September 25, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Paulding cleared on abuse of power allegations

State Attorney: City Council acted within Florida's Sunshine Law

Gulf Breeze Police Chief Peter Paulding has been cleared of abuse of power allegations stemming from a neighbor's complaint that Paulding used the Police Department to intimidate him. More...

PJC fast-tracks Gulf Breeze campus

Within three years, Gulf Breeze will have a center for higher education. More...

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Island News

Sip, sample, savor

Taste of the Beach a success

Sunny days and delicious fare from local restaurants attracted crowds to Pensacola both Saturday and Sunday. The event featured local restaurants and bars showcasing samples of their signature dishes, which ranged from seafood to desserts. More...

Casting Nets

Fall reminds us of life's rhythm

The third week in September always beings us to the official end of summer and the beginning of the fall season. More...

Beach Optimists honor First Responders at dinner

The Pensacola Beach Optimists (PBOC) (PBOC) sponsored their annual First Responders Appreciation Dinner Saturday, at Hunt Hall at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church. More...

School

Gulf Breeze schools receive monies

Gulf Breeze Proper's three schools will receive a total of $260,134 from the Florida Department of Education because they earned high academic rankings from the state. More...

Little Red Schoolhouse coming soon if funds allow

The school year is five weeks old and the Education Task Force, a committee of the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce, met to discuss its focus for the 2008-09 school year. More...

Faith

Gulf Coast Community Church gives aid

FAITH

Gulf Coast Community Church of Gulf Breeze recently sent a relief team to Baton Rouge, La., to assist with recovery from Hurricane Gustav. More...

Blessing of Animals scheduled for Oct. 4 at St. Francis of Assisi

St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze will hold its annual Blessing of the Animals and Holy Eucharist at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4 in the St. Clare Chapel and Garden at 1 St. Francis Drive. More...

Obituaries

ROBERT WIDENHOUSE SR.

1934-2008

Robert "Bob" Wayne Widenhouse Sr., 74, of Pensacola passed away Sept. 16 Widenhouse was born Jan., 14, 1934 in Kannapolis, N.C. He dutifully served the United States Marine Corps for 24 years. More...

Seniors

The real test of a man is the opinion of his peers, not Mom

Last Sunday afternoon, I was seated near the very nervous mother of one of the performers in Pensacola Little Theatre's recent production 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.' I was reminded of the many times I, too, sat nervously in t More...

Opinion

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

What do you think about Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin?

"She's horrendous because she is very anti-women's rights." Mary Furlong Gulf Breeze More...

I'm going to miss my comfort food

Barnhill's Buffet closed last Friday, another apparent victim of the slumping economy that is forcing middle-class Americans to choose between paying the rent and eating an occasional meal out. More...

PUBLIX BEACH BOWL CUP

Presented by Gulf Breeze News

Who: Gulf Breeze Dolphins vs. Navarre Raiders When: 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14 Where: Russell Stadium, Navarre Series: Gulf Breeze leads 7-2 Last year: NHS 35, GBHS 14 Inside: More...

Hope for Sudan

Calvary Chapel delivers message

Nine members of Gulf Breeze church travel to Africa to assist oppressed people I t is regarded as the world's most dangerous country — even more violent and oppressive than Iraq and Afghanistan, countries now at the center of the War More...

Gulf Breeze Barnhill's closes doors abruptly

Barnhill's Buffet, a restaurant particularly popular among area seniors, closed its store at 3075 Gulf Breeze Parkway on Friday, Sept. 19. More...

Events

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Entertainment

'Disaster Movie' a disaster

Critic's Corner

SCREEN PLAY Title: Disaster Movie Running time: 88 minutes. Rating: PG-13 Grade: F In "Disaster Movie," it takes less than 30 seconds before someone falls into a pile of poop. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 9/25 Bimini Beach Bar John Knott. Bamboo Willie's Chamber After Hours, 5:30 p.m. and The Gills live at 7 p.m. Friday 9/26 Pensacola Seafood Festival Seville Square, Noon - 10 p.m. More...

Threat of added financial obligation worries TPSA, others

If Santa Rosa County continues on the path it has mapped out for next year's budget, some community youth sports associations warn they might have to shut down operations. More...

News

Variables affect price of gasoline, availability

When Hurricane Ike hit the Texas coast two weeks ago, gasoline supplies in northwest Florida suddenly became scarce after many worried consumers made a run on the pumps. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 09/06/2008 Logan, Robert Andrew, W/M, 20, 100 block of Camelia Street, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Sept. 12-18, Midway Fire District was called for 36 emergencies. More...

Sports

Challenge made, challenge met

Touchdown pass with 1:05 left the difference in first win of season, 31-24

The Dolphin football team found out last week the best way to gain respect is to earn it. They did just that with a 31-24 win at Tate, with Jeff White catching a 35-yard touchdown from Kyle Schnackenberg with 1:05 left in the game. More...

Sports Schedule

Sept. 25 Girls golf vs. Tate, Navarre at Tiger Point, 3:30 p.m. Swimming at Washington vs. Pine Forest, Escambia, 4 p.m. Volleyball vs. PHS (JV 4 p.m., JV 5, Varsity 6) Ninth grade football vs. Fort Walton Beach, 6 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

FSU lacrosse team to host game, clinic at Rec Center The Florida State University lacrosse team will hold a intersquad game and a clinic at the Rec Center October 18. The clinic, which is from 9 a.m.-noon, is $80 per person. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Sept. 25 Santa Rosa County Commission Special - Rezoning 6 p.m., County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Wednesday, Oct. More...

Business

Betts moves upward in Publix hierarchy

Ed Betts, store manager of the Publix Supermarket in Gulf Breeze, has been promoted to District Manager for the company's Gulf-area stories. Betts' promotion takes effect Friday, Sept. 26. More...

Legals

LEGALS

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...