February 14, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Block still on GBHS table

Acommunity education forum will be hosted by the Gulf Breeze High School Parent Teacher Student Organization on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. More...

GB trash schedule changes March 1

Effective March 1, the City of Gulf Breeze will begin its new abbreviated garbage collection schedules for city residents. More...

Special Sections



Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 1/31/2007 Hawkins, Percy Lee, 51, B/M, 9000 block of East River Road, Navarre, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon 2/4/2008 Atha, Stephen Michael, 18, W/M, 2700 block of Galleon Drive, Navarre, property damage, larceny, More...

County residents to participate in telephone, disaster evacuation study to assist emergency management

Santa Rosa County Emergency Management is working in conjunction with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, regional planning councils and panhandle county governments in an evacuation study for the region. More...

Prescribed burns planned at Naval Live Oak Reserve

Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Jerry Eubanks announced that the park plans to conduct up to five prescribed burns within the Naval Live Oaks Area of the Seashore through early April . More...



'Cloverfield' is a monstrous disaster

"Cloverfield" Running time: 84 minutes MPAA rating: PG-13 "Cloverfield" is a monster movie (think of the Matthew Broderick version of "Godzilla" that came out a few years ago) filmed from the point of view of a video camera carried around b More...


Valentine's Day is a day for romance...and murder? Celebrate Valentine's Day with your special someone by joining Act4Murder as they present a comedic murder mystery, "Death by Valentine," in February. More...


Woodlawn Beach Middle reveals second nine-weeks Honor Roll

Conni Carnley, Principal, Will Nowling; Vice Principal and the rest of the faculty and staff of Woodlawn Beach Middle School congratulate the following students for making the second nine weeks Honor Roll: More...

School Briefs

Education Task Force meeting Feb. 21 The Education Task Force, a committee of the Gulf Breeze Chamber of Commerce, invites the public to attend its next meeting at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 21 at Gulf Breeze Middle School. More...



Run for the World set for Feb. 23 The 18th Annual Run for the World will be held on Feb. 23 at 8 a.m. More...


Glen "Pat" Ramsey

Glen "Pat" Ramsey, 92, passed away peacefully Jan. 20 with his daughter Lois Hahn by his side at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in New Braunfels, Texas. He lived in his Texas home for 51 years and had only been at the home for five weeks. More...

Marge Schilf

Marge Schilf, 91, of Gulf Breeze, Florida, died February 11, 2008 at Covenant Residence in Pensacola. Marge, her husband John and their family were long-term residents of Gulf Breeze. More...


Gardenias hold special memories

Gardenias have always been my favorite flower, all the way back to my high school prom days, and they bring with them a host of happy memories. More...

Home & Garden

101 Ideas to keep your home's interior fresh

Home & Garden Television, HGTV, enlists some of today's hottest interior designers to count down the top decorating crimes in American homes. More...

Dishing the dirt with 'Clean House' diva Niecy Nash

"Clean House" host Niecy Nash looked at the ungrateful woman and was ready to throw down. "I thought, 'Can I slap this woman on TV and get away with it?' " she deadpans in a phone chat. More...

FURminator(R) rids dogs of most shedding

If you love your pet, but hate the shedding, take heart, there is solution! FURminator Professional deShedding™ Products petgrooming can help eliminate the constant cleaning and vacuuming often associated with pets. More...



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

County lacks park funds

According to the results of a recent study, county residents want more bike trails and land for recreational purposes. More...

Cancun's Chavez guilty

Cancun's restaurateur Rogelio Galvan Chavez, 35, faces up to life in federal prison. More...

Candidates to vie for local, state offices

Candidates are throwing their hats into the ring, hopeful to earn votes for the August 26 primary election. More...

Opera enlightens local elementary students

Elementary students at Holley- Navarre Primary School (HNPS) are creating an opera with the help of the Pensacola Opera. More...



Island News

Getting old

I know that I am getting older. I know that is a good thing when you consider the alternative. I know that I am getting more "needy" and I hate being alone now more than I ever have. More...

Surfing tournament is Saturday on Pensacola Beach

The East Coast Surfing Association Tournament is Saturday, Feb. 16 from 7a.m. until 4 p.m. on Pensacola Beach. If necessary, the backup day is Sunday, Feb. 17. More...

Today, perhaps love will lead you gently back to yourself

Today, our mail boxes, email boxes, will contain cards, notes, and letters filled with words of love. More...



In the article titled "Navarre residents push for new pass," Navarre Pohlmann Pass Committee Treasurer Paul Lombardo was not properly identified. Gulf Breeze News strives for 100 percent accuracy and we regret any errors in our publication. More...

GBMS projects go to county

Nick Gupta stands in front of his history project entitled "The Munich Compromise: Acts of Desperation and Deception." Gupta's project won first in school level competition and will move on to county competition. More...

Barnhill's closes; CVS is building in Tiger Point

Changes are coming to the Tiger Point area. The Barnhill's Restaurant on Hwy. 98 and Oriole Beach Road was closed as of press time. The Barnhill's chain, including restaurants in Gulf Breeze in Pensacola, was purchased by StarBuffets. More...


Sports Schedule

Feb. 14 WR at state meet in Lakeland, noon Boys S vs. St. Augustine Nease-Naples Golden Gate winner in 4A state championship game in Fort Lauderdale, 6 p.m. SB at Pace (JV 5 p.m., Var. 7) Ninth grade SB DH vs. Pace, 5/7 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

Tiger Point team sponsors needed The Tiger Point Sports Association will need team sponsors for all age groups. If you are interested, please visit: http://eteamz.active.com/tig erpointpark/ to obtain a sponsorship form. More...


Pensacola Bay Entrance Feb. 14-20 Th 14 Low 2:21 AM, High 2:54 PM F 15 Low 3:47 AM, High 4:12 PM Sa 16 Low 5:00 AM, High 5:31 PM Su 17 High 5:59 AM, Low 6:41 PM M 18 Low 6:45 AM, High 7:41 PM Tu 19 Low 7:19 AM, High 8: More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Feb. 14 No meetings scheduled as of press time Friday, Feb. 15 Job Fair, Feb 15 and 16, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Portofino Boardwalk on Pensacola Beach Panhandle Tiger Bay Club meeting, 12 noon, New World Landing, Pensacola. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 2/14 Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Ragtyme Grill J.B. Davis, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. Friday 2/15 Sandshaker Lounge Dunnottar, 8 p.m. More...


Club drugs inflict serious brain damage

What do suffering a traumatic brain injury and using club drugs have in common? More...


Lupus presentation at Andrews Kathleen Arntsen, President/CEO of the Lupus Foundation of Mid and Northern New York, will be the guest speaker on Clinical Trial Participation on Feb. 15 at Andrews Institute. More...


Political Cartoon


Miller confident congress will meet future goals

"The strength -- the secret of our strength, the miracle of America, is that our greatness lies not in our government, but in the spirit and determination of our people. More...

Referendum failure will appear in future insurance bill

The vote which would fund the Midway Fire District fire departments failed. Why? What was going through everyone's heads? More...