September 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Brothers stabbed, beaten

A Navarre man was stabbed and another beaten with a metal pipe at a party in Navarre on Sept 12. Sheriff's deputies arrested Christopher Delaine Bryant of Navarre, 19, on two counts of aggravated battery. More...

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Community

Construction continues

Franklin Hayes/Gulf Breeze News Construction continues on two parcels of land near the intersection of U.S. 98 and Sterling Point Drive (pictured above). More...

Local moms plead: 'Oprah, save our zoo!

Two local women are taking the plight of The Zoo to a higher authority: The Oprah Winfrey Show. "We're just stay at home moms, and we love The Zoo," said Keena Landrum. More...

Midway discusses tax bills

The only tax bills that carried errors among the recent tax notices sent out by the county property appraiser's office were those for Midway Fire District. And it only affected those property owners who have homestead properties. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Nationwide reduces Florida risk

Nationwide Insurance is taking additional steps to manage its property exposure in the state of Florida. Nationwide will continue to serve more than 506,000 total policies in Florida, including more than 176,000 personal lines property policies. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Gulf Breeze News hires two Gulf Breeze News welcomes two new account executives to the team: Scott Page and Patti Spaniola. Page, originally from Prattville, Ala. More...

School

School Briefs

GBMS Wellness Fair Oct. 22 Gulf Breeze Middle School will be hosting its 12th Annual Wellness Fair in the school cafeteria Oct. 22 from 9-11 a.m. More...

Faith

Blues Brothers play at GB Presbyterian

Submitted Photo The Blues Brothers played for a standing room only crowd in the gym of the Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church on Sunday night, Sept. 9. More...

FAITH BRIEFS

St. Ann fundraiser reaches milestone St. Ann Catholic Parish's Discovery School Director will shave her head as promised. More...

Obituaries

OBITUARIES

ELIZABETH FRANCES FLEMING BLAKE 1908 - 2007 Elizabeth Frances Fleming Blake, "Betty", "Hon". "Sister", passed away peacefully on Monday, September 3, 2007. This is the same day she married her husband, William M. "Bill" Blake in 1930. More...

Seniors

Summer nights and drive in movies

Do you remember the days when drive-in movies made summer nights a favorite? We sat in our cars with all the windows down, or if you were lucky enough to have a convertible, with the top down. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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What do I get for my tax dollars?

As the anti-tax sentiment grows around the State, occasionally a tax payer will appear at a Midway Fire District commissioners meeting and ask, "What do I get for my tax dollars? More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

What do you think about the new GBHS football logo? More...

Legals

LEGALS

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

City won't use FEMA funds to rebuild fishing bridge

City Manager says grants could be used for other projects

The hurricane ravaged fishing bridge alongside the Pensacola Bay Bridge will soon be coming down. There are only sections left of the fishing bridge between Gulf Breeze and Pensacola that for decades was maintained by the City of Gulf Breeze. More...

Students, socialites rally 'round The Zoo

Santa Rosa County students are pitching in to "change" the future of The Zoo of Northwest Florida - by donating loose change to help raise funds! More...

Car stolen in GB proper

Gulf Breeze Police are currently investigating three vehicle break-ins and one vehicular theft that occurred last week. More...

Events

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Island News

Sen. Craig ain't no Bubba

I have to say something about Sen. Larry Craig from Idaho and his recent stupidity. Just can't let this one go by. What an IGMO! More...

A tire-ing day cleaning up the beach

The Navarre High School JROTC and Marines Science class joined forces to help in Saturday's Coastal Clean Up on Navarre Beach. More...

DEP Secretary Sole addresses Beach Preservation Conference

Environmental leader discusses agency's beach policies, climate change

BOCA RATON - Addressing resource managers, engineers, consultants, local and state government employees, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary (DEP) Michael W. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 9/20 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session, 7:30 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill Tim Spencer, 6 p.m. 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...

Arcade legends live on in 'Kong'

CRITIC'S CORNER

"The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters" Running time: 79 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13 If you were between the ages of 12 and 25 in the early 1980s, you probably spent hundreds of hours -- and quarters -- in arcades playing video games. More...

THINGS TO DO

Celebrate 'Halfway to St. Patrick's Day' Bummed out by summer nearing an end? Take a trip down to Paddy O' Leary's on Pensacola Beach Sept. 22 for their "Halfway to St. Patrick's Day" celebration. More...

Sports

GBHS can't hold lead, loses to Tate

Aggies score 28 unanswered to beat Dolphins

On one of the dry erase boards inside the Dolphin locker room was a simple message We Win Tonight! By the end of the night, it was replaced with a new message, courtesy of former Dolphin Cody Sharp Don't Give Up! More...

Lady Dolphins stunned at Pine Forest

A scrappy Pine Forest team gave Gulf Breeze all they wanted last year, winning a game off the Lady Dolphins. This year, 'all they wanted' was too much, as the Lady Eagles upset Gulf Breeze 25-20, 21-25, 25-20, 25-23 Sept. 12. More...

Boys CC wins first two meets

The Gulf Breeze boys cross country team opened the 2007 season with a win in a preseason meet Sept. 11 at the Pensacola Equestrian Center. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Sept. 20 The Committee for a Sustainable Emerald Coast (CSEC), 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 12 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach Friday, Sept. 21 The Panhandle Bayou Bengals Watch Party, 7 p.m. More...

Health

Dietary restrictions may cleanse cells

Reduce, recycle and rebuild is as important to the most basic component of the human body, the cell, as it is to the environment. More...

Home & Garden

Potatoes are a flavor for Fall

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...

GOING, GOING .... GONE! GOING, GOING .... GONE!

Roebuck Auctions expands into Gulf Breeze market

Roebuck Auctions, a national real estate auction marketing firm, is excited to be expanding into the Gulf Breeze market. More...

Nicholas-Parker ICF homes make sense

Nicholas-Parker Construction (850) 981-9072

A Nicholas-Parker home is stronger, safer and more energy efficient because it uses the newest technology in ICF, or insulated concrete form construction. More...