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Police, citizen honored for quick thinking

Gulf Breeze Police Officers Chris Lanzetta, Bob Tavierne, and Kerry Troy, and citizen Hank Guess received a letter of commendation from the city at their Monday night meeting for the men’s quic More...

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30 Years AgoJuly 26, 1984 The Blue Angels flew over the beaches before an audience of over 100,000 for their 40-minute presentation. This was their first precision aerial display since 1967. 20 Years agoJuly 28, 1994 More...

Toastmasters earns President’s Distinguished Award

The Gulf Breeze Toastmasters club has earned its seventh President’s Distinguished Award, an award that signifies the highest level of recognition Toastmasters offers to its clubs. More...

Cole receives veterans appreciation award

County Commissioner Bob Cole received the Governor’s Veterans Appreciation Award along with about 300 other veterans at the national guard armory on Ellison field on July 3. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES  7/15/2014  Arne, Judson Wayne, W/M, 32, 3000 block Mona Dr., Navarre, probation violation  7/16/2014  More...

Founder of The Villas arrested for abuse

A 72-year-old Gulf Breeze man and business owner was arrested on July 17 for an outof county warrant on three counts of abuse.  More...

County resumes recycling

Recycling resumed in Santa Rosa County on July 7 when a contract with the Emerald Coast Utility Authority to transport recyclable material from the recycling transfer station at the Central Landfill in Milton was approved by the commission. More...


Rev. Dr. James W. Hackney

Rev. Dr. James W. Hackney of Cape Girardeau, Missouri passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Lutheran Home at the age of 87 years. More...


Andrews, MD, receives top honor from orthopaedists

Dr. James R. Andrews, MD, orthopaedic sports medicine leader and past AOSSM President, was presented on Saturday, July 12, with the 2014 Robert E. Leach Mr. More...

Excessive sweating causes anxiety

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH: I hope you can help me. I am 67 years old and have been sweating profusely from my head for about six years. I believe it is secondary hyperhidrosis. No one in my family has this problem. More...


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Working towards a safer Florida

This year, as part of our joint House/Senate 2014 Work Plan, the Legislature took historic steps to protect the most vulnerable in our society by increasing protections against sexual offenders who seek to prey on our children, reforming our child we More...

Ensuring veterans financial freedom

Today, I was I proud to attend one of the 17 Paychecks for Patriots hiring events statewide to help connect our hardworking and skilled veterans with employers.  More...

Aydelott to undergo further evaluation

The defense in the case against the Gulf Breeze teen accused of killing his mother on Christmas Eve wants further evaluation of the suspect before a trial date is scheduled.  More...

City OKs more stormwater projects

The city is continuing to take action to mitigate future flood damage, as they approved three more projects that came from the Storm Water Task Force at Monday’s council meeting.  More...

Sharks sightings worry resident

Soundside Drive resident Ellen Contarino has been around local waters all her life and she’s lived on Santa Rosa Sound for the past 23 years. More...

Repaving on 98 resumes

For the past several weeks, all has been quiet along Highway 98.  Not a single dump truck, steam roller or orange vest in site.  Paving operations along the busy highway was ceased because of the torrential rain storm the area experienced b More...



Island News

Respect and relating help make a good neighbor

Last Saturday afternoon was great day to be a neighbor. The folks across the street joined us for a seafood extravaganza and an evening of great ­conversation and fun. The Big Green Eggs did their job with the fish I bought from Joe Patti’s. More...


| WEEK OF July 24 - July 30 |

Thursday, July 24  n 'Pensacola: An Artist's Perspective' Thursday, July 24 - September 1  Quayside Gallery  A painter and two photographers share their representations of the region.   More...

'Outlander' book series to come to television

Q: I never knew until recently that actor Christopher Walken also is a song-and-dance man. Will he be showing off his skills in anything soon? I’d love to see that! -- Priscilla J., via email  More...


School district earns ‘A’ rating

Grading system to change next year

The state released its grades for Florida schools and grades for all 67 of the Florida School Districts, also, and Santa Rosa County was one of only 10 districts to receive an overall District grade of 10. More...


Alabama’s motivated to live up to lofty expectations

Crimson Tide coming off ‘disappointing’ two-loss season

If there’s one thing this year’s Alabama football team will have plenty of, it’s motivation. More...

Arnold accepted into leadership program

Emily Arnold, a graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, has been accepted into the prestigious Leaders Inspired for Tomorrow leadership development program at La- Grange College.  In its second year, the LIFT initiative is comprised of 10 incoming More...

Tiger Point second in tourney

Tiger Point took second place out of four teams at the recent 2014 PGA Junior Golf Tournament at Tiger Point Golf and Country Club. More...

Home & Garden

Location, amenities abound in this Gulf Breeze home

A leisurely walk from the waterfront parks, recreation facilities and library, this custom built home is at the epicenter of the Gulf Breeze lifestyle, with plenty of amenities to boot.  Built by a local custom builder in 1998 as his own residen More...

‘Earth to Echo’ a surprisingly fun adventure

“Earth to Echo,” the new sci-fi/adventure film from director Dave Green, is the perfect example of something that isn’t anything extraordinary or ground-breaking. More...

PSC students to perform ‘Big: The Musical’

Pensacola State College’s 24th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) features 33 local high school students in “Big: The Musical” July 25 through 27 and Aug. More...



NOTICE TO BIDDERS LOADER FORKLIFT  Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida, will receive sealed bids for one Loader Forklift.   More...