January 19, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Gulf Breeze DMV relocates

Gulf Breeze residents will once again have their own driver%27s license office after more than a year of having to travel to Milton or Pensacola to obtain a license. More...

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Community

Zoo focuses on education with expansion

Not only has the Gulf Breeze Zoo changed its name to The Northwest Florida Zoological Park and Botanical Gardens, it has also initiated a period of growth and change. More...

Seville announces Great American Chili Cook-off

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

With beans, without beans, white, red, easy to eat or hottern hell, you More...

Midway Fire Department Chief passes annual evaluation

After a year of more hurricanes and record-breaking floods on top of the usual fire department duties, Midway Chief Stephen Demeter was still able to get a gleaming evaluation from the Midway Board of Commissioners. More...

News

Santa Rosa County declares HAZMAT awareness week

In their first regular meeting of the year, Santa Rosa County Commissioners declared Jan. 22 through Jan. 28 as Hazardous Material Awareness Week in Santa Rosa County. More...

City leaders discuss need for building guidelines

CRA development will increase funds available for more core improvements

Nearly 50 business and civic leaders joined with City Manager Edwin More...

Despite illness, Andrews ‘full steam ahead’

Construction is underway on The Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, located adjacent to Gulf Breeze Hospital. More...

Sports

Got 1,000?

Dollinger, Tucker break millennium mark within 50 minutes of each other

It More...

Sports Schedule

Jan. 19 Girls BKB vs. Navarre (9th grade 4 p.m., JV 5:30, Var. 7) Girls S vs PHS in District 14A Semifinal at Washington, More...

Lady Dolphin unbeaten streak ends at 19

15th-ranked team in Southeastern U.S. gives up two goals in first half of 3-1 loss to Washington

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin soccer team opened the season with a preseason tournament at UWF two months ago. One of their wins was a 7 More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Exercise is not just for lowering weight

Did your new year start the same as mine did, going through your coupons and freebie collection and pulling out all those you have let pass their expiration dates? We either had them More...

7th Annual Sacred Heart Senior Expo scheduled

Sacred Heart Senior Services invites the community to join the fun and receive free health screenings at the 7th annual SeniorSpirit Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cordova Mall. More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

WHERE WE PUT PEOPLE

“I like it. I like warm weather all year long. I moved here from Missouri and it’s nice having warm weather. -Alexa Depalma Gulf Breeze More...

From the Editor’s Desk

I know who is in the details

I had the distinct honor to help serve 15 gallons of gumbo this past weekend at Gulf Breeze Rotary%27s 1st Annual Gumbo Cook-off. More...

Commissioner’s Report

Public welcome to attend meetings

.Transportation Workshop Feb. 13, 10. a.m., County Commissioners room, Milton, FL. Call 983-1877 for information. Public input is encouraged. More...

First Annual Rotary Gumbo Cook-off declared success

The cold, windy weather didn%27t deter hundreds of people from coming out Saturday to the Gulf Breeze Rotary Club%27s first-ever Gumbo Cook-off. More...

City waterside parks getting attention

The City of Gulf Breeze has reopened bids for the comprehensive repair of the damage to waterside parks caused by Hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and Katrina. More...

City residents experiencing rash of vehicle break-ins

Over the holidays, many Gulf Breeze residents fell victim to vehicle thefts, a majority of those being unlocked vehicles. More...

Events

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Island News

Bubba’s Beach

Old Star

I have lived longer than I thought I would. When I was young, I had grand ideas of dying young and leaving a bright star for all to remember. I thought I was a comet, streaking through the sky brilliantly and then gone in a flash. More...

Beach lease extension policy finally approved

More than ten years after a businessman first came before the board in 1994 to request a renewal for his Beach business, the Santa Rosa Island Authority More...

SRIA looks for funds to flush Little Sabine Bay

When Hurricanes Ivan and Dennis hit, it washed away more than boards and roofs. It also washed away much of the budget. More...

Entertainment

PSO Receives $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts

Symphony one of five arts organizations in Florida to receive prestigious award More...

Today 1/19 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

Historic Milton theater breaks new ground

In a perfect world, no one would ever be so discouraged by life that they would consider suicide. But, in the world we enter in the Imogene Little Theatre More...

School

NHS takes page from GBHS with registration program

Gulf Breeze High School More...

School Briefs

The junior class of Gulf Breeze High School is seeking donations for the prom, which is scheduled March 25. More...

Sebastians named Teachers of the Year

When two Teacher of the Year awards go to a husband and wife team, it is safe to say that they may be onto something. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Jan. 19 Santa Rosa County Electrical Code Board of Adjustments, 6051 Old More...

Health

Baptist Healthcare launches partnership with state’s leading cancer and research institute

. Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute adds cutting edge comprehensive cancer care

Staff Reports There are only 39 certified National Cancer Institute (NCI) comprehensive cancer centers throughout the U.S. and two in Florida, the latest of which has been announced by Baptist Healthcare in affiliation with the H. More...

Home & Garden

NOW&THEN

HILLTOP HOME RE-ENTERS MODERN TIMES AFTER A

Longtime real estate agents Dee Chirafisi and Jim Theye had seen it all too often. More...

Bed preparation is the key to growing successful flowers and vegetables

Garden catalogues are arriving every day. As you start making plans for your spring vegetable or flower garden, reflect back and ask yourself how your plants performed last year. More...

Fertilization practices can affect water quality

We have all heard the clich More...