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Students keep coming to SR County

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted Santa Rosa County School Board Member Scott Peden to speak at the Governmental Affairs Committee meeting for an update on SRC school matters. More...

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TEN YEARS AGO  September 1, 2005   More...

Register now for Gulf Breeze Community Expo

Event will be Oct. 2 and 3

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 26th Annual Gulf Breeze Community Expo, on Friday and Saturday Oct. 2 and 3 at the Gulf Breeze Community Center.  More...

Breezing through the Breeze for healthcare

Oregon natives Lizzy Trickey and Haley Winkelman biked their way through Gulf Breeze last week as they pedaled across the country to raise awareness and donations for Watsi, a nonprofit group that enables anyone to directly fund life-changing healthc More...


City to raise SSRUS water, sewer rates

The city council is talking South Santa Rosa Utility Services water and sewer rate increases and an additional surcharge that relates to the cost of doing business, said Assistant Director of Public Services Thomas Lambert.  More...

Calendar of Meetings

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Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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

FELONIES   8/25/15  Crane, Karen Elaine, W/F, 59, 4000 block Soundpointe Dr., Gulf Breeze, drug possession  8/26/15  More...


Most medications increase fall risk

DEAR DR. ROACH: You recently wrote that antihistamines used for sleep can increase the risk of falls. Are there any sleep aids that don’t increase fall risk? -- C.A.L.  More...

Home & Garden

An enduring story of love and faith

Al and Gerrie Harris celebrate 65 years

Al and Gerrie Harris will celebrate 65 years of marriage on September 6. They were married at the First Presbyterian Church in Macon, Ga. on September 6, 1950. The wedding was officiated by Albert Grady Harris, Sr, the groom’s father.  More...


At Katrina Anniversary Ceremony, U. S. Coast Guard honors Gulf Breeze Artist’s Painting

Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast 10 years ago this week and a local artists’s painting captures the efforts to rescue those stranded in their flooded homes. More...

SRIA gives sublessors a break

There will soon be fresh produce available for sale on the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk Sunday mornings.  Also, drivers will soon see a brand new welcome sign at the East entrance to the beach, coming off the road from the National Seashore. More...

Local airman killed in ambush

The Air Force reported that two special operations airman, one of whom has local ties, died early Wednesday, Aug. More...

FDOT to permanently close Hwy. 98 median

It’s about to get a little less convenient for some to access the Gulf Breeze Shopping Center, but Florida Department of Transportation and Gulf Breeze Police Department officials believe it’s going to be safer.  More...



Island News

Why do some things keep growing?

I got a haircut today. Marc clipped, buzzed, and trimmed each little hair on my head. Then he took the humming little clippers and trimmed my ears and then even had the audacity to ask if I wanted him to get the hairs coming out of my nose. More...


The Pensacola Beach Women’s Club held their August meeting at Hemingway’s Bar and Grill and celebrated their August birthday girls. More...


‘Digging for Fire’ charming, clever

Joe Swanberg is changing the face of American independent cinema. In a matter of 10 years, he’s managed to direct 18 feature films (including his latest “Digging For Fire”). More...

‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ to be made into a movie in 2016

Q: I got hooked on this show on HBO called “The Leftovers,” and I wondered when and if it was coming back. I hope so! -- Kelly K., via email   More...

Blue Angels prepare for Homecoming

Flight team ends season with Nov. 6-7 air show

The Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will close the 2015 season at their annual Homecoming Air Show aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 6-7.  More...


Cook returns as Seminoles prepare for season opener

Florida begins post Jameis Winston era Saturday night against Texas State

Editorial Note - The following is the last installment of an eight-part series previewing college football teams throughout the region. This week, we focus on Florida State. More...

Dolphins look to regroup after loss

GBHS commits four turnovers at Choctaw, host Catholic Friday

While they may be long-time rivals, the Gulf Breeze Dolphins and the Catholic Crusaders both have something in common.  The two teams will look to notch their first wins of the season when they meet Friday night at Dolphin Stadium. More...

Another season of Gridiron Gurus gets underway

The 10th annual Gulf Breeze News Gridiron Gurus contest - one that pits several local business owners against each other, picking college and pro football games all the way to the Super Bowl.  Here’s a brief description of each of this yea More...


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I’m thankful for those who labor

This weekend is the unofficial end to summer, or Labor Day. It’s one of the rare threeday weekends, which, for most, is their last opportunity to get a paid day off until Thanksgiving.  More...

Yes, pander to Trump on immigration

Donald Trump’s rise in the polls is inextricably linked to the issue of immigration.  He probably wouldn’t have achieved liftoff without it, and now that his campaign has entered a new phase of semi-attempted seriousness, it is fitti More...