March 26, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

GBPD seeking burglary suspect

Gulf Breeze Police are currently looking for a suspect who broke into two city businesses and stole an undisclosed amount of money.  GBPD Investigator Greg Baker said the investigation is ongoing, but the department currently has video footage o More...

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10 Years Ago March 24, 2005 Gulf Breeze businessmen, along with architects and engineers, put the final touches on plans for a block of commercial condominium offices to be constructed at Daniel and Shoreline Drives. 5 Years Ago More...

Mayor proclaims today as ‘Purple Day’

Gulf Breeze Mayor Matt Dannheisser proclaimed earlier this week that today, March 26 was to be deemed “Purple Day” to raise awareness for epilepsy.  Gulf Breeze Elementary is joining in and students and staff are dressing in purple a More...

IMPACT 100 announces 2015 membership

Talk of the town

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area is pleased to announce that its 2015 Membership Drive has successfully concluded with a ­record number of 1,060 members. More...


Waffle House brawlers asked to vacate hotel

Gulf Breeze Police Report

A disturbance that began between two parties at Waffle House in Gulf Breeze Sunday at 1:16 a.m. continued in the parking lot and at the Gulf Coast Inn, where the parties were staying. It was unclear who was at fault and no one pressed charges. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Felonies  3/18/2015  Barham, Micah Matthew, W/M, 44, 3000 block Monopoly Ct., Gulf Breeze, drug possession, evidence destroying  Tyler, Allyson Lucille, W/F, 25, 7000 block Frankfort St., Navarre, fraud  More...

Corpse found behind Midway thrift store

The corpse of a Navarre man was discovered on some wooded property near the Helping Hands Mission last Wednesday, leading Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office to open up an investigation.  More...


Remembering Alec

Former NBA player, Andrews Institute doctor earns spot in Georgia Sports Hall of Fame; bobblehead to commemorate 1990 SEC championship

“To me, there are three things we all should do every day. We should do this every day of our lives. ­Number one is laugh. You should laugh every day. Number two is think. You should spend some time in thought. More...


Friday, March 27 Softball vs. Mosley, (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6) Baseball vs. Arnold, (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6:30) Boys lacrosse vs.  More...

Denmon to coach the boys

About 10 years ago, VH1 launched a show called ‘The Best Week Ever,’ which ­recapped developments in pop culture and gossip.  The past several days would qualify for ­Jarrod Denmon, who three days after getting engaged, ­officially b More...

Home & Garden

Remember the 4 P’s when planting your garden

So the beds are all made with loving care and the cute little transplants are nestled in and the seeds are planted all in a row. Done, right? Uhhhh not so fast. Get ready for the next steps. More...

Linkous plans to sink his Eagle Scout project

Benjamin Linkous, a 9th grader at Gulf Breeze High, is already working toward his Eagle Scout award. More...


Legal Notices

NOTICE TO BIDDERS CULVERT PIPE  Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, Florida, will receive sealed bids for culvert pipe.   More...

Breaking News - 3/31/2015 7:02 PM

GBFD on scene of drowning in Escambia Bay

An unidentified individual is believed to be deceased after he/she reportedly jumped from the peak of the Pensacola Bay Bridge into Escambia Bay Tuesday afternoon.   More...

One last goodbye

The 11 servicemen who perished in a Blackhawk Helicopter crash in the Santa Rosa Sound back on March 10 were given one last goodbye at a memorial service at the foot of the Navarre Pier last Friday. More...



Island News

Mile markers will save lives on Pensacola Beach

Emergency responders will have better directions

Pensacola Beach’s Public Safety Director Bob West had an idea a few months ago on how first responders could better identify where people in need of help were along the beaches from Navarre Beach to Pensacola Beach.  More...

Spring break was quite an 'Adventure'

The name says it all: Adventures Unlimited. That's where the Kale clan spent the majority of our spring break. They recently added four sites for folks with dogs and we were glad to try it out. More...


Bring your dog to 'A Bark to Remember'

Saturday event aids Alzheimer's research


‘‘71’ one to seek out

“‘71” had my heart racing. It doesn’t stop. It doesn’t need to stop. The audience is thrown into a story with grit, one told in an uncompromising fashion. We don’t need any backstory. More...

King’s ‘Under the Dome’ to return for third season

Q: Will “Under the Dome” be back for another season? -- Terry V., via email   More...


Breezers add up at math competition

Four Gulf Breeze High School students earned top spots at the 28th annual Math Bowl in Niceville on March 6.  Teams from 17 Northwest Florida high schools competed at the event, which took place at Northwest Florida State College at the college& More...

GBHS Science Olympiad takes 2nd at state

Science Olympiad teams from Gulf Breeze Middle and Gulf Breeze High took second at the recent Northwest ­Regional Meet at the University of West Florida.  GBHS’ A team finished one point (38 points) behind ­Tallahassee Rickards, while GBMS More...


Dorothy “Anne” Trimble Dozier 1926 - 2015

Dorothy “Anne” Trimble Dozier of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday March 18, 2015 at Bay Breeze ALF.  More...

Barbra Clark Williams 1957-2015

Barbra Clark Williams, age 57, of Gulf Breeze, went to be with her Lord Sunday, March 22, 2015.  She was born June 29, 1957 in Louisville, Miss. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Meetings

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WEEK OF March 26 - April 1

Ballet Pensacola’s ‘Aladdin’ Friday, March 27, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 7:30 p.m. Pensacola Cultural Center Ballet Pensacola's season finale will end with the world premier of "Aladdin," a tale of love, trickery and triumph. More...


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Social media marketing no free ride

Posting your businesses specials on Facebook once was a pretty good deal ... reach all your “friends” for free.  Now, everything has changed. More...

On the Spot:

“Do you think there should be sidewalks along Highway 98 in the Tiger Point area?”

“Yes, I do. This area is such an outdoor area and it would be a safer path for children to ride their bikes and walk in.” Deb Andrews More...