October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Residents outraged at stingray deaths

The senseless killing of at least 11 stingrays near Deadman’s Island last week has aroused concern among some Gulf Breeze residents and prompted city officials to consider restricting access to waters surrounding the landmark.   More...

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Community

Don’t look, Ethel! Bras Across the Bridge set for Saturday

Gulf Breeze News   If you travel the Bob Sikes Bridge between Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach on Saturday morning and think you see brassieres lining the sides, it’s not because you had too much to drink the night before or are still re More...

Oktoberfest 2010

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Ageless Edna Whitcomb – a.k.a. the Kraut Lady – welcomes patrons to the popular Oktoberfest celebration Saturday. Whitcomb has worn this German dress on similar occasions for 30 years. More...

Upscale restaurant coming to Midway

Weeks after Pensacola State College broke ground on a planned new campus in the Midway community, word comes that a new restaurant will be built nearby. More...

Entertainment

Area fall festivals offer fun family entertainment

The turning of leaves, the cooling of the air and a lull in tourist traffic traditionally signals the arrival of autumn along the Gulf Coast. More...

Beaches to Woodlands Tour offers more fun events this weekend

October 22-23 More...

WSRE invites public to 22nd Annual Wine and Food Classic

WSRE, invites the community to attend “Corks & Forks,” the 22nd Annual WSRE Wine and Food Classic. More...

Sports

Two straight for Dolphins

Late interception seals 24-20 win; GBHS at Panama City Bay tonight

Xan Sarra intercepted a Washington pass with 1:49 left in the game that allowed the Dolphin football team to hold on for a 24-20 win over Washington Friday at Dolphin Stadium – their second win in as many weeks. More...

Twenty-two and counting

Second-ranked Lady Dolphins play at Fort Walton tonight

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team, ranked number two in the state in Class 4A according to maxpreps.com, will conclude the regular season tonight at Fort Walton Beach. The varsity plays at 6 p.m, with the JV starting at 5.   More...

GBHS boys, girls golf teams head to regionals next week

The GBHS boys golf team picked the best time of the season to play its best golf of the season. More...

Business

Ace Hardware offers ‘Moore’ quality paint

¦ Ace paint experts select new specialty brand

Ace of Gulf Breeze has long been the place for the best in paint service and quality, and they recently bumped it up a notch –– switching to Benjamin Moore paints for their specialty brand.   More...

Carraway marches down the aisle to fashion, success

The distinctive lilt in her voice belies her childhood in Germany, and it is one of the many things that makes Brenda Carraway unique. More...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month prompts fundraising events across the Gulf Coast

Events are scheduled all throughout October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Legals

Legals

NOTICE OF   APPLICATION   FOR TAX DEED   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT EDDIE J OR MARY BLACKWELL TTEE/BLACKWELL LIVING TRUST holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued th More...

City, Baptist Healthcare to sue Moultons

¦ Complicated 3-way development deal turns into muddled legal mess

In June, it became apparent that the three-pronged agreement formed between the City of Gulf Breeze, Baptist Healthcare and Moulton Properties to develop Andrews Institute and the Sea Shell Collections Center could be deteriorating into lawsuit, law More...

Trick or treat on Sunday, city rules

The Gulf Breeze City Council on Monday rescinded its plan to recommend Halloween festivities be observed Saturday night, Oct. 30. More...

Events

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Island News

DeLuna Fest delivers

Thousands of fans flock to beach music festival

Thousands of people came from all over the Southeastern United States to attend the inaugural DeLuna Fest, an ambitious three-day concert event staged on the sands of Pensacola Beach.   More...

Cyclists honor Grooters’ memory with silent group ride

Evidencing that the late Roger Grooters’ spirit will live on forever, more than 100 cyclists participated in a silent bicycle ride Sunday at Pensacola Beach to honor the Gulf Breeze man who was killed Oct. More...

Helmets are a good idea for the road ... and for life

This past Sunday I had the privilege of riding in the silent bike ride along Pensacola Beach in memory of Roger Grooters. My guess is that about 150 folks showed up to show their love of Roger, the road, and riding. More...

News

Early voting begins with eyes mostly on 2 races

DECISION ’10

Gulf Breeze residents, Santa Rosans and Floridians began heading to the polls Monday to vote early in the 2010 general election.   More...

Wyrosdick to visit GBHS on Tuesday

Issues facing the Santa Rosa County School District and Gulf Breeze schools will be the topics of discussion on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. when Superintendent Tim Wyrosdick will speak at the Gulf Breeze High School Cafeteria. More...

Signal activated at U.S. 98 & Whisper Bay

The Florida Department of Transportation activated the traffic signal on U.S. Highway 98 at Whisper Bay Boulevard and Crane Cove on Monday.   The new signal is mounted horizontally on mast arms. More...

Obituaries

LORINNE CYR

1956-2010

Lorinne “Lace” Cyr, 53, of Gulf Breeze, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.   Cyr was one of three daughters to parents Raymond Coletti and Victoria Sfetsas. More...

BEN ROGERS SR.

1952-2010

Ben Wesley Rogers Sr., 58, owner of Billy Bob’s Barbecue in Gulf Breeze, passed away suddenly on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2010. More...

Seniors

Steamed up? Cast ballot early this week, next

Less than two weeks away from the Nov. 2 general election, and the political season is fully engaged. I know many people are pretty unhappy about the tone of things political lately, but I remind you: Whatever your stand, it is your duty to vote! More...

Home & Garden

Five savvy bathroom updates for added safety and style

(ARA) – What's old is new again . . . and this is especially true with today's design trends. More...

Plan now for cool-season color

Even though our landscape may be full of rich colors now, it’s time to start thinking about what it will look like in late winter and early spring. More...

Opinion

Decision 2010

Early voting began Monday, Oct. 18 and will run through Saturday, Oct. 30 prior to the Tuesday, Nov. 2 general election. More...

PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION

NO. More...

On the Spot:

Which state political race or proposed amendment concerns you most?   More...