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Coach steamed over imposter poster

Baseball program denied revenue from Illinois publisher

An alleged imposter poster has Gulf Breeze High School's (GBHS) Head Baseball Coach up in arms. More...

Memorial service slated for Emily Hodgson today

Emily Hodgson, a 2005 GBHS graduate, died Thursday in Gainesville from complications of a brain aneuyrsm she suffered on June 10. She was 20 years old. The UWF sophomore played softball at Gulf Breeze for three years. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Hunts celebrate 50 years

Bill and Ann Hunt celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2007. In the age of meeting through personal ads on the internet, Bill met his future wife in an article from the hometown newspaper, the Winfield Journal. More...

Fishin' Chix offers fishing for women

Fishin' Chix is a first fishing club just for women in the Pensacola area. The club was started by Claudia Espenscheid. More...

Megan Pewitt is the Kid of the Week

Megan Pewitt is the kid of the week. She is 9 years old and the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. James (Dana) Pewitt and the granddaughter of Mrs. Jonnie Pewitt. More...

News

GBHS promotes Brothers

Former Gulf Breeze High School (GBHS) football coach and dean Danny Brothers was recently promoted to Assistant Principal. "I'm excited," Brothers said. "I look forward to the challenges ahead." More...

Correction:

In the June 14 issue, a picture was mislabeled in "Talk of the Town" as outgoing Gulf Isle Neighbors Woman's Club president Ellie Ackley. Gulf Breeze News strives for 100 percent accuracy and we regret any errors in our publication. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Felonies 6/27/07 McCleery, Jessica Anne, 25, W/F, 2200 block of Kerra Lane, Navarre, violation of probation Russell, Jakob Daniel, 25, W/M, 7600 block of Forester Road, Navarre, resisting an officer DUI 6/27/07 Russell, Jakob Daniel, 25, W/M More...

Faith

FAITH BRIEFS

Russian language Bible study begins at GBUMC

The Bible study in Russian language for local immigrants from the Former Soviet Union will be offered again starting August 15 in Room 12 of the Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church at 5 p.m. More...

Health

Become more food label literate

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Charles H. Bronson says people who want to know more about the food they eat can get help deciphering the sometimes confusing food labels. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS

Sacred Heart welcomes new leadership for NICU Dr. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THOMAS N OR LINDA J WHITESPUNNER holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

IN RE: The unlicensed practice of electrical contracting Cedric Martin 325 Clay Street Pensacola, FL32505 CASE NO: 2005-028978EC UL LICENSE: Unlicensed The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an Administrative Complaint More...

NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

IN RE: The unlicensed practice of contracting Ellwood Thompson Aka Stephen Thompson 501 East Burgess Rd, #G-12 Pensacola, FL32504 CASE NO: 2006-034524CG UL LICENSE: Unlicensed The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an More...

Parents decry change of soccer coach

At least 30 individuals - parents and students - from Gulf Breeze attended the Santa Rosa County School Board meeting Thursday, June 28 to quietly but firmly protest the change in soccer coaches at the school. More...

Plan aims to ease GB congestion

What to do with the traffic problems on Hwy. 98 through Gulf Breeze is still a questionable issue in the new Master Plan for Hwy. 98 presented to the county Monday, June 25. County Commissioners received a Master plan for Hwy. More...

One expelled from GB Middle

One Gulf Breeze student was listed in the most recent expulsions and alternative placements by the Santa Rosa County School Board Thursday, June 28. More...

Rescued kittens ready to adopt

Hoby, Kujo and Simba need homes

Hoby, Kujo, Leggs and Simba need a home. They are seven weeks old and were rescued from the marina behind the Elk Lodge by Ann and Jack Kirk of Pensacola Beach. More...

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Island News

Surf Campers brave 'Lake of Mexico'

Part four of a multi-part series

One of the greatest assets this area has is the majestic Gulf of Mexico. As summer temperatures rise, this large body of water tends to lay flat in the Pensacola Bay area. More...

ISLANDER OF THE WEEK:

Tarsha Bechtol

Name: Tarsha Bechtol How long have you lived on the beach? Seven years What do you do? Certified process server and part-time DJ for Boogie, Inc. What's your favorite hangout? Behind my house Pet Peeve? More...

PB Optimists plan dinner for police, firefighters, rangers

For the first time since 2004 and Hurricane Ivan, the Pensacola Beach Optimist Club (PBOC) announces that they are now ready to present a very special program on their own: hosting a Police, Fire Fighters, More...

Sports

GB 11s runners up at district

The GBSA U-11 All Star team scored four runs in the sixth inning, but fell a run short to Bill Bond 6-5 in the Dizzy Dean District 1 final at Cantonment. Michael Neal hit a three run homer, his second in as many games. More...

Young new softball coach

Bobby Young will be Gulf Breeze High's fourth softball coach in as many years. More...

Dolphins snap skid, roll past Washington 10-1

Throwing error gives JV 6-5 win over Tate

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team snapped a fourgame losing streak with a 10-1 win over Washington June 26 in summer league action. The Dolphins jumped out to a 6-0 first inning lead. Kris Matsoukas and T.J. More...

Calendar of Events

CALENDAR

Thursday, July 5 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular Meeting, 9 a.m., Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Friday, July 6 No meetings schedules as of press time Saturday, More...

Home & Garden

Coping with summer's heat and humidity

My mother was conversing with someone from one of the northern states a few years ago when the subject of weather came up. She was asked if those of us from the deep South became accustomed to the heat and humidity. More...

Opinion

Democratic congress full of pork

In November 2006, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi assured the American people that she would "make this the most honest, ethical, and open Congress in history" and "will give the American people the leadership they deserve." The "leadership they deserv More...

Post the 10 commandments in schools

A recent headline points out why it wouldn't be a bad idea to post the Ten Commandments in our schools. "Theft Rising at U.S. Wal- Mart Stores" noted a recent Associated Press business story. More...

On the Spot: WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

Should the 10 Commandments be posted in schools?

"I believe they should. They're the basic rules to live by." -Alf Olsen Pensacola More...