Gulf Breeze Parkway

Courthouse plans may include south-side satellite

Courthouse plans may include south-side satellite

The possibility of building a Santa Rosa Courthouse annex in the Navarre-Midway area with at least one courtroom is gaining traction. While occasionally suggested in the past by various commissioners, making the south-side judicial facility a reality has always taken a back seat to the county’s tortured effort to fund and construct a new main […]

South Santa Rosa Arc secures building

South Santa Rosa Arc secures building

There are approximately 120 adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities in south Santa Rosa County eligible for services from a care provider. Currently there are zero facilities providing this care, meaning these individuals must travel to Pensacola, Milton or Fort Walton Beach to receive services. But that is about to change. Arc Gateway CEO Missy […]

Damaging winds rip roof off business

Damaging winds rip roof off business

A strong storm that pushed through the area Sunday night brought damaging winds that tore through a couple of businesses in the 3000 block of Gulf Breeze Parkway. The damaged plaza included the businesses of Gulf Technical Services and hair salon Michele & Co. According to John Purdy, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service […]

Downtown Gulf Breeze targeted by developers

Downtown Gulf Breeze targeted by developers

The commercial building boomlet underway in the City of Gulf Breeze is speeding up with plans being revealed for a fourth hotel and a third ice cream shop. No biggie by the standards of larger cities maybe, but the two proposed projects represent welcome growth and a tax base boost in this city of 5,800 […]

Gulf Coast Community Bank is Business of the Month

Gulf Coast Community Bank is Business of the Month

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber announced Tuesday its Business of the Month for May is Gulf Coast Community Bank . Gulf Coast Community Bank officially opened on July 3, 2003, in Downtown Pensacola.  In a short amount of time, they opened additional offices in Pace, on Nine Mile Road and in the Cordova Mall area.  […]

Military Road paved the way for U.S. Highway 98

Military Road paved the way for U.S. Highway 98

Every local motorist and tourist has driven on U.S. Highway 98 at one time or another. Its traffic in recent times due to construction has been a source of frustration; but its existence provides convenient transportation for everyone. More importantly, Highway 98 is a vital artery of revenue for Navarre and the surrounding cities. Each […]

Life Flight called for crash

Life Flight called for crash

A 16-year-old Gulf Breeze resident is in critical condition after the Subaru Legacy he was driving had a “mechanical problem,” causing him to lose control. The Florida Highway Patrol said Aaron D. Scott was traveling west on U.S. 98 at about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday when his left rear tire suffered a mechanical issue. Scott traveled […]

UPDATED: Navarre woman killed in Gulf Breeze accident

UPDATED: Navarre woman killed in Gulf Breeze accident

A 44-year-old Navarre woman was killed Monday morning after she was hit by a car on U.S. 98 in Gulf Breeze. According to Florida Highway Patrol, Lisa D. Wells was walking along the northern shoulder of U.S. Highway 98 east of Ramblewood Drive at about 8:50 a.m. when she tried to cross the westbound lanes. An SUV […]

Gas station to come down

Gas station to come down

A vacant gas station and car wash on Highway 98 at Shoreline Drive is coming down with help from the City of Gulf Breeze. The City Council voted July 30 at its executive committee meeting to cover half of the demolition cost, which totals just less than $4,400. City Manager Edwin “Buz” Eddy said the city has participated in […]