December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Community preschool will remain at church

The Community Preschool will continue beyond this school year, Santa Rosa Director of Community School Richard Cobb confirmed Friday.  More...

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Community

Caring & Sharing continues assisting needy local families

New Year’s Eve Day golf tournament planned

The 8th Annual Fool’s Invitational New Year’s Eve Day on the Saturday, Dec. 31 event benefits Caring and Sharing of South Santa Rosa County. More...

Gulf Breeze Will Do plans social gathering at The Bridge Bar

Current and prospective members of Gulf Breeze Will Do are invited to attend a membership social at The Bridge Bar, 33 Gulf Breeze Parkway, on Monday, Dec. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Mayor Pro Tem Henderson bids farewell to the city council

Many have come to know Mayor Pro Tem Joe Henderson as the lone “no” vote on the city council; although this wasn’t the case at his final city council meeting Monday night, though he came close! More...

News

Firefighters extract crash victim

On Tuesday, Nov. More...

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 8  Library Advisory Board 4:00 p.m., Pace Library, 4750 Pace Patriot Blvd, Pace  Commission Special - Rezoning 6:00 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline St, Milton  Friday 9   More...

FLASHBACKS

December 8

1 Year ago this week – 2015  Suspect, Christopher Lindsay of Navarre, was arrested and charged with the murder of Lorie Musil near The Bridge Bar. More...

Sports

Dolphins open another new era with win

GBHS beats Milton 54-21 to open Daily era

In what's been a school year full of 'firsts,' yet another took place last week as the Dolphins opened the 2016-17 wrestling team opened the coach Dave Daily era with a 54-21 win over Milton on Nov. More...

Army-Navy to close college football regular season

The 117th annual Army-Navy football game on Saturday will bring a close to the college football season. The Midshipmen have won 14 straight. The bowl season starts a week from today, with five bowl games, including UCF vs. More...

Rivals unite for noble cause

GBHS, Navarre girls team up to raise funds for pediatric cancer

The Gulf Breeze and­Navarre girls soccer teams are­joining forces in the fight against ­pediatric cancer. More...

Home & Garden

Holley-Navarre seniors plan bake sale, pancake breakfast

Grandma’s Christmas bake sale and pancake breakfast will be at the Holley Navarre Seniors Center on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 7 to 10:30 a.m. More...

Gulf Breeze Elementary students share their letters to Santa

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Raise poultry in your back yard

Third Fridays with UF/IFAS Extension presents “Backyard Poultry” at Gulf Breeze Library on Dec. More...

Grand Pointe East entrance decorations were tree napped

A person as cuddly as a cactus, as charming as an eel sneaked up on the gleaming white Winterberry tree positioned at the front entrance of Grand Pointe East and stuffed it into a sack some- time during the night of Dec. More...

View sea life with Navarre Beach Reef Cam

If you are a fan of aquariums, you will soon have access to a mesmerizing desktop view of undersea life when the Navarre Beach reef cam comes online later this month. More...

Events

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Island News

Stashing trash is now easier on Pensacola Beach

Eagle Scout candidates install beach trash bag dispensers

One day last summer, Gulf Breeze resident Donna Alley was basking in the sun on Casino Beach when to her amazement, a family of adults packed their belongings and left behind their trash.  "Hey!" She cried, "Are you going to leave that there?" A More...

Sacred Heart enlarges Gulf Breeze footprint

Two medical facilities are underway in Gulf Breeze, one in the city and the other 7.3 miles east.  The first to start construction, Tiger Point Medical Park, is located at the intersection of Gulf Breeze Parkway and Tiger Point Blvd. More...

Entertainment

Pensacola Library hosts Star Wars Day

The Force returns to Pensacola Library for Star Wars Day on Sunday, Dec. 11, with crafts, games and more for Star Wars fans of all ages. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at the Pensacola Library, located at 239 N. Spring St. More...

‘Hacksaw Ridge’ is a brutal, inspiring war story directed by Mel Gibson

There was a time, about twenty years ago, when a Mel Gibson movie was a proud, much anticipated, event for millions of people all over the world. More...

‘Night to Shine’ planned on Feb. 10

Community Life United Methodist Church announced that they will serve as one of more than 350 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine sponsored, by the Tim Tebow Foundation simultaneously on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.  More...

School

Geo Bee Finalists

In other Gulf Breeze Middle School news, the National Junior Honor Society will visit Bay Breeze Nursing Home on Dec 13 and the Student Advisory Council will meet on Dec. 14.   More...

Obituaries

Amber Kellam Brodie

1968-2016

Amber Kellam Brodie, 48, of Gulf Breeze, FL died peacefully on November 20, 2016 following a lengthy illness. More...

Health

Chronic urticaria: the non-stop itch

DEAR DR. ROACH: For the past year, I have had hives on and off again, with the hives being more prominent in the morning than in the evening. More...

It is Flu Vaccine Week

During National Influenza Vaccination Week, December 4 – 10, the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County (DOH-Santa Rosa) would like to remind everyone that it is not too late to get a flu shot. More...

Opinion

The Marines have landed, OO-RAH!

Quotes from three highly respected Americans:  “The Marines I have seen around the world have the cleanest bodies, the filthiest minds, the highest morale, and the lowest morals of any group of animals I have ever seen. More...

On the Spot:

On average, during the holidays, how many parties do you attend and/or host?

“Probably two. They’re just social.” Nicole Ayres Gulf Breeze More...

Change electoral process from votes to points

The debate has started again as to whether the US Constitution should be amended in order to change the presidential election process. More...