May 26, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Drainage areas pinpointed

The City of Gulf Breeze another step toward addressing storm water drainage issues plagued the area in April, as City Council approved city administration More...

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GBHS students get lessons in hate crimes from authors, daughter of revolutionary

McCarthy and Moore spoke with GBHS students and signed books in a recent visit More...

Local author Crowther publishes first novel

Retired Air Force officer pens The Mike Group

Long after the last page of The Mike Group is read, the reader may be left with lingering thoughts as to the story More...

Local couples announce wedding plans

Gaither Killila C.D.R. and Mrs. Ralph E. Gaither announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Pauline Gaither to Lieutenant John More...


Fulford retires from hospital helm

Dick Fulford, Gulf Breeze Hospital Administrator, announced his retirement for this summer, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of Gulf Breeze Hospital. 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...


GBHS National Honor Society inducts new members

Gulf Breeze High School National Honor Society inducted new students last week during a ceremony in the GBHS cafeteria. GBHS Principal Cherry Fitch is proud to announce 2005 NHS Inductees: More...

Project Grad gearing up

When Hurricane Ivan More...

GBES students get Medieval

Third graders at Gulf Breeze Elementary have been learning about medieval history in class recently. More...


St. Sylvester welcomes new family life consultant, plans vacation Bible school

St. Sylvester Catholic Church More...

Habitat home nears completion, volunteers needed for painting

Volunteers are invited to join other volunteers from St. Ann Catholic Church and their Mission Church Our Lady in painting the interior of the Habitat for Humanity home built in Midway for a single parent and her two young sons. More...

Vacation Bible school takes on safari theme at St. Francis in June

St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church will host a Vacation Bible School on June 13-17, 2005 in Gulf Breeze. More...


Methods, medicine key to exercising with achy joints

Healthy Knees As we age most of us begin to notice stiffness particularly in our knees. More...

Local hospitals, health programs recognized

Baptist recognized for operational excellence Excellence Baptist Health Care received the VHA 2005 Leadership Award during the national healthcare alliance More...



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

Voters could see wet-dry ballot

Santa Rosa residents may have noticed the petitions More...

ECUA settles suit

The City of Gulf Breeze and the Emerald Coast Utilities Authority reached a settlement last week that will put to rest a lawsuit filed by Gulf Breeze alleging poor water quality. More...

GB donates $25K in Tsunami aid

While Hurricane Ivan may have ravaged the small community of Gulf Breeze last fall, the hearts of the residents within the community were apparently not hardened, as the volunteer spirit of the city residents prompted an outpouring of donations to he More...

Gulf Breeze Community Pre-School teacher Sharon Chambers helps a pre-schooler take a sip from the city More...



Island News

Beach Charter School celebrates year of success

Though many of the Pensacola Beach Elementary School students and teachers represent families who lost their homes, possessions and businesses due to Hurricane Ivan, the atmosphere in their temporary school is definitely one of success and recovery. More...

Redefining beach proving difficult

Meeting for the first time since their appointment was announced in the April 20 edition of the Gulf Breeze News, nine members of the Santa Rosa Island Authority More...

Beach Community Church group to perform

The Pensacola Beach Community Church Senior High Youth Group will conduct services this weekend at 10 a.m. Sunday at the beach church. More...


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PJC dance workshop could carry Disney casting opportunities

The 24th Annual Summer Dance Workshop at Pensacola Junior College June 13 18 will inlcude a broad range of styles including ballet, jazz, modern dance, tap, hip-hop, musical theatre and pilates. More...

Monster-in-Law is a chick flick filled with real-world situations

Normally we are scared of the monsters under our beds, and not our intimidating in-laws. More...


Dolphins split quarters in jamboree

A Gulf Breeze football team looking to fill a lot of holes on defense hosted a three-team jamboree with Milton and Pace. More...

Sports Briefs

Tennis players wanted for Sunday Tennis Fun Bunch Avid tennis players are invited to the Shoreline Park tennis courts for the Sunday Tennis Fun Bunch. More...

Sakey to play tennis at University of Central Florida

Brock Sakey, who played for the 2A state singles tennis championship last month, signed a national letter of intent to play for the University of Central Florida. More...

Calendar of Events

MAY 27 Chi Omega Alumnae Chapter hosts social events

The Chi Omega Alumnae Chapter of Pensacola is planning a social event at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at Crabs on Pensacola Beach. All members and those interested in becoming a member are welcome. More...


Trailers, contractors bring cross-country memories

Senior Scene

Since the hurricane, I know all sorts of big trailers and contractors are being seen in your area as well as mine. It seems that the PODS and other storage containers are everywhere! More...

Family members play vital role in care of senior citizens

When a senior citizen needs either minor or extensive care from his or her family, it More...

Home & Garden

Learn how to keep nasty mole crickets in check

Mole crickets can be serious pests of lawns and gardens in our area. But before you panic and begin treating your lawn for mole crickets, let More...


Time to prepare for 2005 hurricane season is now

From the Editor

While many within the community are still trying to recover from last years storm, the new hurricane season is just about here and shows no signs of cutting Florida any slack. Although the names from last year More...

On the Spot


“I now have a home in Gulf Breeze, and I will leave every thing there instead of moving it back to Pensacola Beach.” Rev. Dr. Keith Furrow Gulf Breeze More...

Cycling can be made safer for motorists, cyclists in GB

I am an avid cyclist and ride several days each week on local roads. At least once each month, I am witness to a cycling accident involving a cyclist and an automobile. I have seen these through our region of Florida, not exclusively in Gulf Breeze. More...