October 27, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

School district awaits appraisals on properties

Santa Rosa County School District still working on selling one piece of property in Gulf Breeze and buying another property in Milton. More...

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Community

Navarre Lions are lion hearted

This is the “second generation” of Navarre Lions Club, Connie Stoll, president of the Navarre Lions Club, said. “There was a Lions Club in Navarre several years ago that disbanded. More...

Pre-order holiday poinsettias

The Arc Gateway’s Plant Nursery is now accepting preorders for their annual poinsettia fundraiser. More...

Blue Angels’ Homecoming Air Show is Nov. 11-12

The Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will close the 2016 season at their annual Homecoming Air Show aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 11-12. More...

News

Hoffman III honored at city hall

Carl Hoffman, III, and his mom, Susan, attended last Monday night’s city council meeting where Fire Chief Shane Carmichael and Mayor Matt Dannheisser, along with city council members, staff and all others present at City Hall were able to recog More...

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 27  Commissioner Regular 9:00 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton  Commission Special - Rezoning 6:00 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street More...

FLASHBACKS

October 27

1 Year ago this week – 2015  Sixth annual Halloween Bash provided by Lighthouse Point residents Daryn and LaVerne McMullen promises to be Spooky yet fun. More...

Sports

Lady Dolphin volleyball repeat as district champs

GBHS hosted regional quarters Tuesday, possible regional semifinal match on Friday

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team were three points away from falling behind two games to one before scoring five straight points on their way to a 3-1 win over Niceville in Thursday’s District 1-8A championship match at Tate High Sc More...

GB girls cross country team wins district

District title first since 2008, regionals Friday

The GBHS Lady Dolphin cross country team, district runners up each of the last two years, took the District 1-3A title Saturday at Sims Middle School in Pace. It is Gulf Breeze’s first district title in girls cross country since 2008. More...

Chargers’ OT win trip up all the Gurus

The San Diego Chargers’ 33-30 overtime win on Sunday tripped up all six Gridiron Gurus last week. Jack Kale’s Auburn Tigers tripped up everyone, with the exception of Central Waterside’s lead pastor. More...

Home & Garden

Impact 100 women invite you to learn about their mission

Each year, following the announcement of the winners, the Impact women plan events where members and nonmembers can attend and learn more about IMPACT 100. Please drop by one of these upcoming events and bring a friend! More...

Waste Management clients to get secure cans

The Bear Trash Can ordinance passed by Santa Rosa County Commissioners is clarified to include all the unincorporated areas of South Santa Rosa County east of the Naval Live Oak Preserve to South and West of Eglin Air Force Base. More...

Halloween is here

Soon, little goblins carrying pillow cases, plastic pumpkins and grocery sacks are coming to your neighborhood to plunder your stash of Twix bars, lollipops, gum and Sweet Tarts. More...

Firetruck fun

October is National Fire Prevention month. Gulf Breeze Fire Department made a special visit to Gulf Breeze Elementary. Firefighters talked with Kindergarten and 1st grade students about fire safety. More...

Mayor offers settlement

Following Councilwoman Renee Bookout’s questioning as to whether there was any update on the Catawba matter at the last executive council meeting on Oct. More...

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Island News

Navarre Beach lifeguard season ends October 30

Navarre Beach lifeguard season comes to a close on Sunday, October 30. More...

Entertainment

‘Birth of a Nation’ is a disturbing and provocative

“The Birth of a Nation” is a new film about Nat Turner, the leader of the bloodiest slave rebellion in American History. More...

Foo Foo Fest includes poetry in Pensacola

West Florida Literary Federation will bring poetry and poets to the November Foo Foo Festival with sponsorship of readings and workshops by national writers Barbara Henning and Lewis Warsh. More...

Promenade Your Pooch

at Paws on Palafox Saturday

What better way to spend an autumn morning than on a walk with a thousand other dog lovers and their furry friends? More...

School

GBHS Coastal mentoring club wins $300 grant

Daniel Green, Cole Sheppard an a few other students founded the GBHS Coastal Mentoring Club two years ago at Gulf Breeze High School.  More...

Complete your HS education at the library

Finish your high school degree online, at no cost, through the Career Online High School program, provided by the Santa Rosa County Library System through a partnership with Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, and funding from the state of Florida. More...

ROBOTICS teams prepare for competition

GBHS ready to compete after 6-year hiatus

Robotics is in full swing at Gulf Breeze High School. This is GBHS’ first in six years to compete in the BEST Robotics competition hosted by the University of West Florida. More...

Obituaries

Joel H. Klisart

Johnston, Iowa

Joel Henry Klisart, 79, died Thursday, October 20, 2016 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 27, 2016 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, Des Moines, Iowa. More...

Health

Sneezing when eating? It’s fairly common

DEAR DR. ROACH: All of us look forward to eating. However, in my case (age 79) it has become a chore. Whether it is breakfast, lunch, dinner or a few snacks, after the first few bites I have to blow my nose. More...

Opinion

Electorate must be well informed

Thomas Jefferson was quoted saying, “If we are to guard against ignorance and remain free, it is the responsibility of every American to be informed.” More...

Clinton or Trump on the economy?

Who is more likely to fix the economy if elected president, Trump or Clinton? More...

How did we get here?

Many Americans are asking “How did we arrive at this juncture?” Some of us are not supporting our favorite candidate as we customarily do, instead we are dumping on both frontrunners because we can’t stand either one. More...