May 3, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Publix may sell liquor

Public hearing set for May 21

A request has been made by Moulton Properties, developer of Sea Shell Collections, to allow liquor sales at the Publix grocery store scheduled for construction. More...

13 Woodlawn students injured when bus flips

Administrators, students and parents from Woodlawn Beach Middle School are thanking their lucky stars that no one was killed in a school bus accident April 24. More...

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Community

NEWS ABOUT OUR TROOPS

Ensign Murphy follows mom's and dad's footsteps

Kelli Murphy was commis- sioned on the same parade deck as her mother, CDR Denise Murphy, USNR (Ret), who was in the first class of women officers at Aviation Officer Candidate School at NAS Pensacola, and her father CDR Leo Murphy, USN (Ret). More...

Salute the Military this month

Pensacola, Fla. - Each year, the Pensacola Bay Area celebrates Military Appreciation Month (MAM), a time for us of all to consider the sacrifices made by our military and their families. More...

Terrorism drill tests responder readiness

Milton, FL- In conjunction with a Northwest Florida Regional Domestic Security Task Force exercise held in Bay County, officials with Santa Rosa County Emergency Management coordinated a local terrorism drill this morning at the Milton Community Ce More...

Entertainment

CRITIC'S CORNER

Summer 2007 promises many franchise films

Boy howdy, it's summer movie season again. And this year is pretty much like 2006: A metric ton of franchise movies (and a few franchise wannabes) that the studios hope will lure teens away from their videogames and into the multiplexes. More...

Entertainment C A L E N D A R

Thursday 5/ 3 Paddy O' Leary's   Traditional Music Session Sandshaker Lounge   Small Change, 7 p.m. Peg Leg Pete's   Richard Madden, 6 p.m. More...

PLAN YOUR WEEKEND

Upcoming weekend offers art and crawfish

Pensacola Museum of Art presents German Art The Pensacola Museum of Art will present "Impassioned Images: German Expressionist Prints" in the Lewis Bear Family Galleries from now until June 23. More...

School

Can you spray Field Trip?

Oriole Beach Elementary Mrs. More...

Fit kids

The following sixth grader at Gulf Breeze Middle School were recent Presidential Fitness Award winners (kneeling, from left): Elizabeth Kukbik, Rylee Oberhausen and Ray Melinie. Top row (from left): Kayla Cayson, Nick Gupta and Corey Brewer. More...

Gulf Breeze High's Student Council Members Board the S.S. Leadership

The Student Council Members from Gulf Breeze High School traveled to Palm Beach Central High School in Wellington, Florida for the 2007 Florida Association of Student Councils (FASC) State Convention on April 20-22. More...

Faith

FAITH BRIEFS

Register soon to participate in summer activities for kids

VBS two weeks in June at Community Life Center and GB Methodist Church Mark your calendars, buckaroos! Vacation Bible School 2007 - Avalanche Ranch "A Wild Ride Through God's Word" for preschoolers through those entering sixth grade. More...

Seniors

Honeysuckles in bloom

Perhaps you have noticed how cleverly the flowers in your garden have timed their blooming to fall in periods so that there is always something beautiful on display. More...

Home & Garden

Behold the dahlia...

... and observe Cinco de Mayo

In the south of the Valley of Mexico, the Xochimilca, people of the flowers, founded their city upon a verdant wetland. They dwelled on earth just inches higher than the shallow lake surface that surrounded them. More...

Is your home safe?

May is electrical safety month

According to the U.S. More...

Field Day and Forest Stewardship Workshop May 16

The Florida Division of Forestry, University of Florida IFAS Research Facility and School of Forest Resources and Conservation, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have joined together to host the Natural Resource Conservation More...

Legals

L E G A L S

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -       NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR       TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THOMAS N OR LINDA J WHITESPUNNER       & More...

12-foot shark landed near Portofino

Gulf Breeze resident Carl Osley grins excitedly as he points out the fresh scratches and bent railing of the See Ya Later II, the boat used to catch a hardy predator. More...

Support crew is key to fire fighting, city officials say

"It's like with the Air Force. More...

Gulf Breeze Town Hall is Monday

The City's annual Town Hall meeting will be 6:00 p.m. Monday, May 7 at City Hall, 1070 Shoreline Drive. More...

Events

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Island News

News you can't use…

Well, I've been on tour and when I get home from weeks on the road, I have a strange habit. 'Lishous saves all the newspapers from the three towns I love, Nashville, Gulf Breeze and Pensacola and I read them all at once. More...

Smart kids

The 3rd grade Sunshine Math Team from Pensacola Beach Elementary School from left: Jacob Baldwin, Lia Lampone, Chad Harvey, and Jace Amberson. More...

SRIA will reimburse Portofino lease fees

Santa Rosa Island Authority will repay Portofino developers over $1 million in lease fees over two years, pending legal review of the decision. More...

News

May is bike month

It's bike month! Come ride your bike with the Mayor of Gulf Breeze. In celebration of bike month, Mayor Lane Gilchrist will lead a bike ride from the Rec. Center off Shoreline Dr. to the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce Office. More...

Elected Officials

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Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office.

Felonies 4/24/07 Carlone, Joshua Michael, 18, W/M, 4500 block of Kelly Lane, Gulf Breeze, property damage, burglary Fountain, Bernadette Eileen, 27, 2100 block of Jeannie Street, Navarre, violation of probation Perez, Carlos Andreas, 23, H/M, 81 More...

Sports

No playoffs again for baseball team

Dolphins beat Escambia, lose to Pine Forest in district tournament in Gulf Breeze

A season filled with high expectations ended like the previous 26 had for the Dolphins - on the outside looking in. More...

Bass 10th in shot put at state

Gulf Breeze High sophomore Tobie Bass took 10th place in the shot put at Saturday's 2A state meet in Winter Park. Bass, who finished second at the regional meet with a throw of 35 feet 4.25 inches, threw a 33-8.5 at state. More...

Sports Briefs

Bayside, TP rec soccer tryouts, registration at Tiger Point Park this month The Bayside Soccer Club, as well as Tiger Point's rec soccer program, is holding registrations this month for the 2007 season. More...

Obituaries

THOMAS EUGENE "GENE" BERNARD

1934-2007

Thomas Eugene "Gene" Bernard, age 72, of Gulf Breeze, FLpassed away Saturday, April 21st. He was preceded in death by his loving son, Michael Shane Bernard. More...

DOROTHY "DOT" MARIE BOLSTER

1921-2007

Dorothy "Dot" Marie Bolster, 85, left us to be with Our Lord on April 19, 2007, while at home surrounded by her loved ones. More...

REBECCA A. KAESER

Rebecca A. Kaeser of Gulf Breeze passed away suddenly on April 21, 2007. She had various careers, her last being the owner of Coastal Creations, a handmade gift company. More...

Health

Many procedures are called face lifts

Dear Dr. McCollough: I read a recent article you wrote on "mini" lifts. After reading that, I now know that I am ready for a traditional "full" facelift. Please tell me a little bit about that procedure. More...

LifeFlight celebrates 30 years in May

Baptist LifeFlight begins its ascent from Gulf Breeze Hospital. It was Florida's first hospital-based helicopter ambulance and the third such service in the U.S. More...

New technique treats varicose veins

Sacred Heart Hospital in P e n s a c o l a and Dr. F e r n a n d o Kafie, a board-certified vascular surgeon, now offer a new, m i n i m a l l y invasive surgical treatment for varicose veins and leg ulcers. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Global warming is part of a natural cycle

In a 04/28/07 Associated Press article, Dr. William Gray, a Physical scientist and respected Hurricane Forecaster stated that humans are not responsible for Global Warming. I can only say right on, man! More...

Letters to the Editor

Hydrogen not suitable as transportation fuel

While the "hydrogen economy" receives much media attention, there are serious problems with hydrogen as transportation fuel. The first is hydrogen gas is extremely explosive. More...