Gulf Breeze

Art and science a winning recipe

Art and science a winning recipe

By its own definition, esprit means lively and vivacious, so it was only fitting that Paul Rollins and his son Patrick name their first distilled spirit Esprit de Krewe vodka.  The flavor of the vodka unparalleled. The name given by the father and son duo distillers pays homage to Paul’s military career as well as […]

County and cities seek recycling in Perdido

County and cities seek recycling in Perdido

The cities of Gulf Breeze and Milton are in discussions to mirror Santa Rosa County’s proposed agreement to send residents’ recyclables to the new Emerald Coast Utilities Authority facility in Escambia County when it opens this summer. Separate contracts that are now in the works would join about 27,000 residents of the county and two […]

Gulf Breeze approves new senior housing

Gulf Breeze approves new senior housing

An assisted-living complex that will be the largest commercial development project in the City of Gulf Breeze for nearly a decade has been approved by the City Council. Planned at 138,000 square feet, the 135-unit Arbors will occupy a bit more ground than the Andrews Institute, the orthopedic and sports medicine clinic that opened in […]

Andrews Institute Krutches for Kids Drive needs crutches

Andrews Institute Krutches for Kids Drive needs crutches

Helping athletes have success on their road to recovery from an injury is something the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze does well and its latest effort will aid in that recovery process. It’s called the Krutches for Kids Drive and people are asked to donate any gently used crutches that can be given to athletes […]

What’s new at the Zoo?

What’s new at the Zoo?

The Gulf Breeze Zoo celebrated the grand opening for Safari Station’s new train.  The train, a diesel powered CP Huntington, took off on its inaugural ride Sunday morning.  The first hundred children received a train whistle and conductor’s hat.  The Safari ride takes passengers on an up-close adventure with animals on the 50- acre preserve. […]

Gardening for spring

Gardening for spring

With the last chance of frost behind us, it’s time to begin that beautiful home garden you’ve always dreamed about. In exchange for a small monetary investment and some elbow grease, you can have amazingly fresh vegetables, herbs and fruit. Even for those who have little or no experience, growing your own garden can be […]

Students’ essays on freedom win VFW awards

Students’ essays on freedom win VFW awards

What Freedom Means To Me By Genna Hoitt A tall, worn flag stands proud against the nearby men, fighting for their country, their freedom, and their lives. Freedom is not just found in the agonized hearts of America’s soldiers as they pray to come home alive; honoring our country with the ultimate gift, but is […]

Kids’ House generating more awareness of child abuse

Kids’ House generating more awareness of child abuse

The statistics are alarming in regard to child abuse, both nationally and in Santa Rosa County. One in three girls and one in three boys will be abused by the time they are 18. In the county, one in 19 children will be abused by the time they are 18. Keith Ann Campbell, the executive […]

Traffanstead turns himself in

Traffanstead turns himself in

A Gulf Breeze man turns himself in to Santa Rosa County Jail Christopher Jason Traffanstead from Gulf Breeze, age 39, who the Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Office was looking for on an active warrant, turned himself in to the Santa Rosa County Jail on April 7.   Traffanstead’s warrant included 3 Capitol Felony charges for sexual […]

Navarre Beach signage absent near new Pensacola bridge

Navarre Beach signage absent near new Pensacola bridge

Although the planned new bridge across Pensacola Bay has a budget of more than $450 million, there aren’t any plans for signage that points the way to Navarre Beach from the revamped northwestern gateway to Santa Rosa County. Thus the locator gap that currently excludes Navarre Beach from notice to motorists entering Santa Rosa from […]

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