May 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Medieval Festival

Third-grade boys take turns in the stocks during some Middle Ages fun at Gulf Breeze Elementary School’s Medieval Fest. The event featured sword fighting, feasting, elaborate costumes and education about life during those times.   More...

Aydelott seeks cut of mom’s insurance

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Community

Postal food drive is Saturday

On Saturday, May 13, Escambia and Santa Rosa Letter Carriers will join forces to help Stamp Out Hunger in our community. More...

Scenes from Medieval Fest

ABOVE: “King” Warren Stevens and “Queen” Kim McChesney, chairman of the Santa Rosa School Board, with volunteer Rona Skelton, left, and school board member Carol Boston, right More...

Deadman’s Island resurrected

Restoration project breathes new life into historic strip

It’s been given new life, but local historians say Deadman’s Island started out as a quarantine space for sailors suffering from yellow fever in the 1800s and was often a place of mourning for those who didn’t survive.  More...

Entertainment

‘Fate of the Furious’ – More macho fun

The better majority of people probably see less than half as many movies as my girlfriend and I witness in any given week, month or year. Watching movies is our passion, our compulsion, our obsession. More...

Play building blocks become art form

The Pensacola Museum of Art announces the opening of “Piece by Piece: Art with LEGO® Bricks,” which will be on display from May 12 through Sept. 3. More...

‘Roseanne’ back for a limited series

Q: I’ve been hooked on “The Originals” since it began. I especially like the actress who plays Sofya. Can you tell me a bit about her? What else can I see her in? -- Barry T., via email More...

Sports

Dolphin district done

Gulf Breeze edges West Florida for first baseball title in 37 years

The year was 1980 - the events that were the basis for the movies Miracle and Argo were playing out on television sets across the nation. More...

Lady Dolphins edge Wakulla in regional quarters, 2-0

Road win the first regional one in six years

The near three-hour drive from Gulf Breeze to Wakulla has not been kind to the Lady Dolphin softball team in recent years.  Previous Lady Dolphin teams had their season end in 2002 (7- 0), 2009 (1-0 in eight innings), 2011 (2-1) and 2014 (7-3).& More...

Boys lacrosse award winners

From left: Jordan Pliska (Most Improved), Jasper Bowles (Honor the Game), Noah Haas (Offensive MVP) and Cole Foster (Defensive MVP) were award winners at last week’s GBHS Boys Lacrosse Awards Banquet.   More...

Opinion

‘MISSION POSSIBLE: Save the Benson House!’

I am reminded how blessed it is to live in Gulf Breeze, as I walk on the sidewalks that run from Fairpoint Dr. around to Shoreline Dr. More...

Golf courses offer a stark contrast

Friday, I had the opportunity to play golf at Hidden Creek. The golf course is in excellent condition with almost perfect greens, well maintained fairways, sand bunkers and associated areas.  More...

Blood, disaster will solve nothing

We, as a nation, are at a time of moral disintegration and divisiveness. More...

Troubled bridge may get state buyout

18-year-old Garcon Point Bridge is currently in default

Calling it a very complicated issue, State Sen. More...

Fire department consolidation could happen by 2020

They know they will have monthly planning meetings and where. They know what their new name will probably be. More...

Breach Breeze Relay is Friday

The time is here for the annual Beach Breeze Relay for Life, the event that aims to stamp out cancer.  This year’s event will be Friday, May 12, from 6 p.m. to midnight at Dolphin Stadium in Gulf Breeze.  More...

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Island News

Eat your enemy at Lionfish Removal, Awareness Festival May 20-21

The third annual Pensacola Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day Festival will be Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plaza de Luna, located at 900 S. Palafox St. More...

Damaged car leads to erroneous hit and run report

A pair of what appeared to be accident sightings on Pensacola Bay Bridge during a 38 hour-span from 10:52 p.m. Saturday to 1:33 p.m. More...

Realtor of the Week

Kyle McGee Levin Rinke Realty

I was born and raised in Gulf Breeze and attended Gulf Breeze High, graduating in 2012. I played baseball and football all 4 years of high school and volunteered as an assistant coach on last year’s district champion Dolphin football team. More...

News

Calendar of Meetings

Thursday 11  Commissioner Regular  9 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline St., Milton  Zoning Board  6 p.m., Santa Rosa County Administrative Center Board Room, 6495 Caroline St., Milton  Fr More...

FLASHBACKS

May 11, 2017

1 year ago this week – 2016  Debate endures Courthouse, price, location up in the air. J. Williamson wants to explore a South End center. More...

Navarre woman guilty of attacking mother with butter knife

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced on May 3, that a Santa Rosa County Jury found Kendra Sue Cohens, 42, of Navarre, guilty of Aggravated Battery. More...

School

Baccalaureate is May 25

Baccalaureate services for Gulf Breeze High School seniors will be held Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m., at St. Ann Catholic Church, 100 Daniel St., Gulf Breeze.  More...

Tropicana Speech Contest Winners

Tropicana Makayla Guilbeau won first place in the Gulf Breeze Middle School Tropicana Speech Contest. To her left is Kate Turk, who placed second, and to Makayla’s right is Jenna Moore, who placed third. More...

Health

Reader drank mercury from a thermometer and lives to tell about it

DEAR DR. ROACH: You probably have never gotten a question like this. How much mercury is in an old thermometer? A month ago, I wasn’t feeling well, so I took my temperature with an old thermometer that seemed to be taking too long to work. More...

Home & Garden

Christian Woman’s group models fashions

Pensacola Christian Women’s Connection’s Barbara Udit welcomed everyone to the Chico’s “Women of Influence” fashion show and luncheon at New World Landing on Friday, April 21.  The special feature was Chico’s More...

Things only a Mother can understand

The following column was written when I was the mother of five children ranging from 8 years old to almost 20. That was a few years ago. Now I am a grandmother. More...

Treat mom to home-cooked chicken and dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings More...