June 16, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

GB Police Dept. honored for reducing traffic wrecks

The well-decorated mantle of the Gulf Breeze Police Department just got a little more crowded last week as the department has been recognized for its excellent service through yet another award. More...

PETA alleges animal abuse

Responding to a letter from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), officials with the Gulf Island National Seashore (GINS) report that methods of trapping animals that are preying on the native wildlife in the area are humane and approve More...

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Community

Request for business card is hoax, Make-A-Wish reports

Some local businesses recently received letters asking them to forward business cards to the Make-A-Wish Foundation on behalf of a sick 7-year-old boy who wants to be listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. More...

A fine dad deserves fine jewelry from Jeweler’s Trade Shop

BY LISA NEWELL Gulf Breeze News lisa@gulfbreezenews.com More...

Local artist expresses faith through art

BY BOBBI HAYCOX Gulf Breeze News news@gulfbreezenews.com More...

Entertainment

JUNE 16 & 23

Entertainment at Paddy O More...

Good times will roll at Navarre Beach Fun Fest June 25 26

The Navarre Beach Fun Fest 2005 is scheduled to hit the beach June 25 and 26 at the Navarre Nature Walk Park on Highway 98, bringing with it the Outdoor Channel and the chance for one lucky person to host their own fishing show. More...

Movie and Entertainment

Diamonds in the rough.. 10 GOOD MOVIES THAT FELL UNDER THE RADAR

For a variety of reasons, great movies sometimes get overshadowed by competition, while others are marketed improperly, or in some cases, not marketed at all. More...

Sports

Dolphins off to strong start at tourney

Boys basketball team knocks off Escambia, Pine Forest, Pace

The Gulf Breeze Dolphins boys basketball team won its first three games in the Tate High Basketball Camp Friday at Ransom Middle School. More...

Area youth enjoy weeklong Dolphin Baseball Camp

Boys of summer Area youngsters got some tips on how to improve their games at the Dolphin Baseball Camp June 3-6 Above: Former professional player Talmadge Nunnari throws to a young hitter. More...

Surfers finally get to compete at Matt Martin Invitational

It took a couple of weeks, but area surfers finally got to participate in the ninth annual Matt Martin Memorial Surf Contest on Pensacola Beach. More...

Calendar of Events

JUNE 25 Visit France... at the GB Library

Take An Enchanting Journey to France at the Gulf Breeze Library at 11 a.m. on June 25 as local author Joseph M. More...

Seniors

Prom provides first grown-up memories

Senior Scene

Most of us realize that June is traditional prom time, and I bet most of us remember our own senior prom. At that moment, we enjoyed being superior seniors, looked up to by all the underclassmen. More...

Pharmacist to provide tips for safe use of precsription drugs in June 22 seminar

Sacred Heart Senior Spirit and pharmacist Audrey Boller-Johnson will present a seminar on Wednesday, June 22, to offer tips on safe use of medications. The free seminar will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart More...

Opinion

Public servants perform thankless, but vital job

From the Editor More...

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

“Both. I live upstairs, so wind is probably a bigger threat, but both can be equally as bad.” Shannon Smith Gulf Breeze More...

High-rise developments could ruin Pensacola Beach

Reading Gary Holt%27s comments of June 1, 2005, you would think that he has only the best interest of the children at heart. Folks, he is a real estate developer, not an educator. He wants to build things on every piece of property he can access. More...

County pushes traffic light at Crane Cove/Whisper Bay

New neighborhoods and businesses sprouting up east of Gulf Breeze over the last decade have added to traffic congestion along Highway 98, making crossing the state highway nearly impossible at peak traffic hours. Perhaps More...

Petitions may force liquor issue election

Less than a month after mailing petitions requesting voters support a move to have Santa Rosa County switch from a dry county to a wet county, a local group has gathered enough support to possibly call an election and take the issue to the voters. More...

Carmichael climbs ladder to Fire Chief

Shane Carmichael remembers passing by the Gulf Breeze Volunteer Fire Department as a sixteen-year-old and thinking how cool it would be to be a part of that team. More...

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Island News

Neighbors rally to preserve public access to sound

A special board meeting was called last Wednesday to resolve time sensitive issues before the Santa Rosa Island Authority. The meeting convened immediately before the Santa Rosa Island Authority More...

Committee to redefine Pensacola Beach distracted by definition of ‘hotel’

The mission of the Santa Rosa Island Authority%27s Committee to Redefine Pensacola Beach appeared somewhat More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

There is a local 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. make traffic arrests, investigate burglary

Following is criminal activity and arrests from June 4 9, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

School

A safe place to play

Summer camp blends autistic and typical kids

Summer camp conjures images of kids running and playing, visiting new places, swimming and having fun hanging out with friends. More...

GBMS students attend People to People World Leadership Forum

Gulf Breeze Middle School students Harrison Stagner and Michael Simhachalam recently attended the People to People World Leadership Forum in Washington D.C. More...

GBES explores India with Cultural Arts Day

Each year, Gulf Breeze Elementary School explores art and culture of a different land. More...

Faith

Purcell retires from helm of GB Unity

A few tears splashed down on the blue-and-white icing that decorated a cake with congratulations to the Reverend Judi Purcell on her retirement from Unity Church of Gulf Breeze. More...

St. Ann Missionary group departs for Chimbote

Missionaries from St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze departed on June 1 for their biannual mission trip to Chimbote, Peru. More...

Edge program offers spiritual education

Seventh and eighth grade youth are invited to an Edge Lock-In to be held beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, June 17 in the St. Ann Catholic Church Family Life Center in Gulf Breeze. More...

Health

UF matching drugs with bugs to save lives

University of Florida researchers are resurrecting an old technology to more quickly and accurately identify potentially deadly bacterial infections in hospital patients. More...

Sacred Heart Institute begins new service for dialysis patients

Sacred Heart Regional Heart and Vascular Institute has added a new Vascular Access Clinic for patients who need blood vessel surgery in order to have regular dialysis treatments. More...

Pathways for Change mentor program to hold training session July 5

The Pathways for Change mentor program conducts its next monthly mentor training and reporting session Tuesday, July 5. More...

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DENZEL OR RUTH DOCKERY holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...