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Gulf Breeze seeking flood aid from State

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Community

GB Hospital breaks ground on gastroenterology building

Gulf Breeze Hospital and Gastroenterology Associates have joined to bring an endoscopy center to Gulf Breeze. Completion of the Gulf Breeze Endoscopy Center is expected in January 2006. More...

SR residents, businesses file for over $220 million in SBA loans

Gulf Breeze News chris@gulfbreezenews.com

The sum total of loan applications and loan amounts filed in the wake of four hurricanes to make landfall in the State of Florida last year continues to grow as the deadline to apply for assistance through the U.S. More...

Citizens Corps forming, looking for volunteers in Santa Rosa County

The world in which we live today is much different than the one prior to September 11, 2001. More...

Entertainment

Entertainment Calendar

APRIL 21
Local author brings Homestead experience to life

Local author Betsy Bishop Thomas will present a talk on her book Homestead at 12 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at the Milton Branch Library, 5541 Alabama St. More...

Pensacola symphony host family event featuring Mozart

The Pensacola Symphony Chamber Orchestra will present an entertaining and interactive concert designed to excite children about classical music April 23 at N.B. More...

PLT goes plaid this weekend

Pensacola Little Theatre will host the Curtain Call Production of Forever Plaid, April 22 - 24, 2005. More...

School

Bookout wins OBES’ Volunteer of the Year

In her seventh year as a volunteer at Oriole Beach Elementary, there aren More...

GBMS SAC ballots due April 27

Parents that wish to vote for Parent Representatives for the School Advisory Council must have their ballots in by April 27. More...

Pelicans, Gulf Breeze News team up for Newspapers in Education

The Pensacola Pelicans will support the Gulf Breeze News newspapers in education program. More...

Faith

OBITUARY Olivia Eiland 1922 - 2005

Olivia Eiland, 82, of Gulf Breeze died Sunday, April 3, 2005 after a lengthy illness. A vivacious, outgoing lady, she enjoyed bridge, ballroom dancing and the performing arts. More...

First Baptist Church to host Georgia choir

The Mountain Park First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain, Georgia More...

Legislators propose bill aimed at making places of worship safer

Florida Senators Rod Smith (D-Gainesville) and Representative Tim Ryan (DDania Beach) have introduced identical legislation that would aim to make places of worship safer. More...

Business

Florida’s CFO calls for repeal on business tax

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First action taken under state’s new anti-spam law

Attorney General Charlie Crist and the Microsoft Corporation recently filed the state More...

Community Life Center to host leadership simulcast

The Community Life Center at 4115 Soundside Drive in Gulf Breeze will host the Maximum Impact Satellite Simulcast led by best-selling author and gifted authority on leadership John C. Maxwell on Friday, April 29, from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. More...

Home & Garden

inBloom

APRIL SHOWERS BRING FALL FLOWERS

Ahh, spring. After months of freezing weather, daffodils and violets brighten the bleak landscape. Tulips explode from tight buds, and the smell of lilacs fills the air. More...

Roses not always easy to maintain

Y HERESA RIDAY
Extension Horticulture Agent UF/IFAS Santa Rosa County

The rose is a magnificent garden plant and is often called the "queen of the flowers." Unfortunately, to keep many of them prosperous a strict program of spraying, fertilizing and pruning is essential. More...

Painting floor not advisable

Painting a floor is "not a good idea," said John Tinker, who works for a third-generation business that specializes in hardwood floors in Redlands, Calif. More...

Clipped Angels?

Hurricane Ivan More...

City could form stormwater utility - Agency could develop drainage plan in light of recent floods

The City of Gulf Breeze is considering forming a stormwater management utility following what is being called three 100-year rain events within one week in the city that caused massive widespread flooding of roads, lakes and even numerous homes. More...

‘Cool-looking’ pickup makes history• Undercover truck helps curb aggressive driving in Gulf Breeze

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It may look like just another white truck in your rearview mirror, but the Gulf Breeze Police Department More...

Relay for Life races through Gulf Breeze Friday

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The Gulf Breeze community will hold its Second Annual Relay for Life on April 22nd and 23rd at the Gulf Breeze High School Football Stadium. More...

Island News

Committee formed to redefine beach

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At the Santa Rosa Island Authority More...

Temporary trailers make permanent problems

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What began as a request by beach residents, Dr. and Mrs. Alex Gup to have an additional travel trailer placed on their Rio Vista Drive property has drawn attention to the large number of trailers now occupying the Island More...

Elks Lodge to host benefit fish fry

Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge 497 will host a fish fry that will benefit the V.A. Nursing Home beginning at noon on Saturday, April 23 at the Pensacola Beach Elks Lodge. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

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Gulf Breeze Police arrest two for DUI

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REPORT

Following is criminal activity and arrests from April 10 - 17, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

Police need help finding burglary suspect

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Sports

Gulf Breeze to send 18 to regionals

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Seven boys and 11 girls from the Gulf Breeze track teams will run in today More...

Close, but not quite

Doug Baldwin competes in the triple jump at Thursday More...

Dolphins rally to beat Navarre

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The Gulf Breeze Dolphin baseball team took advantage of five Navarre errors to win 6-2 in Navarre Friday. More...

Seniors

Solutions for shaking those "empty nest blues"

Senior Scene

Ladies, your "empty nest" feelings are beginning to show. It More...

Senior Follies is today!

This year More...

Having a plan is key to keeping seniors safe in severe weather

Having a plan is critical to keeping senior citizens safe when severe weather strikes, whether you live down the block or across the country. More...

Opinion

Fenway Park incident should be used to bring changes

From the Editor

As I watched another fan versus player incident on national television Thursday night when a Boston Red Sox fan leaned over the outfield fence to interfere with a play and appeared to touch New York Yankee player Gary Sheffield in the process, I coul More...

On the Spot

"Yes. If they break the law, then they should be arrested like everyone else." - Terrie Diamond More...

Emergency Preparedness- nonsense or good sense?

Special to the GB News news@gulfbreezenews.com

What, me worry? More...