January 12, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gulf Breeze songstress may perform at Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl Superstar Finalist Robyn Kreiser, a resident of Gulf Breeze, will perform on WKRG-TV 5 in the final level of the competition this week. Kreiser chose to sing More...

FCAT science section reflects scoring change

The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or affectionately known to students and faculty as the FCAT, has recently moved towards a more comprehensive scoring approach. More...

Special Sections

 

Community

Midway Fire District receives $600,000 grant from FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Administration, through its Department of Homeland Security, recently announced the latest round of recipients in its two-prong Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. More...

Property appraiser accepting exemption applications

Greg Brown, Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser, will be personally accepting Homestead Exemption applications as well as scheduling appointments in Gulf Breeze and Midway during the months of January and February. More...

Oriskany countdown:

One week remains for input

The countdown has begun for f i n a approval for the sinking of the U.S.S. Oriskany to form the world More...

Entertainment

PLT announces 7th annual Kids’ Expo

The Pensacola Little Theatre is delighted to host the 7th annual Kids More...

Today 1/12 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

School

Remembering Deborah Larson

More than a beloved teacher and friend to the Gulf Breeze community, Deborah Larson represented all that was good within us. Even though her ten month journey with cancer was intense and draining, each and every day Mrs. More...

OBES supports Gulf Coast Kids House

Jean Richardson More...

Cub Scouts visit Gulf Breeze News

Members of Cub Scout Den 2 and Cub Scout Den 5 visited the offices of Gulf Breeze News last Thursday to learn how a community newspaper is made. More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Gray New Year triggers Food Channel viewing

Looking out of my home office window on the gray, gloomy New Year More...

UWF holds faculty reception free, open to public

The Unilversity of West Florida Leisure Learning Society will host a faculty reception Jan. 20 from 2 3 p.m. in the University Commons Conference Center, Bldg. 22. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Home & Garden

Pensacola Beach: A positive financial perspective of progress Future looks strong for Pensacola Beach properties

If you have always dreamed of owning beach property, this winter might be your last chance. Area beaches are getting cleaned up, sifted and rebuilt with newer and more expensive projects. More...

Blage named Master Garderner of Year

Santa Rosa County Names Master Gardener of the Year Jeanne Blage was recently named Santa Rosa County Master Gardener of the Year at the annual Master Gardener Awards Banquet held December 14. More...

Legals

PUBLIC NOTICE

Pursuant to Florida Statutes 197.3632 (3)(a), Santa Rosa County gives this notice that it intends to utilize the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assessments. More...

SANTA ROSA COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Maintenance Mechanic II (8411) Range: 16 $ 10.97 per hour ** 01/09/2006 01/17/2006** Note: All experience and/or educational requirements must be clearly documented on application before qualification for employment is determined. More...

Builder accused of fraud

Suspect completes no work, walks away with $200k says local family

On Dec. 31, the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested More...

Bill may delay school start

Florida Students in grades K-12 may be going to school later than normal next school year. A bill that is currently before the state legislature could have kids returning to school no earlier than one week before Labor Day. More...

Being prepared together:

Disaster preparedness spurs local presponse

Last Thursday, the auditorium at Gulf Power was filled to capacity as local officials addressed invited members of a Disaster More...

Protect your family with free gunlocks

Franklin Hayes/Gulf Breeze News LT Chris Watson displays the two sizes of gunlocks available at Santa Rosa County Sheriff More...

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Island News

Bubba’s Beach

Leadership

I spent years in the nation More...

Pensacola Beach Elementary gets new digs

Pensacola Beach Elementary School (PBES) students were finally able to enjoy class in their new digs on Tuesday, Jan. 3. More...

Pensacola Beach Women’s Club enjoys Christmas Party

Again, the Bay Beach Inn provided the perfect setting for the annual Women%27s Club Christmas party. The room was beautifully decorated with poinsettia plants and Christmas trees. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

January 2006 Crime Report Burglary occurred between 01/01/06 and 01/02/06 at the (Tiger Point Golf Club) where unknown suspect(s) took 4 golf carts (causing damage to 1) and proceeded to cause damage in excess of $5000 to the golf course. More...

Gulf Breeze resident files with U.S. House

Gulf Breeze carpenter Joe Roberts has filed with the Florida State Division of Elections to become a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives from District 1, which includes Florida More...

Sports

Seventeen straight and counting for Lady Dolphin soccer team

JV squad wins Navarre Tournament

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team won its 17th consecutive game Saturday, defeating Chiles 3-1 in Tallahassee. Chiles was last year More...

Sports Schedule

Jan. 12 Boys S vs. Milton (JV 5:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) Girls S at Washington (JV 5:30 p.m., Var. 7:30) More...

Sports Briefs

Boating Course Saturday The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 1-7 of Pensacola will teach America More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Jan. 12 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular, Commissioner%27s Board More...

Health

Sacred Heart adds life-saving imaging technology

Sacred Heart Hospital has acquired a new super-fast CT imaging system that will allow physicians to capture detailed, more accurate images of the heart, blood vessels and damaged organs without surgery or an invasive diagnostic procedure. More...

Dear Doctor:

Consumer Information Centers educate public about appearance-enhancing options

Dear Doctor: I am interested in having plastic surgery but am not sure I am ready to actually talk to a surgeon. Can I get information about procedures and surgeons before actually making an appointment with one? More...

Sacred Heart promotes Whittington to Top HR position

Sacred Heart Health System has promoted Carol Whittington to the position of vice president and chief human resource officer. More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Time tells us who we are

Since I haven%27t officially changed my address yet, some mail is still coming to the condo where I used to live. More...

VIEWPOINT

by Col. Bob Pappas, USMC, Ret. Col. calls a spade, a spade

That does it! When John Murtha, US Representative from Pennsylvania, Vietnam veteran and 37 year US Marine Reservist, said that he recommended immediate withdrawal from Iraq, followed by Democrat Party Chairman, Howard Dean More...