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GBE PTO hosts annual fundraiser

The Gulf Breeze Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization held their annual school fundraiser to help offset the costs associated with advanced reading, math superstars, teachers grants, field days, computers and technology, and more.  "This More...

Shop local at Colley Bicycle Works in GB

If there has been a gap in the locally-owned bicycle market in the area, then Colley Bicycle Works located in the Seashell Collection Shopping Center is here to fill it.  As homage to the Colley Brothers who helped the Wright Brothers work on th More...

The Gem asks for donations of previously loved items

Clean out the closets, garages, storage units, nooks and crannies and make room for the holidays by donating those previously loved items to The Gem. More...

News

Despite $2,500 reward, still no leads on GBHS vandalism

SRSO honing in on Navarre H.S. vandalism suspects

The investigation of the two vandalism incidents that took place a few weeks ago at Navarre and Gulf Breeze High Schools is still underway, though Major Bob Johnson from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office said an arrest in connection with t More...

Calendar of Meetings

Nov. Thursday 26 Gulf Breeze City Hall Closed GBA Chamber Closed SRC Offices Closed Friday 27 Gulf Breeze City Hall Closed GBA Chamber Closed More...

Flashbacks

November 25

A year ago this week  “Gulf Breeze Will Do,’ a philanthropic mission to benefit individuals and groups in the Gulf Breeze Community held its first informational meeting.  5 years ago this week   More...

School

Special public to hearing to address Pledge of Allegiance

Members of Santa Rosa County’s state legislative delegation will hold a special public hearing regarding the recent controversy over the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in classrooms. It will be Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 6:30 p.m. More...

Having fun for Fricker Center

Pensacola Beach resident Kylie Finkbone (above, third from left), along with Pensacola High classmates (from left) Dan Vandiver, Eric Finger and Conner Timby, raised more than $300 for the Milk and Honey Outreach Ministries at the Fricker Center on F More...

Saying (and playing) no to drugs

On Oct. 28, the Gulf Breeze Middle School Band performed for students at Gulf Breeze Elementary as part of the Red Ribbon Rally. The band performed and helped to cheer on the elementary students to say NO to drugs. More...

Health

Can heart surgery cause hot flashes?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had hot flashes, similar to those experienced by post-menopausal women, ever since my coronary bypass in 1990. More...

Opinion

The way to fight ISIS? With cartoons

Pundits like to complain that there are few voices from the Islamic world that condemn terrorist attacks by Islamic extremists. I run a small business that distributes editorial cartoons from around the world. More...

Political Cartoon

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Insurance fraud costs every consumer

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City, county near Tiger Point compromise

Homeowners extend olive branch on terms, conditions

It’s been over three months since Gulf Breeze City officials met in a standing-room-only public meeting with County Commissioners concerning the conditional use permit for the city’s sewage facility adjacent to Tiger Point Golf Course. More...

SRSO probes infant’s death

The death of a two-month-old infant is under investigation of the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office that occurred last Tuesday at a single family residence on Government Dr. in Gulf Breeze.  More...

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Island News

Pensacola Beach pastel

Kathleen Copen shot this photo of Pensacola Beach at Park West on Pensacola Beach in October 2014. The light makes the sky look airbrushed in pastel hues.   More...

Open alcohol ban on Boardwalk begins March 1

Because of a request of a petition from the businesses along the Quietwater Boardwalk as well as hotel owners on the beach, beginning March 1, 2016 no open containers of alcohol will be allowed on Pensacola Beach Boardwalks, sidewalks, or in parking More...

Park service reopens Ft. Pickens Rd.

Opal Beach restrooms remain closed   Fort Pickens Road and the Fort Pickens area reopened Friday, Nov. 21 after high surf associated with a front caused beach erosion.  More...

Entertainment

‘Love the Coopers’ – Bring on the holiday cheer, etc ...

Now Showing

‘Tis the season for the annual regular routine of “Holiday Movies” – a specific type and texture of movie that is as pointedly distinct as that shot of brandy in this year’s store bought eggnog.  More...

WEEK OF November 25 - December 2

Pensacola Beach Turkey Trot 5K Thursday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. Casino Beach Parking Lot More...

Morgan gets role on ‘Walking Dead’

Q: One of my favorite actors is Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Can you tell me what he has in the works? -- Linda F., via email  More...

Sports

GBSA Blue Mites win championship

Sometimes, 10-year-olds have trouble listening to parents or others in authority. Fortunately for Brian Batte and the rest of the GBSA Blue Mite coaches, that’s not the case. More...

Mixed results for Gurus

Last week brought varying results in the Gridiron Guru contest.  Lisa Newell was the lone one to pick Baylor’s win over Oklahoma State, while only two (Philip Gibson, Patrick Simpson) had Ole Miss beating LSU and Michigan State’s win More...

GBSA Mite cheer winners

The GBSA Mite Cheerleading squad took first place in the small squad mite division of at the Gulf Coast Cheer Alliance meet Nov. 7. More...

Home & Garden

Dr. Bert Jordan turns 90!

Family, friends celebrate man who helped form Gulf Breeze

Dr. Bert Jordan turned 90 years old on November 14 and his family gave him a party. This prestigious event was celebrated on that day at his home in Gulf Breeze. More...

A Good Samaritan

Fred Cornett assembles a cast of volunteers to help provide medical assistance to needy

He never stops moving. He’s opening first this door, then another, motioning down the hall to yet another door. He’s showing off his baby, and he’s in his element. More...

Dorman is military relocation specialist

Daniel Dorman with Levin Rinke Resort Realty earned the nationally recognized Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification. More...