November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Gulf Breeze makes safest city list

A low crime rate propels Gulf Breeze to the 13th safest city in Florida, according to Niche.com.  More...

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Community

Ashley Brown to perform

The Pensacola Symphony Orchestra welcomes Broadway star and Gulf Breeze native, Ashley Brown for a special holiday performance on Friday, Dec. 4. Tickets for Home for the Holidays are on sale for this one-night only special event. More...

Beards raise awareness of testicular cancer

In an effort to promote and educate men’s health, specifically prostate cancer, Woodlands Urologists will be growing facial hair during Movember to help raise awareness for an important cause, men’s health.  More...

Navarre wins Beach Bowl Soup Cup challenge

Caring and Sharing of South Santa Rosa County announced that Navarre High School won the Beach Bowl Soup Cup challenge this week, helping to provide Thanksgiving and Christmas meal distributions to needy families in our area.  More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Nov. Thursday 5 Tourist Development Council 8:30 a.m., Tiger Point Community Center Friday 6 Optimist Club Breakfast 6:30 a.m., GB Hospital Cafeteria Monday 9 Commission Committee More...

Flashbacks

A year ago this week...  The City of Gulf Breeze plans to extend their natural gas service to Pensacola Beach.  Five Years ago this week..   More...

Health Department re-opens 16 months after flood

The Gulf Breeze location of the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) in Santa Rosa County, located at 5840 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., re-opened on Tuesday after closing due to the April 2014 flooding.  “There was about 18 inches of water throughout More...

Sports

Valley to peak in 72 hours

GBHS bounces back from 47-7 loss to win three-team shootout at Milton; clinch district runner up

Sorry, soccer team, but you’re gonna be without your starting goalkeeper a little while longer. T.J. More...

Volleyball loses five-setter to Choctaw

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team went the distance Saturday with Choctaw, but the Lady Indians crossed the finish line first, edging the Lady Dolphins 17- 25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-25, 15-10 in a Region 1-6A semifinal match at Gulf Breeze. More...

Dolphin golfers ninth at state

The Gulf Breeze High boys golf team finished ninth out of 16 teams at the 2A state golf tournaments Thursday and Friday.  Gulf Breeze was eighth after day one, shooting a 333. They shot 335 on day two. More...

Home & Garden

Clubs begin holiday plans in November

Gulf Coast Friends would like to invite all members to the November Luncheon and Meeting at La Brisa Restaurant in Gulf Breeze on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Family law bill is detrimental to children

Another dangerously flawed “Family Law Reform” bill has been once again submitted in the Florida Legislature.  More...

We all need someone to help things click

Paul loved his grandmother. She survived the great depression, a broken hip, and a house fire before Alzheimer’s disease had its way with her.  More...

Vandalism taints rivalry

The rivalry between Gulf Breeze and Navarre High Schools may have gone too far, as last week both high schools were vandalized with spray-painted profanity and vulgar symbols.  More...

Gulf Breeze residents to see utility rate hike

At Monday’s Regular City Council Meeting the council adopted Ordinance No. 07-15, which establishes a Municipal Public Service Tax (MPST) rate of 7.5 percent after its second reading and public hearing. More...

Plane lands on Pensacola Beach

A Cessna 172 made an emergency landing at Opal Beach area on­ Pensacola Beach at 10 a.m. Monday morning. Two people were on board and no injuries were reported. The plane landed on the sand and was able to taxi to the Opal Beach parking lot. More...

Events

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Entertainment

WEEK OF November 5 - November 11

Science on the Street Thursday, Nov. 5 - Monday, Nov. 16 Downtown Pensacola More...

‘Meadowland’ courageously dark

The thing that’s so exhilarating about Reed Morano’s directorial debut “Meadowland” is its courageous tendency to not shy away from darkness. More...

Win tickets to PLT’s ‘Always a Bridesmaid’

Have you seen the crazy clip of Katherine Heigl in “27 Dresses” when she tries on her old bridesmaid dresses from all 27 weddings she’s been in?  In honor of PLT’s upcoming production of “Always A Bridesmaid” More...

School

Teacher of the Year

Gulf Breeze Elementary Teacher of the Year is Susan Docherty. Mrs. Docherty is a kindergarten teacher at the school. She is pictured with Principal Warren Stevens.   More...

Student volunteer

Rose Buchanan, a student at Gulf Breeze Middle School, is Gulf Breeze Elementary School's Student Volunteer of the Year. Rose has volunteered for three years. She is pictured with Principal Warren Stevens.   More...

Go-ing above and beyond at GBES

Maria Goes named Volunteer of the Year

The administration at Gulf Breeze Elementary School has named Maria Goes its ­Volunteeer of the Year. More...

Obituaries

William E Brooks, Jr.

1922 - 2015

William (Bill) Emmett Brooks, Jr. of Gulf Breeze, FL died peacefully at the age of 93 on October 27, 2015.  More...

Health

PSC dental clinic offers low cost services

The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus offers low cost, preventive dental hygiene services to the public.  Oral cancer screening, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants are some of the se More...

Large teratoma found near heart

DEAR DR. ROACH: I had a CT scan due to broken ribs from a very recent fall. The scan revealed a large teratoma near my heart. I am 69 and was previously unaware of this formation. More...