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Gulf Breeze

Billings case

Billings case: Sunday, July 12 part 2

December 31, 2009

CONTRACT HIT Sunday, July 12 Shortly after 7 p.m., a warrant for Wayne Coldiron is issued charging him with murder. Investigator James O’Hara, along with several other investigators and patrol units, go to 210 Yokum Court…

Billings case

Billings case: Sunday, July 12

December 31, 2009

HUMDINGER Sunday, July 12 At noon, Sgt. Hoard interviews Leonard Gonzalez again. The evidence was stacking up against him. The Investigators knew that he had bought two cans of red spray paint the day after the…

Escambia County

The longest day..it’s a humdinger

August 7, 2009

August 6, 2009 will go down as one of the longest days in my life as a journalist. We were dealing with two rumors all day. One was the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office was once again…

News

Memorial service set for Mayor Gilchrist

June 14, 2009

The family will receive friends on Monday, June 15 at St Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church in Gulf Breeze from 4pm to 6pm. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, June 16 at 2pm at…

News

Gilchrist was a statesman, public servant

June 12, 2009

For his 27 years of public, Lane Gilchrist was paid a total of $27. He was fair and had no hidden agendas. Lane didn’t worry about Sunshine Laws because he spoke freely at public meetings and…

News

Gulf Breeze mayor dies

June 12, 2009

Long-time Gulf Breeze Mayor Lane Gilchrist, 72, has died. I received a phone call early this morning that Lane had passed away during surgery. Lane first was elected to the Gulf Breeze City Council 27 years…

Escambia County

More on GBHS gun arrest

April 20, 2009

This report is from GB Police: At 9:05 am this morning Gulf Breeze Police School Resource Officer Kerstan Tatro confronted a 61 year old white female in the Gulf Breeze High School parking lot as school…

Politics

Buzz: Parent brings guns on GBHS campus

April 20, 2009

WEAR TV is reporting that a parent was arrested this morning after she showed up on the Gulf Breeze High School campus threatening people with a weapon. Her name has not been released by the Gulf…

Politics

Gulf Breeze UFO Hoax

February 2, 2009

The PNJ reports that the History Channel’s “UFO Hunters” will be in Gulf Breeze within the next two weeks to film an episode about the “area’s reputation of being a hotbed for sightings of unidentified flying…

Politics

GB editor takes on Moby

January 8, 2009

Gulf Breeze New editor Joe Culpepper isn’t happy with PNJ columnist Mark “Moby” O’Brien’s latest comments about Gulf Breeze. Moby wrote: “Gulf Breeze Proper is an oh-so-bully way to emphasize one’s place in the world, pip…