Gulf Breeze

Spring Into Fashion Show

Interfaith Ministries is hosting a fashion show and luncheon at the Gulf Breeze Community Center from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Good Samaritan Clinic which provides free medical care and medication to individuals without health insurance. For more information, call (850) 934-8358 or […]

Mother’s Day Brunch & Fashion Show

Join Emerald Coast Exceptional Families for a marvelous morning celebrating moms and their exceptional kids at the Tiger Point Golf Club from 10 a.m. to noon. Local moms will be modeling outfits from local businesses and special needs children will be modeling adaptive clothing. All community members are welcome. Special needs moms are free, all […]

Popularity of pickleball leads to league

Popularity of pickleball leads to league

Steve Nicholson has played racquetball most of his life. He didn’t start playing pickleball until a few years ago after he retired. Now he’s hooked on it. He’s also the captain for the team that plays at the Gulf Breeze Recreation Center. Read the full article in the April 19 issue of Navarre Press. Visit […]

Taking it to the streets in Gulf Breeze

Taking it to the streets in Gulf Breeze

Get golf carts off the sidewalks and don’t let children behind the wheel. That’s the gist of a proposed City of Gulf Breeze ordinance aimed at answering complaints about the perils of golf cart traffic in residential neighborhoods. Read the full article in the April 19 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

Grillin’ in the Breeze

Grillin’ in the Breeze is a competitive grilling event where guests will enjoy delicious and creative concoctions hot off the grills, music, a silent auction, and interactive children’s activities while raising money for Santa Rosa Education Foundation and its Take Stock in Children Scholarship and Mentoring program. Event will be held at the Shoreline Park […]

Holley Navarre wary of effluent spraying deal

Holley Navarre wary of effluent spraying deal

Once closely allied, Holley Navarre Water System and the City of Gulf Breeze are now at arm’s length. Not only is the revamped board of HNWS backing away from a proposed contract under which it would have paid an estimated $8 million dollars over two decades to spray treated wastewater on land that the city’s […]

Cat’s death prompts golf cart scrutiny

Cat’s death prompts golf cart scrutiny

Growing community outrage about a deceased cat found on a residential street in the City of Gulf Breeze last week has revived efforts to regulate the golf carts that zip about town on roads and sidewalks. “My daughters are crying their eyes out tonight because someone in a golf cart hit and killed a family […]

First official mayoral candidate emerges in Gulf Breeze

First official mayoral candidate emerges in Gulf Breeze

Patty Burke, an outspoken critic of how the City of Gulf Breeze is run, has become the first official candidate for mayor in the election scheduled for November. “I would just like to bring more fiscal responsibility to City Hall,” said Burke, a 56-year-old former investment counselor at the Dean Witter brokerage firm. Read the […]

Phantom of the Opera Card Party

The Emerald Coast Woman’s Club is hosting a card party on at St. Sylvester’s Catholic Church, 6464 Gulf Breeze Parkway.  Doors open at 12:30 p.m. for a delicious lunch, followed by an afternoon of your choice of games, raffles, silent auction, door prizes etc.  This year’s theme is ‘Phantom of the Opera’ which you will […]

City sees silver lining in Tiger Point land sale

City sees silver lining in Tiger Point land sale

The City of Gulf Breeze’s proposed sale of part of Tiger Point Golf Club to the Santa Rosa County School District may be a better deal for Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick’s organization than either side realized. In fact, the results of a new appraisal received by the City of Gulf Breeze this week indicates that the […]

Gulf Breeze leadership shake-up in the works

Gulf Breeze leadership shake-up in the works

Amid growing acrimony on the Gulf Breeze City Council, Mayor Matt Dannheisser has decided not to run for re-election in November. Dannheisser’s probable successor is David Landfair, the mayor pro tem and a JROTC instructor at Gulf Breeze High School, who told the Navarre Press on Wednesday that he plans to run. “I’m announcing my […]

Fairpoint foresees big cash surplus

Fairpoint foresees big cash surplus

In an apparent reversal of fortune from a year ago, Fairpoint Regional Utility now expects a financial surplus that could rise to about $12 million during the next decade. Further, recent changes to Fairpoint’s board are already signaling its increased independence of influence from City of Gulf Breeze officials who campaigned last year for a […]

Local group provides low-cost spay/neuter service for pets

Local group provides low-cost spay/neuter service for pets

Brandi Winkleman used to work at the animal shelter in Santa Rosa County. She’s seen just how overpopulated it is. “The shelter takes in over 6,000 animals a year, and about 4,000 end up being euthanized,” Winkleman said. Read the full article in the Mar. 29 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription […]

South Santa Rosa men plead guilty to government fraud

South Santa Rosa men plead guilty to government fraud

Two south Santa Rosa residents plead guilty this week and face up to 20 years in prison for fraud involving helicopter maintenance and inspections for Hurlburt Field Air Force Base. Ryan Romero, 51, of Gulf Breeze and Adam W. Fair, 42, of Navarre pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest services fraud.  The […]

Gulf Breeze students March for Our Lives

Gulf Breeze students March for Our Lives

  Chants of “enough is enough” were answered with honking car horns along Gulf Breeze Parkway Saturday as roughly 100 people, led by Gulf Breeze High School students, marched for an end to gun violence. The March for Our Lives rally was one of many held across the U.S. in a movement spawned by the […]

UPDATE: Suspect identified in officer involved shooting

UPDATE: Suspect identified in officer involved shooting

UPDATE: 3/29/2018 The suspect who was shot and killed by a Santa Rosa Sheriff’s deputy Tuesday has been identified as 24-year old Isaac Michael Scroggie of Pensacola. In a press release issued by the Sheriff’s office, Scroggie is described as a 6 foot tall white male with brown hair and brown eyes. Tuesday, at approximately 12:50 […]

Local children gain mobility through adaptive cars

Local children gain mobility through adaptive cars

For children under the age of 3 with developmental delays, mobility is a struggle. They are often not yet walking, or they may be unable to walk. When their peers are learning to go out and explore the world and play, they are bound to a parent’s arms. Wheelchairs for children this age are impractical […]

Gulf Breeze mayor’s race in the making

Gulf Breeze mayor’s race in the making

Challenges by some Gulf Breeze City Council members over delays in their requests for specifics about the municipality’s mounting legal fees are putting Mayor Matt Dannheisser on the political hot seat. In fact, in a city where unopposed candidates are the norm, three of Dannheisser’s colleagues on the council are thinking of running against him […]

The Arbors filling up before it’s even finished

The Arbors filling up before it’s even finished

Although the new Arbors senior living community won’t be fully open until May, 20 residents have already moved into the City of Gulf Breeze retirement spot. “It feels like home,” said Gerald Munday, a retired United Methodist Church minister who—with his wife Sara—relocated from a nearby single-family home to be among the Arbors’ first tenants. […]

Seagrass Awareness Celebration

Seagrass Awareness is an annual family event held at Shoreline Park South in Gulf Breeze from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year, activities will include live marine life in touch tanks, “eat a seagrass bed,” make a shark tooth necklace, seining, games, fishing, marine creatures, arts and crafts, food, displays, boating safety, fishing, kayaking […]

Future Tiger Point School site needs work

Future Tiger Point School site needs work

In a deal that isn’t perfect for either side, the Santa Rosa County School Board has agreed to buy part of Tiger Point Golf Club from the City of Gulf Breeze for $1.9 million. Current plans call for an elementary or middle school to be built there within five to eight years, but School Superintendent […]

State probe of Gulf Breeze may take months

State probe of Gulf Breeze may take months

  After three months of sifting through tips from would-be sources, state auditors are still trying to decide how far and deep their planned look into City of Gulf Breeze operations will be. The Florida Auditor General’s staff had planned to set up shop at Gulf Breeze City Hall by the end of March, but […]

Controlled burns play crucial role in health of environment, prevention of wildfires

Controlled burns play crucial role in health of environment, prevention of wildfires

Heat brushes across your face as the bright orange flames swiftly move through the brush in a wooded area at Naval Live Oaks. This is not a wildfire out of control, but instead is a controlled burn that is instrumental in management of wildland areas. It serves as an agent of change to those areas. […]

Student photojournalist to attend national conference

Student photojournalist to attend national conference

Navarre High School student and future photojournalist Nikki Masters wants to see her photos splashed across the pages of National Geographic. This summer she will get one step closer to achieving that dream as she has been selected as a National Youth Correspondent to attend the prestigious 2018 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George […]

School district to buy part of Tiger Point Golf

School district to buy part of Tiger Point Golf

In a deal that isn’t perfect for either side, the Santa Rosa County School Board agreed Thursday to buy part of Tiger Point Golf Club from the City of Gulf Breeze for $1.9 million. The panel’s 5-0 vote came over the objections of a half-dozen homeowners in the Tiger Point area who warned about the […]

Highway 98: Another alternative

Highway 98: Another alternative

Navarre has a traffic problem, and its name is U.S. Highway 98. For years politicians, planners and locals have debated how best to solve the problem. Read the full article in the Mar. 15 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the online edition of Navarre Press for […]

Gulf Breeze Celebrates the Arts Festival

With over 100 local and national artists, you’re certainly going to find something you love at the Gulf Breeze Arts Festival held at the Gulf Breeze High School Mar. 10 and 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Proceeds from the event will be donated to local art educational programs. For more information, visit www.gulfbreezearts.com.

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Santa Rosa County Environmental Department is offering south county citizens an environmentally safe way to dispose of hazardous household waste at the Santa Rosa County South Service Center, 5841 Gulf Breeze Parkway, from 8 a.m. to noon. Residents of Santa Rosa County can bring in items such as: paint, florescent bulbs, household cleaners, motor oils, […]

School board offers $1.9 million for Tiger Point parcel

School board offers $1.9 million for Tiger Point parcel

Tiger Point Golf Club’s defunct west course will be the site of a middle or elementary school—or both—if the City of Gulf Breeze accepts Tim Wyrosdick’s $1.9 million offer for a 45-acre parcel. While only about half the amount forecast last fall by Matt Dannheisser, mayor of Gulf Breeze, which owns the club, the prospective […]

Gulf Breeze says flood control grants drying up

Gulf Breeze says flood control grants drying up

The squeeze could be on soon for City of Gulf Breeze homeowners to pay special assessments for stormwater control now that officials there have acknowledged that the prospect of more government grants is unlikely. That’s a sea change in a city where a blue ribbon Stormwater Task Force got off to a fast start after […]

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