December 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Pearl Harbor event is Monday

It’s the 74th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor but its the first year of the “ Remembering Our Heroes – Celebrating America” and Marty Medve, owner of Trident Home Loans in Gulf Breeze is organizing what may be the bi More...

Sweet fundraiser has new home

It started when Blake Barclay was just 8 years old. He heard a radio plea for donations to build a new facility for those whose children were in the hospital. More...

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Community

Trotting before turkey

More than 1,100 compete in second annual Turkey Trot

More than 1,100 runners participated in the second annul Trot for Thought 5K Turkey Trot Thanksgiving morning on Pensacola Beach. More...

Entertainment

WEEK OF December 3 - December 9

Ice Flyers  Friday, Dec. 4, 7:05 p.m.   Vs. Macon Mayhem Saturday, Dec. 5, 7:05 p.m.  Vs. Fayetteville Antz Pensacola Bay Center  PSO: Home for the Holidays  Friday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m.   More...

Full House actress to return in Western series

Q: With all the news of “Fuller House” being in production, it got me to wondering what else Lori Loughlin has going on. What happened to her Western series? -- Tina Y., via email  More...

‘Tangerine’ is beautifully made

Sean Baker’s “Tangerine” is no doubt one of the most original and peculiar movies I’ve seen all year. Its characters are loud and unapologetic, even obnoxious at times, and aren’t inherently likable. More...

Sports

GBHS wins three Academic State titles

Football, volleyball, boys swim tops in class; GBHS in second in 6A after fall

The four-time defending 5A Academic State Champions from Gulf Breeze High added three more plaques to the trophy case after the release of the 2015-16 Florida High School Athletic Association’s Academic State Champions for the fall season. More...

Dolphins lose at Washington in Denmon debut

After a 10-day hiatus, the Gulf Breeze Dolphin basketball team got to compete against someone other than themselves.  After beating Jay in the second of two preseason games, the Dolphins had to wait 10 days to get on the floor for its first regu More...

TCU win trips up Gurus

Week 13 lived up to its historical relevance as all but one of the Gridiron Gurus went 5-5 or worse last week.  The only winning record last week belonged to Brad Phelps, who pulled into a first place tie with Philip Gibson heading into this wee More...

Opinion

Don’t let the City get away with it

The compromise offer reported in the Gulf Breeze News on November 25th seems to me to be a complete “sell out” to the Gulf Breeze City Council (GBCC) whose members are apparently too arrogant to know when they have won. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Thank you, Ed Gray and city staff

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

As we are approaching the holidays, we now have an opportunity to give thanks for all that we receive as residents of our very special community, Gulf Breeze. More...

general grand marshal

Who doesn’t love a parade? On Saturday, Dec. More...

Was it murder?

GBPD investigating suspicious death

There is a lot that Gulf Breeze Police Chief Robert Randle won’t disclose about the death of Lorie Musil, whose body was found Monday evening at 9:45 p.m. on the rocks behind the Bridge Bar.  More...

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Island News

Pensacola Beach plans holiday fun

Parades, fireworks and Polar Bear plunge planned this month

Pensacola Beach, on the Island with Santa's name included, is planning a lot of holiday fun for young and old alike.  On Saturday, Dec. 5, the Lighted Boat Parade floats in Little Sabine Bay and around to the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk. More...

Joy for the Beach

Pensacola Beach holiday tradition returns

The holidays can't officially start until Karen Jurkowich lifts the collective voices of the "Joy for the Beach" singers, according to some people who rely on the annual tradition to lift their spirits.  More...

'Raffle in the Castle' will benefit Pensacola Beach Optimist Club

The Pensacola Beach Optimists have a fun event planned for January 15, 2016 ... a winter party at which $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded.  More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Dec. More...

Flashbacks

December 3rd

A year ago this week... More...

Gulf Breeze child dies in wreck in Alabama

Father, siblings recovering from crash

An accident last Sunday on I-65 in Fultondale, Ala. resulted in the death of a Gulf Breeze child.  More...

School

GBMS has an unusual way of celebrating

Pies, Pigs, Pennies and Pastries was the theme at Gulf Breeze Middle School in honor of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. More...

Gulf Breeze Middle honors Player as Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year Lisa Player of Gulf Breeze Middle School never taught school until she was 40 years old. More...

Health

Which diet is the right diet to lower risk of heart disease?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am taking Zetia and niacin for extremely high cholesterol and triglycerides. Exactly what type of diet should I be on to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides? More...

Home & Garden

'Old Country Faire' entertains Pensacola Christian Women

Barbara Udit of the Pensacola Christian Women’s Club welcomed everyone to “Ye Olde Country Faire” Luncheon at the Yacht Club on Friday, Nov. 20. More...

Kids give thanks

St. Ann Discovery School hosted a Thanksgiving feast for students and their families. About 300 people were served a traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings. More...

GB JV cheerleader in Orlando parade

Savanna Haynes, a Gulf Breeze High School JV cheerleader, is one of more than 500 elementary, junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the country invited to represent Varsity Spirit in the 2015 Thanksgiving Tour at the Walt D More...