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Hurricane season ’05 brings sales tax break

Florida legislators are treating the start of the 2005 hurricane season as a More...

Local Science Olympians finish in nation’s top 10

The Gulf Breeze Middle and Gulf Breeze High teams had a rocking good time at the National Science Olympiad at the University of Illinois ChampaignUrbana campus, as each team celebrated four top-ten finishes. More...

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Community

City, churches team up for pre-disaster planning

Last Wednesday, the members of the Greater Gulf Breeze Interfaith Council, representing most of the local churches, were invited to a luncheon at City Hall to discuss pre-disaster planning. More...

Harriman taking helm at hospital

R o b e r t More...

Gulf Island National Seashore offers Junior Lifeguard Program

Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Jerry Eubanks announced today that the park is recruiting young men and women, ages 11-15, to be a part of the Johnson Beach Junior Lifeguard Program. The program is similar to the 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 Police Dept. arrest son after breaking into parent’s home

Following is criminal activity and arrests from May 26 May 28, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

School

GBHS AFJROTC gives out awards

On April 27, the hard working cadets of Gulf Breeze High School More...

Schroth receives $1,000 scholarship from BK

Krista Schroth, a 2005 graduate of Gulf Breeze High, was one of 1,476 high school seniors that was awarded $1,000 scholarships in the sixth year of the annual Burger King Scholars Program. More...

Bramlett graduates, earns honors from Emory

Marisa Bramlett, a graduate of the Gulf Breeze High School Class of 2001, was graduated May 16 from Emory University and Goizueta Business School with Highest Distinction. More...

Faith

St. Paul in Gulf Breeze to collect food for National Hunger Awareness Day

St. Paul United Methodist Church in Gulf Breeze (4901 Gulf Breeze Pkwy) recognizes the need to styamp out hunger, and is planning a food drive to help to those ends. More...

Scouts, local church combine efforts to promote youth community programs

St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze recently announced they will assist both Girl and Boy Scouts in receiving Religious Recognition awards over the summer for local scout More...

Valenzuela becomes Vicar at St. Ann

At the Mass celebrations over Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and May 22, at St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze, longtime pastor Monsignor Luke Hunt announced that the Parochial Vicar Father Sean Knox would be leaving St. More...

Home & Garden

Water features are becoming an increasingly popular addition to backyard swimming pools

he backyard swimming pool, once prized primarily for its refreshing embrace on hot summer days, is becoming more than just a fair-weather friend. More people are building pools that provide year-round enjoyment, even when it More...

Sago palms a great wany to touch up your landscape

Sago palms add a tropical touch to any landscape. This interesting evergreen plant resembles a palm but is actually a cycad. Cycads are often called living fossils because they dominated the landscape during the Mesozoic era. More...

Don’t forget about pets when making emergency plans

In wake of news that this hurricane season could be even worse than last, and the continued threat of flooding, earthquakes and wildfires, The Humane Society of the United States urges all pet owners to make preparations now to care for their pets in More...

Legals

L E G A L S

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

SECTION 00020 NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

Select bids for the following project are to be filed with the City of Gulf Breeze in the office of the City Manager, 1070 Shoreline Drive, Gulf Breeze, Florida 3261-4702 no later than 2:00 p.m. local time. More...

School Board, Moulton working on land swap

Just as a land swap deal involving public and private entities paved the way for the new Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze last year, another possible deal between a public and private agency could make further changes to the brand new intersection. More...

Driver license building razed

Gulf Breeze residents hoping to acquire or renew their Florida driver More...

County extends repair deadline for ramps, piers

Area boat ramps, piers and sea walls damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Ivan are well on their way to being placed back in service eight months after Ivan More...

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Island News

Storm-damaged Ft. Pickens still stands proud

Exactly six months ago, a 15minute boat ride, courtesy of Gulf Islands National Seashore, ferried members of the media to view the damage caused to historic Fort Pickens by Hurricane Ivan More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

Vermonters..

I was at the Pelican Game last night and was sitting next to a man that looked like he was new to the area. More...

Beachball water tower featured on website

The Pensacola Beach More...

Entertainment

State museum exhibit features hurricanes as historical events

The T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum will open its newest exhibit More...

eNTeRTAINmeNT CAleNDAR

JUNE 2 7 Live Entertainment at Bamboo Willies JUNE 3 4 Live Entertainment at Paddy O More...

SRACF provides arts grants

The Santa Rosa Arts and Culture Foundation (SRACF) presented checks to 11 recipients of its first annual Community Arts Grant Program on Monday, May 23, in a special ceremony at the Santa Rosa County Administrative Complex. More...

Sports

Two-sport athlete Sise named GBHS’ class valedictorian

Gulf Breeze High is known for being a strong athletic school, as well as an academic one. More...

The Club hosts swim tri-meet, another meet Saturday

The Club, and its youth swim team, the Club Makos, hosted a tri meet May-21-22. More...

Gulf Breeze All Stars second at Classic

Five area teams compete in weekend tourney

The Gulf Breeze 7-under All Stars scored five runs in the top of the sixth, but Pace scored a pair in the bottom half to beat Gulf Breeze 8-7 in the title game of the Gulf Coast Classic Sunday in Pace. More...

Calendar of Events

JUNE 3

Leadership Santa Rosa graduates class, accepting nominations Leadership Santa Rosa Class 19 is scheduled to graduate on Friday, June 3 beginning with a social event at 6:30 p.m. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Roller coaster rides spin youthful tales

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COA seeking retired, senior volunteers

Volunteers are needed for Council on Aging of West Florida 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...

Opinion

Residents, home owners help with drainage problems

From the Editor

With the 2005 hurricane season starting yesterday, chances are much focus is on what is predicted to be a very active six months of hurricanes and tropical storms. More...

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE “ON THE SPOT” TO ANSWER A QUESTION “ON THE SPOT.”

“We are faced with picking up the peices in Ivan’s wake. More...

HURRICANE SEASON ROLLS AROUND AGAIN IN FLORIDA More...