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Oriole Beach Elementary students are Reviving Deadman’s Island

 Whoever said learning is no day at the beach was not a student at Oriole Beach Elementary. On Thursday, May 10, 152 students went to Deadman’s Island to learn why this historic slip of land needs protection from erosion. They helped to plant deep- rooted sea oats that will hold the sand in place. Heather Reed, a scientist who works […]

GBES Third Graders on Medieval

Damsels and gallant knights of the third grade took a trip back into the Medieval times on Friday, May 4. They saw demonstrations of sword fighting, learned about using herbs as medicine and found out how life was different for people who lived back then. A feast capped off the festivities. Glenda Caudle | Gulf Breeze NewsABOVE: Renee Peden, dressed […]

Library has lots of fun events planned in May

Holiday Closures All libraries will be closed on Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. Military Appreciation Month May is National Military Appreciation Month. Join the Santa Rosa County Library System as we recognize and show appreciation for the contributions of the courageous men and women who have served or are currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. […]

Gulf Breeze Will Do grant applications available

Jan Nowling, award-winning artist, headed to central Texas for her annual trip to paint wildflowers. Gulf Breeze Will Do Gulf Breeze Will Do members are awarding nearly $59,000 in grants in November. Grant applications are available online at www.gulfbreezewilldo.org and the deadline to submit grant applications is Sept. 17. Award amounts range from $1,000 to $10,000 in four categories: Art, […]

Christening a boat is an excellent excuse for a party

DeeDee French and Vince Howell (husband and wife) stand on the Dixie Darlene.Husband and wife DeeDee French and Vince Howell purchased a boat almost the size of a yacht and decided the boat must have a name of their choice. So on March 10, they held a Boat Christening and invited their friends to witness this happy event. On the […]

Live your dream in this waterfront home

TOP: The elegant entrance to the Gulf Breeze home.Experience an unparalleled waterfront lifestyle right in the heart of Gulf Breeze Proper. This stunning waterfront home was meticulously designed with casual coastal living and gracious entertaining in mind. Privately tucked in beautiful live oaks and a moss-draped, tree-lined drive is a custom built Mediterranean beauty with 7,280 square feet, six bedrooms, […]

Breezers reconnect and remember at Alumni Cookout

 School days may be over, but the memories and friendships last forever. The annual Alumni Cookout began as a way for football team members, teachers, administrators, coaches and parents from 1971 to 1984 to reconnect and rekindle relationships. On Saturday, with storms looming, the grills and fryers were busy preparing food for the many who gathered at the Naval Life […]

New neighbors help restore Benson House

Louise Seitz receives PCC Person of the Year award and President John Mate looks pleased. Norman VickersMembers of the board of directors and supporters of Gulf Breeze Area Historical Society (GBAHS) museum have spent almost a year cleaning up the Benson House grounds. Becky Herzog, board member grounds-keeper-enthusiast, recruited another helper to assist her. He is fourth-grader Jacobi Elmore, who […]

Grow delicious fruit in your own yard

 Experts from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Santa Rosa County Extension Office will offer a free class on fruit trees for the homeowner on Friday, April 13, at 10 a.m. at the Santa Rosa County UF/IFAS Extension Office at 6263 Dogwood Drive in Milton. Florida Master Gardener Sam Greendorfer will teach students how harvesting fresh […]

Will Do members are ready to help

Miraflores Garden Club members attended the Festival of Flowers in Mobile and took photos with the Azalea Trail Maids. Gulf Breeze Will Do is proud to announce that 236 women joined to help our community help itself by pooling membership dues and voting as a group to award grants. The generosity of these women has enabled Gulf Breeze Will Do […]


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