August 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

New ladder truck provides state of the art service and access for Midway Fire Dept.

Those required to build or rebuild their homes on pilings after Hurricane Ivan will be glad to know that the Midway Fire District is in the process of acquiring a new ladder truck that will ensure adequate fire protec-tion should the need occur. More...

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Community

Nearly 50 years of service cap family pharmacy’s history

George Bokas saw the need for a pharmacy on our sandy peninsula populated by more horned lizards, scrub oak, slash pine, saw palmetto, live oak, and prickly-pear cactus than the 500 families that called the area home at the time. More...

Baby of the Week

Kendall Brooke Sampson was born July 1, and parents Rachel and Andy Sampson, Tallahassee, are delighted with their 7 lb. 13 oz. little girl. More...

Over 250 wrecks await underwater archaeologists

With Indiana Jones and Tomb Raider sensationalizing archae-ology, those actually in the field of underwater archaeology have found that the biggest misunder-standing that the public has is that they find treasure. More...

News

Gulf Breeze honors its volunteers at annual recognition dinner

For the most part, volunteers, including the City Council, run the city of Gulf Breeze. More than 180 of them give of their time, energy and talents to ensure the quality of life enjoyed by our community. 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 More...

School

GBHS grad Arnett wins $250 scholarship; Hamlin, Kettinger also earn scholarships

,Stacy Arnett, a 2005 graduate of Gulf Breeze High School, has been selected to receive a $250 scholarship from Camp Fire USA. More...

Faith

Spending in 'spirituality sector' soars

If someone had created a stock market for spirituality in the 1990s, all of the prime indi-cators would have gone off the charts. More...

CHURCH BRIEFS

The St. Ann Discovery School Parent Advisory Board will host a Bargain Sale to benefit the school at St. Ann Catholic Church in Gulf Breeze from 8:00 a.m. until noon on Saturday, August 20 in Nickelsen Hall. More...

OBITUARIES

AMANDA SUZANNE GUY GOODING 1976-2005 Amanda Suzanne Guy Gooding, age 28, of Mary Esther, died July 30, 2005 More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Parenting has changed over the years

I have friend whose daugh-ter, husband and children have been living in Utah for a number of years. This means she does not get to see her grandchildren very often. She recently spent two weeks with them for the first time in many years. More...

Wesley Haven Village opens downtown

Methodist Homes for the Aging and Sacred Heart Health System will celebrate the grand opening and dedica-tion of Wesley Haven Villa on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. at the assisted living facility located at 111 E. More...

Seminar highlights treatments for macular degeneration

Sacred Heart Senior Spirit and Dr. John Myers, an ophthal-mologist with Retina Specialists, will present a free seminar on new treatments for age-related macular degenera-tion on Wednesday Aug. 17, at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Hospital More...

Opinion

School’s open so let’s slow down and drive carefully

As children are beginning a new school year, some are expe-riencing More...

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“Ivan surprisingly benefitted our business after power was restored. People had lost so much and many of them wanted to do something sentimental as a result. More...

Consolidate red tape to make permitting more efficient

Less taxes. Less govern-ment. More personal freedom. More...

Curbside debris removal deadlines loom for city, county and beach

Hurricane Dennis recovery efforts continue throughout the Panhandle, but there is an end to the amount of help residents can expect for debris removal. More...

More breathing room in Santa Rosa Schools

Gulf Breeze area schools aren More...

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Island News

Beach committee defers Clarion rezoning request

The Santa Rosa Island Authority%27s Committee to Redefine Pensacola Beach met August 1, reviewing a number of issues discussed while com-mittee chair Monsignor Luke Hunt had been on Sabbatical. More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

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I read the More...

Casting Nets

Traffic offers an opportunity for spiritual lessons More...

Entertainment

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Entertainment at Paddy O More...

Aug. 13 ‘Evening of Comedy’ features comedian Frank King

. Laugh it up at Covenant Hospice benefit

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Seafood Salad is perfect summer dinner alternative

Salad may be an impromptu dinner made with foods already in the fridge, or it may be a planned composition of well-drained leafy greens, vegeta-bles, meat, chicken, hard-cooked eggs, fish, cheese or any other protein that will make it stick to the ri More...

Sports

Dolphins break out pads, scrimmage Friday

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team shook off its shirts and shorts and donned their pads for the first time Thursday in preparation for the team More...

Sports Briefs

As of July 27 It More...

SoundWave Band going retro for 2005 football season

Band to perform hits from 70s supergroup Earth, Wind and Fire

The Gulf Breeze SoundWave will go back in time to the 1970s for their halftime performances this season. More...

Calendar of Events

PUBLIIC MEETIINGS Gulf Breeze City Council 1070 Shoreline Drive in Gulf Breeze at 6:30 p.m., www.cityofgulfbreeze.com. (850) 934-5100. More...

Health

UF holds diabetes screening in Pensacola tonight

The Diabetes Research Team from the University of Florida will hold a type 1 diabetes screening event for people at risk for developing type 1 dia-betes in Pensacola on August 11. More...

HEALTH BRIEFS Help offered for smokers

associated with its use, cause 30 percent of all deaths of people between the ages of 35-69; the largest cause of premature death in the developed world. More...

Home & Garden

Tiki themes are more of a mind-set than a destination Tiki are more of a set than a

Ellie Leacock took standard bar stools and carved these designs to enhance the island flavor of the back yard bar. More...

Majestic giants pansies provide cool color longer

Have you ever wished your garden would bloom into November and December? Your wish has been granted with the NEW Majestic Giants Pansies! More...

Hot month no excuse to neglect garden

August is a tough month for gardening in Florida due to the hot weather. Many people will be tempted to stay indoors and avoid the heat; however, gardeners know that there is still plenty to do in the garden and landscape. More...