November 27, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

SoundWave standouts poised for Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

WHERE TO TUNE What: 82nd Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade When: Thursday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m. More...

Community

Brown sings at GBUMC Sunday

BRIEFS

Gulf Breeze native and Broadway star Ashley Brown will sing for her home congregation at Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church during three worship services - at 8 a.m., 9:30 and 11 - on Sunday, Nov. 30 at the main campus at 75 Fairpoint Drive. More...

Holiday Parade scheduled for Dec. 13

Gulf Breeze's 2008 Holiday Parade and SantaFest!, a post-parade block party, are scheduled for the city beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 13. The events are sponsored by the Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce. More...

Majestic bird

Gulf Breeze resident Brian Finger photographed this Bald Eagle near his home on Peakes Point on Wednesday, Nov. 19. More...

Entertainment

Comics, classics and chronicles

Couch Theater

PICK OF THE WEEK "Wanted" — In a year overflowing with comic-book movies, "Wanted" stands up as one of the better ones. More...

Entertainment CALENDAR

Thursday 11/27 Bimini Beach Bar Live Entertainment. Paddy O'Leary's Thanksgiving Lunch, 2 p.m. Paddy O' Leary's Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Tim Spencer, 8 p.m. More...

Concerts, festivals and tours ring in the holiday season

THINGS TO DO

Holiday evening in downtown Pensacola The tree-lined park comes alive with the sights and sounds of the holidays as family and friends gather for "A Holiday Evening in Olde Seville Square" from 6:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. More...

Sports

Girls cross country team 10th at state

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin cross country team made history at Saturday's 2A state meet in Dade City. GBHS earned its first ever top 10 finish at state, taking 10th place (out of 24 teams). More...

No extra 'spice' needed

Recently, your favorite sports writer did something he shouldn't have - taken second (or third) hand information and reported it as fact. More...

Morris helps UWF into Final Four

Kaley Morris (Class of 2006) didn't get a chance to play in a state tournament game during her time at Gulf Breeze High, but she will get to play in a much bigger tournament. More...

Seniors

Stretching 50 cents was an art form

My daughter recently asked me if I remembered actresses Theda Bara and Sarah Bernhardt, and I had to protest — "Hey, I'm not that old!" I realized I'm not as old as people think. Believe it or not, those stars were before my time. More...

Opinion

Cartoon

Full Story

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

Are you going shopping at 5 a.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving?

"No, I don't do it. I'm probably one of the few that won't." Roxie Lavergne Gulf Breeze More...

Amongst doom, gloom, be thankful for life itself

During my daily commutes to and from Gulf Breeze Proper, I'm often amused by the church marquees along U.S. Highway 98 that minister to passing motorists. One in particular caught my eye the other day. More...

Lynchard gets right to work for county

Lane Lynchard of Gulf Breeze started his job as Santa Rosa County Commissioner even before he took his oath of office. The week before his swearing-in ceremonies he was in Tallahassee for the Small Counties Coalition conference. More...

Robber's identity remains a mystery

The unidentified bandit who robbed the Pen Air/Members First Credit Union on Nov. 13 remains at large, and authorities have little to go on to try and identify him. More...

Island News

Despite woes, be thankful

Thursday is Thanksgiving - a national holiday that is special for so many of us. It is not to honor a heroic person, or to celebrate the victory of a great battle, but a day set aside to give thanks. More...

Wind-driven fire destroys home

Neighbor thankful spectacular blaze didn't spread to her house

As investigators continued to probe a spectacular Pensacola Beach house fire, one neighbor said only Divine Intervention kept her home from going up in flames. "I stand here in amazement," Cheri Hlubek of 319 Panferio Drive said Nov. More...

Beach cleanup Saturday

Debris 'ornaments' will decorate Christmas tree

Staff reports Lee Tracy Companies, in conjunction with Portofino Boardwalk Merchants, is sponsoring a Beach Cleanup Saturday, Nov. 29 at 9 a.m. at the entrance of Fort Pickens Gate. More...

News

Man, 24, found dead in front yard

A 24-year-old man was found dead of unknown causes Sunday morning in his parents' front yard on Sandy Ridge Drive in the Whisper Bay subdivision in Gulf Breeze. The incident is still under investigation by the Santa Rosa Sheriff's Office. More...

Allentown couple dies in Sunday blaze

An Allentown couple, Ingram Lamar Ward, 81, and his wife, Dorothy Verburg Ward, 72, died Sunday night as a result of a fire that destroyed their home at 5484 Lamar Ward Lane. The Wards had been married for 52 years. More...

Council raises base rate fees

Sewer, stormwater increases 'necessary'

Gulf Breeze City Council unanimously approved hikes in sewer and storm water utility base rates at their council meeting last Monday night. More...

School

WBMS releases A/B, eighth grade Honor Rolls

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Gulf Breeze Middle School donates $4,000 to Honor Flight cause

The students at Gulf Breeze Middle School have been having a lot of fun lately, and it's for a good cause. More...

Obituaries

RUTH E. DeLANCEY

1919-2008

Ruth Eleanor DeLancey, 89, of Evanston, Ill., died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, after a brief illness after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. DeLancey was born in Meadville, Pa., on April 7, 1919, a daughter of the late Scott C. More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, Nov. 27 Thanksgiving Day, all federal, state and local governmental agencies closed; Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce closed Friday, Nov. 28 Gulf Breeze City Hall closed in observance of Thanksgiving Monday, Dec. More...

Business

Presidential election could affect investments


We have just completed a truly historic election. As a citizen, you'll want to follow how President-elect Barack Obama and the new Congress address issues of importance to you. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT PINOT IV LLC holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...