December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Another fast food restaurant coming our way?

There may be interest in the development of the plot of land located at the corner of Gulf Breeze Pkwy. and Daniel Dr. More...

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Community

Off on a good note

Gulf Breeze High School Junior, Zac Green, and Gulf Breeze High School grad and current University of West Florida student, Mallory DeMotts, performed on stage at Pensacola State College for the Christmas at the College concert.  More...

Midway FD helps raise $4,300 for MDA

More 30 members of the Midway Professional Firefighters and Midway Fire District ire Department raised over $4300 during the annual Fill the Boot drive on Friday, November 25 that helps benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughou More...

Christmas Bread

... a delicious tradition

When we think of Christmas baking, we usually think of cookies and cakes, and even the tradition of homemade candies. More...

School

Hard work pays off for Gulf Breeze High as it returns to ‘A’ School ranking

Gulf Breeze High School is A OK.  That was the news coming from the state Department of Education that announced the school had been ranked an “A” School thanks to its students’ performance.  High school principal Jason We More...

SREF awards 55 teacher grants

Santa Rosa Education Foundation recently awarded 55 teacher grants totaling $55,000 to Santa Rosa public educators.  More...

Obituaries

Donald Middlebrooks, Jr.

1980-2014

Donald “Donnie” Middlebrooks, Jr., 34, of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away December 11, 2014.  Donnie is preceded in death by grandmother, Bobbie Littleton; grandparents, Fay and DL Middlebrooks.   More...

Home & Garden

Clubs stay busy in December

Merry Christmas to all you wonderful club members who work so hard to do well for their fellow man and experience joy in your accomplishments.  Santa Rosa Woman’s Club (SRWC)   More...

Body found on bayshore

Peake’s Point resident makes gruesome discovery

On Thursday, Dec. 18 Gulf Breeze Police responded to a call about a body that washed ashore at the northwestern corner of Peake’s Point on private property behind a vacant lot. More...

Grinches smash and grab

Brazen thieves strike in broad daylight

Residents and visitors to the Gulf Breeze area are being reminded to lock their vehicles and do not leave valuable items in plain sight, as last week there were two “smash and grab” car burglaries within city limits.  More...

Events

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Island News

Dec. Calendar of Meetings

Wednesday 24  Gulf Breeze City Hall closed at noon GBA Chamber Closed SRC Offices Closed  Thursday 25   More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies  12/17/2014  Johnson, Angie Rene, W/F, 41, 200 block Oviedo St., Gulf Breeze, battery  Smith, Ryan Alexander, W/M, 18, 1000 block Mary Kate Dr., Gulf Breeze, probation violation  More...

Corrections

In the Dec. 18 edition of the Gulf Breeze News, in the article “Three locals busted for meth possession”, the article referred to the area where the bust happened as “Tiger Point”. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment

WEEK OF December 24 - December 31

Beaches, Creatures and Cowboys: Florida Movie Posters  Now - Feb. 5, Tues. through Sat., 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  T. T. Wentworth, Jr. More...

‘Wild’ a performancedriven drama

When “Wild” opens, we know absolutely nothing about Reese Witherspoon’s character. From the first few minutes alone, you can tell this isn’t going to be a movie that spills the beans right away. More...

Sports

The newest millennial

Senior Pliska becomes first GBHS player since 2006 to join 1,000-point club

For Shelby Pliska, most of her life last week patterned the Lay’s potato chip commercial - ‘all it takes is one.’  It happened five days later than she had hoped, but the first of two free throws a minute into the Lady Dolphins More...

Sellers to retire after 11 years as volleyball coach

Will remain with Pensacola Beach Volleyball Club

After 11 years as head coach of the Gulf Breeze volleyball team, Waynn Sellers turned in his ­resignation last week.  More...

Dolphin football looking to move up

GBHS looking to avoid long travel, appeals to play in District 1-6A

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team will hope to be singing like The ­Jeffersons, starting in 2015, as they hope to be ‘Movin’ On Up’ to ­District 1-6A.  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Progress (and paving) has its price

Great news! Progress is coming to the Gulf Breeze peninsula.  As we travel over the rough scraped side roads that are still yet to be paved as part of our most recent progress, we see rain-filled potholes expanding before our very eyes. More...

On the Spot:

“Should SONY cancel the movie ‘The Interview’?”   More...