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    Stormwater task force honored

    After the April 2014 flood, which devastated communities across the south end of the county and in the City of Gulf Breeze, 12 members of the Gulf Breeze community stepped up to help make the City of Gulf Breeze less vulnerable to flooding. Soon after the rain deluge, which flooded several hundred homes in Gulf … read more

  • Crime

    GB Substitute teacher charged with molesting students still behind bars

    The Gulf Breeze man who was charged with molesting several Gulf Breeze Elementary School students is still sitting behind bars at Santa Rosa County Jail with a $1 million bond. Sixty-six-year-old Richard Mack was arrested back on February 2 and charged with three counts of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation on a Victim Under the Age … read more

  • Crime

    Local State Attorney moving forward with prosecution of Rice

    On Tuesday, State Attorney Bill Eddins announced his intentions for his office to move forward on the prosecution of Mary Rice for the death of Kayla Crocker which occurred in Escambia County. Rice is currently incarcerated in Santa Rosa County Jail on a charge of Accessory after the Fact to First Degree Murder. Rice was … read more

  • Community

    Goff recognized for service

    Gulf Breeze Police Officer Beth Goff was recognized at the Tuesday night City of Gulf Breeze City Council meeting as the GBPD Officer of the Year for 2016. Goff was nominated by her peers at the station via the department’s Employee Recognition Committee. Goff became a full time officer with GBPD in September 2014 after … read more

  • Crime

    Sheriff’s Office switching up handguns

    The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office is trading in their outdated firearms for an updated gun currently used by the FBI that could save the agency money over time. The department has already ordered 240 new 9mm Glocks, which cost the department almost $30,000. The agency plans to trade in their old .40-caliber Glocks to … read more

  • Community

    City recognizes fire department heads

    At the Tuesday Gulf Breeze City Council meeting, City Manager Edwin “Buz” Eddy and Mayor Matt Dannheisser tipped their hats to two individuals who have stepped up to help save the city money. The council personally thanked Gulf Breeze Fire Chief Shane Carmichael and Assistant Fire Chief Scott Kasper for their hard work in helping … read more

  • Crime

    Officers to be recognized by Trauma Intervention Program

    Two Gulf Breeze Police officers will be recognized by the Trauma Intervention Program of Northwest Florida at an upcoming gala for their professionalism and use of compassion while on scene of traumatic events. Sgt. Kerstan Tatro and Officer Tai Nguyen were nominated by TIP volunteers for the honor based on their compassion on scene of … read more