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Sheriff substation to move to larger, central location in Midway

Midway FD will expand operations on College Parkway



The Sheriff’s office is moving near The Zoo. The county will soon be signing a lease purchase agreement for the property that once housed the Lighthouse Private Christian preschool on Hwy. 98 so that the sheriff can move District 1 offices out of two other south end facilities. The sheriff’s District 1 office is currently located at 1322 College Parkway […]

Networking

Bob Wilson, Nick Wilson, Krissy Ray (ambassador), Maggie Gray (board member) and Bronwyn Naylor catch up with each other at the grand opening of the Gulf Breeze Chamber office located at 3044 Gulf Breeze Parkway. To read a complete story, pick up an edition or subscribe online to the Gulf Breeze News.

Chamber opening

At the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber grand opening, Johanna Pohlman (board member), Hal George and Karen Jurkowich (co-work Sponsor) enjoy having a larger location where they can meet and work. This historical photos on the wall once hung inside Aegean Breeze Restaurant. To read a complete story, pick up an edition or subscribe online to the Gulf Breeze News.

Flag Day is June 14




Yes, the Star Spangled Banner still waves over the land of the free and the home of the brave. And, yes, many Americans still love the flag and celebrate what that banner stands for. On Monday, June 14, the nation will have an opportunity to focus special attention on the flag that represents our country. President Woodrow Wilson issued a […]

Darrell Echols named Superintendent of Gulf Islands Nat’l Seashore

On Tuesday, June 1, National Park Service (NPS) South Atlantic-Gulf Regional Director Stan Austin announced Darrell Echols as the new superintendent of Gulf Islands National Seashore, effective July 18. “Darrell is a dynamic leader with Gulf Coast roots and essential experience protecting some of the country’s most beloved coastal areas,” said Austin. “He’s led high-performing teams, overseen regional climate change […]

Gulf Breeze volunteer wins Florida Child Advocacy Award

Marion Ginn of Gulf Breeze has been awarded the Mary Ann Taylor Child Advocacy Award by the Florida Federation of Women’s Clubs. The award is given annually to a volunteer who personifies the philosophy that “everyone has a part in the lives of our children” and advocates for underserved, special needs, neglected or abused children. The winner must be a […]

So long, Subway

“Thank you, GB for 30 awesome years” was written on the window of the now-closed Subway restaurant in Gulf Breeze. The new owners of the building are planning to redevelop the property into several “fast casual” restaurants. To read a complete story, pick up an edition or subscribe online to the Gulf Breeze News.

‘The Club’ clears zoning hurdle toward becoming golf complex




Craig Payette received his final approval from Santa Rosa County to move ahead with his development of what was the building called The Club on Crane Blvd. across from the Breeze 8 Cinema. His request for a Conditional Use permit to build a mini golf course and driving range on the property was approved by county commissioners at their special […]

Back in action

Cars traverse the newly reopened Pensacola Bay Bridge, also known as the Gen. “Chappie” James Bridge, after it was reopened on Friday, May 28. The bridge was struck by several barges during Hurricane Sally on Sept. 10, 2020 and was closed to traffic ever since. Workers are repairing the remaining damage to allow all four lanes to open in the […]

June is Audiobook Appreciation Month

June Events @ Gulf Breeze Library

Celebrate Audiobook Appreciation Month by checking out a variety of audiobooks from any Santa Rosa County Library. The libraries offer books on CD, Playaways and eAudiobooks that you can download from OverDrive or the Libby app. There are hundreds of titles from which to choose. Preschool Storytime Online & Toddler Time Online June 14 – July 31 New Storytime and […]


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