June 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Two teens arrested in connection with Midway break-ins

Residents on Redwood Lane, off College Parkway in Midway, learned a very important lesson the hard way last Tuesday morning. Even though they live across from the District 1 office of the Santa Rosa Sheriff More...

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Island News

Committee still searching for direction to redefine beach

The June 20 meeting of the Santa Rosa Island Authority%27s Committee to Redefine Pensacola Beach proved one thing - its members still have not arrived at a workable consensus of just what their mission statement is. More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

Dogs

I love dogs. Bubba is a More...

PBRLA to meet July 12

The Pensacola Beach Residents and Leaseholders Association (PBRLA) will host its next meeting on July 12 in Hunt Hall at Our Lady of Asumption Church at 6 p.m. 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 two on narcotics charges

Following is criminal activity and arrests from June 22 - June 26, provided by Lt. Rick Hawthorne of the Gulf Breeze Police Department: More...

Navarre youth arrested in burning of stolen car

Santa Rosa Sheriff More...

Sports

Dotson steps down as city’s tennis pro

BY JASON THOMPSON Gulf Breeze News jason@gulfbreezenews.com More...

Gulf Breeze 7s take second at state tournament

The Gulf Breeze 7-under All Star coach pitch baseball team tried to rally from a five run deficit, but fell a run short as they lost to R.L. Turner, out of Panama City, 10-9 in the Dizzy Dean state championship game Sunday at Shoreline Park. More...

Celebrate Fourth of July weekend with the Pelicans

The Pensacola Pelicans will have a Scoop Bobblehead doll giveaway during Friday More...

Calendar of Events

JULY 25- DEADLINE

Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival sponsoring poster contest The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is sponsoring a design competition to select the official GGAF poster for 2005. The winning artist will receive a cash award. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Star Wars to inspired new wave of names With the advent of the newest Star Wars movie, I am waiting for a new generation of boys to be born who will be tagged with such names as More...

The Supreme Court’s ageless wonder

In a land of 15-year-old sports prodigies and child actors pulling down megamillions, you gotta love the Supreme Court. It may be the last workplace in America where it%27s cool to be old. More...

Home & Garden

Colorful interiors, water front views combine to create a truly luxurious home

Waterfront living takes on a whole new meaning in a colorfully decorated Soundfront home on Pensacola Beach. The home offers not only Sound views, but breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico, the Bob Sikes bridge and Range Point. More...

Area’s real estate market remains hot despite ‘bubble’ rumors

One cannot watch the T.V. or listen to radio programming without hearing national commentators declare the real estate market More...

Legals

L E G A L S

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT CLERFE & IMOGENE SONNIER AS TRST OF THE CLERFE SONNIER RTA holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon More...

Lee: Beach ready for the Blues

While the roar of the Blue Angels soaring above Santa Rosa Island will be heard on July 4 weekend, ensuring that the event goes over without a hitch meant a lot of extra planning this year, according to Santa Rosa Island Authority general man More...

Beach rescues increase six-fold

Pensacola Beach Safety Director Bob West is glad to see both visitors and locals returning to area Gulf waters, yet warns that Lifeguard assists and rescues are up six-fold. More...

Class size, teacher pay proposal bill shot down

The Santa Rosa County School Board heard from their Legislative Liason, Joy More...

Cooling off...

Evan Tracy, 2, finds a unique way to beat the heat while his dad, Damian Tracy, washes the car. Evan soaks in a bucket of water under dad More...

 

Community

Midway Fire Dept.‘stands down for safety’

It was a special day last Tuesday, when Midway firefighters put aside their usual daily duties, except for responding to emergency calls, and dedicated their workday to focusing on safety. More...

Where’s Lifeguard Larry?

Gulf Breeze Ford celebrity Life Guard Larry dropped by the 9th Birthday Party of Gulf Breeze resident Hank Newell last week to wish him a happy birthday and encourage proper safety procedures. More...

Local firefighters cook for Jerry’s Kids

Midway Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 4192, recently supported Jerry%27s Kids by attending the MDA camp at Camp San Blas in Port St. Joseph to serve dinner for the MDA campers. More...

Entertainment

H30 to bring fun, music to Blues on the Beach July 5

At the next Blues on the Beach concert, H3O will play from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5 at the Gulfside Pavilion. More...

Pensacola Historical Society brings back ghost tours

Stories of hauntings, ghosts, and murders return to downtown Pensacola every Wednesday evening in July. The candle-lit walking tours, which are led by costumed guides, begin at the Pensacola Historical Museum at 115 E. More...

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School

Parker to retire from Gulf Breeze Middle after 24 years

Gulf Breeze Middle School will be losing one of its greatest teachers this year. Caroline Parker will be retiring after 24 years at the school. Mrs. More...

Nearly 30 percent of Class of ‘05 graduates with A average

Out of more than 400 graduates in the recent graduating class at Gulf Breeze High, a total of 119 of them graduated with at least an A average. The list of those graudates, and they class rank, are as follows. Honors (Light Blue Cords) 119. More...

New secretary

Tammy Schermerhorn has been recently hired as a secretary at Oriole Beach Elementary School. More...

Faith

St. Ann offers scripture from scratch program

Community residents are invited to bring their Bible and attend a Catholic Bible study program for adults entitled More...

OBITUARIES

Dennis Patrick Conner 1967 - 2005 Patrick Conner, 38, of The Woodlands, beloved son of Fountain and Penny of Gulf Breeze, passed away at his home and is at peace. More...

Health

Healthy Knees

Pain, swelling and inability to walk on uneven surfaces signs of arthritic knees

Last time we discussed the basics of getting by with your arthritic knee. Things which usually allow us to do the activities we More...

Use the touch method as a doneness test for steak

From Scripps Howard News Service When is the steak done? Just use the touch method to determine More...

Manatee tears may hold immunity answers

For Florida manatees, the eyes may have it, say University of Florida researchers studying whether the mammals More...

Opinion

From the Editor’s Desk

School security act may cost too high a price

House Bill 1877, or the Jessica Lunsford Act, will expand the practice of fingerprinting and background checks and screens on nonschool personnel who enter school premises. More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE More...

GOP hopes latest Social Security plan can reel in Democrats

Senate conservatives backing a new plan to use the Social Security surplus for individual investment accounts said this week that they believed the idea could unite their party and possibly peel off enough Democrats to plant the seeds of priva More...