March 3, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News goes exploring

Tim and Karen Sutton of Gulf Breeze recently visited the “white continent” of Antarctica in February. They were the first and only group all season to go below the Antactic Circle to the 67 degree parallel. More...

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Community

It’s kitten season at Pensacola Humane Society!

Showers planned to provide supplies

It’s raining Kittens!  Kitten season has arrived early and the Pensacola Humane Society needs your help! Two kitten showers will be held this year with the first on March 11 and the second on June 10. More...

Foster parents adopt orphaned eaglet

A month-old orphaned bald eaglet was adopted by two non-releasable adult bald eagles at the Wildlife Sanctuary of Northwest Florida (WSNF) since attempts to reunite it with its original parents were unsuccessful. More...

St. Francis plans lenten events

St. Francis hosts lenten services   St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze, invites everyone to Taizé in the Atrium services on Saturday evenings during Lent at 5:00 p.m. for Taizé in the Atrium. More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

March  Thursday 3  Tourist Development Council  8:30 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  Friday 4  Optimist Club Breakfast  6:30 a.m., GB Hospital Cafeteria  Monday 7  Commissioner Committee   More...

4 teens injured in crash with dump truck

Last week a Santa Rosa County dump truck was traveling west on East Bay Blvd when its left front tire suffered a catastrophic blow out, causing the driver, Eric Topole, 46, to lose control of the vehicle.  More...

Flashbacks

March 3rd

1 year ago this week...  Engel Realty Company proposes a four story apartment complex to be constructed behind the Walmart neighborhood grocery store in Gulf Breeze proper.  5 years ago this week...   More...

Sports

GBHS Lady Dolphins go 12 to win at West Florida

Printiss throws 160 pitches, fans career-high 18 in 3-2 win

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin softball team tied it with two outs in the seventh and won it in the 12th on a sac fly as Gulf Breeze edged West Florida 3-2 Thursday in Pensacola to take sole possession of the lead in district. More...

Dean of Gulf Breeze High coaches aiming for district title

It runs deep, this love of the All- American Sport of Baseball. Three generations deep for Randy Renfroe, Head Baseball Coach at GBHS.  More...

Jax Jam runners up

The Pensacola Beach Volleyball Club’s 14U Barracudas squad finished second at the Jax Jam in Jacksonville on Feb. 21, losing 15-13 in the third game of the championship match. More...

Opinion

Rep. Gaetz: Florida Senate should debate open carry law

The organizing principle of my public service is Constitutional liberty. More...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Loved your comment on the bridge…who exactly is paying for this? We are, one way or another. And we who actually live in Gulf Breeze will be paying for it as long as they both exist.  It’s not over until it’s over, I hope. More...

Being prepared for Mother Nature

Dear Fellow Floridians: Mother Nature is one of earth’s most unpredictable forces. From thunder and lightning to floods and falling hail, the list of potentially dangerous weather scenarios is long. More...

Presidential Performances

Gulf Breeze Elementary School students researched the presidents and then portrayed them to reveal historical facts about each one.   More...

Highway 98 businesses told to prepare for widening project

A Hwy. 98 widening project that has been in the works for years is still underway, as area Hwy. 98 businesses are receiving notices from HDR Engineering representing the Florida Department of Transportation to remove their roadside signs by March 23. More...

Mystery ‘big box’ retailer coming to Navarre

Tiger Point is about to see a surge of new businesses to be developed along Hwy. 98, many of which are set to open in 2017. More...

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Island News

4th graders compete to name ferry boats

Ferry service scheduled to begin on Pensacola Bay in March 2017

Gulf Islands National Seashore and the greater Pensacola community are excited about the Pensacola Bay ferry service scheduled to begin in 2017, and are seeking the participation of Escambia and Santa Rosa counties’ 4th grade classes in a boat More...

Lifeguards are back on duty

Lifeguards returned to their towers on Tuesday, March 1 for the 2016 season. More...

Entertainment

‘Hail, Caesar!’ is light, frothy fun

The release of any new film by the Coen brothers is, for any art movie fan, almost as important an event as a wedding engagement or the birth of a child. Almost. . .  More...

Season two of ‘Outlander,’ the time-travel fantasy, premieres April 9th

Q: I was watching “Castle” the other day, and there was a blond actress who looked really familiar. She played a lawyer who started a nonprofit for disadvantaged women, and it turned out her husband accidentally killed one of the women. More...

WEEK OF March 3 - 9

Historic Pensacola Trolley Tour  March 3 - March 15  Tuesdays and Thursdays  Pensacola Visitor Center   More...

School

Gulf Breeze High School artists win awards

Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival is planned for March 12-13.

LEFT: The Best in Show winner, junior Carly Conwell, with her work.   More...

Luttrell makes Dean's list

Kyle M. Luttrell, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Luttrell of Gulf Breeze, was named to the Dean’s List at Pensacola Christian College for Academic achievement during the 2015 fall semester.  More...

A ‘Living Presidents’ Museum

First graders at Gulf Breeze Elementary worked together and transformed their classrooms into living President Museums. Each student had a President that they would research to learn more about. More...

Health

Is prostate to blame for sluggish bladder?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I would like your opinion on enlarged prostate. My primary care doctor sent me for a blood test and said my PSA number was too high, then sent me to a urologist. More...

Home & Garden

The Smiths Celebrate 50 Years

Ann Jernigan and Victor Smith were united in marriage February 19, 1966, in Pensacola at Central Baptist Church. Their honeymoon was to Jamaica.  More...

The Pensacola Beach Woman's Club

The Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club is sad to announce that Danny O’Flaherty will be unable to perform a full concert benefit for the annual fundraiser on March 16.  While Danny will be in attendance, “Celtic Spirit - An Evening o More...

Navarre Garden Club plans Spring Fling

Everyone knows that spring is on the way when the Navarre Garden Club starts planning for their annual Spring Fling. More...