January 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

School district asking to renew 1/2¢ sales tax to build schools

Santa Rosa School Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick told school board members last week that several questions have been asked of the district’s administrators as to why the board is going for a half-cent sales tax renewal as early as Spring this ye More...

VFW essay winners

The A.C.E.S. students at Gulf Breeze Middle School participated in the Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. More...

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Community

GB Rotary seeks gumbo chefs

Gulf Breeze Rotary is challenging chefs to show off their skills at the club’s 12th annual Gumbo Cook-Off on Saturday, March 11. More...

Gulf Breeze Chamber honors Shining Stars

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its Annual Awards Gala on Saturday, Jan 14th at Skopelos at New World.  More...

It’s Love Your Library Month!

Love your Library Month is celebrated during February in libraries nationwide. This is a great time to recognize the important role libraries play in the cultural and economic success of local communities and the nation. More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 26  Commissioner Regular  9:00 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline St., Milton  Local Mitigation Meeting  1:30 p.m., Public Services Conference Room, 6051 Olg Bagdad Hwy., Milton   More...

FLASHBACKS

January 26

1 Year ago this week – 2016  A sales agreement between the City of Gulf Breeze and M&W Properties, representing Henghold Skin Health & Surgery Group, for the Peyton Office Building might be in the works. More...

Salvation Army volunteer arrested for grand theft

A Salvation Army bell ringer situated outside the Tiger Point Walmart in Gulf Breeze allegedly hijacked a donator’s wallet just before Christmas, confiscating over $300 in cash before disposing of the evidence in a trash receptacle located outs More...

Sports

Lady Dolphins three-peat as district champs

Gulf Breeze to host Arnold in regional quarters tonight

When the Lady Dolphin soccer team took the field for Monday’s District 1-3A final with Fort Walton Beach, only two of the starting 11 would be receiving diplomas in a few months.  Those two, Alyssa Scott and Valerie Price, accounted for al More...

Phelps First Team All State

Covell, Yates named to Third Team

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team celebrated an historic season in 2016 and quarterback Tyler Phelps was one big reason why. More...

GBHS wrestling takes first in 18-team Gator Brawl

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin wrestling, who are 13-1 in dual meets, won the 18-team Gator Brawl Saturday in Wewahitchka.  Among the weight class champions were GBHS’ Bradley Miller (160 lbs.), Tannen Slack (182) and Jacob Tisdale (220), while G More...

Opinion

Join Will Do and help Gulf Breeze

Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” A group of women in Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach understands this well, and we are helping to build a better community here by pooling More...

Trump’s America — and ours

Abraham Lincoln once said: “My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best hope of earth.”  More...

Political Cartoon

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Landfair recuses himself

Won’t vote in Catawba beach access matter

Mayor Pro Tem David Landfair shocked everyone, including fellow council member Renee Bookout, at last Thursday night’s special council meeting, when he divulged previously discussed and thought-to-be settled information that led to his recusal More...

Murder suspect wants bond lowered

Over a year after his arrest for the alleged murder of Lorie Musil, 55, outside The Bridge Bar in Gulf Breeze Proper, Christopher Lindsay, 44, is requesting a reduction in his current bond amount of $3 million for a charge of second degree murder. More...

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Island News

Escambia County to host sea turtle lighting workshop

Escambia County is hosting a Sea Turtle Lighting Workshop conducted by the Sea Turtle Conservancy Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 1-4:30 p.m. in room 1145 of the Escambia County Central Office Complex, located at 3363 West Park Place in Pensacola. More...

Entertainment

Take a walk through history

Gulf Breeze, FL – Gulf Islands National Seashore announces the February ranger programs schedule. More...

‘Lion’ is an inspiring tale of homecoming

“Lion” tells the inspiring, uplifting story of a young boy named “Saroo”. More...

Take a hike in February

The Western Gate Chapter of the Florida Trail Association plans these February Activities:  All activities are free except as noted, however, donations from non-members are welcome. More...

School

Simple tweaks save school district $5M in energy costs

When you do some in-house monitoring you can save an awful lot of money! That was the message brought to the Santa Rosa County School Board by Asst. More...

East Milton Elementary teacher earns top honor

Santa Rosa Superintendent of Schools Tim Wyrosdick, Santa Rosa School Board Members, and members of the Santa Rosa Education Foundation Teacher of the Year Selection Committee announced Kristen White as the Santa Rosa Teacher of the Year 2018 during More...

Gulf Breeze High Honor Roll released

Mr. Danny Brothers, principal of Gulf Breeze High School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the second nine-weeks grading period of the 2016-17 school year.  More...

Health

Reducing the risk of breast cancer

DEAR DR. ROACH: You have written about screening for breast cancer, but are there any ways to prevent breast cancer in the first place? -- T.C.   More...

Home & Garden

Travel club takes seniors on adventures

The League of Women Voters of the Pensacola Bay Area, ACLU, Coffee Party, Escambia Youth Justice Coalition and the National Association of Social Workers presents the Pipeline to Prison “Resilience: the Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope More...

Guardian ad Litem earns support

Guardian ad Litem received two donations from local organizations.   More...

Optimist Christmas Basket winner

Gulf Breeze Optimist John Adams, left, awards the Optimist Christmas Basket to winner Kristy Suelflow. Tickets to the basket were sold at the Christmas tree lot and the basket contained hundreds of dollars in prizes. More...