorporated areas of Santa Rosa County at the May 8 commission meeting. More...

County to host workshop at TPCC

The Santa Rosa County Board of Commissioners will hold a workshop on the proposed new judicial center Tuesday, May 27 at 6 p.m. at the Tiger Point Community Center located at 1370 Tiger Park Lane in Gulf Breeze.  More...

FLASHBACKS

30 Years AgoMay 17, 1984 Two new officers were hired at the Gulf Breeze Police Station. One of which, Lynn Elizabeth Doyle, was the first female police officer in Gulf Breeze. 20 Years agoMay 19, 1994 More...

Sports

Dolphins host spring jamboree tonight

Gulf Breeze to host Robertsdale, Catholic, starting at 6:30

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin ­football team will host a threeteam spring jamboree tonight at 6:30 at Dolphin Stadium.  Robertsdale and Catholic will meet in the first of three halves. More...

2014-15 GBHS Dance team

Front, from left: Haley Walls, Sabrina Mullins, Joye Gilbert, Angeli Canekeratne and Ali Salazar. More...

2014-15 GBHS varsity cheerleaders

Front (from left): Brie Perdue, Victoria Bailey, Meagan Allen, Savannah McCleary, Macy Brewer, Morgan Baker, Poppy Sims, Amelia Smith and Haley Moss. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Veterans deserve another former US Marine as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

History reveals that the former Marine Corporal managed the Department of Veterans Affairs with increased proficiency over the present Army General.  More...

On the Spot:

“What is the best way to prepare for inclement weather?”

“Pray.” Melinda Medina Gulf Breeze More...

Picking up the pieces

A resident walks down Dracena Way, one of the hardest hit areas hit by the April 28 rain storm in Gulf Breeze. More...

Residents wait for answers

Standing water still visible in many neighborhoods

To say that Santa Rosa County was hit hard by the storms that closed out April would be an understatement. More...

Events

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Island News

Hollywood seems to be calling the shots on our reality

Let’s get this straight. The animated movie, "Frozen," came out and our area experienced a rare ice storm. Then, Russell Crowe played Noah on the big screen and we had a 150-year flood. Hmmm. More...

Entertainment

New ‘Star Wars’ movie to be released next year

Q: Can you tell me what I can see Ben McKenzie in next? I loved him on “Southland,” and I really miss that series. -- Hallie F., via email  More...

| WEEK OF May 15 - May 21 |

Thursday, May 15   More...

‘The Amazing Spider- Man 2’ fun but flawed

Despite not receiving the kindest critical reviews during its initial release, I was a huge fan of 2012s “The Amazing Spider-Man. More...

School

GBHS student earns $500 scholarship

New Life Deliverance Temple Church (NLDTC) in Navarre recently held their Community Scholarship Banquet in honor of its first scholarship recipients, and a Gulf Breezer took home a $500 scholarship. More...

Tropicana Speech winners

Students at Gulf Breeze Elementary School recently took part in the Tropicana Speech Contest. More...

Ceremony venue changed

The Senior Class awards ceremony for Gulf Breeze High School which was scheduled to take place at St. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

thursday, may 15  GBA Chamber Business After Hours, 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., K9 Splash-N-Dash Flood Mitigation Assistance Workshop, 6 p.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  monday, may 19   More...

Business

Plan for long-term care costs

Long-term care, such as a stay in a nursing home or the services provided by a home health aide, may create costs for which you’ll want to plan well in advance.  More...

Home & Garden

Fishing Rodeo

is fun for anglers and divers

Gulf Breeze Optimists are expanding their popular fishing rodeo to include a spear fishing division at this year’s event, which will be held Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18 at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze. More...

Battle of the Books winners

3rd Grade Winners From left, Nora Elliott, Whitney Bouk, David Chavez, Kaden Chapman, and Dodi Stringfellow More...

Blind Surfer’s Passion Goes ’Beyond Sight’

Derek Rabelo’s Story to Pensacola cinema

When the odds are stacked against you, you can give up, or you can face the obstacle head on, determined to succeed. One young surfer is making waves in the surf community for doing just that.  More...

Legals

Legals

In the Circuit Court of the First Judicial Circuit, in and for Santa Rosa County, Florida In RE: The Marriage of George Samuel Emmons, Petitioner And Margarita Emmons, whose residence is unknown to Petitioner Case No: 14-658- More...