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GBHS Honor Guard presents colors

Lull in bridge activity belies progress

Transportation council calls for complete study, second bridge

There seems to be nothing new being announced pertaining to the Three Mile Bridge replacement project. It may be “all quiet on the western front,” as the saying goes – but just as in the novel of the same name penned by Erich Remarque, the war is definitely still going on. According to Ian Satterly, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) […]

‘Purple Palooza’ planned

April 27-28

The Gulf Breeze Relay For Life challenges the businesses of Gulf Breeze to see who can “purple it up” for the upcoming Relay For Life. Gulf Breeze has always been passionate and supportive of American Cancer Society in raising awareness in this fight for a cure. The Relay committee will be watching the community come alive with a purple explosion […]

Santa Rosan captures Masters green jacket in playoff

“I never got this far in my dreams.” Those were the words of 2012 Masters champion Bubba Watson, the Bagdad and Santa Rosa County native, minutes after reaching golf’s pinnacle late Sunday afternoon with a dramatic two-hole playoff victory over South African Louis Oosthuizen at Augusta National Golf Club. Watson, 33, joined a list of golf immortals – Gene Sarazen, […]

Pair of fatalities mar Easter weekend

Navarre man, 18, dies in GB Parkway wreck A Navarre man was killed early Saturday morning when his car left Gulf Breeze Parkway and struck two cement poles at Kelton Boulevard. Robert Dakota Brannon, 18, was traveling westbound on U.S. 98 at approximately 1 a.m. when his 2002 Honda Civic suddenly ran off the road on the grassy north shoulder. […]

Garcon Bridge name change?

‘Gulf Breeze Expressway’ one possibility suggested

Changing the name of Garcon Point Bridge to something that would include the term “Gulf Breeze” was recommended to the Santa Rosa County Commissioners on Monday. Also, a need for sweeping changes of signage on Interstate 10 to point the way to Gulf Breeze, Pensacola Beach and Navarre Beach was stressed. Don Richards of Gulf Breeze Merton Gary Woods to […]

Autism Spring Picnic is Saturday

The Autism Pensacola Spring Picnic is scheduled for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bagdad Recreation Facility, 4951 School Street in Milton. The event will celebrate 10 years of Autism Pensacola and kick off its Steps for Autism Walk for 2012. There will be lots of family activities including bouncers, carnival games and more. Barbecue and drinks […]

Emergency Reports

Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

GB Fire & Rescue For the week ending April 8, Gulf Breeze Fire and Rescue was called for 17 emergencies. These incidents included 10 medical calls, 2 motor vehicle accidents, 1 electrical fire, 1 structure fire, 1 agency assistance to police, 1 mutual aid to Midway Fire District, and 1 mutual aid to Pensacola Beach Fire Department (Escambia County). To […]

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felonies 4/3/2012 VanLandingham, Christopher A., W/M, 21, 2000 block of Heritage Parkway, Navarre, robbery. 4/4/2012 Papetti, John Joseph, W/M, 32, 4400 block of S. Hwy 87, Navarre, larceny. Stewart, Casey Trent, W/M, 36, 8100 block of Torres Street, Navarre, violation of probation. 4/5/2012 Chaisson, Tina Louise, W/F, 43, 5300 block of Maverick Lane, Gulf Breeze, aggravated battery. 4/6/2012 Aguilar, Scarlett […]

Criminal mischiefs strike

Information from Gulf Breeze Police Department

On April 4, a Camellia Drive resident reported that a convertible top was shattered, causing between $200 and $1,000 worth of damage. In a separate event, a Pensacola Beach Road resident reported on April 8 that tires were slashed on a company van. On April 10, a Camellia Road resident reported that tires were slashed on a van. A truck […]