September 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

City council proposes alcohol sale guidelines

City council members met last week to propose alcohol sales regulations for the city. More...

QB Club strives to solve poor field conditions

At Monday night More...

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Community

Harriman navigates Hospital through hurricanes

Robert J. More...

GBPD donates used cruisers to Mississippi

Gulf Breeze Police Department sent five newly reoutfitted patrol cruisers to the Pascagoula, Miss. Police Department Wednesday, Sept. 14. The three marked and two unmarked vehicles will be donated to Pascagoula to help replace that department More...

Katrina evacuees can get IDs

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles is working with officials in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi to allow their residents who, as a result of Hurricane Katrina are in Florida, to obtain identification cards or driver licens More...

Entertainment

28th annual Seafood Festival this weekend

The Fiesta of Five Flags Association invites one and all to the 28th Annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, September 23-25, 2005, in the Seville Square area of historic Downtown Pensacola. More...

Today 9/22 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

Seafood Festival commemorative poster signing

Pensacola Seafood Festival committee is pleased to present the 2005 commemorative poster, created by local artist, Dr. Morris Eaddy. Get your signed and numbered copy before they are sold out! More...

Sports

Mistakes, miscues keep GBHS winless

Washington scores 25 unanswered in second half of 31-8 rout

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team continued an unfavorable trend Friday, giving up another halftime lead, as they gave up 25 unanswered points in the second half of a 31-8 loss at Washington, the District 1-3A opener for both teams. More...

Sports Schedule

Sept. 22 Boys, Girls G at the Miracle Strip Golf Classic, 7:30 a.m. VB vs.Washington (9th grade 4 p.m., JV 5, Varsity 6) More...

Nine wins and counting for volleyball team

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team continues to roll over the competition last week, winning three matches in four days stay unbeaten at 9-0. More...

Calendar of Events

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

Seniors

Building a stress resistant lifestyle: running toward life

Recently, many in our community have been thinking of running away. This column is concerned with running, but with running toward rather than running away. Whenever we have problems, we tent to move in some direction. Let More...

Maintaining your vision may be a key to maintaining mental health

Today, more than twothirds of visually impaired adults in the U.S. are over 65 years of age. Nearly 20.5 million Americans age 65 and older are afflicted with cataracts, the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. More...

Seminar to explain Medicare Prescription Plan

Sacred Heart Hospital%27s SENIORSpirit program will provide a free seminar on Oct. 3 to explain the new Medicare prescription drug benefits in 2006. More...

Home & Garden

On the dark days of a Pittsburgh, Pa., winter, Diana Riggs%27 beach house on Florida%27s Gulf Coast sounds pretty inviting. Too bad she%27s too busy to use it. "I am so booked. More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“I’d like to see more parking if they’re going to have events on the beach. Parking for Bushwacker Fest is disgusting. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

To re-define beach is to define stakeholder

During a recent SRIA meeting, a speaker recommended a survey of all leaseholders to aid the Committee to More...

Commissioner’s Report

Report of SRC meetings and actions

It is my desire to keep you informed on a consistent basis as to the actions of your board. Your input and suggestions are very important to me. More...

Firefighters answer call

Immediately after Katrina blew through, Midway Fire Chief Steven Demeter contacted the representative of the Northwest area, District One, to offer Midway Fire Department More...

Sterling Point residents reach compromise over noise regulations

Sterling Point residents shouldn More...

Investigation continues in Gulf Breeze teen’s death

To date, there are still no developments in the fatal shooting of Gulf Breeze High School student Eduard Richardson. More...

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Island News

Santa Rosa Island Triathlon this weekend

More than 900 athletes are registered to compete in the 10th annual Santa Rosa Island Triathlon this Saturday beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Pensacola Beach. Among them, mostly seasoned amateurs, some worldclass professionals, and always a new slate of More...

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

Ponderings from the Mind of Bubba

I pondered yesterday. I sat on a sand dune and pondered just why half the people I know are below average. Then it occurred to me that it is just the math. More...

SRIA will attempt to unburden Lafitte Cove Homeowners

Julie B. Connerley/Gulf Breeze News The Lafitte Cove Homeowner's Association is seeking reimbursement for Hurricane Ivan sand removal expenses from the subdivision canal. More...

News

Benson’s bid for re-election influences Representative race

Amid speculation of candidates dropping out of the race for Florida State Representative, District 3 as a result of incumbent Holly Benson More...

GULF BREEZE POLICE REPORT

On Thursday, Sept. 15, a Gulf Breeze Police officer responded to a suspicious person at Gulf Breeze High School. The suspect was located hear the tennis courts slouched over on the benches. More...

.Adbulky, Sulema Marie, 38, W/F, 3700 block of Manhattan Ct., Gulf Breeze, failure to appear for felony offense More...

School

New OBES teachers arriving from all over

This issue of the Gulf Breeze News features two more new teachers to Oriole Beach Elementary. One of them is very familiar to the area, while the other is new to the area. More...

Best Buy taking appications for te@ch program

Best Buy is currently accepting applications for its third annual te@ch (teach) program, which awards more than $3.5 million to schools where teachers make learning fun by using interactive technology in their classrooms. More...

School Briefs

GBMS More...

Faith

‘Project Recovery’ addresses setbacks to recovery after Ivan

The Community Drug and Alcohol Council has a new hurricane recovery program called More...

FAITH AT WORK

Buddhist spiritual director to speak Monday The University of West Florida Students for a Free Tibet will present More...

OBITUARIES

Joseph Howard Sweeney, 82, of Gulf Breeze passed away Saturday, Sept. 10. More...

Health

Sacred Heart begins weight loss surgery

After nearly a year of preparation, Sacred Heart Hospital has launched a new service to provide obese patients with a comprehensive multidisciplinary program for minimally invasive weight loss surgery. More...

End of Summer Series

As Floridians begin the task of recovery from a tropical storm or hurricane, health officials ask individuals to be aware of the warning signs of heat exhaustion. More...

Plan now to prevent mosquitoes

With residents spending more time outside for hurricane clean-up and with floodwaters adding mosquito breeding sites, the Escambia County Health Department advises residents protect themselves from mosquito borne disease like West Nile Virus: More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations will conduct an accreditation survey of Baptist Hospital, Inc. on October 24 28, 2005. More...