November 21, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

October temperatures soar

You weren't alone if you thought last month was a little warmer than usual. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Road improvements

Some south end roads in the county will be getting a facelift soon, and a couple red roads will be paved. More...

GB resident attends CMA awards in style

Country music celebrities aren't the only ones who received red carpet treatment. Mary Kay, the Official Beauty Sponsor of the 2007 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, More...

All in the name of science

Students from Oriole Beach Elementary School were bused to the Community Life Center for two days to take part in a hands-on science fair. More...

Entertainment

Critic's Corner

'Dan in Real Life' is about nice people

"Dan in Real Life" Running Time: 95 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13 "Dan in Real Life" is a nice movie about nice people. More...

THINGS TO DO

Tickets on sale now for Planetarium Holiday Special The Pensacola Junior College (PJC) Planetarium and Space Theatre mission for the holidays is to present an out-of-this world program. More...

Faith

BRACE organizer named finalist for Life Award

Some excel at turning tragedy into triumph. "I have no transportation and I need to get medicine for my wife" -- " Our trailer lost the roof. Where can I get a tarp and someone to put it on? More...

St. Paul holds charity Thanksgiving dinner

Some members of the St. Paul's United Methodist Church of Gulf Breeze will be giving up their time at home Thanksgiving Day to be at the church. More...

Caring and Sharing announces collection locations

Caring and Sharing now has collection boxes in South Santa Rosa locations where those who wish to contribute non-perishable food, hygiene products and new toys may drop off their donations. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Make exercise enjoyable

In your past, was Thanksgiving always a big deal in your household? With a large family, we always had lots of faces around the table. One year we had a German exchange student named Dieter. He was 14 years old, the same age as my third son. More...

Business

Students learn Rotary principles

Dashean Chavez's fifth grade class at Gulf Breeze Elementary School participated in the Gulf Breeze Rotary Four Way Test Essay Contest this year and four winners were announced at Rotary's weekly breakfast meeting at the Andrews Institute. More...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

Willets joins Resort Realty Mark Lee, Broker for Levin Rinke Resort Realty, welcomes Paula Willets as the newest member of the team. More...

Opinion

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My Two Cents

Students denied civil rights at schools

My name is Janet Stephens and I am a citizen of Gulf Breeze, Fla. I have three children ages 17, 16 and 12. In our school district children are afforded no protection under the constitution of the USA! I am speaking of Zero tolerance polices. More...

Letter to the Editor

Midway Fire District offers residents peace of mind

I am writing in response to Mr. Biff Wheeler's letter in the Nov. 1] opinion section. Unfortunately, Mr. Wheeler does not have his facts straight. More...

Deputies search for stolen boat

Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office deputies are asking local residents to be on the lookout for a boat stolen in Northern Santa Rosa County last week. On Nov. More...

Grants boost Midway FD

The first month of the new budget year is under the Midway Fire District's belt and fire commissioners reviewed an accounting of expenses and revenues closely at their meeting last week. More...

Permanent GB license office opens

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) celebrated the opening of a new office last month during a ribbon cutting ceremony. More...

Events

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Island News

Merlot or chablis?

Verde staff and owner Chris Green, center, served a full house for a Gulf Breeze Chamber after hours event co-hosted by Appriver LLC. and Gridsouth Network. More...

Corrections:

In the Nov. 15 issue of the Gulf Breeze News, the Regional Organized Crime Information Center (ROIC) was incorrectly named the Registry of Organized Crime Information Center (ROCIC). Also in the Nov. More...

Baker County mystery creature may be fox squirrel

The speculation about the mystery creature in Baker County is running rampant. Stories run the gamut from an escaped ape to a juvenile "big foot," according to media reports. More...

School

Burks, Atchison Mr., Miss GBHS

Jacob Burks and Christie Atchison were recently named Mr and Miss Gulf Breeze by fellow members of their senior class last week. More...

Sports

Sports Schedule

Nov. 26 Girls BKB vs. Central (Ninth grade 6 p.m., Var. 7:30 p.m.) JV girls BKB vs. PHS, 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27 Girls S vs. PHS (JV 5:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) Boys BKB vs. PHS at Woodham (JV 4:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) Girls BKB vs. PHS at Woodham, 6 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

Dolphin Winter Bayside Academy workshop starts next week The Bayside Soccer Club will hold a Ballhandling workshop will start on Wednesdays, starting Nov. 28, and will run through Dec. 19. More...

Tides

Pensacola Bay Entrance Nov. 21-28 W 21 Low 4:05 AM, High 6:18 PM Th 22 Low 4:58 AM, High 6:38 PM F 23 Low 5:57 AM, High 7:17 PM Sa 24 Low 7:06 AM, High 8:09 PM Su 25 Low 8:23 AM, High 9:08 PM M 26 Low 9:43 AM, High 10: More...

Obituaries

ROBERT BEAVERS 1956 - 2007

Robert Beavers (Feb. 12, 1956- - Nov. 4, 2007) of Gulf Breeze- - previously of Newark, N.J.-is survived by his loving wife Kathleen; loving children Christopher, Kaitlyn & Jacquelyn; and five loving sisters. More...

ALBERT M. WARNOCK JR 1935-2007

Albert M. Warnock Jr. was born in Birmingham, Ala. March 11, 1935. Lived in Montgomery and Mobile Ala. He was a graduate of Murphy High School, Springhill Collage, and MBA, Jacksonville State University. A resident of Gulf Breeze, Fla. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, Nov. 21 No meetings scheduled as of press time Thursday, Nov. 22 All government offices closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Wednesday 11/21 Sandshaker Lounge Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m. Thursday 11/22 Paddy O' Leary's Traditional Music Session, 7:30 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Thanksgiving potluck, 5 p.m. More...

Health

HEALTH BRIEFS

Participants needed for clinical research Baptist Clinical Research is seeking participants for a diabetic neuropathy treatment study. More...

Home & Garden

This Thanksgiving Be Food Safe

FROM START TO FINISH Thawing Your Turkey It is unsafe to thaw a frozen turkey at room temperature. Two safe ways to thaw your turkey are in the refrigerator or in cold water. See the chart below for estimated thawing times. More...

Nothing says fall like a garden full of Mums

A popular fall flower found on many holiday tables, near doorsteps and in fall seasonal bouquets is the Chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemums, or mums, are popular and colorful perennials that can live for years. More...

Seasoned, dense wood is the best to burn

In the fall, the smell of lit firewood begins to permeate the air. Whether you have wood-burning stove, a fireplace, or a fire pit, there are few things you need to know about selecting and preparing your firewood. 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...