September 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Dry’ storm wreaks havoc on power

With very little rain in Northwest Florida in the first 24 hours of impact, Hurricane Katrina wrecked havoc on power lines as salt-laden winds covered coastal areas. More...

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Island News

SRIA to seek public opinion in newspaper, web page polling

September%27s full board meeting of the Santa Rosa Island Authority began with new chairman, Thom Blas%27 comments of "well done" to all the SRIA staff during the past year with its many challenges, especially weather related. More...

Casting Nets

Greedy oil companies should be punished I would like to begin this weeks column with prayers for all the people so adversely affected by Hurricane Katrina. More...

Committee to redefine beach takes a stand

With their regularly scheduled meeting cancelled by Hurricane Katrina, the Santa Rosa Island Authority%27s Committee to Redefine Pensacola Beach met last Tuesday in another attempt to arrive at a consensus of purpose. More...

News

Ivan anniversary filled with hope, remembrance

As the staff of the Gulf Breeze News struggled through the past twelve months following Hurricane Ivan, we often referred to it as the %27Year from Hell.%27 Recovery went slowly, very slowly, and more and more natural disasters just seemed to follow. More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

What did you say? You have to be a mindreader nowadays to understand your neighbors! We all ask, More...

Couple still sharing home sweet trailer

When Arlene and Frank Sadro returned to their home after Hurricane Ivan, they thought they were some of the lucky ones. The yard and house appeared undamaged, and they breathed a sigh of relief. More...

Sports

Four matches + four days = four wins for unbeaten Lady Dolphin volleyball team

The old saying goes More...

Sports Schedule

Sept. 15 VB vs.Woodham at Rec Center (9th grade 4 p.m., JV 5, Var. 6) Boys G at Perdido vs. Catholic, 3 p.m. Girls G at The Oaks vs. Fort Walton, Crestview, 3 p.m. JV, 9th grade FB vs Washington 5:30, 7 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

GBHS volleyball t-shirts on sale The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team is selling t-shirts commerating their 2005 season. Cost of the t-shirts are $20. If you More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Support of Red Cross first priority

We are all familiar wirh the phrase, "First things first." With that in mind, yeserday morning I wrote a check to the Red Cross as my contribution toward helping those impacted by the terrible destruction wreaked on our neighboring states. More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“ I feel that eveyrone that has a house that’s been destroyed should be given adequate time to be able to salvage their personal items.” -Mandy Long Pensacola More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Here is where the heart is In this edition of Gulf Breeze News, More...

I know where I got my shoes

It was worth a dollar to find out. A skinny, rumpled, grinning young African-Ameri can boy, probably no more than 10 or 11, tossed down the gauntlet right there on the sidewalk along Bourbon Street. More...

County braces for liquor license frenzy

After Santa Rosa County electorate voted last week to More...

Home Builders drop impact fee lawsuit

At the September Workshop Meeting of the Midway Board of Commissioners, Commissioner Buck Thackeray announced that the Home Builders Association of West Florida (HBA) is dropping its lawsuit against Midway Fire District. More...

Grocery chain eyes GB location

Gulf Breeze grocery shoppers may get another set of aisles to peruse, according to Cindy Anderson, TEAM Santa Rosa Director. More...

Community unites to aid Katrina survivors, refugees

Interfaith Disaster Response (IDR), the recent organization formed by the city government of Gulf Breeze and several local churches, is pooling its resources to address the needs of Katrina hurricane survivors. More...

 

Community

Gulf Breeze student shot, killed after struggle

At 2:40 a.m. on September 7, a Santa Rosa County Sheriff More...

Whataburger to open soon

It won More...

Flea Market serves as drop off and distribution area for hurricane relief

Those looking for a place to help make a difference for Katrina evacuees in our area are encouraged to volunteer at the Disaster Drop-off and Distribution Center located on the west end of the Gulf Breeze Flea Market. More...

Entertainment

GRACEfest 2005 cancelled

GRACEfest organizers have cancelled GRACEfest 2005 (scheduled for September 1617) due to the complications and effects on the Gulf Coast stemming from Hurricane Katrina. More...

Brothers Grimm boasts amazing graphics, weird characters, twisty plot

The Brothers Grimm is a fanciful tale that ties together all your favorite fairy tales into one unique story that takes your breath away. The graphics are amazing, the characters weird, and the plot twisty. More...

PJC’s ‘King and I’ auditions Sept. 20-21

Pensacola Junior College encourages area talent to audition for More...

School

SRC School Board: new enrollment climbing, school in session Dec. 19

School districts in Northwest Florida are quickly feeling the residual effects of hurricane Katrina evacuees with rapidly rising new-student enrollment. More...

Submitted Photos New OBES teachers Elizabeth Mann (above, left) and Ashley Ormsby (right) are two new teachers at Oriole Beach Elementary School. More...

WEBY Radio provides all county schools with an American flag

WEBY Radio announces the successful completion of the radio station More...

Faith

President Bush asks for prayer for Katrina vicitims

For Victims of Our Nation More...

OBITUARIES

CLARENCE LEE TURNIPSEED, JR. Clarence Lee Turnipseed, Jr., a much-decorated Army officer who landed in Normandy on DDay, then rose to statewide prominence in banking and business, died September 3rd at his home two weeks before his 91st birthday. More...

Calendar of Events

PUBLIIC MEETIINGS Gulf Breeze City Council 1070 Shoreline Drive ,Gulf Breeze More...

Home & Garden

HOME stylevision OWNER

Architect

The sun was streaming through Melinda Morris More...

How to conserve fuel in your own backyard

With gas prices increasing and shortages in some areas, consumers have been asked to conserve fuel and be prudent in their use of energy. More...

Quality lawn care tips from a gardening expert

Here are 10 quick tips for garden success from Walter Reeves, garden expert, writer, radio and television host: More...

Legals

L E G A L S

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT KEVIN PAREKH holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...