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3 plead guilty in home invasion

The third person believed to have been involved in a home invasion back in August involving a Craigslist ad has pled guilty.  More...

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Community

GB Middle to host breakfast for veterans

The Gifted Enrichment classes at Gulf Breeze Middle School will be hosting their 9th Annual Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast on Friday, November 7 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. in the GBMS library. More...

Flashbacks

30 Years Ago November 1, 1984  Spike McDonald announced that over 6,000 more people were registered to vote than were for the election of 1980. More...

Open audition for tribute to troops

Paradise Productions is searching for those interested in auditioning for a USO-style tribute show. Auditions will be held at the St. Sylvester Parish Center on Highway 98 on Sunday, Nov. 9 from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Entertainment

‘A Most Wanted Man’ a definite must-see

There are not very many movies I’ve seen in the past year that measure up as well as “A Most Wanted Man”. More...

GINS honors veterans with fee free park entrance

In honor of America’s Veterans, Gulf Islands National Seashore will join national parks across the country in celebrating Veterans Day with free entry into the park. The fee free day will be Veterans Day this Tuesday, November 11. More...

Clydesdales to march to Wahoos stadium

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales will march through downtown Pensacola today at 5 p.m. beginning at the intersection of Palafox and Garden Streets and proceed to the Blue Wahoos stadium. More...

School

Gulf Breeze Middle School Band

Gulf Breeze Elementary School students received a surprise from the Gulf Breeze Middle School band last Thursday when the band came and performed their annual Red Ribbon Rally for the elementary scho More...

Mediacom offering scholarships to high school seniors

Mediacom Communications is offering $60,000 in scholarship support for high school students who are seniors and plan to obtain further education. More...

Gulf Breeze High's nine week Honor Roll announced

Mr. Jason W. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

Nov.

Thursday6 North End Tourist DevelopmentCommittee8:30 a.m., SRC Chamber of Commerce GBA Chamber Business DevelopmentCommittee Meeting9 a.m. - 10 a.m., GBA Chamber More...

Home & Garden

Women in Business

Karen Jurkowich Real Estate Professional Sells Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach

A dedicated volunteer, Karen is a part of the fabric of our community as well as one of its most successful real estate professionals.   I’m Karen Jurkowich, Realtor with Levin and Rinke Resort Realty, Inc. More...

October honorees for Women in Business

The Women of RE/MAX on the Coast More...

Get ready to start indoor seeding for plant variety

Our area is blessed with tolerable season changes. We love our sun and heat, but if we have to have winter at least it is not bitter and does not last long, relatively.  More...

City refuses bridge plan

The City Council voted 3-1 on Monday to table signing a letter with the Florida Department of Transportation in agreement with the department’s handling of Wayside Park during the bridge replacement project in order to hire a consultant to help More...

Teachers of the Year announced

Teachers of the Year all across Santa Rosa County were presented with flowers at their schools as the announcement of their honor to students and families was made last week. More...

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Island News

Florida celebrates high sea turtle nest count this season

Conservation efforts reduce human impact on sea turtle nesting

Researchers are again seeing a high number of sea turtle nests on Florida’s beaches this year. More...

Beach bash, tradeshow and tour planned for snowbirds

The Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce and the Santa Rosa Island Authority will be hosting a Snowbird Beach Bash on January 29 at the Beach Community Church.  More...

It's tough when two friends can't get along

This morning, Buck Dog met Kudos for the first time. She is a Shiba Inu and a very beautiful dog that weighs about 25 pounds or so. Kudo’s person and I work together and we figured it was time for them to meet so we brought them to the office. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES  10/21/2014  Dubois, Forrest Arden,  W/M, 20, 5000 block Pecos  Pass, Gulf Breeze, probation violation  Medina, Keanu William,  H/M, 19, 8000 block Verdura  More...

City to extend natural gas service on PB

The city plans to extend their natural gas service on Pensacola Beach by installing a 4-inch gas main across the Sabine Inlet from Pensacola Beach Rd. More...

GB participating in high water mark initiative

The city will be joining Santa Rosa County in its High Water Mark Initiative whose purpose is to encourage residents to purchase flood insurance by showing what the high water mark was during Hurricane Ivan. More...

Sports

Penalties ­prevent ­Senior Night win

Two GBHS touchdowns negated by flags in 28-14 loss to Arnold

Several weeks ago, GBHS coach Chris Nemith made a plea to the football gods for a break to go their way.  First, there was a ­­season ­ending injury to its starting ­linebacker in Week 1. Then a one-score loss at Bay. More...

Golf fourth after day one at state

The GBHS boys golf team finished fourth out of 16 teams after Day One of the 2A state tournament at the Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills on Tuesday.  GBHS shot a 319 Tuesday, which was bested by only American Heritage (287), Jac More...

Regional bound

Both GBHS’ boys and girls cross country teams will run in the Region 1-3A meet Saturday in Tallahassee. Saturday at districts, the boys finished fourth, while the girls were second. More...

Health

‘White-coat syndrome’ or high blood pressure?

To Your Good Health

DEAR DR. ROACH: My 21- year-old son is a college athlete, a sprinter, but he has had recurrent high systolic blood pressure readings since he was a senior in high school.  He’s generally easygoing and not stressed.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

All the players deserve a chance, coach

Why do Gulf Breeze High School Parents and fans put up football mediocrity? More...

Happy 239th birthday, United States Marines

Letters to the Editor

For 72 years I have celebrated the Marine Corps Birthday on Nov. 10. It has always been a special day for Marines – Once a Marine, always a Marine. More...