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Community

‘Treecycle’ your Christmas tree!

Be environmentally friendlier this holiday season...  More...

FLASHBACKS

December 29

1 Year ago this week – 2015  In Memory: Stavros Nick Varvouris, Chef/Owner of Aegean Breeze, passed away December 23.  5 Years ago this week - 2011   More...

Take a hike in January with Trail Assn.

Western Gate Chapter Florida Trail Association offers National Scenic Trail and its Side trail in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties each Thursday. More...

News

Gulf Breeze man charged with mobile meth lab

A traffic crash that occurred on Oct. 21 is now being reported as involving a mobile meth lab. Florida Highway Patrol reports that on Oct. 21 at 6:42 p.m., a crash at the intersection of Hwy. More...

Hwy. 87 in Navarre to receive $250,000 in landscape improvements

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be providing $250,000 for landscape improvements on Hwy. 87 in Navarre from Hwy. 98 north to 550 feet south of High School Blvd. More...

Calendar of Meetings

Friday 30  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast 6:45 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteriat  Monday 2  New Year’s Day City Hall Closed  Tuesday 3   More...

Obituaries

Robert H. (Bob) Cowen

1940-2016

After a valiant fight with diabetes and heart disease, Bob passed away peacefully, with his wife by his side, Saturday, December 24, 2016. Bob was born to Guy and Mattie Lou Cowen in 1940, in Opp, Alabama. More...

Business

A less ‘taxing’ New Year:

10 things you can do by December 31st to cut your 2016 tax bill

Excerpted from J.K. Lasser’s “Your Income Tax 2017,” here are some simple steps you can take right now to decrease your 2016 tax bill. (Hurry: These must be done before the ball drops in Times Square.)   More...

Health

Irritable bowel disease, syndrome very different

DEAR DR. ROACH: Could you please explain the difference between irritable bowel syndrome and irritable bowel disease? What is the treatment for each? I saw in a health magazine that there is a blood test to determine which one someone may have. More...

Opinion

Whatever happened to family-friendly news?

It seemed like a good idea. Prepare a national news broadcast that parents can watch with their children without fear of trauma, nightmares, or lewdness. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Great customer service at Gulf Breeze News

I called the other day to buy a new subscription to GBNews. It was a Christmas gift for a dear friend. The lady answering the phone was perfect and so helpful! Old fashioned customer service I only wish others had her training. So thank you Biddy. More...

Events

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Entertainment

‘Moana’ is a lush tropical delight

“Moana” is the latest animated movie from Disney Pictures, the division of the Walt Disney corporation that brought us “Wreck It Ralph,” “Zootopia” and “Frozen” (and “Beauty and the Beast,” More...

Scott Foley is Jeffrey MacDonald in true crime movie ‘Final Vision’

Q: I’ve been diligently watching “Major Crimes” for years, but suddenly it’s not on anymore. Can you tell me what’s going on, and please don’t say it has been canceled. -- Oliver T., via email More...

WEEK OF December 29, 2016 - January 4, 2017

Ice Hockey Friday, Dec. 30 at 7:05 p.m. Pensacola Bay Center Pensacola Ice Flyers vs. Columbus Cottonmouths 2016 Pensacola Pelican Drop – New Year’s Celebration Saturday, Dec. 31 at 3 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. More...

School

Florida virtual school accepting enrollment until January

Tech-savvy millennial generation views education through new lens, interested in online options such as Florida Virtual School Full Time Millennials are now the largest living generation in the country, and Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS Full More...

Sports

Football, academics highlight 2016

A combination of accomplishments on the field and in the classroom highlight the Year in Review in sports for 2016. GBHS won its fifth consecutive Academic Team Championship in May. More...

Guru standings start to tighten up

This weekend, the college football games that matter the most take place.  Alabama takes on Washington in the of two College Football Playoff Semifinals (2 p.m.), while Clemson and Ohio State play at 6 p.m. - both on New Year’s Eve.  More...

Lady Dolphin soccer team rolls to Senior Night win

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team closed out the 2016 portion of their schedule with wins on consecutive nights over West Florida and Pace.  Lady Dolphins 5, West Florida 0: Valerie Price and Kristen Goodroe both scored twice as the Lady More...

Home & Garden

Happy New Year from ‘The Talk of the Town’

Since the New Year is the world’s most popularly celebrated holiday it behooves us all to do our part to make this a great revelry and I intend to do that. More...