January 26, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Agencies donate to GB family victimized by fire

Fire Chief Shane Carmichael presents Kari McGuire donations collected by the City of Gulf Breeze, the Santa Rosa Emergency Operations Center, the Gulf Breeze Fire Department, the Milton Professional Fire Department, and many anonymous contributors. More...

Ten-hut! Gulf Breeze native is now a Brigadier General

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Events

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Island News

Bubba’s Beach

Time

My wife told me yesterday that More...

SRIA takes action on ‘Redefine’ committee findings

In a special meeting Wednesday called by Santa Rosa I s l a n d A u t h o r i t y More...

With tourist season approaching, Island seeks to complete projects

The Santa Rosa Island Authority board asked General Manager Buck Lee to ask Escambia County for $500,000 to begin many of the projects still on hold since the hurricanes of 2004 and 2005. More...

Entertainment

Local authors publish books

Islander Jericho Ring releases book one of five-part series

If you find yourself marveling over the state of the universe and the union, wondering just what the future could possibly bring to our nation and the world, "The Year of the Armadillo" is a thought-provoking, rollicking read to both spark your imagi More...

Frits Forrer pens third book, ‘Tampa Justice: No Money, No Justice’

On Saturday, January 28, from 2 to 4 pm, at Barnes & Noble in Pensacola, Frits Forrer will reveal his latest book: More...

Today 1/26 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

Sports

Freshmen propel Lady Dolphins to 15th straight district crown

Majewski scores lone goal in 1-0 win; regional quarterfinal vs. Arnold tonight

It More...

Sports Schedule

Jan. 26 Boys S vs. Navarre in District 1-4A Semifinal at Washington, 5:30 p.m. More...

Sports Briefs

Tiger Point baseball, softball registration Saturday More...

Seniors

Senior Scene

Thrift shops turn items into donations

While visiting England, France and Italy, I always found time to search out local flea markets. I was intrigued by the flea markets of Paris, filled with fascinating things of all kinds. More...

SENIOR BRIEFS

Geriatrics is topic of Clinical Symposium Jan. 28 at Sacred Heart Hospital More...

Opinion

On the Spot:

“It has been there forever, and I like it. I think it should be repaired.” -Craig Waltman Gulf Breeze More...

From the Editor’s Desk

Let me decide on cinema

Imagine, a war emerges between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans (werewolves), stemming from an ancient feud between the two tribes. More...

McGuire family thanks community

The McGuire family would like to thank everyone in Gulf Breeze and the surrounding area who contributed to our recovery and well-being after the devastating loss of our home. More...

City tacks on liquor license application fee

Gulf Breeze City Council voted last week to amend Ordinance 01-06 pertaining to alcoholic beverages by tacking on an additional $100 application fee to businesses hoping to obtain one of the county%27s 17 liquor licenses. More...

‘The Phoenix’ returns to ashes

. Fred Levin tears down Gulf Breeze home

After receiving extensive damage during Hurricane Ivan, More...

Body found in park restroom identified

According to the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service, a man found dead in a public restroom of the Gulf Islands National Seashore park on Highway 98 has been identified as Pensacola resident Chris Souza. More...

Gulf Breeze Police officer finds cocaine during routine traffic stop

On Thursday, Jan. 19, a Gulf Breeze Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a maroon Chevrolet SUV that did not have a driver%27s side rear view mirrors. After making contact with the driver, the officer asked for a driver%27s license. More...

 

Community

Girl Scouts introduce two new cookies

Girl Scouts kick off this year%27s annual cookie sale on January 20, 2006, when Girl Scouts from Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton County begin taking orders for America%27s favorite cookies. More...

Roche considered pioneer of emergency management

Gulf Breeze resident and regarded former Santa Rosa County Emergency Management Director Tom Roche, 68, passed away Thursday after a battle against skin cancer. More...

Club learns about Special Olympics

The GFWC Santa Rosa Woman%27s Club welcomed Jim Ogden as their guest speaker at their January meeting. Mildred Byers, Chairman of the Home Life Department, introduced Jim, who is Coordinator of Special Olympics-Sports Ability Games. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felony Arrests 01/19/06 Nelson, Jonathan Ray, 24, W/M, Navarre Beach, vehicular theft, grand theft 3rd degree More...

SRC Sheriff’s deputy delivers baby

On Monday, Jan. 23, at approximately 2:25 a.m., Santa Rosa County Sheriff More...

New residential phone service coming to area

Mediacom Communications has announced the launch of its new residential phone service in Gulf Breeze, Milton, Navarre, Pace, Pensacola Beach, Pensacola NAS, Whiting Field NAS, offering a compelling bundle of state-ofthe art video, voice, and data pro More...

School

Oriole Beach Elementary celebrates new year with Gulfport school

Oriole Beach Elementary celebrates New Year More...

GBMS releases second nine weeks Honor Roll

Mrs. Jenny Granse, Principal of Gulf Breeze Middle School, congratulates the following students for making the second More...

Submitted Photos The long...and short of it Katie Aldridge, a seventh grader at Gulf Breeze Middle School, recently donated her 12-inch ponytail to Locks of Love. She is the daughter of Tom and Kim Aldridge. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Jan. 26 Santa Rosa County Commission Regular, Commissioner%27s Board More...

Health

Healthy Knees

Methods, medicine key to exercising with achy joints

Healthy Knees as we age most of us begin to notice stiffness particularly in our knees. More...

Home & Garden

SofaSense

SofaSense From frames to fabric: What to look for when buying a couch

Holly White cruised the Internet, searching for the perfect sofa for her family of five, before she ever More...

Get your tomatoes to taste ‘the way they used to’

How often have we heard this phrase: More...

Legals

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE

The reading and adoption of the following proposed Ordinance by the Board of County Commissioners of Santa Rosa County, is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., February 9, 2006, in the Commissioners meeting room at the Administrative Complex, 6495 Caroline Stree More...

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

Landfill Equipment Operator II (8020) Range: 12 $ 9.70 per hour **01/23/2006 01/30/2006** **NOTICE** This position is open to ALL interested applicants to include Current Classified Employees of Santa Rosa County. More...