August 18, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Wet vote won’t bring strip clubs

While those in favor of "going wet" point to the drain of tax revenue pouring into surrounding counties, a common fear expressed by those opposed to a wet county is the fear of adult entertainment and strip joints which could follow. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze Explorer program sets standard

Alex Duntz expectantly awaited his turn as Chelsea Barnett, Molino, scaled the 100-foot fire truck ladder . More...

Was Pensacola America’s first settlement?

Pensacola Historical Society launches deLuna probe

The Pensacola Historical Society announced that it will be sponsoring an archival investigation program in the hope of uncovering more information relating to Don Tristan de Luna and the Spanish attempt to settle Pensacola in 1559. More...

Hurricane Dennis crisis counseling available

Individuals in Escambia, Franklin, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, and Wakulla counties affected by Hurricane Dennis are eligible for disaster crisis counseling funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security More...

Entertainment

AUGUST 18-24

Tonight Traditional Irish Music, Paddy O More...

‘Must Love Dogs’ mines the hilarious world of post-divorce dating

John Cusack and Diane Lane star in “Must Love Dogs.” More...

Weekly Meeting South Santa Rosa Writers

All writers and wannabe writers are invited to attend the meetings of the South Santa Rosa Writers, formerly Navarre Chapter of Santa Rosa Literary Society. Bring your story, poem, a few pages of your novel or script to read. More...

Sports

Dolphins host Fort Walton Beach in Kickoff Classic Friday

Defense looks to fill holes, offense returns eight starters

If you More...

Sports Schedule

August 19 FB vs. Fort Walton Beach in Kickoff Classic, 7:30 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

GBHS Athletic Passes on sale now Gulf Breeze High School is now selling athletic passes for the 2005-06 school year. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Summertime in Gulf Breeze has its own distinctive sound

Ah, the sounds of summer! Here in Gulf Breeze the first sounds in the morning are the plaintive cries of the mourning doves. Later on in the afternoon, it More...

Dad’s loss creates will to give

George Underwood had no way of knowing that he would lose his son at such a young age. George More...

Home & Garden

Closets come out

Behold the rise of the humble closet. Once an afterthought More...

Pine Bark Beetles another hazard brought on by hurricanes

The recent hurricanes caused substantial damage to the area More...

Beach shops showing signs of life

The mantra of a majority of Pensacola Beach businesses is More...

Gulf Breeze Elementary is in state’s Top 100 schools

Gulf Breeze Elementary School has plenty to be proud of as the new school year opens as they were ranked one of the top 100 schools in the state last week. More...

Press box ready for first home game

The Gulf Breeze High School football stadium may be without the use of their concession stand for the football home opener on September 2, but the press box will be open and fully functional for the media and broadcast teams. More...

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Island News

They’re just wild about H a r r y Harr

Beach board honors longtime beach resident with proclamation

At their August board meeting the Santa Rosa Island Authority presented the first More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

Getting old

When I was a kid I set a goal to live forever. So far so good! More...

Code enforcement and new rules will change Pensacola Beach’s look

Meeting in their respective committees, Santa Rosa Island Authority board members discussed a variety of issues last Wednesday that will affect the future development of Pensacola Beach aesthetically, environmentally, and economically. More...

News

Individual assistance for Dennis victims passes $18 million

victims of Hurricane Dennis, according to officials of the Department of Homeland Security 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...

Gulf Breeze officers busy with DUIs

Traffic stops resulting in misdemeanor arrests for marijuana possession topped Gulf Breeze Police Department reports for the past two weeks. More...

School

Life Skills heads new list of classes at GBHS

Besides hiring many new staff members and changing to a non-rotating schedule, Gulf Breeze High School also created a lot of new classes. More...

Barnes and Noble to hold Book Fair during GBHS Open House

Open House for Gulf Breeze High School has been changed to Monday, August 22 at 6:30 pm. More...

Gulf Breeze High School awash with new teachers

With a new school year comes new students, new classes, and for the high school there are also a lot of new teachers. Over fifteen teachers are now teaching at Gulf Breeze High School and enthusiastic about being there. More...

Faith

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Applause for GB News from Jazz Society of Pensacola More...

City, county move to change height restrictions

During Monday More...

Health

Eye disease may be to blame

Vision loss is not a normal part of aging

Do you know the differences between normal changes in vision with age and abnormal changes in vision due to age-related eye disease? Open your eyes to the facts. More...

Baptist offers support groups and health seminars

Full Story

Develop a heart-healthy lifestyle

Northwest Florida, Baptist Health Care conducts a series of classes geared toward developing heart-healthy lifestyles. The classes rotate over a 2month period with one class meeting each Friday at 8 a.m., 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. More...

Opinion

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“I think it’s ridiculous. The NCAA is looking for trouble...I think the NCAA is just trying to exert their power.” – Nigel Schnarr More...

Publishers’ Pen

Alcohol ... is it a medicine or a poison? There More...

Proposed endangered species act addresses Beach Mouse issue

In early June 2005, Chairman Pombo introduced the Endangered Species Recovery and Reauthorization Act, ESRRA, of which I am an original cosponsor. More...