March 24, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves SSRUS water, sewer rate hike

chris@gulfbreezenews.com The Gulf Breeze City Council is entertaining the first increase in water and sewer rates for city and South Santa Rosa Utility Services (SSRUS) in three years. More...

Dave Cole/Gulf Breeze News Darth Vader and friends...

The Breeze Cinema 8 was a place where humans and members of the evil empire of Star Wars could co-exist for a night as the 3rd Annual Pensacola Independent Film Festival kicked off with an opening night party and a plethora of local independent films More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Watson brings new leadership to SRCSO District One

news@gulfbreezenews.com With boxes still to unpack, Lieutenant Chris Watson, 37, began settling into his new office at the District 1 headquarters last week. Chances are in the days ahead, he won More...

Celebrate the Arts

to paint Gulf Breeze March 26 & 27

Gulf Breeze Arts, Inc., and the City of Gulf Breeze will Celebrate the Arts in their 11th annual Fine Arts Festival Saturday and Sunday, March 26 and 27, 9 a.m. to 5p.m. at Gulf Breeze High School on Highway 98. More...

Santa Rosa man arrested after confessing to Midway fires

A Santa Rosa County man was recently arrested following his confessing to setting a series of fires in the Magnolia Manor mobile home park in Midway. More...

Entertainment

Lisa Newell/Gulf Breeze News Prize winning artist

Gulf Breeze artist Alberto Cruz won first place in several recent arts festivals. His work won first place at the 2005 Riverwalk Arts Festival in Santa Rosa County March 12-13 as well as first place at the 2004 Gulf Breeze Fine Arts festival. More...

Wentworth Florida State Museum re-opens to public

The T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum will re-open to the public March 28 after being closed for six months due to damage sustained during Hurricane Ivan. More...

Broadway classic

Oklahoma! kicks off PLT

PLT More...

School

Gulf Breeze High students take FCAT

Gulf Breeze News SAT scores may determine what college you go to, but the FCAT scores determine if you can even graduate from high school. The FCAT is Florida More...

SWAT making inroads in curbing tobacco use

Gulf Breeze News Students Working Against Tobacco (SWAT) has been credited with reducing smoking among middle school students in Florida by 57 percent and 37 percent among high school students in the eight years since it was first established. More...

Optimist Club honors local teachers

Teachers from five area schools singled out

The Gulf Breeze Optimist Club, at their March 11 meeting, recognized the area teachers who were selected as More...

Faith

Good Shepherd Lutheran announces Easter activities

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, located at 4257 Gulf Breeze Parkway, will host several programs this week in relation to Easter. More...

St. Sylvester Holy Week schedule

St. Sylvester Catholic Church in Midway has planned the following services in conjunction with Holy Week: More...

St. Paul UMC hosts Easter week services

St. Paul United Methodist Church, located at 4901 Gulf Breeze Parkway, invites the public to celebrate Maundy Thursday services with them. More...

Home & Garden

Shell Apple lives again through grafting

Santa Rosa County Allow me to depart from the usual and just tell a story. This story has an ulterior motive, and that is to encourage more gardeners to become interested in grafting. More...

Gulf Breeze Business PERMITS

February 17 * 24-9298-000-P-2, Kids Discovery Inter, 2800 Gulf Breeze Pkwy, PLUMBING, NEW, Contractor: PROF PLUMBING OF NW FL More...

Opinion

Goodin, thinking outside the box is exactly what SR needs

From the Editor

I was impressed recently with Santa Rosa Commissioner Gordon Goodin at the recent Florida-Alabama Transportation meeting, and particularly with his ability to, in my opinion, sway the vote on the Pensacola Bay bridge replacement. More...

President Bush's Fantastic Amazing Social Security Tour

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Illegal aliens threaten policies, offend former immigrants

I had to go to Webster More...

Will tax squeeze stop area plans to rebuild?

vici@gulfbreezenews.com Many Gulf Coast home owners are only now beginning to understand the true costs of rebuilding their hurricane-ravaged homes as they move forward with their reconstruction plans. More...

FEMA opens mobile site in South Santa Rosa

A new FEMA mobile site has been set up at the South Santa Rosa Service Center between Gulf Breeze and Navarre for residents still struggling to recover from Hurricane Ivan. The site will be open from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. More...

Companies given 30 days to offer claim settlement

chris@gulfbreezenews.com The number of open insurance claims from last year More...

Events

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Island News

The Pensacola Beach Woman’s Club is alive and well

news@gulfbreezenews.com The determination to More...

Beach Firehouse crews looking for rental home

Due to the hurricane-related destruction at the Pensacola Beach Firehouse, the rescue crews now have no place to stay. More...

Lifeguards gear up to handle beach season

lisa@gulfbreezenews.com As students from Escambia County, Pensacola Junior College and University of West Florida flocked to the beach for spring break, Bob West, manager of public safety for the Santa Rosa Island Authority, watched clouds roll i More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

District 1 - Gulf Breeze 3098 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563 (850) 934-4000. Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff More...

Gulf Breeze Ford offers quality, certified service

cassy@gulfbreezenews.com When you think of vehicle maintenance you want fast, dependable and honest, old-fashioned service. Gulf Breeze Ford delivers that with a courteous and knowledgeable, first rate staff. More...

Neither SUV nor minivan Ford Freestyle offers comfort, but less off-road capacity

Scripps Howard News Service If you understand that an iguana is neither fish nor fowl, you can assert that the 2005 Ford Freestyle is neither SUV nor minivan. More...

Sports

GBSA opens 2005 baseball season

jason@gulfbreezenews.com The 2005 Gulf Breeze Sports Association got underway Friday with its opening ceremony at Shoreline Park. More...

Dolphins’ bats go silent in 3-1 loss to Navarre

Gulf Breeze held to three hits

jason@gulfbreezenews.com The Gulf Breeze baseball team was held to only three hits as they lost to Navarre 3-1 March 16 in Gulf Breeze. More...

Sports Schedule

March 24 BB at Catholic, 6:30 p.m. TK vs. Navarre, 3 p.m. More...

Calendar of Events

Photo

Thursday, March 24 Monty Python visits Sunshine State More...

Seniors

Poor spelling doesn’t ruin Renaissance event

While perusing the only local daily paper for the past week, I was happy to see the Renaissance Faire praised extensively. More...

Sacred Heart offers laser therapy for enlarged prostate

For men over 50, problems caused by an enlarged prostate are as common as receding hairlines. Half of all men over the age of 50 will develop an enlarged prostate and its range of bothersome symptoms, including frequent trips to the bathroom. More...

Baptist offers supervised exercise program

The Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Department at Baptist Hospital offers a medically supervised exercise program for people with special risk factors for heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis or arthritis. More...

Legals

LEGALs

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DONALD R OR JUANITA L JOHNSON holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...