October 30, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Ho! Ho! Ho! Holiday Parade set for Dec. 13

Santa Claus is coming to Gulf Breeze on Saturday, Dec. 13, to ride in the city's annual Holiday Parade and appear at SantaFest!, the post-parade block party. The events, which begin at 10 a.m. More...

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Community

GBHS Book Club thriving

Don 't be surprised if you walk the halls of Gulf Breeze High School and find there are not only students reading books, but teachers and administrators, as well. More...

Juniorette club to form at First Prez

Young ladies ages 12 to 18 are invited to a Saturday, Nov. 1 organizational meeting of the Santa Rosa Juniorette Club, sponsored by the GFWC Santa Rosa Woman's Club. The meeting starts at 11 a.m. at the Gulf Breeze Presbyterian Church. More...

Caudell earns pilot's wings at 17

Currin Caudell, a junior at Gulf Breeze High School, earned his private pilot's license Oct. 7 on the occasion of his 17th birthday. More...

Entertainment

'Get Smart' tops new DVD releases

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "Get Smart" — Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway star in one of the funniest and most entertaining films of 2008. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 10/30 Bimini Beach Bar Live Entertainment. Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. "The Rocky Horror Show" Pensacola Little Theatre, 8 p.m. More...

'Eat, Drink and Be Larry' at the Civic Center

THINGS TO DO

The man who added the catchphrase "Git-R-Done" to the American lexicon is coming to the Pensacola Civic Center on Sunday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Obituaries

JOSEPH T. CONROY

1988-2008

Joseph Tyler Conroy, 20, of Gulf Breeze passed away Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008. Conroy was born Aug. 7, 1988, and grew up in Gulf Breeze. He was an Escambia County firefighter and an active member of the Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department. More...

ANN KIRK

1950-2008

The world lost one of its great souls with the sudden passing of Ann Kirk on Oct. 17, 2008. Beautiful, bright and full of life, Ann brought fun and pure joy wherever she went. She is missed beyond words. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Oct. 30 Santa Rosa county Library Advisory Board 4 p.m. County Administrative Center, 6495 Caroline Street, Milton Friday, Oct. 31 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Gala Committee 8:30 a.m. More...

Seniors

Hand-colored photos my forte'

It was back in 1938, a few months after my marriage, that I started to miss being in art school. More...

Home & Garden

Cleaning up mold

Q: Our first floor recently was flooded during a period of heavy rain. We've since cleaned up, dried out all the furniture and replaced the area rugs (there are no carpets on the first floor). However, there is a mold smell throughout the house. More...

Scary spiders beneficial visitors to the garden

Florida has plenty of spiders, and you've probably seen them around your landscape; you may have even run into one of their webs. More...

Magnets good tools in tackle boxes

"I glued a large magnet in the lid of my tackle box. It holds hooks and keeps them from floating in my box and being potential finger pokers!" -- T.T. 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...

Gulf Breeze set to cast votes in general election

Residents of Gulf Breeze and Santa Rosa County will join the rest of the nation Tuesday, Nov. 4, and select the next President of the United States plus a myriad of state and local leaders. More...

OBES gets Blue Ribbon award

O-B-E! O-B-E! O-B-E! If you were anywhere in the vicinity of Oriole Beach Elementary School on Friday, Oct. More...

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Island News

Our actions produce a 'butterfly effect'

There are some who would dismiss the idea that our actions have a long-lasting effect on our lives and the lives of others. There are others who would affirm that our actions, no matter how small, hold the possibility of long term effects. More...

Butterflies and art capture Navarre's fancy

The Butterfly House in Navarre Park held its Annual Monarch Butterfly Festival, since it is Monarch season. More...

Finally, respect

Travel site recommends local beach

An internet travel site that offers reviews of travel destinations is recommending Pensacola Beach as one of the top 10 beaches in the United States. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 10/21/2008 Carroll, Jason Paul, W/M, 22, 2400 block of Panhandle Trail, Navarre, burglary. 10/22/2008 Miles, Mitchell Andrew, W/M, 20, 8300 block of Segura Street, Navarre, burglary. More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Department Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Oct. 11-17, Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department was called for 19 emergencies. These calls included nine rescue and emergency medical service incidents and three fires and/or alarms. On Friday, Oct. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Oct. 17-23, Midway Fire District was called for 43 incidents. More...

Sports

Career nights can't overcome Marlins

Playoff hopes still alive despite 35-16 loss, 0-2 record in District 1-3A play

In mathematics, two is usually greater than one, but that wasn't the case for the Dolphin football team Friday at Panama City Arnold. More...

Thunder must roll for another Dolphin run

Will all apologies to Garth Brooks... The boys soccer team, the defending 4A state runners up, began practice last week, with hopes of making another long run in the playoffs. More...

Lady Dolphin golfers head back to state

Hicks, Ryals finish 1-2; Chevillet wins boys division

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin golf team, for the fifth time in six years, competed in this week's 1A state tournament. The GBHS girls earned that distinction by winning the Region 1-A meet Oct. 21 at Tiger Point's East Course. More...

Business

Tuesday Morning to open Saturday

A new upscale shopping option for area residents is scheduled to open Nov. 1 in Gulf Breeze. More...

Committed to professional service, market knowledge

The ladies of Resort Realty:

Resort Realty alone has closed over 300 transactions and over $200 million in sales for 2007 and 2008. "The key to a company's success is the whole team working together and supporting each other," says Gary Michaels, operations managing. More...

Stay ahead of the trends at Studio 98 Hair Designs

Sharon Mattair, Owner Studio 98 Hair Designs, Inc. 7293 Navarre Pkwy.

Q: Sharon, tell us about your back ground and a little bit about the path that brought you to open Studio 98 in Gulf Breeze! A: I am the proud owner, Stylist, and Color Specialist of Studio 98 Hair Designs, Inc. More...

Opinion

GBN adapts to change but remains same size

"Change" seems to be the buzzword this fall, what with the presidential election having pounded that mantra into our psyches the past several months. More...

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On the Spot:

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

Other than the presidential election, what political race or ballot item are you most interested in and why? More...