April 9, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Peyton Building coming down

About a year ago, the city purchased the Peyton Office Complex located across from the Live Oak Village Shopping Center for $425,000 with the intention of renovating it and using it as extra office space for the city and to rent out units to other bu More...

FDOT erecting bigger PB sign

Residents and tourists: Here is your sign.  Thanks in part to complaints from locals and tourists, the Florida Department of Transportation is erecting a larger sign to alert motorists of the turn off to Pensacola Beach.   More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff ’s Office.  Felonies 3/31/2015   Lyles, Clifton Lee, W/M, 21, 1000 block Presidio St., Navarre, burglary  4/1/2015   More...

FLASHBACKS

5 Years Ago April 8, 2010 Space Shuttle Discovery, piloted by U.S. Navy Capt. Alan G. Poindexter, son-in-law of Gulf Breeze residents Ron and Carol Pfeiffer, blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center. 1 Year Ago April 10, 2014 More...

Environmental champion

Jimmie Melvin presents Mary Beverly, Public Health Services Manager for Environmental Health and Epidemiology, an environmental award from Modern Woodmen of the World Chapter 906 Santa Rosa. More...

School

Teacher contract negotiations at Impasse

Impasse. That’s the word that both the Santa Rosa County School Board and the teacher’s union have never wanted to hear again, since the encountered what Impasse meant in 2009. More...

Best in Show

Gulf Breeze High School senior Jayme Arnold was crowned "Best in Show" during the GBHS Fine Arts Festival Student Art Show Awards. More...

Gulf Breeze Elementary's third Honor Roll announced

Mr. Warren Stevens, Principal, Mrs. Kim McChesney, Assistant Principal, and the Gulf Breeze Elementary Staff congratulate the following students:   A HONOR ROLL  First Grade  More...

Sports

Gulf Breeze boys, girls win eight singles, three doubles titles

The Gulf Breeze High boys and girls tennis teams made it a clean sweep on March 31, ­winning both District 1-2A ­championships at Shoreline Park.  The Lady Dolphins finished with 17 points, while Arnold needed to beat Rutherford in a dual match More...

Dance team award winners

Haylie Lecoraz (Dolphin Spirit), Dorothy Patterson (Academic and Leadership Award), Emily Viglione (Dolphin Dancer) and Haley Walls (Dolphin Leadership) were award winners at the recent GBHS Basketba More...

JV girls soccer award winners

Brenna Smith (left, Offensive Player) and Katelyn Stahl (right, Defensive Player) were award winners for the JV girls soccer team at the recent GBHS Soccer Awards Banquet. More...

Legals

City of Gulf Breeze

NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE 03-15

Please be advised that Proposed Ordinance 03-15 was presented to the City Council of the City of Gulf Breeze for first reading on Monday, April 6, 2015, and will be presented for a second reading at a City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, April More...

City of Gulf Breeze

PUBLIC NOTICE

City of Gulf Breeze Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Report Available   More...

Agencies search for person seen jumping from bridge

Search and rescue agencies and local law enforcement have exhausted their search efforts of a missing person after a motorist called 911 to report someone jumping from the top of the Pensacola Bay Bridge into Escambia Bay Tuesday afternoon.  More...

Ed Gray gets new contract

The financial advisor for the Capital Trust Agency and Gulf Breeze Financial Services is getting a new employment contract with the city to clear up any ambiguities of the past.  More...

Send in egg-stra reinforcements

Gulf Breeze Police Officers hopped to it on Sunday by helping Momentum Church and the Easter Bunny scatter Easter eggs behind Gulf Breeze Middle School as part of the church’s annual Easter Egg More...

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Island News

John Besh will head Taste of the Beach

Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce announces Celebrity Chef

Award-winning chef and famous TV personality John Besh will spice up the food and crowds at this year’s 8th Annual Taste of the Beach, September 18-19, at the Gulfside Pavilion on Pensacola Beach.  More...

Swenson Park Easter Celebration

Above: Kaitlyn Shrum draws a colorful Easter egg at Swenson Park, one of many children’s activities at the event. More...

News

Man arrested for threats, drugs

Thursday, March 26   Kathleen Caldwell, 51 of Gulf Breeze was arrested for possession of meth and drug paraphernalia.  Friday, March 27   Grego Librando, 31 of Pensacola was arrested at 3:48 a.m. More...

Waste Pro changes service dates in 32563

Beginning April 13, approximately 1,000 Waste Pro customers in the 32563 zip code solid waste franchise area will have a new recycling pick up day.  Impacted customers should receive a postcard notifying them of the change in recycling service d More...

Cause of tractor trailer fire determined

Overheated brakes were to blame for helping ignite a tractor trailer back on March 27.  The incident took place near the South Santa Rosa Annex and cut off both lanes of westbound traffic while crews with Midway Fire District extinguished the bl More...

Business

Bay Bridge

Insurance is your local agency

Any licensed insurance broker can provide quotes, but only one local insurance company can provide creative solutions to fit those quotes into a wide range of varying group and individual budgets.  Bay Bridge Insurance & Financial Solutions More...

Opinion

You gotta know when to let go

It’s hard letting go. More...

On the Spot

“Do you remember a teacher who made an impact on your life?”

God's word  “Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the LORD God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is.” — Amos 5:14   More...

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What can be done to help tourist traffic flow better?

Phil Jackson How about a sign at the end of the 3-Mile bridge as they enter GB telling them to get into the right lanes for the beach? More...