October 20, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Lifeguard season is over

As of Sunday, Oct. 16, you More...

Homecoming parade takes to Hwy. 98 tomorrow

Gulf Breeze High School More...

Parade greets Florida Principal of the Year

Instead of her normal arrival to Gulf Breeze High School, Florida State Principal of the Year Cherry Fitch came in by way of a police vehicle. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Lowe’s Build & Grow Program provides family fun

Put a hammer in the hands of a five-year-old and you may have double trouble; but not if it takes place in the Training Room of the Gulf Breeze Lowe More...

Midway Fire District hosts visitors at open house

The Midway Fire District invited the community to an Open House last Saturday at Station #1 on College Parkway. More...

Beaches to Woodlands showcases county

Santa Rosa County commissioners present Romi White of Navarre Beach Tourist Development Council with a certificate proclaiming October as More...

News

Gallagher urges Floridians to check out used car history

Tom Gallagher, Florida More...

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

DUI 10/12/05 Beavers, Clara Mae, W/F, 78, 7000 block of Nelson St., Navarre, DUI alcohol or drugs, first offense More...

Gulf Breeze Fire Department report:

dead batteries in detector leads to fire

Expired batteries in a fire detectors played a role in a house fire on Highpoint Drive in Gulf Breeze last week. The homeowner called emergency dispatch at 7:07 a.m. to report a kitchen fire, and emergency crews were on the scene by 7:14 a.m. More...

Sports

Dolphins move into first place with 3 others

GBHS win, Washington loss puts four teams at 2-1

Dolphins look to avoid letdown on Homecoming vs. 0-7 W. Fla. Tech More...

Lady Dolphin volleyball team drops first matches of season

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team bounced back from its first loss of the season to go 3-1 at the Jean King Invitational Saturday in Niceville. More...

Lady Dolphin golf team wins third straight district title

Powers, Miller also qualify for Region 1-A tournament in Panama City

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin golf team captured its third consecutive District 1-A title Oct. 11 at A.C. Read Golf Course. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Parents, grandparents of teen drivers show concern

Let me tell you about the travails of transportation which were all brought home to me recently by a friend, who was worried about her 16-year-old grandson. He had just received his license, and his own car for his birthday. More...

Pensacola Bay Area honors service for Military Appreciation Month

The month of November is filled with activities as the community salutes our local military men and women during Military Appreciation Month (MAM). More...

Covenant Hospice hosts ‘senior prom’

Covenant Care teen volunteers will host the first Annual Covenant Hospice Senior Prom, More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“I trust the leaders of the community to make good decisions. I was told there were certain ordinances.” -Sarah Messer Gulf Breeze More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Cell phones: the new killer

I just wanted to let everyone know that I%27m going to make more of an effort NOT to use my cell phone while I%27m driving. Forget my other bad habits that I More...

Report from Rep. Dave Murzin

Welcome to another edition of the Murzin Report. Next week, the Florida Legislature will return More...

City proposes liquor rules

Contrary to some local opposition with the recent vote to make Santa Rosa a wet county, the City More...

Lisa Newell/Gulf Breeze News Ultratoy Terrace Waggoner demonstrates the first step to launching his ultralight plane on Navarre Beach. He lays out the chute, then lifts it into the wind. Then he gases the motor, (not shown) and More...

Found human skull may be colonial

The Gulf Breeze Police Department stated that the human skull that was found Sunday, Oct. 9 on Deadman More...

GBES Celebrates National School Lunch Week with music

Last week, the students at Gulf Breeze Elementary School were able to enjoy their nutritional school lunches with a musical twist. This year More...

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Island News

Notes from Bubba’s Beach

Getting Old I have decided that getting old is NOT my fault. More...

A bridge accident could strand islanders, Lee says

In a year of unimaginable events, Santa Rosa Island Authority General Manager Buck Lee is preparing for the worst. More...

SRIA OKs building 17-slip marina on Little Sabine

Santa Rosa Island Authority members approved a proposed 17-slip docking facility behind the Pensacola Beach House, a sublessee to the Verandas. More...

Entertainment

Wine & Food Classic Sunday on Pensacola Beach

Wine food and fabulous atmosphere are scheduled for this Sunday evening at Hilton Garden Inn on Pensacola Beach. More...

ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFS

Bluegrass concert Saturday at PJC Milton Campus The Gulf Coast Bluegrass Music Association will present a one-hour Bluegrass music concert Saturday Oct. 22 in Milton at the PJC Campus, building 4200 (Student Activities Center). More...

Today 10/20 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

School

2005 GBHS Homecoming Court

Six Gulf Breeze High seniors will be vying for the title of Homecoming Queen during halftime of Friday More...

School Briefs

PJC Fall 2005 Continuing Ed hobby classes continue More...

From students to authors

An idea to help Gulf Breeze Elementary School children cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan has blossomed into a book that is set for national publication. More...

Faith

FAITH BRIEFS

First Baptist Church of GB Fall Festival is Oct. 31 More...

Calendar of Events

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

Home & Garden

Light Conversation

A wide variety of exterior lighting fixtures makes it easy to match your home

Think of exterior lighting fixtures like earrings. They shine. They sparkle. They come in all shapes, sizes and colors. But More...

Decorated trees bring early season joy

An array of beautiful decorated holiday trees will help Pensacola capture a joyous mood after a long year of hurricane clean-up. The More...

Selecting a high quality tree

Trees are the foundation of any landscape plan. They set the stage for the entire home landscape design. To a great extent, the type used and their location determine what other plantings are appropriate. More...