September 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Police seek wallet thieves

The Santa Rosa County Sheriffs Department is looking for two people suspected of snatching a woman's wallet as she perused the isles of Winn Dixie in Navarre on Aug. 19. More...

Special Sections



Library changes hours of business

The Santa Rosa County library system will change its hours of operations effective September 1. More...


Bermes joins Navy Navy Seaman Recruit Aaron L. Bermes, son of Joan P. and Allen J. Kozelka of Pensacola, Fla., recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Stars shine on GBN team

After serving as associate editor for close to two months, Franklin Hayes has moved up the ladder at Gulf Breeze News to editor. More...


Entertainment Calendar

Thursday 9/6 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session Paradise Bar & Grill Tim Spencer Peg Leg Pete's Live Music, 6 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge All Star Band, 8 p.m. More...

Critic's Corner

'Superbad' is the funniest of fall

If you loved "The 40-Year- Old Virgin," "Knocked Up" or "Talladega Nights," then you definitely need to catch "Superbad." It is the funniest movie of the fall season. More...

New Beginnings for former GBHS teacher

New Beginnings Art Show will be held on September 14, 15 and 16. This year's event will mark the 12th year Angels Garden has organized the show to benefit the FavorHouse. Favor House is safe shelter for victims of domestic violence. More...


Indians scalp Dolphins in opener

Fourth quarter field goal lone points in 40-3 loss

A few missed opportunites from the Dolphins, plus a lot of chances taken advantage of by the Choctaw Indians made for a 40-3 thumping Friday in Fort Walton Beach. More...

Sports Schedule

Sept. 6 Girls G at Hidden Creek (vs. Navarre), 3 p.m. VB at PHS (Ninth grade 4 p.m., JV 5, Var. 6) JV, ninth grade FB at Pace, 5:30/7 p.m. Sept. 7 FB vs. Pace, 7 p.m. Sept. 8 S at Optimist Invitational at The Club, 7 a.m. More...

Lady Dolphin volleyball team edges defending district champs in five games

Gulf Breeze rallies from two games to one down to win opener

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team rallied from two games to one down to beat the defending district champion Washington 20-25, 25-19, 15-25, 25-19, 15-5 Thursday in Gulf Breeze, the season opener for both teams. More...



Frances Stephens Anderson, 81 of Pensacola died Tuesday August 28, 2007 in a local health care facility. Ms. Anderson had been a resident of the area since 1983, coming here from New Orleans, La. She was a member of St. More...


Sherrill E. "The-Bear" Kitts, 79, of Gulf Breeze, died Sunday, August 19, 2007. Mr. Kitts was born March 06, 1928 in St. Albans, West Virginia to Sherrill W. Kitts and Garnett Henderson Kitts. He retired from the U. S. More...


Dear Doctor:

Clearing up the hype on skin treatments

Dear Dr. McCollough: I am interested in the "quick lift", lower half of face and neck, done under local anesthesia. Do you do these? More...

Home & Garden

Bored with Cooking Club

Two quick and delicious ways to face fall schedules

Completely bored with cooking? Tired of looking through old magazines for something that sounds interesting? A new unofficial club has formed - the Bored with Cooking Club. More...

Find quality, luxury at J. Miller's

Design & Consign

Consignment Furniture of Gulf Breeze is now the new "J. Miller's Furniture." The first Consignment Furniture store in Gulf Breeze opened in October of 1997 in the Gulf Breeze Shopping Center, near what was then called Delchamp's. More...



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT RUTH DOCKERY holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Sting nabs three felons in south Santa Rosa

Operation FALCON ropes in 20 throughout county

Law enforcement officials from federal, state and local agencies recently completed Operation FALCON, a nationwide effort to bring in fugitives and other alleged law breakers. More...

Better bus route planning pays dividends

The first week of school is over and the results are in: the school bus system is more efficient and punctual than last year. More...

Tax relief could bleed county funds

Santa Rosa County Administrator Hunter Walker says if "The Big One" hits the county next year, the budget cuts made this year will look very minor. He isn't talking about hurricanes. He is talking about the referendum vote scheduled for Jan. More...



Island News

Students get blast from the past

On Tuesday May 15 at 2:30 pm a group of graduating seniors met their fifth grade teacher Mark Sebastian at Gulf Breeze Elementary School to dig up a time capsule. More...

Tourism rebounds

Beach businesses report a successful summer season

It was a year for the record books on Pensacola Beach. Recovery from the one-two punch of storms in 2004 and 2005 is well underway, as most, if not all, businesses reported increased traffic and sales. More...

Bubba's Beach

Sleep and early ups

I hate mornings. I have never been an early riser. Don't like it, never will. However, I have to do something about this problem because as of September 4, 'Lishous and Old Bubba have a morning radio show that begins at 5 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office. Felonies 8/27/07 Hidalgo, Jordan Wayne, 18, W/M, 1700 block of Smuggler's Cove Drive, Gulf Breeze, drug charges 8/28/07 Cheatham, Kimm Renee, 43, W/F, More...


Ford honored by Pensacola Chamber On August 27, District 3 State Representative Clay Ford of Gulf Breeze was honored at a Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce board meeting. More...


Cannon announces candidacy for Superintendent

Anew candidate has decided to pursue the position of Superintendent of Santa Rosa Schools. Grady H. "Herb" Cannon, current assistant principal at Pace High School, recently announced his decision to run for superintendent. More...

School Briefs

WBMS SAC meeting Sept. 11 Woodlawn Beach Middle School will hold its 2007- 2008 School Advisory Council Elections and first meeting on September 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the media center. More...



St. Ann 5K run/walk Sept. 8 Register now for the St. Ann People 4 People 5k Run/Walk Sept. 8. This great local tradition continues to support outreach ministries at St Ann Parish in Gulf Breeze. The event starts at 8 a.m. More...

Bible Trivia

Where's Nehemiah?

1. Is the book of Nehemiah in the Old or New Testament or neither? 2. From Luke 1:56, how many months did Mary stay with Elizabeth? Zero, 1, 3, 5 3. What's a small room or closet in a church? Zapa, Zeta, Zander, Zari 4. More...


Senior News Line

The risks of gambling

I asked a friend: "What do you know about seniors who gamble?" She chuckled and replied, "I know that for some of us, just getting out of bed in the morning is a gamble." Sure, sometimes gambling can be enjoyable if we go with a group to a casino More...

Senior Scene

Midweek paper full of stuff you need and don't need

On picking up my morning paper, I suddenly realized that it was Wednesday, and the paper would mainly consist of the very large weekly clothing and food ad sections. More...


Political Cartoon


Pencils and paper should be free

Here we are facing another school year. Thank God More...

On the Spot

What do you do to remember Sept. 11, 2001?

"We put the flag up at home. The flag at city hall will be at half-mast." -Edwin "Buz" Eddy Gulf Breeze More...