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Literary scholar

GBHS student takes second place in PSC Literary Quiz Bowl

Gulf Breeze High student Gabriella Ortiz took second place in the Pensacola State College’s Annual Literary Quiz Bowl. More...

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Community

Liver Life 5K continues in Quentin Cooper’s tradition

This year’s benefactor is cancer patient Josh Lucas, 12

This year is Gulf Breeze High School’s 5th annual Quentin Cooper Liver Life 5k. More...

Watoto Children’s Choir sings

The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, will continue its six-month U.S. tour featuring a brand new concert, “Signs & Wonders.” More...

Gulf Breeze News Progress Report coming May 11

One of the most anticipated issues of the year is coming to Gulf Breeze News on May 11.  The 2017 Progress Report will offer a glimpse into the greater Gulf Breeze community as it stands today, showcasing the new developments, the continuation o More...

School

Steven Decesare to compete in State Geography Bee

Steven Decesare, an eighth grader at Gulf Breeze Middle School, was very excited when he was named the School Winner of the National Geographic Bee held at his school in December.  More...

GBMS band students earn accolades

Gulf Breeze Middle School (GBMS) band students participated in the Solo and Ensemble Festival on February 18 at Escambia High School. More...

Obituaries

Charles H. Pulley

In Memory

Charles H. Pulley of Gulf Breeze passed away at home, Thursday, March 9, 2017. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 2 pm. More...

Health

Bed sores linked to COPD

DEAR DR. ROACH: I am 89 years old and just learned that I have the first stages of bed sores on my buttocks. More...

Evidence-based medicine, research is key to Andrews Institutes use of regenerative medicine

Physicians at Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine utilize leading edge treatment options for patients that are grounded in evidence-based research. More...

Opinion

Rep. Gaetz: I won’t give up on repealing Obamacare

This week, the Republicancontrolled House of Representatives let down President Trump and, more importantly, the American people. We did so in the most cowardly, craven way possible — by failing to vote on the repeal of Obamacare. More...

Trump became president with illegal help from Russian Putin

What if President Obama had acted this way?  • Praised Vladimir Putin as a strong leader.  • Give a false equivalency between Putin’s conduct and the United States.  • Called Russia’s incursions into Ukraine More...

Hiking Alabama offers new perspective

Mount Cheaha is the highest point in Alabama. It is listed at 2,405 feet above sea level, which is significantly more than our own 16-foot elevation in Gulf Breeze. More...

Pakistani royalty?

Woman spits at cop, gives false ID

Officer Branden Rusnak with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office (SRCSO) was called out to investigate a disturbance reported at Pine St. in Gulf Breeze on Tuesday, March 21. More...

Navarre shooting likely drug related

Jonalbert Figueroa Vidal of Okaloosa County was arrested in Milton Monday, March 27, by Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s office on charges of attempted murder during a robbery and attempted robbery with a firearm. More...

Teachers, school district to mediate contract

Santa Rosa County School District and its teachers union Santa Rosa Professional Educators will sit down for mediation next week, Monday April 3, to try to settle its contract Impasse issues. But the mediator does not give any final decision. More...

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Entertainment

Castaway finds love in ‘Red Turtle’

“The Red Turtle” is a feature length animated film that simply and elegantly tells the story of a man stranded on an island. More...

Ferrell to co-produce ‘Succession’

Q: I just binge-watched all 10 episodes of “Shut Eye” on Hulu, and I am hooked. Has it been renewed for another season? -- Maddie T., via email  More...

WEEK OF March 30 - April 5

2017 Pensacola JazzFest Saturday, April 1 at 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Seville Square Park, Pensacola   More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 30  Commission Special - Rezoning 6:00 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline St, Milton  Friday 31  Gulf Breeze Optimist Club Breakfast 6:45 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteria  Monday 3 More...

FLASHBACKS

MARCH 30

1 Year ago this week – 2016  Two new artificial reefs in the Navarre Beach area will be funded by National Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) funds, which are part of the BP oil spill fines. More...

New IRS scam targets seniors

Scam alert

Scam artists use tax season to prey on Floridians, and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam urges residents to be wary of tax-related scams specifically targeting seniors. More...

Sports

Head over heels for a hat trick

Jordan Pliska takes a tumble after a hard check in the Dolphins’ 13-5 win over Parkview, Ga. Friday. Pliska scored one of his three goals on the play as the Dolphins improved to 13-1 on the season. Look for a recap of the game on Page 4C. More...

Dolphins drop pair of close ones in Tallahassee

Gulf Breeze meets West Florida in home and home series

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team spent the second half of their spring break in Tallahassee, losing a pair of games by a total of three runs. More...

Runners up

The Gulf Breeze Wave 11U team finished as the runner up in the Double Play Classic in Ft. Walton Beach. They are (from left): Pete Snider, Kohen Kember, Alex Cross, Elliot Dannruether, Will Rice, Brett Buttell and Sammy Tucker.  More...

Home & Garden

Family and friends fete Robyn and Collin

Robyn Davidson and Collin Crowson will be married on July 15 but the festivities began much earlier. A Couples Shower was held in their honor on Saturday March 18 at Lisa and Mike Tidwell’s beautiful home on Santa Rosa Sound.  More...

Noah serves up recipe for a Country Breakfast

Good recipes for hungry people!

Country Breakfast 12 mini frozen biscuits 6 oz country ham, thinly sliced 4 large eggs 1/2 medium habanero pepper, finely chopped 4 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp paprika, sweet mild 3 Tbsp butter, unsalted 3 pinch sal More...