August 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

All SRC eyes on collector's race

Many Santa Rosa County incumbents are facing tough challenges next Tuesday in the Aug. 26 primary. Arguably the most Election Guide inside intriguing race in Santa Rosa County will be for tax collector. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze theatre company to make debut

The first professional theatre company in the area is being launched in Gulf Breeze this week with the production of "Footloose" by BETA Children's Theatre. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 08/11/2008 Cummings, Chadwick Caroll, W/M, 23, 2000 block of Heritage Parkway, Navarre, violation of probation. Edwards Jr., Frank Richard, W/M, 37, 1600 block of Elliott Drive, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation. More...

Kearney: Property closing will happen

Property in Gulf Breeze that has served as home to the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce is owned by the Santa Rosa School District. More...

Entertainment

Victor Bokas' works to join PJC art show

Exhibit runs through Oct. 10 at Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts

PENSACOLA, Fla. - The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts presents the works of Victor Bokas, Tony Krysinsky and James Carter as part of the 2008-2009 Lyceum series at Pensacola Junior College. The exhibit runs Aug. 25 through Oct. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 8/21 Bamboo Willie's Ba'nana Republic, 8 p.m. Hopjack's Retro Night, 9:30 p.m. Bimini Beach Bar John Knott. Friday 8/22 Sounds of Summer The Knee Deep Band, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Paradise Bar & Grill, Delta Moon, 6 p.m. More...

Third time not the charm for 'The Mummy'

Critic's Corner

SCREEN PLAY Title: The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Running time: minutes Rating: PG-13 Grade: D An ancient Chinese emperor is resurrected along with his immortal terra-cotta army, and it's up to Rick an More...

Faith

'Uncommon courtesy' wouldn't be that way if we love neighbors as self

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church sponsors a Christian day school, pre-kindergarten through grade eight. More...

Our Lady Assumption celebrates Feast Day

FAITH

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Mission on Pensacola Beach celebrated its Feast Day on Friday, Aug. 15. Mass was at 6 p.m. and celebrated by Bishop Ricard and Msgr. Hunt. A barbecue dinner followed the Mass. More...

Health

Classic fashion the star of AMC's stylish show 'Mad Men'

It was a time of full skirts, curve-hugging dresses, narrow suits and fabulous fedoras. It is the time of "Mad Men," AMC's highly stylized hit series set in the early-1960s world of Madison Avenue is in its second season. More...

Health can be beautiful:

Humbaugh Lift gives you convenient accessibility to your home or office

Are you tired of hauling groceries up to your kitchen? Are you having trouble going up and down the stairs? If so, Humbaugh Lift Company can give you the convenience and accessibility that you need. More...

Hug-a-Bears help kids become healthy, happy

The Gulf Breeze Hospital Auxiliary makes Hug-a-Bears for children who have to come to the Emergency Room at Gulf Breeze Hospital for some kind of treatment or procedure. More...

Legals

LEGALS

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT MTAG CUST/BROADWAY ASSET MGMT holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

School days begin x 4

Joe Culpepper/Gulf Breeze News Jeff and Teresa Helms of Gulf Breeze pause with their quadruplets before entering Gulf Breeze Elementary School on Monday morning to send the young'uns into kindergarten. More...

Demeter fired as Midway Fire Chief

The Midway Fire District Commission voted 3-1 on Aug. 12 to oust Chief Stephen Demeter, the majority expressing a shared opinion that change in leadership was necessary to move the department forward. More...

GB teens helped keep 'Jaws 2' water scenes moving

THIRD IN A SERIES

Three decades ago, Universal Studios chose the Emerald Coast as a filming location for the movie sequel 'Jaws 2.' During August, veteran staff writer Betty Archer Allen is reporting exclusively about how the movie affected Gulf Breeze residents' l More...

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Island News

Attention Quietwater Boardwalk employees: Find somewhere else to park

As the schools open and tourist season winds down, the parking squeeze on Pensacola Beach get some relief. More...

Back to School Cookout

David Standridge/Gulf Breeze News Friends look on as Laken Harvey takes her turn on the water slide at the Pensacola Beach Community Church Free Back to School Cookout, which was held Sunday afternoon before classes resumed on Monday. More...

Answers that don't answer

A research scientist arrives in Borneo to gather data for his thesis. Accompanied by his trusty guide, he seeks out a very remote locale for researching the mating behavior of the giant rat of Sumatra. More...

Sports

Breezer comes home

Price the new GBHS Dean of Students

As school starts this week, Gulf Breeze High teachers will see a lot of old faces in their classrooms, as well as some new ones. They'll also see an new 'old' face. B.J. More...

SoundWave Band to 'stay in the 70s'

Dolphin halftime shows to feature music from Blood, Sweat and Tears

The saying goes that you can't have too much of a good thing. Apparently, sounds from the 1970s are a good thing for the GBHS SoundWave band, which will play music from the 'decade of disco' during halftime of Dolphin football games this season. More...

GBHS Fall sports practice times

With high schools getting a later start this year, GBHS athletic teams have to adapt accordingly. The following is a list of fall sports and their practice times this season: Football 6:30-8 a.m. and 4:30-6 p.m. More...

Obituaries

BEA GALLOWAY

1928-2008

After a 30-year battle with Lupus and related conditions, Beatrice Stone Galloway is at rest in the arms of our Lord. Galloway was born in Pensacola and resided in Gulf Breeze since 1959. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, August 21 The Zoo Northwest Florida town hall meeting 6 p.m., Boma Pavilion, The Zoo, 5701 Gulf Breeze Parkway Monday, August 25 Santa Rosa County Commission 9 a.m. More...

Seniors

Player piano got music ball rollin'

Most everyone I knew was touched by my family's expertise

It was 1928 and I was just 12 years old when my maternal grandfather bought his first player piano, and that introduced me to an entirely new world of music. He was the choirmaster of the church where my paternal grandfather was the minister. More...

Opinion

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Helmses multiply everything by 4

Monday morning dawned, and hundreds of school children made their way to area schools for their first official day of class. For most families, the day meant leaving little Johnny or Susie to a stranger's care for the first time. More...

On the Spot: WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE "ON THE SPOT" TO ANSWER A QUESTION "ON THE SPOT."

How excited are you about the upcoming football season, and which game are you looking forward to the most?

I am extremely excited about the season. The Iron Bowl." Keith Bertolla Gulf Breeze More...