November 20, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

It's time to light up Gulf Breeze!

The City of Gulf Breeze wants you to "Light Up Gulf Breeze" for the holidays. The Holiday Lighting Committee asks Gulf Breeze citizens and Gulf Breeze-area businesses to join together to "Light Up" Gulf Breeze. More...

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Community

PJC branch to be discussed today

The Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Education Task Force is sponsoring a joint meeting with the Navarre Beach Area Chamber today, Nov. 20, at 11:30 a.m. at Woodlawn Beach Middle School. Special guest will be Dr. More...

Purse-snatcher sought

The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is attempting to identify a black female responsible for approximately 13 wallet thefts that have occurred at the Walmart in Navarre and Pace, and the Publix and Winn Dixie in Pace. More...

Man faces sentencing

A Navarre man will face sentencing Jan. 8 for a hit and run Sept. 1 that resulted in two deaths. He could face up to 30 years in state prison. It's now all up to Judge Ron Swanson. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 11/20 Bimini Beach Bar Live Entertainment. Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. Friday 11/21 "Throw a Bowl for Manna" PJC Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, 6-9 p.m. More...

Watch 'Hancock' repair his image

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "Hancock" — Will Smith stars as Hancock, a superhero with amazing powers who's also a drunk and a jerk. More...

Gallery Night to host auction for Deadman's Island

THINGS TO DO

The Arts Council of Northwest Florida will host Gallery night Friday, Nov. 21, 5- 9 p.m. More...

School

PBES releases first nineweek A/B Honor Roll

Mr. Jeff Castleberry, Principal of Pensacola Beach Elementary School, congratulates the following students for making the first nineweeks Honor Roll: Second Grade All A's Madison Clay, Clay Clifton, Anna Jacobs, Hannah May, More...

WBMS releases first nine-week A/B Honor Roll

Mr. Victor Lowrimore, Principal of Woodlawn Beach Middle School congratulate the following students for making the first nine week A Honor Roll. EDITORIAL NOTE - Only the sixth and seventh grade Honor Rolls were sent to the Gulf Breeze News. More...

GBMS releases first nineweek A/B Honor Roll

Mrs. More...

Faith

Bryan to perform during 'Night of Worship'

Gina Bryan, recording artist and worship leader for Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church and a native of Pensacola, recently completed her debut CD entitled "Inhabit My Praise. More...

Obituaries

WILLIAM GILBERT

1945-2008

William D. "Bill" Gilbert, 63, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Monday, Nov.10, 2008 after an extended illness. Gilbert was born Aug. 10, 1945 in Beeville, Texas, to Thomas E. and Jamie Gilbert. More...

ANITA D. SMITH

1944-2008

Anita Dillon Smith, 64, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Nov. 12, 2008 in Pensacola. Smith was born June 4, 1944 in Washington, D.C. She was the daughter of a military family and spent many of her childhood years in England and traveling abroad. More...

Health

Dental practice of Drs. Renfroe and Zieman a Gulf Breeze institution

There is an old adage that More...

Skin Care Center offers a lifetime of healthful beauty

If beauty is truly only skin deep, ladies, we need to make sure we take great care of our skin! And Skin Care Center of Gulf Breeze can help you find a customized course of treatment to guarantee a lifetime of beautiful skin. More...

Denise Williams keeps a bright 'new attitude' after 20 years of success

It is hard to believe that Denise Williams has recently celebrated 20 years of success in her business, New Attitude, because she retains the enthusiasm and joy of a stylist first stepping out in her career. "I am so very blessed," Williams says. 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...

Credit Union bandit knew surroundings, avoids capture

A man who robbed the Pen Air/Members First Credit Union in the Live Oak Village Shopping Center last Thursday apparently planned the heist meticulously and knew the lay of the land. More...

SoundWave trips no small task

On Friday, Nov. 14 at 3:55 p.m., Gulf Breeze High School students left campus and breathed a sigh of relief as their weekend began. More...

Events

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Island News

A gesture of thanks

Traditional Pensacola Beach parade honors veterans

Patriotism and appreciation radiated from the hundreds of people who crowded the sidewalks and parking lots along Via de Luna Drive to honor the area's service men and women during the Pensacola Beach Veterans Day Parade sponsored by the Elks Lodge More...

Holiday gift tour tonight

Looking for a unique gift? Find the best solutions for affordable and unique holiday gifts at the Best Western Navarre Holiday Gifts Tour tonight, Nov. 20, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. More...

Holiday season begins Nov. 29 at VIC center

Pensacola Beach flips the switch on the glitter and glitz of the holiday season with the Season Lights Up event at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29 at the Visitors Information Center. . More...

News

New board in at Midway Fire

Three new policy makers and a re-elected holdover from the previous board were sworn in Saturday as members of the five-person Midway Fire District Commission. More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office Report

Felonies 11/11/2008 Conlon, Troy Wallace, W/M, 43, 1200 block of Redwood Lane, Gulf Breeze, violation of probation. More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Department Emergency Report

Weekly Activity Report For the week of Nov. 1-7, the Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department.was called for 11 emergencies. These calls included seven rescue and EMT incidents, one natural gas hazardous condition, and a false fire alarm. More...

Sports

Angel Tree gets support from Members First

Members First Credit Union once again is very pleased to sponsor The Angel Tree program promoted by The Salvation Army. Last year, Members First was able to help over 400 less fortunate children. More...

Raiders rally to win inaugural Beach Bowl

The Navarre Raiders celebrated Senior Night with a 198-yard rushing yard, twotouchdown performance from one of those seniors, Kwamane Howard, as they made history with an 18-9 season ending win over Gulf Breeze Friday at Russell Stadium in Navarre. More...

Girls cross country team state bound again; boys season ends

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin cross country team will be competing in their third consecutive state meet Saturday in Dade City by placing fifth at Saturday's Region 1-2A meet in Jacksonville. The Lady Dolphins finished with 121 points. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Nov. 20 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Education Task Force 11:30 a.m., Woodlawn Beach Middle School, Gulf Breeze Monday, Nov. 24 Santa Rosa County Utility Board 5 p.m. More...

Seniors

I'm not off my rocker, daughter says

As a very "senior" senior, am I allowed to acknowledge that I was proud of BOTH candidates for the Presidency? I felt that John McCain set a gracious tone with his concession speech, and Barack Obama responded in kind. More...

Some seniors face 'holiday blues'

For most of us, the holidays are a time for happiness and celebration. We enjoy getting together with loved ones, going to parties, shopping and just enjoying the holiday season. But for many seniors, it is a time of sadness and isolation. More...

Opinion

Let's bring Beach Bowl Cup back to GBHS next year

When this newspaper hatched the idea for what became the Publix Beach Bowl Cup Presented by Gulf Breeze News, we knew there was at least a 50-50 chance the 2008 trophy might end up in the hands of rival Navarre High School. More...

Cartoon

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

Are you more likely to travel this holiday season now that gas prices have dropped?

"Nope, because my family just lives too far away, and it's too expensive." Elizabeth Easterling Gulf Breeze More...