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Captured and tortured by the North Koreans, Jim Layton now lives the good life in Gulf Breeze

Jim and Valerie Layton’s boat is called the Joshua 1:9. It is a stenciled testimony for anyone who sees it. Not scripture quite so well-known as John 3:16 or Genesis 1:1, but a valuable verse to read, learn and tuck away in your heart if you are a committed Christian like the Navy veterans couple. It says: “Have I not […]

Bob and Lucy Duncan

Descendants of Gulf Breeze Pioneers

Robert “Bob” Addison Duncan was born on Dec. 9, 1934. Raised in New Orleans, he spent summers on Town Point, now known as Gulf Breeze. He is a descendant of the early pioneers who settled this area. This is how Robert Addison Duncan came to be. In the early 1870s, three brothers came from Kentucky through Texas to Florida and […]

Gulf Breeze Will Do grant recipients


Gulf Breeze Will Do, the woman’s philanthropy group serving the greater Gulf Breeze area, awarded five grants on Sunday to organizations benefitting local residents. See complete story on page1B.

Gulf Breeze PD seeks help identifying man

Gulf Breeze Police Sgt. Steff Neff issued a Be On the Lookout notice last week regarding a man who was seen masturbating in his vehicle at two Gulf Breeze locations on October 2. One woman reported seeing the man inside a white Dodge Caravan in the Publix parking lot, parked next to a juvenile female. Video shows the man drove […]

Calendar of Meetings

NOVEMBER 9 SANTA ROSA FLORIDA GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONER REG 9:00 a.m., 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze ZONING BOARD 6:00 p.m., 1370 Tiger Park Lane, Gulf Breeze NOVEMBER 10 GULF BREEZE OPTIMIST CLUB 6:30 a.m., Gulf Breeze Hospital Cafeteria NOVEMBER 13 FIRE DEPARTMENT EXECUTIVE GROUP 6:30 p.m., 4499 Pine Forest Road, Milton NOVEMBER 14 MIDWAY FIRE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS 6:00 p.m., […]


November 9

1 Year ago this week – 2016 Firefighters battle a blaze Tuesday morning at Parkway Plaza. The fire was in a unit owners were preparing to open as a pizza restaurant. The cause has not been determined. A fire broke out Tuesday morning at one of the shops located in Parkway Plaza at 3151 Gulf Breeze Pkwy in the Tiger […]

Brown completes basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Nylaah K. Brown graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate […]

Betty’s granddaughter starts new future as Mrs. Kyler Shelton

Peyton Nichole Allen and Kyler Luke Shelton were united in marriage on Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Osborn Red Angus Farms near Toney, Ala., a location owned by the groom’s stepfather and mother, Danny and Kimberly Osborn. To get to the Osborn pasture, ceremony guests were treated to a rolling adventure in the crisp, near autumn air — […]

Benson House inventory yields historic treasures

Wanda Edwards, Chief Curator with UWF Historic Trust, gave an invaluable presentation to Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society at the Sept. 21 general membership meeting on the collection policies and procedures regarding museum contents. Restoring the Benson Home at 15 Live Oak Street, and eventually turning it into a museum, is the current mission of the Gulf Breeze Area Historical […]