November 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas season begins

The Shane family, Christy, Brian, Madison and Ray, shop for a fresh cut Christmas tree at the Gulf Breeze Optimist Club lot at Dolphin Stadium Sunday.   More...

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Gulf Breeze Will Do hosts past winners at social event

Gulf Breeze Will Do members and guests were treated to a social gathering at Ruby Tuesday restaurant by manager Scott Allen. More...

Publix makes it easy to help others

From homeless individuals on the corner to programs on our television and social media, we see those in need.  More...

Gulf Breeze News serves ARC Gateway

Pollak Industries is a valued part of the Gulf Breeze News team

Each week, the workers at Pollak Industries, a part of ARC Gateway, receive a truckload of freshly printed newspapers and they get to work stuffing them with preprinted inserts, sometimes several per issue. More...


Prevent house fires this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a day set aside for expressing gratitude, sharing with others and spending time with loved ones. However, Thanksgiving is also an exceptionally dangerous time of the year for house fires. According to U.S. More...

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 24  City Hall Closed  County Offices Closed  Commissioner Regular Cancelled  Friday 25  City Hall Closed  County Offices Closed  Monday 28   More...


November 23

1 Year ago this week – 2015  City receives modified list of compromise conditions from United Peninsula Association for the conditional use permit for the city’s sewage facility adjacent to Tiger Point Golf Course, but Mayor Dannheis More...


Back to back

11-U Dolphins edge Bellview 13-6 for fifth park title in seven years

In the last two years, the Bellview Packers have a 3-0 regular season record against Gulf Breeze’s now 11- under team. More...

Lively lands on 40- man roster

While it may not be a guarantee for 2017, it does show a glimpse of what the Philadelphia Phillies have in store for Ben Lively. More...

Gridiron Guru standings tighten up

All six Gurus were separated by only five games heading in to last week’s games. Now, it’s only three. Jacob Lintner went 6-4 last week as everyone else was 7-3 or better. More...


Sharing God’s love and grace

How we Worship

We are starting a new series interviewing a different pastor from the area a couple times a month. We are kicking off the series with St. More...


Can too much walking wear out our knees?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a reasonably healthy 66-year-old male. I walk 5 miles a day. I have no knee problems. My doctor says I am walking too much and will wear out my knees. Do you agree? -- M.D.  More...

Home & Garden

Meet the women of IMPACT 100 at The Lee House Wednesday

The Women of IMPACT 100 Pensacola will hold a meeting their annual Holiday Membership Event at The Lee House, 400 Bayfront Parkway, Wednesday Dec. 7th from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  More...

Happy Trails

Florida’s National Scenic Trail Marker dedicated at Ft. Pickens

Florida’s beautiful beaches and abundant sunshine are key to its tourism ranking. But did you know we are also home to one of only 11 congressionally designated National Scenic Trails?  More...

Don’t be chicken - Carve turkey with confidence

(StatePoint) Will you be hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Even those with the best mashed potatoes, the tastiest cornbread and the sweetest pie can have reservations about carving the turkey.  More...

Crowd: deny affordable housing proposals

Two proposals for medium or low income housing in south Santa Rosa County brought long lines to the microphone at the county meeting last Thursday in protest of the developments. More...

Parents, kids protest preschool’s end

The parents of children who attend the Community Preschool, a school that operates under the auspices of Santa Rosa County School District that meets in the Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church, gathered Sunday evening to petition the church members to co More...



Island News

Pensacola Beach will keep cash lanes at toll booth

Pensacola Beach visitors will not have to buy a SunPass to use the bridge any time soon, since the Escambia County Commissioners voted last Thursday night to keep the existing cash lanes in place for now. More...

Bellingrath Gardens and Home celebrates 21 years of Magic Christmas in Lights

It’s one of the nation’s best holiday light shows, and it’s right here in south Alabama! Bellingrath Gardens and Home presents the 21st season of Magic Christmas in Lights in 2016. More...

Levin Rinke Realty is excited to welcome Karli Brothers, Realtor to the team!

Karli has lived in the Gulf Breeze/Pensacola Beach area for almost 20 years. After graduating from Florida State University, Karli taught mind, time, and attention. At that very moment, she knew she had a future in real estate.  More...


‘A Man Called Ove – a ‘Grinch’ finds his soul

It is a very old story that has been told thousands of times ... Dr. More...

Elf parade, Polar Express and Ugly Sweaters help kick of Christmas season

Christmas season starts Friday, and there are lots of events to help kick off the merriment. The Elf Parade begins at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 behind the T.T. More...

Gulf Breeze Book Club to meet Monday

THE Gulf Breeze Book Club will hold its next monthly meeting Monday, Nov. 28, at 6:30 pm, at the Pensacola Beach Elk’s Lodge. There is always lively discussion and you are invited to join in.  There are no membership forms or dues. More...


Gulf Breeze Elementary students hold mock election

For many years, schools have incorporated a mock election for the presidential race. Students used paper ballots in many of those of elections. More...

Gulf Breeze drama student finds his stage as educator

Gulf Breeze High graduate from the Class of 1993 Jeff Strumeyer is one of Santa Rosa County’s Teachers of the Year this year. More...

Recycled box turkeys hit the stage at GBE

Creativity was flowing through the halls of Gulf Breeze Elementary.  Mrs. Day, the school’s art teacher, challenged all classes to create a recycled turkey. Yes, a recycled turkey while using discarded cardboard boxes. More...


Mediacom honors GB employee

Local Mediacom employee Wade Hosler earned a top customer service award and recognition by the company’s founder and CEO during an awards ceremony held last month at Mediacom’s Regional Operations Center in Gulf Breeze.  More...

CTA expected to lose future investors

Changes to indemnification language, restrictions on borrowers might affect the city’s opportunities

Capital Trust Agency (CTA) has been working with the law firm of Bryant Miller Olive (BMO) to strengthen its indemnification language and set more stringent policies for borrowers in regards to its loan/financing agreements. More...

Shops gear up for Small Business Saturday

The 6th Annual Small Business Saturday, an American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., will be on Saturday, Nov. 26. Small Business Saturday first premiered on November 27, 2010. More...


Political Cartoon

Full Story

Type 1 diabetes: an invisible illness

If you take a quick glance at my son, you won’t see it. You won’t notice the bulge of the insulin pump in his pocket, or his protruding sleeve from the continuous glucose monitor (cgm) in his arm. More...

Our democracy is representative of all

We experimented with socialism and crony capitalism during the last 16 years and the results were not pretty. The globalist elite became wealthier and the average citizen became poorer. It is time to take our nation back! More...