November 16, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Schluter wins election for council

As the final election signs are picked up from front yards and right-of-ways, incumbents and newly elected officials are settling into their leadership roles on. Gulf Breeze City Council member Rick Outzen's Seat C was up for grabs and J.B. More...

County eyes transit system

The board of county commissioners officially requested transportation planners study the feasibility of a public transit system for the county at the Nov. 9 regular commission meeting. More...

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Library launches online book club

So many books, so little time. For all those busy people, the Santa Rosa County Library System has launched a new service: an Online Book Club that delivers books electronically. More...

Post office holds Caring and Sharing Mailbox Food Drive tomorrow, Nov. 17

Residents of South Santa Rosa are urged to leave a bag of nonperishable food staples for the letter carriers to pick up as they make their mail deliveries on Friday, Nov. 17. More...

Covenant Hospice recognizes Vets and celebrates National Hospice Month

Covenant Hospice held a recognition celebration at Asbury Place Retirement Center last week to honor their armed services veteran residents. More...


Two Duells of Gulf Breeze excel in school

Brandi Duell, daughter of Kimberly Duell recently graduated Deans List from the University of West Florida with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences with an emphasis in Education, More...

Vets have breakfast at GBMS

From the mountains of Korea, the jungles of Vietnam, the deserts of Iraq and the sands of time, local armed forces veterans gathered at Gulf Breeze Middle School (GBMS) to be honored Nov. 8. More...

WBMS Band salutes heroes

Woodlawn Beach Middle School Band and Chorus had an awesome performance on November 7th. Their concert, an interdisciplinary unit for 8th grade, was appropriately entitled "A Salute to our Community Heroes" was a star studded affair! More...



Clark Mrs Elizabeth Goff Clark passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2006, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Ashburn, Georgia, and lived in Gulf Breeze with three of her daughters. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alex C. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Nov. 16 Profit Club Meeting, 7 a.m., Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Conference Room, 409 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze More...


Sometimes, better to play safe

Opening lead -- king of diamonds. Assume you're declarer at six hearts and West leads the king of diamonds. How would you play the hand? More...

Be a Santa to a Senior continues popular holiday gift tradition

The popular campaign that last year delivered 146,000 gifts to needy seniors throughout North America is being organized locally again this holiday season. More...

Seniors' seminar at Sacred Heart to focus on long-term care planning

Sacred Heart Hospital's Senior Services' program will present a free seminar on long-term care planning in Pensacola on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Home Care, 213 E. Wright St. More...



Don't forget the heroes

Last weekend and in the coming weeks in honor of Veterans Day, I plan to honor our newest veterans by reminding everyone we need serious help with morale with our wounded at the first hospital they stop at...Landstuhl Army Medical Center in Germany. More...

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Let's be thankful before we start our list of wants

To further perpetuate the idea of the holidays being celebrated even earlier this year, I helped my grandmother get her Christmas tree down from the attic last weekend. More...



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Robber hits Firehouse Subs

Another local establishment was robbed over the weekend, and according to Gulf Breeze Police Department (GBPD) officials, the suspect could be the same man involved in a string of area robberies. More...

Marine from Gulf Breeze dies in N.C.

Pvt. Robert Joseph Morgan Jr., USMC, a 2000 graduate of Gulf Breeze High, died Nov. 6 in Camp LeJeune Naval Hospital from a lack of oxygen in his system. More...

Liquor applications due Saturday

As the deadline for final liquor license applications looms, residents are scrambling to get them in by this Saturday's deadline. More...

Salon owner faces sexual assault charges

The owner of a Gulf Breeze nail salon has been re-arrested on new charges of sexual assault. More...

Junior 'Idol'

GBMS 6th grader Savannah Green sings her way to top of Emerald Coast talent competition

Simon, Randy and Paula would have been proud as hundreds filled the Pensacola Saenger Theater, brandishing homemade signs and screaming the names of their favorite contestants. More...



Island News

Mediacom vs. Sinclair battle heats up

Dedicated "Desperate Housewives" and fanatical "Grey's Anatomy" viewers who also happen to be Mediacom cable subscribers are getting a little edgy as Dec. 1 approaches. More...

Kite surfer, friend rescued from Gulf after front delays return

Kite surfer Jeremy Potts, 25 of Gulf Breeze and friend Dawayne Perry, 27, of Pensacola spent a cold night in the Gulf Saturday night when a cold front whipped up surf, preventing them from coming back to shore after the pair tried to recover the surf More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

FELONIES 11/6/06 Ho, Tahn Van, 39, A/M, 3000 block of Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, sexual assault More...


B.E.T.A. shares story of 'Annie'

This Christmas, the B.E.T.A. (Broadening Education Thru Arts Since 1986) Children's Theatre will use the classic story and music of the Broadway Musical "Annie" to give four deserving little girls a special Christmas gift. More...

'Saw III' not the last

"Saw III" Running time: 130 minutes MPAA rating: R

"Saw III" is the latest - but unfortunately not the last - in this series of torture movies. And for people who haven't seen the first two installments, it can be the most frustrating to follow. More...

Pensacola features Gallery Night tomorrow night

Tomorrow night, Nov. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m., come see the streets of downtown Pensacola fill with arts and culture under a "Starry Starry Night." The Arts Council of NWFLpresents the final of three Gallery Nights for More...


Dolphins, Raiders play to 1-1 tie

GBHS 2-0-1 after one week of play

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin soccer team had a late flurry of activity, but couldn't notch a go-ahead score as they finished with a 1-1 tie with Navarre Saturday at Dolphin Stadium. More...

Sports Schedule

Nov. 16 G BKB vs. Jay (9th grade 4:30 p.m., JV 6, Var. 7:30) More...

Sports Briefs

Pelicans Training Academy accepting late registration More...


Agreement reached

Pensacola Emergency Physicians, Blue Cross/Blue Shield extend terms

Pensacola Emergency Physicians, LLC, the physician group providing emergency room services at Baptist Health Care System in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze Hospital in Gulf Breeze, has agreed to a threeyear extension of its contract with Blue Cross and Blu More...


Seniors' seminar focuses on long-term care planning

Sacred Heart Hospital's Senior Services' program will present a free seminar on long-term care planning in Pensacola on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Home Care, 213 E. Wright St. More...

Home & Garden

A chair rail in time for holiday feast

The holidays are right around the corner. Soon millions of American families will begin the season by celebrating Thanksgiving. More...

Make humorous Thanksgiving table favors

Wondering how to keep your school-age kids busy and productive on Thanksgiving morning? More...

Holiday spruce-up on a tight budget

It's your turn to host the relatives during the holidays, and the house is looking a bit shabby. Or, maybe you just want to freshen up your surroundings before the holidays arrive and friends start stopping by. More...