May 31, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Bill Rone appointed to Senior Executive Service at Hurlburt

Gulf Breeze man becomes Air Force Special Operations Command's senior civilian

Gulf Breeze resident William S. "Bill" Rone was formally appointed to the Senior Executive Service during a standing-room-only ceremony held at Hurlburt Field on May 16. More...

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Community

What a ride!

LifeFlight celebrates 30 years of caring

Pensacola resident Norman Nalepa awoke from a coma Christmas Day, 2005 to discover he'd been unconscious for more than a month after a nearfatal motorcycle accident. More...

Saturday gala kicks off library's summer reading program

The Santa Rosa County Library System has been sponsoring family activities at all libraries and preparing for the BIG KICKOFF Event for Summer Reading. More...

Sorority benefits Favor House and others

Beta Sigma Phi Sorority Members of Preceptor Iota Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi presented baskets of toiletries to Favor House. More...

News

Correction:

Burn ban in effect

Incorrect information concerning the county burn ban appeared in last week's issue of Gulf Breeze News. There is no burning allowed at this time. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 5/20/07 Nenadal, Jeffrey, 34, W/M, 3900 block of Paradise Bay Drive, Gulf Breeze, obstructing justice 5/22/07 Cummings, Chadwick Caroll, 22, W/M, 2000 block of Heritage Parkway, Navarre, More...

Elected Officials

CONTACT

GULF BREEZE ELECTED OFFICIALS 1070 Shoreline Dr., Gulf Breeze, FL 32561; (850) 934-5100 Mayor LANE GILCHRIST ( 850) 932- 5565 mayor@ci.gulf-breeze.fl.us BEVERLY ZIMMERN ( 850) 932- 4717 bzimmern@ ci.gulf-breeze.fl. More...

Sports

Ball boy, 74, throws first pitch for Pelicans

Opening game at Pelican Park was May 11th and indeed it was music to the ears of at least one local baseball fan. Clifford "Jimmy" Potter, 74, served as Guest Team Manager and joined the team in the dugout. More...

Search for new coaches begins at GBHS

Replacing soccer coach Miles tops on agenda

While school may be out for area students and teachers, area administrators are still hard at work. Ordering supplies and reviewing curriculum are on the docket for each school's administration, More...

GBSA team takes third at rec tourney

Team Ueberschaer, a GBSA Minor League team coached by Keith Curington, won six consecutive games in the losers bracket to finish third out of 23 teams in the inaugural Dizzy Dean End of Season Rec Tournament last week at Shoreline Park. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT NELSON BRIDGER

BRIDGER Robert Nelson Bridger, 70, passed away May 16th, 2007 at home surrounded by his loving family after a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Jacksonville on August 11, 1936, Bob was a graduate of Robert E. More...

CAROLINE B. HUBER

1926-2007

Caroline B. Huber, of Gulf Breeze, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, May 13, 2007 after battling Multiple Health Problem. Caroline was the daughter of Ida Helmholtz Kessler and Milton M. Kessler. Caroline was one of 11 children. More...

STANLEY JOSEPH PODOLAK

1916-2007

Stanley Joseph Podolak, age 91, of Pensacola, died Thursday, May 17, 2007, at a local retirement community. Stan was born April 12, 1916, in Easthampton, Mass. More...

Seniors

An old-fashioned bargain at Olde Seville Square

Well, folks, at last it's time again for Evenings in Old Seville Square, every Thursday from now until August. The first concert was last week. Almost 10,000 people have come each year - so come early. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Powerful people are in control of Gulf Breeze

I am not one to bite my tongue, but I have for the past six months. I placed second in a two horse race. (Which sounds better than I lost) in last year's City Council election. More...

On the Spot:

Do you think free-roaming cat colonies at public parks are a blessing or a nuisance?

"All animals exist for one reason or another. Why impede on their area? The cats could be a nuisance if they're attacking people. But, pigeons and seagulls are filthy and they don't eradicate them. More...

Son of local couple killed in Idaho shootout

The adult son of two long-time Gulf Breeze residents was killed in the line of duty in Moscow, Idaho on Saturday, May 19. More...

Tax break June 1-12 for hurricane items

A sales tax holiday begins tomorrow and lasts through June 12 for hurricane preparedness items. More...

City says 'No feral cats at Wayside Park'

A gray and white feline poked its whiskered face out from behind what is left of the Pensacola Bay fishing bridge and sauntered over to a fresh bowl of cat food prepared by Gulf Breeze resident Kathy Stephan. More...

Events

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Island News

News you can't use

The news here in the heart of the Redneck Rivera is not good. We have a lot more news than we did last year this time. I'm not sure why that is, but politics has to have something to do with it. More...

Clarion owners losing patience with approval process at SRIA

Developers are hoping plans for the former Clarion site on Pensacola Beach will finally move forward. More...

Officially open

Santa Rosa Island Authority Chairman Vernon Prather, left and Escambia County Commissioner Grover Robinson snip the ribbon to open the Restroom and Public Safety facility on Pensacola Beach. More...

Entertainment

CRITIC'S CORNER

'Fracture' is Columbo-esque, fun

" Fracture" Running time:113 minutes MPAA rating: R Anthony Hopkins and Ryan Gosling play a deadly game of cat-and-mouse in the engaging mystery thriller "Fracture," a surprisingly smart and wellcrafted film. More...

Top 10 Movies in theaters

1. Spider-Man 3 (PG- 13) Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst 2. 28 Weeks Later (R) Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau Jr. 3. Georgia Rule (R) Jane Fonda, Linsday Lohan 4. Disturbia (PG-13) Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Roemer 5. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 5/ 31 Paddy O' Leary's   Traditional Music Session Paradise Bar & Grill   Tim Spencer, 6 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge   Boogie Bob, 7 p.m. More...

School

Students shine at Science Olympiad

The medal count was seven, in three events, as Gulf Breeze Middle and Gulf Breeze High Schools represented Florida at the National Science Olympiad at the University of Wichita in Kansas Saturday, May 19. More...

School Briefs

UWF music department plans summer camp The University of West Florida Department of Music, in partnership with the Pensacola Opera, will offer a summer music camp for high school students, ages 14 to 18, July 22 through 27 on the UWF Main Cam More...

GB Elementary students moving on to middle school

Submitted Photo Kildow's Kool Kids Back row l to r: Mrs. More...

Faith

'Operation InAsMuch' needs volunteers

Operation InAsMuch is actively pursuing volunteers to assist in a community outreach program scheduled for June 2, from 8 a.m.-12 noon. More...

A bright light

Unity Church Minister Beth Boilott and board member Carlotta Brown award Samantha Rogers with a $1,250 scholarship. Samantha will be attending FSU in the fall. She graduates high school with honors. Samantha is a leader in her church community. More...

FAITH BRIEFS

Heartsong to perform Sunday at Midway Baptist HeartSong from Cedarville University (Ohio) will present a concert at Midway Baptist Church on Sunday, June 3 at the 8:30, 9:45, and 11 a.m. services. More...

Calendar of Events

Thursday, May 31    No meetings scheduled as of press time Friday, June 1    No meetings scheduled as of press time Saturday, More...

Health

Skin care center offers makeovers

ABOVE, LEFT: Dr. Kevin Welch, a board certified cosmetic dermatologist, injects BOTOX Cosmetic into Rhonda R. Britt to reduce the appearance of lines between her brows. More...

Health Briefs

State urges people to take the stairs The Department of Business and Professional Regulation's Bureau of Elevator Safety is helping promote a healthy lifestyle by encouraging Floridians to use the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator as par More...

Legals

LEGALS

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