October 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals experience Holy Father’s visit

Father James Grebe with St. Ann Parish was one of a contingency from the church who traveled to the World Meeting of Families conference in Philadelphia, Pa. More...

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Baby Cairo

The baby girl Nile hippo born on Aug. 18 at The Zoo in Gulf Breeze has been named Cairo, after the capital of Egypt. Her mother, “Cleopatra,” weighs about 4,000 lbs. and the baby was born weighing approximately 70 lbs.   More...

Taste of Gulf Breeze, Expo brings community together for fun, networking

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the 3rd Annual Taste of Gulf Breeze last Friday evening in conjunction with the Gulf Breeze Community Expo. More...


‘NCIS: New Orleans’ is back with new cast members

Q: I am so happy that my favorite new show of last season, “NCIS: New Orleans,” is back! Can you give me the inside scoop for this season? - - Dominick F., via email More...

WEEK OF October 8 - October 14

LGBT Film Festival  Thursday, Oct. 8 - Saturday, Oct. 10  Various venues in Pensacola   The LGBT Film Festival highlights the artistic contributions of LGBT films and filmmakers.  Greek Festival   More...


SR Schools to celebrate school lunch week

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Santa Rosa schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 12- 16. More...


Gulf Breeze High School’s JROTC students were on television. The crew from the show FORWARD MARCH!, came to the Gulf Breeze High and filmed the JROTC Honor Guard in action at a pep rally.  More...

I’ll bump to that

The staff of Gulf Breeze High School wore their navy blue polos and khaki pants to honor Danny Brothers on his first day as Gulf Breeze High School Principal.   More...


Psoriasis can precede psoriatic arthritis

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 77-year-old male. I had to stop playing golf about two years ago due to joint pain. I had psoriasis from age 15 until I was 40. More...

Home & Garden

Earl Culver trains for a pilgrimage walk

Earl Culver of Tiger Point is training for the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrimage walk in Spain. He’s been walking 4-8 miles a day all around the Tiger Point area with his weighted back pack (which he’ll carry on the Camino).  More...

Women in Business

In a beach community, real estate is big business. One of the area’s top real estate companies employs several women, who are reaching their personal business goals with great success. More...

Gulf Breeze Library hosts ‘Star Wars Reads’ on Saturday

October Events @ Your Library®

Star Wars Reads Day The force is strong at the Santa Rosa County Libraries. There will be crafts, activities, costumes, galactic goodies, and contests. Check our online calendar for details. More...

City raises water rates

Non-residents will pay more at the tap

On Monday night, the Gulf Breeze City Council voted unanimously for a 3 percent surcharge and 4.1 percent rate increase on water and sewage bills for the South Santa Rosa Utility System’s customers living outside of the Gulf Breeze city limits. More...

GBHS to get $5 million-plus in improvements over next 5 years

Gulf Breeze High is slated to receive over $5 million in renovations over the next five years. More...

School district tops state standard results

Students in Santa Rosa County once again landed at the top of the state’s 68 school districts in test results released by state’s school board last week. More...



Island News

Art, Wine fest coming Oct. 18

With the stroke of a brush and the pop of a cork, the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk will transform into an artist and foodie’s paradise during the 2015 Pensacola Beach Art & Wine Festival on Sunday, October 18.  More...

Welcome WAGGIN’

Parkway Animal Hospital held an open house Wednesday, Sept. 30 and welcomed new veterinarian Mary Deaver. Dr. Deaver is a Gulf Breeze native who began her career as a teen working at the clinic.  More...


Calendar of Meetings

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1 year ago Santa Rosa County Clerk of Courts Don Spencer along with several government officials hosted a tour of our current county courthouse, the event brought to light the degrading conditions of the courthouse and the need for a new facility. More...

Brothers interviewing AP candidates

Gulf Breeze High School’s new principal, Danny Brothers, is in the process of holding interviews for a replacement for the job he left vacant at the high school of Assistant Principal. More...


On your mark, set, Chomp!

Bindi to swim for the University of Florida

Tori Bindi has developed a lot of upper body strength over the years as a swimmer. But even shoulders as broad as hers are more than happy to have this burden lifted from them. More...

Big win, but at a big price, for Dolphins

GB rolls over Milton 48-26, lose QB Phelps to broken collarbone

For the Dolphins, it was a much needed win. But it sure did come with a hefty price tag. Gulf Breeze punted only one time and played turnover-free football as they stunned Milton 48-26 on their Homecoming Friday night. More...

Loyalty gives Newell a win

Lisa Newell, a Florida grad, was the lone Guru to pick the the Gators Saturday over Ole Miss. Philip Gibson went 5-5 last week, but still holds a two-game lead over Tim Buttell, Jenny Ross and Patrick Simpson heading into Week 6 this week. More...


Political Cartoon

Full Story

Rate increase plan doesn’t hold water

Despite the facts and the intent of Florida state statute #180.191, the City of Gulf Breeze wants to add additional charges to all the residents in Zip code 32563. More...

Why reject city’s offer for rubber track?

Letters to the Editor

I would like to comment on the August 13, 2015 article “New GBHS athletic director focusing on improving facilities.” Congratulations to Coach Hundley. More...