July 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Developer testing the waters with modified complex plan

Engel Realty is back with a modified proposal for developing the four-acre parcel behind the Gulf Breeze Neighborhood Walmart.  More...

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Community

Three churches share space at First Baptist Church

Services cater to contemporary, traditional and Spanish language worshippers

“Three Churches: One Mission - We exist to Live & Share God’s story in a way that others will believe it and Live & Share it themselves.” Found on the main website of First Baptist Church Gulf Breeze (http:// www.fbcgulfbree More...

Gulf Breeze sailor serves on Electronic Attack Squadron

(WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash.) – A 2014 Gulf Breeze High School graduate and Pensacola, Florida native is serving with a U.S. More...

The gift of hearing

Patricia Russo of Professional Hearing Aid Center fits hundreds in Mexico with hearing aids

In mid-May, Patricia Russo, owner of Professional Hearing Aid Center, joined Starkey Hearing Foundation in Zacatecas, Mexico to help deliver hearing aids to hundreds of people in need.  More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 7  Santa Rosa County School Board Meeting 9:00 a.m., Board Room 5086 Canal St. Milton  Friday 8  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast 6:45 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteria  Monday 11   More...

Flashbacks

July 7th

1 year ago this week: City says no to rebuilding the West Course at the Tiger Point Golf Course. When the city purchased the golf course in 2012, it had every intention of rebuilding, however there was no legal commitment made to do so.   More...

Council’s dispute with FDOT incites backlash

Council declines $2.2 million offer from FDOT pending appraisal

The conflict between the Gulf Breeze City Council and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) over whether to accept a $2.2 million offer for Wayside Park is being played out in the local media and misinformation has spearheaded a backlash agains More...

Sports

South Alabama looks to bounce back from 5-7 record in 2015

Jaguars return five starters on offense, six on D including CHS grad Reaves

Editorial Note - The following is the first of an nine-part series previewing college football teams throughout the region. This week, we focus on the University of South Alabama. More...

Big week for GBHS grads

Baldwin signs extension, Dunne finishes week at Olympic Trials

Two Gulf Breeze graduates had weeks last week they will never forget. Doug Baldwin, a 2007 GBHS grad, signed an extension with the Seattle Seahawks on June 28, while P.J. More...

Gulf Breeze kids excel at Florida State Basketball Camp

Several Gulf Breeze boys participated in the recent Florida State University Basketball Camp - with some of them going straight to Tallahassee from competing in baseball tournaments.  Each age group had skills competitions, where awards were han More...

Opinion

Mayor Dannheisser responds to criticism of bridge decisions

To Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson  More...

On the Spot:

Who do you think Trump should choose as his running mate?

“Probably Sessions or Cruz. But Cruz is probably not going to do it...” Debra Salatin Gulf Breeze More...

Gulf Breeze council acts omnipotent

Narcissism has spread from Washington to Gulf Breeze.  The Gulf Breeze government evaluates every issue with a Midas touch. After all, they are more of a bank than a city government. More...

DEP: sewer plant must expand

May force decision on Tiger Point conditional use agreement

Gulf Breeze City Council members and city officials thought there was a two year time span before deciding about where to expand their sewer treatment plant. But according to Mayor Matt Dannheisser, The Dept. More...

Ricks GBHS’ new baseball coach

Kevin Ricks, a longtime ­assistant baseball coach at Pace, became the new varsity baseball coach at GBHS Friday afternoon. More...

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Island News

Blue Angels Schedule

JULY 13TH: Breakfast with the Blues. Overhead around 8am. JULY 14TH: Practice flight demonstration with the Blue Angels at 2pm. JULY 15TH: Dress Rehearsal with civilian acts and Blue Angels. More...

Entertainment

Snow White & Seven Dwarfs coming to PLT

Join Snow White and her seven dwarfs this July 16-17 and 23-24 for this classic tale presented by the Pensacola Little Theatre. More...

Swinton, Fiennes lead ‘A Bigger Splash’

“A Bigger Splash” is probably the oddest film I have reviewed yet, up to this point. More...

Pensacola Museum of Art is now part of the University of West Florida

As of July 1, The University of West Florida entered into a gift agreement with the Pensacola Museum of Art to transfer the museum to the University of West Florida.  More...

School

Gulf Breeze Elementary teachers meet up to find the 'Biggest Loser'

School employees lose a combined 172 pounds in 90-day challenge

Michael Rodgerson, 16-year veteran of Gulf Breeze Elementary (GBE), was inspired this past school year to create a “Biggest Loser” competition with his fellow teachers. More...

Register now for PSC

There is still time to register for Pensacola State College and fall term. Fall term classes begin Aug. 15.  Students may register online at www.pensacolastate.edu or visit any PSC location. More...

School Board moves forward with purchase of property

Purchase of the ex-Food World property in Milton by the Santa Rosa County School Board is moving ahead. More...

Health

Joshua G. Hackel, M.D. champions procedure to treat tendinopathy

Physicians at Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine remain on the leading edge of research and development for treating orthopaedic injuries, and Joshua G. Hackel, M.D. More...

Home & Garden

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors

Although Florida is known for its sunshine-filled days, it is also considered the lightning strike capital of the United States. More...

Library system celebrates 10 years on July 10

July Events @ Your Library

Happy Birthday Santa Rosa County Library System - July 10   Celebrate the Santa Rosa County Library System’s 10th birthday! More...

Seven hacks for quick kitchen cleanup

(StatePoint) Prepare. Eat. Clean up. Repeat. In the kitchen, it’s a never-ending cycle of conquering messes. These seven simple cleaning hacks, tips and products that will cut down time spent restoring order in your space. 1. More...