2021-11-11 E-Edition

Dolphins bring home Publix Beach Bowl Cup


Exhausted but elated, members of the Gulf Breeze High School football team pose with the trophy that epitomizes the rivalry between Gulf Breeze and Navarre. This year, Gulf Breeze won the trophy for the second time in the 14 years since Publix began sponsoring the awarding of the trophy. See story,

Free Wi-Fi coming to Parks and Rec Center

Free Wi-Fi is coming to the City of Gulf Breeze Park and Recreation main campus by the end of the year or sooner. Antennas and associated equipment have been installed. The last item to complete is a fiber connection. This will add more amenities to the city whether you are a citizen or just visiting. Wi-Fi will be available on […]

Church can replace fence with plants, BOCC rules

Midway Baptist Church was granted an appeal last week from Santa Rosa County Commissioners after the zoning board denied their request to replace a fence blown down with plants instead. The church’s fence that was built by order of the county in 1992 blew down and was destroyed by Hurricane Sally last year. Commissioners approved the change against some neighbor’s […]

Ed Gray files appeal

Former Gulf Breeze mayor Ed Gray is appealing the sentence handed down August 24 for video voyeurism, cyberstalking and other charges. Tallahassee attorney Michael Ufferman filed the appeal. Gray, who not only served as mayor, but was also the head of the city’s bond fund, Capital Trust Agency; a former member of the Santa Rosa School Board; a member of […]

Charter review complete

If citizens of Gulf Breeze support a recent recommended change in the City’s charter, the term of the Gulf Breeze mayor will be extended from two years to four — mirroring the terms of City Council members — beginning with the election of 2024. Consideration of such a change is one of the things the citizen-based Charter Review Committee suggests […]

SRC tourism sets record

Santa Rosa County Tourism set a record for its fiscal year ending Sept. 30. Tourism Development Director Julie White told the County Commission last Thursday that bed taxes collected for the fiscal year of 2020-2021 broke all previous collection records with more than $5.8 million brought in from all parts of the county. “The highest amount we had collected in […]

GB church plans ‘Blessing of the Pets’

The Rev. Bill Lamont of Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church at 100 Andrew Jackson Trail and the congregation invite the community to the church’s annual Blessing of the Animals service at 10 a.m. Nov. 14. “The Blessing of the Animals service is very popular with all God’s creatures, two- and four-footed alike. We hope you’ll come out and see why,” Lamont […]

FWC to host Florida State fish art contest

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), with Wildlife Forever, is eager to announce they will host the Florida State Fish Art Contest again this year. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can compete in this free contest for a chance to win state and national honors and prizes. This program inspires creativity while developing the next generation of […]

Elks Lodge donates to Gulf Breeze Weekend Food Program

The Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge No. 497 donated a $2,000 ENF (Elks National Foundation) Spotlight Grant to the Gulf Breeze Weekend Food Program for the benefit of children in local schools. The program provides weekend food for children in need at Gulf Breeze Elementary, Middle and High schools. Also included are Oriole Beach Elementary and Woodlawn Beach Middle School in […]