June 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Beach school to move to GB shopping center

The Pensacola Beach Elementary School, forced to re-locate off Santa Rosa Island since the passage of Hurricane Ivan last September, will again be at a different site when school bells ring in early August. More...

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Community

Literary federation seeks Hurricane Ivan stories for anthology

Pensacola Bay Area residents who went through Hurricane Ivan without suffering damage or emotional stress, are a rare and lucky group. More...

BUSINESS NEWS

Trademarking advice, free credit report offered Here are a few points that can help you separate fact from myth when it comes to trademarks... Fact: You have trademarks! If you are in business, you sell something, either goods or services. More...

Area Cub Scouts kick off summer with Day Camp

Record setting high temperatures did nothing to wilt the enthusiasm of the 145 local Cub Scouts who attended the 2005 session of the Gulf Coast Council Day Camp held last week at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Midway. 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...

Lightning strike claims life of La. man on Navarre Beach

A Louisiana man visiting friends was killed by a lightning strike on June 15 at the Sunset Harbor Condos on Navarre Beach. More...

Gulf Breeze Police Dept. make traffic arrests, investigate burglary

Following is criminal activity and arrests from June 10 - 16, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

Sports

GBSA 12U, 8U All Stars win Summer Classic

The GBSA U12 All Stars gave their fathers the perfect Father More...

Sports Briefs

Dolphin Soccer Alumni Game Saturday The Gulf Breeze boys and girls soccer teams will hold their annual Alumni Game Saturday at 7 p.m. at Dolphin Stadium to benefit the Lawrence Kimble Scholarship fund. More...

Sharks dominant in winning Beach Ball Classic

The Gulf Coast Sharks U12 softball team won its fourth tournament of the season Sunday, beating the MadisonRidgeland (Miss.) Motion 5-1 in the championship game of the Beach Ball Classic at Tiger Point Park. More...

Calendar of Events

JUNE 24

Blood drive to build bank for July 4 The Northwest Florida Blood Center and Cat Country 98.7 will sponsor a Pre-Holiday 4th of July Blood Drive on Friday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Summer used to be a time of fancy luncheons and games

Now that the month of roses and noses is here - allergies, you know - it More...

Osteoporosis can be prevented by early and mid-life choices

Many things have changed over the last several years as they relate to osteoporosis. More...

Senior Chill Out to help elderly keep cool this summer

Area residents are encouraged to help seniors in need beat the heat this summer by joining the Council on Aging of West Florida and several local businesses for Senior Chill Out on Friday, June 24. More...

Home & Garden

care Handle WITH

Cactus grower eager to share knowledge about spiny plants

Elton Roberts has spent half a century growing cactus plants, and doesn More...

Legals

L E G A L S

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THOMAS N OR LINDA J WHITESPUNNER holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Appeals Court upholds Navarre Beach taxation

Santa Rosa County and Property Appraiser Greg Brown have won round two in the bout More...

Fast food?

D.J. Barker tries to will his vehicle creation across the finish line during the Potato Pinewood Derby at the Gulf Coast Council Cub Scout Day Camp last week. For a complete story, see Page 4A. More...

Council OKs switch to Alltel, approves Rec. Center work

Frustrated with billing and service problems, the City of Gulf Breeze is switching cell phone service from Nextel to Alltel. More...

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Island News

New hurricane buoys deployed in Gulf, off coast of Pensacola

The 2005 hurricane season is predicted to be a busy one, and forecasters could use all the help they can get in predicting, tracking and monitoring the tropical weather systems. More...

Stained glass honors Pensacola Beach Volunteer Fire Dept.

Lorene Lanza, a stained glass artist who owns Maria More...

Capt’n Fun Bushwacker 5-K run to race through Pensacola Bay area

The Capt More...

Entertainment

T-Bird & the Fat Cats spice up Pensacola Beach June 28

Blues on the Beach fans can look forward to some sweet, soulful, and spicy music with T-Bird and the Fat Cats from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28 at the Gulfside Pavilion. More...

JUNE 23 & 30

Entertainment at Paddy O More...

PJC high school program to offer Grease production in July, August

The Pensacola Junior College Summer High School Onstage Workshop (S.H.O.W.) will present More...

School

BREAKING NEWS

Gulf Breeze High School Principal Cherry Fitch has confirmed that Danny Brothers is the new Dean of Students at GBHS. More...

GBES, WNES students square off in South Santa Rosa County Chess Tourney

Check Mate!You might think chess is just a game, but just try to tell that to some local fourth and fifth graders. Recently West NavarreElementary and Gulf Breeze Elementary students faced off at the Annual South Santa Rosa County Chess Tournament. More...

Oriole Beach student wins FDLE essay contest

Fourth grade teacher, Shaonda Holifield wants her students to be good writers. That%27s why in January of this year, she gave them another writing assignment: to write an essay on More...

Faith

Community Life Center garage sale raises funds for missions

A recent garage sale at the Community Life Center raised funds for missions benefitting women and children nationwide. Individual booths sold their goods, and booth fees were paid to the Gulf More...

OBITUARIES

A. Marie Foster 1928 - 2005 A. Marie Foster, 77, of Gulf Breeze died on Thursday, June 16, 2005 in Denton, TX after a lengthy illness. She was born on January 4, 1928 in Traveler More...

Christian counseling center relocates

Offices for the Christian Counseling Center of Baptist Hospital are moving to 6330 North Davis Hwy., effective Friday, June 17. More...

Health

Heart rate changes tied to depression in women

Heart rate changes tied to depression in women Middle-aged women with no obvious signs of cardiac trouble may be prone to depression and the eventual development of heart disease if their heart rate varies less than expected in response to f More...

Baptist Hospital offers less invasive procedure for blocked arteries

Baptist Hospital is the first in Pensacola to be approved for a new, less invasive method of opening blocked carotid arteries in patients who are at high risk for a stroke. More...

Aortic disease difficult to detect

Aortic disease kills nearly 15,000 people in the United States each year, but the rarity and complexity of this deadly disorder make accurately diagnosing it difficult for doctors in the healthcare trenches, University of Florida researchers h More...

Opinion

From the Editor’s Desk

Blue Angel show creates quandary for Gulf Breeze, emergency responders

It seems that almost nothing can stop the train that is the Blue Angels Air Show from flying over Santa Rosa Island and bringing thousands upon thousands of vehicles and people upon the broader area- including Gulf Breeze. More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“Most likely not. This will be the first year that I won’t be going. More...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

GB police officer, city worker go above and beyond call of duty More...