November 6, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Storm water sparks debate

Soundview Trail residents, city can't find common ground

At the past three Gulf Breeze City Council meetings, council and staff have heard heated debate from three residents of Soundview Trail over presumed storm-water disputes. More...

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Veterans Day chance to show appreciation

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day and a time to pause, reflect, honor and thank those who have given service to our country. Originally, Nov. 11 was a day that called for world peace and marked the end of World War I. Nov. More...

Tillman retires after 22 years

Lt. Col. John L. Tillman has retired from the U.S. Air Force after 22 years of military service. More...

'Fighting 17' squadrons to reunite at NAS

The F6F Hellcat World War II Navy warriors are coming to Pensacola. Navy squadrons VF-17/VF-18 will have their annual reunion Nov. 13-15 at the Pensacola Naval Air Station (NAS). More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

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

Felonies 10/27/2008 East, Jesse Ryan, W/M, 23, 5800 block of Congress Street, Gulf Breeze, aggravated assault, cruelty toward a child, and obstructing justice. More...

Midway Fire District Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Oct. 24-30, Midway Fire District was called for 30 incidents. More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Department Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Oct. 25-31, Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department was called for 22 emergencies. More...




Mary Ann "Nancy" Blake Bombet, 77, formerly of Gulf Breeze, passed away Sunday, Nov. 2, in Baton Rouge, La. Bombet was known as Mary, Nancy, Mom and Grammy. She was loved by all who knew her and will be greatly missed. Nancy was born Sept. More...


1930 - 2008

Clyde "Gannon" Jackson, 78, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29. Jackson was born in Pensacola and graduated from Florida State University. After serving in the U.S. More...


Roll of pennies still worth something

Here's a tongue-in-cheek quote from author Ernest Haskins: "Save a little money each month, and at the end of the year, you'll be surprised at how little you have!" Well, that's getting truer as the years go by, isn't it? More...


Myers' career reflects lifetime love for, commitment to medicine

Patsy Webster Myers

Q: Patsy, we only named part of your title above, can you please describe the full level of your responsibilities? More...

Dr. Vicky Griffin is area's leading provider of revolutionary DaVinci robotic hysterectomy

Dr. Vicky J. Griffin, DO, FACOOG Obstetrics & Gynecology 3261 Gulf Breeze Pkwy.

Q: Dr. Griffin, tell us a little bit about your education. More...

Enjoy the Serenity of Nature Trail

Surrounded by unspoiled and protected woodland, Nature Trail offers residents covenantenhanced living with unmatched amenities. More...


Whew! We made it through election

Is it over? Is everybody OK? Is it safe to go outside? You mean, the world DIDN'T come to an end late Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning? More...



Cure to economic problems is entrepreneurial spirit

I would hate to be the winner of Tuesday's presidential candidate. Both candidates were delusional in thinking their economic policies will drag us out of a recession or even improve the economy. More...

Bus accident prompts concern

Driver passes out behind wheel with 11 students on board

Students' quick actions and questions of 'what if?' drew attention last Thursday after a Santa Rosa County school bus driver fainted behind the wheel while transporting students. More...

Halloween screams

Joe Culpepper/Gulf Breeze News Plantation Hill had plenty of spooky creatures lurking about as area kids celebrated Halloween. Photos, 4-5C More...

City leaders defend role of bonding programs

Mayor, council get no money from CTA or GBFS

Action taken by the Gulf Breeze City Council in 1985 continues to bolster the city's budget each year. But now in the light of an election year, the results of that action have come under fire and scrutiny. More...



Island News

Election's over until next campaign starts

Whew! We made it!! Made it to the end of our political season. After all, we've been on this journey for the last two years. Today, nearly half of the residents of our country are happy (their party won) and half are disappointed (they lost). More...


Kids get a kick out of 'Kung-Fu Panda'

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "Hellboy II: The Golden Army" — Ron Perlman returns as the demon-spawn Hellboy, a creature who leads a team of heroes who secretly fight "the things that go bump in the night. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 11/6 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...

The Soul Plays

presented by Hurrey-up Stage

Hurrey-UP Stage & FilmWorks emerges onto the Pensacola theatre scene with its productions of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf by Ntozake Shange, and The Colored Museum by George C. More...


Gulf Breeze Elementary celebrates new cafetorium

A festive atmosphere and hearty appetites for food and learning were all present as Gulf Breeze Elementary School celebrated the opening of its new cafetorium early in October. Dignitaries including state Rep. More...


Lucky #7? Well, not yet

Your favorite sports writer began his seventh year at the Gulf Breeze News last Thursday. Despite the number, it hasn't gotten off to a great start. More...

Lady Dolphins fall in district title game

The third wasn't the charm for the Lady Dolphin volleyball team last week. In fact, it was deja vu - all over again. More...

Lady Dolphin golf team 14th at state meet

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin golf team finished 14th out of 16 teams at the 1A state tournament Oct. 27-28 at The Club at Eaglebrooke in Lakeland. Sarah Hicks shot consecutive 74s to finish tied for 10th in the 87-player field. More...

Home & Garden

Plant cool season annuals now to add color to your winter landscape

In Florida, we're lucky to have colorful flowers throughout the year. Now is the time to plant coolseason bedding plants for fall, winter and spring color. More...

Space heater trips circuit breaker

Q: I have a space heater that, every time I turn it on, causes the circuit to shut off almost immediately. Is there something wrong with the wiring in my house? -- David L., Lexington, Ky. More...

Be on lookout for sale items in November

What's on sale in November: shoes, boys' clothing, blankets, select deals on loss-leader items during holiday sales. "With the holidays fast approaching, I found a great way to spend more time with family instead of in the kitchen. More...



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...