Newspaper’s belittlement of candidate’s parents, name unconscionable


Bras Across the Bridge


NEAR RIGHT: Near the top of Bob Sikes Bridge, the team of (from rear) Alice Vatsolakis, Margeaux Partain, Vici Papajohn, Karen Murphy, Maria Weisnicht and Kathy Barrett hold some of the many bras donated to Saturday’s first Bras Across the Beach event in Gulf Breeze. There were lots of laughs and giggles, and a few jokes that can’t be repeated […]

Hoo-rah! for the bra queens!

As National Cancer Awareness Month winds down, there’s no doubt Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach residents will be talking about the first Bras Across the Bridge event that was held Saturday, Oct. 23 on the Bob Sikes Bridge. Breast cancer survivors, businesswomen and supporters gathered to raise awareness and money to find a cure for cancer. Donors delivered more than […]

Gulf Breeze survivor makes strides against cancer

Gulf Breeze resident Shelli Lorenger Branch is “one in a million.” Actually, the American Cancer Society lists Branch, a breast cancer survivor, as one in 2.5 based on the 2010 estimates. However, with more than 261,000 new cancer cases expected by year’s end, the battle against this sometimes-fatal disease wages on. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women […]

Lee Tracy style, price fit GB

Gulf Breeze shoppers are known for their discriminating style and desire for great value, and Lee Tracy on the Boardwalk has exactly what they want. Lee Tracy style and pricing fit Gulf Breeze! Opening her first store in 1978, owner Lee McLaughlin says its easy to explain her 32 years of experience – she loves what she does. “My greatest […]

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Oct. 28 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular 9 a.m., County Admin. Center, Commissioner’s Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Santa Rosa County Commission Special – Rezoning 6 p.m., County Administrative Center, Commissioner’s Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Monday, Nov. 1 Gulf Breeze City Council 6:30 p.m., Council Chamber, City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze Tuesday, Nov. 2 […]

Student donates flowing locks to charitable cause

Residents weigh in on Rec Center desires

¦ Next public-input meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9

Bay Design Architects representatives held the first of two meetings for community input last week, and the ideas for the renovated and expanded Gulf Breeze Recreation Center were as varied as they were unique. Kelly Wieczorek, Director of Sustainable Design, praised the outcome of the first meeting. “The input was great. We had a lot of different ideas, and things […]

Countdown to 50: Gulf Breeze historical tidbits

What impact did ‘The Sentinel’ newspaper have on Gulf Breeze becoming a city?

James Lay writes in his book ‘Gulf Breeze Incorporation July 1958-August 1961,’ that establishment of the Gulf Breeze Sentinel in December 1960 was a benefit that came along at the right time for the right reasons and provided a strong communication source for the community. James Kobacker, founder and president, once said, “I started the paper because of the Gulf […]

Gulf Breeze Dog Lovers to meet Nov. 4

The Gulf Breeze Dog Lovers Club will meet Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center. George Felt, a noted trainer of search-and-rescue dogs, will discuss the training and demonstrate with his dog. Felt has many years of experience in search and rescue and will relate stories of searches. To learn more, contact Chips Fosgate, at […]