April 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Family says veteran’s trail ends nearby

The family of a missing 39-year-old man say the last link they have to him is in Santa Rosa County, where his car, a red 2014 Mercedes C250 was located in a Walmart parking lot on Thursday, March 24. More...

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Community

City to improve Navy Cove access

Public water beach access in the city is about to get easier as the city council passed the preparation of conceptual plans for a waterfront park on Navy Cove Blvd. More...

Carnival fun

Riders on the Space Loop enjoy the Gulf Breeze High School Quarterback Club Spring Break carnival. More...

McLaurine earns Eagle Scout honor

Reddon Clayton McLaurine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry McLaurine, recently received the Boy Scouts highest achievement of Eagle Scout.  More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

April  Thursday 7  Tourist Development Council  8:30 a.m., SRC Administrative Center, Board Room  Friday 8  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast   More...

TDC monies allocated, committee formed

The city council recently adopted a resolution that approves a budget for the use of tourist development taxes generated by the City of Gulf Breeze and collected and distributed by Santa Rosa County. More...

Flashbacks

April 7th

1 year ago this week  In response to locals and tourist the Florida Department of Transportation replaces the old Pensacola Beach turn sign near the Gulf Breeze Bait and Tackle with a larger sign alerting eastbound drivers of the upcoming turn o More...

Business

Five agents join RE/MAX on the Coast

RE/MAX on the Coast proudly announces the following additions to their real estate team:  More...

Health

A rare nerve problem causes cough

DEAR DR. ROACH: I have had a chronic cough for over 30 years. As you can imagine, I have seen numerous specialists through the years, and none of the prescribed treatments has worked.  A friend suggested I might have laryngeal neuropathy. More...

Home & Garden

Gulf Breeze Area Histroical Society (GBAHS) looks to the past

The Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society met Tuesday, February 16 with a program, “Peeking into the Past Vignettes,” presented by the University Archivist for the University of West Florida (UWF) and West Florida History Center, Dean DeBol More...

Lear about looking good

Get ready for the very busy month of April all you Gulf Coast Friends members, beginning with the monthly Luncheon and Meeting on Thursday, April 14, at LaBrisa Restaurant in Gulf Breeze, at 11:00 am. More...

Celebrate with the annual 'Spring Fling'

The Gulf Coast Friends Annual “Spring Fling” will be on Sunday May 1, at Holley By the Sea Beach House from 1 to 5 p.m. Call Janice Knight at 515-0234 for more information. This event is for members only.  More...

City finds a ‘Better Way to Give’

The mayor endorsed the “Better Way to Give” initiative that works to combat homelessness in the community, and the city council approved the concept to support the endeavor. More...

Court decision leaves SRIA ‘in limbo’

Santa Rosa Island Authority held a special board meeting last week to discuss what the future of SRIA might look like. More...

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Entertainment

‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ offers more fun with Po

It is easy to be cynical about major studios, like Fox or Sony, creating animated series of feature-length movies for an easy cash-grab year-after-year.  More...

Lifetime’s ‘Devious Maids’ back for a rip-roaring 4th season

Q: My favorite guilty pleasure is watching “Devious Maids.” Please tell me that it has been renewed! -- Kellie T., via email  More...

WEEK OF April 7 - 13

Pensacola Beach Firefighters Challenge  Friday, April 8 - Saturday, April 9  Pensacola Beach Gulfside Pavilion   More...

Sports

GBHS tennis team 3-peats as district champions

By the time people read this, the Gulf Breeze High boys and girls tennis are hoping to be playing in the regional final, with the trip to the state meet at stake. Both teams won the District 1- 2A titles on March 28 at Shoreline Park. More...

History tonight?

Reilly Thompson looks for a teammate in a recent GBHS match. The Lady Dolphins, who are unbeaten in district play, hope to play in the District 1 championship tonight at Dolphin Stadium.   More...

JV basketball award winners

From left: Carter Sheppard (Academic), Chance Napier (Offensive), Brandon Schrepf (Offensive), Trey Murray (Defensive) and Kaden Kuhn (Dolphin Award) were award winners at the recent GBHS Basketball Banquet.   More...

Opinion

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There’s too much secrecy in Government

We have a secrecy problem. This may seem odd to say during an era in which the most intimate details of individuals’ lives are on display. Yet government is moving behind closed doors, and this is definitely the wrong direction.  More...

On the Spot:

“Over the next few years, several States will be raising their minimum wage to $15 an hour, what are your thoughts?”   More...