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‘GEEKS’ gather tonight at WBMS

Woodlawn Beach Middle School is calling all girls, 5th through 12th grade, and their parents to a night celebrating Girls Educating and Encouraging Knowledge in STEAM (G.E.E.K.S.). The event is tonight, Thursday, Feb. 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

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Community

Splash pad, batting cages, miracle field eyed for Rec Center expansion

Parks and Recreation Director Ron Pulley presented a proposal to the Parks Advisory Board that was previously extended by the Gulf Breeze Sports Association (GBSA) last year providing the city permission to use $70,000 worth of GBSA dollars to constr More...

News

Garage Sale and Pancake Breakfast will benefit those with traumatic brain injuries

A garage Sale and Pancake Breakfast will be held at Gulf Breeze’s Community Center on Saturday, March 18. More...

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 23  Commissioner Regular 9:00 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton  Commissioner Regular - Rezoning 6:00 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline Stre More...

FLASHBACKS

February 23

1 Year ago this week – 2016  The legal battles the city is facing regarding who is the rightful owner of the last 15 feet before the water’s edge at the beach access located on Catawba St. More...

School

Project Graduation seeks support for safe event

Gulf Breeze High Schools graduates will have the opportunity to attend a drug- and alcohol free event on the night of their graduation, and sponsors are needed to help make the event a success. More...

Dunne is finalist

Gulf Breeze High School senior Shelby Dunne has been named as a Finalist in the 2017 competition for National MeritScholarships.  Shelby plans to attend Cornell University and major in Environmental Engineering.   More...

Next year’s school choice plan goes to school board

All south end schools closed to transfers

There are no openings projected for the next school year for students who want to transfer from another county into south end Santa Rosa County Schools. That is the report given to the school board last week.  More...

Faith

St. Francis of Assisi to offer Lenten Taizé services

All persons are welcome for TAIZÉ IN THE ATRIUM at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 1 St. Francis Drive in Gulf Breeze. The services will be held at 5 p.m. More...

Obituaries

Elaine Klisart

Elaine Klisart, 80, passed away at Silvercrest at Woodlands Creek Saturday, February 18, 2017, in Clive, Iowa. Services will be held at 11 am, Friday, February, 24, 2017, at St. Theresa Catholic Church. More...

Elizabeth Schofield Musmansky

April 3, 1961 - February 15, 2017

Elizabeth Schofield Musmansky was born and raised in Seattle, Washington, a city she loved all of her life. She met her beloved husband, Scott, at the University of Washington in 1979, and graduated from the school of Pharmacology in 1985. More...

Home & Garden

Gulf Isle Neighbors celebrates 20th year

Gulf Isle Neighbors (GIN) celebrated the conclusion of their 20th year in February with a birthday cake and their wonderful stories two local authors; Jeannine Zokan and Sandy Meyer. More...

Chef Noah shares tried and true recipes

Good recipes for hungry people!

COUNTRY PORK CHOPS AND ESCALLOPED POTATOES  4 to 6 pork chops Salt and pepper Flour (optional) Oil 6 cups thinly sliced potatoes 4 slices onion 1 can cream of celery soup 1 cup evaporated milk Butter   More...

There is a process to growing tomatoes

There is no vegetable competition for a fresh ripe tomato. The flavor, the juice, the texture makes tomatoes the king, queen and court of the home garden. Green, red, yellow, purple or black the number of varieties seem endless. More...

‘Golf course exemption is a given,’ Mayor says

City must answer property appraiser’s lawsuit

An additional lawsuit filed by Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Gregory S. Brown against the City of Gulf Breeze is asking for more than just the city’s compliance with a public records request. More...

S. Santa Rosa Fire Depts may unite

Three local fire departments may soon begin thinking and talking about the possibility of consolidation. More...

Pensacola Beach traffic town hall today

The town hall meeting for input from residents concerning traffic congestion on Pensacola Beach will not be held on the beach as it usually is this time around. Instead, this Thursday the meeting organized by Escambia County will be held Feb. More...

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Island News

Registration underway for St. Patrick’s Day 5k

15,000 runners from across the country and the pond are expected to participate in the 40th annual McGuire’s St. Patrick’s Day 5K Prediction Run in Pensacola on March 11. More...

Entertainment

‘Pinta’ , ‘Nina’ to land in Perdido Key

On Wednesday, March 1, the “Pinta” and the “Nina,” replicas of Columbus’ Ships, will open in Perdido Key. More...

Seniors present Honky Tonk Mystery Dinner Theater

The Holley Navarre Seniors Center will be having their annual mystery dinner theater on Saturday March 18th. “Honky Tonk Bar-B-Q at Bubba’s Bar.” Enjoy an evening of fun and surprises starting at 4:30 p.m. with an Art Show.  More...

‘Elle’ is a beautiful, disturbing masterwork by Verhoeven

Nobody in the world makes movies quite like Paul Verhoeven. His style is brash and bloody and proudly full of vulgarity and sacrilege.  More...

Sports

GBHS grapplers second at districts

Runner up finish best since 2012 district title; eight advance to regionals

The run of success with first-year coaches at GBHS continued as Dave Daily led an injury-riddled Dolphin wrestling team to a second place finish at the District 1-2A meet Saturday in Milton. More...

Open flight

Team Covell won the Open Flight in the Greater Pensacola Ladies Tennis League’s fall season. They are (front, from left): Tennis pro Linsley McMillion, Ede Craig and Pam Green.  More...

Boys lacrosse holds off Catholic, now 5-0

Crusaders score three fourth quarter close to make it close; rematch March 15 at GBHS

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin boys lacrosse team held off a late charge from Catholic to beat the Crusaders 7-5 Friday in Pensacola. The win ran Gulf Breeze’s record to 5-0 - the best start in the team’s five-year history. More...

Health

Tell your doctors about your medications

DEAR DR. ROACH: I took an aspirin for a seeming heart attack and went to the hospital, where I was asked if I had taken any meds. More...

GBE 1st graders use STEAM to solve problems

Mrs. Shull’s and Ms. Wilkins’ first grade classes recently spent their day getting STEAMY, stretching their minds and cultivating curiosity with six STEAM stations aligned to Common Core standards.  More...

Opinion

Trump, Europe and chaos

Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of Defense James Mattis went to the Munich Security Conference with reassurances about the US commitment to NATO. However, their visit was anything but reassuring. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Trump jeopardizing national security

As a former Naval Intelligence officer, I am concerned with the Administration’s adverse impact on our national security. More...