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Fishing Franks

Gulf Breeze resident Greg Frank, second from right, taught his Minnesota relatives how to fish for Red Snapper during their recent visit. Apparently he taught them very well as their fish were quite impressive. More...

Vigil Friday to remember Pfc. Brandon Banner

Candlelight vigil to be held Friday for Pfc. Brandon Banner  The City of Milton is hosting a candlelight vigil for Pfc. Brandon Banner, U. S. Army this Friday, June 17 at 7 p.m. More...

FLASHBACKS

June 16th

1 year ago this week Farmers market comes to Pensacola Beach/Casino Beach Thursdays. Includes fresh fruits and veggies, local honeys, Island soaps, organic herbs, doggie treats, and much more.   More...

News

Motorcycle hits bear on Hwy. 87

Two Pace residents are recovering from minor injuries suffered when the motorcycle they were riding collided with a bear on State Road 87 north of Vonnie Tolbert Road on Sunday evening.  Larry D. More...

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 16  GBArea Chamber Networking’s A Breeze Luncheon 11:30 a.m., Hampton Inn & Suites  Friday 17  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast 6:45 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteria  Monday 20   More...

SSRUS stirs contention over sewer line proposal

The South Santa Rosa Utility System (SSRUS) Board came together at City Hall on Monday evening to recap some old business matters as well as vote on some new issues. More...

Sports

GBSA teams win All Star Tourneys

U-16 softball, U-10 baseball teams win in Gulf Shores, Molino respectively

The Gulf Breeze Sports Association’s U-10 All Star baseball team won their age division at the Gulf Coast Youth Baseball All Star Tournament Sunday, edging Perdido Key 8-5 in the championship game in Molino.  10-under  More...

Captains recognized

Graduating seniors (from left) Caitlin Campanella, Kristen Watts, Olivia Printiss and Becca Mejia were recognized for being team captains at the recent GBHS Softball Awards Banquet.   More...

JV baseball award winners

Nate Herrick (Most Valuable Player) and Vinny Savarino (Hustle Award) were award winners for the junior varsity team at the recent GBHS Baseball Awards Banquet.   More...

Home & Garden

Gulf Breeze Arts Inc. is already planning spring art festival

Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc. members held their monthly meeting on June 7th with President Anita Williams presiding. New Festival Director, Amanda Holtzhower, briefly discussed the tasks of her new position. Krist L. More...

IMPACT 100 stays busy all year

The Pensacola Bay Area IMPACT 100 All About IMPACT 100 2016 booklet arrived in every members mailbox last week. This booklet includes a summary of happenings that occur in the fiscal year.  More...

HOPE that HEALS

offers summer programs for exceptional adults

Exceptional adults that are challenged with issues like brain injury, autism, cerebral palsy, being confined to a wheel chair, etc now have a place in Gulf Breeze to go once a week to meet new friends, learn new skills, and give their care takers a b More...

Club II faces new challenge

Club II, a health and recreational facility located directly across from The Breeze in Gulf Breeze, Florida, is facing court action following several alleged occurrences of defaulted loan payments. More...

School district agrees on price for Food World

Santa Rosa County School District came to a confidential agreement on a price to purchase the ex Food World property in Milton on Hwy. 90. More...

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Island News

Jones asks Florida Supreme Court to settle beach tax issue

Escambia County Property Appraiser Chris Jones has filed a request with the Florida Supreme Court for a hearing on the issue concerning property taxes on Pensacola Beach. More...

Entertainment

Experience national parks on new giant screen

Gulf Islands National Seashore is partnering with the National Naval Aviation Museum to celebrate the opening of the recently-upgraded Giant Screen theater and new refreshment counter, the National Naval Aviation Museum is offering free movie screeni More...

‘Zootopia’ is amusing, engaging

It is a rare treat when a truly great movie reveals itself. At least a couple critics have suggested that Zootopia could very well be the very best film of the year 2016 (at least so far). More...

35th summer dance workshop at PSC June 20-25

Pensacola State College’s 35th annual Summer Dance Workshop runs June 20-25 on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. More...

School

Model citizen

Erin Morgan Kane receives the City of Gulf Breeze 2016 Citizenship Award at Gulf Breeze Elementary School graduation from City of Gulf Breeze Parks and Recreation Director Ron Pulley.   More...

Pensacola Beach Elementary School fourth Honor Roll released

Jeff Castleberry, Principal, and the staff of Pensacola Beach Elementary congratulate the following second, fourth and fifth graders for making the fourth nine weeks Honor Roll:  A Honor Roll  Second Grade  More...

Gulf Breeze Middle Honor Roll announced

Michael Brandon, Principal, and the staff of Gulf Breeze Middle School, congratulate the following students for making the fourth nine weeks Honor Roll:  A Honor Roll  Sixth Grade  More...

Faith

A night to rejoice

Momentum Church holds first Night of Worship

It was the first one, but definitely not the last one.  Momentum Church's Gulf Breeze and Navarre campuses met in the middle Sunday night at the Community Life Center for its first ever Night of Worship.  More...

Health

Don’t let summer heat curtail cardio workout

DEAR DR. ROACH: I usually walk 45 minutes daily for a cardio workout. However, the Florida summer heat can be brutal, so instead of walking, I swim and walk one hour in the pool. Is that as good a cardio workout as walking? -- R.G. More...

Opinion

Who’s afraid of Sacred Heart?

From day one, Sacred Heart Health System has been trying to pacify the residents of Tiger Point East with statements of how great it will be to have this facility literally in our backyards. More...

Save Navarre Beach Marine Park

A development company is planning to build a housing complex on a 5.74-acre privately owned parcel in the MIDDLE the county-owned Navarre Beach Marine Park!  More...

On the Spot:

If you had to use one word to More...