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Calculation error could cost taxpayers

A calculation error could cost most city of Gulf Breeze taxpayers approximately $5 per on this year’s taxes, but it will be rebated in the next tax year.  More...

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30Years Ago October 25, 1984  Strong winds and rip tides kept the Pensacola Volunteer Rescue and Fire Department busy. One drowning occurred and another victim had to be transported via life flight. More...

Poker Run to benefit Toys for Tots

On November 1 the 13th Annual Bear’s Toys for Tots Poker Run will begin at 10 a.m. More...


Coastline Calvary Church held their annual Fall Festival last weekend. Pictured: Baylyn Dauson attempts a Sumo Wrestling move at the festival. More...


‘Tusk’ a midnight movie classic

The experience that I had with Kevin Smith’s new film “Tusk” is unlike any other. And when I say ‘any other’, I mean ANY other. More...

Former governor stars in Internet show

Q: I read in your column that “The Mentalist” would be renewed. When is it going to return? It’s one of my favorite shows. -- Sissy U., via email  More...

WEEK OF October 30 - November 5

n 11th Annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour of Santa Rosa County Now - October 31  Santa Rosa County   This month enjoy more than a dozen festivals, plan an adventure zipline tour or snorkeling outing at the annual tour. More...


Mosley ends Lady Dolphin reign

Gulf Breeze falls in district semifinals, miss playoffs for first time since ‘07

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin ­volleyball team was four points from ­taking game one in their district semifinal match with Mosley, but Mosley would rally and not look back as they beat GBHS 25-23, 25-14, 25-21 October 21 in Gulf Breeze. More...

Missed chances costly in loss at Catholic

Gulf Breeze offense on field for 100 plays, but two trips into red zone with no points looms large in 56-35 loss

The Dolphins’game at ­Catholic Friday night was ­another case where they could claim a few moral victories, but at the end of the night, the other team had more points on the scoreboard.  The Catholic Crusaders got a 92-kickoff return from More...


Thursday, Oct. 30 JV football vs ­Navarre, 6 p.m.  Friday, Oct. 31 Football vs. ­Arnold, 7 p.m.   More...


Political Cartoon

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Vote yes for a new courthouse

It is voting season and when you go to the ballot box, please keep the following in mind when you consider the sales tax initiative for the Court House.  The first thing is that Santa Rosa County really does need a new Court House. More...

What America do you want?

Letters to the editor

Donald Kagan wrote in the Wall Street Journal (Sep.27), “For Jefferson, the most important goals of education were civic and moral.  More...

$2 million may flood in

County anticipates grants for several soaked neighborhoods

The Florida Division of Emergency Management officially gave word that there will be available Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Funds as a result of the April flood event. More...

WBMS tops at robotics meet

Woodlawn Beach Middle School’s robot “Crash” took home the robotic crown at this year’s Emerald Coast BEST Robotics competition held last Saturday at The University of West Florida. More...



Island News

'Cadillac' loses traction

SRIA won't fund another concert event

William “Cadillac” Banks paid the Santa Rosa Island Authority just over $4,800 in legal fees last Tuesday left over from his Summer Fest held on the beach over Labor Day weekend. More...

Some scares last beyond Halloween

My son Gabe is going to be Carl Grimes from the first season of The Walking Dead. The neighborhood is sure to be full of princesses, zombies, ghosts, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers, cowboys, vampires, witches, mummies, and clowns.  More...

Turtle-friendly lighting project set for Pensacola Beach

Sea turtle hatchlings start their incredible journey to the deep with a frantic dash to the Gulf.  The Santa Rosa Island Authority, Escambia County and Gulf Power are starting a lighting project that will make that trip safer for sea turtles on More...


Re/Max, LLC: We do not regulate our offices

Re/Max, LLC’s corporate retail office released a generic response to the situation involving the controversial The Club II property sale last Wednesday stating that their corporate headquarters would be contacting the Realtor (JM Padron) respon More...

$900 paddleboard nabbed

Tuesday, Oct.14   A 30-year-old Pensacola man was charged with DUI and Driving with a Suspended License in the Naval Live Oaks.  Wednesday, Oct. 15   More...

The Studers have left the building

The Studer group packed up Wednesday, Oct. More...


Boston eyes seat on county school board

I am Carol Boston, I believe that quality education is vital to our country’s competitive future. More...

School district requesting postponement on linking testing to teacher pay

The Santa Rosa County School Board has joined other school boards in the state asking the Florida Department of Education for more time in tying results of the new standards and tests required by the federal government to overall school grades and te More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings


Monday3 Tiger Point Strategic Planning Workshop5 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, CouncilChambersCity Council Meeting6:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall, CouncilChambers Tuesday4 More...

Home & Garden

Hayrides, games & candy

St. Paul UMC hosts Fall Festival

Children who attended the festival enjoyed a hayride. More...

AAA: Gas prices fall to 46-month low

TAMPA, Fla. (October 26, 2014) — Nationwide motorists are paying the cheapest price at the pump since 2010. The average price of gas has now fallen below the $3 mark in seventeen states. More...

‘Joy for the Beach’ returning

Joy for the Beach will return this year, after a one year break.  The popular holiday program began after Hurricane Ivan ravaged the area and left destruction and hopelessness in its wake. More...



NOTICE OF SALE  The property described below, stored at BETTA STOR-IT, 2999 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL will be disposed of in accordance with Florida statute 83.801.809 at the above address on 11/1/14 at 10 A.M.   More...