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Lawsuit filed over baseball posters

An Illinois based publishing company that allegedly collected revenue for an unauthorized Gulf Breeze High School Baseball poster is already in legal hot water. More...

Navarre welcomes home war vet

Army Spc. David Moore of Navarre was given a 'Welcome Home' celebration by his community Saturday that he labeled as "unexpected and overwhelming". About 100 people showed up with flags and smiles to welcome the injured soldier home from Iraq. More...

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Community

Pelicans host GB Chamber members

The Pensacola Pelican's hosted the Gulf Breeze Chamber Business After Hours at their Training Academy located at 4920 N. Davis Pkwy., Pensacola. The event was well attended. More...

Kate Turner is the Kid of the Week

The kid of the week is Kate Turner who has recently been featured in this column for her accomplishments in drama, voice and theatre. But a young lady of this talent is worthy of at least another mention. More...

News

Mary Ester man arrested in Navarre for sex charge

On July 2, Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Investigators arrested Kevin Brian Bass, 33, of Mary Esther on charges of capital sexual battery on a victim under 12 years of age. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

GBPD wins second in national pool

Chief Peter Paulding of the Gulf Breeze Police Department (GBPD) recently announced that the agency has been awarded second place in the nation in the 2006 National Law Enforcement Challenge and landed an appointment. More...

Faith

GBUMC pastor to take post in Panama City

Newton to become the new pastor at Woodlawn United Methodist Church

For the past five years Allen Newton has faithfully served as the Lead Pastor of the Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church Community Life Center. His visionary and creative leadership has led to incredible growth at the Community Life Center Campus. More...

Obituaries

JOHN V. BYRNE

John V. Byrne, age 86, of Milton, FL, passed away July 4th, 2007 at home after battling Leukemia for 9 months. John was born in Grand Rapids, Mich. More...

HOWARD CRAIG HANDEL

Howard Craig Handel, 82, of Gulf Breeze, wonderful husband and father, passed away on June 23, 2007. More...

JOE HUNTER MEHAFFEY JR. 1930 - 2007

Joe Hunter Mehaffey, Jr., devoted husband, beloved father, and loyal friend went to be with his Lord on July 2, 2007. Joe was born in Columbus, Mississippi, October 27, 1930 to Joe Hunter Mehaffey, Sr. More...

Home & Garden

Home decor changes could be answer to summer blues

Change your scene at Coastal Furniture Consignment where there is "Something for Everyone." Owned by Diane Jennell and John Gonzalez, Coastal Furniture Consignment is one of Navarre and Gulf Breeze's newest businesses, and it is the perfect answer More...

Legals

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...

NOTICE OF ACTION

BEFORE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION

IN RE: The unlicensed practice of contracting Heidi Tharp PMB 201 8200 Hwy 98 Suite F Pensacola, FL32506 CASE NO: 2005-047391CG UL LICENSE: Unlicensed The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has filed an Administrative Complaint More...

Zoo considers closing doors

Officials need $1 million by the end of 2007

Could this be the last summer to watch lions bask in the sun at The Zoo - Northwest Florida? Park officials say they need $3 million within the next year and at least $1 million of it by the end of 2007 to keep the park open. More...

Resource officers in jeopardy

Santa Rosa County Schools may have fewer resource officers from the Sheriff Dept. next year walking school halls and teaching D.A.R.E. (drug abuse prevention program) classes. More...

City OK's hotel concept for Soundview Tr.

At its executive meeting last week, Gulf Breeze City Council granted approval for the concept of an Extended Stay Hotel for the commercial lot on the corner of Soundview Trail. More...

Gulf Power gets high marks at Plant Smith

Gulf Power's Plant Smith recently set a safety milestone and the company received high marks in customer satisfaction. Safety is a way of life for one group of employees in Northwest Florida. More...

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Island News

Consider the impact of your words

During some wedding ceremonies, I often say something to the effect that the bride and groom have exchanged their vows and commitment of love for each, but that words are fleeting and soon forgotten, More...

A superpower I wish I had

It's a game most children have played at least once - the question of 'if you were a superhero' or 'if you could have a supernatural power, what would it be?' Things like being invisible is a popular answer or possessing superhuman strength is anot More...

Wasted day in paradise

Me and 'Lishous decided to go and ride our motorcycles yesterday. We rode to the end of the "road" towards Navarre, sat and watched the birds and beautiful Gulf water colors. We then rode to the other "end of the road" near Ft. More...

Sports

GBSA's 6s World Series bound

9s in title game, 7s lose 11-inning marathon in opener

The Gulf Breeze 6-year-old All Stars won three consecutive games Sunday to win the Dizzy Dean state tournament at Shoreline Park. More...

Heading to Alabama

Maggie Rodgers, a rising sophomore at Gulf Breeze High, will compete for a spot on the U.S. Olympic Development Program's Region III team today through Sunday at a camp in Montevallo, Ala. More...

Florida Dizzy Dean Tournament Scores

Shoreline Park - Gulf Breeze 6U Saturday Pinellas Park All Stars 18, Perdido 3 Gulf Breeze 15, Pinellas Park Predators 12 Pinellas Park Predators 17, Perdido 2 (Perdido eliminated) Sunday Gulf Breeze 25, More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, July 12 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular Meeting, 9 a.m., Commissioner's Board Room, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Friday, July 13 No meetings schedules as of press time Saturday, More...

Seniors

Summertime means a trip up north

Each summer I spent some of my vacation time at my grandparents' home in Reading, Pa., enjoying the role of the Rector's granddaughter. As a small child, I would often awaken early and go into their room to crawl into bed with them. More...

Opinion

Foreign student workers seek justice

The voice on the phone sounded desperate. It was a woman who wanted to expose an injustice, and she was trying to shelter some of the victims. More...

Political Cartoon

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

How would you feel if The Zoo closed permanently ?

By Franklin Hayes More...