January 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

George uses the force to promote ‘Star Wars’

Nearly two decades ago, local lad Jackson George left Florida for California.  More...

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Entertainment

WEEK OF January 21 - January 27

Historic Pensacola Trolley Tour Thursday, Jan. 21 - March 10 Pensacola Visitor’s Center More...

‘Carol’ - heartbreaking beautiful period love story

In the 1950s it was impossible to be openly gay in upscale polite American society. The psychiatric profession still listed homosexuality as a mental illness in its central reference textbook, the original DSM. More...

Fourth season of ‘Bates Motel’ returns to A&E on Monday, March 7

Q: I would like to know the name of the actress who plays opposite Jeremy Renner in “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.” I think she was in “Clash of the Titans” too. Any info you have on her would be great. More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins repeat as champs

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team picked the perfect time to play its best half of soccer all season. More...

Davenport a busier GB coach than most

Who can ever forget watching Mia Hamm play soccer? As one of the all-time greats in the world of women’s soccer, Hamm’s courage and determination still serves to inspire girls and women all over the world.  More...

Perfect week for most Gurus

The divisional round of the NFL Playoffs last weekend was a good one for most of Gridiron Gurus as more than half (Philip Gibson, Jacob Lintner, Jenny Ross and Patrick Simpson) were all 4-0.  More...

Home & Garden

Forward March! show to feature military wives

The Forward March! television program starts its’ third season tonight, Thursday, Jan. 21, at 7 PM on Mobile’s WJTC UTV Channel 44. More...

Opinion

Keeping the current bridge site keeps traffic and money flowing through Gulf Breeze

Since the publicity over the proposed new bridge design and routing, we have received many comments. We have found no one who disagrees that the proposed new bridge should route traffic east of Gulf Breeze, either completely, or as one of two exits. More...

Some things are better done discreetly

We’ve all seen it. Some of us are honest enough to admit we’ve even done it. I’ve seen folks do it while crawling through through traffic or while waiting at a red light. More...

Bridge site proposal makes sense

Thanks to Gulf Breeze News for giving residents a chance to present their views on the new Bay bridge. (Is it too late to change the bridge landing? January 14)  More...

Visit Gulf Breeze?

Mayor eyes Tourist Devopment Board

The city receives about $100,000 a year in Tourist Development Funds coming from bed taxes and other sources, and Mayor Matt Dannheisser wants to create an advisory committee that will help to determine protocol and how to most efficiently use that m More...

Bidders vie for bay bridge job

Last week, Florida Department of Transportation District 3 Consultant Project Management Engineer Kerrie Harrell updated the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce on the current status of the Pensacola Bay Bridge replacement project. More...

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News

Calendar of Meetings

Jan.  Thursday 21  SRC School Board Meeting  9 a.m., Board Room, 5086 Canal St., Milton  SRC School Board Workshop - Growth Mgmt  noon, The Russell Center  Friday 22  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast   More...

Flashbacks

January 21st

One year ago this week  The Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce awarded the title Business of the Year to Gulf Breeze News.  Five years ago this week   More...

Stuller to serve 20 years for habitual felonies

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced on January 8 that Shawn Thomas Stuller, age 27, was sentenced on January 7 by Circuit Judge John Miller to 20 years in state prison as a Habitual Felony Offender.  More...

School

Gulf Breeze Optimists host Youth Appreciation Week

Students shadow city leaders and take over the city

If the city council and department heads look a bit younger this week, it’s because students from Gulf Breeze Middle School are getting a hands-on civics lesson by shadowing city department heads and some will even cast votes as members of thei More...

Everything adds up for Duffy

GBHS Math teacher is SRC Teacher of the Year

Stephanie Duffy said everything happened so fast last week, it was “kind of a blur.”  Duffy, a math teacher at Gulf Breeze High, first received notice at the beginning of the week that she was a semi-finalist for the Santa Rosa Count More...

Nevermore, once more

GBHS drama students Michele Bearman and Gage Thomas perform a scene from Nevermore Saturday at the Ashmore Auditorium on the campus of Pensacola State College.   More...

Business

What to look for from a financial advisor

There’s a lot to know about investing, so it’s a good idea to get some professional help. However, with so many financial advisors out there, how can you choose one that’s right for you?  More...

LaBrisa named Gulf Breeze Chamber Business of the Year at Gala

LaBrisa Waterfront Cafe is the Gulf Breeze Chamber's business of the year, awarded Saturday night at the annual Gala event. Owners John and Mary Huggins operate the restaurant inside the Quality Inn in Gulf Breeze. Other winners were T.J.  More...