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‘Shamrock Stroll’ planned for March 20

NAVARRE BEACH, FL – The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Inaugural Shamrock Stroll 5K Fun Run/Walk and Pet Parade & Costume Contest on Saturday, March 20, 2021 on beautiful Navarre Beach. The stroll will kick off at 8 am in the Navarre Beach Boat Launch Parking Lot. Participants can run, walk or stroll down the […]

St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl is March 17

Pensacola, Fla. (February 11, 2021) – The annual St. Paddy’s Day Pub Crawl, hosted by the Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce, will take place on Wednesday, March 17, and will feature more than a dozen participating beach bars, restaurants and hotels serving up Irish drink specials, music and mischief all day long! “We look forward to hosting this annual event […]

Students and teachers celebrate 100 days of school

It’s the 100th day of school so it’s time to celebrate your accomplishment. First, you want to congratulate yourselves and your classmates on being super Heroes for all your hard work so you don a cape and eye mask just as a Marvel character would. Secondly, you deserve a comfortable attire because, you deserve it! And thirdly, you are probably […]

Elks donation

Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge No. 497 recently donated a $2,000 Elks National Foundation Spotlight Grant and a matching $2,000 donation from Lodge funds to the Gulf Breeze Weekend Food Program. That initiative provides food to underprivileged school children in the area for weekend use. Helping with the local effort are (from left) volunteer Dicksie Booker, trustee Gary Booker, volunteer Wendy […]

Teen recruits an army

Online efforts result in more volunteers, more donations to The Salvation Army kettle drive



It’s a family tradition. Parents, grandparents, siblings, even a cupcake get involved. Cupcake, in this instance, is not a sweet treat appealing to lovers of all things sugar-laden. She is, instead, a canine with an appeal all her own. She draws shoppers to the familiar Salvation Army Red Kettle, set up outside the Gulf Breeze Publix each Christmas season, and […]

Hello Kalibur!

Second Southern White Rhino born at the Gulf Breeze Zoo

The Gulf Breeze Zoo starts 2021 with renewed hope for rhinoceros conservation. As 2020 came to a close, The Zoo’s experienced southern white rhino mother, Katie, welcomed her first son, a healthy calf named Kalibur. This rare calf made a perfect Christmas present to the dedicated staff overseeing the rhino conservation program and marks the second white rhino born at […]

Kicking COVID

Call for bands for the Tunes by the Dunes free summer concert series

The Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce’s Tunes By The Dunes Committee will be meeting soon to finalize plans for this year’s free summer concert series. The series showcases a variety of local musicians on stage with the beautiful Navarre Beach sunset as a backdrop. Each week features a different genre of music ranging from Jazz, Reggae, Southern Rock, Country, […]

It’s Love Your Library Month

Gulf Breeze Library News

Love Your Library Month is celebrated during February in libraries nationwide. This is a great time to recognize the important role libraries play in the cultural and economic success of local communities and the nation. Patrons may fill out a heart at the library or virtually via the online form to tell staff why they love the library. Tax Aide […]

Teenage inventor designs a way to ‘surf’ the air waves




Even before his 13th birthday, which is coming up soon, Caleb Kirby is experiencing life as a creative businessman. His product, the Airwave Surfboard, is designed to afford car passengers the fun of skimming the air waves instead of the water waves. Caleb, who is a seventh-grader at Woodlawn Beach Middle School, moved to this area from North Carolina with […]


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