2022-04-07 E-Edition

Gumbo chefs ‘roux’ the day

A beautiful sunny day and the aroma of gumbo filled the air at the Gulf Breeze Rotary Club’s Gumbo Cook-off on March 26 at the Gulf Breeze Community Center. Approximately, over 1,800 people attended this year’s event. 18 teams were competing in professional or amateur divisions, both judged by a panel of celebrity judges, and for the People’s Choice Award, […]

Navarre woman murdered

Cassie Carli’s ex is arrested



The hunt for Cassie Carli of Navarre became national news last week. According to the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, the 37-year-old woman was reportedly scheduled to meet her 4-year-old daughter’s father for a custody exchange at 7 p.m Sunday, March 27, on Navarre Beach at the boat ramp parking lot behind Juana’s Pagoda. After Carli disappeared that Sunday evening […]

Wetlands boardwalk is halfway complete




What is now a swath through the native plants that grow along Santa Rosa Sound will soon offer hikers the opportunity to observe birds, animals, plants and other creatures that inhabit the wetlands in Shoreline Park South. A boardwalk modeled upon the Turkey Creek Nature Trail in Niceville will connect the four-mile Multi- Use Path, Gulf Breeze Community Center, Shoreline […]

GBE Adult Volunteer of the Year

Noelle Poole served as Gulf Breeze Elementary School’s PTA President for the past two years. She works countless hours in and out of school, researching ways to support the school, maintain volunteers and involve parents in the learning process. She coordinates volunteer activities at school and some volunteer activities that parents can complete at home — and that involves some […]

GBE Youth Volunteer of the Year

Aubri Sigman has been volunteering at Gulf Breeze Elementary School all year long. She helps in ACES almost every afternoon. She always has a smile, a positive attitude and is ready to work. She helps prepare the ITV studio for the next day’s show, then she helps set up and organize future activities classes. Sometimes she even watches teacher kids […]

Former GBMS band members invited to Spring Concert

If you were a member of the Gulf Breeze Middle School Band, you are encouraged to participate in the GBMS Band Spring Concert at 6 p.m. on April 28 at Dolphin Stadium. Beginning band, varsity band and symphonic band will all be on the field for the final song, which is called the Mass band performance. Before that performance, anyone […]

Gulf Breeze Elementary seeks parents for School Advisory Council

Would you like to serve on the GBE School Advisory Council? If so, please contact the school. Self nominations are being taken from April 11 through 20. Voting will be from April 25 to 29. For more information, contact Gulf Breeze Elementary School at (850) 934-5185

Don Salter inducted into Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Former Santa Rosa County Commissioner Don Salter was one of 15 veterans inducted into the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame this week. Governor Ron DeSantis and the Cabinet voted unanimously on the list of inductees for 2021. A native of Santa Rosa County, Don Salter attended Troy State University and graduated with a Master of Science degree in management. After […]

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday, April 7 Blackwater SWCD Regular Board Meeting 7:30 a.m., Jay Service Center, 3927 Hwy. 4, Jay Tourist Development Council Board Meeting 8:30 a.m., Tiger Point Community Center SRC Library Advisory Board Meeting 11:00 a.m., 6275 Dogwood Drive, Milton City of Gulf Breeze Architecture Review Board 5:30 p.m., Gulf Breeze City Hall Santa Rosa School Board Leasing Corporation Board Meeting, […]