September 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Site selected for Blackhawk memorial

With a lot of hard work and determination and a little bit of luck thrown in there will be a 10-foot tall memorial including an Eagle with a wing span of six feet and an American flag measuring about six feet by nine feet, according to the artist, st More...

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Blue lives matter

ABOVE: Donna Troy and other wives of local law enforcement officers gathered Saturday to paint the 17th Ave. trestle with a message of support and encouragement. More...

City honors Sgt. Tatro’s heroism

Gulf Breeze Police Officer Sgt. More...

Gulf Breeze has a new postmaster

His eyes sparkle. He grins. This young man from New Jersey, Steven A. Marchionne, the new postmaster in Gulf Breeze, has been here for about four months. He loves it. More...


BOCC debates gas tax, alcohol sales

The issues of the local gas tax and alcohol sales surfaced again this week at the Santa Rosa County Commission’s committee meeting Monday.  More...

Calendar of Meetings

Sept. Thursday 24 Commissioner Regular 9 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room GBA Chamber Governmental Affairs Meeting noon, GBA Chamber, Conference Room GBA Chamber Business After Hours More...

GB underground utilities a possibility

The city has a plan to bury all aerial utilities in the Hwy. 98 corridor underground, and they are taking a preliminary step to see if it’s possible.  More...


Eagles pull away to beat GBHS

Dolphins host West Florida in matchup of 1-3 teams Friday

Gulf Breeze held a lead late into the first quarter, but the Pine ­Forest Eagles scored on five straight ­possessions en route to a 56-17 win Friday on­ Homecoming 2015 for the Dolphins. More...

Lady Dolphins drop first of season in 5

GBHS can’t hold 2-1 lead; rematch Oct. 15 in Gulf Breeze

The Gulf Breeze Lady­Dolphin volleyball team­recorded a total of seven kills­after taking a 2- 1 lead at­Catholic as the Lady ­Crusaders handed GBHS its first loss of the season 21-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-15, 15-10 Sept. 16 in ­Pensacola. More...

Gurus begin to separate

Week 3 of the Gridiron Guru contest created some separation in the standings, thanks to the Alabama/Ole Miss and the Auburn/LSU games.  Phillip Gibson was the only one to get both of those games right, which is why he went 8-2 on the week. More...


No harm in taking nitro for angina

DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you write about the effect that angina, stopped quickly by nitro, has on one’s system? More...


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Football games are hard to predict

Several years ago, I was employed at a large advertising agency and decided to participate in the football pool. This was several years before I became a full fledged fan, and mostly attended games for the social aspect.  More...

Hillary Clinton’s reality show

What do Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have in common? They both despise the idea of apologizing.  More...

GBHS has a new principal

Danny Brothers is the new principal of Gulf Breeze High School – as of Oct. 1. More...

GBPD injuries on the rise

Over $200K in claims this year

Workers compensation for the Gulf Breeze Police Department have skyrocketed for FY 2015, and city staff is working to keep up and prevent from getting caught off guard again.  More...

City hires pros for bridge design input

City Manager Edwin “Buz” Eddy said that one of 15 potential contractors interested in building the new Pensacola Bay Bridge has asked the city for a series of comments relative to the 100-page Request for Proposals that FDOT has drafted w More...




Nickelodeon partners with UWF Historic Trust

The University of West Florida Historic Trust has partnered with Nickelodeon to encourage children to get up, get out and go play on Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play set for September 26.  More...

Beaches to Woodlands Tour offers a lot of Santa Rosa County fun

The 12th annual Beaches to Woodlands Tour Schedule is packed with events ranging from a new country music festival at Navarre Beach to fall-weather-friendly pumpkin patches and mazes in Milton, 5k runs, theatre, art, history and cultural events and m More...

Enjoy food, art and more at Pensacola Seafood Fest

Savor delicious seafood and enjoy the historic surroundings of downtown Pensacola during the 38th annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta of Five Flags. More...


SR teachers to get raises

Santa Rosa County School District teachers have a new contract. More...

Homecoming Week full of fun festivities

Different theme days leads up to Friday's game, Saturday's dance

Gulf Breeze High students were full of spirit this past week, jumping in with both feet to celebrate Homecoming, 2015.  Each day held a different theme, with students dressing appropriate to represent those themes.   Monday Sept. More...


GBUMC Soundside dedicates prayer labyrinth

The Soundside Campus of Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church dedicatied a Prayer Labyrinth on Saturday, Sept. 19 to God in memory of Mary “Emma“ Grace. More...

A sacred journey

Several parishioners from St. Ann Parish will be among the millions gathered for the World Meeting of Families 2015 in Philadelphia with Pope Francis. More...


Maude Evelyn Guess

December 5, 1926- September 17, 2015

Maude Evelyn Guess, 88, of Gulf Breeze, FL passed away at her home September 17, 2015.  Maude was born December 5, 1926 in Sanford, FL to Isaac and Myrtle Meloy. More...


Business of the Month

Members of the Gulf Breeze Chamber congratulate Pastor Tim Payne and the staff and friends of Momentum Church on winning the designation as September's Business of the Month.   More...

Home & Garden

Barbara Elbert celebrates her 80th year in queenly fashion

We declare September 15, 2015 to be Barbara Elbert’s Day from this day forward; it is her 80th birthday. On Sunday September 13, she was named Queen for a Day when her husband, Theo. More...

Gulf Breeze Optimist Club doles out awards

At Gulf Breeze Optimist Club's annual Installation and Awards Banquet held at St. Ann, Gulf Breeze Optimist Club named Verne Rhodes as Optimist of the year. More...

That green grass may be Astro Turf

Outside the small California- Mex restaurant in Las Vegas, Nevada, the air was dry and cool on a late September afternoon. I had just enjoyed a great lunch with some great friends as we gathered to discuss our plans for the rest of the day. More...