November 15, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community honors Gulf Breeze veterans

Ralph Gaither of Gulf Breeze recalled last week how he can still remember so well walking about 12 miles a day for seven and a half years in a six foot by nine foot cell. More...

GB man arrested on dope charges

A Gulf Breeze man was arrested last week for possession of marijuana, cocaine and crack cocaine with intent to sell. On Nov. 6, at approximately 5 p.m. More...

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Island News

Bubba's Beach

Enjoying the Bubba Comedy Cruise

We are on the first Annual T. Bubba Comedy Cruise. Why are you not with us? We are having fun, yeah! We left New Orleans Monday and we get back on Saturday. Me and Lishous have never been on a cruise. It is a hoot. More...

Will Escambia pay for a parking garage on Pensacola Beach?

Santa Rosa Island Authority Executive Director Buck Lee wants to get right to the point, so he's planning to meet with Escambia County administrator, chairman and commissioners to ask them straight out if they will commit $10 million for a parking More...

Crews digging in on J. Earle Bowden Way

The J. Earle Bowden Way reconstruction project is well underway and crews from Panhandle Grading and Paving are digging in. Weather permitting; workers are continuing efforts to remove damaged asphalt and remove sand from across the roadway. More...

School

GBHS unveils first nine weeks Honor Roll

Mr. Sylvan Ladner, principal of Gulf Breeze High School, is pleased to announce the Honor Roll for the first nine-weeks grading period of the 2007-08 school year. More...

Pensacola Beach Elementary releases Honor Roll

Jeff Castleberry, Principal, and the staff at Pensacola Beach Elementary School, congratulate the following students for making the first nine weeks Honor Roll: More...

Woodlawn Beach seeking donations for winning Robotics team

Woodlawn Beach Middle School is seeking financial help to send its Robotics team to the South's 'BEST' competition next month at Auburn University. More...

Sports

Sports Schedule

Nov. 15 Girls BKB at Pace (JV 5 p.m., Var. 6:30 p.m.) Boys S vs. Navarre (JV 5:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) Boys BKB vs. Central at Santa Rosa Shootout in Milton, 5 p.m. Nov. 16 Girls S vs. St. John's Country Day in Tallahassee, 7 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

Dolphin Winter Baseball Camp Nov. 18-19 The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball program will hold its annual winter camp Nov. 18-19 from 8:30 a.m.-noon at the GBHS Baseball Field. Cost is $50 or $30 per day. More...

Tides

Pensacola Bay Entrance Nov. More...

Obituaries

SUSAN R. BALDWIN

Susan R. Baldwin of Gulf Breeze died Nov. 9 following a courageous battle with breast cancer. She was born Feb. 11, 1958 in Newark, N.J. and graduated from Raritan High School, Hazlet, N. More...

WILLIAM HANSON "BILL" MORGAN, III

William Hanson "Bill" Morgan, III passed away November 7, 2007 in Gulf Breeze, FL. He was born December 18, 1961. Surviving are his son, Zachary William Morgan; parents, William Hanson Morgan, Jr. More...

Business

Protect your constitutional rights

Since pre-law at the University of West Florida, Shelley Reynolds has been passionate about Constitutional Law and the rights protected under the constitution. More...

Community ties keep GB unique

Terence A. Gross has been a resident of Gulf Breeze since 1979 when he graduated Florida State University School of Law. More...

GJTBS solves maritime disputes

Galloway, Johnson, Tompkins, Burr and Smith (GJTBS), a professional law corporation, was started in New Orleans in 1987 with a handful of attorneys and a commitment to providing excellent legal services to its diverse clientele. More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

Full Story

My Two Cents

Who is in charge of GBHS athletics?

My mom once told me, "The only person you can depend on is yourself and the truth will set you free." This advice has been proven to be true to me a few times in my life but a most recent experience really made me believe this and take it true to m More...

On the Spot:

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

What do you think about human cloning? More...

County mulls $1.4 million courthouse site

The first thing Tom Stewart pledged to do in January 2007 when he was appointed as Santa Rosa County Commission Chair was find a solution to building a new courthouse and judicial center. More...

Family home burns

This home, located on the 100 block of Nandina Drive in Gulf Breeze, caught fire at 1 a.m. on Nov. 11. A barking dog and smoke detectors woke up the occupant, a person housesitting for the family while they were out of town. More...

Prepared in case of outbreak

GB Hospital joins countywide pandemic drill

Santa Rosa County officials prepared for the worst last week as a majority of county agencies participated in a simulated pandemic flu exercise Nov. 6. More...

Broxson named chairman

Gulf Breeze businessman and county commissioner John Broxson is the new county chairman. More...

 

Community

Suspect found dead

Gulf Breeze resident William Morgan III, recently arrested for allegedly stealing pain medication, was found dead in his home on Wednesday, Nov. 7. More...

GBHS cadets host invitational meet

On Sat. Oct. 27, the Gulf Breeze High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) Unit hosted the 9th Annual Dolphin Invitational Drill Meet at Dolphin Stadium. More...

52nd wedding anniversary

Charles and Clara Gray celebrated 52 years of marriage Sept. 4. The Grays were married in Dublin, Ga. in 1955 and have lived in Gulf Breeze since 1975. More...

Entertainment

Critic's Corner

'Darjeeling Limited' goes nowhere

"The Darjeeling Limited" Running Time: 91 minutes MPAA rating: R Usually when reviewing a film by Wes Anderson, critics spend a good 20 minutes looking up synonyms for "quirky." Not so with Anderson's latest film. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 11/15 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session, 7:30 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. Friday 11/16 Sandshaker Lounge Wildwood, 8:30 p.m. More...

THINGS TO DO

Start the weekend off right with art at the Belmont "Around the corner," a collaborative art show between the Belmont Arts Center and the Arts Council of Northwest Florida, will open at the arts center today from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Faith

Raffle to benefit FamiliesFirst

Gulf Breeze Hospital Christian Heritage Month celebrations will benefit FamiliesFirst Network. The Baptist Health Care affiliate will hold a raffle for a gourmet three-tiered electric smoker and grill donated by the facility's More...

FAITH BRIEFS

Meet and greet scouts at St. Ann Boy Scouts from St. Ann Catholic church's Troop 417 are hosting a Meet and Greet pancake breakfast, courtesy of the Gulf Breeze Optimist Club, on the grounds of St. Ann's Church on Saturday morning, Nov. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Nov. 15 Gulf Breeze Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a $5 to $10 jewelry sale on Thursday and Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the hospital lobby at 1110 Gulf Breeze Parkway. All proceeds will be used for patient care and comfort. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Accomplish something positive today

Do you want to feel good and accomplish something today? Try re-arranging your clothes closet. More...

Health

HEALTH BRIEFS

Lifeguard exceeds compliance standards in October Lifeguard Ambulance's first month of service under new standards is being considered a success by county officials. More...

Dear Doctor:

Clearing up the 'hype' on cosmetic surgery

*Dr. McCollough welcomes his associate Dr. Patterson to help answer your questions in our weekly column. Dear Doctor: I actually need face, breast, and tummy done. How much can be done at once? More...

Home & Garden

Florida mosaic

Gulf Breeze native's art selected for Orlando airport featured in Southern Living

Victor Bokas never imagined people would be stepping all over his artwork, but he's "proud, excited and amazed." The Gulf Breeze native and 1979 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, knows millions will tread on his design because it was selected t More...

Hawks in the area aren't cause for panic, wildlife expert says

As more hawks are found in our area, some recent news media are sounding the alarm that small pets may become dinner for the hungry birds. But a local wildlife expert says there is no cause for alarm. More...

Log Cabin Pudding

Whip up this rich dessert for whatever Thanksgiving celebration you attend. 2 envelopes unflavored gelatin 1 cup maple syrup 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy or whipping cream 1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped 30 vanilla wafer cookies, More...

Legals

Legal Notice

NOTICE OF ACTION BEFORE THE SECRETARY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION IN RE: The unlicensed practice of contracting Frank E. More...