February 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

City hires growth planners

Key Stakeholders have met twice with city staff, and momentum is now building for the development of a Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) plan. More...

County, Navarre push forward with new Town Center

Navarre residents, with the support of Santa Rosa County Commissioners, are pushing to revitalize sections of Navarre with the creation of special districts labeled the Navarre Town Center and the Heart of Navarre District. More...

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Harry Hamm’s Barber Shop gets cut

Harry Hamm More...

Mann finalist in County Teacher of the Year

It is no c o i n c i dence that G u l f B r e e z e E l e m e n t a r y f o u r t h g r a d e t e a c h e r S h e l l e y Mann was More...

Gulf Breeze News writer gains important experience

Ellen Schwier is a junior at Gulf Breeze High School, and has been writing for the Gulf B r e e z e News for almost a year. She More...


Area charities helping family in trying times

Austin Forsyth, a junior at GBHS and Dolphin football player, had a challenging season when he was hurt Spring Practice last year and had to have shoulder surgery, keeping him on the sidelines for the full 2005 season. More...

Start your engines!

Tim Mulroy (background), Cub Scout Leader for Pack 11, starts the engine of excitement which is the Pinewood Derby Feb. 5-6. The annual event was held at St. Anne More...

Woodlawn SAC meeting Feb. 16

School Briefs

The next School Advisory Council meeting for Woodlawn Beach Middle School will be held on Feb. 16 at 7:00 am in the Administrative Conference Room. More...

Calendar of Events

Today, Feb. 9 Gulf Breeze Area Chamber of Commerce, Executive Board More...


Senior Scene

Not much difference between men, hummingbirds

I know I have been telling you about the many benefits other than health we can all gain from walking, but last Friday More...

Two-thirds of victims in recent natural disaster were over 60

Americans will long remember the natural disasters that ravaged the Gulf Coast, but Mother Nature More...

Home & Garden

s the buyer sees it... ...or how to dress your home for a successful sale A

Don%27t take a chance on leaving money on the table or missing critical details that Karen Jurkowich with Coldwell Banker JME Realty can help you avoid. . . More...

Bubba’s Beach

State of the Union

I watched the State of the Union speech by the President last week. I have watched many, and actually attended two, one by President Carter and one with President Reagan. More...

Krewe of Brewe enjoys rivalry with Nereids

The ever-escalating battle of the sexes has spilled over to the More...



NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT DONALD R OR ARTHUR H JOHNSON holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate has filed said Tax Certificate for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. More...

Beach owes tax bill

The Florida Supreme Court dismissed the appeal of Navarre Beach leaseholders to overturn property taxes assessed in 2001, upholding Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Greg Brown%27s decision to tax improvements on Navarre Beach. More...

Courts rule in Brown’s favor

The people who filed an ethics charge against Santa Rosa County Property Appraiser Greg Brown not only lost their complaint, but will have to reimburse the county for over $40,000 in legal fees. More...

Fires damage Gulf Breeze home, business

Two separate fires struck a Gulf Breeze home and business last week. At approximately 9 a.m. Thursday morning, Feb. 2, local firefighters responded to a small fire that started on the exterior of the Tiger Point Amsouth. More...




Today 2/9 The Break For live entertainment calendar check out www.breakbeachbar.com, 65 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach, 932-0864 More...

JazzFest Goes on this this Saturday

The Jazz Society presents its semiannual fundraising event, More...

Lyndsey Battle to play at Belmont

The local talents of Lyndsey Battle can be heard at Belmont Art Center Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. The event is free and there will be free food and wine. More...


Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff

FELONIES 01/31/06 Browning II, Robert Wesley, 38, W/M, 651 Childers Street, Pensacola, violation of probation More...

Jewelers Trade Shop opens online shopping

Never forget your anniversary again. That More...

Naval Hospital Pensacola named No. 1

Naval Hospital Pensacola was named the No. 1 Department of Defense (DoD) medium-sized hospital in the nation for patient satisfaction. More...


Another overtime loss ends Lady Dolphins’ soccer season

Washington goal in 87th minute ends GBHS

As regulation ended in the Lady Dolphins More...

Sports Schedule

Feb. 9 SB at Woodham, (JV 4 p.m., Var. 6) Feb. 10 Boys S at Washington/Middleburg winner More...

Sports Briefs

SoundWave Band Golf Tourney February 11 The Gulf Breeze High SoundWave Band More...


Experience matters:

Choose a board certified plastic surgeon

If you are among the more than three million people each year contemplating plastic surgery, choosing the right surgeon might be the single most important decision you make. More...

Teams forming now for Relay for Life April 28-29

GOOD NEWS! Relay for Life Gulf Breeze is in full swing as the event date of April 28 and 29 approaches. More...


On the Spot:

“I always feel obligated to buy things to celebrate.” -Shane Garner Pensacola More...

From the Editor’s Desk

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It seems as though this country is inhabited by a number of paranoid Americans. More...


Bowing could save us from infection

I believe that we could vastly improve the health of our citizenry and save billions of dollars in costs associated with colds, flu and other illnesses if we, as Americans, would adopt the practice of bowing when greeting one another, rather than sha More...