June 7, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

County debates judicial sites

County commissioners once again found themselves discussing the proposed judicial facility. Commissioners narrowed their list of potential sites down to six locations and attempted to sort through them at their committee meeting on May 29. More...

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Community

County considers new air ambulance provider

County commissioners may consider adding another helicopter to their emergency response system. More...

Burn still in effect for area until conditions approve

The Division of Forestry issued burn authorizations to farmers only last week. This will be for wheat field burning only. More...

New Eagle Scouts

Anthony Thomas Hofius, Bryan Everett Register and David Alexander Sever became Eagle Scouts May 18 at St. Ann Catholic Church. More...

Entertainment

CRITIC'S CORNER

'28 Weeks Later' an exposé in savagery

"28 Weeks Later" Running time: 99 minutes MPAA rating: R I've always enjoyed zombie movies because they were so laughable. I mean, come on. Zombies move so slowly they make Frankenstein look like an Olympic sprinter. More...

Top 10 movies in theaters

1. Shrek the Third (PG) animated 2. Spider-Man 3 (PG-13) Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst 3. 28 Weeks Later (R) Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau Jr. 4. Disturbia (PG-13) Shia LaBeouf, Sarah Roemer 5. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 6/7 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session Paradise Bar & Grill Tim Spencer, 6 p.m. Peg Leg Pete's Mike Quinn, 6 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge All Star Band, 8 p.m. Friday 6/8 Paddy O' Leary's Paul Ewing, 8p.m. More...

School

GBES third graders learn about local fire department

Recently Mrs. Triplett's third grade class had a real eye opener. Mr. Casey Martin and his crew from the Gulf Breeze Fire Department met the class at Shoreline Park to demonstrate and share what the Fire and Rescue division does for our community. More...

GBHS students to open in-school store

Grand Opening expected August 20

Business students Michele Legendre and Naomi Hurd have taken on a nine-week project unlike any other they've completed. The two students (with the guidance of Business teacher Mrs. More...

WBMS eighth, seventh graders earn awards

The following Woodlawn Beach Middle School students recently earned gold, silver or bronze awards. More...

Faith

Faith Briefs

'West Virginians' perform Sunday at GB Methodist

The Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church is proud to have "The West Virginians" in concert on June 10. This group will sing at all three worship services (8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.) and give a concert at 6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

JOAN ANITA BARBA

1911-2007

Joan Anita Barba, of Gulf Breeze, died peacefully in her home on May 16, 2007, short of her 96th birthday. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Thomas A. More...

ELWOOD S. HUDSON

Elwood S. Hudson, age 91 of Gulf Breeze, died May 17, 2007. Private arrangements were made through ROSE LAWN FUNERAL HOME AND CEMETERY. More...

LEE STEWART NEWBILL

1958-2007

Lee Stewart Newbill was born in Newport Beach, California October 3, 1958. Officer Newbill ended his watch May 19, 2007. Lee loved music, especially Celtic music and while he could not sing, he was self-taught with the fiddle and dulcimer. More...

Health

Rhinoplasty patients should consider variables

Dear Dr. McCollough: I am interested in nasal surgery as my nose is crooked from a previous sports injury. What can you tell me about the surgery? Dear Reader: Rhinoplasty is the name of the operation that reconstructs and reshapes the nose. More...

What type of headache to you have? Treatment options abound

Although headaches are rarely life threatening, they can make work more difficult or take the enjoyment out of your favorite leisure activity. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Sacred Heart offers new CT scan Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola is the first in the area to provide a new, more accurate diagnostic test called CT enterography. More...

Opinion

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Take control of rising gas prices

Soaring fuel prices have motorists scrambling to find ways to save money by using less gas. Sure, you can simply stop driving as much, but for many consumers, that's not an option. More...

On the Spot:

What have you done to prepare for hurricane season 2007?

"Absolutely nothing at my house, but I work at a hotel on the beach and we are prepared out there." -Kathy Briske Pensacola More...

Zero tolerance at Santa Rosa schools

Even 'good kids' get caught in the system

A Gulf Breeze High student's mother made a desperate appeal to the Santa Rosa County School Board last week not to expel her daughter from her home school for the next year. More...

GBPD recieves state award six years straight

The Gulf Breeze Police Department (GBPD) was selected as the Rocky Pomerance "Excellence in Policing" winner by the Florida Police Chiefs Association for (FPCA) an unprecedented sixth year in a row. More...

Save on sales tax till Tuesday

Save money on tarps, candles and generators while you can, the sales tax holiday ends June 12. The Sales Tax holiday to help Florida consumers prepare for hurricane season lasts until Tuesday, June. 12. More...

Events

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Island News

Everything is relative

Life is relative ain't it? What I'm saying here is that everything in life is different when you compare it to the world around it at the time. Things that are correct today will be wrong tomorrow because everything around it changes. See? More...

Calling all Fort Pickens-bound campers

NPS approves charter boats for water taxi service

Curious to see how well Fort Pickens withstood Hurricane Ivan's wrath? Residents who don't own boats or don't want to hike to the remote Civil War-era fortification now have another option: Water taxi. More...

PBOC hosts PBES faculty for appreciation luncheon

Supporting youth and those who help with our area's precious children is one of the ways Pensacola Beach Optimist Club (PBOC) excels, and last week, PBOC sponsored the annual Pensacola Beach Elementary School (PBES) Teacher and Staff Appreciation l More...

News

GoLeft.tv media center launched by GB's Papantonio

Gulf Breeze resident and leading local attorney Mike Papantonio has embarked on a new venture - a web-based television and multimedia center, "GoLeft.tv." GoLeft.tv is not a website. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Felonies 05/25/2007 Mueller, Ronald Carl, 59, W/M, 2000 block of Candlewood Drive, Navarre, public order crimes 05/26/2007 Williams, Melissa Ann, 38, W/F, 1000 block of Greenbriar Parkway, Gulf Breeze, child neglect Garner, Helena Marie, 24, B More...

Debt: the good, bad and necessary

Good debt can build wealth

A record high balance of credit card debt is a sign that American consumers are living well outside their means. As a nation, the Federal Reserve says we've amassed $800 billion in credit card debt, and that figure continues to climb. More...

Sports

McGuire represents GBHS at All Star Classic

Area quartet helps North squad finish tournament undefeated

The Florida Athletic Coaches Association (FACA) annual All-Star Classic was held May 24-26 at the historic Firemen's Memorial Field in Sebring. More...

Gulf Breeze U11s take second at Evans Shootout

The Gulf Breeze U11 travel basketball team ran into a bit of a roadblock in their first game of the Reggie Evans Southeast Jam basketball tournament at UWF on Memorial Day Weekend. More...

Sports Briefs

PSA Racquet Roundup concludes Friday Registration is now being held for the 30th Annual Racquet Round-Up tennis clinic. The clinic runs through Friday at Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, June 7 Santa Rosa County Zoning Board of Adjustments, 5:30 p.m. 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Apaches of Fort Pickens presentation, Naval Live Oaks, 10 a.m. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

An old-fashioned bargain at Olde Seville Square

Stuck in traffic behind a small truck trailering a boat through Gulf Breeze, I was able to contemplate the name staring at me from the boat's transom. More...

Find dignified care giving

Maintaining the dignity of seniors and their caregivers is a common topic of conversation in almost every home with seniors. More...

Home & Garden

Experts predict wedding trends for 2008

A lot of excitement is generated around planning a wedding, especially when it comes to the bride's gown, the bridesmaids' dresses and don't forget the adorable flower girls. More...

Schedule some time for 'Bride's Night Out' June 14

Coastal Weddings Magazine and My Spayce downtown invite you to the premiere event of Bride's Night Out, June 14 from 6-9 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5. More...

Gulf Breeze resident to appear tomorrow night on TLC

Summer is here and wedding bells are ringing for women all around the country. Before they can walk down the aisle, every bride needs the perfect dress. More...

Legals

LEGALS

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST/COLORADO ASSET holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be More...