February 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Tsunami signs reduce flood insurance rates

Tsunami signs are being placed around Navarre Beach areas and evacuation routes in Santa Rosa County. More...

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Island News

Who should pay for beach renourishment?

Beach renourishment with new white sand was discussed at both the Santa Rosa Island Authority meeting on Pensacola Beach and the Santa Rosa County meeting in Tiger Point last week. More...

SRIA plans new reefs

Rubble project will attract fish to pier

Paolo Ghio, acting Executive Director for Santa Rosa island Authority, told Gulf Breeze News this week that not only will there be two new reefs off Pensacola Beach soon, but fishing around the pier should be getting better within the next year or tw More...

2015 annual beach passes for are good through April

People who bought Annual Passes to cross the bridge to Pensacola Beach in 2015 are getting extra bang for their buck, for sure. More...

News

FDOT stands firm on bridge landing

Construction of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge is on its way, and as Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 3 Consultant Project Management Engineer Kerrie Harrell put it, it’s going to be painful.  More...

Flashbacks

February 18th

1 year ago this week... More...

Correction

In an article from the Gulf Breeze News Feb. 11 edition, “Is our local drinking water safe?” Gregg DeLapp, operations manager for Midway Water System, was misidentified. Gulf Breeze News regrets the error.   More...

Sports

Clayton ‘comes home’

‘93 GBHS grad named new Dolphin football coach

When Bobby Clayton says he’s sat in your seats, he’s really means it. A 1993 Gulf Breeze High grad, Clayton was introduced as the Dolphins’ new head football coach Tuesday. More...

Lady Dolphin lacrosse wins first two

Boys win opener over W. Florida

Gulf Breeze High lacrosse got off to a good start last week as the Lady Dolphins won its first two games, while the boys won their season opener over West Florida.  Lady Dolphins 9, Gainesville Eastside 1: Frances Williams scored four goals and More...

Hat trick in debut

Daly Ostrander drives in for one of her three goals in the Lady Dolphin lacrosse’s 10-1 junior varsity win over West Florida.   More...

Opinion

Zika: government protection or government threats?

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

The Democrat Administration of Obama has said it will protect us from domestic terrorists and violence by limiting gun access. His administration has said it will vet all middle eastern immigrates for incoming terrorists. More...

Just Say No to draft registration for women — and men

Testifying before the US Senate’s Armed Services Committee in early February, Generals Mark A. Milley (the US Army’s chief of staff) and Robert B. More...

Privatizing air traffic control would hurt Florida businesses

I grew up inspired by flight—my father was a B- 17 pilot in World War II-- but flying was not something I ever thought I’d use as an amazingly incredible tool for my business. More...

Storms hit SR Shores

Winds toss boats, rip roofs off homes

At first glance, Tuesday morning seemed like a perfect Florida day with mild temperatures and blue skies; but several Santa Rosa Shores families were waking up to damage from what they believed to be a tornado that passed through their back yards the More...

Black Hawk memorial will be a 3-day event in March

A full Black Hawk 11 Memorial three-day event will take place in Navarre March 9, 10, and 11. More...

Events

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Entertainment

WEEK OF February 18 - 24

Historic Pensacola Trolley Tour  February 18 - March 15  Pensacola Visitor Center   More...

Tarantino delivers ‘The Hateful Eight’

From where this moviegoer sits, writer/director Quentin Tarantino remains one of the greatest, if not the very best, filmmaker of this or any other time in movie history. Mr. More...

‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ returning

Q: Like so many others, I was devastated to learn of the death of Alan Rickman. How are his friends and former castmates doing? More...

School

The Children’s Place plans kindergarten

The Children’s Place, the children’s school at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church, will add a kindergarten class in the 2016-2017 year.  Director Renee Cobb says the school is responding to a demand from parents who want a private p More...

Next stop, Pace

Claire Overly (above) and Maria Figueiredo (left) compete for the GBHS Winterguard and Percussion teams, respectively, during Saturday's Escambia High School Colorguard & Percussion Showcase. GBHS competes at Pace Saturday.   More...

Business

Be aware of risks of not investing

You’ve no doubt heard about the risks associated with investing. This investment carries this type of risk, while that investment carries another one, and it is certainly true that all investments do involve some form of risk. More...

Business of the Month

Jeremy Carver, an Edward Jones representative, was named Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce’s Business of the month. More...

Home & Garden

Pensacola Camellia Club celebrates February as the height of the camellia season

February is perhaps the height of the camellia blooming season, and the Pensacola Camellia Club is planning to take advantage with significant events.  A Community Camellia Show and Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, Feb. More...

Pensacola Christian Women’s Connection

Pensacola Christian Women’s Connection welcomes everyone to “A Salute to Service Dogs” Luncheon at The Yacht Club, 1897 Cypress St., Pensacola, on Friday, Feb. 26, from 1 am - 1 p.m.; $20 Inclusive Ladies and men are welcome.  More...

GFWC Santa Rosa Woman’s Club celebrated The Arts

GFWC Santa Rosa Woman’s Club celebrated The Arts at their February 2 meeting at Tiger Point.  More...