May 12, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Bulldozers push changes

Bulldozers, cranes and hauling trucks buzzed in the sound of change in Gulf Breeze last week... More...

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Hurricane savings accounts bill clears Fla. Senate

Florida residents can already save money in special accounts for retirement, medical expenses and other important circumstances without the up-front yearly tax burden. More...

City dedicates new Fire Station

The City of Gulf Breeze officially christened the new Fire Station on Fairpoint Drive last Saturday with a dedication ceremony and a formal gathering that evening. The new station simply replaces the old station. More...

Legion Post 379 receives $400 donation

Pensacola Beach American Legion Post 379 recently announced the Krewe of Wrecks has donated $400 to the Legion Boy State program. More...



May 13 - 16

Paradise Bar & Grill offers games, live entertainment More...

Imogene Little Theatre holds open auditions for comedy production

The Imogene Little Theatre is seeking talented adult men and women to audition for the ILT production of More...

Jazz Society hosts two May events

The Jazz Society of Pensacola has announced the upcoming events scheduled for May: More...


Blue and White game Friday

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins More...

Tornadoes blow Dolphins away early in district tourney

Bay scores seven in first inning to end Gulf Breeze

The Bay Tornadoes used one big inning - a seven run first - to beat Gulf Breeze 9-5 in the opening round of the District 2-4A Tournament May 2 in Panama City. More...

Galvin signs football letter of intent with Mississippi College

Chris Galvin became the second offensive lineman in a month to sign a letter of intent to play college football as he agreed to play at Mississippi College in Jackson. More...

Calendar of Events


Saturday, May 14 Holley Navarre Senior Assoc. to cook pancake breakfast More...


Young folks are often underestimated

It was a bright Sunday morning when a group of Gulf Breeze High School students and their More...

Fellowship, Big Bands to highlight GB event

Area residents are encouraged to dust off their saddle shoes and break out their More...

Health Briefs

West Florida Hospital to host educational seminars for Alzheimer

Seminar for Alzheimer More...



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


Complex at 6495 Caroline St., Milton, Florida on the 20th day June, 2005 at 12:00 noon. More...

SBA floats flood loans

The forecast became a little brighter last week for Santa Rosa and Escambia County residents who incurred damage from the numerous storms that produced severe flooding during the period of March 31 - April 7. More...

City Council OKs conceptual retail, office development

The Gulf Breeze City Council voted to approve, in concept, a proposed office and retail complex to be constructed at McClure Drive near Hwy 98. More...

SR schools could be built with impact fees

In an effort to establish a new revenue stream that will keep pace with the growing county population, the Santa Rosa School Board is exploring the possibility of using school impact fees to fund the construction of new schools. More...

Area motorists get ‘sinking’ feeling...

Chris Chatelain/Gulf Breeze News

Area homes and drainage ditches aren More...



Island News

SRIA: Blue Angels will fly over Beach

Anybody who arrived 20 minutes before last Wednesday%27s monthly board meeting of the Santa Rosa Island Authority was too late to find a seat More...

Clarion Suites re-zoning request put on hold

Few issues pique the emotions of an Islander more than property rights, especially when it comes to property that technically one never holds clear title to, but simply leases for a period of 99 years or so. More...


Bank of the South Reopens-FinallyBank of the South teller Duffy Folman and Branch Administrator Judy Lenderman are all smiles as they finally move into their newly expanded and relocated branch office across the street from their old location on Fort More...


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 Police Dept. makes traffic arrests, recovers bikes

Police Report

Following is criminal activity and arrests from April 23 - 28, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...



Courtesy PhotosAbove: Austin Wiley sprays teacher Mrs.Curry during the recent Sports Ability Games at Navarre High School. Below left: Chandler Holden races toward the finish line, while Noel McGaughey has some fun in between heats. More...

GBHS students take trip to state capital

A bus full of the next generation of voters traveled to the capitol of Florida to witness this generation More...

Bayleigh Boles’ winning speech

Faster than a speeding toddler, able to leap tall piles of laundry in a single bound, smart enough to explain 8th grade Algebra More...


St. Ann youth receive First Eucharist in May 1 ceremony

Over 34 7- and 8-year-old children received First Eucharist during the Mass at St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze on Sunday, May 1. More...

Concert to benefit GBUMC Honduras mission

A musical concert featuring Dan Godwin, Robert & Gina, Tatiana and Danilo and more along with a Mexican Buffet ala Chef Dewitt and a silent auction with art produced by the youth going to Honduras in June will be held at Gulf Breeze United Methodist More...

Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church announces upcoming programs

Blind author teaches lesson in faith Walking by Faith: Lessons Learned in the Dark through June 14th 3 - 4 p.m. Room 22 Main Campus of the Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church (75 Fairpoint Drive). More...

Home & Garden

A Place of Their Own

Word-association time: Read the word More...

May could see a lot of showers

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. So with our record breaking rainfall in the month of April, May should be spectacular. More...


Council, city not to blame for flooding

From the Editor

The City of Gulf Breeze held their annual Town Meeting last Monday More...

The show should not go on

This week%27s column will deal with an issue that has been brewing for years, but certainly comes to pinnacle of thought this year. More...

On the Spot:

Where we put people

“Even when conditions are perfect, it’s a madhouse. There’s still debris and dangers, and I’d like to see it moved or rescheduled.” Michael Miller More...