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It’s Waffle Week!

National Waffle Week is upon us and Waffle House located in Gulf Breeze Proper is inviting its customers to join in the festivities alongside employees. Throughout the week of Sept. More...

Rob, Jenny Rushing join RE/MAX on the Coast

RE/MAX on the Coast in Gulf Breeze proper is proud to announce the addition of two new agents to their team.  More...

Will Do giving fall grants

Applications due Sept. 19

Gulf Breeze Will Do, a charitable organization comprised of 235 women members, is accepting grant applications until September 19th. More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 08  GBArea Chamber Ribbon Cutting at Verizon Wireless Cellular Sales 10:00 a.m. - 8 p.m. (ribbon cutting at 4:00 p.m.), 911 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze   More...

FLASHBACKS

September 8

1 Year ago this week – 2015  Innisfree Hotels approaches city to propose renovation of the former Brownsville Assembly of God church located at 301 Nightingale Lane into an office building with a two-story addition. More...

Sales tax defeated, commissioners are rethinking courthouse plan

Milton family offers 15 acres on Hwy. 90 near jail

Some citizens urged county commissioners at their meeting Tuesday morning to make a decision about building a new courthouse/judicial center without taking it to voters again. More...

Sports

GBHS off to rare 2-0 start

Dolphins win first two games for first time since 1997

The year was 1997 - the WB debuted a show called “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Mike Tyson found Evander Holifield’s ear a little tasty, “Titanic” is first screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival and the world had More...

Lady Dolphins win 5 set marathon

GBHS fights off two match points, win 18-16 in fifth

One thing’s for sure - Jasmine Crowell’s players made it real memorable for her.  The new GBHS volleyball coach had her home debut on Thursday against Fort Walton - a team the Lady Dolphins had beaten in three in their season opener More...

Off and running

The GBHS boys cross country team starts their 5K race August 30. Both the boys and girls team won the meet.   More...

Opinion

Hurricanes put a spin on things ...

It’s been 12 years since Hurricane Ivan beat up our sweet little town, and I really thought by now that I was “over” it.  More...

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City could target your property next

If the City can seize these people’s land even though the courts all the way up to the Florida Supreme Court have agreed belongs to the two homeowners then the City can use eminent domain to seize anyone else’s property.  More...

District Champs of ’86 team recall achievement

Dolphins plan 30-year reunion Friday

Thirty years ago, Gulf Breeze High School’s football team enjoyed a magical championship season. More...

Gaetz, Broxson win primaries; Santa Rosans OK ½¢ sales tax

With 25 percent turnout, voters in Santa Rosa County decided to advance Marco Rubio’s chances to regain his U.S. More...

Bears sighted in Gulf Breeze

Sgt. Kerstan Tatro of the Gulf Breeze Police Department said the upswing in recent bear-sightings is most likely due to it being mating season among the furry forest dwellers. More...

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Island News

Project will improve Bob Sikes fishing pier

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Escambia County will hold two public information meetings to discuss work set to begin on the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier, parking and trail restoration project. More...

Possible drowning near Pensacola Beach fishing pier

On Friday, Sept. 2, at approximately 5 p.m., Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a possible drowning near the Pensacola Beach fishing pier. More...

International Coastal Cleanup Sept. 17

The Ocean Conservancy is seeking volunteers to participate in the annual International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 8 a.m. to noon (unless otherwise noted). More...

Entertainment

Community Expo & Taste of Gulf Breeze is coming in Oct.

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 27th Annual Gulf Breeze Community Expo on Friday and Saturday Oct. 7 and 8 at the Gulf Breeze Community Center. More...

‘Dearly Departed’ is drop-dead hilarious

The Pensacola Little Theatre proudly presents “Dearly Departed,” written by David Bottrell and Jessie Jones. This hilarious, southern comedy opens September 23 and runs until October 2.  More...

‘Swiss Army Man’ - pretentious stinky mess

In the beginning there is Hank, a sad, desperate and pathetic moron of a man, stranded on an island, trying to hang himself. More...

School

GBMS Band plans fundraiser

The Gulf Breeze Middle School Band fundraiser kicks off on Friday, Sept. 9.  More...

Early release day on Wednesday

Wednesday, Sept. 14 is a Professional Development Day for teachers and there will be an early release at 11:15. On Thursday, Sept. More...

PSC hosts College Fair Sept. 11-13

PSC’s South Santa Rosa campus will host Santa Rosa County juniors and seniors at its College Fair Sunday, Sept. 11 from 4-6:30 p.m.  More than 60 colleges and universities will have representatives providing information. More...

Health

Nail fungus is difficult to treat; lasers are promising

DEAR DR. ROACH: In discussing treatment of nail fungus, you did not mention newer laser treatments that I see advertised by podiatrists in my area. Are they effective? -- J.F.  More...

Home & Garden

IMPACT 100 to announce grant finalists

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is holding a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 14th at the Palafox House, 192 North Palafox to announce the 2016 finalists from this year’s grant application pool.  More...