June 12, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Nelson gets behind Navarre Pier project

U. S. Senator Bill Nelson (DFla.) is pushing to get permits for the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier approved on the fast track. More...

Crunching numbers reveals fee impact

Midway Fire District's new proposal comes less than five months after voters rejected, by 81 percent, its Jan. 29 referendum. The difference between the Jan. More...

Community

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Felonies: 06/03/2008 Aguilar, Scarlett Le-Anita, W/F, 27, 6700 block of Valerie Lane, Navarre, violation of probation. Crowder, James Edward, W/M, 31, 1900 block of Flamingo Lane, Navarre, larceny and fraud. More...

CORRECTION

In the June 5 Gulf Breeze News, Rick Trevino of Gulf Breeze, son of golfing legend Lee Trevino, was incorrectly identified. Gulf Breeze News strives for accuracy and deeply regrets the errors. More...

Should rising oil prices affect your investment strategies?

Every time you fill up your gas tank, you are painfully aware that oil prices are high - really high. And rising oil prices can affect the cost of many other goods and services, from food to airline tickets. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 6/12 Evenings in Olde Seville Square Dixieland Dandies & the Swingin' Dick Tracys, 7 - 9 p.m. 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. More...

Indiana Jones not as entertaining as hyped

Critic's Corner

What does it say about a film that an hour into it, I had to pick up my Nintendo DS to play "Age of Empires" to stay entertained? I went into "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" with the lowest of expectations, and they were met. More...

THINGS TO DO

Splash! magazine sponsors Pelicans' thong night

On Friday, June 20, the Pensacola Pelicans will be giving away thongs -- flip-flops -- to the first 2,000 fans as they enter the ballpark. The game starts at 6:35 p.m. vs. the threetime defending champion Fort Worth Cats and gates open at 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Storm wins two tournaments

The Gulf Breeze Storm won two tournaments last month, the second of which was in Disney World in Orlando. Storm 14, Cummings, Ga. Storm 13: Daniel Green's walk off homer was the difference as Gulf Breeze won a battle of 'Storms. More...

Five Questions with head football coach Chris Nemith

This summer, the Gulf Breeze News will feature a GBHS head coach in Five Questions, where they'll speak about the state of their program. This week we feature head football coach Chris Nemith. Q. More...

NBA Finals make me feel like a kid again

For me, there are two things that make me feel like a kid again - Gulf Breeze- Catholic games and listening to the Molly Ringwalds. Now I have a third - the 2008 NBA Finals. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar

Thursday, June 12 Blackwater Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors 7 a.m. 6285 Dogwood Drive, Milton Santa Rosa County Commission Regular Meeting 9 a.m. More...

Seniors

Headdress with atrocious beak almost broke my spirit

Growing up in Philadelphia, Pa., I had the opportunity to attend a variety of Sunday schools. More...

Alzheimer's support group meets

Alzheimer's Family Services, Inc. (AFS) offers free monthly support groups for caregivers dealing with a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. More...

Opinion

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On the Spot:

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

What is your favorite activity or memory that you share with your father? More...

Tiger Point Park needs attention NOW!

Two summers ago, I joined fellow parents of a fast-pitch softball team who staged a tournament at Tiger Point Park. Teams came from Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and Florida to play in the event. More...

High-profile incumbents face challengers

Hall, Broxson among those gearing up for hot election season

With just over a week remaining before the noon, June 20 qualifying deadline for the Aug. 26 voting primary, the 2008 county elections are shaping up to be quite intriguing. More...

GB Chamber defers on Midway Fire fee support

Faced with a projected budget shortfall of $430,000 for fiscal year 2008-09, Midway Fire District was poised earlier this week to bring a second fire assessment fee proposal in seven months before voters in the Aug. 26 primary. More...

Residents shape city's Visioning Meeting

The city of Gulf Breeze held the first of three Visioning Meetings on June 4 to realign its master plan for the future. More...

Island News

Schooll iis outt!!

Beach optimists toast a successful school year now that

School's Out ... More...

'Friendly natives' open beach cafe

What started as a plan to open a beach restaurant took a four-year detour, but it was worth the wait. More...

Secrets are hard to keep

Attending a convention, three psychiatrists take a walk. "People are always coming to us with their guilt and fears," one says, "but we have no one to go to with our problems. More...

News

Lifeguard Ambulance Services surprising even itself with times

Lifeguard Ambulance Services is proving to be one of the speediest medical response teams in the Florida Panhandle. More...

School

GBHS inducts 2007-08 National Honor Society members

Class of '09 NHS members GBHS National Honor Society inducted the following Juniors on May 8: AJ Anastopoulo, Arden Armbruster, Elizabeth Barfield, Tobie Bass, Amanda Bennett, Bayleigh Boles, Zach Brannon, Laura Byrnes, David Cooke, Krystal Dickison, More...

GBMS inducts 2008-2009 students into National Junior Honor Society

Parents, grandparents, teachers, administration, staff and students gathered at Gulf Breeze Middle School recently to recognize the seventh graders inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS). More...

Faith

FAITH

Methodist Church staying busy

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church will offer many activities for children this summer. Vacation Bible School will be held June 16-20 at both campuses (Main - 75 Fairpoint Drive; East - Community Life Center, Soundside Drive at Highway 98). More...

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL CALENDAR

Where: Calvary Chapel When: June 16-20, Aug. 11-15, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $65 To register: Call 932-8197 Where: Concord Presbyterian When: June 16-20, 9 a.m. More...

Obituaries

FANNIE BARBATI 1917-2008

Fannie Hall Barbati, 90, a former Gulf Breeze resident, passed away Thursday, June 5, in Raleigh, N.C. Barbati was born July 8, 1917, to the late Sarah Ann and Nathan Hall and was raised in Hustonville, Ky. More...

JUANITA STANFORD 1914-2008

Juanita Boles Stanford, 94, the mother of Regina Hancken of Gulf Breeze, died May 22 at her residence in Alabaster, Ala. Stanford, a Hobart, Ky., native, lived her youth and early married life in Tennessee. More...

Home & Garden

Loose stair tread needs repair

Q: I returned home from a business trip last week and, walking up the stairs, one of the steps actually lifted up from the back as I put my foot on it, then flopped back into place as I continued up. More...

Add designer detail to your chandelier

It's the details that make your home decor unique. Vintage items can help, since you're less likely to see the same pieces in your friends' homes, but an embellisher can always turn a great find into a brilliant personal statement. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MERLOTT 111 LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...