October 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Step salary increases to be discussed Friday

The final hearing with the Special Magistrate hearing the impasse issues between Santa Rosa County School District and teachers is this Friday, Oct. 30 in Milton. More...

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Community

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felonies   10/20/2009   Carter, Jonathan Hampton, W/M, 30, 1900 block of Esplanade Street, Navarre, battery. More...

Caring & Sharing again seeks food, toy donations

Caring & Sharing, the organization that distributes food, clothing and Christmas gifts to those that need an extra helping hand over the Holidays, is seeking the public’s and community businesses’ support in meeting the needs of many thi More...

160-plus county school bus drivers lose union representation

It’s official. The 166 Santa Rosa County school bus drivers working for Durham School Bus Services no longer are represented by a union. More...

Entertainment

Naval Aviation Museum hosts annual Halloween party; new movies at IMAX®

A heart-stopper chopper will be open to those who dare to walk through the haunted helicopter for a little Halloween thrill at the National Naval Aviation Museum from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 31.   More...

DVD set celebrates 40 years of sunny days on Sesame Street

Couch Theater

All DVDs reviewed for this article will be available for purchase on the week of November 9.   PICKS OF THE WEEK   More...

The Club Scene

Thursday 10/29 Paddy O’ Leary’s Texas Hold'em 444 Fun, 7 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Killough Gossman Duo, 8 p.m. Friday 10/30 Peg Leg Pete’s Richard Madden, 6 p.m. Sandshaker Lounge Miles From Coltrane, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. More...

Faith

Calvary Chapel’s Harvest Festival offers alternative

Calvary Chapel-Gulf Breeze will host Harvest Festival, a family oriented community alternative to Halloween while sharing the love and joy of Jesus Christ, on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 2-6 p.m. at Shoreline Park.   More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, October 29 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce Business Development Seminar noon, Chamber Headquarters, 409 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze   Monday, November 2   Gulf Breeze City Council 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 1070 Shor More...

Seniors

I’ll be trick-or-treating (in spirit) Saturday night

It’s Halloween night, and Mother has our costumes ready, as always, “made by loving hands at home,” as Dad always said, on her trusty sewing machine. More...

Home & Garden

Phytochemicals could help battle obesity, disease

GAINESVILLE — The cheeseburger and French fries might look tempting, but eating a serving of broccoli or leafy greens first could help people battle metabolic processes that lead to obesity and heart disease, a new University of Florida study More...

How to make the most of your fall harvest

(ARA) – As fall harvest season begins, many gardeners find themselves with bushels of tomatoes, baskets of cucumbers and armfuls of lettuce. So when your garden is overflowing with produce, how do you make the most of your harvest?   More...

Snakes stealthily slithering nearby

I’m a noisy gardener. I try to be as loud as possible to chase away any wildlife that might be lurking around. So, it’s a bit surprising that I’ve had several close encounters recently. More...

Opinion

Don't flush community trust over sewer rate increase

Twice in the last week, I've been involved in sewer rate increase debates during social occasions. More...

Cartoon

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On the Spot:

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

How are you   getting into the Halloween   spirit this   year?   More...

Salvage company inquires about boat

 Morgan Marine says it could move vessel for few hundred dollars

A Freeport marine salvage and recovery company has contacted Santa Rosa County officials about possibly removing a derelict sailboat from the Sound just off South Shoreline Park in Gulf Breeze.   More...

Library hours cut

Beginning Nov. 9, residents will notice 2 hours cut during each of week’s first three days

The Gulf Breeze Library will be open to the public five fewer hours a week beginning Nov. 9.   More...

Clarkin’s music video chosen for CMT contest

 Gulf Breeze Middle Schooler vies for title with 63 other hopefuls

Pearl Clarkin, the rising singer/songwriter from Pensacola Beach, needs your vote. More...

Emergency Reports Information provided by Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue and Midway Fire District

Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue   For the week of Oct. 17-23, Gulf Breeze Fire & Rescue was called for 19 emergencies. More...

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Island News

Party rental houses disturb beach residents

Beach residents tire of constant parties from rental houses

Two island residents told the Santa Rosa Island Authority Board that they are tired of dealing with rental homes in their neighborhoods that attract a lot of guests. More...

SRIA thanks Pete Moore for ‘Safe Shores’

The life- guards have a partner in protecting the coastline, and on Wednesday, Oct. 14, “unsung hero” Pete Moore got the recognition he deserved for donating the fourth pair of Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab vehicles. More...

Don’t curse the rain until you’ve seen the desert

While catching glimpses of the gorgeous sunsets over the weekend, I thought about all the people who are unable to enjoy these wonderful sights. That triggered some thoughts about the many gifts at our disposal that are unavailable to many others. More...

Sports

Dolphins drop another heartbreaker

 Bay scores game-winning touchdown in final minute; GBHS hosts PHS Friday night

The Dolphins were in unfamiliar conditions for more than half the game Friday against Bay – in the lead. More...

Dolphin golfers win district

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin golfers improved their team score at Monday's Region 1-2A meet from last week's district meet. Problem was, Fort Walton improved a lot more. More...

GIRLS STATE-BOUND

The Lady Dolphin golf team will play in the state meet next week after winning their regional meet Tuesday. Look for results in next week’s paper.   More...

Obituaries

DOROTHY PHILLIPS 1920-2009

Dorothy Virginia Phillips, 89, of Gulf Breeze, passed away Oct. 20, 2009.   Phillips was born in Johnstown, Pa., on July 17, 1920 to Minnie (Yoder) and Charles Karl. More...

BONNIE KINKLE 1923-2009

Bonnie Reed Kinkle, 85, of Navarre, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21 after a brief illness.   Kinkle was born Nov. 23, 1923 in Section, Ala. More...

Business

Majority of real estate buyers are women

Re/Max on the Coast Gulf Breeze

Real estate comes naturally to Sherlyn Waghalter, Owner/Broker of Re/Max on the Coast in Gulf Breeze. More...

Imaging services manager balances work, play

Rose enjoys beach, making a difference:

JoAnn Rose is the Manager of Imaging Services for Gulf Breeze Hospital / Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze. Q . JoAnn, what is your educational and business background?   More...

Scent of success fills Jandles shop

Jan Brown Owner Jandles Gift Shop Gulf Breeze

Jan Brown is the owner of the candle and gift shop, Jandles, and loves what she does. An avid lover of candles, she allowed her passion to bring her to a business opportunity almost two years ago.   Q. How is it that you opened Jandles?   More...

Legals

LEGALS

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