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Island News

Business is all play for cruise broker

Gulf Breeze resident Keith Mangum recently opened a new business in the area called Cruise Planners where he is helping others find the vacation of their dreams. More...

Looking for cottonmouths in paradise

We borrowed a canoe and a couple of kayaks. One neighbor even donated a canoe to our new family camp, which lies just between Brewton and Andalusia. More...

News

County wants open meeting on TPGC

Gulf Breeze City Council is being offered what the county commissioners are calling one last “olive branch” from the county this week to sit down at an informal public meeting and discuss the issues surrounding the Tiger Point Golf Course More...

July Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 23  Commissioner Regular  9 a.m., Administrative Center, Board Room  GBA Chamber Governmental Affairs Meeting  noon, GBA Chamber, Conference Room  SRC School Board Workshop & 2015-16 Budget Presentation   More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

Felonies   7/15 /15  Serio, Magen Nikol, W/ F, 29, 2000 block Sweet St., Navarre, probation violation  7/ 16/15  More...

Home & Garden

It's Christmas in July at GB Library

Summer reading programs for the kids have started up again and summer activities are in full bloom at the Gulf Breeze Library. More...

‘Mame’

Local teens bring favorite production to Pensacola State College stage

“Mame – the Musical” is bringing the Pensacola State College stage alive with music, dancing and colorful costumes for the 25th anniversary of the Pensacola State College summer high school workshop S.H.O.W. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Do not put more money into TPGC

Letters to the Editor

The following is quoted from an article titled “The Future of Golf” in the respected financial periodical “The Economist,” December 14, 2014.  “Only a few years ago some golf gurus forecast that the sport would grow More...

It makes no sense...

Yes, the city promised to reopen the West course; yes, the city offered $200,000 to Santa Rosa Shores HOA to spiff up the area; and yes, promises were made to the county commissioners in order to secure conditional usage of a portion of the golf cour More...

Private meeting questioned

City eyeing sale of portion of TPGC

At Monday’s Regular City Council Meeting Mayor Matt Dannheisser addressed the council regarding the city and county coming to a solution about what to do with the west course of the Tiger Point Golf Course. More...

Midway Fire Dept. dedicates new engine

To many, yellow is the color of hope. It’s the first color they see gleaming through their windows when they wake up in the morning, and for locals in distress, it’s the sign that help is on the way.  More...

Events

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Entertainment

WEEK OF July 23 - July 30

Thursdays in the Park Thursday, July 23, 6 - 8 p. m. Navarre Park Enjoy The Rowdies at Navarre Park. Blue Wahoos Home Game More...

‘Trainwreck’ is standard fare

Judd Apatow’s movies tend to have a welldeveloped dramatic core, though they’re undoubtedly comedies, him being a director that doesn’t solely go for cheap laughs. More...

‘Glee’ actress to play ‘Supergirl’

Q: I saw previews for the new “Supergirl” series, and the lead actress looks so familiar to me. Who is she, and what can you tell me about her? - Katie K., Naples, Fla.  More...

School

After school program for middle schoolers in works

The City of Gulf Breeze is working to organize an after school program for middle schoolers at the community center, and the clock is ticking as they aim to have it off the ground by the first day of school, August 17.  More...

Graduation Announcements

David (D.J.) Dalton, a 2000 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, received his MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from Auburn University during ceremonies on May 9, 2015.   More...

Sports

Experienced offense has LSU thinking big in 2015

Tigers have eight starters back, including Heisman hopeful Fournette

Editorial Note - The following is the second of an eight-part series previewing college football teams throughout the region. This week, we focus on LSU.   Obi-Wan Kenobi would love the LSU Tigers. More...

Wahoos to host Gulf Breeze Night August 18

The Blue and Gold would be out in strong fashion on August 18 as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos will celebrate Gulf Breeze Night at the ballpark.  More...

Wahoos lose three of five in Birmingham

The Birmingham Barons scored seven runs in the sixth inning Sunday as they beat Pensacola 11-3 to win three out of five in their series last week in Birmingham.  Wahoos 6, Barons 5 (Friday): Marquez Smith, Seth Mejias-Brean and Sean Buckley all More...